9-day adventure from Casablanca
You’re going on a long journey to Morocco, correct? …And you don’t know where to go! This magnificent 9-day adventure from Casablanca includes imperial cities, deserts, valleys, real villages, and mountains, making it one of our best long tours in Morocco.
We will guide you through the Sahara Desert, the imperial cities of Marrakech, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Meknes, and Fes, and the hidden deep valleys and Gorges in between. Spend the night in a magnificent tent among the stars or relax in one of the many exquisite Riads or hotels furnished with wonderful pieces of art to experience the romanticism of the Desert. Every day, enjoy in the exquisite Moroccan food and cuisine.
Day 1: Meet you in Casablanca airport and drive to Fes
Arriving at the airport in Casablanca and transport to the hotel Hotel accommodation with breakfast.
Day 2 : Casablanca - Fes
Journey to the mosque of Hassan II. Leaving for Rabat. Visit Rabat and its landmarks, including the Alcazaba de los Oudaias, the monument of Mohammed V, and the Hassan tower. Beyond Rabat, the Mamora forest borders Meknes. Meknes, a city that flourishes under Sultan Mulay Ismail, is visited. The remains of the ancient Roman city of Volubilis are located 27 kilometers from Meknes. Moreover, the holy city of Moulay Idriss is visited. Proceed to Fez.
Day 3 : Full day city explore of Fes with a local guide
After a delicious breakfast at your Riad, you will walk to the oldest city in Morocco. The first stop on our visit is the 16th-century Mellah, the Jewish quarter that serves as the royal family’s administrative hub. From the oldest university in the region, Al Qaraouine, through the tanneries, the Attarine museum, and the mausoleum of Mulay Idriss, we will ensure that you experience all of the cultural and historical sites. After lunch, you will visit the tile cooperative and enjoy a panoramic view of the Medina of Fes.
Day 4 : Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midlet - Merzouga
At 8 a.m., we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to Merzouga through the Middle Atlas, a 350-kilometer mountain range extending from the south-west to the north. On the journey, we will pass by places such as Ifrane, known as the “Moroccan Switzerland” for the architecture of its buildings, and Azrou, one of Morocco’s most famous Berber cities. We will visit the valley and gorges of Ziz, as well as places like as Midelt and Erfoud. We will travel a desert trail from Erfoud to Merzouga. We will spend the night at a hotel near the entrance to the desert.
Day 5 : Enjoying the Merzouga Desert.
On the next day, we will explore the most breathtaking region in the Eastern Sahara. We will approach the desert in a 4×4 vehicle, see nomad communities, admire oasis, and pass the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Following the route, we will reach the well-known village of Khamlia, where the Gnawa are located. The descendants of African slaves have come, and we shall admire their beautiful folk music. We will return to the hotel at night to ride camels that will transport us to the Berber camp in the center of the dunes, where we will eat and spend the night.
Day 6 : Merzouga - Rissani - Todra gorges - Dades gorges
We will continue our journey towards Boulmane Dades after breakfast (Gorges du Dades). Arriving at Rissani, the capital of the Tafilalet region, we will explore the city’s livestock market and souk. We will continue through the Ziz Valley until we reach Erfoud, where we will visit a fossil quarry and see how fossils are turned into works of art, tables, washbasins, and other interesting objects. The journey continues to the Dades Gorges, where we will spend the night. At the hotel for dinner and overnight accommodations.
Day 7 : Dades gorges - Ouarzazate Kasbahs - Ait-Ben Haddou Marrakech
The morning will be spent in the magnificent Dades gorges. The river Dades provides a variety of verdant oasis on our excursion, which will allow us to see scenery of exceptional beauty. “Dadès Gorges” are a sight to behold as the valley slowly narrows and gives way to a range of large limestone blocks with steep walls. The mountain of Amgoun, the valley of the roses, and the palm grove of Skoura with its kasbahs will be passed after around 12 kilometers on a dirt road. Afternoon arrival in Marrakech, followed by transportation to the hotel.
Day 8 : Marrakech with a local guide
Following breakfast, we will see the city, which is rich of sites of outstanding architectural and cultural significance, as well as the famous, exotic, and chaotic Jemaa el Fna Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated at the entrance to the Medina Night in the same hotel.
Day 9 : Marrakech - Casablanca/Marrakech airport
At the agreed hour, we will go to the airport and conclude our 9-day adventure from Casablanca.
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