This 14 Days Around Morocco Desert Tour from Tangier could be the top choice to visit different parts of Morocco from the North to the South. It is also an unmissed chance to see the rich cultural diversity of Morocco through visiting breath-taking places in the North like Chechouen (the Blue City), a couple of Imperial cities, and the authentic Essaouira city. Besides, you will experience lifetime activities like riding camels and camping in the Merzouga desert dunes.
Upon your arrival in Tangier Airport or Port, one of our team will welcome you then transfer you to your accommodation.
The bride or the pearl of the north definitely worth a visit to its historical monuments and natural sites such as the Hercules Cave. The contrast of the ancient old and modern new is something to observe while walking the streets of this uprising city.
After breakfast, a journey will take us to the beautiful town of Chefchaouen passing through the Amazigh city of Tetouan with its Moorish architecture. Chefchaouen or Chaouen derived its name from the two mountains that surround it. It was the main base for the Berber tribes who used to launch raids against the Spanish colonization.
After breakfast, we will depart to the famous city of Fez including a stop at the ancient Roman ruins, where you will have a guided to this marvelous ancient town, then we will visit the sacred town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun. We continue our way via the green landscape and the forest of Olive Trees to stop at the panoramic view of Sidi Chahed Lake.
After breakfast you will be joined by an official local guide, who will show you the city and its historical monuments “Fes El-Bali the old medina”, “Al Qraouine University” “Jewish Quarter”...etc. Fes is the fourth largest city in Morocco and also used to serve as one of its former capitals during the reign ship of the Idrissis. You will enjoy walking its narrow streets and its huge ancient gates. The Medina of Fes, Fes El-Bali is believed to be the largest car-free urban area in the world as the people of Medina use only mules or small motorcycles to get merchandise inside the medina.
After breakfast, a journey will take us along the beautiful southeast road, where we will experience a dramatic change in the landscapes, from the green fields of Fes to the Cedar and cool weather of Ifrane, the most beautiful city in Morocco. We continue the way to a more desert-like landscape as we approach the town of Midelt the Apple Capital of Morocco, then we hit the road further south to join to the pearl of the south, the town of Merzouga. Night at a hotel on the edge of Erg Chebbi.
After breakfast, you will visit the surrounding of the Berber village of Merzouga in a 4×4, and get to taste the real desert life and also listen to its music while you visit the village of Khamlia and the old mines of Mimi Fiss. In the Afternoon you will camel trek to spend a night of your life under the clear sky and under the nomad tents in a camp in the middle of the desert, a chance to get to know the real inner-you.
You will wake up a bit early in order to attend one of the most beautiful sunrises you will ever see in your life, as the sunrise up from, behind a sea of dunes. Then the camel trek back to the hotel where you will have breakfast and shower. After refreshing up, we will depart to Hollywood of Africa, the city of Ouarzazate, where some of the famous movies were filmed such as “Gladiator”, “The Mummy”, “Kingdom of Heaven”, “Prince of Persia”. Our first stop will be the historical town of Rissani, the cradle of the Alouiste Dynasty, who are ruling Morocco for more than 350 years ago.
After breakfast, we will depart to the red city of Marrakech. Our first stop is going to be the famous fortified Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987, then we will drive to pass by the famous Kasbah of Telouat, which ones were a house for the notoriously known Thami El Glaoui, the warlord of the Atlas Mountains, which from the look of it from the outside looks destroyed and ruined, but lavishly decorated from the inside which gives the visitor an idea of how the former warlord used to live. Then we continue our way through the Tizi N'Tichka Pass. One of Morocco's amazing roads.
After breakfast you will be joined by a local guide who is going to take you in one of your life experiences as you will visit the old Medina, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, Majorelle Gardens and the famous El-Fna Square where you can find storytellers and snakes charmers, monkey charmers, Henna Women, also other famous historical sites are to be visited along with the visit.
After breakfast, a journey will take us to a different climate as we hit the road toward the famous town of Essaouira, the windy city. Along the way, we will visit the Argan Oil co-operative for you to have an idea of how this famous and only produced in Morocco is made and what does it serve for, and if you are lucky enough you will have the chance to take a picture of a herd of goats climbing the argan tree.
A journey will take us the coastal road of the Atlantic to join the city of Asfi the first stop in the trip to visit the ceramic shops for which the city is very well known. Passing by the city of El Jadida where you visit the Portuguese harbor, and then we continue our way to join the city of Casablanca in order to visit one of the biggest mosques in the world, Hassan the Second mosque with its tallest Minaret in the world. We continue via the highway to arrive in Rabat.
After breakfast, and before departing to Tangier, we will visit Hassan Tower and kings tombs, then we visit the famous Kasbah Oudaya. we hit the road to the bride of the north, the city of Tangier, in the same coastal Atlantic road, passing by the beautiful city of Asilah, where we will stop for a walk in its old medina.
After having explored some of the most important cities in Morocco, we will drive to the international airport of Tangier.
We wish you a safe trip back home and we hope to see you again in Morocco. End of our 14 Days Grand Morocco Tour from Tangier services.