Desert Experience

Have you ever thought of yourself as a modern day Lawrence of Arabia?  Live that dream as you cross the sand dunes on camel’s back and stay overnight in the Sahara Desert under a Bedouin tent.

 

Take a trip down to Chefchaouen the blue city in the heart of Morocco’s Rif Mountains and treat your taste buds to a tantalising feast of diverse local cuisine in Marrakech, Fes and Essaouira.

 

Along the way stay in a quaint Riad that offers the warmth and tranquillity of traditional Moroccan homes and steam and scrub your troubles away in a traditional hammam.

 

Let us weave you a tale fit for an Arabian Nights adventure and send you off on our magic carpet.

12 Days Magical Morocco

This itinerary is just a highlight of how a typical Morocco itinerary might look like. Let us know of your travel requirements and our Travel Designers will curate a personalised itinerary that matches your comfort level and travel style.

Day 1: Casablanca / Rabat

Stay:  Rabat

 

Arrive in Casablanca. Be met with your English-speaking driver cum guide and transfer to Rabat, one of the country's four imperial cities. Visit the famous Hassan Tower and Mohammed V Mausoleum and Chellah Kasbah

Day 2: Rabat / Chefchaouen

Stay:  Chefchaouen

 

 

 

Road transfer to Chefchaoeun.  Relax for the rest of the day or take a stroll in the blue town at your own leisure.

Day 3: Chefchaouen

Stay:  Chefchaouen

Enjoy a half day city tour of this striking blue-washed mountain village that looks out of this world with your guide. The old medina is a delightful blend of Moroccan and Andalucian influence with red-tiled roofs, bright blue buildings and narrow lanes converging on the busy Plaza.

Day 4: Chefchaouen / Fes

Stay:  Fes

Continue your adventure to Fes. En-route, make stops at Volubilis, one of Morocco's best-preserved Roman ruins, also now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Meknes, known for its imperial past. Visit the walled city of Sale and enjoy a walking tour of the Medina.

Day 5: Fes

Stay: Fes

Take a full day to expore Fes with your guide. Some highlights include the Fes el Bali (Old Fes), Kairaouine Mosque, 14th century Medersa Bou Inania, Dar Batha Museum, Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts to name a few.

Day 6: Fes / Merzouga

Stay:  Desert Camp

This morning, set off for Merzouga via Ifrane and Azrou.

Arrive at your luxury desert camp at the big dunes of Erg Chebbi Desert. Not to be missed is the experience on a camel and enjoy the sunset from the top of the dunes. 

Day 7: Merzouga / Quarzazate

Stay: Quarzazate

A long day on the road today. The highlight is Todgha Gorge, recognized as one the world's most spectacular canyons.

Continue towards Quarzazate, Morocco's little Hollywood.

Day 8: Quarzazate / Toubkal National Park, Atlas Mountain

Stay:  Asni

En-route, make photo stops at two magnificent Kasbahs, Tifoultoute and Taourirt.

 

Continue to the Atlas Moutain and relax at your luxury Kasbah retreat with the Atlas Mountain as your backdrop.

Day 9: Atlas Mountain

Picture credit to Kasbah Tamadot

Stay:  Asni

Accompanied by your guide, explore some of the high mountain villages of Imlil. Trek through Berber villages, meet locals and discover their lifestyles. Stop for a cup of tea with a traditional Berber family while enjoying the views of the beautiful valley and terraces.

Free at leisure in the afternoon. Pamper yourself with a traditional Moroccan hammam or spa treatment (additional charge).

Day 10: Atlas Mountain /Marrakech

Stay: Marrakech

About an hour drive, arrive in the city of Marrakech.  Marrakech has stood for close to a thousand year as a city of history and culture.

 

A city tour awaits you, covering the highlights - 12th century Koutoubia Mosque, Bahya Palace and the Palace of Dar Si Aid, Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, Koubba Baadlyn and Museum Marrakech.

Day 11: Marrakech

Stay:  Marrakech

After breakfast, visit the enchanting garden, Jardin Majorelle, which took French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this botanic garden in the heart of the "Ochre City".

In the late morning, put your bargaining skills to the test when visiting the ancient souks of the city. End your day at Jemaa el Fna Square, rife with cries of gypsies, snake charmers, magicians, folk-singers and water sellers.

Day 12: Depart Marrakech

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Free at leisure till your transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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