11 Days in Morocco – Trip to the Desert of Tangier
DAY 1: Arrival in Tangier
Welcome at the port to start the route on the road to Rabat … Depending on the time of arrival you can visit the mausoleum of Mohamed V. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: Rabat – Casablanca – El Jadida
After visiting Rabat and Casablanca, visit the Great Mosque and walk through “the cornice”, there we will go to El Jadida, old Portuguese fortress, which you can admire quietly. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3: El Jadida – Safi – Essaouira
After breakfast, we take the route to Safi, where we can buy ceramics, and continue along the coast road of Essaouira and enjoy the charm of its streets and its people. Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
DAY 4: Essaouira – Marrakech
Breakfast at the Riad, we follow the route to Marrakech that will last approximately three hours. Dinner and night at the hotel.
DAY 5: Marrakech – Guided Tour of the City
The rest of the day will be free to walk through the streets and souks. At night dinner and special show. Hotel accommodation.
DAY 6: Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate
Departure after breakfast crossing the High Atlas through a port of 2,260 m, to take the highway. Stop at the Kasbah Telouet, continue the tour crossing the Berber villages to reach the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, where several famous films have been shot such as Gladiator, Obelix, Sahara Penolope Cruz … Arrival in Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7: Ouarzazate – Draa – Ouarzazate
Breakfast and departure by road to the Draa Valley. Stop to visit the famous valley and in the afternoon return to Ouarzazate. Hike through the Fint Oasis. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades
After breakfast and the visit to the Kasbah Taourit, we will arrive at the Palm Grove of Skoura and its Kasbahs. We will cross the Valley of the Roses, and in the afternoon we will arrive at the Dades Valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 9: Dades – Todra – Merzourga
After the excursion through the Todra Gorges and the Tafilalet palm grove, we will walk to the beautiful dunes of the Erg Chebbi (the most extensive desert in all of Marreucos). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 10: Merzourga – Erg Chebbi – Merzourga
After breakfast, we will walk around the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will visit the two oases of Merzouga, the nomadic lands, and we will make a stop in the village of KHAMLIA (people of Malian origin) to listen to African music. Return to the hotel at noon and in the afternoon ride on camels to an oasis in the middle of the dunes, with a distance of an hour and a half to sleep in Haima (an unforgettable night). Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 11: Merzouga – Errachidia – Timahdite village – Fes – Tangier
We will wake up early to enjoy the sunrise and then return to Merzouga. We return with the camels to the hotel for breakfast and a shower. On the way to Errachidia we will have many opportunities to take incomparable photos, in the city we will make a brief stop. From Errachidia we will go to Midelt and there we will stop for lunch. We continue the route to Ifrazn, Timahdite and the town of Azrou. We will have half an hour of rest in Ifrane and we will continue with the route to Tanger where we will spend the last night in the hotel.