6 Days from Tangier Morocco to Marrakech

Embark on a 6-day expedition from the coastal city of Tangier to the vibrant streets of Marrakech, with an unforgettable detour through the Merzouga Desert. This journey offers a deep dive into Morocco’s rich culture, history, and stunning landscapes. Here’s how you can embrace the spirit and beauty of Morocco on this varied and exciting route.

Day 1: Tangier – The Gateway to Africa

Begin your Moroccan adventure in Tangier, a city where Mediterranean and Atlantic currents merge. Explore the Kasbah, wander through the medina, and visit the Caves of Hercules, where mythology and history intertwine. Take a stroll along the beachfront promenade in the evening and enjoy the blend of cultures that makes Tangier unique.

Day 2: Tangier to Chefchaouen – The Blue Jewel

Depart Tangier and journey to Chefchaouen, nestled in the Rif Mountains. Known as the ‘Blue Pearl,’ Chefchaouen enchants visitors with its blue-painted houses and serene atmosphere. Explore the narrow streets, relax in the Outa el Hammam square, and visit the Kasbah museum. Overnight in Chefchaouen, allowing the tranquility of the town to wash over you.

Day 3: Chefchaouen to Fes – Into the Ancient Medina

Travel from Chefchaouen to Fes, the spiritual and cultural heart of Morocco. Delve into the ancient medina of Fes el Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Bou Inania Madrasa, Al-Qarawiyyin University, and the famous tanneries. The medina’s vibrant souks and historical monuments provide a deep sense of the city’s rich heritage. Spend the night in Fes, savoring the local flavors and hospitality.

Day 4: Fes to Merzouga – Towards the Dunes

Depart Fes and embark on a scenic drive towards Merzouga, the gateway to the Erg Chebbi dunes. Pass through the Middle Atlas mountains, the cedar forests of Azrou, and the Ziz Valley with its date palm plantations. Arrive in Merzouga and prepare for a camel trek into the heart of the Sahara. Witness a spectacular sunset over the dunes before spending the night in a traditional Berber camp, under a blanket of stars.

Day 5: Merzouga to Ouarzazate – Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs

Wake to a stunning Sahara sunrise and after breakfast, begin your journey to Ouarzazate, often called ‘The Door of the Desert.’ Travel through the Todra Gorges and the Dades Valley, admiring the dramatic landscapes and ancient kasbahs that dot the route. Ouarzazate is also known for its film studios, where many famous movies and TV series were shot. Explore the town and its surroundings, perhaps visiting the Taourirt Kasbah or the Atlas Film Studios.

Day 6: Ouarzazate to Marrakech – The Red City

On the final day, travel from Ouarzazate over the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass to Marrakech. This route offers stunning views and a dramatic shift in landscapes from desert to mountainous terrain. Upon arrival in Marrakech, dive into the medina, visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, and the Bahia Palace. As evening falls, explore the Jemaa el-Fnaa square, a lively hub of culture, food, and entertainment.

This 6-day journey from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga offers a comprehensive experience of Morocco’s diverse cultural and natural landscapes. It’s an adventure that promises to enchant and inspire, filled with memories of blue cities, ancient medinas, serene deserts, and vibrant markets.

Tour Included :

– Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
– Driver/guide
– Fuel
– Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
– Camel Per person
– Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
– Sandboarding in The Dunes

Not included :

– Flight
– Lunchs
– Drinks

From €1,230 / per person
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Found this company on the internet, we (2 of us) wanted a customized trip around Morocco with a driver, arranging everything was easy and matter of fact. Nothing went wrong, our driver Hassan was respectful, knowledgeable (almost funny lol) helpful .

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We came from Taiwan. we are so lucky to choose Tamlalt Tours. Our driver Hassan neither hesitate help us in everything. He took us to everywhere if we want to go. And help us to solve the problem of accommodation in Tangier. I'd recommend this company to anyone travelling to Morocco. and thank you so much ~Hassan

I would definitely come back!! Best tour ever!!!! Sofia arballo

We came all the way from mexico, and would love to do it again!!! I cannot thank enough Brahim for everything he did for us! Ali drove us all the way from Marrakech to the desert for two days, making several stops , visiting amazing little towns and beautiful sceneries, like the Dades Gorges, this little town called Ait Benhaddou and more! Ali was very nice to us all the time,

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Our driver, Ali, came to our hotel in Marrakech to pick us up. After that we drove through Atlas to Ait Ben Haddou then Dades gorges. Next day, we visited Toudra gorges and Merzouga, where we enjoyed an marvelous sunshine on the top of a dune and a camel trek.

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