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10-day private tour: The Sahara Desert and Imperial Cities. Any starting point.

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Overview
You will discover some hidden treasures of Morcocco that go beyond the usual touristic routes that are unique by their atuthenticity and natural beauty. You can expect to see the wonders of the desert and cities of Morocco with a private guide that is very funny, responsible and kind and I sure will become your friend.

Our guide will accompany you during the journey, and you have a profound knowledge of your country and culture, which you will share with you and even surprise you with the opportunity of seeing and experiencing the true and genuine Morocco, that which is not so touristic ... always in the utmost safety. He speaks fluently English, as well as French and some Spanish.

The accommodations all have a typical Moroccan decoration and possess great quality and charm.

Our cars are comfortable, new and have an official license for tourism granted by the government of Morocco, and thus they have an insurance which extends to our travelers as well.
What to Expect
Itinerary
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Pass By: Siroco Tours, Casablanca 48001 Morocco

Day 1: Transfer from the airport of arrival (any in Morocco is available) and welcome to the country by our friendly guide.

Since this tour is circular, any point or arrival is possible. The order of the visits might change, but the overall activities and places to visit will be the same.

All with the quality provided by SirocoTours

Stop At: Hassan Tower, Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi, Rabat, Morocco

Day 1 & 2: Rabat is a city that grew up in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, with the expulsion of Andalusians from the Iberian Peninsula. It is surrounded by three walls corresponding to the most significant stages of its history: the Almohad wall, the Andalusian wall and the Alawite wall. Your guide will show you these walls and the main attractions of the city like the Hassan Tower, situated on top of an imposing mosque and the opulent tomb of Mohammed V, etc.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen Morocco

Day 2 & 3 Head towards the blue city of Chefchaouen. To arrive at Chefchaouen is to dive into the labyrinth of that is unlike other Moroccan medinas, it has a perfect order and harmony. All roads lead to Hamman Square, where it is the largest mosque and meeting center of its inhabitants.

Explore the blue city of Chefchaouen - one of the most charming and emblematic of Morocco. With a calm Medina, nestling between the Rif mountains and the Middle Atlas, Chefchaouen is famous for its handicrafts and goat's cheese.


Duration: 1 day

Stop At: Meknes Medina, Meknes Morocco

Day 3: Sultan Moulay Ismail dreamed of making Meknes the most splendid of the cities of North Africa, hence its nickname of "Versailles of the Maghreb". Here we will visit the main points of interest with a professional guide which will tell you the rich stories and legends of Mecknes and present the city.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Volubilis, Morocco

Day 3: We can visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, one of the best preserved roman sites of the world. For a long time, Volubilis was the main Roman administration center in the North Africa outside of Egypt.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hassan II Mosque, Blvd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, Casablanca 20450 Morocco

Day 1: Guided visit of the Hassan II mosque. The visit is available in many different languages and is done by a mosque's guide.

The Hassan II Mosque is the second highest in the world, and one rare example of mosques that can be visited by non-muslims. In the mosque your guide will teach you about the religious traditions and rituals of the muslim religion. In the words of the authors of the book Morocco Country Study Guide, the Hassan II Mosque "undeniably marks the continuity of a modernized ancestral art and bears the sign of innovations that are due not only to technical reasons but also to a fertile exploration of new aesthetic possibilities ".

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna, Tinjdad, Errachidia 52000 Morocco

Dya 5 & 6:

We will cross the huge fertile Ziz Valley, one of the world's largest oasis, where we will stop to snack and nibble the dates grown here, unique in the world for their size and flavor.

You will be warmly received here, as only Moroccans can. Being a host is an ancient art with deep cultural roots in Morocco.


Duration: 1 day

Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco

Day 6 & 7: Arrive in Merzouga, you can enjoy a traditional Moroccan tea as a welcome sign of affection. For the ones who crave adventure, you can do activities like scavenger hunts and other challenges with these 4x4 quad bikes in the great dunes of the desert. The ride can be between 2 to 6 hours and you can explore the dunes beyond what a jeep is.

The colors of the late afternoon in the dunes are the delight of those who enjoy photography. Enjoy watching the sunset at the top of a dune

Then you can have an unforgettable night under the blanket of stars in the sky. There, dinner will be served and then there will be traditional live music around a bonfire. And then the silence of the night will fail and you will not hear anything besides your own voice or your companions'.


Duration: 1 day

Stop At: Medina of Fez, Fes 30000 Morocco

Day 3, 4 & 5: Spend the morning and part of the afternoon visiting medina of Fes, described by Paul Bowles as "an enchanted labyrinth protected from time". You will be with a guide specifically dedicated to this city, so that you can discover it deeply: its corners, traditions, stories and history.

