8 Days Magic Morocco Tour from Casablanca

Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes:

Upon your arrival at the Mohamed V Airport in Casablanca, you will visit the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, the third largest mosque in the world . after breakfast towards fes .we will stop to visit rabat the capital politics of morocco ,and also overlooks the sea ,we will see the crenellated red ocher walls, more than 5 km long in total and built in the period of ruling the sultan yacoub el-mansour ,which give the city a very special character that distinguishes it. you will cross the medina and its souks ,more authentic than others because the products of shops have turned to local customers .than we visit the Kasbah of the udayas ,erected by a terrible tribe of predators in the twelfth centry .then we visit Hassan tower ,where 4 facades are decorated different from each other,three in shades of pink and one in the gray because of the sea breeze ,the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum next to the tower ,a masterpiece of Moroccan traditional architecture, full of valuable materials from around the world and splendid decorations .from there you will return to the new town to see the royal palace ,residence of king the merinide dynasty. we continue to visit Meknes, one has a magnificent view of the Medina. The tour begins with a tour of the walls with monumental gates dating from the seventeenth century Berdaine Bab, Bab Khemis. We continue exploring the city by the stables (Rua), attics (HERI), and Stud. Stop needed at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail was for a long time the only mosque that non-Muslims could visit in Morocco. It then exits through the famous Bab Mansour El on the vast square Hedim. On the other side of the square, the Museum of Moroccan Art “Dar Jamai” offers a wide variety of handicrafts, we reach Fes for Dinner & overnight in Riad.

Day 2: Exploring Fes:

After breakfast , you will start exploring with a local guide the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish quarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 14th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, considered the oldest one in the world, the Tanneries, and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch in a traditional moroccan restaurant, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Dinner and overnight in the riad.

Day 3: Fes –  Ifrane –   Azrou  –  Midelt – Ziz Valley – Rissani – Merzouga:

Today early morning, you will travel through the middle Atlas via Ifran “Moroccan Switzerland”and Azrou. You will have a stop at the cedar forest for a visit to Cedre Goraud Tree where you will see Barbary apes. From here we drive further south passing by several towns and you will get the opportunity to view nomads living in tents alongside the way. You will also see the volcanic rocks. Our next stop is in Midelt where you will enjoy your lunch. Later on, continuing our drive by crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while enjoying the panoramic views. You will also cross Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Near Errachidia, you will see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil which has turquoise blue water. Continue our drive to Erfoud, you will have stop for a panoramic view of Aoufous palmeraie along Ziz River. Arriving Erfoud and crossing the off road to reach the hotel situated on the foot of the dunes. Dinner and overnight stay in a Hotel.

Day 4: Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert & Camel Trekking:

After breakfast in the hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area, you will visit the nomads in their goat hair tent and learn about the desert life, afterwards you visit the Gnaoua people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, here you will have the opportunity to listen to their music and learn about their culture and lifestyle. Depending on what time of year you visit, you may have a visit to the lake of Merzouga and its bird population such as the “Flamingos”. On the afternoon, we will drive you to the desert camp, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. You will enjoy the beauty of the Sahara desert and the sunset over the golden dunes. After the sunset you will enjoy your dinner in front of the camp where you will spend your first night under, or if you prefer, under the stars. Our camp is equipped with western bathrooms.

Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani Market – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges:

Waking up by the call of your guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will depart to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also investigate the Souk (local market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather. Continuing on our drive toward Tineghir passing by Erfoud “the capital of marble fossil” .You will view the Khatarat (Canal irrigation system) on our route. Our next stop is in Tinejdad or Tineghir where you will have lunch. Later on, we will continue on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will hike/Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters). Afterwards, we head to Boumalne Du Dades then to the gorges where you will have time to explore Dades gorges and see its rock formations “human bodies, fingers of monkeys”. Dinner and overnight stay in a Hotel.

Day 6: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas – Marrakech:

Today you will travel to Marrakech via Boumalne Dades, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna and Skoura. You will admire the views of the Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs, Valley of the Roses and Skoura Oasis while driving. We will reach Ouarzazate where you may have a stop to view the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty. From here we head to the village of Aït Benhaddou, having Lunch break then exploring the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Later on, you will be driven across the Tizi N’Tichka Pass (2260 m), you will have opportunities to take photos and enjoy the scenes of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages on the way. Arrive in Marrakech and transfer to the riad. Dinner and overnight in the riad.

Day 7: Exploring Marrakech:

After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”.  We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander by yourself through the other parts of the city. Dinner and overnight in the riad.

Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca :

After breakfast , transfer to Casablanca Mohammed V International airport for your return flight. End of our services.

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