Tangier to Marrakech itinerary 10 days via Desert

10 days morocco tour tangier to Marrakech

Tangier to Marrakech itinerary 10 days via Desert overview:

Our Tangier to Marrakech 10 days tour is your way to discover Morocco’s beautiful landscapes and amazing views. We invite you for an unforgettable trip to the heart of Morocco.

Start of the trip: Tangier

End of Trip: Marrakech

Duration: 10 days / 9 Nights

Tangier to Marrakech itinerary 10 days via Desert highlights:

  • Fes
  • Chefchaouen
  • Sahara Desert Merzouga
  • Volubilis.
  • Sidi Chahed Lake.
  • Gladiator, The Mummy.
  • The Kingdom of Heaven, Prince of Persia.
  • Visit The blue city of Chefchaouen.
  • Dades Gorges.
  • Todra Gorges.
  • Tizi N’Tichka.
  • Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Kasbah Oudaya, Kasbah of Telouat.
  • Tangier to Marrakech
  • Thami El Glaoui, Saadien Tombs.
  • Bahia Palace, Majourelle Gardens.
  • El-Fna Square.
Ifrane Lion

Brief itinerary:

  • DAY 1: TANGER TO MARRAKECH ASILAH:6 hr 3 min (574.9 km)
  • DAY 2. ASILAH – TETOUAN – CHAOUEN:2 hr 29 min (149.4 km)
  • DAY 3: CHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FEZ:2 hr 29 min (149.4 km)
  • DAY 4: FES EXCURSION: 12 hours
  • DAY 5: FES – MIDELT – RISSANI – DESERT IN MERZOUGA:7 hr 16 min (460.5 km)
  • DAY 6: ERG CHEBBI EXCURSION 4X4 MERZOUGA: full day
  • DAY 7: MERZOUGA – GARGANTA DEL TODGHA :3 hr 55 min (270.9 km)
  • DADÈS – OUARZAZATE:2 hr 2 min (140.3 km) 
  • DAY 8: OUARZAZATTE -AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH:3 hr 42 min (193.2 km)
  • DAY 9: MARRAKECH EXCURSION: 12 hours
  • DAY 10: TRANSFER TO AIRPORT: Depending on your hotel area

Customized full itinerary:

DAY 1: TANGER TO MARRAKECH ASILAH.

Firstly, we will leave in the morning from Tangier to the wonderful city of Asilah. Secondly, we will visit the medina, which is formed by very clean and silent white houses with very colorful mural paintings.

DAY 2. ASILAH – TETOUAN – CHAOUEN

Firstlywe will leave in the direction of Tetouan. Secondly, we visit the old city or the medina. however, the city has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, and have undertaken important restoration tasks in which the Junta de Andalucía has participated, given the Andalusian origin of much of the old town.

Then we will continue to the blue city of Chaouen.

The whole Medina of the city, the old part, it is interesting in itself: its narrow cobblestone streets full of small craft shops, its houses painted blue and white, and its cozy and friendly inhabitants of an eternal smile.

Losing yourself walking through its streets without direction is a good way to spend the day, as we will find a thousand places that will surprise us. Accommodation in Riad with breakfast.

3: CHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FEZ

After breakfast, we will go to the Roman city of Volubilis, where we will visit the archaeological remains, which are possibly the best-preserved Roman site in this area of North Africa. It was included in the list of the Unesco World Heritage Site in 1997. After that, we will continue to the holy city of Fez, passing through Meknes. It is one of the four imperial cities, together with Marrakech, Meknes, and Rabat.

Fez is considered as the religious and cultural center of the country. It has labyrinthine streets and the Medina of Fez el-Bali (Old Fez) is one of the largest medieval sites in the world today, and the surrounding gates and walls enhance its magnificence. Accommodation in Riad with breakfast.

DAY 4: FES EXCURSION.

Today, it is transformed into another life I ask myself for fez medina with its souks and alleys that have not changed since the Middle Ages. the exploration of the medina of fez the neighborhood of the tanners the Bab Boujloud blue door, the great Bou Inania Medersa, with its cedarwood, stucco, and its onyx marble sculptures and decoration.

Admire the Tijani zaouïa and the makers of souk instruments before arriving at the marina the place where Moulay Idriss made the decision to build the city. -The Nejjarine Plaza Museum and the souk cabinetmakers. The magnificent foundouk carved in the square of the Museum of Art and Crafts of wood.

The kissaria where the jewels and fine fabrics are for sale, Es-Seffarine Plaza, the Plaza d’Ascia, the tanners’, the old Palace whose Dar Batha Arabo-Andalusian style.

The Morocco Palace houses architectural treasures of rare refinement. After burning a lot of calories when leaving by the walls of excursion to visit the palace gat courter Jewish and the Borj, and then to the ceramic quarter.

