5 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech

5 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech

The ultimate 5 Day tour from Tangier to Marrakech will take you from Tangier, a busy port city, to Marrakech, a lively city. Before your trip ends in Marrakech, you will also have the chance to look around the colorful markets of Fes. You will walk through the narrow streets of the medina, see the old Kasbah, and see the beautiful countryside between the two cities. You will eat traditional Moroccan food, ride a camel through the Sahara Desert, and see a traditional Berber village along the way. This is the best way to see Morocco’s beauty and learn about its culture.

5 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech - Highlights:

1. Chefchaouen: known for its iconic blue-washed buildings and winding alleyways. The city is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors a unique glimpse into the traditional culture of Morocco. 

2. Fes: Explore the ancient medina of Fes, the oldest intact city in the world. Visit the Medina of Fes el-Bali, the world’s largest car-free urban area, and the famous Blue Gate.

3. Merzouga: Take a camel ride in the Sahara Desert and explore the sand dunes.

4. Ait Benhaddou: Visit the fortified town of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

5. Ouarzazate: Explore the fortified city of Ouarzazate and visit the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, a fortress-like complex of kasbahs.


5 Days Tour from Tangier - Itinerary:

Day 1: Tangier to Chefchaouen

Our driver will meet you at your accommodation and begin the tour. You will travel to Chefchaouen, making stops to visit interesting attractions along the way. First, we will visit Hercules Caves in Tangier. Then, it’s up to you to decide in visiting the Akchour Waterfalls. Once you arrive in Chefchaouen, you will explore the Blue Medina, with its streets lined with hand-made crafts. Also, you can visit the Kasbah Museum on your own, where you can learn about the history of Blue City. You will spend the night in a local Riad.

Day 2: Chefchaouen- Guided Tour in Fes

Following breakfast, we take in the beauties of the Rif Mountains and make photo stops. In Fes, we’ll meet our local guide to tour Medina’s attractions. We’ll begin in King’s Place, where we’ll photograph the palace’s beautiful entrances and marvel at its massive walls and gates. In addition, we explore the Jewish quarter and learn about Moroccan Jewish groups. Afterward, we visit Al-oldest Karaouien’s university and Chaoura Ternary. Check-in our accommodation.

Day 3: From Fes to Merzouga Desert

After breakfast in Fes, we will go to the most beautiful desert in Morocco, the Merzouga Desert. On our way, we’ll pass through the Middle Atlas Mountains’ cedar forest, where we might see wild monkeys. We’ll have lunch in Midelt, a Berber town at the junction of the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas Mountains. From there, we’ll go on to the Erg Chebbi dunes. When we get to Merzouga, we’ll go on a camel ride through the desert and watch the sun go down. At the luxury desert camp, the Berber people will play drum music while we sit around a fire and dance.

Day 4: From Merzouga to Dades Valley via Todra Gorges

The sunrise in the Sahara desert is a beautiful way to start the day. After breakfast at the camp in the desert, we drive to Rissani to see an old market. We stop in the Jorf area to see an old traditional irrigation system, and then we drive through Berber villages like Touroug and Tinjdad before reaching the Todra Gorges. At this site, we can walk along the river that runs along the edge of the canyon. Climbers from all over the world come to scale its high rocks. On the way to our hotel in the Dades valley, we might stop to take pictures of the beautiful valley’s rock formations. Spend the night at a hotel or riad.

Day 5: Dades Valley to Marrkech

This is the last day of our 5-day trip from Tangier to Marrakech. We start the day by driving along the High Atlas Mountains and stopping at interesting places. We start in Rose Valley and Skoura Village. Second, we go to the city of Ouarzazate, which is known as the “Hollywood of Morocco.” It is also known for the famous Atlas Studios, where movies like “Gladiator” and “Game of Thrones” were made. The Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is another place we go. It is Morocco’s biggest Kasbah. We enjoy driving through the Tizi-N-Tichka mountain pass before getting to Marrakech.

What's in the 10-day tour itinerary

Price include:

  • Private transport 4WD car or minivan
  • Accommodation for 4 nights
  • Chefchaouen (Blue city)
  • Guided visit of Fes
  • Ait ben Haddou visit
  • Camel riding trip
  • Private tent in desert camp
  • Dinner and breakfast

Price doesn't include:

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Entrances

Pick up details:

When planning a 5 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, it is important to consider the pickup details. Your pickup will be from your hotel/riad, airport, or one of the ports in tangier.

10 Days Morocco itinerary from Tangier: Reviews

Our 5 days trip to Morocco with Ismail

"My friends and I spent 4 nights in Morocco and went from Tangier to Marrakech during our trip. W e stop at several places to take pictures, eat lunch, look around, etc. Even though the trip is long, our tour guide Ismael is great. Most of the time, he kept us company and entertained us. Morocco has a beautiful view, and our night in the Sahara desert was one of the most memorable parts of this trip for us"

Memorable tour

"This is one of my all-time favorite trips!! The tour was great. My friends and I went to different cities and had a lot of fun there. Rachid, our tour guide, helped us plan our trip well before we left. He gave us ideas and choices so that we could have the best and most memorable trip possible. He picked us up at the airport in Tangier, and we started our trip right away. The trip to the desert was really, really good. We got to stay in the desert and watch the sunrise, among other things. We'll go back for sure!!! 5 stars recommendations!"

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How far is the desert from Tangier?

The Merzouga desert is located about 788 kilometers (489 miles) from Tangier.

What is the best way to go From Tangier to Marrakech?

The best way to get from Tangier to Marrakech is to visit the blue city of Chefchaouen, the old Medina of Fes, and the Sahara desert, where you can spend a night under the stars, before going to Marrakech through the Dades valley and the High Atlas mountains.

How long to spend in desert in Morocco?

How long you stay in the Moroccan desert depends on what kind of tour you go on. You could go on a short tour or a tour that lasts several days and takes you deep into the desert.
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