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Experience the best of Morocco on a 12-day desert tour starting and ending in Marrakech. Embark on a 12 days Morocco tour through the imperial cities, Atlas Mountains, and Sahara Desert.
In this 12 day Morocco trip from Marrakech you will discover the ancient history and cultural wonders of Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, and Marrakech. Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, visit picturesque towns like Chefchaouen, and explore the mesmerizing Sahara Desert with camel trekking, camping under the stars, and sandboarding.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant local cultures and traditions as you wander through medinas, visit historic sites, and admire the panoramic views of Todra Gorge, Dades Valley, and the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. Experience the beauty of Berber villages in the High Atlas Mountains and explore the bustling medina of Marrakech with the guidance of a local expert. This 12-day itinerary in Morocco is your perfect gateway to the captivating charms of Morocco.
Our company offers a variety of 12-day tours in Morocco from Marrakech, including luxury, medium, and standard options based on your preferences. These tours are private, allowing you to have a more personalized and immersive experience. With a private tour, you have the flexibility to customize your itinerary, stop at your preferred locations, and learn at your own pace.
You can consult with your driver to adjust the itinerary to spend more time in specific places. Additionally, you can choose between a camel trek or a 4WD car to reach the desert camp. These options provide flexibility and cater to individual preferences.
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Upon your arrival at Menara Airport in Marrakech, your driver/guide from Culture Desert Tours will be there to greet you, taking into account your flight schedule. They will provide a warm welcome and assist you with your luggage. From there, you will be comfortably transferred to your Riad or hotel located in the vibrant Medina of Marrakech. This will serve as your accommodation for the first night of your 12 days Morocco tour. The Riad/Hotel offers a charming and authentic setting, allowing you to immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of Marrakech's old city. Prepare to begin your Moroccan adventure with comfort and style as you settle into your accommodation for a restful night.
Embark on an extraordinary 12-day journey across Morocco, starting with a scenic drive from Marrakech to Rabat, the country's capital. As you leave Marrakech behind, you will pass through the bustling city of Casablanca, where you'll have the opportunity to explore its iconic Hassan II Mosque and enjoy a panoramic trip through its vibrant neighborhoods. After a delightful lunch, your adventure continues as you make your way to Rabat. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this captivating city with a comprehensive city tour. Marvel at the grandeur of the Royal Palace as you drive around its magnificent walls, and pay a visit to the Mausoleums of Mohammad V and Hassan II, two esteemed rulers who fostered strong relationships with the Jewish community. Take a guided stroll through the enchanting streets of the Old Walled City, where you'll discover the hidden gems of Rabat. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the marvelous Kasbah des Oudayas, with its picturesque white and blue buildings, and soak in the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. As the day draws to a close, you'll retreat to a charming Riad or hotel in Rabat for a restful overnight stay. Get ready to embark on the next leg of your 12-day Moroccan adventure, where more exciting destinations and cultural experiences await you.
On this incredible 12-day Morocco tour starting from Marrakech, your journey continues as you head towards the picturesque town of Asilah, renowned as an artists' refuge. Prepare to be enchanted as you explore this hidden gem at your leisure, immersing yourself in its vibrant artistic atmosphere and charming streets. As you depart from Asilah, your adventure takes you along a scenic route towards Tangier. Along the way, you will make several stops to marvel at the natural wonders of the region. Witness the breathtaking meeting point of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea at Spartel Cap, and don't miss the chance to explore the legendary Hercules' Cave, steeped in myth and beauty. After this captivating drive, it will be time to unwind and relax at your hotel in the city of Tangier. Take advantage of this opportunity to rest and recharge, reflecting on the incredible experiences and memories you have already made on your 12-day journey through Morocco. Tomorrow, a new chapter of your adventure awaits as you continue your exploration of the captivating landscapes, vibrant cities, and rich cultural heritage that Morocco has to offer.
