10 Days Tour from Marrakech to Marrakech via the north, the imperial cities and desert



The 10-day tour from Marrakech is one of the best grand tours available, taking you on an immersive journey through Morocco's diverse and rich culture. The tour begins in Casablanca, where you'll visit the famous Hassan II Mosque, before heading to the imperial city of Rabat. Next, you'll travel to the blue pearl city of Chefchaouen to admire its blue-painted Medina.

The tour also includes visits to the imperial city of Meknes and the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. From there, you'll continue to the imperial city of Fes and the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you'll stop in the city of Ifrane, the Cedar Forest, and the desert of Merzouga. Here, you'll spend two nights experiencing a camel trek and exploring the desert by 4x4. The tour then takes you to the Todra Gorges, Dades Gorges, Ouarzazate, and the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, before continuing through the High Atlas Mountains to the imperial city of Marrakech. This tour offers a truly comprehensive and unforgettable experience of Morocco.


  • Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Private Transport by an A/C vehicle
  • Drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • You can stop everywhere to take photos
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • English speaking Local tour guide
  • English speaking Local tour guide
  • Tips and gratuities
  • The flights tickets to and from your homeland
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

Tour Plan

Day 1: Marrakech ~ Casablanca ~ Rabat:

On day 1 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, we'll travel to the economic capital of Morocco, Casablanca. Here, you'll get the chance to visit the famous Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Africa and the seventh largest in the world. This stunning architectural masterpiece is inspired by traditional Moorish style and features modern innovations and equipment. It is also open to non-Muslim tourists.

After visiting the mosque, we'll continue on to Rabat, another of Morocco's imperial cities and the administrative capital. A guided tour will take you to some of the city's main attractions, including the Castle of Chellah, the Mausoleum of King Muhammed V, the Hassan Tower, the Kasbah of the Oudaya, and the old Medina. After the tour, we'll check you into your Riad or hotel for the night.

Day 2: Rabat ~ The Blue Pearl Chefchaouen:

After breakfast, we'll set off for Chefchaouen, driving along the Rif Mountains and enjoying panoramic views of the green fields. Upon arrival, you'll have free time to explore the old Medina and marvel at the white-washed buildings in the Spanish style. Surrounded by the stunning landscapes of the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen is a magical place to watch the sunset. In the evening, you'll check into a local Riad for the night.

Day 3: From Chefchaouen ~ Volubilis ~ Meknes ~ Fes:

Today we'll visit the archaeological site of Volubilis, known for its ancient Roman ruins dating back to before the Christian era. This will be a great opportunity to walk around the site and learn about its historical structures. After that, we'll head to the imperial city of Meknes, which was the capital of Morocco in the 17th century under Sultan Moulay Ismail. The city is surrounded by high walls with grand doors, and is known for its numerous historical and architectural monuments, such as the Mansour gate, Hedim square, and the Moulay Ismail mausoleum.

After exploring Meknes, we'll continue on to the imperial city of Fes, where we'll spend the night in a local Riad. The next day will be dedicated to discovering Fes and all it has to offer.

Day 4: Fes ~ Guided City Tour:

On day 4 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, you'll get to explore the scientific and cultural city of Fes on a guided tour. Known for its old Medina and its medieval Marinid architecture and religious schools, Fes is a city full of history and cultural significance. Your local guide will meet you at your Riad and lead you on a tour of the Medina, visiting important sites such as the Al-Karaouine University, the first university in the world; the Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish quarter, the Tanneries, a tiles cooperative, the Marinid Tombs, and the towers. You'll also have the opportunity to browse through hundreds of handicrafts and watch local artisans at work.

After the guided tour, you'll spend another night at your Riad in Fes

Day 5: From Fes lfran- Cedar Forest Midelt ~ Ziz Valley Merzouga

On day 5 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, we'll set out towards the beautiful city of Ifrane in the Middle Atlas Mountains, known as the "Switzerland of Morocco" for its alpine-style architecture, nearby ski slopes, and forests. After breakfast, you'll have some time to admire the city's beauty before heading to the Cedar Forest, home to barbarian apes that you can watch and photograph.

