11 days from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga desert tour


11-Days / 10 Nights

Departure Time

8/9 am

Meeting Point

Wherever you want in Tangier city

Ending Point

Wherever you want in Marrakech city

Best Palces to Visit

Fez - Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Boumalne Dades - Ait Benhaddou - Merzouga - Chefchaouen - Volubilis


Berber Villages, Kasbahs, Gorges, The blue pearl Chefchaouen, Ziz Valley, Volubilis, Camel trekking, Night in Sahara Desert & more...

11 days tour from Tangier To Imperial cities via Merzouga Sahara desert

will take through the imperial cities of Fez and Meknes then Marrakech, enjoy spectacular views of the high atlas, watch the panoramic view of Ziz valley, pass by the cedar forest in Azrou, sleep in a Berber nomad tents, see the sunrise and sunset up the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.

11 days tour from Tangier To Imperial cities via Merzouga Sahara desert
11 days tour from Tangier To Imperial cities via Merzouga Sahara desert

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Tangier - Chefchaouen

Greetings at the airport or at the port of Tangier than have a short visit in this Mediterranean a city later drive to the blue city of Chefchaouen where you will spend your night.

Day 2 : Exploring Chefchaouen

After breakfast, guided visit of Chefchaouen including the Medina, Ras Elma, Outa Hmam square, Overnight in Chefchaouen.

Day 3 : Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Fez

Following breakfast, travel to the Roman city of Volubilis then to Meknes one of Morocco ancient imperial cities, visit the Mosolum of Moulay Ismail, Bab Mansour, after lunch continue to Fez. Spend the night in a Riad/hotel.

Day 4 : Fez guided tours

Today in this UNESCO World Heritage City you will have a guided visit with a local guide. You will visit the medieval Medina with its Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas, Nejjarine fountain, Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the Karaouine mosque. Spend the night in your Riad/hotel.

Day 5 : Fez - Azrou - Ziz valley - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi

Departure to the desert passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains, Ifran and the cedar forest of Azrou, free time for optional lunch in Midelt. Ahead, Ziz valley welcomes you with its palm trees, you will reach the Sahara Desert, Dinner and overnight in a Riad/Hotel alongside the Erg Chebbi dunes.

Day 6 : Erg Chebbi Excursion & Camel Trekking

Erg Chebbi Excursion & Camel Trekking After breakfast, you will start an amazing trip around the dunes while passing by the oasis, the wandering deposit, the village of Khamlia to listen Gnaoua music, Mifiss mines, the plates desert to meet the Berber nomads who still living in a camel hair tents, Tissardemin oasis, lunch in Rissani and return to the hotel for camel trekking attending the sunset and spend the evening in a desert camp, enjoy a Moroccan dinner, listen to Berber music, you can join by drumming and dancing. Overnight in a traditional Nomad camel hair tent.

Day 7 : Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades valley

Wake-up to a spectacular sunrise in the desert. Back to the hotel for shower and breakfast, depart to Dades Gorges through Erfoud and Tinjdad. Visit and lunch in Todgha Gorges. Afternoon continue to your Riad/Hotel in Dades valley.

Day 8 : Dades valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - High Atlas mountains - Marrakech

After breakfast, you will drive to Marrakech via the Rose Valley and Ait Benhaddou, visit of this old Berber village, where many movies filmed such as; The Mummy and Gladiator. After lunch, you will continue on to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains through Tizi N'tichka pass. Overnight will be in your Riad.

Day 9 : Marrakech - Essaouira - Marrakech

Take a full-day tour to Essaouira from Marrakech. Spend time in a laid-back fishing town. Leaving Marrakech at 8:00, you will travel through the vast breathtaking Moroccan landscape, peppered with a few scattered villages, camels, sheep, and goats grazing in the meadows. Enter the charming blue and white town of Essaouira, also known as Wind City of Africa, excellent for wind surfing and sailing. You will visit many fascinating sites, including the sea port where the seamen uncover the catch of the day. Stroll the sandy beach that stretches way to the south. The laid-back atmosphere of this town, the dramatic ramparts and the sandy beach has together created an attraction for artisans and hippies for years. Then you will back to Marrakech for the evening.

Day 10 : Marrakech city guided tour

Today you will have a full day guided tour of Marrakech Medina with a local guide including: the Saadian tombs, Bahia Palace, Dar Si Said Museum, Koutoubia Minaret, Majorelle gardens. Afternoon visit Gueliz the modern area of Marrakech and the dynamic Djemaa El Fna square. Evening return to spend the night in your Riad/Hotel.

Day 11 : Marrakech - Transfer to Airport

According to your flight’s departure time. End of our tour.

What's included in this tour:
  • All vehicle transfers in 4WD or minivan with fuel.
  • Experienced English-speaking driver (guide).
  • Pick-up from your accommodation in Tangier and drop-off in your accommodation.
  • En suite rooms with A/C heater.
  • Professional Camel Guide & Camels, Sandboarding.
  • Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Consultation on every aspect of preparation.
  • Option to visit to Nomads or Berber families.
  • Overnight in nomad desert camp.
  • 9 night accommodation in Hotel or Riad.
What's not included in this tour:
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Flight tickets.
  • Tips.
  • Entrances to monuments.
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