7 Days Tangier Desert Tours
Day 1 Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fes
departure to Chefchaouen, a town founded as a secret mysterious place from which to attack the Portuguese installed on the north coast. Was totally banned from entering the village to Europeans until the arrival of the Spanish troops in 1920.
we will drive to the imperial city of Fez, which is one of the most popular destinations in Morocco. Being a religious and spiritual city, it is considered the cultural capital of the country. We will reach Fez in the early evening, which would allow you to catch a glimpse of this magnificent city, from the top of the hill.
Day 2 Explore Fes
we start our day after breakfast at the Riad. and after it is time to explore the cultural and historical sites of the city.
In Fez, we will explore:
⦁ The Royal Palace which contains seven gates. the Royale palace is considered an astonishing model of modern restoration.
⦁ University Al Karaouine. To the record, this university is the first established university in the world according to Guinness record, UNESCO, and many other scholars.
⦁ The Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss II (where the Moulay Idriss II ‘s tomb exists), Nejjarine Fountains, and Tanneries which were built in the 17th century are one of Fez’s fascinating insights. One of the famous Tennaries in Fez is Chouara Tannery.
⦁ Experiencing the beautiful panoramic view over the whole Medina (city) of Fez.
Day 3 Fez – Erfoud – Eeg Chebbi Deser Camp
Morning drive through the Middle Atlas mountains. It is home for Barbary apes called “themaggot” , native to the forest of cedar wood in the Middle Atlas. A break in Ifran town will be very appreciated. Itis a famous place for ski resorts in Morocco and it is established during the French protectorate. We are having lunch in Medilt known for the best production of apples in Morocco. Stop for the photo in Ziz valley which is the beginning of palm groves and dates. Erfoud is the capital of Fossils in Morocco so you will have this chance to visit one of the factories where they make beautiful articles out of marble. And right after that we visit the mausoleum of Mouay Ali Chref in Rissani, the founder of the Alaouite dynasty of Morocco during the 17th century.We drive to Erg Chebbi time for a cup of tea and packing for desert camp. Meet up with Camels for camel-ride and head to the dunes to watch the sunset. Overnight in the Berber tent. Car: 7 hours -Walk: 2 hours
Day 4 Camels- Sand Dunes Discovery
Early morning wake up to watch the sunrise, breakfast at the camp, time to relax under the desert sun and surrounded by camels and sand, camel ride to a hidden oasis in the middle of the dunes and lunch at the spot, time to climb the highest sand dunes and take some beautiful panoramic pictures, also you can enjoy sandboarding, then another trek to the nomad family living in the desert, meet the hosts and share tea and talk, check-in your Berber nomadic room, dinner by the family under the Saharan stars, overnight stay.
Day 5 Merzouga – Todra gorges – Dades valley – Dades Gorges
In the morning we recommend you to wake up before the sunrise, you will be able to catch a breathtaking sunrise over the desert dunes. We will then return to have breakfast, riding on the back of camels again, to continue traveling to our next destination. We will drive by the city of Rissani, where we will make a stop at the largest traditional souk market in the area. This is the market where thousands of people from all around the south come to shop for their weekly provisions. We will then drive to our next location Dades Gorges where we will spend the night.
Day 6 Dades Gorge – Roses Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech.
The Kasbah of Ben Haddou (one of the last Berber chieftains during the 18th built by Et Hami El Glaoui). It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site composed of kasbahs (forts). It is one of the most important fortresses on the old Salt Road caravan route. You can explore the lanes where traders once brought their gold, ivory, salt, and slaves on the journey from Sub-Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Tizin’Tichka which is (2260) over the High Atlan Mountains. Tizin’Tichka is one of the famous mountains in Morocco. When you, finally, arrive at your destination ( Marrakech city), you will check in a Riad in the Medina by overnight.
Day 7 Transfer to airport
Breakfast at the hotel, today you explore on your own with free time depending on your flight and transfer to Marrakech Airport or Casablanca if you ask for.
- Fes Medina
- Tizi n’Tichka Pass
- Ait Benhaddou Kasbah
- Dades & Todra gorge & Valley
- Valley of roses & Ziz Valley
- Errissani Traditional Markets
- The high Atlas Mountains
- Berber villages
- Sahara Desert
- Atlantic ocean
- Todra gorges
- Moroccan Culture & People, Food & History
- Berber Culture
- Camel trekking
- Berber music and animation
- Sleeping in desert camp
Pick Up: Pick up at TANGER airport /
Drop Off: Drop off TANGER /
- A very comfortable and air-conditioned Late Model Vehicle
- Fuel for the entire journey
- English speaking guides during the tour (you can specify other languages)
- Inside Visit to Hassan 2 Mosque
- All nights accommodations en suite room Hotel
- Camel trekking
- Berber music and animation
- Dinners and Breakfasts during the tour ( vegetarian welcome ) check itinerary for details
- Breakfast daily
- Marrakech, Fes, Rabat, Volubilis city sightseeing with local guides
- Pick up & Drop off at Hotels / Airport
- Visi to Oasis Museum
- Real-life experiences
What’s not included?
- Flights & Travel insurance
- All Lunches – ( Dinners, See itinerary)
- Tips & gratuities for your guides and driver
- Extra, Monuments Entrances