North to South in 12 Days

Exploring Morocco's Marvels

North to South in 12 Days

per person
9.7 Superb

Discover Morocco’s beauty on this 12 itinerary, from Chefchaouen’s blue alleys to Fes’ ancient medina.

Join us on a journey from the lively streets of the north to the peaceful nature of the south. This trip is perfect for anyone who loves exploring different cultures and environments. Experience the bustling city life and then relax in the beautiful, quiet landscapes of the south. Our North-South Discovery tour with Original Travels offers a wonderful mix of activities, sights, and tastes that cater to all interests. Discover the contrasts of our region and make memories that last a lifetime!

  • Dress Code
    In Morocco, choose lightweight and modest attire for comfort and cultural respect. Women should consider clothing that covers shoulders and knees, while men can opt for long trousers and shirts. Pack versatile pieces for Morocco's varied landscapes, including sturdy walking shoes. Dressing modestly helps you blend in and respect local traditions.
  • Included
    Airport Transfers
    English Speaking Driver-Guide
    Entrance Fees
  • Not Included
    Personal Expenses
    Personal Guide
    Travel Insurance
Arrive in Tangier
  • Welcome to Tangier, a vibrant city in northern Morocco rich with cultural influences from Arab, Berber, Spanish, and French civilizations. Explore the historic Medina with its narrow streets and bustling markets, and experience traditional Moroccan life and crafts.
  • Don't miss the imposing Portuguese Fortress, offering fantastic views of the Mediterranean and insights into its strategic military past. After a day of exploration, unwind in Zoco Chico Square with some delicious Moroccan cuisine amid a lively atmosphere.
  • End your day with a peaceful evening walk along the Corniche, enjoying the sunset as it casts a golden glow over the ocean and city.
Tangier to Chefchaouen
  • Explore Tangier's Kasbah and Medina to experience its history, culture, architecture, and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Explore Dar Baroud neighborhood for hidden gems and visit the famous Caves of Hercules for stunning views.
  • Drive to Chefchaouen, the City of Blue-Hued Buildings, for picturesque streets, vibrant markets, and delicious local cuisine.
  • Continue your exploration of Chefchaouen by visiting the Kasbah and its surroundings. Climb to the top of Hotel Atlas or the Spanish Mosque to enjoy panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains. Take in the beauty of the landscape and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of this charming town.
Chefchaouen to Fes
  • Start your day with a serene walk in Chefchaouen, enjoying its famous blue buildings. Head to Fes, with an optional detour to the UNESCO-listed Volubilis Roman ruins. Next, explore Meknes, a city rich in history with vibrant markets and grand palaces.
  • Visit the Merenid Tombs in Fes for panoramic views over the city. Cap off the day in a traditional riad, relaxing in its peaceful courtyard, enjoying a delicious Moroccan meal, and experiencing warm hospitality. Recharge for another day of exploration in this enchanting region.
Guided tour of Fes
  • Today's tour of Fez shows Moroccan heritage in the narrow streets of the world's biggest medieval Islamic city. Discover the ancient Fez Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, brimming with history at every turn. The tour shows the Royal Palace's blue gates and colorful tanneries, highlighting the city's crafts like leatherwork and ceramics.
  • Experience the peaceful atmosphere at Al Quaraouiyine Mosque and admire the stunning architecture of Bou Inania Madrasa. Experience local flavors in bustling markets, savoring traditional Moroccan cuisine.
Journey to Merzouga
  • You will start your journey from Fez and drive through Morocco's diverse landscapes, heading towards the golden sands of Merzouga. Here, you'll switch to camelback, riding into the Erg Chebbi dunes to reach your desert camp.
  • Stay in Bedouin tents in the desert, listen to music, eat Moroccan food, and enjoy the night sky full of stars. This trip from Fez to Merzouga offers a deep dive into the heart of Moroccan culture and the natural beauty of its desert.
Merzouga to Todra valley
  • Experience a stunning Sahara Desert sunrise, where the sky bursts with color over the sands. For adventure, try sandboarding in Erg Chebbi or explore the desert’s culture on a camelback tour.
  • In Khemliya, witness traditional Saharan music and dance. After leaving Merzouga, visit Rissani Market to sample local flavors and explore vibrant stalls. In Tinghir, admire the dramatic mountain and valley landscapes.
  • Continue to Todra Gorge for a walk along the refreshing river and hike to the cliffs for spectacular views. This journey offers a perfect mix of thrill, culture, and natural beauty.
Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs
  • Explore the heart of Boumalne Dades and Kelâat M'Gouna, known for their beautiful rose cultivation. Then, head to Ouarzazate, where famous movie studios and film sets await.
  • Explore the Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering a glimpse into history. Wander through ancient Ksour and climb up to a granary for breathtaking panoramic views.
  • End your day with a peaceful dinner overlooking the stunning Ounila Valley and the old kasbah.
High Atlas Adventure
  • Leave Aït Benhaddou and head up the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka Pass. Take a break to enjoy the panoramic views and see Mount Toubkal, the tallest peak. Stop by an Argan oil cooperative in Taddert to learn about this unique product. As you come down through the varied landscapes of the High Atlas, you'll reach the vibrant city of Marrakesh and check into your hotel.
  • Spend your afternoon relaxing or exploring at your own pace. In the evening, dive into the excitement of Jemaa el-Fna Square with its lively performances and tasty local food.
Marrakech Guided Tour
  • Explore Marrakesh and its colorful culture and history. Walk through the Medina to find hidden treasures. See the famous Koutoubia Mosque and its beautiful gardens.
  • Get lost in busy markets, see where cloth is dyed, and visit old inns. Check out amazing places like Ben Youssef Madrasa and the Saadian Tombs. Look around grand palaces, peaceful gardens, and interesting museums.
  • Dive into the rich mix of cultures that make Marrakesh special. This journey is all about discovering the heart and soul of this vibrant city.
Marrakech to Essaouira
  • Leave the busy city of Marrakesh and head west to Essaouira. On the way, you'll see beautiful scenery and forests of argan trees. Learn how argan oil is made during your trip.
  • When you get to Essaouira, a calm port city, you can walk around its old walls and the UNESCO-protected old town. Take it easy on the breezy beach.
  • If you want, you can visit Diabat, a place linked to Jimi Hendrix.
  • End your day with a delicious seafood dinner in Essaouira.
Depart Marrakech
  • Go back to Marrakesh for one last shopping trip or to see the peaceful Majorelle Gardens. It's a quiet spot away from the busy city.
  • As your journey ends, keep all those special memories as you say goodbye to Morocco. Now's your chance to take a piece of Morocco home with you.
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Tours Reviews
  • Yusuf B.
    Excellent Service by a Responsive Team

