Tangier desert tours 5 days

Tangier desert tours 5 days

Tangier desert tours 5 days

Day 1: Arrival to Tangier - Chefehaouen

On the initial day of your 5-day desert tour itinerary, our journey begins with a prompt pickup from your chosen location—be it your accommodation, the airport, or the port in Tangier, often referred to as "the bride of the north." Situated northwest at the meeting point of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, near Cape Spartel, Tangier boasts a captivating blend of cultural influences.
Our exploration kicks off with a visit to the scenic city, including the renowned Cave of Hercules and the picturesque Cape Spartel. Enjoy some leisure time for lunch to savor local flavors. Subsequently, we embark on an inland drive towards Chefchaouen, passing through the city of Tetouan and traversing the scenic Rif mountains. Throughout the journey, we make strategic stops to allow you to soak in panoramic views of the landscape.
Cap off the day with an overnight stay at a hotel in the enchanting city of Chefchaouen, known for its distinctive blue-washed architecture and a tranquil ambiance that sets the stage for the adventures to come.

Day 2:Chefchaouen- the Roman ruins of Volubilis - Meknes - Fes

Following a delightful breakfast, take the opportunity to leisurely explore the enchanting blue-hued alleyways of Chefchaouen. The city's distinctive architecture and vibrant atmosphere provide a picturesque backdrop for your morning wander.
Continuing your 5-day desert tour, the next destination is the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the well-preserved remnants, adorned with beautiful mosaics, ancient pillars, and archways that narrate the stories of a bygone era.
After immersing yourself in the historical richness of Volubilis, we embark on a 30-kilometer drive to Meknes, one of Morocco's imperial cities and the Ismaili capital. In Meknes, explore key landmarks such as Bab Al-Mansour, Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stables, the granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, each echoing the grandeur of Morocco's past.
The day concludes as we make our way to Fes, where an overnight stay in a riad awaits, providing a comfortable and authentic setting to rest and reflect on the day's discoveries.

Day 3: Fes - Ifrane - Cedars forest- Midelt - Ziz valley - Merzouga Sahara

Following breakfast, our 5-day desert tour ventures south through Imouzzer to the charming city of Ifrane, renowned for its low temperatures, snowy landscapes, and alpine-style architecture that has earned it the nickname "the Switzerland of Morocco." Explore the unique charm of Ifrane before continuing to the 8 Cedars Forest, home to Barbary macaques. Feel free to interact with these fascinating creatures as you wander through the forest.
Our journey proceeds to Midelt, where you'll have free time for lunch. Afterward, we traverse the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass, offering stunning views, and follow the picturesque Ziz Valley, making stops to appreciate the panoramic landscapes.
In the afternoon, we arrive at the Sahara desert in Merzouga. Here, you'll switch to camels for a memorable trek across the sandy dunes. Pause on the summit of a high dune to witness the breathtaking sunset over the desert. The adventure continues to a unique camp, blending traditional nomadic tents with the luxury of a hotel. Experience the magic of the desert evening with Berber drums, dancing around the campfire, and gazing at the star-studded sky. Retire for the night in this captivating desert haven.

Day 4: Merzouga Sahara - Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

Begin your day with the magic of the desert sunrise—an absolute must-experience. Enjoy some free time for a leisurely breakfast before bidding farewell to the desert and heading to the town of Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet and a bustling trading center. If your visit coincides with a Tuesday, Thursday, or Sunday, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the souk, a lively market.
Following a stroll through the Rissani souk, our journey continues to Erfoud, where you'll have the opportunity to visit one of the workshops showcasing fossilized marble—a craft for which the region is renowned. Traveling through the Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves, we arrive at the Todra Gorges. The Todra River has sculpted a spectacular canyon with high red cliffs, creating an ideal environment for rock climbers. Take some time to wander through the gorges and relish the breathtaking scenery.
A break for lunch awaits at a local restaurant, after which we continue our exploration to the Dades Valley via Boumalne Dades. Along the way, make stops at the remarkable "monkey fingers" rock formation and a vantage point atop a mountain overlooking the Dades Valley. Conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel amid this captivating landscape.

Day 5: Dades Valley - Roses Valley - Palm Groves of Skoura - Ouarzazate Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah- Telouet - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

After a hearty breakfast, our journey continues to Kalaa Magouna, known for the picturesque Rose Valley. If your visit aligns with May, you may catch the annual Rose Festival, where locals showcase a variety of rose products, including perfumes, rose water, oil, and cosmetics. Our route then takes us through the palm groves of Skoura, where we explore the Kasbah of Amredhyle.
Next on the itinerary is Ouarzazate, where we delve into the film studios, famous for hosting the production of blockbuster movies. A visit to the Taourirt Kasbah provides insight into the region's historical architecture. Departing from Ouarzazate, we set our sights on the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a fortified village that has played a starring role in various films and TV series, including Gladiator, Game of Thrones, and more.
Our exploration extends to the Telouet Kasbah before embarking on the journey back to Marrakesh, traversing the Tizi-N-Tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains. Enjoy lunch and capture scenic moments at interesting spots along the way.
As the day concludes, we drop you off at your accommodation in a Riad in Marrakesh, marking the end of the 5-day adventure through the diverse landscapes and cultural gems of Morocco.


Private tour in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Accommodation during the trip (Riad or hotel + desert camp).

Multilingual Driver.

Camel Trekking.

Pick up from your accommodation.

Breakfast and Dinner.


Lunch & drinks.

Fees to enter some monuments.

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