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5 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier Itinerary

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Overview : 5-Day Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier

5 Days in Morocco
5 Day Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier

5 Days in Morocco, Desert Tour from Tangier. During this itinerary of 5 days / 4 nights you will enjoy Morocco like never before with us. You will visit the most amazing places in Morocco. The tour  starts in Tangier. Firstly, you will visit the Cape Spartel and also Hercules cave. Then we are going to cross the Rif mountains, stroll in the blue city of Chefchaouen, and also wander in the Roman ruins of Volubilis. The tour also includes Meknes Sightseeing. In addition to the visit of the Switzerland of Morocco Ifrane and Cedars forest. Furthermore, you can ride camels and enjoy the magical sunset and sunrise in the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Walk in the magnificent Todra and Dades gorges. Visit historical Kasbahs, and also cross the high Atlas mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Finally, the tour ends in Marrakech. 

Morocco Itinerary : 5 days Tour from Tangier

5 Days Private Morocco Tour

1st day : Arrival to Tangier – Chefchaouen

In the first day of your 5 day desert tour itinerary. We pick you up from your accommodation, the airport or the port in Tangier. Also known as “the bride of the north”. the city is located northwest where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel. Firstly, we will explore the beautiful city, the cave of Hercules and also the Cape Spartel. Free time for lunch. Then we drive inland to Chefchaouen by passing through the city of Tetouan and the Rif mountains. Stops will be made for panoramic views. Overnight stay in a hotel in Chefchaouen.

2nd day : Chefchaouen- the Roman ruins of  Volubilis – Meknes – Fes

After breakfast, feel free to wander in the beautiful alleyways of the blue city Chefchaouen, the 5-day desert tour continues to visit the ancient Roman ruins Volubilis, it is well preserved, as it is recognized as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, it has many beautiful mosaics scattered here and there, along with beautiful ancient pillars and archways. After strolling in the ruins, we drive 30 km to visit one of the imperial city, Meknes the Ismaili capital, in which we visit Bab Al-Mansour, Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stables ,the granary and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Then we head to Fes. Overnight stay in a riad.

3rd day : Fes – Ifrane – Cedars forest- Midelt – Ziz valley – Merzouga Sahara

After breakfast, we drive south through Imouzzer to visit Ifrane. The city is famous for its low temperature, snow and also the alpine-style architecture houses. No wonder it is called the Switzerland of Morocco. Then we continue to cedars forest, where the Barbary macaques lives. Feel free to feed them while wandering in the forest. Later, we continue to Midelt, where we will have a free time for lunch. Then we drive through the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass, and along the Ziz valley, with stops for panoramic views.

In the afternoon we reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Where you switch to camels and cross the sandy desert, with a stop on top of a high dune to enjoy the sunset. Then continue to the camp which is a combination between the traditional tents of nomads and the luxury a hotel has. Where you can enjoy the Berber drums music while dancing around the campfire, under vast open sky of stars. Accommodation in place.

4th day : Merzouga Sahara – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley 

Wake up early in the morning is a must do, in order to contemplate the beautiful sunrise. Free time for breakfast. Then we leave the desert to visit Rissani town, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani still a major trading center in the region. With a large souk lively on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. After a stroll in Rissani souk, we continue to Erfoud, where we visit one of the workshops of fossilized marble.

Then we drive through Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves to reach the Todra Gorges. The course of Todra river has carved out a grand canyon through the mountains. This high red cliff-sided canyon is an ideal place for rock climbers. Feel free to wander in the gorges and appreciate the beauty of the landscape. Free time for lunch in a restaurant. Then we continue to the Dades valley through Boumalne Dades. Inevitable stops at the “monkey fingers” rock formation, and on a spot atop of a mountain overlooking the Dades valley. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.

5th day : Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Palm Groves of Skoura – Ouarzazate Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah- Telouet – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

After breakfast, we continue to Kalaa Magouna, to visit the Rose valley. A Rose Festival is held annually in May, where the locals offer their rose products, from perfumes, rose water, oil, to cosmetic products. We then drive through the palm groves of Skoura and visit the Kasbah of Amredhyle. Then we reach Ouarzazate. Where we visit the studios in which famous movies were shot, and also visit the Taourirt Kasbah.

We then depart to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified village recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Furthermore, the Kasbah has appeared in many movies including : Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy…etc. And also TV series including Game Of Thrones. After that we visit the Telouet Kasbah. Then we continue to Marrakesh by going through the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, and the High Atlas Mountains. Stops will be made for lunch and to take pictures at interesting spots. Finally, we drop off at your accommodation in a Riad in Marrakesh. End of the tour. End of the 5 days in Morocco tour.

5 Days from Tangier to Marrakech

5 days in morocco Info :

Price includes :

  • Private 4×4 and air-conditioned car or minivan.
  • Fuel.
  • English /speaking driver.
  • Nights in hotels / Riads.
  • Night in the desert camp.
  • Camel ride.
  •  Breakfasts.
  • 2 dinners ( depend on accommodations)

Price Excludes :

  • Lunches & drinks.
  • Entrance fees to monuments.

IMPORTANT ! : Bear in mind that this is just a tour itinerary suggestion, if it does not match what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will organize a different itinerary based on your preferences and your stay duration. We offer customized and tailor-made tours and trips all around Morocco 

The price varies according to the number of people, the more people joining the tour the less the price gets. Since the transportation payment is fixed, the price will be divided according to the number of people. The price also depends on the quality of the accommodation. Contact us for an exact price.

Reviews & Testimonials

5-Day Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier

5 Day Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier

I traveled with my friend on a 5 day trip from Tangier we visited Chefchaouen , the ancient ruins, Fes, the Merzouga desert and the High Atlas through the Kasbah of Ait Ben-Haddou. Our guide Hamid was great, always showing us the best places to photograph and eat, he was very flexible with the itinerary and we learned a lot thanks to him.
The highlight of the trip was the camel ride and the night in the camp. We had great sunsets and sunrises on the dunes. we really enjoyed the trip, and i highly recommend it!

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