The Great Desert Tour from Malaga 9 days

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Visit Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Meknes, Rabat & more in 9 days from Malaga on this guided trip!

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From 865€ per adult.

Where & When

Meeting Point: Hotel AC Malaga Palacio at 06.30am Open location with Google Maps.

When : Every Friday

Duration: 8 nights/ 9 days.

What's included?

HOTELS Others included:

Full Description

Enjoy this organised trip to Morocco from Malaga in a group with accommodation, transportation and guided tours included for an excellent price! Here, you can find the itinerary of the trip:

Day 1: Friday - From Malaga to Casablanca
Costa del Sol - Algeciras - Tánger - Casablanca (529 km)

06:30 Departure from Costa del Sol to Algeciras, where we will take de Ferry to cross the sea toward Tangier. On arrival in Morocco, meeting with the local tour guide and trip to Casablanca. Stop to have lunch (optional). During the evening, arrival in Casablanca, rooms distribution. Dinner and rest.

Day 2: Saturday - From Casablanca to Marrakech (240 km)

08.00 Breakfast and panoramic sightseeing of Casablanca, main economic city and the most populated in the country. We will go around boulevard Anfa, the Nations Square, the surrounded areas and the exterior of the Mosque Hassan II. We will continue the trip to Marrakech. Later, guided visit in Marrakech, including Koutoubia, (Similar Mosque to the Giralda in Seville). We will see some tombs saadianas and the sumptuous Bahia Palace. Walk through the Medina, souks and the magic square Djmaa El Fná. Return to the hotel for Lunch included and Free Time in Marrakech during the afternoon. Optional dinner-show Chez Ali, La Fantasia and rest.

Day 3: Sunday - Full day in Marrakech

08.00 After breakfast, enjoy a day on your own to move around in Marrakech, to explore the city or relax. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.

Day 4: Monday - From Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddouu to Ouarzazate (200 km)

08.00 Breakfast and departure from Marrakesh heading south to the great desert. Cross the High Atlas mountains through the Tizi n´Tichka that connects Marrakesh with the pre-Saharan oases. Continue onto Ait Ben Haddou, considered the most beautiful fortress in the country and a Unesco World Heritage Site, where famous films as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus de Nazareth or the Jewel of the Nile among others were filmed. Optional lunch and arrival to Ouarzazate. Rooms distribution. Dinner and rest.

Day 5: Tuesday- From Ouarzazate - Boumalne de Dades - Tinghir (Todra) - Merzouga (370 km)

08.00 Breakfast and departure towards the gorges, from the aridest and rocky overflows fertility and greenery between the oases. The route runs through valleys such as Kelaa M'Gouna famous for its roses and daggers; And the Boumalne du Dades, magnificent for walkers. Arrival to Tinghir, see the Gorges of Todra and its impressive canon of 300 meters of height. Optional lunch en route ) and continue to Arfoud, land of fossils and juicy dates. On the way to the dunes of Merzouga, we passed by Rissani, an important enclave long time ago, where the caravans of the desert reigned. Arrival in Merzouga and the Sahara, where the road fades and the dunes mark the horizon. Free time, sunset with mint tea, rooms distribution. Dinner and rest.

*For the most adventurous, it is possible to have the accommodation in desert tents fully equipped & 45 minutes Camel Riding to access to the tents, instead of the hotel. The next day, you will have breakfast at the hotel and time for a shower.

Day 6: Wednesday- From Merzouga - Ifrane to Fez (460 km)

08.00 After Breakfast, cross the Middle Atlas and a new change of landscape along the way. Left the south to get in the North. Stop in Ifrane, little Switzerland.Optional lunch in route and continue to Fez. Rooms distribution. Dinner and rest.

Day 7: Thursday - Full day in Fez

08.00 Guided Tour in Fez, the intellectual and religious capital of the country. You will visit during the morning the most important highlights: The exterior of the Royal Palace and its 7 gates, the Dar El Makhzen (former residence of the Sultan), the Bab Bojloud gate, the Medina (old town), mosques like The Karaouine Mosque, fountains like the one located at Es- Seffarin square, the tanners, the Souk and more. Return to the hotel for Lunch (included) and Free time during the afternoon in Fez. At night, possible dinner-show in a typical restaurant. Rest at the hotel.

Day 8: Friday - From Fez - Meknes - Rabat to Tangier (399 km)

08.00 After breakfast, departure to Tangier, making the first stop on the way at Meknes, the old berber capital, where you will enjoy a panoramic sightseeing of the city. There, you will discover the gate of 40km fortress, Bab Al Mansour and there will be time for lunch (optional). Right after, arrival to Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. Guided visit to the most important highlights: The exteriors of the Royal Palace, the Tour Hassan, The Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Oudayas Kasbah (fortress). Arrival to Tangier, rooms distribution. Dinner and rest.

Day 9: Saturday - From Tangier - Algeciras to Costa del Sol (198 km)

08.00 Breakfast and departure from the hotel to our initial destination, trip to Spain. Transfer back to the point of origin. End of our services.

15.00 Estimated arrival time to the same pick up point in Malaga.

What's NOT included?

A little bit more...

Upgrade Hotels Price:

If you would like upgrade the hotels, you can pay plus 57€ per adult and the hotels included are:

For the Upgrade in High Season: During March, April, May, October, Christmas and New Year´s Eve there is an aditional fee 75€ per person.

Solo Travellers Price:

Optional Dinner- Show Prices:

Multiple Pick-up Points from Malaga & Costa del Sol:

Cancellation Policy


All reviews

"Hola Rocio cómo estás? Antes que nada te agradezco porque fuiste una ayuda muy grande para nosotras, al elegirlos para hacer este viaje. No tengo nada que objetar ya que todo lo programado fue cumplido al pie de la letra!"

, Argentina, 2 December 2019.

"My trip was amazing and I thank you for all the hard work and attention to detail putting together a trip such as this. As far as the upgrade, I feel I would have been just as happy with the standard hotels. Many days we arrived so late to the hotel that I barely had the energy to eat before I went to bed, so I didn't get to enjoy the amenities that came along with the upgrade. If arrival to the hotel was around 5 that would be different. But one of our group stayed in the 4 star hotels and was very pleased. "

, United States, 14 November 2019.

, Dominican Republic, 6 June 2019.

"It was great! Hermosa experiencia. Recomendable. Todo perfecto. Muy agradecida. "

, Argentina, 17 September 2018.