Morocco holiday; 12 Days from Marrakech to Desert
Morocco holiday; 12 Days from Marrakech to Desert itinerary details:
Day 1: Marrakech
Arrival at Marrakech airport, where our agency staff will be waiting for you to transfer you to your riadd. Includes lodging and breakfast. Morocco holiday; 12 Days from Marrakech to Desert.
Day 2: Marrakech – Ouarzazate
After breakfast ; We start our route leaving Marrakech towards Ouarzazate, crossing the High Atlas, mandatory step to reach our destination and passing through the highest mountain pass in all of Morocco, the Tizi-n- Tichka 2260 meters with panoramic stops and spectacular views..
We will take a route that will lead us to Kasbah Telouet, which we can visit. In a distant time, there was a great Palace, that of “The Glaoui Family” which was built on an old Kasbah dating from the 18th century
Than the route continues through the Unila Valley with its wonderful landscape and its Berber villages, to the Kasbah of Aït Ben-Haddou, where we can stop to eat and then visit the Kasbah, Unesco World Heritage and place where many Hollywood movies have been filmed.
Arrival in Ouarzazate in the afternoon Includes Dinner and lodging.
Day 3: Ouarzazate – The Dadès Gorges
Departure in the morning after breakfast, today we begin our route to the Skoura Valley, also known as the “Route of the Thousand Kasbahs” we will continue through the Valley of the Roses, the Gorges of Dadès and the Gorges of Todra.
Upon reaching the Skoura Valley, you will pass through a track within the palm trees and villages of the valley to reach the Kasbah of Amridil, which we can visit. It is so beautiful that they used their image for
printing some Moroccan banknotes.
You will cross the Valley of the Roses, known for the handmade manufacture of products related to the Damascus flower, a flower that is grown in this valley and employs many families.
Continue the route to the Gorges of Daddès, crossing the town of Boulmane Dadès, until you reach your destination. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 4: Dades Gorges – Erfoud – The desert
After breakfast we continue our route through the Dades Valley; passing through the Todra Valley to its gorges, the highest in Morocco, where you can walk for a while along the river bank, enjoying a wonderful landscape.
The route continues in 4×4 to the palm groves of Jorf, where a stop is made to visit some channels that are underground, a very old irrigation system.
You pass through the small town of Erfoud, known for the mineralized fossil capital, and in the afternoon we reach the great dunes of Erg Chebbi, where a caravan of dromedaries awaits you to enter the heart of the desert.
Arrival at the camp where we will enjoy a unique night under the spectacular blanket of stars that the desert offers us and its impressive silence. Dinner in the camp .
Morocco holiday; 12 Days from Marrakech to Desert.
Day 5: Desert- Rissani – Midelt – Ifren – Fez
Day to get up early and watch the sunrise in the desert. The dromedaries are taken again to leave the dunes and get to where your driver / guide is, to start the road in the direction of Fez, passing through the palm groves of the Ziz Valley, where the extension of palm groves is impressive.
Midelt you will stop to eat and then you will continue through the mountain pass of the Middle Atlas (Timahdit) and through the Azro forest, where if there is luck, you can see the wild monkeys.
It crosses through the city of Ifrane, known as “Little Switzerland.” In the afternoon arrival in Fez. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 6: Fez – Meknès
After breakfast, the guided tour of Fez will be done with an official guide.
You visit the most important monuments of the city, some pottery factory, where you will have the opportunity to see how potters work. You will know the medina, with its labyrinthine lanes and its artisan neighborhoods.
Once the visit to the city of Fez is over, you will leave in the direction of Meknès, which is one of the four imperial cities, at the foot of the Middle Atlas mountains. Arrival in the afternoon and rest of the free time. Dinner and lodging. Morocco holiday; 12 Days from Marrakech to Desert.
Day 7: Meknès – Chefchaouen
After breakfast, our route through Morocco continues leaving early in the morning in the city of Meknès, to head towards Chefchaouen, passing through the Roman ruins of Volubilis (Walili), an ancient Roman city, whose archaeological site is one of the Best preserved in North Africa.
In the afternoon arrival at Chefchaouen, known as the blue town, which is located in the mountains of the Rif and which for centuries was considered “Holy City” so that entry to Christians was prohibited.
Visitors will love to stroll through the whitewashed streets of white and blue, with its zigzagging stairs that surround the entire medina and its colorful
shops that catch us like a rainbow because that’s Chefchaouen, blue as the sky. Dinner and lodging.
Day 8: Chefchaouen – Rabat
Departure from Chefchaouen after breakfast, in the direction of Rabat, the political capital of Morocco. Once in Rabat, the main monuments will be visited:
Mausoleum of Mohamed V, the Chellah Gardens, the Hassan II Tower. The rest of the time will be free. Dinner and lodging.
Day 9: Rabat – Casablanca – Ouzoud Waterfalls
After breakfast, the route through Morocco continues leaving early in the morning from the city of
Rabat, to head towards Casablanca, where you will visit the majestic Hassan II Mosque,
It is the largest in all of Africa and surprises with its beauty and vastness.
The route will continue to the Ouzoud Waterfalls, which are located in the province
of Azilal. They are born from the Ouzoud River, and are considered the tallest and most beautiful in Morocco.
Upon arrival at Waterfall there are local guides, with whom you can visit the town area, waterfalls and river banks, where you can see families of wild monkeys.
after the visit you can enjoy tea or eat in outdoor restaurants, while enjoying the views! Dinner and lodging.
Day 10: Ouzoud waterfalls – Marrakech
Departure from the waterfalls of Ouzoud after breakfast, in the direction of Marrakech, there is a distance of approximately 200 km, which will be traveled by national roads, it is the most comfortable way to reach the red city, Marrakech. The rest of the time will be free in Marrakech, so you can walk around the city with total freedom. Dinner and lodging.
Day 11: Marrakech Guided tour
In the morning after breakfast, the guided city tour will begin, with an official guide.
The main monuments of the city, La Menara, The Tombs of the Saadies, Palais Bahia, Majorelle Gardens … and the medina are visited. The displacements to those monuments that there is distance, you will always be accompanied with the 4×4 vehicle and will wait for you to move to another place of the guided tour.
The incredible atmosphere of Jmaa El Fna. Free afternoon ! Dinner and lodging.
Day 12: Transfer to Marrakech airport
Transfer to the airport of Marrakech, at the time that suits our customers to catch their flight. The end of the trip!