9 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via Fes and desert
9 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via Fes and desert
Tour From Casablanca to Marrakech via desert Morocco grand tour get to spend an amazing 9 days and visit Moroccan imperial cities (Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Rabat) and the Sahara desert through our Casablanca desert Tour.
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Day 1: The biggest city in Morocco Casablanca
• Your driver will pick you up from your hotel, in a well-equipped vehicle.
First, we will have a quick stroll by car visiting the center of the city. Then, we will stop at Hassan II mosque. The first thing you will realize is the high Minaret, which is actually, one of the tallest minarets in the world. Furthermore, the Mosque has a strategic location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Its Earthenware floor, decorated arches, engraved wooden doors, and green tiled roof, will just fascinate your senses. If the outside captured your eyes, wait to see the inside. In order to see the interior of the Mosque, you have to pay a fee.
Next, you will wander all along the corniche, Ain Diab, the most renowned corniche in Casablanca, to enjoy the Atlantic ocean breeze. Plus, the lined cafes and restaurants. If you have spent much time in Morocco, you will definitely know what the Moroccan ancient medina looks like. But not Casablanca’s Ancient Medina, known as Habous.
Build in the 19th the ancient medina, has a European influence. Also, it contains modern shops with lined cafes.
Moreover, it has an old part that contains crooked lanes. You will certainly, enjoy your time wandering through its alleys and having a different experience. You can have LUNCH in the ancient medina at your own expense, but we can help you to find some good restaurants to enjoy your Moroccan meal.
After lunch, you will continue your day tour in Casablanca. by visiting the Moroccan Jewish Museum. Mainly, the museum focuses on the Jewish community, and it was once built as a Jewish orphanage.
Moreover, It represents, the Moroccan heritage, with its big copper walls and the basin in the middle. In addition, it restored clothing, ritual objects, and some antique tools. Then, you will have the chance to visit some of the oldest churches in Morocco, such as the church of St John the evangelist, and the church of Notre-dame de Lourdes.
They are an excellent example of European modernism. Finish your day city tour by visiting El hank lighthouse. In the first place, it is a lighthouse of a high for about 161 feet. What makes the lighthouse an enjoyable place, is its ornamented top representing the Moroccan unique style.
Finally, when you finish the tour, your driver will drop you off at your hotel/riad
Day 2: From Casablanca to Meknes
On this day we will leave for Fes. On our way, stop at Rabat the capital of Morocco, to discover Rabat medina, Mohammed V Museum, Hassan tower, and the royal palace.
During your trip, you will enjoy the scenic beauty of nature; we can stop and take some unforgettable pictures. Then, we will arrive in Rabat. Our first stop will be Hassan tower, the mosque is uncompleted, as a result, of an earthquake. In other words, the mosque would be the largest one in the world, but the ruins still stand today.
• Moreover, the mosque is located on a landscape, viewing the beach and the ancient medina. On the opposite side, of the Mosque you will find the Mausoleum of Mohammed V.; The Darih includes the tomb of king Mohammed V and his two sons.
• Therefore, the building from the outside will excite you to see what it contains from the inside, its typical green dome, and the ornate doors, are just representing the oriental modern architecture.Stop to have lunch at a traditional restaurant.
Then, Continue to Meknes visiting monuments like Palais Dar- El- Makhzen, Bab Mansour, Bab –El- Berdine, Bab- El- Khémis, Lahdim square, Moulay Ismaïl museum, Sidi Saïd mosque, Jardin Lahboul and more.Overnight/dinner at hotel/Riad in Meknes.
Day 3: Meknes – Fez Medina Tour
Depart to fez and Start by Fez Alleys to explore lovely narrow streets lined with local fresh fruit, vegetable, spices mounds, woven Berber carpets, and other Morocco handicraft items. Next, we’ll visit Islamic mosques including university-mosque Al-Quaraouiyine founded in 859.
Madrasa Bou Inania founded in AD 1351–56 a major example of Marinid architecture, Madrasa Al-Attarine koranic school which located near Al-Qarawiyyin, visit also Najjarine fountain, Batha Palace that’s now a museum of traditions arts, Chouwara Tanneries, souk Attarine, and Souk Henna. free time for lunch at a local restaurant.
Meet again our driver with Comfortable Transport and drive towards Bab Boujloud or blue gate with its attractive blue and green ceramics. Stopping to capture memorable photos at the Jewish Quarter built in 1438 located near royal residencies which enables its inhabitants to be protected.
Furthermore, visiting Ibn Danan synagogue one of the oldest and most important synagogues in North Africa, a privately owned 17th-century synagogue was renovated in 1999 and was once the center of Jewish life in Fes-Mellah.
Entering Kings Palace discovering its wonderful gate made of marble–copper, and Mosaic for more photos & visiting lovely Janan Sabil garden.Finally, Back to your accommodation.
Day 4: The Imperial city of Fes
the 4th day of Casablanca Marrakech via desert Morocco Grand tour. You have the choice to choose one of the fez activities, Explore Fes EL- JADID. We can offer you a special excursion to the Spa town of Moulay Yacoub, a Fez Cooking class, or Local family lunch.
