Best 8 Days Tour from Tangier - Imperial Cities Itineraries
Tangier to Marrakech via the Desert - 8 Days
Best 8 Days Tour from Tangier – Imperial Cities Itineraries
This unique itinerary begins in Tangier, the gateway between Europe and Africa. Take some time here to wander Zoco Chico square, then head to the photogenic “Blue City” of Chefchaouen where you’ll spend the night. The next morning, you’ll visit three beloved cities: Volubilis is home to well-preserved Roman ruins; Meknes is a historical imperial city with a cluster of fascinating sites; and finally, Fes boasts medieval streets that avoided colonial influence.
From Fes, you’ll head south, driving through cedar forests and mountain villages to Merzouga, gateway to the Sahara. Climb aboard your camel to travel to your camp in the desert; you’ll enjoy traditional Bedouin hospitality with a great meal and music before you retire to your tent for the night.
The next day, explore Todra Gorge and take a dip in its cool waters, then drive through the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs until you reach today’s cinematic destination: Ouarzazate. This town on the edge of the Sahara plays a starring role in a number of Hollywood movies and tv shows; tour one of the movie studios here or visit the great cinema museum.
Aït Benhaddou is next, Morocco’s most famous kasbah, where you’ll find mud-brick structures dating back to the 11th century. You’ll end the day in Marrakech, where you can dive into the vibrancy of Jemaa el-Fna Square or relax at your hotel before heading out to one of the city’s stellar eateries.
8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via the Desert
- Day 1: Tangier
- Day 2 : Tanger– Chefchaouen
- Day 3 : Chefchaouen –Meknes- Fez
- Day4 : Fes Medina Guided Tour
- Day 5 : Fes – Ifrane — Erg Chappi
- Day 6: Merzouga – Bomalen Dades
- Day 7 : Boumalen Dades– oasis Fint –Ouarzazate
- Day 8 :Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Marrakech.
Note: At World Morocco Tours , we offer private standard and luxury & Deluxe tours from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara.
8 Days tour Tangier to Marrakech Info
- Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Departure: 08/09 AM
- Starting Location: Tangier
- Ending Location: Marrakech
- Price: It depend on the number of people
- Confirmation: Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Here are the Highlights of 8 Days tour Tangier to Marrakech
- Wander the quiet, blue-painted streets of Chefchaouen
- Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis
- Navigate Fes’ maze-like medieval alleyways
- Ride a camel into the shifting sands of the Sahara
- Explore markets and souks around Jemaa el-Fna square in Marrakech
How to pay for 8 Days Tour from Tangier Marrakech ?
To confirm any tour or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equivalent in dollar or dirhams.
Unfortunately we do not accept payments with credit cards because they are not very popluar nor practical in Morocco and they generate so many fees and hold some security risks.
Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?:
Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because paypal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via paypal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.
Best 8 days Tour from Tangier North of Morocco
Enjoy a perfect mix of culture, history, and adventure in just over a week in Morocco. Starting in Tangier, wander the blue-painted streets of Chefchaouen, navigate the maze-like alleyways of Fes, and ride a camel into the shifting sands of the Sahara. Finish your trip in Marrakech among museums, medieval inns, and the many souks where you can pick up an authentic souvenir before heading home.
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( 8-Days / 7 night Tangier to Marrakech via Sahara Desert)
Day 1: Meet in city Tangier
8-days tour from Tangier start Pick up from the airport or ferry terminal and transfer to your hotel. After checking-in, explore this bustling Mediterranean city tangier that in the 1960s was a cultural meeting place for writers, artists and musicians. The city is a lively, cosmopolitan and historic center where you can explore a number of museums and sites. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 : Tanger– Chefchaouen
Morning departure for Chefchaouen, a beautiful blue and white-washed Andalusian town nestled in the Rif Mountains. With small winding alleyways and market squares populated by women of the surrounding Rif coming to sell their handmade products, the town has a relaxing atmosphere. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. 8days tour from Tangier
Day 3 : Chefchaouen – Fez
We travel in the morning to the medieval city of Fez, one of Morocco’s most fascinating cities. The visit to the town includes the medina with its “souks” (markets), the gateway of the Royal Palace, the 9th-century Karouine Mosque, the old Al-Karaouine University and the tomb of the city’s founder, Moulay Idris II. Enjoy lunch at one of the traditional restaurants in the old medina before continuing the visit and explore the Najarine Fountain, the gateway of the Bab Boujloud, the old harem gardens and the Batha Museum. Driving back to the hotel, we will stop to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and a famous tannery where skins are cured and dyed in enormous vats.Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. 8 days tour from Tangier
Day4 Fes Medina Guided Tour
After breakfast, you will have a guided visit at 10:00 Am in themedina of Fès. To begin with thesouthern tower and the fortress of 16th century face to face with northern one,a panoramic view over the medieval city. We will visit an enjoyable cooperativeof pottery. It will enhance your knowledge about the making of Moroccan mosaic”zellij” and the blue pottery of Fez. A true labyrinthine old city of 8thcentury. You will travel in time back to the medieval period of the city wherepeople still work in small narrow streets, several tiny stalls of all kinds oftraditional crafts, and donkeys loaded with supplies are going up and down inthe streets of the medina. You will feel no sense of direction and time for a while. The medina of Fez is rich of its Islamic monuments: thefascinating old mosques, the University of El-Karaouiyine and its libraries. All These elements madeFez the spiritual and cultural capital of the country. enhance the day by an optional dinner with belly dancers.
