8 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM CASABLANCA

Highlights       The Rif Mountains - Rabat old Medina - Fes Old Medina - The blue city - Hassan 2 Mosque - the Sahara Desert - The Kasbahs - Marrakech
8
DAYS
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DESCRIPTION:

Day 1: Airport transfer and overnight in Casablanca:

   We will pick you up in Casablanca airport and drive to the Hassan 2 mosque inside the city, after we visit the mosque, we will take you to your hotel in Casablanca.

Overnight in Casablanca. (BB)

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Rif Mountains – Chefchaouen.

   We will meet in your hotel, and start our journey to Rabat, we will visit the unfinished Mosque Hassan, the Oudayas Casbahs, and then have lunch in the old city of rabat.

After lunch, we will drive through the Rif Mountains to reach the blue city Chefchaouen.

Evening at leisure and overnight in Chefchaouen. (BB)

Day 3: Chefchaouen city sightseeing escorted with a local guide:

   Today, our local guide in Chefchaouen will meet you in your hotel and start your city tour visiting the old city, the Casbah, and the blue narrow streets of the city.

Evening at leisure and overnight in Chefchaouen. (BB)

Day 4: Chefchaouen – Rif Mountains – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes:

   After breakfast, we will meet again in your hotel and drive toward the Roman Ruins (Volubilis), we will visit the Ruins and then move to Meknes where we will visit the gate of Bab Mansour, Sehrij Essouani, The Granaries, and the highlights of this authentic fortified city.

Then, we drive to Fes where we will spend the night.

Overnight in fes. (BB)

Day 5: Fes sightseeing with a local guide:

  Our guide will meet you in your hotel and continue our tour discovering the old city of Fes;

We will visit the gate of the Royal Palace, the Southern Fortress, the Al-Qarawiyin University, the Tanneries, and the local markets inside the old city.

Then you will have the chance to walk inside the narrow streets of Fes, and at the end of the day we will take you to your accommodation rest and evening at leisure.

Overnight in Fes. (BB)

DAY 5: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou forest – Midelt – Arfoud – Merzouga Desert:

Departure early morning from your hotel in Fes and drive all the way to the Sahara Desert through the following: Ifrane city, Midelt city or the city of apples, and the gate to the desert Arfoud city.

We will arrive a hotel in the dunes lines where you will ride your camels inside the desert to get to your luxury desert camp.

Overnight in a desert camp (BB Berber music live show around the fire included).

Day 6: Merzoga Desert excursions & Tea with Nomads:

  Today,We will pick you from your desert camp and drive through the Erg Chebbi sand dunes to explore Merzouga Desert. A magical scenery and one of Morocco’s top sights. Our first stop will be at the Nomad’s tent where we will set for a tradtional cup of tea and discover together their tradition, culture, and their way of life.
We then, drive to one of the very oldest coal mines of Mfis village, once was operating during the French occupation. Next, we move the Khamlia village, whose inhabitants are believed to be descended from the slave that were escaped from the slave trading caravans. The people in the village are known for their traditional type of music called Gnaoua. We will enjoy together their music live show before we set for lunch in a local restaurant specialised in Berber Pizza.
After lunch, our desert excursion continues to one of the most amazing sights in the desert. A seasonal lake in the middle of the desert, and it is a source of life for many desert birds such as the desert warblers and flocks of flamingos.
At the end of our excursion, we will take you back to the hotel in the dune lines to rest and enjoy the dunes view from your terrace.
After you rest, there are multiple optional desert sports and activities that we can arrange for you if you prefer to.

  Overnight in a desert camp. (HB)
 

DAY 7: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Tinherir – Todgha Gorges – Dades Valley:

After breakfast a 4x4 car will pick you from your desert camp and drop you in the hotel in the dune lines where we will be waiting for you.

We will continue our journey toward Rissani city to visit the local market where the local people purchase their daily products, then drive to Todgha Gorges, a short walk inside the 300M canyons before we move to the Dades Valley or the country of figs,

    Overnight in Dades Valley (HB).

DAY 8: Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait-Benhaddou – Marrakech:

After breakfast, we will leave Dades valley toward Ouarzazate via the road of thousand Kasbahs, and Roses Valley. We will reach the Cinema capital of Morocco Ouarzazate and visit the Cinema Studios, then move to Ksar Kasbah of Ait-Benhaddou. A UNESCO site and a fortified village that is famous for movies & films production. We will visit the Kasbah and then drive through the High Atlas Mountains to reach Marrakech.

Inclusions:

  • Air-conditioned Vehicle.

  •  English speaking driver/guide.

  • Comfortable accommodations for 5 nights: ( 5 BB).

  • Full day guided city tour of Fes.

  • Guided visit of the Roman Ruins.

Exclusions:

  • Drinks and personal items.

  • Lunch.

  • Entry fees to monuments and historical sites.

Notes:

  • The minimum travelers that can be in this tour is Two travelers.

  • Our tours are open for further customization, contact us to help you design your tour.