DAY 5: FES – MIDELT – RISSANI – DESERT IN MERZOUGA:

Firstly, we will go to Midelt through the mountains and cedar forests of the Middle Atlas. Secondly, We will pass by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and by Azrou, an important craft center specialized in cedar woodworks.

After the Zad pass (2.178m), we will arrive at Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon, we will descend towards Erfoud and Errachidia through the Ziz Valley, dotted with palm trees. We will continue towards the sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6: ERG CHEBBI EXCURSION 4X4 MERZOUGA:

Firstly, we will go on a tour around Erg Chebbi, visit a house and listen to some Gnaoua music, originally from Ghana and Sudan. Secondly, we will visit some abandoned mines, nomadic Berbers, and an oasis of palm trees. Towards noon we returned to Merzouga.

After lunch and free time to rest, we find the camels that are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes.

And, we will spend the night in a camp equipped with drum music in the middle of the Sahara; This is a great opportunity to take beautiful pictures of sunset and sunrise.

When we arrive at the camp, we will go up a high dune to see the sunset. We will spend the night at the hotel with thousands of stars, a Berber tent, but sparkling (the sky full of stars).

DAY 7: MERZOUGA – GARGANTA DEL TODGHA – DADÈS – OUARZAZATE:

In the morning we will return to the hotel on a camel for breakfast and a shower. Then we will go to Rissani, the first imperial city with its interesting market, where the nomads of the surrounding area come to sell their livestock and buy the belongings they need.

After that, we will be able to taste if you fancy the tasty Berber pizza and we will continue our way to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley, one of the longest rivers in Morocco.

Stop to contemplate the enchanting adobe kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the route, and the interesting geological formations of the Draa Valley. Dinner in a riad.

DAY 8: OUARZAZATTE -AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH:

Today, breakfast and visit the famous Ait Ben Haddou. However, the trip is a succession of strong points, today’s journey is another of them. The 200 km that separates Ouarzazate from Marrakech runs through the High Atlas. The road must be traveled slowly, for its beauty and because it is a mountain pass that crosses the Atlas at 2,260m. To round off the spectacular day, we will follow the old caravan route. Continue to the red city of Marrakech, stopping to photograph the panoramic views of the High Atlas. Accommodation in hotel or riad/hotel.

DAY 9: MARRAKECH EXCURSION:

Today, we will enjoy one of the 4 imperial cities of Morocco through an official local guide, who can explain everything about the city.

One of the most famous parts and recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO is its famous Jemaa el Fna Square.

In it, you will find thousands of outdoor activities: jugglers, music, fakirs, snake charmers … In the square, you will awaken all your senses, with their multiple sounds, aromas, flavors, and colors that characterize it. Accommodation with breakfast in Marrakech. Dinner not included.

DAY 10: MARRAKECH EXCURSION:

Today, we can choose from the following excursions depending on your departure to the airport:

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Tangier to Marrakech itinerary 10 days via Desert testimonials:

Best Tangier to Marrakech tour in 10 days

In July we contracted a 10-day tour with this agency and were delighted. The tour was very pleasant with Hassan, a good driver and guide, always very attentive to us, as we were seeing places was explaining everything and the curiosities of the country.
We saw beautiful landscapes, we went into their culture and met people who will be difficult to forget. The night of the spectacular desert, but we will not forget the atlas, the kasbahs, the Dades and Goudra Gorges, and their people. We recommend it without any doubt because these days helped to make our visit to Morocco was fantastic.
Thanks to Hammi for everything, for his work, his closeness, and his concern that everything would be great.

Anad

Bamli

Excellent services

We did the tour from Tangier to Marrakech and it was all incredible: the hotels, the food, the scenery, the quads, the price, etc. Our guide Mohammed was attentive to everything, he told us many things about life in Morocco and he was the one who made this trip unforgettable, an exceptional guide. Thank you very much for everything.

Mario

Bandi

Best experience ever

We went from Tangier to Marrakech in 10 days, from May 2nd to 5th. A fascinating trip with our 10-year-old son. The night in the desert, the kasbah, the markets..., A unique experience.
Everything was perfect, the accommodations, our guide Hassan, our driver Houssein. Everything worked perfectly, without any unforeseen events, and very attentive to us and our son.
Totally recommendable.

De van

Alil

Best services

We made 10 days of excursion to the desert with the agency Morocco Sahara Trips, it was an excellent experience. At all times our driver Hassan made us feel at home. We were very comfortable with him and he explained many interesting things about the culture. We thank Morocco Sahara Trips for the team they have so kind and they make you feel in such a nice atmosphere. And we also thank the wonderful organization they have at all times.

Gorge

Bandan