Morocco Desert Trip 10 Days


10 days trip from Marrakech, along the Kasbahs Trail. Experience the authentic Moroccan culture, and meet locals living in remote villages. This tour is a combination of spectacular landscapes and the rich history of the heart of Morocco.

This 10 days trip begins and ends in Marrakech across the High Atlas mountains and their interesting landscapes and Berber villages. Continuing south you will arrive at the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the famous Kasbah in Morocco, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

Highlights of 10 Days Trip from Marrakech

  • Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

  • Spend a night in the middle of the stunning Dades gorges

  • Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes

  • Watch Sunset over the sand dunes

  • Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara

  • Do Sand Boarding activity

  • Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp

  • Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums)

  • Explore Marrakech with a local guide

  • Visit namad family in the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes

  • Fes sightseeing tour with local guide

  • An overnight in Chefchaouen; the blue city

1️⃣Day 1: Welcome to Marrakech: transfer to your Hotel / Riad

10 Days private tour from Marrakech starts and we transfer you to your hotel in Marrakech. Then we explore the main sights of Marrakech city.

We will explore attractions and monuments including Jamma el Fna square. The guided tour in Marrakech includes a visit to Kotubia mosque, souks, and palaces. We visit a new part of the city called Gueliz, also we may explore the gardens Menara.

We stay overnight in Marrakech in a hotel with dinner and breakfast.

2️⃣Day 2: Marrakech » Ait Benhaddou » Ouarzazate » Dades Gorges [326 km]

Today we continue our 10 days trip from Marrakech and we drive through Tizi-n-Tichka pass in the High Atlas Mountains to reach Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. It is a UNESCO world heritage.

Then we continue towards Roses valley, which is known by annual “Festival of Roses”. Once we arrive in Dades Gorges we stay here in a local hotel.

3️⃣Day 3: Dades Gorges » Todra Gorges » Erfoud » Merzouga Sahara [269 km]

Today, we drive towards Todra Gorges where we may walk in the narrow canyon. It is famous for hikers. Then we drive through Ziz valley to reach Erfoud, famous for its fossil products. We may visit here local fossil factory and shop where you may purchase souvenirs.

We continue to Rissani, where we will visit the local souk, famous in the area. We drive towards the desert, to reach Merzouga, from where we start our camel ride into the desert dunes.

We will ride camels with an experienced camel guide. We reach Merzouga desert camp where we stay overnight in desert tents. You will enjoy desert dinner and Berber music around the campfire. This night will be amazing and you will never forget your stay in the Merzouga desert.

4️⃣Day 4: Explore Merzouga desert & visit a nomad family [40 km]

Today we spent the day exploring the Merzouga desert. You will have the opportunity to try sand-boarding, you can also ski in the dunes, and explore the area by 4×4.

We will visit Khamlia village famous for its music. We can’t miss the opportunity to see the perfect sunset at dunes and spent the night in Berber tents with local music and a tasty dinner.

5️⃣Day 5: Merzouga » Erfoud » Ziz Valley » Midelt [263 km]

After watching the sunrise in the desert, we continue our private 10 Days trip from Marrakech and we ride camels back to the hotel. After having breakfast, take shower in the camp, we drive towards Rissani, Erfoud.

Then we drive to Midelt in Atlas mountains where we stay overnight in a local hotel.

6️⃣Day 6: Midelt » Azrou Cedar forest » Ifrane city » Fes [206 km]

Today we explore Midelt and then we drive to Azrou and Ifrane, a famous ski resort. We continue to Fes where we stay overnight in a local hotel.

7️⃣Day 7: Fes guided tour

You will have a guided tour of Fes to visit the Fontaine Ennajarine, also Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, and the Karawiyyin Mosque.

This sightseeing tour will include a visit to the tannery and the ceramics cooperative to see the traditional Moroccan crafts.

You can spend the afternoon exploring the fascinating medina before having dinner at a local restaurant. We spend another night in Fes in a local riad/hotel.

8️⃣Day 8: Fes » Chefchaouen (The blue pearl) [198 km]

Today we drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in the Rif mountains. We explore medina in Chefchaouen and we stay here in a local hotel with dinner.

9️⃣Day 9: Chefchaouen » Rabat » Casablanca [339 km]

Later today we drive to Rabat, the capital to explore the main sights and attractions in the city. Then we continue to the largest Moroccan city – Casablanca where we stay overnight.

🔟Day 10: Casablanca » Marrakech [241 km]

Today we visit the main attractions and monuments in Casablanca including Hassan II Mosque. Then we will drive to Marrakech where our 10 days trip from Marrakech finishes.

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Additional info about Morocco Desert trip in 10 Days

  • 1. At the accommodations, you will be staying in a private room at your preferred type

  • 2. At the desert camp, you will be staying in a private tent at your fancied type

  • 3. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

  • 4. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 5. Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.

  • 6. Quad bike & Buggies in the dunes can be included as an extra.

  • 7. Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • 8. Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.