From the suggestions of our previous clients, we have organized some tours starting from Agadir. And of course, Morocco tours are unfinished without visiting to the Sahara Desert.For this reason, we plan all of the programs to insert Merzouga sahara desert, in addition to some of them, including the Zagora desert. We do link Agadir tours to special cultural, economical, and touristic destinations.
From our tours from Agadir, we will make you to discover the administrative capital city Rabat. There are various attractions to visit. To begin with, the Hassan tower is the minaret of an infinished mosque that was supposed to be the largest in the world. Yusuf Yaqub Al Mansur wanted to make sure it will reach 88 m but as it is not finished, it is only 44 m now. Later, we will visit L’Oudayas, it is a Kasbah close to the old Medina. Furthermore, we will discover Challah or Shalla, the medieval reinforced Muslim necropolis.
Tangier is also one of our best attractions you will be visiting with our tours from Agadir. For that purpose, there are several attractions that we will visit. First, we will see the archaeological cave where Hercules rested, it’s situated in the Cape Spartel, and the opening cave is shaped almost similar to the African map. Second, Tangier is also known for the American legation museum, it memorialize the strong relationship between Morocco and the USA. Also, it’s the first monarchy of the USA outside its country. Third, we will cross by the Atlantic ocean to visit the Cape Spartel’s.
With our requested tours from Agadir, you will discover the blue pearl city of Morocco, Chefchaouen. For this reason, there are several things to do in this city for a short time. To begin with, the Kasbah at Outat El Hamam, the first building that was built by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami. The next best thing we will see at Chefchaouen is Rass El Ma, which means the source of the water if you wanna translate it. Right in this place, there are tiny waterfalls coming out from the Rif Mountains. Moreover, we will hike up to Djebel El Kalaa for the panoramic view of the city. Akchour waterfalls are 25 km away from Chefchaouen, the great waterfalls in the Rif mountains. This attraction is only in our Morocco 2 week programs.
From our tour programs from Agadir, you will be able to visit the charming city of Meknes. First, our tours coming from Chefchaouen to Meknes, we will visit Volubilis. Here, it is required to pay a ticket for the entrance. These Roman ruins are the heritage and protected by the Unesco, it was built by the Berbers. Around 20 km from Meknes. There, you will visit too many places. For instant, the large incredible gate of Bab El Mansour, sometimes they open it to host artistic gallery. Furthermore, there is a small lake called Sahrij Swani, the Basin of the Norias. It is told that Moulay Ismail had several wives, one of them asked him to move to the city close to the sea. For that he brought the sea to her.
Subsequently, there is the most mysterious complicated prison named Qara, not pretty far from the gate of Bab El Mansour. The prison was built by Moulay Ismail in the late of 18th century, and it is the only prison where there are no doors for a way out also like a complicated puzzle. Also, it is passage lead to other passage, therefore it is hard to find a way back once you enter. Some say it is underground the whole city of Meknes, others say it is only for 10 km square.
Also, there are holes in the overheads or roofing, and that is where the prisoners used to be thrown and also get food. It is also said that Moulay Ismail has made a director so if the prisoners finds a way out, they will be free. Not to forget, there were some french explorers who dare to try to enter the prison and find out its mystery, unfortunately, they could not come out again even at this time. There are some theories about the prison, they say that it is hunted by ghosts and genies, but we never know if that is true or just a story tale.
From our Sahara desert tours from the economical capital city of Agadir, we are gonna take you to visit Fes, one of Morocco’s imperial and cultural cities. There are many things and places to do and explore.
To begin with, the ancient part that is visited the most has several gates, the main gate is called the blue gate, it is the entrance to the medina. here, once you enter the gate, there will be two main streets and it is where people make daily shop. Also, there it is where the main attractions to see in Fes.
The University of Al Qarawiyyin supposed to be the first main thing to visit in Fes because it is the first oldest and still functioning university in the world. It was built by Fatima Al Fihri in 859. Second, The leather Tanneries of Chaouara is also a tourists favorite place to visit. Here, people go to see how leather is made and also to have an general view of Fes. Third, the king has 12 palaces around the whole Morocco and one of them is in Fes, it is also a worth place to visit. Fourth, the Bor Nord, this one is for people who like hiking, it is also for a general view of the whole Fes and to enjoy the sunset.
