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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.