10 Days Tour Casablanca Marrakech, visit north of morocco fez and desert from casablanca, enjoy the night in desert camp in Merzouga end tour in Marrakech.
10 Days Tour Casablanca Marrakech
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes
We will pick you up from your hotel to visit the Mosque of Hassan II before leaving for Rabat. Upon arrival to the capital we will visit the Mechouar of the Royal Palace, the ruins of Chellah, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower. After lunch we will leave towards Meknes to arrive late.
Day 2: Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen
After breakfast we will depart for a visit to the holy city of Moulay Idriss and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Then we will drive through the rural areas, where we will see the hills full of olive trees and fruit trees. We will stop for lunch at a local restaurant in Ouezanne before continuing through the Rif mountains to the “blue city” of Chefchouen.
Day 3: Chefchaouen
You will have a day off to discover Chefchouen. We will visit the gardens of the Kasbah and its small museum, a modest collection of ancient weapons, as well as the instruments, textiles and some historical photos of the hostels of the city; there is also an art gallery on the walls. You can explore the Medina to see the incredible variety of shops or take a walk on one of the many trails that make up the town.
Day 4: Chefchaouen – Fez
The morning we will take advantage of it to rest or enjoy other visits of Chefchaouen.
Then we will continue towards Fez.
Day 5: Fez
You will have a guided tour to discover the Medina, the famous souks of Fez, its narrow and cobbled streets that are full of ancient mosques with towering minarets. You will also have the opportunity to visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Fez, as well as visit the tannery factory and the cooperative ceramics to see the traditional Moroccan handicrafts.
Day 6: Fez – Azrou – Midalet – Errachidia – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga (440 km)
After breakfast we will leave for Merzouga passing by Ifran which is known as the Switzerland of Morocco; Next, we passed through Azrou the famous city for its green tile roofs and beautiful cedar forests which are considered as the natural habitat of the monkeys. Then, we will go to Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch.
We will continue the path through the mountains of the Middle Atlas to meet the nomads who live there. In the southeast near the town of Errachidia you will appreciate the high cliffs and the Ziz Valley, surrounded by palm trees. At the next stop, Erfoud, you will have the opportunity to visit a marble industry that is filled with a variety of decorations. After that we headed to the final stop of the day, Merzouga. There you will spend the night with dinner and breakfast at the hotel.
Day 7: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Tamrdanite – Khamlia Hassi El-Bied
In the morning after breakfast you will start the tour from the hotel that will take you through the sand dunes near the border with Algeria where you can have the opportunity to take photos and see the formation of black volcanic rock, you can also visit Nomadic families and see their nomadic lifestyle. Next, we will pass near small Berber villages like Tamrdanite before arriving at Khamlia, a small village. In which, you can enjoy the spiritual music of Gnawa, played by the black ethnic Berbers. On our way to the hotel you will appreciate the view of the lake of Ait Sareji (especially in spring), which attracts pink flamingos and many other birds. Then, we will return to the hotel to rest and prepare for an adventure (camel ride) in the heart of the desert. On the way to the Bivac, you will be able to see the spectacular sunset from the great dune. You will taste the Berber food, listening to the drums on a starry night and you will sleep in a traditional tent (haima) in the desert. In the morning, we will get up early to see the amancer before going back to the hotel.
Day 8: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Tinjdad – Gorges of Todra – Dades Boumalene
Next, we are on our way to Rissani through the Ksours and Kasbahs of Tafilalet. There we will visit the Zaouia de Moulay Ali El-Charif, the mausoleum of the Alaoui dynasty the founder, we will take a walk to discover the local market and the traditional souks in Rissani. Then we will go to Tinghir passing through Arfoud and Tinjdad where we will have lunch. Then we will continue to Tinghir where you can walk among the magnificent oasis of palm trees. You will spend the night in a Kasbah that includes dinner and breakfast.
Day 9: Boumalne Du Dades – Kelaa M’gouna – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Tizi N’Tichka – Marrakech
Breakfast at the hotel, we continue our way to the gorges of Dades, one of the most beautiful and impressive canyons in Morocco. This is what makes them a serious place to do full day trekking for serious rock climbers. Then we go through the Valley of Roses, where the locals make different products of the pink Persian. Next, let’s go to Ouarzazate passing through Skoura. Stop for a panoramic view of the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas movie studios. Afterwards, we will visit the universal heritage of Ait Ben Haddou, as it was named by UNESCO in 1987. This Berber kasbahs that has been used as a very important destination for international filmmakers for more than 20 films, was also one of the most important bastions of the fortress on the ancient salt road where the caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory, salt and silk from sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech and stop for lunch at a local restaurant in the village. We will go to Marrakech on the High Atlas mountains that pass through the port of Tizi N’Tichka (2,260 m altitude). then we will go to Marrakech.
Day 10: Marrakech
After breakfast you will have a full day excursion to discover MarrakechTo immerse yourself in the red city and lunch in the Medina, you will visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech such as the 19th century Bahia Palace, the Tombs Saadian 16th century, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Majorelle Garden. We will also visit the famous souks where merchants sell everything from leather, carpets, fabrics, even spices, caftans.