Discover Morocco Tours: Rabat, Chefchaouen, Meknes, Fes
the overwhelming Morocco South discovery via sahara desert, offer you the best trip ever, imperial cities, iconic, famous landmarks and more are to discover in your Morocco attractive tours. Starting your desert trip from Casablanca where you will be introduced to Rabat, the Kingdom capital of Morocco, the glamour of the blue town in Chefchaouen just fall apart, and the charm mansions of Fes and Meknes. Without forgetting a wander along the splendor scattered roman ruins.
16 Days Morocco South discovery via sahara desert start and end in Casablanca﹕
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat
Start your Morocco South discovery via sahara desert, from Casablanca. Our driver will meet you in the airport of Casablanca and drive to Rabat. Then, on the way to the capital city, you will stop to see Hassan II Mosque. In particular, the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca was completed in 1993. After great expense and artistic labor, the result is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world. In fact, its gleaming newness and tremendous wealth, is a stark contrast against the rest of Casablanca. Before leaving Casablanca, we will take you to a historical cafe for a welcome drink, to experience the true past life of this city. Then, we will drive to Rabat, there you will see and discover the Hassan II Tower.
As been the capital city of Morocco since 1912, it had also nearly reached this status during the reign of Yacoub el Mansour. Within the medina, the ochre gate of the Oudaia kasbah bears witness to the intentions of the time. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina(BB). End of Morocco South discovery via sahara desert of that day.
Day 2: Rabat – Assilah – Chefchaouen
Next, after breakfast, we will drive to Chefchaouen via the city of Asilah. Most of the drive will be by the coast. We will have the opportunity to explore the Asilah City . In fact, Asilah is known for it annual festival arts. Most of the Madina Walls are painted by various famous artists from all over the world. Then, you will visit the Skalla fortress, as well, where you will experience a wonderful view of the Medina and the ocean. Afterwards, you will continue over the foothills of the Rif Mountains to Chefchaouen. Overnight will be Riad Or Hotel (BB).
Day 3: Exploring Chefchaouen
After breakfast in your hotel, we will start exploring Chefchaouen The blue city of Morocco, in this Morocco South discovery via sahara desert. Situated at the footstep of 2 higher mountains, Chefchaouen is a beautiful unique city, with its white washed walls and blue doors and windows. In fact, Chefchaouen was occupied by Spain,therefore, there is much influence from the Spanish civilization and Moorish architecture. In the afternoon, you will have free time. This provides the opportunity to wander around the City, or just enjoy some time. Overnight in Chefchaouen accommodation, Riad or Hotel (BB).
Day 4: Chefchaouen -Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
After breakfast, in your riad, we will drive to Fes via Meknes and Volubilis. Above all, Meknes, is one of the imperial cities in Morocco, there you will see the gate Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Bassin, additionally, the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. After you finish your lunch, you will continue to explore Volubilis, the Roman city. Volubilis was the Roman Capital of Mauritania. Furthermore, it was an important economical base for the Romans. After your visit to Volubilis, you will continue to Fes via the Rif Mountains. You will be in Fes in the afternoon. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina(BB).
Day 5: Exploring Fes
This Morocco South discovery via sahara desert, will allow you to explore Fes, the oldest city in Morocco. As with other Moroccan cities, it consists of two parts: the Medina and the Ville Nouvelle. Fes differs from other cities by its divided Medina which include New Fes (Fes-el-Djedid) and old Fes (Fes-el-Bali). New Fes was built in the 14th century so imagine how old Fes-el-Bali (old Fes) is. In fact, this city was founded in the 9th century by the first Muslim dynasty to rule Morocco, the Idrisside. Since then, Fes has always played a pivotal role in the history of Morocco. Fes-el-Jadid is an outcome of the glorious times in 1248 during the conquest of Fes by the Mermaids. Therefore, it reflects a massive royal city.
Most people of FEs continue to live in the Medina instead of moving to the Ville Nouvelle, the modern urban and more European city. After finishing your visit in Fes, you will go back to the same riad where you slept the first night. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina(BB).
Enjoy your Fes to Merzouga Desert Tours
The soft golden sand and the red shiny sandstone walls are your next destination in this Morocco South discovery via sahara desert. Starting your desert tour from Fe, you will across the beautiful village of Ifrane, the largest cedar forest, and Midelt in the centre between the middle and the high Atlas Mountains. This Morocco attractive tours takes you to valleys filled with palms, lavish gorges, and indigenous North Africans paths. Allowing you to have the best trip to the desert experiencing the nomadic life and have relaxing desert camel trekking.
Day 6: Fes – Azrou- Midelt -Ziz Valley – Merzouga
After breakfast in your riad, you’ll start your Morocco South discovery via sahara desert. Travel to southeast to Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia . Your first stop will be at Irfane, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Then, you will go to Merzouga via Midelt and the Ziz Valley. During this journey, you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and,Stopping at the famous cedar forest. In fact, it is the largest one in Morocco. You will see the Barbarian apes. In particular, You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert, as you approach the city Errachidia. After lunch in Midelt, your journey continues along the luxuriant Ziz Valley. Stopping for panoramic views along the way.
Then, we will drive through the welcoming Berber villages to Erfoud, and then Rissani, the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty. The current ruling royal family in Morocco. Arriving in Merzouga at the end of the day, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea. Overnight will be in auberg Our Riad (DBB).
