It's the first day of your Morocco tour from Casablanca. You will be greeted upon your arrival at Marrakech airport . Then, we will be escorted to your hotel. you can have a free time to explore the city and its charming nitgh.
(Remember this day can be deleted if you choose to start the tour directly from the airport or your hotel and make it 12 days tour)
The tour starts from Marrakech at 8:00 am by picking you up your hotel/riad or airport, we will drive through the Atlas mountains via the Tizi N Tichka Pass, stopping for photos of the Berber villages ( you may take a walk in some villages to see Berber villages); after breakfast. Then we'll s visit 17th-century kasbah in the town of Telouet.
We'll drive in the direction of Ouarzazate where we will visit the UNESCO protected Ait ben Haddou kasbah and kasbah Taourirt, one of the most stunning Kasbahs in this area. Afterward, we will drive to Skoura, a city that overlooks several different lovely kasbahs especially the standing 18th century Kasbah of Ameridhil, then we’ll get to KalaatMgouna - visit the lovely rose valley-.
On to the Dades valley where you'll enjoy seeing Many Berber villages and the unique rock formation “the monkey toes”. and the amazing dads gorges and its crazy road( Tissdrine) where you'll watch the sunset.Dinner and overnight in a very local riad.
Today will be the epic day of this 13 days tour. After breakfast at the riad, we’ll go to todgha gorges where you will have free time to enjoy the panoramic views of Berber villages overlooking the valley and walk under the 300m high cliff, where many rock-climbers come to enjoy their best sport. Then your journey continues to Merzouga (where the camel trekking tours will be awaiting) passing through tinjdad (lunchtime) Erfoud and er-rissani while enjoying the great landscapes of Sahara Oasis.
After a glass of mint tea you'll have the time to relax and feel the desert serenading you in the riad , you can take a walk in Merzouga village in the end of this exiting day you’ll admire one of the best sunsets in the world .Overnight in your riad.
We will wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise and return to get breakfast in your riad .today you’ll see our lifestyle.
We will go all the way around the dunes via the oasis of MERZOUGA, to the nomadic depository, KHAMLIA village to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lac of Merzouga, with its bird populations, then you’ll leave for Rissani -Sijilmassa - it's a historical city and birthplace of a lot of kings in Morocco history, also it was the meeting place for the African caravans. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables, and clothes.
After a nomadic welcoming in glass of mint tea, You will mount your camel, guided by a skilled camel man to explore the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi and luxuriate in the beauty of the Sahara Desert while riding on the Camels
.at your nomad tents you’ll have time to relax and enjoy the sunset over golden dunes one of the best sunsets in the world. and finally, you will have dinner ahead of the camp, where you may spend your 1st night in the tent or under the stars. keep in mind at your request we can bring Berber nomads musicians to play traditional music with drums and dancing around the campfire. For your convenience, our camp is equipped with western bathrooms and showers. Ends of your 3 day of this tour from Marrakech
We will wake you up early in the morning to watch one of the top world rating sunrise that will be embedded in your mind .then you’ll get back to the village of Merzouga admiring the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
After breakfast in the Riad, you’ll leave for fes through ziz valley, first erfoud known for its fossils .then the Ziz Gorges provide a rocky passage and the Oued Ziz brings to Tafilalt oases. Passing by errachidia (you’ll have lunch and enjoy Berber Hospitality beyond borders), Our trip continues alongside the trailing edge of the Cedar Forest to - Azrou - which in the local Berber means “rock,-located up a steep hill of cedar forests inhabited by endangered Barbary Apes.
Next stop is ifran a Tidy, ordered and modern city, that feels more like Switzerland relocated to the Middle Atlas . In late afternoon you will be driven via to FES for the night in our Hotel/Riad.
In your 6th day of 13 days tour from Marrakech .After breakfast in your Riad, you will start visiting the country's spiritual capital and our oldest city (FES) .by walking on its crowded souks, epic alleyways, and historical monuments. First the great Royal Palace gate between new Fes and the old one.
Afterward we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the Tanneries, and the Attarine museum .
After lunch, you’ll see the best area to stay in Fes (Fes El Bali) an UNESCO World Heritage site, this is the most exotic and old area in the city, with its alleyways, and epic Moroccan monuments such as Babb Boujloud (the medina's main gate). Fes el Bali is a great Souk of local handy-made craft with colorful Moroccan styles, leather-work, metalwork,... In the afternoon, we’ll visit the new city for a drink. Overnight in a Hotel/Riad.
