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12 Days Morocco tour from casablanca to marrakech via the fes and sahara desert

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12 Days Morocco tour from casablanca

sahara desert and marrakech, go from Casablanca and Rabat to do a day visit of fes also visit Marrakech and sahara desert with the imperial cities

DAY 1 : ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL :

You will be greeted upon your arrival at Mohammad V airport in Casablanca. Then, we will be escorted to your hotel. YOUR DRIVER will provide brief review of your tour. Overnight AND dinner in Casablanca. (Remember this day can be deleted if you choose to start the tour directly from the airport).

DAY 2 : CASABLANCA - RABAT :

Main attractions of the day : Hassan 2 - Ordains Kasbah - Hassan tower - Atlantic Ocean

Breakfast at the hotel ,we’ll start with Casablanca the main commercial capital of the morocco .first we’ll visit Hassan 2 the second largest mosque in the world especially its location, right on the tip of the rocky bay above the ocean this is one of the great achievement of morocco architecture ,then to Place Mohamed V where the must old government buildings. Before we take you to our capital RABAT there, you’ll see the Hassan Tower built in 12th-century .then the Ordains Kasbah the 11th-century fortress built in Andalusian-style, it gives fine views over to Salé and the Atlantic Ocean. Finally you will be driven back to your riad for the night.

DAY 3 : RABAT – MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – FES :

Main attractions of the day : Babb el-Mansur - Sahrij Souani Basin - Moulay Ismail Mausoleum - Volubilis - Moulay Idriss, A city

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be driven to Meknes an imperial city that exists since the first rulers of the Alawite dynasty that governed Morocco. There you’ll see the grandiose gateway of Babb el-Mansur, the Sahrij Souani Basin and The sumptuously decorated Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. After lunch, your journey continues on to Volubilis, This is Morocco's most famous Roman remnant dating in AD 24-285.the walls and buildings are well preserved. After a stop in my Driss Zerhoun a city is built upon the rocky spurs of the Khyber and Tazga hills, with the buildings tumbling down the slopes dramatically .At the end of this exciting day you will be driven via Rif Mountains to FES for the night in our Hotel/Riad.

Day 4 : FES SIGTHSEEING :

Main attractions of the day : fes city (souks – monuments - alleyways and local craft-work).

After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the country's spiritual capital and our oldest city (FES) .by browsing its lively souks, tangle of photogenic alleyways, and historic monuments. First the Royal Palace gate that makes a welcoming, peaceful between new Fes and the old one .then the Jewish headquarter and the first Mellah ever built in Morocco. Afterwards we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University – the oldest in the region, the Tanneries and the Attarine museum .after lunch, you’ll see the best area to stay in fes (Fes el Bali) this is the most exotic area in the city and a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its alleyways, and historic monuments such as Medersa BouInaniaand Babb Boujloud (the medina's main gate). For shoppers, Fes el Bali is a paradise of local craft-work with colorful Moroccan slippers, leather-work, metalwork, rainbow-glass lamps, and tiles all displayed at stalls throughout the district. In the afternoon, we’ll visit the new city for a drink. Overnight in a Hotel/Riad.

Day 5 : FES – IFRAN – AZROU – MIDELT - ERRACHIDIA – MERZOUGA :

Main attractions of the day : Atlas Mountains - Ifran - Cedar Forest - Ziz Gorges - ziz valley - fossils - sand dunes - sunset at merzouga

After breakfast we’ll leave Fes to explore the high Atlas Mountains, the most intriguing and beautiful natural regions of Morocco. A historical and physical barrier between the north and the pre-Sahara .starting by ifran a Tidy, ordered city, that feels more like Switzerland relocated to the Middle Atlas .Our trip continues alongside the trailing edge of the Cedar Forest to - Azrou -located up a steep hill through a variety of woods to the famed cedar forests inhabited by endangered Barbary Apes. Passing through Tizi Ntalghamtt where Ziz Gorges provide a rocky passage to Tafilalt oases. Passing by errachidia (you’ll have lunch and enjoy Berber Hospitality beyond borders), then erfoud and rissani stopping for panoramic views along the way of ziz valley .after arriving at Merzouga. You will be welcomed with a glass of mint) in our riad.Its time to relax and feel the desert serenading you the riad the view and the people in the end of this exiting day you’ll admire one of the best sunsets in the world .overnight in your riad.

Day 6 : MERZOUGA AREA EXPLORATION - CAMEL TREK - CAMP FIRE :

Main attractions of the day : merzouga sunrise - khamlia - rissani souk - erfoud fossils - camel trek - campfire

We will wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise and return to get breakfast in your riad .today you’ll be our guest in our birth land it’s time to feel and see our lifestyle. We will go all the way round the dunes via the oasis of MERZOUGA, to the nomadic depository, KHAMLIA village (a truly an African village) you’ll visit the Gnawa people, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lac of Merzouga, with its bird populations, then you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Mali. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. At Lunch time you can have a local pizza. We’ll return to merzouga where you’ll have free time to relax swim and revive the sensation of desert before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi and enjoy the beauty of the Sahara desert, See it! Feel it! Love it. At your nomad tents you’ll have time to relaxed and enjoy the sunset over golden dunes. Words can hardly describe the simple, profound and breathtaking magic of watching the sunset over the golden dunes and finally, you will have dinner in front of the camp, where you will spend your first night under canvas - or if you prefer, under the stars. At your request we can bring Berber nomads musicians to play traditional music with drums and dancing around the campfire. For your convenience, our camp is equipped with western bathrooms and showers.

