15 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA


desertMOROCCO DESERT

DAY1: CASABLANCA – TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL

   Upon arrival, our professional driver will pick you up from the airport , towards your accommodation for the day, a hotel in Casablanca where you will relax from the flight and restore, dinner included
Overnight in the hotel.

DAY2: CASABLANCA – RABAT – MEKNES – FES

   After having breakfast, our wonderful journey around Morocco’s most beautiful destinations will start ; and firstly we will have a short round “Casablanca “, the commercial capital, and the largest city of Morocco. A blend of moorish style, and European art decoration. Where you are going to visit, the 5th largest mosque in the world, with its world’s tallest minaret. Standing partly over the water; then we will visit the new town. Afterwards, we are going to visit, “Rabat”, Morocco’s capital city, one the country’s four imperial cities, where you are going to explore One of the most unique sites in the country of Morocco is the Kasbah of the Udayas or also referred as Oudayas Kasbah. This site was originally built in the 12th century and was renovated many times throughout the centuries and it has been home to numbers of Andalusian immigrants, Then see the tower of Hassan, the minara of an incomplete mosque, which was supposed to be the tallest minara in the world. Simultaneously, we are going to resume our tour towards, a special destination, a historical city known as, the Ismaili capital of Morocco ,the city of Meknes. Where you are going to see the famous historical gate of “Bab mansour el alaaj “, Also the second known Plaza in Morocco after the plaza of jamaa lefna in Marrakech, the plaza of “Lehdim “, next you are going to see the Basin of “Sahrij souani “, and explore the Moulay Smail Mausoleum. After lunch, and by staying in the mood of history ,our next location is going to be from the 25 BC, “Volubilis “, the site of Romans ruins. Eventually, we are going to continue towards our final destination of the day, the “Athens of Africa “ the city of “Fes”, the oldest city of Morocco, a city that gained the reputation of the religious scholarship. Where you are going to spend the night in a Riad.

DAY3: FULL DAY TO VISIT FES

   After Breakfast, you are going to explore, the historical ramparts of the Medina of Fes . See the historical “Marinid tombs “, visiting the 14th century “ the Madrasa Bou inania “,and its excellent museum, with its rich collection of illuminated manuscripts, and ceramics. Enjoying lunch in the Medina. Then you are going to resume exploring the fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and the richly decorated Attarin’s madrasa, Also the funduq of nejarin, and the medieval tannery, and the infinite variety of handicrafts, copperplate and pottery.
Eventually, after an entertaining day, you are going to spend the night in a Riad.

DAY4: FES – RIF MOUNTAINS – CHEFCHAOUEN – FES

   After breakfast in the Riad, we are going to leave the unforgettable City of Fes towards a special destination. Chefchaouen Beautifully perched beneath the raw peaks of the Rif, one of the prettiest towns in Morocco, an artsy, blue-washed mountain village that feels like its own world. with its old medina, a delight of Moroccan and Andalusian influence with red-tiled roofs, bright-blue buildings and narrow lanes converging on busy Plaza Uta El Hammam and its restored kasbah. On the way we are going to have the opportunity to explore the remote Rif mountains with its hidden valleys, where we will be able to relax and enjoy lunch in front of some breath-taking views.
Eventually, we will go back to the Fes where you will spend the night in local Riad.

DAY5: FES – IFRANE – AZROU – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA

   After breakfast ,Our wonderful trip towards the desert is going to start at 8:00 from Fes. Towards Morocco’s unique destination Merzouga’s desert, passing by some of Morocco’s unique places such as the Switzerland of Africa the city of Ifrane ; visiting the largest cedar’s forests in Azrou where you will have the opportunity to see berberic Apes ; a long entertaining drive across the middle Atlas Mountains with some breath-taking views as far as the eye can see.
Half way, we are going to stop by the great city of Midelt to enjoy a traditional lunch before continuing to Merzouga.
On the way we are going to do what we like to call it a worth stop to enjoy a panoramic view of a carpet of palm’s oasis. Eventually, when arriving at Merzouga you will check up in the hotel, where you can take a relaxing shower and enjoy a relaxing mint tea to restore.
Overnight and dinner at the hotel .

DAY6: MERZOUGA – BERBER FAMILIES – BLACK DESERT – MERZOUGA (CAMEL RIDE & NIGHT IN SAHARA)

   After a traditional breakfast at the hotel, you will explore the surrounding area of Erg Echebbi
By visiting khamila village, to enjoy folk dances, and black gnaoui music.following by the spectacular lake of Merzouga with its rich birds species, you may also want to visit the nomad wire house where you can see some Berber handicrafts. Afterwards we will get back to the hotel, where All unnecessary luggage will be left at the hotel, because today you will live a unique experience ; Camels will be waiting for you, to take you in a wonderful experience, through the golden sandy dunes of Erg Echebbi, taking you to another world, while you’re on top of camels you will admire the unique sunset in the middle of Sahara.
Eventually, you will arrive at our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner in a friendly mood, while listening to berberine music show under stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.

