Our 8 days splendid desert tour from tangier to Marrakech is a blast!during this trip you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of morocco、amazing beautiful blue city chefchaouen、full day trip discovering the famous imperial city fes the red city Marrakech which is one of the most known morocco city for travellers ,the golden Sahara desert、the UNESCO world heritage site,the most beautiful Kasbah: Ait benhaddou. the UNESCO world heritage site roman city Volubilis you will also experience the desert life,ride a camel to go through the deep desert,have a magic overnight with sky full of stars and galaxy in the heart of the desert.
Menara Marrakech International Airport/ Hotel
You will pick up by our driver from your hotel 、harbor or airport and start our 8 days tour from tangier going through the stunning rif mountains passing by the white city Tetouan and continue to the charming blue city chefchaouen where we will have a stop to discover this little blue town walking through its narrow streets and colorful souks,we will take many beautiful pictures through this blue world.after we will visit the “Ras el Ma”from where the fresh mountain waterfall seep its way into the town.you will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in the famous square”plaza uta el—hammam ”overnight and dinner in a hotel/riad.
After breakfast, we leave Chefchaouen and cross the Rif mountains to arrive at the ancient Roman town – Unesco World Heritage Site— we will discover its mosaic floors, basilica, temple, and triumphal arch. We then head to the Holy town of Moulay Driss ( pilgrimage for Moroccans ). After Lunch in the town, we continue our journey to Meknes where you will explore: The huge gate of Mansour, the Granary, The Swani basin, the old medina with its souks and Lahdim square where you will relax in one of its cafes. In the late afternoon, We set off for Fes. Overnight in a traditional riad in the Medina.
Fes full-day guided Culture trip
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Fes the “the Spriitual City of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina, visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest – including the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the oldest in the world), the Tanneries and the Najjarine fountain. After lunch, we will drive outside the Medina to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, then to visit the pottery cooperative. Afternoon, we will drive to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation will be in an authentic riad in the heart of old Medina.
Fes—Ifrane—Cedar forest—Ziz gorges—Merzouga Desert
After breakfast, we will drive through the heart of the middle atlas mountains passing by the small charming town of Ifran known as ”the Swiss town” because of its similarity to the Swiss alpine resort. We then travel to the cedar forest —the largest in North Africa— and home to barbary monkies, we will have a chance to feed and take pictures with them. After, we drive through the beautiful countryside admiring the Berber villages and see the local nomadic shepherds with their flocks spread out on the terrains. Midway, stop for lunch in Midelt. Continuing south and driving along atlas mountains and Ziz gorges, arriving at the impressive hidden oasis of Ziz valley where we will stop for a panoramic view. Before getting to Sahara desert, we’ll cross the town of Erfoud, then arrive at the desert where we will have a overnight in a riad in the edge of sahara desert.
Merzouga – Erg Chebbi desert sightseeing – Camel trekking – desert Camp
After breakfast, we will begin our desert excursion for a half day in Sahara desert. We willdrive to visit nomads that still live in tents in the middle of the Sahara desert; see how they live, sip a cup of tea with them. After, continue our way to visit old mines that once used to be exploited by French. Later, we will visit the village of Khamlia that is home to black Berber people who are descendants from Sudan, Mali…We’ll have a chance to listen to their Gnaowa music and have lunch in the town. Before the camel ride; we’ll see an oasis in the edge of the Sahara desert. After a rest, begin the camel trekking over the high dunes of the erg—Chebbi desert. You will see the magnificent sunset on top of a high dune, you will reach the desert camp in the heart of Sahara. After a delicious dinner, time to listen to Berber music played by local nomads under a starry sky.a magic night is on.
Merzouga—Rissani—Erfoud—Todra Gorges—Dades gorges
Waking up early will allow you to see one of the best sunrise of your life. After breakfast, you’ll peacefully camel—trek back to the town of Merzouga. We set off towards Rissani, once a major stopping place for the saharan—caravans route; if it coincides the day markets which take place on Tuesday, Thursdays and Sundays we will have an opportunity to visit the souk – the largest one in the region. We then set off to Erfoud – fossil town. Then, we hit the road to the amazing Todra valley where we will have lunch then drive around this valley arriving at the impressive Todra gorges, free time to walk and admire the cliffs and corridors. Later, we’ll go through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the spectacular sand castles and the astonishing rock formations known locally as “monkey toes”. Spend the night in a hotel/riad overlooking the valley.
Dades gorges—Quarzazate—Ait benhaddou—Atlas mountain—Marrakech
Today, we’ll leave Dades Valley towards El Kalaa M’gouna (rose valley). Drive along the road of thousands of kasbahs where you will have various chances to take some of your best picture shots of the trip. We’ll stop at the rose town where farmers pick around 400 tonnes of rose petals annually. A festival is held here every May. We’ll continue to Ouarzazate ”Hollywood of Africa” with the biggest cinema studios in the country. Later, we head to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou— the Unesco world heritage site— where many international movies were filmed ( Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, games of Thrones…). Your adventure will continue through the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains where we will admire the special Berber villages, finally we arrive Marrakech around 6pm,overnight and dinner in a traditional Riad.
Marrakech full-day Discovering Trip
After breakfast we spend full day tour to discover Marrakech with a local guide. Called “the red city” because of the color of its walls and filled with gardens, watered by underground wells (khettaras), which were built by the Almoravids and Saharan nomads in the eleventh century. In this day we will visit Menara, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia, Majorelle Gardens and souks, these are some of the must visits. A unique experience will be to discover the square of” Djemaa El Fna” where life and activity of the city is concentrated: dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, merchants and snake charmers. While you discover these important places you will have free time to walk by yourselves.End of our 8 days tour.
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