8 days tour from tangier to marrakech

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

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Overview :

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech through the Imperial Cities of Morocco: Fes, Marrakech, Meknes. Enjoy the Middle Atlas views and explore Volubilis. This trip is also a chance to visit Merzouga Sahara, camel riding, and desert camping. Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate, and the High Atlas.

Highlights of 8 Days Tour From Tangier To Marrakech

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech Itinerary:

Day 1: Tangier » Chefchaouen

On the first day of our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we will meet you at the port and drive through the Rif mountains and Tetoun city, enjoying the scenery until we arrive at Chefchaouan, one of the most beautiful villages at the foot of the Rif mountains.
Chefchaouen Medina has a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants, and cafes where you will have lunch, where we will spend the night.

Day 2: Chefchaouen » Volubilis, An Ancient Roman City » Meknes » Fes

After a delicious breakfast at the riad, we start on the second day of our 8 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, traveling through Ouazan and other Rif settlements on our route to Volubilis. We’ll explore Roman ruins in Volubilis and learn about Moroccan history.Then we’ll drive to Meknes, a city with a 17th-century legacy, where we’ll have lunch and learn about the medieval walls of the medina, Bab el Mansour, and the Moulay Ismail mausoleum.We depart later in the afternoon for Fes, where we will spend the night. 

Day 3: Visiting Fes attractions

The third day of our 8 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech will be a tour to explore the city of Fes. The trip will begin in the morning from your accommodation. Your local travel guide will arrive to pick you up to see the Madrasa Bou Inania. Abou Inan Faris created an architectural school in AD 1351–56. One of the religious monuments in Fes that non-Muslims can enter. It is also recognized as a center where children are taught the Quran and other Islamic subjects.

Secondly, we will visit Fes El Bali, popularly known as Fes’s old city. The majority of the local riads (hotels) may be found there. To get there, use the “Bab Boujloud” main gate. Several famous souks and historic Moroccan monuments can be found here. For example, the Al-Andalus mosque, Medersa Sehrij.

Thirdly, you and your guide will visit the Chouara tanneries, famous as the largest in the cultural city. It is the home of several handcrafted leather products. The artists use only unique spices to paint the leather, and it is completely dry by the end of the day. It is recommended that you go to the nearby roofs owned by the shop’s proprietors for the best views.

Another visit will be to the Jewish Quarter, often known as Mellah. A well-known location in Fes, El Jedid, it depicts how the Jewish community in Fes lived in its early 20th century dwellings.

Day 4: Fes » Ifrane » Merzouga Desert

The fourth day of our 8 days tour package from Tangier to Marrakech starts from your accommodation in Fez, driving through the Middle Atlas and cedar forest. We proceed through Ifrane, a well-known ski resort, and Midelt, which is famous for minerals and apples. We continue through the Ziz valley to Erfoud, known for its fossil handicrafts, and then to Rissani.

In the evening, we will arrive in Merzouga and ride camels (one for each of you) to a desert camp across the sweeping sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Enjoy a spectacular sunset from a high sand dune, then spend the night in your camp with Berbers (original nomads). A Sahara desert camp

Day 5: Merzouga » Khamlia » Ouzina

On the fifth day of our 8 days tour itinerary from Tangier to Marrakech, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to enjoy the most amazing sunrise you’ve ever seen from the top of a dune close to the camp and appreciate this unique scenery.

A delicious breakfast awaits you after this unforgettable experience. Take a shower before returning by camels to Merzouga.

In Kamilia Village,the majority of the residents are  sub-Saharan origin (Black African). In this village, we’ll enjoy a relaxing cup of tea while listening to Gnawa music.

Stop at Mefis, a little abandoned village still existing in the area, which gives you the opportunity to uncover mines of lead and other minerals from the French colonial era.

Later, we continue to Taouz. Here we can follow the ancient Paris Dakar Rally route to see some amazing rock engravings, and we will pass through the town of Jdaid. Lunch at the home of a Berber family (Berber Pizza and Tea) and get Henna tattooed if you’re interested .

In the afternoon, we will go to the hotel set in the Ouzina desert, where we will spend the night.

Day 6: Ouzina » Merzouga» Rissani » Todra Gorges » Dades Valley

It is recommended to get up early on the morning of the sixth day of our 8 days safari from Tangier to Marrakech via the desert. After breakfast and a shower, return to Merzouga village, then to Rissani town,  where we will make a stop at the largest traditional souk market in the area. This is the market where thousands of people come from all over the south to get their weekly provisions.

