12 days desert mountains sea oasis and cities



12 days


12 Days of Exploration: Discover Morocco’s Diverse Landscapes and Rich Culture with our Detailed Itinerary


The 12 days desert mountains sea oasis and cities offers a detailed itinerary for those who want to explore Morocco’s diverse landscapes, natural elements, and traditions. The tour will take you to the five elements of Morocco, including the desert, mountains, sea, oasis, and its cities.


You can experience the silence of the desert, magic of its oasis, sea coast, pure air of the mountains, and colorful life of the Moroccan cities. The tour includes visiting Marrakesh, Fes, a night in the desert, the mountains of Atlas, the coastal city of Essaouira, and others.


The trip is tailored to your preferences, and you will have a guide to help you discover the authentic Morocco, which is often inaccessible to tourists. The itinerary includes visiting Chefchaouen, Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, and Fes.


You will explore the stunning landscape, enjoy traditional food, and get to know the culture and tradition of Morocco. The tour is flexible, and the itinerary can be adjusted to fit your schedule and preferences.





  •  Pick up and drop off at your riad/hotel
  •  Private vehicle/ all fuel cost
  •  Speaking English/Spanish Driver – guide
  •  Accommodation
  •  Overnight in the camp
  •  Camel ride
  • Breakfasts
  • Dinner at Dades Valley and Desert Camp
  •  Drinks
  •  Tips

Tour Amenities

Customized Routes
Experienced Guides
High-Quality 4x4 Vehicles
Multi-Day Tours
Sunset Tours

