Embark on an unforgettable 9-day journey through the captivating landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Morocco. This extraordinary adventure takes you from the vibrant city of Marrakech to the tranquil blue-hued town of Chefchaouen, all the way to the vibrant port city of Tangier.
Explore the historical and cultural wonders of Marrakech, from Saadian tombs to El Bahia and El Badi Palaces. Discover the enchanting Majorelle and Menara Gardens, and the iconic Koutoubia tower.
Travel through the dramatic Tichka Pass and the High Atlas Mountains to visit the magnificent Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO heritage site. Continue to the picturesque Dades Valley and witness panoramic views of ancient Berber villages in the Todra Gorge. Venture into the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi sand dunes of Merzouga for an unforgettable desert experience, spending the night in a luxury desert camp.
Explore the captivating Merzouga area, visit the Gnawa people, and venture into the stunning Ziz Valley, the Cedar Forest, and the Middle Atlas Mountains. Discover the historical gems of Fes, from the Mellah and the royal Palace Gate to the Quaraouine mosque, before journeying to Chefchaouen, known as the “Blue city,” with its captivating Spanish-influenced architecture.
Experience the unique charm of Chefchaouen’s Medina, immerse yourself in the local culture, and explore its serene surroundings. Finally, conclude your adventure in Tangier, a vibrant port city, leaving you with cherished memories of this enchanting North African gem.
This 9-day Moroccan odyssey promises an immersive experience, revealing the diverse beauty of the country, from bustling cities and ancient sites to serene landscapes and vibrant cultures. Embark on an adventure of a lifetime with the “9-Day Moroccan Adventure: From Marrakech to Tangier.”
Arrive at Marrakech airport and be warmly greeted by our team. Transfer to your comfortable riad/hotel for check-in and rest. Enjoy Bed and Breakfast (BB) accommodations.
After a delightful breakfast at your riad/hotel, embark on an immersive exploration of Marrakech, famously known as “the red city of Morocco.” Our expert guide will lead you to essential historical and cultural landmarks, including the Saadian tombs, El Bahia and El Badi Palaces, and the Ben Youssef Coranique school. Relish lunch at a local restaurant near the vibrant square. In the afternoon, visit the enchanting gardens of Majorelle, Menara, and the iconic Koutoubia tower. Retire to your riad/hotel for overnight accommodation.
After a hearty breakfast, we venture to the Dades Valley through the majestic Tichka Pass and the scenic High Atlas Mountains. Experience a dramatic road journey, observing picturesque Berber villages and captivating landscapes that transform with each passing moment. Our first stop is at the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest in Morocco, recognized as a UNESCO heritage site and once a residence of the Glaoui family. Enjoy lunch near the Kasbah before proceeding to the Dades Gorge, renowned as the “Thousand Kasbahs” road. Capture stunning nature and cultural photos en route to Kalaat Mgouna, famous for its fragrant roses and annual festival in May. Visit the Berber Souk of Kalaat Mgouna before retreating to your hotel for a well-deserved rest. Overnight in Hotel/Riad with Dinner and Breakfast (DB).
After breakfast, we journey towards Merzouga via the captivating Todra Gorge, passing through Erfoud and Rissani. Enjoy panoramic views of ancient mud-brick Berber villages in the Todra valley, with the opportunity to walk beneath the impressive 300-meter-high red cliffs, a favorite among rock-climbers. Continue to Erfoud and Rissani for a delightful lunch before reaching the village of Merzouga. Experience a warm welcome with mint tea upon check-in to your riad. Enjoy dinner and overnight accommodation at the Riad/Hotel (DB).
After a delightful breakfast, begin an explorative journey of the area before embarking on a mesmerizing camel trek to spend the night at our luxury desert camp (DB). Visit the Gnawa people, who were originally brought from Sudan as slaves, and immerse yourself in their captivating music and lifestyle. Explore the nomad wire house, offering Berber handicrafts at lower prices than city markets. In the afternoon, mount your camel and trek through the fascinating sand sea of Erg Chebbi, where you’ll spend the night at the luxury desert camp (DB).
Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara before peacefully camel-trekking back to Merzouga village. Appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes as they transform with the daylight. Enjoy breakfast at your riad before commencing the journey to Fes via the picturesque Ziz Valley and Azrou. Savor the fascinating landscape along the magnificent Ziz Gorges, and through the Tizi Ntalghamt Pass to Midelt. Relish a barbecue lunch in Zaida with refreshing mint tea, then continue to Fes. Visit the Cedar Forest in the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you can observe the Barbarian apes in their natural habitat. Arrive in Fes, check in to your riad, and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay with Breakfast (BB).
Embark on a morning exploration of Fes, as you venture into the captivating medina and its charming alleys. Visit the Mellah (Jewish quarter), the royal Palace Gate, the iconic tanneries, and the Quaraouine mosque. Enjoy a delectable Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant within the Medina, followed by a visit to the Merinid tombs for a panoramic city view. Overnight accommodation in your Riad/Hotel.
After breakfast, travel to Chefchaouen via Ouazzan and the foothills of the Rif Mountains. Arrive in Chefchaouen, the “Blue city of Morocco,” characterized by its white-washed walls and vibrant blue doors and windows. Immerse yourself in the unique architecture and culture influenced by Spain’s occupation. Explore the beautiful Medina, meet the locals, and appreciate the serene surroundings. Overnight in Hotel/Riad with Breakfast (BB).
Enjoy breakfast at your riad, then embark on the journey to Tangier port/airport for your departure. The tour concludes at the Tangier port/airport.
Discover the beauty and diversity of Morocco on this captivating 9-day adventure, exploring historic cities, breathtaking landscapes, and charming villages. From Marrakech to Tangier, let the enchanting allure of Morocco captivate your heart and soul.
The fee includes the following for the whole tour:
Where appropriate, the fee also includes:
During the tour, you will need to pay for Lunches. Drinks. Tips.
We are flexible and all the tours can be modified to suit your specific needs and interests. If you have a different route in mind please let us know and we will offer a tour tailored to your specific requirements.
Please contact us by e-mail or telephone as detailed on the page. We will then be able to discuss and agree on an itinerary that suits you. When you wish to confirm the booking a 20% deposit will be required at least two weeks before the start of your tour.