7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities

7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities

7 Days / 6 nights
4x4 / minivan
Tour Type:
Cultural Tour, Desert Tours
Group size:
2 /20
Hotels - Riads - Desert Camp
English / Spanish

Travel back in time, with this 7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities a wonderful trip to Morocco, travel Morocco From north to the south.


Highlights: 7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities

→ Over night in a Superior Camp in the Sahara Desert → Visit of the Ait ben Haddou Kasbah → Rabat & Casablanca → Visit of Marrakech → Visit of Fez
→ Visit the blue city of Chefchaouen

Schedule: 7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities








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Tour overview: 7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities

Explore and discover the best of Morocco with the 7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities Tour. Travel back in time, with this wonderful trip to Morocco, travel Morocco From north to the south, get lost walking through the medinas, bargain in the souks, taste the delicious Moorish tea... while you live unforgettable experiences, enjoy this incredible trip to Morocco with locals!

Itinerary : 7 Days from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities

Day 1 : Tangier - Rabat - Casablanca

Arrival in Tangier and pick up at the port / airport of the same city. Departure to Rabat via the highway, starting our 7 Days trip from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities. If we have left early from Tangier, we can visit the main historical monuments of Rabat such as the Hassan Tower and the Kasbah des Oudayas...In the afternoon, we will arrive in Casablanca, the economic capital and the largest city of Morocco.

Day 2 : Casablanca - Marrakech

After breakfast, we visit the Hassan II mosque before taking the highway to the red city of Marrakech, the most touristic city of Morocco.

Possibility to make the guided walking tour of Marrakech. Our guide will have total exclusivity with you and your companions to make a safe and exclusive private tour strolling through the Medina, the souk and spectacular places that only local people know.

Day 3 : Marrakech - High Atlas - Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

After breakfast, early in the morning (8:00 - 9:00 a.m.) we start our adventure from Marrakech to the desert heading to the High Atlas Mountains.
We will cross the Tizi N'Tichka pass (the highest mountain pass in North Africa at 2260 meters). We will have stops along the way with panoramic views for spectacular photos. Furthermore, we will visit on the way a native cooperative of argan oil, where we will discover the process of elaboration, and we will explain the countless benefits it has for the human body.
We will continue southward to the village of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its Kasbah (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). In this spectacular natural setting, have been filmed as renowned as Gladiator or the Jewel of the Nile. Lunch on the way and continuation to the city of Ouarzazate, considered the gateway to the great desert.
Visit the film studios of Ouarzazate: The film studios of Ouarzazate are very used by film directors. A number of films have been shot here, including Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, The Mummy, Gladiator, Sahara, Alexander the Great, or the Sheltering Sky among many others. Even one of the most famous series of all times has passed through here: Game of Thrones. Finally, we will head to our accommodation in Ouarzazate, an authentic and charming Moroccan Riad. In this magical Riad we will have time to relax by the pool and enjoy a delicious mint tea in the gardens. In the evening, we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 4 : Ouarzazate - Valley of Roses and Dades - Todra Gorges - Jorf - Erfoud - Merzouga -  Camel ride & night in the desert.

After breakfast, early in the morning, we will pass through the palm grove of Skoura and the Valley of the Roses, where we will continue our route through a road immersed in small Berber villages and authentic and historic Kasbahs, all unique and different from each other.
After several photographic stops, we will arrive at one of the highlights of the South: The Todra Gorges. The Todra riverbed has formed a gorge of vertical walls of enormous proportions and great beauty; it is a climber's paradise and a place of unique natural beauty. We will have a relaxing stop for lunch and continue our route to the most magical and desired point of our adventure, Erg Chebbi, The impressive Merzouga Dunes.
Once we arrive at the lodge, we will have a tea of hospitality while we rest a little. We will leave at the lodge the luggage and what we will not use in the desert, and we will leave in a camel caravan for about an hour, which will take us to the Berber camp in the middle of the dunes. We will make stops in the middle of the road to see the majestic sunset over the sand of the Sahara. It is here, where the dunes take a reddish color by the play of light and shadows of the sun's rays on the top, a magical spectacle that you will not be able to stop photographing. Once at the camp, we will be welcomed with a hospitality tea and before dinner, we will have free time to stretch our legs and enjoy the relaxation and silence of the dunes.
Then, we will have dinner as a group, under a blanket of stars, in the immense silence of the Sahara dunes. A dinner prepared with authentic Moroccan products. After dinner, under the stars, the Berber party, live music with drums and Berber songs, if you dare, you can participate, playing the drums yourself. We will have the opportunity to climb the dunes near the camp, to discover shooting stars, make wishes together with the Berbers, listen to traditional Berber tales. We will spend the night in the middle of the Sahara desert, in Berber Camp (tents in the dunes) of superior category (with bathroom inside the tent).

Day 5 : Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Ifrane - Fez

This day we have to wake up early to see the spectacle of the sunrise in the middle of the dunes of Erg Chebbi, after returning with the camels, we will ride again in our vehicle and take direction Fez, crossing through several villages (Rissani, Erfoud, Errachidia…) and continue crossing the Atlas by Tizi n tghomt, the highest pass of the Middle Atlas, where we will reach the cedar forest, here we will have a stop to visit the famous native monkeys that inhabit this place. After lunch, we will arrive in Ifrane, the beautiful Moroccan Switzerland and in the afternoon, arrival in Fez, transfer to your hotel.

Day 6 : Fez - Chefchaouen

After breakfast, depart for Chefchaouen through farmlands and small villages before reaching the impressive Rif Mountains. On the way, you will visit the blue city of Chefchaouen which lies between the two Rif Mountains, from which it takes its name. If the city stands out and is recognized for something is the strong presence of the color blue, represented in various shades.

The narrow streets, small squares, ornate fountains and houses with elaborately decorated doors invite you to get lost in its streets, whether you are a lover of photography or not, you will not stop to capture memories of all the corners dyed blue that Chefchaouen offers.

Day 7 : Chefchaouen - Tangier

After breakfast, we will have free time to walk around the medina and browse the stores of Chefchaouen before returning to Tangier. At noon, we will transfer to Tangier passing through Tetouan, touring the Rif Mountains and enjoying the scenery of this green mountain range.

At the indicated time, transfer to the port / airport or your accommodation and end of our services and of our 7 Days trip from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities.

With great enthusiasm, we hope you have enjoyed your trip with our team! Beslama!

What is included in the 7 Days trip from Tangier to the Desert and Imperial Cities?

  • Private vehicle in comfortable 4x4/minivan with heating / air conditioning (only you travel).
  • English-speaking driver at your disposal every day of the trip.
  • Fuel.
  • Half board accommodation in hotels / Riads (dinner and breakfast in the indicated accommodations).
  • Night in Berber Camp in the middle of the desert.
  • Camel Ride in the desert.
  • Guided tour of Fez with official local guide.
  • Guided tour of Marrakech with official local guide.
  • Transfers from & to the airport / port of Tangier.

Not included:

  • Drinks.
  • Lunch and dinner in Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez and Chefchaouen.
  • Entrance fees to monuments.
  • Personal expenses.