Grand 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca trip highlights:
If you are planning your destination travel to Morocco, a private trip might be the right kind of holiday tour for you. All our tours can be tailored just the way our guests wish and dreamed to be. These quality tours are flexible; confortrable and secure. Our private 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca; is a an all in one Morocco tour that allow you to explore imperial cities of Morocco and Sahara desert experiences. Visit Chefchaouen blue city, and much more outdoor activities tha Morocco country has to offer.
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Private 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca trip details:
As a private tour, it’s you who decide what to visit and what to leave behind. We will start our grand 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca; traveling to Rabat imperial city, begin our journey with a visit to explore the famous and beautiful sight of Hassan 2 Mosque in Casablanca the largest and economical city of Morocco. After that, we will head to Rabat administrative city of Morocco, where we will have time to visit some of its best sightseeing such as Hassan tower and mausoleum, Kasbah Oudays the fort of victory built by Almoravid dynasty in the 11th century, followed by the Challah Necropolis to admire the harmonic mixed of the Phoenicians, roman, and Islamic architecture. Overnight at a hotel or Riad in the Medina.
In the morning after having breakfast, we will travel to Chefchaouen from Rabat head towards Rif Mountains, enoying small villages along the way. Later in the afternoon you will attend the sunset in the outdoors of Chefchaouen the blue city of Morocco and the icon of the Rif region, as it is a an easy to navigate city, you have free time to discover and experience it for yourself and taste delicious local food for dinner. Overnight in one of our hotels or Riads in Chefchaouen.
Breakfast and a last short walk in the narrow streets of the Medina, before you leave in direction of the glorious city of the 8th century Fes Medina. On the road you will have a time to discover the ruins of archeological site of Volubilis; it is one of the old cities that was influenced by the existence of the Romans in North Africa, a city that provided a lot of agricultural products to Rome; olive oil, olives, vegetables, wheat, and the famous Ceder wood. Later on, you will be driving to visit the 17th century capital Meknes, with its beautiful and famous gate Bab Mansour, the mausoleum of moulay Ismail. By the late afternoon you will travel to Fes. Overnight at a Riad in Fes Medina.
Today after breakfast you meet our local guide and go exploring Fes el jaded; the Jewish quarter of the medieval era, the fancy gate of the Royal Palace, the Ramparts, visit the ceramics, the first imperial city still standing Fes Elbali (old) is the largest in Morocco and one of UNESCO’s world heritage site. Its palaces, mosques, Madrasas, Zaouias; and fountains; are among the most beautiful things to see and do in Fes to explore. Navigate inside the big labyrinth is another experience taking you far away centuries back in time, to discover the unchanging Fes, for 12 centuries it remains the same authenticity in building style and the major activities, people are doing the same heritage of their grandparents. Overnight in the same Riad.
Have your breakfast and lets leave Fes traveling to Merzouga desert via the middle Atlas Mountains stopping to visit Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco, And the famous Cedar forest; home to the wild Barbary apes (monkeys). After that, we will continue our 5th journey of your 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca through the small Berber villages along the road, Head to admire the panoramic view of palm trees over Ziz Valley. And Erfoud is know for its museum of fossils and minerals. Once we arrive at Erg Chebbi golden sand dunes, you will have a cup of tea and free time to discover Merzouga village on your own, a small village but it is a world popular tourist destination. It is Known for its charm, hospitality, and traditional way of life. The village is most famous for Erg Chebbi; a Saharan erg, and it is for this reason a part of the itineraries of many tourists visiting Morocco. Also it is a lovely place for off road adventurers like rallye, raid, and desert trekking. Overnight at our guesthouse or Riad in Merzouga.
After you finish breakfast; our tour guide will take you in confortable 4WD for a desert off-road adventure; to explore the Berber villages beside the Erg Chebbi dunes. It is the chance to experience the nomad’s way of life as they are living under the Berber tents; and taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels, and the marvelous contrast of the desert. Head back to Merzouga. After relaxing for a moment; we will meet our camel trekking guide awaiting to ride camels for an overnight in our Merzouga luxury desert camp in the heart of the vastness dunes.
