7-Day Moroccan Excursion: Unveiling the Wonders from Fes (Week-Long Itinerary)


Prepare for an unforgettable adventure spanning 7 days and 6 nights, as you delve into the rich tapestry of Moroccan culture and landscapes. From the historic Ismaili capital of Meknes to the captivating blue hues of Chefchaouen, and the ancient Roman antiquities of Volubilis, this itinerary promises an immersive exploration of Morocco's diverse heritage.

Your journey will take you through iconic cities such as Casablanca, Marrakech, and the capital city, Rabat, each offering a unique blend of history, architecture, and vibrant local life. Traverse the breathtaking Tizi-N-Tichka pass, winding through the majestic High Atlas mountains, and marvel at the dramatic scenery unfolding before you.

Discover the natural wonders of the Todra Gorges and the cinematic studios of Ouarzazate, before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Haddou, a testament to Morocco's rich architectural heritage.

Experience the allure of the Sahara Desert as you venture to Merzouga, where you'll spend a night under the stars in a desert camp, complete with camel rides and the mesmerizing spectacle of Saharan sunsets and sunrises.

Continue your journey to encounter the enigmatic Barbary macaques amidst the cedar groves of Ifrane, often referred to as Morocco's Switzerland, offering a refreshing contrast to the desert landscapes.

Finally, your adventure culminates back in Fes, where you'll reflect on the myriad experiences and memories collected throughout this immersive exploration of Morocco's enchanting landscapes and cultural treasures.

Itinirary (7 Days)

The 7-day tour starts with an early pick-up from the airport or your accommodation in Fes. Then we travel to Meknes, the capital of the Ismailis and one of the imperial cities. Bab Al-Mansour, the Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stables, the granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum are among the places we stop by. Lunchtime is free time. We then go 30 kilometers outside of Meknes to the ancient Roman remains at Volubilis. Given that UNESCO has designated it a World Heritage Site, it has been well-kept. It also contains historic pillars and arches, as well as numerous lovely mosaics that are strewn throughout. After strolling in the ruins, we head north through Ouazzane to reach Chefchaouen in the Rif Mountains. Also known as the Blue City. The city is famous for its buildings and alleyways painted in blue. Overnight stay in a hotel.

After breakfast, feel free to wander in the blue city. Then we drive to Rabat through the Rif mountains. The city of Rabat is one of the imperial cities in Morocco and the current capital. It is located in northwest Morocco, on the Atlantic coast. You will visit the highlights of the city. Including the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Kasbah of Oudaya. Overnight stay in a hotel.

After breakfast, we depart from Rabat and drive along the coastline to Casablanca. The city is the economic center and the largest city in Morocco. Firstly, we will visit the Hassan II mosque, the second-largest mosque on the continent. Then we visit the Casablanca Cornish. Finally, we drive inland to Marrakech, the red city and one of the imperial cities. Feel free to wander in the famous Jemaa El-Fna square. Overnight stay in a hotel or Riad.

After a warm breakfast, we will be exploring the highlights of Marrakech with a local guide. The visit includes the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the Ben Youssef Quranic mosque. And also stroll in the largest traditional souk in Morocco. Free time for lunch near the Jemaa El-Fna square. Later on, you visit the Koutoubia mosque, the largest in Marrakech, and also the Majorelle garden. Finally, transfer to your accommodation. Feel free to wander in Jemaa El-Fna on your own.

We pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech early in the in the morning. Then drive through the fascinating High Atlas mountains and Tizi-N-Tichka pass. Thereafter, we continue to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified village is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Furthermore, the Kasbah has appeared in many movies, including Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, etc., and TV series, including Game of Thrones. Lunch is at a local restaurant in the area. Then we head to “The Gate of the Desert,” Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.

After breakfast, we pick you up to visit one of the studios where various movies were shot. Then continue to Rose Valley. A Rose Festival is held annually in May, where the locals offer their rose products. After that, we visit Todra Gorges, where the course of the Todra River has carved out a high, red cliff-sided canyon through the mountains. Feel free to wander in the gorges and appreciate the beauty of the landscape. Then we continue our way through Touroug, Tinjdad, and Erfoud town. After that, we reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga. You will switch to camels to cross the sandy desert. After that, a stop will be made for you on top of a high dune to enjoy the sunset. Then continue to the camp. Where you can enjoy the Berber drum music while dancing around the campfire under the vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the desert camp.

On the last day of the 7-day tour,. You wake up early in the morning to contemplate the beautiful sunrise in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast, then you return on camels to Merzouga, where the driver awaits. Then we leave the desert to visit Rissani town, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani is still a major trading center in the region, with a large souk lively on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. After a stroll in Rissani Souk, we continue to Erfoud, where we visit one of the workshops for fossilized marble. After that, we drive along the Ziz River, stopping for a panoramic view of the Ziz Valley. Free time for lunch in Midelt. Then we continue to the cedar forest, where the Barbary Macaques live. Feel free to feed them while wandering in the forest. After that, we visit Ifrane, famous for its low temperature, snow, and alpine-style houses. No wonder it is called the Switzerland of Morocco. Finally, we drop you off at the airport or your accommodation in Fes. End of the 7-Day Tour in Morocco from Fes (One-Week Itinerary).

Included & Excluded

    Pick-up & Drop-off at your Hotel or Airport

    Camel ride in the Sahara desert ( a Camel Per person)

    Transport in a private 4×4 car or minibus with A/C

    English / Spanish Speaking Driver.


    Personal Expenses