5 days from Casablanca to Marrakech desert tour, this tour offers you the opportunity to see and explore the famous cities historically such as: Rabat, Meknas and Fes. Also you will cross the Atlas Mountains (Middle and High), experience the great Sahara desert by riding camel and sleep in desert camp under the starry sky. Visit many natural, historic places such as: Valleys, Gorges, Kasbahs and passing through many Berber villages.
⦁ Explore Rabat the capital of Morocco.
⦁ Explore Meknas.
⦁ Sightseeing Fes.
⦁ The Switzerland of Morocco (Ifrane).
⦁ Cedar forest.
⦁ Ziz Valley.
⦁ Sahara desert (Erg-Chebbi).
⦁ Rissani Town.
⦁ Todra Valley & Todra Gorges.
⦁ Dades Valley & Rose Valley.
⦁ Atlas Studios.
⦁ Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
⦁ Ounila Valley.
⦁ High Atlas Mountains.
Today we will start Morocco tour, our driver guide will meet you at Hotel, Airport or where ever you want and travel to Fes passing by Rabat, which is the country’s capital and one of the four imperial cities in Morocco. We will discover the best attraction of this city such as the Hassan Tower, Chellah, and Oudaya Kasbah.
Then, continue to Meknas, the Ismaili capital & one of the four Imperial cities in Morocco, we will exploring interesting places of the city such as: the fascinating Bab Mansour Gate built by the Sultan Moulay Ismail, discover the tranquil courtyards of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and Sahrij Swani used for irrigation and plantation. Strolling around the ancient Meknes medina and soak up the charming hubbub of El Hedim Square. We will have free time for lunch. In the afternoon we head to Fes to relax, dinner and overnight in a traditional Riad / or Hotel in the heart of the medina.
After breakfast, you will start discovering the most historical and cultural city in Morocco. In Fes “the spiritual city of Morocco” you will visit the medina – the old city, with its architecture. Our guided tour in Fez includes many monuments Such as: the Jewish Quarter (Mellah) and the Dar El Makhzen or Royal Palace with its colorful mosaicked architecture & golden doors. The famous Chaouwara Tanneries the largest leather workshop in the city built in the 11th century. The Kairaouine Mosque (the old school of Islamic learning), and also one or the oldest universities in the world, while non-Muslims cannot enter but you can admire the mosque courtyard from the gates. The Najjarine Marble Fountain and Al-Attarine Madrassa is a religious school with some of the most striking Islamic architecture. The Bou Inania Medersa is one of Fes most architecturally beautiful theological colleges.
You will have time for lunch in Moroccan local restaurant. After you will discover Bab Boujloud archway is that its mosaics change color from blue on the exterior wall to green on the interior wall to spot the sacred color of Islam. Stroll around streets and markets of the medina. Later we will take you to the panoramic place to have an amazing view over the sprawling medina of Fes El-Bali, Dinner and overnight at the same Riad in the medina.
After breakfast, we leave Fes and driving though the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will stop in Ifrane city which referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. We will stop also at Cedar Forest near to Azrou, where we can watch Monkeys. Then, continue our road to Midelt, the famous town of apples where we will have free time for lunch. Later in the afternoon we’ll drive to Sahara desert towards Tizi N’talghoumte pass (1907m), passing by small Berber villages and the wonderful Ziz Valley. After that we will connect with the amazing land of sand dunes in Merzouga where we can change the vehicle to the Camels. That will take us to experience the Sahara desert and watch the amazing sunset in the middle of sand dunes. Dinner & overnight will be in desert camp around the campfire, music with local people under magic sky.
In morning of the next day, is better to wake up early for lovely sunrise, after breakfast & shower return by camel ride / or vehicle to Merzouga village departure to Rissani town. We will walk around the famous, traditional and biggest Market of the area exploring the local-made goods and art crafts. It’s better to visit Rissani in one of the following days: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. In these three days is souk, so it’s good days for the people of desert area that want to do shopping. Later we travel to Tinghir along the Tafilalt Oasis where we can stop to see the ancient system of irrigation found there.
Arriving to Tinjdad town where we will have free time for lunch. Then, continuing to Tinghir to explore the stunning views of Todra valley & walk along Todra Gorge with it orange towering cliffs, the canyons of Todra Gorge are almost 1,000 feet deep, also its a preferred place for the climbers. We will end our day in Boumalne Dades with its green valley, Dinner & overnight in a hotel / or Riad.
After breakfast, we will travel to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah via land of Roses and the road of thousands Kasbahs. After that we will arrive to Ouarzazate famed as “the Hollywood of Africa”, where we will stop to photograph the Kasbah Taourirte & visit world renowned cinema studio (Atlas studios). Then we continue to the next point which is the ancient Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This fortified walled city was built right on the caravan path between Marrakech and the Sahara and was once a thriving trading post during the 17th century. Inside the high mud walls are 6 Kasbahs and a small number of homes. Ait Benhaddou has appeared in several movies, including Gladiator & Lawrence of Arabia.
After visit of the Kasbah, we will have a break to have lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon continue our tour to the final point Marrakech via High Atlas Passes. On the road we will make stops to enjoy the stunning views of the Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass (2260m). To reach Marrakech in the evening, drop you off at your accommodation and end of 5 days from Casablanca to Marrakech desert tour & our services.
⦁ Pick up in & drop off in your accommodation.
⦁ Local guide in Fes.
⦁ Comfortable with air-conditioned vehicle + Fuel.
⦁ Driver guide during the tour.
⦁ Accommodation for four nights.
⦁ Breakfasts every day.
⦁ Dinners (vegetarians are welcome).
⦁ Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
⦁ Bottle water and scarf each one for camel trip.
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× Entrance fees.