12 Days tour from Casablanca to Sahara desert and Marrakech via Chefchaoune:
Our 12 Days tour from Casablanca to the Sahara desert and Marrakech via Chefchaoune will start by visiting the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca. Thereafter, we drive to Rabat where we visit Oudaya Kasbah and Hassan Tower. Also, full-day in Chefchaoune and Fes, then Ifrane ” Switzerland of Morocco”. In addition, Azrou where we will have a stop at the largest cedar forest in Morocco to enjoy seeing, take pictures and feed the Barbary apes. Moreover, we explore the Merzouga Sahara desert with its camel trek and night in desert camp. After that, visit Todra Gorges with its rock climbers and a night in Dades gorges, explore the famous Kasbah in Morocco, drive through the High Atlas mountains and enjoying the beautiful views of the Berber villages, Marrakech sightseeing with a local guide, drive about 4 hours back to end our trip in Casablanca…
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Info about 12 Days tour from Casablanca
Duration: 12 Days
Departure: 08:00 AM
starting point: Casablanca
Ending point: Casablanca
Program of 12 Days tour from Casablanca:
Day 1: Airport – Casablanca:
On the first day of our 12 Days tour from Casablanca, will pick up you from the airport, depends on your arrival time including an optional visit to the Hassan II mosque. Then, we transfer you to the hotel where you stay overnight.
Day 2 : Casablanca – Rabat – Rif Mountanis – Chefchaouen:
After breakfast, we will start our 12 days trip from Casablanca by visiting the largest mosque in Africa, If we didn’t on the first day. Thereafter, we will drive about 1 hour to reach Rabat. It is the capital of Morocco, where we visit the main historical sites including the visit of Ouadaya Gardens in this famous Kasbah in Rabat. We explore also Mausoleum and nearby Hassan Tower which is the 12th-century still-standing monument. After lunch, we continue to Chefcahouen via Oauzane and the appealing road of riff villages to explore its traditions and rituals. After that, we will reach the bleu city where you stay overnight in a Hotel/Riad.
Day 3: Explore Chefchaouen:
Today you will have a full day to explore this bleu town, with its narrow streets, bleu and indigo limewashed buildings. besides, you will visit its winding paths to keep you elated and amazed. Then, Uta el-Hamman place and the square at the heart of the old town is ideal for a relaxed stroll. Moreover, it is close to the Grand Mosque, then nearby are the Kasbah and Museum. Thus, the old Medina with its maze of alleyways contains a lot of weavers’ workshops. Overnight in the same hotel/riad.
Day 4 : Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Fes:
After breakfast, we will depart to Volubilis through the Rif Mountains where you explore the ruins of the Roman city and learn about the archaeological site of Moroccan history. Thereafter, we continue to Meknes. It is one of the best imperial cities, where you will visit the old Medina with its beautiful Tomb of Moulay Ismail, Bab el- Mansour, the granary and the Sahrij Souani used for irrigation and plantation, also the Square of Lehdim. Then, we drive to Fes. It is the second-largest city in Morocco, where you will spend an overnight in Riad.
DAY 5: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt:
Our 12 Days tour from Casablanca continues, you will surely enjoy your day sightseeing in the spiritual capital of Morocco. Fes reached its peak in the 13-14th centuries when it replaced Marrakech as the capital of the kingdom and it is founded in the 19th century. Moreover, you will see with your local guide the local tanneries, colourful souks and the principal monuments – La Madrassa Attarine, mosques, royal palace, residences and Nejjarine fountain. Thereafter, we will head down South to Midelt via the largest cader forests in Morocco, where we take you to visit the charming spot in Morocco Ifrane which is called “Switzerland of Morocco”. Besides, we follow Azrou, where we can also watch and feed the Barbary apes in the trees. overnight in Boulaajoul or Midelt.
DAY 6: Midelt- Ziz Valley- Erfoud – Merzouga:
After breakfast, we continue our way to the Sahara desert, with many panoramic views on the way, passing Ziz Valley where is the home of hundreds of Kasbahs and the second-largest palm groves in Morocco. Thereafter, we follow Erfoud. It is famous for its factories fossils and best dates in Morocco, where we will see the beginning of the desert. Then, arrive at Merzouga desert before sunset, where you mount your saddled camels and start your camel trek across the orange sand dunes with a local guide. Then, he will take you to the best point of enjoying the sunset of a lifetime. Thereafter, you reach the camp where you will spend the night. You will be welcomed with a cup of mint tea in the desert camp, and a delicious dinner and Berber music around the campfire at night.
