Morocco Desert Tours

Imperial Cities and Desert Tour

Good for cultural fanatics

Imperial Cities and Desert Tour overview:

The imperial city and desert tour will allow you to see the best of Morocco .Visit the imperial cities of Morocco plus Desert. Learn more about Moroccan history, culture and lifestyle of Berber tribes with our very professional drivers and guides.

Imperial City Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech – Casablanca - Rabat

Morning departure for Rabat via Casablanca. Visit the economic capital of Morocco, the central market, the Habous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque. Enjoy a Fish lunch at a local seafront restaurant. Continue on to Rabat . Dinner and accommodation at the hotel in Rabat.

Day 2: Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis - Fes

After breakfast, take a short Visit to the Oudaya Kasbah: Rabat's old medina with its beautiful narrow streets and small blue homes. Then visit the Chella Necropolis where the Roman and Islamic ruins lie side by side whispering endless stories of centuries past. Depart Rabat along vast agricultural fields to the second imperial city of Meknes to take pictures of the massive Bab El Mansour gate. Then continue on to the sacred city of Mouly Idriss. You will have some time to rest at this beautiful small city before visiting the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Volubilis is a truly impressive setting selected by UNESCO as a cultural heritage site for humanity. After your visit depart for the great city of Fes for overnight..

Day 3: Fes

Spend the day visiting the city of Fes, where the old medina offers a step back in time. A well preserved medieval city of donkey-wide alley ways and souks, the medina is encircled by an unbroken line of ramparts and gates. A full day tour of Fes, includes La Mederssa Attarine, Nejjarine fountain, and the mosques of El Karaouyine, Medersa Bou Inania, and Baba Jloud.

Day 4: Fez - Ifrane - Azrou( cedar forest & Barbary Apes) - Ziz valley - Midelt - Merzouga

Depart by way of Atlas Mountain Berber villages and the ski towns of Ifrane and Azrou to Merzouga, with stops in Midelt, Errachidia and Blue Meski along with way. Continue to the spectacular dunes of Erg Chebbi. Experience a camel ride and spend time walking among the majestic dunes and witness the magnificent sunset. Spend the night in a Bedouin tent in a deep desert camp.

Day 5: Merzouga - Risani - Todra Gorge - Dades Gorge - Rose Valley - Skoura - Ouarzazate

After breakfast we will drive to OuarzazateTravel via Tinejdad with its magnificent kasbahs. Visit the Todra Canyons and Dades Gorg, continue to Ouarzazate through Rose valley and Skoura and see the valley of 1000 Kasbahs.

Day 6: Ouarzazate - Ait benhadou - Ounila Valley - Telouet - Marrakech

Visit the kasbahs Taourirt and the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, the most spectacular fortress in the south of Morocco, before continuing to Marrakech through ounila valley and visit another famous kasbah Pacha Glaoui Kasbah Telouet . Across the Tichka Pass to arrive to Marrakech.

What's included in Morocco Imperial City Tour:

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
  • Private trip in 4x4 air conditioned car
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver
  • Maximale group size: 6 people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide
  • Cameld rides & overnight in a nomad traditional tent
  • Duration: 6 days

Morocco Imperial City Tour Highlights:

  • 5 nights/ 6 days cultural group tour, preferred by first time visitors
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains
  • Scenic land journey
  • Accommodation in 4 star hotels based
  • Fully guided sightseeing tour of Fes
  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes between Merzouga and Fes
  • See the barbary Monkey in the Cedar forest of Azrou
  • Drive through Ziz gorge and its palmgroves
  • Take a short walks in Dades and Todra Gorges
  • Drive the Tizi n Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the UNESCO worlde heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou