7 day morocco itinerary
7 day Morocco itinerary is important because it allows you to make the most of your time and experience a variety of destinations and activities.
You can start your 7 day Morocco tour from Marrakech, Fes, Casablanca or from Tangier. This amazing itinerary will cover all the best sights of Morocco: exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech and Fes, desert exploration by venturing into the Sahara, the enchanting Blue City (Chefchaouen) and many more.
As your week comes to an end, return to Marrakech or Casablanca depends on your flight reflecting on the diverse landscapes, vibrant cultures, and unforgettable experiences you encountered throughout your tour.
MOROCCO ITINERARY 7 DAYS
Day 1: FULL DAY To VISIT MARRAKECH
Immediately After breakfast, we’ll start exploring Marrakech with our tour guide. We will make sure you see the most important historical and cultural sites and attractions. Such as the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, and the Bahia Palace, you will have lunch at a restaurant near the square your guide will walk you through the souks and the rest of the day will be at your leisure.
Day 2: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley
The driver will pick you up from your accommodation to start your Morocco itinerary 7 days. As you leave the bustling city behind, we pass through Tizi-n-Tishka where we stop several times to enjoy the mountain views, brace yourself for stunning views of the Atlas Mountains and charming Berber villages along the way. Take a break to stretch your legs and explore the magnificent Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its impressive architecture.
From there, proceed to Ouarzazate, often called the “Hollywood of Morocco.” Visit the Taourirt Kasbah, a well-preserved citadel showcasing traditional Moroccan design and craftsmanship. Discover the city’s role in the Moroccan film industry by exploring film studios and learning about the movie productions that have taken place here.
Afterward, continue your drive towards the Dades Valley, known for its stunning rock formations and lush greenery. Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes as you make your way to your accommodation in the Dades Gorges area. Relax and spend a peaceful evening in the tranquility of the valley.
Day 3: Dades Valley - Todra Gorge - Erfoud - Merzouga
After a delicious breakfast, embark on a scenic drive through the captivating Dades Valley, famous for its dramatic rock formations and lush palm groves. Stop at the awe-inspiring Todgha Gorges, where towering cliffs rise up on either side, creating a breathtaking natural spectacle. Take a leisurely stroll through the gorge, marveling at the sheer beauty of the surroundings. Continue your journey towards Merzouga, passing through vast desert landscapes and charming Berber villages.
Arrive at the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi sand dunes, where you’ll be welcomed by your camel caravan. Mount your camel and enjoy a thrilling ride into the heart of the dunes as the sun sets, painting the sky with vivid hues. Reach your desert camp nestled amidst the dunes and enjoy a traditional dinner under the starlit sky. Immerse yourself in the rhythmic beats of local music and share stories around the campfire before retiring to your comfortable tent for a night in the Sahara Desert.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA - ERFOUD - ZIZ VALLEY - MIDELT - IFRANE - FES
After a traditional breakfast, start exploring the real Moroccan Desert towards Fes. Pass through the town of Erfoud, known for its fossil workshops, and drive through the scenic Ziz Valley, with its lush palm groves and picturesque gorges.
Continue through the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing by the town of Midelt. Admire the changing landscapes as you make your way to Ifrane, a charming city known for its European-style architecture and nicknamed “Little Switzerland.”
Finally, arrive in Fes, one of Morocco’s oldest imperial cities. Overnight in your hotel/riad.
Day 5: Full day to explore fes
Embark on a captivating journey to explore the historic Fes Medina, accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide. Begin your day by stepping into a world of enchantment as you enter the medina’s ancient walls. Your guide will lead you through the labyrinthine alleys, revealing hidden treasures and sharing fascinating stories of the city’s rich history. Marvel at the intricate architecture of the Bou Inania Medersa and the Al-Attarine Madrasa, adorned with exquisite tile work and ornate carvings.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling souks, where merchants trade everything from spices to handcrafted goods. Visit the iconic Chouara Tannery, where the age-old tradition of leather production still thrives. As you stroll through the bustling streets, take in the sights, sounds, and aromas of Fes Medina, allowing the city’s vibrant energy to captivate your senses. End your day by savoring the flavors of traditional Moroccan cuisine in a local restaurant, relishing the culmination of a day filled with cultural immersion and awe-inspiring discoveries. Dinner and night in the Riad
Day 6: fes - chefchaouen
After breakfast in your riad, you will head to Chefchaouen via the city ou Ouazzane. As you make your way to Chefchaouen, you’ll be greeted by a different kind of allure. Nestled in the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen is a picturesque town painted in shades of blue. Its striking blue-washed buildings create a dreamlike atmosphere that captivates visitors.
Explore the narrow streets adorned with colorful pots of flowers, browse the local markets for unique handicrafts, and soak up the laid-back ambiance of this serene mountain town. Chefchaouen offers a tranquil escape from the bustling cities, providing an opportunity to unwind, take in the breathtaking mountain views, and wander through its captivating blue-hued streets. Overnight in your Riad
Day 7: chefchaouen - Rabat - Casablanca
After a moroccain breakfast, we will leave Chefchaouen and heading south towards Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. Upon arrival in Rabat, immerse yourself in its rich history and visit iconic landmarks such as the Hassan Tower and the Kasbah of the Udayas.
Continue your excursion towards Casablanca, a cosmopolitan city known for its modernity and vibrant atmosphere. Upon arrival, visit the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. Arrive in the evening, end of this Morocco itinerary 7 days.
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who we are ?
DESERT MOROCCO TOURS is a small local Berber family business, an independent and professional Morocco tours company that is 100% run and managed by local Berber People with an extensive amount of knowledge of this charming and unique African country offering the most adventurous Sahara Desert Tours and Days Trips all over the authentic kingdom.
why book with us ?
We provide Morocco Sahara Desert activities and adventure tours programmed by locals and guided by native, experienced, and friendly guides including Merzouga Camel Trekking and overnight stay at Berber Camp or go for several days to feel the magic of the Sahara Desert and have a lifetime experience that will last forever.