10 Days Tour From Tangier to Essaouira through desert. During this tour, we will discover Chefchaouen and Fes, We will give you the day to day itinerary. And we will give you an idea of this trip from Tongier to Essaouira via Merzouga desert. Discovery of the landscapes of the south Morocco oases, palm groves, kasbahs, gorges. As well as the activities that you will enjoy during this tour from Tangier to Marrakech: Camel trekking in Erg chebbi dunes, night in Merzouga desert camp, Marrakech tour guided…
10 Days Tour From Tangier to Essaouira through desert
Day 1 : Tanger Port And Drive To Chefchaouen
During the first day of your trip we will meet you in the port and drive through the Rif mountains and Tetoun city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to Chefchaouen one of the stunning villages in the feet of rif mountains Chefchaouen medina had a Spanich-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you will spend you night in a nice place to enjoy the breze and the beauty of the nature.
Day 2 : Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
After your breakfast in the riad our authentic journey will start towards Volubilis crossing via Wazan and other rif villages. In Volubilis we will then discover the roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history, after the visit of the ruins we will shift our way to Meknes city the 17 th century heritage where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina , bab el mansour and enjoy a visit of moulay ismail s shrine. After the visit of Meknes we will drive directly to Fes city where you will spend the night in riad.
Day 3 : Fes Sightseeing
You will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter,the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century.
We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.
Day 4 : Fes – Midelt – Ziz Avalley – Merzouga
After breakfast in your hotel you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia, here you will have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality. Afterwards, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. Arrive at Merzouga on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before your checking into your riad.
Day 5 : Merzouga – Sahara Desert – Camel Trek
The next morning we will wake up early to watch the sunrise. At midday we will visit anomadic family. And eat under the shade of a tree, you will see how the Berber pizza ismade and then will taste it. After lunch you will rest a while and later we will make a route through the desert. We leave to see an oasis in the desert in 4×4, also visit the town of Khamlia (village of theblacks) mines of MIFISS, and you will meet the Berber nomads of the desert … Then you shall return to the Haima, you will have dinner, play music again and will be staying in thetent.
Day 6 : Sahara Desert – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
After your breakfast in the riad our authentic journey will start towards Volubilis crossing via Wazan and other rif villages, in Volubilis we will discover the roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history ,after the visit of the ruins we will shift our way to Meknes city the 17 th century heritage where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina , bab el mansour and enjoy a visit of moulay ismail s shrine. After the visit of Meknes we will drive directly to Fes city where you will spend the night in riad.
Day 7 : Dades Valley – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast , we will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip .we will stop at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah for lunch, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by T-hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains aduring the beginning of the XXth Century, it used to be one of his stops during his long travel from the Sahara to Marrakech., now the kasbah is one of the UNESCO heritage sites. after that we will shift the way to cross high atlas mountains full of panoramic views and attractive Berber villages all along the way till Marrakech . overnight in a fancy riad in the medin.
Day 8 : Marrakech City Tour
After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech (” the red city of Morocco”). We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city.
Day 9 : Day Trip To Essaouira
After breakfast in your riad, you will start travelling to the coastal city of Essaouira. Getting there after about a 2 and a half hour drive to start exploring the city. You’ll visit the Skala Fortress; see Thuya wood carved by artisans; walk through the alleys of the medina and view hundreds of handicrafts. This “City of the Wind” attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilisations – including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture – however, it remains a small village with much history. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it is also regarded as Morocco’s “Jewel of the Atlantic”.
Cooperative of Argan oil:
You will also visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil. Here they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medicinal properties. Lunch will be done the Moroccan way – fresh fish “cooked in order” at the fish market. In the afternoon you will travel back to Marrakech. Overnight at your riad.
Day 10 : Marrakech – Airport
Transfer to Casablanca or Marrakech airport many thanks for choseing hour company cervice tours end of hour 10 Days Tour From Tangier to Essaouira.
Included on your tour :
- Pick up and drop off in Arrival City (at your hotel , airport or any other place)
- Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned 4×4 vehicle
- Experienced English/French speaking guide / driver
- Camel ride in desert
- Overnight at a camp
- Breakfast and dinner
NOT included on your private tour :
- Lunch / drinks consumed during the tour
- Plane ticket to and from Morocco
- Entry fees to monuments / museums.
- All that isn’t mentioned in itinerary