We'll then continue our journey along the stretching mountains to Midelt, where you'll see nomadic shepherds with their herds. From there, we'll drive through the Ziz Valley, stopping to enjoy the green valley of palm tree oases. Finally, we'll arrive in Erfoud and Merzouga, where you'll be welcomed with a mint tea at your accommodation and spend the night.

Day 6: Exploring Desert Areas and Camel Trekking Trip:

On day 6 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, you'll have the opportunity to experience some of the best desert activities. We'll start by driving to the Khamlia village, where you'll meet the black-skinned people and learn about their traditional Gnawa music and history. Then, we'll take an off-road journey to the Mifis mine and the nomads in the black desert. At the mine, you'll get to see the daily work of the Berbers in pits that are nearly 30 meters deep, and enjoy a panoramic view of the entire desert and sandy dunes.

After visiting the nomads and having some traditional Berber pizza, we'll visit the flamingo lake and one of the oases. Finally, you'll begin your camel trekking trip, with your guide stopping to watch the sunset on the golden dunes. After dinner, you'll enjoy some Berber drum music around the fire and spend a memorable night under the starry sky

Day 7: From Merzouga ~ Rissani ~ Todra Gorges ~ Dades Valley:

On day 7 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, you'll have the chance to wake up early and watch the sunrise over the desert, a truly unforgettable experience. After breakfast, we'll head to Rissani, an old city known for its traditional souk and way of life. Here, you'll see that mules and donkeys are still used as transportation, and you'll get to explore the old irrigation system on our way to Touroug and the Todra Gorges. This area offers panoramic views of palm tree groves and a Berber clothes cooperative to visit.

The Todra Gorges are a natural oasis that run alongside a canyon and are popular with rock climbers due to the high rock walls and stunning landscapes. You'll have some free time to enjoy the area and then visit the Rock Formation, known as the "monkey fingers" due to the shape of the rock surface. Afterwards, we'll drive through the Dades valley, admiring the unique designs of the adobe houses, and spend the night at a Riad in the mountains.

Day 8: From Dades Valley ~ Rose Valley ~ Ouarzazate ~ Ait Ben Haddou ~ Marrakech:

On day 8 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, you'll have breakfast in your Riad before setting out on the next leg of your journey. We'll start by driving through the road of Thousand Kasbahs, with Kasbahs on either side of the road as we head towards the Rose Valley. You'll have some time to explore the valley and its rose products before continuing on to Ouarzazate, known as the "Hollywood of Africa" due to its many movie studios. Some of the films that have been filmed here include Gladiator and Game of Thrones. You'll have the opportunity to visit one of these studios before moving on to the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest Kasbah in Morocco.

From the Kasbah, we'll drive through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech, stopping to admire the panoramic views from the Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass and visit an Argan oil cooperative. Marrakech is another imperial city that you'll have the chance to explore the next day. You'll spend the night in a Riad or hotel in the city.

Day 9: Marrakech: Guided Tour

On day 9 of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, you'll have a guided tour of the city's most interesting historical monuments. This will include the Ben Youssef Madrasa, the largest Islamic school in Morocco with its beautiful Moorish architecture, and the Bahia Palace, a 19th-century palace with mosaic walls that was once the residence of the minister Ahmed Ben Mousa. You'll also visit the Jewish Quarter, the Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia Mosque.

After these stops, you'll move on to the bustling Jemaa El Fna square, the Majorelle Gardens, and other important sites in the city. Our local guide will make sure you see all the key attractions and give you a thorough understanding of the city's history and culture. You'll spend another night in the same Riad.

Day 10: Marrakech ~ Airport:

On the final day of the 10-day tour from Marrakech, we'll pick you up from your Riad and take you to the airport for your flight home. The tour ends here, but we hope that you've had a wonderful and memorable experience exploring the beautiful and diverse country of Morocco. Safe travels!


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