Day 5 Fes – Erfoud – Erg Chappi
Morning drive through the Middle Atlas mountains. It is home for Barbary apes called “themaggot” , native to the forest of cedar wood in the Middle Atlas. A break in Ifran town will be very appreciated. Itis a famous place for ski resorts in Morocco and it is established during theFrench protectorate. We are having lunch in Medilt known for its best productions of apples inMorocco. Stop for the photo in Zizvalley which is the beginning of palm grovesand dates. Erfoud is the capital of Fossils in Morocco so you will have thischance to visit one of the factories where they make beautiful articles out of marble.And right after that we visit the mausoleum of Mouay Ali Chref in Rissanithe founder of the actualAlaouite dynasty of Morocco at 17thcentury.We drive to Erg Chebbi time for a cup of tea and packing for desertcamp. Meet up with Camels for camel-ride andhead to the dunes to watch the sunset .Overnight in the Berber tent. 8-days tour from Tangier
Day 6 Merzouga – Bomalen Dades
Early wake up for the sun rise and camel ride back to dunes line. Time for breakfast and shower after we Head to Tinjidad and we pull over tosee the old underground system ofirrigation “khatarat” which is still used in the oasis of Jorf . Lunch inToudravalley . It has beautiful kasbahs and mountains along 15 km of palm groves. To Arrive the spectacular gorgesof 300 m high and to enjoy a little walk near the river of Toudra. Overnight in Kasbah hotel .
Day 7 Boumalen Dades– oasis Fint –Ouarzazate
We head to Dades Valley to seethe beautiful formations of High Atlas Mountains and of its one thousand Kasbah. Green fieldsof figs, almonds, apricots, peach, walnut and pomegranate trees. Next will beRose valley, famous of rosewater and crèmes for the beauty extractedfrom Damascena Rose which you find insome expensive perfumes, skin care, body care, cosmetic, hair caring, medicineetc. Women have to pick up the blossoms in the very early morning. In May locals celebrate the harvest of roses ina festival. And you see kids on bothsides of the road selling necklaces made of roses. Crossing the old palmery of Skoura to arrive Ouarzazate. 8 days tour from Tangier
Day 8 Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Marrakech.
Ouarzazate has 3 studios of cinema and beautiful kasbahs . Optional visitof Taourert Kasbah Then we drive to Ait ben Haddou village. We explorethe most preserved village of the southof the country, classified as one of world’s heritages by UNISCO in 1987and a series of movies were made in thisvillage Gladiator , Prince of Persia …We will do some walking insidethe village and we continue alongOunila valley to reach Telouet Kasbah, a bigfort of the Pacha who was the most powerful man of the south. Crossing thespectacular High Atlas Mountains Pass (Tizi-n-Tichka 2260 m ALT ) to arrive Marrakech. The end of our trip 8days tour from Tangier
Inclusions of the 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
- Pick-up & drop off at/from your hotel, Riad or Airport
- 7 night Tour From Tangier to Marrakech
- Transport by private vehicle with A/C
- Driver/Guide speaking English
- 1 Night in Dades Gorges (Breakfast & dinner)
- 1 night in Merzouga Hotel (Breakfast & dinner)
- Camel Trekking ( Camel per person)
- Overnight in Desert Camp (Breakfast & dinner)
- SandBoarding (if interested)
- 1 night in Hotel : Ouarzazate (Breakfast & dinner)
Exclusions of the 8 days desert tour from Tangier
- Entrance to monuments
Additional info of the Tangier to Marrakech in 8-days
- – Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
- – Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- – Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- – Quad bike & Buggy driving in the dunes are not included in the price, but it is possible to add them as an extra.
Important Note: Our proposal Tangier Tours can be modified and designed according to your requirements and needs, so feel free to contact us.
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