14 Days Morocco Tour from Marrakech
Marrakech » Essaouira » Safi » Oualidia » El Jadida » Casablanca » Rabat » Asilah » Tangier » Chefchaouen » Volubilis » Meknes » Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert » Rissani » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech
14 Days Morocco Tour from Marrakech
On this 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech, you will go on an amazing adventure that takes you from the bustling streets of Marrakech to remote villages in the Atlas Mountains and the stunning Sahara Desert. Along the way, you will have the chance to get yourself into Moroccan culture, visit ancient kasbahs, explore vibrant souks, and view stunning landscapes. This excursion provides a deep journey into the heart of Morocco, allowing you to connect with the locals and experience the rich history and traditions of this wonderful country. Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on this unforgettable 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech.
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- All Sahara tours include a camel ride to the sunset in the Sahara Desert & delicious dinners at a beautiful campsite along with the bonfire and Berber music.
- In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
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Day 1: Arrival to Marrakech
After you arrive in Marrakech, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel or riad, where you can relax and unwind. Your adventure in Morocco is about to begin, and Marrakech is the perfect place to start. Enjoy your first night in this vibrant city.
Day 2: Marrakech sightseeing with a Local Guide
Your exploration of Marrakech begins today. This historic city is a treasure trove of culture and attractive attractions. Start by visiting the Menara Gardens, the enchanting Majorelle Garden, the stately Bahia Palace, and the ancient Saadian Tombs, all of which showcase the city’s rich history and architectural grandeur.
Marvel at the towering minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque, a landmark. Next, get into the lively Jemaa el-Fna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can relax in a café while soaking up the lively atmosphere.
Continue your journey through the crowded markets, where you will find an array of colorful and unique treasures. After a day full of discoveries, spend the night in Marrakech, a city that never ceases to charm.
Day 3: Marrakech » Essaouira [204 km]
Leave Marrakech for the seaside haven of Essaouira, on a serene journey dotted with argan oil co-ops. Your destination is the UNESCO World Heritage city of Essaouira, a windswept fishing port famous for its vast beaches and ancient walled city, where the ramparts blend seamlessly with the cliffs. This laid-back port city offers a small but vibrant city, perfect for leisurely exploration. Wander along the historic ramparts, stroll the attractive beaches, or head to the bustling harbor to watch the daily catch. If your timing is right, the Gnaoua Music Festival, which takes place in June, adds a rhythmic touch to your visit. Your overnight stay at a local riad in Essaouira marks the start of your 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech.
Day 4: Essaouira » Safi » Oualidia [207 km]
Leave Essaouira behind and set your sights on Oualidia, but stop in Safi first. This city, which was under Portuguese rule, is famous for its sardine exports and pottery. After your short stay, continue to Oualidia, a charming coastal village blessed with a protected lagoon, estuary, and the untamed Atlantic Ocean right on its doorstep.
Oualidia has a range of activities to choose from, including walking, bird watching (particularly during the vibrant spring and fall when the area is teeming with birdlife), fishing, swimming, kayaking, kite surfing, and windsurfing. As the day approaches, look for a respite in Oualidia for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Oualidia » El Jadida » Casablanca » Rabat [289 km]
Go on the next leg of your journey from Oualidia to Rabat, following the scenic Atlantic coast. Along the way, you will pass through El Jadida, a small port city that was under Portuguese control and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a moment to explore its historic charm. Next, stop in Casablanca to visit the Grand Place Mohammed V and the stunning Hassan II Mosque.
Rabat, the imperial city, beckons with its treasures. Discover the majestic walls and ramparts that surround the Royal Palace. Pay your respects at the magnificent Mausoleum of Mohammed V, marvel at the Hassan Tower, and wander the enchanting Kasbah of the Udayas, which sits on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, offers captivating views, and houses Moroccan craft galleries. End your day with an overnight stay in Rabat.
Day 6: Rabat » Asilah » Tangier [253 km]
Your 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech takes you from Rabat to Tangier along the picturesque coastal road. En route, explore Asilah, a picturesque coastal gem decorated with whitewashed buildings, blue walls and doors, and a wealth of murals. Tangier, the historical nexus of Africa and Europe, has a diverse, cosmopolitan character.
In Tangier, go on a comprehensive tour that includes the vibrant city, the city’s suburbs, and a magical viewpoint where the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet. Crown your day with a comfortable overnight stay in Tangier.
Day 7: Tangier » Chefchaouen [115 km]
Your journey continues when you leave Tangier behind and head to the captivating mountain village of Chefchaouen. Traverse the lush valleys of the countryside mountains on your way to your destination.
Chefchaouen, famous for its charming blue houses, is a popular destination for tourists and Moroccans alike, especially during the scorching summer. Spend your time exploring Chefchaouen’s labyrinthine streets and narrow alleyways, which are home to bustling souks serving local delicacies and artisanal products such as woolen goods, intricate embroidery, and goat cheese, unique to the north and found nowhere else in Morocco.
