7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes Imperial cities & Desert

7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes Imperial cities & Desert

Duration:
7 Days / 6 nights
Transport:
4x4 / minivan
Tour Type:
Cultural Tour, Desert Tours
Group size:
2 /20
Location:
Fes
Accommodations:
Riads - Hotels - Desert Camp
Languages:
English, Spanish

7 Days Tour in Morocco: From Fez to the Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert, Explore Meknes, Chefchaouen, Marrakech, and the Sahara Desert in a Week-long Journey

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Highlights: 7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes Imperial cities & Desert

→ Wander through Chefchaouen’s mesmerizing blue streets, a city tucked away in the Rif Mountains, offering a tranquil haven of serene beauty → Stand in awe before the magnificent Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, a breathtaking symbol of modern Islamic architecture and spiritual reverence → Experience the magic of Marrakech's Jemaa El-Fna square, where bustling souks, storytellers, and vibrant culture converge in an unforgettable spectacle → Journey through the majestic High Atlas Mountains to discover the ancient Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site steeped in cinematic history and timeless charm → Surrender to the Sahara Desert's enchanting allure with a camel ride across Erg Chebbi’s golden dunes, where the sunset paints the sky in hues of fiery passion and quiet contemplation

Schedule: 7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes Imperial cities & Desert

DAY 1: FES - MEKNES - VOLUBILIS - CHEFCHAOUEN

DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUEN – RABAT

DAY 3: RABAT – CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH

DAY 4: GUIDED TOUR OF MARRAKECH

DAY 5: MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH – OUARZAZATE

DAY 6: OUARZAZATE – ROSE VALLEY – TODRA GORGES – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA SAHARA DESERT

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Tour Overview: 7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes to the Imperial cities & Sahara Desert

Embark on a captivating 7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes adventure through Morocco, starting from the historic city of Fes and leading you to the magical landscapes of the Sahara Desert and the enchanting blue streets of Chefchaouen. Discover the imperial grandeur of Meknes, wander through the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, and lose yourself in the charm of Chefchaouen’s blue alleyways. Travel to Rabat, the elegant capital, and explore its majestic landmarks. Feel the pulse of modern Morocco in Casablanca with its awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, and soak in the vibrant energy of Marrakech, with its bustling souks and iconic Jemaa El-Fna square.

Marvel at the stunning landscapes as you cross the High Atlas Mountains, visit the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and journey through the serene Rose Valley and dramatic Todra Gorges. Experience the magic of the Sahara Desert with a camel ride across golden dunes, witness an unforgettable sunset, and spend a night under the stars in a luxurious desert camp. Conclude your journey with visits to the historic town of Rissani, the scenic Ziz Valley, the cedar forests home to playful Barbary macaques, and the charming alpine town of Ifrane. This 7-day tour is not just a trip; it’s an emotional journey through Morocco’s rich history, diverse cultures, and stunning natural beauty, offering you an experience that will touch your heart and soul.

Itinerary: 7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes

Day 1: Fes - Meknes - Volubilis - Chefchaouen

Our 7-day tour begins with an early pickup from the airport or your accommodation in Fes. Departing from Fez, we will journey to the imperial city of Meknes, a treasure trove of monumental architecture and vibrant Medina atmosphere. Meknes is renowned for its bustling Souks, where the energy and diversity are captivating. Central to this city are El Hedim Square, the heart of the Medina, and the majestic Bab Mansour gate, both extraordinary creations by the illustrious Moulay Ismail. Compared to its famed neighbor Fez, Meknes exudes a more relaxed charm.

Our adventure continues with a visit to Volubilis, the most impressive Roman site in Morocco. Once a thriving city of the Roman Empire, Volubilis is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing remarkably well-preserved ruins that narrate the grandeur of its past. After exploring Volubilis, we will enjoy lunch before driving to the enchanting blue town of Chefchaouen, renowned for its striking blue-washed buildings and serene ambiance.

Accommodation in a charming riad in the medina of Chefchaouen with breakfast.

Day 2: Chefchaouen – Rabat

After breakfast, take some time to wander through the enchanting blue streets of Chefchaouen. Then, we drive through the Rif Mountains to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. In Rabat, explore the city's highlights, including the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Kasbah of Oudaya. Accommodation in a charming riad in the medina of Rabat with breakfast.

Day 3: Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech

Begin an unforgettable journey through Morocco's vibrant cities. you'll set your sights on Casablanca, Morocco's largest city, a thriving hub of commerce and industry. Here, you'll have the opportunity to visit the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, an architectural wonder rising from the Atlantic Ocean's edge. The journey continues as you head to Marrakech, traveling on a scenic highway that promises even more enchanting experiences. Get ready to be spellbound by the magic of Morocco.

Accommodation in a charming riad in the medina of Marrakech with breakfast.

