DESERT TRIPS FROM TANGIER
4 days Morocco tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Program Itinerary of the 4 days Morocco tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga
Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fes
On this 4 days Morocco tour from Tangier, we will meet you at your hotel/riad and drive through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city. Enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to Chefchaouan one of the stunning villages at the feet of the Rif mountains. Chefchaouen medina has a Spanish-style square surrounded by many blue houses and restaurants. They offer a panoramic view of the mountains from the rooftop terraces. Lunch will be in one of those terraces before we continue our way to Fes where we will stay the night.
Day 2: Fez – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga
Within the second day of this trip, we will pick you up from your Hotel or Riad in Fes, we set off southwards to Ifrane and Azrou and other Berber villages through the Middle Atlas mountains, where you can see the beautiful varied view of landscapes. On the way to this Tangier Tours, we will stop at the cedar forest to see the Barbarian Ape in their natural habitat. Then, We travel through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt, and along the impressive Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau, noticing how the scenery is changing gradually into the desert nature as long as we are approaching Errachidia.
After lunch, we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz valley Erfoud, Rissani, and Merzouga. After a glass of welcoming mint tea, We will drop our luggage in a room while camels are waiting for us to take us to a Berber camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes. 20 km long and 5 km wide it is also ranked as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. It is a unique and diverse environment. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min from the hotel to the camp where we experience a real nomadic Berber lifestyle. The camp is well equipped with mattresses, blankets, and cushions. After dinner, we gather around the fire and enjoy the desert night hopefully with traditional Berber drums.
Day 3: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Dades Valley
In the very morning, we will wake up early to enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the dunes. Then take a camel ride back to the hotel. After freshening up and breakfast, we’ll leave for Tinghir and the Todra Gorges. Then arrive in the Dades Valley where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 4: Dades Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas mountain – Marrakech
Since it is going to be a long day, immediately After breakfast we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate, way .of course there will be breaks during the way. It’s a way of thousand of Kasbahs, providing numerous photo opportunities. We’ll visit Roses valley and Skoura village.
Then head to Ouarzazate, to the so-called “the Hollywood of Africa”. Lunch at the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. After touring this UNESCO World Heritage site, we will continue the way through the majestic Tizi nTichka pass. In fact, it reaches an altitude of 2260m, over the High Atlas Mountains. We will stop to enjoy the impressive views and visit the argan oil cooperative. We will arrive in Marrakech late afternoon.
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What is included :
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minivan with A/C
- Hotel riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per
What is not included: