Best 15-Day Morocco Tour From Marrakech:
Tour in Morocco from Marrakech offers the best chance to explore the history and culture of the kingdom. The tour sheds light on historical sites, touristic destinations, and natural spaces, and offers various interesting activities. It takes us through the alleyways of Marrakech and all the way to the beautiful coasts of Essaouira and Agadir. It also gets us throughout Sous Valley, the historical site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate city. Furthermore, the journey continues to discover different parts of the kingdom. This time it takes us from the rocky Dades Valley to the golden dunes of the Sahara Desert. Moreover, leaving the desert lands and crossing the High Atlas Mountains drops us on the plains of the Middle Atlas.
Subsequently, we depart Fes city and make our way through the Rif Mountains to explore the northern part of Morocco. The Roman ruins of Volubilis and the imperial city of Meknes are two marvelous stops along the way. Alongside the blue pearl Chefchaouen, the trip also covers the cities of Tangier, Tetouan, and the coastal Asilah town. Adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, we explore the capital of the kingdom Rabat and drop at the economic capital Casablanca. Eventually, the tour ends in Marrakech.
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
The first day of the 15 days trip around Morocco starts today. Upon arrival to Marrakech, our staff will gladly welcome you to the kingdom. Next, we will pick you up and escort you to your riad in Marrakech.
Day 2: Tour the medina of Marrakech
The second day of the trip starts by picking you up and starting an exploration tour of Marrakech city. The sightseeing tour over the red city covers various cultural, historical, and natural sites. The most famous square in Marrakech is Jemaa el Fnaa. It is the space where merchants, snake charmers monkey trainers gather to present their shows for the audience. Bahia Palace and Dar Si Said Museum are two amazing places to admire pure Moroccan architecture and history. To enjoy some fresh air and see exotic plants in the heart of Marrakech, we display to you Majorelle Gardens. Finally, to enjoy the entire Marrakech experience, you should get through the traditional souks the city is famous.
Day 3: Marrakech to Essaouira
On the morning of the third day, we leave Marrakech and make our way toward the coastal city of Essaouira. Also called Mogador, it is a World Heritage Site. Mogador was once the most important trading port in the country. The city provides opportunities to explore the secrets hidden in the walls of ancient kasbahs. It is also the perfect place for water sports enthusiasts thanks to the ocean and the winds. Otherwise, you can stroll through the alleys of the medina and discover its souks, which provide several traditional products.
Day 4: Essaouira to Agadir
After a relaxing night in Essaouira, we drive for two hours to the south to reach Agadir city. It is another coastal city that is famous for its magnificent beach resort. Agadir is a mixture of a preserved heritage city and a modern renovation due to a massive earthquake, which took place in 1960. Agadir Oufella or the Kasbah is an architectural landmark on top of a hill overlooking the city’s beach and port. A visit to Agadir cannot pass without getting pleasure from its unique beaches. Finally, there are many different places and activities to enjoy in this city. Overnight stay in a local hotel.
Day 5: Agadir to Ouarzazate via Taznakht
Early in the morning, we depart Agadir and hit the road to Ouarzazate. On the way, we drive through Sous Valley, where Argan trees grow. We stop at various places to refresh and enjoy amazing views. Taznakht for example is a village on the way, which is famous for the hand-woven Moroccan carpets. Before getting to Ouarzazate, you can’t miss the chance to visit the majestic Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. Upon arrival to Ouarzazate, we will visit Taourirt Kasbah. Ultimately, we will see how this area attracts several cinematographers to shoot their products around the region.
Day 6: Ouarzazate to Dades Gorge
Today’s destination is Dades Gorge. Departing Ouarzazate in the morning, we pass by the green palm grove of Skoura. Amridil Kasbah is one of the most impressive fortified Kasbahs in Morocco, which we visit to see the living museum. Next, we will stop at Kelaat M’Gouna town. It is also known as the Valley of Roses because of the Damask rose that grows in the area. Different local co-ops use the rose to produce many products, especially cosmetics. In the evening, we settle at the stunning gorge of Dades.
Day 7: Dades to Merzouga
We will start today’s journey towards the Sahara Desert of Merzouga in the morning after breakfast. Not too far from Dades Gorge, we stop at the majestic Todgha Gorge. It is one of the most visited places in Morocco. It is a narrow valley surrounded by the High Atlas Mountains. The red mountains in the gorge resemble giant rocky walls. Afterward, we arrive at Merzouga where you can rest before riding camels through the dunes to the camp. At night, have your dinner and settle in your private well-equipped tent in the heart of the Sahara Desert under its shining stars.
