8 days tour from Casablanca

Tour overview:

This 8 days tour from Casablanca takes you to the stunning Merzouga desert. It is an important destination on this tour area to ride camels among the golden dunes. In addition to that, you discover the imperial cities (Rabat, Fes, Marrakech and Meknes) and UNESCO sites. You will also explore the Atlas Mountains and end the tour in Casablanca or Marrakech airport.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Casablanca _ Meknes _ Fes

On this first day of 8 days tour from Casablanca, we take a short tour around the attractions of Casablanca. So, we visit Hassan II Mosque and drive to Rabat city. This city is the capital city of the country where we have a guided tour. You will visit the main sights on this tour such as the Kasbah Oudaya, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower. Secondly, we will drive to Meknes where you will visit different sights. Then, you explore Volubilis and finally arrive in Fes. Overnight is there.

Day 2: Fes City Tour

You start the guided tour around Fes after breakfast. Fes is a beautiful city that has a lot to offer. Thus, your local guide will lead you through important tourist attractions. You also experience walking through the narrow streets of the Medina and visit the Royal Palace and the Jewish quarter. Besides, you visit the oldest university in the world, Al-Qarawiyyin University. Then, explore tanneries, ceramic square and Marinid tombs. We will make sure that you visit everything on your guided tour. Finally, another night is the same Riad.

Day 3: Fes _ Middle Atlas _ Ziz Valley _ Merzouga

We start 8 days tour from Casablanca after breakfast. Therefore, we drive through the beautiful town of Ifrane. It is known as the Switzerland of Morocco for its unique weather and architectural design. Moreover, we stop along the way is to observe wild macaques in Cedar Forest. Then, we continue to Merzouga, passing through the Ziz valley and the views of palm plantations. Next, we head to Erfoud which is famous for marble and palm oases. Finally, we arrive in Merzouga and spend the night in a hotel or Riad.

Day 4: Merzouga desert tours

After breakfast, we explore the Merzouga desert by 4×4. We will drive through several Berber villages along the way. Hence, we stop in Khamlia village to listen to traditional Gnaoua music. Secondly, we will continue driving along the road used by the local nomads to explore their simple way of life. After lunch with them, we will drive back to your hotel to rest. Thereafter, you enjoy a camel trek with your camel guide. The guide will lead you through the dunes to a desert camp where to spend the night. When you enjoy dinner, you will also enjoy music under the stars.

Day 5: Merzouga _ Todra Gores _ Dades Valley _ Ouarzazate

You need to wake up early today to watch the sunrise over the desert dunes. After that, you return to continue your journey to another destination. Thus, we drive to Rissani and visit one of the traditional markets in this region. Secondly, we keep our destination via palm groves to Todra Gorges. Todra offers a magical view of the high rocks and the canyon. From here, we drive to Dades valley, Rose Valley to visit rose cooperative. Thirdly, we stop in Amridil Kasbah and an oasis in Skoura Village. Finally, we finish the day in the town of Ouarzazate. A night is in Riad.

Day 6: Ouarzazate _ Ait Ben Haddou _ Marrakech

After breakfast, we will visit an important place in Ouarzazate. It is the Atlas Studios where to explore film materials. We will also visit Taourirte Kasbah and head to  Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. This magnificent kasbah has been the setting for many international films, such as Gladiator, Cleopatra and Game of Thrones. You have free time to walk in the streets of the kasbah. Secondly, we will drive towards Marrakech through the mountain pass of the High Atlas Mountains, Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. Along the way, we will also view small Berber villages and visit the Argan oil cooperative. Finally, we arrive in Marrakech and spend the night.

Day 7: Marrakech Day Tour

  The 8 days tour from Casablanca also offers a guided tour in Marrakech. After breakfast, you will meet a local guide and start your tour in Marrakech. So, Marrakech is home to Jamaa El-Fna Square. It is the busiest and most crowded in North Africa with a large number of vendors and traders. Besides, it has many other monuments you will be able to visit on this tour. You will visit the Majorelle and Menara Gardens and Saadian Tombs. Also, you move to Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Minaret and you explore the old Medina. Finally, you have another night in Marrakech.

Day 8: Marrakech_ Casablanca

On this day, we leave Marrakech after breakfast. We will drive to Casablanca and visit Hassan II Mosque then drop you off at the airport. Finally, 8 days tour from Casablanca ends there.

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Testimonials:

We booked the 2 days 1 night tour to Zagora. Our driver, was great! He was very kind and helpful. The minivan was excellent; the camp in the desert was awesome! The guide guy at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou was nice as well. The berber people in the camp were really nice, and the food . dinner and breakfast . Musica near the fire everything was perfect. and Enjoyid the camel ride at sunset and sunrise. Get ready some cash to tip everyone. It was all worth it! I recommend this company
 
 

Alejandro D

2020

We booked a 4 days tour and had the good fortune of having Omar as our guide/driver. Tour was excellent with 2 full days in the desert and another 2 days driving through the Atlas mountains and Ouazarzate. Omar was an excellent guide who was extremely patient and professional. Could not have asked for more and would highly recommend this company to those wanting to experience authentic Sahara desert experience!

Jaidol T

2021

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