Merzouga desert excursion

We explore Fes - most important cultural city in Morocco

Camel ride in Merzouga desert

10 DAYS TOUR CASABLANCA IN MOROCCO TRAVEL

We will Visit Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate's film studios.

We explore Todgha gorges with optional trekking (if time allows)

Explore Marrakech

PROGRAM 10 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA

DAY 1: CASABLANCA - RABAT:



When you arrive at Casablanca airport, we will greet you and drive you to Casablanca, then to Rabat, Morocco's capital. In Casablanca, you can visit the Hassan II Mosque, the world's largest mosque outside of Mecca, and enjoy the Cornish coast. After that, we'll travel to Rabat. Before checking into your riad in the Medina, visit the Hassan Tower and the Oudaya Kasbah. Staying at a riad for the night.


DAY 2: RABAT - MEKNES - VOLUBILIS - FES:


You will depart from your riad after breakfast and travel to Fes via Meknes and Volubilis. The famous gate Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Bassin, and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail can all be found in Meknes, another important imperial city in Morocco known as the Ismaili capital. After lunch, we travel to Volubilis, a Roman city where you will have the opportunity to see the beautifully preserved original mosaics, Roman road, and city layout. We will stop at the Holy City of Moulay Idriss for a photo opportunity as we travel through the Moroccan countryside. You'll arrive in Fes late in the afternoon and check into your Medina riad. Overnight stay in a riad (BB).


DAY 3: EXPLORING FES:

After breakfast in your riad, embark on an exploratory journey through the Medina, where you will see many hidden treasures that only the locals are aware of. Fes, Morocco's capital for more than 350 years, is home to the University of Al Karaouine, the world's oldest operating university. Your guided tour will take you to the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss. We go to the Tanneries and the Nejjarine Fountains. After lunch, you'll see the outside of the Royal Palace and take a stroll through the Mellah, Morocco's famous Jewish quarter, where you'll have the opportunity to visit one of the country's few remaining synagogues. Your Fes tour includes a short visit to a famous ceramic factory, followed by a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fes. We'll go out for a drink in the afternoon in the new city. Your riad will be your home for the night (BB).


DAY 4: FES - AZROU - MIDELT - ZIZ VALLEY - MERZOUGA:


After breakfast in your riad, you will leave towards the southeast following the Caravan roads to Merzouga. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at the Cedar forest, the largest one in Morocco, over the Middle Atlas Mountains- where you may well sight Barbarian apes. After lunch in Midelt, you will continue through the large open high desert, and notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city Errachidia. Your journey continues along the luxuriant Ziz Valley and the Tafilalet date palm grove, famous for date cultivation. This area is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty - the current ruling royal family in Morocco. You’ll arrive at Merzouga at the end of the afternoon - to be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check in to your riad . Half-Board.


DAY 5: MERZOUGA AREA AND THE CAMEL TREK:

You will begin your exploration of the area after breakfast in the riad. You'll go to the Gnawa people, who were originally brought from Sudan as slaves, to learn about their culture and music. You can also go to the souk in Rissani, a traditional town that was the birthplace of Morocco's ruling family and the meeting point for caravans trading all the way to Tombuctou in Mali. There are a lot of hooded men and veiled women here. Return to Merzouga village for some rest before mounting your camel and exploring the Merzouga sand-sea with the help of an experienced camel man. Our desert camp will be our home for the night (HB).


DAY 6 : MERZOUGA - TODGHA GORGES - DADES VALLEY:

Early in the morning, your camel guide will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise in you life. You will trek back to the village of Merzouga. Enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes - changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast and shower in your riad, you’ll leave for Rissani , Tinghir, and Todgha gorges - the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the Gorges we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as "monkey toes". Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy guesthouse overlooking the Dades Valley. (HB).


DAY 7 : DADES VALLEY - AIT BENHADDOU - TIZI N'TICHKA PASS - MARRAKECH:

We'll drive through the Dades Valley to Kalaat M'Gouna and Ouarzazat after breakfast. The route through Dades Valley is known as the "Kasbah Road," and it offers numerous opportunities to capture some of your best photographic moments of the trip. We'll make a pit stop in Kalaat M'Gouna, "the rose city," to buy rosewater, which will keep your linen smelling fresh long after your trip is over. Continue to Marrakech via the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. The Kasbah, which was built by Et Hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains in the 18th century, is now the home of many Glaoui people. Your journey will continue through the High Atlas Mountains' majestic Tizi n'Tichka Pass (2260 m), before arriving at your accommodation in Marrakech, where you will spend the night in a riad in the medina (BB).


