In 4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech is high recommended for the travelers to Morocco, specially travelers who want to discover the beauty of Morocco in very short time, starting from Tangier. The Tangier tour in 4 days crosses the blue city of Chefchouen as well as Fes Medina and one overnight in the Sahara desert of Merzouga.
Itinerary: 4 days tour from From Tangier to Marrakech
Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fes
From the ferry or the airport in Tangier we pick you up and start to drive through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains of Morocco till we get to Chefchaouan one of the stunning villages in the feet of Rif mountains. Chefchaouen Medina with its blue color become one of the best town to visit in Morocco, surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes.
After spending some hours for discovery of the beautiful town of Chefchaouen, we invite you for lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards we continue our way to Fes via the Rif mountains and countryside for 4 hours. Night in Fes
Day 2: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)
We will pick you up from your Riad / hotel then drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains. On the way we will stop at the cedar forests to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. Traveling through the Tizi N-Talghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia.
After lunch, we will continue our journey through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani till we reach Merzouga before the sun set. After a glass of mint tea, we start the camel ride to the camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes where you will spend the night under the starry sky of the Sahara.
Day 3: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Dades Valley
We will wake up early to enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the dunes, then take a camel ride back before we start to drive towards Tinghir city then the Todra Gorges, one of the most famous canyon in Morocco, a walk there will be provided with an opportunity to visit a nomad family lives in a cave. By the end of the day we arrive to Dades Valley; one of the beautiful valleys in the south of Morocco where we stop for overnight.
Day 4: Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas mountain – Marrakech
This morning, we’ll continue our tour towards Ouarzazate through the path of a thousand Kasbahs (fortress) stopping at Kalaat Mgouna, the center of the Valley of Roses, famous for its annual Rose Festival.
after few pictures in Ouarzazate sites we continue to the Unesco World Heritage site, the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, famous for being used as a filming location for Hollywood movies such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and for the famous HBO series Game of Thrones.
We’ll then take the Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass 2260M hight to Marrakesh, where our tour ends.
Please also see our 6 days tour from Tangier