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14 Days from Casablanca around Morocco

12 Day tour from Casablanca to Sahara desert via Marrakech
12 Day tour from Casablanca to Sahara desert via Marrakech
May 4, 2018
Sahara Desert Tour 2 Days from Marrakech
Sahara Desert Tour 2 Days from Marrakech
May 4, 2018

14 Days from Casablanca around Morocco

14 Days from Casablanca around Morocco

Day 1: Arrival at Casablanca Airport

Arrival at Casablanca Airport, and visit to the Great Mosque of Hassan II. After touring the exotic mosque you will be transferred to Hotel.

Day 2: Casablanca – El Jadida – Essaouira

After having breakfast, we drive along the Atlantic coast to El jadida to enjoy its historical monuments to feel the Poruguese touch on the structure of this city, and then visit the exotic resort of Mazagan. After lunch in the city, we will head to Essaouira to see another touch of the Portuguese during the colonial period. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 3: Essaouira - Marrakech:

After breakfast, you will have free time to wander the ancient streets of the Medina. What makes Essaouira very special is that it offers typical food and fresh fish straight out of the sea at any of its local restaurants. You will enjoy a lunch of fresh seafood in the medina. In the afternoon, we will drive towards Marrakech via the charming orange groves. We will enjoy spectacular views of tree goats climbing ARGAN trees. We arrive in Chichaoua for coffee break photographic shots. We will get to Marrakech in late afternoon and spend the night in Riad.

Day 4: Marrakech - Tour of the Red city:

In the morning, we will explore the beauty of Marrakech “the Red City”. We will make sure you visit the important sightseeing in Marrakech, including Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian Tombs and Bahia Palace. After lunch at restaurant near Jamaa El Fna Square in the heart of the Medina, we will wander the souks and enjoy the rest of the day. You will have the chance to experience the Moroccan lifestyle during dinner in local restaurants in the heart of Medina. Overnight at the accommodation.

Day 5: Marrakech – Kasbah of Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate:

After breakfast, we will drive to the south through Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m altitude) over the High Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the wonderful views of mountains along with Berber Villages all the way. We will visit the Kasbah of Telouet and have a break for lunch in a local restaurant. Later, we continue our way to the exotic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is recognized by the UNESCO as World Heritage site in 1986, and has been the backdrop for many movies such as Gladiator, The Lawrence of Arabia… then we go to Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa, and visit the Atlas Studio, the largest studio in Africa with many opportunities for pictures. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 6: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa M'gouna – Dades Valley

In the morning, we will drive to Dades Valley passing through the spectacular palm groves of Skoura, along the road of the thousand Kasbahs we get to Kelaa M’gouna known as the Valley of Roses and famous for its annual Festival of Roses. We will have free time for lunch in a local restaurant to enjoy the views of palm groves and roses. In the afternoon, we will continue our way to Dades Valley passing by several Berber villages until we reach Boumales Dades where we will spend the night in a fancy Hotel overlooking breathtaking gorge.

Day 7: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Merzouga:

Today, we will drive to the stunning landscape of Todra Gorges (15km from Tinghir), where we will make a short stop to enjoy the fascinating views of the rock walls. On our way to the south, we will have the chance to see many oases and palm groves such as the great oasis of Tinjdad where we will have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue the way to the impressive sand dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga). After having a warm shower, you will enjoy drinking a cup of minty tea as well as tasting a Moroccan dish in dinner followed by some inspiring Berber music. Night in Hotel.

Day 8: Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomad Family – Erg Chebbi Dunes

In the morning, we will begin our trip with a drive to Khamlia village lived by black skinned people originally from Mali to enjoy some Gnawa music. Afterwards, we will drive through an off-road to visit a nomad family and discover their lifestyle. Then, we continue our way until we reach a shade of a typical “Acacia tree” to have lunch which will last for one hour and a half. In the afternoon, we will head back to the Hotel to have a cup of minty tea and relax to get ready for the camel ride to the camp in the heart of the desert, that will take around 1h: 30min enjoying the beauty of the dunes and attending an incredibly memorable sunset in one of the highest sand dunes in the desert for a high satisfaction and doing some sand boarding.  After the dinner is served, you will enjoy some amazing Berber music with different dances under a starry sky. Night in Berber nomad tents.

Day 9: Merzouga –Rissani – Erfoud – Medilt – Azrou – Fez

We will make sure to wake you up early in order to watch the spectacular view of sunrise from the top of the dunes. Once again you will have the chance to enjoy the camel trek back to your Hotel. After taking a shower, you will be served a special Moroccan breakfast. We leave for Rissani where locals gather in a big Souk for trading all kinds of crafts, food and animals, then Erfoud with a stop to visit a fossil craft workshop.  After that we continue the way through the Ziz Valley with its panoramic sceneries of palm groves and gorges with stops for pictures, and passing by Medilt to arrive in Azrou where we will stop for lunch and enjoy playing with monkeys on the Cedar Forests. Afterwards, we continue our way via the beautiful city of Ifrane known as the Switzerland of Morocco, until we get to Fez known as the cultural capital of Morocco. Accommodation in Riad.

Day 10: Fez - Visit of Fez:

Today, you will have free day to explore the pleasant city of Fes one of the imperial cities in Morocco. We start after picking you up from Riad and walk through the ancient Medina with stops for pictures. Wandering narrow streets of the Medina, we get to the Royal Palace Gate to enjoy taking lovely photos, and then the Jewish Headquarter, the first ever to be built in Morocco during the 16th century.  Later, we will enjoy a visit to the oldest university in Morocco Al Quaraouiyine University, the Tanneries, and Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. After lunch in a local restaurant, we will visit the tiles cooperative and enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole Medina of Fes. Accommodation at the Hotel/Riad.

Day 11: Fez – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen:

In the morning after breakfast, we will drive to the nearby city of Meknes, the third imperial city of Morocco, with its famous gates such as Bab El Khamis and Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gates. We will continue your tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Later, you will have time for lunch. Then you can explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis a UNESCO World Heritage site. Free time for lunch, then e will continue our way to Chefchaouen through the Rif Mountains, while admiring the views of the fertile plains of olive trees. In Chefchaouen, you will admire this mountainous city, where you will dine and spend the night in the Hotel.

Day 12: Chefchaouen - Visit of the city:

You will spend the day exploring the charming town of Chefchaouen, located in the Rif Mountains. It is famous for its bright blue buildings. As you stroll through the narrow cobbled streets and walls of the medina, you will notice that most men are dressed in woolen scarves and women in colorful straw hats. Lunch at a local restaurant. We can admire the panoramic view of the valley and the village. In the main square of the medina, you will have time to explore the shops full of local handicrafts, such as woolen clothes and woven blankets. Later, we will walk up to the Spanish Mosque to enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the city at sunset. Overnight at the hotel in Chefcheouen.

Day 13: Chefchaouen – Kenitra – Rabat – Casablanca

In the morning, we will go to Rabat through Kenitra and enjoying the rolling hills all the way. We will stop at Kenitra for lunch. We will continue towards Rabat, where we will see a panoramic visit of the administrative capital of Morocco, the Royal Palace, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower, the minaret of the incomplete mosque. We can also visit the Kasbah des Oudayas, white houses with painted blue parapets located near the Atlantic coast. Late afternoon, we will continue our journey to reach our final destination Casablanca. We will have dinner and spend the night in the Hotel.

Day 14: Casablanca - Airport:

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport depending on the departure of your flight

14 days/13 nights
  • Private transport with A/C
  • Driver/Guide
  • Fuel
  • 12 Nights in Hotels/Riads
  • 1 Night in Desert Camp
  • Camel ride in Desert (1 camel for each person)
  • Flight tickets
  • Lunches
  • Drinks

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