On the way to the desert camp you will have opportunity to feel and take lovely photos of an amazing sunset from the top Erg Chebbi Sand dunes. Upon arrival there you will be welcomed with a cup of tea. Then have free time to climb and walk on the dunes around the camp. At evening you will be served a Moroccan traditional dinner, and enjoy Berber folk music, dancing around the campfire. Feel and live the magical silence of the desert Sahara under the starry and moonlit sky. Your desert dream become true and enjoyed.
Today we will leave the amazing Morocco desert Sahara after a great off road adventure and nomad experiences; that you will treasure forever. At early morning your camel guide will wake you up you to watch and enjoy the best sunrise in your lifetime. After breakfast, you will ride camels back to your Riad or Hotel in Merzouga. Where your friendly tour guide awaiting you to travel to Dades Valley. We will cross the Tafilalt oasis where we will have a break to visit the Souk of Rissani, where where you will have time to shop like locals in its weekly souk a traditional market, where all villages inhabitants around this town come to buy all what they need for 3 days or a week depends on how much they are far away from the Souk. After that, you will continue your journey to Tinghir and Todra Gorge, for a walk along the canyons of about 300m high; a preferred place of mountain climbers and adventures. Then continue taking the road along the picturesque Berber villages towards Dades valley. Your bed and dinner will be at a hotel or a traditional Raid in Boumalne Dades.
After breakfast; we will continue our 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca, traveling to Marrakech from Dades valley via Ouarzazate known as the gate to the Sahara desert. We will take the path of 1000 Kasbahs stopping at Kalaa Mgouna, the town of of roses. We will reach Ouarzazate to view the Kasbah of Taourirt. After that, we will head to explore exotic UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah; it is famous for being used as a filming location for many Hollywood movies such as Gladiator, and Game of Thrones. Later on, you will be driven across the Tizi N’Tichka Pass (2260 m). Have opportunities to take photos of the panoramic views and enjoy the scenes of High Atlas Mountains. Arrive at Marrakech the red city of Morocco, Overnight in a hotel or Riad in Marrakech.
Today; we will travel to Essaouira the pearl of to the atlantic coast of Morocco; for day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech. Enjoy a drive of around 3 hours towards the old atlantic coastal town of Mogador. On the way you visit to women’s cooperative where Argan oil is produced and take pictures of goats climbing Argan trees. Continue our journey to reach Essaouira; where you will have chance to explore the ancient Medina ‘Mogador’; a name given by the Portuguese. Its charm is undeniable with its white washed and blue shuttered houses, art galleries, wood workshops, fishermen and colorful boats; all enclosed by ancient red walls of the Portuguese colonial age. The town faces a group of rocky islands and is surrounded by a clean sandy beach good for watersports such as kitesurfing. Also, it is the perfect place to enjoy some local seafood depends on your tastes for lunch. In the afternoon, we will travel back to Marrakech and overnight at your Riad or Hotel.
Our Marrakech local guide will pick you up after your breakfast; for a walking guided day tour of Marrakech imperial city; the famous Medina in Morocco. Explore the maze of colorful Souk (Market), see the impressive Koutoubia Mosque with its high minaret, Visit Saadian Tombs; the stunning Bahia Palace and the Majorelle Gardens. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to explore the Medina on your own to experience the excitement and energy of the street performers at Marrakech’s Djemaa el Fna square including Morocco’s legendary storytellers. Or relax in one of Marrakech’s luxurious Hammams (spa); or do what you had decided to do and see in Marrakech before your travel to Morocco. Then our grand amazing 10 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen via Fes and Casablanca ends here. Have a good flights backing home with a suitcase full of amazing memories; and experiences that you will treasure for lifetime and could share with your friends and family.
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Fes Imperial City
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Ait Ben Hadoou Kasbah
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Chefchaouen Blue City
Chaouen the blue pearl of Morocco (most of the houses are painted blue); is a beautiful and artsy mountain town unlike other cities in Morocco; it is considered as a place to relax, peace and rest. Just on a day trip to chefchaouen from Tangier, Fes, Casablanca, and Rabat; you could discover best things to see and do in Chefchaouen Morocco Medina, the Kasbah and waterfalls.