9 days tour from Casablanca to Chefchaouen, Marrakech via Sahara Desert- Morocco trips
Morocco tours and packages offer this 9 days Morocco trip which covers the most sightseeings in Morocco. It starts in the Biggest City in Morocco which is Casablanca where you can visit one of the most Iconic Mosques in the world which is Hassan Second Mosque, part of the mosque was built on the Atlantic Ocean. This Morocco tour will also take you to the North where there is the blue pearl town which is Chefchaouen. An interesting archeological site of Volubilis will be covered. In the northern central of Morocco, we will unearth a historic city that dates back to the 8th century. we are not going to miss the huge Sahara Desert and Nomads in the South-Eastern. Finally to the South- West where there is the Red City of Morocco which is Marrakech.
The itinerary of 9 days tour from Casablanca to Chefchaouen, Fes, and Marrakech via Sahara:
Day 1: Casablanca- Chefchaouen.
You will be greeted by your guide at Casablanca’s airport, then start your “Morocco trips” towards the Center of Casablanca, where you will have the chance to see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Morocco, and experience the coastal “Cornish” seaside. Afterward, we will drive to Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains and Wazzan. your first night will be in Blue city.
Day 2: Chefchaouen- Meknes- Volubilis- Fes.
Today, we’ll drive towards Volubilis, where we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about the archaeological site of Moroccan history. After the visit to the ruins, we will shift our way to Meknes city, which is one of the four imperial cities in Morocco, and its Medina which is a UNESCO world heritage site, there where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina, Bab El Mansour and enjoy a visit of Moulay Ismail’s shrine. Then drive directly to the city of Fes, where you will spend the night.
Day 3: Fes sightseeing.
After breakfast, you will start your visit with a local guide. you’ll be able to visit the following interests: the Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish quarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, Al Qarawyyin University, which is the oldest in the world, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum, and Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then enjoy a panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes through a tower.
Day 4: Fes- Ifrane- Midelt- Ziz valley- Merzouga- Camel ride and overnight in desert camp.
We will pick you up from your riad/ hotel at 8:00 AM and then drive towards Ifrane( which is the Switzerland town of Morocco) through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Afterward, we will drive to the biggest Cedar forest in Africa to see the Barbarian Apes (monkeys). Traveling through the Tizi N Talghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas Mountains and the scenery changing from time to another. After lunch, we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz Valley and then Merzouga. After a glass of mint tea, you will cross Sand dunes by camels with stops to enjoy the magic sunset from a top of a dune in a peaceful atmosphere before you arrive at the camp, where you will spend a lovely night under a starry sky. Dinner and night will be in the camp.
Day 5: Erg Chebbi tour.
After waking up to enjoy the sunrise on a top of a dune near the camp, you will ride back the camels to the hotel and have breakfast and shower. Then, you will start your journey by visiting an oasis that is irrigated with an underground irrigation system then leave for Rissani to visit the biggest local market in the southeast of Morocco ( if it is a day market). Later on, you will carry on your journey visiting nomads and share a cup of tea with them. Afterward, you will have a special lunch in Khamlia village which is Berber Pizza, and visit the Gnawa people, listening to their music which is Gnaoua Music. Then to the hotel and have free time.
Day 6: Merzouga– Todra gorges– Dades valley.
After breakfast, we will drive toward Erfoud, which is the capital of fossils, where you will have the chance to discover different fossils and minerals that are found in that area, especially ammonites, trilobites, starfishes… etc. Afternoon, we will continue our “Morocco trips” towards Tinghir, which was considered the capital of Moroccan Jews. There we will enjoy Todra valley from panoramic views then Todra gorge where you will walk inside cliffs of 300 m high. Finally, we will head to Dades valley.
Day 7: Dades valley- Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou-Marrakech.
After breakfast, we will head towards Kelat M’gouna and Ouarzazate taking the road of a thousand kasbahs. The first stop will be in Rose’s town which is Kelaat Mgouna, where an annual festival takes place each May. Then, drive to Ouarzazate, which is the “Hollywood of Africa” where a lot of international films have been shot such as Gladiator, the Mummy, and the Kingdom of Heaven… especially, in the largest and most famous village of Kasbahs in Morocco which is Ait Ben Haddou village. After visiting, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains which are the highest Mountains in Africa with an altitude of 4167 m but on the way, it will be 2260m with stops to see Berber villages and different landscapes. The night will be in Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech.
Today, we will have a private Guided Tour of Marrakech Medina with a local guide. You will see the famous Mosque of Koutoubia, the Medina, the souks, Ben Youssef Madrasa, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace, and Majorelle Gardens. Night at a riad in the Medina.
Day 9: transfer to the airport.
We will drive you to the airport. The end of our service of “Morocco trips”. Thank you for your visit.
What is included:
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel or riad.
- 4×4 Car or small Van.
- Dinner and breakfast.
- Camel trekking.
- Accommodations in hotels and one night in a Desert Camp.
- Local Guide to Fes and Marrakech.
what is not included:
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