10 Days Tours From Casablanca To Imperial City & Desert
Morocco is known for it’s beautiful features and such as Camel Trekking along the Atlantic coastline, Atlas Mountains, the rich culture of both Arabic and Berber cultures and wonderful & crowded souks of Marrakech, Fes and Ouarzazate. A less renowned place is the attractive Atlantic coastline (The Location of this 10 days Tour From casablanca To Sahara Desert via Chefchouen: Camel trekking along the Atlantic coastline).10 days Tour From casablanca To Sahara Desert and Imperial cities tracks coastal trails to the beautiful city of Essaouira. Along the way of your Marrakech Camel Trekking, you will pass by a real fishing townships, The Argan tree, abandoned sandy beaches and rocky cliff tops. As an invariable attendant, you will have the grand sea sights and the growl of the deafening Atlantic waves. The Camel trekking along the Atlantic coastline trip is headed by one of our most experienced and professional local guides, aided by the camp and cooking teams. Convoy of camels will carry our baggage. However, Our 10 days desert tour from Casablanca journey will be Conclude with soothing free time in both the city of Essaouira and the magic city of Marrakech.
Upon arrival at Casablanca airport, you will be met by your Private driver and go for a short visit of the economic capital of Morocco, and the Great Mosque Hassan II where you will meet a fascinating example of the Moroccan architecture. It is the largest mosque in the kingdom and the fifth largest mosque in the world. Overnight in Hotel with breakfast.
Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen
After breakfast, you will get the opportunity to visit the Great Mosque Hassan II where you will meet a fascinating example of the Moroccan architecture. It is the largest mosque in the kingdom and the fifth largest mosque in the world. It stands on a promontory looking out on the Atlantic, and has space for 25,000 worshippers. A further 80,000 can be accommodated in the mosque's adjoining grounds for a total of 105,000 worshippers present at any given time at the Hassan II mosque. Its minaret is the tallest one in the world at 210 m. You will leave Casablanca the economic capital of the Morocco, to the political one Rabat, where we will see the Oudaya Kasbah and its beautiful gardens, This Kasbah of the Oudaya is located at Abou Regreg river. It was built during the reign of the Almohad dynasty in 1150 AD. The Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Hassan II and Hassan Tower which is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat constructed in 1195 AD. The tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world with the mosque. Then continue to Chefchaouen, the blue city of Morocco. You will have some time to explore the medina on your own. Overnight in Riad with breakfast.
After your breakfast, you will travel south via Ouazzan towards Fes. Before that, you will visit have the chance to travel back to the 3rd century by visiting one of the most important archaeological site in the kingdom. It is Volubulis, Walili in Arabic language, an attractive roman city or what we call the ruins of Volubilis, which was listed as a UNESCO world Heritage site in 1997. Then onwards to Meknes, where your discovery includes visits to the main historical monuments of Meknes, starting with the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727).Then we go to the granaries, built in 1600. They were ingeniously designed. Tiny windows, massive walls and a system of underflow water channels kept the temperatures cool and air circulating. He didn't store food for humans, but grain and hay to feed his 15.000 horses. You will stop as well to get pictures of the Bab Al Mansour the Great gate, built in the 11th century. Meknes has been greatly impacted by the Moorish style building. It is now the fifth biggest city of the kingdom since it has a good economy, based mainly on agriculture, olives and wine. The continue to Fes where you will overnight in a Riad with breakfast.
After breakfast, you will meet with your local guide for your tour of the Old Madina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. A visit to the King’s Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. You will be dropped off at your Riad at the end of the tour. Enjoy your evening exploring the medina and the hustle bustle of the street stalls. Overnight in Riad with breakfast.
Fes – Ifran – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
You will begin the day traveling towards the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests of Cedar, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. Continue on mountain roads overlooking the wide flowing Oued Ziz. Passing Kasbahs and palm groves we pass through the adobe colored city of Er-Rachidia and arrive in the afternoon to Merzouga, saddle on your camels for your journey across the desert during a beautiful sunset to reach your camp for the night by the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Overnight in the Nomad tent, night full of stars, Berber music. A night you will not forget.
Erg Chebbi – Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorge
Wake up early to catch the sunrise over the dunes then take back to Merzouga. Then we begin our start travel to Alnif, heading towards the volcanic Jbel of Saghro of dramatic rock formations and gorges, where you will take a walk up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 feet high). The picturesque river valleys make for a beautiful journey towards the southeast of Morocco. Continue your journey towards another impressive gorge Dades, passing the strange rock creation of Tamnalt Hills. Overnight in the heart of Dades Gorge, with dinner and breakfast.
Dades Gorge – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech
After your breakfast you will set off towards the High Atlas Mountains via Ouarzazate. Take off road about 25 kms by your 4x4, you will discover nomad life in cave then to arrive to the center of Moroccan roses and rose products. Then continue your trip via the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs, passing the Skoura palm oasis before arriving in Ouarzazate. Visit the UNESCO heritage Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. In typical Moroccan fashion, the true treasures must be searched out and discovered... usually off the beaten path. In actuality, this setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco; films including, Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, and recently The Gladiator. Lunch can be taken at Ait Benhaddou. In the afternoon, we cross over the High Atlas mountains towards Marrakech. Overnight in riad with breakfast.
Marrakech – Essaouira (day trip)
After breakfast, we will travel towards a charming small town, Essaouira, an Old Portuguese city of Mogador. It was fortified by a French architect Vauban follower. These influences have given a beautiful and unique result. Today, the city is gradually becoming a city of artists. Essaouira has a very favorable microclimate that ensures a mild winter and cool in summer. Not to mention also, a beautiful beach protected by islands Purpuraires. Artisans of Essaouira are famous for inlay on root growth cedar and offer a wide range of items from the souvenir to parts of furniture and works of art. In the late afternoon, you will return to Marrakech. Overnight in Riad with breakfast.
After breakfast at your leisure, you will have part of the day to explore Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. Some of the main sights include Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. Overnight in Riad with breakfast
Transfer to Casablanca airport
Early transfer to Marrakech airport in time for your departure flight.
- Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser/minivan/ bus throughout the tour + fuel
- Experienced English-speaking driver (guide)
- Pick up from and drop off at airport
- Accommodations with breakfast
- Overnight in Nomad desert bivouac with guide (private tents) with dinner and breakfast
- Camels and guide, including sandboarding
- Accommodation in Dades Gorge with dinner and breakfast
- Local guide in Marrakech and Fes
- Free time to explore interesting sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbahs, walks and canyons, breaks for photos etc.
- Personal and Alcoholic beverages
- Tips and gratuities