10 days desert tour casablanca imperial cities
Day 1: Casablanca
First, 10 days desert tour casablanca imperial cities will start when we pick you up from the Mohammed V International Airport and transfer you to your hotel, where you will be staying. Your dinner will be at your hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – chefchaouen
we departure to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. In Rabat, we will visit the splendid Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower, and the kasbah des Oudayas. Late in the afternoon drive to Chefchaouen, where we stay overnight in local riad. Accommodation and dinner in your hotel / Riad.
Day 3: Chefchaouen – volubilis – Meknes – Fez
After breakfast, we will depart to Fes with a stop at the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the sacred town of Moulay Idriss I, where the founder of Islam in Morocco is buried. Independent lunch and departure to Meknes or “the Moroccan Versailles”, which was founded at the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail. Highlights will include Bab Mansour, Hari Souani, and the old Medina. We will then continue to Fes and we stay overnight in a local riad (traditional Moroccan house)/hotel in Fes.
Day 4: Culture visit of Fez city
After breakfast, at your hotel, a local guide will take you to visit the most remarkable places in the oldest Imperial City. You will visit the Mellah, the Medina, and the exterior of the Kairaouine Mosque. The Kairaouine Mosque, the holiest and second-largest mosque in Morocco.
You will also visit the University of al-Karaouine, the oldest existing and continually operating university in the world as well as the BouInania Medrasa, the most famous quranic school in Morocco.
Lastly, you will visit the Chouara Tannery. Lunch will be at a typical restaurant in the medina. Your accommodations and dinner will be back in your hotel in Fes.
Day 5: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
starts to pick up you at your hotel and we leave Fez to Ifrane in The Little Switzerland of Morocco we will have a stop to discover this amazing city. moreover, Azrou this beautified cedar forest is home to the endangered Barbary Apes, which are actually monkeys.
Once you arrive. This will be a good opportunity to take pictures of the timberland in Morocco, the cedar forest, and wild monkeys in the Cedarwoods of Azrou. Your lunch will be in Midelt the city of apples and minerals in a typical restaurant. furthermore, we continue our tour to ziz valley where we will have a stop for taking pictures in ziz valley in a panoramic view. Then Erfoud you will visit the old market of dates and the fossils workers. Once we arrive at Merzouga you will be checked into your hotel for your accommodation(s) and dinner.
Day 6: Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Erg Chebbi
Earlier, after your breakfast, you will tour the area of Erg Chebbi. visiting Khamlia is a little village in the desert by the biggest dunes in Erg Chebbi; Also you will visit a Berber residence and listen to the indigenous Gnawa music, which had originated in West Africa. moreover, you will visit some deserted mines and the Oasis of the Palm Trees. equally important, you will visit the small oasis town of Rissani which is near the northwest edge of the Sahara.
This picturesque city has gained popularity, not only as of the Tafilalet capital but also as a destination where visitors can still experience the true mystique of Morocco. in addition, visiting the famous market where you can find jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, spices, art, and crafts. Also, lunch will be a traditional Moroccan pizza called “Medfouna”. After you will come back to the hotel in Merzouga and prepare for your journey to Erg Chebbi to take a camel ride back to the desert camp where you will enjoy a second night under the stars.
Day 7: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha Gorges – Dades
We continue our 10 days desert tour casablanca imperial cities In the morning, after having a sunrise breakfast we will break camp and ride our camels out of the desert and back to our original point of departure. Next, travel back to the hotel so that you can shower, breakfast. Collect your luggage before starting on your way back towards Ouarzazate. More that, visit the canal of irrigation in Jorf, After that, we continue our road to todgha gorges where we will have a stop to visit the higher gorges in all Morocco.
Then we will cross the valley of roses, we will visit the cooperative of women where you can find all kinds of rose products and bio. Dades Valley: Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Dades Valley.
Day 8: Dades – Ouarzazate – Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech
Earlier, after having breakfast we visit Kasbah Taourirte and the cinema studios of Atlas & CLA Studios where many movies were produced thus being called The Hollywood of Africa like Lawrence of Arabia , Sahara… further, we depart to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass an elevation of 2260m. in addition, visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a spectacular fortified village. After we continue our road, You will stop in Taddart to have lunch at a Berber village in a panoramic restaurant. Once, you complete your lunch we will continue your travel to Marrakech.
Once you arrive in Marrakech, You will be dropped off at your hotel / Riad. Accommodation and dinner at Hotel / Riad.
Day 9: Marrakech – visit the red city
After your morning breakfast at your hotel, our guide and driver will pick up to explore the city of Marrakech; you will have the opportunity to discover the amazing old Medina. You will see the Majorelle Garden that host more than 15 bird species that are prevalent in North Africa, has many fountains and a remarkable collection of cactus.
The garden was once owned by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé, between 1980 and 2008. After Yves Saint Laurent’s death in 2008, his ashes were scattered about in the Majorelle Garden. Also, you will visit Marrakech’s most visited monument the Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque, and the New City of Marrakech – Gueliz. After we finish our tour of the city of Marrakesh, you will return to your hotel for the evening. Your dinner will be in your hotel.
Day 10: Marrakech – Casablanca
After your morning breakfast in your hotel, we will depart from Marrakech to travel to Casablanca: Once we arrive at Casablanca, we drop you off at your hotel, you conclude your End of 10 days desert tour of Casablanca imperial cities. End of our services.
Tour includes :
- 4×4 vehicle or Minibus (with A/C)
- An English speaking driver/guide
- Hotel overnight stays
- breakfast & dinner
- A camel ride
- night in desert camp
Tour does not include:
- All that is not mentioned above