After a restful night in Tangier, your journey continues as you embark on a scenic road trip from Tangier to the enchanting city of Chefchaouen. Along the way, a delightful stop awaits you at Tetouan, affectionately known as the 'White Pigeon.' In Tetouan, you will be captivated by the city's diverse architectural styles, which showcase a blend of influences. Marvel at the Andalusian style, reflecting the city's rich history, as well as the Spanish style from the early and mid-20th century. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to appreciate the post-independence architectural style, highlighting the city's evolution over time. After exploring Tetouan and immersing yourself in its architectural treasures, you'll continue your journey to the renowned blue city of Chefchaouen. Prepare to be mesmerized as you take a leisurely stroll through the cobblestone medina, discovering the charming Outa-el-Hammam square. Don't miss the chance to visit the Tarik Ben Ziad mosque, which draws inspiration from Seville's iconic Golden Tower, adding a touch of architectural wonder to the city's skyline. As the day draws to a close, you'll settle in for an overnight stay in Chefchaouen, surrounded by the city's tranquil and distinctive blue hues. Relax and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of this picturesque mountain town, preparing for the adventures that lie ahead on your 12-day Moroccan tour.
As your 12-day Morocco tour from Marrakech continues, you'll begin the day with a delightful breakfast at your riad before setting off towards the ancient city of Volubilis. En route, you'll pass through Ouazan and other charming Rif villages, immersing yourself in the scenic beauty of the region. Upon reaching Volubilis, you'll have the opportunity to explore the remarkable Roman ruins and delve into the rich history of Morocco. Discover the remnants of this once-thriving ancient city, gaining insights into the fascinating stories of its past. Continuing your journey, you'll make your way to the city of Meknes, known for its 17th-century heritage and cultural significance. Here, you'll pause for a delicious lunch and then embark on a tour of the city's historical medina walls. Marvel at the grandeur of Bab el Mansour, an iconic gate that serves as an architectural masterpiece. Additionally, you'll have the chance to visit Moulay Ismail's Greenery, a serene and picturesque location. In the afternoon, your adventure takes you to the captivating city of Fes, where you'll spend a memorable overnight stay. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Fes, with its maze-like medina and bustling streets, and prepare for a day filled with exploration and cultural immersion in one of Morocco's most renowned cities.
During your 12-day Morocco tour, today is dedicated to exploring the cultural city of Fes, a highlight of your journey. Fes, also known as Fes el Bali, holds the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is renowned for its historical significance. Established in the 9th century, it is home to the world's oldest university. Although Fes lost its political capital status to Rabat in 1919, it has maintained its reputation as the country's artisan center. The medina of Fes is a thriving hub of artisan workshops, where traditional trades such as blacksmithing, leatherworking, ceramics, silk, tapestries, and sculpting are still practiced, contributing to the city's industrial economy. The original ramparts encompassing the city protect its estimated 9,000 narrow passageways and bustling streets, preserving its ancient charm. On your guided day tour of Fes, you'll have the opportunity to visit various attractions that showcase the city's rich heritage. These include the Jewish Mellah and its Synagogue, the Tannery, the Dyers souk specializing in silk, wool, and cotton, the Pottery & Zellij Tile Cooperative, the University of Qaiouaen, the Fes Royal Palace, the Blue Gate of Fes, the Weavers Cooperative, and a panoramic view of Fes el Bali. After immersing yourself in the vibrant cultural tapestry of Fes, you'll proceed to your camp for the evening. Upon arrival, you'll be warmly welcomed with a glass of mint tea, allowing you to relax and unwind. As the night falls, you'll be treated to traditional Berber drumming music, creating an enchanting atmosphere. Take in the beauty of the starry sky, perhaps catching a glimpse of shooting stars, while enjoying the warmth of the campfire. This is the perfect opportunity to engage in cultural exchanges and learn about the rich history of the nomadic way of life. Finally, you'll retire to your private nomadic desert tent, where you can experience the tranquility of the desert and rest for the night.
As part of your 12-day desert tour from Marrakech, today's adventure takes you from Fes to the mesmerizing Sahara desert, with captivating stops along the way. Traverse the magnificent Middle Atlas Mountains, beginning with a visit to the charming city of Ifrane, often referred to as the "Switzerland of Morocco." Marvel at the stunning views and lush forests that surround Ifrane, capturing the beauty of this unique destination. Continuing your journey, your next stop will be in Azrou, where you'll have the opportunity to encounter the playful Barbary Macaque monkeys in the cedar forest. Take some time to interact with these fascinating creatures and capture unforgettable moments with them. As you venture further towards the Sahara desert, you'll pass through the breathtaking Tizi n'Talghamt pass, offering awe-inspiring views of the Ziz gorges. Take a moment to appreciate the panoramic vistas of the Ziz valley, allowing for remarkable photo opportunities and creating lasting memories. The route then leads you to Errachidia, a city nestled in the heart of the Tafilalte Oasis, known for its fertile lands and date palm groves. Along the way, you'll also have the chance to explore Erfoud, renowned for its fascinating fossil museums and craftsmanship. Pay a visit to a local fossils craft workshop, where you can witness the intricate artistry and learn about the geological heritage of the region. As the day progresses, you'll arrive at the highlight of your journey—the majestic Merzouga Sahara desert. Just before sunset, prepare for an extraordinary experience as you embark on a camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes, heading towards your authentic Berber desert camp in Merzouga. The camel ride is an adventure in itself, lasting approximately 1.5 hours and featuring a break atop a dune to witness the breathtaking sunset. Optionally, you can also try sandboarding, adding a touch of excitement to your desert exploration. Upon reaching the camp, you'll be warmly welcomed with a refreshing glass of mint tea, allowing you to unwind and soak in the serene desert ambiance until dinner time. After a delicious meal, immerse yourself in the traditional Berber drumming music, marvel at the vast starry sky and perhaps catch a glimpse of shooting stars. Engage in cultural exchanges and learn about the fascinating nomadic way of life, creating memories to cherish. Finally, retire to your private nomadic desert tent, where you can drift off to sleep in the tranquil desert surroundings, ready for the adventures that await on the next leg of your 12-day Moroccan desert tour.
As part of your 12-day private tour from Marrakech, the next day begins with a magical experience as you rise early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Merzouga Erg Chebbi. Take a moment to soak in the beauty of the desert landscape as the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues. Afterward, enjoy a hearty breakfast and refresh with a shower at the desert camp. Once you're ready, you have the option to return to Merzouga Village either by camel trekking or 4WD, allowing you to choose the mode of transportation that suits your preferences. As you leave the desert behind, you'll continue your journey towards Ouarzazate, a city known as the "Hollywood of Morocco." En route, you'll make a stop in the town of Erfoud, famous for its fossilized marbles. Here, you'll have the opportunity to visit a workshop dedicated to the production of marble fossils. Witness the craftsmanship and learn about the geological significance of these unique creations. Continuing on, you'll make your way to the captivating Todra Gorges, a natural wonder that offers an ideal setting for leisurely walks and self-exploration. Take your time to immerse yourself in the stunning surroundings and appreciate the beauty of this remarkable location. Following this, enjoy a delicious lunch to refuel. The journey then takes you through the town of Roses, known as Kelaa Mgouna, where the air is filled with the fragrant aroma of roses. As you traverse the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, you'll pass through the picturesque Skoura palm grove, marveling at the lush greenery and traditional mud-brick fortresses. Finally, you'll arrive in Ouarzazate, a city renowned for its role as a filming location for numerous movies and TV shows. Here, you'll check into your hotel or riad and have the opportunity to explore the city, discovering its unique charm and perhaps visiting local attractions such as the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. After a day filled with captivating sights and cultural experiences, you can relax and unwind, ready for the adventures that lie ahead on your 12-day private tour of Morocco.
