10 Day desert tour from Marrakech


from Marrakech


10 days/ 9 night





Program for the desert tour from Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech airport

Before starting your desert tour from Marrakech, you will arrive and meet our team in the imperial city of Marrakech. Assistance and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Explore Marrakech

Half board at the hotel on the second day of the desert tour from Marrakech. Visit the city of Marrakech, the “Gateway to the South”. The visit begins with the Menara Gardens, the centerpiece of which is a twelfth-century pond. The majestic Qutubiya Minaret, a visit to the Saadian tombs. The visit ends at Jamaa el-Fna (People’s Assembly), declared a World Heritage Site. In the morning, vendors sell fresh orange juice, fruit, wicker baskets, souvenirs, and sweets. It becomes particularly enchanting in the evening when the square is lit by thousands of lights and everything looks magical.

Day 3 – Marrakech – Settat – Casablanca

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure in the city of Marrakech. Then, you start your desert tour from Marrakech by heading to Settat via Casablanca. Probably the city with the most cinematic appeal; how can one not remember the legendary film with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in the lead roles? Dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 4 – Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fez

Breakfast and city tour, starting on Corniche Avenue; walk and continue on our desert tour from Casablanca along the coastal road to Anfa, passing the Grand Mosque of Hassan II. The most representative monument of the 20th century. You can also visit the interior. Journey to the imperial city of Rabat: capital of the Kingdom of Morocco since 1912. The visit begins at the Royal Palace. You will see the “Dar el Makhzen” with its great mosque built by the “people of Fez”. You will then visit the kasbah of Oudayas. A beautiful panoramic view of the mouth of the Bouregreg. Then the mausoleum of Mohammed V. Then the unfinished mosque of Tur Hassan. We cross the fertile valleys until we reach Meknes. We visit the imperial Meknes with its ramparts and its magnificent gates such as Bab el-Mansour. Then the Agdal Pond. The visit ends at the Moulay Mausoleum of Ismail Mosque, made of stucco, stone, and fine porcelain. A short walk leads to the spiritual city of the Moroccan imperial city of Fez. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 – Fez – World Heritage Site

Half board at the hotel. One day excursion to the city, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built on mountainous terrain, so its appearance is reminiscent of Rome. We start our visit in front of the Dar el-Mahzen (Royal Palace) with its impressive golden gate, where craftsmen worked all the copper in the city of Fez. We cross the quarter, then the Andalusian quarter, and stroll through the squares and streets of the medina with its souks, perhaps the busiest and most colorful in Morocco. Visit Medersa Bou Inania, the former Koranic school, the only open non-Muslim religious building. After lunch (not included), continue through the medina of Fez where you can enjoy the unique atmosphere of this city. Our professional team include the drivers will help you get an extraordinary desert tour from Marrakech.

Day 6 – Fez – Ifrane – Middle Atlas – Merzouga

On the sixth day of our desert tour from Marrakech, we leave the hotel at 8.30 am, heading south, crossing the mountains of the Middle Atlas and meeting monkeys in the cedar forest, who wait at the roadside for travellers to give them cocoa. We start our journey towards the Middle Atlas with its green valleys and mountain panoramas. We will stop for lunch in a Berber village, then continue along a desert road with villages to reach the Merzouga dunes, and camels waiting for us to start our journey through the desert. You will be able to admire the beautiful sunset behind the Merzouga dunes. After a walk through the dunes and relaxing silence, you will spend the night at the camp after dinner and traditional Berber music.

Day 7 – Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Kasbah Road – Ouarzazate

Breakfast at the hotel. Optional activity – watch the sunrise over the Sahara dunes. In consultation with your guide. Continuing our desert tour from Marrakech by departing for another nature-given destination: the Todra Gorge: the Todra River has created a narrow gorge with vertical walls over 300m high as a result of erosion to save the mountain. Next to the “Kasbah Road”. This is the name of a series of forts or citadels. Built of clay with crenelated towers and earthen decorations. Then go to Ouarzazate. Visit Kasbah Taourirt, the former residence of the Pasha of Marrakech, built of mud bricks with crenelated towers. The Pasha’s dining room in the old quarter of Glaoui retains its beloved decoration of painted stucco and cedar ceilings. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8 – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Breakfast at the hotel on the eighth day of the desert tour from Marrakech driving via the Atlas Mountains, from the Tiz N’Tichka Pass, at an altitude of about 2260 meters, back to Marrakech. Arrival at noon. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay.

desert tour from Marrakech

Day 9: Marrakech

Half board at the hotel. Free day to enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Optional excursions to Ourika, Essaouira, or Ouzoud.

Take a day trip to Ourika Valley on this desert tour from Marrakech to live an exceptional time in Morocco.

Day 10: Marrakech to Menara airport

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Marrakech airport as planned. End of our desert tour from Marrakech.


  • Private A/C Vans or 4×4 vehicles
  • Fuel
  • English speaking driver or a driver+a personal guide who speaks English.
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Typical hotels, Kasbahs, Riads
  • Camel ride
  • Camel man (guide of the camel caravan)
  • Overnight in a traditional nomad tent
  • All breakfasts
  • All Dinners in the desert line:  Midelt,  Ifrane, Azrou, Desert, Zagora, Dades, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and all the regions. (Vegetarian meal option available)
  • Enough time to explore the sites: Kasbahs, Walks, Canyons, stops for photos and toilet.

Whats's not included

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Dinners in: Marrakech, Fes,  Agadir, Essaouira,  Meknes, Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Tanger.. and all cities outside the desert line are NOT included.
  • Entrance fees to all sites and monuments
  • Tipping Driver & Guides
  • Accommodations in the pickup and drop off cities, unless you want us to book them.

The price of this Morocco tour depends on the number of travelers, please fill in the booking form or contact us to get the pricing for your tour.