9 days Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert Tour from Tangier

Important info:

  • Duration: 9 Days/ 8 Nights.
  • Starting point: Tangier.
  • Ending point: Marrakech.
  • Departure time: 8/9 AM.

Highlights of 9 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech:

  • you will discover the blue town of Morocco and enjoy its blue-washed alleys.
  • you are going to visit a Roman- Berber archaeological site and one of the Oldest Medinas in the World which is Fes Medina.
  • In Fes City, you are going to visit the following sightseeings: Al Qarawyyen University, tanneries, Molay Idriss Mausoleum and Nejjarine museum.
  • The biggest Cedar forest in Africa where Macaques live.
  • Breathtaking views of Atlas Mountains.
  • Sahara desert: experience Camel trekking, Camel trekking, Nomads,  Spend an overnight in a desert Camp and Sand Boarding.
  • Valleys: Ziz valley, Todra Valley, Dades Valley and Rose valley.
  • Visit one of the oldest Kasbahs in Morocco which is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah where a set of International films have been hot: Gladiator, Game of thrones( season 3) and Prince of Persia.
  • Marrakech.



9 days from Tangier to Marrakech- Morocco tours






The “9 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech via Sahara desert” is an Adventure Morocco tour that starts from Tangier and ends in Marrakech Via the Sahara desert. The starting point will be either from Tanger Med Port or Ibn Battouta Airport in Tangier then Start your Morocco tour with a local enthusiastic guide who will answer all your questions and will be at your disposal during the tour.


The itinerary of 9 days from Tangier to Marrakech:


Day 1:  Tangier- Rif Mountains- Chefchaouen.

You will be greeted by your guide upon arrival at the Port or airport of Tangier, then start your “Morocco tours-9 days from Tangier to Marrakech”  towards Chefchaouen Via Rif Mountains. When we arrive in Chefchaouen, which is a small and magnificent blue city, you’ll have the rest of the day to settle in and then discover the secrets of the town on your own. The night will be on a charming riad.


Day 2: Chefchaouen-  Rif Mounatains- Volubilis- Meknes- Fes.

After breakfast, we will head towards Volubilis, which is an archaeological site, there where you’ll have a chance to discover Berber-Roman ruins. Afterward, we will continue on our way to one of the four imperial cities in Morocco, Meknes City, there where you’ll visit the hidden treasure of the city on your own, including Bab El Mansour gate, Qara Prison, El Ahdim Square, and Madrassa Bouanania.  Finally, we’ll drive to Fes.


Day 3: Fes City tour.

After breakfast in your accommodation, we will meet our local guide in the riad then start our journey from the King’s palace Gate then drive to the southern tower, where you’ll enjoy the whole Medina from a panoramic view. Afterward, we will drive to the Pottery factory, where you’ll see the techniques that they do to make ceramics. Furthermore, you’ll accompany your local guide to the old Medina to discover sights such as Al Qarawyyin University, tanneries, Molay Idriss II mausoleum, and the Nejjarine museum. The night will be in A riad inside the Medina.


Day 4:  Fes- Ifrane- Atlas Mountains- Sahara desert.

We’ll be leaving this morning towards Ifrane, which is the Swiss town of Morocco. Afterward, we will be in the biggest Cedar forest in Africa, where we may see Monkeys, later on, we will take the scenic way towards the High Atlas mountains where there are breathtaking views. In the afternoon, we will continue on our way to Ziz Valley. Finally, we’ll arrive in the Sahara desert and the night will be in a hotel.


Day 5: Discover the Secrets of the Sahara desert.

On this day, we will start a full day of desert adventures,  we’ll have a chance to visit an Oasis, there where we’ll see an Underground Irrigation System. Later on, we will look for Nomads and share a cup of tea with them. Afterward, we’ll drive to Khamlia, where we’ll listen to a Gnawa performance. In the afternoon, you will have a Camel trek to the desert camp where you will spend a night under a starry sky.

Day 6: Sahara- Erfoud- Todra Valley and Gorge – Dades Valley.

In the early morning, you will have a chance to see a magnificent sunrise from a dune near the camp, then head back by the Camels to meet your Guide, afterwards,  drive to Rissani, where there is one of the biggest Local markets in the Area. From there, we will continue towards Dades valley, on our way, we will visit Erfoud, Todra Valley, and Todra Gorge. The night will be in Dades Valley.


Day 7: Dades Valley, Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah- Marrakech.

After breakfast, we will take the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs towards Ouarzazate, which is called the Hollywood of Africa. Then we continue towards Ait Ben Haddou, which is one of the ninth Unesco sites in Morocco, where, So many International Films have been shot, such as The Bible, Indiana Jones, The Mummy … ETC. in the Afternoon, we’ll cross High Atlas mountains, with stops to enjoy breathtaking views. Late evening, we will arrive in Marrakech and drop you off at your accommodation.


Day 8: Marrakech City Tour.

At 9 AM, you are going to start a guided tour with a local guide in which you’ll see the following sights: Jamaa El Fna square, Kotobia mosque, The Souks, Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Ben Youssef Madrasa and Majorelle Gardens. A free evening to wander through the main square of Marrakech.


Day 9: Transfer to the airport.

Upon your departure time, your guide will pick you up from your Riad and drive you to the airport. The end of our service of your “Morocco tours”. Thanks for the visit

What is included:

  • Pick up and drop off at the hotel or Riad.
  • 4×4 Car with A/C or Small Van.
  • Guide/Driver.
  • Camel trekking.
  • Accommodations in hotels and one night in a Desert Camp.
  • Dinner in the Sahara Desert and Dades valley and other accommodations only breakfast.
  • Local Guide in Fes and Marrakech.
  • Sand Boarding.
  • Hiking in Todra Gorge( 40 minutes).

what is not included:

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.

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