7 Days Morocco Itinerary from Marrakech, discover 1000 kasbahs road, Gorges, Sahara Desert and also experience Camel trekking in Merzouga dunes, visit Fes, Meknes, Volubilis, Chefchaouen, the one “1” week tour end in Casablanca.
Tour Description :
This Authentic 7 Days / 6 Nights Morocco itinerary starts from Marrakech to Casablanca via Merzouga desert. Our expert team will take you on an adventure to discover the most beautiful places of Morocco, including the imperial cities. Enjoy the beautiful High Atlas Mountains with Berber villages and the famous kasbah Ait Ben haddou and the Morocco’s Hollywood, Dades valley, Todra gorge and also the Erg chebbi. Likewise, Camel trekking, Grand Canyons, and the most spectacular sites of the middle atlas. Then the cultural center fes via Volubilis the most essential archaeological site in Morocco and the blue city chefchaouen and also the economic capital Casablanca.
Detailed Itinerary :
Our staff will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech then start the tour from this point Marrakech to Casablanca via Merzouga desert crossing the fascinating landscapes of the high Atlas Mountains (Tizi N’tichka) pass through some Berber villages as you will see the Berber farmers working on their terraced farms, and herding sheep, then to the attractive & well-known kasbah of Ait Ben haddou we stop for a visit, this is the kasbah (castle) where many movies have been shot (Ex: Lawrence of Arabia, Game of Thrones, Babel, … etc.).
At noon After the visit of the kasbah & lunch, we continue our road to the next spot which is Africa Hollywood and the grand-door of the sahara desert Ouarzazate. Later on, we set off towards the dades valley through the palmery of Skoura and the roses’ valley. Half way, we will make one more stop in a beautiful panoramic view of the roses’ valley. Thereafter, we head straight to our accommodation for the first night of our 7 days morocco itinerary in this stunning gorge of Boumalne dades.
On the second day of our 1 week tour to Merzouga goes on after enjoying a traditional delicious Breakfast. We’ll then take a drive through roads lined with ancient kasbahs and many attractive Berber villages at the boumalne Dades. Subsequently, you’ll be enjoying the amazing scenery along the way of remaining fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads till the early 20th century, first spot will be in Tissadrine taking some pictures for the beautiful panorama of the dades valley. Then monkey fingers. Posteriorly, we head to Tinghir within a 15 km breath-taking valley full of palm trees, experience the high walls of grey and pink rock around the road, as we continue trekking along the 300 m high canyons. Thereafter we push along towards the Erg Chebbi dunes located in Merzouga, Sahara Desert. You’ll enjoy your lunch in Tinejdad.
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 riding and spectate the beautiful sunset while riding a camel heading to camp oasis where is the luxurious tent that you will stay there overnight. As you’ll watch the sunset in style heading to the oasis where a camp is located. Spending a night living by traditional nomadic tents inside or sleeping under spectacular starry sky outside the tent at Merzouga desert dune 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’ll drive around the desert to discover unexplored places in the 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 as 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 Gnaoua 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. Then 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. Last but not least, we head back to Khamlia village where we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant (Berber nomad pizza). After lunch break, we will continue to visit Yasmina Lake which will be the last spot. Finally, drive to our hotel next to the golden sand dunes.
On the fourth day of our one week in Morocco, an early sunrise experience is recommended from the Erg chebbi sand dunes or your hotel. Enjoying the spectacular sunrise may be the best sunrise you have seen in your life. Thereafter, you will have to go back for breakfast and a shower. Today we will continue our tour to fes via Ziz valley, the second-largest river in Morocco which crosses the whole Morocco to Algeria, then cross the middle Atlas Mountains where you’ll enjoy an amazing view.
Lunch break at a restaurant. In the afternoon we go towards the next spot, cedar forest or Michlifen where we will take a short walk to see the wild monkeys and take some pictures. We will stop at Ifrane the little Switzerland of Morocco for a coffee or WS then up to Fes. Perhaps arrive at Fes in the evening and then drop you off at your accommodation.
After breakfast, you will start the city tour with your local guide, who will guide you into Medina (city). The oldest Fes city by walking on its crowded souks (markets), and epic alleyways and historical monuments. First 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 and metalwork, …etc., so here the fes city tour ends and the local guide accompanies you back to your accommodation.
In the morning, after breakfast, you will be driven to Meknes. It’s an imperial city that has existed since the first rulers of the Alawite dynasty that governed Morocco. Thereafter, you’ll see the grandiose gateway of Bab el-Mansur, the Sahrij Souani Basin and the sumptuously decorated Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, after lunch, your journey continues on to volubilis. This is the Morocco’s most famous Roman remnant dating from AD 24-285, after a visit to Volubilis, we head towards the blue city in the Rif mountains which it’s known for the striking and blue-washed buildings of its old town. Once we get there, you are free to take a walk and explore the pretty small town on your own, last but not least check into your accommodation
Today, depending on your departure time, we’ll drive you to the airport for your flight time.
If our 7 days morocco itinerary (1 week) does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. We provide customized desert trips in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. 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 have questions, we’re here to help.
First, most of the 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.
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).
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 the desert and the imperial cities, as well as hiking in the Atlas Mountains and relaxation on the Atlantic coast.
The best and easiest way to get to the Morocco Sahara Desert is to go on a guided tour from Marrakech, Fez with round-trip transportation included. In addition to that, Merzouga and Zagora are the gateway towns to the desert dunes.
How to book a Tour with Us:
To ensure your 1 week in Morocco, 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.
173 Reviews Authentic & Genuine Reviews from our Travellers
My friends and I had a blast during our One week in Morocco and also were able to see almost all the essential highlights this country has to offer: an awesome desert camp night singing and dancing under the stars, a relaxing walk around in the blue city Chefchaouen, a glimpse of the Marrakesh palace and also Jardin Majorelle, … etc.
Our accommodations were also very lovely and full of characters. Moreover, we get to experience the local culture further via their beautiful decorations and meals. Furthermore, Our driver, Ali, is very friendly and professional. He brought more fun to our memorable trip.
We really enjoyed our 1 week trip, and thanks to all their efforts!
Ana N / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 5 February 2020
It was absolutely 100% an amazing 1 week in morocco. We had the most incredible tour English-speaking driver, totally top-notch. In addition to that, MTT agency, the entire group from start to finish was outstanding, spot on with every detail. Also, extremely polite and professional guide! It’s a long way to travel, but Ibrahim made this morocco 7 days itinerary super nice. Overall, thank you so much for the great service – We definitely recommend this tour to everyone. Read More Morocco tour’s reviews
Ana N / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 5 February 2020