13 Days/12 Nights Marrakech-Essaouira-High Atlas-Sahara Desert-Fez-Casablanca - 13 Days

Overview

In this journey, we combined for you the most attractive destination in Morocco to make your vacation unforgettable.

You will start from Marrakech, the city of colors and history, then go to one of the prettiest coastal city Essaouira. You will have time for adventure and nature at the High Atlas Mountains where beauty and tranquility is all you have.

The Sahara Desert is on your list as well, you will see Skoura, Ait Ben Haddou, Ouarzazate, Todra Gorges, Merzouga and more stunning places on your route.

Then, the cultural and spiritual city of Fez is waiting for you before going to Casablanca and Hassan II Mosque.

Your holiday Highlights

  • Admire fascinating sites and Jamaa El Fenna square at Marrakech medina
  • Relax in the charming fishing port of Essaouira
  • Hike through stunning villages in the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the Magnificent Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Explore the famous movies studio in Ouarzazate
  • Discover the Kasbahs & Countryside around Skoura
  • Enjoy the Rocks Scenery of the Todra Gorges
  • Sleep under the stars in a desert camp amid the Sahara dunes
  • Step back to the Roman history in Volubilis
  • Get lost at Fes' narrow streets and the medieval medina
  • Take back unique souvenirs from the artisanal city of Fes

Itinerary

Day 1
Fly to Casablanca & Drive to Marrakech

On arrival you will be met and driven 3 hours approx. to stay at your accommodation.

Day 2
Discover Marrakech medina

Today you will be met by your guide to explore Marrakech medina on foot. Marrakech or the red city as known by Moroccans combines authenticity and modernity.

It is the land of enchantment; architecture, history, culture, locals, riads, gardens all these and more will amazed you. Some sites visited can include Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia minaret, the Badia and the Bahia palace or Dar Si Said. These are some suggestions for your tour that you can discuss with your guide as he is flexible to tailor make your tour.

Day 3
Essaouira; the city of art and music

Today you will be driven 3 hours to Essaouira where you will be met by your guide to discover the ancient city and it’s 18th century port and fortress. After your experience, you will be driven back to your accommodation in Marrakech.

Day 4
High Atlas Mountains; Hike and fun

Today you will be driven to High Atlas Mountains and enjoy the panoramic views of the region. A short hike will be waiting for you with one of the local guides from Imlil to have a depth understanding of the Berbers lifestyle and history while enjoying the fresh air and the beautiful nature. Drive back to your accommodation.

Day 5
Ait Ben Haddou via Tizi-n-Tichka pass

This morning you will be driven 3.5 hours to the UNESCO Site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Drive through Tizi-nTichka pass while enjoying the panoramic views. Continue your journey and explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Take a walk at this fortified town and it’s Kasbahs.

Day 6
Skoura via Ouarzazate

This morning, you will be driven to Ouarzazate. You will visit the film studio which served in shooting famous movies like Alexander the Great, Black Hawk Down, Kingdom of Heaven, Babel, The Mummy, Star Wars and others.

Continue exploring the Skoura Palm Oasis, Valley of the roses with your driver.

The views are breathtaking.

Day 7
Sahara Desert via Todra Gorges

Today you will be driven 5 hours 30 minutes to the Golden dunes of the Sahara Desert. Drive through Todra Gorges ana Tinghir. Continue the towns of Erfoud and Rissani to the Sahara Desert. You will be met by nomads for sunset camel ride to your private tent in one of the luxurious camps in Erg Chebbi.

Day 8
Fez via Middle Atlas Mountains

Today you will be driven 8 hours through a scenic view. You will have a stop at Ifran the little switzeland.

Day 9
Fez – Historical tour in the 12th century Medina

This morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel and take you in a 4 hours tour to discover the Medina on foot. You will see historical monuments, colorful alleys, artisan’s workshops and the Souks.
In the afternoon, your guide will pick you up from your hotel to meet your driver for a ramparts tour and panoramic views of the Medina.

Day 10
Fez – Day trip to Volubilis, Moulay Idriss and Meknes

Today, you will head to Volubilis. Your guide will meet you there for your tour to discover the roman history in Morocco. Then, you will drive to Moulay Idriss Zerhoun for 10 minutes and have lunch at the main square and take a walk at this beautiful village.
Your last stop will be at the imperial city Meknes and you will be driven back to your hotel in Fez.

Day 11
Fez – Shopping tour

Today, you will be met by your shopping guide to visit the embroidery and pottery cooperatives, discover the old city tannery and market. Please note that your guide can be flexible, during the time he is with you.

Day 12
Casablanca – Hassan II Mosque

Today, you will be driven to Casablanca. You will have a stop at Hassan II Mosque which is the second largest mosque in Africa.

Day 13
Casablanca – Depart

You will be driven 1 hour to the airport in time for your flight.

Prices per person based on double occupancy

1850 Euro per person/ Double occupancy

Inclusion

Inclusion in your program

  • Boutique Style accommodation for each night
  • Daily breakfast in your accommodation
  • Deluxe mini-van throughout your journey
  • English speaking driver
  • Expert guides for Medina tours mentionned in your program
  • Camel riding at the Sahara Desert
  • Entrance fees for historical monuments incl. Hassan II Mosque

Exclusion in your program

  • Lunches & Dinners
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

13 Days/12 Nights Marrakech-Essaouira-High Atlas-Sahara Desert-Fez-Casablanca
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