12 days tour from Tangier

The best 12 days tour from Tangier to discover the main attractions of the country from north to south. This tour is ideal for those who have time to discover the hidden treasures of Morocco. It combines natural landscapes, culture, and imperial cities with the Sahara desert.

12 days tour from Tangier overview

During this 12-day tour from Tangier, you will go from north to south. As a consequence, you will travel through the Blue Pearl metropolis and Fes, the imperial city. Then, you’ll pass through Ifrane and the Cedar Forest before arriving at Merzouga. You take a desert trip, ride a camel, and spend the night at the camp. Second, you pass through Rissani and Touroug before arriving at the Todra Gorges and Des Valley. Eventually, you come across the cities of Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou. Ultimately, you go to Morocco to see Marrakech and Essaouira.

Tour highlights

  • Contemplate the landscape of the Rif Mountains.
  • Chefchaouen, the blue city, is worth a visit.
  • Explore the ruins. Volubilis was a Roman city.
  • Visit Fez and Marrakech with a local guide.
  • You can see Barbary apes in the cedar forest of Azrou.
  • Panoramic views of the Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Camel riding in Merzouga, Morocco.
  • Enjoy the sunset over the dunes on the beach.
  • Participate in a sandboarding activity.
  • A hearty dinner and a bonfire party (Berber drumming).
  • Overnight camping in the desert camp of Merzouga.
  • In Ouarzazate, visit the Atlas Studio and the Kasbah of Taourirt.
  • Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The views of the Atlas Mountains landscape are breathtaking.
  • Visit the city of Essaouira.

Both includes and excludes


  • -Pick-up and drop-off service.
  • -English-speaking driver/guide.
  • -Accommodations.
  • -Overnight stay in a camp in Erg Chebbi with a private bathroom and shower.
  • -Mint tea at the camp.
  • -Sandboarding in the camp.
  • -Berber music in the camp.
  • -The possibility of asking the driver to stop when and where you want.
  • -Stops for panoramic views and free time for lunch.
  • -Private and comfortable 4×4 vehicle with fuel and air conditioning included.
  • -Breakfasts.
  • -Dinners.
  • -Camel for each in the desert.


  • Alcoholic & fresh drinks
  • personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Lunch meal
  • Entrance fees optional visits

The itinerary of the 12 days tour from Tangier:

Day 1: Arrival in Tangier

After you arrive in Tangier, you will be escorted on a 12-day journey. We will meet you at the airport and drive you to your Tangier accommodation. Then you’ll be able to take in the stunning scenery and atmosphere along the route. When you’ve recovered, you’ll have time to explore Tangier. It is one of the most gorgeous cities on the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll spend the night there at the end of the day.

Day 2: Tangier Chefchaouen

After breakfast, we begin the second day of our 12-day vacation from Tangier. As a consequence, we proceed across the Rif Mountains to Tetouan and then to Chefchaouen, the blue city. It is well-known for its white and blue-washed architecture. There are also little lanes created in the Moorish Andalusian style. This town has a lot of interesting tourist attractions. You may visit the Kasbah Museum and the Spanish Mosque, for example. You spend the night in a Riad after seeing these sites.

Day 3: Chefchaouen Meknes Fes

We are leaving Chefchaouen for Fes. Just after breakfast. As a consequence, we’ll have to go via Volubilis. It is the Roman ruins in Morocco that have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Second, we visit the imperial city of Meknes to explore its attractions. We’ll stop for lunch and tour the huge walls of the Medina and Bab, as well as the Mansour Gate. Then there’s the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, Qara Prison, and other sights to see. We next go to Fes’s ancient Medina, where you will stay in a Riad.

Day 4: Fes City Tour

The 12-day tour from Tangier includes a guided visit to Fes. As a consequence, you’ll be led by a professional guide around Fez’s medieval Medina. That is, the magnificent ramparts, marketplace, and tannery will be uncovered. You’ll also visit the schools Al-Attarine and Bou Inania, as well as the Najjarine museum. After that, the Moulay Idris Mausoleum and the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque are visited. After viewing Fez’s historical sites, we will take you to discover the stunning and panoramic countryside of Fes. In the evening, we will transport you to your overnight hotel.

