Morocco Tours: Tour 12 – Kingdom of Marrakech (15 days/14 nights)

Tour 12: Kingdom of Marrakech Tour of Morocco (15 days/14 nights)

Step back in time as the Kingdom of Marrakech tours the four corners of Morocco. Visit medieval imperial cities, ancient Roman settlements, Barbary coast pirate ports and experience a night in the Morocco Sahara Desert at a deluxe desert camp. the heart of the Soaring Erg Chebbi sand dunes.  This heritage tour of Morocco tours the historic north Atlantic coast to extend our Tour 11 itinerary.  This Morocco travel  itinerary highlights the exotic trade capitals and staging posts along the trade routes of the old trans-Sahara merchant camel caravans from Western African to Europe and the East carrying gold, spices, salt and other exotic riches.  You will investigate the ancient souks and markets of Marrakech, Fez and Essaouira, follow the trade routes through Morocco’s Sahara Desert.  Enjoy this Morocco tours ‘ itinerary by choosing to join one of our deluxe Cultural Experience group tours of Morocco or choose to take this itinerary as a custom private tour of Morocco.

This heritage tour of Morocco travel itinerary is available as either:

۞ CE12C:  Casablanca to Marrakech (see below) or
۞ CE12M: Marrakech to Casablanca (operates in the reverse direction – ask us for details).

Optional Casablanca – Casablanca or Marrakech – Marrakech itinerary extensions available  

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    • 13 nights’ accommodation in riads, kasbahs & hotels
    • 1 night camping in deluxe Berber tent camp with private ensuite in Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert oasis camp
    • 14 breakfasts
    • 2 dinners
    • Full-day city tour of Fez with English speaking licensed professional local Fez guide
    • Full-day city tour of Marrakech with English speaking licensed professional local Marrakech guide
    • Sunset desert camel ride* in Sahara Desert Erg Chebbi sand dunes (*option to stay and relax at deluxe camp) 
    • Entrance fees for included sightseeing
    • Airport transfers
    • Air-conditioned private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide


Day 1: Casablanca

Your Kingdom of Marrakech tours itinerary begins when you arrive at Casablanca Airport and are welcomed to fascinating Morocco by your Berber Treasures driver and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon your city tour of Casablanca introduces you this famous city’s principal sights including the impressive Hassan II Mosque, La Cornich and Mohammed V Square. Overnight in Casablanca hotel.

Day 2: CasablancaRabat – Asilah© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

Today your holiday in Morocco tours the historic north Atlantic coast.  Your first stop is the imperial city of Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom and a UNESCO world heritage site. Exploring the city’s ancient heritage your Rabat tours  itinerary includes Oudaya Kasbah, the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Royal Palace (Mechouar) and, if time permits, the Necropolis of Chellah, situated in the ruins of the Roman town of Sala Collonia.  Your Morocco travel takes you along the length of the Morocco’s north Atlantic coast to the beautiful little historic port of Asilah with its Portuguese colonial fortifications and pirate past.   Overnight in Asilah hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 3: Asilah – TangierTetouanChefchaouen

From the Atlantic you turn onto the Mediterranean coast and head to the ancient city of Tangier, an important port town in the days of the camel caravans. In Tangier your Moroccan travel adventure begins tracing some of the overland old camel caravan routes and towns. After an orientation tour of Tangier visiting the principal sights, you head south travelling via UNESCO world heritage Tetouan into the Rif Mountains to the beautiful blue town of Chefchaouen. Overnight in Chefchaouen riad. (Breakfast)

Day 4: ChefchaouenVolubilisMeknesFez© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

This morning your Morocco tours first destination is the ancient Roman town of Volubilis, a UNESCO world heritage site. Explore the ancient Roman buildings and enjoy the marvellous mosaics. Your route travels to your Morocco holidays ’ first Moroccan imperial city, the UNESCO  world heritage Meknes. Discover the sights including Bab el Mansour and Agdal Basin. Continue on to Fez – one of the great medieval trade capitals of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site. Here you stay in one of the lovely Fez riads. Overnight in Fez riad. (Breakfast)

Day 5: Fez

Full-day heritage tour of Fez, with your expert local Fez travel guide. Your Fez tours ’ highlights include the historical monuments, bazaars and souks of the UNESCO designated world heritage old walled medina’s 14th century Madrasa Bou Inania, the Kairaouine Mosque and old merchant fondouks from the days of the camel caravans, ancient leather tanneries, Royal Palace Dar el Makhzen , Bab Dekakene and the Mellah – the old Moroccan Jewish heritage quarter. Overnight in Fez riad. (Breakfast)

