10 Days from Casablanca to Chefchauen and Sahara Desert
10 Days from Casablanca to Chefchauen, exploring, Fes, Midelt, Ziz Valley, Merzouga sahara desert, discover Nomads life enjoy the Camel trek and overnight in Berber tent, visit Todra and Dades gorges, Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbahs, High Atlas Mountains, the end tour at Marrakech.
▶ Included in tour price / cars(4×4) or mini Bus, hotels, camp, camel rides, breakfast and dinner.
DAY1 : Airport of Casablanca – Hassan second Mosque – Asilah- Tangier.
We will greet you at the airport of Mohammed V and drive to the center of Casablanca where you will see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest outside of Mecca and experience the coastal “Cornish” seaside. Afterwards, we will leave to angier via asilah where we will stop 1 hour to visit old city in Asilah (Medina ) and will continue to tangier where you will spend the night in a Riad.
DAY2 : Tangier -Tetouan – Chefchauen .
After breakfast in your riad, we will leave towards the north of Morocco. During this journey you’ll have a chance to stop in Tetouan (Medina ) ;then You’ll have a free afternoon to explore the magic and the blue streets of Chefchaouen. Also, Its Kasbah, which is located in the center of the town and see the whole town from one of its towers. Besides, a place called Rass el Maa, where people gather and have fun enjoying the nature and spend the night in a Riad.
DAY3 :Chefchauen -Fez
after Breakfast in your riad, we will drive to Fes, which is the cultural city of Morocco. The night will be in a Riad inside the walls of the old Medina.
DAY4 : Full day exploring Fes.
after Breakfast in your riad, then start exploring the old medina of Fes where you will visit the hidden treasures that only the inhabitants of the place know about. You will have a chance to visit Alquaraouiene univercity, which is the oldest spiritual university in the world, Molay Idriss mausoleum, the Nejjarine Fountains and the Tanneries. After lunch you will view the exterior of the Royal Palace Gate and walk through the famous Jewish quarter “the Mellah”. Your tour of Fes also includes a short visit to the famous ceramic factory, then enjoy a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation at your riad.
DAY5 : Fes- Azrou- Midelt- Ziz Valley – Merzouga Desert.
After breakfast in your riad, we will leave towards the south-east of Morocco. During this journey you’ll have a chance to stop in Ifrane which is The Switzarland of Morocco then continue to the biggest Cedar forest in Africa, where you will see Barbarian apes. After lunch in Midelt, we will head toward Sahara desert crossing high atlas mountains. Afterwards, We will reach Ziz valley, famous for date cultivation. Finally, we’ll arrive your hotel in Merzouga.
DAY6 : Merzouga area – Nomads – Camel trek and overnight in Berber tent.
After breakfast, we will drive to a Oasis where we’ll discover an underground irrigation system then Drive alongside Sand dunes till we arrive nomads where we’ll share a cup of tea with them and figure out how they live in the Sahara desert. Afterwards, we will visit some mines of Barite, Cobalt and Lead. Also, we’ll have a chance to try Berber Pizza in Khamlia village and listening to Gnawa music. Finally, you will ride camels to a desert camp, where you will have your dinner and a lovely night under a starry sky.
DAY7: Merzouga Desert- Erfoud- Todra valley and gorge- Dades valley.
Early in the morning, your camel guide will wake you up to watch the best sunrise in your life then ride back the camels to the village of Merzouga where you will have shower and breakfast. Afterwards, we’ll leave to Erfoud (which is the capital of fossils) then to Tinghir where we’ll enjoy one of the magnificent valleys in the south-east of Morocco which is Todra valley and drive alongside it till we get to Todra gorge where you will walk inside cliffs of 300 m. Finally, we will drive to Dades valley where our hotel is located.
DAY8: Dades Valley- Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou Kasbahs- High Atlas Mountains- Marrakech.
After breakfast we can enjoy one of the best views of the Dades valley from a strategic lookout in the mountains, from there we can appreciate the great number of kasbahs and the scenic characteristics of each one. Then, stops to enjoy the “One thousand kasbahs road”. the Roses Valley and the big Skoura palm grove. Later on, we`ll get to Ouarzazate which is the Hollywood of Morocco with a stop in the center to enjoy Taourirt Kasbah from outside. Half an hour from Ouarzazate, we will be at ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit the famous Kasbahs (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator , Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz…etc. Free time for lunch in town. Afterwards, we will cross High Atlas mountains with stops to see Berber villages and different landscapes till we arrive Marrakech.
DAY9: Exploring Marrakech.
After breakfast in the riad, you can start exploring Marrakech with a local guide, ” 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, Ben Youssef Madrassa the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palacel. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city.