Tangier to Marrakech 7 Day Tour

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In this Tangier to Marrakech 7-day tour. You will visit Chefchaouen, Fes and Merzouga desert where you will enjoy the camel trekking with overnight in private tent. Then, to Marrakech through Todra & Dades gorge, Ait ben haddou kasbah and the Hight Atlas Mountains.


  • Spend a night in the blue pearl of Chefchaouen. 
  • Discover the historical city of Fes.  
  • Pass through the panoramic view of Ziz Valley
  • Stay at Sahara Desert camp
  • Catch an amazing sunset and sunrise in the Desert
  • Observe a lovely starry night in the desert
  • Enjoy a life changing camel ride in Merzouga desert
  • Enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the southeast and the north of Morocco
  • Visit the two spectacular Gorges of Dades and Todra
  • Explore Ouarzazate the Hollywood of Africa
  • Pay a visit to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains 


Day 1Tangier – Tetouan – Chefchaouen

The driver will meet you at your hotel/airport. Then, we will drive to Chefchaouen via Tetouan and Rif Mountains. Arrive to Chefchaouen and start discovering this beautiful blue city of Chefchaouen. Overnight in Riad. 

Day 2Chefchaouen – Ouazane – Fes

Today, we will head off towards the ancient roman ruins of Volubilis, explore the 2000-year-old ruins. Later, continue to Meknes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities. After lunch, you will go on a tour, visit Bab El Mansour, Lahdim square and mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Then, you will set out in the late afternoon to Fes. Check into your riad. 

Day 3Explore Fes

Following the breakfast, we will begin our guide tour with visit the Royal Palace gate. Then, into the old Medina through the Blue gate or Bab Boujloud, to visit The Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine fountain, the Tanneries and the Quaraouin mosque with the oldest university in the world. In the afternoon, we drive to panoramic view of the Medina and the city of Fes. Finally, back to your Riad. 

Day 4Fes – cedar forest – Ziz valley – Merzouga

After breakfast, we start our 7 Day Morocco Tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Desert, we drive south through Imouzzer to visit Ifrane it is called also the Switzerland of Morocco. The city is famous for its low temperature, snow and the alpine-style architecture houses no wonder.  After that, we continue to cedars forest, where the apes live. Feel free to feed them, while wandering in the forest. Later, we continue to Midelt, where we will have a free time for lunch.

Then, we drive to Merzouga through the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and along the ZiZ valley with stops for panoramic views. In the afternoon, we reach the Sahara Desert of Merzouga, where you will take the camels to the middle of the desert. You will make a stop on top of a high dune to enjoy the sunset. Finally, you back to the camp. where you can enjoy the Berber drums music, while dancing around the campfire, under vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Day 5Explore Merzouga region

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast. Then, start the 5th day of our 7 Day Morocco Tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Desert, to explore the region of Merzouga. The area has so many incredible sites, from sand dunes, wild lake, mines, fossil areas to fabulous oases. Which are ideal places for so many outdoor activities. Firstly, we start our journey in Merzouga, by driving off-road to visit an ancient eyeliner mine.

Then we pay the nomads a visit, in their handmade woven tent. Learn how they live while drinking a Berber tea. Our next destination is the Khamlia village, where you will enjoy the Gnaoua music, and dancing performances. Its inhabitants are originating from sub-Saharan countries like Mali, Sudan and Niger. Free time for lunch in a local restaurant specialized in Berber pizza. After that we take a stroll in the palm tree grove. Then drive a few kilometers to see the wild lake of Merzouga, also called flamingo lake. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.

Day 6Merzouga – Erfoud – Todra gorge – Dades valley

 Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the sand dunes. Afterwards, you will back to your camp for breakfast and a shower. After we depart towards tinghir passing by Tafilalet, Erfoud and tinejdad. After a break for lunch, we will continue to Todra gorges via Tinghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrival to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons while hiking on foot, and finally arrive to the Dades Valley.

Day 7Dades Valley – Rose Town – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

Today, we start our journey visiting El Kalaa Mgouna rose town where more than 400 tones of rose petals are picked every spring to be processed into rosewater or exported to perfume industries. The festival of roses is held here every May. As we travel from Rose town to Skoura you will see many kasbahs. The small town of Skoura is surrounded by thousands of palm groves and the most beautiful kasbahs in southern Morocco are to be found here.

Continue our 7 Day Morocco Tours from Tangier to Marrakech, to Ouarzazate” Hollywood of Africa” with one of the biggest cinema studios in Morocco, then to the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou A UNESCO World Heritage site, we will have free time to visit it and have lunch in a local restaurant in the village. Then, we head to Marrakech via high Atlas Mountains (2260m), admiring the impressive mountain’s sides. Arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon. Drop you off in your hotel/riad.

Departure & Return Location

Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fes – Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Departure Time

About 8 O’clock

Price Includes

  • Pick up from your riad/hotel
  • Private car with A/C
  • Fuel
  • English/speaking driver
  • Local guide
  • Nights in hotels/riads
  • 2 Nights in a private tent
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Camel treking
  • Drop off at your riad/hotel

Price Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Ticket to monuments

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Merzouga from Fes?

Fes to Merzouga distance is 468 Km, it does take about 7/8 hours, depending on the stops.

Which accommodations are included?

You have the choice between standard and luxury accommodation.

Do I need a sleeping bag for the overnight in the Desert?

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.

Are there showers at your Sahara Desert camp?

If you prefer to stay in a standard tent the shower and toilets are shared, but if you choose to upgrade to a luxury desert camp, you will have a private shower and toilet inside your tent.

Is It Possible To Have Vegetarian Or Vegan Food?

Yes, it’s possible to provide vegetarian or vegan food. Please let your driver/guide know on the first day.

How long does it take to get to the desert from Marrakech?

Merzouga to Marrakech distance is 560 Km. However, it will be split in two days on the way, with a night in Dades Valley.

How to book and pay?

To confirm This tour, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.
Usually, we request balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. Also, we can in some cases accept the complete payment via PayPal however a 5% fee is going to be applied to hide the additional transaction charges. Just in case you’re considering this method, it’s best to rearrange the payment before the tour.



If this tours from Tangier Morocco does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. We provide anatomized desert tours in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. Our Team at Excursion in Morocco is at your service to answer any questions and give you detailed quotes about tours, and also an advice about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply have questions we’re here to help. 

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Ibrahim is without a doubt the best choice we made on this trip. He is an excellent and safe driver who knows all the roads of this country like the back of his hand. He organized for us a full, interesting, and special route that started in Marrakech and went all over Morocco through the Sahara, Fez, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Casablanca, Asilah, and Essaouira. Everything we wanted. He was attentive and patient and sensitive to all our requests. Beyond Ibrahim’s professionalism, and the sense of security he gave everywhere we went (as two women traveling alone in such a country this is very important), We discovered a sensitive and curious person who also became a friend.

I wholeheartedly recommend this lovely person; I could not have seen this trip without him.

Ibrahim you are the best

June 28, 2019