9 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Description

The 9 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, where you'll immerse yourself in Morocco's rich cultural heritage and mesmerizing landscapes. Explore the bustling city of Tangier, with its vibrant markets and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Delve into the history of the ancient city of Fez, and marvel at the intricate mosaics and architecture of the medina. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Sahara Desert as you ride a camel through the golden sands and witness the sunset over the dunes. Discover the charming Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains, and take in the panoramic views from the Tizi n'Tichka pass. End your tour in the vibrant city of Marrakech, with its bustling souks, magnificent palaces, and lively street performers. This tour is led by experienced guides who will share their knowledge of the local culture, and history, making it an unforgettable experience. Book now and let us show you the best of Morocco!

DepartureTangier
Includes
  • Private transport (4WD or Mini van)
  • English-speaking tour driver
  • Accommodations (Nights x 8)
  • Breakfasts
  • Dinner in Merzouga Desert
  • Dinner in Boumalne Dades
  • Local guide in Volubilis
  • Local guide in Fes
  • Local guide in Marrakech
Excludes
  • Entry fees to the historical sites
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Beverages
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9 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech Itinarary

  • 1

    Day 1 : 210281 Tangier airport/port transfer

    Upon your arrival at Tangier airport/port, our agent will be there to welcome you and take you on a captivating city tour, tailored to your schedule. Free time to explore the whitewashed hillside medina, home to the Dar el Makhzen - a museum housing a treasure trove of Moroccan artifacts. Within the medina, you'll also find the American Legation Museum, which tells the story of the first diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Morocco in an 1821 Moorish-style former consulate. Additionally, we'll visit the legendary Hercules caves, where, according to mythology, Hercules took a break during his labor, and whose opening is shaped like the African continent. Afterward, we'll head up to the 1000ft site above sea level at the entrance of the strait of Gibraltar for breathtaking views. You'll have some free time to explore the city, and then we'll settle in for an overnight stay in Tangier.

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    Day 2 : 210281 Tangier to Chefchaouen

    After breakfast, we drive to Chefchaouen, where the blue-washed buildings of the old town provide a magical ambiance. You'll explore the charming narrow streets, bustling markets, and traditional Moroccan architecture, including the Kasbah and Ethnographic Museum. Free time & overnight stay in Chefchaouen.

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    Day 3 : 210281 From Chefchaouen to Fes visiting Volubilis

    Our journey from Chefchaouen to Fes takes us on a historical adventure, with visits to some of the most culturally significant landmarks in Morocco. We'll explore the ancient city of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former capital of the Mauretania kingdom. Here, we'll discover the fascinating excavations of this once-thriving city, which dates back to the 3rd century BC. Our next stop is the imperial city of Meknes, known for its rich history and cultural heritage. We'll visit the magnificent Bab Mansour gate, famous for its intricate arches and stunning mosaic tiling. This is a truly impressive work of art that reflects the grandeur of Morocco's imperial past. After a full day of exploring, we'll retire to our overnight stay in Fes, one of Morocco's oldest and most fascinating cities. From the ancient Medina to the bustling souks and vibrant cultural scene, Fes is a city like no other, and our stay here is sure to be a highlight of the trip.

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    Day 4 : 210281 Guided visit of Fes

    Explore the vibrant city of Fes on our guided tour with a local guide through the rich cultural heritage of Morocco with our guided tour of Fes. You'll have the opportunity to explore the city's historical sites, including the iconic Royal Palace, a majestic testament to the country's architectural and cultural heritage. The tour will take you to the beautiful South Tower, which boasts breathtaking views of the city, as well as the quaint Pottery Village, where you can observe local artisans at work.As you continue your journey through Fes, you'll discover some of the city's most fascinating historical landmarks, such as the Bou Inania Madrasa. Founded in AD 1351-56 by Abu Inan Faris, this masterpiece of Marinid architecture is a testament to Morocco's rich artistic and architectural heritage.You'll also visit the magnificent El Quaraouiyine Mosque and University, the oldest continually operating higher educational institution in the world, according to UNESCO and Guinness World Records. This stunning example of Islamic architecture is a must-see for anyone interested in the rich cultural history of Morocco.As the tour continues, you'll discover Nejjarine Square, a beautiful public space that has been a focal point of Fes for centuries. Finally, you'll have the opportunity to visit the residence of the king, an impressive example of modern Moroccan architecture.After a day filled with exploration and discovery, you'll have free time to relax and soak up the atmosphere of this incredible city.

