12 Days Tour From Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara Desert - 12 Days

Morocco Tour Package – 12 Days Tour start from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara Desert and Imperial Cities.

Day 1: Welcome To Morocco

After arriving at Casablanca’s Mohammed V airport, we will welcome you and drive you to the hotel which located in the middle of Casablanca.

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen

After having your breakfast at the hotel. We will begin our tour by visiting the spectacular Hassan II mosque – One of the biggest religious Mosque in the world which is open to non-Muslims. We then carry on to the capital’s administrative of Morocco, Rabat. In Rabat, you are going to visit The magnificent Oudaya’s Kasbah, Hassan Tower with its uncompleted minaret, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan 2 ( The father of the present king ) just as the Necropolis’s Chellah. After lunch, we will head out to Chefchaouen via the city of Ouazzan. We will drive through the Rif Mountains before we arrive at the beautiful blue city Chefchaouen. Overnight in a Riad.

Day 3: Chefchaouen Sightseeing

After having breakfast, we will begin exploring Chefchaouen (known as the blue city ). It’s considered as the sixth cleanest city in the world. you’ll walk around the old Medina with its old restored kasbah, Plaza Uta Hammam, the square at the heart of the town is extremely a perfect spot to relax. with its narrow streets and white and blue washed walls, blue doors, windows and mountains as a backdrop makes from Chefchaouen a great spot for interesting pictures. After lunch, you will see the natural spring water of Ras Elma. In contrast to other parts of Morocco, this town was occupied by Spain. Therefore, there is much impact of the Spanish and Moorish culture. You will have a chance to meet local people, wander in the souks (markets) and enjoy this amazing town. Overnight in a Riad or hotel.

Day 4: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes

After breakfast, we leave Chefchaouen and cross the Rif mountains to the old Roman town – Unesco World Heritage Site- we will explore its mosaic floors, basilica, temple and triumphal arch. We then continue to the Holy town of Moulay Driss ( pilgrimage for Moroccans ). After Lunch in Moulay Driss, we proceed with our adventure to Meknes where you will discover: The huge gate of Mansour, the Granary, The Swani basin, the old medina with its souks and Lahdim square where you will some time to relax for a coffee or tea. In the late afternoon, We carry on to Fes. Overnight in a traditional riad in the Medina.

Day 5: Fes Sightseeing

After having breakfast, you will meet your local guide with whom you will begin your city tour by visiting first ( old city ) the outside part of the Medina including The Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish Quarter ”Mellah ” – dates back to 14th Century. Also, you will visit the pottery Cooperative and ceramic to see traditional Moroccan crafts. A short time later, you will cover the most significant locales inside the medina with a cultural and historical interest including the superb architectural masterpiece of Bou Inania Medersa, Blue gate, the Karaouiyine Mosque, The Big Chouara Tanneries , Medersa Seffarin where people work on metal and make delightful( lamps , teapots..) and other decorated architectural masterpieces such as Attarin Medersa and the Najarian Fountain. In the afternoon, we will take you to the tombs of Merenids to admire an excellent panoramic view of the medina. Overnight in Riad or hotel.

Day 6: Fes – Ifran – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Sahara Desert

After breakfast, we will go through the middle atlas mountains. In our way, we will stop at Ifran, which knows by the Switzerland of Morocco. as a result of its similitude to a swiss alpine resort. We proceed with south going through the biggest cedar woodland in north Africa and home to barbary monkies, we will get an opportunity to take captivating pictures and feed the monkies. After lunch in Midelt, we head south through Tiziznt Talghomt pass admiring the beautiful views and landscapes that nature offers us. We arrive at the Ziz valley where we will stop at breathtaking panoramic of palm tree view for some photos. Inside around 60 minutes, we will arrive Sahara desert where your camels are sitting tight for you. After a rest, you will ride the camels and for almost 30 minutes tour in the high dunes of Erg Chebbi in the desert, watching magnificent sunset on top of a high dune, then move toward camp where you will spend the night ( tents like the nomads use). After dinner, you’ll enjoy Berber music played by nomads around the fire and under a starry sky.

