The 9 days Morocco trip itinerary from Marrakech is a special Morocco tour for travelers interested in visiting deep of Morocco. During these 9 Days / 8 nights, you will enjoy authentic Morocco. Depart from Marrakech & Back to Marrakech.
This 9 Days Morocco road trip covers the major cities of Morocco, especially Imperial cities: Marrakech, Casablanca, Fes, Rabat, Meknes each city has its own story to tell and a distinct appeal that attracts worldwide visitors to explore its beauty secrets. Enjoy the blue pearl of Chefchaouen. Wondering the Sahara Desert, Experience Merzouga outdoor activities await you such as camel trekking, Atv Quads, playing music with nomads, spending a night in Berber desert Camp.
Visit Authentic Morocco and the fetching attractions in southern & Historical cities, stunning cities travel across the High Atlas Mountains, Exploring Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Wander Ouarzazate city. And the charming valleys (Roses Valley & Dades Valley). Visit Todra Gorges & Its Valleys, Palm groves, Oasis. Erfoud and many Berber Villages to experience the highlight of Morocco. Travel across the panoramic views of Ziz Valley, Tizi Ntalghamt pass, Midelt, Cedar forest of Azrou, and the Moroccan “Ifrane“. Visit Fez & Marrakech medina with a local guide. Our Proposal 9 days Morocco trip will let your Morocco Travel easy & comfortable one, our customer’s satisfaction is our priority.
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 by a Pick up from your Riad and drive to Rabat passing through Casablanca, where we will see the Hassan II Mosque and a panoramic trip of Casablanca and its diverse neighborhoods. After lunch, we will continue 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.
During our 9 Days Morocco Trip, After breakfast in your Riad, we will drive to Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains. We will arrive at Chefchaouen in the afternoon; you will have free time to visit this beautiful town, overnight in your riad wondering Rif Mountains.
After a tasty breakfast in the riad, our 9 Days Desert 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 1912, 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 Merzouga desert passing through the middle Atlas Mountains. The first stop on our journey to the Sahara 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 road trip 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. Starting with riding camels into Erg Chebbi sand dunes in order 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 there’s 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, 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 drive to Rissani, we will visit a museum of fossils and have a walk in the traditional Market. Subsequently, Our 9 Morocco desert tour goes on through many Berber & Arabic villages, Mellab, Tinjdad, Jourf and this last one know for the wells of an old system of irrigation. We will have a stop there to visit this attraction. The lunch will be in Mellab or Tinjdad (Optional).
The next Attraction will be at Todra valley and the canyons of Todra gorges, which are about 300m in height. Also, the power of water could make its own way across the rocks. This Gorge is known for climbing and hiking. Finally, we will drive to Dades Gorge, where we will spend the 2nd night of our trip, an overnight stay in a Riad.
We will have breakfast in breathtaking views of Dades gorge. Then continue our trip to Marrakech across Roses valley & Skoura Oasus palm groves.
The next stop will be in 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 the Marrakech.
Today is special to visit explore the secrets of Marrakech and seeing its landmarks. Your tour will start by discovering the Koutoubia Mosque, which is the largest mosque in Marrakesh. It is famed especially for its magnificent minaret, the oldest of the three great Almohad minarets remaining in the world. The minaret overlooks the entire city with its astounding height of 69 meters. Afterward, you will visit the famous Saadian tombs: it is a mausoleum occupying a quiet enclosure at the kasbah, the tombs are magnificently decorated with colorful tiles, Arabic script, and elaborate carvings.
Then you will head to the beautiful square of Jemaa El Fna, which is the city’s main attraction: this is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious tea or to try local specialties while watching a live performance that awaits you. At night, the place turns into a huge tavern where locals and tourists come to enjoy an open-air dinner or take in their surroundings.
Finally, to end your visit, you will discover the Bahia Palace, a minister gift for his favorite and 80 official concubines. A monument of stunning beauty, Andalusian and Moorish architecture is in harmony with each other, just like in the Al-Hambra of Spanish Granada. It is hardly astonishing that Bahia Palace has become interesting for the film industry. The complex has been used as the setting for movies such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Meanwhile, it has also been listed as a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. Surely one of the most beautiful palaces of the city and country.
In the end, we will transfer you to the airport, in the afternoon or in the following day depends on your flight time & place. Our 9 Days Morocco itinerary ends.
Our private 9 days in Morocco tour 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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