Day 6: FesMiddle Atlas MountainsMideltErfoudMerzouga

© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2010Today your Berber Treasures Morocco Tours ‘ itinerary traces the path followed by the old camel caravans as they transported exotic riches from the Sahara Desert and West Africa to Fez, Tangier, Europe and the East. You travel to Morocco ’s Middle Atlas Mountain towns of Ifrane and Azrou, continue south through Midelt, cross the High Atlas Mountains, follow the Ziz River through the Ziz Gorge and into the Sahara Desert of Morocco to Merzouga, a small desert Berber village situated at the foot of the spectacular Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert sand dunes. Overnight in Merzouga area traditional kasbah. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 7: Erg Chebbi Desert Villages & Deluxe Desert Camp

This morning your Kingdom of Marrakech tours  itinerary focuses on the culture of the desert Berber people including a visit of the Merzouga oasis and village area, the home territory of the Berber nomad “blue men”.  In the late afternoon your Morocco holidays immerse you in the cultural heritage of the desert Berber nomads.  Traveling by a 4-wheel drive vehicle you arrive to your Morocco deluxe camp peacefully located in the eastern wilderness preserved section of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes.   Here can glimpse the past days of the Berber camel caravans joining your sunset camel train ride led by your local Berber guide or you can choose to relax at your Morocco deluxe camp Berber tent camp.  Overnight camping in deluxe Berber tents  at Erg Chebbi Morocco deluxe camp. (Breakfast & Dinner) (Option to overnight in the Merzouga Kasbah)

۞  Prefer not to ride a camel:  The camel ride leaves from and returns to the camp.  If you prefer not to ride a camel you can relax and enjoy the desert sunset from the camp. 

۞  Non-camping Option – Merzouga Kasbah:  If you prefer not to stay at the camp you can choose to stay in a Merzouga Kasbah – Supplement applies

Day 8: MerzougaN’KobZagora

© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2008Your exploration of the Moroccan desert passes the ruins of the once great city state of Sijilmasa, an important trade capital in the days of the trans-Saharan camel caravan trade.  Heading further south you travel to Morocco s desert heart your Morocco tours route takes you past the rugged Jbel Saghro Mountains and small desert oasis villages into the incredible D’raa Valley oasis and Zagora  – an old desert caravan oasis staging post famously 52 days by camel caravan to Timbuktu. Overnight in Zagora/Amazraou area riad. (Breakfast)

Day 9: Zagora – Tamgroute – D’raa ValleyOuarzazate

This morning your Morocco tours  exploration of the past travels to Tamgroute, renowned for its ceramics and its library filled ancient illuminated medieval manuscripts. Your Morocco travel route then takes you through the extensive D’raa Valley to the oasis town of Ouarzazate, strategically located on the crossroads of old desert caravan routes and nestled close to the High Atlas Mountains. Overnight in Ouarzazate kasbah. (Breakfast)

Day 10: OuarzazateDades Gorge – Skoura Ouarzazate© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

Your Morocco holidays ‘ day excursion travels along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs through the Roses Valley to where the High Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert merge. Here you enter the striking Dades Gorge with its Berber kasbahs, fig and almond orchards and unique rock formations. On the return journey your Morocco holidays ‘ excursion investigates the charming oasis kasbah village of Skoura. Overnight in Ouarzazate kasbah. (Breakfast)

Day 11: OuarzazateAit BenhaddouHigh Atlas Mountains

Today your holidays in Morocco travel along old merchant camel caravan trade routes to the spectacular UNESCO world heritage kasbah village of Ait Benhaddou and then through the Ounila Valley into the soaring High Atlas Mountains.  Your path through the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco travel s past old medieval merchant settlements, through Teloute and crosses the Tizi n’Tichka High Atlas Mountain pass. Tonight you stay in one of the scenically situated Berber Villages of the beautiful High Atlas Mountains. Overnight in High Atlas Mountains riad. (Breakfast)

Day 12: High Atlas MountainsEssaouira© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

Leaving the High Atlas Mountains your Morocco tours  itinerary takes you west to the UNESCO world heritage Atlantic coast town of Essaouira – a famous trade port in the days of the trans-Saharan camel caravan trade. Overnight in Essaouira riad. (Breakfast)

