8 days around morocco tour
Overview ; 8 Days from Agadir to Chefchaouen & Marrakech
Day 1 : Agadir – Taliouine – Ait Ben Haddou
Meet Authentic Desert Tours drives / Guide. Start the 8 days tour from Agadir. After breakfast we drive via different Berber villages such as Taroudant ,Tazenakht and Taliouine which is the capital of saffron. Then to the impressive & well-known Kasbah AIT BEN HADDOU ( we stop for a visit) a Berber castle where many movies have been shot such as : Lawrence of Arabia , Tea in The SAHARA , Babel , The Mumy , Prince of Persia ..Etc. Overnight in Ait Ben Haddou kasbah.
Day 2: Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges & Todra Gorges – Merzouga Desert
After breakfast, We drive via the Palmery of Skoura,Roses Valley,Dades gorges Through a spectacular sight made of mountains formed like Monkey Fingers. We will drive to Todra Gorges or the so called The Grand Canyons of Morocco it’s an ideal place for walking and exploring on your own. Then continue Our Morocco Desert road by crossing the Tinjdad Palm trees. Where you can have lunch. After that we will Drive via Erfoud which is known by fossils ( Visit Our Morocco Fossils Tours if you are intrested in Collecting Fossils & Minerals). And marbles here you will visit to one of the Carrier. We continue to our hotel located right next to the golden sands. Night in a traditional hotel/Kasbah in Merzouga.
Day 3 : Merzouga visit [ 4×4 Merzouga Desert Tour ]
After breakfast your merzouga Sahara desert trip will start on visiting the surrounding Merzouga Berber Villages in a 4×4. And get to taste the real desert life and also listen to its music while you visit the Khamlia Village and the old mines of Mifiss. In the Afternoon you will camel trek to spend a night of your lifetime under the clear sky and under the nomad tents in a camp in the middle of the Sahara desert. A chance to get to know the real inner-you. Overnight in a berber camp.
Day 4 : Merzouga Desert – Ziz Valley – Atlas – Cedar forest – Fes ( Fez )
Today, Our 8 day tour of Morocco continues in the morning and Enjoy Sunrise over sand dunes. We ride camels back to the Merzouga village. Then, drive towards Middle Atlas mountains passing Rissani , Erfoud and Errachidia, to the city of Midelt. We continue to Fes where We stay in local Riad.
Day 5 : Fes – Chefchaouen – Asillah
After breakfast we will drive northwards to explore an extremely different culture and lifestyle of Morocco. Chefchaouen, the blue city, is nestled at the feet of the Rif mountains by which the name chaouen “horns” has been adopted, because of the shape at the top of the mountains. It was founded in 1471 as a small fortress by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa, who is direct descendant of the prophet Mohammed. Chefchaouen fell under Spanish occupation and was emancipated in 1956. It’s known as the blue city for its traditional buildings. We will enjoy walking to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts.
Then our 8 days around morocco tour Continue to Asillah from the blue city. Where we will stop to have lunch and then we will go to visit the beautiful seaside by stoping in the Hercules Cave. When we arrive in Asilah. At Evening. You will quickly notice the Roman, Portuguese and Spanish influence from its architecture. We will visit the media, famous for its 15th century Portuguese ramparts. Overnight in Asillah City.
Day 6 : Asilah – Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech
On The day 6, we will drive to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, here we will see the Hassan Tower, the Oudaya Kasbah and after lunch we drive to Casablanca, where you will see the Hassan II Mosque, which is the largest mosque outside of mecca and you will experience the coastal seaside “Cornish”. Then Continue our Morocco Tour toward Marrakech.
Day 7 : Visit Marrakech ( Guided Tour ) – Free Afternoon for rest
Guided tour of Marrakech begins with a transfer from your accommodation and begins with a journey of exploration with an experienced guide, art historian, who will take you to discover one of the oldest imperial cities of Morocco , during this Marrakech Sightseeing Trip.
In the morning, you will Explore the wonderful history of the famous Majorelle Garden. Discover more about the french designer Yves Saint Laurent restored the garden archicture. Stroll through the shady streets and learn more about the origins of the fantasy of exotic plants. A landscape garden designed by French artist Jacques Majorelle. Explore the garden paths, fountains, and cactus gardens. Listening for the 15 species of birds that live within the 12-acre space.
Later you’ll visit the famous Palais de Bahia, with its fantastic courtyards and mosaic walls built for Bou Ahmed. Stroll through the Jewish Quarter and notice the difference in architecture in this district. Visit the hidden Saadian tombs built during the reign of Sultan Ahmed El Mansour in 1557.
You’ll arrive at the Koutoubia mosque. And the Djemaael Fna-square, where you can drink some fresh pressed orange juice while observing the bustle of the snake charmers, henna tatoo artists and water sellers.
Day 8 : Transfer to Agadir or Marrakech airport ( Optional )
The driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 a.m. After a 3 hour drive, you will reach the city of Agadir. Once in Agadir, go visit its famous fishing port; the first sardine port in Morocco; located on the Atlantic coast. Discover, then, the famous Kasbah called Agadir Oufella; ancient Kasbah located on the heights of Agadir offering an exceptional view of the bay and the ports. We can wait for transfer you to Agadir airport. Where our 8 days around morocco tour ends.