12 Days Morocco Tour From Marrakech

Embark on a 12-day 11 Night, journey through the regions known for its beauty in Morocco, filled with stunning landscapes and cultural wonders.

  • Embark on an incredible 12-day adventure through Morocco, starting and ending in Marrakech.
    This tour offers a perfect blend of history, nature, and culture. Explore the iconic cities of Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, and Marrakech, each with its own unique attractions. Marvel at the architectural wonders, vibrant medinas, and fascinating historical sites.
    Experience the beauty of Morocco’s landscapes as you travel along the coast, visit the blue-hued city of Chefchaouen, and venture into the Sahara Desert. Enjoy camel trekking, breathtaking sunsets and sunrises, sandboarding, and camping under the stars.
    This 12-day itinerary offers a comprehensive experience of Morocco, combining its rich history, natural beauty, and cultural heritage. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure through this enchanting country.
  • Stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire Valleys & Berber villages views.
  • Travel across the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Wander Skoura Oasis & Roses Valley.
  • Experience a Camel ride in Merzouga dunes
  • Spend an overnight in a nomadic desert camp.
  • Experience Sandboarding.
  • Travel across Azrou & Ifrane cedar forests.
  • Discover Fes with local expert guide.
  • Visit & discover The history of Meknes & Volubilis.
  • Free time to visit the secrets of Chefchaouen.
  • Explore the highlights of Rabat and Casablanca city.

Day 1 : Arrive in Marrakech - Transfer to your accommodation.

  • Upon your arrival at Menara Airport in Marrakech, our professional driver/guide will be there to greet you, taking into account your flight time. They will provide a warm welcome and assist you with your luggage. You will then be transferred to the Riad or hotel of your choice located in the heart of Marrakech Medina. This will be your accommodation for the first night of your stay, allowing you to settle in and begin your Moroccan adventure in comfort.

Day 2 : Marrakech » Casablanca » Rabat » (275 km - 4h30)

  • Our journey begins as we depart from Marrakech and make our way to Rabat. Along the way, we will pass through the vibrant city of Casablanca, where we will have the opportunity to discover the grandeur of the Hassan II Mosque and enjoy a panoramic trip exploring the diverse neighborhoods of the city. After a satisfying lunch, we will continue our 12-day Morocco road trip towards Rabat, the capital of Morocco.
    Upon arrival in Rabat, we will embark on a city tour that includes a drive around the walls of the Royal Palace, offering glimpses of its majestic architecture. We will also visit the Mausoleums of Mohammad V and Hassan II, two revered rulers who fostered strong relationships with the Jewish community. Delve into the rich history of Rabat as we take a guided walk through the captivating Old Walled City and marvel at the beauty of the Kasbah des Oudayas.

Day 3 : Rabat » asilah » Tangier. (252 km - 4h)

  • Today marks the beginning of our excursion to Asilah, a renowned sanctuary for artists. Our itinerary includes ample leisure time to explore this remarkable gem. Along the way to Tangier, we will make several stops to witness the magnificent Hercules’ Cave and Spartel Cap, where the Atlantic and Mediterranean converge. Following this journey, you will have the opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate at your accommodation in Tangier city.

Day 4 : Tangie r» Rif Mountains » Tetaun » Chefchaouen. (112 km - 2h)

  • Following an overnight stay in Tangier, we will embark on the Tangier to Chefchaouen route. Along the journey, we will make a captivating stop at Tetuán, also known as the ‘White Pigeon.’ Here, you will have the opportunity to admire three distinct architectural styles: the Andalusian style, the Spanish style from the early and mid-20th century, and the post-independence style. Once we have explored Tetouan, we will proceed to the enchanting blue city of Chefchaouen. In Chefchaouen, you will have the chance to take a leisurely stroll and discover the captivating Outa-el-Hammam square, the charming cobblestone medina, and the striking Tarik Ben Ziad mosque, which draws inspiration from Seville’s Golden Tower. We will spend the night in Chefchaouen, immersing ourselves in its unique atmosphere.

Day 5 : Chefchaouen » Volubilis » Meknes » Fes. (197km - 4h)

  • Our 12-day Morocco trip from Marrakech commences after a delightful breakfast at the riad. We will set off towards Volubilis, passing through Ouazan and various charming Rif villages. Upon reaching Volubilis, we will immerse ourselves in the exploration of the Roman ruins and delve into the rich history of Morocco. Our journey will then take us to the captivating city of Meknes, renowned for its 17th-century heritage. Here, we will pause for a scrumptious lunch and embark on a discovery of the medina’s historical walls, bab el Mansour, and indulge in the beauty of Moulay Ismail Greenery. As the afternoon progresses, we will make our way to the enchanting city of Fes, where you will spend the night, embracing the city’s unique ambiance and charm.

Day 6 : Visit Fes with local guide.

  • Embark on a captivating full-day excursion to the cultural city of Fes, also known as Fes el Bali, which holds the prestigious title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This remarkable city was established in the 9th century and boasts the distinction of being home to the oldest university in the world. During the 13th and 14th centuries, under the reign of the Merinid dynasty, Fes experienced its pinnacle of economic and cultural prosperity, surpassing Marrakech as the capital of the kingdom. Although the political capital was later moved to Rabat in 1919, Fes has retained its status as the artistic hub of the country.
    The medina of Fes is a vibrant center of craftsmanship, with artisan workshops that continue to thrive today, mirroring their bustling activity from a century ago. These workshops play a vital role in the city’s industrial economy, practicing trades such as blacksmithing, leatherworking, ceramics, silk production, tapestries, and sculpting. Fes proudly preserves its rich artisan traditions.
    The ancient ramparts that encircle the city stand as a testament to its historical significance, safeguarding approximately 9,000 narrow passageways and bustling streets. Within this architectural marvel, Fes thrives with its vibrant atmosphere, showcasing the beauty of its ancient past.

