Essaouira Morocco port

Proposed Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival to Tangier

Once you reach the port or airport of Tangier, a member of our team will greet you, then we will lead to the hotel, to get some rest and to prepare for a long day exploring the city, the Kasbah and El grand Soco, Merchan old city and Msella quarter. 

Dinner and a nightover stay.

Day 2: From Tangier to Asilah

Our next destination will be Asilah, a small Atlantic coast, built by Portuguese colonists. We have the day to explore this old town and discover the most interesting sites of it.

Dinner and a nightover stay.

Day 3: The way to Chefchaouen 

Today we will leave Assilah to drive to one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco, Chefchaouen, known by the blue pearl, a small town built on a mountainside, with a unique charm that gives an impression of unreality. 

Free time and overnight in Chefchaouen.

Day 4: From Chefchaouen to Fes

The next destination is Fes by way of Volubilis and Meknes after an early breakfast in your riad.Your local guide will take you on an exploration of a sizable Roman ruin in Volubilis where mosaics from the 2nd century B.C. will be on display.

Meknes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities and the country’s capital during the 17th century, is the next stop. You’ll witness the renowned Bab Mansour Gate, the Sahrij, the irrigation-useful Souani Basin, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. We’ll travel to Fes after lunch and stay at a Riad in the medina, before continuing on to the city.

Day 5: Guided tour of Fes

The exploration of Morocco’s oldest medina, which goes back to the ninth century, will begin after breakfast in your riad when our local guide picks you up.

You will tour the medina’s twisting tiny lanes made of cobblestone, where donkeys serve as the primary form of transportation.

The King’s Palace, the Nejjarine fountains, the famous (and obnoxious) tanneries, as well as the Jewish quarter, where, if you’d like, you can visit a synagogue in the mellah, are all included in your tour of the historical sites of the medina. The University of Al Karaouine is also included. It is the oldest university in the world and was founded in 851 by a woman named Fatima Fhriya

Day 6: Visiting Sefrou

Today we will visit a small Berber town called Sefrou, a picturesque place situated on the edge of the Middle Atlas. It has a small but interesting Medina that was designated a Unesco World Heritage site in 2013. After a little Middle Atlas hiking to explore these landscapes we will proceed to Bhallil to visit the troglodyte dwellings that have existed from Neolithic time and still serve the purpose, then the return to the Riad in Fes.

Day 7: From Fes to Erfoud

The next destination is Azou, surrounded by rolling hills populated by pine and cedar forests, open meadows, and wildflowers, then to Midelt situated in the high plains between the Middle Atlas and High Atlas mountain ranges. Midelt serves as the commercial center of a large agricultural hinterland. It is also one of Morocco’s principal cities for the mining of several minerals. to Finally each Erfoud, a town in southern Morocco, in the valley of the Ziz River, which has its source in the peaks of the Middle Atlas Mountains and flows southwards into the Sahara Desert, forming the palm grove of Tafilalet, surrounded by a broad hamada (rocky plain) dotted with areas of sand dunes.

Dinner and a nightover stay.

Day 8: From Erfoud to Merzouga

We will leave Erfoud after breakfast, to drive toward Merzouga, once there we will ride a camel or a 4×4 vehicle to the sand dunes before dusk. You will arrive at your real Berber tents in the desert as the sun is setting out in the distance. A desert meal, relaxing by the campfire, and listening to old-fashioned music under the stars will all be part of your evening. Time to yourself and a private tent for the night.

Day 9: The way to Dades

An early wake up to catch some beautiful sunrise pictures, as you leave the glorious beauty of the desert behind you, the journey takes you west towards the famous Todra Gorge. The landscape begins to change as you move towards the open countryside. Nomadic lives of the people in this region is evident and there is a chance to observe the lives of these travelers. The final destination of the day will be Dades Gorge.

Day 10: From Dades to Ouarzazate 

After breakfast, our trip continues to Ouarzazate passing by Dades Valley, with its dramatic rock formations and ancient Kasbahs, and then on to the Rose Valley, known for its damask roses that are harvested in April, then we will head to Ouarzazate, known as African Hollywood, where you can see the Taourirt Kasbah and tour the movie studios and we will get the chance to visit  the Ait benhaddou Kasbah, where a lot of famous series and movies where filmed.

Night Over stay in the hotel.

Day 11: The way to Zagora

Travel in the morning to Zagora exploring the marvels of the Anti Atlas mountains and the beauty of the Draa valley oases and Kasbahs, stop in Agdz and other sun-baked mud hamlets of small villages among this largest belt of continuous oases in the world. 

Day 12: From Zagora to Mhamid El Ghizlan:

An interesting day trip to the actual gate of the Moroccan desert of the Sahara. We are going to cross the lowland and then along the mountain passes in Tamegroute, once there we will  visit the famous Moorish Quranic library, with rare books and documents, some are written on gazelle caches from the thirteenth century, then to M’hamid El Ghizlan for a nightover stay.

