Welcome to Morocco! Join us on a one-week tour exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech. Start with your tour guide taking you around Jamaa El Fna, the city's main square. Visit El Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in the city, standing at 253 ft (70m) tall with its beautiful gardens. Then, explore the Medina and discover the local traditional markets. Next, visit the famous Jardin Majorelle, a two-and-a-half-acre botanical garden and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech. Continue to the Islamic madrasa (college) in Marrakech which is now a historical site.
After breakfast at a local Riad, drive west to the Atlantic coastal city of Essaouira. Along the way, pass through the exotic argan forests and potentially spot goats climbing trees. Upon arrival at the city's port, spend the rest of the day exploring as you please. Get lost in the UNESCO-protected medina, take a camel or horse ride on the beach, savor the delicious fresh fish at a local restaurant, and end the day by watching a vibrant sunset with seagulls. You will spend the night in a hotel or riad.
Today, continue the journey to Agadir, passing through the Atlantic beach and taking in the picturesque landscapes and perfect climate. Once in Agadir, start by exploring the Atlantic coast and taking a stroll near the sea. Next, visit the Kasbah of Agadir Oufella, a historical landmark located in the northern part of Agadir on top of a mountain, 236 meters above sea level, it was the place where the old city of Agadir was housed before the earthquake struck it. Then, take a trip to Taghazout beach and watch the sunset at a beautiful restaurant. Afterwards, return to Agadir for the night.
Begin the day by heading south from the west, departing to Tafraout, with a quick visit to the market and local sights. As you continue on, pass through several Berber villages and arrive at Ait ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it's a well-designed kasbah and a fortified city in Morocco. Take some free time to hike and discover the area. Next, arrive in Ouarzazate, known as the hub of the Atlas film studio, where many films have been filmed. Take a tour of the studio and then have a short visit to the city center. Spend the night in a hotel or riad.
Wake up early to begin the journey to the Todra Gorges, passing through the thousand Kasbahs town, Dades valley, and Tinghir. Once you arrive in Todra, you'll have free time to walk under the 300-meter-tall red rocks and enjoy the small river. Then, head to Erg Chebbi via Erfoud and Rissani, known for its fossils. Learn about how simple fossil stones are turned into beautiful decorations. Continue on to Merzouga, the nearest town to the Erg Chebbi. Once you arrive, switch from your 4x4 car to a camel. Your expert guide, who is a Camelman, will give you some quick tips before you embark on a 1-hour trek to the top of the sand dunes. Enjoy the sunset near your camp and dinner will be served.
Today, you'll be covering a lot of ground as you make your way north to your final destination of Fes. Wake up early to catch the sunrise at the top of the dunes and try your hand at sandboarding, using your creativity. After breakfast and a shower at your camp, we will head to Ziz valley for the palm viewpoint, the second-largest palm grove in the country. Next, continue on to Midelt through Errachidia and the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you'll have lunch. Then, visit Azrou and meet the Berber apes in the Cedar forest. Afterwards, head to Ifran, known as the "little Switzerland of Morocco" for a quick visit to the city center. Later in the day, you will arrive in Fes.
Fes, the oldest of the four imperial cities in Morocco, is definitely worth exploring. Today, you'll meet your guide for a half-day tour to discover the city. Start from the medina, the oldest medina in Morocco, founded over 1000 years ago. Explore the souks and stroll through Fes el Bali and Fes el-Jadid. Talaa Kebira “the Great Slope/Climb”) is one of the longest and most important streets in Fes el-Bali. Visit the stunning Al-Attarine Madrasa, a madrasa (school) built by the Marinid sultan Uthman II Abu Said (1310-1331). Then, leave the old city and head towards the new one, visit el Mellah place and enjoy the fantastic view. This will be the end of your 7-day Morocco itinerary.