Morocco is a vast country, extending from its Mediterranean shores in the north to the desert wonderland of the Sahara in the south. Spend an afternoon sipping tea on a Marrakech rooftop, take a camel ride through the desert, or hike in the snow-topped High Atlas mountains; whatever you choose, you’ll love experiencing everything Morocco has to offer.
Travel from North to South and discover the four imperial cities of Morocco in Rabat, Fes, Meknes, and Marrakech on this private 16-days holiday tour package from Marrakech. Explore the lovely Moroccan culture, traditions, and hospitality in the Berber villages, major cities at the Atlantic & Mediterranean oceans, and also an escape to visit the most photographed blue city in Chefchaouen.
The 16 day exotic Morocco tour will be continued via the traditional South of Morocco and all along the road of thousand Kasbah, crossing the Atlas mountains enjoying wonderful panoramic views of well known and also of hidden landscapes, such as the stunning gorges, caves, wide rivers, palm groves, oasis, valleys, and authentic villages. At the Sahara desert, you’ll experience camel trekking, a memorable night under the magical starry sky at a Berber desert camp an amazing sunset and sunrise.
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.
Today, we will travel to Essaouira from Marrakech. You will explore this fascinating town on the Atlantic coast about two hours from Marrakech. The town is known for its beach, authentic fishing, and the processing of Thuja wood. You see silversmiths and woodworkers working in one of the most charming Medina of Morocco. We visit a traditional pharmacy and a cooperative where women manually processing argan nuts to the particular argan oil. You will have free time to visit this pearl, there are many outdoor activities that you can try in Essaouira ocean: Atv Quads, Ride horses & Camels, Surf… And much more. Overnight stay in a Riad in Essaouira medina.
After a late breakfast, We will leave Essaouira city and drive to Agadir through the Atlantic coast. We will cross the High Atlas Mountains and many genuine Berber villages that were built by mud and rocks, and see many Argan trees along your way; you will have several stops along the road. You will have free time to swim and relax on the famous beach of Taghazout for a spectacular view.
Upon arrival to Agadir city. Walk along the harbor, take in breath-taking views atop the Kasbah stronghold, and try your bargaining skills at a souk (Berber markets) all as you learn about the history of this city.
Stroll along the beachside promenade before arriving at the contemporary marina, which is lined with boutiques, restaurants, and trendy apartments. Next, ascend the hill to Agadir Ouefellah, the city’s 16th-century Kasbah fortress, which offers far-reaching panoramic views. See the inscription “God, King, Country” over the entrance and remember to snap a memorable photo. Overnight stay in a Hotel in Agadir city.
During day 4 through Our 16 Days Morocco Trip. We will Travel toward Ouarzazate city, passing by Taroudant, Taliouien known with Suffran ( the red gold ), and then Taznakht. We will make some stops to enjoy the stunning landscapes. Arrive at Ouarzazate where you will visit Taourirt kasbah & Hollywood studio of Africa. Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Today we will wend our way to the Skoura Oasis, known for its Kasbah of Amridil, another fascinating site. From there our 16 days Morocco road trip continues to Dades valley via the ‘” road of thousand kasbahs” to catch a spectacular view of a vast valley dotted with small oasis and hundreds of ancient fortifications, till we arrive at the Roses valley, the town is called Kalaat M’gouna, it is well known for the “Roses Festival“, a festival that takes place on the city every year in May. Then we will take a drive through roads lined with ancient Kasbahs and many attractive Berber villages at the Dades Canyon.
You’ll be enjoying the amazing scenery along the way of the remaining fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads till the early 20th century. We will head to Todra within a 15 km breath-taking valley full of palm trees. experience the high walls of grey and pink rock around the road on a walking tour inside Todra gorges.
You’ll have some free time for lunch in one of the Berber villages that’s we will cross through. Following, after some hours of driving we arrive in the Sahara desert, free walking trip in the village & sand dunes. So, you can enjoy the Sunset at the top of Merzouga dunes by an ATV quad adventure (Is not included in the tour price) check our Popular Merzouga desert activities. Overnight stay in a Riad in Merzouga Village.
