7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
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Highlights of our tour:
- Explore the narrow streets of the blue town, Chefchaouen
- Tour the bustling souks and the medina of the old imperial city, Fes.
- Dive into a stunning cedar forest and the Middle Atlas Mountains.
- Camel trekking in the Merzouga desert sand dunes with Berber guides
- Overnight in a nomad camp in a desert
- Take a drive through the Valley of the Roses and the 1000 Kasbah trail
- Experience the breathtaking scenery of the Dades and Todra Gorges
- Explore the city of Ouarzazate, considered the gateway to the Sahara desert
- Visit the UNESCO Wolrd Heritage Site Ksar Ait Ben Haddou
From Tangier to Casablanca, travel through Morocco. A 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech across Erg Chebbi’s Sahara is a popular option. You’ll go on a camel excursion and spend the night out beneath the stars. From the Rif Mountains, the journey goes to Chefchaouen and Fes, the imperial city. It then continues across the Middle Atlas Mountains to Ifrane and Ziz Valley, as well as the Merzouga desert. Finally, you’ll visit Atlas Studios and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which are located in the High Atlas Mountains. The journey will also include visits to the royal city of Marrakech and the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.
Itinerary of 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Day 1: Tangier- Chefchaouen- Fes
Before we arrive in Fes, will visit Tetouan and stop at Chefchaouen. Thus, there will be free time to discover Blue Pearl City. You will cross its narrow and blue street and figure out traditional crafts and visit tourist attractions. For example, you visit Ras El-Maa, Museum Kasbah, and the main square time, Outa el-Hammam. Here, you enjoy local food and view the Rif Mountains. Finally, we drive to Fes and have a night in a Riad in the old Medina.
Day 2: Fes City Tour
A guided tour is included in 7 days tour from Tangier. Our local guide will meet you at your Riad and walk you through the old Medina. The guided tour highlights Al-Karaouine University. It is the old university in the world founded as a mosque by Fatima al-Fihri in 859 for Islamic education. Then, you visit Chouara tanneries where locals deal with leather. And you visit ceramic cooperation, Nejjarine square, and Marinid tombs. You will also view and panoramic view in Borj Nord that offers old Weapons. The tour will include all the important sites, and then you spend another night at the same Riad.
Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Ziz Valley- Merzouga
After breakfast, we drive along with the Middle Atlas to the desert. Firstly, we will visit Ifrane town to admire its alpine-style nature. Next, we stop in Cedar forest to take memorable pictures with apes. Further, we stop in Midelt for lunch and experience a panoramic view of Ziz Valley. The Valley is home to old and traditional adobe houses and date fruits. Finally, we drive to Erfoud and arrive in the Merzouga desert. You will go on a camel trip and spend a night in the camp. You enjoy the sunset view, sandboarding, and drum around the fire.
Day 4: Merzouga – Todra Gorges- Dades Valley
Today, our staff will wake you up early from a stunning sunrise view. After breakfast and showering, we drive to Rissani. We will visit its old and traditional market and visit the fossil museum in Erfoud. In addition, we visit the old irrigation system used for watering the palm grove. Also, we visit the Berber cloth cooperative in Touroug and head to Todra Gorges. It is a natural oasis with high rick and a canyon. You will insight rock climbers climbing these high rocks at 300 m. Finally, we visit Rock Formation and stop in Tissdrine curves for a panoramic view. A night is in Dades Valley.
Day 5: Dades Valley- Ouarzazate- Marrakech
Our 7 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech will be in Rose Valley after breakfast. There, you will visit the valley and rose cooperative to explore rose products. Later, we drive via the Thousand Kasbahs Road to catch photographic pictures of old Kasbahs. Further, we visit Ouarzazate town. It also takes the name of the capital cinema in Morocco. Therefore, you visit Atlas Studios where the movie takes place. Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah is also one of the main sites where movies filmed as well. It is an old Kasbah where to enjoy architectural adobe houses. It is a UNESCO site and the route station between Marrakech and the Sahara. Afterward, we make a stop in the curves of the mountains pass and visit the Argan oil cooperative. Finally, we drive to Marrakech and check into a local Riad in the old Medina.
Day 6: Marrakech city tour
7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech also includes a guided tour in Marrakech. That is to say, Marrakech is one of the imperial cities in Morocco. It presents a rich history of the Kingdom of Morocco. Our local guide will take you to visit all the main tourist attractions of the city. For example, you will visit the Koutoubia Mosque and the square time of Jemaa El Fna. And then visit Saadian tombs, Menara and Bahia Palace. Jardin Majorelle is also a beautiful garden you will admire. Clearly, the tour covers rich sites before you end the guided tour. Another night is at the same Riad.
Day: 7 Marrakech- Tangier
The last day of our 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech will be in Casablanca. Thus, we will drive you to Casablanca to visit the Hassan II Mosque. It is the largest Mosque in Africa with the second tallest minaret in the world at 210 m. The good news is that non-Muslim tourists can enter it. Finally, our tour ends at your accommodation or the airport.
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Our 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech allows you to explore and discover the country’s most magnificent sites and attractions. To that end, before we begin the trip, we’d like to offer you a quick overview of the locations we’ll be seeing.
Tangier is perched on the crest of a chalky limestone ridge. A casbah, the sultan’s palace (now a museum of Moroccan art), and the Great Mosque dominate the old town (medina), which is surrounded by 15th-century defenses. To the south and west, European quarters, whose numbers have dropped significantly since Morocco’s incorporation in 1956, reach. Since 1962, Tangier has served as the summer home of the Moroccan royal family. The city has strong road and rail links with Fès, Meknès, Rabat, and Casablanca, as well as an international airport and frequent shipping routes to Europe, making it a major port and commerce center. The city’s thriving tourism economy is supplemented by the construction industry, fishing, and textile and carpet production.