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    8 Day itinerary Morocco

    8-day Morocco itinerary from Marrakech. Immerse yourself in Morocco’s rich tapestry of landscapes and cultures. From the cultural city of Marrakech, head to the Mesmerizing Desert of Merzouga via the fabulous views of the High Atlas Mountains and the ancient Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, as well as the cinematic city of Ouarzazate. Once we arrive the golden dunes of Merzouga, Experience the camel ride and spend a night under the stars in a traditional desert camp. Thereafter, leave Merzouga and head north to the historic city of Fes for a memorable two nights. Next to Chefchaouen. Finally, your 8-day Morocco itinerary ends in Tangier.

    Morocco itinerary: 8 Day tour from Marrakech

    8 Days Morocco Tour

    Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech » Sightseeing Tour of the City

    Welcome to Morocco! The first day of your 8-day Morocco tour starts at the airport in Marrakech. Our driver is there to transfer you to the Riad, where you will stay for the night. If your arrival time was during the morning or midday, a local guide from the region of Marrakech will show you all around the city’s attractions and explain all that you need to understand about this historical and imperial city. The sightseeing tour includes the ancient Medina, the Mosque of Koutoubia, as well as the Saadian Tombs, Ben Youssef Quranic Mosque, Jamaa el F’na Square, and other enchanting sites. 

    Day 2: Marrakech » Tizi N’Tichka » Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah » Ouarzazate » Rose Valley » Boumalne Dades (Gorge)

    Today, on your second day in Morocco, we leave the vibrant city of Marrakech behind and drive over the high Atlas Mountains. If you’re lucky, you might be able to see the stunning snow-capped mountains. In Tizi N’Tichka, the station sits at an altitude of 2260 meters above sea level.

    Afterward, we move on to the Ait ben Haddou Kasbah. UNESCO designated this 17th-century building as a World Heritage Site in 1987. Numerous films have incorporated this cultural significance. They number in hundreds, such as The Gladiator and Game of Thrones… Thereafter, we continue to Ouarzazate, than Kalaat M’Gouna, for a spectacular view of the Rose Valley. Finally, we will reach our destination, Boumalne Dades in late afternoon, to spend the night at a beautiful riad in the middle of the mountains.

    Day 3: Boumalne Dades » Tinghir » Todgha Gorge » Rissani » Sahara Desert (Camel Ride)

    Before leaving for the Sahara Desert, we pay a visit to the stunning gorge of Dades and the Monkey Finger Rock. Later, we head to another stunning gorge located 30 kilometers away from Tinghir city. Take a walk along the river to appreciate the place and witness God’s creation. After lunch near the gorge, we set off again to Rissani, where we will only have a wander at its very ancient market that goes live three times per week (Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday).

    From Rissani, we continue directly to our destination. Once we arrive the Merzouga Desert, you can ride your camels and traverse the captivating golden dunes to reach your desert camp. Once you are there, the staff of the camp will greet you with a glass of mint tea and then show you your tent. Later, enjoy a delicious dinner and music around the campfire under the vast open sky of stars.

    Day 4: Sahara Desert Excursion by 4*4

    The sun is beaming down on the world with a gleam in its eye, so seize the moment and make sure you don’t miss the morning—it may be the most spectacular sunrise of your life. Today after a typical breakfast, we’ll go out on an exploration day to visit the Nomad families, the Gnawa Village, the oases, the Mifiss Mountain and the surrounding sites of Merzouga. Tonight’s stay is in a charming hotel located at the edge of the golden dunes.

    Day 5: Sahara Desert » Erfoud » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Cedar Forest » Ifrane » Fes

    From the Merzouga desert to Fes, Morocco’s diverse landscape and culture are captivating. As the sun rises and the dunes change color, we leave the desert’s peacefulness behind. Today’s first stop is Erfoud City, known for its fossil-rich terrain. The next is Ziz Valley, which contrasts the arid dunes with luxuriant palms waving in the gentle breeze. As we travel north, the Atlas Mountains, with their towering peaks, appear, changing the landscape. After a break for lunch, we continue to the Cedar Forest, a testament to nature’s perseverance, where aged trees speak ancient tales. Later, we go to Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco,” where alpine architecture and beautiful environs greet us. We finally arrive in Fes for an overnight stay.

    Day 6: Fes Sightseeing Tour

    Today is Fes’ discovery day, just like you did in Marrakech. With an experienced local guide, explore the world’s oldest city’s history. Begin your journey at the Golden Gates of the Royal Palace, where you can admire its structure and antiquity despite restricted admission. Later, walk the site’s walls and admire them. Later, visit the Ceramics Factory to see local artisans make vases, bowls, glasses, tiles, and mosaics entirely from ceramics. Afterward, start discovering the ancient sights inside the Medina, such as the Medrasa Bouanania, tanneries, Najjarine Fountain, Qaraouin University, and Mosque. Finally, once you finish the sightseeing tour, your driver will pick you up to the Riad for a second night stay.

    Day 7: Fes » Meknes » Volubilis » Rif Mountains » Chefchaouen

    Explore Morocco’s cultural and archeological attractions today, from Fes to Chefchaouen. After packing your bags, we leave Fes and visit Meknes, one of the four imperial towns in Morocco, whose antique houses and towering gates reflect Morocco’s past monarchy. Our second Today’s visit is to Volubilis, which represents the nation’s Roman past and is visible from the walkway. Next, we make our way straight to Chefchaouen, passing through crumbling walls and ancient columns. Finally, after a full day of exploration, we reach our destination, Chefchaouen. Feel free to stroll and wander around the city’s alleys. Overnight stay in a charming riad.

    Day 8: Chefchaouen » Tangier Airport.

    The final phase of the 8-day Marrakech trip commences with an onward journey from Chefchaouen to Tangier, offering intriguing stops along the way. We’ll tour Tangier’s Medina.  the Cape Spartel, and the Hercules Cave. Finally, once your departure time arrives, we will drop you off at the airport, marking the end of our 8-day itinerary in Morocco.

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    Tour Includes:

    • All Pickups & drops off during your Tour with us
    • Airport Transfers First and Last Day
    • Fluently English-speaking Guide or Driver
    • Well Comfortable and air-conditioned Car 
    • Fuel For the Car
    • 6 Nights in a Super Clean and Comfortable accommodations
    • Marrakech Fes City Tours with Local Guides
    • Desert Experience (Camel Rides - Excursion)
    • Visits to Fabulous Sights and Unique Places
    • 1 Night in a Desert Luxury Camp or Standard
    • Assistant - Help 24/7 During your Tour with us
    • Breakfasts
    • 3 Dinners in (2 in Merzouga Desert & 1 in Bomalen Dades

    Tour Excludes:

    • Lunches & Drinks & Dinners
    • Tickets of Historical Monuments
    • Travel insurance & Tipping

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    Morocco Itinerary 8 Days from Marrakech was prepared by our tourism specialists to meet any visitor’s interests and preferences, but there may be occasions when the traveler has to update or amend the itinerary, which is normal and we are open to it. So please feel free to contact us if you require any assistance.

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      Using Africa North Journeys for my Morocco tour was a fantastic decision. From the first day of my 8-day itinerary in Morocco to the last, Hassan and Moha went above and beyond to ensure that I had an unforgettable experience. They were always smiling and providing exceptional service. Everyone you meet is so kind and welcoming. Morocco is a really interesting nation; I think everyone who reads this remark should go there and use Africa North Journeys as their reliable guide to discover all the hidden gems.

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