Day 8: Tour Merzouga in a 4×4 car
One of the best moments in the desert is to wake up early morning and attend a charming sunrise. After a tasty breakfast on the Sahara Desert morning breeze, we embark on a 4×4 car to experience an exciting adventure. Firstly, we cross the Erg-Chebbi dunes to reach the Hamada, a rocky desert, where nomad families live near the Algerian borders. Above a mountain, we will see the transition from the sandy dunes desert to the Hamada. Back on the main way, we visit Khamlia village. It is where the locals perform Gnaoua music as their legacy art.
Day 9: Merzouga to Fes
Departing Merzouga early morning, we make our way toward the imperial city of Fes. On the road, there are various striking places, where we can stop to enjoy every possible moment. Starting with the panoramic view of the High Atlas Mountains, we stop at Midelt city to have lunch and refresh. Next, we step into the Middle Atlas lands, in which we stop at the Cedar Forest of Azrou. Still, in the green spaces of the Middle Atlas, we offer you a stop in Switzerland of Morocco. It is Ifrane city, which is famous for its alpine-style architecture and the sculptured stone lion statue. Lastly, we drive past Imouzzar Kandar town to arrive at Fes city. In the old medina, Fes enjoy the night by settling down at a traditional Moroccan Riad.
Day 10: Tour of Fes medina
Fes city is one of the kingdom’s four imperial cities. It is also the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco. The city tour makes sure you visit all its touristic destinations and have a clear sight of Fes city. Chouara Tanneries are one of the most extraordinary sights in the medina. Bou Inania and El Attarine Madrasas are two old traditional schools, which are major examples of Moroccan elaborate architecture. In the new Fes, there are the golden gates of the royal palace in which you can photograph amazing photos. Besides, Bab Boujloud is another interesting gate at the entrance of the old medina. Finally, the trip ends with a panoramic view of the whole Fes medina over Borj Nord on a hill.
Day 11: Fes to Chefchaouen
Breakfast in Fes, we leave Fes behind and head off to the blue pearl of the Rif Mountains Chefchaouen. Before getting to the destination, we visit one of the best-preserved Moroccan Roman ruins. Volubilis once was one of the most important outposts of the Roman Empire in North Africa. Not too far from Volubilis, we step out to Meknes city, which is also one of Morocco’s imperial cities. Sultan Moulay Ismail made the capital of Morocco during his reign and inherited various historical sites. Bab Mansour for instance is the city’s emblem and one of the most impressive in the kingdom. In front of the gate, there is the famous Lehdim square. Before the sun sets, we will be in Chefchaouen where you can admire the fascinating views before settling in the riad.
Day 12: Chefchaouen to Asilah via Tetouan & Tangier
Chefchaouen or Chaouen is prominent for the blue buildings and decorated alleys, which are filled with local traditional products. In the morning, you can walk through the streets and visit the famous square of Place Outa el-Hammam. Later on, we go on a scenic drive past the Rif Mountains to reach the White Dove, Tetouan city. It is a lovely city with white buildings, which situate nearby the Rif Mountains and along the Martil Valley. Following, we set out to the deep north, where we visit Hercules caves and Cape Spartel in Tangier city. At a later time, we transfer to the peaceful Asilah town, where you can enjoy its unique atmosphere.
Day 13: Asilah to Casablanca
Asilah is a fascinating town which you can easily wander through its colorful houses and catch amazing photos. Next, we drive through the northern part of Morocco to arrive at the capital Rabat. Hassan Tower is the city’s emblem in which you can see the columns surrounding the minaret of the incomplete mosque. In the near environs, there is the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, former Moroccan King. Oudaya Kasbah is a Kasbah in Rabat overlooking the Bouregreg River, which separates Salé city from Rabat. In the south of the river, there lies Bab Chellah, which provides an insight into the history of Morocco.
Day 14: Casablanca to Marrakech
Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco, where large business buildings are outspread as it is the economic capital of the country. Hassan II mosque is the second large in Africa and the seventh-largest worldwide. A masterwork of accurate architecture, the mosque is one of the most impressive mosques in the world. At a later time, we leave Casablanca and make our way back to Marrakech. You can have free time to enjoy the evening. However, a drink in a panoramic rooftop café in Jemaa el Fnaa square during sunset is a delightful experience.
Day 15: Depart to Marrakech Airport
On the last day of the trip, you have free time until the appointed time. Our staff will transfer you to the airport. Ends of your Best 15 Day Morocco Tour From Marrakech.
• English-speaking driver
• Private transportation 4×4 car – AC
• 14 Nights hotel and Riad accommodation. Breakfast / 4 Night with Dinner
• Camel Trek & Overnight in desert camp
• Stops for interesting places on the road
• Local guide in Marrakech & Fes
• Airport pick up and drop off service
• Fuel/Gas included
• Entrance fees to historical monuments & museums
• Lunches and drinks
• Compulsory travel insurance
• Plane ticket