-- Tour 10 days imperial cities & sahara from Casablanca :
This 10 days Morocco journey is a combination of Moroccan history, culture and landscape. You will Experience the wonder and beauty of Morocco on a 10-day tour departing from Casablanca, and end up in Tanger, the tour also can end up in Casablanca or anywhere you want in Morocco…
You will visit the historical city of Fes before crossing the scenery of the high Atlas Mountains, to continue the adventure through the unbelievable glory of the massive Erg Chebbi dunes and more on this memorable exploration of one of the most diverse countries in Africa. Enjoy the services of a local Trip Leader and superb bucket list inclusions, such as an overnight stay in the Sahara Desert and a guided tour of the vibrant medina in Fes and Marrakech. This adventure never fails to impress!
-- DEPARTURE POINT
Time : Everyday.
Hotels and riads
Returns to original departure point
-- POINT DETAILS
Departure : 9 Am
Duration : 10 Days.
Price : Depends the Number of Travelers.
Day 1 : Arrival to Casablanca airport → Marrakech.
Arrival transfer, Assistance and pick up at the airport, here if you arrive at morning, then you will have the chance to enter Casablanca and visit the Hassan II Mosque, the largest outside of Mecca and experience the coastal "Cornish" seaside, Lunch time and Hit the highway to Marrakech, after 03 hours of driving we will get Marrakech in the evening, sleep in our Riad.
Day 2 : Marrakech.
After breakfast in the Riad, you can start exploring Marrakesh “the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city, come back to the hotel when you are ready.
Day 3 : Marrakech → Ait Benhaddou Kasbah → Ouarzazate.
Departure at the morning from your hotel or riad, the road climbs towards the High Atlas and Tizi Tichka Mountains, we will drive along the stunning region dominated by landscape which is stripped of its bright green mantle, once over the pass, however a remarkable, totally different scene is unveiled: the lunar landscape of the anti-atlas and desert beyond, spot-stop for pictures along the road, carry on to the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, this UNESCO world heritage site is one of the most exotic and best-preserved Kasbahs and one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, Visit the Kasbah before setting down in a restaurant with Panoramic view to the Kasabh for lunch time, The tour continues towards Ouarzazate, we would stop at studio cinema before getting to Kasbah Taourirt a magnificent structure and a historical monument giving tribute to the Glaoui. Arrival to the Kasbah, Diner and sleep.
After a delecious breakfast in our kasbah, departure to the palm groves of Skoura and through the Road of Thousand Kasbahs to reach the Kasbah Amrédlyle,visit of the Kasbah, one of the wonders of the southern “Route of the thousand kasbahs”. Continuing our journey through the Valley of the Roses, we’ll stop in Et Kella M’Gouna, Driving along the amazing Valley of Roses reaching the Dades Gorges. Here we have few moments to walk among the gorges and enjoy the scenarios, then heading down towards Tinghir with its fabulous canyons. At the Todra Canyons, we will have free time to walk around the “gorges” then lunch in a restaurant where we can enjoy the river with its fabulous views, afternoon, we will drive to Tinjedad and Erfoud town for a visit of a local fossil craft workshop, we will continuous to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, also known as the Dunes of Merzouga, As soon as we arrive desert, we will find our camel ready for a camel trekking among the dunes and spend the overnight in a comfortable bivouac with tents.
Day 5 : Erg Chebbi Tour.
Enjoy a rich breakfast before we start our adventure trip, we will visit the Berber villages along the surroundings and get a closer contact with the berber culture, hit the tracks to oasis Tissardemine, mines MIFISS and the desert plateau, we will drive among the dunes while passing through the village of Khamliya, Visit the Musicians of Khemlia in Merzouga, a century-old Gnaoua group that performs ancient trance music. Tea and nuts will be served, take breath and have a cup of tea before embarking on our camel ride for an hour through the stunning dunes, the clean air and the beautiful sunset will take you’re your breath and provide us an unforgettable moments, diner and overnight in a comfortable bivouac.
Day 6 : Erg Chebbi → Ziz Valley → Middle Atlas → Azrou → Ifrane → Fes.
The camel man will wake you up early to watch the spectacular sunrise among the dunes. Then we join our camels, trekking back to the hotel where we will have Breakfast and a refreshing shower, Then departure to Fez, during our journey we we’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains, driving along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, stopping for panoramic views along the way, We will also stop for lunch along the way in one of the many restaurants. Then it’s straight to Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest - the largest in Morocco – where you may well sight Barbarian apes, continuous to fes passing through Irfane. Arrival at our Riad, diner and night rest.
Day 7 : Fes.
Today will be for the “Spiritual capital” of Morocco. We’ll discover the largest and certainly one of the most beautiful Koran study institutions, the Attarine Medrasa, together with the Nejjarine Square, celebrated for its magnificent fountain, all adorned with mosaics, zellige tiles and stucco. Lunch in a former palace in the Medina. Then w’ll have an afternoon stroll over the Royal Palace esplanade, where we’ll take pictures of the splendid golden gate and visit the Merinides Tombs (a 13-14th century dynasty). The City will lay at our feet, with its ramparts and the surrounding landscape. We’ll still go see a leather tannery and carpet making before going back to the Hotel for dinner and a welcome rest, diner and overnight in our Riad.
Day 8 : Fes → Volubilis → Chechaoun.
After breakfast in our Riad, Our authentic journey will start towards Volubilis "the Roman site", Here we will get in touch with a great history of the Roman ruins and learn about the archaeological site of Morocco history , free moments walking around the Roman street's trails before heading up towards Chefchaoun by crossing Wazzan town and other Rif villages. We will arrive Chefchaouen at early evening, Diner and overnight in our Riad.
Day 9 : Chefchaoun → Tetouan → Tangier.
After breakfast, we will start exploring the typical Moroccan mountain town located in North of the Rif, The holy town of Chefchaouen breathes an atmosphere of profound serenity with its blue and white town appears at in the road, Walk around the Kasbah, the Medina, the Jewish quarter, the Berber souks and the artisan quarters, Later we drive towards Tetouan, Hanging on to the side of the Rif, all white. In its setting of verdant green it brings together Arab and Andalousina cultures. A walk through Tetouan, which dominates the green valley of the Martil River, A town with seven magnificently sculpted gateways to choose from as you pass through the ramparts and enter the Medina, Full sightseeing tour in Tetouan including modern part and the walled Medina, the Jewish quarter, the Berber Souks and the artisan quarters, then we continuous with an excited feeling to explore more, we reach tangier in the evening, Overnight on HB in our hotel.
Day 10 : Tangier.
After breakfast, we’ll start the tour around Tangier and its surroundings with visits to the Spartel Cape at the extreme Northwest of Africa, the Hercules Caves and the Kasbah district. Pass by Grand Socco, Mendoubia Park, Petit Socco and get an exceptional view of the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean, the driver will help you to organize your time table, so each sight has a specific period of time.
Otherwise if you have a departure transfer then our service may finish at the port or the airport. We hope that you have enjoyed your taste of Morocco and all it has to offer and wish you well on your onward journey.
What Is Included
• Pickup & drop off at Casablanca airport.
• Modern air conditioned 4WD or Minibus with driver/guide (speaks English, Spanish or French) and fuel included during the tour.
• 8 Nights accommodations on hald boarding in riads and hotels.
• 8 diners
• 8 Breakfasts.
• Camel trekking to the Bivouac.
• A night accommodation in Berber desert camp (private tents).