    Our trip to Morocco was well-planned by Original Travels. The communication with Ali during the planning stage was excellent and the trip was modified according to our needs. The chosen accommodations in each city were unique and amazing. The assigned driver Lahcen was friendly, and courteous and provided excellent service during our entire trip. While in Morocco our trip was coordinated by Said who promptly responded to our travel questions. I highly recommend Ali and his team.

  • Jacqueline S.
    Summer Trip in Morocco 2023

    We had a great time in Morocco. The trip was thoroughly planned and we always had something to do, in addition to well-informed guides who helped us find our way around. We are confident we would not have gotten to have such a well-organized experience if we had planned it ourselves. Rida was also a great driver who we had an amazing time getting to know in the long car rides. He was very communicative and helped us find all the hidden gems we wouldn’t have known about. We highly recommend Reda and Original Travels.

  • Aimee A.
    An experience of a lifetime

    Original Travels and their amazing staff made our trip to Morocco one I will never forget. Mohamed planned the most amazing trip for us. Saiid provided the best support and service to us. And Ilyace, our incredible driver and guide, treated us like family. He was such a great driver and was incredibly kind and patient with my kids. The itinerary was a dream. We loved exploring the beauty of Morocco and were blown away by its development and its luxurious hotels.

  • Ann B.
    So many wonderful experiences

    Karim was our driver/guide throughout our tour with Original Travels and took great care of us. His English and local knowledge are excellent and he’s always bright and cheery – always in a good mood and flexible, catering to our interests and needs. It was interesting to learn about his childhood growing up in the High Atlas Mountains with his nomadic family. Our local guides were friendly and informative with great English. We had a lot of laughs with Youssef in Chechouen and enjoyed Hanane’s gentle guidance in the very hectic Marrakech.

  • Meera S
    Fantastic Trip!

    We had a wonderful trip to Morocco despite the late planning /organizing- The local specialists, Ali and Said were extremely helpful and assisted us in tailoring our trip to fit all our needs. Upon arrival at Casablanca, we were received by the local driver, Ayoob who was outstanding. He was attentive, super helpful, and knowledgeable. He made the long-distance driving trip very enjoyable and relaxing. Overall we had a memorable trip and would highly recommend this team to our friends and family.


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