14-Day Grand Tour of Morocco 2023

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    14-Day
    Casablanca
    Casablanca
    Min Age : 12

    Join us on our 14-Day Grand Tour of Morocco for a full-fledged discovery of the country. All of your favorite Moroccan cities are included. From the beauty of Chefchaouen to the history of Fes and the spartanism of Merzouga and Moroccan Sahara, these are all aspects to expect on our Grand Tour of Morocco. Many surprises are also part of our plan. So, be quick to book your tickets!

    Grand Tour of Morocco Itinerary

    Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat

    On the first day of the Grand Tour of Morocco, you will arrive at Casablanca Airport where we will greet and transfer you to Rabat. In the capital city of Morocco, you will visit the Hassan II tower Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Chellah Necropolis. A lunch break will be on the Corniche, and an overnight stay awaits you in Rabat.

    Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen

    After breakfast in your Riad, we will drive north to Chefchaouen and the Rif Mountain, crossing Ouazzane and other Rif villages. We will arrive at Chefchaouen in the early afternoon, explore the city, and spend the night there to end day 2 of your Grand Tour of Morocco.

    Day 3: Chefchaouen

    After breakfast, you will have a free day to explore Chefchaouen, one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco. The Medina has a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you will enjoy the beauty of this blue and white as a small fortress . The night will be spent in the same Riad as the night before.

    Day 4: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes

    After your breakfast in the Riad, our authentic journey will start towards Volubilis via Ouazzane and other Rif villages. In Volubilis, we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about the Archeological site of Moroccan history.

    After the visit to the ruins, we will shift our way Early afternoon to Meknes where will meet our local guide to start the tour of the main sights of the city, such as Bab Mansour gate, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and Dar El Makhzen palace. A Riad welcomes you for an overnight stay.

    Day 5: Meknes – Fes Sightseeing

    After breakfast in your riad, we will drive to Fes where you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by touring the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco – during the 16th century.

    We will ensure that you visit all Fassi sites of cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University – the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum, and the Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.

    Day 6: Free morning in Fes and drive to Midelt in the afternoon

    On day 6 of your Grand Tour of Morocco, you will have a free morning in Fes. At mid-day, you will leave Fes travelling towards Ifran – a beautiful mountains village, known as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Then, we continue to Midelt. During this journey, you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains.

    Stopping at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest – the largest in Morocco – you may see Barbary apes. After sometime within the forest, your journey continues to Midelt along the magnificent hills and mountains of the Atlas. In Midelt, you will stay the night in a hotel. 

    Day 7: Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga – Camel ride and night in a camp

    After breakfast in your hotel, you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. We will be driving through the fascinating Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia where you will have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality.

    Afterward, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley where we would stop for panoramic views on the way to Erfoud. We arrive at Merzouga in the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you start your camel ride. In a tent in a desert camp, you will spend the night under a starry sky.

    Day 8: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

    After breakfast, you will return by camel to the 4x4s and head back to Erfoud. From Erfoud, you set out behind the High Atlas Mountains en route to the Todra Gorges. In the afternoon, you will take a walk up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 ft high).

    The picturesque river valleys make for a beautiful journey towards the southeast of Morocco. We continue your journey towards another impressive gorge: Dades, passing the strange rock creation of Tamnalt Hills. An overnight stay in a hotel of Dades Valley is the plan of the end of the day.

    Day 9: Dades Gorge – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

    After an early breakfast, you will set off towards the High Atlas Mountains via Ouarzazate. Tucked away in the High Atlas Mountains, it is one of the jewels of Morocco…Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. 

    This setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco; films including, Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, and recently The Gladiator were filmed there. Lunch can be taken at Ait BenHaddou. In the afternoon, you will head over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech where you will spend the night in a Riad.

    Day 10: Marrakech

    After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures.

    After lunch, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. The tour will end with an exploration of the souk (market) lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco.

    You will have free evening in which you can do whatever you please. Dinner and an overnight stay will be in a Riad.

    Day 11: Marrakech – Essaouira

    The hustle and bustle of Marrakech quickly slip away as you enter into the peace and beauty that is Essaouira on day 11 of the Grand Tour of Morocco. This ancient citadel on the West Atlantic coast of Africa means “wall” in the Berber language, and you’ll soon discover why.

    Travelers from all over the world come here to experience the very special weather and explore its diverse and unique history.
    As we leave Marrakech, we pass through lush valleys filled with orange groves, ancient olive trees, and working farms as we drive to the coast.

    Day 12: Free day to Explore Essaouira

    On our Grand Tour of Morocco, you have a free day in Essaouira where you get the chance to wander the ancient streets and imagine what life has come before us. The streets have a genuinely Portuguese feel after they renamed the city in the 16th century and used it as a port city of their own.

    Here, you can dine on fish straight out of the sea at any of the local restaurants. You can even have a camel ride on the beach where you can see the beautiful sunset. An overnight stay awaits you in a Riad.

    Day 13: Essaouira – Casablanca

    After breakfast in the Riad, we take the coast road to Casablanca to visit to the Hassan II Mosque. Dinner will be served a Riad where we will also spend our last night of the Grand Tour of Morocco.

    Day 14: Casablanca – Airport Med V

    The end of the Grand Tour of Morocco occurs in Airport Med V where we say our goodbyes.

    Book our 14-Day Grand Tour of Morocco to explore many of the country’s Imperial Cities and its Sahara Desert. The beauty of Morocco awaits you! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.