Day 7 : Fes » Atlas Mountains » Ifrane » Azrou » Merzouga desert . (456 km - 8h)

  • Today, our journey takes us from Fes to the mesmerizing Sahara Desert, passing through the picturesque Middle Atlas Mountains. Our first stop will be in Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco,” where you can revel in the stunning views and captivating forests that surround the city. Afterward, we will make a delightful stop in Azrou to witness the playful Barbary Macaque monkeys in the cedar forest, offering you the opportunity to take pictures and create memorable moments.
    As the sun begins its descent, we will reach the Merzouga Sahara Desert. A once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits as we embark on a camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes, heading towards our authentic Berber desert camp in Merzouga. The camel ride adventure lasts approximately 1.5 hours, with a break atop a dune to marvel at the breathtaking sunset views. For those seeking an extra thrill, sandboarding is also available as an optional activity. Capture the beauty of the desert with your camera and create lasting memories.
    Upon arrival at the camp, you will be welcomed with a refreshing glass of mint tea and have time to relax before dinner. After enjoying a delicious traditional Berber meal, immerse yourself in the captivating rhythms of Berber drumming music, under the enchanting starry sky. Engage in cultural exchanges and learn about the nomadic history of the region. Finally, retire to your private nomadic desert tent for a night of peaceful sleep in the tranquility of the Sahara Desert.

Day 8 : Merzouga » Rissani » Todra Valley & Gorges » Ouarzazate. (363 km - 5h30)

  • On the next day of this 12-day Morocco itinerary, you’ll get up early to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes in Merzouga. After enjoying breakfast, refresh with a shower at the desert camp.
    From there, our journey continues towards Ouarzazate with a stop in the city of Rissani. We will make a special visit to Erfoud, famous for its fossil marbles, where you will have the opportunity to explore a workshop that produces these exquisite marble fossils.
    Next, we proceed to the Todra Gorges, which is a wonderful location, ideal for leisurely walks and self-exploration. After that, we will enjoy a delicious lunch before continuing our trek through Roses Town and Mgouna Castle. Then we follow the famous Route of a Thousand Kasbahs, passing the picturesque palm grove of Skoura, until we reach Ouarzazate, often referred to as the “Hollywood of Morocco”. There, we will check into a comfortable hotel or riad for a relaxing stay.

Day 9 : Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » High Atlas » Imlil. (237 km - 4h)

  • The day begins in Ouarzazate, where there will be a visit to the Kasbah of Taourirt. After a 27 km journey, the destination is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its use as a backdrop in Hollywood movies. The kasbahs showcase the unique Moroccan architecture and cultures. Following the exploration of the kasbah, the journey continues through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka pass, leading to the Berber village of Imlil. This scenic route offers breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains. The day concludes with an overnight stay in a guest house nestled in the heart of the Atlas Mountains.

Day 10 : Imlil » Asni » Marrakech. (66 km - 1h)

  • On the 12th day of the Morocco Tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the Atlas Mountains, particularly the village of Imlil located in the foothills of the majestic Toubkal mountain, the highest peak in Morocco. Imlil serves as a hub for hiring mountain guides and mules and acts as a starting point for treks and hikes to climb Toubkal mountain. From Imlil, you will ride mules for approximately 40 minutes towards the south to reach the Berber village of Aroumd (Aremd) at an elevation of 1843m. Aroumd is situated in the upper-level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains and serves as the main trailhead with various streams and paths leading in different directions. Lunch will be served in a Berber house in the village. Afterward, you can take a short walk. On the way to Marrakech, you will visit the Moulay Brahim Gorges and the Berber village of Asni, known for its weekly market held every Saturday. Finally, the day concludes with an arrival in Marrakech in the afternoon and an overnight stay in a Riad.

Day 10 : Marrakech Guided tour.

  • Today is devoted to discovering Marrakech, we will go out of our hotel to “ the beautiful Red City Marrakech” in which we can spend the entire day. First, Marrakech is an antique imperial metropolis in Morocco. Its call comes from the Berber language it means “Share of God”. It became a small village of farmers earlier than it changed into constructed with the aid of using Youssef Ben Tachafine who turned into a Berber king of the Almoravid dynasty; we can go to his grave to recognize extra approximately his biography.
  • Moreover, we can go to Koutoubia Mosque which has a remarkable minaret and extremely good decorations, Saadian Tombs, the remarkable pool of Menara gardens, Museum of Dar Si Said wherein there are various arts and traditions, Bahia Palace, and finally, we can flow to Jemaa El-Fna Plaza wherein we can find out the way of life and subculture of Marrakech. Overnight stay in a Riad in Marrakech medina.

Day 12 : Free Day In Marrakech

  • On the last day of the 12-day Morocco Travel itinerary, after enjoying breakfast, you will have free time to explore Marrakech at your leisure. The specific activities during this free time are flexible and can be tailored to your preferences. Later, depending on your flight time and departure location, you will be transferred to the airport. This marks the end of the 12-day Morocco itinerary, concluding your memorable journey in Morocco.
  • Transportation : A/C minivan vehicle with an English-speaking licensed driver.
  • Transportation : 4X4 Transfers to the desert.
  • Monuments : Atlas studios inside visit and Camel ride in the desert
  • Local Experiences : as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals : as specified in the itinerary.
  • Service charges and local taxes.
    Daily Mineral bottled water in the car.
  • Tour Guide In Fez
  • Tour Guide In Marrakech
  • International Airfare.
  • Morocco Entry visa fee.
  • Marrakech Hotel.
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities.
  • Tipping
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