10 Days Trip From Marrakesh



10 days Trip from Marrakesh, unlocking the diverse tapestry of Morocco’s landscapes, culture, and history. Starting in the bustling city of Marrakesh, with its vibrant souks and historical sites, the journey unfolds to the mesmerizing landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. Traverse through ancient Berber villages and lush valleys before delving into the sublime beauty of the Sahara Desert, where camel treks and starlit nights await. Explore the imperial city of Fes, with its medieval medina and ancient landmarks, before discovering the Ismaili capital of Meknes and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. The tour concludes in the enchanting Blue City of Chefchaouen, nestled in the scenic Rif Mountains. This 10-day expedition promises a rich blend of cultural immersion, natural wonders, and the warm hospitality that defines Morocco.

Day 1: Arrival to Marrakesh

  • Arrive in Marrakesh and transfer to your accommodation.
  • Optionally, explore the surroundings of your hotel.

Day 2: Marrakech – Essaouira

  • Spend the day exploring Marrakesh, visiting historical sites like the Jardin Majorelle, Bahia Palace, and the Koutoubia Mosque.
  • Depart to Essaouira in the afternoon.

Day 3: Essaouira – Guided Tour Sightseeing Marrakesh

  • Explore Essaouira, known for its coastal charm and historic medina.
  • Return to Marrakesh in the afternoon.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Marrakesh’s main attractions.

Day 4: Marrakesh – High Atlas Mountains – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

  • Head to the High Atlas Mountains, visiting the Telouat Kasbah.
  • Explore Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Continue to Ouarzazate.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Skoura (Kasbah Amridil) – Rose Valley – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga Sahara – Overnight in a Luxury Camp

  • Visit Skoura and the Kasbah Amridil.
  • Explore the Rose Valley and Dades Valley.
  • Journey through Todra Gorges and Erfoud to reach Merzouga.
  • Spend the night in a luxury camp in the Sahara.

Day 6: Explore Merzouga Region – Nomads – Khamlia – Merzouga Lake – Erg Chebbi – Palm Grove

  • Explore the Merzouga region, visiting nomadic communities and the village of Khamlia.
  • Discover Merzouga Lake, the towering Erg Chebbi dunes, and the surrounding palm grove.

Day 7: Merzouga Dunes – Erfoud – Midelt – Cedars Forest – Ifrane – Fes

  • Experience sunrise over the Merzouga dunes.
  • Drive through Erfoud, Midelt, and the cedar forest.
  • Visit Ifrane, often called the “Switzerland of Morocco,” before reaching Fes.

Day 8: Guided Tour Sightseeing Fes

  • Spend the day exploring Fes with a guided tour.
  • Visit historical sites like the Royal Palace, the Medina, and the famous tanneries.

Day 9: Fes – Meknes – Volubilis Ruins – Chefchaouen

  • Depart from Fes and visit Meknes, exploring its historical sites.
  • Continue to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis.
  • Reach Chefchaouen, the famous blue city, and enjoy its unique charm.

Day 10: Transfer to Tangier Airport

  • Transfer from Chefchaouen to the Tangier airport for departure.

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Day 1 : Arrival to Marrakesh

We will start out 10 Days Trip From Marrakesh with a warm welcome as our team picks you up from Marrakesh airport. To immerse you in the captivating ambiance, we’ll embark on a concise city tour, offering a glimpse into the cultural tapestry of Marrakesh. Following this exploration, we seamlessly transfer you to your accommodation, ensuring a seamless start to your journey. Indulge in the charm of a Riad, where you’ll spend your first night, setting the tone for the enriching experiences that await.

Day 2 : Marrakech – Essaouira

As the morning sun graces the day, our journey unfolds with a westward drive to the coastal gem of Essaouira. En route, we pause to witness the peculiar charm of Argan tree-climbing goats and indulge in panoramic views that unveil the picturesque landscapes. Our destination, Essaouira, formerly known as Mogador, stands as one of Morocco’s significant coastal cities.

Upon arrival, we delve into the maritime allure of Essaouira, commencing with a visit to the bustling fishing port. The ancient ramparts, adorned with cannons that echo tales of a bygone era, unfold before us. Navigating through the labyrinthine streets of the old medina, we immerse ourselves in the rich history and vibrant culture of this coastal haven.

As the day winds down, we settle in for an overnight stay in Essaouira, where the echoes of the sea and the whispers of history intertwine to create a unique and memorable atmosphere.

Day 3 : Essaouira – Guided tour sightseeing Marrakesh

Following a delightful breakfast, we embark on a journey back to Marrakesh, where a day of exploration awaits. Immerse yourself in the highlights of this imperial city with the guidance of a local expert.