After that, we’ll drive to our next destination, the Dades valley. We’ll pass through the stunning Todra gorges, and the Dades valley, where we will spend the night

Day 7: Dades Valley » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech

On the seventh day of our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The route through the Dades Valley, the way of the thousand kasbahs, provides numerous photo opportunities. We’ll visit the Roses valley and Skoura village, then continue to Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. Lunch is at the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest kasbah in Morocco. After touring this UNESCO World Heritage site, our journey will continue through the majestic Tizi nTichka pass, reaching an altitude of 2260m, over the High Atlas Mountains. We will stop to enjoy the impressive views and visit the argan oil cooperative. We will arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon.

Day 8: Visiting Marrakech attractions

We dedicate the last day of this tour from Tangier to Marrakech to exploring and visiting the best sites and monuments of Marrakech.

We will take you to cultural and historical attractions such as Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Tower, Saadian Tombs, and the magnificent Bahia Palace. Lunch will be served in the medina, near to Marrakech’s colorful center (Jmaa El Fnaa Square).Afterwards, take a walk through the souks with their various stores and hundreds of handicrafts. The afternoon is free for you to take a walk and explore more. Overnight stay at the riad.

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Booking & Payment

Free Booking! To book an 8 days excursion from Tangier to Marrakech,usually we ask for a small deposit to be paid through our Paypal or Payoneer accounts. The rest of the payment is payable in cash to your driver/guide at the pick-up.

The deposit is completely free. To avoid carrying large amounts of cash, it is possible to pay the full amount or half off using Paypal or Payoneer.

-To cover Paypal fees, there is a 5% surcharge if you pay the full amount using Paypal.

-Paying the full amount by Payoneer is free of charge since Payoneer doesn’t apply any fees

Note:We do not accept credit cards or bank transfers at this time as they are time-consuming and expensive processes.

Cancellation policy for our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

To receive a complete refund, please cancel at least 8 days before the date of the 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech.

If you cancel less than 8 days before your trip, your deposit is nonrefundable. However, it is still available for use if you reschedule your trip in the future.Simply email us to cancel your trip.

FAQ of 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag; during our  8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, you’ll stay in a fully prepared desert camp with all amenities..

Yes, for travelers who choose not to ride camels, we offer a 4×4 vehicle to transfer them to and from the camp at no extra fee. You only need to notify us at the time of booking.

The distance from Tangier to Merzouga is 785 km.

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8 days desert tour from Tangier

Amazing experience. The tour was organised and orderly, from pickup to bathroom stops and lunch breaks. Our driver Youssef was warm and friendly; he went above and beyond for each bus member.
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Tangier to Marrakech private tour

The price was excellent and the customer service, drivers, and vehicle quality was absolutely fantastic. Very reliable, from booking to getting to our destination, everything went very smoothly. Highly recommend their service.
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Great tour from Tangier to Marrakech

This 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech was absolutely my favorite part of visiting Morocco. Hassan was our driver and he went above and beyond . We stopped along the way to see some beautiful sights and take a bathroom/lunch break. Camping out in the desert, dancing around the fire and riding on a camel in the dunes was an unforgettable experience.
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Destinations' overview of our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech:

Fez city

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Fez is a Moroccan imperial city. It is famed for housing the world’s oldest university, the University of al-Qarawiyyin (established in 859 AD and taking on the title of a university in 1963). It boasts a historic walled city, which many compare to Jerusalem’s walled city.

Fez is the medieval capital of Morocco, founded by Idris I in 789, and is a great city of high Islamic civilization, culture, and education.

With our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech,you will discover the main attractions below:

Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen is known to be one of Morocco’s most serene and calm towns. It’s a wonderful city in northern Morocco.The city attracts all types of travelers and adventure seekers and is a soothing spot for those seeking calm.

Chefchaouen, or Chaouen as the local Moroccans call it, is famed as Morocco’s “Blue Pearl.” This is because the inhabitants have painted all of the buildings blue.

The mountainous surroundings give this sweet town an illusion of isolation from the crowded and loud world outside. The city has an atmosphere of relaxation, comfort, and peace. It is the perfect place to discover during our 8 days journey from Tangier to Marrakech.

The city of Chefchaouen was founded in 1471 by Mulay Ali ibn Rashid al-Alami to defend against the newly Portuguese-controlled Ceuta.

