Private Morocco Sahara desert excursions ,Atlas Mountains trekking, VTT biking and tours with local guides.
Guided and Luxury treks & tours across Morocco
DAY 1 : CASABLANCA VIA RABAT TO MEKNES
“Trek Morocco Desert” invites you to enjoy Morocco guided tour from Casablanca. Our culture Trip starts with a transfer from your hotel to visit the Hassan II Mosque before departing to Rabat (the capital). In Rabat we’ll visit the Royal Palace, the ruins of Chellah, the Mohammed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Then, we’ll depart to Meknes where we we’ll have dinner at a local restaurant overlooking the square opposite the Bab el Mansour gate. After dinner…
DAY 2 : MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – FEZ
After breakfast in Meknes meet the staff of trek morocco desert tour, we’ll take a tour of the city, including The El Hdim square, Bab el Mansour (a massive gate which holds the entrance to the old city and the Jewish quarter), the Royal Granaries & the city rampart. Then we’ll travel to Fez through Volubilis, where we’ll stop to visit the Roman ruins and Moulay Idriss mausoleum (part of the holy town and an important place of pilgrimage where the founder of Morocco’s first dynasty is buried). We will continue the trip to Fez .
DAY 3 : FEZ
We’ll start the day exploring the oldest city in Morocco, snaking through its alleys and narrow streets. We’ll begin sightseeing at the Royal Palace gate, followed by the Jewish headquarter where the first Mellah ever was built in Morocco, during the 16th century. We’ll ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region. We’ll also visit the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch you’ll visit many different cooperatives and then, experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fez before ending the night at your Riad hotel.
DAY 4 : FEZ – AZROU – MERZOUGA
Your tour continues with a drive to Azrou wild monkeys where we’ll stop to explore the cedar forest, home of the Berber Apes. Our drive, from there, carries on past Midelt and the Ziz Valley with a quick lunch/drink stop in Erfoud, continuing through Rissani and finally reaching Merzouga. Once there, we’ll trade in our 4x4 for camels (optional), guided by an experienced camel guide, and explore the region of Erg Chebbi. It’ll take us around 90 minutes to reach the campsite, once there, we’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset over the dunes and once dark, our dinner will be served around a desert camp.
DAY 5 : MERZOUGA DESERT – ERG CHEBBI DUNES
Today we will explore the desert region around the Erg Chebbi desert dunes with the team of trek morocco desert tour. You’ll have the opportunity to see the nomad’s way of life and the marvelous contrast of the desert. We will visit the black village of Khamlia; where we’ll indulge in the music of the Gnawans. For lunch we’ll delight in a traditional Berber Pizza in the ancient capital of Rissani. In the late afternoon we’ll ride on camelback to watch the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional Tagine dinner, drink delicious local mint tea, and listen to traditional Berber music around a campfire while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert of merzouga morocco.
DAY 6 : MERZOUGA DESERT– TODGHA GORGE – ROSES VALLEY
After picture of sunrise over the dunes before arriving at a local hotel to freshen up. After breakfast we’ll head through Rissani and Tinghir to Todgha Gorge; the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. After lunch at the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dadès Valley enjoying the view of the geological feature known locally as “Monkey Toes”. We’ll stay overnight in Dadès Valley, including a complimentary dinner .
DAY 7: ROSES VALLEY– OUARZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU KASBAH – MARRAKESH
After breakfast, we’ll continue our tour to Ouarzazate by the trip guides through the way of a thousand Kasbahs (fortress) , the centre of the Valley of Roses, famous for its annual Rose Festival. We’ll continue to the Unesco World Heritage site, the Ksar of Ait Benhaddou, famous for being used as a filming location for Hollywood movies such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator… We’ll then take the Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass to Marrakesh, where we’ll spend the night.
DAY 8 , DAY 9: MARRAKESH GUIDED TOUR
Today we’ll have a guided tour of Marrakech. You will explore the main attractions and monuments of the city including the famous Jamae el Fna square, Kotoubia mosque, the souks, palaces, and museums. We’ll also explore parts of the city such as Gueliz, The Menara Gardens and Marjorelle.
DAY 10 , DAY 11 : MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast, we’ll take the Tizi-n-Tichka Mountain pass through Marrakech, bringing us closer to the Atlantic coast, where Essaouira, the Pearl of the Atlantic, is located. In the afternoon we check in at a local riad, and then head out to watch the sunset from the Murallas (walls that fortify the city), an experience you can’t miss. In the evening, we’ll be treated to a dinner of the freshest fish in the city, and later take an evening stroll through its quiet and picturesque setting. The next day you’ll get a chance to explore the ancient city ‘Mogador’ (Essaouira), a name given by the Portuguese. Rated as one of the most beautiful coastal cities of the Atlantic, its medina is a canvas of blue and white surrounded by lengthy beaches and the ancient citadel walls of the Portuguese colonial époque. We’ll spend both nights at a local Riad.
DAY 12 : ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH
This morning after breakfast in Essaouira, we can relax during the early part of the afternoon before departing to Marrakech, arriving around 5pm.
DAY 13 : MARRAKECH – OURIKA VALLEY
This morning after breakfast in Ourika valley to explore Atlas Mountains and cascads there.
DAY 14 : OURIKA VALLEY - IMLIL
This morning after breakfast in Ourika valley to explore Atlas Mountains to take pictures of toubkal 4167m and to see the nicest view of atlas.
DAY 15 : IMLIL – CASABLANCA
Transfer from imlil atlas to Casablanca airport. This program can be for 10 days to 15days tour from Casablanca in Morocco.