Best 8 day Morocco itinerary from Tangier to Marrakech or Back to Tangier

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8 Days Morocco travel From Tangier Overview:

This 8-day travel tour in Morocco, starting from Tangier and ending in Marrakech, is fully customizable according to your preferences. You have the flexibility to add extra days or reduce the duration of the trip, and you can choose the endpoint of your Morocco journey.

During this 8-day desert tour from Tangier, you will discover all the hidden gems and attractions of Tangier before heading to the enchanting blue city of Morocco, known as Chefchaouen. You’ll also explore the imperial cities of Morocco such as Fez and Meknes, traverse both the High Atlas and Middle Atlas mountains, and indulge in the breathtaking panoramic views and landscapes of Morocco.

You’ll witness some of the most spectacular sunsets of your life amidst the dunes of the Merzouga desert, where you can enjoy a camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes. Additionally, you’ll visit Todra Gorges and much more.

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8 Days Morocco Travel package itinerary :

Day 1 : Tangier to the blue city of Chefchauen

We pick you up from your accommodation in Tangier to begin our tour from Tangier to Marrakech.or an airport or port.

After that, we’ll go to the lovely Chefchouen via a number of villages, stunning scenery, and views of the Rif Mountains. Chefchouen is among the world’s most picturesque little villages to visit. This tiny town’s medina features stunning architecture as well as distinctively colored streets and buildings. Lunch will be served to you at one of the rooftop eateries. You will then have some free time to discover all that Chefchouen has to offer. Spend the night at a riad.


On the second day of our Morocco 8 Days Trip We’ll take a Drive from Chefchouen, the Blue City, to Fes. The route will pass through several breathtaking villages and mountains where you may take in the scenery. Our destination is Volubilis. These are UNESCO-designated monuments and the well-known Roman ruins in Morocco.

We will travel on to Meknes after spending some time at this location. This is yet another 17th-century imperial city. We travel to Fes after taking a little lunch break and stopping at a few noteworthy locations, including Bab Mansour and Square Lahdim. Spend the night in a riad in the Fes medina to get a true Moroccan experience.

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Day 3: sightseeing Tour in Fez Medina

The journey from Tangier today includes a full day of sightseeing at some of Fez’s most significant historical sites and monuments. The first Moroccan royal city was Fez. The journey starts with a visit to the Jewish Quarter (Mellah) and the Royal Palace gate.

Next, we’ll explore the world’s oldest university, the Al Karaouine institution, the Moulay Idris Mausoleum, the Attarine Museum, and the Tanneries—the largest Chouara in the world. After lunch, we’ll take you to see the amazing and expansive panoramic view of the entire city. Spend the night at the riad.

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Day 4 : Fez > Middle atlas > Ifran > azrou > Merzouga Desert

Today’s journey from Tangier to Marrakech takes us towards the Sahara Desert, traversing the breathtaking Middle Atlas mountains. We’ll make stops along the way to marvel at the picturesque village of Ifrane, often called “Switzerland of Morocco,” and the cedar forest, home to the Barbary Apes.

Continuing our journey, we’ll pass through the stunning Ziz Valley and enter the Merzouga Desert, where captivating landscapes await. Upon arrival in the Merzouga desert, you’ll embark on a camel ride towards the towering sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. There, you’ll set up camp, enjoy a delicious dinner, gaze at the vast starry sky, and immerse yourself in Berber music.

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Day 5: Merzouga > toudra Gorges > Valley of Dades

The camel guide will wake you up so you can witness the magnificent sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. After enjoying breakfast and taking a refreshing shower at the tent, we’ll ride camels back to the Merzouga village.

On the fifth day of our eight-day journey through Morocco, we’ll journey towards Todra Gorge, passing through the awe-inspiring Saghro Mountains. Todra is renowned for its spectacular, towering, and narrow gorges, attracting climbers from around the world. After lunch and a delightful visit to Todra, we’ll travel by car to the Dades Valley, where we’ll spend the night at a hotel.

Day 6: Dades Valley to Ouarzazate> Aitbenhadou > High Atlas Mountains> Marrakech

Marrakech marks the final destination for today. Departing from Dades, we’ll make our way to Ouarzazate, known as Africa’s Hollywood. Along the route, we’ll pause to admire the breathtaking Valley of Roses in the Kalaat M’Gouna region.

Our journey continues along the captivating Thousand Kasbahs Road, offering numerous opportunities for stunning photographs. Next, we’ll arrive at the renowned Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famously featured in Hollywood films like Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, as well as international TV shows like Prison Break Season 5 and Game of Thrones.

Following our visit to Ait Ben Haddou, we’ll travel by car to Marrakech via the High Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi N’Tichka Pass at an elevation of 2,260 meters. Tonight, we’ll stay at a riad in Marrakech.

Day7: Guided tour in Marrakesh with Local guide

On the seventh day of our trip from Tangier to Marrakech, we will explore and visit the city’s most notable landmarks. We will take you to important historical and cultural locations, like the magnificent Bahia Palace, the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, and the Saadian Tombs. We will eat lunch in the medina close to Jmaa El Fnaa Square, the bustling center of Marrakech. After that, stroll through the souks, which are home to hundreds of handicrafts and a variety of shops. You are free to walk and explore more in the afternoon. Spend the night at the riad.

day 8: Transafer to the airport

On the final day of our eight-day journey through Morocco, after enjoying breakfast at the riad or at your convenience, we will arrange transportation for you to the airport. With this, our exploration of the Sahara from Tangier comes to a close.

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F.A.Q About this Moroccan Tour

How Much does 8 day Morocco itinerary from Tangier Cost?

The price of our Sahara tour depends on the number of travelers in your group, as well as the type of hotels and riads chosen for accommodation. We typically offer accommodations ranging from 3 stars to 5 stars, ensuring comfort and quality throughout your journey.

To receive a fixed price quote for your tour, please contact us with details such as the number of travelers in your group, your preferred travel dates, any specific preferences or requirements you may have, and your choice of accommodation type (3 stars, 4 stars, or 5 stars). Our team will be happy to provide you with a customized itinerary and pricing tailored to your needs. Contact us now to start planning your unforgettable Sahara adventure!

What to pack fo 8 Days Morocco trip?

Packing for an 8-day trip to Morocco requires careful consideration of the variety of activities and temperatures you will experience. On warm days, choose airy, light attire, such as long sleeve shirts and leggings for modesty and sun protection. It’s also important to bring good walking shoes or hiking boots, as well as a sweater or jacket for chilly evenings, particularly if you’ll be in the highlands. When visiting places of worship, accessories like a scarf or shawl, sunglasses, and a sunhat are also essential. Additionally, remember to pack travel basics like your passport, copies of critical documents, and any necessary medications. Along with these essentials, don’t forget amenities like sunscreen, bug repellent, and personal hygiene products. These items will ensure that your luggage is ready for an amazing trip to Morocco.