10 days in Morocco itinerary through the fascinating Moroccan coastal city – Tangier and the enchanting Blue Pearl of Morocco in the Rif Mountains – Chefchaouen, as well as the remarkably preserved Volubilis, once a major African outpost of the Roman Empire. Besides, visit the former capital of Morocco – Meknes and Morocco’s famous imperial city – Fes, the oldest medieval city in the world.
A Journey into Sahara through a variety of spectacular scenery: Fertile valleys, Centuries kasbahs, Grand Canyons, Cedar and pine forests and also barren, rocky landscapes to Merzouga Desert. Furthermore, enjoy Camel trekking and spend a night in a traditional nomadic tent under an endless canopy of stars. Moreover, marvel at the towering gorge of Todra and stroll through the winding alleys of the UNESCO-listed fortified kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient desert village on an old caravan route. Last but not least explore the ochre city of Morocco – Marrakech and enjoy a guided tour of the many highlights just in 10-day Morocco trip.
Detailed Itinerary :
Welcome to Morocco! On arrival at Tangier Airport or Port, you will be met by your personal Driver/Guide and then enjoy an orientation tour of this fascinating Moroccan city, located on the coast where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean and the gateway between Africa and Europe. Begin the Cape Spartel and the Cave of Hercules afterwards. Later on, head towards the blue city – Chefchaouen. Nestled high in the Rif Mountains.
Discover the enchanting blue town of chefchaouen on foot this morning. It’s famous for its buildings washed in bright shades of blue, this is undeniably one of the world’s prettiest cities. The town derives from a Berber name chef chaouen which means look at the horns. Take a stroll through the ancient medina and its winding alleyways, cobbled plazas and unique doorways or simply relax in a cafe and enjoy the pleasure of time passing by. Alternatively, in the afternoon you might prefer to get out of town and enjoy a hike in the surrounding hills to a former mosque for a great view over the Medina that’s nestled between two mountain peaks and witness sunset. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure for further exploration.
Say goodbye to Chefchaouen and make the journey to the fascinating Fes City. Along the way, stop to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Volubilis. This was once a provincial Roman capital, a distant outpost of the empire, and the remains make an undeniably impressive sight. Later-on we move on to the former capital of Morocco – Meknes, also known as the Versailles of Morocco due to its impressive buildings and elaborate monuments. After a leisurely lunch, we travel on to Fes in the afternoon. Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world, and its medina is a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights. Pass by Bab Mansour gate, beautifully patterned with zellij mosaics.
In the mid-morning, go on a half-day guided tour of the old town, known locally as Fes el Bali, a paradise of local handy-made craft work with colorful Moroccan styles, leather-work, metalwork. Besides, Fes is one of the world’s great centers of education and culture, both Islamic and Jewish. Your local guide will share stories of the city’s history as you walk through the twisting streets and epic alleyways, passing donkeys piled high with goods, and explore the specialty sections that divide the souk.
The tour includes stops at the King’s Palace, the tanneries, Al Qaraouine university and the Attarine Madrasa. As well as a stop at a Mosaic factory to learn more about this unique activity which is famous in the region. Lastly, the panoramic view of the Medina where you can see clearly how big this Medina is. By the end of the walk, you’ll be at Bab Boujloud, “Blue Gate” and then you have the afternoon at leisure for individual exploration.
Today, embark on a scenic drive over the Middle Atlas Mountains through Giant pine trees, wind past olive groves, shepherds tending to their flocks and also Cedar Forests. En route stop in Ifrane, a charming ski resort. Afterward, continue to Midelt via the Cedar Forest where you enjoy a short walk to see the Barbary macaques and take some photos. Later-on we head out towards the Erg Chebbi dunes located near the remote frontier town of Merzouga. It’s one of the world’s iconic landscapes, with towering dunes up to 150m in height. As you approach Erfoud, admire views of the remarkable Ziz Oasis and vast valleys.
Upon arrival ride your camel into the Sahara Desert to your campsite. A spectacular camp hidden away in the sand dunes of the Sahara. Here in this magical escape from the modern world you’ll experience the true essence of desert life. Make sure to catch the sunset in the heart of the desert. In addition to that, enjoy a nice dinner, followed by live Berber music around an open fire and spend an amazing night under the starry sky, digest the desert in all its beauty that will give you remarkable memories of the desert trip exploring.
