Grand 9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and Esssaouira trip highlights:


Our we offer this great 8 nights / 9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and Esssaouira trip to every traveler and explorer who wants to discover the top and popular tourists destinations and attractions in Morocco. Our tour guide will take you to experience best sites of southern Morocco through the beautiful Atlas Mountains, Berber villages; Kasbahs, gorges, and palm groves. Explore Morocco imperial cities of Marrakech, Rabata, and Fes. Enjoy the charm of Chefchaouen Morocco blue city and Essaouira Mogador.

Tour itinerary maps:

Main attractions of the trip:

  • Drive across Tizi-n-Tichka ZigZag road.
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah.
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah Ouarzazate.
  • Explore Dades valley and Todra gorges.
  • Merzouga desert camel ride.
  • Enjoy overnight at a desert camp.
  • Visit Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco.
  • Discover Chefchouen blue pearl of Morocco
  • Visit Hassan 2 mosque in Casablanca
  • Explore Essaouira Mogador Medina

Private 9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and Esssaouira trip itinerary details:

  • Day 1 – Travel from Marrakech to Dades gorges via Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate

Welcome to Mrocco, your grand Morocco 9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and Esssaouira starts after you meet our friendly tour guide at your accommodation in Marrakech, to take you traveling to Ait Benhadou Kasbah through the high Atlas Mountains ZigZag road. Numerous stops to take amazing pictures on the way to arrive ait Ait Benhaddou Kasbah and villages. It was inscribed as UNESCO world heritage site in 1987, and was used in various Hollywood blockbusters and cinema productions. After you had time to visit this famous Kasbah in the South East of Morocco; we will head to Ouarzazate known as the gate to the Sahara where you will have time to visit Taourirt Kasbah. Then to Dades gorges via Roses valley or the city of roses. Dinner and overnight stay at a Riad in Dades gorges.

  • Day 2 – From Dades valley to Merzouga desert via Todra gorges

9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and EsssaouiraAfter breakfast, you will leave Dades valley after you have enjoyed your time in Dades gorges and take pictures of its amazing landscapes; then follow the road towards Todra Gorges famous for its canyons of about 300m high; a preferred place to mountains climbers and adventurers; have some time walking to enjoy the beauty of this canyons. Afterwards the journey continues on to Merzouga desert Sahara via other colorful villages. We reach in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes in the afternoon. Take a camel ride trekking to get to the heart of Morocco desert Sahara; where you will admire an amazing sunset on the road to desert camp. Have a delicious Moroccan dinner at the rate of Berber folk music and dancing. Spend quiet night at an equipped tent under a clear sky with brilliant stars and moonlit. Your desert dream become true and real with us.

  • Day 3 – Experience Merzouga desert Sahara.

An early morning is recommended to you to watch, enjoy, and take amazing pictures of sunrise over Erg Chbbi sand dunes. After breakfast at desert camp, you will ride camels back to your accommodation in Merzouga; where your tour guide awaiting to start a day trip to Rissani town known for its souk (traditional market); where you will have chance to taste delicious Berber Pizza. And around Erg Chbbi sand dunes where you will explore small Berber villages begin by a visit to Khamlia village known as the black people to enjoy their spiritual Gnawa music. After that you will head to enjoy the panoramic view of Erg Chebbi sand dunes; and have opportunity to experience nomad’s lifestyle as they are living under tents and taking care of herds of goats and camels. Head back to Merzouga village where you will have free time to explore it on your own. Overnight at an Auberge or Riad in Merzouga.

  • Day 4 – Travel from Merzouga desert to Fes via Ifrane Switzerland of Morocco.

After breakfast a your accommodation in Merzouga village; you will leave Morocco desert Sahara after you enjoyed a great adventure and amazing desert experiences. Traveling to Fes imperial city via Ziz valley; where you will stop to take pictures of the panoramic view of palms trees over the Ziz river. After that, we will head to the famous Cedar forest of Azrou; via small traditional earthen villages across the Middle Atlas Mountains; with the possibility to see the wild monkeys. Visit Ifrane town known as the Switzerland of Morocco and skiing destination for winter season. Overnight at your accommodation in Fes city.

