8 Days Desert Trip from Casablanca to Marrakech, is a Morocco desert tour that will take you to explore Morocco from Casablanca to imperial cities ( Marrakech & Fes). Enjoy the beautifal landscape of south Morocco, visit Merzouga and enjoy the camel ride by traverse the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. End the tour ether in Marrakech or Casablanca.
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8 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. Upon arrival at the airport of Casablanca Mohammed V, you will be met by our professional driver/guide and transferred to your hotel. Our representative will provide a brief overview of your tour.
Depart for Fes. The road to Fes takes us along a beautiful stretch of farmlands where olives, grain, vegetables and grapes are grown. Before arriving to Fes you will visit Meknes and Volubilis. Volubilis is the sight of the famous Roman ruins left from the Roman Empire’s most southern outpost. Meknes is the site of the first Arab dynasty created by Moulay Ismail and has the Medersa Bou Inania and the Bab Mansour, the Gateway to Moulay Ismail Palace. This leads us into the Henri es-Souani, the horses stable and granaries. Upstairs is a rooftop garden and cafe with a great view of the city. Proceed the drive to the Roman ruin of “Walili” -Volubilis-, great ruins with a stunning scenery that will grape your attention when you are about to explore them. Arrive into Fes, check into the Riad.
Discover the city of Fes. Immerse yourself into the history, art and culture of this magnificent Imperial city:
We suggest! you enjoy the itinerary in your way!
Dar El Makhzen: House of the Makhzen or the Royal Palace of the king of Morocco in the city of Fes. Was founded by the Marinid Dynasty in 1276.
Mellah: Jewish Communities in Morocco, like Many other cities around the country, Fes Mellah is the first separated Jewish quarter in Morocco.
The Al Attarine Madrassa: was built by the Marinid Sultan Othman second. It is considered one of the highest achievement of Marinid architecture,
Fonduks: Nejjarine square or place Nejjarine. The building was designed house by the merchant, trade and visitors to the city of Fes
Al Qarawin Mosque from outside: Al-Karaouine University for the Islam religious and legal sciences with heavy emphasis on, was founded by Fatima Al-Fihr in 859.
Chouara Tannery: where we make the leather, it is the highest Artesunate Export from all over Morocco, mixing tradition and modern process.
Fes Pottery & Ceramic,
We believe you have some highlights of Fes, Please requests your guide if the attraction is not on the above list. We are very open with any suggestions just let us know in advance to organize every details
After the breakfast we will start our Fes to Marrakech 3 days desert tour going to Merzouga , passing through Ifrane to arrive to the cedar forests of Azrou where the wild monkeys are located. It will be good opportunity to take photos of wilderness in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber village of Zaida. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes of Medilt to arrive to the small town of Rich,Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet. And then continue to Merzouga, after relaxing few min.. you’ll ride the camels to spend the night in desert camp.
We wil wake up early morning to watch the spectacle of sunrise, when the colour of the dunes combine with the play of shadows to make an awesome sight. After breakfast, we ride the camels for a couple of hours (or less; it is up to you). Meet your driver/guide and leaving to the fortified village of Rissani in the Tafilalt region. Nestled at the edge of the Ziz Valley, Rissani is a traditional desert village yet houses the impressive Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, the first ruler of the Alawite dynasty, which thrived here in the 17th century. Journey through the impressive Todra Gorges and past the eastern slopes of the Atlas Mountains to Tinerhir Oasis, with its green valley of palms and local villages, before continuing on a scenic drive through the Dades Valley, also known as the ‘Valley of 1000 Kasbahs. Overnight in Dades valley.
This morning after breakfast in the hotel, We depart to Ouarzazate via Skoura . Stopping for a panoramic view of the Roses valley then another photo stop near the atlas film studios. After that you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. At the early Afternoon we will drive to Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in your Riad in Marrakech.
Beyond Fes, Marrakech should be on your Moroccan bucket list!!
Palais Bahia: Is a palace built in the late 19th century, intended to be the greatest palace of its time.
Mellah: The area of the first Jewish settlement. Usually, the Jewish quarter was situated near the royal palace or the residence of the governor, in order to protect its inhabitants from recurring riots since its inhabitants played a vital role in the local economy. In contrast, rural mellahs were separate villages inhabited solely by the Jews.
Jemaa El-Fna square: is the main pulse of Marrakech. By day, the square buzzes with snake charmers, henna-tattoo artists and various other entertainers, while at night there are countless stalls boasting traditional lamb dishes and fresh orange juice, among other culinary delights. Tourists flock here all year round to experience the true heart of the city and to discover the intriguing things the locals have to offer in this Magical square.
Koutoubia Mosque: Is the largest mosque in Marrakech, Located nearby the Square,
Saadinn Tombs: Those tombs were created to stand as the final resting place for the many rulers and members of the Saadi dynasty.
Souk: On a trip to any Moroccan city, the souks are a must on the agenda. Marrakech is no exception. Labeled one of the most magical cities in the country, Marrakech boasts a full medina with traditional souks.
Majorelle Garden: One of the most popular locations in Morocco, the Majorelle Garden is the creation of French painter Jacques Majorelle, who spent 40 years injecting his passion and creativity into this magical garden. Complete with enchanting little lanes, tranquil streams and over 300 species of stunning plants, Jardin Majorelle is perfect for those who need a break from the busy city
Today depends on your flight departure. Our driver/guide will pick you from the Riad to drive to the airport (Marrakech or Casablanca)