Explore the highlights of Morocco by visiting the famous imperial cities and Chefchaouen tour in this unforgettable 10-day Morocco itinerary. Go on a breathtaking adventure from Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, overnight in Sahara luxury camp with Chefchaouen tour; The “Blue Pearl” of Morocco
When you land in Casablanca, on this private tour of Morocco, our local driver-guide will welcome you in front of the boarding gate outside the airport.
Overnight in: Marrakech
On this day, after breakfast, you will have a day trip to discover Marrakech. As you immerse yourself in the red city and during your tour you will have lunch in the Medina, you will visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech, such as the 19th century Bahia Palace, the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque, Majorelle Garden. You will also visit the famous souks where merchants sell everything from leather, cloth, spices, kaftans. Accommodation in Riad with bed and breakfast.
Overnight in: Marrakech
Essaouira is a unique coastal city. This day trip will take you from Marrakech to spend the whole day and night there. Stroll through the Medina, eat fresh seafood or enjoy surfing in the big waves of Essaouira.
Enjoying Essaouira at Leisure and in the afternoon, we will go back to Marrakech
Today, we drive from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou, through the Ounila valley. Drive through the High Atlas Mountains via the highest main road pass in Morocco, at 2260m altitude, offering breathtaking views and exciting driving. The route passes through lush valleys and traditional adobe Berber villages. After the pass, we arrive at the desert gateway where we will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou. Visit this fortified village, essentially a living museum, it is a Ksar comprising many dwellings and over the years was used as the backdrop for many international films.
Siga hasta el río Dades, que traza la autotitulada “ruta de las mil kasbahs”. Visitaremos una que se destaca del resto de Kasbah Amerdile. luego continuamos por el valle hasta llegar al hermoso y sorprendente cañón natural excavado en las montañas del Atlas, por el valle del Dades)
Overnight in: Dades Gorge
After breakfast, today’s journey will start
You will enjoy the amazing scenery along the way from the remaining fortified villages that housed caravan trails until the early 20th century.
Arriving at Tinghir, which was a military post during the French occupation, we will turn off along a secondary road to the oasis. Feel free to walk along the creek and watch the locals farming and herding their cattle. Your walk will end in one of the magnificent scenes of your tour – Todgha Gorges.
After lunch in one of the local cafes, we continue to Rissani, which is one of the holiest cities in Morocco, as the royal dynasty that rules Morocco “The Alawites” originates here, and its founder is buried locally. Rissani is also famous as the starting point for the old caravan roads that cross the Sahara desert to Tomboctou.
In the mid-afternoon, we will cross a rocky terrain until we reach Merzouga, where our camel caravan will be waiting for you. Enjoy a camel ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi to see an incredible sunset, before returning to our luxury camp in the Sahara desert.
Enjoy dinner under the stars while being entertained by our local nomad hosts who play their drums all night.
Overnight at your Sahara luxury magic desert camp
Get up early to admire the desert sunrise, have breakfast, then head out of the dunes by camel to rejoin your vehicle to hit the road to Fez (or if you’re traveling by 4×4, you can be picked up at the camp). Your route today follows the course of the Ziz River. Pass through the spectacular Ziz River Gorge before traversing the Middle Atlas Mountains (at approximately 1,900m). In the north of the mountains, see part of the vast cedar forests of Morocco (near Azrou), before arriving in Fez in the late afternoon. Accommodation in a riad in the medina with bed and breakfast
Overnight : Fes
After breakfast, start your guided city tour of Fez, which was the capital of the kingdom before 1912. Your tour today will revolve around exploring Fez, the Medina, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and It was founded in the 9th century. and is home to the oldest university in the world.
Your local guide will show you the main sites such as Bou-Inania and AttarinMedersa, the tanners, Ess-Seffarine square, the tomb of Moulay Idriss, El-Nejjarine square and the cabinetmakers’ souk, the Jewish district ‘Mellah’. On your schedule, you will have a pottery workshop with a master potter so you can have a complete Moroccan experience. After having lunch at a local restaurant, you can choose to return to your hotel or stroll through the narrow alley of the old town on your own.
The more you know: every October, Fez celebrates one of the largest and most well-known Sufi festivals with artists from all over the world.
Overnight : fez
Today, we will leave earlier as we have a 3h30mins drive to chefchaouen through the rif mountains which are covered with lots of olive trees. Visiting Volibulis , the Romans Berber Town. Enjoy Chefchaouen at leisure
Overnight in: Chefchaoune
In this day,, we visit Rabat which is is the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The Hassan Tower is the most famous sight in the city. The massive Hassan minaret dates back to 1195 and towers over Rabat. The mosque itself was never fully completed and was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1755. Mohammed V’s mausoleum is one of the largest monuments in modern Morocco, having been unveiled in 1967. The deceased king lies entombed in onyx white, surrounded by royal guards. .
Later, continue by road to Casablanca. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Bed and breakfast.