8 DAYS CASABLANCA TOUR
Tours from CASABLANCA
8 DAYS CASABLANCA TOUR
Enjoy this incredible tour in Morocco for 8 days where you’ll see and explore the Sahara desert, imperial cities and coastal cities. The richness of Morocco’s culture will enchant you in every city you discover. Enjoy!
Day 1: Casablanca – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes,
Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, you’ll find our driver waiting for you to pick you up and take you to visit Hassan II Mosque. After you’ll continue to Fes through Volubilis and Meknes. In Meknes, another noteworthy imperial city to visit in Morocco – known as the Ismaili capital. You will discover the renown entryway Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Bassin and the Mulay Ismail Mausoleum. After lunch, your excursion proceeds to Volubilis, the Roman ruins, dating to 25BC, investigating the site you’ll see a portion of the first mosaics which are exceptional and well preserved. Proceeding to Fes via the foothills of the Rif Mountains we’ll reach Fes in the evening and check in the Riad which is located in the heart of the Medina. Overnight in our Hotel/Riad. BB.
Day 2: Fes City Tour,
After breakfast in your Riad, your cultural tour begins by strolling in the Medina’s alleys and small lanes. The visit will begin at the Royal Palace, the Jewish neighborhood, the first Mellah built in Morocco. Our local guide will guarantee you to see and explore all the interesting sightseeing of the Medina including the well known Al Qaraouine University Bouanania Medrassa and the Tanneries. After lunch, you’ll proceed to visit the earthenware factory and take in the incredible views of the entire Medina of Fes. Toward the evening, we’ll drop you off at the riad for Overnight and dinner.
Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Errachidia – Merzouga,
After breakfast you’ll leave Fes going towards Ifrane, alluded to as “the Switzerland of Morocco” and after that to Merzouga through Azrou and the Ziz Valley. Amid this voyage you’ll appreciate the views of the Middle Atlas and stop in Azrou, a Berber town amidst the well-known cedar forest– the biggest in Morocco – where you can observe Barbary apes. As we approach the city of Errachidia, the scenery will change to see the desert landscapes. Your excursion proceeds to Merzouga through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass and along the picturesque Ziz Valley, with a short pause to take in the panoramic views. Upon arrival at Merzouga in the late evening, you’ll be invited with a glass of mint tea before registering in your hotel. for and Overnight. (DBB).
Day 4: Merzouga Excursion and Camel trek:,
After breakfast in the lodging you’ll begin the desert tour around the region. You’ll visit the Gnawa people first, who are initially slaves brought from Sudan, to listen to their music and way of life. Next you’ll enjoy the beautiful lake of Merzouga and the amazing bird population. Not only that but also explore the wire house of nomads where numerous Berber crafted works are bought at lower price. Toward the evening, guided by a professional camel man, you’ll journey in the sand ocean of Merzouga with on a camel trek to enjoy the great sunset. Overnight is at the desert camp with dinner. (DBB).
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges: 260km.,
If you get up very early, you’ll be able to enjoy the terrific sunrise on the top of the dune. A short time later, you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the town of Merzouga. On the way you will be fascinated by the color of Erg Chebbi sand ridges. After breakfast in the Riad, you’ll leave for Rissani, Tinghir, and Todra gorges – the most astounding and tightest gorge in Morocco. After lunch in the core of the canyon, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the superb sand châteaux ( castles) and the astonishing rock formation known as “monkey toes”. Overnight will be in the Dades valley in a hotel. (DBB).
Day 6: Dades Gorge – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech:,
After breakfast in the lodging, we’ll set off through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate, crossing the road of the thousand Kasbahs – giving various chances to take some of your best photographic shots of the excursion. With an unmissable opportunity to meet Berber Nomads in their caves and appreciate the views of the Rose valley. We’ll stop at Kalaat M’gouna, “the rose city”, to buy the rosewater, which a healthy water for the skin. Proceeding to Skoura and Kasbah Ameridil, a well-protected kasbah around there. After hiking in the valley, we’ll stop for lunch in an eatery, sitting above the gorge. At that point it’s on to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”, whose geology and wonderful scenes has pulled in numerous film makers. Here you may visit the studios, where Last Temptation of Christ, The Mummy and Gladiator were filmed. Our adventure will proceed through the grand Tizi n’tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, before reaching your hotel/riad for an overnight in Marrakech.
Day 7: Exploring Marrakech – Essaouira:,
After breakfast in the Riad, you can begin investigating Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. Your guide will guarantee that you see the most important spots of the city including the Saadien tomb, the Palaces of El Bahia and El Badi and in addition the Ben Youssef Coranique School. Lunch is at an eatery close to the square. In the afternoon you’ll visit the French gardens of Majorelle, Koutoubia and Menara tower. After lunch we’ll drive to Essaouira where you’ll spend a superb night indulging in the local culture. Overnight in our Hotel/Riad. BB.
Day 8: Essaouira – exchange to the airplane terminal.,
After Breakfast in your Riad, you’ll tour through Essaouira’s medina; it’s souks and well-known port before taking you at the airport for your flight back home.
Transfer from / to your hotel
Private desert tour in 4×4 vehicle with air condition
Knowledge and experienced driver/guide
Camel ride from Merzouga to desert and 1 night in camp
H.B. accommodation in hotels / traditional riads
What’s not included
Lunches and soft drinks