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Imperial Cities of Morocco Tour - 11 days

Day 1 : Casablanca – Rabat

At your point of arrival, you will be greeted by your driver then begin the city tour with a visit of Hassan II Mosque, the biggest mosque in north Africa. Later, you will enjoy a pleasant stroll along the coast in the Ain Diab beachfront. Afterwards, you journey will continue in Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Overnight in Hotel/Riad BB.

Day 2 : Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes

After breakfast you will explore Rabat the Mausoleum, the Hassan tower and the Oudaya Kasbah then head to Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco. in Meknes, You will visit the massive Bab El Mansour gate, Sahrij Souani stables, the medina, and the Royal Palace. Later on, you will explore the ancient breathtaking Roman ruins of Volubilis, where you can see some well preserved mosaics witnessing the long history of Morocco. Afterwards, you will enjoy the foothills of the Rif Mountains while travelling towards Fes city. Overnight in Hotel/Riad BB.

Day 3 : Exploring Fes

Your guided tour of Fes medina, the largest pedestrian area in the world, will start by exploring its alleys and narrow streets. The tour includes Al-Karaouine mosque, the world's first university, the Medersa Bouanania, the tanneries, and various souks. A typically delicious Moroccan lunch will be served in one of the traditional restaurant. Your journey will continue with a visit of the Royal Palace, the Jewish headquarter, the ceramic factory and the Merinid tombs to enjoy the panoramic view of the whole medina of Fes. Overnight in Hotel/Riad BB.

Day 4 : Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Merzouga Erg Chebbi Dunes

After having breakfast, you will depart to Merzouga where the Erg Chebbi Dunes are located. These dunes are known for their great size and height up to 50 meters stretching east into the Algerian Sahara. The journey will include a stop in Ifrane "Morocco's Switzerland". Then head to the Azrou cedar forest in the Middle Atlas Mountains where you can feed monkeys in their natural habitat. You'll continue until you reach the main Saharan town, Rissani. Afterwards, you will head south untill the Erg Chebbi dunes appear out of nowhere. You'll then reach the hotel/Kasbah situated at the foot of the sand dunes to chill out, have dinner and stay overnight, all while listening to the traditional sounds of Berber music.

Day 5 : Experience the magic of Sahara and the Erg Chebbi Dunes

In the morning, you can enjoy some sand boarding and hiking in the big dunes of Erg Chebbi. Cool off with a swim in the hotel pool, or use the free WIFI in the restaurant area. During sunset, your camel will be waiting to take you on an amazing journey into the desert, where you will witness the collision of the dunes with the sky colors while the sun sets. You will spend the night in a tent in a Berber camp surrounded by towering sand dunes, where your guide will cook an authentic Moroccan meal. Relax, listen to some traditional Berber music, and enjoy the moon and the stars in the amazing Sahara.

Day 6 : Erg Chebbi Dunes - Erfoud - Rissani - Todra Gorges

Wake up to a spectacular sunrise over the dunes and ride your camel back to the hotel where you will have breakfast. Then drive to the main saharian town Rissani. Afterwards, you'll head to Erfoud, which is known for its fossils, and also where you can make a stop to visit the workshops. Your journey will continue in Todra Gorges, a 300m high canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, near the town of Tinghir, where you can do some hiking. Have dinner and stay overnight in Todra Gorges.

Day 7 : Todra Gorges – Dades Valley - Skoura - Kasbah Taourirt - Ouarzazate

Your next stop will be the mountains of Dades valley, a beautiful formation of sandstone and rock forms through an off road trail where a few nomads live in caves. Afterwards, you will head to Kelaat Mgouna, a Berber city that celebrates the festival of roses every year in mid-May. It's an opportunity for locals to meet and sell the different products made from roses, including rose water. Then you will arrive to Skoura, a fertile oasis lined with immense palm groves that provide great views of the Atlas Mountains. Next, you will visit the kasbah of Taourirt, one of the most attractive and beautiful sites in southern Morocco, and is considered a UNESCO world heritage site. Go for a walk and explore the kasbah. Then off to Ouarzazate for dinner and stay overnight in hotel.

Day 8 : Ouarzazate - Kasbah Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the cinema sets studios located in Ouarzazate, which is known as Hollywood of Africa. Afterwards, visit another UNESCO world heritage site, the famous Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, an old village that has been used as a backdrop for more than many films including "Gladiator", "Indiana Jones," and "Lawrence of Arabia". Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built. You'll continue on the way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n'Tichka pass where you will enjoy snaky road, beautiful landscapes and Berber villages along the way. Overnight in Hotel/Riad BB in Marrakech.

Day 9 : Exploring Marrakech

After breakfast, You will start you guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will visit the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs and Koutoubia Mosque. Lunch will be served at a restaurant near the famous square Djemaa el-Fna, afterward you will continue exploring the souks of the medina. Overnight in Hotel/Riad BB.

Day 10 : Essaouira day trip

After breakfast, you will head to Essaouira, an outstanding fishing town. On your way, you will cross the Argan trees forest, where you might spot some goats climbing the trees. Upon arrival you will Visit the fishing port of Essaouira and watch the local fishermen, Skala Kasbah and Walk down the beach and watch local boys playing football. Then, you will have a seafood lunch at a local restaurant and stroll in the Medina of Essaouira, which can be explored easily. An annual festival of "Gnawa music" gathers different musical groups from around Africa in June. In the afternoon you'll travel back to Marrakech and your overnight accommodation will be in our Hotel/Riad BB.

Day 11 : Day 11 Marrakech / Depart

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for departure.

What's included :

  • Transport A/C Vehicle (4*4 or Mini Van) with an English speaking driver.
  • Accommodation in Kasbahs & Hotels.
  • Breakfast & dinner.
  • Camel trekking with an overnight in a berber camp.
  • City guides and entries fees in Fes and Marrakech.

What's not included :

  • Drinks, lunch and tips.
  • Dinners in Fes, Essaouira, Marrakech and Rabat.
  • Travel insurance which is required (in case of any medical emergency).

Why to book with us:

  • We are a licensed agency.
  • Our prices are affordable and reasonable (the lowest available).
  • Assistance and availability 24/7.
  • Our desert trips and camel treks are guaranteed.

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