morocco itinerary 7 days from marrakech
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – AIT BEN HADDOU – VALLEY OF ROSES – DADES VALLEY
Our private driver will meet you at your lodging (hotel or riad) and begin the journey by traversing the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi N-Tichka (2260 m). pause to take in some panoramic views to appreciate this Road’s beauty. Continue your journey to Ait Ben Haddou’s Kasbah by doing so. The most well-known ksar in the Ounila Valley is the Kasbah’s site of Ait-Ben-Haddou, which is situated in the foothills on the southern slopes of the High Atlas in the Province of Ouarzazate. A striking example of southern Moroccan architecture is the Ksar in At-Ben-Haddou. The ksar is a cluster of primarily communal dwellings. A dense concentration of houses, some modest and others resembling small urban castles with high-angle towers and upper sections decorated with clay brick motifs, can be found inside the defensive walls reinforced by angle towers and entered through a baffle gate. There are also buildings and community areas inside the walls. And the UNESCO World Heritage Center has it listed. Upon learning that you will eat lunch in Ait Ben Haddou. After lunch, we continue on our route by crossing Ouarzazate, stopping at the movie studios (optional), and continuing until we reach Kelaat M’gouna, the rose capital. And we’ll get to Dades in the evening. Spend the night at a hotel or Kasbah in Dades.
DAY 2: DADES VALLEY - TENGHIR - TAFILALET - MERZOUGA (CAMEL RIDE - DESERT NIGHT)
We will travel to the Merzouga Desert via the Dades Gorge after a delicious breakfast. There are numerous Berber villages along the route. As we travel through Tinjdad, Erfoud, we will sense the start of the Tafilalet Saharan oasis. Then proceed to Merzouga. We take a short break before heading toward the camels that will lead us on an adventure through the dunes. We will spend the night in the middle of the dunes in a camp with drum music; this is an excellent opportunity to capture beautiful sunset and sunrise photographs. As soon as we get to the camp, we head to the high dunes to see the sunset. Our tent home for the night will be a nomadic Berber one.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ZIZ VALLEY – MIDELT – AZROU – IFRANE – FES
After breakfast, we travel through Tafilalet, the enormous palm grove in the world. Along the 20 km of Road, there will be thousands of palm trees. This Road leads to the Ziz valley, where a river originates in the high Atlas and nourishes a palm grove. Here, we pause and take in the breathtaking view of the valley and the city of Aoufous from this elevated vantage point. We’ll make one more stop in Midelt, the home of Apple, where we’ll have some free time to eat lunch in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. After lunch, we’ll carry on with our journey, travel further south through several cities, and maybe even see some nomadic people living in tents. Afterward, we’ll stop in Azrou, the largest cedar forest in Morocco, to see and interact with the Berber apes. Then At 1630 meters above sea level, Ifrane, Morocco, is situated on the Middle Atlas’ northwest slope. This city resembles a Swiss city due to its broad avenues, clean urban development, gardens, green spaces, and architecture. Additionally, until Fes, Michlifen, a significant ski resort, is available.
DAY 4: EXPLORING FEZ WITH A LOCAL GUIDE
After breakfast, you’ll meet with a local guide who will help you uncover Fez’s hidden gems and push you deeper and deeper into the city’s historic Medina. You’ll learn about the souks, including the famous ones with winding cobblestone streets. The streets are lined with historic mosques and enormous minarets made of green glass. You will see some of Fez’s most stunning palaces and structures. The tour will also stop at a tannery and a cooperative of potters to see traditional Moroccan crafts in action. A night in Riyadh with breakfast included.
Day 5: FÈS - MEKNES - VOLUBILIS - CHEFCHAOUEN :
Today, after breakfast, we’ll travel to Meknes, a Unesco World Heritage Site, first through the ruins of the ancient Roman capital of Volubilis, situated in the middle of a fertile plain. We proceed from here and arrive in Chefchaouen in the afternoon. The city of Chaouen, which is both white and blue, is situated between two mountains. It is a charming town with steep, winding streets, white and indigo plaster buildings, squares, fountains with lovely decorations, and homes with lavishly decorated doors and red-tiled roofs. Dinner and a hotel stay are included.
DAY 6: FULL DAY TO DISCOVER CHEFCHAOUEN.
ENTIRE DAY TO DISCOVER CHEFCHAOUEN. You will have the entire day today to discover this charming city with its winding, steep streets and blue-and-white architecture. A peaceful stroll through the old town can be enjoyed in Place Uta el-Hamman, which is also close to the Great Mosque. The Fondouk, the Kasbah, and the Museum are close by. With its maze of alleyways, the Medina is home to more than 100 weaving studios: The wool jellies woven in Chefchaouen are renowned. There are also many beautifully painted and decorated homes in the Quartier Al-Andalus neighborhood. Riyadh at night.
Day 7: Chefchaouen – Casablanca Or Marrakech
Chefchaouen – Marrakech or Casablanca After breakfast, we will begin our drive from Chefchaouen to Casablanca or Marrakech. Depending on your departure city, you can end your trip in either Casablanca or Marrakech.
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