Easter in Morocco: The Best Itinerary

Easter in Morocco

Spending easter in Morocco is a great idea, as the spring weather is perfect for exploring the country. Customize your itinerary to include imperial city of Marrakech, Don’t miss the opportunity to venture into the magnificent Sahara desert, where you can enjoy an adventure through the dunes and experience magical nights under the starry sky. Disconnect from everyday life and get yourself in the rich culture, vibrant souks, and delicious cuisine of Morocco. Whether it’s exploring historical sites, indulging in local traditions, or simply enjoying the beauty of the desert, holy week in Morocco promises to be a memorable experience.

Morocco has a lot to offer you

Experience the country of a thousand contrasts, where beautiful landscapes, ancient culture, and unmatched hospitality await. Enjoy a vacation filled with adventure, magic, and togetherness. Spend a night in the camp, marveling at the desert stars while enjoying a mesmerizing Berber drum performance by the fire. It’s the perfect plan for a memorable vacation in a place where time seems to stand still. This adventure is suitable for all ages. Don’t hesitate to join us during Easter in Morocco for an unforgettable experience. Remember, we specialize in private and customized trips, and this route is just one of the many we can design for your journey in Morocco.

Easter circuit itinerary

Experience the delightful weather of Morocco during Holy Week, celebrated between March and April. This time of year offers a pleasant climate across the country. Our suggested route is just one of the many possibilities we can customize according to your preferences. With carefully planned activities and breathtaking views, it is an excellent option for an Easter weekend getaway. We can design a trip that perfectly fits your desired number of days and includes your preferred activities. Get ready to go on a memorable journey during this special time of year in Morocco.

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Draa Valley

Depart from Marrakech and head towards Ouarzazate, crossing the scenic High Atlas mountain range. Visit the fortified kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous film location. Explore Kasbah Taourirt and the cinema museum in Ouarzazate before continuing to Agdz. Spend the night in a charming riad nestled within the beautiful Draa palm grove. Enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings. This route offers a perfect blend of culture, history, and scenic landscapes, making it an ideal choice for your Easter getaway in Morocco.

Day 2: Agdaz – Draa Valley – Merzouga Desert

On the second day of this Holy Week route, after breakfast, we will venture into the enchanting southern region of Morocco. Explore the picturesque Draa River palm grove, known for its natural beauty. Experience the thrill of driving through a track that was once part of the famous Paris-Dakar Rally.

Journey through the desert landscapes of the Draa Valley, Oumjran plateaus, and remote Berber villages. Marvel at the vastness of the black desert’s hamadas and Ergs. In the afternoon, reach the majestic dunes of the Merzouga desert. Climb to the top of a great dune to witness a breathtaking sunset before descending to our accommodation nestled in the heart of the desert.

Day 3: Explore Merzouga Desert

The next morning, we will start on a journey to the charming town of Ouzina, home to a mere 14 families. Admire the traditional mud and adobe houses crafted by nomadic people. We’ll make a stop to visit the bread oven, where local women gather and engage in lively conversations while preparing bread. Explore the Ouzina association, gain insights into the local community, and conclude the visit with a warm family tea.

Our adventure continues as we proceed to the town of Khamlia, also known as the “town of the blacks. Get into the captivating rhythms of African percussion during a captivating performance. Later, we head to the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes. Enjoy an exhilarating tour of the vast dunes, taking in the breathtaking views. In the afternoon, we arrive at our accommodation, where we swap our 4×4 vehicles for “8×8” companions – dromedaries. Traverse the desert on camelback and experience an unforgettable night, sleeping under the twinkling stars in comfortable tents.

Day 4: Merzouga Desert – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Ddaes Gorges – Ouaezazate

Rise and shine as we begin the day early to witness the magnificent sunrise atop the towering dunes. After capturing the breathtaking moment, we headed back to our hotel for a refreshing shower and to gather our belongings. Our journey continues towards Rissani, where we embark on a stroll through the bustling economic capital of the Moroccan south. Get yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of its authentic souk, brimming with a kaleidoscope of colors and lively trading.

Next, we make our way to the awe-inspiring Todra Gorges, a majestic valley adorned with towering rock walls reaching heights of 300 meters. Take a leisurely walk through this natural wonder, appreciating its sheer beauty and grandeur. Continuing our adventure, we traverse the enchanting Dades Valley, known for its picturesque landscapes, before arriving in Ouarzazate. Prepare to spend the night in a charming riad, where you can unwind and reflect on the remarkable experiences of the day.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Hight Atlas – Marrakech

After breakfast in Ouarzazate, we return to Marrakech. Our journey takes us through the stunning High Atlas Mountains of Tizin Tichka, enjoying scenic landscapes along the way. We reach the Red City, concluding our memorable trip through Morocco.

What is the weather like at Easter in Morocco?

Spring is an ideal time to visit Morocco, especially the desert region. The weather is pleasant, with warm temperatures reminiscent of a European summer, but without the scorching heat of August. While nights can still be chilly, it’s best to dress in layers to adapt to changing temperatures. If you are traveling in March or April, mid-season clothing for the day and warmer attire for the nights are recommended. Keep in mind that the journey through the Atlas Mountains may be cooler. Although March may see some rainfall and cooler temperatures, it’s a quieter season. April offers favorable weather, making it an excellent time to explore the desert.

Easter holidays in Morocco

We hope that you can travel in March or April and enjoy a wonderful Holy Week in Morocco with us. We will be very happy to welcome you. Contact us if you want to start planning your Morocco tour, either for this holy week or later.

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