DAY 7: Desert Excursion – Merzouga:
Early morning, you can admire the wonderful sunrise on the top of a big dune in Erg Chebbi. After breakfast, ride camels back to meet your driver in the Village. Then, we will start our trip to the region to explore different and interesting sites. Firstly, we will visit the Khamlia village, where you listen to the Gnawa music of the dark skin people and explore their history. They were brought to Morocco as immigration over a hundred years ago… Afterwards, we will continue to Mifis, which is famous for minerals and kohl. Also, you will have the opportunity to visit Nomad families, who are still living a simple life in tents. Thereafter, we follow Tisserdmine Village, where we can get lunch in a traditional restaurant near the oasis.
After lunch, we will continue to Hassi labelled Village to see its irrigation canal. Thereafter, we drive back to the hotel in Merzouga.
DAY 8: Merzouga – Tinghir – Dades Gorges:
Our 12-day Casablanca tour continues after breakfast, we will drive to Rissani, where we visit the weekly market it is one of the market days(Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday). Then, we will take the road to Tinghir city through small Berber Villages such as Touroug, Tinjdad, where we can get lunch. After that, before we reach the Todra Gorges will have a stop to admire its beautiful landscapes views. Then, we reach the famous place for rock climbers which is called Todra Gorges and we walk along the valley of Todra. Thereafter, we continue to Dades gorges. It is a famous gorge in Morocco, where we visit the mountain known as monkey fingers. Spend a night in a hotel or Riad in Dades.
DAY 9: Dades Gorges – Roses city – Sakoura – Ouarzazate:
Today you will explore Dades valley, we travel in this Dades valley which is a fascinating part of the famous road of 1000 kasbahs. We reach the Kalaa- Magouna. It is known as the Roses city, where we will have a stop to enjoy watching the ladies of the area making the rosewater. Moreover, we drive through the valley of palm groves in Skoura, where we enjoy the beauty of palm trees next to the road. Then, we will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate. It is the Hollywood of Africa, where many films were made. Besides, spend a night in a local / Luxury Riad or Hotel depending on your option.
DAY 10: Ouarzazate – Ait BenHaddou – Telouat – Marrakech:
After breakfast, we will drive to the village of Ait Ben Haddou. It is a famous kasbah in Morocco, where we will visit its world heritage. Also, it is the most visited spots in the whole country and it has magnificent views of the surrounding palms. Thereafter, we continue to visit the village of Telouat with its ancient 17th-century kasbah, along the recently asphalted road high above the beautiful green valley below, where we can have stops in the way to take amazing pictures. In addition, we take the road to the High Atlas Mountains. It is the highest pass in Africa (Tizi N’Tichka), where we will enjoy the beautiful views of the Berber villages. In the late afternoon, we arrive in Marrakech, where we spend the night in Riad/Hotel.
DAY 11: Guided Excursion in Marrakech:
After breakfast, you will meet your local guide to explore with him the Red city. Marrakech is probably best known for central Jamaa El-Fena with its juice stalls and it could be the town that shows all of Morocco’s exotic culture. also, story Sellers and the myriad of mightly food stalls. Then, you will visit the following places according to time and inclination, where is the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Mosque, El Bahia Palace, the Ben Youssef Madrasa and the Saadian Tombs. Overnight in the same Riad/Hotel.
DAY 12: Transfer to Casablanca
In the morning after breakfast and depends on your flight, we drive to Casablanca. You will have time to enjoy and walk around Marrakech if your flight is late. Also, we will let you know when we start to drive back to Casablanca. The road will take about 4 hours to reach Casablanca. Then, our 12 days tour from Casablanca will end. Our driver will take you to your accommodation or airport.
Included in our 12 Days tour from Casablanca:
- Pick up from Airport or local Casablanca riad.
- Private Tour in comfortable A/C vehicle.
- English speaking driver.
- Camel trek to Erg Chebbi camp & 1 camel for each person.
- Accommodation in riad / hotel
- Spend a night in desert camp.
Not included in Our 12 Days tour from Casablanca:
– Airline tickets.
– All lunches and drinks.
– Entry fees & Tickets, Tips.
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The starting and ending point of our 12 days trip. Own the beautiful Moroccan buildings in the old Madena. Which form a mixture of French colonial design and traditional Moroccan style. Casablanca is the best representation of the modern nation. It is a port city, where Moroccan money is being made. Here, the young Moroccan people invested in their business… It is the largest city in the country. Also, it is the economic capital. In addition, It contains the largest mosque in Africa…