8 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO DESERT AND MARRAKECH
DAY 1: CASABLANCA – RABAT – FES
Today we start our private desert Morocco tour and we explore Casablanca . Then we head to Rabat and later to Fes . We explore most important cultural place in Fes ,which is the oldest city in Morocco. We will visit Royal Palace, the Jewish quarter and also other cultural and historical sites. The tour includes visit of the Al Qaraouine University, the famous tanneries, and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. Today we stay overnight in local riad with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 2: FES GUIDED TOUR
After visiting the economic capital Casablanca and the political one Rabat, here we go for another adventure through the intellectual capital of Fez which was considered Mecca of the west and Athena of Africa.It is the biggest city of the country after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million.This city is a the former capital and one of the country’s four imperial cities. Fez comprises 3 distinct parts, Fez el Bali which is the oldest part surrounded by a big wall, where are more than 9000 narrow streets and allies. Fez el Bali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its medina is the largest in the world.
DAY 3: FES- AZROU – MIDELT – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA
Today we cross the Atlas mountains, to reach Azrou and nearby cedar forest. Then we drive to Midelt , famous for its minerals and apples. We continue passing Ziz valley to reach city of Erfoud, famous for its fossil products. Then we drive to Rissani to visit local souk and later today we reach Merzouga desert. We stay overnight in local desert hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4 : MERZOUGA DESERT
Today we explore Merzouga desert. We will also visit village of Khamlia, famous for musicians originally from Sudan and Mali. We will have lunch with Berber family living in desert and later today we prepare for camel ride in Sahara desert, guided by experienced camel guide. We will watch desert sunset in Merzouga desert. Once we reach desert camp we will enjoy Berber dinner , drum music at campfire in Merzouga. We will sleep in tents in desert Merzouga.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA DESERT – RISSANI – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
Our private Morocco tour continues today and we ride camels back from Merzouga desert camp to village. After breakfast we drive towards Rissani to visit local souk , then to Todra Gorges. Here we will walk in narrow canyon we experience hiking. Later we continue to Dades Gorges where we stay overnight in local hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 6: DADES GORGES – OUARZAZATTE – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
Today we continue our private Morocco tour to Ouarzazatte to visit local movie studio. Then we drive via the highest road pass in Morocco called Tizni Tichka and we arrive to Marrakech.
DAY 7: GUIDED TOUR IN MARRAKECH
Today after breakfast in the riad , we will enjoy guided tour of Marrakech ” 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. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA
Today we drive back from Marrakech to Casablanca.