9-Day Cities and Sahara Round Trip Tour from Fez

9-Day Cities and Sahara Round Trip Tour from Fez

Similar to our 7-day cities and sahara round trip from Fez but with a relaxing night spent in the seaside city of Essaouira as well as an excursion up north to the photographer’s dream, Chefchaouen, Morocco’s famous blue city. This trip has a little of everything.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fes –Ifrane-Azrou-Midelt

Pick up from your Fes accommodation at 8 am by your driver/guide,take way via Merzouga,passing through Ifrane to arrive to the cedar forests of Azrou where the wild monkeys are located. It will be good opportunity to take photos of wilderness in Morocco.take some break for lunch in one small Berbere village of Zaida,we continued our road to the Atlas Mountains to the southern Morocco’s enjoying the landscapes of Midelt ,overnight night in hotel.

Day 2: Midelt – Erdoud – Rissani – Merzouga desert

Enjoy breakfast before starting trip to Sahara. Merzouga will be next destination, you travel through the beautiful gorges of the Ziz to wonder geological structures , arrival to Errachidia a main city in south east of Morocco, continue to Rissani via Ziz valley and arrive in Merzouga where your camel guide will be waiting to carry you across high sand dunes of Morocco Erg Chebbi dunes, the Camel ride for 2 hours across the high dunes after watching the stunning sunset from the top of the dunes. Your overnight stay is at the foot of the dunes in a Berber tent where you will have dinner and listen to Berber party tam tam music.

Day 3: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Dades Gorge

Early morning departure to be at the sunrise on the dunes, return by dromedaries to the inn, after breakfast, start to the huge palm grove of Tafilalet through Rissani. Visit the old public souk in Rissani for animals. Way towards Todra Gorge we stop for lunch and picture, we walk little bit in the gorges, and continued via Dades Gorge, cross the way of the gorge, take picture of mountains of monkeys foots,overnight to the hotel.

Day 4: Gorges dades- Kelaa Magouna – Ouarzazat-Ait Ben Hadhadou – Marrakesh

Morning at 9am cross via Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, Skoura oasis with it’s authentic 17 century kasbah, the valley of a thousand Kasbahs where cross 50km off-road on Valley tracks. Ait Youl Kasbah .then arrived to the Ouarzazate city, knows about movies studios and kasbah of Tawrirt. continued to the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhadou is the UNESCO site classified since 1987 where few families are still living in Ait Ben Haddou. We arrive in Marrakesh in the evening and spend the night in a local riyad.

Day 5: Marrakesh

A local guide will show you around the city. Palaces, the famous city square, lush olive groves and the bustling souq all await.

Day 6: Marrakesh – Essaouira

Today we explore the seaside city of Essaouira, a seafood-lover’s paradise. Enjoy the sun and the ocean in this calm and picturesque port city.

Day 6: Essaouira-Casablanca-Rabat

After breakfast, 9am take road via Casablanca city visit of the city’s highlights, Mohamed V Square, United Nations Square, and lastly an external visit to the mosque Hassan II. Built on the seashore, its minaret is 200m high, making it the world’s tallest religious building. Stop fur lunch, after that continued via Rabat, visit the administrative capital and seat of government, its monuments was known by the kasbah of alwadaya, a historical spot near the ocean, then the tower of Hassan 2 which was intended to be the largest minaret in the world, along with the mosque the modern Mausoleum of Mohammed V, all together forms an important historical and tourist complex in Rabat. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 7: Rabat – Chefchaouen

Today we’ll head to the picturesque blue city of chefchaouen. We’ll explore the instagram-worthy winding streets in the old medina before settling in for the night at a local riyad.

Day 8: Chefchaouen – Fez

Morning at 9am, we return to Fez with a stop along the way to visit Volubilis and discover its Roman ruins. We continue to Fes where we stay for dinner and night in the hotel.

Day 9: Fez

A local guide will take you on a tour through the medina. See the historical sights and the famous leather tannery. In the evening, we’ll bring you to the airport or a riyad of your choosing if you wish to stay longer.

Includes:

  • Transportation (4×4 SUV or minibus with air-conditioning)
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel/riad overnight stays
  • Breakfast & Dinner (except for breakfast on first day and dinner on last day)
  • Local city guides where applicable

Excludes:

  • Flights
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Admittance fees (for optional attractions such as museums and mosques)
NOTE: If the tours that we offer do not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare a custom itinerary according to your wishes.

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