Morocco 8 Day itinerary from Fes to Marrakech

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    Morocco 8 Day itinerary

    Morocco 8 Day itinerary. Book this 8-day, 7-night tour and give our native guides a chance to immerse you in a world of magic and exotics. Morocco has so much to show and offer, whether you are a solo traveler, a family traveler, a friend, or a couple. This 8-day Morocco Desert Tour is definitely your best option. Arriving in Fes and departing from Marrakech offer unique experiences in the most remote regions of Morocco.

    During the eight-day Tour, you will visit Fes, Morocco’s scientific capital. You will experience the camel ride in the Sahara Desert of Merzouga, followed by a night in a luxury or standard camp of your choice located at the heart of the desert. Get ready to witness magical landscapes along the route between the Desert and Marrakech; furthermore, you will explore the ancient kasbahs, fascinating gorges, and beautiful valleys such as the Ziz and Todgha. Overall, the 8-day Morocco itinerary is an unrepeatable experience.

    Arrival & departure of 8 Days tour from Fes

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    Arrival Destination


    You will be picked up from Fes Saiss Airport

    Departure Destination


    You will be dropped off at Saiss Airport in Fes

    Why should I take a private 8 days in Morocco itinerary?

    Choosing a private Morocco tour offers uncounted benefits and wealth. A Moroccan private tour will give you the opportunity to have your own guide, who speaks your language, explain to you more deeply the history of the destination you visited. However, you can ask any question, and he will be glad to answer. Morocco Private Tour offers you the chance to have your own vehicle, which is very comfortable, spacious, and clean. A private tour gives you the flexibility to stop whenever you want, either to use the toilets, take photos, or just take a break.

    Throughout the entire trip, the driver and the car are always at your service. A private Moroccan tour provides more privacy, with the option to choose the accommodation you want according to your preferences and budget. A private tour in Morocco means more attention, more understanding, more flexibility, and more comfort. Whether traveling solo, with family, friends, or a couple, a private tour in Morocco promises an enriching and unforgettable journey, curated to create lasting memories.

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    Day 1: Arrival in Fes » Drive to The Medina for an Overnight stay!

    Your 8-day imperial tour from Fes starts with a welcome airport pick-up by a super-knowledgeable tour guide from the airport in Fes. Your guide will transport you to a charming traditional riad located at the heart of the ancient Medina, where you can spend the night. However, after checking into the room, take a short walk on your own through the narrow alleys of the Medina.

    Day 2: Fes » Meknes » Volubilis » Chefchaouen

    Today, after a typical breakfast, we leave for Chefchaouen, located in the north of the country. We begin our drive as soon as you’re ready; there are many fascinating locations to see today. Feel free to independently visit Bab el Mansour, Hri Souani, Sahrij, Qara Prison, and the renowned Moulay Ismail Mausoleum once you arrive in the royal city of Meknes.

    We then continue to drive to Volubilis. The most important Roman archeological sites, as well as a city covered in ruins, represent the Roman Empire’s greatest influence in North Africa. Hiring a local tour is a highly recommended way to fully learn the history of this magnificent city. After lunch, we continue to Chefchaouen, the blue land of Morocco. If time still permits, take a stroll in the medina. It’s more beautiful at night, so don’t miss this wonderful opportunity. Overnight in a fabulous Riad.

    Day 3: Chefchaouen » Rabat the Capital

    Feel free to continue yesterday’s wandering and strolling in Chefchaouen before we hit the road to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Once you are ready to go, we leave for Rabat, where, upon arrival, we will start visiting its historical landmarks. such as the Hassan Tower in 1195, Yacoub al-Mansour built it as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    The tower is part of a larger complex that includes Mohammed V’s Mausoleum. The next visit also includes Oudayas Kasbah, a stunning and significant historical site that formed as a fortified citadel on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Bou Regreg River. Later, wander in Rabat’s Old Medina before we transfer you to your Riad for an overnight stay.

    Day 4: Rabat » Casablanca » Marrakech

    Today is undoubtedly a long drive, with 323 km ahead of us! Pack your luggage, eat your breakfast, and let’s drive to Marrakech via Casablanca, where we will pay a short visit to the magnificence of the Hassan II Mosque, named after King Hassan II, who commissioned its construction. The mosque is a symbol of craftsmanship and Islamic architecture. Additionally, it draws visitors from around the world to admire its grandeur. From Casablanca, we continue to Marrakech. Once we arrive, we drop you off in your Riad to enjoy relaxing in the Riad or take a walk to the ancient Medina.