Continuing on our 12-day tour of Morocco, we begin the day in Ouarzazate, where we'll start with a visit to the remarkable Kasbah of Taourirt. This historical fortress offers a glimpse into the rich architectural and cultural heritage of the region. After immersing ourselves in its beauty and history, we'll hit the road and travel 27 kilometers to reach the iconic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ait Ben Haddou is a true gem, renowned for its stunning beauty and cinematic history. As we explore its intricate alleys and ancient buildings, we'll be captivated by the Exotic Moroccan architecture that has graced the screens of numerous Hollywood movies, including classics like "Lawrence of Arabia," "Gladiator," "Kingdom of Heaven," and "Prince of Persia." The kasbahs, with their impressive mud-brick structures, offer a glimpse into the enchanting world of Moroccan culture and traditions. After immersing ourselves in the charm of Ait Ben Haddou, we'll venture further into the majestic High Atlas Mountains, ascending through the renowned Tichka Pass. This scenic mountain pass winds its way through the rugged terrain, treating us to breathtaking vistas at every turn. The Atlas Mountains, with their dramatic peaks and valleys, create a magnificent backdrop, providing an awe-inspiring landscape that will leave you in awe. Our journey through the Atlas Mountains takes us to the picturesque Berber village of Imlil. Nestled amidst the grandeur of the mountains, Imlil offers a serene and tranquil setting that is perfect for a peaceful overnight stay. We'll have the opportunity to experience the hospitality of the locals firsthand as we settle into a guest house, immersing ourselves in the warm Berber culture and savoring the beauty of our surroundings. As the day comes to a close, we can reflect on the incredible sights and experiences we've encountered on our 12-day tour of Morocco. The adventure continues, promising even more unforgettable moments and cultural discoveries as we delve deeper into this captivating country.
As we continue our 12-day Marrakech Morocco tour, this day is dedicated to exploring the majestic Atlas Mountains, with a particular focus on the charming village of Imlil. Nestled in the foothills of the highest mountains in Morocco, including the iconic Toubkal Mountain, Imlil serves as a hub for mountain guides and mules, making it an ideal starting point for treks and hikes. Our journey begins in Imlil, where we'll embark on a mule ride that takes us southward for approximately 40 minutes towards the Berber village of Aroumd (also known as Aremd) at an elevation of 1,843 meters. Aroumd is situated in the upper-level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains and serves as the main trailhead, with streams and pathways leading to various Berber villages. Here, we'll have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch, which will be served in a traditional Berber house in the village of Aroumd, immersing ourselves in the local culture and hospitality. Afterward, you'll have the chance to take a leisurely stroll through the village, exploring its winding alleys and absorbing the peaceful atmosphere that permeates the area. Marvel at the breathtaking mountain vistas and the picturesque beauty of the surrounding landscapes, providing a sense of tranquility and harmony. As we make our way back to Marrakech, we'll stop at Moulay Brahim Gorges, known for its dramatic natural beauty, and the Berber village of Asni, which is famous for its vibrant weekly market held every Saturday. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as you explore the market, browsing through an array of traditional crafts, local produce, and other unique treasures. In the afternoon, we'll arrive in the vibrant city of Marrakech, where you'll have the opportunity to relax and settle into a traditional Riad. Marrakech, with its bustling medina, vibrant souks, and rich cultural heritage, promises an exciting and immersive experience. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, perhaps venturing out to explore the lively Djemaa El-Fna square or indulge in the culinary delights of Moroccan cuisine. As you retire for the night, reflect on the adventures and encounters you've had thus far on your 12-day Marrakech Morocco tour, knowing that there are still many more captivating experiences awaiting you in the days ahead.
