This Amazing 12 Days / 11 Nights tour of Morocco: Imperial cities, Atlas Mountains & Desert tour starts from Marrakech back to Marrakesh. Our expert team will take you on an adventure to explore the most attractive places in Morocco.
On this 12-day touring Morocco, you will explore the Moroccan ancient history and adventure through the Sahara desert & Atlas Mountains. In Casablanca, visit the Hassan II Mosque. And then, explore the Capital of Morocco “Rabat” and its fascinating attractions “Hassan II tower, Mosuleum Mohamed 5, Oudaya Kasbah.
Travel to the north through the Coastal roads, visit Asillah & Tangier, Tetuan. Then to Chefchaouen, the iconic blue-hued city. Travel across the Rif Mountains, visit Volubilis & Meknes attractions. Discover the ruins in Fez. The epicenter of each city is its very own medina, where you can experience the colorful local cultures up close.
Go camping in the Sahara Desert under stars, Milkyway with Camel trekking in erg Chebbi include Sunset & Sunrise camel trek, Sandboarding, and much more Merzouga Sahara Activities. Explore the magnificent Todra Valley & Gorge. Also, Dades Valley for its breathtaking panoramic views.
Drive along the “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” and explore the Roses valley. Wander Skoura Oasis palm trees. We will visit Ouarzazate city Taourirt Kasbahs & Film Studio. Then Continue to Morocco’s most famous Kasbahs, Ait Ben Haddou and Telouet.
Cross the High Atlas Mountains. Explore Imlil and Berber villages in the High Atlas Mountains. Visit Marrakech medina with a local guide. You’ll wander medieval medinas and souks, marvel at palaces and mosques, and explore ancient kasbahs and desert towns.
Sahara Desert Excursions driver/Guide will pick you up from Menara airport in Marrakech depends on your flight time. Then, Transfer you to the Riad / Hotel in Marrakech Medina, where you will spend the 1st Night.
We will begin our journey and drive to Rabat passing through Casablanca, where we will discover the Hassan II Mosque and a panoramic trip of Casablanca and its diverse neighborhoods. After lunch, we will continue our 12 days Morocco road trip to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Do a city tour that includes a drive around the walls of the Royal Palace and a visit to the Mausoleums of Mohammad V and Hassan II, two rulers who worked hand-in-hand with the Jewish community. Take a guided walk through the Old Walled City and the marvelous Kasbah des Oudayas. Overnight stay in a Riad or Hotel in Rabat.
Today, we will start our journey to Asilah, known as the artists’ refuge. Where we will have free time to discover this jewel. We will have many stops to see Hercules‘ Cave and Spartel Cap where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean on the road to Tangier. After this drive, you will have time to rest in your hotel in Tangier city.
after spending the night in Tangier, you will take the road Tangier to Chefchaouen. On the way, we will stop at Tetuán which is also called the ‘White Pigeon’ to enjoy three different architectural styles: the Andalusian style, the Spanish style of the early and mid-20th century, and the post-independence style. After we discovered Tetouan. We will get to the blue city of Chefchaouen where you will go for a walk to discover the Outa-el-Hammam square, the cobblestone medina, and the Tarik Ben Ziad mosque inspired by Seville’s Golden Tower. Overnight stay in Chefchaouen.
After a tasty breakfast in the riad, our 12 Days Morocco Trip From Marrakech starts towards Volubilis crossing via Ouazan and other Rif villages. In Volubilis, we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about Moroccan history. Then we will drive to Meknes city (the 17th-century heritage) where we will stop for lunch, discover the medina’s historical walls, bab el Mansour, and enjoy a visit to Moulay Ismail Greenery. Later in the afternoon, we head to Fes city where you will spend an overnight stay.
Today, you will Explore the cultural city of Morocco during this full-day trip to Fes. Also known as Fes el Bali, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was founded in the 9th century, and is home to the world’s oldest university. The city of Fes reached its true economic and cultural height in the 13th-14th centuries under the Merinids when it replaced Marrakech as the capital of the kingdom. Although the political capital of Morocco was transferred to Rabat in 1919. Fes has retained its status as the country’s Artisan center. Artisan workshops in the medina are as active today as they were 100 years ago and strongly contribute to the city’s industrial economy. Trades such as blacksmithing, leatherworking, ceramics, silk, tapestries, and sculpting are still practiced in these workshops today. The original ramparts still protect this ancient city and its estimated 9000 narrow passageways and bustling streets.
On this Fes guided day tour you will visit the following attractions:
Today, we will travel from Fes to the Sahara desert passing through the middle Atlas Mountains. The first stop on our journey to the Merzouga desert will be in “Ifrane” city, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco”. There you will enjoy Ifrane’s stunning views & Forest. Afterward, We will have a stop in “Azrou” to see the monkeys in the cedar forest (Barbary Macaque). We will have time to take pictures with monkeys on the road.
