in this 12 Day Travel From Casablanca, we will explore the most amazing cities of Morocco such as marrakech “the red town”. Fes that characterized by its popular neighborhoods. Ride a camel, cross the erg chebbi dunes. Stop by the high dune to watch the sunset over the sand dunes. Enjoy overnight stay in a nomad tent, have fun, visit the nomad family. Discover their lifestyle in the desert. Take the road towards ait ben haddou via thousand of kasbahs, and atlas studio where hundreds of films have representation. You will have the chance to visit essaouira city which is also fantastic town, ending at casablanca airport.
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat
12 Day Travel From Casablanca. your driver/guide will pick you up from the airport at casablanca, The economic and business center of morocco. Start our tour by visiting the Hassan II mosque which is the second largest mosque in the world, and it’s opened to all visitors. We will then set off for the administrative capital of Morocco. Arrived at rabat, visit Udaya kasbah, Hassan tower and mausoleum of Mohammed fifth.
the journey continues by a visit of town across the river-sale- which is quite charming along with the chellah that was settlement built around the freshwater spring. These are evolved into the phoenician, next roman city of sale city, before decaying into ruins. as Rabat moved towards the north. the sultans of the Merenid dynasty chose to bury their dead here, and it is as nercopolis that the chellah is most famous. The ruins of roman sala are exposed, but it is the minartes of the tom complex, topped with stork´s nests that provides the picturesque. Overnight stay in a decorated riad in the heart of the medina.
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Fez
after breakfast in your accommodation, We take our way to Fes via volubilis, after a hundreds minutes of driving, get to volubilis the well preserved Roman empire dating to 225 BC, where we visit the most beautiful Mosaics in Morocco dating back to 3rd century BC. Here we’ll have have a tour guide of the area that has a great experience to explain to you well about the Roman Empire. After an hour we travel to Meknes the imperial town or as it known by ismaili capital of Morocco. In this town we will see the fascinating Gate Bab Mansour that has built by the sultan ismail the granary and the sahrij Souani, used for irrigation and plantation. Then we continue to Fes via the highway. overnight stay in a lovely riad in the Medina.
Day 3: Fez tour guided
After breakfas in your riad, the day will be devoted to discover Fez ” the sprititual city of Morocco”. Spend the whole morning exploring the Medina with its sights. The Moroccan oldest city, founded by Idriss II, center of radiation of Arab-Muslim culture: The Mosque of Andalusians, tanneries, the district of potters, the Medina. Lunch will be in the Medina, at noon continuation of the visit: the Hispano-Moorish buildings, the Medersas, the place Nejjarine. Dinner and overnight at the riad.
Day 4: Fez – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga Dunes
Wake early in the morning and breakfast, we start our adventure towards southest exactly to Merzouga desert via Midelt city the capital of apple, and Errachidia. Our first stop will be in Ifrane, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco” also has one of largest forest in Morocco as known there are many monkeys living in it. During this trip you will experience glimpses of Midelt atlas and Higher Atlas Mountains. We stop at the Midelt for lunch, our trip continuing along the Ziz valley, stopping for a Panoramic views along the way. Then we drive through welcoming berber villages to Erfoud the famous city by its fossils. arrival at the dunes of Merzouga, at the end of the day you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 5: Merzouga – Erg chebbi – Merzouga
Today we start our Merzouga excursion around the erg chebbi dunes. we spend over 4 hours for exploring this magical desert, visit the Qataris museum of old cars in tannamoust area, and also Gnawa house in khamlia where most of black people lives, they came from the west of africa since a long time ago and settled in Morocco. we enjoy our time listening to their nice songs with a cup of mint tea. After an hour of fun, we go on the tour, visit the nomad tribes, explore the nomadic lifestyle..
Later we head towards mefiss. stop by the beautiful panoramic view of the erg chebbi dunes. Continue to mefiss, it was under control by french people when morocco was colony from france. Overall, it’s well known for its the minerals and eyeliner. However, french people had exported most of it to abroad. Drive back to khamlia for lunch, this could be the best meal you’ve ever had, as it’s tastes delicious ( berber pizza ). After enjoying our lunch, we complete the next part of our desert tour. Riding camels to cross the erg sand dunes to get to our camp. Enjoy the sunset over a high dune in the heart of the desert. Spend the night in a nomad tent or under starry sky.
Day 6: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra gorges
this morning we will get up very early to be able to witness the raising of the sun and watch a panoramic view. After a hot shower and a delicious breakfast, our trip take us to Rissani where we will stop to visit bustling market. There is a special parking to leave the donkeys with which the locals transport their products like the crafts, animals, foods and many other things… to sell in the market, a sight that astonishes to all the travelers and tourists that pass through Rissani. then take our way to erfoud which known by its fossils and minerals. We take a stop to visit a workshop where they crafts beautiful furniture and many items from these ancients lifeforms. Overnight stay in clean accommodation with dinner.
Day 7: Todra gorge – Dades Valley – Roses valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, Departure for Ouarzazate. we will then travel along the valley of thousand Kasbahs, ait ben haddou. Pass through the dades valley. Stop by Kala´a M´gouna city, where is held every year the festival of roses. Admire the cultivated roses buches. Visit the rose collective to see the process of converting rose petals into water and oil. Then we continue to Ouarzazate, the africa hollywood to explore how its nearby regions have been featured, Sodom And Gomorrah (1963), Oedipus rex (1967), the Message (1976). spend the whole afternoon exploring ait ben haddou, a UNESCO word heritage site and the beautiful old Ksour dates from the 11th. dinner and overnight stay in a comfortable riad or guesthouse.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Visit Ouarzazate city, which has became a well known cinematographic center. Stop to visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Later continuation to Marrakech. arrival in Marrakech late afternoon. check to your hotel.
Day 9: Marrakech guided tour
After breakfast, you meet your local guide in hotel and start to visit Marrakech city sites : firstly Koutoubia mosque, secondly Saadian tombs, thirdly the Menara Garden and lastly the Bahia Palace. after lunch in the city square, you’re free to walk out and explore much more about this fabulous city, visit the souks, the old Medina and the Jamaa El-Fna square. Dinner and overnight stay in a Moroccan restaurant.
Day 10: Marrakech – Essaouira
After breakfast, We start our 12 Day Travel From Casablanca departure for Essaouira. upon arrival, have lunch. thereafter visit the city and the streets of the Essaouira Medinas, old Portuguese fortification known for its crafts the silver jewels and the marquetry on Thuya wood. dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 11: Essaouira – El Jadida – Casablanca
Breakfast and departure for Casablanca via El Jadida with lunch at El Oualidia. Continuation to El Jadida along the Atlantic coast. then arrival in Casablanca. dinner and overnight stay at a hotel/riad.
Day 12: Casablanca Airport
After breakfast, then transfer to Casablanca airport. end of our 12 Day Travel From Casablanca
- Trip in comfortable car with A/C for 12 days
- 10 nights accommodation in a hotel/riad
- An experienced english speaking driver
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
- A night in a nomad tents
- Dinner and breakfast
- Local guide in fes and marrakech
What’s excluded :
- Lunch and drinks
- Tickets of the Historical Monuments
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