7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
7 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Chefchaouen is known to be one of Morocco’s most serene and calm towns. It’s a wonderful city in northern Morocco.The city attracts all types of travelers and adventure seekers and is a soothing spot for those seeking calm.

Chefchaouen, or Chaouen as the local Moroccans call it, is famed as Morocco’s “Blue Pearl.” This is because the inhabitants have painted all of the buildings blue.

The mountainous surroundings give this sweet town an illusion of isolation from the crowded and loud world outside. The city has an atmosphere of relaxation, comfort, and peace. It is the perfect place to discover during our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech.

The city of Chefchaouen was founded in 1471 by Mulay Ali ibn Rashid al-Alami to defend against the newly Portuguese-controlled Ceuta.

Ifrane

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Ifrane will be discovered during our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech. First and foremost, Ifrane city is a renowned tourist resort in Morocco’s Middle Atlas region. Morocco’s Switzerland is known for its gentler weather, distinctive architecture, diverse landscapes, lakes and streams, and a variety of adventure activities.

Ifrane is one of Morocco’s most appealing cities due to its diversity and the many activities available to visitors, such as skiing and snowboarding at Michlifen during the winter season.

One of Ifrane’s most photographed landmarks is the Lion Sculpture. A German soldier carved the artwork during World War II. The sculpture is supposed to be dedicated to the last wild Atlas lion, which was killed near Ifrane.

Azrou & Cedar forests

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Azrou is a fantastic site to visit during our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech. You will have found a break from the crowds of the larger cities here. Azrou attracts visitors because of its monkeys and fragrant cedar forest trails.

The town is an important Berber market center in the Middle Atlas. Throughout the spring, shady woodlands and meadows blossom with flowers, adding to the city’s appeal.

It is mainly known for being the home of the last remnants of an ancient cedar forest. but also for being the home of a special monkey species. The only species of macaque outside of Asia is the Barbary.

Azrou is a fantastic site to visit during our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech. You will have found a break from the crowds of the larger cities here. Azrou attracts visitors because of its monkeys and fragrant cedar forest trails.

The town is an important Berber market center in the Middle Atlas. Throughout the spring, shady woodlands and meadows blossom with flowers, adding to the city’s appeal.

It is mainly known for being the home of the last remnants of an ancient cedar forest. but also for being the home of a special monkey species. The only species of macaque outside of Asia is the Barbary.

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

The Ziz River Valley – Tafilelt

6 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Morocco is home to many beautiful palm groves, and our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech will take you past Ziz Valley before arriving at the Merzouga dunes.

On our way to Merzouga, we’ll pass through the Ziz valley, which is dotted with beautiful green palms.

The Ziz River flows through Errachidia, Erfoud, and Rissani, creating a great oasis. The region is known as the Tafilelt, and Moroccans consider it to be the birthplace of the country’s current reigning dynasty, the Alaouites, in the 17th century.

The Ziz River, connecting Er-rich and Erfoud, runs for more than 200 kilometers, providing breathtaking landscapes: mountains, limestone cliffs, green spots, monuments, gorges, all conveying the region’s history.

Merzouga desert

Tour by 4X4 in the Desert

The Merzouga Desert is a famous tourist destination in Morocco,it is famous as the gateway to the vast Erg Chebbi dunes.

This pretty, tiny village is surrounded by picturesque, long stretches of towering sand dunes in every direction. The red sandstone buildings melt into the warmth of the desert landscape, which transforms into a kaleidoscope of hues at sunrise and sunset.

From Merzouga, you ride a camel into the desert. A 1-hour camel ride in the desert as the sun sets It’s a breathtaking sight. When you arrive at the desert camp, you will be greeted with beautiful Berber tents.You will spend the night of your 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech in these deluxe glamping tents.

The Merzouga Desert is a famous tourist destination in Morocco,it is famous as the gateway to the vast Erg Chebbi dunes.

This pretty, tiny village is surrounded by picturesque, long stretches of towering sand dunes in every direction. The red sandstone buildings melt into the warmth of the desert landscape, which transforms into a kaleidoscope of hues at sunrise and sunset.

From Merzouga, you ride a camel into the desert. A 1-hour camel ride in the desert as the sun sets It’s a breathtaking sight. When you arrive at the desert camp, you will be greeted with beautiful Berber tents. You will spend the night of your 8 days private tour from Tangier to Marrakech in these deluxe glamping tents.

