8 day tour from Casablanca to The Desert, Chefchaouen, Waterffals, Sea and The Imperial Cities (Rabat, Meknes, Fes, Marrakech)..
Explore Morocco imperial cities, Chefchaouen, And the desert in 12 days tour from Casablanca:
- explore the Roman ruins in Volubilis and some great placesin Meknes
- enjoy visiting karaouine mosque and university in Fes.
- exploring Chefchaouen or (the blue city)
- enjoy the wilderness in cedar forest of Azrou then go to merzouga
- stay a night under desert stars in a nomadic Berber tent
- Enjoy camels trek before going to Rissani
- Explore Marrakech city and visit the famous Dar Si Said museum of jewelry.
Itinerary FOR; 12 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO IMPERIAL CITIES, CHEFCHAOUEN, AND MERZOUGA DESERT:
Day1: Casablanca – Transfer to the hotel
We will welcome you at Casablanca Mohamed V airport and take you to the hotel .On the way you will have a brief view about the places that we will visit during the Morocco travel.
Day2: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes
The way to Fes has a special beauty because of the fields of olives, grain, vegetables and grapes.
But before reaching Fes we will stop at Meknes and Volubilis. In order to know about the Roman ruins of Volubilis that remains from the Roman Empire. And we will visit ,Medersa Boumalene Inania , Bab Mansour and the gateway of Moulay Ismail palace, that are some of the best places to visit in Meknes.
Also we will take you to the Henries Souani and the horse stables.
For enjoying the wonderful city views we will go to a rooftop garden and a café .Then the end of our day will be in a hotel in Fes.
The day will be ended by arriving to Chefchaouen to stay the night.
Day3: Full Day To Visit Fes
Fes is the oldest living city in the world so we will start our journey to visit it with a Morocco travel guide after having breakfast.
Some of the places that we will come across are the souls , the gate of the Royal palace .Also to the Karaouine mosque and university and they go back to the 9th century.
Then we will go to is the tomb of “Moulay Idriss II” who is the founder of the city.
Also it is a good idea to have a delicious lunch in a traditional restaurant in the old city then complete the tour to Najarin fountain , the old Harem Garden and Batha museum .
We will stop to watch the lovely city views on our way to the hotel.
Day4: Fes – Rif Mountains – Chefchaouen – Fes
In the hotel we will have breakfast at around 8 then the first place to go is a Moroccan tourist destination which is Chefchaouen or ( blue city) that is located in the southern part of the Mediterranean coast in the Northwest of Morocco.
Chefchaouen is famous for its traditional old buildings and the blue and white walls. And this gives you the chance to take wonderful photos.
Also this gives you a chance for knowing more about its traditional handicrafts.
The city is famous for its fantastic views of the mountains .
The day will be ended by arriving to Chefchaouen to stay the night.
Our plan is to come back to Fes at around 7:00pm in the afternoon.
Day5: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
Our destination today is Merzouga so after breakfast we will start our journey crossing the Atlas mountains and Ifrane to arrive finally to cedar forests of Azrou and this gives you the chance to enjoy one of the best places to take photos in the wilderness and watch wild monkeys there.
In Zaida we will have lunch and then start traveling through the Atlas mountains and arrive to Rich town after coming across the downhill of Medilt and arriving to Erfoud and the oasis of Tafilalet are the last places to visit before arriving to Merzouga “Sahara desert ” to stay the night in a nice hotel near the sandy dunes.
Day6: Merzouga – Berber Families – Black Desert – Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara)
This day is specialized for exploring the desert and the first place we will visit is Khamilia in which we will enjoy the music and know about the way of living of this village who originally slaves brought from Sudan.
After that there is a nice lake that gives you the chance to see many birds as flamingos, it is the lake of Merzouga.
It is a good idea to travel to a nomadic wire house in which the price of handcrafts will be lower than in the big cities.
The afternoon will pass by a guided camels trek with an experienced camel man and this gives you the chance to enjoy the beauty of magnificent sand- sea of Erg chebbi to have unforgettable night under desert stars or stay in a nomadic Berber tents.
The tents offers you bed ,dinner and breakfast.
Day7: Merzouga – Errissani – Jorf – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley/ Gorges
The combination between the colours of the dunes while the sunrise gives the place a magnificent sights so you will be waken up very early in order not to miss the these fantastic views .
The breakfast will be after a camel riding for about 2 hours to arrive at a Kasbah where we will have breakfast and showers.
After that the journey will be completed to the fortified village of Rissani in the Tafilalet region.
Rissani which is flourished in the 17th century,and has the tomp of Moulay Ali Sharif who is the first ruler of the Alawite dynasty , is a traditional village located near Ziz valley.
Our journey today will include visiting of many places by passing through the downhill of the Atlas mountains to arrive to Todra Gorges and then to the wonderful green valley of Tinerhir Oasis in which there are a lot of palm trees.
The driving through Dades valley “Valley of 1000 Kasbah “to stay the night in the Dades valley.
Day8:Dades – Roses Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – High Atlas – Marrakech
We will start our journey after having breakfast in the hotel. So through Skhoura we will go to Ouarzazate. Also it is a good idea to stop near the movies studios in the Kasbah of Taourirt to have a wonderful choice of taking photos .
The lunch will be in a local restaurant in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Also after crossing Tizi N tichka pass (2260 m) we will arrive to Marrakech in the afternoon.
Day9:Full Day To Visit Marrakech
Marrakech is a fantastic city so exploring it needs with full day Morocco tours . So we will start by visiting Menara that is a pool surrounded by some irrigation systems that irrigates many nearby fields.
Then we planned to visit many places as : The Koutoubia mosque, Majorelle Gardens and Bahia palace. Also the museum of jewelry which is Dar si Said museum
You have the choice if you want to have lunch before starting by walking through the beautiful souks of Marrakech. It is a good idea to have a drink in a terrace of a café while watching the sunset over the Jamaa El Fna square.
Then we will have dinner and stay the night in a hotel there.
Day10:Marrakech – Ouzoud Waterfalls – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
We will pass a wonderful time in a brilliant site that is far away for about 170 km in the northwest of Morocco which is Ouzoud waterfalls that are some of the highest waterfalls (110m high) and this is a magnificent area full of bird and monkey .
We give you the choice if you want to walk or hike with a local guide in a high place that is for about 1068 m .
Day11:Marrakech – Essaouira
This day will be in a wonderful coastal area southwest of the Moroccan’s coast .
It is Essaouira , which has many great coastal towns and they become special because of the existence of the Art of wood carvers and the artists
Day12:Essaouira – Aiport
This is the last day of our 12day Morocco tours and we will take you from Essaouira to the airport in Marrakech or in Casablanca.
The price includes:
- Pick up from your Riad /hotel airport.
- Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle English/Spanish/French speaking guide/driver.
- Accommodation in hotels / riads.
- night in the desert camp in the middle of the dunes.
- camel trekking.
- Fuel for the entire journey.
- Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour.
The price Not includes:
- Lunches and drinks.
- Entry fees for museums, monuments and attractions
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