morocco excursions 6 Days From Tangier to Desert Merzouga
Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fes
our morocco excursions you will start from the airport/hotel and after we will drive through the Rif mountains. Hence passing by Tetoun city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains, till we get to Chefchaouan. It’s one of the stunning villages in the feet of Rif mountains. Chefchaouen medina had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants, and cafes. So if we have time we can do a short visit and continue our way to Fes. There we will spend the night in a traditional Moroccan riad. with dinner and breakfast.
Day 2: Full day in Fes
After breakfast, we will explore the medina ( old city ) with a local guide. Fes is one of the largest and oldest cities in the world. We will explore the narrow streets alongside the fresh aroma of spices and colorful carpets, in addition to many other art products of Morocco. We’ll visit Kings Palace, the tanneries, the potters, and other handicraftsmen lining on the sides. Then we will have lunch in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the Medina and later we will finish the tour and we return to our hotel.
Day 3: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
On this day we will start our tour to southeast through the middle Atlas via Ifrane “the Moroccan Switzerland” then Azrou where we will have a stop at the famous cedar forest, the largest in Morocco to see and play with Barbary apes. From here we drive further south passing by several towns and you will get the opportunity to view nomads living in tents on the way. then we will stop in Midelt where you will enjoy your lunch. Later on, continuing our drive to Merzouga through the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while enjoying the panoramic views. Also, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of Aoufous Palmeraie along the Ziz River. At the end of the day, we will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, where We will enjoy a camel ride to the dunes and see the beautiful sunset. Spending the night in nomadic tents.
Day4 : Merzouga desert – Todra gorge – Dades valley.
Your camel guide will wake you up early morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life. Then you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. En-route you won’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Then after breakfast and hot shower, you’ll leave for Rissani, Tinghir, and Todra gorges. In the first place, they are the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco and after lunch in the heart of the gorges, we will continue to Dades valley and roses valley. Then arrive in Ouarzazate (the Hollywood of Africa). Finally, overnight accommodation will be in a fancy traditional guesthouse with dinner and breakfast.
day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Marrakech
After breakfast in your riad, we will drive to the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. In fact the largest Kasbah in Morocco. Then after touring this UNESCO matrimonial historical site, our Tangier desert tours will continue through the majestic Tizi ‘n’ ticket pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. So we will have time to stop and enjoy impressive views and visit the argan oil cooperative. Then lunch in the heart of the mountains. Afterward, We will arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon and still have some time to explore the famous square (Jemaa el-Fna ). Finally overnight in a traditional riad in the medina. with dinner and breakfast.
day 6: Drive to the Airport
Today you will have more time to explore Marrakech. So till the time of the departure of your flight. Then drive to the airport, this is the end of our morocco excursions .