2 Weeks in Morocco - 14 Day Tour Itinerary From Marrakech
Morocco in Two-Week Tour Itinerary From Marrakech to Merzouga via Chefchaouen
How you will spend these 14 days in Morocco?
Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 14 days in Morocco itinerary, a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.
Overview: of 14 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert
Morocco is a contrast country where Africa meets Europe and the Middle East adds its own flavor. Considered a moderate Islamic state, Morocco opens its doors to everyone regardless of ethnicity, religion, or political status. Morocco has hosted many from old philosophers and scholars to Bob Marley and Jimmy Hendrix, so if you're looking for a colorful and diverse experience, this is the place, from Marrakech markets to the snowy peaks of the Atlas, the silence of the Sahara and pristine beaches of the Atlantic, simply; Morocco is a wonderful place to visit. Our great 14 days tour from Marrakech via Chefchaouen (two weeks in Morocco itinerary) combines the best of everything like cities, villages, mountains, Sahara desert, music, food, shops, and the coast, plus opportunities to do community services and some fun adventure activities along the way. Expect plenty of interaction with the friendly Berber tribes' people of North Africa, learn their unique drumming, practice the language and taste the delicious food. Your week will be filled with a lifetime of memories and educational experiences.
Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.
For the first day, upon your arrival at the airport in Marrakech; our local guide will meet you and transfer you to your Hotel or Riad in Marrakech in order to settle and relax. Your night will be in Marrakech city.
In the first morning of our trip of 2 weeks in Morocco, after breakfast; you are going to explore the famous city of Marrakech and known by the "Red City Of Morocco", which has been an important and significant stop for traders and travellers for many centuries; Marrakech city is considered as the ‘southern pearl’ of Morocco, and the ‘second oldest Imperial city’. Your trip will involve the most known "Jardin Majorelle", "Bahia Palace", "the Menara Gardens", and "Saadian Tombs". You will visit the "Mosque of Koutoubia", with its 77m high minaret dominating the center of Marrakech. Then we continue to see "Jamaa El-Fna" which is one of the centre attractions of Marrakech; one of the famous and the main cultural spaces in Marrakech is the UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will stop at many cafes surrounding the square to enjoy all the views. Stick on to discover the varied and colorful souks. Overnight in Marrakech.
On the third day, we are going to leave Marrakech towards the seaside of Essaouira. With argan oil cooperatives, there is a relaxing drive lined, that will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city. The windswept fishing port has long been a popular destination built into the cliffs with broad beaches and an old medina that is surrounded by a wall with ramparts. The medina is a small and lively place with its relaxed feel, stroll along the ramparts or beach, and visit the port to see the daily catch. The Gnaouas Music Festival is held in Essaouira in June. You will spend your night in Essaouira.
The next morning, we leave Essaouira and head to Oualidia. We will stop to visit Safi which is a previously Portuguese occupied town and the most known as the center of sardine exports, it is probably well known through its pottery art. Then you will arrive at Oualidia and have a relaxing time. All right on your doorstep, you will see that Safi is a small seaside village with a protected lagoon, estuary, and the wild Atlantic Ocean. You are going to enjoy some activities in Oualidia like walking, birdwatching (particularly in Spring and Autumn, Oualidia is at the centre of the richest bird habitat of Morocco), fishing, swimming, kayaking, kite surfing, and surfing. Oualidia is where you will spend your night.
After leaving Oualidia, the next city is Rabat, and then continue our journey toward the Atlantic Coast. Going along El Jadida, which is a small port city and controlled by the Portuguese previously, but now it is considered as a UNESCO World Heritage site; and then stop in Casablanca to visit the Hassan II Mosque and Mohammed V square. You will explore the Imperial of Rabat city (the capital of Morocco) including the majestic Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Hassan Tower, the Oudaya Kasbah, and the Mechouar (the Royal Palace surrounded by ramparts and walls), some wonderful sights will be offered and overlook the Atlantic Ocean, as well as being home to the galleries of Moroccan artisan. Overnight in Rabat.
After finishing breakfast, we leave Rabat behind and travel to Tangier along the amazing littoral route. You will visit Asilah, a beautiful coastal town especially with its blue doors and walls, many murals, and whitewashed houses. Tangier has always been an international fusion pot and the portal to Africa from Europe. Then take a tour of Tangier and explore the surrounded city and the bustling medina, you also will enjoy the view of the spectacular skyline where the Mediterranean and Atlantic oceans meet. Overnight in Tangier.
You will start your journey by leaving Tangier towards the fascinating mountain village of Chefchaouen, crossing the green valleys of the Rif Mountains. Chefchaouen is known throughout the world because both tourists and Moroccans like to visit this city, especially, in the hot summer months, also due to its animate blue that swilled houses that give life. You will explore Chefchaouen by enjoying its winding and its narrow lanes and alleys which are home to numerous souks offering cuisine and artisan works, such as complex fancywork, items that made from wool, and goats cheese; all native to the North and not found anywhere else in Morocco. Then have a relax in the square, go for a walk near parks or visit a local farm. Overnight in Chefchaouen the blue pearl of Morocco.
After your breakfast at the hotel/riad, our authentic trip will take us from the highest Rif Mountains over the prolific agricultural hills toward the Roman Ruins at Volubilis, which is an open-air museum. As the Roman sites on the Mediterranean rim, Volubilis is not considered as impressive but it is still a relaxed way of visualizing a significant part of Moroccan history. We will change our way in direction to Meknes, the 17th-century heritage, and the Moroccan fourth imperial cities; our break lunch will be in Meknes where you have the chance to hang around the medina's historical huge walls. After lunch, we take a look at Bab el Mansour and visit the shrine of Moulay Ismail. After the tour of Meknes, we drive to the next city of Fes where we will spend the night.
