In This Morocco Charming tour: 9 Days From Marrakech Merzouga Desert Tour you will Exploring Marrakesh, Ait Benhaddou kasbah, Ouarzazate, Skoura palm grove, Dades valley, Todra Gorges, Merzouga Sahara desert, enjoy a camel ride in Merzouga sand dunes, and the end tour at Fez.
9 Days From Marrakech Merzouga Desert Tour
Day 1: Arriving in Marrakesh
Transfer to your accommodation from the airport depending on your arrival.
Day 2: Marrakesh – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
After breakfast in your riad, you will leave Marrakesh traveling towards Ouarzazate via Tizi n Tichka pass, along the magnificent hills and mountains of the Atlas. There will be breaks for photos, then we will take an off-road to Telouet to visit its wonderful Kasbah called Glaoui. After you visit the Kasbah, you will have the opportunity to walk by the beautiful villages on the Atlas hills and crops. Then, we will continue our drive to Ait ben Haddou Kasbah.
The fortres which is marked as a world heritage site by UNESCO. After lunch by the kasbah, we will continue our way to Ouarzazate” or “Hollywood of Africa”, whose geography and beautiful landscapes have attracted many world-class movie producers. Here you may choose to visit the studios, containing props used in movies, such as The Mummy, Gladiator, and The Last Temptation of Christ. Then we will visit Kasbah Taourirt, another Kasbah of Glaoui family who served as the governor of Ouarzazate, before check in to your Riad or Hotel.
Day 3: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Sahara desert
After Breakfast, we will travel to Tundra Gorges via the palm grove of Skoura. But, before the gorges, we will cross through the Roses valley, and then we will continue to visit the Dades Valley. Then via Dades valley to Tinghir, a much-renovated town located at the foot of the Anti Atlas Mountains before reaching the Todra gorges. After lunch, we will drive to Merzouga passing through a number of towns and villages including Tinejdad, Touroug, Erfoud. Before reaching Erfoud, you will see the ancient irrigation system locally called” Khettarat”. Continue to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi. We now switch from our vehicle to camels, where you will be taken on a camel ride around the sand dunes, enjoying the sunset before arriving at the Berber camp. Dinner then entertainment show on drums then overnight in Sahara Camp.
Day 4: Sahara desert – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fez
After breakfast, we will leave via Rissani, where you will stop to visit the local Souk (market). After that, we continue through the vast Ziz valley that contains millions of palm trees all the way till Errachidia. We drive on crossing the Ziz gorges and then the middle Atlas Mountains with its beautiful views. We stop in Midelt for lunch. After lunch, we will head to Fes crossing the cedar forest of Azrou; the largest one in Morocco; stopping for photos with the Barbary monkeys. Then, continue to visit Ifrane referred to as “small Switzerland of Morocco” because of its European shape of buildings; we arrive in Fes by afternoon. Check in the riad.
Day 5: Visit Fez
In the Mooning we start visiting its main monuments and historical sites; like Medersa Bouaananiya, Karaouiyine University labeled the oldest Arabic university.
Day 6: Fez – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouan
Depart early after breakfast towards Meknes; one has a magnificent view of the Medina. The tour begins with a tour of the walls with monumental gates dating from the seventeenth century Berdaine Bab, Bab Khemis. We continue exploring the city by the stables (Rua), attics (HERI), and Stud. Stop needed at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail was for a long time the only mosque that non-Muslims could visit in Morocco. It then exits through the famous Bab Mansour El on the vast square of Him. We will continue to the ancient Roman ruins Volubilis, we will spend a few time exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. We will move to the blue city, overnight in Chefchaouen.
Day 7: Chefchaouan – Tetouan – Tangier
After breakfast, you can take free time to walk around the blue city on your own to 12.30 PM, After We will pass by Tetouan city with its houses view on the hills, and pass by the mountains of the Rif with the green sight of its green trees, overnight in Tanger.
Day 8: Tangier – Asilah – Rabat – Casablanca
After breakfast, the day dedicated to visite Tanger city. You’ll go on both a bus and a walking sightseeing tour. You’ll visit Cap Spartel, the impressive Palace of the sultan, the Necropolis, the caves of Hercules, you’ll have free time to visit Asilah its color and aroma-filled streets and pick up a souvenir. After that, we will drive you to Rabat. Then we visit the Kasbah of the day as erected by a terrible tribe of predators in the twelfth century. Then we visit Hassan 2 tower, where 4 facades are decorated different from each other, three in shades of pink and one in the gray because of the sea breeze, the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum next to the tower, we reach Casablanca in the late afternoon .diner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 9: Casablanca – Marrakesh
After breakfast. Firstly, we will visit Casablanca where we have a guided tour around the impressive Hassan II Mosque and transfer to Marrakesh depending on your flight. The end tour: 9 Days From Marrakech Merzouga Desert Tour.
- Tour Include :
- – Tour in 4×4 vehicle with A/C
- – Driver guide
- – Fuel
- – Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- – Camel Trekking
- – 1 night in desert camp (breakfast & dinner included)
- – Sandboarding in the dunes
- – Each person with a turban
- Not included :
- – Flight
- – Lunches
- – Drinks