Desert tours from Tangier will makes you to:
– Discover the Rif mountains and ‘the blue city’ of Chefchaouen!
– Explore ‘the most cultural city in Morocco’ Fes!
– Experience a unique camel trek in the Sahara Desert!
– Trek in the Dades & Todra Gorges!
– Visit Ouarzazate & Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou!
In your first day, we will pick you up from the port in Tangier driving you through the Rif mountains and Tetoun city enjoying its breathtaking views to finally reach Chefchaouen. Chefchaouen has a Spanish style square with funky colour combination, craft stores, restaurants and cafés. We will spend the night in a riad.
Today, we will begin driving towards Volubilis crossing through Wazan and other Rif mountain towns. Volubilis is known to be a archeological site of Moroccan history after the visit we will drive towards Meknes city where we will stop for lunch and stay nearby the medina. In addition, we will explore the Bab el Mansour and appreciate a visit of Moulay Ismail’s holy place. After the visit of Meknes we will drive to Fes city where we will spend the night in a riad.
Today, we will investigate the oldest city in Morocco. We will wander around its alleyways and back roads. Our visit begins by visiting the Royal Palace door, the Jewish headquarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco. In any case, we will guarantee that you visit all the cultural destinations with social and historical interest. We will also visit the oldest established university in the world, Al Qaraouine University, the Tanneries, the Attarine historical center and Mulay Idriss. After lunch, we will proceed going to the cooperatives and afterward encounter a superb view of the entire Medina of Fes.
Today, we will drive to Merzouga visiting first Errachidia and Erfoud. We will also visit the intriguing Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, enjoying the view of the High Atlas Mountains. In the city of Errachidia we will eat lunch and enjoy Berber hospitality. Furthermore, we will go along the rich Ziz Valley, stopping at various points to enjoy the view and click pictures en route to Erfoud and Rissani. In the evening, we will reach Merzouga Desert, where we will be invited with a glass of mint tea before registering in your riad.
We will explore the Merzouga village at the beginning of your camel ride. Similarly, we will visit the Gnawa individuals, initially from Mali, Senegal and Sudan in their town Khamlia, where we will find out about their music and their way of life in the desert. In addition, we will drive in the desert area to meet nomad families to learn about their lifestyle. Today our lunch will consist of a traditional berber feast (Berber pizza). Similarly, we will have the chance to visit the old city of Rissani. Rissani is surrounded by around 360 ksar (fortress of towers) and has a major souk (an open market).
Once called Sijilmassa, this was the gathering place for the salt traders, originating from Tombouctou in Mali. Lastly, we will drive back to the town of Merzouga, where we will ride camels to investigate the most highest sand dunes in Morocco. Finally, supper will be served in the tent where you will spend the night.
Today, we will go through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. The route towards Dades Valley is known for its thousand kasbahs. We will have various chances to take some of your best photographic shots of the excursion. In addition, we will stop at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah for lunch known to be the largest Kasbah in Morocco. The kasbah is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Lastly, we will head towards the High Atlas Mountains enjoying its panoramic views and Berber towns along the way until we reach our destination Marrakech, where we will sleep in a traditional riad close to the medina.
Today will be spent exploring the city of Marrakech known to be “The red city of Morocco”. Our Morocco Safaris guide, will ensure that you see the most important historical and cultural sites of interest. We will visit The Majorelle Gardens, The Koutoubia Tower, The Saadian Tombs and The Bahia Palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, we will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts.
Today on your last day, you will have a free day and will be driven by your Morocco Safaris guide to Casablanca or Marrakech airport.
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