Tour from Marrakech to Atlas mountains and Sahara desert with everyday departure from your hotel or any point in city. Private transfer with professional and knowledge guide / driver is guaranteed.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN PRIVATE TOUR :
Pick up from hotel
Transport in A/C vehicle for private tour
English speaking driver , experienced guide
All accommodation in hotels or riads
All breakfasts and dinners
Camel ride in Sahara desert
Accommodation in desert camp
Drop off at your hotel
AND NOT INCLUDED :
Lunches and soft drinks
Anything extra , tips
12 DAYS MOROCCO IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR TO ENJOY MAGIC OF THE MERZOUGA DESERT
IN MOROCCO WITH EXPLORING BEST PLACES INCLUDING :
“Trips Around Morocco” organize desert tour from Marrakech , available every day, with departure from your hotel and driving across Atlas mountains to visit and enjoy best of Sahara desert. The highlights includes :
Visit Ait Benhaddou kasbah,Ouarzazatte
Amazing time in Dades and Todra valley
Camel ride in Merzouga
Night in desert cap
Guided tour in Fes and Rabat
Explore Essaouira and Marrakech
TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO DESERT 12 DAY EXPERIENCE
Enjoy guided and private tours with “Trips Around Morocco” including camel trekking in Merzouga desert and sleeping in desert camp. This private tour in Morocco can be modified depends on your travel plan.
DAY 1 :MARRAKECH
Pickup at the airport and transfer to the hotel. We recommend that at night you explore the medina where the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa square is located. The square is a vivid marketplace where performers, narrators, and juggles get together to entertain tourists.
DAY 2 :MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU – OUARZAZATE
We pick you up in the morning in a 4×4 and depart to Ouarzazate going through the Tizi n'Tichka path while enjoying fantastic views of the High Atlas Mountains and the Berber Villages. We will head towards Ait Ben Haddou, a famous village designated a world heritage site by the UNESCO. We will then go to Ouarzazate, have dinner and spend the night.
DAY 3 :OUARZAZATE – TINGHIR – TODRA GORGE
Trips Around Morocco continues today after breakfast we drive to Tinghir, a lovely town built around palm groves. We will head towards the Todra Gorge, the highest, narrowest canyon in Morocco. There the landscape is strikingly beautiful and unique. We will return to Tinghir to have dinner and spend the night.
DAY 4 :TODRA GORGE – MERZOUGA DESERT
We will take the road to Erfoud and make stops to enjoy the view of the spectacular Berber villages. After approximately two hours of driving we will reach the wonderful Merzouga, famous for its high dunes and its unique scenery. Once in the desert, you will take a camel ride to get to the heart of the desert and also be able to admire the beautiful sunset. You will have a delicious Berber dinner and spend the night in a nomad tent under a beautiful sky studded with stars.
DAY 5 :MERZOUGA DESERT – ZIZ VALLEY – MIDELT – FEZ
After breakfast we head towards the Tafilalt palm grove, where you will see thousands of big palm trees. This way leads us to the Ziz valley, where the Ziz River flows down from the High Atlas Mountains. Here you enjoy a wonderful view of the valley and the town of Aoufous. We continue towards Midelt. In the afternoon we continue our way to Fez, going through the Cedar woods where we can see some Barbary Apes. We will then arrive in Fez, have dinner and stay overnight.
DAY 6 :FULL DAY EXPLORING FEZ
Trips Around Morocco continues today in Fez as it is the religious, intellectual and artistic capital of Morocco. We start by exploring the Medina where you will visit the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest operating university in the world, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, the Nejjarine Fountains and the Tanneries. After lunch you will also view the exterior of the Royal Palace and walk through the famous Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, where you can visit one of the few living synagogues in Morocco. We will also have a visit to the famous ceramic factory, and from there you can enjoy a wonderful view of the whole Medina of Fez. Overnight accommodation at your hotel.
DAY 7 :FEZ – MEKNES
After breakfast, we depart to Meknes via the Archeological Site of Volubilis, designated a world heritage site by the UNESCO, where you can admire the ancient ruins of the roman city, the wonderfully preserved original mosaics and the Roman road. Once in Meknes, which is another significant imperial city known as the Ismaili capital of Morocco, we will visit the famous gate Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Bassin, and the Mulay Ismail Mausoleum. We will have dinner in Meknes and stay overnight.
DAY 8 :MEKNES – RABAT
After breakfast we head towards Rabat where we will visit some historical places such as Chellah, which is an archeological site with an excellent combination of Roman and Merinid ruins. We can also visit the Tower of Hassan II and the mausoleum of Mohamed V. Dinner and night in Rabat
DAY 9 :RABAT – CASABLANCA – ESSAOUIRA
The next morning we depart along the coastal road to Casablanca. Once in Casablanca you will visit the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Africa, and also experience the coastal Cornish seaside. The trip will follow to the coastal city of Essaouira, considered as one of the best anchorages of the Moroccan coast. Dinner and night in Essaouira.
DAY 10 :FULL DAY EXPLORING ESSAOUIRA
Essaouira is regarded as the Morocco’s Jewel of the Atlantic. The city attracts surfers from all over the world. After breakfast we start walking through the medina to admire the architecture, the landscapes and the different souks. You will also visit the women’s cooperative of Argan oil. Lunch will be in the medina or in the port. In the afternoon we will travel to Marrakech. Dinner and night in Marrakech.
DAY 11 :FULL DAY EXPLORING MARRAKECH
Trips Around Morocco continues today and after breakfast we go to sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Koutoubia Minaret; the Saadian tombs; the beautiful Palace of Bahia and the Ben Youssef Koranic School. You can visit the souks in the medina to see the artisans performing their crafts before arriving at the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa Square. In the afternoon we will visit the Majorelle Garden, and have a short tour at Gueliz - the new city of Marrakech. After dinner you can walk around the square and get entertained by magicians,
DAY 12 :MARRAKECH AIRPORT
After breakfast in your hotel, we will drive you to the airport for your flight back home. End of service.
NOTE : This is private tour in Morocco, it means nobody else will be in your group , you can ask the private driver to stop anywhere during our guided tour to desert.