10 Days Morocco itinerary: Visit the imperial cities, discover Moroccan Sahara desert, experience camel trekking in the Erg Chebbi dunes in 10-day tour from Tangier.
Tour Description :
This wonderful 10 Days/ 9 Nights Morocco grand tour itinerary from Tangier to Marrakesh, our expert team of drivers/guides will take you on an adventure to explore Tangier and the blue city Chefchaouen, The cultural center fes via Volubilis the important archaeological site in Morocco, The beautiful middle Atlas Mountains and cedar forest with monkeys, The stunning ski resort, Thousands palm trees of Ziz valley. As well Camel trekking and have a drink in the Sahara desert, Grand Canyon, Centuries old kasbahs and High Atlas Mountains then Marrakech with its famous square and Medina.
Detailed Itinerary :
Our staff will pick you up depending on where you are: Hotel / Airport / Port. Then visit tangier city sites starting from Cape Spartel and Mediterranean Sea, then the Cave of Hercules. After a visit to those beautiful spots, we’ll continue our tour driving through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city. Enjoying the great views of the mountains till we arrive at chefchaouen (blue town). It’s a pretty small town in the Rif Mountain, and it has also a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, as well rooftop restaurants and cafés where you will spend your night in a peaceful and nice place to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of nature. Overnight stay in a hotel/riad
On the second day of our 10 days in Morocco, after breakfast, we do a tour of the city chefchaouen (the blue city). Moreover, a pretty small town situated in the Rif mountains. The city dates back to 1471. The city diverse from a Berber name chef & chaouen which means look at the horns. Chefchaouen is a quaint place to hike, relax and take pictures.
You’ll walk the Medina (old city) of chefchaouen and visit Rass El Ma (the head of the water) Rass El Ma is the source of water that is used by the city for irrigation and laundry. This is the public area where the local women wash clothes and blankets. At noon, you have the option to walk up the stairs to the Spanish mosque is a white mosque located in the surrounding of chefchaouen, it’s about 30-45 minutes hike from the old city, it’s the best place to be to benefit from the view and take pictures of the sunset on the Medina. Later, you return on the same route to the old Medina for the night.
After breakfast in your hotel, we’ll head to cross the Rif mountains and into the middle Atlas Mountains to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, within few hours of driving you will get to Volubilis, the well-preserved Roman Empire dating to 225 BC, where you will see the most important archaeological site and attractive mosaic in Morocco dating back to 3rd century. Later-on, we drive towards fes via Meknes which was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail. After lunch break, we continue our trip to fes, overnight in a hotel/riad
After breakfast, you will start the city tour with your local guide, who will guide you into Medina (city). Explore the oldest Fes city by walking on its crowded souks (markets), epic alleyways and historical monuments. First visit the great Royal Palace gate between the new and the old fes. Then experience the wonderful panoramic view of the old city. Afterwards we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous such as “Al Qaraouine university, The Tanneries, and the Attarine museum”.
After lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant in the Medina, you’ll see the best area to stay in fes (Fes El Bali) a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is the most exotic and old section of the city, with its alleyways, and epic Moroccan monuments such as Bab boujloud (the Medina’s main gate). Fes el Bali is a paradise of local handy-made craft work with colorful Moroccan styles, leather-work, metalwork, …etc. So here the fes city tour ends and the local guide accompanies you back to your accommodation.
In the morning after breakfast, we start our desert tour driving through the middle atlas and the cedar woods of azrou. Passing by Moroccan Switzerland «Ifrane», a charming ski resort and Azrou an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedar wood. Stopping at the cedar forest, taking some pictures. Then continue to Zaida, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Errachidia city. Once we finish lunch in Midelt, we drive along the spectacular Ziz valley, seeing the panoramic views along the way.
