6 Days Tour From Marrakech to Tangier via Desert

6 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Tangier via Merzouga overview:

6 Days Tour From Marrakech to Tanger via the desert golden dunes: You are in Marrakech, and then want to enjoy a great Marrakech desert trip by visiting the Sahara desert and end up in Tanger? This is the right Morocco journey for you. 

This 6- Day Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Tangier via desert will allow you to start the trip from Marrakech, and see many attractions such as Ait Ben-Haddou fortified village, the Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate and the beautiful Toudgha valley and the valley of Dades. Then continue to the Merzouga Sahara desert and appreciate the dunes on a camel ride, spend the night in a nomadic tent at Merzouga desert camp under a starry sky including Berber Music. 

The 6-day desert trip from Marrakech to Tangier via Merzouga is an incredible journey that showcases the magnificent landscapes and cultural heritage of Morocco. Starting in Marrakech, you’ll traverse the majestic Atlas Mountains, taking in panoramic views and stopping at the impressive Ait Benhaddou. 

As you continue eastward, the scenery transitions to the vast Sahara Desert, where you’ll embark on a camel trek through the golden dunes of Merzouga, spending a night in a desert camp under the starlit sky. Moving on, you’ll visit the enchanting city of Fes, with its ancient medina and historical landmarks, before reaching the captivating blue town of Chefchaouen, tucked away in the Rif Mountains. 

Finally, the Marrakech Desert Tour concludes in Tangier, where you can immerse yourself in its vibrant atmosphere and enjoy the coastal charm. This journey promises unforgettable experiences, from cultural encounters to awe-inspiring natural wonders, making it an ideal exploration of Morocco’s diverse and captivating beauty.

6 Days Tour From Marrakech Desert Tour to Tangier

Best 6 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Tangier & desert info:

+ Duration: 6 Days & 5 nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Marrakech
+ Ending Location: Tangier

6 Days Tour From Marrakech to Tangier via the desert highlights:

The 6-day tour from Marrakech to Tangier via the desert is filled with remarkable highlights that showcase the diverse beauty of Morocco. Here are some of the Marrakech Desert Tour’s main attractions and experiences:

  •  Journey through the stunning Atlas Mountains.
  • Witnessing picturesque landscapes, traditional Berber villages, and breathtaking viewpoints like the Tizi n’Tichka Pass.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou.
  •  Explore the scenic Draa Valley, known for its lush palm groves, oases, and traditional mud-brick villages.
  • Experience the awe-inspiring Sahara Desert in Merzouga.
  • Enjoy a camel trek across the golden sand dunes, and witness magical sunsets and sunrises.
  • spend a night in a desert camp, immersing yourself in the tranquility and beauty of the desert.
  • Discover the dramatic Todgha Gorges, towering limestone canyons carved by the Todgha River. 
  • Explore the ancient city of Fes, with its UNESCO-listed medina. 
  • Discover the captivating blue-washed town of Chefchaouen nestled in the Rif Mountains.
  • Conclude your 6 days Morocco desert tour in Tangier, a bustling coastal city with a fascinating blend of Moroccan and European influences. Explore the vibrant medina, visit historical landmarks such as the Kasbah, and soak in the coastal views along the promenade.

Great 6 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech to Tangier Itinerary

Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhadou - Ouarzazate - Dades valley

The 6 Days Tour From Marrakech to Tanger starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, You’ll start your journey from Marrakech and head towards the stunning Atlas Mountains. You’ll pass through the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2160m) and continues through the Berber villages, which offer breathtaking views. Along the way, you’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou, a fortified village known for its architectural beauty and a distinctive location for moviemakers. Several foreign and local movies have been shot in the Kasbah, including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator,... You’ll then continue to Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Morocco,” and then on to Dades Valley where the first day of the trip terminates. 

The road to the town is called the route of a thousand Kasbah due to the tremendous number of fortresses and citadels spread in the region. Indeed, Dades (the main gateway to the Dades Valley) is a marvelous, cool town, especially in winter. Overnight in a hotel in Dades Valley (dinner & breakfast).

