Desert tour from Tarifa and Tangier - 5 days

Desert Tour to Sahara & Fez from Spain 5 days

With this 5 days tour to Sahara & Fez from Spain you will discover some of the main cities in Morocco like Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fez, Ifrane, Merzouga, Meknes and Asilah with half board .

Be enchanted by a whole new world, culture and lifestyle. We’ll take you from city to city in this ancient culture that has remained hidden in the desert and has remained unchanged for years. You will be astonished by the amazing cuisine, Muslim architecture, and the vastness and beauty of the Sahara Desert!
You will start your tour to Sahara & Fez from Spain visiting Chefchaouen, once that you are there, you will easily see why is one of the most famous locations for photographers and artists. This beautiful and characteristic blue and white city is located between two mountains in the Rif mountain chain and this, is the reason of its name, Chefchaouen means "the horns". This city gives you the chance to learn by first person the traditional lifestyle from the Rif. Enjoy the beautiful views and the lifestyle that Chefchaouen can offer you!

Enjoy Meknes and visit the Moulay Ismail mausoleum, learn about the interesting history of this royal city and visit the smaller representation of the Jemaa el-fna square in Marrakech.

The next day, this tour continues to the imperial city of Fez. Built in a valley, Fez is a city with charm; its medina is a World Cultural Heritage Site and is undoubtedly the most SAHARA MOROCCO impressive in Morocco. The sounds, smells, artists and bustle of the streets of this wonderful city will captivate you and fill you with wonder.

The city of Fez is home to one of the largest labyrinths, with more than 9,400 streets that wind in and out of market places. Wandering the labyrinth, you’ll notice how the artisans here separate themselves by trade with neighborhoods of craftsmen, potters, tailors and many more. Wander through Fez´s open air market and let your senses guide you through its narrow streets, many of which have no outlet, others completely covered, sending you back in time to when markets and bargaining were a way of life.

Discover the Sahara and live the experience of expending a night looking to the stars with an incredible clearness enjoying the silence and peace that you will find there. Riding a camel through the desert to see how the sun raise is a sight that will accompany you always. Travelling to Sahara is something that everybody should do at least one time in life.

Asilah , the pearl of the Atlantic, is a fishing town located at the coast of the Atlantic ocean. This village became famous for its placid lifestyle, its beautiful medina and its incredible beaches.

As you can see, this is just a short description of what are you going to visit in this tour to Sahara & Fez from Spain. Obviously the experience will be deeper and greater due to you will have your own memories and sensations. This tour is the best way to visit many of the most important places in Morocco and get a complete impression of the cities and the Moroccan culture.

Final price per person

329 €

Price per person
(In double room)

Itinerary of Sahara Desert Tour from Tarifa

DAY 1: Tarifa - Chaouen - Meknes

  • 08:00 AM - Assemble in Tarifa Port. 
  • 09:00 AM - Fast Ferry departs to Tangier. Upon arrival in Tangier we will travel to Chaouen, an unforgettable little town in the Rif mountains. Its blue and white houses form a labyrinth of vivid colors not to be missed.
  • Guided visit to points of interest.
  • Afterwards you will have some free time to eat and then travel on to Meknes.
  • Arrival in Meknes and hotel check-in.
  • Dinner at the hotel.

DAY 2 : Azrou - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga (Sahara)

  • Breakfast.
  • We begin the day with a visit in the city of Meknes, Bab el Mansur and the market, after which we will depart for the south of Morocco, crossing the middle atlas – where you can see the wild apes- and the high Atlas. Stop en route to eat and continue to Erfoud where we will take jeeps to the oasis of Merozuga where you will have your first taste of the Sahara. Its dunes stretch infinitely into the horizon and some rise more than 150 meters skyward. We spend the night in haimas (communal tents) in the middle of the desert.
  • 9:00 PM - Dinner in the haima.

DAY 3: Rissani - Ifrane - Fez

  • Early wake up call to see the sunrise in the Erg Chigaga dunes. We guarantee that the experience of a Saharan sunrise is well worth the journey. It is absolutely breathtaking. This is one of the highlights of the trip and a memorable way to start this day. After breakfast we will do a camel trek with our local desert guides.
  • We leave for Fez, a beautiful city where Morocco’s rich tradition and culture are alive and well today. Truly a World forgotten by western civilizations, Fez was created by a descendant of the Prophet Mohammed in 791. Today Fez is the religious capital of Morocco.
  • Hotel Check-in.
  • 9:00 PM - Dinner at the hotel.

DAY 4: Fez

  • Breakfast.
  • We leave the hotel to tour Fez with the local guide. The tour includes visits to the Borj Sur, constructed by Christian slaves; just like the most important doors, walls and kazbahs of the city and the merinide tombs. Later we continue on to Fez el Jedid to see the Alaui Square and the Dar el Makhzen -the Royal Palace-. After that we take the van to Fez el Bali where we visit the spice vendors. A truly impressive part of the city where the fragrances and perfumes cast a spell on the casual tourist, inviting them nearer. We finish the morning with visits to the Madraza el Attarin, masterpiece of Islamic artistry, and the Es Seffarin plaza near the leather tanners.
  • Free evening.
  • Optional: We recommend that you attend to a Moroccan dinner & Belly dancing and music show in an charming palace of Fez Medina. So you can change dinner for lunch at the hotel and enjoy this performance dinner. The supplement per person is 30 €.

 

DAY 5: Asilah - Tánger - Tarifa

  • Breakfast.
  • Departure from Fez for sightseeing in the coastal village of Asilah. The group will have free time to eat.
  • After lunch we continue with the bus to Tangier where we board at 6:30 PM the fast ferry to Tarifa.
  • Arrival to Tarifa 8:30 PM.
  • End of the tour and our services.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Fast Ferry tickets Tarifa - Tangier - Tarifa (35 minutes).
  • Private transport in Morocco.
  • Tour guide in Morocco.
  • 1 night in the Hotel Rif 4* in Meknes (breakfast and dinner).
  • 1 night in haimas (berebere communal tents) in the Sahara desert (breakfast and dinner).
  • 2 nights in the Hotel Sofia 4* in Fez (breakfast and dinner).
  • Guided tour of Mekness with a local guide.
  • Guided Tour of Chaouen with local guide.
  • Guided Tour of Fez with local guide.
  • Camel ride to the dunes.
  • 4x4 ride to the Sahara.

 

  • Insurance cancellation fees, however this is available for purchase.
  • Single room supplement 90 € (except in the desert)
  • Beverages of the dinner must be paid directly to the waiters.
  • Lunches.
  • Tips.

Upcoming departures

  • No hay salidas programadas.
 

Notes

It is mandatory to bring your Passport with the expiry date of  at least 6 months!

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