Continuation to the Erg Chebbi dunes. Passing from the road of Paris Dakar, tent of Berber nomad who lives in the solitude of the Sahara. As soon as you arrive at the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, we are pleased to prepare camels. There is an hour for you to experience camel trekking and spectate the beautiful sunset while riding camel heading to camp oasis where is the luxurious tent that you will stay there overnight, as you watch the sunset in style heading to the oasis where a camp is located. Spending a night living by traditional nomadic tents, inside or outside under the spectacular starry sky at Merzouga desert dunes that will give you remarkable memory in the desert trip exploring. You can also spend your night playing drums with the experienced camel guide.
After enjoying an amazing sunrise, you will have to go back to your camp for breakfast and shower before the largest tour starts. Today we will drive around the desert to discover unexplored places in the Erg chebbi desert. On our way to the desert villages (Ex: khamlia, Merdani, Mifis), we might meet some locals with different desert animals (Ex: Goats, Camels, Foxes, … etc.), As well some desert reptiles and mammals. Our first stop is in the khamlia village in a traditional home built of thick earthen bricks made from a mixture of clay to enjoy the live Gnoua music which is played by the locals.
Set off to another sight in some mountains near the dunes for a panoramic view of the sand dunes and also from where you can start seeing the border between Morocco and Algeria. We’ll continue driving toward the old Berber villages and some nomadic families, where we will be hospitably welcomed with a cup of mint tea while enjoying the silence of the desert. At this moment we drive back to Khamlia village where we will have lunch in a local restaurant (Berber nomad pizza). After lunch, we will continue to visit Yasmina Lake, which will be the last spot. Then drive to our hotel next to the golden sand dunes.
In the morning, after breakfast, we will depart to Dades gorge on different roads and views. Our first stop will be in Erfoud city which is famous for its fossilized quartzes where you will tour the workshop production of marble fossils. Afterwards we continue our way to the next spot which is Todra Gorge near the town of tinghir. It’s one of the premier climbing destinations in Morocco with high walls offering hundreds of routes of sport which attracts the visitors and the climbers. Lunch break might be in Tinejdad or till here. After that, we continue driving towards the Dades gorge. Then check into your accommodation
On the eighth day, we’ll drive a bit further to the Dades gorge. Passing through a spectacular sight made of mountains formed like monkey-fingers. Then set off to see the panoramic view of Dades gorge road. After that, we’ll drive back through the same way to join the road to Ouarzazate via the rose valley «Kalaat M’gouna». Go on through the road of thousands of kasbahs. Passing by skoura palm grove until we get to Ouarzazate named “Africa Hollywood”.
After a visit to atlas studio (Optional), we’ll drive straight to Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit its famous and oldest kasbah «castle». It’s a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1986, Many films have been shot here such as the kingdom of heaven, Babel, Gladiator, … etc. Lunch break will be near the kasbah. After that, we tour the kasbah. Then we continue our journey, crossing the high Atlas Mountains via Tizi N’tichka and many Berber villages nearby. We will arrive at Marrakech in the evening, then drop you off at your accommodation.
Last day of Morocco 10 days tour itinerary from tangier. After breakfast, you’ll start the city tour with your local guide, exploring Marrakesh (the red city of Morocco). The guide ensures that you will see the most important spots with historical and cultural interests including the Bahia palace, Saadian tombs, Ben youssef Koranic school, as well as the largest traditional souk in Morocco. After lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant near the main square, you’ll visit the koutoubia mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakesh. Then head to Majorelle Garden for a visit. Thereafter, you’ll have free time to walk and explore much more about Marrakesh and its citizens’ lifestyle on your own. Check into your accommodation.
Today, depending on your departure time, we’ll drive you to the airport for your flight time. End of 10 days in Morocco tour itinerary from tangier.
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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How to book a Tour with Us:
To ensure your tour, 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.
Is it possible to pay the total amount with credit card or PayPal?
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.
More than a month before the start date of the tour, deposit is non-refundable, but no worries since we’re gonna hold any deposit towards a trip with Morocco Tabiarte Tours at any later date you select.
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 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 day 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