    Day 5: Marrakech » Tizi N’Tichka » Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah » Ouarzazate » Rose Valley » Boumalne Dades 

    On day five of your 8-day Morocco itinerary, we depart from Marrakech towards the mesmerizing city of Boumalne Dades. Be prepared to become fascinated along the way. Today’s first stop is Tizi N’Tichka, a picturesque pass in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. The site is 2260 meters above sea level. From there, we drive straight to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. A historical UNESCO has registered it as a World Heritage Site since 1987, and it is located between Marrakech and Ouarzazate. Feel free to climb the stairs of the Kasbah to reach the top of the hill to witness the breathtaking oasis and river.

    Furthermore, have a stroll inside the old buildings to get an idea of how the ancient Berbers built their houses. After enjoying a leisurely lunch, we continue our journey to Kalaat M’Gouna, a well-known and charming small city surrounded by roses. Finally, we will arrive at Boumalne Dades, where we will spend a peaceful night in a lovely Riad.

    Day 6: Boumalne Dades » Todgha Gorge » Rissani » Merzouga Desert

    Once you finish breakfast and pack your luggage, we visit the Monkey Finger Rock and the breathtaking gorge between Msamrir and Boumalne. It’s an incredible site where every traveler can witness the view of mountains, rivers, and curves. From the gorge of Dades, we drive to the Gorges of Todgha, which extend over a distance of 25 kilometers. They are solid, rocky components that do not break easily. The turbid Todgha Valley, flowing year-round, penetrates them.

    After strolling along the river, we will continue our journey towards the Rissani Market. Once we arrive, we will take a half-hour walking tour of the market to see how different it is from Marrakech’s market. After enjoying lunch in Rissani, we will journey to the Merzouga Desert. Experience a camel trek into the desert, marveling at the ever-changing landscapes of the dunes. Stay overnight at a luxury camp in the heart of the Sahara.

    Day 7: Merzouga Desert » Erfoud » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Cedar Forest » Ifrane » Fes

    This is the seventh day of your 8-day Morocco itinerary! We’ll leave the tranquility of the desert and head for Ifrane, also known as the Scientific Captila. After departing, we will stop in Ziz Valley, one of the nation’s most intriguing valleys. After taking some pictures of the valley, we set off again for Medilt, which is known as the Apple Capital. We will stop for lunch and continue our drive to Cedar Forest, which is culturally and ecologically significant.

    Feed the renowned Barbary Macaques if you wish, but exercise caution. Afterward, we continue to Ifrane, called the Little Switzerland of Morocco, located at the center of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Later in the afternoon, we arrive in Fes, where we will drop you off at a traditional riad in the heart of Medina.

    Day 8: Fes » Transfer to the Airport 

    Your transfer to Saiss Airport in Fes takes place on the final day of your 8-day Morocco itinerary. This transfer doesn’t only mark the end of your 8 days imperial tour from Fes but also signifies the culmination of the shared experience, culture, and traditions. This trip will create unforgettable moments in your mind that will last forever. We wish you a safe flight back home. The Africa North Journeys team thanks you for choosing us to be your accompaniment in Morocco.

    8 Days in Morocco itinerary Note:

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    Tour Includes:

    • All Pickups & drops off during your Tour with us
    • Airport Transfers First and Last Day
    • Fluently English-speaking Guide or Driver
    • Well Comfortable and air-conditioned Car 
    • Fuel For the Car
    • 7 Nights in a Super Clean and Comfortable accommodations
    • Desert Experience (Camel Rides - Excursion)
    • Visits to Fabulous Sights and Unique Places
    • 1 Night in a Desert Luxury Camp or Standard
    • Assistant - Help 24/7 During your Tour with us
    • Breakfasts
    • 2 Dinners in (1 in Merzouga Desert & 1 in Bomalen Dades)

    Tour Excludes:

    • Lunches & Drinks & 7 Dinners
    • Tickets of Historical Monuments
    • Travel insurance & Tipping

    Take into Account!!

    Thanks for reading through our detailed itinerary for these 8 days imperial tour from Fes. We hope that it fits what you are looking for! If not, we are happy to tailor a different tour itinerary to your preferences, taking into account the activities you wish to engage in Morocco and the length of stay you prefer. Please keep in mind that the more people who join our tours, the lower the price you’ll pay per person. However, the cost of accommodation varies from destination to destination. On the other hand, the cost of transportation remains constant from one period to the next.