Day 5: Fes Ifrane  Azrou  Ziz Valley Merzouga.

We continue our 12-day Desert tour from Tangier to Merzouga. Therefore, after breakfast, we’ll take the road via Ifrane. Morocco’s Switzerland is noted for its beautiful natural surroundings and Swiss-style buildings. Second, we visit the cedar forest in Azrou town, which is home to wild monkeys. From here, we journey into the Middle Atlas Mountains. Afterward, we’ll stop in Midelt for lunch before continuing to Merzouga through the Ziz Valley. Lastly, we’ll go to Erfoud before arriving at Merzouga’s desert. The night will be spent in or around Riad in a hotel.

Day 6: Merzouga Desert Tours

A 12-day tour from Tangier will take you to desert experiences. As a consequence, we go to Khamlia village after breakfast. Gnawa music will be performed, which originates in Mali and Niger. Then, learn about nomadic families that live in traditional tents. Second, you go to Mifis to see the mines and desert lake. You will also have another wonderful experience. In other words, you ride camels to the camp and cross the Erg Chebbi desert dunes. Sunsets, feasts, and music are all enjoyed around the fire.

Day 7: Merzouga Todra Gorges Dades Valley

You wake up early today to see the sunrise over Erg Chebbi’s stunning dunes. Second, you ride a camel back to Merzouga. After a shower and breakfast, we go to Rissani market, passing through Berber villages and towns on our journey to Todra. We pause for lunch in Todra before viewing its scarlet cliffs. You may walk along the river and see the lovely cliffs. They are ideal for rock climbers, with high mountains surpassing 300 meters. We also continue on our adventure through the Dades Valley. The Dades Valley will be our temporary residence.

Day 8: Dades Valley Ouarzazate Ait Ben Haddou Marrakech

We will continue our 12-day tour from Tangier after breakfast. As a consequence, we’ll leave Dades Valley for Morocco’s red city, Marrakech. We’ll start in Ouarzazate, where we’ll see Rose Valley and the Rose Cooperative, as well as Atlas Studios. We also stop at Ait Ben Haddou to see the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Several blockbusters were filmed there, including The Mummy and Gladiator. In the afternoon, we continue our journey to Marrakech through Tizi-N-Tichka. We’ll pause to enjoy the breathtaking views of the High Atlas Mountains. Lastly, before returning to Marrakech, we may visit an Argan oil cooperative. I’ll be spending the night in Riad.

Day 9: Marrakech City Tour

A 12-day travel plan departing from Tangier includes a stop in Marrakesh. That is, you get a whole day to see Morocco’s renowned historic Medina. Our experienced and local guide takes us to the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia Minaret. After that, the souks, Badia Palace, Jemaa El-Fana Plaza, and Majorelle Gardens are explored. After seeing all of the places, you may relax in the plaza or have a mint tea on the terrace of a café. I’ll be spending the night in Riad.

Day 10: Day Trip to Ouzoud Waterfalls

We’ll take you on a day excursion to Ouzoud Waterfall today. You’ll spend the whole day outside. As a consequence, we depart from your Riad in Marrakech at 8 a.m. after breakfast. Ouzoud may be situated deep inside the Atlas Mountains. It falls from a height of almost 300 meters into an unending series of ponds. Apart from that, this area is home to Barbary macaques and a variety of native birds. It’s also a terrific spot for family picnics, where everyone can enjoy the fresh air and greenery. At the end of the day, we return to Marrakech.

Day 11: Essaouira Day Excursion

The 12-day trip package from Tangier includes another day of travel. We will transport you to Essaouira. It is also known as Mogador since it has a fishing port on the country’s Atlantic coast. Several monuments from the 16th century may still be seen in Essaouira. As a consequence, you might visit the Scala, which offers a beautiful view of blue boats and seagulls. Afterward, you may visit the Medina of Essaouira. It is a unique medina with peaceful walls and lanes. We’ll return to Marrakech after spending the whole day there. I’ll be spending the night in Riad.

Day 12: Transfer to the airport

We will drop you off at the airport on this last day. As a result, we will travel to Menara Airport and conclude our 12-day journey from Tangier service.

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