Day 13: The way to Foum Zguid Tala Oasis

Travel between the Sahara and the Atlas mountains across some of the most remote and breathtaking landscapes in the Sahara desert to reach the Oasis of Foum Zguid where the horizons stretch the imagination to a feeling of vastness and isolation of the Sahara desert. After lunch, we will cruise to Tata where we will enjoy a night in a typical Kasbah raised from the ground to challenge the tallest palm trees.

Day 14: From Tata to Guelmime

After breakfast, we will travel Bedouin Caravan Trails west to Guelmime, an ancient trade outpost, the exotic oases of Goulimine. Caravans still gather once a year to buy, sell and barter from major sub-Saharan countries of the Sahel and West Africa. Sometimes even from East Africa, a journey that takes months to sail the vast desert of the Sahara.

 Day 15: the way to Tiznit

After breakfast we will drive to Tiznit, a small town named after a woman who has marked the Moroccan myths, the Seductive, Tiznit still lives up to the reputation of its founder. Lunch on the road in some of the best eateries this well-cultured region of Souss has to offer in its varied staples of Berber tagines cooked as in earthen pots in the same way ancient ancestors did.

Day 16: From Tiznit to Tafraout

Today we will visit a great Berber village known for their distinctive beauty, particularly across Ait Baha which dominates a valley with unique rock formation, to reach the fortified medieval town of Taroudant on the doorstep of the rich valley of Souss.

Day 17: Tafrout to Taroudant

We will travel to great Berber villages known for their distinguished beauty, especially Through Ait Baha that overlooks a valley with the unique rock formation. Reach the walled medieval city of Taroudant at the gate of the rich valley of Souss. Dinner and accommodation at a dignitary dwelling converted in our days to an atmospheric and intimate guesthouse Riad Ennakhil.

Day 18: Taroudant visit

Exploring the city surrounded by royal walls of red ocher, often called Petite Marrakech, with an authentic and conservative style. Today Taroudant exceeds the charm and beauty of Marrakech for many discoverers, a day to enjoy the colorful palettes of a typically Moroccan city.

Day 19: From Taroudant to Imlil 

Leaving Taroudant toward Imlil through Asni and Tizi nTest passes at an altitude of 11,000 feet, in an impressive site splitting these mountains into two distinct aspects. One side serves as a shield for the hinterland from the harsh and dry expansion of the Sahara, the other side collects moisture from the smooth and persistent Atlantic Ocean Gherbi winds. Arriving at Imlil, a small Berber village with breathtaking views.

Day 20: From Imlil to Marrakech

The morning will be dedicated to discovering the plateau of Toubkal, after lunch we will drive to Marrakech, on our way we’ll have some stops to visit the small villages as Asni and Tahnaout, then to Marrakech, the red city, one of the most popular and beautiful cities of Morocco, known of the mixture between the moderne and the traditional lifestyle, we will get the chance to see every interesting site of it next day.

Day 21: Guided tour of Marrakech

Following breakfast, a guided tour of Marrakech, The excursion includes: 

– A stop at the Saadian tombs, which date to the reign of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603), – By the Sultan “Abou el Hassan,” Ben Youssef Medersa was founded (1331–49), 

-El Bahia Palace, a stunning structure and a prime example of 19th-century Eastern architecture, -The Koutoubia mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakech, has a minaret that was built under the rule of the Almohad Caliph Yaqub al- Mansur (1184-1199) and served as a model for the Giarlda in Seville and the Hassan Tower in Rabat.

-Jacque Majorelle created the magnificent garden estate known as The Majorelle Gardens, and Yves Saint Laurent looks after it. 

In the medina district of Marrakesh, there is a market and square called Jemaa el-Fnaa. It continues to be Marrakech’s most important and well-known square. Spending the night in Marrakech.

Day 22: From Marrakech to Essaouira 

Leaving Marrakech, driving to a very special city, Essaouira, As a city full of extraordinary arts and an exciting way of life, Essaouira has several art galleries, with a beautiful Medina. The Gnaoua Festival of World Music takes place in the city usually during the last week of June. Artists playing all genres of music, including reggae, jazz, and even rock come to this festival, sharing music from all over the world. Once we’re there, we will have lunch and discover the city.

Day 23: The way to Casablanca 

Today we are heading to Casablanca through El Jadida, our first stop will be El Oualidia for a seafood meal. Then we will drive along the coast to El Jadida to visit the citadel, a remnant of Portuguese occupation in the 11th century, to reach Casablanca for a nightover stay.

Day 24: Casablanca and Rabat tour

After having breakfast, we will have a visit to the most important sites of Casablanca and Rabat such as Mohammed 5 mausoleum and Hassan tower, Casablanca, Mohammed 5 square and Hassan 2 Mosque.

Day 25: Airport transfer

Transfer at the airport depending on your schedule and preference.