5 days tour tangier to marrakech
In conclusion, a 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech offers a captivating tour through the diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Morocco. Starting in Tangier, you’ll immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of its medina and explore its historical sites.
Continuing south, you’ll visit the vibrant city of Chefchaouen and Fes, you’ll traverse the stunning Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through picturesque towns and cedar forests. As you venture further, the scenery transforms into the awe-inspiring Sahara Desert, where you’ll spend two nights in a traditional desert camp in Merzouga. Experience the magic of camel trekking through the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes, catching breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the golden sands.
Finally, you’ll reach the imperial city of Marrakech, known for its bustling markets, stunning palaces, and the vibrant Jemaa el-Fna square. This itinerary allows you to experience the highlights of Morocco, from coastal beauty to architectural marvels and the charm of its traditional cities, leaving you with unforgettable memories of this magical country.
highlights of the 5 days tour tangier to marrakech
- Venturing through the stunning Middle Atlas Mountains
- have the chance to see Barbary macaques in the Cedar Forest
- Enjoy the panoramic views of the Ziz Valley
- take a camel ride to explore the sand dunes.
- Observing unusual sunset & sunrise over the Sahara.
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Aït Benhaddou
- Passing through the majestic High Atlas Mountains
5 days desert tour from tangier itinerary
Program Itinerary of The 5 Days Tangier To MARRAKECH:
Day 01: Arrival at Tangier Airport - Chefchaouen
Your driver/ guide will pick you up depending on where you are: Hotel / Airport / Port to start our best 5 days Morocco tour from Tangier, by visiting the cape Spartel, the Mediterranean Sea and the Cave of Hercules, after a visit for those beautiful spots we will continue our tour driving through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city enjoying the great views the mountains till we arrive in Chefchaouen ( blue town ), it’s a pretty small town in the Rif mountain and it has also a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, rooftop restaurants and cafes where you will spend your night in a peaceful and nice place to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of nature. Overnight in a hotel/riad.
Day 02: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
After breakfast in your hotel, we’ll head to cross the Rif mountains and into the middle Atlas Mountains to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, within a few hours of driving you will get to Volubilis, the well preserved Roman Empire dating to 225 BC, where you will see the most important archaeological site and attractive mosaic in Morocco dating back to 3rd century. Therefore we drive towards Fes via Meknes which was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail. After the lunch break, we continue our trip to Fes, overnight in a hotel/riad.
Day 03: Fes – Ifrane – Michlifn – Erachidia – Ziz valley – Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert
In the morning after breakfast, we start our desert tour driving through the middle atlas and the cedar woods of Azrou, passing by Moroccan Switzerland «Ifrane», a charming ski resort and Azrou’s important handicraft center, specialized in the work of cedar wood. Stopping at the cedar forest taking some pictures then continuing to Zaida, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Erachidia city. Once we finish lunch in Midelt, we drive along the spectacular Ziz Valley, seeing the panoramic views along the way.
Continuation to the Erg Chebbi dunes, passing from the road of Paris Dakar, the tent of Berber nomad who living in the solitude of the Sahara, As soon as you arrive at the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, we are pleased to prepare camels and there is an hour time for you experience a camel ride and spectate the beautiful sunset while riding camel heading to the camp oasis where is the luxurious tent that you will stay there overnight, as you watch the sunset in style heading to the oasis where a camp is located.
Spending a night living by traditional nomadic tents inside or sleeping under spectacular starry sky outside of the tent at Merzouga desert dune will give you remarkable memory in the desert trip exploring. You can also spend your night playing drums with the experienced camel guide.
Day 04: Merzouga – Erfoud – Tinjdad – Todra gorge – Dades gorge
After enjoying an amazing sunrise, you will have to go back to your camp for breakfast and a shower. Today we will depart to Dades gorge on different roads and views. our first stop will be in Erfoud city which famous for its fossilized quartzes where you will tour the workshop production of marble fossils. Afterward, we continue our way to the next spot, which is Todra Gorge near the town of Tineghir. It’s one of the premier climbing destinations in morocco with high walls offering hundreds of routes of sport that attract visitors and climbers. Lunch break might be in Tinjdad or till here, after that we continue driving towards the Dades gorge then check into your accommodation.
Day 05: Dades gorge – Rose valley – Ait Ben Haddou – The high Atlas Mountains – Marrakesh
On the last day of our Moroccan desert tour Tangier to Marrakesh, we’ll drive a bit further to the Dades gorge passing through a spectacular sight made of mountains formed like monkey-fingers then set off to see the panoramic view of Dade’s gorge road.
After that, we will drive back through the same way to join the road to Ouarzazate via The rose valley «Kalaat M’gouna» continue through the road of thousands of kasbahs passing by Skoura palm grove until we arrive at Ouarzazate named ” Africa Hollywood “ after a visit of atlas studio (Optional) we’ll drive straight to Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit its famous and oldest kasbah «castle» it’s world heritage site by UNESCO in 1986, Many films have been shot here such as The kingdom of heaven, Babel, Gladiator.
Lunch break will be near the kasbah, therefore, we do a visit around the kasbah and then we continue our journey crossing the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-n Tichka and many Berber villages nearby. We will arrive at Marrakech in the evening then drop you off at your accommodation and the end of our best 5 days Morocco tour from Tangier.
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who we are ?
DESERT MOROCCO TOURS is a small local Berber family business, an independent and professional Morocco tours company that is 100% run and managed by local Berber People with an extensive amount of knowledge of this charming and unique African country offering the most adventurous Sahara Desert Tours and Days Trips all over the authentic kingdom.
why book with us ?
We provide Morocco Sahara Desert activities and adventure tours programmed by locals and guided by native, experienced, and friendly guides including Merzouga Camel Trekking and overnight stay at Berber Camp or go for several days to feel the magic of the Sahara Desert and have a lifetime experience that will last forever.