12 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Merzouga Sahara
12 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Merzouga Sahara, 12 Days Morocco Tour Atlantic Coast, Anti Atlas, Fes and Desert , 11 Nights Tour From Marrakesh
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech or Casablanca
Greetings at the airport then transfer to your Marrakech accommodation by our A/C vehicle. Overnight in your Riad/Hotel.
Day 2: Marrakech, Essaouira
Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech and travel towards Essaouira (Mogador) with stops along the way. You will reach the city after three hours drive. Enjoy lunch in a nice fish restaurant. Walk to enjoy the old medina of Essaouira as a harbour city of Morocco on the Atlantic coast and an old Portuguese city. Overnight in your riad/hotel.
Day 3: Essaouira, Agadir ,Tiznit, Lagzira Beach
Following breakfast, you will travel towards Agadir passing the Argan trees climbed by goats and enjoy a scenic drive alongside the Atlantic coast. You will arrive in Agadir in time for lunch. Continue towards Tiznit for the visit of the city (town of Silver) with a cup of tea during the break. Later, towards Legzira beach where you will spend the night.
Day 4: Legzira Beach, Tafraout, Taroudant
Today we will head towards Taroudant named the small Marrakech. crossing nice sceneries with stops to enjoy the landscapes of Souss region. Later on, you reach a typical berber village named Tafraout for a visit and also for Lunch. After lunch, you continue your tour around and along the mountains to reach Taroudant. Overnight in your Riad/hotel.
Day 5: Taroudant, Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate
After breakfast, we will leave Taroudant for Taliouine the famous town of Safran, you will have the opportunity to visit a Safran cooperative and you may have the chance to see berbers working in their Safran fields, continue on to Ouarzazate via Taznakht and the UNISCO world heritage kASBAH OF Ait Benhaddou, Overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 6: Ouazazate, Todra gorges, Sahara Desert
Following breakfast we will head down to the desert via the rose valley and todra gorges, Free time to walk around the Gorges. have lunch then continue to the fascinating sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Overnight at your Riad/hotel alongside the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Day 7: Erg Chebbi Excursion & Camel Trekking
After breakfast, you will start an amazing trip alongside the dunes while passing by the oasis to see an old system of irregation which local people still using to irrigate their fields in the oasis, continue to Khamlia village to listen Gnaoua musicians, then short drive will take you to Rissani for a visit to the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif; the founder of the Alaouite Dynasty, and experience the authentic local market, lunch in Rissani and return to the hotel for camel trekking attending the sunset and spend the evening in a desert camp, enjoy a Moroccan dinner, listen to berber music, you can join by drumming and dancing. Overnight in a desert camp.
Day 8:Sahara Desert, Ziz valley, Fes
Wake-up to a spectacular sunrise in the desert and back to the hotel for breakfast and shower. Then you will start your trip to Fes via Rissani and Ziz Valley enjoying its plam plantation. After lunch in Midelt, you will continue to Fes via Azrou where you will have the opportunity to see the largest forest of cedar trees in the region that is inhabited by monkeys, short break in Ifrane (the little Switzerland). Afterward, you will continue to fes, overnight in your Riad/Hotel.
Day 9: Fes City Guided Tour
Today in this UNESCO World Heritage City you will have a guided visit with a local guide. you will visit the medieval medina with its Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas , Nejjarine fountain , Moulay Idriss mausoleum , and the Karaouine mosque. Spend the night at your Riad/hotel.
Day 10: Fes, Beni Mellal, Marrakech
Breakfast then travel back to Marrakech via the middle Atlas mountains and the agricultural city of Beni Mellal, Lunch along the way, arrive early evening in Marrakech and drop off at your accommodation.
Day 11: Marrakech City Guided Tour
Today you will have a full day guided tour of Marrakech Medina including: the Saadian tombs, Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Minaret, Majorelle gardens. Afternoon visit the dynamic Djemaa el fna square. Evening return to spend the night in your Riad.
Day 12: Transfer to the airport
Following breakfast, depends on your departure time transfer to Marrakech or Casablanca airport for departure.