Tour by 4X4 in the Desert

Todra Gorges & Dades Valley

6 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Todra, also known as Toudgha Gorges, is a renowned Moroccan climbing destination. People favor canyons that exceed 300 meters and are divided by a river. Berbers from the surrounding area regularly bring their livestock to the spring to be watered. Todra is well-liked not just by tourists, but also by locals and residents from the surrounding area. They go there to unwind or to sell traditional artifacts like rugs.

The Dades Valley is also known as “The Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs,” as it is littered with fortress cities, a relic of the civilisations that previously flourished here in the rich valleys where roses bloom in the Skoura and El Kelaa des Mgouna oasis.

Ouarzazte

The name ouarzazate comes from the Amazigh (Berber) words “ouar,” which means “without,” and “zazate,” which means “noise,” creating the word “without noise.”

Ouarzazate is also known as “the door to the desert” or “the gateway of the Sahara.”

Ouarzazate is a prominent Moroccan tourist destination due to its ancient attractions as well as its well-known film studio.

The studio has an impressive track record of Hollywood and international productions shot there, including Game of Thrones and Prison Break.

In general, on this 8 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we will take you to Atlas Studios, Kasbah Taourirt, and the UNESCO World Heritage site Ait Ben-Haddou.

6 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
6 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

The name ouarzazate comes from the Amazigh (Berber) words “ouar,” which means “without,” and “zazate,” which means “noise,” creating the word “without noise.”

Ouarzazate is also known as “the door to the desert” or “the gateway of the Sahara.”

Ouarzazate is a prominent Moroccan tourist destination due to its ancient attractions as well as its well-known film studio.

The studio has an impressive track record of Hollywood and international productions shot there, including Game of Thrones and Prison Break.

In general, on this 8 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we will take you to Atlas Studios, Kasbah Taourirt, and the UNESCO World Heritage site Ait Ben-Haddou.

Ait Ben Haddo

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Kasbahs and ksours are iconic symbols of Moroccan culture.The most well-known ksar is the ksar of Ait Benhaddou.

The ksar is a group of clay houses surrounded by high walls and fortified with angle towers and a baffle gate.

The Ait Ben-Haddou is the most well-known ksar in Ouarzazate’s Ounila valley. The palace’s location near a river provides a breathtaking view.

Ait Ben-Haddou is a traditional pre-Saharan environment. It is a fantastic example of Moroccan earthen architecture.

With our 8 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga, you will pass and stop by this amazing place.

The High Atlas Mountains

We will drive through the High Atlas Mountains on our way to Marrakech. This breathtaking scene is part of the famed Atlas Mountain range, which stretches over three nations. We frequently pass through Tizi Ntichka on our way to this place. Tizi n’Tichka is located 2260 meters (7400 ft) above sea level.

This high mountain road’s switchbacks and hairpin turns provide breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains.The views from the summit are breathtaking.

On our 8 days desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, the views, Berber villages, and time spent on the Tizi n’Tichka Pass are truly unforgettable.

2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga
2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga

We will drive through the High Atlas Mountains on our way to Marrakech. This breathtaking scene is part of the famed Atlas Mountain range, which stretches over three nations. We frequently pass through Tizi Ntichka on our way to this place. Tizi n’Tichka is located 2260 meters (7400 ft) above sea level.

This high mountain road’s switchbacks and hairpin turns provide breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains.The views from the summit are breathtaking.

On our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, the views, Berber villages, and time spent on the Tizi n’Tichka Pass are truly unforgettable.

Marrakech "Red City"

8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech

Marrakesh, or Marrakech, is the fourth largest city in the Kingdom of Morocco. It is one of the four imperial cities of Morocco. The city is situated west of the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The Marrakech name means debated. The origin of the name is from the Berber word amur akush, which means “Land of God”.

The city was founded in 1070 as the imperial capital of the Almoravid Empire by Emir Abu Bakr ibn Umar. The Almoravids built the first important structures and molded the city’s layout for centuries. The city’s red walls, built by Ali ibn Yusuf in 1122-1123, and subsequent buildings made in red sandstone have given it the nickname “Red City.” This medina quarter is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is now one of Africa’s busiest cities, as well as a major commercial center and tourist destination.

With the grand tour tour from Tangier to Marrakech , you will be discovering a lot of unique places and attractions.

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