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      During our 8-day tour in Morocco from Fes, the four of us made stops at locations including, the Sahara Desert, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Casablanca, Ifrane, Boumalne Dades, Marrakech and back to Fes. It was an incredible trip with Mohamed from Africa North Journey. Hassan our driver invited us to lunch in his home, provided us with all the help we needed, and made sure we had everything we required. He also gave us a detailed history of Morocco. This is a tour I will never forget.

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    Here are Answers to Questions you may Have?

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    How far can i book this 8 days tour from Fes?

    We recommend booking this tour as soon as possible, allowing us to arrange everything in advance, including hotel transportation and local guides. However, we only confirm the tour once we receive a deposit of 20%.

    Could I add more days to these 8 Days in Morocco tour?

    The simple answer is yes, you can. With our tailored-made tours, every traveler can add or reduce a day from any tour he chooses. We will be delighted if you contacted us to help you with this. Our team is available 24/7 to serve as much as possible. WhatsApp us

    Do I can Rent only transportation and book hotels by myself?

    Easly Yes, we do offer this option to our travelers, who prefer to hire only our transportation, allowing them to handle their accommodations. We have previously provided transportation services to numerous tourists. So we inform you that with us, it is possible to book your hotels and flights by yourself, and we can take care of the rest.

    What is the most popular tour in Morocco?

    The Marrakech-Merzouga Desert Tour is the most popular in Morocco. This tour typically lasts 2–3–4–5–7-8-10 days and includes visits to the Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou, the Todra Gorge, and the Erg Chebbi dunes in the Sahara Desert. Travelers can experience camel rides, traditional Berber meals, and overnight stays in desert camps. To fully enjoy this tour, we recommend booking with a reputable tour operator who offers knowledgeable guides, comfortable transportation, and quality accommodations.

    Can we Ride the car instead of Camels to the Desert Camp?

    Yes, you have the option to travel to your desert camp using camels, a journey that typically takes between an hour and a half to two full hours. However, some individuals, particularly the elderly, may find it difficult to ride a camel for extended periods. Fortunately, we can transport you to the camp by car, (But you will pay extra fees 40 euro including return)

    Can we skip or to add a place during the tour?

    Yes! Even during the tour with us (Africa North Journeys), you can skip from one place to another. Additionally, you have the option to include a place not on the itinerary. You can accomplish this by either contacting us or your driver guide. However, keep in mind that you cannot change the overnight stay destinations while on the trip.

    How much Sandboard costs?

    During your stay at the desert camp or hotel, you have the sandboard free to use whenever and however long you want.

    What is the Different between Luxury Camp and Standard Camp?

    Luxury camps offer an upscale camping experience with high-end accommodations, private bathrooms, gourmet dining, and personalized services such as butlers. They often feature amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and stylish furnishings. In contrast, standard camps provide a more basic and rustic experience with simpler tents or cabins, communal bathrooms, basic meals, and limited amenities.


    What Should I Pack for a 8 Days tour to Morocco?

    For a 8 Days Morocco tour, pack lightweight, breathable layers for the day and warmer clothes for cool nights. Bring long-sleeved shirts, comfortable walking shoes, sandals, a hat, sunglasses, and a scarf. Essential items include sunscreen, lip balm, insect repellent, toiletries, daypack, flashlight, power bank, and a camera or smartphone. Don’t forget travel documents, a small first aid kit, and a travel pillow. Optional items are a journal, book, or travel games. Pack light to ensure comfort and ease during travel.



    Are there towels and toilet paper at the Desert Camp?

    Yes, whether you choose a standard camp or a luxury camp, you have towels in your private tent and toilet paper in the bathroom.



    How long does it take to ride a camel to the desert camp?

    Your driver guide will drop you off at the edge of the golden dunes. From there, your camels will take you to the desert camp, which approximately lasts 1 and a half to 2 complete hours.



    Can we ride back in the car from the camp instead of Camel?

    Yes, you can use camels or either the camp’s car or our Jeep to get back to where your driver dropped you off.



    Are there any electrical outlets at the Desert Camp?

    Yes, at your desert camp, there are electrical outlets in each tent, both the luxury camp and the standard camp.



    Can we transport our luggage to the camp?

    Yes, your luggage will be transported to the desert camp, where you will stay the night by the camp’s car or by us. The essential is that your luggage will arrive at the camp before you arrive.



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