You will be able to visit the most important palaces, the jewish quarters, the Madrassa (old school and university from the 13th century) and the coranic school. Furthermore, you will visit the authentic handicraft of Fes and its tannery, work of leathers. It is possible to buy fantastic leather products very cheaply and near the origin of production, where ancient methods are still used


Duration: 2 days

Stop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco

Day 8: In Ouarzazate you can discover the ancient wall, the fortification of Kasba Taouirt and the palace of the Pasha Glaoui. You can visit the movie studios of Ouarzazate, which are the most important in North Africa, which have been used in films such as the famous "Lawrence of Arabia" or "Gladiator".

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco

Day 8: Ait Benhaddou is considered World Heritage Place by UNESCO and is the most important point in the "Route of the One Thousand Kasbahs", a route of small fortifications that would allow the defense of the caravans of trade on its route between the Sahara Desert and the city of Marrakesh. It is still inhabited and used as a set to movies "Gladiator" and "Game of Thrones", among many others, to keep their identity and charisma intact.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Gargantas del Todra, Tinghir, Tinerhir 45800 Morocco

Day 7: Explore the Gorges of Todra, towering rock cliffs that reach 600 meters in height, separated by only 10 m in width and extending through several kilometers.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Siroco Tours, Casablanca 48001 Morocco

Day 10: Transfer to the airport of departure, where we say goodbye with certainty to have made new friends and have unforgettable experiences and memories.

Stop At: Jemaa el-Fnaa, 38 Jemaa el-Fna, Rue El Ksour, Marrakech Morocco

Day 8, 9 & 10: On this day, we will visit Marrakech, the peal of the South, and the cosmopolitan center of the country. The surprising architecture, the intense scent of spices, the colorful and exotic atmosphere, and the small corners and secrets of its history make this city the most desired and visited city of Morocco.

During the day you will be accompanied by a touristic guide / historian exclusively dedicated to the city of Marrakech, so that you can enjoy the best the city has to offer.


Duration: 2 days

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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Casablanca, Morocco
2: Rabat, Morocco
3: Marrakesh, Morocco
4: Tangier, Morocco
5: Errachidia, Morocco
6: Fes, Morocco
7: Agadir 80000, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
The tours are private, so we can pick you up anywhere you want, at the schedule that is more convenient to you. Namely, we can pick you up at the airport at the moment of your arrival. We can also pick you up at any airport in Morocco and tailor the tour to your flights and preferences.

Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
240 days
Return Details
1: Casablanca, Morocco
2: Marrakesh, Morocco
3: Rabat, Morocco
4: Tangier, Morocco
5: Fes, Morocco
6: Errachidia, Morocco
7: Agadir 80000, Morocco
Inclusions
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • 4 star Accommodations with breakfast
  • Dinner in Merzouga, Ziz valley and Dades valley
  • Official city guides in Marrakech and Fes
  • Camel ride in the desert
  • One night camping in desert in luxury nomad tent
  • Entry/Admission - Volubilis
  • Entry/Admission - Hassan II Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Medina of Fez
  • Entry/Admission - Jemaa el-Fnaa
Exclusions
  • Drinks, snacks, lunches and other dinners
  • Flights
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entrance in Museums
  • Single room suppliment: A single room instead of a double or triple, has the added cost is 420 euros
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Fantastic trip. Our Guide Mouloud and Driver Ahmed were the best!!! They took care of everything. There is no way we could of discovered or found any of the locations we visited. There knowledge and great sense of humor made this one of the best vacations we have experienced.
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The Riads used were great! Especially the one in Fez was amazing!!! My driver/guide Noureddine was just incredible. He showed me around, made extra stops and was the best photographer (with a lot of patience). The camp in the Sahara was great as well. I opted out of the camel
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What a great vacation and tour! I worked with Pedro over numerous e mails and put together a 12 day tour and it worked like clock work. From the time Hussain picked us up at the airport until we parted, everything ran smoothly, safely, and we got everything out of the trip
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We just returned from a magical 11 day, individualized tour exploring many varied and wonderful places in Morocco. Beginning with Pedro to plan our time and all the way to the very last day with Atman, our guide, driver and expert on all things Morocco, this trip was so much
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We engaged Siroco Tours for a 10-day trip from Marrakech to Tangier and Ismail was our driver throughout our trip in October 2019. Ismail was really outgoing, fun, and often looked out for us to make sure we were safe. He was very punctual all the time (we always had to make him
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