Day 4: Guided Tour of Marrakech

This is your discovery day to the famous city of Marrakech, also called the Red City, you will experience Marrakech city tour with your private local guide who will meet you in the morning at your riad to agree on the day's visit possibilities. You will immerse yourself in the authentic souks, the markets that have provided Marrakesh with all their needs for over a thousand years. Vibrant colors, rich scents, music, cats, djellaba dealers, pottery, teapots, leather, looms, slippers, whatever your image of the exotic, you'll find it in Marrakech.

Free afternoon.

Accommodation in a charming riad in the medina of Marrakech with breakfast.

Day 5: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

After breakfast, early in the morning (8:00 - 9:00 a.m.) we start our adventure from Marrakech to the desert heading to the High Atlas Mountains. We will cross the Tizi N'Tichka pass (the highest mountain pass in North Africa at 2260 meters). We will have stops along the way with panoramic views for spectacular photos. Furthermore, we will visit on the way a native cooperative of argan oil, where we will discover the process of elaboration, and we will explain the countless benefits it has for the human body.
We will continue southward to the village of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its Kasbah (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). In this spectacular natural setting, have been filmed as renowned as Gladiator or the Jewel of the Nile. Lunch on the way and continuation to the city of Ouarzazate, considered the gateway to the great desert.
Visit the film studios of Ouarzazate: The film studios of Ouarzazate are very used by film directors. A number of films have been shot here, including Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, The Mummy, Gladiator, Sahara, Alexander the Great, or the Sheltering Sky among many others. Even one of the most famous series of all times has passed through here: Game of Thrones. Finally, we will head to our accommodation in Ouarzazate, an authentic and charming Moroccan Riad. In this magical Riad we will have time to relax by the pool and enjoy a delicious mint tea in the gardens. In the evening, we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 6: Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga Sahara Desert

After breakfast, early in the morning, we will pass through the palm grove of Skoura and the Valley of the Roses, where we will continue our route through a road immersed in small Berber villages and authentic and historic Kasbahs, all unique and different from each other.
After several photographic stops, we will arrive at one of the highlights of the South: The Todra Gorges. The Todra riverbed has formed a gorge of vertical walls of enormous proportions and great beauty; it is a climber's paradise and a place of unique natural beauty. We will have a relaxing stop for lunch and continue our route to the most magical and desired point of our adventure, Erg Chebbi, The impressive Merzouga Dunes.
Once we arrive at the lodge, we will have a tea of hospitality while we rest a little. We will leave at the lodge the luggage and what we will not use in the desert, and we will leave in a camel caravan for about an hour, which will take us to the Berber camp in the middle of the dunes. We will make stops in the middle of the road to see the majestic sunset over the sand of the Sahara. It is here, where the dunes take a reddish color by the play of light and shadows of the sun's rays on the top, a magical spectacle that you will not be able to stop photographing. Once at the camp, we will be welcomed with a hospitality tea and before dinner, we will have free time to stretch our legs and enjoy the relaxation and silence of the dunes.
Then, we will have dinner as a group, under a blanket of stars, in the immense silence of the Sahara dunes. A dinner prepared with authentic Moroccan products. After dinner, under the stars, the Berber party, live music with drums and Berber songs, if you dare, you can participate, playing the drums yourself. We will have the opportunity to climb the dunes near the camp, to discover shooting stars, make wishes together with the Berbers, listen to traditional Berber tales. We will spend the night in the middle of the Sahara desert, in Berber Camp (tents in the dunes) of superior category (with bathroom inside the tent).

Day 7: Merzouga Sahara – Rissani – Erfoud – Midelt – Cedar Forest – Ifrane – Fes

Wake up early to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast, return to Merzouga on camels. Visit Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet, and explore its lively souk. Continue to Erfoud to visit a workshop of fossilized marble. Drive along the scenic Ziz River, stopping for a panoramic view of the Ziz Valley. After lunch in Midelt, visit the cedar forest near Azrou, home to the friendly Barbary macaques. Finally, stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco for its alpine-style architecture and snow-capped winters. We then return to Fes, where you will be dropped off at your accommodation or the airport, marking the end of an unforgettable journey.

Included : 7 Days Tour in Morocco From Fes

  • Vehicle in a comfortable 4x4/minivan with heating/air conditioning and English driver at your disposal every day of the trip.
  • Gasoline.
  • Accommodation in Riad in the medina of Chefchaouen with breakfast.
  • Accommodation in Riad in the medina of Rabat with breakfast.
  • Accommodation in Riad in the medina of Marrakech with breakfast. (2 nights)
  • Accommodation in Kasbah Riad in Ouarzazate on half board basis (dinner and breakfast).
  • Night in a berber Camp in the middle of the desert on half board basis (dinner and breakfast).
  • Dromedary ride in the dunes of Erg Chebbi.
  • Local Guide in Marrakech

Not included

  • Drinks.
  • Lunches + dinners in Chefchaouen, Rabat & Marrakech
  • Entrance fees to monuments and personal expenses.