15 DAY TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO THE DESERT, CHEFCHAOUEN, WATERFALLS AND MUCH MORE
Explore Morocco imperial cities, Chefchaouen, And the desert in 15 days tour from Casablanca:
- Explore Meknes and Volubilis
- A visit to Karaouine mosque and university,
- we will explore Chefchaouen ” The blue city “
- enjoy exploring Merzouga and Khamilia in of the most popular Morocco tours.
- Exploring some wonderful Kasbahs as Ait Ben Haddou , and Ameridal
- Having some nice time near Ouzoud waterfalls in Essaouira and in Ourika valley.
- Learn about the Argan oil industry .
Itinerary FOR; 15 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 .You will have a brief view about the places that we will visit in Morocco and you can spend your holidays in .
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.
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 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 Morocco tours 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 visit 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 – Ouarzazate
Our destination today after having breakfast in the hotel is Kalaa M gouna and Ouarzazate so we will travel through Dades valley where we have large choices of wonderful places to take photos in the way of thousands Kasbahs .
The first place to stop in is Klaa Mgouna ” the roses city ” that is one of the best places to buy rose water that gives the linen a great smell for a long time.
Then we will complete the journey to Kasbah Ameridal through the birds valley and skoura .
In Kasbah Ameridal you will have the chance to hike through the valley before going to Ouarzazate which is called ” The Hollywood of Africa ” and the main reason of choosing it by many producers of world class films , is its beauty and geography
And the night will be in a riad.
Day8:Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Taroudant
We will have breakfast in the riad then head to Taroudant through Taznakht.
The first place we will stop in is the largest Kasbah in Morroco and an international heritage as it was considered by the UNESCO . It is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is built by the beginning of 20th century by T-hami El Glaoi who was one of the last Berber chieftain and he used it to rest during his Long journeys through the sub Saharan countries to Marrakech.
Then you have the choice to visit the Saffron cooperative in the capital of saffron which is Taliouine .
Also if you visit this area in the Saffron harvest period it gives you a great chance for you to meet Berber families harvesting the Saffron.
Our arrival to Taroudant will in the afternoon and we will through its small alleys and watch the colored walls.
Also it is called ” The little Marrakech ” because it was used as a capital by the Saadian dynasty who built it before their moving to Marrakech in the 16th century.
Day9:Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira
We have a long day to arrive to Essaouira which is our destination today.
So we will start by traveling through Agadir which is the first place to stop in.
In Agadir we will have lunch and it was resort city and a popular tourist destination for many years .
Before continuing our way we will have a small walk along Promenade, that is a coastal area famous for the Argan tree. There you will see goats climbing trees in order to find better food than what exist on the ground.
And we will stop at many places before arriving to Essaouira to stay in a riad there.
Our day will be for exploring Essaouira so after having breakfast we will start by visiting skala Fortress and this will give you to see the traditional handicrafts of Thuya wood carved artisans.
The lunch today will be delicious and difference that is fresh fish cooked in order.
Then you will have some free time if you want to go to the beach alone .
It is also one of the best places that attracts surfers and this is why it is called ” The city of winds”.
And it has a long history because of the existence of many civilizations in it as the Portuguese occupation and that affects greatly on its architecture.
It has blue doors and painted walls and because of this it is known as Morocco’s jewel of the Atlantic.
Finally if you come to Essaouira in the second week of June you will have the chance for you to attend the annual festival of ” Gnawa music ” in which you can hear many musical groups from all over Africa and the world.
Day11:Essaouira – Marrakech
Before starting our journey to Marrakech you will have breakfast and some free time.
Then you will have the chance to visit the women’s cooperative of Argan oil and witness the making of the famous Argan oil. Many products use this oil as , comestic , medical and culinary.
All the way we have some wonderful places to stop for taking photos then arrive to the riad
in Marrakech to have dinner then have the choice if you want to walk through Jemaa El Fna Square to have wonderful time by watching shows of magicians, storytellers, musicians and snake charmers.
Day12:Full Day To Visit Marrakech
Marrakech is a fantastic city so exploring it needs a full day tour . 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 Jemaa El Fna square.
Then we will have dinner and stay the night in a hotel there.
Day13: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 .
Day14:Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ourika Valley – Marrakech
Visiting Ourika valley will make this day wonderful because it is famous for the trips from Marrakech you may spend your holidays in.
You can have a private tour on your vehicle driver and a guide to enjoy the Berber villages away from buses roads to avoid tourists traps that prevent enjoying the beauty of these villages.
And in the evening we will go back to Marrakech .
Day15:Marrakech – Airport
This is the last day of our journey so we will take you 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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