10 days tour from Rabat

Morocco Desert Tour 10 days

Day 1 – Arrive Rabat.  Arrive Rabat airport and transfer to your accommodation for the night.  Overnight in Rabat – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 2 – Rabat City Guide Tour.  Rabat to Chefchaouen.  City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Rabat and transfer to Chefchaouen.  Overnight in Chefchaouen – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 3 – Chefchaouen to Fes.  Free morning to explore this relaxed and friendly small medina painted in hues of blue.  Lunch in the central square and afternoon transfer to Fes.  Overnight in Fes – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 4 –Fes City Guide Tour.  Walking City Guide Tour to include the highlights of Fes.  Overnight in Fes – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 5 – Fes Day Trip.  Day trip to Meknes, Moulay Idriss and Roman ruins of Volubilis.  Overnight in Fes – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 6 – Fes to Erg Chebbi.  Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi.  Transfer across the Middle Atlas to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi sand sea that lie close to the Berber villages of Merzouga, Khamlia and Hassilabed.  Along the route pass through Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests of the Middle Atlas where Barbary Macaques live, Midelt, Ziz valley gorge, Erfoud and Rissani.  Arrive at the edge of the Erg Chebbi and camel trek in the dunes for sunset.  Overnight in Erg Chebbi – Desert Camp of choice

Day 7 – Erg Chebbi Dunes to Skoura Palm Grove.  Wake early to watch the sunrise and, if you overnight in the deep camp, camel trek back to the dune line.  After breakfast transfer to Skoura Palm Grove with a detour to see Todra Gorge that is said to be the highest oasis valley gorge in Morocco.  Along the route pass through Boumalne Dades and the area ‘Rose Valley’ where highly fragrant roses blossom in the hedgerows during April and May.  Overnight in Skoura – a small hotel with pool in the palm grove

Day 8 – Skoura Palm Grove to Marrakech.  Transfer through the administration town of Ouarzazate and head north to visit the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, one of Morocco’s most spectacular fortified villages (ksour) – walk through the village to the top for 360degree views.  Continue along Ounila Valley, and over Tizi-n-Telouet, to visit Kasbah of el Glaoui in the Berber village of Telouet.  From Telouet cross the highest Atlas road pass of Tizi-n-Tichka, with far-reaching views, to reach Marrakech late afternoon/early evening.  Overnight in Marrakech – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 9 – Marrakech City Guide Tour.  Walking City Guide Tour of the highlights of Marrakech. Transfer back to Rabat or, for best use of time, fly out of Marrakech.  Overnight in Rabat – a riad inside the medina (old walled city)

Day 10 – Depart Rabat.  Transfer to Rabat Airport and depart