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    Day 5 : 210281 From Fes to Merzouga Desert

    Early morning departure to the Merzouga desert, with a scenic drive through the charming alpine-style architecture of Ifran, famous for its ski slopes, forests, and majestic lion statue. As you travel further into the wilderness, you'll come across the stunning Cedar forests that are home to a unique sub-population of Barbary macaques. Continue your journey through the vast agricultural hinterland of Midelt and Errachida, before reaching the awe-inspiring Ziz Valley, renowned for its rocky terrain and magnificent passage. As you arrive in Erfoud, it's time to hop on a camel for an unforgettable sunset ride into the desert camp. Upon your arrival, you'll be treated to a delicious dinner under the stars, accompanied by traditional local music and a cozy campfire. Your private tent will be waiting for you, providing a comfortable overnight stay in the heart of the Merzouga desert.

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    Day 6 : 210281 From Merzouga Desert to Boumalne Dades

    Experience the wonder of an early morning wake-up call to witness the captivating magical colors that adorn the sky. After breakfast, embark on a journey towards Boumalne Dades, through the enchanting town of Errissani - the ancient capital of Tafilalet, historically known as Sijilmasa. Tafilalet is the largest oasis in Morocco and exudes a unique charm that captures the heart of all who visit.As we continue our journey, we stop in the picturesque city of Tinghir, renowned for its magnificent palm grove and breathtaking limestone river canyons that run through the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains. These awe-inspiring natural wonders are collectively known as the Todgha gorge, and every scene here could effortlessly serve as an inspiration for an artistic masterpiece.As the day draws to a close, we arrive in Boumalne Dades, where you will have the opportunity to discover the mesmerizing canyons that are the hallmark of this region. Spend the night in Boumalne Dades, reveling in the beauty of the surrounding landscape and the warmth of the local hospitality.

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    Day 7 : 210281 From Boumalne Dades to Marrakech

    The trip continues through the valley of the roses that attracts the romantic at heart who likely to faint at the opportunity to visit it, especially in the spring, taking the road known as the one thousand kasbahs road.Visiting Amridil kasbah that holds a unique historical treasure, initially built in the 17th century and appears on the 50Dh note, a living museum showcases traditional kasbah life over the centuries. drive to Marrakech through Ouarzazate visiting Atlas Studio, where imagination runs free, discovering the hidden stories of the movie-making world.We also visit the 17th-century kasbah Ait Ben Haddou that is considered a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture and a UNESCO world heritage site since 1987. Ait Ben Haddou is a historical site along the former caravan route between the desert and Marrakech. The drive continues via Tishka pass, reaching an altitude of 2260m. Overnight stay in Marrakech.

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    Day 8 : 210281 Guided visit of Marrakech, then transfer to Essaouira

    A local guide takes you on a journey of Marrakech. The tour allows you to visit many landmarks such as Bahia Palace (The name means "brilliance," a set of beautiful gardens that was built in the late 19th century and intended to be a palace at its time). The historic royal necropolis Saadian Tombs dates to the time of the Saadian dynasty. Koutoubia is the largest mosque. Jamaa El Fna, the central and marketplace square. After the Marrakech visit, transfer to Essaouira. Overnight stay in Essaouira.

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    Day 9 : 210281 Half day free in Essaouira, transfer to Marrakech

    Free time to explore the coastal wind Essaouira or Taros in Berber. The city attracts plenty of windsurfers between April and November. The city is well known also for its fortified medina and its art galleries and boutiques, or watch the fishing nets and traditional boats constructed in the hugely atmospheric port. The city also has a vibrant cultural mix. Transfer to Marrakech and drop off at your accommodation.