11 days Morocco tour

11 days Morocco Tour, an incredible journey through Morocco’s imperial cities and the Sahara Desert. This tour will take you to the imperial capitals of Morocco (Marrakesh, Rabat, Meknes, and Fez). This 11 Days Morocco Tour is for travelers who want to immerse themselves in the culture and the history of the Kingdom of Morocco. The program includes visits to the main attractions and the Sahara desert.

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Sightseeing tour in Morocco through a busy route, also visit the main imperial capitals of the kingdom. They played a significant role in creating the history of Morocco in one era or another – Rabat, Meknes, Fes, and Marrakesh.
 
You will also discover the charming blue city of Chefchaouen in the north of Morocco. It is a cozy picturesque medina, winding on the hills and its houses are entirely in blue. Then, Essaouira, the city of artists on the Atlantic coast. In addition to the cities, you will see the natural beauty of the kingdom and its main natural attractions – The Sahara desert, the Draa River Valley, Ziz valley, and the city of thousands of Kasbah, Ouarzazate.
 
11 days ays Morocco tour is perfect for curious travelers who are going to Morocco for the first time and plan to devote maximum time to explore different parts of the country. This itinerary is a best choice for a group of women, family, couples, and individuals. This trip will be one of the most unforgettable experience for you. It is also supplemented with a vacation on one of the coastal cities of the Atlantic ocean.

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”

Henry Miller

11 Days Morocco, Tour the main things on the trip

11 days Morocco tour

Sahara Desert

The makestic dunes in one of the largest desert in the world. It attracts travelers around the world.

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Kasbah

Inspection of the fortress of Ait Ben Haddou, recognized by UNESCO as a world landmark

8 days tour in Marrakesh

Gorges in Atlas mountains

Road through canyons, oasis and the valey of roses where festivals are held every year.

Fez

The religious heart of the country. It is the largest medina in the world. It has the oldest university and the largestleather tannery.

Oyster

On the shores of the Atlantic ocean, you will taste the fresh oysters.

blue city

Chefchaouen “Blue city”

Throusands of blue shades as a blue sky in the most beautiful city in Morocco. It photographers’ favorite place.

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Mogador

Discover the old medina in the city of Pirates, Enjoy seeing goats on Argan trees and the discover the ancient patrimony of the Phoenicians.

Marrakesh

Guided tour through the ancient city, narrowed steets, market and museums, and palaces with experienced tour guide.

11 days Morocco tour from imperial cities to the Sahara desert in Morocco.

Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat

Arrive in the country
 
Arrive in Casablanca, fast track. Meeting at the airport with our team who will accompany you along your journey in Morocco. 
 
A visit to Hassan II mosque before we head to the capital city of Morocco “Rabat” (1h20min)
 
Time at your leisure. 
Overnight at the Hotel/Riad

Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen 

The road through the Rif Mountains.
 
Tour of Rabat. A walk through the blue and white streets of the Kasbah of Udaya, surrounded by a beautiful Andalusian garden and a fascinating guide about the medieval ruins of the Schella complex that was built by Phoenicians. We will pass by the royal place and Hassan tower, which is an important monument in the country.
 
Continue to Chefchaouen (4hrs). Once we arrive we will climb the mountain to the Spanish mosque and enjoy the sunset and the view of the entire city. 
 
Overnight in a cozy traditional riad in the city.

Day 3: Chefchaouen – Volubilies – Meknes – Fez

With a possible stop in ancient Volubilis.
 
Walk through Chefchaouen-the most photographed city in Morocco, often referred to as the blue city. It is known for the fact that almost all the houses in the old part of the city are painted sky blue and white. 
 
Afterward, continue to Fez. On the way, we can stop by Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site.  The Roman ruins city with majestic columns. Once it was the ancient capital of the Roman – Berber Kingdom of Mauritania.
 
Arrive to Fez
Overnight in Riad or Hotel

Day 4: 11 Days Morocco Tour includes Fez City Tour

The most extensive and best conserved historic towns of the Arab-Muslim world
 
Acquaintance with one of the oldest cities on earth. Fes is the cultural and religious center of the country. Here is the oldest university in the world, founded in the 9th century. Getting into this city, you seem to be traveling back in time. The city has hardly changed since its founding many centuries ago.
 
All the most interesting things are located in the old part of the city, which in Morocco is called the Medina. Inspection of the main sights of the city: the mosque-university of Karaouin (IX-XII centuries), the mosque-tomb of Sultan Moulay-Idris II, the Bu-Inania openwork madrasah, the Great Mosque (XIII-XIV centuries), the Dar el-Makhzen palace, Najarin Square, as well as the largest leather tannery workshops, where you can watch the work of tanners. In addition, there are ceramics factories and markets.
 
