8 Days Morocco Trip From Tanger to Marrakesh via Sahara Desert

Embark on an extraordinary voyage through the captivating landscapes and vibrant cultures of Morocco with our meticulously crafted 8-day expedition from Tangier to Marrakech via the mesmerizing Sahara Desert.

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Day 1: Tangier

Begin your Moroccan adventure in Tangier. After arrival, dive into the local culture at the Grand Socco, a vibrant market marking the city’s entrance. Later, enrich your historical understanding of Tangier by visiting the Kasbah Museum in the old fortress. Cap off the day with a delightful dinner at a local restaurant, indulging in traditional Moroccan cuisine.

Tangier Street Sky
Tangier Street Sky Green

Day 2: Tangier to Chefchaouen

Embark on a 2-hour drive to the picturesque city of Chefchaouen. Upon arrival, take in the serene beauty of the blue-painted streets of the Medina. As evening falls, enjoy a rooftop dinner, where you can savor local flavors while admiring the stunning views of the Rif Mountains.

Tangier Beach
chefchaoun from the other side

Day 3: Chefchaouen

Spend the day exploring Chefchaouen’s charming streets. Visit local artisanal workshops, the central Outa el Hammam square, and make your way to the Spanish Mosque for a breathtaking sunset. In the evening, relax in a cozy café, sipping on traditional Moroccan mint tea.

Ocean Blue City Chefchaoun
Tradition in Chefchaoun city

Day 4: Chefchaouen to Fes

Travel to the historic city of Fes, a journey of about 3.5 hours. Your afternoon is dedicated to exploring the famous Fes el Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its sprawling Medina. In the evening, enjoy the unique experience of dining in a traditional Moroccan riad.

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Mosquee in Fes city

Day 5: Fes to Merzouga

An early start takes you on a 7-hour scenic drive to Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara. Once there, rest and prepare for your desert adventure. The evening offers a memorable camel trek into the Sahara Desert, leading to an overnight stay in a desert camp.

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sleep nd watch Sun in sahara desert

Day 6: Sahara Desert Experience

Greet the day with a stunning sunrise over the Sahara dunes, followed by breakfast in the desert camp. Spend your day immersed in the desert environment, possibly visiting local nomadic families. Return to Merzouga in the evening for a comfortable stay at a local hotel.

Reverse side of Sahara desert
Calm in Sahara Desert

Day 7: Merzouga to Ouarzazate

Depart for Ouarzazate in the morning, a 4-hour journey to the ‘Gateway to the Sahara.’ Here, visit the historical Taourirt Kasbah and the famous Atlas Film Studios. The evening in Ouarzazate is an opportunity to experience more local cuisine and culture.

Desert Camp by Night View
Nature ouarzazate

Day 8: Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Conclude your journey with a 4-hour drive to the vibrant city of Marrakech. Spend your afternoon exploring iconic landmarks like the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa Square and the majestic Koutoubia Mosque. Your trip culminates with a farewell dinner in Marrakech, celebrating the end of an unforgettable Moroccan journey.

Cinema Ouarzazate
Jemaa el-Fna Marrakech Kouchy

In Conclusion

This itinerary offers a diverse and enriching experience through some of Morocco’s most iconic and beautiful locations. Enjoy your trip!

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