14 Days Morocco Trip from Marrakech
Morocco Desert Tour 14 Days
If you are looking to travel to Morocco, why not take a 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech, along the Kasbah Trail. Experience genuine Moroccan culture, and meet locals living in remote villages. This tour combines spectacular landscapes and rich history: the heart of Morocco.
Our 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech begins in the red city of Marrakech and heads to the Dades valley, then across the High Atlas mountains with its’ fascinating landscapes and Berber villages. Continuing south you will arrive at the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, probably the most celebrated, filmed and photographed Kasbah in Morocco.
Highlights of 14 Days Morocco Trip from Marrakech
Program Itinerary of the 14 Days Morocco Trip from Marrakech
Upon arrival in Marrakech, you will be met and transferred to your hotel/Riad. Relax and settle in. Overnight in Marrakech.
Explore the famous city of Marrakech, the ‘southern pearl’ of Morocco, and the second oldest Imperial city which has for centuries been an important stop for traders and travelers. Your tour will include the Menara Gardens, the famous Jardin Majorelle, Bahia Palace, and Saadian tombs.
Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, with its 77m high minaret dominating the center of Marrakech. Continue to one of the center attractions of Marrakech; Djemaa el-Fna, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site which is one of the main cultural spaces in Marrakech. Relax at one of the many cafes surrounding the square to take in all the sights. Continue on and explore the varied and colorful souks. Overnight in Marrakech.
Leaving Marrakech for the seaside town of Essaouira. A relaxing drive lined with argan oil cooperatives will take you to this UNESCO World Heritage-listed city.
The windswept fishing port, with broad beaches and ancient walled medina with ramparts built into the cliffs, has long been a popular destination. With its relaxed feel, take in the small but lively medina, stroll along the ramparts or beach, or visit the port to see the daily catch.
The Gnaouas Music Festival is held in Essaouira in June. Overnight in Essaouira, at local riad. The first night of our 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech outside Marrakech.
Depart Essaouira for Oualidia. Stop in Safi, a previously Portuguese-occupied town. Famous as the center of sardine exports, Safi is perhaps most well known for its pottery.
Arrive and relax in Oualidia, a small seaside village with a protected lagoon, estuary, and the wild Atlantic Ocean all right on your doorstep.
Walking, birdwatching (Oualidia is at the center of Morocco’s richest bird habitat, particularly in Spring and Autumn), fishing, swimming, kayaking, kite surfing, and surfing are just some of the activities you can enjoy in Oualidia. Overnight in Oualidia.
Depart Oualidia for Rabat and continue your journey up the Atlantic Coast. Pass through El Jadida, a small port city, formerly controlled by the Portuguese, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage site; and stop in Casablanca to visit Mohammed V square and the impressive mosque of Hassan II.
Explore the Imperial City of Rabat, including the Mechouar (the ramparts and walls surrounding the Royal Palace), the majestic Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower, and the Oudaya Kasbah, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and offering fabulous views, as well as being home to Moroccan artisan galleries. Overnight in Rabat.
Continuing our 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech. Depart Rabat for Tangier along the stunning coastal road. Visit Asilah, a beautiful coastal town with its whitewashed houses, blue walls and doors, and many murals. Tangier, the gateway to Africa from Europe, has always been an international melting pot.
Take a tour of Tangier and explore the bustling medina, and city surroundings, and enjoy the stunning vista where the Mediterranean and Atlantic oceans meet. Overnight in Tangier.
Depart Tangier for the enchanting mountain village of Chefchaouen, passing through the green valleys of the Rif Mountains.
Chefchaouen is famous for its vivid blue-rinsed houses and is very popular for both tourists and Moroccans, particularly in the hot summer months.
Explore Chefchaouen, with its winding lanes and narrow alleys which are home to numerous souks offering cuisine and artisan works, such as woolen items, intricate embroidery, and goat’s cheese; all native to the North and not found anywhere else in Morocco.
Relax in the square, visit a local farm, or hike in nearby parks. Night in Chefchaouen.
After your breakfast in the riad, our authentic journey will start a scenic drive that will take us from high in the Rif Mountains through the fertile agricultural hills to the Roman Ruins at Volubilis, an open-air museum.
Volubilis is not as spectacular as the Roman sites on the Mediterranean rim but it is still a relaxed way of envisaging an important part of Moroccan history.
We will shift our way to Meknes, the fourth of Morocco’s imperial cities and the 17th-century heritage where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina. After launch, we take a glimpse of Bab el Mansour and enjoy a visit to Moulay Ismail’s shrine.
after the visit to Meknes, we will drive directly to Fes city where you will spend the night.
Today, we will enjoy all that Fes has to offer by taking a guided city tour of Fes.
Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. Its medina is a heady mix of aromas, sounds, and sights.
To navigate, follow one of the five-themed tourist circuits. There are plenty of mosques and palaces to visit, but be aware that only Muslims can enter Mosques in Morocco.
After exploring dye-pits, tanneries, and restaurants, we return to our hotel to prepare for an optional night of Moroccan entertainment and food at a restaurant in town.
