15 days from Casablanca to desert. This tour from Casablanca to the desert is a best trip to explore the beauty of Morocco. You will start your journey in Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco, and explore its vibrant culture and history. From there, you will travel to the Sahara Desert, where you will experience the vastness of the desert and its unique wildlife. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the traditional Berber villages in the area and learn about their culture and customs. Finally, you will end your journey with a camel ride through the desert, giving you a unique perspective of this amazing landscape.
15 days from Casablanca to desert
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat
Arrival in the airport the doorway of the country, you will find our driver/guide waiting to you showing your name, after greeting you head to a short visit of the biggest industrial city of Morocco, there is enough time to visit the monuments (the mosque, souks of Habous, the Jewish museum, and la Cornish),after check in your hotel, It is recommended to go for a discovering wandering in the peaceful Medina of Rabat, have dinner in one of its small local restaurants. After long day we relax in comfortable riad / hotel with tasty dinner.
Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen
Early morning after taking breakfast, and after the visit of the beautiful sites of Rabat; kasbah Oudays; the fort of victory built by Almoravid dynasty in the 11th century, Hassan tower and the Alouite Mausoleum, later the Challa necropolis to admire the harmonic mixed of the Phoenicians, roman, and Islamic architecture, later on you will be on the cost to visit the Kasbah Mahdiya the old Portuguese port and fort still standing partially in a beautiful panoramic hill dominating the delta of Sabou river, later you will be driving between the fertile fields of Gharb, one of the agricultural large lands of Morocco, driving through the groves of the RIF mountains and by the city Ouazzan famous with the typical Moroccan coat “JELLABA”. Later in the afternoon you will attend the sunset in the outdoors of the blue city CHEFCHAOUEN the icon of the RIF. Overnight in Chefchaouen.
Day 3 : Chefchaouen – Fes
Weak up early, breakfast and a last short walk in the narrow streets of the medina , before you leave in direction of the glorious city of the 8th century Fes, you are invited to a short hike for one hour in the ruins of Volubilis it is one of the old cities of that was influenced by the existence of the Romans in north of AFRICA in all forms of life , a city that provided a lot of agricultural products to Rome; olive oil, olives, vegetables, wheat, and the famous Ceder wood, later on you are driving ahead to visit the 17th century capital Meknes, with its beautiful gate BAB MANSOUR, the mausoleum of moulay ISMAIL the founder, the granaries, and the reservoir of water SEOUANI; it is recommended to go on a short walk in its peaceful medina. By the late afternoon you will drive Fes; overnight in Fes.
Day 4: Fes
Today after breakfast you meet your guide and go exploring ,Fes el jaded; the Jewish quarter of the medieval era, the fancy gate of the Royal Palace, more the Islamic street with the beautiful Andalusian balconies of the houses of Moresque refugees after the Spanish conquest at the 15th century, drive along the Ramparts, visit the ceramics, and some of the gates of the oldest medina in Morocco, the first Imperial still standing city Fes elbaly, navigate inside the big labyrinth is another experience taking you far away centuries back in time, to discover the unchanging Fes.
For 12 centuries it remains the same authenticity in building style and the major activities, people are doing the same heritage of their grandparents, the city was founded by moulay IDRISS 1st / as well as his son IDRISS 2nd at the early 8th century, and if there is more time left in the afternoon you can go for a sunset walk along the “Champs Elise” of the French 20 century founded ”la Ville nouvelle”, and drink a cup of coffee in one of the local coffee shop, overnight in the same hotel.
Day 5: Fes – Midelt – Merzouga desert
We leave for Midelt passing through the Atlas mountains and the cedar forest of the middle Atlas. We visit ski resort of Ifrane, then Azrou as an important handicraft centre. Stay in Midelt for lunch, city famous for its mineral products and apples. Afternoon we will drive towards Merzouga desert, visiting cities Erfoud and Rissani. We continue to Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Tonight we stay in local and comfortable hotel / riad with tasty Moroccan dinner.
Day 6: Merzouga Desert
At the early morning weak up to see the sun rise on the high pick of the sand close to your tents, and breakfast, later you leave with your guide for a hike through the beautiful snaky sand dunes, it will take you enough time to get out the dry river bed to the east of the ERG of sand, lunch a typical nomadic and a relaxing rest, by the late afternoon you will be warmly welcomed in one of the tents of nomads around the dunes have a cup of tea and learn more about their daily life. You will find the 4wd car waiting for you, to pickup to the hotel, a relaxing HAMMAM and dinner.
Day 7: Merzouga – Dades Valley
After the unique experience of the Sahara and the lifetime memorial, today the roads and tracks will take you to follow the trails of the caravans of the old times in direction of the Dades valley and Marrakech, enjoying the landscape, and admiring the power of nature. The visit of Toudra gorges is opposing very strongly, hiking a bit and taking beautiful panoramic photos, the valley and the canyons are breath taking. Later you are driving farther west to the valley of Dades, overnight and dinner.
Day 8: Dades gorges – Roses valley – Ouarzazate – Ait ben haddou
We will follow the Dades valley towards Kelaa Mgouna where you will visit a cooperative of rose wells, then we continue towards Skoura here you will visit the Amridil kasbah, then we will pass Ouarzazate to take photos facing the Taourirte kasbah, continue towards movie studios. From there we will reach the village of Ait ben haddou where we will spend the night in a hotel with dinner.
Day 9: Ait ben haddou – Marrakech
After your breakfast your local guide will take you to explore the famous kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After the visit our trip will take us to Marrakech, we stop at Telouet to visit the Kasbah of Glaoui. from there we will cross the high atlas mountain to reach Marrakech. Night in a riad in the medina.
Day 10: Marrakech
Your local guide will come to accompany you to start the visit of Marrakech. You will explore all the historical monuments of the Medina, such as the Ben Yousserf school, the Bahia and Badi palaces, the Jewish Quarter, the Saadian tombs, the Menara gardens.
Night in your Riad.
Day 11: Marrakech – Essaouira
We leave for Essaouira after your breakfast. We stop along the way at an argan oil cooperative to see how the women extract oil from argan nuts. Continue to Essaouira. Visit of the medina and the port of Sakala. Night in a riad.
Day 12: Essaouira
You will spend a great day exploring the medina with a local guide who will explain the history of Mogador to you. Night in your riad.
Day 13: Essaouira – Marrakech
Back in Marrakech, you will stroll through the alleys of the medina to discover Moroccan culture. you will spend a lively evening in a Moroccan restaurant listening to Berber music and a fantastic show. Night in your riad.
Day 14: Marrakech – Ouzoud
At the end of the day we leave for Azilal to discover the Ouzoud waterfalls and spend a beautiful day exploring the region. Night in a hotel.
Day 15: Transfer to Casablanca
We transfer you to Casablanca airport.
- Pick up from your hotel / riad.
- Private tour in 4×4 vehicle A / C
- Driver / guide
- Camel excursion
- One night in the luxury camp in the desert at half board.
- tickets and tips