Overnight in Fez

Day 5: Fez – Ifran – Azrou – Merzouga Sahara Desert

Long Road to the Sahara Desert
 
Departure to the Sahara desert. The journey will take all day. On the way, visit the city of (Ifrane which has a ski resort with mountains over 4 thousand meters high), and the city of Azrou – the famous center of handicraft production.
 
Stop for lunch at a restaurant in the mountains. Moving to Errachidia and visiting the palm grove.
 
in the evening, arrival in the desert, you can choose a 4×4 or ride a camel to the camp in the desert. You will have a Moroccan dinner by the fire under the cover of the starry sky to the incendiary Bedouin rhythms.

Day 6: Merzouga – Todgha Gorges – Ouarzazate

Dune Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert
 
Optional: Camel ride at dawn and fragrant mint tea.
 
Departure to Tingrir, visiting the famous Todra Gorge. The road runs through canyons and an oasis. Then, continue Ouarzazate through the valley of roses, where festivals are held annually, and the village of Skura.
 
Arrive at Ouarzazate.
Overnight in an exceptional hotel.

Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakesh

City tour of Ouarzazate
 
A visit to the film studio, which is often called the Moroccan “Hollywood”, where films about pharaohs, deserts, battles, etc. were filmed. Explore the Ait Ben Haddou fortress, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. It also attracts film producers around the world.
 
Stop for lunch at a restaurant overlooking the fortress. Later departure to the city of Marrakesh on the road through the mountains of the Middle Atlas – Tishka with a height of 2260 meters above sea level.
 
Arrival in Marrakesh and accommodation in Riad or Hotel

Day 8: Marrakesh City Tour is a part of 11 days Morocco Tour

Marrakech was founded in 1062 by the chieftains of the Almoravids Sultan Youssuf Ibn Tashafin. They were originally from the great Senhaja tribe. They surrounded the city with walls, and  they built and decorate many palaces.
 
Marrakech was the capital of the Almoravids empire, which stretched as far as the Senegal and Niger rivers, Spain, and Algiers. the Almoravids were from the High Atlas mountains they practiced orthodox Islam.
 
In our journey, we will explore different places in the city: The historical medina which is surrounded by an ancient fortress wall made of reddish clay bricks. This color prevails in many old buildings, which is why Marrakech is called the Red City. In the medina, there are colorful city markets.
 
At the heart of the area lies the vast Djemaa el Fna, the largest square on the African continent. Life on it does not stop day or night. Troupes of wandering artists, jugglers, and magicians perform here, and souvenirs are sold. With the onset of the evening coolness, all this crowded space is filled with mobile trays with barbecues, where delicious treats are prepared until the morning. 
 
Then continue to Saadian Tombs where the Saadian monarchs and their families are buried. We will also visit the beautiful Bahia Palace, and enjoy the beautiful building and the finest woodcarving and ceramic tile patterns are the most admired. 
 
We will not forget The Majorelle Garden which was acquired by Yves Saint Laurent in 1981, and visit the Museum of Yves Saint Laurent which is in the same location.  The Secret Garden is another palace we need to visit. It is a complex of two gardens (a traditional exotic and Islamic).
 
In Marrakesh, there is a souk with different sections, such as the sale of spices, handicrafts, agricultural products, and various souvenirs. The most colorful of them have been located in the medina, the ancient core of the city, for centuries. 
 
Then head to Mellah, which is known as Hay Essalam, it is a Jewish quarter in Marrakesh, famous for its spice market. It is considered the second oldest of its kind in the country.

Day 9: Marrakesh – Essaouira

Goats on Argan trees and the ancient patrimony of the Phoenicians.
 
Essaouira, or Essaouira, is an old pirate town around 2hrs30 min far from Marrakeh. head to this city to see the ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and admire the colorful facades of the houses. Essaouira is one of the locations for the filming of the Game of Thrones series.
 
We will also stop in the area where the Argan tree grows, you will visit a small private cooperative and learn how argan oil is made by hand. If we have luck, we will see a spectacle inherent only in Morocco – goats grazing on trees, deftly jumping from branch to branch.
 
Accommodation in a Riad/Hotel in Essaouira

Day 10: Essaouira – Oualidia – Casablanca

On the sea route along the Atlantic
 
After a leisurely breakfast, continue along the Atlantic Ocean towards Qualidia (3 hours).
 
Oualidia is a small coastal town with amazing views and is famous for its first oyster farm.
 
Ride on fishing boats, visit an oyster farm and enjoy the privacy of the lagoon during a privately organized picnic. You will taste delicious freshly caught oysters, lobsters, crabs, and lobsters with the famous Moroccan recipe.
 
Transfer to Casablanca, and check in at the hotel.

Day 11: Casablanca Airport

Flight home. Farewell to Morocco
 
Transfer to Casablanca Airport.

11 Days Morocco Tour costs depend on the range of service, the level of accommodation, and the season. We can change the Itinerary according to your preferences. You can request to add other cities or some special that you like to have in your tour. Write to us, we will definitely assist you with all your inquiries.

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