From our trips from Agadir, you will absolutely visit Al Qarawiyyin University. It is the first and oldest and still functioning Madrassa in the world. Also, it was built by a Fatima Al Fihriya in 859 as a Madrassa “school” to teach the Quran.
In Fes, there are several places to see like Attarine, Mellah and Garden of Jnan Sabil.
Ifrane is called the Switzerland city of Morocco. People come to snowboard and to enjoy the weekends with their children and enjoy the snow. Ifrane was made since the French colonial and there is a statue of the atlas lion in the main centeral park of the city. This lion was carved by a german prisoner in order to get his freedom. It is the first finest city in Morocco and the 8th in the world.
The cedar forest in Azrou is a camping area and a place to discover Morocco’s wild animals. There are many animals, the ones you can find are Macaque Barbary monkeys, they like to play with and be feed with bananas and nuts or peenuts. Furthermore, there are deers but unlucky, we can’t see them because they are afraid of people and we can’t go further more inside the forest as there is a fence to protect the animals.
Merzouga is the highlight of our Agadir, Casablanca, Tangier, Fes and Marrakech tours. You can camel ride and go camping at Berber camps. Merzouga is a small town in the south-east, it is known by its Erg Chebbi golden sand dunes and the Gnawa people. If you come to visit Morocco, you must not miss the opportunity to visit this enormous place. From our Morocco two week program and other tours, you will be happy to spend two days here. Therefore, you will have a full experience where we take you to explore the nomads who live in tents with simple needs. Also, we will be able to take you to.
The city of Rissani is the main capital city of the Tafilalet region. Here, the Touaregs used to travel 55 days from Tombouctou to trade their goods like salt and mascara with other things. Also, now this is the market for the close towns, Merzouga like an example. the Alaouit dynasty are originally from Rissani before they move to live in the big cities. Furthermore, Rissani is the only city where there is the parking of the donkeys to be rent or buy or even sell or trade for house needs. Furthermore, Rissani is known with the speacial pitta bread (Berber Pizza) they call it Madfouna.
The city has a big large gate like the gate in Fes but a little bit different in the architectural design.
From the picture you can see the curves of Tissedrine in Dades gorges. The American Cadillac brand car has made climbing up and down 3 times for the best record of 03:19 sec. This place is where tourists spend the night either coming from Marrakech or Merzouga because it is in middle way. Also, not far from Dades center around 30km, there are the canyons of Toudgha Gorges, they are about 350m height and the power of nature could make a way through them.
Kalaat Maggouna is known for its rose valley and the international festival. In this city, every year in May they make an international festival of Rose flowers, they also make a contest to choose the queen of Maggouna, they will choose her by her intelligence and beauty. In addition, you can find many cosmetic products such as lotion cream, rose water, rose soap…etc.
Ouarzazate is the Hollywood of Morocco. That’s why they call it Ouallywood because there is atlas studios. There is an international airport nearby where famous actors land because they can’t drive from Marrakech via The High Atlas Mountains. Moreover, this city means in Berber language the city without noise, the word Ouarzazate contains two sections (Ouar) means without and (Zazate) means noise. Moreover, this city is also known for the Kasbah of Taourirt, and the word Kasbah is coming from the word Ksab that means bamboo. That is to say, the roofs of the Kasbah is made out of the bamboo.
Not to forget, Ouarzazate has 4 studios where they make movies and rent materials to make others in the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. Furthermore, parts of the movies and movies The Living Daylights and Lawrence of Arabia were shot here. Also, the movies Asterix and Obilix also The Sahara and Cleopatra.
Ait Benhaddou got a Kasbah that is the largest and the biggest Kasbah in Morocco. Many tourists come to hike up for the panoramic view from the top of the Castle. Also, they come to discover it and get to know how it is specifically built.
