20 day starting tour from Casablanca to The north, South & Desert, Chefchaouen, Waterfalls, Sea, The Imperial Cities (Rabat, Meknes, Fes, Marrakech) North and South of Morocco.
Explore Morocco imperial cities, Chefchaouen, And the desert in 20days tour from Casablanca:
- Visit the gardens of the Royal palace and Oudaya garden
- Visit to Rabat and Chefchaouen
- explore karaouine mosque and university
- Having a nice time in Merzouga and enjoy desert life
- visits to Sidi Ifni , Ourika Valley and Ouzoud waterfalls
- Learn about Argan oil making
- Explore Asilah
Itinerary FOR; 20 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 one of the best Morocco desert tours .
Day2: Casablanca – Rabat
The first place to go to in our private Morroco tours is Hassan II mosque before heading to Casablanca’s beach.
After that we have the chance to visit justice court and Habbous quarter .
Then start driving the car to the administrative capital of Morroco which is Rabat . In which we have many impressive places to visit as Mohammed V tomb , the gardens of the Royal palace, Oudaya garden and Chellah .
Day3: Full Day To Visit Fes
. Rabat that is situated on the Atlantic coast and which is the Moroccan administrative and political capital, dates back to the beginning of 20th century that is the period of French protectorate .
This city is famous for the beautiful architecture of Morroco.
So the tour in Rabat starts with our guide from the Royal palace then going to explore Chellah Necropolis, Hassan tower and Mohammed V tomb.
After that we will have a delicious lunch then walk through the city street and have a free time during the afternoon . Then have dinner and stay the night in Rabat .
Day4: Rabat – Chefchaouen
Our target today is Chefchaouen ” The blue city ” and there is a plan for exploring it with a guide.
Also in a local riad that provides dinner, bed and breakfast we will stay for two nights.
Day5:Chefchaouen – Tangier – Asilah
Our day will start by exploring the local city of Tangier and this gives you the chance to explore the beach of the Mediterranean part and the Atlantic coast.
The day will be finished in Asilah where we stay the night
Day6: Asilah – Fes
The traveling journey to Fes will start after exploring Asilah in the morning. Then we will go to Fes to spend two night is a local riad.
Day7: Full Day To Visit Fes
journey to visit it with a guide after having breakfast.
Some of the places that we will come across are the souks , 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 our tours 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.
Day8: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.
Day9: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.
Day10: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.
Day11: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
Day12:Taroudant – Tafraout – Sidi Ifni
After breakfast we will pass through Tafraout for Sidi Ifni.
So we will start by stopping in the resort city, Tiznit , that was a big tourist attraction place for many years .
We will have lunch then start walking tour through Promenade
Then the views on our way are very wonderful and this area is very famous for Argan trees and also you can see goats herds climbing up the trees in order to find better food than what exists on the ground.
After many wonderful stopping places the night will be in a riad or a hotel in Sidi Ifni
Day13:Sidi Ifni – Essaouira
We have a long travel to arrive to Essaouira so we will go through Agadir and the Atlantic coast .
And we will arrive in the afternoon.
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.
Day15: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.
Day16:Full Day To Visit Marrakech
Marrakech is a fantastic city so exploring it needs a 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 Jemaa El Fna square.
Then we will have dinner and stay the night in a hotel there.
Day17: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 .
Day18:Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ourika Valley – Marrakech
Visiting Ourika valley will make this day wonderful because it is famous for the trips from Marrakech.
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
Day19:Free Day in Marrakech
After all of these wonderful tours you will have a free day to relax and do the things that you want.
Day20:Marrakech – Airport
This is the last day of our 20 day 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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