The following Itineraries are sample tour options from Tangier:

Tangier City Guide Tour

City Guide Tours include the following key sites, time permitting, based on a half or full day tour.  However, please note that we only offer City Guide Tours in conjunction with another booking or as part of a longer Tour of Morocco:

  • The areas of Grand Socco and Petit Socco
  • Kasbah Museum
  • American Legation Museum
  • Medina and souks
  • St Andrews Church
  • Cap Spartel
  • Caves of Hercules
  • Old medina and souks
Tangier Short Tour with Chefchaouen and Fes (4 days minimum)

Extra day options as it is a 5-6hrs drive from Tangier to Fes:

  • Include a day trip from Fes to Meknes and the Roman ruins of Volubilis
  • Include a Moroccan Cookery Lesson and/or spa hammam in Fes
  • Include a night in the hill-top town of Moulay Idriss

Day 1 – Tangier to Fes.  Arrive Tangier Ferry or Airport.  Greet by your driver and transfer to Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 2 – Fes Medina Guided Tour.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 3 – Fes to Chefchaouen.  Transfer to the ‘Blue Town’ or Chefchaouen with a free afternoon to explore this relaxed and friendly town painted in hues of blue.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Chefchaouen

Day 4 – Chefchaouen to Tangier.  Transfer back to Tangier and drop off at the ferry or airport

Tangier Imperial Cities Tour

Spend a week exploring the Imperial Cities of Fes, Meknes, Rabat and Marrakech.  Ideally, to make best use of time, ferry or fly into Tangier and fly out of Marrakech; or return to Tangier on the overnight train. Options for adding in an extra day or days to slow down the pace, spend more time in one location or extend the range include:    

  • a Moroccan Cookery Lesson and/or spa hammam in Fes or Marrakech
  • the High Atlas and perhaps a hike in the Toubkal National Park
  • the coastal town of Essaouira
  • an extra day in Marrakech to relax at the end of your trip

Day 1 – Tangier to Chefchaouen.  Arrive Tangier.  Greet by your driver and transfer to Chefchaouen.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Chefchaouen

Day 2 – Chefchaouen to Fes.  Relaxed morning to explore this relaxed and friendly ‘Blue Town’ that is painted in hues of blue.  After lunch, in a cafe on the Central Square, transfer to Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 3 – Guided Tour of Fes Medina.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 4 – Fes to Rabat.  Transfer to Rabat with City Guide Tour of Meknes and time to walk around the Roman ruins of Volubilis.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Rabat

Day 5 – Rabat Guided Tour and Rabat to Marrakech.  City Guide Tour of the highlights of Rabat including Kasbah Oudayas and Tour Hassan.  After the tour transfer to Marrakech with, time permitting, the option of a detour to visit the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Marrakech

Day 6 – Marrakech City Guide Tour.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Marrakech.  Overnight in Marrakech – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 7 – Marrakech.  Free day in Marrakech to relax, Moroccan Cookery Lesson and/or Spa Hammam, or Day Trip to lunch in the High Atlas.  Overnight in Marrakech – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 8 – Depart Marrakech.  Transfer to Marrakech Airport and depart

Tangier Imperial Cities Desert Tour (9 days)

Start your trip in Tangier and end it in Marrakech with time to see Fes, camel trek with a desert guide in the dunes of Erg Chebbi and explore Marrakech.  Fly out of Marrakech or catch the overnight train back to Tangier and return to Spain.  Options for adding in an extra day or days to slow down the pace, spend more time in one location or extend the range include:  

  • a Moroccan Cookery Lesson and/or spa hammam in Fes or Marrakech
  • the High Atlas and perhaps a hike in the Toubkal National Park
  • the coastal town of Essaouira
  • an extra day in Marrakech to relax at the end of your trip

Day 1 – Tangier to Chefchaouen.  Arrive Tangier.  Greet by your driver and transfer to Chefchaouen.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Chefchaouen

Day 2 – Chefchaouen to Fes.  Relaxed morning to explore this relaxed and friendly ‘Blue Town’ painted in hues of blue.  After lunch, in a cafe on the Central Square, transfer to Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 3 – Guided Tour of Fes Medina.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 4 – Fes Day Trip.  Day trip with City Guide Tour of Meknes, time to walk around the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the hill-top town of Moulay Idriss.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 5 – Fes to Erg Chebbi.  Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi .  Transfer across the Middle Atlas to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi sand sea that lie close to the Berber villages of Merzouga, Khamlia and Hassilabed.  Along the route pass through Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests of the Middle Atlas where Barbary Macaques live, Midelt, Ziz valley gorge, Erfoud and Rissani.  Arrive at the edge of the Erg Chebbi and camel trek in the dunes for sunset.  Overnight in Erg Chebbi under the stars – Desert Camp of choice

Day 6 – Erg Chebbi Dunes to Skoura Palm Grove.  Wake early to watch the sunrise and, if you overnight in the deep camp, camel trek back to the dune line.  After breakfast transfer to Skoura Palm Grove with a detour to see Todra Gorge said to be the highest oasis valley gorge in Morocco.  Along the route pass through Boumalne Dades and the area ‘Rose Valley’ where highly fragrant roses blossom in the hedgerows during April and May.  Overnight in Skoura – a small hotel with pool in the palm grove

Day 7 – Skoura Palm Grove to Marrakech.  Transfer through the administration town of Ouarzazate and head north to visit the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, one of Morocco’s most spectacular fortified villages (ksour) – walk through the village to the top for 360degree views.  Continue along Ounila Valley, and over Tizi-n-Telouet, to visit Kasbah of el Glaoui in the Berber village of Telouet.  From Telouet cross the highest Atlas road pass of Tizi-n-Tichka, with far-reaching views, to reach Marrakech late afternoon/early evening.  Overnight in Marrakech – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 8 – Marrakech City Guide Tour.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Marrakech.  Overnight in Marrakech – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 9 – Depart Marrakech.  Transfer to Marrakech Airport and depart

Tangier Desert Tour and Camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi

In 5days you can enjoy a day in Fes and continue south to camel trek in the desert and sleep under the stars in a desert camp.  Along the route to the desert are Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests, Ziz Valley Gorge, Erfoud and Rissani.  Options for adding in an extra day or days to slow down the pace, spend more time in one location or extend the range include:  

  • a Moroccan Cookery Lesson and/or spa hammam in Fes 
  • a night in the ‘Blue Town’ of Chefchaouen.

Day 1 – Tangier to Fes.  Arrive Tangier.  Greet on arrival and transfer to Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 2 – Fes Medina Guided Tour.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Fes.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Fes

Day 3 – Fes to Erg Chebbi.  Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi.  Transfer across the Middle Atlas to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi sand sea that lie close to the Berber villages of Merzouga, Khamlia and Hassilabed.  Along the route pass through Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests of the Middle Atlas where Barbary Macaques live, Midelt, Ziz valley gorge, Erfoud and Rissani.  Arrive at the edge of the Erg Chebbi and camel trek in the dunes for sunset.  Overnight in Erg Chebbi – Desert Camp of choice

Day 4 – Erg Chebbi to Meknes or Moulay Idriss.  Wake early to watch the sunrise across a desert landscape.  After breakfast transfer back along the same route to Meknes or Moulay Idriss.  Overnight in a riad in the medina of Meknes or Guesthouse in the hill-top town of Moulay Idriss

Day 5 – Meknes to Tangier.  Transfer back to Tangier and drop off at the ferry or airport