Our itinerary unfolds with visits to the Bahia Palace, a testament to the opulence of Moroccan architecture, and the Saadian Tombs, where history is etched into the sepulchers. The Ben Youssef Quranic mosque invites reflection as we delve into the spiritual heart of Marrakesh.

Wandering through the bustling lanes of the largest traditional souk in Morocco, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with local artisans and soak in the vibrant atmosphere. Free time for lunch near the Jemaa El-Fna square allows you to savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine at your leisure.

In the afternoon, our exploration continues with visits to iconic landmarks, including the Koutoubia Mosque, the largest in Marrakesh, and the Majorelle Garden, a botanical oasis that captivates with its vibrant colors and serene ambiance.

As the day concludes, we facilitate your transfer to your accommodation. Feel free to meander through the enchanting Jemaa El-Fna square at your own pace, absorbing the lively energy and diverse activities that characterize this vibrant space.

Day 4 : Marrakesh – High Atlas mountains – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

As the sun illuminates the morning, we commence the day with a prompt pick-up from your accommodation in Marrakesh. Our journey unfolds with a captivating drive through the High Atlas mountains, navigating the awe-inspiring Tizi-N-Tichka pass. Throughout the ascent, we pause at strategic points, offering panoramic views that unveil breathtaking landscapes, providing moments to appreciate the sheer beauty of the region.

Our first destination is the Kasbah of Telouat, a historical fortress with intricate architecture and a rich cultural legacy. Delve into the stories embedded within its walls before continuing our odyssey.

Next, we venture to the famed Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a fortified village that has served as the backdrop for numerous cinematic masterpieces, including Gladiator, Alexander, and Game of Thrones. The ancient charm of this kasbah, with its labyrinthine alleyways, resonates with the echoes of history.

Our journey proceeds to “The gate of the desert,” Ouarzazate, where we indulge in a delightful dinner and settle in for an overnight stay in a hotel. The day’s adventures set the stage for a night of rest, preparing us for the wonders that await in the days ahead.

Day 5 : Ouarzazate – Skoura (Kasbah Amridil) – Rose valley – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud -Merzouga Sahara – overnight in a luxury camp

The day unfolds with a post-breakfast exploration, beginning with a visit to the Atlas Studio, where the magic of famous movies comes to life in the heart of Ouarzazate. Delve into the behind-the-scenes world of filmmaking before we continue our journey to the historic Taourirt Kasbah, a symbol of ancient grandeur in Ouarzazate.

Our southeastward drive leads us to the enchanting Amridil Kasbah, surrounded by lush palm groves in Skoura. The scenic route then takes us through the fragrant Rose Valley, a locale that comes alive annually in May during the Rose Festival, where locals showcase their rose products.

Traversing the captivating Dades Valley, we pause to immerse ourselves in the spectacular landscape of the Dades Gorges. The winding course of the Todra River has carved a majestic red cliff-sided canyon through the mountains, culminating in the awe-inspiring Todra Gorges. A leisurely lunch break provides an opportunity to appreciate the surroundings and absorb the natural beauty of the landscape.

As the afternoon unfolds, our journey leads us to the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Here, a transition to camels awaits, allowing us to gracefully cross the sandy dunes. A pause in our journey allows for the enjoyment of a magical sunset atop a high dune, a moment of serene beauty in the heart of the desert.

The day concludes at a desert camp, where the rhythmic beats of Berber drums and the flickering campfire create an ambiance of enchantment under the vast open sky adorned with stars. Dinner and an overnight stay in the camp offer an immersive experience in the tranquility of the Sahara.

Day 6 : Explore Merzouga region – Nomads – Khamlia – Merzouga lake – Erg Chebbi – palm grove

The day begins with an essential early wake-up, allowing you to witness the breathtaking sunrise in the heart of the desert—an experience that is not to be missed. Following this awe-inspiring start, a leisurely and flavorsome breakfast awaits you.

As the morning unfolds, a return journey on camels brings you back to Merzouga, where your attentive driver awaits. Today’s adventure is dedicated to exploring the diverse landscapes of the Merzouga region, a terrain that boasts an array of incredible sites, each with its own unique charm.

Our exploration begins with an off-road drive to an ancient eyeliner mine, delving into the historical significance of this desert resource. A visit to the nomads in their handmade woven tents follows, providing insight into their way of life over a cup of traditional Berber tea.

The journey then leads to the Khamlia village, where the vibrant rhythms of Gnaoua music and captivating dance performances unfold. The inhabitants, hailing from sub-Saharan countries like Mali, Sudan, and Niger, share their cultural heritage in a mesmerizing display.

