Imperial Cities & Sahara Oasis Morocco Tour – 10 Days

Camel caravan with people going through the sand dunes in the Sahara Desert. Morocco, Africa (Photo: Fotolia/Curioso Photography)

Discover the contrast of Morocco’s imperial cities and the relaxing nomad lifestyle in the Sahara Desert Oasis and in a bivouac camp. This guided Morocco tour offers everything.

Day 1: Arrival Casablanca Airport

Meet up at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat

Visit one of the highlights of Casablanca, the Hassan ll mosque, departure to the imperial city of Rabat, the administrative capital of the kingdom. Visit Méchouar (ramparts and walls surrounding the Royal Palace), the Oudayas Kasbah, the magnificent Mausoleum Mohamed V and the Hassan II., accommodation in the hotel.

Day 3: Rabat – Fès

Visit the medina of Meknes surrounded by ramparts. Visit the Jewish quarter and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Accommodation at the hotel in Fès.

Day 4: Fès

The whole day is dedicated to Fès, the oldest imperial city in Morocco, founded in the 8th century by Moulay Idriss II. You will visit the Medina, Médersas Attarine, Fontaine Ennajarine, Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss and the Karawiyin Mosque and the new medina in Fès, Jdid. In the evening check into the hotel.

Day 5: Fès – Merzouga

Our tour will lead us to Merzouga via Azrou cedar forest, Ziz gorges and Erfoud. When we arrived at Merzouga we will ride our camels to spend the night in the heart of the dunes under nomadic tents.

Day 6: Merzouga – Roses Valley

In the early morning, you have the chance to see the beautiful sunrise over the dunes. Visit the Todra gorges and the Dades valley. Night in the hotel in Roses Valley.

Day 7: Roses Valley – Marrakech

After breakfast we head to the town of Ouarzazate through the Road of the Thousand Kasbahs. When you arrive in Ouarzazate you will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is located arround 30 km from Ouarzazate. Set out to Marrakech over the High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2.260 m). Overnight in hotel or riad.

Day 8: Marrakech

Visit the historical city of Marrakech, founded in 1062. Marrakesh has much to offer: the Menara Gardens, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saâdien tombs and the Bahia palace, the Jama El Fna square with is lively evening, and lovely souks. Overnight in the hotel or riad.

Day 9: Marrakech – Casablanca

Free morning in Marrakech. Departure for Casablanca in the afternoon. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 10: Casablanca – Airport

Transfer to the airport. End of our services