Private 8 Day Tour of Morocco
Day 1: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
Travel from Marrakech to Casablanca, Morocco’s business and economical hub or center, in a Toyota Landcruiser or a luxury minibus. Your first destination will be the magnificent Hassan II iconic Mosque, which is considered as the country’s greatest sanctuary. Continue on to Rabat, the Moroccan capital. Discover Méchouar, the defenses around the Royal Palace, the Udayas’ Kasbah, and Mohammed V’s magnificent Mausoleum. After that, you’ll be taken to your accommodation in the city of Rabat.
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Fez
After breakfast, return to the car and sit back to enjoy the trip to the imperial city of meknes, which is considered as one of Morocco’s most important imperial capitals. This city is home to opulent palaces, stunning mosques, and one of the world’s most famous souks. Then you’ll be escorted to the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. Volubilis was a significant Roman town that was built in the 3rd century B.C which survived a lot of natural catastrophes. In the evening, you’ll depart for Fez, where you’ll be spending the night in a riad or hotel.
Day 3: Fez
On the third day, you will spend the full day visiting the lovely city of Fez with an official professional local guide that will be speaking English with you for you to fully grasp the information about the places visited. This is Morocco’s oldest imperial city, built in the ninth century before more than a thousand years by the legendary king Moulay Idriss the 2nd. In this city you’ll be given the full opportunity to explore the city at night because you will be spending this night in the city.
Day 4: Fez – Arzou – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
Get on the road at the morning and very early because we’ll be heading south of Fes city. The first stop of the day will be at Ifrane, and as it is called the little Moroccan Switzerland, Then and as we go across the Arzou’s cedar forests, look for Barbary monkeys living amid the trees. Travel through the Valley of Ziz with its magnificent canyons to see the villages of the apple city Midelt and the city in the desert Erfoud. And from this last city, you will be taking a non-asphalt road getting inside the beautiful desert till we reach the heart of the desert; the city of Merzouga, a small town in Morocco’s southeast. You’ll be spending this night at a hotel near the sand dunes.
Day 5: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
Spend the full day in the desert exploring. Drive your 4×4 over endless dunes, witness the Nomadic villages, then marvel at the various different oasis, with admiring the beautiful Erg Chebbi dunes, that spans 50 kilometers north to the south region. The Gnawa singing ensemble, which you’ll be witnessing too, is famous in the picturesque town of Khamlia, which is located on the sand dunes. As the sun sets, climb aboard a camel for a bumpy journey to a Berber campsite, in which you’ll be having a Berber traditional meal, this night will be spent in the campsite.
Day 6: Merzouga – Todgha Gorges and Dades
Your camel will bring you again to your accommodation after seeing a magnificent sunrise, where you’ll be fed breakfast and given a refreshing bath or shower, it depend on the kind of camp, breakfast and bath or shower may be before going on the camel trek. The huge Gorges of Toudra, which one of the world’s most magnificent valleys and also considered as the biggest, narrowest and tallest gorge in Morocco, will be seen on day 6. This day of your journey will be coming to an end in the valley of Dades.
Day 7: Dadès Gorges – Skoura – Ouarzazate
We’ll travel to the Dadès Canyon after breakfast before heading on the Thousand Kasbahs Route via the Valley of Roses, so you’ll have some free personal time to explore the region at your leisure. Our following stop would be in the Kasbah Amridil, which is nestled in the Skoura palm grove. After that, you’ll go over to Ouarzazate, which is also called the Moroccan Hollywood, because of the many movies that were shot in it, movies such as ‘Gladiator’’, ‘’ Prince Of Persia’’ and ‘’ The Mummy’’. In this city you’ll stay overnight and visit the Taourirt Kasbah.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – AïtBenhaddou – Marrakech
Your final visit will be the Ait Ben Haddou historic Kasbah, a beautiful example of clay houses enclosed by a defense structure wall unique of southwest Morocco, this fortress is also a UNESCO world heritage site which shows its importance in the history of Morocco for being the oldest fortress or kasbah in the country. Get into your vehicle again heading into our last destination for this trip. The mountain pass of Tizin’Tichka, at 2,260 feet above sea level, allows you to cross the Mountains of the Atlas. Your eight-day adventure will be coming to a close in the red city Marrakech.
- Pick up and Drop off
- Private A/C Transportaion & Fuel
- Breakfast & dinner
- Driver English speaking
- All Application Taxes
- Lunch & Drinks
- Personal items
- Local guide
- Tips for Guide/driver