10 DAYS TOUR FROM TANGIER TO DESERT AND MARRAKECH
Explore TANGIER TO DESERT in 10 DAYS TOUR:
- Enjoy the visiting to Chefchaouen city , Meknes and Volubilis.
- Explore one of the oldest cities in the world which is Fes .
- Experience desert life in Merzouga desert.
- Enjoy camels trek through our Morocco desert tours.
- Enjoying Todra and Ziz Georges .
- A visit to Ouarzazate then to the world’s heritage that is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah .
Itinerary FOR; 10 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO IMPERIAL CITIES, CHEFCHAOUEN, AND MERZOUGA DESERT:
Day1: Casablanca – Transfer to the hotel
friendly morcco invites you to Morocco travel, We will come to welcome you at Casablanca Mohamed V airport and take you to the hotel.
And on the way you will have a brief view about the places that we will visit during the trip.
Day2: Casablanca – Rabat – Rif Mountains – Chefchaouen
In the hotel we will have breakfast at around 8 then the first place to go is a Moroccan tourist destination which is Chefchaouen or ( blue city) that is located in the southern part of the Mediterranean coast in the Northwest of Morocco.
Chefchaouen is famous for its traditional old buildings and the blue and white walls. And this gives you the chance to take wonderful photos.
Also this gives you a chance for knowing more about its traditional handicrafts.
The city is famous for its fantastic views of the mountains .
The day will be ended by arriving to Chefchaouen to stay the night.
Our day is specialized for exploring Fes, the oldest city in Morroco and enjoy its small streets so there are many wonderful places to visit as the Royal palace gate , the first Mallah which built in Morroco in the 16th century and the Jewish headquarter .
Also our visit includes the visiting of many important historical and cultural places as the karaouine University, Moulay Idriss tomb and al Attarin museum.
Then it’s time to have lunch and visit the tiles cooperative and enjoy Fes city and its amazing views.
Day4: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – ZIZ AVALLEY – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
After having breakfast in the hotel we will pass through Errachidia and Erfoud also through Tizi Ntalghamt pass and along Ziz Georges to arrive finally to our destination today which is Merzouga
Also while you are approaching to Errachidia where we will see the scenery changing and how it overlooks the desert , we will have a Berber lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality.
After passing through Ziz valley we will stop at Erfoud and Rissani to enjoy their wonderful views.
In the afternoon we will arrive to Merzouga and enjoy a glass of mint tea then check in the riad where we have dinner and stay the night.
Day5: MERZOUGA – SAHARA DESERT – CAMEL TREK
Today we will have breakfast and exploring this area then start the camels trek.
After that the first village to visit is Khamilia . Where we meet Gnawa people who are originally slaves from Mali , Sudan and Senegal and enjoy their music and know more about their way of living.
Then the lunch will be a delicious Berber pizza which is a traditional meal . After that you have the freedom if you want to explore Rissani, that is the foundation of the current ruling family, the Alaouite dynasty . Rissani is surrounded by 360 ksar ( a fortified village with many towers) also we will visit an important market that is held 3 times a week.
Rissani also is called “Sijilmassa” and it is famous for caravans that comes from Timbuktu in Mali. After that we will walk through the souk that sells spices, vegetables and clothes.
After arriving to Merzouga ,The afternoon time will be with an experienced camels man to have a camel trek to explore the highest dunes in Morroco desert. Then head into the camp where we spend one of the most beautiful Morocco desert tours.
Day6: SAHARA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY
Our day will start very early in the morning to enjoy the wonderful sunrise over the dunes then head to the guest house for showers and breakfast. Before going across Rissani and Erfoud to arrive to todra Gorges in which we have some time to enjoy the rock canyon then go to a traditional restaurant for having lunch.
After walking through the city’s streets we move to Dades valley in which we have dinner and stay the night.
Day7: DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
This day includes the visiting of many wonderful as Klaa Mgouna and Ouarzazate and arrive to them through the Dades valley . Also the way of thousands Kasbahs provides some of the best places for taking photos as the roses valley and the cinema city
After that we will stop in is the largest Kasbah in Morroco and the international heritage as it was considered by the UNESCO . It is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is built by the beginning of 20th century by T-hami El Glaoi who was one of the last Berber chieftain and he used it to rest during his Long journeys through the sub Saharan countries to Marrakech.
We will come across some Berber villages to arrive finally to Marrakech for checking in a riad there to end our 7th day of our Morocco Tours Tangier.
Rissani which is flourished in the 17th century, and has the tomb of Moulay Ali Sharif who is the first ruler of the Alawite dynasty , is a traditional village located near Ziz valley.
Our journey today will include visiting of many places by passing through the downhill of the Atlas mountains to arrive to Todra Gorges and then to the wonderful green valley of Tinerhir Oasis in which there are a lot of palm trees.
Also we will stay the night in a hotel in the Dades valley or ” Valley of 1000 Kasbahs “.
Day8:MARRAKECH CITY TOUR
In this day we will have breakfast then Marrakech, or what is called The red city of Morocco is our destination because it is one of the best places to visit with the existence of its historical and cultural sites as the Majorelle gardens , the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs and , the Bahia Palace .
After having lunch we start our tour through the city’s souks and viewing its handicrafts.
You have some free time if you want to explore more places in the city in the afternoon .
Day9:DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA
Today we will have breakfast then head to Essaouira that is a coastal city and which is called ” The city of wind” because of its attraction of surfers from all over the world.
The journey toward it will take about 2 hours and a half , we will start the visiting of many wonderful places in it as skala Fortress and see the Thuya wood carved by artisans .
Another thing about Essaouira that it has a unique architecture because of the different civilizations that have an affect on it as the Portuguese occupation. But it remains a small and historical village.
Another name of Essaouira is as what is called “The jewel of the Atlantic ” because of the blue colour of the city’s doors and the washed walls, that give it a special beauty and uniqueness .
This journey also gives you the chance to learn about the making of Argan oil . This industry is used in the making of comestic, medical and culinary products and we plan to visit the women’s cooperative that makes this oil .
The lunch will be different, so we will have a fresh fish ” cooked in order ” on the Moroccan way that gives it a special taste.
And the day will be finished in a riad where we stay the night .
Day10:Marrakech – Airport
This is the last day of our trip so we will take you either to Marrakech’s or Casablanca’s airport .
By which we end our amazing Morocco Tours Tangier.
The price includes:
- Pick up from your Riad /hotel airport.
- Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle English/Spanish/French speaking guide/driver.
- Accommodation in hotels / riads.
- night in the desert camp in the middle of the dunes.
- camel trekking.
- Fuel for the entire journey.
- Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour.
The price Not includes:
- Lunches and drinks.
- Entry fees for museums, monuments and attractions
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