12 Days Moroco Camel trekking desert trip
Trip duration: 12 Days – 11 Nights
12 Days Morocco Camel trekking desert trip full description:
Day 1: CASABLANCA – RABAT:
The first day of our private tour starts from CASABLANCA, we will visit Hassan 2 mosque, Ain Diab beach, the justice court and the Habous quarters. After, we drive to Rabat which is the administrative capital of the country. There, we will visit Mohamed V mausoleum, the Royal Palace gardens, the Oudaya gardens and Chellah door. The night will be spent in local RIAD in RABAT.
Day 2: RABAT – MEKNES
After breakfast, our tour continues driving towards Meknes, the imperial city that rose to prominence with the sultan Moulay Ismail (1672-1727) who set the capital of Morocco to Meknes and gave it its golden age by building his imperial palace, city walls, and kasbahs. Our visit places of interest include the gate Bab El Mansour, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the Imperial Palace and the royal granaries and stables. Overnight will be a RIAD.
Day 3: MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – FES
Today we drive to the Roman ruins of Volubilis with its Galem’s baths, basilica and capitol and forum and. the sacred village of Moulay Idriss. The lunch will be in a local restaurant. Then we’ll arrive in Fes where we will have a free program and u may discover old medina by yourself. In the evening we will have dinner and we spend this night at a local riad in Fez.
Day 4: FEZ (GUIDED VISIT )
Your Morocco tour continues in this spiritual and cultural Capital of Morocco FEZ, you will explore the ancient Fez medina, Royal Palace then we drive through the Mellah, the old Jewish quarter, also Bab Boujloud. We will visit labyrinthine Fez El-Bali, Morocco’s largest medina, then the17th-century medersas (schools), the Karaouine University. The old Medina is classified as a UNESCO heritage world site. The night will be in riad in the medina.
Day 5: FES – IFRANE – ZIZ GORGES – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
Today we start our private Morocco tour driving south towards Merzouga desert, crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will enjoy breathing the pure air that comes from the Cedar forests. We will have stops for taking pictures in panoramic views, driving through Ziz valley and palm groves of Tafilalet – oasis. After we arrive to Erfoud, we will visit the marble factory for the production of the fossil. Then we continue to Rissani to explore its local souk, and then we continue to Merzouga desert where we spend this night at the local riad.
Day 6: MERZOUGA: TOUR around MERZOUGA DUNES & CAMEL TRIP
Today, you will experience the lifestyle of the Nomads in our 4×4 off-road trip to the breathtaking Erg Chebbi desert. We will visit the Nomad families, who live in Berber tents, later; we will attend local music performance of GNAWA in Khamlia village. You may have a walk in the oasis to learn about the irrigation system of the area. Later afternoon, we will ride camels to the bivouac to spend the night under traditional Berber tent in the middle of the MERZOUGA dunes.
Day 7: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
After breakfast, enjoying the sunrise on the dunes, we ride camels back to Merzouga hotel. Then we will have departure to the ancient desert town (Rissani) then we head to the dramatic TODRA GORGES where you may along the river. The lunch will be at a local restaurant under 600 feet high red cliff of the gorges. In this area, many of rock climbers practice their favorite sport. Later, we continue to DADES GORGES where we will spend the night in a local riad hotel.
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Day 8: DADES GORGES – ROSES VALLEY – SKOURA – OUARZAZATE
Today we drive through the road of thousands Kasbah MAGOUNA city). It’s a famous for its roses and rose products, every year a rose festival is held in May. We continue our tour to Skoura to visit local Kasbah (Amredil). Then, we drive to OUARZAZATE where we will visit Taourirt Kasbah after we go to UNESCO site Ait Ben haddou kasbah where many famous movies were shot such The mummy, Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia…After lunch in a local restaurant over looking the Kasbah, we will return back to OUARZAZATE to spend the night in luxury Riad.
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Day 9: OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
We depart today from OUARZAZATE to MARRAKECH via the Atlas Mountains, crossing the T’ichka pass at 2260 meters. We arrive in the afternoon to Marrakech where we will spend night. You can have dinner in Jamaa Lafna square to explore it by yourself.
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Day 10: MARRAKECH (guided visit)
After breakfast, you will discover MARRAKECH includes visiting of best places of this the red city. You will visit Menara, Koutoubia minaret (the Twin tower of Giralda in Seville, in Spain), the tombs of Saadian which being composed of the splendid mausoleums built at the 16th century, and the gardens majorels. The lunch will be in local restaurant then you will visit souk near famous Jamaa Lafna square. Overnight will be in riad in Marrakech.
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Day 11: MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA
Today we will have an excursion to ESSAOUIRA on Atlantic coast. In our itinerary, we can be lucky to see goats climbing the Argan trees just before we reach Essaouira. We can have opportunity to visit the Argan oil women’s co-operative. In ESSAOUIRA, we will visit local medina surrounded by ancient city walls. We also visit local fishing port. We will stay in Essaouira for this night in local riad.
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Day 12: ESSAOUIRA – ELJADIDA – CASABLANCA
Today, we go back to Casablanca via Eljadida city. We will have a small visit to this Portuguese city then we contunie to Casablanca to make you transfer to airport.
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– The tour itinerary can be modified according to your requirements and budget.
– We are at your disposal for any questions about the tour.What is included in this tour?
– Arrival & Departure transfers.
– Accommodation in Riads or hotels (Optional).
– Private Air conditioned 4×4 vehicle with luxury interior
– English speaking driver / Guide.
– Private Camel trekking caravan “1 Camel P/P”.
– Fuel Taxes
– Night in a desert camp half-board.
What is not included in this tour?
– Personal expenses and tips
Please do not hesitate to Contact us if any of our listed tours don’t fit your holiday duration in Morocco. We still can arrange one together according to your needs. Thank you.