After a truly stunning sunrise, freshen up and breakfast in your camp. This morning, explore the small village of Merzouga on the edge of the Sahara Desert. Along the way you might see some wild animals such as Fennec fox, Camels, …etc. Likewise, some desert reptiles and mammals. Furthermore, en route stop in khamlia village, a traditional house built of thick earthen bricks made from a mixture of clay and straw. Enjoy the live Gnawa Music which is played by the locals.
Set off for a breath-taking panoramic view of Erg Chebbi Dunes from the Galb Nass Mountains. From Here, you’ll also start to see your first glimpse of Morocco’s nomadic Berbers – travelling across the desert and often staying in make shift tents as they head to their next destination. Stopping en route to share tea with some welcoming local families in a Berber tent while enjoying the silence of the Sahara Desert.
After that, drive back to Khamlia village, where you’ll enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant, you may like to try Medfouna (also called “Berber pizza”). It’s a traditional stuffed bread prepared with meat, herbs and spices by the nomadic people. The Sahara excursion ends in the Oasis of Merzouga, a small patch of vegetation surrounded by desert, then return to your beautifully decorated riad. This afternoon why not walk to Erg chebbi dunes to witness sunset again or try out Quad Bike Tour or even Dune Buggy Ride, it is a wonderful experience that you should not miss.
♦ Activities in Merzouga Desert:
In the morning, the desert adventure from Fes to Marrakech continues to Boumalne Dades through Erfoud, which is famous for its fossilized quartzes and fresh dates. While here, there’s a possibility to stop at a fossil factory to learn more about this unique activity and perhaps try some dates fresh from the local market. Later-on continues toward the gorge of Todra on the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. Surrounded by towering vertical limestone cliffs reaching heights of 300m to form one of the most dramatic and spectacular natural sights in Morocco that attracts the visitors and the climbers. Moreover, its charm lies in its changing colors as the sun slowly moves from east to west.
There’ll be time to marvel at this sight before you continue your journey to the beautiful Dades Valley. This area offers up scenery like no other – sprawling green valleys give way to otherworldly rock formations carved out by the wind. Your hotel offers a delightful pool and terrace overlooking the valley, so take some time to sit back and soak in the ethereal views.
This morning we head off along the road of The Rose Valley and a Thousand Kasbahs en route to Ouarzazate – the Hollywood of North Africa. Begin with a stop in the Rose valley in Kalaat M’gouna, where roses bloom in profusion in springtime. There will be the opportunity to stop to see the variety of rose products which are produced by the locals. Continue on to Hollywood of North Africa – Ouarzazate, known as the gate of the desert and also famous for being the filming location for many other Hollywood blockbusters and famous TV shows. On arrival, visit the Atlas Studio (Optional), it’s one of the largest studios in the world.
Thereafter, we hit the road again to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a stunningly well-preserved medieval village which has famously featured in many blockbuster movies, including Gladiator, The living daylights and many more. After a visit to the Kasbah of Ait ben haddou, then drive across the great High Atlas Mountains. Climbing over the pass of Tizi N’tichka, continue onwards with marvelous views over the Mountains and also vast valleys to Marrakech where you overnight.
After breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the medina through the bustling souks that are the lifeblood of the city. Furthermore, discover Ben Youssef Madrasa, The Palace of the Bahia, The Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures with your Local guide who will bring the magic of the southern pearl of Morocco to life. Afterwards, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque, non-Muslims are not allowed in however the famous minaret is a sight to behold.
Thereafter, head over to the beautiful Majorelle Gardens just a short drive from the koutoubia Mosque. The newly opened Yves Saint Laurent Museum nearby is also well worth a visit. The balance of the day is free for you to explore the lively hustle of Jemaa El Fna square, consider a visit to Le Jardin Secret «a traditional medina garden with a magnificent courtyard» or just simply relax at the Riad/Hotel.
Your 10 days trip in Morocco from Tangier ends today after hotel check out. An included onward departure transfer to Marrakech or Casablanca airport will be provided. Should you wish to extend your stay in Morocco please do let us know!
If our 10 days in Morocco tour itinerary does not match what you’re looking for, then simply contact us. We provide customized imperial and desert trips in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. Moreover, you can come with your family, relatives, friends or all of them. Just let us know your duration, what you wish to do in the state, and we’ll plan the itinerary according to your interests. Besides, our Team at Morocco Tabiarte Tours is at your service to answer any questions, give you detailed quotes about tours, and advise about the best time and places to visit. whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply having questions, we’re here to help.