Today, after breakfast, we’ll go on a Merzouga Sahara desert tour, We will explore the most interesting desert surroundings. Firstly, we will visit the Nomads. who are still live simple life under tents and live by raising camels, goats, and sheep. We will spend some time with them and discover their lifestyle. Then, we will leave for Mifiss’s mine of plumb. Further, on the 4WD Sahara desert tour, we will travel to Khamlia, a small village that is about 5 km from Merzouga. Here, you will discover another lifestyle of Gnaouas they kept their unique traditions.
There are many other places that you will discover. For example, there is the panoramic view of Galb Nass, the 4WD cars Museum, and the desert Oases. Lunch will be in a local restaurant.
In the Afternoon, you will experience camel rides across the Erg Chebbi Dunes to your authentic Sahara desert camp. When you arrive, you can experience sandboarding while enjoying the sunset. Spend the night in a desert camp with Berbers, they will serve you dinner, then play drums for you around the campfire. Enjoy watching the stars before going to your bed. Overnight stay in a private desert tent.
In the early morning, you will wake up to Have an opportunity to climb the sand dunes and see a splendid sunrise, over erg Chebbi sand dunes. (breakfast & shower in the camp). Then, ride Camels back or 4WD to Merzouga village depends on your choice. We’ll travel to Fes, Along the road, we will have time to visit many attractions. Firstly we will stop to enjoy the stunning Valley of Ziz.
Then, proceed to Midelt city through the middle Atlas Mountains. After a short break for lunch, you’ll visit Azrou and the cedar forests of Ifrane where you’ll enjoy playing with some Barbary Monkeys. Finally, we will continue our journey to Fez where you will spend an overnight stay in a Riad.
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:
On day 9 during on our 16 days tour of Morocco , we will travel to Chefchaouen, along the road, we will visit the historical city of Meknes & Volubilis sites. Drive along the Rif mountains Until we arrive in Chefchaouen will stop visiting the old medina. Its square has real tourist interest due to its Spanish style. In addition, you will see a wide variety of artisan shops, restaurants with terraces, and cafes where you can enjoy, relax and eat… Overnight stay in a Riad in Rif mountains “Chefchaouen”.
Free day to discover Chefchaouen & its surroundings. Overnight in Chefchaouen.
The next morning on our 16 Morocco Travel, you will prepare to discover the blue city, Chefchaouen. All the walls are painted in white and blue, colors that remind you of the sea and the sky. After you enjoyed the blue pearl we will travel to Tangier. First, we will experience the Rif mountains, until we reach Tetuan, where you will have a small visit to this stunning city. Overnight stay in Tangier.
Travel from Tangier to Rabat, departure to the center city of Tangier, It is located where the Atlantic and the Mediterranean coasts meet, also at the western entrance of Gibraltar.
Then, we’ll drive about an hour to the beautiful white city of Asilah all along the Atlantic Coast, the town’s history dates back to 1500 B.C. The city of Asilah itself was constructed by the dynasty of Idrisids, and the Cordobann caliph Al-Hakam Second was built again in 966. The Portuguese occupied the city in 1471 and built its fortifications and a wonderful Medina with a charming view of the Ocean, there you will enjoy a walk into its old city surrounded by huge walls.
After having lunch in the city, we will drive directly to Rabat: the capital city of the country and thus administrative, political, and financial center of Morocco, where you can stroll through its well-defined neighborhoods and visit several important monuments like the Alcazaba of Oudaias, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Tower Hassan and the quietest of all Moroccan souk, as the Medina is another place to get lost in this city, where every good and mediate their scents and products of all kinds are mixed: crafts, spices, food, etc … Overnight stay in a Hotel.
Today, we will travel from Rabat to Marrakech through Casablanca where we will have a tour around Casablanca to visit the Mosque of Hassan II (external visit), before driving to Marrakech, you will enjoy the Cornish or the seaboard part of the city. Then spend the night at the Riad or Hotel in 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.
Today, you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan cooking experience. This opportunity is delightful participation not only to learn to cook but an opportunity to discover the secrets of some of the best Moroccan cuisine recipes in a professional but also genuinely relaxed atmosphere. Overnight stay in a Riad.
Our private 16 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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