4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech
4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech
Visiting Tangier and would like to go to the Sahara desert and Marrakech? Then you are in the right place. We have designed this 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech to offer you the opportunity to travel from Tangier to Merzouga desert and Marrakech through Chefchaouen, Fez, Todgha Gorges and Dades Gorges. Also, our 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech will take you to the Atlas studio in Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, passing by the road of thousands of Kasbah, and the high Atlas mountains. The 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech is ideal for those who would love to explore as many places in Morocco as possible but are running out of time.
Highlights of the 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech
- Travel to the picturesque blue city of Chefchaouen nestled in the Rif Mountains. Explore the narrow streets, blue-painted buildings, and local markets.
- Explore the historic medina, ancient mosques, and vibrant souks of Fes.
- Experience a camel trek to the desert camp. Enjoy a magical night under the stars in a Berber camp.
- Visit the lively town of Rissani, known for its traditional souk.
- Explore the dramatic Todra Gorge, famous for its towering limestone walls.
- Drive through the beautiful Dades Valley with its unique rock formations.
- Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site, a well-preserved ancient kasbah.
Suggested itinerary for the 4 days tour from Tangier to Merzouga:
More info about the 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech:
Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fez
During the first day of your 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech, we will pick you up at your hotel and start our route through the Rif mountains, passing by the city of Tetouan, enjoying the views of the beautiful mountains until we get to Chefchaouan, one of the breathtaking villages at the foot of the Rif Mountains, the Medina of Chefchaouen was a town of love and history, with a Spanish style square surrounded by many arts and crafts, funky stores, and blue houses, where we will have a walk before continuing the 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech to Fez, where we will spend the night in a Riad in the old Medina of Fez.
Day 2: Fez – Ifrane – Ziz valley – Merzouga
After breakfast, we follow our 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Ifrane and Azrou across the Middle Atlas Mountains. On the road, we will stop in the Cedar forest to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. Crossing the Tizi N’Talghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved in volcanic rock, you will see views of the Middle Atlas plateau and the landscape changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia, where we will have lunch, then continue our 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech, through the Ziz valley arriving to Merzouga. After a break, we will make the dromedary ride crossing the dunes of Erg Chebbi until we reach the camp in the middle of the desert, where we will spend the night. After dinner, we will gather around a campfire and enjoy the traditional Berber music. The night will be spent in the camp.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Todgha gorges – Dades gorges
This day of the 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech is designed as follows; we will wake up early to enjoy a beautiful sunrise from the dunes. After breakfast in the desert camp, we will ride our camels back to the hotel to start our 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech. We heat the road to Rissani to discover its old and traditional markets, Erfoud, which is well known for fossils, arriving at Todgha gorges, where we will have a walk and see where climbing lovers spend their time. Later on, we continue our journey to Dades Gorges for our overnight.
Day 4: Dades Gorges – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast we follow our 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech, we will drive through the Dades Valley to the Valley of Roses, Ouarzazate. The journey along the road of the Thousands Kasbahs; offers numerous opportunities to take pictures. We will visit the Valley of Roses and the village of Skoura, and then continue to Ouarzazate, the “Hollywood of Africa”, and then explore the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech will continue through the majestic Tizi Ntichka Pass, reaching an altitude of 2260m, over the high Atlas mountains. We will make a stop to enjoy the spectacular views and visit the Argan oil cooperatives, and then proceed on our 4 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech, where our trip ends.
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Included in the 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
- All hotel/riad transfers.
- Private travel from Tangier in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
- English-speaking driver/guide.
- All dinners and breakfasts.
- Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
- Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.
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Frequently asked questions:
The 4 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech takes around 11 hours to reach Merzouga desert, However, we include nights in Chefchaouen and Fes to reduce the driving hours.
- Pack appropriate clothing for the desert, including lightweight, breathable clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
- Comfortable walking shoes are essential for exploring desert terrain.
- Bring a warm jacket or layers for cooler evenings in the desert.
The cost can vary significantly depending on the duration, type of accommodations, and inclusions. Budget options can start at around 200$ per person, while luxury tours can cost several hundred dollars or more.
Yes, a 4×4 car is available to take you to the camp as an alternative to dromedaries.
You will be staying at a private tent in the desert camp and have a private bathroom.
The answer is yes, you can bring your drinks with you to the camp.