10 Days Tour From Tangier to Merzouga
Overview of :10 days tour from Tangier to Merzouga
We will begin our 10 days tour from Tangier to Merzouga from Tangier to Tetouan , passing through traditional villages. When you arrive at Chefchaouen, there are a few things to keep in mind ( the blue city ). After that, we’ll travel to Volubilis (the berber Roman remains), Meknes, and spend a full day in Fes with a local guide. crossing the middle Atlas via Ifrane (the Moroccan Switzerland), Azrou, cedar woodland, passing through many cities, Midelt (the apple capital), Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m), palm grove valley Erfoud, Rissani, overnight in berber tents, Merzouga desert, 444 around Erg Chebbi, landscape, Nomad, camel riding, Gnawa Music, then another route to Marrakech via Rissani Market, Todra valley, Dades gorge, Ait ben Haddou, reaching Marrakech With a native guide, spend a whole day in Marrakech.
Highlights of : 10 days tour from Tangier to Merzouga
Tour Program of :10 days tour from Tangier to Merzouga
DAY 1 : TANGIER _ CHEFCHAOUEN
We will begin our journey after meeting you at the agreed-upon location, driving via the Rif mountains and Tetoun city, taking in the breathtaking views of the mountains until we arrive in Chefchaouan. It is, in reality, one of the most beautiful settlements at the foot of the Rif Mountains. The medina of Chefchaouen featured a Spanish-style square surrounded by many eccentric arts and crafts boutiques, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you may spend your night in a beautiful area to enjoy the breeze and nature’s beauty
DAY 2 : CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES
After breakfast in the riad, we’ll depart for Volubilis, passing via Wazan and other rif villages. So, in Volubilis, we will explore the Roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history. After the ruins, we will travel to Meknes, a 17th century heritage city, where we will stop for lunch and walk around the historical huge walls of the medina, bab el mansour, and visit Moulay Ismail’s shrine. We will drive straight to Fes city after our tour to Meknes, where you will spend the night in a riad.
DAY 3 : FULL DAY IN FES
After breakfast at your riad, you will begin your exploration of Morocco’s oldest city, going through its lanes and small streets. As a result, our tour begins with a visit to the Royal Palace entrance, the Jewish headquarters, and the first Mellah ever erected in Morocco, which was constructed in the 16th century. First and foremost, we will ensure that you visit all cultural and historical sites of significance, including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the region’s oldest, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum, and the Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you’ll continue your Morocco Tours Tangier by seeing a tile cooperative and then taking in a breathtaking panoramic view of Fes’ Medina.
DAY 4 : FES – IIFRANE – MIDELT – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
On this day, we will begin our journey to the southeast through the Middle Atlas, passing through Ifrane, “Moroccan Switzerland,” and Azrou, where we will visit the famous cedar forest, Morocco’s largest, to observe and play with Barbary apes. We continue south from here, passing through various towns and stopping to see nomads living in tents along the way. Then we’ll make a pit stop in Midelt, where you’ll have lunch. Later, we’ll continue on to Merzouga over the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m), where we’ll take in the panoramic views. Along the Ziz River, you’ll also have the opportunity to stop for a panoramic view of the Aoufous palmeraie. At the end of the day we will continue to the captivating
DAY 5 : MERZOUGA – ERG CHEBBI – CAMEL TREKKING
After breakfast in your riad, go for a walk about the neighborhood before heading out on your camel ride; you’ll meet the Gnawa people, who are from Mali, Senegal, and Sudan, in their town of Khamlia, where you’ll learn about their music and way of life. Later, we’ll take a journey through the desert to meet nomad families and learn about their way of life. Our lunch today will be a classic Berber dish (Berber pizza). You will also have the option of seeing the old city of Rissani, which is the birthplace of the Alaouite dynasty, Morocco’s current governing royal family. Rissani is surrounded by 360 ksar (fortified villages with several towers) and has a large souk (open market) that is held every day.In the afternoon, you’ll ride your camel with an expert camel-man to see what’s buried deep within Morocco’s highest sand dunes. Dinner will be served in front of the tent where you’ll be sleeping.
DAY 6 : MERZOUGA – TOUDRA GORGE – DADES VALLEY
We will return on camels to our Hotel or Riad in the morning after watching the dawn over the Saharan dunes and eating breakfast. We’ll then travel through Rissani, Alnif, and Todra Gorge. We will enjoy a rock canyon and a traditional Moroccan meal while we are there. Before heading to Dades Valley for dinner and lodging, we take a short walk around the gorge.
DAY 7 : DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
We’ll travel through the Dades Valley to Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate after breakfast. The route through Dades Valley is known as the “Kasbah Road” since it passes past a thousand kasbahs. It offers several possibilities to capture some of your trip’s best picture moments. Later, we’ll have lunch at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Morocco’s largest Kasbah, which was built by T-hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains, at the turn of the century. It used to be one of his stops on his long journey from the Sahara to Marrakech, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After that, we’ll change our route to cross the high Atlas Mountains, which are rich of panoramic views and charming Berber communities.
DAY 8 : Exploring MARRAKECH
We explore Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco” in the morning after breakfast in the riad. We will ensure that you see the most important historical and cultural sites. The Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, and the Bahia Palace come first. After lunch at a café near the plaza, you’ll stroll around the souks, where you’ll see hundreds of handicrafts. You will have some free time in the afternoon to explore the rest of the city on your own. Stay at a riad for the night.
DAY 9 : DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast in your riad, you will travel to Essaouira, a coastal city on the Moroccan coast, to explore the city. We’ll make a point of visiting the Skala Fortress, where we’ll witness Thuya wood carved by artists. Then take a stroll around the medina’s alleyways to see hundreds of handicrafts. Surfers from all over the world flock to this “City of the Wind.” Many civilizations have passed through Essaouira, including the Portuguese occupation. As a result, they have an impact on most of the community’s architecture; yet, it remains a little village with a rich past. Because of its size, as well as its distinctive blue doors and whitewashed walls. It is often referred to as Morocco’s “Atlantic Jewel.”
As a result, you’ll also pay a visit to the Argan oil women’s cooperative. They extract the oil, which is well-known for its culinary qualities, here.
DAY 10 : MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
Our Morocco Tours Tangier conclude with a transfer to Casablanca or Marrakech airport.