10 Day Marrakech Desert Tour
Day 1 : Casablanca – Marrakech : 3h driving.
Our driver will meet you at Casablanca airport, and drive you to Marrakech.
You will spend your first night in a Riad/hotel in Marrakech.
Day 2 : Marrakech guided city tour.
Around 10am, after enjoying your breakfast in your hotel/riad a local guide of Marrakech will take you to the visit of the old city of Marrakech and its famous monuments like the Bahia Palace, Badia Palace, Saadiens Tombs, Jamaa elfna Square, Koutoubia Tower, Madrassa Ben Youssef…
Option: Our driver can take you in the afternoon to visit the Majorelle Gardens.
Day3: Marrakech- Essaouirra, 2h30 driving.
10am Our driver pick you up at your hotel/Riad and drive you to Essaouirra which is situated at 176 km west of Marrakech, it is a beachfront residential area famous for surfing, and its angling port with its blue shaded wooden watercrafts, one of the most seasoned Moroccan urban communities, formerly named Mogador. Essaouira is known for its Gnaoua music celebration consistently Every June. Night in a Riad in Essaouirra.
Day4 : Essaouirra-Marrakech,2h30 driving.
Today our driver will drive you back to Marrakech. Night in a hotel / Riad in Marrakech.
Day5 : Marrakech-Skoura 5h driving.
Around 9am our driver will pick you up at your Riad / hotel, your destination will be Skoura Palm Grove. During Today you will cross the High Atlas Mountains with its berber villages, then to Telouet where the Lord of the Atlas pasha Thami Elglaoui built his own Kasbah which you will visit with some fascinating decorations inside. Afterward you will continue your drive along the Ounila Valley to Ait Benhaddou
Kasbah (fortified village) and you will walk easily to reach the Kasbah which is classified by the UNESCO as a world cultural heritage since 1987, you will walk in its tiny street and continue uphill to reach the top of the Kasbah where there is a collective granary, the panoramic gives you a great sensation and wonderful pictures. Later you drive via Ouarzazte “Holywood of Morocco”, then to Skoura palm grove, where you will spend your night.
Day 6 : Skoura- Merzouga 5 h driving
Your destination will be the dunes of Erg Chebbi, during today you will see many places like Kelaat Mgouna, which is known as the Valley of the Roses, then you will make a detour to Todra gorges with some dazzling landscapes on a huge limestone rock where fans of rock climbing practice their favorite sport. Afterward you drive via Tinghir to Tinjdad, Erfoud and Rissani.in the afternoon comes the highlight of your trip, a camel trek to the deep desert camp in the dunes of Erg chebbi. sky around a fire and some local music.
Day 7 : Merzouga – Fes 7 h drivng.
In the early morning, you return camel trek, shower and breakfast, then you take a long drive to Fes via Erfoud and the Ziz valley, Errachidia, Midelt and the cedar forest of Azrou ( maybe you can see some berber apes ), afterward you will cross a swiss style city named Ifrane at the heart of the middle atlas mountains, before arriving to Fes. Night in a Riad in Fes.
Day8: Visite of the medina of Fes.
Around 10 am, the local guide from Fes will take you in a walk to visit the monuments of the spiritual capital of Morocco ( Fes ) like the Bab Boujloud Gate, the Madrassa Bouananya “ Coranic School” the university of Alqarrwiine, and a visit of the Tanneries… to name but a few. Late in the afternoon our driver will drive you to the Merinids Tombs with a panoramic view of the old medina of Fes, and visit the potteries of Fes. Night in a Riad in Fes.
Day9: day trip to Volubilis and Meknes. 3h driving.
Today you will enjoy a day trip to Volubilis, an old archeological site from the Roman era and classified as a world cultural heritage by the UNESCO. Option: you can hire a local guide for a 45 min visit for more explanation of the site, then to the holy city of Moulay Idriss Afterward you will arrive to Meknes and discover the historical monuments of this beautiful city and its immense ramparts to visit the Bab Mansour gate, the Moulay Ismail mausoleum and the Hri Swani … At the end of the day you will drive to reach the city of Fes. Night in a Riad In Fes.
Day10: Fes to Casablanca via Rabat. 4h driving.
You will start your day to Rabat, where you will meet the local guide from Rabat and start your visit of the monuments of Rabat like, the Kasbah of the Oudaya, Chella, Hassan Tower and the royal Palace…
Late afternoon our driver will take you to Csablanca. NB: The schedule of this day can be modified, if you have a flight from Casablanca airport.