DAY7: MERZOUGA – JORF – TODRA GORGES – DADES – OUARZAZATE

   In the morning, before breakfast, it’s recommended to wake-up early so you cannot miss the spectacular sunrise of Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Afterwards we are going to ride camels back to the hotel where you can take a relaxing shower and a breakfast before resuming our tour towards todgha gorge one of the most spectacular canyons around the world passing by the beautiful ziz Valley and, Dades Valley towards the beautiful city of kalaat mgouna a city literally covered in roses, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see, then Ouarzazate also known as ” African Hollywood “, passing through the enjoyable path of the thousand Kasbahs passing by tiny Berber villages where you can take some great pictures. Next we are going to continue towards Skoura, where you are going to explore the well preserved Kasbah of Ameridil. After lunch in front of the spectacular area, we will continue towards our final location of today passing by interesting places and far reaching views. Eventually we will arrive to Ouarzazate,
Overnight, will be in a hotel

DAY8: OUARZAZATE – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – TAROUDANT

   After breakfast in your Riad, we’ll head to Taroudant via Taznakht, visiting Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. Built during the beginning of the 20 th Century by T-hami El Glaoui -one of the last Berber chieftains -Ben Haddou Kasbah used to be one of his stops during his long travel from the sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech, and is now a UNESCO world heritage site. On to Taliouine, the capital of saffron in Morocco, you have the option to visit the Saffron co-operative. Next our destination is going to be “Taroudant”, The town is known as the “Grandmother of Marrakesh” because it looks like a smaller Marrakesh with its surrounding ramparts, stopping at Taliouine to visit the saffron co-operative. We will arrive to Taroudant at noon, where you will have the opportunity to see its ramparts and walk within the small alleys in the medina.
Overnight in a hotel.

DAY9: TAROUDANT – AGADIR – ESSAOUIRA

   After breakfast, we Will resume towards Essaouira It is the coastal wind – the beautifully named alizee. Via Agadir the destiny of interest , where you will enjoy lunch in front of the charming sea-side of Agadir where you will take a walk on the promenade.  Next, we will continue towards Essaouira, passing by the rare Argan trees area, where you can enjoy watching herds of goats climbing the Argan trees.
Eventually, you will spend the night in a beautiful Riad in the heart of the Medina Exploring Essaouira

DAY10: ESSAOUIRA _ ESSAOUIRA

   After a traditional breakfast in the Riad, you are going to start exploring the great historical sides of Essaouira, starting by Scala the kasbah the copy of the french coastal town saint-Malo,build by the French architecture “Théodore Cornut”. Next you are going to walk through the old Medina and enjoy the rich handicraft products that the city provide, Also the Jewish headquarter, and the antique traditional colored houses in the Medina.
And of course, you can’t leave Essaouira without enjoying there special fish dishes, you are going to enjoy lunch in front of the spectacular port. The afternoon is going to be free for you to take a walk and explore the city by yourself.
Overnight in the Riad

DAY11: ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH

    After breakfast in the Riad, we are going to continue towards our next destination, but before that on the way since we are in an area of the rare Argan we are going to visit some of the co-operations of Argan where they extract the oil, which famous for his cosmetic and medical properties. Arriving To Marrakech where you are going to check up on the Riad, restoring and having dinner. Then enjoying the ambiance of the Plaza of jamaa El fna by night, where snake charmers, fortune tellers, musicians, are going to compete for your attention.
Overnight in the Riad

DAY12: FULL DAY TO VISIT MARRAKECH

    After breakfast at your accommodation, we will prepare for an exciting experience of exploring the magnificent city of Marrakech, our guide will make sure to show you every important places, starting with The Majorelle Gardens & Berber Museum, also The Rahba Kedima is a colorful market filled with a wide collection of spices from Cumin, Cinnamon, Saffron, Dried Pepper and more. You will inhale different perfumes while walking through the market ; The Jewish Mellah, the bahia palace, the magnificent mosque of koutoubia, also la minara, and finally the Saadian tombs.
Dinner and overnight at the Riad.

DAY13: MARRAKECH – OUZOUD WATERFALLS – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH

   After breakfast at the Riad in Marrakech, we will head over towards one of the most magnificent places in Morocco, the waterfalls of Ouzoud, located as the highest waterfalls in north Africa. You will enjoy a relaxing refreshing sit in front of the waterfalls so you can admire the beauty of this place. Lunch will be in a restaurant in front of the waterfalls while enjoying a traditional tagine. Back in the afternoon to Marrakech , dinner will be served in the Riad
Overnight at the Riad.

DAY14: MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – OURIKA VALLEY – MARRAKECH

   After breakfast in the Riad, our excursion to the magnificent Ourika and Setti Fatma , not to far from the red city, this blooming valley a little more than 50km south of Marrakesh is the city’s escape hatch from the soaring summer heat, where you will enjoy a hike among local people to the Setti Fatma’s waterfalls sources, and discover more about the life of Berber people. You will also explore some work of local manufacturers of handicrafts such as colored glasses and metal tin lanterns, hand paintings and so much more. Lunch will be in a local restaurant besides the valley so you can enjoy the beauty of the place while eating. We will come back to Marrakech in evening. To spend the night

DAY15: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT

   After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to the international airport of Marrakesh based on your flight schedule, where unfortunately our memorable experience will end.

Included in this tour:

 ✓  Private Morocco tour in comfortable A/C vehicle

 ✓ Private driver/guide during the trip

 ✓  Pick up / drop off from Hotel/Riad.

 ✓  Accommodation in hotels during the tour

 ✓  Sleeping in desert tents in desert camp (Desert tours)

 ✓  Camel trek in the desert (Desert tours)

 ✓  Dinners and breakfasts

 Not Included:

  ✗  Plane ticket to and from Morocco

  ✗  Lunches and drinks during the tour

  ✗  Entrance fee to museums and attractions

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