9 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
DAY 1: TANGER – CHEFCHAOUEN.
Today we start this tour towards Chefchaouen. It is a lovely village and its houses are all painted in blue and white. We will get a chance to get various panoramic pictures of the medina followed by a free program in the village of Chefchaouen. Over night in Chefchaouen.
DAY 2: Chefchaouen-Ouazzane-Fès.
After breakfast we will drive towards Fes passing by Ouazzane city, and we will have a chance to see volubilis the Roman ruins , then drive to Meknes there will have a time to see Bab Mansour one of the biggest gate in Morocco and also more historical areas around Meknes city. Then drive directly to Fes ,overnight in Fes .
DAY 3: FES GUIDED TOUR.
Today we will help you to explore the oldest city of Fes in a Day trip with Nomadic Tribes Tours, Our Departure will be from your hotel or Location after you take your breakfast. Fes has the oldest medina in Morocco and also the biggest to visit Fes , Nomadic Tribes Tours will offer you a Local Guide who will take you around the medina to enjoy and learn the most attractions of the this beautiful city, such as El-Bali through Bab Boujloud that will take you up to the two main streets. Talaa Kebira (big climb), the largest and Talaa Sghira (small rise) both lead to the heart of Medina.
With our guide who will take you for a walk inside the old medina, also to see Mellah with its intense atmosphere and fine example of Mauro-Hispanic architecture. Then you drive to the Borj Sud to see a wonderful panoramic view of the medina. Then visit Tanneries on the bank of the Oued Fes, despite the strong smell of the souk it considers one of the traditional markets in Morocco. You continue on through es-Seffarine and its brass workers, down the colorful es-Sebbaghine with its street of the Dyers, and souk el-Attarine area of spices and groceries to the exterior of the impressive al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and university and the el-Attarine Medersa (entrance fee included). This is considered one of the wonders of Moorish architecture, built between 1323 and 1325 by Merinid Sultan Abou Said Othman. You pass by the tomb of Moulay Idriss the second Idrissed ruler, considered to be founder of Fes, built in the 18th century and restored in the mid-19th century.
During the Day trip in Fes, You will have a big chance to learn and discover enough about this beautiful city and its cultures, traditions and history. Be sure that all the Day trips in Fes you will be guided by a professional and expert who will help you and answer all your needs about Fes. He can also give you more tips you need to know about Fes city in order to have enough ideas to deal with such local cultures.
DAY 4: FES – IFRANE – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA.
Our Morocco 9 days tour from Tangier continues to desert, Will start from your location in Fes. In the morning we travel to Ifrane, named as the Switzerland of Morocco Due to its amazing atmosphere and nature, also the shape of its building is completely western style. There we will stop for a short time to enjoy the beauty of the city and then continue our desert Merzouga trip. We also stop in the cedar forest at the small village of Azrou where we may have an opportunity to see the app’s monkey and amazing views of Cedar trees. Then our 3 days trip will continue to Midelt where you will have Lunch.
After lunch we will continue to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tizi Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Valley, taking in views of the High Atlas plateaus. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia.
Afterwards, you will drive along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. You will arrive at Merzouga in the late afternoon, overnight in a local Hotelor Riad.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR.
Today is almost spent in Erg Chebbi desert of Merzouga. We begin our Camel riding after breakfast, which will bring you throughout beautifully sand dunes to the village of Merzouga. When you arrive to the village then you will drive to explore and off roading adventure by Jeep, this will be such an amazing time and drive which will allow you to explore the magic of Berber nomads and their life styles , also will help you to get an amazing ideas about how life in the desert was and still today. On our way, we stop to have tea with a nomadic family for a moment. We also mean to discover more about the lives of these friendly people. Then you continue the drive to discover the nomadic life of Berber/Amazigh people in which we make a short visit to Khamliya village: where time remains seemingly unchanged. We can eat lunch in Khamlia village or go back to the hotel as you wish.. In the late afternoon then we prepare for a desert camel ride. We will be guided by an experienced desert camel guide to cross the magic dunes of Merzouga, and we explore sand dunes. Before we reach Merzouga desert camp we will have time to enjoy the wonderful sunset and colorful sand dunes, then we continue to the camp. Dinner will be served at the camp. During your stay in the desert camp you will be able to explore the magic of the desert silence and wonderful views of golden sand dunes and sun. You will enjoy Berber music and we stay tonight in Berber desert tents in Merzouga Sahara.
DAY 6: MERZOUGA – ERFOUD – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES.
Our 9 days tour Tangier to Marrakech will continue today to Bomalen Dades, after breakfast in the camp you will ride back to the village where our drive will pick you up. After a short pause in the village, you will continue to Rissani Village which has an amazing local market which considered the oldest market in Morocco and the biggest local market in Morocco, You will have a chance to walk among the market and discover another way of living and culture, After that you will continue to Alnif which is famous for its fossils and amazing landscapes of black mountains. We will have a stop in the village for a break or lunch then we continue to Toudra George. You will have a chance to walk and discover the beauty of the Canon. Toudra Canon, with its high clives and fresh water in the river. After this short refreshing stop we will continue to Bomalen dades, Overnight in Bomalen Dades.
DAY 7: DADES GORGES – VALLEY OF ROSES- OUARZAZATE- MARRAKECH.
After breakfast, our departure to Boumalne-Dades has begun. Then we stroll through Dades valley, all the way to Kelaa M’Gouna, famous by Roses. Then, we go along the valley to reach Ouarzazate. In Ouarzazate we will have a chance to visit Taourirt-Kasbah.. The visit includes Kasbah and movie attractions as world-renown cinema studios. Then we take the road to the next point Kasbah-Ait BenHaddou, a UNESCO categorized World Heritage Site. With your guide you will explore and visit the attractive Kasbah Of Ait Ben Haddou and old villages, and finally continue our journey to the final point Marrakech is our last destination via Tizi-N-Ticha Pass. Finally, you have a good time with a great tour through the incredible Palm Grove of Marrakesh. There our 4 days trip from Fes to Marrakech will end in the evening.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR.
Our Guided tour of Marrakech begins from your accommodation and begins with a journey of exploration with an experienced and knowledgeable guide, who will take you to discover one of the oldest imperial cities of Morocco . It is known as the first touristic destination in Morocco and in the world.
In the morning, you’ll visit the famous Palais de Bahia, with its fantastic courtyards and mosaic walls built for Bou Ahmed. Stroll through the Jewish Quarter and notice the difference in architecture in this district. Visit the hidden Saadian tombs built during the reign of Sultan Ahmed El Mansour in 1557.
You’ll arrive at the Koutoubia mosque and the Djemaa el Fna square, where you can drink some fresh pressed orange juice while observing the bustle of the snake charmers, henna tattoo artists and water sellers. You will Explore Lunch will be served in a restaurant of your choice in the heart of the medina. In the afternoon you will explore the wonderful history of the famous Majorelle Garden, discover more about the french designer Yves Saint Laurent restored the garden architecture, stroll through the shady streets and learn more about the origins of the fantasy of exotic plants. A landscape garden designed by French artist Jacques Majorelle. Explore the garden paths, fountains, and cactus gardens, listening for the 15 species of birds that live within the 12-acre space. Late afternoon we drop you back to your accommodation.
DAY 9 : MARRAKECH.
On the last day of our tour , we drive you to the airport in Marrakech. This will be the end of our Morocco 9 days private tour from Tangier and we wish you happy return back home.