Go on an extraordinary 10-day desert tour from Fes, immersing yourself in the diverse landscapes and captivating culture of Morocco. Begin your adventure by exploring the enchanting mountain city of Chefchaouen, with its blue-painted buildings and breathtaking vistas. Journey onwards to Casablanca, where the iconic Hassan II Mosque awaits to awe you with its architectural grandeur.
Continue your exploration in the coastal gem of Essaouira, where the UNESCO-listed medina and pristine beaches beckon. Delve into the vibrant atmosphere of Agadir, a modern beach resort city, and indulge in the vibrant souk where traditional crafts abound. Arriving in Marrakech, be enchanted by its history, culture, and tantalizing cuisine. Traverse the awe-inspiring Dades Gorges, with its towering rock formations and verdant oasis, creating a scenic masterpiece.
The pinnacle of your journey awaits in Merzouga, as you venture into the Sahara Desert on a mesmerizing camel trek. Witness the majesty of the towering sand dunes and spend a night of luxury in a desert camp, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert. Conclude your tour in Fes, filled with memories that will resonate for a lifetime.
This 10-day desert tour promises an extraordinary journey through Morocco’s captivating landscapes and cultural wonders, leaving you with indelible memories that will forever hold a special place in your heart
- Discover the lovely city of Chefchaouen.
- Visit the historic Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
- Relax at Essaouira, a beach city.
- Shop for traditional crafts and immerse yourself in Agadir's lively culture.
- Immerse yourself in Marrakech's history and excitement.
- Enjoy Camel trek in Merzouga and spend the night in a desert camp
- Explore Fes the Oldest city in Morocco
Discover the treasures of Fes in a single day on a guided tour that immerses you in the rich history and vibrant culture of Morocco. Explore the UNESCO-listed Fes Medina, getting lost in its enchanting alleyways filled with aromatic spices, exquisite handicrafts, and bustling markets. Marvel at the architectural wonders of Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and Bou Inania Madrasa, where intricate tilework and wood carvings transport you back in time. Visit the Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts to appreciate the country's traditional woodworking techniques, and explore the Dar Batha Museum to admire Moroccan arts and crafts. Dive into the Mellah, the historic Jewish Quarter, and witness the beauty of the Ibn Danan Synagogue. Capture panoramic views of the city from the Fes El-Bali Gates and indulge in a delectable Moroccan dinner to complete your immersive Fes experience. Maximize your time and create lasting memories on this action-packed one-day Fes tour in Morocco.
Embark on a journey from Fes to the enchanting city of Chefchaouen, famously known as the "blue city." Nestled amidst the picturesque Rif Mountains, this charming destination captivates visitors with its stunning vistas. As you explore Chefchaouen, you'll be mesmerized by the unique architecture, characterized by white-washed buildings adorned with blue doors and shutters. The azure hues symbolize the sky and heaven, while also serving as a natural mosquito repellent.
Wander through the winding alleyways of the ancient medina, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the colorful marketplaces. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and consider embarking on a hike to the nearby Spanish mosque, where panoramic views of the city and the Rif mountains await. Alternatively, you can discover one of the region's many cascading waterfalls.
In the evening, indulge in delectable Moroccan cuisine and unwind in the serene ambiance of the city. Chefchaouen is renowned for its exquisite handcrafted goods, including woolen blankets, ceramics, and woven textiles.
Contrasting the bustling energy of Fes, Chefchaouen offers a tranquil sanctuary where you can immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Rif Mountains. Take this opportunity to relax, unwind, and appreciate the idyllic surroundings that make Chefchaouen a truly special destination.
Embark on a captivating one-day journey from Chefchaouen to Tangier, a bustling port city that bridges the gap between Africa and Europe. Departing from the enchanting blue-hued streets of Chefchaouen, you'll venture towards Tangier, known for its vibrant cultural blend and captivating coastal views. Explore the city's historic medina, with its narrow alleyways and bustling souks offering a plethora of traditional handicrafts, aromatic spices, and unique treasures. Visit the Kasbah Museum, housed in the former sultan's palace, and immerse yourself in Tangier's rich history and cultural heritage. Take a stroll along the lively promenade of the Corniche, savoring the fresh sea breeze and panoramic views of the Strait of Gibraltar. Delight in a sumptuous seafood lunch at one of Tangier's renowned coastal restaurants, indulging in the flavors of the Mediterranean. In the afternoon, visit the famous Caves of Hercules, where myth and natural wonders intertwine, and marvel at the impressive rock formations. Conclude your day by exploring the bustling Grand Socco Square, a vibrant hub where local life unfolds, before bidding farewell to Tangier and returning to Chefchaouen, cherishing the memories of your delightful day trip.
Departing from Tangier on the fourth day, you'll head to Rabat, the capital city, where you'll explore the splendid Mausoleum of Mohammed V, paying tribute to Morocco's revered past leaders. Visit the UNESCO-listed Kasbah of the Udayas, a picturesque fortress with narrow streets and blue-painted walls overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Continue your journey to Casablanca, a bustling metropolis known for its modern architecture and vibrant energy. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, a masterpiece of Islamic artistry and the largest mosque in Morocco.
Take a stroll along the elegant Corniche, with its stunning coastal views, before exploring the bustling streets of the city center, where traditional markets and contemporary shops coexist. Savor a delicious Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant, indulging in the flavors of the region. Conclude your day by immersing yourself in the cosmopolitan ambiance of Casablanca, before returning to Tangier, cherishing the memories of your enchanting journey through Rabat and Casablanca.