Day 7 : MERZOUGA – TODGHA GORGE – DADES VALLEY :

Main attractions of the day : desert sunrise - the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs - the todgha gorge - dads gorge and road

Your camel man will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise Climbing the sand to experience sunrise at Merzouga is a unique experience that is so often embedded in the minds of our visitors .then you’ll camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga admiring the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with their colors as the day progresses. After breakfast in the Raid, you’ll leave for Dads Valley (Road of a Thousand Kasbahs) through Rissani, Erfoud (a historic region and an archaeologist’s delight that is packed with fossils) and Tinghir showing the traditional rural life of this region, a beautifully constructed houses dotting the landscape of the largest oasis .reaching Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco- undoubtedly one of the most spectacular natural attractions that Morocco has to offer. The walls of the gorge are cut in the walls of the gorge reaches 300 meters. Afterwards we’ll drive through the Dads Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes» and many landscapes of Berber villages. After checking on your raid we’ll get to watch the sunset on tssidrine road. Overnight in our Hotel/Riad.

Day 8 : DADS VALLEY - TODGHA VALLEY - SKOURA - OUARZAZAT :

Main attractions of the day : the rose city - Dades Valley - skoura’s valley - Kasbah Ameridil - the Hollywood of Africa - Kasbah Taourirt.

After breakfast in the hotel we’ll drive through The Dades Valley a fascinating part of the famous Road of a thousand Kasbahs. We’ll stop at Kalaa-Mgouna, “the rose city” famous with its annual festival of roses, to purchase the rosewater, and a lot of cosmetics local products. Continuing on to Skoura and the bird’s valley where the main features are the mud brick Kasbahs especially the Kasbah Ameridil, a well-preserved Kasbah in this area. After some hiking in the valley lunch is in a restaurant overlooking the whole valley. The tour continues to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”, whose geography and beautiful landscapes has attracted many world class movie producers. Here you may choose to visit the studios, containing props used in movies, you may have already seen, such as The Mummy, Gladiator. You’ll get the chance to see Kasbah Taourirt a Hollywood backdrop (Sheltering Sky, Gladiator, and Prince of Persia) .overnight at our riad.

Day 9 : OUARZAZAT – AIT BENHADDOU - MARRAKECH :

Main attractions of the day : ait ben haddou - tizin’tichka – Telouet Kasbah - great landscape of Berber’s villages

Waking up in the middle of the desert and watching the color of the city change as the day progress is so refreshing; after breakfast we’ll dive the UNESCO protected Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, one of the most beautiful Kasbahs on this area. The Kasbah has magnificent views of the surrounding palms, before heading to Marrakech via the tizin’tichka pass .we’ll stop to visit the town of Telouet and its ancient 17th century Kasbah then we’ll continue exploring the tIzin’tichka road especially its great landscape of Berber’s villages. At afternoon at Marrakech you can have a free time to wander in Djemâa El-Fna and enjoy its charm and have your drinks while enjoying the view from roof restaurants.overnight at our local riad in Marrakech.

Day 10 : SIGTHSEEING IN MARRAKECH :

Main attractions of the day : Marrakech city (Koutoubia Mosque - the Majorelle Garden - Saadian Tombs - Bahia Palace - local markets - Djemâa El-Fna)

Marrakesh is a city that sums up all of Morocco's exotic North African charm. The city's name provided the root for the name of the country itself. with one of our local guide You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque built in 1162 one of the great achievements of our architecture, the Majorelle Garden full of cacti, palms and ferns, are the work of painter Jacques Majorelle, Saadian Tombs This 16th century burial ground is home to the Saadian dynasty full of mosaic tiles; the 19th century Bahia Palace with its beautiful eastern Architecture; after a break for lunch. you will have time to explore the fascinating Souks( local markets ) it’s the town's star attraction you shouldn't miss the Babouche (shoe) Souk, Chouari (carpenter's) Souk, El-Attarine (perfume and spice) Souk and the Cherratine (leather) Souk and the narrow alleys around the Djemâa El-Fna Square where In the evening, you will be enchanted with snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, narrators and story-tellers – moving from one group to another, Night riad

Day 11 : MARRAKECH FREE DAY, GO TO HAMMAM :

Explore the Souks for chopping –go to hammam-drink tea on a local restaurant in Marrakech.

Day 12 : MARRAKECH - Airport Transfer :

Today, depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight or any other place you choose.

Information :


Price Includes :

  • Airport Transfer
  • Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Tour in 4wd or Mini-van with air conditioned
  • Driver Guide (English Speaker)
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation in room with private bathroom

Excluded Services :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets for monumental entry

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