Breakfast at the hotel/riad is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be driven to Meknes an imperial city that exists since the first rulers of the Alawite dynasty that governed Morocco. There you’ll see the grandiose gateway of Babb el-Mansur, the Sahrij Souani Basin and The sumptuously decorated Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. After lunch, your journey continues on to Volubilis, This is Morocco's most famous Roman remnant dating in AD 24-285.
Then we’ll go to Moulay Idriss, A city is built upon the rocky spurs of the Khyber and Tazga hills, with the buildings tumbling down the slopes dramatically. For the faithful, this is an important pilgrimage center and an annual religious festival in August At the end of this exciting day you will be driven via Rif Mountains to chefchaouen the bleu city for the night in our Hotel/Riad.
After breakfast your visit in the blue city starts with our local guide. This is one of the loveliest cities in Morocco. Small and so easy to explore, with enough winding paths and alleys to keep you diverted. You will visit the Kasbah a heavily restored fortress that now contains a lovely garden, a small ethnographic Museum, and an even smaller art gallery.
Remember that every part or wall of the city is an attraction that will make you wandering from one place to another before enjoying the lovely sunset of the city. Afterwards we will drive to our Riad for the night.
Breakfast at the hotel. then we take you to our capital RABAT there, you’ll see the Hassan Tower built in 12th-century .then the Ordains Kasbah the 11th-century fortress built in Andalusian-style, it gives fine views over to Salé and the Atlantic Ocean .
we’ll have lunch before going to Casablanca the main commercial capital of the morocco .first we’ll visit Hassan 2 the second largest mosque in the world especially its location, right on the tip of the rocky bay above the ocean this is one of the great achievement of morocco architecture ,then to Place Mohamed V where the must old government buildings Before. Finally you will be driven back to our riad for the night.
Today we are going to leave Casablanca toward ESSAOUIRA through the road to the coast, while admiring the views of the Atlantic. We will pass by El Jadida (was known as Mazagan); this ancient medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese then Oualida where you can enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place.
After lunch we will continue to Essaouira via Safi one of the great fishing cities then. Once in there, you can have a free time to wander in this seaside city and enjoy its charm and have your drinks while enjoying the view. We’ll get overnight at our local riad in Essaouira.
After breakfast in your Riad, we’ll depart for Marrakech. On our way – since this is the land of Argan culture – there’s an opportunity to visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties. After several stops to take photographs, you will continue your travel to Marrakech before checking in to your Riad. After dinner you will enjoy walking in the famous square of Jemaa El fna, entertained with magicians, story tellers, musicians and snake charmers. Overnight be in a Medina based Riad.
Marrakesh without doubts a town that shows all of Morocco's exotic culture and charm. with one of our native guide, you may visit the Koutoubia mosque built in 12th century, the Majorelle Garden packed with cacti, palms and ferns, the work of painter Jacques Majorelle.
Then w'll visit plenty of monuments like the Saadian Tombs This 16th century graveyard full of mosaic tiles
After a break for lunch. you may have time to explore the fascinating souks( native markets ) it’s the town's star attraction you mustn't miss the Babouche (shoes) Souk, Chouari (carpenter's) open-air market, El-Attarine (perfume and spice) souk and the Cherratine (leather) souk and the narrow alleys around the Djemâa El-Fna square where within the evening, you'll be charmed with snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, narrators, and story-tellers – moving from one group to another, Night within the riad. end of the 3 day in your desert trip from Casablanca.
Today, depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight or any other place you choose.
NOTE: WE HAVE BOTH PRIVATE AND SMALL GROUP TOURS FOR THIS 13 Days Desert tour From Marrakech
WE ALSO OFFER LUXURY AND STANDARD SERVICE: STAYING IN LUXURY AND STANDARD ACCOMMODATION. SO THE PRICE CAN GO WITH YOUR NEEDS AND POCKET
Julie and Mark, June 2018, Brazil
Matthias and Shanthi, April 2017, United Kingdom
Robert and his family, March 2017, USA
Jack, September 2018, United States
nick and his father, May 2018, Holland