15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech

15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Overview:

The 15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech desert tour. Join one of our best Morocco private desert tours from Tangier, and shared desert tours from Tangier, and savor the true essence of this vast land. Our “Tangier Morocco Desert Tours from Tangier” cater to travelers who want to camp in the Moroccan Sahara Desert and see the best of what Morocco offers during their time here for more details about your 15 days Tangier to Marrakech desert trip:

  • Exploring Asilah town;
  • Visit the largest mosque in Africa; Hassan ll Mosque in Casablanca.
  • Explore Rabat’s monuments;
  • Visit the Atlantic coast; Essaouira Mogador;
  • Visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis;
  • Visit Meknes monument;
  • Visit Fes’s monuments with your local guide
  • Crossing the plains of Saiss and heading towards the Cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains inhabited by monkeys.
  • passing Ifrane, Azrou, and Medelt; and see fortified Kasbahs and thousands of sky-scraping palm trees as we journey along the Ziz Valley;
  • visit the biggest, most authentic, and traditional Moroccan Souk in Rissani;
  • Together we’ll watch a beautiful sunset over Erg Chebbi dunes, and we’ll enjoy a camel trek;
  • Spend an unforgettable night at our secluded Sahara Desert camp;
  • learn about the lifestyle of the local nomads, and we’ll visit Nomadic villages;
  • We’ll explore the magnificent Todgha canyons, and we’ll visit the Dades Gorge;
  • Visit kasbah of Amridil in Skoura &Taourirt kasbah in Ouarzazate;
  • Together we’ll visit the UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987; Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou;
  • We’ll travel through the Tizi-N’Tichka pass as we cross the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Guided tour to explore the beauty of Marrakech;
  • Day trip to Ouzoud Waterfalls;
  • Visit the blue city of Chefchaouen;

15 Days Desert Tour from Tangier to Marrakech infos:

+ Duration: 15 Days & 14 nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Tangier
+ Ending Location: Tangier

15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech highlights:

Tangier, Chefchaouen, Volubilis, Fes, Old Medina, night in a Desert camp, Atlas Mountains, Marrakech, Essaouira, Hassan 2 mosque, Rabat; Asilah, Kasbahs, Mountains, Gorges & more…

15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Desert Trip Program Itinerary:

Day 1: arrival in Tangier

Upon your arrival at Tangier airport, where your specialist driver will pick you up to start the 15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Desert Trip, and part of the morning free to visit the city known as the Gate of Africa, one of the most vibrant, mysterious and interesting cities of Morocco, we will visit the caves of Hercules.

The entrance to the cave faces the Atlantic and is flooded during high tides. The 15 days in Morocco tour of the interior offers a spectacular view that recalls a map of Africa, after the visit we will go to Cape Spartel is the point where the Atlantic and the Mediterranean meet. Hotel/riad accommodation

Day 2: Tangier - Asilah - Rabat

After breakfast, we will say goodbye to the beautiful city of Tangier to start our route to Asilah. Arrival in Asilah, a small coastal town, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in northern Morocco, with small, well-kept, and clean medina characterized by white houses, with blue doors, windows, and walls decorated with colorful drawings of the famous Art festival that takes place in summer. 

We will have a stop of 1h to know that beautiful town, then we will drive to the capital city, Rabat to see the beautiful yard of the royal palace, Chellah, Oudaya Kasbah a fortress and a citadel of the 12th century, the Hassan Tower built in 12th-century and the royal palace. Accommodation in the hotel/riad.

Day 3: Rabat - Casablanca - Essaouira

In the morning we continue our 15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Desert Trip to the beautiful road that will take us to the Atlantic; we will stop in Casablanca, the economic capital of the country. 

We will visit the largest mosque in Africa, the famous Hassan II mosque, one of the tallest temples in the world and the few mosques where non-Muslims are allowed to visit, then we will continue along the Atlantic, enjoying from a beautiful coastal landscape to the city of Essaouira. Hotel/riad accommodation

Day 4: Essaouira - Marrakech

In the morning after breakfast, we start enjoying our 15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Desert Trip you will have free time to explore the city and the beautiful, white, and clean medina. It is declared a World Heritage Site; it maintains all the charm and authenticity of the whitewashed streets next to the sea. 

