Imperial Cities & Desert Tour (9 Days) – Our Best Tours in Morocco
Contact us if you like this tour program of 9 days that starts from Fes and end in Marrakesh or request us to customize it for you to include Meknes & Rabat, two historical cities of Morocco kingdom. We are willing to do so! and provide you a special price for our authentic Morocco tours based on the number of persons that will be traveling with you and the level of accommodation that suits you.
Day 1: Fes
Upon arrival at Fes–Saïss Airport In Fes, we will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel or Riad where you can relax and will spend the night. It will include Bed & Breakfast.
Day 2: Fes Sightseeing Tour With Local Guide.
This morning after breakfast in the riad, you will start a sightseeing tour of the city with a local guide. Who will give you more information about the city and its attractions. You will visit the Medina (old city) while walking on foot. You will visit the Bouanania and the Attarine Medersas constructed in the early 14th century by the Merinides, the Karaouine Mosque (The ancient educational centre of Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Marble Fountain. You will have a break for lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant. Continuing on your visit, you will view the decorated gate of Bab Boujeloud, the medieval tanneries, the Royal Palace .Then visit of the Souks (local markets) where merchants and craftsmen sell their hand-made jewellery, leather goods, copperware and pottery. Back to the riad for relax. Bed and breakfast included.
Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erg Chebbi Dunes.
Pick up from your hotel in Fes very earelier and departure for the south of Morocco. You will have a stop in Ifrane, known as the switezland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have a memoriable photos. After that you will head toward Azrou to see the monkies in the cedar forest. Continuing to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of TIZI N TALGHAMT to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz gorges. Later on, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. The drive continues to Erg Chebbi Dunes passing by Aoufous and Erfoud (the last is famous with fossils and dates) where you may want to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive to the hotel where you will spend the night. Dinner and breakfast in the hotel.
Day 4: Merzouga – Hassi labied – Khamlia – Nomad family – fossil Site – Tour of the dunes
This morning after breakfast in the hotel.You will have a tour of the dunes on 4×4 allowing you to visit the black volcanic rocks of fossils, visit a nomad family living in tent, visit to khamlia village and entertainment of their spiritual music of Gnawa, and visit the lake Dayte Sarji that forms in springtime which attract pink flamingos and wildlife. Then you will have a break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied. After lunch you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located on the foot of the dunes. Continue to your hotel for relax.Arrive to the hotel and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in traditional nomad tent. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.
Day 5: Erg Chebbi Dune-Erfoud-Tinejdad-Todra Gorges-Boumalne Du Dades
Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara Desert then have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can shower. We depart towards Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad to have a break for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue to Todra gorges via Tineghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrival to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons views while hiking on foot. Later on, we drive to Boumalne du dades and stopping for a panoramic view of dades valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Boumalne Du Dades-Boutghrar-Valley of Roses-Kelaa M’gouna-Ouarzazate.
This morning after breakfast in the hotel, We depart to Ouarzazate via Boutghrar, Kalaa M’gouna and Skoura . visit the dades gorges with its beautiful rock formations. Later on, take the piste that leads to nomad families living in caves. Have a break to visit a nomad family and Sip a cup of tea in their shelter. Later on we cross the piste and drive along valley of roses to reach Kalaa M’gouna where you will enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon, we drive to skoura and visit the 17th century Kasbah of Amridil. The journey ends in Ouarzazate. Dinner an overnight in a hotel.
Day 7 : Ouarzazate-Ait benhaddou-Telouet-Tizi N’tichka Pass- High Atlas Mounatins-Marrakech.
Today after breakfast in the hotel. You will have time to visit the kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios. After that you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the Afternoon we will drive to the kasbah of Telouet and stop for a visit then we continue to the red city of Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Arrival to Marrakech and Drop off in the Riad or Hotel. Include only Bed and Breakfast.
Day 8: Marrakech Sightseeing Tour With Official Guide.
Today after breakfast in the hotel, you will start to visit the most interesting monuments and attractions of the red city of Marrakech with a local guide who will provide you with more details. Enjoy an optional lunch in a restaurant then investigate the local markets. You will be returned to your hotel for relax. Enjoy your evening in the square of Jamaa Al fna. The dinner will be optional this night. Overnight in a riad or hotel.
Day 9: Marrakech
Today we will transfer you to Marrakech Airport for your flight back home.
Where you will be staying?
We have a selection of accommodations, and to give more options to our clients, we have arranged the accommodations in two categories: The standard accommodation and Mid-range accommodation (Luxury), Note that you can mix nights between standard and mid-range accommodations and for this option let us know which night.
To see our accommodation we use in each city, please visit our “Accommodation” page.
How much does this tour cost ?
The price includes a package and it is based on many factors, such as the number of people, accommodation choice…
To have an idea about our pricing plans, please visit our “Pricing €” page. the final price can have slight changes, and for exact values. Please contact us by using our “Booking” page.
What is included and not in the price?
Our packages includes many things. To get to know what is included and excluded in the price of our excellent and ideal Morocco Sahara Desert Tours, please refer to our “Package” section in our website.
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