Begin your 10-day journey from Casablanca to Essaouira by meeting your tour guide at your accommodation or airport. Your first stop will be the city of Safi, where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch before visiting the argan trees. Next, you'll arrive in the historic city of Essaouira, where you'll have the opportunity to visit argan shops and learn about the traditional process of making argan oil. Take some time to explore the port before heading to the UNESCO-protected old medina. Stroll along the coast, trying some local street food, before returning to the beach to catch the sunset. Spend the night in Essaouira and soak in the unforgettable atmosphere.
After enjoying breakfast at the Riad, embark on a journey to Agadir where you will have the opportunity to take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic coast and snap some amazing photos. Once you arrive in Agadir, you will have some free time to explore the picturesque cote d’Agadir. Next, you will be taken to the Souk El-had “Sunday market”, a traditional market known for its many leather shops. From there, you will wander to Agadir Oufla, a historical site that was once the old city of Agadir, much of which was destroyed by an earthquake. In the afternoon, head to Taghazout to catch the sunset at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel.
After departing Agadir, embark on a journey to Marrakech and take in the sights along the way. As you approach the city, catch a glimpse of the Medina quarter, home to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square. Once you arrive, make the most of your time in Marrakech by starting with a visit to this central square, a popular spot for both locals and tourists. When you return to your Riad, if time allows, consider visiting some of the city's most captivating attractions such as the Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakech.
Today, embark on a guided tour to uncover some of Marrakech's hidden gems. Start by visiting the renowned Jardin Majorelle, a two-and-a-half-acre botanical garden and artist’s landscape garden. Then, head to the Islamic madrasa (college) which still operates today as a historical site. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see the stunning Bahia Palace, a 19th-century palace, originally built by Si Musa, grand vizier of Alaouite sultan Muhammad ibn Abd al-Rahman. And finally, take a tour to the Saadian tombs, a historic royal necropolis located in the heart of Marrakech. Return to your accommodation at the end of the day.
Begin your Marrakech desert tour by leaving the bustling city and heading to the High Atlas mountains. During the drive, take in the breathtaking natural beauty of Morocco's peaks and stop for a refreshing glass of mint tea at the summit. Next, arrive at the renowned kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the largest and most well-known kasbah in the country. The Kasbah is a group of earthen buildings that sit atop a hill, surrounded by high walls and offers panoramic views of the landscape. You will have some free time to explore the area and take beautiful photos. Enjoy lunch before leaving for Ouarzazate, known as the gate to the Desert. The climate becomes Saharan as well. Visit the popular Atlas film studio where many famous films were shot. Then, continue on to the enchanting town of Dades Valley, passing through the picturesque Roses Valley. Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to relax and rest comfortably in a hotel.
After a satisfying breakfast, embark on a journey to the Todra Gorges, a 300m golden mountain that will leave you awestruck. As you stroll along the trail, you may catch a glimpse of climbers ascending the towering 300m cliff face. In the afternoon, your tour guide will take you to various Berber villages including Tinjdad, Erfoud, and Rissani. After a long drive in a 4X4, you will finally reach the captivating Merzouga Desert. Trade in your car for a private camel ride around the dunes with a seasoned guide. Witness the stunning Erg Chebbi sand dunes and a breathtaking sunset view. Upon arrival at the camp, savor a delicious dinner and immerse yourself in Berber culture with live music before spending the night in a nomad tent under the starry skies.
Begin your day by rising early to witness the spectacular sunrise from the top of a luxurious desert camp. Test your skills on sandboarding before enjoying a delicious breakfast and refreshing shower. Return to your car on the back of a camel, as your Morocco tour takes you to various popular destinations throughout the country. On the way to Fes, take a stop at the lively Rissani market. As you travel through Ziz Valley, marvel at the stunning view of the second-largest palm grove in Morocco. The picturesque site, towering over Ziz Mountain, is definitely worth a visit. Continue on to the fragrant cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you will have a delicious lunch in the charming town of Midelt. Afterward, take in the natural beauty of the Cedar Forest of Azrou, known for its playful Berber apes and perfect for photography. Make your way to Ifran, a Moroccan city often referred to as "Little Switzerland". Then, head directly to the imperial city of Fes, where you will spend the night in one of the best hotels in the city.
Fes, the oldest of the four imperial cities in Morocco, is a must-see destination, rich in history and culture. Join a guide to explore the entire city, starting with the medina, which is over 1000 years old and the oldest in Morocco. Immerse yourself in the souks and wander through the narrow streets for a truly authentic Moroccan experience. Talaa Kebira is one of the most important streets in Fes el-Bali, winding its way up a long slope. Be sure to visit the Al-Attarine Madrasa, a beautiful madrasa located near the awe-inspiring Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque. It was constructed in the 1310s by the Marinid sultan Othman II Abu Said. As you leave the old city and enter the new one, make a stop in el Mellah for a fantastic view.
Instead of visiting Fes, make a straight trip to Chefchaouen through the beautiful Rif mountains. Take a break at the scenic D'Akchour Waterfalls for some hiking before arriving in Chefchaouen. For a meal, head to Plaza Outa el Hammam and grab a seat at a restaurant or café to enjoy the local food while taking in the sights of the bustling city. After lunch, explore the charming narrow streets, snap some picturesque photos, and check out the traditional markets. As the day comes to a close, catch the stunning sunset over the mountains for a memorable end to your day.
Depending on your flight schedule, you will head back to Casablanca from Chefchaouen, concluding a grand 10-day tour that began in Casablanca.