15 days tour from Marrakech to the Sahara desert via Agadir
15 days tour from Marrakech to Sahara desert via Agadir, Crossing through Ouzoud waterfalls, Essaouira, Fes, visiting the blue city and Casablanca.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT MARRAKECH – TRANSFERT TO THE HOTEL
Pick up from the airport at your arrival time and transfer to the Riad, which´s in the Medina, the Historical centre of the city of Marrakech.
DAY 2: FULL DAY TO VISIT MARRAKECH
Today, you will have an optional private Guided tour of Marrakech, with an official guide, 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, Night at a Riad in the Medina.
DAY 3: DAY TOUR TO OUZOUD WATERFALLS
The day tour will begin to Ouzoud Waterfalls, this site is located about 170 km from Marrakech northeast of the city, you will discover the beautiful waterfalls about 110 m high. And a beautiful landscape full of birds and monkeys. You will discover the magnificent waterfalls about 110 m in height and a wonderful landscape, Populated with birds and monkeys on the arrival, if you like you can negotiate the services of a local guide to take walks or hikes, at a height of 1068m. we will be back to Marrakech in the evening.
DAY 4: MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast in your riad/hotel, we will drive for a 3 hours trip to the port town of Essaouira, you will have an optional visit to a cooperative of Argan oil before you arrive in Essaouira. Upon arrival, you will start a walking tour in the traditional port. then, you walk through arches, and Ramparts that belong to the 18th century. The tour also features a stop by Dutch cannons directed towards the sea, you can also roam around the market, Which displays oak products as the main artefact of the city. Lunch, and then check into the Riad. Free time in the afternoon.
DAY 5: ESSAOUIRA – TAGHAZOUT – AGADIR
We will leave Essaouira towards Agadir, crossing through the splendid village of Taghazout near Agadir city. Morocco’s top surfing spot, the first stop is to see some “flying goats” climbing the Argan trees looking for fresh nuts. After lunch, you will head to paradise valley and the Kasbah which is atop a hill, at the northern fringe of the city, for a marvellous view of Agadir and the coast, you will go to the valley of the Birds, which is located in the centre of Agadir. Runs down towards the sea, it is, however, a lush green valley, with a zoo, a waterfall and a children’s playground. The valley draws a rich variety of birds throughout the year, you will end up walking by the beach. Overnight.
DAY 6: AGADIR – TAROUDANT – TALIOUINE – OUARZAZATE
We leave Agadir, Drive up into the Atlas Mountains, to the town of Taroudant; often called “Little Switzerland”. As it has similar Medina walls, we continue then, to Taliouine; famous for its saffron production, Taznakht; famous for its carpets and rugs. We will cross to the High Atlas range and visit the fortress ksar of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO world heritage site since 1987, a famous location used by film producers, and directors after lunch, we continue to the Hollywood of Africa; Ouarzazate, to visit one of the film studios, where there are still intact sets used in some blockbuster movies, Like the Gladiator, Game of Thrones and Cleopatra. Overnight.
DAY 7: OUARZAZATE – DADES VALLEY – TOUDRA GORGES – MERZOUGA DESERT
After breakfast, we leave Ouarzazate towards Erg Chebbi desert, crossing through Skoura, Roses valley, Dades valley and Todra gorge. From there, we can appreciate the great number of kasbahs and the scenic characteristics of each one. A very good asphalt road leads up the valley, from the city of Tineghir to the gorge, then to the desert. The scenery is spectacular. Local people who live in the area can be seen in their adobe villages. After a short walk in the Todra gorges, you will have free time for lunch before reaching Erfoud, continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the Riad. Overnight.
DAY 8: MERZOUGA – NOMAD FAMILIES – KHAMLIA – (CAMEL RIDE & NIGHT IN A DESERT CAMP)
Full day around the desert, visit Nomad families and Gnaoua village Khamlia. Where we will be entertained with authentic instruments. After spending a worthwhile moment with Gnaoua, Here you will have a traditional Berber Pizza. Then, Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, in a desert camp. Overnight.
DAY 9: MERZOUGA – ERFOUD – MIDELT
In the morning, you can get up early, take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise. After breakfast, you will take the camel back to the village, depart towards Midelt, Pass-through Rissani, Erfoud, and Ziz valley down to Midelt (capital of apple). Overnight.
DAY 10: MIDELT – FES
After breakfast, we will continue our 15 days crossing the Middle atlas mountain and Cedars forest. We pass Ifran, a winter ski resort in a totally Moroccan style built by the French, in the 1930s to resemble a Swiss village, and reach Fes in the afternoon, Overnight.
DAY 11: FULL DAY TO VISIT FES THE OLD IMPERIAL CITY.
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 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 12: FEZ – MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – CHEFCHAOUEN
After breakfast, Our authentic 15 days tour will shift our way to Meknes, the fourth of Morocco’s imperial cities and the 17th-century heritage, where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina, we take a glimpse of Bab el Mansour, then to the Roman Ruins at Volubilis, an open-air museum. Volubilis is not as spectacular as the Roman sites on the Mediterranean rim, But it is still a relaxed way of envisaging an important part of Moroccan history…, After the visit to Volubilis, we will drive directly to Chefchaouen. Overnight.
DAY 13: FULL DAY IN CHEFCHAOUEN
Today, you will have a full day to explore this delightful town, with its steep narrow streets, white and indigo limewashed buildings. The Place Uta el-Hamman the square at the heart of the old town, is ideal for a relaxed stroll. The Kasbah and Museum, the Medina with its maze of alleyways, contains more than 100 weavers’ workshops, Chefchaouen is famous for the woollen jellabas that are woven here. The Quartier Al-Andalus district also contains highly decorated and painted houses. Overnight.
DAY 14: CHEFCHAOUEN – RABAT – CASABLANCA
You will head to Rabat, you’ll see the Hassan Tower, built in 12th-century, then the Udayas Kasbah the 11th-century fortress, It gives fine views over to Salé and the Atlantic Ocean. We’ll have lunch before going to Casablanca, the main commercial capital of Morocco, we will be able to explore some places in the city, such as the biggest Mosque Hassan II, United Nations Palace and the Coastal Seaside “Corniche”. Overnight.
DAY 15: CASABLANCA TO AIRPORT
Transfer to the airport. End of the 15 days tour from Marrakech
- Transportation and fuel: Private Air-conditioned vehicle during of the tour, including transfers from/to hotels, airport… (15 Days)
- English-speaking driver.
- local guide in Marrakech and Fes.
- Hotel/Riad Overnight stays (breakfast)
- Diner meals in the following destinations: Ouarzazate, Sahara desert and Midelt.
- Camel ride through the sand dunes ( camel per each)
- Entertainment show at the desert camp.
What’s not included:
- Lunches and drinks
- Diner meals in the following destinations: Marrakech, Essaouira, Agadir, Fes, Chefchaouen and Casablanca.
- Flight tickets.
- Tips when satisfied.
- Entrance tickets to historical monuments, when applicable (Kasbahs, Madrasas, Mosques…)
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