9 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Blue City – Be Morocco

9 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Blue City

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4 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
May 6, 2018
10 Days tour from Tanger via Imperial Cities
10 Days tour from Tanger via Imperial Cities
May 6, 2018

9 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Blue City

9 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Blue City

Day 1: Tanger –Tetouan – Chefchaouen   

We will pick you up from the port and drive through the Rif Mountains Passing by Tetouan city to enjoy the spectacular sceneries of mountains and arriving at Chefchaouen known as the Blue City of Morocco. Chefchaouen Medina has a touch of the Spanish during the colonial period. This mind-blowing city with colorful streets and crafts stores and the surrounding mountains attract the visitor to stay for more than one day. Its narrow streets paved with pebbles lead to a series of shady squares. After lunch in a local restaurant, we will walk up to the Spanish Mosque to enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the city at sunset. Accommodation at the Hotel.

Day 2: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fez

After breakfast in Hotel, we will drive to the Roman ruins of Volubilis through the rolling hills, a World Heritage site recognized by the UNESCO. Then we head to the imperial city of Meknes. In this city, you will have the chance to visit monuments, Souks, and ornamental gates such as Bab Mnsour. Free time for lunch in a local restaurant. Later, we will continue our way to the imperial city of Fez in early evening. We arrive at the Hotel/ Riad to relax and enjoy a Moroccan traditional dinner.

Day 3: Fez - Visit of Fez  

Today, you will have free day to explore the pleasant city of Fes. We start after picking you up from Hotel/Riad and walk through the ancient Medina with stops for pictures. Wandering narrow streets of the Medina, we get to the Royal Palace Gate to enjoy taking lovely photos, and then the Jewish Headquarter, the first ever to be built in Morocco during the 16th century.  Later, we will enjoy a visit to the oldest university in Morocco Al Quaraouiyine University, the Tanneries, and Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. After lunch in a local restaurant, we will visit the tiles cooperative and enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole Medina of Fes. Accommodation at the Hotel/Riad.

Day 4: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou - Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast, we depart towards the desert through the amazing landscapes of Morocco via the Middle Atlas Mountains and passing by the beautiful city of Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco. On our way, we will make a stop in Azrou to enjoy playing with monkeys and Barbarian apes in the cedar forests and taking photos. Driving to the south, we get to Midelt to have lunch in the town. In the afternoon, we will continue the way towards Merzouga Desert passing through the panoramic views of Ziz Valley and its gorges with stops to enjoy some memorable photographic shots along the way, and then arrive in Erfoud with a stop to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that, we continue the road until we reach the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga), and spend the night at the Hotel.

Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Touroug – Tinjdad – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

We will make sure to wake you up early in order to watch the magnificent view of sunrise from the top of the dunes. Once again you will have the chance to enjoy the camel trek back to your Hotel. After taking a shower, you will enjoy a special Moroccan breakfast. We leave for Rissani where locals gather in a huge Souk for trading all kinds of crafts, food and animals. Then, we will pass by the great palm groves of both Touroug and Tinjdad before we get to Todra Gorges, a favorite place for mountain climbers, we will have free time for lunch in a café surrounded by rock walls and then enjoy the spectacular sceneries of its marvelous canyons with several stops for pictures. After lunch, we will drive through Dades Valley where you will see fabulous rock formations along the way until we reach Boumales Dades to spend the night in a fancy Hotel.

Day 6: Dades Valley – Kelaa M’gouna – Skoura – Ouarzazate 

After breakfast in your Hotel, we will continue our tour towards kelaa M’gouna known as the Valley of Roses and very famous for its annual Festival of Roses, we will have the chance to visit some nomads living in the caves along the Valley and have lunch in a local restaurant. Later, we will head to Ouarzazate crossing the great palmary of Skoura with a stop for photographic shots of panoramic views. When we arrive in Ouarzazate, we will visit the great Kasbah of Taourirt. Dinner and overnight at the accommodation.

Day 7: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will drive towards the exotic Kasbah of Ait Ben-Haddou, we will  visit the panoramic Kasbah which is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage and has featured in more than 10 movies, including “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Gladiator”…, then we leave for the impressive Kasbah of Telouet to have lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue the way to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m altitude), with stops for taking photos of the panoramic views. Arrival in Marrakech in late afternoon, accommodation at the Hotel/Riad.

Day 8: Marrakech - Tour of the Red city

In the morning, we will explore the beauty of Marrakech “the Red City”. We will make sure you visit the important sightseeing in Marrakech, including Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian Tombs and Bahia Palace. After lunch at restaurant near Jamaa El Fna Square in the heart of the Medina, we will wander the souks and enjoy the rest of the day. You will have the chance to experience the Moroccan lifestyle during dinner in local restaurants in the heart of Medina. Overnight at the accommodation.

Day 9: Marrakech - Airport

Breakfast and free time until the transfer time to the airport.

End of your trip.

9 days/8 nights
  • Private transport with A/C
  • Driver/Guide
  • Fuel
  • 7 Nights in Hotels/Riads
  • 1 Night in Desert Camp
  • Camel ride in Desert (1 camel for each person)
  • Flight tickets
  • Lunches
  • Drinks

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