You can relax in the town square, visit a local farm, or go hiking in the nearby parks. You will spend your night in Chefchaouen, surrounded by the serene beauty of this mountain village.
Day 8: Chefchaouen » Volubilis » Meknes » Fes [207 km]
After breakfast in the riad, your authentic journey will begin with a scenic journey that leads you from the high Rif Mountains through the fertile agricultural hills to the Roman ruins at Volubilis, an open-air museum.
While Volubilis may not be as stunning as the Roman sites along the Mediterranean coast, it does provide a quiet opportunity to visualize an essential aspect of Moroccan history.
We will continue our journey to Meknes, the fourth of Morocco imperial cities and an architectural gem from the 17th century. Here, we will stop for lunch and explore the historic old city walls. Next, we will have a look at Bab El Mansour and visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.
After we visit Meknes, we will go directly to the city of Fes, where you will spend the night.
Day 9: Fes Sightseeing with a Local Guide
Today, we will immerse ourselves in the rich tapestry of Fes by embarking on a guided city tour.
Fes is the world’s oldest and largest medieval city, a place where every nook and cranny is filled with a unique blend of smells, sounds, and sights.
To navigate the maze-like streets, we will follow one of five themed tourist circuits, each offering its distinct charm. While there are many mosques and palaces to admire, please note that, as a general rule, only Muslims are permitted to enter Moroccan mosques.
Our explorations will lead us to interesting places such as dye pits, tanneries, and local restaurants, allowing us to absorb the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Later, we will return to our hotel, where you can prepare for an optional evening of Moroccan cuisine and entertainment at a local restaurant.
Day 10: Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert [463 km]
After breakfast, we will embark on a scenic drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains on our way to Ifrane. As we traverse this landscape, dotted with cork oak forests and towering cedar trees that are home to a few Barbary monkeys, we will be treated to stunning views.
Our route will take us through the Middle Atlas and High Atlas regions, with each pass revealing more of the stunning architecture that defines the southern regions of Morocco. We will stop for lunch in Midelt, a town located on a wide plain decorated with shrubs and desert terrain. The majestic peaks of the High Atlas Mountains will provide a picturesque backdrop to our trip.
Descending the Tizi-n-Tallermit Pass, aptly named the Camel Pass, we enter a desert plain along the Ziz Valley. Our journey will take us south to Erfoud and Rissani, a sprawling oasis home to more than six million palm trees and surrounded by numerous palaces or fortified villages.
Continuing along the road that marks the transition into the desert landscape, we will eventually arrive at your magnificent Kasbah Hotel, located on the edge of the golden dunes. Here, you can relax by the pool, and in the evening, enjoy a live performance by a desert blues band.
Day 11: Merzouga Sightseeing [60 km]
On the next day of our trip to Merzouga, we will drive by 4×4 to Khamliya, the city where Gnaoua music originated. We will also visit Bedouin families to learn about their desert life. After lunch, we return to Merzouga to ride camels across the dunes and enjoy panoramic desert views. We’ll arrive at a luxury desert camp, savor a traditional dinner, and enjoy local music before retiring to well-appointed tents for the night.
Day 12: Merzouga Desert » Rissani » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges [271 km]
Today, we will leave the Sahara desert and explore a different route that takes us through stunning valleys and Berber villages. Our destination is Todra Valley, a natural oasis carved by the Todra River over time. This gorge is a major Moroccan attraction, with its towering canyon walls reaching more than 400 meters high, creating an almost ancient atmosphere. After traveling through Rissani and Tinghir, we will reach the valley. We will have lunch here and then continue our journey to the Dades Valley, where we will be amazed by the valley’s stunning beauty and vast landscapes. We will spend the night in a riad/hotel in Dades Gorges, enjoying dinner and breakfast.
Day 13: Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech [330 km]
On the last day of our trip, we will cross the Route of a Thousand Kasbahs, which leads to Ouarzazate, a world film-making center where many famous films are shot. We will have the opportunity to visit Atlas Studios before continuing to Kalaat M’Gouna, often referred to as the Rose Capital, to explore the local rose factory. Our next stop is the historic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has served as the backdrop for many famous films. Finally, we will conclude our adventure by crossing the stunning High Atlas Mountains and returning to Marrakech, where we will transfer you to your riad/hotel.
Day 14: Marrakech Transfer to the airport
Today, we will make the most of our time by exploring the bustling souks of Marrakech and picking up some souvenirs for our friends. Next, we will transfer you to Marrakech Menara Airport for your departure flight, marking the end of our 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech.
Good To Know:
The 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 14 days Morocco tour from Marrakech can be customized the way you like it. A tour itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we are happy to include them in the itinerary.
Also, if you are not familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you as well as help you to make your decisions.