Private desert trip: 7 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Because you are here on this page, so you are interested to read this tour itinerary. As we know the first question you will have in your mind is why this tour exactly what I need to explore Morocco. Don't go far the answer is below.
Why this 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech?
With this 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga desert, you will explore Morocco from the north to the south. The journey will start with a little northern tour around Tetouan a city nearby Tangier well known for its tropical beaches and clean streets, also will allow you to explore Chefchaouen the blue city one of the most beautiful towns in the Rif Mountains. Known for its famous for its shady valleys Medina, and its white-colored houses, blue doors, Chefchaouen offers visitors the charm of a city that has preserved traditional Moroccan arts. The tour itinerary also will take you to discover the Imperial cities includes Fes, Meknes, and Marrakech. Also, a visit to Merzouga desert where you will live a real desert adventure of camel trekking includes an overnight in Berber desert camp. On this one week in Morocco, we will travel through the both Middle Atlas Mountains and High Atlas Mountains and enjoying its Berber villages, also enjoy the valleys, gorges, Kasbahs, Oasis.
Regarding the price and the accommodations on this trip, you will spend one night in Berber desert camp in Merzouga, and the other in a Hotel/Riad. All this with affordable price and best quality services.
North Morocco Tour: 7 Day Trip from Tangier to Marrakech via Chefchaouen and Merzouga desert
How you will spend these 7 days in Morocco?
Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 7 days in Morocco, a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.
Overview: of 7 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech
If you are traveling to Morocco by Tangier this 7 days tour will be a great and the best option to discover many landscapes and see the beautiful attractions of imperial cities like the medina of Fes, Meknes, and Marrakech, this journey will allow you to explore Chefchaouen the blue city of Morocco, crossing the Authentic Berber Villages, ancient kasbahs, Gorges, Oasis, and the impressive High Atlas Mountains, our tour includes also camel trek in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, and spending one night in Merzouga Desert, we hope you enjoy our seven days tour in Morocco.
Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.
Today is the first day of our 7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, our driver is going to pick you up from the Airport or from your accommodation, then drive towards Chefchaouen (the blue city) via the Rif mountains and Tetouan city to enjoy the beautiful sceneries and see the great mountains. You will explore the main attractions in Chefchaouen. Your first night will be in a Riad or Hotel in Chefchaouen.
After finishing your breakfast in your accommodation, our private trip will start towards Volubilis passing through Ouezzane and other Rif villages, in Volubilis we will explore the best-preserved Roman ruins in Morocco and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history, after the visit of the ruins, we will transfer our way to Meknes city a 17th-century heritage, where we will stop for the break lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina, including Bab El Mansour and Moulay Ismail Tomb. After we visit Meknes, we will drive directly and head to Fes city where you will spend the night.
Today you will have a guided tour to explore the Medina, the famous Souks of Fes, and its narrow cobbled streets which are filled with old mosques and towering green-glazed minarets as well as the unique Andalusian architecture in every corner of the ancient city and its monuments, we will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the most known University of Al-Qarawiyyin. We will visit also the tanneries and the ceramic cooperative to see the traditional Moroccan crafts. Your full-day trip in Fes includes a short visit to the famous ceramic factory, and then you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight at the hotel or riad.
Today, we'll pick you up from your accommodation in Fes, then drive south to Azrou through Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco), and then we head to the Middle Atlas Mountains stopping in the cedar forest to take some fascinating pictures with the Barbarian Apes. Then we will continue our journey via the Atlas Mountains and enjoy the landscapes of Midelt, you'll have lunch in Midelt. After finishing the break lunch, we will continue through the Ziz Valley towards Erfoud and Rissani before we arrive in Merzouga city. Overnight at a local Hotel or Riad in Merzouga.
Today is devoted to exploring the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and the village surrounded. After breakfast, at your accommodation, the journey starts by visiting the nomads that still live-in Berber tents in the middle of the Sahara desert; see how they are living and drink a cup of tea with them. After that, we'll drive to Meffis mines to discover how they work there. Afterward, we'll visit the small village of Khamilia where the Gnaoua people, you'll have firsthand experience with their music and lifestyle. The lunch will be with these black peoples. Later on, we go back to Merzouga, where we'll leave the car, and take the experience of camel trekking over the high sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert, your local guides will show you how to mount and dismount and other handy camel-related safety tips. You'll see the beautiful view of the sunset on top of a high dune, then we'll back to your desert camp where you are going to spend your night (the desert camp can be luxurious or standard as your choice). After a delicious dinner, time to listen to Berber music played by local nomads under stars, and if you love dancing you can dance on the tones of barbarian music.
For this day, we'll wake you up early in the morning to see the best sunrise view and casting different shadows and colors over the sea of sand dunes, the highest in Morocco, before we return back to our desert accommodation, and after enjoying your breakfast, we head to Rissani to visit its traditional market considered to be the largest in the whole of Southern Morocco. After that, we'll continue our way towards Tinghir then to the stunning Todra Gorge the highest, and the narrowest gorges in Morocco. The gorge is a great spot for hiking and relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling some local Berber delicacies. After the break lunch in the heart of the gorge, we will drive via the Dades Valley where we'll end our day by spending the night in a nice accommodation located on the top of the mountain.
On the last day, after breakfast in your accommodation, we'll drive via the Dades Valley toward Kalaat M'Gouna (the city of roses) and Ouarzazate. The Dades Valley road is the way of a thousand kasbahs providing numerous opportunities to take some beautiful pictures of your trip, then we will have a short stop in atlas movies studio of Ouarzazate before we drive to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by Thami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains during the beginning of the XXth Century, it used to be one of his stops during his long travel from the Sahara to Marrakech city and now it is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1987. We will have a break for lunch in this amazing Kasbah. After your break lunch, we will transfer the way to cross high atlas mountains full of panoramic views and attractive Berber villages all along the way till Marrakech where our seven days tour in Morocco ends. Our driver will make sure you reach your chosen accommodation. End of our services: 7 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech via Chefchaouen and Merzouga desert.
Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.
Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.
What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.
- Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
- Pick you up from your accommodation;
- Drop you off at your accommodation;
- Tour Commentary;
- Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
- English speaking driver/guide;
- Car Fuel;
- Camel trek (Camel per person);
- 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
- 5 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
- All dinners;
- Daily breakfast;
- Confirmation at time of booking;
- Plus many surprises stops on the way.
Prices Not Included
- Flights to/from Morocco;
- Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
- Personal travel insurance;
- Tips & Personal expenses.
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
- Children's must be accompanied by an adult.
Tour Images: These pictures maybe will give a good image of your trip.
FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.
Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars
It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.
Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.
Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.
For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.
Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.
Toyota Prado TX (4x4)
- Capacity: 6 Seater;
- Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
- Air-conditioned car;
- Manual / Automatic.
Toyota Prado VX (4x4)
- Capacity: 6 Seater
- Fuel type: Diesel fuel
- Air-conditioned car;
- Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
- Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
- Air-conditioned car;
- Manual / Automatic.