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The 8 days tour from Tangier to desert is perfect for those who wish to explore the authentic beauty of Morocco. You can admire the stunning landscapes of the Rif Mountains and the charming town of Chefchaouen, famously known as the “blue city” of Morocco.

During this trip, you can also explore Fes, the oldest and culturally significant city in Morocco. You will be able to discover the middle and high Atlas mountains, which includes Ifrane, a destination popular among Moroccans in the summer due to its alpine-style architecture and nearby ski slopes. You can also visit the Cedar forest in Azrou, a unique place where wild Barbary apes can be found, and the Ziz valley, which is considered one of the most beautiful rivers in Morocco.

In addition, you will get the opportunity to experience a camel ride and spend a night at a desert camp, where you can witness the magnificent sunset and sunrise over the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. This 8 days desert trip from Tangier will allow you to spend ample time in the Sahara desert, including a visit to Berber nomad families in Merzouga.

Our best 8 days tour from Tangier also includes a visit to the local weekly market of Rissani, the beautiful Todra valley and gorge, the Dades Valley, and the Taourirt Kasbah. You will also get to explore the film studios in Ouarzazate and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ksar Ait Benhaddou before finally visiting the bustling city of Marrakech.

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Itinerary for 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech :

Your driver from All Morocco Tours will pick you up from your hotel, airport, or harbor to commence the 8 days tour from Tangier. We will start by crossing the picturesque Rif mountains and passing through Tetouan before arriving at the captivating blue city of "Chefchaouen."

Upon arrival, you will have ample free time to explore this charming town. You can take a leisurely walk through its narrow streets adorned with blue and white colors, take stunning photographs, visit its old medina, and Ras el Ma - the source of the mountain waterfall that flows into the town. You can also relish a delectable lunch at a local restaurant situated in the famous Plaza Uta el-Hammam square.

Afterward, we will travel towards Fes, where you can relish the stunning views of the Rif mountains and the lush green landscapes of northern Morocco. Finally, we will reach Fes in the late afternoon, and you can check into a beautifully decorated hotel to spend the night.

Following your breakfast at your riad, your local guide will take you on a tour of Fes, the oldest and most culturally rich of Morocco's four imperial cities. Despite the passage of time, the city remains as mysterious as ever.

The tour will start with a visit to Mellah, the old Jewish quarter, and the Royal palace gate yard, where you'll gain insights into the Jewish history of Morocco. You will also visit a tile art factory before heading to a vantage point for a breathtaking panoramic view of the town.

Next, you'll embark on a walking tour through the city's narrow streets, stopping at famous attractions such as the old Tanneries, Quaraouine Mosque and University, the oldest university in the world, as well as Attarin Medersa and Najjarin Fountain. After the tour, you will be driven back to your riad.

As part of your 8 day desert tour from Tangier to Merzouga, you will travel via the Middle Atlas mountains, taking in the sights of various Berber villages along the way. A highlight will be a stop in the picturesque city of Ifrane, also known as the "Moroccan Switzerland."

Continuing on, you will visit the famous cedar forest in Azrou where you will have the opportunity to spot some monkeys. The next stop will be the town of Midelt where you can take a break and have lunch.

After lunch, the journey will head south towards Erfoud, known for its fossils and annual festival dates market. Along the way, you will pass through the stunning Ziz Valley, where you will stop to take in the panoramic view and appreciate the beauty of the oasis. Finally, you will reach the impressive Erg Chebbi dunes, where you will enjoy dinner and spend the night at a hotel in Merzouga.

After breakfast at the hotel, we will embark on a Merzouga 4×4 excursion to explore various fascinating locations around Erg Chebbi dunes. Our first stop will be at Hassi Labied oasis, where we will witness its irrigation canal and agricultural land. We will then move towards the south to visit the seasonal Sriji lake, provided that there is water in it.

Next, we will travel to Khamlia village, where you can enjoy the traditional Gnawa music of the dark-skinned people who were brought to Morocco as immigrants over a hundred years ago and forced to work as slaves. After this, we will head towards M'ifis mines. Apart from tourism, the Merzouga desert is also famous for minerals and fossils.

During our Merzouga 4×4 desert tour, we will have the unique opportunity to visit a nomadic Berber family who still live in their tent in the middle of the Sahara. We will have a cup of refreshing mint tea with them and learn about their way of life in the desert.