After breakfast, we will embark on a picturesque journey over the Moyen Atlas towards Ifrane, through hills covered in forests of cork oak and giant cedar, home of a few Barbary apes.
Crossing beautiful and tranquil passes over both the Middle and High Atlas ranges we will catch a first glimpse of the south’s incredible architecture. Lunch in Midelt approached through a bleak plain of scrub and desert.
The dramatic peaks of the High Atlas, rising behind the town, provide a spectacular background. Crossing Tizi-n-Talremt (Pass of the She-Camel), we will descend into a desert plain along the Ziz valley.
We will then head south to Erfoud and Rissani, a huge oasis containing over six million palm trees, edged by many ksour (fortified villages).
Continuing along a striking route that marks the transition to desert, we will travel to your amazing Kasbah hotel at the edge of the golden sand dunes, relax beside the swimming pool, at night you will meet a desert blues band live show.
Wake to a desert sunrise and then return to the Hotel by camel. You will then have a chance to freshen up with a shower and enjoy breakfast.
After breakfast, relax for an hour or two, then go on 4 WD off-road tour around the dunes via the oasis of Merzouga, the nomadic depository, Khamlia village to visit the Gnawa dark skin people’s village, originally slaves brought from black Africa, to listen to their spiritual music, then continue to meet desert nomads in their tents, and discover a new sense of life.
Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Timbuktu in Mali. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables, and clothes.
After lunch pizza in Rissani, we drive back to our Kasbah, we will be greeted with a glass of tea, we have time to relax, then we get ready to ride camels into the pink sands of Morocco’s highest dunes.
We will have time to wander the dunes before sunset. Dinner is served, followed by traditional music and the night in a nomad tent.
Leaving the desert, we move on to Todra Gorge. This 1000ft gorge is hemmed in on all sides by vertical limestone cliffs and is called Morocco’s Grand Canyon.
There’s time to explore the gorge today, from its plunging depths to dizzying heights. The charm of Todra lies in its changing colors as the sun slowly moves from east to west. We move onto the stunning Dades for the night.
After breakfast, we will drive through the villages of this charming area, passing fields cultivated by the Berber women, with the peaks of the High Atlas as a fitting backdrop.
Our journey will then continue toward Ouarzazate, going off-road along the piste to visit Berber nomads in their caves and partake in a glass of tea with them. From here, we will continue through the Valley of the Roses, famous for its Rose Festival in May, and past the kasbahs of Skoura.
After a visit to the cinematographic museum of Ouarzazate, “Hollywood of Morocco”, we will cross the riverbed to visit Ait Benhaddou. You will have the chance to explore some of the ruined buildings and climb to the top of the hill where the Agadir (grain store) offers spectacular views down over the village and the surrounding countryside.
You can also enter one of the houses and share a glass of mint tea with some of the residents to gain a better understanding of how they live their lives. In the afternoon you’ll drive north across the High Atlas mountains.
The road, completed by the Foreign Legion in 1936, winds up over the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2260m) and offers stunning views of the mountains before descending past Berber villages to the plain surrounding Marrakech.
Even today, the name Marrakech conjures up images of scenes from the Arabian Nights: alleyways, souks, stalls, and markets. This remarkable city, dating from the 11th century, never fails to satisfy the curiosity of adventurous travelers.
The graceful architecture of the renowned Koutoubia Minaret dominates the skyline.
Today we will try to benefit our time as much as we can, wander around Marrakech souks to get some souvenirs for friends…, then transfer to Marrakech Menara airport for your departure flight. End of our 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech.
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FAQ of the 14 Days Morocco Trip from Marrakech
No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, at our 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.
Yes, for travelers who don’t like to go on camels, we use a 4×4 car to transfer them to and from the camp, without any extra charge as well. You just need to inform us at the time of booking.
To confirm the 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal, Wise, or bank transfer to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equivalent in dollar or dirhams.
Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?
Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via Paypal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
Is it possible to pay the entire via Wise or bank transfer?
Yes, we accept the entire cost via Wise and bank transfer but there will be a 2% extra charge to cover the transaction fee.
For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.
Reviews about our 14 days Morocco Trip from Marrakech
14 days in heaven!
When we started our journey we hardly knew what was in store for us.
Starting from Marrakech, through Tangier, the blue city Chefchaoun, the maze city Fez, Midelt, camel ride in Merzouga making us fall in love once again under the starlit sky waking up in the desert to see the sunrise, the walk through the Rose Valley, the tranquility of the kasbahs in Ait Ben Hadou, crossing the Atlas mountains and overnight in Todra Gorges - a place no less than heaven we reached the red city Marrakech.
Morocco tours Agency made us go through the most enjoyable excursion in our life. Needless to say about the organization's capabilities the whole trip had been tailored to make it enjoyable for the different age groups. I would definitely recommend Morocco lifetime tours to all those in search of pleasure and tranquility.
Wonderful 14 days Morocco trip from Marrakech
Morocco in a bottle!! Indescribable trip, thank you so much for everything. 100% recommended
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