7 Days Marrakech Chefchaouen Desert Trip

7 days Marrakech Chefchaouen desert trip

Day 1

Arrival to Marrakech

7 days Marrakech Chefchaouen desert trip departure. Our team will be waiting for you in the Airport with your name on a sign to pick you up toward your Riad to drop off your luggage and start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. Your guide will ensure that you see the most important places of historical and cultural interest, including the Saadian tombs, the Palaces of El Bahia and El Badi and the Ben Youssef Coranique school. Lunch wherever you want and in the afternoon visit the Majorelle Gardens and the Koutoubia tower. Overnight accommodation will be in a riad.. Bed and Breakfast.

Driving Distance : Approximately 10 km

Driving time :  4Hours

Day 2

Marrakech to Dades via Atlas mountains and Ouarzazate

Depart in the morning heading east toward Ouarzazate via the Tizi N’tichka. Pass en route passing through the High Atlas Mountains where you can stop to take scenic pictures along the way.
After which, you will visit Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient Kasbah (fortified village) listed as UNESCO’s heritage site, and many famous movies were filmed there. You will continue to Ouarzazate, also known as the Hollywood of Africa, which houses the largest movie studios on the continent.
We can stop over there for lunch (optional) before setting off through the Skoura, which is an extensive oasis of palm groves, to a beautiful Kasbah called Kasbah Amrhydil. We will then drive through the Rose Valley where the Rose Festival is held every May in this town. After that, the driver will change directions to take an off-beaten track through the mountains populated by the nomads of the Atlas. On the way, keep your eyes open for numerous Berber villages constructed using mud and bricks. The night will be spent in a hotel in Dades Valley. Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast.

Driving Distance : Approximately 340 km

Driving time :  6 Hours

Day 3

Dades Valley – Palm trees of Tinjdad – Merzouga

After breakfast, we will check out another kind of gorges at the Todra Canyons, which is as high as 300m. It is an ideal place for walking and exploring on your own. Then, we will drive nearer to Merzouga, where the unique desert dunes are found. You will get to the hotel to saddle up the camels and cross the ocean of the dunes. You will then get an opportunity to climb the dunes after sunset and, then, view the bright stars above as you fall asleep in your nomad camp between the famous dunes.

Day 4

Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

You will wake up early to watch the sunrise at the dunes before riding back to the auberge on the camels where you will have breakfast and shower. We will then leave for Errachidia via Erfoud to the Ziz valley. Lunch will be at Midelt. After which, we will pass through the cedar woods at Azrou and the Middle Atlas where you will see the wild monkies before ending off at Fes. nigh tin a Riad with Bed and Breakfast.

Driving Distance : Approximately 480 km

Driving time :  8 Hours

Day 5

Explore Fez (culture tour with local guide)

After breakfast in your riad. You will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century.
We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest. Including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum, and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. In the afternoon, we will visit the new city “La ville nouvelle” for a drink. Night in the same Riad, Bed, and Breakfast.

Driving Distance : Approximately 20 km

Driving time :  5 Hours

Day 6

Fez to Chefchaouen

After breakfast in your Riad or Hotel. You will start your day trip toward Chefchaouen which is a Morocco popular tourist attraction and the welcoming town nestled in the Rif Mountains just south of the Mediterranean coastline in northwest Morocco. Chefchaouen is known as a “blue city” for its traditional buildings. Enjoy a walk to explore the white and blue-washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a fantastic destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains. Night in a riad with Bed and Breakfast.

Driving Distance : Approximately 200 km

Driving time :  4 Hours

Day 7

Chefchauen to Marrakecha and the end of 7 days Marrakech Chefchaouen desert trip

After breakfast in your riad, we will drive back towards Marrakech where our 7 days Marrakech Chefchaouen desert tour comes to the end

Driving Distance : Approximately 590 km

Driving time :  9 Hours

7 days Marrakech Chefchaouen desert trip includes list:

  • Private vehicle
  • Tour guide in Fez and Marrakech
  • Accommodation including “Bed, Dinner, Breakfast”
  • Camel trekking “1 Camel per person”
  • 1 night in desert camp
  • Fuel