We will also make several stops at different panoramic viewpoints to admire the magnificent scenery and take some stunning photographs. After lunch at a local restaurant, we will return to the village, where you will embark on a camel trek to reach our Berber Camp in Merzouga. The camel ride will take about 1 to 1.5 hours, including a break at the top of the dunes to watch the sunset, try sandboarding, take pictures, and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Upon arrival at the camp, you will be warmly welcomed with a glass of tea and have some time to relax until dinner. After enjoying a delicious dinner, you can experience some traditional Berber drumming music and marvel at the starry sky before retiring to sleep under a nomadic tent.

Since you are already in the desert, it is worth waking up early in the morning to witness the sunrise near the camp. After this magical experience, you can have breakfast and take a shower at the camp. Then, you can either ride the camels or take a 4WD transfer back to the original starting location, where you will meet your driver to continue your 8 days tour from Tangier.

During the tour, if it happens to be one of the market days (Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday), we will visit the weekly market of Rissani. We will pass through small Berber villages such as Touroug, Tinjdad, and Tinghir, where we will stop to admire its stunning Todra valley filled with palm trees and vegetation.

Next, we will continue towards Todra Gorge, located at the base of the High Atlas Mountains, a renowned destination for rock climbers. Here, we will have free time to stroll through the high canyons. After a break for lunch, we will travel to Boumalne Dades and finally arrive at Dades Valley in the afternoon. You will spend the night at a hotel or riad after having dinner.

On the 6th day of our 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, our journey takes us towards Marrakech through Kalaat M'gouna, Rose Valley, and Skoura Palm Grove.

We will stop at Kasbah Taourirte and the film studios in Ouarzazate (optional), then proceed to Ait Benhaddou, where we will visit its renowned and oldest kasbah, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Several famous movies have been filmed in this breathtaking location, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, and Sahara featuring Penélope Cruz.

After some free time for lunch, we will continue our trip by crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco, Tizi N'tichka, which sits at 2260 meters above sea level, offering stunning views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby. In the afternoon/evening, we will arrive in Marrakech and transfer you to your hotel.

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, we will begin a guided tour of the red city of Marrakesh, led by a local guide, to discover its captivating history, including visits to the famous Koutoubia, Bahia Palace, and the Saadian Tombs.

For lunch, you will have the opportunity to dine at a typical restaurant located in the medina, and in the afternoon, we will drive you to the magnificent Majorelle gardens. Afterward, you will have free time to explore the city's charms on your own, whether that means wandering through the streets of the medina, getting lost in its vast market, or savoring traditional Moroccan cuisine in Jamaa el-Fna Square.

Visiting this city allows you to witness the essence of Morocco, which is always undergoing constant change. We will spend the night at a hotel or riad.

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel or riad, you will have free time to do as you please until it is time for your flight. We will then transfer you to the Marrakech airport for your journey back home, thus concluding our 8 days tour from Tangier.


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see what some of our clients say about this trip

Had an amazing time in this 8 days trip from Tangier to Marrakech. Our driver Hamid was great and friendly, he gave us so much informations about his country. The food was great too. Would recommond All Morocco Tours agency to anyone interested in traveling to Morocco.

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    FAQs about 8 days trip from Tangier :

    We offer two different tour options to choose from (Private and Shared). And the client can choose from either options.

    The tour starts from Tangier at your hotel or airport and ends at Marrakech.

    Yes, you can do sandboarding in Merzouga desert

    The camel trek ride lasts for about 1 hour and half.

    Wear long pants and long sleeves.

    The tents are always private, but the main difference is that in a standard camp you share a bathroom with others, while in a luxury camp, each tent has its own private bathroom.

    Yes you can, a 4x4 will take you there instead.

    Yes, there is electricity in the camp, since the camp runs on solar panels, and sure there are power sockets in the rooms.

    Here is a list of what to pack for this trip:

    • Sunglasses.
    • Long pants ( for the camel ride).
    • Sun screen.
    • Hat or scarf.
    • Shorts
    • Sandals, shoes or flip flops.
    • Charger.
    • Long sleeves.
    • A small carry on bag.

    It's cold during winter, but it's warm in the summer.

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