6 Days Morocco Trip From Tanger to Marrakech via Sahara Desert

Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture of Morocco with our meticulously crafted 6-day adventure from Tangier to Marrakech via the Sahara Desert.

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Day 1: Tangier to Chefchaouen

Begin your Moroccan adventure by departing from Tangier in the morning and heading towards Chefchaouen, also known as the Blue Pearl of Morocco. The drive takes about 2.5 hours, offering scenic landscapes along the way. Upon arrival in Chefchaouen, spend your afternoon wandering through its iconic blue-washed streets. Explore landmarks like the Outa el Hammam square and the Kasbah Museum. In the evening, savor a traditional Moroccan dinner at a local restaurant and stay overnight in this picturesque city.

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Day 2: Chefchaouen to Fes

After breakfast in Chefchaouen, embark on a 3.5-hour drive to Fes. Fes is renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture and vibrant cultural scene. Spend your afternoon exploring the ancient medina, visiting the historic Al Quaraouiyine University, and the famous Chouara Tannery. Conclude your day with dinner in Fes and enjoy an overnight stay in this historic city.

Tradition in Chefchaoun city
Mosquee in Fes city

Day 3: Fes to Merzouga

On the third day, prepare for an early departure from Fes to Merzouga, a journey that takes about 7 hours. This long drive is compensated by the stunning landscapes you’ll pass, including a stop at Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco, and the panoramic views of the Ziz Valley. Arriving in Merzouga by evening, experience the magic of the Sahara with a camel trek and watch the sunset over the dunes. Spend the night in a desert camp under the starry sky.

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Desert Camp in Merzouga sand dunes Tent

Day 4: Merzouga to Ouarzazate via Todra Gorges

Wake up early to catch the breathtaking sunrise in the Sahara before departing for Todra Gorges. After exploring this spectacular canyon, continue your journey to Ouarzazate, a 4-hour drive known for its stunning kasbahs and being a popular filming location. Visit the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate, and then settle down for dinner and an overnight stay in the city.

Desert Camp by Night Tent
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Day 5: Ouarzazate to Marrakech via Ait Benhaddou

Start your day with a visit to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its earthen clay architecture. In the afternoon, embark on a 4-hour journey to Marrakech. The route includes crossing the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass in the High Atlas Mountains. Upon arrival in Marrakech, explore the lively Jemaa el-Fnaa square and soak in the vibrant atmosphere. Stay overnight in Marrakech to experience the city’s unique charm.

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Jemaa el-Fna Marrakech Morocco

Day 6: Marrakech

Dedicate your final day to exploring Marrakech. Visit key attractions such as the serene Majorelle Garden, the historic Bahia Palace, and the iconic Koutoubia Mosque. Stroll through the bustling souks to shop for souvenirs and taste local delicacies. Conclude your journey with a farewell dinner in Marrakech, celebrating the end of a memorable trip through the heart of Morocco.

Jemaa el-Fna Marrakech
tour with Kouchy in Jemaa el-Fna

In Conclusion

This itinerary offers a diverse and enriching experience, showcasing the cultural richness, historical depth, and natural beauty of Morocco. From the blue streets of Chefchaouen to the majestic Sahara and the historic wonders of Marrakech, each destination provides a unique glimpse into the heart of this fascinating country.

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