8 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier
The best 8 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier guided by a local travel agency
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
We meet at the airport and go to our Riad.
Day 2: Marrakech - Jemma El-Fna - Traditional market.
After breakfast, we will guide you on a visit to a different city, Marrakech, the pearl of southern Morocco. You will visit the Bay and El Badi Palaces, the Saadian Tombs, the Menara reservoir and many other hidden treasures. Lunch. Then we will visit the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el Fna market square, well worth a visit, being one of the main attractions of Marrakech, full of life at night with local storytellers, snake charmers and … variety of food with its typical smells and colors that make your mouth water. accommodation.
Day 3: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate.
After breakfast we will leave for Ouarzazate. On the way, we will cross the Atlas through the dazzling Tizi N’Tichka pass, 2,260 meters high and where Berbers live. Shortly after crossing the Atlas we will take a track to visit the Kasbah of Pacha Glaoui in Telouet. Following the road through various Berber villages we will arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a striking fortified city of more than 800 years old. Here, films such as Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven, among others, have been filmed. At the end of the visits we will head to Ouarzazate, where we can visit another film studio. Here, we will spend the first night.
Day 4: Ouarzazate - Valley of the Roses - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga.
We travel along the route of “the Thousand Kasbahs” until we reach the imposing Todra Gorges, a climber’s paradise. We walk surrounded by large rocks on the banks of the river Todra. Free lunch. We continue to the city of Erfoud to see some fossil quarries of great antiquity. In the afternoon, mounted on the camel we will go into the desert where we spend the night in a Berber tent. As we continue on our way, we will see a sunset and sunrise from a huge dune. Before going to sleep, the Berbers will play drums for us under a starry sky.
Day 5: Merzouga - Midelt - Azrou forest - Ifrane - Fes.
We will wake up early in the morning, to go on our Camel Rides to see what may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterwards, you will Camel ride peacefully back to your hotel for breakfast. En route you could not fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular dunes of Erg Chebbi changing with the light as the day progresses, before continuing through Errachidia Fes along the magnificent gorges of the Ziz carved into the volcanic rock, and through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt, and then continue our journey to Azrou, a Berber village in the middle Atlas Mountains, before we stop to see the barbarian monkeys in the famous cedar forest. On the way to Ifrane “the French village” we stop for a picture or a drink then we drive to Fez, overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Guided tour of Fes
After breakfast at your riad, you will start exploring the oldest city of Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our tour begins by visiting the gate of the Royal Palace, the Jewish barracks, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will make sure you visit all sites of cultural and historical interest, including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tile cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fez accommodation in Riad .
Day 7: Fes - Chefchaouen.
After breakfast we depart from fez to the small blue fortress town called xauen Its buildings and houses are painted blue and white and it is one of the most beautiful towns in the Rif Mountains. You will have free time to explore Chefchaouen on your own. Overnight in local Riad in the Medina.
Day 8: Transfer to Tangier airport from Chefchaouen.
Travel to Tangier to connect with your flights with the best memories and souvenirs of Morocco for the next one.