Later, we will head toward the Sahara desert, we will pass through “Tizi n’Talghamt pass” to reach “Errachidia” city while admiring the views of Ziz gorges. Furthermore, We will have free time to take pictures & Memorable moments in the panoramic views of “Ziz valley”. Our 12 Days touring Morocco continues to Merzouga Erg Chebbi across Tafilalte Oasis “Aoufous” & “Erfoud” (Know for its fossils Museums and dates). We will have a visit to a local fossils craft workshop.
Before Sunset for two Hours or 3, we will arrive in the Merzouga Sahara desert. Where you will enjoy a lifetime Experience. Start with riding camels into Erg Chebbi dunes to reach our authentic Berber desert Camp Merzouga. The camel rides Adventure takes approximately 1:30H with a break on top of the dune to enjoy the thrilling views of the sunset, try the sandboarding (Optional), enjoy the views, take memorable pictures.
Following this, you’ll continue to the camp where you’ll be welcomed with a glass of min tea and relax until dinner time. After dinner, you will relish traditional Berber drumming music, enjoy the starry sky, Shooting stars, campfires, Exchange cultures, & Histories with nomads. Then sleep in a private nomadic desert tent.
The following day, on our 12 Days Itinerary in Morocco. You will wake up early to appreciate a breathtaking sunrise over Merzouga erg Chebbi. After breakfast & shower in the desert camp, we take you back to Merzouga Village, either back by camel trekking or 4WD (as you wish). Then. We will continue to Ouarzazate via Rissani and stop in Erfoud: famous for its fossilized marbles, where you will visit the workshop production of marble fossils.
Continue to the Todra Gorges which is an ideal place for walking and exploring on your own. Have lunch then drive through the town of Roses, Kelaa Mgouna. We continue through the Road of a Thousand-Kasbahs passing the Skoura palm grove until we arrive in Ouarzazate known us the “Hollywood of Morocco” and check into the hotel/riad.
Our day starts from Ouarzazate, where we will have a small visit to the Kasbah of Taourirt and after 27 km of the road, we will reach Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It has been used as a backdrop for shooting numerous Hollywood Movies including “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Gladiator”, “Kingdom of Heaven”, “Prince of Persia” and much more… The Kasbahs (fortresses) reflect the Exotic Moroccan architecture & cultures.
After exploring the kasbah, we will continue a little further on High Atlas Mountains through the “Tichka pass” which will lead us to Imlil Berber village venturing through the magnificent Atlas Mountains offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Overnight stay in a guest house in the middle of Atlas Mountains.
During this day on our 12 days Morocco Tour you will explore the Atlas. Especially Imlil is a small village in the foothills of the highest mountains in Morocco Toubkal mountain. Imlil is the center to hire mountain guides and mules due to its unique position and its connection to several Berber villages and a very popular start point of treks and hikes for climbing Toubkal mountain.
In Imlil, you will take mules for around 40 minutes towards the south to the Berber village of Aroumd (Aremd) (1843m) set in the upper-level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains, the main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions to get our lunch which will be served in a Berber house in the village of Aroumd. Afterward, you can take a short walk. On the road to Marrakech, we will visit Moulay Brahim Gorges and the Berber village of Asni are very popular for their weekly market every Saturday. Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon, Overnight stay in a Riad.
Today is devoted to discovering Marrakech, we will go out of our hotel to “ the beautiful Red City Marrakech” in which we can spend the entire day. First, Marrakech is an antique imperial metropolis in Morocco. Its call comes from the Berber language it means “Share of God”. It became a small village of farmers earlier than it changed into constructed with the aid of using Youssef Ben Tachafine who turned into a Berber king of the Almoravid dynasty; we can go to his grave to recognize extra approximately his biography.
Moreover, we can go to Koutoubia Mosque which has a remarkable minaret and extremely good decorations, Saadian Tombs, the remarkable pool of Menara gardens, Museum of Dar Si Said wherein there are various arts and traditions, Bahia Palace, and finally, we can flow to Jemaa El-Fna Plaza wherein we can find out the way of life and subculture of Marrakech. Overnight stay in a Riad in Marrakech medina.
Our private 12 days Morocco itinerary from Marrakech price depends on the number of travelers, season, and type of the desert camp (standard or luxury), so feel free to contact us.
Private tents are guaranteed. Either you take a Standard or Luxury Merzouga desert trip.
The standard Merzouga desert camps are designed for travelers who don’t need the level of luxury provided in our Morocco luxury desert camps. The tents are comfortable for a perfect night’s sleep. For toilets and showers, they are shared with all the camp.
There are some essentials you can’t forget to pack when embarking on your desert adventure. These include:
The camel ride is roughly 1 H/30Min in the afternoon and about 60 minutes in the morning.
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