Morocco, The Great Desert Tour

  • 8D | 7N

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Morocco's Great Desert and witness the stunning beauty of the Sahara. From the bustling cities of Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, Meknes and Rabat to the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains and the Ait Ben Haddou fortress, this 8-day, 7-night tour offers a unique blend of culture, history, and adventure.

Join us as we discover the hidden gems of Morocco, all while traveling in luxury and comfort. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the best of Morocco's deserts.

Tour Highlights

Morocco, The Great Desert Tour

Discover the stunning beauty of the Ziz River Valley, with endless palm groves and unique mud and straw houses, and immerse yourself in the traditional culture of this breathtaking oasis.

Morocco, The Great Desert Tour

Take in the stunning panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains on a thrilling drive through Tizi N Tchika, a must-see on your Moroccan adventure, and discover the natural beauty of Morocco.

Morocco, The Great Desert Tour

Experience the ancient streets and the vibrant energy and culture of the Medina, where traditional crafts and goods come alive at every turn, a true Moroccan gem that should not be missed.

Tour Destinations

(Embarkation)

  • Fez
  • Marrakesh
  • Midelt
  • Ouarzazate
  • Rabat
  • Tangier
  • Casablanca
DESTINATIONS
Day 01: Tangier - Rabat
Day 01: Tangier - Rabat

Arrive in Morocco, disembark, clear customs, and continue to Larache. Short break and free time. Continue to Rabat. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 02: Rabat - Casablanca - Marrakech
Day 02: Rabat - Casablanca - Marrakech

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour visiting the important sights such as the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the ruins of the Oudayas, or the exteriors of the Royal Palace. Continue to Casablanca, the economic capital of the country takes a panoramic view including the Exteriors of Hassan II Mosque, and the United Nations Square. Free time in this city. Continuation to Marrakech. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 03: Marrakech
Day 03: Marrakech

Departure to visit the city called "Pearl of the South". A tour begins in the magnificent Menara Gardens, which has a side pavilion and an infinity of olive trees. Afterward, visit outside the Koutoubia minaret, the twin sister of the Giralda in Seville. Once inside the semi-old part of the city, there is a visit to the Bahia Palace, owned by a nobleman from the city. Finally, we go to the Jmaa el Fnaa square, one of the most interesting places in Morocco from where you can access the souks and the medina. The guilds of craftsmen of wood, ceramics, leather, etc. will be the places they visit. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 04: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate
Day 04: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

Breakfast at the hotel. Early departure from Marrakesh heading south. Cross the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi n'Tichka that connects Marrakesh with the pre-saharian oases. After several stops enjoying the wonderful panoramas, continue onto, Ait Ben Haddou, considered the most beautiful fortress in the country and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here famous films such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, or The Jewel of the Nile among others were filmed. Continue to Ouarzazate. Arrival, dinner, and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 05: Ouarzazate - Erfoud
Day 05: Ouarzazate - Erfoud

Breakfast. Visit the Kasbahs Taourirt, located in the heart of the city. Visit the interior and the Patio de Armas. Later departure to Erfoud crossing the Dades Valley through cities like Boulmane to Kellah M "gouna with its immense palm trees and the Valley of the Roses. Arrival at the Todra Gorges, an impressive geographical accident caused by the erosion of the river. Free time to discover it on your own. Continue to Erfoud, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: Erfoud - Fez
Day 06: Erfoud - Fez

Breakfast and depart towards Fez. Visit the Ziz River Valley with endless palm groves and houses built on mud and straw. Continue to the Middle Atlas through Errachidia and Midelt with high mountain climates and almost perpetual snow, being an incredible contrast between the heat of the desert and the snow of this place in a few kilometers. Continue to the cedar forest of Azrou to arrive at the end of the afternoon in Fez. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 07: Fez
Day 07: Fez

After breakfast at the hotel, visit this old city that with its 785 mosques and its splendid Medina (old city), is the intellectual and religious capital of the country. The guided tour starts with the exteriors of the Royal Palace and its 7 gates, Dar El Makhzen, the old residence of the Sultan, the Bab Bojloud gate decorated with blue enameled ceramics (the color of Fes) and green (the color of Islam) gives access to the walled enclosure of the Medina (old city), the largest of North Africa and declared World Heritage. During this authentic maze of more than 2,000 squares, streets, and alleys ramble endlessly, guarding some of the most beautiful buildings in Morocco: palaces, madrasas, mosques, doors, and fountains, which pleasantly surprise the visitor. Plaza Es-Seffarin will be seen with its pretty fountain of beautiful pottery and it will be engraved in the marble flowers of lis; The Karaouine Mosque, the best known in the city for its celebrated Friday prayer, the holy day of the Muslims, was built in the IX C. and which is the oldest religious teaching center. Also visit the district of the dyers, the tanners with spectacular colors, and the Souk, where they will be assaulted by the noises, smells, and colors of a crowded crowd, seeming to emerge from a forgotten page of history. Return to the hotel and free afternoon. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. At night, the possibility of attending a dinner show in a typical restaurant in La Medina.

Day 08: Fez - Departure
Day 08: Fez - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Tangier. Transfer to the pier and aboard the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain or the airport of Tangier.

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Package Includes:

- Guided city tour with local guides in Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez , Meknes and Rabat

- Tour director throughout the journey

- Transportation in luxury coach

- Accommodation at selected hotel class

- Daily breakfast and 7 dinners

- Travel insurance.

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