DAY 1: TANGER
The Morocco tour from Tangier with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” offers a unique journey across Morocco. Our 11-day tour from Tangier starts today and we pick up you from the airport, ferry port or your hotel and we explore main sights in Tangier. We spend this night in a local riad /hotel in the medina.
DAY 2: TANGER – CHEFCHAOUEN
We start a private Morocco tour from Tangier and we drive towards the Rif mountains, passing Tetoun city to enjoy the beautiful mountains. Chefchaouan is one of the stunning villages in the Rif mountains. Its medina has a Spanish-style square and it is surrounded by funky arts and crafts stores. There are many roof-top restaurants and cafes in the city. We will spend this night in a local riad/hotel.
DAY 3: CHEFCHAOUEN
Guided tour and free program in Chefchaouen following night in traditional local riad/hotel.
DAY 4: CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES
After breakfast, we head towards Volubilis crossing Wazan and other small Rif villages. We will visit Volubilis and explore the Roman ruins in the area. Then we drive to Meknes to explore this important city for Moroccan history and culture. The Meknes tour includes medina, Bab el Mansour and Moulay Ismail’s shrine. Then we drive to Fes where you will spend this night in a local riad/hotel.
DAY 5: FES
Today our private Tangier tour continues visiting the medina (the old city). We walk inside its alleys and we visit the Jewish Quarter and the Royal Palace. We will visit the famous tanneries in Fez, worth experiencing. Then we visit the Quaraouine mosque which is considered the first university in the world. We will stay for dinner and overnight in local riad/hotel.
DAY 6 : FEZ – IFRANE – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA CAMEL TREKKING.
“Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” team will manage interesting programs for you today and we travel towards Ifrane, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. We may stop at Azrou, a Berber village in the cedar forest. We will have lunch in Midelt and afterward, we’ll drive along the Ziz valley. We’ll pass through few Berber villages to reach Erfoud and then Rissani. Then we arrive at Merzouga desert from where we will ride camels to the desert. We will be guided by an experienced camel guide to explore the highest sand dunes in Morocco. We may walk to high dune to watch the sunset over the dunes. After we reach the desert camp we will enjoy dinner at campfire with Berber music and we stay overnight in the desert camp.
DAY 7: MERZOUGA DESERT CAMEL TREK AND OVERNIGHT IN MERZOUGA CAMP
Today we explore Merzouga Sahara desert in a 4×4 tour. We will visit the Khamlia village where we meet and listen to local Gnawa people, musicians and we will learn about their traditional music. We visit and have some tea with local Nomad families living in the Merzouga desert. We will drive in desert dunes to explore the large desert of Erg Chebbi. We also visit the city of Rissani which is a fortified village and we explore traditional souk. We enjoy a camel ride in the desert in Merzouga with a local Merzouga camel guide to exploring dunes in Morocco. We reach Merzouga desert camp where we will have Berber dinner, we enjoy Berber music and we stay this night in desert tents in Merzouga.
DAY 8: MERZOUGA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
We will wake up early to enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the dunes then take a camel ride back to the hotel. After freshening up and breakfast we’ll leave for Tinghir and the Todra Gorges and finally arrive in the Dades Valley where we will have dinner and spend the night.
DAY 9: DADES GORGES – KAALAT MGOUNA – OUARZAZATE
After breakfast, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna passing the route of the thousand Kasbahs. We’ll visit the Roses valley and also Skoura village. Then we continue to Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. We will visit here local movie studios and also kasbah. We stay overnight in a local hotel.
DAY 10: OUARZAZATE- AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
After breakfast we will visit famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, also the UNESCO World Heritage site. Our private Morocco tour continues through the Tizi nTichka mountain pass over the High Atlas mountains. Then we will arrive in Marrakech late afternoon and we stay overnight in a local hotel.
DAY 11: MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR
Today we will visit the most important historical and cultural monuments and places. The guided tour of Marrakech includes the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace and the famous Jamma el Fna square. After lunch we will walk through the souks and in the afternoon we will have a free program to explore other parts of the city including Gueliz – a new part. The guided tour from Tangier with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” finishes here and we thank you for taking Morocco private tour.