Essential Morocco


12 Days



Min Age

City Tours Sahara: Essential Morocco

Tour Description:

Embark on a Chaotic and Colourful Adventure through Morocco

Experience the vibrant essence of Morocco on this 12-day adventure with City Tours Sahara. From the bustling medinas to the serene desert landscapes, immerse yourself in the rich culture and diverse landscapes of this captivating country. Begin your journey in the French-infused port city of Casablanca, where you’ll kick-start your adventure. Enjoy a homestay experience in Moulay Idriss, hang out with a local family, and savor traditional Moroccan hospitality. Explore the labyrinthine streets of the cultural capital, Fes, and traverse the High Atlas Mountains, taking in the breathtaking scenery along the way. Ride camels through the Sahara Desert at sunset and camp under the stars for a truly unforgettable experience. From the bustling markets of Marrakech to the blue-washed streets of Chefchaouen, this journey through Morocco covers all the essential highlights.

Tour Highlights:

– Indulge in the best mint tea of your life at the Tawesna teahouse, where you’ll discover the rich culture of Morocco and support the economic inclusion of women.
– Delight in a street food experience with your group and trip leader, sampling multiple Moroccan favorites at a local restaurant in Djemaa el-Fna.
– Experience the breathtaking sunset from a camel’s back in the Sahara Desert and spend a magical night camping under the stars.
– Navigate the labyrinthine streets of Fes with the guidance of your local guide, ensuring you don’t miss any of the city’s hidden gems.
– Explore the charming blue-washed streets of Chefchaouen, named after the mountains that embrace the city, and make some new feline friends along the way.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Casablanca

Welcome to Morocco! Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. Until then, why not explore bustling Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco? Immerse yourself in its eclectic architectural style, blending French colonial buildings with Moorish influences. Wander through the Old Medina, visit Quartier Habous for Moroccan coffee, and hone your bargaining skills. Attend the welcome meeting for important information.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: No meals included on this day
Optional Activities:
– Religious Casablanca Urban Adventure
– The Medina and Beyond Urban Adventure

Day 2: Moulay Idriss

After breakfast, opt for a guided tour of Hassan II Mosque before traveling to Meknes and Volubilis. Explore the Roman ruins of Volubilis and witness a mint tea making demonstration in Moulay Idriss. Spend the night in a local guesthouse for an authentic experience.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Activities: Mint tea making demo, Volubilis guided tour

Day 3: Chefchaouen

Take a private transfer to Chefchaouen, known for its blue-washed buildings and cobbled lanes. Explore the city’s unique architecture, including the red-walled Kasbah, and enjoy free time to wander.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Chefchaouen

Another free day in Chefchaouen. Explore the iconic sites, take a guided tour of the medina, or hike to Akchour Falls. Alternatively, indulge in local specialties, visit a hammam, or get a henna tattoo.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Fes

Travel to Fes, the cultural heart of Morocco. Enjoy free time to explore the bustling medina, visit Medersa el Attarine, or shop for souvenirs.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Fes

Join a guided tour of Fes’ medina, visit Medersa Bou Inania and the famous tannery, and explore the city’s vibrant markets.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Activities: Medina walking tour, Medersa El Attarine, Tannery visit

Day 7: Sahara Camp

Embark on a long travel day to the Sahara Desert. Enjoy scenic stops along the way before arriving in Merzouga for a camel ride into the desert. Spend the night in a desert camp under the stars.

Accommodation: Desert camp (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included Activities: Camel ride, Overnight Desert Camp

Day 8: Todra Gorge – Dades Valley

Catch the sunrise over the Sahara before traveling to Todra Gorge. Explore the gorge and enjoy breathtaking views of the Dades Valley.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Optional Activities: Hike in Todra Gorge

Day 9: Ait Benhaddou

Travel along the ‘Road of 1,000 Kasbahs’ to Ait Benhaddou. Explore the medieval mud-brick town and visit Tawesna teahouse for a taste of Moroccan mint tea. Spend the night near the kasbah.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included Activities: Tea at Tawesna association

Day 10: High Atlas – Marrakech

Travel through the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Explore Djemaa el-Fna Square and enjoy free time in the city.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Marrakech

Join a guided tour of Marrakech’s old medina and indulge in a street food tasting experience. Enjoy free time to explore the city’s attractions or visit AMAL Women’s Training Center for a meaningful meal.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Activities: Medina walking tour, Street food tasting in Old Medina
Optional Activities: AMAL Women’s Training Center and Moroccan Restaurant

Day 12: Marrakech

No planned activities after breakfast. Consider joining a cooking masterclass or exploring more of Marrakech’s attractions.

Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Various activities available

Extend your adventure with additional activities or explore more of Morocco on your own.






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