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13 Days Morocco Imperial cities Tour from Tangier via Merzouga desert
- Discovering the imperial cities
- Exploring Tangier, Tetouan, and Chefchaouen
- Exploring Fez and Meknes
- Spending time at the desert of Merzouga
- Visiting Marrakech
- Visiting Essaouira
- Exploring the coastal cities of Morocco including Rabat and Casablanca
Itinerary overview :
After we leave Tangier the 13 DAYS MOROCCO IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR FROM TANGIER takes us to Chefchaouen. Then, we will travel south after visiting Fez and Meknes to the desert. After spending time in the desert and exploring Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou, the tour takes us to Marrakech and Essaouira. And finally, we drive across the coastal road visiting Casablanca, Rabat, and Assilah back to Tangier.
ARRIVAL TO TANGIER TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL
After we meet up, we will take you to the hotel. Then, you’ll have a free day to explore Tangier the way you want. The next day, our 13 DAYS MOROCCO IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH VIA MERZOUGA DESERT will start!
TANGIER – CHEFCHAOUEN BLUE CITY
After breakfast, we will drive to the city of Tetouan. We will stop occasionally at the landscapes of the Jbala region of Morocco. Then, we will arrive at the blue city Chefchaouen. After having lunch, we will go to explore the Medina with its markets and its famous square. We will spend the night in a hotel after that.
CHEFCHAOUEN – OUAZZAN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FEZ
We will go out after breakfast to explore the Chefchaouen on a guided tour. We will visit the Medina and the markets along with visiting some cool streets to take memorable photos between the blue walls. Afterward, we will go to Meknes, which is one of the imperial cities that has been a great capital of the Moroccan Kingdom during the 17th century. At Meknes, we will explore the main landmarks of the Medina and the area around; places like Bab Mansour and Lahdim Square. We will leave Meknes soon after we explore it, and drive towards the holy city Moulay Driss and the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. And finally, we will stop at Fez where we will have an overnight stay at a Riad.
FES SIGHTSEEING GUIDED TOUR
This day of the MOROCCO IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR will be dedicated to exploring the spiritual capital of Morocco Fez. After breakfast, we will start our guided tour in the Medina of Fez, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. We will start by visiting the landmarks of Fez Elbali; places like the Al Qaraouine University, the mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, the Nejjarine Fountain, and so on. Then, we will have a traditional lunch in the Medina before we explore more of Fez. At the end of the day, we will go back to the Riad.
FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA DESERT
MERZOUGA – ERG CHEBBI DUNES – MERZOUGA
MERZOUGA – ERFOUD – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY
We usually wake up very early this day to see the sunrise before we leave the camp. At Merzouga, we will enjoy a relaxing shower and a delicious breakfast. Then, we will go to the Oasis of Tinghir, which is near Toudra gorges before we pay a quick visit to the town of fossils Erfoud. We will visit the amazing gorges of Toudra, where we will take walks across the river and the narrow walls of rock before we stop at a local restaurant for lunch. Afterward, we will head to Dades Valley, which is an amazing place for photos. We will spend the night at Dades in a nice hotel.
DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
MARRAKECH SIGHTSEEING GUIDED TOUR
MARRAKECH – CHICHAOUA – ESSAOUIRA
After we enjoy our breakfast, we will drive across the landscapes of Argan trees toward the coasts. After arriving at Essaouira, we will visit the fishing port, the ancient citadel of Skala Kasbah along with the galleries and souvenir shops around the Medina. We will eat lunch at a nice restaurant that serves seafood and offers a great view. And finally, after exploring the Medina, we will head to a hotel.
ESSAOUIRA – OUNAGHA – CASABLANCA
CASABLANCA – RABAT – ASSILAH – TANGIER
MARRAKECH TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT / PORT
This day will be a free program and also the end of our 13 DAYS MOROCCO IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH VIA MERZOUGA DESERT. We can drop you off at the airport.
- Pick up and drop off in your hotel or airport/port
- 13 days private and exclusive services of a comfortable vehicle with AC
- 13 days services of an English speaking driver/guide
- 12 Night in accommodation
- Camel ride in Merzouga dunes
- Camel each person
- Sand-boarding in the dunes
- Overnight in nomadic desert camp with dinner and breakfast
- 12 Breakfast & 3 Dinners
- Entrance/Activity Fees and tips