9 days tangier Sahara desert trip
Enjoy 9 days tangier Sahara desert trip via Fes and Marrakech through Chefchaouen and Rif Mountains. Include one camel trekking and night in Camp of Erg Chebbi Dunes. Later, driving through the Atlas Mountains and Berber villages.
Day 1: Tangier – Rif Mountains – Chefchaouen.
Pick you up at Riad or Airport, we drive towards Chefchaouen, is a small charming city and has a history of Spanish-influence. It was painted blue by the Jewish refugees who lived in Morocco. Overnight in Hotel or Riad.
Day 2: Chafchaouen – Meknez – Fez.
After breakfast, we will head to Volubilis to discover the Roman ruins. Next, Meknes is one of Moroccan Imperial cities. It is founded in the 11th century by the Almoravids as a military settlement. After, you will continue to Fez, the cultural and spiritual capital. Overnight at hotel or Riad.
Day 3: Fez – Cedar forest – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga.
Today, we ahead to Sahara desert via the monkeys place. Later, we continue through Midlet and Ziz valley on our way to Erg Chebbi dunes. It is one of Morocco two Saharan ergs. We will explore Merzouga desert and a night in desert.
Day 4: Exploring Merzouga – Camel trek and overnight in the Camp.
A part of 9 days tangier Sahara desert trip will be around Merzouga area and Erg Chebbi dunes. Next, we drive deeper to see the nomadic way in desert. Besides, Khamlia village to see the Gnawa. Late, afternoon, we will ride camels to watch the sunset over the dunes.
Day 5: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades valley.
Your guide will wake you up early to watch the sunrise and ride camel back. After breakfast and shower, we drive to Rissani, Erfoud, and Todra gorges where we walk for 20 mins. Later, we ahead to Dades valley.
Day 6: Dades – Ouarzazate – Ait ben Haddou – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech.
After breakfast, we continue to Ait ben Haddou (under Unesco protection) via visit Rose Valley and studio of movies in Ouarzazate. Then, we will drive to Marrakech via the Tizi N Ticha pass.
Day 7: Marrakech Sightseeing.
Marrakesh is a city of exotic charm. Sightseeing in Marrakech takes in Jardin Majorelle, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace and the minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque. Also, Jmaa el Fna which is the city historical gardens and entertainers.
Day 8: Marrakech to Essaouira.
Essaouira is the perfect destination for a day trip from Marrakech. It provides an excellent opportunity to relax on the beach and discover old Medina with its beautiful blue Raids, alleys and Jewish district.
Day 9: Essaouira to Marrakech.
Transfer to Marrakech and you will celebrate your final evening !