10 days desert tour to north from Marrakech

Duration
10 Days / 9 Nights
From
Marrakech
Departure
Everyday
Time
8:00 am

Highlights

  • Learn about the historial Moroccan culture
  • Discover the kingdom palaces and museums
  • Admire the high Atlas mountains and Berber villages
  • Visit the Kasbahs of Aït Ben Haddou
  • Experience the camel trek at the sunset and spend the night in the luxury camp
  • Historical tour through the moroccan imperial cities

What you can expect

The 10 days desert tour to north from Marrakech keep you visit the most historical sites in Marrakech and Fes. See the high Atlas mountains and explore the berber villages. Explore the Aït ben Haddou Kasbahs. Experience the camel ride at the heart of the sand dunes of  Merzouga and spend the magical night under the stars in the Luxury tent at Erg Chebbi Sahara. Enjoy the panoramic view on the sea coast of Tangier and Get into the charming blue city of Chefchaouen fascinated by its colors.

Detailed Program

Day

Path: ARRIVAL IN MARRAKECH AIRPORT

We will welcome you outside at the main entrance of the airport of Marrakech Menara with a sign on behalf your name, then take you to your Riad or Hotel.

Overnight at your Hotel

1

Path: EXPLORING MARRAKECH

After taking a breakfast at 9:00am we will start exploring the old part of Marrakech (Medina) where you will discover the most historical and cultural parts, including the Bahia Palace and the Saadiens Tombs.  Afterwards, we will rest for a while to have Lunch in the new city . Then, we continue to explore the gardens of Majorelle. Overnight in your Hotel.

2

Path: MARRAKECH - HIGH ATLAS - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE - ROSES VALLEY - DADES GORGES

Early morning at 8:00am we will pick you up from your Hotel or Riad and drive to Dades gorges through the High Atlas mountains and ‘Tizi N’tichka’ pass which is the highest road pass in Morocco at 2260m altitude. We will stop for at a various panoramic views for pictures.

Arrive at Aït Ben Haddou Kasbahs recognized by the Unesco. Start a visit of the Kasbahs with a local guide. Then we take a rest for lunch in a local restaurant. After we continue our journey to Ouarzazate and visit the Cinema Atlas Studios  and Taourirte Kasbah (optional). Then we will drive to the Roses valley through the road of 1000 Kasbahs.

Overnight with Dinner at Dades Valley, in the upper Gorges.

3

Path: DADES GORGES - TODRA GORGES - ERFOUD - ERG CHEBBI - MERZOUGA - CAMEL TREK AND SUNSET

After savouring the homemade breakfast we will drive to Todra gorges, famous for rock climbing. We will have a walk to enjoy the wide river. We head to Erfoud town, famous for its fossilized marbles. Late afternoon, we arrive to Merzouga desert. The camel guides waitong for you to experience a 90 min of camel trek to join the camp. Welcoming you with a cup of tea while transfering your luggage to your private luxury tent, well equipped with mattresses, blankets, hot shower and private toilet. A delicious Moroccan dinner will be served, after that you will gather around the fire to admire a typical Berber music using drums under the sky full of stars.

4

Path: CAMEL TREK AND SUNRISE - ZIZ VALLEY - ZIZ GORGES - MIDELT - MIDDLE ATLAS - AZROU - IFRANE - FES

Early morning you will enjoy a stunning view of the sunrise over the dunes. Then, after savouring the breakfast, we reach the vehicle by taking back the camels.  We will leave the Merzouga desert and head to Ziz valley. Stop for pictures at the panoramic view of palm oasis and gorges. Lunch break will be in Midelt town in a local restaurant, then we will continue to Azrou by crossing the Middle Atlas mountains. Before arriving to Fes, we will stop for a while to have rest in Ifrane, the European-style town.

Evening we arrive to Fes, Overnight at your Riad/Hotel.

5

Path: EXPLORING FES MEDINA- MEKNES – CHEFCHAOUEN

After Breakfast, your official guide will take you to explore the Medina of Fes such as: the Royal palace gate, the Jewish headquarter, the oldest university Al Qarawiyin, the Tanneries and Moulay Driss mausoleum.

After having lunch we will travel to Chefchaouen.

Late afternoon we arrive to the ‘Blue Town’ an dspend the night at your Riad/Hotel.

6

Path: CHEFCHAOUEN - TANGIER

After breakfast, a local guide will take you to explore the authentic charming blue city of Chefchaouen. Afternoon, we head to tangier and drop you off at your Hotel.

7

Path: TANGIER SIGHTSEEING - ASILAH - RABAT

After having breakfast we will take you to enjoy the Panormaic view on the sea coast and visit Hercule cave. Then, we travel to Rabat via Asilah. A wonder of the medieval Moorish world known by its great minaret.

Overnight at your  Riad/Hotel.

8

Path: RABAT - CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH

Start your day by visiting the historical Kingdom Palace, Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Oudaya Kasbah. Continue to Casablanca city where we will have a lunch then we the visit Hassan II Mosque, the Corniche, Mohammed V place, United Nations place, law court, the prefecture and central post office. Afternoon, we drive back to Marrakech and spend the night in your Riad/Hotel.

9

Path: MARRAKECH - AIRPORT TRANSFER

This is the End of the 10 days desert tour to north from Marrakech.

We will pick you up from your Riad/Hotel at least 2 hours before your flight and drop you off at the Marrakech Menara airport.

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PS:

If the program of this desert tour doesn't satisfy yours needs, Morocco Holiday Packages Agency offers you the possibility to customize it.
You only have to send us a quote request with all information about what you want to experience.

What is included

  • Pick up & Drop off at the Airports
  • Private transport with A/C vehicle
  • English speaking Driver
  • Offcial guide in Fez & Marrakech
  • Local guide in Ouarzazate
  • Fuel during the whole tour
  • 2 nights in Half Board
  • 7 nights in Bed & Breakfast
  • Sand-boarding in sand dunes
  • Accommodation taxes

What is NOT included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities

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