Day 2 : Dades valley - Toudgha Valley - Merzouga Sahara desert

The second day of the 6 Days Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Tangier starts at 8; 00, after breakfast, you take off going back to the main road, then take a little detour in Tinghir. Along the way, you’ll visit the Todgha Gorges, towering limestone canyons carved by the Todgha River. Before heading south-east again, stop for lunch in Touroug village

After the pause, we will continue to Merzouga via Erfoud, the capital city of dates all over the country, and maybe stop to visit a fossils area on the way. In the afternoon, you’ll arrive in Merzouga, where you’ll experience a camel trek into the heart of the Moroccan desert, you will stop (occasionally halfway) for the mesmerizing view of the sunset. You’ll spend the night in a traditional Merzouga desert camp, enjoying a traditional Moroccan dinner and camping under the starry sky.

After dinner, you will enjoy a drum show performed by the staff at the camp, under the starry sky, and our crew will enjoy some Berber music after dinner. Furthermore, you will be conveniently placed to observe the stars and shooting stars.

Day 3 : Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Ifrane - Fes

After witnessing a beautiful sunrise over the dunes, you’ll return to Merzouga village by camel or 4×4 and continue your Morocco journey towards Fes. On the way, you’ll pass through Erfoud, known for its fossil workshops and unique geological formations. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the captivating Ziz Valley.

Have lunch in the middle Atlas Mountains exactly in Medelt. During the Marrakech Trip, we will also visit the cedar forest between the fruit farms in Azrou and the town of Ifrane known as the small Moroccan Switzerland and the cleanest city too. We arrive in the evening Fez at your Riad / Hotel, where you’ll spend the night.

By then the third day of our 6 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Tangier is ended.

Day 4 : Guided tour of Fes with a local guide

This morning after breakfast in your riad, you will start a Fes sightseeing tour of the city with a local guide, who will give you more information about the city and attractions. This day is dedicated to exploring Fes, one of Morocco’s oldest and most enchanting cities. You’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Fes Medina, a maze-like medieval city with narrow streets and bustling souks.

You will visit the Bouanania and the Attarine Medersas constructed in the early 14th century by the Marinades, and the Mosques. You’ll explore historical sites such as the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque, the oldest university in the world, the famous tanneries (The ancient educational center of Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Marble Fountain. You will have a break for lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant. You’ll have the chance to discover the city’s vibrant culture and sample traditional Moroccan cuisine.

Continuing on your visit, you will view the decorated gate of Bab Boujloud, the medieval tanneries, and the Royal Palace. Then visit the Souks (local markets) where merchants and craftsmen sell their hand-made jewelry, leather goods, copperware, and pottery. After the visit, you will be returned to your riad.

Day 5 : Fes – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen

Depart from Fes and make your way to Meknes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities. Explore the historical landmarks of Meknes, including the monumental Bab Mansour gate, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and the atmospheric Heri es-Souani granaries. Afterward, continue to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander through the well-preserved archaeological site, marveling at the intricate mosaics and grand structures. Finally, head to the picturesque town of Chefchaouen, famous for its blue-painted streets and serene ambiance. Explore the medina, visit local shops, and soak in the unique atmosphere. Overnight in Chefchaouen in a Riad.

Day 5 of your 6 Days Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Tangier has finished.

Day 6 : Chefchaouen – Tangier

Spend the morning exploring more of Chefchaouen, capturing stunning photos of the blue-washed walls, enjoying the serene surroundings, and experiencing the charm and cultural richness of northern Morocco. Depart from Chefchaouen: Start your journey from Chefchaouen, making your way towards Tetouan.

Arrive in Tetouan, a city known for its Andalusian influence and well-preserved medina. Explore the narrow streets of the medina, adorned with beautiful white buildings and blue accents. Visit the Ethnographic Museum to learn about the region’s history and traditional culture. Admire the intricate details of the Royal Palace, and stroll through the Plaza Primo, a vibrant square lined with cafes and shops.

After exploring Tetouan, continue your tour to Tangier, a vibrant coastal city with a fascinating blend of cultures. Upon arrival in Tangier, we drop off you at the airport or riad/hotel.

Farewell and end of our 6 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Tangier.

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 If the itinerary 6 Days Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Tangier via desert,  that we offer do not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.

What to Bring for This 6-Day Desert Trip from Marrakech To 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 about This 6 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Tangier

  • 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 6- Day Tour from Marrakech to Tangier

  • 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 6-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech 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.

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