10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier
Ready for a 10-day Morocco itinerary from Tangier? First, we’ll explore the picturesque Blue City and the ancient imperial city of Fes. Our journey then takes us to the magical Ifrane, Cedar Forest, and Ziz Valley. We’ll then dive into the Merzouga desert, where you can experience its many wonders, from camel rides to camping in the Sahara. We’ll then make our way to the majestic Todra Gorges, the breathtaking Rose Valley, and the historic Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou. Finally, we’ll explore the imperial city of Marrakech and take a day trip to Essaouira. Pack your bags and let’s go!
Morocco 10-day tour from Tangier - Highlights:
- Stroll the tranquil, azure-colored alleyways of Chefchaouen and take in the atmosphere.
- Journey to Fes and step back in time, exploring ancient souks, tanneries, and artisan workshops.
- Indulge in traditional Berber music around a blazing desert campfire.
- Venture to Marrakech and browse through bustling markets and souks near Jemaa el-Fna square.
- Explore the coastal town of Essaouira
- Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO-listed fortified village, and explore the area.
- Dades valley and the stunning rock formations.
10-day Morocco tour - Itinerary:
Day 1: Tangier to Chefchaouen (blue city)
During this first day of our 10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier. We will pick you up from Tangier and start our trip. Will travel along the Rif Mountains. Thus, we travel to Blue Pearl City via Tetouan town. The town is also called the White Drove City. We visit Akchour waterfalls there and move to the artistic city of Chefchaouen. The Spanish style of blue Medina offers many things to enjoy and visit. Therefore, you spend the rest of the day, exploring tourist attractions and then have a night in a Riad.
Day 2: Chefchaouen to Fes via Meknes
On the second day of our 10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier we drive to the archaeological site of Volubilis. It is a UNESCO site of the old Roman ruins. The history of this site reflects the history of Morocco as well. Thereafter, you visit the imperial city of Meknes. Most tourist spots in this city date back to the 17th century. Besides, they present a rich history of Moulay Ismail’s ruler and Morocco in general. We will not move to Fes city until you explore the main things in Meknes. You spend a night in Fes.
Day 3: Guided Tour of Fes
Spend a day exploring Fes is the best discovery. That is to say, the old Medina (Fes el Bali) of Fes is the oldest one in Morocco. Thus, our local guide will make sure to guide you to all the historical monuments and attractions. Your city tour starts with the Royal Palace and the first Mellah quarter in Morocco. Then, it includes the oldest University of al Karraouine, Chouara Tannery, Attarine museum and Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After all attractions, you visit Marinid Tombs and experience a panoramic view of the whole Medina. Overnight.
Day 4: Fes to Merzouga via Middle atlas, Cedar Forest and Ziz Valley
After breakfast we start our 10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier at the Riad, we depart to Ifrane. There will be enough to time visit this beautiful town, including the Lion stone statue. Secondly, we stop in Cedar Forest. You will enjoy feeding wild apes and have memorable pictures. We then have lunch in Midelt and enjoy the Ziz Valley panoramic view. Also, we drive through the city of fossils in Erfoud and arrive in Merzouga Sahara desert. You will check into accommodation with a welcoming mint tea. A night is there.
Day 5: Merzouga Sahara Desert - Desert Camp
On this day, you will experience a desert tour via the Sahara. Hence, we start the desert tour after breakfast. We will visit the Gnawa people who came from the Sub-Sahara. You will watch them playing Gnawa music in their special way. Next, we meet the nomad family and have Berber pizza there. And we drive to mines of Mifis, Desert Lake, and drive back to your accommodation. After you rest, you go for a camel trekking trip. On your way, you will watch the sunset and experience sandboarding near the desert camp. After dinner, you enjoy traditional music around the fire and enjoy your night.
Day 6: Merzouga to Dades Valley via Todra Gorges
Once you watch the sunrise and have a hot shower and breakfast, we return by camels. Thereafter, we pass by Rissani, Erfoud, Jorf, and Touroug. There will be a visit to these towns then we stop in Todra Gorges. It is a famous natural oasis in Tinghir town characterized by high rocks at 300 m and a canyon. Secondly, we stop in the Rock Formation and in a curvy way on our way to Boumalne Dades Valley. A night is there.
Day 7: Dades Valley to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Ait BenHaddou
On the seven day of our 10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier will travel via the High Atlas Mountains. Continuing our tour will be after breakfast. Therefore, the way to Rose Valley and Ouarzazate provides many old Kasbah to admire. In Rose Valley, locals collect tons of roses each year and use them for rose products. There will be a visit to the Valley and rose cooperative. And in Ouarzazate, you explore most film materials in Atlas Studios. Later, you walk up to the oldest Kasbah of Ait BenHaddou. Finally, we drive along the Tizi-N-Tichka road and arrive in Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech City Sightseeing
In the morning, you will go for a guided tour. Marrakech or Red City is also one of the imperial cities in Morocco. Most of Moroccan history began in this city. It is your chance to walk through the Medina and visit all the tourist attractions. Our local guide will walk you through everything that the city offers. You start with the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, and the Bahia Palace. Furthermore, you visit the square time after lunch and walk deep the old Medina, visiting Mellah and Chouara Tannery. When you finish visiting all sites, you have free time to enjoy many activities in the square time. Another night here.
Day 9: Day Trip to Essaouira
On this day, you will have a trip to the coastal city. It is also called Mogador or Windy City. We depart after your breakfast and have a full day in this town. Its old Medina is home to art and preserved ramparts. You will see surfers and beach activities. Afterward, we drive to the Argan oil cooperative. Local women use old Argan to make cosmetics and other products. Above all, you enjoy goats on top of the Argan trees. Overnight is in Marrakech.
Day 10: Transfer to the airport - Marrakech or Casablanca
Transferring to the airport is in Casablanca or Marrakech. So, if it is in Casablanca, we will take you to visit the Hassan II Mosque. End of our 10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier.
What's in the 10-day tour itinerary
- Private transport 4WD car or minivan
- Accommodation for 9 nights
- Airport transfers
- Visit of Chefchaouen and Meknes
- Guided visit of Fes and Marrakech
- Ait ben Haddou visit
- Camel riding
- Private tent in desert camp
Dinner and breakfast
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Pick up details:
When planning a 10-Day tour from Tangier, it is important to consider the pickup details. Your pickup will be from your hotel/riad, airport or one of the ports in tangier.