Day 13: EssaouiraMarrakech

The final destination on your Morocco tours ‘ itinerary is the Jewel of the South – the old imperial city of Marrakech. Surrounded by its millennia old red walls and with the soaring High Atlas Mountains acting as a dramatic backdrop exotic Marrakech truly is magical.  In days past the trans-Saharan camel caravans brought goods from all over world to the exotic markets and souks of Marrakech.  You can immerse yourself in atmosphere of this marvellous city staying in the heart of the old medina at one of the beautiful Marrakech riads,  Overnight in Marrakech riad. (Breakfast)

Day 14: Marrakech

© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011Full-day city tour of Marrakech with your expert local Marrakech travel guide. Your heritage tour of Marrakech immerses you in the sights, sounds and smells of the UNESCO world heritage old walled medina, La Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Djemaa El-Fna Plaza with its magicians, story tellers and snake charmers and Marrakech’s famous souks. Overnight in Marrakech riad. (Breakfast)

Day 15: Marrakech

Transfer to Marrakech Airport where this tour of Morocco ends and you start dreaming of your next Morocco holidays. (Breakfast)


Berber Treasures Morocco Private Tours of Morocco:

  • Departures every day on our private tours of Morocco
  • Luxury to budget accommodation options available
  • Lots of fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Stay in luxury at an Erg Chebbi desert camp sleeping in deluxe tents with private en-suites
  • Your personal chauffeured professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide
  • Private chauffeured airport transfer included on Day 1 and last Day
  • Variations to the itinerary permitted – or choose a personalised tailor made Morocco tours itinerary
  • No minimum numbers
  • Lots of optional activities and inclusions available

EMAIL US now for pricing information, further details and to book your private tour of Morocco.

The price of your private tour of Morocco depends on the standard and type of accommodation you seek, the itinerary you choose, the number of people travelling and the time of year you are planning to travel to Morocco.

Berber Treasures Morocco Group Tours:

This Deluxe Cultural Experience small group tours Morocco travel itinerary offers you the choice of travelling Casablanca to Marrakech with CE12C or Marrakech to Casablanca with CE12M.  Please ask for details of the itineraries.

  • Deluxe Cultural Experience group tour of Morocco
  • Average 4 **** star accommodation
  • Fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Camp in comfort in the desert ~ Morocco deluxe camp tents with private deluxe en-suite
  • Small groups only – maximum of 10 on CE12C/12M
  • Our deluxe Morocco group tours are guaranteed to operate
  • Regular departures
  • Private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide
  • Complimentary group airport transfer included on Day 1 and last Day at scheduled time
  • Lots of optional activities, inclusions and private airport transfers available

 Berber Treasures Morocco Group Tours
CE12C/12M Departure Dates & Pricing


(15 days/14 nights)
Casablanca – Marrakech
(Sun – Sun)
[Marrakech start/Casablanca finish option]
Marrakech – Casablanca
(Fri – Fri)
[Casablanca start/Marrakech finish option]
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  03 Dec – 17 Dec$4699  01 Dec – 15 Dec$4699
  10 Dec – 24 Dec$4699  08 Dec – 22 Dec$4790
  17 Dec – 31 Dec$4790  15 Dec – 29 Dec$4790
  24 Dec – 07 Dec ’24$4790  22 Dec – 05 Jan ‘24$4790
  31 Dec – 14 Jan ’24$4790  29 Dec – 12 Jan ‘24$4790
Casablanca – Marrakech
Marrakech – Casablanca
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  07 Jan – 21 Jan$4699  05 Jan – 19 Jan$4699
  14 Jan – 28 Jan$4699  12 Jan – 26 Jan$4699
  21 Jan – 04 Feb$4699  19 Jan – 02 Feb$4699
  28 Jan – 11 Feb$4699  26 Jan – 09 Feb$4699
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  09 Jun – 23 Jun Ψ$4699  05 Jun – 19 Jun †Ψ$4699
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  27 Oct  – 10 Nov$4699  25 Oct – 08 Nov$4699
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  17 Nov – 26 Nov$4699  15 Nov – 29 Nov$4699
  24 Nov – 01 Dec$4699  22 Nov – 06 Dec$4699
  30 Nov – 13 Dec$4699
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* A single supplement for single client bookings applies – solo clients always receive their own room. Please ask for details.
† Wed – Wed Departure
Ψ Operates during Feast of the Sheep (estimated feast date – TBC)

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