Morocco 7 day tour from Marrakech

Morocco 7 day tour from Marrakech

Embark on a 7 day tour from Marrakech to the desert and explore wonderful Southeast Morocco! This tour will take you through the Marrakech old medina with a guided visit, and a camel trekking trip in Merzouga. You will also journey through the High Atlas Mountains, the Anti-Atlas Mountains, UNESCO Kasbah, Ouarzazate, and Draa Valley, before heading back to Marrakech. A guided tour and transfer to the airport in Marrakech or Casablanca are included.

7-Days Morocco tour from Marrakech - Highlights:

  1. Visit Marrakech: Explore the bustling city of Marrakech and its various monuments, souks, and attractions.
  2. Ait Benhaddou: Explore the ancient fortified city of Ait Benhaddou and learn more about its history and architecture.
  3. Ouarzazate: Visit the city of Ouarzazate, known as the “Gateway to the Sahara”, and explore its film studios.
  4. Dades Valley: Drive through the stunning Dades Valley and take in the breathtaking views of the mountains.
  5. Merzouga: Travel to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes and explore the Sahara Desert.
  6. Cross the Draa valley and enjoy beautiful mountain views
  7. Enjoy a walk around the river in the canyon of the Todra gorges

7-day Marrakech tour - Itinerary:

Day 1: Airport - Marrakech City

We’ll meet you at the airport on the first day of our 7-day tour from Marrakech. After that, we’ll pick you up and get you checked into your accommodation. Then, depending on when you arrive, you’ll have some free time to explore the city.

Day 2: Marrakech Guided Tour

Today, you have a full day of sightseeing in Marrakech! Your local guide will take you through the old Medina and to the Koutoubia Mosque in Jemaa El-Fna Square. You will also visit the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Majorelle Garden. This gorgeous garden was designed by the French artist Jacques Majorelle over the course of 40 years. After exploring all these attractions, wander through the market and check out the traditional crafts. Finally, take some time to wander around the busy Jemaa El Fna Square in the evening. You will be staying at the same Riad for the night.

Day 3: Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate

Your third day starts after breakfast. You will drive along the Tizi-N-Tichka Atlas mountains pass and admire the amazing views. We will also make a stop for you to take pictures and explore local villages. After that, we will continue our desert trip to the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou and Ouarzazate city. Both of these places are popular for their movie-making locations, with films like Gladiator and Game of Thrones being filmed here. You will have the chance to explore the Kasbah, walking up to the top and taking in the beautiful landscapes. You will also visit the Atlas Studios of Ouarzazate. Finally, we will drop you off at your Riad in Ouarzazate, with dinner included.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - Draa Valley and Palm Grove - Merzouga Desert

We began our 7-day Morocco tour from Marrakech, traveling through the Anti-Atlas Mountains. We then visited the longest palm grove valley in Morocco, the Draa Valley, and enjoyed the plantation oasis. We stop for lunch in Agdz village before continuing on to other Berber villages such as Alnif, arriving eventually in Rissani town. Here we visited a traditional market before continuing to the Merzouga desert. At the Sahara desert, we began a camel trip, spending a night in a camp and enjoying local music and the company of locals around a campfire. 

Day 5: Sahara Desert - Todra Gorge - Dades Valley

In the early morning, you can watch the magical sunrise over the desert. After that, you have breakfast before returning by camel. Then, we will drive to Todra gorge via Rissani town and Erfoud. At Touroug village, we can stop to visit its groves and take pictures wearing local clothes. Later, we can visit Todra valley and have enough time to admire the high cliffs and the canyon. On the way, we can also stop to enjoy the stunning Rock Formation and the panoramic view of the curvy road. Finally, we can finish the day in Dades valley.

Day 6: Dades Valley - Skoura - Ouarzazate - Atlas Mountain - Marrakech

Today we will explore the green oasis of the Dades Valley and the Kalaat Mgouna Rose valley. Afterward, we will continue on to Skoura town, a palm grove oasis in the heart of the Saghro. We will then reach Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara desert, and visit the local Kasbah of Taourirt. We will then continue our journey to the Atlas Mountains and make a stop for lunch. After lunch, we will continue on to Marrakech, where we will arrive by evening.

Day 7: Transfer to the airport

Today marks the end of your 7-day tour of Morocco from Marrakech. We will take you to either Marrakech or Casablanca airport. If there is enough time, we may also be able to take you to see the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.

What's in the 7-day tour itinerary

Price includes:

  • Transport in a private vehicle with A/C
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Marrakech guided visit
  • Ait Benhaddou visit
  • Accommodation for 6 nights
  • Dinners and Breakfasts
  • Camel riding
  • Private tent in a luxury camp
  • Scarfs/turban for each person

Price doesn't include:

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Entrances

Pick-up details:

Your pickup will be from Marrakech airport. However, the tour could be customized to start anywhere you want.

Morocco 7 Days tour from Marrakech: Reviews

Marrakech and the desert are very attractive.

"It is definitely a must while in Morocco. They took us through almost the entire country and we got to experience so much. Thanks to Ismail and his team who are wonderful people. As a huge fan of Game of Thrones, I was really happy to see one of the sets myself, but the entire country is beautiful. The best part for sure was camping in the desert with great sunset and sunrise"

Wonderful experience in a week

"If you’re going to Morocco, this excursion is one of the best ways to get to know it for real. The tour through the villages shows how rich are morocco’s culture and lifestyle. The night in the desert, under the clearest skies I’ve ever seen, is great to meditate and contemplate. The food is delicious and the tour guides are very nice people…"

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Are 7 days enough for Morocco?

Seven days is not enough time to explore Morocco. The country is full of fascinating cities and attractions that would take weeks to explore. If you do have seven days and you only focus on one region, you'll likely get a taste of the country.

Can females wear shorts in Morocco?

Yes, females are allowed to wear shorts in Morocco, although it is important to note that conservative dress is generally expected, especially in more rural areas. It is recommended that shorts should be knee-length or longer.

Do I need to worry about being vegetarian when I travel to Morocco?

No, vegetarianism is becoming more common in Morocco. The country offers a wide range of vegetarian dishes, including couscous, vegetable tagines, and salads. Additionally, many restaurants will be able to provide vegetarian options upon request.
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