12 Day Desert tour from Casablanca

12 Day Desert tour from Casablanca

Day 1 Casablanca – Rabat

Your first wonderful 12 Days Casablanca tour will start from Casablanca to Rabat. Your visit in Rabat will contain a visit of the most celebrated sights, the eminent landmarks and additionally the corners of the Medina and the souks especially if you like to enjoy associating with local people, appreciating the rich and meals. Your overnight will be spent in the riad or hotel.

Day 2 Rabat – Chefchaouen

After breakfast at Rabat, we will drive you to Chefchaouen through the city of Knitra and the Rif Mountains, going through Wazzan and other Rif towns. By evening, we will land in Chefchaouen and afterward eat then spend the night in your accommodation.

Day 3 Chefchaouen

We will explore Chefchaouen – a lovely spot among the most wonderful urban communities in Morocco, and noted as one of the dazzling towns situated on the Rif’s mountains feet. You will discover the area at Chefchaouen Medina with Spanish-style square encompassed by numerous craft stores and lovely arts, rooftop eateries and cafes where you will savor the delicious Moroccan food and spend your cool night enjoying the breeze and the excellence of nature with extraordinary overnight.

Day 4 Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fez

Opening your day with a special breakfast at your Riad, we continue with an energizing voyage towards Volubilis. Once in Volubilis, we will explore the Roman ruins and learn about the archeological site and its Moroccan past. After exploring the ruins, we will continue to Meknes, a town with seventeenth-century traditions. We will stop at this spot to get a delicious lunch and after that venture in the monumental walls of the medina, Bab el Mansour. Afterward, appreciate a visit to Moulay Ismail’s shrine. After this excursion to Meknes – Continue you excursion to Fes city, the town where you will spend your night.

Day 5 Fez City Tour

After breakfast you will start a full day tour, visiting the oldest town in Morocco. A visit that will take you through the past touring its alleys and narrow streets. We start the tour by going to the Royal Palace doors, the Jewish quarter, which is the first Mellah built in Morocco around the sixteenth century. We will ensure that you visit every interesting corner of the old medina with historical and cultural advantage including Al Qaraouine University (the most ancient in the world), the Tanneries, the Mulay Idriss catacomb, and Attarine museum. Directly after lunch, you will continue to the tiles cooperative place and after that watch the superb panoramic view of the whole medina of Fez.

Day 6 Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt

You get a free morning in Fez, and afterward, in the early afternoon, you will travel from Fes all through to Ifrane, a mountain town, called the “Switzerland of Morocco”. At that point, we continue to Midelt. During this excursion – you will see sights of the Middle Atlas mountains. Arriving at Azrou, a Berber town in the middle of the famous cedar woods – the greatest in Morocco, you may well catch scenes of Barbary apes. After enjoying your time inside the forest playing with the monkeys and feed them, your journey will continue to Midelt along the amazing slopes and the Atlas Mountains. As the day ends, you will stop in Midelt and spend the night there.

Day 7 Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast in your lovely lodging, you will start your excursion to Merzouga through Errachidia and Erfoud. You will travel through Tiz N Talghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge while enjoying the beautiful landscapes and panoramic views of the High Atlas mountains. On the way, you will view how the scenery changes showing hints of the Sahara desert. In Errachidia you will get an extraordinary lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality. Finally, you will trip along the Ziz Valley, taking a break to see the panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. You will arrive toward the evening at Merzouga. Here – you will enjoy a glass of mint tea before you start your camel ride to spend a night at the desert camp with Berber music around the fireplace.

Day 8 Merzouga Tour

The camel man will wake you up early to see the dawn and appreciate the morning breeze of the Sahara desert. From that point – you’ll delightfully camel-trek back to your accommodation – valuing the particular magnificence of the remarkable Erg Chebbi hills. Directly after breakfast and a shower, you will continue to see Khamlia village people, a special village which its people brought from Mali and Sudan. In this place, you will meet the local people and learn more about their special music named “Gnawa”. After visiting the surrounding area of the desert and its villages you’ll have lunch with the special Moroccan Pizza “Medfouna”. Finally, spend your night in the hotel.

Day 9 Merzouga – Dades Valley

With an early breakfast at the hotel, we will travel through the off-road crossing the exquisite dark desert and Berber oases of palm trees, mud houses… Then we’ll arrive at Alnif town, a spot famous for its fossil workshops where we will enjoy a break for a drink, and afterward continue the excursion through the high Atlas mountains to see the stupendous canyons of Todgha where springs of waterspouts flows in the middle of the stones and furthermore appreciate the awesome natural beauty. After exploring the gorges, the excursion will continue through the lovely mountains of the Dades Valley where we will conclude the day’s trip spending the night in a wonderful hotel at the top point of the mountain.

Day 10 Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddoukasbah – Marrakech

With a good morning and amazing breakfast at the hotel – you will visit the Dades Valley and then depart to Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. This way through Dades Valley is alluded to as “the way of the thousand kasbahs” – offering endless prospects to take some of your best photograph shots of the excursion. The Valley of roses is known for its extraordinary roses and the film city of Ouarzazate. We will go by Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – a significant Kasbah in Morocco, developed by T-Hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chiefs. It is used to be one of his main stops during his long treks from the Sahara to Marrakech, and now it has turned into a UNESCO world heritage spot. After this, we will continue to cross the exceptionally Atlas Mountains with a few stops to see the panoramic views and the delightful Berber towns. Marrakech is your final destination for that day where you’ll spend the night.

Day 11 Marrakech Day Tour

Next, after breakfast, you will have a guided tour through Marrakech where you will be led first to discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and numerous other hidden treasures like the Majorelle gardens. After lunch, you will continue with the visit to the exquisite Koutoubia Mosque and the bustling Jemaa el-Fna, one of the central interests of Marrakech. This brings you further to appreciate an enthusiastic night with the local performers, storytellers, and mouth-watering grilled dishes. This wonderful tour also includes a visit to the souk (open market), and with a stunning dinner at your accommodation.

Day 12 Marrakech – Casablanca

Enjoy your day at Morocco, and after breakfast make your way to Casablanca for your departure time. End of your services and 12 Days Casablanca tour.