A pause for lunch in a local restaurant sets the stage for an afternoon stroll through a palm tree grove, allowing you to immerse yourself in the serene oasis setting. Continuing our exploration, we drive a few kilometers to witness the wild beauty of Merzouga’s lake, often referred to as the flamingos’ lake.

As the day comes to a close, dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel offer a comfortable retreat, allowing you to reflect on the diverse experiences encountered in the captivating landscapes of Merzouga.

Day 7: Merzouga Dunes – Erfoud – Midelt – cedars forest – Ifrane – Fes

After a fulfilling breakfast, our journey takes us away from the desert landscape as we set out to explore Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani remains a bustling trading center in the region, featuring a lively souk where the vibrant energy of commerce is palpable. Following a delightful stroll through the souk, our route continues to Erfoud, where we visit one of the fascinating workshops specializing in fossilized marble.

Our journey alongside the scenic Ziz River offers a pause for a panoramic view of the valley, allowing you to absorb the natural beauty of the surroundings. A break for lunch in the town of Midelt provides an opportunity to savor the local cuisine at your leisure.

Continuing our adventure, we venture into the cedars forest, a habitat for the Barbary Macaques. Feel free to engage with these charming creatures as you wander through the forest. Our next destination is Ifrane, renowned for its low temperatures, snowfall, and alpine-style houses. This charming town is often referred to as the “Switzerland of Morocco.”

As the day concludes, we provide a comfortable drop-off at your accommodation in Fes, allowing you to reflect on the diverse landscapes and cultural encounters experienced throughout the day’s journey.

Day 8 : Guided Tour Sightseeing Fes

Our day in Fes begins with a morning pick-up from your accommodation after a hearty breakfast, setting the stage for a captivating exploration of this imperial city. Fes stands as a significant cultural and religious center in Morocco, rich in history and architectural wonders.

The first highlight of our journey is a visit to the Royal Palace gate, an impressive gateway that introduces the regal grandeur of Fes. From there, we step into the well-preserved medieval Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that beckons with its labyrinthine alleys and historic treasures.

The Blue Gate, known as Bab Boujloud, serves as the entrance to the old Medina, and with a local guide by your side, you delve into the heart of this bustling quarter. Our tour encompasses visits to prominent landmarks, including the Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine fountain, and the Tanneries, where ancient craftsmanship comes to life.

The journey then leads us to the Quaraouin mosque and university, a historic institution that proudly holds the title of the oldest university in the world. Following our exploration within the Medina, we venture into the Jewish quarter known as “the Mellah,” providing insights into the diverse cultural fabric of Fes.

A change of scenery unfolds as we drive to an ancient fortress, offering panoramic views of the Medina and the city of Fes. The day concludes with a return to your riad, allowing you to unwind and reflect on the rich tapestry of history and culture woven into the fabric of Fes.

Day 9 : Fes – Meknes – Volubilis ruins – Chefchaouen

Following a delightful breakfast, our day unfolds with a journey to the imperial city of Meknes, once the Ismaili capital of Morocco. Meknes beckons with its rich history and architectural wonders, and our exploration begins with a visit to notable landmarks.

Bab Al-Mansour, an iconic gate, sets the tone for our exploration, followed by a visit to the Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stables, the granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. The city offers a captivating blend of historical significance and architectural splendor. Enjoy some free time for lunch to savor local flavors at your leisure.

Continuing our adventure, our route takes us 30 km away from Meknes to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Volubilis boasts well-preserved remnants, including beautiful mosaics, ancient pillars, and archways that offer a captivating glimpse into Morocco’s historical tapestry.

After immersing ourselves in the ancient ruins, our journey leads north through Ouazzane, eventually bringing us to Chefchaouen nestled in the scenic Rif Mountains. Known as the Blue City, Chefchaouen captivates visitors with its buildings and alleyways painted in various shades of blue. The day concludes with an overnight stay in a hotel, allowing you to soak in the unique atmosphere of Chefchaouen.

Day 10 : Transfer to Tangier airport

As the sun rises on a new day, post-breakfast, you have the opportunity to leisurely explore the enchanting alleyways of Chefchaouen, often referred to as the Blue City. This free time allows you to immerse yourself in the distinctive charm and vibrant hues of this unique locale.

Subsequently, depending on your flight time, we embark on a scenic journey through the Rif Mountains, traversing the picturesque landscapes that frame our path. Our destination is Tangier airport, marking the end of the Marrakech 10-day tour.

Throughout this immersive experience, you’ve encountered the diverse facets of Morocco, from the bustling streets of Marrakech to the historical richness of Fes, the imperial city of Meknes, the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, and the captivating blue-hued enchantment of Chefchaouen. As you bid farewell to Morocco, the memories of this journey will linger, offering a tapestry of experiences that reflect the beauty and cultural diversity of this captivating country.