12 Days From Casablanca
Morocco Grand Tours
Discover the best places of Morocco in 12 days, from cultural stops in historic cities to desert exploration in the Sahara and surrounding desert. Explore medieval medinas, lively souks
PROGRAM DETAILS :
Day 1 : CASABLANCA AIRPORT TO MARRAKECH
At the airport begins our meeting. We drive to Marrakech, transfer to o Raid in Marrakech in old Medina.
After breakfast you will have l day tour of Marrakech including a horse-drawn carriage ride around the city ramparts and lunch. You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the Majorelle Garden, the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Dar Si Saïd Palace, a museum of jewelry, kaftans, leatherwork, carpets, chests and doors. Spend the night in a Raid.
This is a private one day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira, which will give you ample time to visit the important monuments, attractions and sights of Essaouira. The Mogador exotic novels will enchant you with the beauty of its cool beach, its mild climate and bustle of its fishing port (have the chance to taste fresh fish). Its UNESCO protected Medina is unique, and its artisans, specializing in marquetry, back to Marrakech, overnight in Raid.
Day 2 : DISCOVER MARRAKECH.
Day 3 : DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKECH TO ESSAOUIRA.
Day 4 : MARRAKECH TO DADES GORGES.
Depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We visit several Kasbah along the way – including Ait Benhaddou. The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou is a 16th century UNESCO site – one of the best preserved and most spectacular Kasbah in Morocco. Scenes from the blockbuster hit movie of 2000 – Gladiator – were filmed in Ait Benhaddou. Lunch in somewhere. Along the way we’ll enjoy the landscapes of Berber villages and the different valley, Rose Valley and Dades Valley before arriving to Dades Gorge. Overnight in Dades.
Day 5 : FROM DADES GORGES TO MERZOUGA.
After Breakfast we will drive to Todra gorges (the grand moroccan canyon), famous for rock climbing at its rock walls that rise to 300m in a narrow part, here you will have a walk to smell the real nature of green agricultural lands and wide river. We will continue down to Erfoud, famous for its fossilized marbles, where you will have the opportunuty to visit a workshop produces Merble fossiles. We will arrive to Merzouga at the evening, You will be welcomed with a cup of tea and have a safe room to be prepared to spend an excellent night in the nomad desert camp.
Comfortable vehicle, with an experienced driver/guide during the whole trip.
Overnights in a hotel.
Camel Trek in Merzouga.
Overnight in a private camp tent.
Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos.
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Day 6 : DESERT TOUR (SAHARA TOUR).
Circuit day 1 for the dunes with 4×4 ,and we will visit the mones wells an nomadic settlements ,Min Tea with Nomadic Family , Crossing The Black Desert and etc… in the evening before sunset you will take the camel for to spend overnight in the middle of the dunes , dinner and sleep in Bebere tent .
Day 10 : EXPLORE CHEFCHAOUEN.
Discover the attractive "Blue Pearl" of Rif-Mountains. This nice bleu city is known for its traditional buildings. Enjoy a walk to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a fantastic destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains.
Day 7 : MERZOUGA TO FES.
Early morning departure to enjoy Sun rise on Sahara Desert, camel ride back to the hotel where the 4×4 are parked. Breakfast and departure to Errachidia via Erfoud and the Ziz valley. Continuation to Midelt to have lunch in the place. After lunch you will drive to Fes via cedar woods at Azrou and the mountain of the middle Atlas. Overnight in raid.
Day 8 : DISCOVER FES.
Today, you will spend the morning exploring the ramparts of Fes, seeing the Tomb of the Merinids, visiting the 14th-century Bou Inania Medersa and the excellent museum with its collection of illuminated manuscripts and ceramics. You will have lunch in the Medina then explore the fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and richly decorated Attarin Medersa, and the Neijarin Fountain. View the medieval tannery, the mosques, the Fondouks where the donkeys and their owners gather, and the infinite variety of merchandise of handcraft’s and edible goods to copperware and pottery. Spend the night in Fes.
Day 9 : FROM FES TO CHEFCHAOUEN VIA VOLUBILIS.
After breakfast you will depart to Volubilis and explore the ruins of this Roman city. You will visit the holy city of Moulay Idriss, a place of pilgrimage of all Moroccans. Your journey will take you to the wonderful city of Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains where you will stay the evening.
Day 12 : TRANSFER TO CASABLANCA AIRPORT.
Day 11 : FROM CHEFCHAOUEN TO CASABLANCA VIA RABAT.
Departing to Rabat. In Rabat you can visit the ruins of Chellah, the Mohammed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. After lunch we will depart to Casablanca, visit Mosque of Hassan 2, overnight in Hotel.