An epic guided adventure of Morocco from Casablanca. Discover the rich cultural heritage of this enchanting country as you explore its bustling cities, ancient medinas, and stunning landscapes. From the economic city Casablanca to the vibrant red city Marrakesh, you'll be transported back in time as you wander through the outstanding streets of Chefchaouen and bazaars of Fes, and marvel at the intricate architecture of mosques and palaces. Enriching our Tour by visiting the sahara desert and berber ancient villages and kasbahs.
Today, we will pick you up from your Accommodation in Casablanca, then drive by the Atlantic Ocean toward Rabat. The current capital and one of the imperial cities of Morocco. We will first visit the Oudaya Kasbahs, an authentic fortress against the Atlantic Ocean. Next, we take a walk inside the Hassan Tower. Rabat’s most prominent landmark and next to the tower, we will have the chance to take a look at the Mausoleum of the former kings of the Royal Family.
We then move to the Royal palace where the current royal family is based. Next, a visit to the Chalah which is a Phoenician sloping site above the Bou Regreg river. Next, we will head off to Chefchaouen and drive through the green fields of wheat and barley, and the spectacular scenery of the Rif Mountains.
By evening, we will arrive at Chefchaouen, a beautifully perched city beneath the peaks of the Rif Mountains with its blue washed houses and streets. We will drop you at your accommodation, rest and then, treat yourself with a memorable walk inside the prettiest town in Morocco.
As we leave Chefchaouen, we will drive through the Rif mountains to reach the Roman ruins of Volubulis. A Roman archaeological site that dates back to the 3rd century BC. After we visit the Raman site, we will drive further for a few kilometers to the whitewashed town of Moulay Idriss and it is Morocco’s most pilgrimage site.
Then, we will continue driving to reach Meknes. A UNISCO site and the most fortified imperial city in Morocco. We will visit the highlight sites of the city among which are the famous gate of Bab Mansour, The Qara prison, L’hdim square, and Sehrij E’ssouani. At the end of the day we will arrive in Fes and drop you in your accommodation in the middle of the old city of Fes.
Today, we will have a full day walking tour of the old city of Fes escorted by our official local guide. As we navigate in the old city of Fes it is like stepping back in time. The city still has its charming heritage of traditional old way of life. We will visit the Famous Blue gate named Bab Bou Jloud which is the entrance to Medina from the west. Then, continuing to The Quaraouine Mosque which is one of the oldest universities in the world.
Next, a short walk down to the Madrasa Bou Inania. Fes’s finest theological college. We then take a walk inside the Medina Souks which is the oldest marketplace where Fes’s most special hand craft goods are all over the place. Our walk continues toward the Tanneries. One of Fes’ most iconic sights and a natural process of high-quality leather with almost the same methods since medieval times.
Our guide is always there for you if you have anything else special to see or discover in the city. At the end of the tour, our guide will escort you back to your Riad in Fes.
Early Morning, we will meet you at your Riad and continue our tour to Merzouga Sahara Desert. Our first stop will be in Ifrane. Known as Switzerland of Morocco located in the Middle Atlas. Modern, clean and well ordered. And a few kilometers from the city is where the cedar tree forest of Azrou, hosting a type of Macaque called the Barbary apes. We will have a moment to enjoy the monkeys before we get back on the road again. Our next stop will be in Midelt, the country of apples. We will have lunch in this beautiful city and then drive through the Atlas Mountains alongside the Ziz Valley to reach the city of Er-Rachidia which is the gate to the Desert and the southern parts of Morocco. We will drive more south via the Ziz Oasis filled with palm tree groves and Berber villages along the way. We will reach Erfoud, which is a place of fossils that dates back hundreds of million years, and it is the last city before our main destination, the Merzouga Desert. We will reach the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga. A pleasant pit stop in our hotel in the dune lines before you start your camel ride adventure to our camp inside the dunes. Overnight in a desert camp inside the dunes with a traditional local music live show around the fire at night.
Today, a morning walk to the tallest dune nearby to enjoy a spectacular sunrise, then shower and breakfast before we leave the desert camp. As we leave Merzouga desert, our first stop will be in Rissani town which used to be one of Morocco's first trading posts of gold and slaves. The city also is an important commercial point with its crowded Souks and local markets. We will take a walk in the Souks and enjoy the authentic way of life that this small city offers. Our way then continues toward Tinghir, a former trading place for the caravans many hundred years ago. Few kilometers from the city, we will arrive at the Todgha Gorges. A natural rock formation of 300 meters canyons forming a limestone path filled with water coming from the roots of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Next, we drive through the road of thousands of Kasbahs to reach the country of figs; Dades. A beautiful scenery filled with different dramatic landscapes along the Dades valley. We will spend the night inside the Dades Gorges and enjoy a spectacular view of the green fields filled with a lot of fig, and walnut trees.
After breakfast, we will continue our tour toward Marrakech. We will drive via the Imgoun valley or the valley of roses and Skoura Oases. A pleasant stop in the Oases to visit the famous Amridil Kasbahs from the 17th century, one of Morocco’s most authentic Kasbahs. Our way continues to Ouarzazate city known as Cinema capital of Morocco since it is a Hollywood backdrop of many international movies and series. We will visit the Touaririrt Kasabah one of the city’s main sights before we drive for more few kilometers to arrive to the famous kasbahs of Ait-Benhaddou. A Unesco-protected red mudbrick village with most of its buildings dating back to the caravans era in the 11th century. This fortified village is also a significant backdrop for many famous films and series such as Gladiator and Game of Thrones.Next, we will drive to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains, we will enjoy the dramatic scenery of the Tizi N’tichka pass 2260m.Once we reach Marrakech, we will drop you at your accommodation inside the old city of Marrakech.