To begin with, this beautiful monument is a stop for the Berber Touaregs who used to travel from Tombouctou to trade Salt. Furthermore, there is a river there called Ouad El Maleh. In other way, salt or the river of salt. The place where they trade their salt and other goods like mascara. Moreover, the Kasbah has about 8 floors at the top, there is a room where they conserve all those goods for other travelers. Not to forget, the famous producers from film industry rent materials at the studios of Ouarzazate to come here and shoot movies. For example, they shot the famous movie Gladiator and Sahara. Also, they made some parts of
The Atlas Mountains are three different types. The high, the middle, and the small. The middle ones are between Merzouga sahara desert and Fes, the high is between Ouarzazate and Marrakech called Tizi-N-Tichka. Then, the small is more in the southern side, coming from Agadir to Ouarzazate. Moreover, the High Atlas mountains are where the highest point, it’s in Toubkal with an altitude of 4160m (13648ft).
These mountains got the reason why it is dry in Sahara and wet, green in the west. That is to say, they block the clouds from moving to the east side of the country. Therefore, it does rain very late in the Sahara desert. Not to forget, coming from Marrakech to the sahara desert, you will pass by Tizi-n-Tichka, the fastest road to cross the mountains. From our tours from Marrakech, about 70 min drive in the Atlas mountains, there is a cooperative of argan oil, one of the phenomenal attractions to visit.
Marrakech is one of the most important imperial cities in Morocco. In other way, it was a capital once before. As well, our tours from Agadir is including day trip from agadir to Marrakech, trips to the other imperial cities, Fes, Meknes, and the actual administrative capital Rabat. Marrakech is two words, (Amur) n (Kush), that means in Berber language the land of God. Also, it is the third largest city in Morocco before the economical Casablanca and the cultural city of Fes.
There are many things to do and visit in Marrakech. First, the famous big garden called Majorelle, named after the French artist Jacques Majorelle, it took him around 40 years to design it, next to it there is a museum call Saint Lorant. Then, he opened it for the public with a specific fee needed to enter the garden. Second, Another beautiful large garden full of olive trees with a pool, it is the called Menara garden. That is to say, ligh thouse. Moreover, there is no light house here, just took the name. Not to forget, this garden that is in the south side of Marrakech was created in the 12th century.
Third, the king has around 12 palaces in Morocco, he has got on palace in Marrakech. However, he doesn not live in the palace of Marrakech only his mother does, he lives most of the time in Rabat. Marrakech or the red city is also a beautiful place to discover.
Fourth, there is this magneficient mosque you can see in many pictures, it is called the Koutoubia mosque. It has several names, among them, Jamii ‘al-Kutubiyah. Moreover, it was built in the early 12th century by the dynasty Almohad. Furthermore, It is the largest mosque in Marrakech, around 70 meters, and it is totally forbidden to build a taller mosque than this one. In addition to that, Jamaa El Fna has to be the best main big square where to wander around in Marrakech. Over this square, people make shopping, concert or festivals, and enjoy the people who play with snakes and monkeys also the story tellers.
Essaouira is also another big city to visit with our desert tours from Casablanca. In this city, people travel to during the summer season to benefit from the beach, it is warm around 30°C. Moreover, Essaouira is a wonderful place to discover during the winter season, people try to enjoy the fresh seafood. Not to forget, Essaouira is known by Mogador the name of the Moroccan wind city. Therefore, there are many stuffs to do in the city. For example, the visit to the port of Citadel and Sqala that are very interesting to visit and have pictures with some canons and the structure of the wall architecture. Moreover, tourists or moroccan people come to visit the old Medina because it is a heritage that is protected by the Unesco.
You probably will hear the word Mogador when visiting Essaouira, which means in Hebrew Magdol That signifies the small fortress.
From our Morocco tours, you will be visiting the Sahara desert of Merzouga and Zagora. This city is a desert without sand dunes only dry empty area. However, a lot of tourists who do not have a lot of time to travel to Merzouga, they try to go to desert of Zagora. In addition to that it is a place where to make the camel trekking and spend the night in the camp. The only difference between the two cities is the Ergs Chebbi of the sand dunes. We don not usually organize tours from Agadir to Zagora, we usually do it from our trips from Marrakech. Neverthless, you can try to contact us and organize your Agadir desert tour to Zagora.
On our way from Marrakech to Zagora, there will be the curves of Ait Saouen and the longest river in Morocco that contains palm trees with dates fruits. So, they are as well worth places to discover.