7 Days RockStar Tour of Morocco

Overview

This 7-Day tour is a great introduction to the many attractions and fascinating landscapes that Morocco has to offer. You will visit some of the major cities of Morocco including Chefchaouen, Fez, Marrakech, and Tangier. You will also get to spend the night in the Sahara Desert.

Highlights

  • Camp in Merzouga Desert and Camel Trek.
  • The Strait of Gibraltar.
  • Chaouwara Tanneries.
  • Camel Ride and Overnight Stay in the Sahara Desert.
  • Stunning Views of the High Atlas mountain.

What to Expect

Day 1: Tangier –> Chefchaouen –> Fez

Pick-up at your Hotel or Riad in Tangier Drive to Chefchaouen, known as “The Blue City of Morocco”, which is also the main city in the Rif Mountain Region. Explore Chefchaouen, a beautiful unique city, with blue and whitewashed buildings perched on the mountain side at your leisure and the opportunity to meet locals as you stroll around the beautiful Medina. Chefchaouen was occupied by Spain, so there is a lot of Spanish influence in its architecture. Drive to Fez via Ouazzane, known as a spiritual capital, because it was home for many of the pillars of Sufism. Guided tour of partially excavated Berber and Roman City of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage. Overnight accommodation at your Hotel or Riad in Fez.

Day 2: Explore Fez

Breakfast at your Hotel or Riad. Explore Fez, known as the “the Spiritual City of Morocco” and walk through the Medina and its alleys. Visit cultural and historical sites including the famous Al-Karaouine Mosque and University (the oldest in the world), the Madrasa Bou Inania, the famous Tanneries and the Nejjarine Fountain. After lunch, travel outside the Medina and see the Royal Palace gate, walk through “Mellah”, the Jewish quarter and a short visit to the ceramic factory. Drive to one of the Fortresses to experience a panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fez. Overnight accommodation at your Hotel or Riad.

Day 3: Merzouga –> Camel Trek to Desert Camp

Have breakfast at your Hotel or Riad. Visit the Gnawa (Gnaoua) people, originally slaves brought from West Africa and experience their music and lifestyles. See the lake of Merzouga with its bird populations and visit the souk in Rissani. Guided camel ride to explore the sand sea of Merzouga. Overnight at desert camp where you will have your dinner.

Day 4: Merzouga –> Todgha Gorges –> Dades Gorges

Enjoy an early morning spectacular view of the sunrise in the Sahara Desert. Camel trek back to the village of Merzouga, enjoying the spectacular view of Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Have breakfast at your Hotel or Riad. Drive to Dades Valley, and see the Todgha Gorges, the highest and narrowest Gorges in Morocco. After lunch, enjoy an optional hike through the fields and visit an old mud village, meet the locals and learn about the culture. Continue through Dades Valley and enjoy seeing majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight at Hotel or Riad.

Day 5: Dades Valley –> Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou –> Tizi N’Tichka Pass –> Marrakech

Have breakfast at your Hotel. Drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat M’Gouna and Ouarzazate, the door of the desert. Enjoy numerous opportunities to take amazing photographs during the drive. Stop in Kalaat M’Gouna, “the City of Roses”, to purchase the rosewater. Continue to Marrakech via Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. Continue through Tizi N’Tichka Pass over the High Atlas Mountains before arriving at your Riad in Marrakech. Overnight at Hotel or Riad.

Day 6: Explore Marrakech

Have breakfast at your Hotel or Riad. Explore Marrakech “the Red City of Morocco.” Guided tour of sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Jemaa el-Fna square, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, the Palace of Bahia and the Ben Youssef Koranic School. Lunch at a restaurant near the square, then in the afternoon visit the Majorelle Gardens, and have a short visit to the new city of Marrakech and the Koutoubia tower. Overnight accommodation at your Hotel or Riad.

Day 7: Marrakech –> Departure

Have breakfast at your Riad, and depending on departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your flight.

Map

Tour Overview

  • Day 1: Tangier –> Chefchaouen –> Fez​ ​
  • Day 2: Explore Fez
  • Day 3: Merzouga –> Camel Trek to Desert Camp
  • Day 4: Merzouga –> Todgha Gorges –> Dades Gorges
  • Day 5: Dades Valley –> Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou –> Tizi N’Tichka Pass –> Marrakech
  • Day 6: Explore Marrakech
  • Day 7: Marrakech –> Departure

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General Info

  • Airport Pick Up and Drop Off
  • English Speaking Guide and/or Driver
  • Air-Conditioned Private & Group Transportation
  • All Entry Fees
  • Half-Board Accommodations Dinner & Breakfast
  • Airfare
  • Lunch, Drinks, Tips
  • Dinners in major cities Fez, Essaouira and Marrakech
  • Travel Insurance

Cancellation Policy

100% Refund if Cancelled at Least 30 Days Before Start of Trip.

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