The next day, you will meet our local guide and enjoy the beautiful views that Fes offer; the medina of Fes is a heady mix of flavors, sceneries, and sounds, it is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. Go along one of the five themed tourist circuits to navigate. You will see a lot of mosques and palaces to visit, but be aware that in Morocco only Muslims can enter the Mosques. After you explore tanneries, restaurants, and dye-pits, we go back to our hotel to get ready for an entertainment optional night of Moroccan and enjoy the food at a restaurant in town to end up your trip of Fes.
After breakfast, we will start with a photographic journey towards Ifrane through the Moyen Atlas, over covered hills in the forests of cork oak and giant cedar, which considered the home of some Barbary monkeys. On the south side, we will catch a first glimpse of the unbelievable architecture, via beautiful and quiet passes crossing the Middle and High Atlas ranges. We will have lunch in Midelt, approached through a bleak plain of scrub and desert. The dramatic peaks of the High Atlas, rising behind the town, provide an amazing background. We will go down into a desert plain in the direction of Ziz valley across Tizi N'Talremt (Pass of the She Camel). Then we will head south to Erfoud and Rissani, a huge oasis containing over six million palm trees, edged by many Ksours (fortified villages). We continue our tour along a striking road that marks the transmission to the desert, we travel to the stunning Kasbah hotel at the edge of the golden sand dunes, you will relax alongside the swimming pool, and enjoy an amusement night with a live show of desert blues band.
Waking up earlier to see the desert sunrise and then return to the Hotel by camel. You have the chance to take a shower and to enjoy your breakfast. After breakfast, you will relax for an hour or two, then go on 4 WD off-route tour around the dunes through Merzouga oasis, the nomadic repository, and Khamlia village in order to visit the village of Gnawa Black people, slaves are brought originally from black Africa, to listen to their spiritual music, then continue to meet desert nomads in their tents, and discover a new sense of life. There is the lake of Merzouga with its bird populations, but it's not far away, then you’ll leave toward Rissani. The meeting place for the salt caravans who are coming from Timbuktu in Mali was called Sijilmassa, we will go for a walk via the souk, where they sell spices, vegetables, and cloths. After a lunch pizza in Rissani, we drive back to our Kasbah, we will be welcomed with a cup of tea, having time to relax, and then get ready to ride camels into the pink sands of Morocco's highest dunes. Before the sunset view, we will have time to wander the dunes. Your night will be in a desert camp with served dinner, followed by traditional music.
We are going to leave the desert and move on towards Todra Gorge. On all sides, this 1000ft gorge is called the Grand Canyon of Morocco and hemmed in by columnar limestone cliffs. Today you will have time to explore the gorge, from its plunging depths to the dizzying heights. The attraction of Todra lines is in the change of colors as the sun slowly moves from east to west. For the night, we continue on to the stunning Boumalne Dades.
After breakfast we will drive via the villages of this charming area, crossing fields cultivated by the Berber women, with the peaks of the High Atlas as a fitting backdrop. Then our trip continues to Ouarzazate, going off-route along the piste to visit Berber nomads in their caves and share with them a glass of tea. We keep going on over the Valley of the Roses, which is known throughout the world because of its Festival Rose in May, and past the great kasbahs of Skoura. After visiting the cinematographic museum of Ouarzazate, “Hollywood of Morocco”, we will pass the bottom of a river to visit Ait Benhaddou. You are going to explore some of the ruined buildings and climb to the top of the hill where the Agadir (grain store) provides stunning views over the surrounding countryside and the village. Also, you can get in one of the houses and share a cup of mint tea with some of the residents to obtain a better understanding of how they are living. In the afternoon you'll drive to the north across the High Atlas mountains. The road, completed by the Foreign Legion in 1936, winds up through the Tizi N'Tichka pass (2260m) and offers spectacular views of the mountains before descending past Berber villages to the plain surrounding Marrakech. The name Marrakech conjures up images of sceneries from the Arabian Nights: alleyways, souks, stalls, and markets. This remarkable city never fails to satisfy the curiosity of adventurous travelers, dating from the 11th century. The beautiful architecture of the famous Koutoubia Minaret, and dominates the vista. Overnight in Marrakesh.
On the last day of our 14 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga via Chefchaouen, we will try to benefit our time as much as we can, stroll around the great souks of Marrakech to have some memorable moments with friends, then move out to the airport of Marrakech Menara for your departure flight. End of our services: 2 week Morocco tour itinerary.
Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.
Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.
What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.
- Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
- Pick you up from your accommodation;
- Drop you off at your accommodation;
- Tour Commentary;
- Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
- English speaking driver/guide;
- Car Fuel;
- Camel trek (Camel per person);
- 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
- 12 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
- All dinners;
- Daily breakfast;
- Confirmation at time of booking;
- Plus many surprises stops on the way.
Prices Not Included
- Flights to/from Morocco;
- Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
- Personal travel insurance;
- Tips & Personal expenses.
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
- Children's must be accompanied by an adult.
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FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.
Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars
It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.
Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.
Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.
For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.
Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.
Toyota Prado TX (4x4)
- Capacity: 6 Seater;
- Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
- Air-conditioned car;
- Manual / Automatic.
Toyota Prado VX (4x4)
- Capacity: 6 Seater
- Fuel type: Diesel fuel
- Air-conditioned car;
- Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
- Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
- Air-conditioned car;
- Manual / Automatic.