Continuing our 12-day itinerary from Marrakech, today we embark on a captivating exploration of the vibrant city of Marrakech, often referred to as the "Red City" due to the color of its ancient walls and buildings. As we venture out from our hotel, we'll immerse ourselves in the rich history and culture that this imperial city has to offer. Marrakech, derived from the Berber language meaning "Share of God," has a fascinating past that dates back centuries. It was initially a small farming village before being transformed by Youssef Ben Tachafine, a Berber king from the Almoravid dynasty. To gain deeper insights into his biography, we'll visit his tomb and learn more about his significant contributions to the city's development. Our journey continues with a visit to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, known for its remarkable minaret and exquisite architectural details. As one of the largest mosques in Marrakech, it stands as a testament to the city's religious and cultural heritage. Nearby, we'll explore the Saadian Tombs, an impressive burial site that was rediscovered in the early 20th century and showcases the intricate craftsmanship of the Saadian dynasty. Next, we'll venture to the beautiful Menara Gardens, featuring a stunning pool surrounded by lush greenery and offering a tranquil retreat from the bustling city. Here, we can soak in the serene atmosphere and capture memorable moments amidst this picturesque setting. Our exploration of Marrakech's rich heritage continues with a visit to the Museum of Dar Si Said, which houses an extensive collection of arts and traditions, providing a deeper understanding of Moroccan culture. We'll have the opportunity to appreciate the craftsmanship of various artifacts and learn about the region's traditional arts and crafts. No visit to Marrakech would be complete without exploring the magnificent Bahia Palace. Known for its exquisite architecture and intricate Moroccan craftsmanship, this palace offers a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the past rulers. As we wander through its grand halls and ornate courtyards, we'll be transported back in time. Finally, we'll make our way to the bustling Jemaa El-Fna Plaza, a vibrant and lively hub where Moroccan culture comes alive. This bustling square is filled with street performers, musicians, storytellers, and an array of food stalls serving tantalizing local cuisine. We'll have the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere, interact with locals, and witness the captivating traditions that make Marrakech truly unique. After an eventful day of exploration, we'll return to our Riad located in the heart of the Marrakech medina. This tranquil oasis will provide a peaceful retreat where we can relax and rejuvenate, reminiscing about the captivating experiences we've had in Marrakech so far.
As we reach the final day of our 12-day Morocco travel adventure, you'll have the morning to enjoy some leisure time in Marrakech. Whether you choose to explore the bustling markets, indulge in traditional Moroccan cuisine, or simply relax and soak in the vibrant atmosphere, this free time allows you to savor the last moments of your journey. Later in the day, we will arrange your transfer to the airport, ensuring it aligns with your flight time and departure location. Our team will ensure a smooth and comfortable journey as we bid farewell to Morocco, carrying with us the memories of the diverse landscapes, rich cultural experiences, and warm hospitality that defined our 12-day Moroccan travel adventure. We hope that this 12-day Morocco travel experience has left you with a deeper appreciation for the country's fascinating history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. From the ancient medinas to the stunning Sahara desert, the charming coastal towns to the majestic Atlas Mountains, Morocco has offered us a tapestry of unforgettable moments and experiences. As you depart, we sincerely hope that the memories you've made during this 12-day Morocco travel will stay with you for a lifetime. The sights, sounds, and flavors of this captivating country will forever hold a special place in your heart, serving as a reminder of the remarkable journey we shared together. Safe travels, and may your future adventures be filled with as much wonder and discovery as our time in Morocco.
To book the 12-day Morocco tour from Marrakech, you can send a booking inquiry through the provided contact details, such as phone, WhatsApp, or email. We will respond to your inquiry and guide you through the booking process.
The 12-day Morocco tour from Marrakech is a private tour. This means that you will have a dedicated driver and guide for your group, providing a more personalized and immersive experience.
Yes, the 12 days itinerary can be customized based on your preferences. You can discuss your desired modifications with the tour operator, such as spending more time in specific locations or adding additional activities.
Yes, you have the option to choose between a camel trek and a 4WD car to reach the desert camp in Merzouga.
The tour package offers a variety of accommodations based on your preferences. There are options for luxury, medium, and standard accommodations. You can discuss your preferred level of comfort with us, and we will arrange suitable accommodations accordingly.
The tour package includes dinner and breakfast at the desert camp. However, lunches and drinks are not included unless stated otherwise in the itinerary. It's recommended to clarify meal inclusions with the tour operator to avoid any confusion.
Yes, local guides are provided in Marrakech and Fes to enhance your exploration of these cities. The local guides are knowledgeable about the history, culture, and attractions of the respective areas, providing valuable insights during your tours.
Yes, airport transfers upon arrival and departure are included in the tour package. The tour operator will arrange for your pick-up at Marrakech Menara Airport and ensure a comfortable transfer to your accommodation. The departure transfer will also be arranged to ensure you reach the airport on time for your flight.