Info about 8 Day trip Tangier to Imperial Cities & Merzouga Desert
- Duration:: 8 Days/7 Nights
- Departure: 08/09 AM
- Starting Location: Tangier
- Ending Location: Marrakech
- Price: From 660€ / Person (It depend on the number of people)
- Confirmation: Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Highlights of The 8 Day trip starting from Tangier
- Cross the high Atlas Mountains
- Visit Azrou cedar forest
- Middle Atlas
- Sahara Camel trek excursion
- Overnight desert camp
- Draa Valley
- Free time to walk in Todra gorges
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
How to pay for 8 Days Morocco Tour From Tangier - Imperial Cities and Merzouga Desert?
To confirm any tour or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equivalent in dollar or dirhams.
Unfortunately we do not accept payments with credit cards because they are not very popluar nor practical in Morocco and they generate so many fees and hold some security risks.
Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?:
Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because paypal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it's an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via paypal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.
8 Day desert trip From Tangier to Marrakech reviews
Tangier to Marrakech in 8 days!
Said was excellent from the first contact we had over email. We proposed a trip from Tangier to Marrakech with my parents, adult brother and my fiancée. He organised the whole thing! We had an excellent driver for the full 8 days who was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English.
Days were busy and action packed due to our schedule – Said had organised city guides at the major cities we visited and hand picked our riads and dars for us.
Dinners and breakfasts were all included in the trip cost - but this is customisable if you're not into that.
A real highlight was the desert trek into the Sahara on camels and staying in the Berber camp for the evening. A truly awesome experience!
8 day itinerary from Tangier to Marrakesh
The best 8 days ever. Loved every minute of the trip. Our guide Omar took care of everything. We just flopped into the car every morning and we were driven from town to town and from one beautiful landscape to another. He handpicked every official guide in the main cities and made sure we were always in good hands. Our trip was definitely memorable and we have to thank Omar for it.
Best 8 day Morocco Tour
We just finished an 8 day tour with Hassan -Our Driver/guide- and have been 110% satisfied. Hassan’s in-depth knowledge of and passion for his country made Morocco come alive for us. From an impromptu stop for a visit with some nomads to a tea ceremony with the local imam to a camel ride in the Sahara to a wander through a Berber farmers market, Hassan led us to get a real sense of a beautiful country. With many, MANY thanks from the Luxes from Canada!!
(8 Days/7 Nights from Tangier Morocco Desert Tour)
Day 1: Tangier » Tetouan » Chefchaouen [112.3 Km]
Today we will drive through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to Chefchaouan one of the stunning villages in the feet of Rif mountains. Chefchaouen medina had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you will spend your night in a nice place to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of the nature.
Day 2: Chefchaouen » Ancient Roman City Volubilis » Meknes » Fes [277.1 km]
After tasty breakfast in the riad, our 8-day journey starts towards Volubilis crossing via Ouazan and other Rif villages. In Volubilis, we will discover the Roman ruins and we learn about the Moroccan history, then we will drive to Meknes city (the 17th-century heritage) where we will stop for lunch and we will discover the historical walls of the medina , bab el Mansour and we will enjoy a visit of Moulay Ismail shrine. Later in the afternoon, we head to Fes city where we will spend the night.
Day 3: Fes guided tour
Today we 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 Moulay 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 » Azrou cadar forest » Midelt » Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Dunes) [469 km]
After breakfast in your hotel, we will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge. 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, we will travel along Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud (famous fossils city) and Rissani(with its famous souk). We arrive in Merzouga in the afternoon and you’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you start your camel ride to spend a night in the desert camp with Berber music and also sand-boarding.
Day 5: Merzouga » Jerf » Todgha Gorges » Dades Valley [269.6 km]
We wake up early to see the spectacle of the sunrise over the dunes of the Erg Chebbi before making our way back to the hotel by camels. After breakfast and shower, leaving the desert, we will drive through the Saghro mountains and we will take a short walk through Todra Gorge before arriving in Dades Valley for dinner and accommodation. We spent a night in Dades Gorges, in local riad/hotel.
Day 6: Dades valley » Ouarzazat » Ait Ben Haddou kasbah » Marrakech [326.2 km]
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. This route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs. We will visit the cinema city of Ouarzazate and also Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by T-Hami El Glaoui (the UNESCO heritage site). Then we will drive across High Atlas mountains and you will enjoy the panoramic view and attractive Berber villages along the way till we reach Marrakech where we stay overnight in a local hotel.
Day 7: Marrakesh Sightseeing
Continuing our 8 days trip from Tangier we will start exploring Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest. This includes the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After lunch at a local restaurant near the famous square, you will walk through the souks and you can also buy souvenirs or enjoy the art of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have free time to discover the city by yourself.
Day 8: Transfer to the airport
Today,depends on your flight, you will be transferred to the airport to attend your flight.
- Pick-up & drop off at/from your hotel, Riad or Airport
- Transport by private vehicle with A/C
- Driver/Guide speaking English
- 6 Nights in Hotel/Riad (Breakfast & dinner)
- Camel Trekking ( Camel per person)
- Overnight in Desert Camp (Breakfast & dinner)
- SandBoarding (if interested in)
- Local guide in Fes & Marrakech
- Entrance to monuments
- Hotel in Marrakech
Additional info about the 8 days trip from Tangier
- - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
- - Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- - Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- - Quad bike & Buggy driving in the dunes are not included in the price, but it is possible to add them as an extra.