5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech


Embark on a captivating five-day tour from Tangier to Marrakech, where you’ll explore the enchanting blue streets of Chefchaouen, delve into the historic medinas of Fes, and experience the majestic Sahara Desert with a night under the stars in a Berber camp. Traverse stunning landscapes, including the iconic Ait Benhaddou kasbah, before ending your adventure in Marrakech, where bustling souks and vibrant culture await. This 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and unforgettable experiences.

Highlights of the 5 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech

  • Arrive in the “Blue City” and wander through its charming blue-washed streets. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and unique architecture.
  • Visit the “Switzerland of Morocco,” known for its European-style architecture and clean streets.
  • Encounter Barbary macaques and enjoy the scenic beauty of this cedar forest.
  • Embark on a camel trek into the Sahara Desert, experience a magical sunset, and spend a night in a traditional desert camp.
  • Explore the historical city of Rissani, known for its vibrant markets and historical sites.

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Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen

Embark on a captivating 5-day journey with us, starting from Tangier to Marrakech via the enchanting “Blue Pearl,” Chefchaouen. Begin your adventure with us from your accommodation or Tangier’s airport/port. Upon arrival in Chefchaouen, explore its azure-hued alleys at your own pace before embarking on a scenic hike to the renowned “Spanish Mosque” for a breathtaking sunset view over the town. Rest in comfortable accommodations overnight, ready to continue your Moroccan odyssey.

Day 2: Chefchaouen – Fes Guided Tour

Following our morning repast, our 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech will take you on a journey to Fes, a city steeped in history as the oldest in Morocco and revered as one of the four imperial cities. Upon our arrival, an immersive exploration awaits us, commencing with a guided tour through the labyrinthine alleys of the Medina of Fes. Our itinerary will encompass iconic landmarks such as the majestic Royale Palace Gate, the venerable Chouara Tanneries, and the esteemed Al Qaraoiyine University. Additionally, tailored to your interests and the rhythm of the day, our knowledgeable guide will unveil further hidden gems within the cityscape. As the day transitions to nightfall, we shall find solace and repose in the intimate confines of a traditional Riad nestled within the heart of the Medina, ensuring an authentic and enriching experience of Fes.

Day 3: Fes – Ifran – Cedar Forest – Ziz Valley – Merzouga desert

Embarking from Fes, our 5 days tour from Tangier to the Sahara Desert unfolds amidst picturesque landscapes and vibrant Berber communities. Passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the charming town of Ifrane, we venture along mountain roads, offering glimpses of the gushing Oued Ziz and traditional kasbahs. Upon reaching Erg Chebbi, we commence a camel ride through golden sands, pausing to admire the sunset before reaching the desert camp for a night filled with dinner, traditional music around the fire, and stargazing under the Sahara sky.

Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Valley – Dades Valley

Embark on an unforgettable 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech through Morocco’s desert wonders. Begin your day with a breathtaking sunrise in Merzouga, followed by a camel trek or 4WD ride through the dunes. Explore Rissani’s bustling souk and Erfoud’s fossil treasures before lunch. Then, journey to the Todra Gorges, where you’ll marvel at the towering cliffs. En route through Dades Valley, witness nature’s artistry with sandcastles and unique rock formations. Rest in a hotel or Riad offering stunning valley views.

Day 5: Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

On the final leg of our 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we depart Dades Valley for Rose Valley, capturing the essence of thousands of kasbahs along the way. A brief stop in Rose Town offers a glimpse of its famed May festival. Continuing to Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Africa,” we explore its renowned film studios. In the afternoon, we visit the iconic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and backdrop to numerous cinematic masterpieces. Our 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech concludes as we traverse the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m), passing through picturesque Berber Villages, before reaching your accommodation in Marrakech, leaving you with cherished memories of Morocco’s cultural and natural wonders.

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Included in the 5 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.

Booking Inquiries

Frequently asked questions:

The 5 days desert tour from Tangier to Merzouga 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.

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