5 days Tangier to the desert
5 day tour from Tangier to Marrakech via desert / 5 day trip Tangier via Chefchaouen – Fez – Desert – The gorges of dades – Ouarzazate – Kasbah ait ben haddou and end in Marrakech / Route from Tangier and night in desert camp.
Start of the trip: Tangier
End of Trip: Marrakech
Duration: 5 days / 4 Nights
Day 1 : Tangier – Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fez
We will pick you up at the sea port (Ferry) in the morning. We left for a visit to the city of Chefchaouen. Stroll through its streets and between its old blue and white houses, and we will also contemplate its panoramic views, then we will go to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis to explore the 2000-year-old ruins and get a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Lunch will be in Meknes one of the imperial cities of Morocco.
After lunch, your driver will take you on a tour of Meknes, and then head to Fez, the spiritual and cultural capital of Morocco. Accommodation in (Riad)
Day 2 :Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Erfoud – Merzouga
From Fez we will go to the Middle Atlas, to visit Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Africa. The next town will be Azrou “la roca”, a Berber village known for its monkeys, then arrived in Midelt. The road is followed by the Tizi Talghemt or Neck of the Camella, at 1,907 meters of altitude. The relief is impressive, the mountains are completely bare, covered in a purple coat. Arrive in Errachidia and commit to crossing the Tafilalet massif to the palm grove of Erfoud. Desert address and accommodation in Merzouga (Hotel)
Day 3 ; Merzouga – Nomadic Families – Khamlia Village – Erg Chebbi Tour – Camel Ride – Night in Camp
Breakfast, we will start the tour through the dunes, passing through many villages of the Sahara, one of them Khamlia, where we will enjoy their Gnaway music and visit the desert nomads in their haimas.In the afternoon we will ride a camel to enter the desert and pass the night in the dunes in a nomadic haima we will enjoy the music to the rhythm of drums that will play the Berbers of the desert. Accommodation and dinner
Day 4 ; Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
After seeing the amazing sunrise in the desert we will take the dromedaries again to return to “civilization”. Return to the hotel where we will have breakfast and shower and refresh. Once cleared, we will leave in the direction of Rissani, origin of the Alauí dynasty and the first imperial city of Morocco. We will take the road in the direction of Erfoud, rich in black stone and marine fossils (if you want, we can stop at a fossil factory) and we will arrive at the Palmeral de Tafilalet. We will visit the Todra Gorges and arrive at the Dades Valley, and accommodation in (Kasbah)
Day 5; Dades Valley – Rose Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – High Atlas – Marrakech
Today, you will travel to Ouarzazate through Boumalne de Dades, El-Kelaa M’Gouna and Skoura. You will admire the views of the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs, Valley of the Roses and the Skoura oasis while driving.
Beginning in Tangier, a Moroccan port on the Strait of Gibraltar, you will travel to Marrakech via the Sahara Desert. Along your tour, you will visit Chefchaouen with its blue-washed buildings, Fez, the country’s cultural capital and visit with nomadic families in the Sahara desert. While in the Sahara Desert, you will have the opportunity to go on a camel tour taking you out to the luxury desert camp where you will stay under the dark clear skies enjoying Berber hospitality.