Explore the beauty of Morocco with our 6 Day bleu chefchaouen and Desert tour. Discover the magic of the Blue City and the Sahara Desert.
Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure in Morocco? Our 6-day Chefchaouen and Desert tour offers a unique opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of the Blue City and the awe-inspiring Sahara Desert. This carefully crafted itinerary promises an exciting and immersive journey that will leave you with lifelong memories. In this blog post, we’ll take you through the highlights of this incredible tour.
We will meet you at the airport or at your hotel in Casablanca to start your “6 Day bleu Chefchaouen” desert Tour before driving to Chefchaouen. Your first night in Morocco will be spent in Chefchaouen, the ‘Blue City of Morocco’, where you’ll overnight in an authentic Moroccan riad in the heart of the medina.
You will have a free day to walk around and explore the highlights of the blue city. Explore the alleyways and hidden gems of this stunning imperial city. Overnight at your same riad.
After breakfast, we drive to Fes. You will have all afternoon to explore the many highlights of Fes. Once again, you will overnight in a traditional riad and visit the university Karaouine, Blue Gate, Jewish Cartier, and Tennary as well.
After breakfast, embark on a southward journey to Merzouga and the Sahara Desert via Midelt and Errachidia. Our first stop is Ifrane city, known as ‘the Switzerland of Morocco,’ and then on to Merzouga through Midelt and the Ziz Valley. Experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas Mountains during this scenic drive. Pause at a cedar forest for a chance to see Barbarian Apes. As we progress, the landscape transforms, revealing hints of the desert near Er Rachidia city.
After lunch in Midelt, we continue through the stunning Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views. Pass through Berber villages like Erfoud and Rissani, the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty. Arrive in Merzouga, where you’ll be greeted with mint tea before starting your camel trek into the Sahara Desert. Witness a breathtaking sunset from Morocco’s highest sand dunes, enjoy dinner, and experience traditional Berber drums. Overnight at our well-equipped desert camp.
If you wake up early, you may experience what well may be the best sunrise of your life. As you slowly wend your way back to Merzouga on your camel, you won’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of dunes in the changing light. After breakfast and a hot shower, you’ll leave for Tinghir and Todra Gorges. These are the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Next, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as ‘monkey toes’. Finally, overnight accommodation will be at a riad or guesthouse in the heart of the gorge.
After breakfast, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, also known as ‘The Way of a Thousand Kasbahs’ towards Kalaat Mgouna, the ‘Rose City’. Here you may purchase rose oil or water to keep your linen smelling good long after your trip is over. Afterward, we continue to Ouarzazate, the ‘Hollywood of Africa’. Lunch is at the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest kasbah in Morocco. After exploring this UNESCO heritage site, our journey will continue through the majestic Tizi n’ Tichka Pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. We will take time to stop and enjoy the impressive views and visit an argon oil cooperative. The route provides numerous opportunities to take some of your best photos of the trip. Finally, we arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon where your 6 Day bleu chefchaouen Desert Tour ends.