Welcome to Fes! You have a half-day to explore the ancient imperial city, which is considered to be the most complete Medina in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is split into two main parts, Fes El-Bali and Fes El-Jadid. You will spend most of your time exploring Fes El-Bali. Begin your tour by visiting the Bab Bou Jeloud gate, which welcomes you into Talâa Kebira. Take a stroll through the narrow streets of the Medina and discover the various wares for sale in the markets. Make your way to the rooftop of the city for a breathtaking view of the Fes Medina. Follow your driver guide to the historic Al-Qarawiyyin Library and Mosque. After the tour, return to your hotel or Riad for dinner and overnight stay.
Get ready for an exciting trip from the south to the north, with a stop to explore the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then we will continue on our journey to the charming town of Chefchaouen, passing through Ouazzane and the Rif mountains. This town is known for its laid-back atmosphere and is a must-see destination. Visitors can take a stroll around popular places such as Outa el hammam and indulge in a refreshing glass of mint tea at one of the local restaurants. Take in the picturesque blue-painted walls of the narrow streets as you explore the town. Snap some beautiful and memorable photos. At the end of the day, you will be transferred to your local Riad, where you can enjoy a spectacular view to end the day.
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast, you will be visiting the imperial city of Rabat. Take a tour of the Hassan Tower, the minaret of an unfinished mosque in Rabat. After that, you will be driven along the Atlantic coast to Casablanca. Once you arrive in Casablanca, you will have the opportunity to explore the Hassan II Mosque, which is the second-largest functioning mosque in Africa and the 7th largest in the world. This magnificent structure is a must-see attraction.
Begin the day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel, then set off to Essaouira, passing through El Jadida and Safi City. Take a stop to see the argan trees, and visit argan oil production shops before arriving in the old city of Essaouira. Once in Essaouira, head to the city center and explore the port. Take a walk along the Skala de la Kasbah, the 18th-century seafront ramparts, and take in the views of the coast. Discover the UNESCO-protected old medina, and sample some of the delicious seafood street food. After that, head to the beach of Essaouira to catch the sunset and take in the unforgettable atmosphere. Return to your Riad and spend the night in Essaouira.
Today, you will continue your desert adventure. After breakfast, leave your Riad and head towards Agadir, passing through the Atlantic coast. Take in the beautiful panoramic views and snap some great pictures. Once you arrive in Agadir, you'll have free time to explore the city's main street, "la cote d'agadir". Then, you will be transferred to the Souk El-had Sunday market, a traditional market known for its leather shops. Next, you will visit Agadir Oufella, a historical landmark in Agadir that was affected by the earthquake that struck the city. In the afternoon, you will visit Taghazout, where you can watch the sunset from a local restaurant, before returning to your hotel.
After your time in Agadir, depart for Marrakech, enjoying the scenic drive along the way. Once you arrive in Marrakech, you'll start exploring the city. Begin at Jamaa El Fna, a square and marketplace in the Marrakech medina (old city), which is the main square of Marrakech and is frequented by both locals and tourists. Next, head to Koutoubia, the largest mosque in the city. If time permits, visit some of the most attractive sites in Marrakech. Afterwards, return to your Riad for an overnight stay.
Today, continue discovering the hidden gems of Marrakech such as the renowned Jardin Majorelle, a two-and-a-half-acre botanical garden and artist's landscape garden. Visit the Islamic madrasa (College), which is now a historical site. Then, head to the Bahia Palace, a 19th-century palace that was first built by Si Musa, grand vizier of Alaouite sultan Muhammad ibn Abd al-Rahman. Finally, visit the Saadian tombs, a historic royal necropolis. After a full day of touring, return to your accommodation.
Your Marrakech desert tour has officially begun! Leave the bustling city behind and head towards the High Atlas mountains. Enjoy the beautiful Moroccan mountains on a scenic drive, with a quick stop at the top for a refreshing glass of mint tea. Continue on to the famous kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which is the largest kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The kasbah is a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, and is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. Take the time to explore the area and snap some lovely photos. Enjoy lunch on site before leaving for Ouarzazate, known as the "gateway to the desert." The climate becomes more Saharan as you continue on. Visit the popular Atlas Film Studio where many famous films have been shot. As you journey towards the town of Dades valley, you will pass through the "Roses Valley." Once you arrive, you will spend the night in a comfortable hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, you will embark on a journey to the Todra Gorges, a stunning 300m golden mountain. Once you arrive, take a walk and witness climbers ascending the towering heights of the Todra. In the afternoon, your tour guide will lead you to several Berber villages, including Tinjdad, Erfoud, and Rissani. Later in the day, you will arrive in the Merzouga Desert where you will switch from a 4x4 vehicle to a single, private camel for a leisurely ride through the desert. Accompanied by an experienced camel guide, you will explore the magnificent sand dunes and witness a breathtaking sunset. After a day of adventure, you will be served a delicious dinner at a desert camp. Learn about Berber culture and enjoy traditional music before retiring to a nomad tent under the stars for the night.
Start your day early to catch the beautiful sunrise, and then test your skills on sandboarding. After breakfast and a quick shower, you will continue your journey to Fes. Along the way, make a stop at the "Welad Chaker" oasis, the second-largest palm grove in Morocco. Continue over the Middle Atlas mountains and arrive at Medilt for lunch. After lunch, you will head to Azrou, where you will have free time to encounter Berber apes in the Cedar forest. Then, you will switch destinations to Ifran, known as the "little Switzerland of Morocco," for a short visit. Conclude the day in the historic city of Fes, where you will spend the night.
At the end of your private tour From Fes to Fes via the North and Moroccan Sahara, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight, depending on your flight schedule.