This trip compromises of the best of Morocco, from pristine architectures to local cuisine in cities; experiencing Berber culture to the amazing Sahara Desert, plus relaxing on a seaside coastal town, you have it all!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Casablanca (or Marrakech, Fez, Tangier)
Casablanca Fez (or Marrakech, Fez, Tangier)
|DURATION||12 Days 11 Nights|
Hassan II Mosque, Chefchaouen, Fez, Merzouga / Erg Chebbi Desert, Ait Ben Haddou, Marrakech, Essaouira
- The tour can be customized based on your plans and preferences. You can start or finish in Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez or Tangier/Airport or Train Station.
- We offer choices of standard and luxury accommodation. We have a carefully selected list of excellent value riad/dar/auberge/ksar/kasbah and desert camp, or we can also suggest the best options based on your specific requests.
- The price depends on many factors – the traveling month, the number of people, accommodation level, etc. Get in touch for a quote.
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat
Our driver will come to meet you and pick you up from Casablanca Airport (CMN). Depending on your flight arrival time, we will organize a suitable guided tour of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque. Transfer to Rabat and drop you off at your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen
Depart Rabat after breakfast and head to Chefchaouen – the journey takes about 4 hours. Free time to explore this small picturesque town perched beneath the Rif Mountain, which is famous for its blue-washed streets and buildings. The best place to shop for some unique local handicrafts.
Day 3: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fez
After breakfast continues our journey towards Volubilis and take a guided tour of this partly excavated ancient Berber and Roman city. Head to Meknes after a lunch break and visit the Bab Mansour Gate and Bou Inania Medersa. Then transfer to Fez, drop off at accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Fez
You will have a whole day to explore this ancient city. Meet your local official guide and start exploring the chaotic yet fascinating medina, with over 9,000 streets and leather tanneries — also home to the oldest university in the world and many centuries-old craftsmanships. In the afternoon, depending on your preference, we’ll either head up to the viewpoint to enjoy a panoramic view of the city or visit a mosaic and ceramic factory if interested.
Day 5: Fez – Azrou Cedar Forest – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
Your 4-day desert tour starts with our driver picking you up from your accommodation in Fez. We head off towards picturesque Ifrane, known as little Switzerland of Morocco, followed by a stop at Azrou Cedar Forest where you can see wild monkeys. We then pass through the Middle Atlas Mountains, Midelt, and Ziz Valley. Shortly after, the magical dunes of Erg Chebbi will start appearing before your eyes. We will then head to your accommodation at Merzouga, the town right by the desert. You will enjoy your dinner with a view of the dunes and rest up.
Day 6: Around Erg Chebbi Desert
Day 7: Erg Chebbi – Todra Gorges – Boumalne Dades
Day 8: Boumalne Dades – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Day 9: Marrakech
Enjoy breakfast at your riad and start a full day tour of the Red city with your local city guide. After breakfast, you will start a 9:30 AM tour with a local city guide to visit sights in the medina such as Ben Youssef Madrasa, Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs. The driver can take you to the Jardin Majorelle and Berber Museum for a visit. Transfer back to the medina, head up to one of the rooftop terraces for dinner.
Day 10: Marrakech
Day 11: Marrakech to Essaouira