14 days from Casablanca to Merzouga desert tour
Morocco gate tours – Tour From Casablanca
Casablanca to Merzouga Desert, Itinerary:
Day 1 : Casablanca Med V airport – Transfer to (Hotel)
We are going to meet you in Casablanca before taking you to the hotel where you will spend your night.
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Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Fes
Starting our day from Casablanca to Rabat where you will visit Oudaya Kasbah and its mazing gardens. Then you will visit the mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan II, after that we will discover the most heritage built in Morocco the Hassan Tower, it is unfinished mosque, which was expected to be the highest one in the world, the Caliph Yaqub el-Mansur had started working on it in 1195 till his dead in 1199. Soon we are going to leave to Fes the most oldest culture in Morocco, in our way to this last we will see several agriculture farms along the path.
Day 3 : Fes (Sightseeing Tour with your tour guide, Fes Medina)
After gating our breakfast in Fez we are going to discover this last by walking around the Medina, with an experienced tour Guide. Fes known as the educative capital of Morocco, and it’s famous around the world because it has the oldest college in the world “El-Qarouian” which had been founded by Fatima El Fihri in 859, Fes is also the traditional center of the Arab-Muslim culture, includes the Andalusians Mosque and the Maderasa etc , and why they call it Mecca. After that we will explore the new part of the city “Mellah” it’s a new building which wasn’t existed till th 19th also we will see the Jewish quarter, before return to our Riad or hotel at night.
Day 4: Fes – Moulay Driss- Volubilis – Meknes
Volubilis is one of the best heritage places in Morocco which we will discover during our trip to Meknes. Volubilis is near to Meknes about 32 miles but before gating into this last we will reach Molay Driss village its wonderful one, while we are on road we will know some of the history of Morocco during the Cartajin period and the Roman Culture before arriving to Meknes where we will explore the powerful kingdom since Molay Ismail’s time. While we are in Meknes we will have the chance to visit one of the architecture heritage gate Bab Al Mansour its very close to the public place L’Ahdim where we can take pictures for the memories during our trip tour.
Day 5: Meknes – Midelt – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
Along our road to reach into Metrzouga, during this tour we will explore some of the important and touristic cities. Ifrane or Moroccan Switzerland will be our first station, it’s a Berber original city, and it’s known for Moroccan people as the “Lion city” because it has a lion statue. Later we will reach into Midelt the city of Appel, its located in the Eastern side of the High Atlas Mountains, along the road to arrive into the South-east of Morocco most of the villages are for berber people, and we will have the opportunity to take photos along that way. Continue the drive passing Errachidia and arfoud crossing the cave of “Ghar Z’Aben” watched by a Moroccan military. Finally we will get into our point Merzouga, most of the Moroccan visitor to this last sicking for a natural curative by burial themselves in the sands under a hot and golden sun, and the foreigners love to see the panoramic view of the sunrise and sunset there also because it’s the best Sahara in the Africa. We will spend our night in a hotel.
Day 6: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi (Desert Exploration – Camel Trekking for sunset)
Immediately after breakfast we are going to discover Merzouga’s desert by visiting Khamlia Village, its rich in term of musicians (traditional Moroccan music). Our lunch will take a place at the desert with people who live there. The best thing in this tour is the opportunity of riding camels across the dunes, also we will ride the camel to Erg Chebbi to watch the incredible picture of the sunset in the middle of the high sand dunes, then we will spend our night in one of the berber camp watching stares over the sky.
Day 7: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra gorges
After catching the sunrise immediately we will leave to Rissani to visit the Mausoleum of Molay Ali Chrif, the founder of Tafilalet. Rissani now known with the large Souk and its fossil products, after spending some of our time there we are going to reach into Todra Gorges which located beyond the central High Atlas Mountains, it’s known by its frozen in the winter but the people there are used with its weather. Along this way we will see many different Mountain series includes the Jabel Saghro 2500 m and Jabel Mgoun 4068 m, the highest one in Morocco is Jabel Tobkal the most famous one, by the night coming we will chose a hotel in Todra Gorges.