If you have a Fez day trip in mind that you don’t see listed, please check out our website or contact us so we can do our best to arrange it for you.
Day 5: Fes – Midelt – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)
After breakfast, leave for Midelt city through the mountains and cedar woods of middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, an attractive ski resort, and Azrou’s great handicraft center specializing in work of cedar wood. In Midelt, we’ll stop for lunch. Afternoon, drive together to Erfoud via Errachidia and Ziz valley.
Continue to sand the dunes of Erg-Chebbi for enjoyable desert tours. On arrival, to Merzouga transportation to your hotel where can store your luggage, take a short break, and relax. Then, the Sahara trek by camel (around 1 Sahara desert camp, stopping to watch a spectacular sunset over dunes.
At the desert camp, we’ll have an amusing dinner under a starry sky, and cool air, watching a spectacular Moroccan show” Berber folklore” around a central fire pit where musicians bang drums. Be sure you’ll not just listen you’ll also attempt to sing along. Since the drums vibrating is very fabulous.
You’ll enjoy also a traditional Berber meal “Berber tajine” and drink mint tea while sitting on cushions. and pass the night in a tent.
Day 6: Merzouga – Todra Valley – Ouarzazate
Early morning, enjoy Sun rising in the desert of Merzouga by camel riding back for a delicious Breakfast and shower. Then, visit Todra Gorges, Dades Valley, Roses valley, and the studio of movies.
In the afternoon, reach Ouarzazate. Dinner/overnight hotel/riad.
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou -Marrakech
Following breakfast, visit Ouarzazate: Kasbah of Taourirt, Tifoultout, and the cinema studio. then, we will drive to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah (UNESCO world heritage site) where families still living in fortified Ksar. we’ll have much time to discover.
this natural decoration for so many movies around 20 movies were filmed in this attractive area like “Lawrence of Arabia”, Babel, “The Mummy “, “ Jesus of Nazareth”… stroll and cross a dried river to discover Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs.
• we’ll cross the High Atlas Mountains and make many stops to enjoy the cool air, and capture unforgettable photos again.
• Arrive in Tichka and have lunch at a local restaurant.
• Continue our drive to Marrakech via Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260 m in altitude) while enjoying superb views and Berber Villages on the way.
• On arrival to Marrakech, Transfer to Hotel or Riad.
Day 8: The imperial city Marrakech- guided tour
Tomorrow morning, you will discover the city on a guided tour with your driver. First place, you will visit the historical monuments for about 2h by car. See the city’s major sights and cultural attractions, particularly, the Marrakech museum. It is a gorgeous building beautifully restored, which represents Andalusian architecture.
Next, you will visit Almoravid Koubba, a small building that represents, and the only remaining example of Almoravid architecture in Marrakech. Significantly, the building was dedicated to prayer and science, in other words, you will be fascinated by the decorated dome and the small symmetrical arches.
Then, you will stop to see Majorelle garden, an archaeological museum. The place is just a peaceful one, it gives a sense of relaxation with its botanical garden, blue walls and brown columns.
Second, you will take a break to have lunch ﹙own expense), but we can guide you to some local restaurants to have your special Moroccan meal﹚, before heading to Jamaa El Fnaa.
you will have free time to discover Jamaa El Fnaa square. No doubt, the place will blow your mind with its hustle and vividness. the first thing you will realize is the snake charmers, fire players, and magicians, Furthermore, the place is full of exotic activities and special meals.
Then, you can continue in the ancient Medina, where you will get lost in its maze-like alleyways. Definitely, you will discover local products, from colorful Moroccan rugs to artisanal ones. You can do the shopping, and buy some memorable souvenirs.
Day 9: Marrakech- Transfer to the airport
Finally, Transfer to Marrakech airport, according to your home flight. End of Casablanca Marrakech via desert Morocco Grand tour.
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Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
Pick up-Drop off hotel/riad
Local Camel Guide ( Desert)
Hotel/ Riad overnight stays.
Night in Desert ( breakfast & dinner )
Entrance fees to historical sites.
All Application Taxes
Lunch & dinner
IncludedTransportation (air-conditioned vehicle)camel trekkingHotel/ Riad overnight stays.Local GuideNight in DesertPick up & drop off Hotel/RiadProfessional English- French-speaking driver
Not IncludedDiscover beautiful waterfalls of SefrouAccommodationDiscover population living caves in BhalilEntrance fees to historical sites.Mineral water
Day 1 : the biggest city in Morocco Casablanca.
Day 2 : from Casablanca to Mekness.
Day 3 : Mekness-Fez medina tour.
Day 4 : The imperial city of Fez.
Day 5 : Fes-Midelt-Merzouga.
Day 6 : Merzouga –Tadra valley-ourzazate.
Day 7 : Ouarzazate-Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou-Marrakech.
Day 8 :The imperial city Marrakech –guided tour.
Day 9 : Marrakech transfer to airport.