Day 7: Merzouga Desert and the Camel trek
After your breakfast in your hotel, you will go in a journey around Merzouga village. Before you start your camel safari, you will go and visit the Gnaw people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. Then, you will go all around the dunes. Next, you will stop to visit the nomad wire house, where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. After you finish your journey with the 4×4, you will go back to the hotel, where you will find your camels waiting for you to start another adventure with them. Guided by an experienced camel man, There you will see a beautiful sunset and spend your night in the middle of the dunes under a Berber tent, with dinner and sleep under the stars (DBB).
Day 8: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
In the morning, your camel man will wake you up to see another beautiful sunrise. After the sunrise, you will mount your camel going back to your hotel, before you leave to Rissani, Tinghir. In addition,to the amazing Todra Gorges, the highest and narrowest Gorges in Morocco. Where you will stop for lunch (optional). Then, you will continue to Dades Valley, where you will see the amazing sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as monkey toes. Overnight accommodation will be in a Hotel in Dades Gorges.(BB)
Day 9: Dades Gorge – Rose Valley -Ouarzazate
After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna- Ouarzazate. Then, you will pass through Dades Valley, which is the way of the thousand kasbahs. Providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. We’ll stop at Kalaa Mgouna, “the rose city”, to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good. Continue to Skoura and the Birds valley; visit the Kasbah Amridil, The well-preserved kasbah in this area. After lunch, you will have some time for hiking within the valley. And then, continue to Ouarzazate – “the Hollywood of Africa”- whose geography and beautiful landscapes have attracted many world class movie producers. Overnight in Riad Or Hotel (BB).
Day 10: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou-Taroudant
After breakfast in your riad, we’ll head to Taroudant via Taznakht. Visiting Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. Now it is a UNESCO world heritage site. On road, to Taliouine, the capital of saffron in Morocco, you will have the option to visit the Safran co-operative. In fact, if your visit coincided the saffron harvest, you will have the opportunity to meet the Berber people with their families harvesting the saffron in their fields. Then, we will arrive at Taroudant in the afternoon, here you will see the ramparts and walk within the small alleys in the Medina. Taroudant is always referred to as “The little Marrakech”, because it was built by the Saadian dynasty who used it as their capital, before they moved to Marrakech in the 16th century . Overnight at Riad Or Hotel (BB). End of Morocco South discovery via sahara desert in Taroudant.
Explore Essaouira and Marrakech Day Tours
From the desert to cityscape, you will see how the weather changes revealing the city’s landscape. In this Morocco attractive tours, you will be introduced to Agadir the city that enchanted all its visitors. Travel and explore the majestic cities of Essaouira and Marrakech, discover ancient fortress walls, coastal beaches, and the depth of culture and history. Make Morocco your unique destination.
Day 11: Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira
After breakfast in the riad, we will head to Essaouira, travelling via Agadir. Our first stop will be at Agadir, a resort city which was a very big tourist destination for many years. Then, after lunch and a small walk along the Promenade, you will continue to Essaouira. In the first place, the coastal road offers beautiful scenery, an area famous for the Argan trees. Here you will see herds of goats climbing the Argan trees looking for better food. After several stops along the coast, we get to Essaouira in the afternoon. Overnight will be at riad or Hotel (BB).
Day 12: Exploring Essaouira
After the Breakfast at the hotel in Essaouira, we will start our explorative journey of the city. First, you’ll visit the Skala Fortress, see Thuya wood carved by artisans, walk through the alleys of the medina and view hundreds of handicrafts. Today you will have lunch on the Moroccan way. Certainly, freshly bought fishes cooked to order. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander around the City. Essaouira is also referred to as The “City of the Wind”, additionally, it attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilizations, including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture. However, it remains a small village with much history. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it is also regarded as Morocco’s “Jewel of the Atlantic”.
There is an annual festival of “Gnawa music”, where many musical groups come from different parts of Africa. Usually it starts in the second week of June. Overnight accommodation in Hotel Or Riad (BB).
Day 13: Essaouira – Marrakech
After breakfast in your riad, you will have some free time before leaving for Marrakech. On our way, since this is the land of Argan culture. Amazingly, this is an opportunity to visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties. After several stops to take photographs, you will continue your travel to Marrakech and go to your riad or Hotel. After dinner, you will have the option to enjoy walking within the famous square of Jemaa El fna, entertained with magicians, story tellers, musicians and snake charmers. Overnight will be in Hotel Or Riad (BB).
Days 14 & 15: Exploring Marrakech
Then, after breakfast in the riad, you can start exploring Marrakech “the Red City of Morocco”. In this day of Morocco South discovery via sahara desert, your guide will ensure you to see most of the sites with historical and cultural interest. Including the famous Jemaa El Fna square, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, bahia palace and Ben Youssef Coranic School. Then, Lunch will be at restaurant near the square. Then, in the afternoon visit the Majorelle Gardens, and have a short visit to the new city of Marrakech and the Koutoubia tower. In the next day, you will have the option to try a Moroccan Hammam, and some free time to explore the city on your own. Overnight accommodation in Hotel Or Riad (BB).
Day 16: Marrakech Airport
Finally, after breakfast in your riad, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight. Your Morocco South discovery via sahara desert end at the airport.
What’s Included :
. Pick up and drop off
Entrance Fees to historical sites (Fez city tour)
Hotel/riad overnight stays
Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
All Application Taxes
Meeting Point :
. Airport – hotel – riad – train station…