With the Desert Tour from Tangier, you’ll get to explore the metropolitan Moroccan cities as well as the tiny Berber towns of the country. Not only that, but you will also get a tour of the coasts of Morocco in addition to an exploratory trip the Moroccan Sahara desert.
We will pick you up in Tangier upon your arrival and take you on a tour of the city renowned as “the entrance to Africa,” one of Morocco’s most colorful, intriguing, and interesting cities. We travel to Asilah before visiting the Caves of Hercules.
According to mythology, this is where Hercules, the mythological character, slept after completing his 12 tasks. The cave’s entrance faces the Atlantic, and it is frequently inundated during high tides.
Arrive at Asilah, a little beach hamlet that is unquestionably one of the most beautiful in Morocco’s north, with its modest medina marked by blue homes and portraits painted with vivid designs. You’ll stay for the night in a lovely hotel.
We travel to Rabat in the morning after breakfast. It serves as Morocco’s administrative capital.
It is both a contemporary and traditional city, a vibrant blend of ancient and modern culture. Surrounded by a rainbow of colourful slopes and mountains, the city is lovely in and of itself, with its harmonizing parks, luxury boutiques, shops, and flowers. Accommodation will be in a lovely hotel.
We continue our voyage across the Atlantic to Casablanca, the country’s economic powerhouse. You will have the day to learn about the magnificent city of Morocco, the well-known Hassan II mosque, one of the tallest structures in the world, and the few that permit non-Muslim tourists to visit. Accommodation awaits in a lovely hotel.
We proceed down the Atlantic coast, admiring the gorgeous coastal landscape of Essaouira. The city retains the beauty and authenticity of a bygone era.
The final walled stronghold on the Atlantic coast marks the end of the Mediterranean. The harbor of Essaouira, lapped by the waves of the Mogador islands, is a wind-sports enthusiast’s dream. A Riad is where you’ll sleep for the night.
Following breakfast at the hotel, enjoy one more stroll around Essaouira’s medina before departing for Marrakech. We’ll transfer to your Riad upon arrival in Marrakech. You have a free day to explore the Red City.
Marrakech is one of Morocco’s four imperial cities. It is well-known for having multiple World Heritage Site monuments.
You may explore the contemporary city’s many districts, such as Guéliz, Hivernage, Palmeraie, and Mellah (the Jewish quarter), or you can travel through the narrow alleys of the Medina to reach Jemaa Elfna Square, where you will see jugglers, musicians, fakirs, snake charmers, and other performers who will stimulate your senses with the variety of noises, scents, flavors, and colors that define it.
Moving on with our Desert Tour from Tangier, we will take a day excursion to the magnificent waterfalls of Ouzoud, which are 110 meters high and located in the great Atlas, in the province of Azilal. These are the most stunning in Morocco and North Africa.
They are encircled by gorgeous scenery in a variety of hues. You may observe the local monkeys playing among the tourists in the afternoon and attempting to steal something to eat.
We’ll head to Ait Benhaddou after breakfast. We will travel across the High Atlas Mountains, passing past the port of Tizi n’Tichka and passing through various Berber nomad communities.
The breathtaking environment will lead us to the Kasbah of Telouet. The path will take us to another of Morocco’s best-preserved and most famous kasbahs, Ait Benhaddou. It is well-known for serving as the setting for many cinema works, including “Game of Thrones.”
We’ll proceed via Ouarzazate, passing the Rosas Valley, to approach the Dades Gorges, where the “Road of the Thousand Kasbahs” begins. Dinner and accommodation are scheduled in Dades Valley.
After breakfast at the hotel, we go to the Gorges of Todra, where you may have a leisurely stroll between its impressive canyon’s walls that rise more than 200 meters above sea level, till the exit towards the desert through the Tafilalet palm grove.
Arrive at the hotel at the base of the dunes, where you may rest and take in the breathtaking scenery while strolling across Erg Chebbi’s fine sand. In the evening, you will be served delectable Moroccan cuisine. Spend the night in a charming hotel room.
Following a hearty Moroccan breakfast, we will ascend to the 44 to begin our tour of the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, a desert area.
We will learn about the nomadic communities that live in the region, as well as the wild oasis in the midst of nowhere, breathtaking scenery, little desert towns, and palm orchards… People from Mali will make us halt on our journey through the village of Khamlia to enjoy a magnificent concert of Gnawa music while sipping a tasty tea.
Our dromedaries wait for us to go on our return trip to the hotel after an hour and a half of riding across dunes and stopping to take in the stunning sunset in the middle of the desert. Surrounded by the Great Dune, you may sleep in a wonderful nomad tent while listening to drum music, eating supper, and drinking Moroccan tea.
We get up early every morning to witness the dawn. You will board your dromedaries once more to travel a different route back to the hotel. Following breakfast and a shower, we drive to Rissani, where we will wander through what is described as Morocco’s most genuine and traditional souk, as well as the largest in the country’s south, where all types of handicrafts, food, and animals are exchanged.
Then, we proceed through Erfoud, the ancient entrance of the desert and a city noted for its fossil work, before traversing the spectacular Ziz Valley with its more than 18,000 palm trees and arriving in Midelt. Dinner and accommodation at a nice hotel.
After breakfast, we depart for Meknes, near which we will see the famed Volubilis Roman ruins. Afterward, we’ll go on to Fes and spend the rest of the day getting to know the city.
A local guide will accompany us as we see the city’s highlights. Fes is a Moroccan royal city as well as a cultural and religious hub. We begin the day by seeing the Royal Palace entrance and the well-preserved medieval Medina, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You will enter the Medina to see the Medrasa Bouanania, the Najarine fountain, the Tanneries, and the world’s oldest university, the Quarawiyyin mosque. Following that, we depart Medina for a visit to “the Mellah,” the Jewish neighborhood. In the late afternoon, we go to a medieval castle for a panoramic view over the Medina and the city of Fes. You’ll sleep in a Riad for the night.
We’ll head early for Chefchaouen, a picturesque tiny town perched on the slopes of the Rif Mountains’ Tisouka and Megou mountains, which peak above the settlement like two horns. It is a city with very low automobile traffic, where you may breathe pure and fresh air that entices you to remain and explore the beauty of the area and its environs. You’ll stay the night at a lovely Riad.
We’ll return to Tangier and transport to the airport to complete the Desert Tour from Tangier.
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