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From Fes: Imperial Cities Highlights and 8-Day Sahara Trip

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Discover the best of Morocco on a guided 8-day trip starting in Fes, and onward to Merzouga, Dades Valley, Ouarzazate, kasbah Ait Benhaddou, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, and Volubilis.


  • Discover Morocco's imperial cities on a comprehensive tour
  • Explore the cities, souks, and monuments with local guides
  • Journey through some of the country's most iconic destinations
  • Stroll through Majorelle Gardens and the Menara Garden


Day 1: Fes A guided tour of Fez is an excellent way to explore one of the most historically rich and culturally significant cities in Morocco. Fez is known for its well-preserved medieval architecture and UNESCO-listed Old Town, making it a must-see destination for any traveler visiting Morocco. The tour begins at 09h am, during a guided tour, visitors can explore the city's many historical sites, such as the Bou Inania Madrasa, a 14th-century theological college, and the Dar Batha Museum, which is housed in a 19th-century palace. The tour also includes a visit to the Bou Jeloud Gardens, which offer a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. One of the highlights of a Fez guided tour is a visit to the Fez El Bali, the Old Town, where visitors can explore the city's traditional souks and markets. The souks are a maze of narrow streets and alleys, lined with shops selling everything from spices and textiles to ceramics and traditional crafts. Visitors can also see the traditional leather tanneries, where the famous leather goods of Fez are made. Overnight stay in Fez. Accommodation: - Hotel Royal Mirage Fes 4* (or similar) Meals included: - Breakfast Activities included: - Guided tour of Fez (09h) Day 2: Merzouga Traveling from Fez to Merzouga is a journey that takes you from the medieval city of Fez to the desert landscape of Merzouga, passing through the beautiful Middle Atlas Mountains and Ziz Valley, where you can see traditional Berber villages and stunning landscapes. Once in Merzouga, you will have the opportunity to experience the thrill of camel trekking and spend the night in a traditional desert camp. You will cross the dunes and admire the sunset and the colors in perpetual evolution. After a traditional dinner with Berber rhythms, you will spend the night under the stars in a nomad tent in the middle of the desert. Accommodation: - Private Luxury Tent (Merzouga Desert Camp) Meals included: - Breakfast & Dinner Activities included: - Camel Ride Day 3: Todra Gorge & Boumalne Dades You will wake up early to watch the sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes (optional), before continuing on to Ouarzazate via Boumalne Dades. You'll have the opportunity to explore the valley's kasbahs, palmeries, and traditional Berber houses, and learn about the local culture and way of life. You'll also have the opportunity to visit the Todra Gorges, which offer spectacular views and great hiking opportunities. After a short lunch break, the tour continues to Ouarzazate, known as the 'Gateway to the Desert'. In Ouarzazate, you'll have the opportunity to visit the the Atlas Film Studios, where many famous movies have been filmed and Kasbah of Taourirt. Accommodation: - Kasbah Stay Meals included: - Breakfast & Dinner Activities included: - Visit Kasbah Taourirt - Visit Atlas Film Studio Additional Notes: - Kasbah Taourirt Entry Fee (2 Euro per person) - Atlas Film Studio Entry Fee (8 Euro per person) Day 4: Ouarzazate to Marrakech via Kasbah Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate to Marrakech is a scenic drive through the beautiful Atlas Mountains of Morocco. One of the highlights of this trip is a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. One of the must-see stops on this journey is the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. This fortress-like village is one of the best-preserved kasbahs in Morocco and has been used as a location for many famous movies and TV shows, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones. After spending some time exploring the Kasbah and taking in the views, the trip continues to Marrakech, a vibrant and historic city often referred to as the 'Pearl of the South'. Accommodation: - Hotel Labranda Rose Marrakech 4* (or similar) Meals included: - Breakfast Activities included: - Guided Tour of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou Day 5: Marrakech Immerse yourself in the wonders of Marrakech on a full-day tour, where you'll marvel at the grandeur of the Koutoubia Mosque and its towering minaret, explore the historic Saadian Tombs adorned with intricate decorations, and be captivated by the exquisite tilework and gardens of the Bahia Palace. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the traditional souks and indulge in a variety of Moroccan treasures. After a delightful lunch break, discover the timeless beauty of the Jardin secret, a testament to Islamic art and architecture. Conclude the tour at the Menara gardens, where you can relax by the serene pond, wander through olive groves, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains. Accommodation: - Hotel Labranda Rose Marrakech 4* (or similar) Meals included: - Breakfast Activities included: - Guided Tour of Marrakech Additional Notes: - Saadian Tomb Entry Fee (7 Euro per person) - Bahia Palace Entry Fee (7 Euro per person) - Secret Garden Entry Fee (8 Euro per person) Day 6: Casablanca Experience the beauty of Morocco on a tour that takes you from the vibrant city of Marrakech to the coastal metropolis of Casablanca. Upon arrival in Casablanca, you will embark on a guided tour of the city. You'll visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world and a masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture. You will also visit the the city's most important landmarks. The tour will also include a visit to the Habous quarter, a charming neighborhood known for its traditional architecture and lively souks. You will also see the United Nations Square, the Central Market, and the Mohammad V Avenue, the most important street of the city center. Accommodation: - Hotel Best Western Plus Casablanca 4* (or similar) Meals included: - Breakfast Activities included: - Guided Tour of Casablanca (14h) Additional Notes: - Hassan II Mosque Entry Fee (13 Euro per person) Day 7: Rabat & Volubilis The tour from Casablanca to Fez via Rabat and Volubilis is a unique opportunity to explore two of Morocco's most historic and fascinating sites. The tour begins in the capital city of Rabat at 09h am, where you will visit the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tower, and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. These landmarks offer a glimpse into the city's rich cultural heritage and its role as a political and cultural center of Morocco. After exploring Rabat, the tour will take you to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, which date back to the 3rd century BC. Volubilis is one of the best-preserved Roman ruins in North Africa and offers a fascinating glimpse into the region's history. Visitors can explore the remains of an ancient city, including the Capitoline Temple, the Basilica, and the houses of the wealthy citizens. Overnight stay in Fez Accommodation: - Hotel Royal Mirage Fes 4* (or similar) Meals included: - Breakfast Activities included: - Guided tour of Rabat - Guided tour of Roman Ruins of Volubilis Additional Notes: - Volubilis Entry Fee (7 Euro per person) Day 8: Fes Your last day in Fes, we will arrange the airport transfer according to your flight depature. End of our services. Meals included: - Breakfast


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