Centuries ago it was the largest port in Africa and today it is an important tourist center and destination for surf lovers. You will return to Marrakech at the end of the afternoon, arriving back to the “Red City” at around 19:00 to your riad in Marrakech in the afternoon.

Day 5: Marrakech City Tour

In the morning the whole day of 15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Desert Trip is devoted to the Marrakech guided journey, get ready to discover Marrakech, of course with your local guide, Morocco’s touristic capital. Visit many impressive places, including Menara garden, Bahia Palace, Badi, and Saadian mausoleums

Enjoy Moroccan traditional lunch at a local and finest restaurant to resume your full-day trip. After lunch, you will start the second part of the visit, visit the Koutoubia Mosque, built in the 12th century, and Jemaa El Fnaa, the place no one misses when visiting Marrakesh.

 The attractive square of Jemaa El Fnaa is well-known for vitality at night when people crowd around comedians, storytellers, and snake enchanters. In the afternoon before your back, you will stay terrace in order to enjoy the attractive, biggest square in Morocco. Overnight in a hotel or riad.

Day 6: Marrakech – Ouzoud waterfalls

At 8 o’clock in the morning, we will pick up you from your riad or hotel to the Ouzoud waterfalls, one of the dramatically beautiful landscapes spread in the High Atlas Mountain and the highest falls in North Africa. 

It’s really majestic falls plunge 360 feet (110 meters) to the ground below and refreshing and rejuvenating sight. From Marrakech, it takes more or less 3 hours to arrive with a minibus or 4 × 4 towards the falls.

Along the way, marvel at the traditional towns and typical Berber villages of the Grand Atlas, and pass through the shade of ancient olive trees as you approach the waterfalls.
Upon arrival at the cascades to soak up nature. 

Look out for the resident monkeys, and take a swim in the crystal-clear waters. During our journey, we will have the opportunity to explore the countryside through traditional villages.

After a relaxing afternoon, depart for the return transfer to your riad/hotel in Marrakech with an estimated arrival of 18:00.

Day 7: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Valley Of Roses

The trip starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, crosses the high pass of Tizi N’Tichka (2160m) and continues through the Berber villages toKsar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, a  and a distinctive location for moviemakers, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO

Several foreign and local movies have been shot in the Kasbah, including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and The Mummy, etc. Once you get to kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou, you will tour the Kasbah and have lunch before you continue driving to Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa where the Atlas Studios located and then on to Rose Valley where the first day of the trip terminates. Through the palms grove of Skoura

The road to the town is called the route of a thousand Kasbahs due to the tremendous number of fortresses and citadels spread in the region. In the afternoon at the Valley of Roses. Accommodation in the hotel/riad

Day 8: Valley of Roses – Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga

The well-known like the valley of the roses takes that name because it is where the damask rose is cultivated that serves as a base to manufacture natural cosmetic products. After breakfast we will leave for Merzouga to reach the Erg Chebbi desert, we will stop before in the Dades Valley and then we will also stop in the Todra Valley where we will hike through the gorges enjoying this wonderful canyon full of Berber villages and date palms. 

It is a site well known in Morocco for climbing enthusiasts. A spectacular landscape that will “make us fall in love” with this part of the Atlas. We will continue our route to Erfoud fossils area and the best quality of dates, all the way is full of charming villages until we reach our destination, the desert! There, a welcome tea awaits us in a place of silence and tranquillity that is typical of this landscape. Accommodation in the hotel/riad

Day 9: Merzouga desert journey and camel trekking

The day trip is divided into different parts in the golden desert. You will explore the desert dunes areas, by making a circuit in the desert dunes where you will have the opportunity to see how the Nomads live and the amazing changing contrasts of the desert. 

we will visit the mines of the kohl (Mifis); we will be able to meet some nomadic families and take a break for Berber mint tea, visit Tissardmine, an area where the Dakar passed at the time that passed through Moroccan soil, we will finish the route in a place where we will taste food from the gastronomic tradition of nomads, then visit the village of Khamlia where we will have free for lunch “Berber Pizza” this village inhabited by black-skinned of Sudanese slaves, where you are going welcome by mint tea while enjoying some their traditional music. 

