During this 10 days desert tour, explore the Sahara desert, enjoy the landscapes of the Middle Atlas mountains, and visit the Cedar Forest. Camel trekking and overnight in the Berber camp, along the way, passing through valleys, gorges, and the old Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, Marrakech, and Essaouira.
Day 1: Arrival in Fes
Arrive at the airport, and transfer to the Hotel/Riad.
Day 2: Full day to explore Fes.
Exploring day with a local guide, exploring the attractions of Fez the old imperial city of Morocco. The tour starts from the Royal Palace gate, you will have the opportunity to visit the ceramics cooperative, to see traditional Moroccan crafts, and it takes you through the narrow streets of the Medina, to the Jewish Quarter and the Tanneries. This tour highlights all the sites of cultural and historical interest, including the famous Al karaouine Universit, in the afternoon, we will take you to admire the panoramic view over the Medina, and visit the new city or the new Fez.
Day 3: Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga Desert
After breakfast, we will drive to the Sahara desert, Passing through Ifrane and the cedar forests, where the wild monkeys are located. It will be a good opportunity to take photos of the wilderness in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber village. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes of Midelt, then Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Desert oasis of Tafilalet. And then continue to Merzouga desert, after relaxing few min.. you’ll ride the camels to spend the night in a Desert Camp.
Day 4: Merzouga – Nomad Families – Khamlia.
Wake up early morning, to catch the beauty of the sunrise in the desert, you will ride camels back to where you will meet your driver, and have all the day around the desert, visiting Nomad families and Gnaoua village Khamlia. Where we will be entertained with authentic instruments. After spending a worthwhile moment with Gnaoua, you will have a traditional Berber Pizza. Then, we drive to the Hotel or Riad, overnight.
Day 5: Merzouga Desert – Todra Gorges – Dades valley
Today morning, departure to Rissani. The desert gate of Erg Chebbi, with a bustling Souk little frequented by tourists, is a park of donkeys near the market. Then, drive to Tinghir and Todra Gorges. It is the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley enjoying the rock formations and monkey toes. Overnight in Dades valley.
Day 6: Dades Valley – Amridil Kasbah – Ouarzazate
Departure in the morning, from Dades Valley to Ouarzazate. Passing through the beautiful oasis that attracts visitors with these beautiful old Kasbahs (crossing the track), the journey continues to the Valley of roses, then the palm grove and visit the Amridil kasbah. Afterward, we will drive to Ouarzazate, overnight.
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Tizi N’Tichka – Marrakech
After having breakfast, departure to Marrakech via Ouarzazate. Stopping for a panoramic view of the Taourirt Kasbah, and the atlas film studios. After that. You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. which has served as a natural decoration for many movie producers since the 1960s. And stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the Afternoon. We will drive to Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in Marrakech.
Day 8: Full day to visit Marrakech
Today, you will have an optional private Guided Tour of Marrakech, with an official guide from Marrakech, you will see the famous Mosque of Koutoubia, the Medina, and its souks, and explore some more of Marrakech’s secrets: Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, the Saadian the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens, a night at a Riad in the Medina. Overnight.
Day 9: Day trip to Essaouira
Departing from Marrakech, we will be visiting the Port and its ramparts, the old Medina, and the Scala of Essaouira. At the port, you can enjoy fresh, grilled fish served by a local restaurant. The ambiance of this city is incredible and fascinating! Here, you can imagine yourself walking through the ancient Portuguese streets of the Old Medina of Essaouira, also known as Mogador. The day trip will return to Marrakech in the evening.
Day 10: Marrakech – Airport
Transfer to the airport, end of service.
- Private Transport: 4×4, Minibus, bus, / air-conditioned vehicles
- Driver/Guide (Multilingual)
- Car fuel
- 8 Nights in Hotel or Riad (breakfast)
- 1 Night in a desert camp (Dinner & breakfast)
- Camel Ride in desert
- Sandboarding in Dunes
What’s not included:
- Drinks and Lunches
- Dinners in Marrakech
- Flight Tickets
- Monuments ticket
For the price and more information, please do not hesitate to contact us, and let us know about the number of people, and the dates of your tour, we will get back to you as soon as possible.
In case you want to modify any of these tours, just be in contact with us beforehand and we will make it happen.