Day 8 : Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Ouarzazate
In that day we will leave to Dades Valley along this way we will explore several Kasbahs before reach into this last. However, we will across a village called Boumalne its located in the last part of Dades valley, most of people there are Berbers with agriculture living. After that we will pass the rose’s valley it’s the local where some interesting people organize the known festival of rose in Morocco, also several products are made here such as the water rose and some oil products. In our tour we will visit the Hollywood of Africa “Ouarzazate” it’s one of the historical city in Morocco its rich of including Kasbahs such us Taourirt Kasbah, this town also gathers many big cinema’s works around the world because of the historical look of this area, moreover it’s still saving some of the very old heritage building and that’s why its influence the historical Movies also attracted the directors to choose their works to be done here to give an old short view about the past, for instance: Gladiator movie in 2000, and the Kingdom of Heaven (2005)etc. All this works talks about the history and wars, so when you will be there you will feel yourself in the past. After discovering the town we will stay at the hotel for spending the night there.
Day 9: Ouarzazate – Ait Benahddou – Taroudant
Ait Benhaddou village, located 35 km from Ouarzazate, during our day’s tour we will explore the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. The Kasbah is seems to a Sahara because of the long sands around it, and it has an old and wonderful sand castle, which you would like to see, the town has less population and its people there still stick to their old culture. After that we will leave to the next city “Taroudant” to found our hotel there.
Day 10: Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira
Taroudant is a berber city and its traditional one in Morocco the people there are very humble. At that day we will leave to Agadir the most famous touristic place, its known with the modernity look and the high touristic quality; the origin of this big city are berber but there verity is “Tasousit” it’s one of the accent spooks in Morocco, however Agadir is not a traditional city but its seems to the Western culture, also known by its dynamic. It makes Morocco proud of being the first in the world exporting the different tips of fish specially the Sardine and because of the beautiful beaches there Agadir organizes several and international completions of the sports beach. We still exploring the great cities along Morocco and this time we will visit a very old and historical city which called Mogador or as it’s known “Essaouira”, the most visitors to this last are artists because of the gorgeous look of the city; while you are there you will feel yourself inside a 3D Portrait. Essaouira located in the marginal of Atlantic Ocean, in that place you will enjoy the waving of the ocean its really a wonder look over there. Of course it will be interesting to spend our night in one of Essaouira’s hotel.
Day 11: Essaouira (Explore Essaouira at your own pace)
In that day you will have the opportunity to test your tour’s ability; you will be free to decide the way in which you would like to discover the city of Essaouira. And if you feel yourself tired you can stay at the hotel and to get back some of the energy.
Day 12: Essaouira – Marrakech
New day, we are going to leave into Marrakech the red city or Wlad el-Bahja city; it’s one of the famous touristic cities in the world and many foreigners calling Morocco “Marrakech”, one of its pictures has been decided as the best photo in the world. The people in Marrakech known with their humor soul also its dynamic city, it has the second population after Casablanca; during this tour you will have the opportunity to test the best delicious foods in the world. By arriving there we will stay at one of Marrakech Hotels.
Day 13: Marrakesh
In today’s trip we will spend the full day in Marrakech discovering the beautiful and the heritage city in Morocco, there will be a guided tour with high qualification who will guide us along that day. We will have the opportunity to know more about the heritage and traditional Moroccan Souks also we will know about the historical buildings such as the Koutoubia Mosque and the mazing Riads, Marakech knowns with the traditional crafts besides to Fes. Jamaa el-Fna is the most attractive public place in Marrakech it’s known by the different activities of people: story tillers, snakes, gymnastic shows, product sellers and of course the traditional and delicious foods provided by the best cookers ever. At night we will return to our hotel.
Day 14: Marrakesh – Explore Marrakesh
Because you spend the previous day with the guided tour in Marrakech, so you will not have any difficulties to make an individual walk around the city today and you will be free to choose what to do along the day either discovering more the city or staying at the hotel to get relaxed.
Day 15: Marrakesh – Casablanca Med V Airport (End of your tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert)
From Marrakech to Casablanca; the last moments of our trip before arriving into Med V airport in your expected time of the return.
More tours From Fes to Merzouga desert can be found here.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR :
- Pick-up from your hotel or riad in your accommodation.
- Transportation by 4×4 or modern, air-conditioned vehicle.
- driver / guide. speaking English / Spanish
- Camel trek in the dunes to watch the sunset and sunrise.
- Overnight stay at a camp desert camp.
- You can stop everywhere to take photos
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR :