Perfect private 7 days tour in morocco starting in Marrakech (1 week) and ending in Casablanca through the majestic Sahara desert of Merzouga, Fes and Rabat. Uncover all the rich cultural heritage and highlights of south up to north Morocco. Explore the historic ancient village of Ait Ben Haddou. Experience a thrilling adventure into Morocco’s Middle & High Atlas Mountains. Travel along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, Lush valleys, wonderful gorges of Todra & Dades.
Enjoy Camel trekking in the Erg chebbi dunes and spend a night in a charming Berber Camp with dinner in the heart of the desert under an endless canopy of Moroccan Saharan stars. Discover the remarkable Ziz valley and Cedar forest, as well as the Moroccan ski resort – ifrane. Get lost in the world’s oldest city’s maze-like Medina of Fes. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Roman ruins at Morocco’s best preserved archaeological site. Lastly, stroll around Morocco’s charming capital, with its attractive walled Medina.
Welcome to Morocco! Meet your Private English-speaking driver at the Airport or accommodation and then depart Marrakech on a journey through the stunning mountains of the High atlas to the famous Ait Ben haddou, an ancient fortified city situated along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech, boasts some amazing examples of old kasbahs. Furthermore, this setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco; an ex: Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, The Gladiator and much more.
After lunch and at your convenience, then drive onwards to Boumalne dades through Morocco’s film capital. There is a possibility of visiting the World’s largest film studio. Afterwards, travel along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. Pass by Skoura palm groves and the lush Rose’s valley in Kelaat M’gouna then Dades Canyon where we have an evening at leisure.
This morning before departing boumalne dades, drive a bit further for an amazing panoramic view of Dades Valley and the Mountains beyond. Lastly, a magnificent spot known as Monkey fingers for shooting some photos. Afterwards, continue the journey into the Sahara with a medley of palm trees, rose fields and magnificent canyons. En route, stop at Todra canyon near Tinghir, surrounded by towering vertical limestone cliffs reaching heights of 987ft, it is known as Morocco’s Grand Gorge.
After time to wander through Todgha, continue the journey towards the Sahara. Stopping for lunch in the village of Tinjdad. As approaching the destination, pass through Erfoud, famous for its fossil and marble products. Upon arrival at Merzouga, you trek across the vast rolling dunes of the Erg chebbi by camel for an hour and soak up the breath-taking scenery. Witness the best sunset ever, spend the night in a Berber Camp in the heart of the desert and enjoy dinner under an endless canopy of Saharan stars.
Get up in the early morning to enjoy an amazing sunrise near your camp. After freshening up and breakfast, then take a tour around the Erg chebbi dunes by 4-wheel drive vehicle through the gorgeous landscapes on the edge of the Sahara desert dunes. Afterwards, stop at a Gnawa house in the Khamlia village, it’s an ethnic group best known for their music, which is a rich repertoire of ancient African-Islamic spiritual songs.
Next, share a cup of tea with a nomadic Berber family in their tents, experience the nomadic lifestyle. Thereafter, head back to Merzouga center. Enjoy a Berber pizza for lunch in a traditional local restaurant, it is a Berber calzone filled with meat. Last but not least, visit the lake of Tifart (usually it’s dry due to lack of precipitation). The balance of the day is at leisure. Opt to independently experience Quad biking and a chance to watch sunset once again in the heart of Erg chebbi.
If you’d prefer spending another night in the desert camp, then please do let us know your preferred option at the time of booking.
After breakfast, we’re back on the road heading for Fes. Today’s journey is long however quite scenic drive, heading up north into the remarkable Ziz Gorge, vast valleys and Middle Atlas. Once arrive at Midelt famed for its apple cultivation, Free time to enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, continue along a beautiful route of Berber hamlets towards Cedar Forest (full of Barbary Macaque monkeys) and jagged rock faces as you cross the Middle Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards Fes. On arrival, check-in and free time to relax. Overnight at your hotel in Fes.
This morning, you’ll meet your local guide at the hotel and then begin the city tour of the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. Start by visiting the bronze doors of the Royal Palace nearby the Hebrew district ‘Mellah’. Then continue to an amazing panoramic view of the Medina from one of the hills surrounding the city. Thereafter, walk into the Medina to visit Attarine and Bou Inania Madrasas and the center of Koranic studies. Learn the fascinating history of the city, which was founded in the 9th century. In addition to that, visit one of the pungent leather tanneries that Fes is famous for and see the giant dye pits, as well as the bustling Souks, Ess-Seffarine and El-Nejjarine squares and lastly the potteries.
On the other hand, Fes is home to the world’s oldest university, once the capital of the kingdom before 1912. After lunch at a local restaurant, the remainder of the day is at leisure. You’ve the option to return to your hotel or wander more in the endless alleyways of the world’s largest Medina.
Departing Fes this morning for Casablanca through Volubilis, a Fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a stroll in the remains of the Roman and Berber cultures that once occupied it. Thereafter, the journey continues to Rabat, the capital city and residence of the King.
Upon arrival, enjoy a visit to this Imperial city of Rabat, including Hassan tower and the Royal Tombs, as well as the ancient necropolis site of Chellah and Udayas kasbah. After lunch and some free time to enjoy the charming coastal city, we head to the economic capital of Morocco. Once arrived in Casablanca, take a tour of the Hassan II Mosque, one of the most elaborately designed mosques in North Africa. Later, check into your hotel.
Our amazing 1 week Morocco Tour Package ends today after hotel check out. Transfer to airport for your departure flight.
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MTE Agency is run by Berbers that was a huge plus for me. Its team was very helpful through the entire process! We were really happy with our itinerary 7 days/ 6 nights tour from Marrakech to the Sahara and Fes ending in Casablanca. They planned the perfect amount of time, and we loved all the accommodation and vehicle that they had arranged for us – especially the Berber house and the night in the desert (our favorite part of the trip). Mustafa was so warm, friendly, helpful and accommodating. He had a lot of information and made our journey so much more enjoyable. I cannot recommend them enough!