Departing from Casablanca, you will venture towards the coastal gem of Essaouira, renowned as the "Windy City." As you explore the UNESCO-listed medina, you will be captivated by the harmonious fusion of Moroccan and European architecture. Marvel at the ancient ramparts, Skala de la Ville, and Moulay Hassan Square. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the well-preserved 18th-century Essaouira Citadel, offering panoramic views of the town and the sea.
Aside from its historical charm, Essaouira is blessed with beautiful beaches that beckon you to take a leisurely stroll and embrace the invigorating ocean breeze. Immerse yourself in the town's vibrant arts and culture scene by visiting local art galleries and craft workshops, where the craftsmanship of talented artisans is on display.
Indulge in the local cuisine, a delightful fusion of Moroccan and Mediterranean flavors. Essaouira's reputation for seafood precedes it, and you must savor dishes such as grilled fish, seafood stew, and seafood couscous.
By the end of the day, you will have gained a deeper appreciation for the rich history and cultural significance of Essaouira, along with its strategic position in the region.
Departing from Essaouira, you'll travel south towards Agadir, a modern seaside resort destination. Upon arrival, visit the picturesque Agadir Marina, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll and admire the yachts bobbing in the sparkling waters. Explore the bustling Agadir Souk El Had, a vibrant market where you can immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and browse a wide array of goods, from traditional crafts to fresh produce. Take a scenic drive along the Agadir coastline, marveling at the breathtaking beaches and rugged cliffs that characterize this coastal region.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of Moroccan cuisine and fresh seafood. In the afternoon, relax and unwind on Agadir's sandy beaches, basking in the warm sun or taking a refreshing dip in the Atlantic Ocean.take a moment to capture the panoramic views from the Kasbah of Agadir Oufella, a hilltop fortress that offers sweeping vistas of the city and coastline.
You'll travel east from Agadir, noted for its magnificent beaches and sophisticated resort environment, to Marrakech, a city steeped in exotic appeal and old traditions. Explore the historic Medina of Marrakech, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you'll meander through the labyrinthine lanes of the busy souks, packed with a kaleidoscope of colors, scented spices, and handmade artifacts. Visit the historic Koutoubia Mosque, with its majestic minaret, and soak up the bustling atmosphere of Jemaa el-Fnaa Square, where snake charmers, storytellers, and street performers enchant passersby.
Explore the magnificent Bahia Palace and its elaborately built courtyards, which are covered with colorful tiles and lush plants. Admire the tranquil beauty of Jacques Majorelle's Majorelle Garden, a floral sanctuary established by the French painter. Savor the tastes of authentic Moroccan food with a scrumptious Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the colorful Saadian Tombs and the ancient Mellah, the old Jewish Quarter, in the afternoon. Finally, relax and reflect on your day's excursions in the tranquil Menara Gardens, which has a reflecting pool and breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains. Spend the night in a Rida or hotel.
On the eight day of your magical journey from Fes, you'll venture towards Ouarzazate, also known as the "Hollywood of Morocco," renowned for its film studios and breathtaking desert scenery. Explore the iconic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has served as a backdrop for many famous movies. Continue your journey towards Tinghir, a charming town nestled in the heart of the Todra Gorge. Marvel at the towering cliffs and narrow canyon as you stroll along its winding pathways. Immerse yourself in the local Berber culture and hospitality, interacting with the friendly locals and learning about their traditional way of life.
As you journey further into the Sahara Desert, you'll reach the magical dunes of Merzouga. Experience the thrill of a camel trek, traversing the golden sands as the sun sets over the horizon. Spend an enchanting night in a desert camp, enjoying a traditional Moroccan dinner under a starlit sky and immersing yourself in the rhythms of Berber music.
Get up early to watch the dawn before attempting sandboarding. Leave Merzouga and return to Fes, but not before stopping at a few points along the road.
You'll drive via Midelt, a village in the Middle Atlas Mountains famous for its apple and cherry orchards. You'll get to sample some excellent local fruit and learn about the region's farming techniques.
You'll then arrive at Azrou, a little settlement in the cedar forest. The town is home to a colony of Barbary macaques, which you will be able to observe in their natural environment.
Then you'll also stop at Ifrane, a lovely ski resort town famed for its alpine architecture and year-round milder climate. You'll get the opportunity to meander into town and take in the stunning views.
Finally, you'll arrive in Fes, where you may rest and reflect on the incredible experiences you've had on your vacation.
As your 10-day desert tour from Fes draws to a close, the final day begins with a morning dedicated to packing and bidding farewell to the captivating country of Morocco. Take a moment to reflect on the memories you've made, from the breathtaking landscapes to the vibrant culture and the warm hospitality of the Moroccan people.
Your journey concludes with a transfer to the airport or your next destination, carrying with you the cherished moments and experiences from this remarkable tour. The beauty of Morocco's stunning landscapes, the richness of its culture, and the kindness of its people will remain etched in your heart.
This desert tour from Fes has undoubtedly been an unforgettable adventure, and we sincerely hope that you'll consider returning to explore more of Morocco's wonders in the future. Until then, may your journey be filled with continued exploration and new discoveries
- Nights at hotels or Riads
- 1 night at Desert camp
- Fes and Marrakech cities tour
- English speaking driver
- Camel ride
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Lunches and drinks
- anything not mentiend on the trip