12Days from Tangier to Morocco Sahara
Overview of the 12days to Morocco Sahara from the Beautiful city Tangier
You will start your tour to the Morocco Sahara from the north of the kingdom. You will discover the charm landscape of the north and visit all the attractive tourism places in the region. Starting by the blue famous city Chefchaouen and head to the Roman heritage Volubilis in Meknes and drive back to the old city Fes. Here, you will have a full day to explore and visit the must-see sites of the city. Then, through the Middle Atlas Road, you cross over Azrou where you will have the opportunity to see the largest forest in North Africa Cedar Forest with the Barberian monkeys. This road will lead you to Merzouga. By arriving there, you live the adventure of the Morocco Sahara desert in Merzouga. Later, you leave to Todra Gorges and spend the night Dades Gorges. Through the thousands of Kasbahs’ road, you reach Ouarzazate but after you will stop at the Roses Valley in Kalaat Magouna. In the day 8, you will visit the famous kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the red city Marrakech, and Essaouira. When you finish from Essaouira, you will drive back to Marrakech where you will spend a full day with a local guide tour enjoying all its beautiful sightseeing. Finally, you take the road to the capital city of Morocco Rabat, Asila and arrive in Tangier where your Morocco Sahara tour ended.
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Day 1 : Tangier – Chefchaouen
We will pick you up from the airport of Tangier. We will travel through Rif Mountains and stop at Chefchaouen. The pearl of north a town located in the very heart of mountains. With houses built over high hills colored in blue and white.
Day 2 : Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes.
After having breakfast in the Riad we will depart towards Fez through Rif Mountains, Ouazzan and Volubilis, one of the most important archeological sites in the kingdom it dates back to the centuries of Roman glory. The next stop would be Meknes,it is an imperial city and considered one of the first ones to be built by Ismaili dynasty as a result the city is filled with history and heritage from the ancient times, it has gigantesque gates adorned with traditional moro-andalus sculpture. The city also contains Medrassa Bouanania another heritage by the ancient civilizations, vibrant souks, dar Jamai, El Hdim Square, which is similar to Jamaa El Fna square with its acrobats performers, storytellers, snake charmers, after we have fun in the olive city we will move not far away just 40 km to Fez where we will spend the night at in a traditional riad.
Day 3 : Guided Tour Of Fes.
You will have all day to explore Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities, home to the world’s first university dating from the 9th century and one of the most complete medieval cities in existence. Surrounded by huge defensive walls, it seems suspended in a time warp, somewhere between the middle Ages and the modern. Here we will have our local guide in the medieval Medina you will be visiting the famous tanneries and the Karaouine mosque. After you will have lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant in the Medina, you’ll visit the Merenid tombs and experience a wonderful panoramic view of the city. At night you will Check into your Accommodation in a riad.
Day 4 : Fes – Azrou – Merzouga.
We will start our day with a yummy breakfast and then hit the road towards the very south of Morocco. We will stop by Cedar forest known for its wide variety of apes and monkeys. Our journey continues as we drive through the immense Atlas mountains, Tizi n Talghamt mountain pass (2260m),the Ziz gorges in which we could make a quick stop to rest, have a sip of tea take pictures and admire the goods that mother nature had bestowed upon us. As the night falls we will be found in Merzouga to spend the night in. Here you will live the Morocco Sahara adventure.
Day 5 : Erg Chebbi – Merzouga Camel Trekking Tour (Morocco Sahara Desert).
We will start off the day with visiting Khamlia, sit with the locals and have a cup of mint tea with them while Gnawa music is played at the background. Later we will visit the desert lake before we run into Rissani one of the most important oasis in south besides it multiple villages surrounded with huge palm groves. At evening we will drive to the hotel where camels will await to take us to the nomad camp. We will have supper in an authentic charming atmosphere with berber drums music and under a sky full of stars.
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Day 6 : Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges.
After waking up at sunrise in order to see the beautiful scenery we will drive you to a local hotel to freshen up, have a breakfast and hit the road again this time to Ouarzazat. On the road we will make quick stops in berber villages. We will also stop at Todgha gorges and Dades valley we will check in a hotel in the area and have a lovely treat of a meal.
Day 7 : Dades Gorges – Roses Valley – Ouarzazate.
Today we will drive towards Ouarzazat the Hollywood of Africa. We will drive through the long series of tall palm trees, Kalaat mgouna, roses valley and Skoura’s old Kasbahs. The last contains thousands of Kasbahs that aged well. At evening we will be found in Ouarzazat.
Day 8 : Ait Ben-Haddou – Marrakech – Essaouira (from the Morocco Sahara to the Coastal cities).
Today’s main stop is the one and only Ouarzazat the African Hollywood , if you are interested enough we will be having a special tour in the cinema studios and the cinema museum in case there’s no shooting. It is where many international movies were shot like Hideous Kinky , Gladiator , The last temptation of Christ , Babel and Alexander the great. We will also stop at Taourirt Kasbah founded in the 19th century, it gained recognition when the Glaoui family chose it as a home for them. We will then stop at Ait Benhaddou Kasbah a Unesco worldwide heritage site. The place’s fame has spread far and wide through international movies, And also for being used as a film location for the HBO series Game of Thrones in season 3. We will drive through Tizi n Tichka mountain pass towards Marrakech.
Day 9 : Essaouira – Marrakech.
we will drive closer to the Atlantic ocean leading us to the beautiful Essaouira “the pearl of the Atlantic ocean”. We will rejuvenate in a local riad. As for the afternoon we will climb up the Murallas (the walls that used to fortify the city from any extern intrusion) to watch sunset. After that we will have a very dainty supper made of the freshest fish later on yoçu can walk down the narrow streets of the city.
Day 10 : Tour Of Marrakech.
Off to Marrakech. one of the most visited cities in Morocco and worldwide, it’s often called the red city , so today’s gonna be dedicated only to getting to know this mysterious area , we’ll visit Jamaa el Fna square , take quick snaps with snakes and monkeys , listen to story tellers or watch dancers and musicians practicing their passion. Our next stop is at the Bahia palace , then to Badii palace , Saadian tombs , Koutoubia mosque . If you are interested you could visit the Majorelle Garden or local souks by evening we will head towards our hotel or Riad as you choose.
Day 11 : Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat – Asilah.
After having breakfast we will depart towards Casablanca to visit its most signifying monuments like the Hassan II mosque. Later on we will drive to Assila passing by Rabat the capital to spend a lovely evening in the beautiful village.
Day 12 : Asilah – Tangier.
Assila has been widely famous for its beautiful beach, calm and authenticity. As we arrive to Tangier we drop you out in the airport and that would be the end of our services. The end of your 12days Morocco Sahara desert tour.
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