  • Day 5 – Visit Fes Medina and travel to Chefchaouen Morocco blue city.

Our Fes city local guide will meet you to explore some of historical sites and monuments in Fes Medina, including, Royal Palace; the Borj Sud to enjoy the panoramic view of the Medina. Visit Bab Boujloud, and have a walking tour of the labyrinth of the ancient Fes Medina a famous UNESCO world heritage site in Morocco. After that we will travel to Chefchaouen through scenic Rif mountain routes. Arrive at Chefchaouen Morocco blue city where you will adore its blue colors and its narrow alleys and streets. Chefchaouen is unlike Fes, Marrakech, and other Morocco imperial cities. Its Medina easy to navigate and experience by your own without a local guide. This quiet village has everything that your soul needs to relax, it has its own unique charm and authenticity. Narrow streets, blue colors, and tiled roofs. Overnight at a Riad in the Medina of Chefchaouen

  • Day 6 – Travel from Chefchaouen to Rabat imperial city

9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and EsssaouiraAfter having your breakfast; you will have more time in the morning to explore other attractions that you did not discoverd and experienced the last day. Chefchaouen is an amazing town will make you feel like you’re touring an art book. The houses are painted white and blue, narrow squares, winding streets and blue painted stairways make this a photographers dream and a fascinating place to explore. Every traveler who visits this amazing town falls in love with it instantly. And we are sure that the same will happen with you. After that; you will travel to Rabat imperial city the official administrative capital of Moroccan; it’s overlooks the ocean. Where you will visit the Mausoleum of the previous kings Mohammed V and Hassan II. See the Hassan tower which dated back to the 12 century. Have some free time walking in the corniche and visit the Kasbah Oudaya and the site of Chellah. Overnight at Rabat Medina.

  • Day 7 – Travel from Rabat to Essaouira via Casablanca

Today, we will travel from Rabat to Essaouira via Casablanca where you will visit the famous Hassan 2 mosque; it is the largest mosque in Africa, and the 3th largest in the world. Walk in the corniche. Head to Essaouira through other cities including El Jadida, Assfi and other small towns on the road. Arrive at Essaouira enjoy the charm and quiet night in Mogador Medina.

  • Day 8 – Explore Essaouira Medina and travel to Marrakech

Today; you visit Essaouira 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 with giant cannons still in place. The town faces a group of rocky islands and is surrounded by a clean sandy beach to walk in. Also, it is the perfect place to enjoy some local seafood depends on your tastes, and practise some of your favourite watersports including kitesurfing, surfing, or banana boat ride. Essaouira is like Chefchaouen, it has a small Medina that you can explore by yourself, also you could hire a local guide if you want to learn more about its history. In the afternoon, we will travel to Marrakech, and overnight at a Riad in the Medina.

  • Day 9 – Discover Marrakech imperial city sightseeing tour

Our Marrakech local guide will meet to go on a guided day tour of the famous Marrakech imperial city in Morocco. Experience the maze of colorful Souk (traditional Market), see the impressive Koutoubia Mosque with its high minaret. Visit Saadian Tombs, the stunning Bahia Palace, and the Majorelle Gardens. Also enjoy free time to experience the excitement and energy of the alleys of Marrakech’s Djemaa el Fna square including Morocco’s legendary storytellers. Followed by a drp off at Menara airport in Marrakech, depends on your departure time. Let us say farewell, and we will have great joy in knowing that we were able to provide you with such unforgettable 9 days Marrakech desert travel to Fes Chefchaouen and Esssaouira, back home with a suitcase full of amazing memories and experiences could be treasured forlife.

What’s included in private tour price:
  • Pick up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad, airport or any other desired location.
  • Private transport in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel or Riad
  • Experienced and friendly tour guide / driver.
  • Camel trekking in Merzouga desert Sahara.
  • Overnight stay in Merzouga desert camp.
  • Sandboarding in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes
What’s excluded in private tour price:
  • Monuments Entrance Fee.
  • Ferry tickets.
  • Flight tickets.
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
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Ait Ben Hadoou Kasbah

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Chefchaouen Blue City

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