Next, you will go for a visit to the desert Lake where you will see several species of birds. In the afternoon you will go trekking on camels over the desert sand dunes. And enjoy the beauty and the charm of sunset ride in the middle of the desert, then spend the night in a Berber desert camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi’s golden dunes, includes some  Berber music under a starry sky.

Day 10: Merzouga - Rissani Souk - Tinghras - Merzouga

You will be woken to enjoy the charm of the sunrise, and then ride your camel back to your driver, to start another trip. Rissani is the capital of the region of Tafilalet origin in the seventeenth century of the current dynasty in power, the Alaoui, the city has a great charm and is incredibly far from tourism which has facilitated it to maintain all the ancient flavor. She is the heiress of the ancient city of Sijilmassa, the capital history of Tafilalet, which came to have 20,000 h.

Today in ruins that are perfectly visible and visited, it was founded in the seventh century and was the capital of the first Muslim kingdom of Morocco. Caravan capital of the route that reached the Mediterranean from the other side of the Sahara. It was traded with slaves, gold, ivory, salt, weapons, and falls in the fifteenth century among other causes for the discovery of gold in America.

Three times a week an extraordinary market takes place in the city souk that brings together a large population from the surrounding area. Your visit is highly recommended for anything loaded with tourist stereotypes. Everything Rissani smells like authenticity! The great heritage of Tafilalet, apart from the spectacular landscapes, possibly the most impressive in the Moroccan south, is a rich heritage of land architecture that can be visited throughout the region but completely forgotten by trips to the region. Hotel / Riad accommodation

Day 11: Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Azrou - Meknes

We will get up early so that after breakfast, we will take the vehicle that will take us in the direction of Meknes. We will pass through the town of Erfoud again, we will climb through the palm grove of Tafilalet where we will stop in the Ziz valley to contemplate a spectacular view, the canyon that houses the largest palm grove in Morocco, once the capital of the province is passed, Errachidia we will see the reservoir that irrigates the entire area, the Errachidia reservoir, then we will cross the High Atlas to reach the town of Medelt where we will have free time to eat lunch at noon, after lunch we will continue our route to Meknes visiting also the cedar forest in Azrou until reaching the city of Meknes. Accommodation in the hotel/riad

Day 12: Meknes - Volubilis - Fes

Depart after breakfast to the city of Fes. You will have free time to visit Meknes’s monuments, the city built by Moulay Ismail surrounded by ramparts, which is formed one of the imperial cities in Morocco, including the visit of Meknes’s monument; Moulay Ismail mausoleum, the green gate of Bab Mansour, and Lahdim Square. 

After lunch in a local restaurant on the road, our second stop will be, for the visit to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, crossing by fertile farmland and villages. In the afternoon we will complete our way, head straight to your accommodation in Fes, where you will spend your night.

Day 13: Fes - Medina - Fes

The Day trip dedicates to visiting the city of Fes, the oldest imperial city founded in the 8 century by Moulay Idriss II. The guided tour will start the trip by visiting the old Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and exploring the Medina’s narrow streets lined with local shops and stalls. With your local guide, you will discover the narrow streets and see the magic and charm of the old Medina wherever you look, the magic derives from many historical monuments, including Attarine Madrasas, Nejjarine Fountain, Al-Qarawiyyine University, the oldest university in the world founded in 859, Bou Inania Madrasa and the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss.

Before you return to your accommodation, you will visit ‘Fes Al-Jdid’, the new city of Fes. After lunch in a local restaurant, before you return to your accommodation, you will experience the panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes before having a brief visit to the new part of the city “Fes Al Jadid” and experiencing the charm of this imperial city of Fes.  Then check in at the Riad in the evening.

