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5-Day Tangier to Marrakech Desert Tour: Customizable Itinerary

Come to Morocco and travel with us! We offer you a 5-day desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech. You will have local guides to help you. We will provide everything you need like transport, hotels, food, drinks, camel rides, music at night, and campfires. This is not just a trip but an adventure to explore and enjoy. Join us and discover the magic of Morocco!

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5-Day Tangier to Marrakech Desert Tour Highlights

5-Day Tangier to Marrakech Desert Tour Overview

In this 5-day tour, discover the best sights of Morocco starting from Tangier to Marrakech. Visit Chefchaouen, a charming town with blue streets and see treasures like the Kasbah Museum and the Ras El Ma waterfalls. Next, head to Fes, a culturally rich city with fantastic places to visit such as the Tannery Chouara and the world’s oldest university Al Qarawiyyin. 

Travel across the Saharan sands of Merzouga and enjoy stops at places like Ifrane and the Azrou forest. Experience the thrill of camel trekking on the grand Erg Chebbi sand dunes and spend a night in a Berber tent camp.

Visit Todgha and Dades Gorges and the UNESCO-protected Berber fortress of Ait Benhaddou before traversing the majestic High Atlas Mountains to reach Marrakech, a vibrant city. This Moroccan journey is filled with remarkable sights and experiences for an unforgettable adventure.

5-Day Tangier to Marrakech Desert Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Tangier to Fes across Chefchaouen

Join us on an amazing 5-day tour in Morocco’s desert, starting from Tangier to Marrakech. Our first stop is the blue city of Chefchaouen, where there are many interesting things to explore. You can visit the Kasbah Museum to see art and exhibits about Chaouen. Take a walk along the famous blue walls, and go to the Ras El Ma River which has waterfalls and stunning views. In Chefchaouen, you can enjoy the beautiful blue buildings and take unforgettable photos. After that, we will go to Fes and stay at a traditional Riad for the night, where you can rest.

Day 2: Fes city tour

Let’s explore the amazing city of Fes together! We will see lots of interesting places. First, we’ll visit a palace with seven pretty golden gates. Then we’ll go to a big tower called Borj Nord, where we can see all of Fes. If you want, we can go to a place where people make beautiful artworks called mosaics. 

The most exciting part of our day is when we go into the old town. We’ll go through a blue gate called Bab Boujloud and see some really old places like a famous mosque and some beautiful schools. We’ll also visit a special place where people make soft leather. When our day is done, you can relax at your room or a spa with a warm bath or massage. Night at a local Riad.

Day 3: Fes to Merzouga Sahara desert

We will continue our 5-day desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech. Our main destination is Merzouga, which is a really cool desert place that everyone loves. The journey from Fes to Merzouga is interesting and takes about seven hours. Along the way, we stop at a few places that are worth visiting. First, we stop at a town called Ifrane, known as Morocco’s “Little Switzerland”. There’s a statue of a lion that a German prisoner made during the French colonization. 

We also stop at a cedar forest where we can see and interact with Barbary monkeys. After some captivating stops, we finally arrive in Merzouga. Here, we go on a camel excursion in Erg Chebbi led by expert guides. We stop to watch the sunset and then go to a desert camp for the night under the beautiful starry night sky of Morocco.

Day 4: Merzouga to Dades Gorges

Day 4 of our amazing 5-day tour from Tangier to Marrakech. Today, we’ll be going to the Dades Gorges, but there are a few interesting stops before we get there. First, we’ll go to Erfoud and check out some fossil museums. Then, we’ll see an old irrigation system that was used to water oases in the past. After that, we’ll get to the Todgha Gorges, which are really beautiful and where we’ll be able to take a walk along the river. 

Later on, we’ll see the Monkey Toes mountains and the Tissdrine curves that were famous for a car ad and finally, we’ll end up at a lovely place to spend the night. 

Day 5: Dades to Marrakech across Ait Benhaddou Kasbah

We are going on a journey to Marrakech after exploring Todgha and Dades Gorges. We will stop at Kalaat Mgouna to see rose products, since the region is known as the “Rose Valley”. We will then go to Ouarzazate, known for its movie studios, where we can learn about film production by visiting one of them.

We will also visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a historic site famous for its appearance in movies like “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Gladiator”. We will travel through the Tichka Pass, which has stunning views from the summit. We will also visit an argan oil cooperative to learn about how the oil is made. Finally, we will end our 5-day desert tour from Tangier by arriving at your chosen accommodation in Marrakech at sunset.

5-Day Tangier to Marrakech Desert Tour Reviews

Awesome Tour in Morocco

When we went on a trip to the Sahara Desert, we had a great time because the guides who showed us around were experts who really love the environment and respect it. They taught us about their culture and how they take care of the desert. It was a special moment that we'll never forget and we're grateful to Yusuf and his team for making it possible. I highly recommend visiting Morocco and going on a tour with a travel agency. We were treated like VIPs and it was amazing!
Ruben S
December 2022

Excellent Service

Youssef and Hassan are great professionals who made my trip to Morocco unforgettable. They are excellent hosts who can organize a customized trip according to your budget and needs. Together, we visited all the beautiful imperial cities and explored the magical Sahara desert. Youssef drove us with expertise and Hassan showed us all the wonders of the desert. I miss those moments very much and I will definitely return to Morocco. I highly recommend Youssef and Hassan to anyone who wants to explore new destinations.
David R
Janauary 2023

A Lifetime Experience

We went on a 5-day, 4-night trip from Tangier to Marrakech and the Merzouga desert. We saw lots of cool stuff: colorful mountains, different types of valleys, dry areas, green areas, old buildings, and the cool desert with camels, tents, and songs. Our guide was Hamid and he was really nice and spoke Spanish well. He was also a good driver, so we felt safe. We rode in a comfortable minivan and stayed at nice places. We had a really good lunch at a restaurant in the desert. We drove a lot, but it was okay because everything was planned well and on time. This trip is highly recommended if you want to explore Morocco and learn about its history.
Lizzy H
January 2019

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Unleash the magic of Morocco: Contact us to book or tailor a personalized tour that reflects your passions, interests, and pace.

Stunning Views

Go on our cool tour from Tangier! You’ll get to see a beautiful city called Chefchaouen with gorgeous blue alleys. Then, you’ll go to a place called Merzouga with incredible sand dunes that are super impressive. It’s going to be be awesome!

Hotel Pickup & Dropoff

Our trip offers easy transportation services to pick you up and drop you off, making sure your journey begins and ends smoothly.

Professional Driver/Guide

Our team of educated tour guides will accompany you during our 5-day tour from Tangier to Marrakech. Our drivers speak English and will give informative explanations about the important sights you will see. Moreover, when exploring Fes, we will provide you with a local guide who will be with you along with our driver for a more engaging experience.

Photography Locations

Join us on an exciting trip to beautiful places where you can take unforgettable photos. This adventure includes visiting Chefchaouen, the Sahara Desert of Merzouga, and the amazing Todgha Gorges.

Accepted Payments

To confirm your booking with us, we require a deposit to secure the reservation (the amount depends on the tour and number of passengers). The rest of the payment is paid in cash (preferably in EUR) when you meet your driver here in Morocco.

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