8 Days Morocco Desert Trips from Marrakech
We invite you to spend eight memorable days with us to discover the beauty of five imperial cities Marrakech, Casablanca, Meknes, Fes and Rabat plus the SAHARA desert. You’ll explore the Moroccan heritage and culture on the first hand and you’ll enhance your creativity on the second hand. This tour helps you connect with different people from different cultures, which gives you the opportunity to see issues and daily life challenges from a different angle.
Tour Itinerary: 8 Days Morocco Desert Trips from Marrakech
Day 1 airport marrakech
At Marrakech airport, we’ll pick you up and transport you to your hotel depending on your time of arrival. We’ll start the tour by exploring the red city, Marrakech, with a local guide who will show you the important Moroccan monuments such as The Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Bahia Palace and so many others. After a lunch break, you’ll visit the square which is a large open stage filled with local story tellers, dancers, musicians and snake charmers. A place you would never get bored of, no matter how many times you go. You’ll be given some free time to explore the souks at your leisure before retiring to the hotel for dinner and a good night’s sleep.
Day 2 marrakech - casablanca
Departure to the most cosmopolitan of all Morocco Imperial Cities, Casablanca. A city that merges old aesthetics, observable in the residential blocks dating back to the 1930’s, the Anfa and the Great Mosque Hassan II with the modern architecture of : the Square of the United Nations, the Boulevard Mohamed V. At the end of the day, you’ll retreat to a 4 stars hotel for dinner and an overnight sleep.
Day 3 casablanca - rabat - meknes - fez
On the third day, we’ll head to the administrative capital of Morocco, Rabat. We’ll enjoy visiting the Hassan Tower, the fabulous Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Kasbah of Oudaya with its stunning gardens. Thereafter, we make our way to Meknes, the Ismailian capital, to explore the Bab Mansour gate, towering ramparts, the Jewish quarter and the royal stables. Then we’ll cross the ruins of the old roman city of Volubilis and the city of Moulay Driss to reach fez .Dinner with an overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 4 fez guided city tour
Fez was founded in 808 AD to be the country’s first political, cultural and religious capital. It is the home to the first University in Africa dating back to 9th century and it is known for its Fes El Bali walled medina, with lively souks and old-world atmosphere. You’ll tour through the old medina on foot to visit the religious monuments and then see the artisans where the handy craftsmen produce art pieces from metallic sheets.
Day 5 fez - midelt - eroud - merzouga dunes
We’ll depart to Merzouga through the beautiful Ziz valley, Errachidia and stop in Midelt for lunch on the way. Upon our arrival, you’ll enjoy the hotel’s pool before starting our Morocco Imperial Cities and Desert Tour with a camel trek during sunset in Erg Chebbi’s dunes. After reaching the nomadic desert camp, you’ll spend an awesome night full of magic around the camp fire with tasty food and local music. Dinner and an overnight stay in tents in the middle of Merzouga dunes.
Day 6 merzouga dunes - toudra gorges - tinghir - dades gorges.
In desert, you’ll wake up to watch the best sunrise you have ever seen in your life. You’ll enjoy breakfast in the camp then you’ll ride camel’s back to the hotel for a quick shower. Afterwards, we’ll continue to Erfoud and Tinejdad for lunch then proceed to Tineghir and Todra gorges where you can hike through its gorgeous canyons. You will be given more time to have fun with your lovers and take pictures for memories. Finally, we’ll head to Boumalne du Dades for a panoramic view of Dades valley. A good night’s sleep in hotel.
Day 7 dades gorges - valley of roses - ouarzazate -ait benhaddou - marrakech
Following breakfast, we’ll drive to Ouarzazate crossing the Skoura Palm then continue to the Kasbah Taourirt, the most important historical building in Ouarzazate. After paying a visit to the cinematic film studios, we’ll head to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. You’ll have lunch near the monuments to make our way later to Marrakech passing through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260m above sea level). Having a good rest in hotel.
Day 8 transfer airport marrakech
On the last day of your Morocco desert trips from Marrakech, You’ll be transported to the airport according to your flight schedule.
- Pick-up/drop-off from the Marrakech Airport
- Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned vehicle
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodations
- English speaking driver during the tour For 8 Days
- Marrakech city tour with official guide « Half Day »
- Fes city tour with official guide « Full Day »
- Visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with Guide
- Visit Studio of Cinema in Ouarzazate
- 6 Nights at the hotels (4 Stars) with dinners and breakfasts
- 1 Night in nomad desert camp at Erg Cheebi with « Private tent »
- Private bathroom in your tent (hot shower & toilet)
- Breakfasts and dinners during your tour (Vegetarians are accommodated)
- Fee for all the entrances to the monuments during your tour
- Entertainment with the locals
- Camel Trekking with sunset and sunrise
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc
|Kech Boutique Hôtel & Spa
|Oum Palace Hôtel & SPA
|Dar Victoria Fes
|Superior camp with facilities
|Xaluca Dades Hotel