8 Days Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech – Morocco Tour Package imperial cities and Desert
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat:
Pick up at the airport or in the riad, depending on what you want. We start the tour visiting the largest city in all of Morocco, Casablanca, the administrative capital. A modern city that keeps inside and behind the walls of the medina a real city within its souks and alleys.Here are the most emblematic and interest of this beautiful city to visit places such as the Great Mosque of Hassan II, the neighbourhood of Anfa, the Park of Nations, the Boulevard de la Corniche…
Once we finish in Casablanca, we will continue the tour to Rabat, capital of Morocco where we will visit the Royal Palace, the Kasbah of Oudaya ( SXIII ), the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, Hassan Tower…
At the end of the day, we will take you to your accommodation, where you will have dinner and spend the night
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Fes:
After a good breakfast at the riad, we go to Fes, making a stop off in Meknes, a city under the mountains of the Middle Atlas. We will stop at places of interest include the Roman ruins ( Volubilis ), a World Heritage Site, among others. Lunch in Meknes and continue the route to Fes.
Once we are in Fez, in the afternoon, we will reach the place of accommodation, where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 3: Fes – Fes:
After breakfast, the day will be especially dedicated to the visit of Fes. This beautiful city is divided into three zones: Fes el Bali, the old part. Fès el Jdid, the new and Ville Nouvelle, the French side. People who visit this city are completely enthralled by is one of the largest medieval sites full of endless streets. Here are many things to visit: The Mellah, the Jewish Quarter, the Plaza of the dyers, Fes el Bali, the medieval medina of the city, Fes el Jedid, the new medina of Fes, the Andalusian Mosque, and many more sites.
When the day ends, we will move to the riad where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga:
In the morning after breakfast, we will continue the excursion to the desert of Merzouga making a few stops at various sites. At this stage of the route entered the Middle Atlas. A charming and totally different from the rest of Morocco, called Ifrane people. It has a colder climate than the rest and somewhat different European architecture. Then we head to Arzou where there are many extinct volcanoes, such as Jebel Hebri 2104 meters, among others. We will visit a forest of the oldest in this country full of cedars and very friendly monkeys, with the possibility of giving of eat. The village is characterized by having a major cottage industry of cedar and then we will make a city tour seeing the sights.
We will continue to Midelt, located between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas, we will stop for lunch and continue the route to the Ziz Valley, to admire the immensity of red gorges, clothing large oasis and the beautiful villages and adobe kasbahs. Later, in the afternoon, we will arrive at Merzouga, where will you leave your things in our auberge and take what you need to spend the night in the tent.
Depending on our arrival time we will take tea and rest before leaving while we equip the camels. Once everything is ready, you will begin your great adventure in Erg Chebbi up of these large animals. After an hour and a half, we will arrive at camp having enjoyed the wonderful colours of the sand that we provide those hours, arrive at sunset to contemplate it. Then you will have a typical Moroccan dinner and later enjoy a night of live music with drums and a campfire to join us under the immensity of the starry sky.
Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate:
The next morning camel back to the riad, and you have the possibility to have a shower. We’ll go to a town called Khamlia, where the sub Saharan people have created their village, one of the largest tribes are the Bambara, music plays a very important part and we can enjoy live music. We will continue the trip to Rissani, and stop to observe a large market that brings together many merchants, where lots of things like handicrafts, carpets, animals, food sold …
When we finish the lunch we will visit and resume the march towards the Draa Valley where we can see the great nature around this area, stopping to take pictures and remember these precious places.We will reach Ouarzazate where we will arrive at the accommodation, dinner and sleep.
Day 6: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech:
After breakfast, we will go through the Kasbah of Taourirt, a World Heritage Site, full of towers and walls. Inside the Islamic and Jewish religion are mixed. Later we will go to the fortified city called Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 and have been filmed various famous movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy …It is one of the best preserved Kasbahs around Morocco, where they were designed to defend, houses, crops, palm trees …
The next stop is the Kasbah of Telouet, located in the village of Telouet village is and was used to pass the High Atlas to Marrakech. It is a clearly deteriorating but with a special charm Kasbah.On the way we will pass along the High Atlas, making several stops enjoying the great scenery to take photographs and breathe the fresh air offered by this place.
We will arrive in Marrakech and head towards the accommodation where you can relax, have dinner and sleep.
Day 7: Marrakech – Marrakech:
After a big breakfast, you will have the opportunity to visit by yourself or if you wish with a local guide. What to say about this great city, a city full of life. There are large and interesting things to visit such as:
Souks: with narrow streets, full of smells, feelings … souks of leather, metal …
Jamaa el Fna square: during the day you will find positions juices, nuts … and at niis filledlled with food stalls where you can enjoy typical Moroccan food.
Koutoubia Mosque: This is the most important mosque in this city but access is not allowed for non practitioners of Islam.
Bahia Palace: The palace building and this was done in over a decade, and its interior is full of rooms decorated majestically. A must see.
These and many other things to visit in Marrakech. Dinner and sleep in the place of accommodation
Day 8: Marrakech – Airport:
After breakfast, transfer to airport and end of the tour.
- Pick up at the hotel or airport
- Transport in 4×4 / Minibus with air condition
- Driver / Guide
- Hotels/Riads a half pension
- Night in nomad tent and camel ride
- Meals of midday
- Tickets to monuments