Tour Plan

On this day, you can explore the Rift and its breathtaking landscapes. Visit Akchour waterfalls or the “God’s Bridge” at dawn for some excellent photo opportunities. Next, explore the charming city of Chefchaouen, known for its harmonious gastronomy and handicraft offices where you can buy local products at affordable prices. Stroll the streets and appreciate the traditional women’s clothing, blue above with a kilt resembling a blue and red striped quilt and a straw hat to match. The city view from the top of a mountain, the washerwomen area near the river, the central square with a castle and the only octagonal minaret in the Muslim world, and chatting with friendly locals are a must. Sample the delicious food at one of the many restaurants hidden in the narrow streets or on the central square.
Start the day with a visit to the Hassan II Mosque, the second-highest mosque globally, and a rare example of a mosque that can be visited by non-Muslims. Then, head to Rabat, where you can enjoy the beautiful domes, minarets, wide avenues and green spaces of the city. Your guide will show you the city's history, including the Almohad, Andalusian, and Alawite walls, the Hassan Tower, and the opulent tomb of Mohammed V. After lunch, travel to the blue city of Chefchaouen, where all roads lead to Hamman Square, the city's largest mosque and meeting center. Enjoy the calm Medina nestled between the Rif Mountains and the Middle Atlas, famous for its handicrafts and goat’s cheese. Explore the city with freedom and take photos to capture the soft and continuous shades bathed in light from the top of a hill.
After a relaxed breakfast, leave for Fes and stop by the imperial city of Meknes. Visit the main points of interest with a professional guide, who will share the rich stories and legends of Meknes. Nearby, you can also do a unique wine tasting experience for wine lovers. Next, visit the well-preserved Roman ruins of Volubilis, one of the best-preserved Roman sites globally. Toward the end of the afternoon, arrive in Fes and take a short panoramic tour of the city. For dinner, visit the Clock Café, which always has an original and diverse menu with Moroccan specialties that are not easily accessible. This café also has an interesting cultural life where you can enjoy ancient Moroccan stories, cinema, Arabic calligraphy workshops, among others.
Explore the medina de Fes in the morning and part of the afternoon with an extra historical guide who is thoroughly familiar with this city. Discover its corners, traditions, stories, and history. The labyrinthine medina de Fes has over 9000 streets that create a magical environment between light and shadow. It is considered a World Heritage Site with Fatimid, Andalusian, Arabic, and Jewish influences. The city was once the capital of Morocco and reached its peak in the 13th century, becoming a center of knowledge with one of the world's oldest universities. Visit the most important palaces, the Jewish quarters, the Madrassa (old school and university from the 13th…).
We will depart in the morning to explore the enchanting cedar forests of Azrou and Ifran, where the magnificent natural beauty will leave you spellbound. The peaceful atmosphere and the fresh aroma of nature will make you feel rejuvenated. During the journey, we will take a brief halt at Midelt, a small town situated between the High and Middle Atlas, which provides a breathtaking view of the mountainous landscape. While traversing through the forest, you can spot monkeys and other animals native to the area. After reaching Merzouga, you will be welcomed with a traditional Moroccan tea, followed by a camel ride through the desert, where you will witness the beautiful oases and the dunes of Merzouga, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, relish a delectable dinner under a nomad tent, where ancient wedding ceremonies used to take place. After dinner, enjoy live music and dancing around the bonfire.
After an unforgettable night under the stars, wake up early to witness the sunrise over the vast expanse of the desert. For adventure enthusiasts, sandboarding, paragliding, and riding a 4×4 moto are available as extra activities. After breakfast, we will head towards the deep desert, where you will have a chance to interact with the nomads and explore the ancient desert with off-road tracks. The journey is adorned with small oases, villages, dunes, and plains. Once we reach the oasis where you will be staying, you can engage in activities such as Moroccan cooking workshops and learning about the lifestyle in an oasis. You will get to meet a local family, have lunch with them, and share their customs, as Moroccans are known for their hospitality. In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner and spend the night in this mystical and alluring place.
We start the day with a visit to the famous Koutoubia Mosque and its beautiful gardens, located in the heart of the city. We then head to the Bahia Palace, built in the 19th century and known for its stunning architecture and beautiful gardens. Next, we visit the Saadian Tombs, which were rediscovered in 1917 and contain the graves of Saadian dynasty members. After this, we will explore the bustling souks of Marrakech, where you can find a wide variety of handicrafts, spices, and other souvenirs. In the afternoon, we visit the Majorelle Garden, a beautiful botanical garden created by the French artist Jacques Majorelle. The garden is known for its stunning blue buildings and beautiful water features. We end the day with a visit to the lively Jemaa el-Fnaa square, where you can experience the vibrant atmosphere of Marrakech and enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the many food stalls.
Explore Skoura on foot before embarking on the "Route of the One Thousand Kasbahs" to Kalaat Mgouna, known as the City of Roses. Along the way, we will visit Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou, two historic and culturally significant locations in the Atlas Mountains. Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the most important ksar in the "Route of the One Thousand Kasbahs" and has been used as a filming location for popular movies such as "Gladiator" and "Game of Thrones". We will then follow the serene high Atlas through the Tizi n'Tichka pass, rising over 2000m in altitude, to arrive in the breathtaking mountains of Imlil. In Imlil, you can relax and bask in nature's beauty, with the mountains cloaked in greenery in the spring and summer and autumn leaves in the fall, and a snow-covered paradise in the winter.
Discover Imlil, a charming mountain village perched at an altitude of 1760m, and relish the splendor of the Atlas Mountains. Trek through the mountains with a guide, who will lead you on the most scenic routes, including a picnic on the mountains. There are many nearby attractions to explore, including the Takerkoust Lake and several little Berber villages in the Atlas. You will also visit Monte Toubkal, the highest point in North Africa (4167m), with an experienced mountain guide. In the evening, we will arrive in Marrakech, where you can enjoy the city's vibrant nightlife and stay overnight.
Discover the beauty of Marrakech, also known as the red city of Morocco and the cosmopolitan hub of the country. The city's impressive architecture, intense scent of spices, colorful and exotic atmosphere, and hidden gems of history make it a top destination for visitors to Morocco. To make the most of your day in Marrakech, hire a knowledgeable local guide dedicated exclusively to the city, and explore the best of what it has to offer. Must-visit attractions include the opulent 19th-century Bahia Palace, the historic Ben Youssef Medersa (Islamic school), the Majorelle Gardens, and much more. Take in the vibrant and bustling commerce throughout the city. In the evening, dine at the Jemaa el Fna Square, an open-air market where the mix of scents, songs, and shows create a lively and engaging atmosphere. Try the most traditional and typical Moroccan dishes at affordable prices. Return to your Riad for a good night's rest.
After exploring the excitement of Marrakech, head towards the coastal city of Essaouira, known for its fresh sea breeze and artistic community. This charming city has attracted the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Orson Welles, and Bob Marley. Essaouira's culture and urban life are a sight to behold, with its famous fresh fish and the use of argan oil in its cuisine. The Essaouira Medina was built in the 18th century and is one of the few in the world with an actual architectural plan. Its name means "beautifully drawn" and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Essaouira is also a cultural center for Moroccan artists and musicians, hosting the famous music festival, Gnaoua, a spiritual art form of North-African Islamism.
Explore the stunning Moroccan coastline, with its deserted beaches, fresh seafood, and charming cities. Leaving Essaouira, stop in Safi, known for its pottery and sardine exports. Visit Oualidia, a small village by the sea with a protected lagoon and the wild Atlantic Ocean by its side. Discover El Jadida, a small port city previously controlled by Portugal and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Depending on your departure time, visit the Cathedral of Casablanca, a beautiful 20th-century French-built cathedral featuring rich stained glass art.

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