Day 7: Tour of  The Dunes – Visit Nomad Families – Merzouga

Getting up early morning is ” a must ” in order to see one that could be the greatest sunrise in your life. After breakfast, we will start our desert excursion in the Sahara desert to discover the different parts of the desert.At first, we will see the lake of Merzouga that is home to exotic birds, then we head directly to the middle of Sahara desert where nomads and their animals still live a traditional life, we will have a cup of tea with them and see their lifestyle. Afterwards, we head where Rally Paris Dakar used to race, then we get to Mifis mines that once used to be controlled by France, time to visit them. We carry on our journey tour by heading directly to Khamlia village that is inhabited by black Berber people originally from Mali, Niger… We will get an opportunity to listen to their music and dance. For Lunch We will have ( Berber Pizza) in the village. Then, we set off to visit an amazing oasis on the edge of sand dunes before we end up our day in hotel.

Day 8: Merzouga – Rissani – Arfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

You will have the breakfast at the hotel. We’ll leave the enormous desert and travel towards the Rissani city, a it was stopping place for the Saharan-caravans route; in the event that it harmonizes the day markets which happen on Thursday, Thursdays and Sundays we will have a chance to visit the souk – the biggest one in the area. Then, we move to Erfoud – fossil town. Here, you will see slows down selling gems and valuable stones just as fossils. The workshop utilizing Marmar is available to guests. We at that point proceed with our adventure to Dades valley going through towns, for example, Millab, Tinjdad, Ait Isa to arrive later to Todra valley which is a green one encompassed by mud towns and mountains. Driving around 30 min we get to Todra gorges: a restricted vertical section with vertical precipices 300m high rising drastically on each side, they are a well-known goal for climbing darlings. Lunch in the town, keep on dades valley where you will see the intriguing rock development referred to locally as “monkies fingers” just as excellent mud kasbahs.Over night at the hotel.

Day 9: Dades Gorges – Boutghrar – Rose Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate

Today, we’ll leave Dades valley to Ouarzazate through Boutghrar, Rose Valley and Skoura. We begin our journey tour by visiting the snaky road – Car propaganda/advertisement site – and the Dades gorges with its incredible rock formation. We travel off-road to Boutghrar, a spot where nature and colors meet, the way will lead us to nomads that live in caves, we’ll have some tea with them. We carry on to ( Rose Town) El Kalaa Mgouna where locals pick more than 400 tons of rose petals that are prepared into rosewater, cremes and perfumes in local cooperatives. On each May A festival is held here. Time to make the most of your lunch in the town.At that point, We take the road of a thousand kasbahs to Skoura which is home to the most wonderful kasbahs in Morocco, we visit the seventeenth century Kasbah of Amridil, drive in the oases of Skoura towards Ouarzazate. Overnight in a Guesthouse/hotel.

Day 10: Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will start our journey by visiting the greatest Oscar Film Studios in Ouarzazate ( Hollywood of Africa). Then we head towards the Ait ben haddou Kasbah of which call Unesco World Legacy Site. This Kasbah is a setting for such a significant number of universal movies including gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Rounds of Positions of authority. A short time later, we proceed with our adventure west toward high atlas mountains  where we’ll stop for lunch at Tizin Tichka.  After that, we continue to Marrakech where we may visit Argan oil cooperative . We get to Marrakech at the evening. Over night at the Riad or Hotel.

Day 11:  Marrakesh Sight seeing.

After breakfast, you will begin your city visit exploring Marrakesh ( the red city of Morocco ). The local guide will guarantee that you see the most significant spots with authentic and social enthusiasm including The Bahia Royal residence, the Saadian tombs, Ben Youssef Koranic school and the biggest souk in Morocco. After lunch in one of the neighborhood restaurant close to square, you can visit the Koutoubia tower and the Majorelle gardens. The night at the riad.

Day 12: Back Home

After having your breakfast, we’ll pick you up from your riad/hotel and drive you to the airport of Marrakesh or Casablanca for your flight. The End of 15 Days tour from Casablanca through Sahara desert.

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Tour include:

  • Comfortable transportation (4×4 toyota land cruiser – micro bus)
  • Driver-guide who speaks your language
  • Fuel
  • Hotels – riad with half board
  • Camel ride (camel each)
  • Overnight in desert camp

Not included:

  • Plane tickets
  • lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tickets of the Historical Monuments

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12 Days Tour From Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara Desert