DAY 8 : EXPLORING MARRAKECH:

After breakfast in the riad, you will enjoy a morning guided tour of Marrakech "the Red City of Morocco”. Your guide will ensure that you see all the sites with historical and cultural interest, including the Koutoubia Minaret; the Saadian tombs; the beautiful Palace of Bahia and the Ben Youssef Coranic School. Finally, end the morning by walking through the medina alleys -getting a chance to admire all of the different artisans performing their crafts before arriving at the famous Jamaa El Fna Square. Lunch at a restaurant near the square, and then in the afternoon visit the Majorelle gardens, and have a short tour at Gueliz -the new city of Marrakech. After dinner you will have the option to walk through the square entertained by magicians, story-tellers, tooth-pullers and food sellers. Overnight accommodation will be in your riad (BB).


DAY 9 : DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA:

After breakfast in your riad, you will begin your journey to Essaouira, a coastal city in Morocco. After a 2-and-a-half-hour drive, we arrived and began exploring the city. You'll see the Skala Fortress, Thuya wood carved by artisans, and hundreds of handicrafts as you walk through the medina's alleyways. Surfers from all over the world flock to this "City of the Wind." Essaouira has seen many civilisations, including the Portuguese occupation, which has left an indelible mark on the city's architecture, but it remains a small village steeped in history. It is also known as Morocco's "Jewel of the Atlantic" due to its size and distinctive blue doors and washed walls. You'll also go to an Argan oil women's cooperative. They extract the oil, which is well-known for its culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal qualities. Lunch will be prepared in the Moroccan style, with fresh fish prepared to order at the fish market. You will return to Marrakech in the afternoon. Spend the night at your riad (BB).


DAY 10 : MARRAKECH - CASABLANCA AIRPORT:

We will drive you to Casablanca/Marrakech airport for your flight back home after an early breakfast in your riad. Your tour comes to a close at the airport.

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INCLUDED IN 10 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA

Years of experience as an English-speaking driver/guide

Transport in a air-conditioned 4x4 car

We will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel.

Tips and what's not mentioned

Flights to and from Morocco

Beverages and lunches

Dinner and breakfast are included in your overnight stay at Sahara desert.

Accommodation in a hotel or riad, or in desert tents in a desert camp.

Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)

PRICES FOR TOUR FROM CASABLANCA

Morocco Tours 4x4 offer affordable private tours from Casablanca that don't skimp on quality service, dependable transportation, or comfortable hotel. We do not offer "low-cost" vacations, but we can organise a tour from Casablanca that is affordable for singles, couples, small or large groups. Our trips are aimed for the mid-level budget traveler, however we may adjust some options for those on a tighter budget or looking for a more deluxe experience.

Tell us what you're looking for, and we'll work with you to create a trip that meets your needs and budget. Your private tour from Casablanca includes an air-conditioned four-wheel-drive car, lodging, breakfasts and most meals, plus the services of an English-speaking local driver. Lunches, snacks, and any additional fees, such as admission fees or tips, are not included in the price.


Cost for Tour from Casablanca will vary based on:

The time of year in which you travel

The number of individuals who travel - the greater the number of people who travel, the cheaper the cost per person.

The number of days you would want to spend on tour from Casablanca.

We typically reserve 3 and 4 star riads and/or mid-range hotels, although luxury or budget accommodations can also be arranged.

Round journeys are less expensive than one-way travels.


Payments for Tour from Casablanca

Tour bookings from Casablanca are confirmed upon receipt of a 25% deposit. We will give you an invoice with payment details for your requested Tour from Casablanca upon your request.

Deposits can be made by a direct bank transfer , PayPal or by Western Union.

When the deposit is received, receipts will be sent. The remaining balance can be paid in cash (Euro, Dollars, or Moroccan Dirham) to the driver at the start of the tour.

You can pay the balance with a credit card or a direct bank transfer, but there will be a 4% fee.

When calculating the total cost of your Casablanca Tour, please refer to the tipping information.


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