Day 14: Fes - Chefchaouen (the blue city)

Departure early in the morning to the blue castle of Chefchaouen, possibly the most beautiful and charming town in the whole country while being the most Andalusian in Morocco, the only one with tile roofs. Driving of around 4 hours to reach Chefchaouen. Continuing we reach the forested slopes and lakes, which means that we are approaching the blue city. You will stay in a typical hotel and have the night off to explore a unique landscape.

Day 15: Chefchaouen - Tetouan - Tangier

After breakfast we will leave the blue town (Chefchaouen) towards Tangier without forgetting the beautiful city of Tetouan (Tittawin in Tamazight, the eyes in English) this medina is one of the most interesting in Morocco, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and incomprehensibly away from the tourist circuits. It has the nickname of the white dove or the daughter of Granada and after Chefchaouen is the most Andalusian of all Moroccan medina.

Between 1913 and 1956 Tetouan was the capital of the Spanish protectorate of Morocco. Since 1999, it has been the main summer residence of the Moroccan monarch Mohamed VI which has a palace in the nearby town of Rincon Of Mdiq. Then drop off you at the port/airport or riad/hotel. Farewell and end of our 15 Days from Tangier to Marrakech Desert Trip.

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What to Bring for This 15 Days in Morocco from Tangier?

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Umbrella.
  • Valid passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Morocco

Additional info 15 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech by Sahara desert:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Vegetarian options are available, please let us know at time of booking if required.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase).
  • It can be cold at night and in the winter so please bring appropriate clothing.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Quad & Buggy driving in dunes are not included in the price but is possible to add them as an extra.

Know Before You Go for 15 days from Tangier to Marrakech by Sahara desert:

  • How to book?  Send us a booking demand through our booking structure, and we will reply within 12 hours, in case you don’t get noticed by us, you should check your trash inbox resend us a text message / call us.
  • How to pay for the tour?  To confirm the 15 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech by Sahara desert 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 Dollars or equivalent in Euros or dirhams.
  • 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.
  • Cancelation Policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

Tips for the 15-day Tangier to Marrakech by Sahara desert:

Here are some tips to make the most of your 15 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier:

  • Pack appropriately: Be sure to pack comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for desert conditions. Layers are recommended as temperatures can vary throughout the day. Don’t forget essentials like sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Stay hydrated: The desert climate can be dry, so it’s important to drink plenty of water throughout the tour. Carry a reusable water bottle with you and stay hydrated to ensure your well-being.
  • Bring a camera: The landscapes and experiences on this tour are incredibly picturesque. Don’t forget to bring a camera or smartphone to capture the stunning scenery, camel rides, and memorable moments along the way.
  • Embrace the local culture: Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture. Interact with the Berber people, learn about their traditions, and try local dishes. Engaging with the local community will enhance your experience and create meaningful connections.
  • Be prepared for long drives: The tour involves driving long distances between destinations. Bring entertainment like books, music, or podcasts to keep yourself entertained during the drives. Additionally, make sure to bring any necessary medications or travel essentials for a comfortable journey.
  • Follow your guide’s advice: Your tour guide will have extensive knowledge of the region and its attractions. Listen to their recommendations, follow their instructions, and ask questions to make the most of your experience.
  • Enjoy the sunrise and sunset: The desert is renowned for its breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. Take the time to witness these magical moments and capture the beauty of the changing colors over the dunes.
  • Disconnect and embrace the experience: While there may be limited connectivity in some areas, take this opportunity to disconnect from technology and fully immerse yourself in the experience.
  • Enjoy the serenity of the desert, connect with fellow travelers, and create lasting memories.
  • Remember to check the weather and local conditions before your trip and communicate any specific dietary or health requirements to your tour operator in advance. Above all, embrace the adventure and enjoy the unique beauty of the Moroccan desert on your 15 Days in Morocco from Tangier.

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