A journey into the Sahara can be as varied as the desert itself, but there are some quintessential Saharan experiences.
Travel in the Sahara is best between October and April or early May when daytime temperatures are generally bearable.
Merzouga is a village in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, on the edge of Erg Chebbi, a 50km long and 5km wide set of sand dunes that reach up to 350m high. Most people are here to take a camel safari into the dunes.
is a fortified city, or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-
This giant fortification, which is made up of six Kasbahs and nearly fifty ksars which are individual Kasbahs, is a great example of earthen clay architecture.
Aït Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several famous films have been shot there.
Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan.
The city is a popular tourist destination because of its proximity to Tangier and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.
Chefchaouen is a popular shopping destination as well, as it offers many native handicrafts that are not available elsewhere in Morocco, such as wool garments and woven blankets. The goat cheese native to the area is also popular with tourists.
Marrakech is a major city in the northwest African nation of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country after Casablanca, Fes and Tangier.
The Jemaa el-
Marrakesh is possibly the most important of Morocco's four former imperial cities.
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Private Morocco Tours from Marrakech, Fez , Casablanca
Private Day Trips and Camel Trekking in Sahara desert
MARRAKECH PRIVATE TOURS | FEZ PRIVATE TOURS | CASABLANCA PRIVATE TOURS | MERZOUGA CAMEL TREK | DESERT CAMP
After the breakfast, we will drive to Casablanca , to visit the Mosque of Hassan II , we continue to Rabat city , the capital of Morocco . Rabat is located on the Atlantic coastline at the mouth of the river Bou Regrag , opposite to the twin city of Sale . Your first stop will be at Kasbah Oudayas. You will be visiting another fascinating site of Rabat , the massive minaret of the Hassan Mosque dating from 1185 , the minaret rises up 44 meters ,and it was believed that it would reach to 88 meters , but was largely destroyed after an earthquake in 1755. Opposite the Hassan Tower is the Mausoleum of Mohammed V , a monument of modern Morocco . Accommodation at your riad or hotel .
Today we drive to Chefchaouen , enjoying the landscapes of the green Morocco and the Rif mountains which lay down in the North of Morocco . You will reach Chefchaouen , you will have free time to explore the blue city , is a small city situated in the Rif Mountains , the city was dated to 1471 , and the name of the city is derived from a Berber name : "Chef Chaouen" means "look at the horns". Chefchaouen is a quaint place to hik eand relax .You will be walking inside the old city of Chefchaouen and visiting Rass El Ma (The Head of Water) literally it is the source of water that is used by the city in irrigation and laundry place where local women wash the clothes and blankets in public place. Accommodation at your Riad or hotel.
After having your breakfast, you will drive to Fes passing by the city of Ouazan, then drive to the ruins in Volubilis where you will have about an hour of visiting the site and enjoy the history of Romans in Morocco. Continue to Meknes, stopping by its main sites such as Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail the founder of the city and Lahdim Square ,then drive to the city of Fes . Accommodation at a riad or hotel.
Experience camel trek in desert and also desert tents overnight
Visit Chefchaoeun, Fez , Middle Atlas , Ait Ben Haddou
visit Casablanca and Rabat on Atlantic coast
In Fes, you will be given the chance to visit the spiritual and cultural Capital of Morocco. Spend the Morning exploring ancient Fez medina, Royal Palace (from out side), drive through the Mellah, Bab boujloud. Visit to Labyrinthine Fez El-
Departing early from Fes, you will begin your ascent passing through Ifrane, a winter ski resort. We will visit the cedars forest in Azrou, see monkeys, and drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. You will stop in Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, before continuing towards Merzouga. Reaching Merzouga in the afternoon, we prepare for camel ride towards to dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you can enjoy the beautiful sunset. Once we reach the desert camp, where you will stay overnight in a Berber tent. We enjoy traditional music of the Berbers.
After having your breakfast, Driving to discover the area of Merzouga by taking the off-
After breakfast, we depart the desert via the ancient desert town of Rissani heading to the dramatic Todra Gorges via Tinjdad and Tinghir Town, a walk at Todra Gorges along the river, but before we pause to relish the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. The Lunch will be in a restaurant under 600 feet high red cliff of the gorges where many of rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Later we continue to Boulemane Dades (visit of the gorges). The night will be in local riad.
A scenic drive awaits you as you drive through kalaa Magouna and the one thousands Kasbah road, The former is famous for its roses and rose products, every year a rose festival is held in May, continuing to Skoura. where we pause at the well preserved Kasbah Ameridil, beautifully surrounded by palm plantations, before we carry on our drive to Morocco holywood-
After breakfast, you leave Ouarzazate to Marrakech passing by Tizi N’tichka pass. In the afternoon the night will be in a Riad.
you will have City tour of Marrakech with an English speaking guide. You will visit the historic Menara: a magnificent pool surrounded by flower beds, which reflects the image of a beautiful Moorish edifice,the tour features several notorious monuments, including the mind relaxing Majorelle gardens and the Koutoubia Minaret, and the Saadian tombs, which represent Moorish architecture at its finest. The tombs, which include several sixteenth century mausoleums, lay undiscovered behind walls until 1917, this tour also will include a walk in the valley of the different part of the Souk-
Today, you will have an excursion to Essaouira city to visit the medina (artisanat, historical monument and the beach. Then we head back to Marrakech and that will be end of our private Morocco tour.
The tour itinerary can be modified according your requirements and budget. Contact us if you wish to modify this private Morocco tour.
Camel trek in Sahara desert
Private Air conditioned 4x4 / Experienced English speaking driver / Guide.
Pick up / Drop off from Marrakech / Accommodation in riads / hotels / breakfast / dinner
Desert camp with dinner and breakfast