Morocco desert tours from Tangier to Marrakesh overview:
Morocco desert tours from Tangier to Marrakech through the blue pearl of Chefchaouen, the historical city of Fes , the High Atlas, Kasbahs and valleys, with camel trekking in Erg Chebbi and overnight stay in the nomadic campsite. An exotic journey through the Sahara desert. Morocco road trips offers this desert tour from Tangier For anyone who wants to enjoy the beauty of the stars and the silence of the sahara in 4 days desert tour from tangier.
Morocco Road Trips arranges this 4 days desert tours from Tangier as an unique adventure which will take you in cultural journey through Rif mountains than travelling South to reach the deep south of Morocco for a desert tour of your lifetime.
Morocco desert tours from Tangier to Marrakesh highlights:
Drive through Tizi n Tichka Pass 2260(meters altitude)
Visit UNESCO Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou & Taourirt Kasbah.
Discover the city of Ouarzazate, considered the gate of the Sahara Desert
Visit Chefchaouen the blue pearl of Morocco
Enjoy beautiful scenery of the Dades gorges and Todra gorges
Camel trekking across the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga sahara desert
Overnight in a Berber camp
Visit the amazing cedar forest and wild monkeys in Azrou
Eplore Ziz Valley
Morocco desert tours from Tangier to Marrakesh Program:
TANGIER to FES via CHEFCHAOUEN –
Our Morocco desert tour from Tangier will start from the airport, the port or from your hotel in Tangier and transfer to the blue pearl of Morocco (Chefchaouen) through the Rif mountains and Tetouan to enjoy the views of the beautiful landscapes , until you reach Chefchaouen one of the stunning villages at the foot of the Rif mountains. Chefchaouen’s Medina has a Spanish-style square, surrounded by many funky arts and crafts shops on the roof, restaurants and cafes where you can have lunch before we continue our way to Fes, where we spend the night.
Fes to Sahara Desert via Ifrane, Middle Atlas Forest and Merzouga
After breakfast we leave Fes toward Merzouga sahara desert by crossing the plains of Saiss towards the Cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains past Ifran and Azrou to Midelt, where you will stop for lunch. Carry on crossing Ziz River driving past thousands of sky-scraping palm trees and fortified Kasbahs to Erfoud, then to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi, where you will ride camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, listen to traditional berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing sahara desert. Overnight at your sahara desert camp.
Sahara Desert to the Dades Valley via Tinjdad and Todgha Gorge
Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, than you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you will have shower and meet your guide.
The road trip will feature one beautiful scene after including the stunning oasis of Tinghir where you will be able to take a walk along Todgha river bank visiting Berber villages and learning about the life style of the local inhabitants before you visit the magnificent Todgha Canyons and have lunch on the spot.
In the afternoon, drive along the Kasbah road to Dades Valley where you will have the opportunity to visit one of the fortified Kasbahs before you arrive to your hotel in Dades Gorges.
Dades Valley to Marrakech via Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and the High Atlas Mountains
After breakfast at the hotel, you will begin your drive to Marrakech through the valley of one thousand Kasbahs (the Dades Valley). We will pass through the town of El Kelaa Mgouna where the roses grow in the spring. In May, the Festival of the Roses is held in this town. You will drive through the fertile oasis of Skoura, renowned for the cultivation of roses and palm trees. This fertile oasis has a fortified residence that once belonged to the most powerful family responsible for protecting the village and its land – this Kasbah deserves a visit! We will then continue through the ‘Moroccan Hollywood’ of Ouarzazate, where a lot of movies were shot like Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and many others. You will stop here for a visit of the cinema studio or the museum. We will continue on to the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which has been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site since 1987. It has also been used as a filming location for many films and television shows, for example, Game of Thrones. You will be given the opportunity to explore the Kasbah for around 1 hour. We will then continue our journey to Marrakech through the windy road of the High Atlas Mountains to see the highest pass in Morocco, the Tizi n Tichka Pass (2260m altitude). We will stop for lunch in a restaurant in the mountains and then drive on to Marrakech. Drop off at your accommodations.