First of all, most of travelers needs only passport to enter Morocco, however your visit shouldn’t be over 3 months. here are some countries that don’t need a visa for Morocco :
For all other passport nationals, please check with the Moroccan Embassy.
Firstly Morocco is one of the largest countries in North Africa with a lot of different and spectacular places, the atlas mountains, north, south ( especially the sahara desert ), the imperial cities…etc. here is a list of the best destinations to visit in morocco.
For Morocco adapter, there are two associated plug types C and E. moreover, plug type C is the one which has two round pins and plug type E is the one which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. morocco operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Absolutely Yes, you can this process in every city in Morocco. on the other hand, visa and Mastercard are most vastly accepted. However take enough cash for your travel, just in case you can’t be able to find an ATM to withdraw cash easily.
From 7 to 14 days is a fixed amount of time to discover unexplored of Morocco such as desert and the imperial cities, as well as hiking in the Atlas Mountains and relaxation on the Atlantic coast.
Here is a list of the currencies you can use
Sure. Euro, US and CAD dollar are always accepted in Morocco and that will save time for you to bring cash to convert, doing away with bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. additionally, you can also use your visa card at bank machines (Attijariwafa bank or Bmce bank are common).
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To ensure your 10 days in Morocco itinerary, a small deposit is required and can be done easily and securely over PayPal. Regardless of the balance, it is in cash to your driver once you meet each other at the airport or accommodation. Besides, the currency EURO, USD and MAD are both acceptable.
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Please be notified that we don’t accept payments with credit cards due to many fees and hold security risks. Although, we ask for the balance in cash because PayPal also has too many transaction fees and operational delays as it’s an international institution. In addition to that, we can accept it in some cases via PayPal, but a 5% fee will be added to cover up the extra transaction charges. If you’re thinking of this method, it is better to arrange the payment before the tour.
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183 Reviews Authentic & Genuine Reviews from our Travellers
This was our vacation of a lifetime thanks to Moha. Our tour guide Brahim was extremely knowledgeable and also kept us on track so we could see all the planned sites plus some. Moreover, He made excellent recommendations for shopping and our daily lunch meals, we always felt safe, our driver did an amazing job navigating the crowded streets and thanks to his excellent driving skills, we were able to see a few extra sites in some tight spots. last but not least I would recommend this tour company for anyone that wants to tour Morocco.
Derenda / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 18 may 2019
Memorable Tour from Tangier
We were very impressed with MTT Agency. they were with us every step of the way-from planning the trip through our final departure home. Besides, our tour guide Hammi was very knowledgeable & was an awesome driver also. Furthermore, we felt completely safe at all times. this was the tour of a lifetime for us!
Adrian / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 10 March 2019
Very enjoyable and well-organized Tangier tour
This was an excellent 10-days in Morocco tour itinerary for an introduction to Morocco. Our driver/guide was so knowledgeable and always ready and available to assist. I would recommend this tour and Hamid our guide as well as our Moha MTT Manager were both so experienced and humorous.
Carla / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 14 February 2019
I took my brother and teenage nephews on this memorable 10-day Morocco itinerary. Brahim was a perfect guide and host. We had a great balance of scheduled events and free time to make our own. Besides, we felt very at home on our first visit to Morocco and learned so much about the history, Culture and the friendly people.
Evelin / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 16 January 2019
Thoroughly enjoyed these 10 days Morocco itinerary
Our Morocco tour was spectacular and Hammi was a professional and also skillful guide. My husband and my mom and I were traveling together for this tour, and we all loved it. Likewise, Hammi was quite cognizant of my mom’s limitations with walking long distances and was great about helping us.
Veerle / 5 out of 5 / Couple Traveller / 06 December 2018
Perfect 10-day Morocco itinerary! Wish we’d had more time
I’ve booked this tour not knowing what to expect as I had never taken this type of journey before. Furthermore, we had the most amazing experience – From start to finish and everywhere in between, this tour was perfection. Moreover, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, entertaining and had a very good attitude. All in all, it was a great experience, and I was very pleased. Read More Morocco tour’s reviews
Giaura / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 12 April 2018