DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CASABLANCA – RABAT – MEKNES
8 Days Tour from Casablanca to sahara desert; Our assistant will be waiting for you at the estimated time depending on whether you arrive by ferry or plane. We left Casablanca towards Meknes.
Visit the economic capital of Morocco to discover its famous mosque of Hassan II, then we will go to Rabat. Visit to its main monuments; Alcazaba de los Oudaias, the Mohammed V Museum and the Hassan Tower. Later we will arrive at our destination that is Meknes
Dinner and accommodation in Hotel.
DAY 2: MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – MOULAY IDRISS – FEZ
After a rich breakfast, discovering Meknes including the Plaza del Hdim, Bab El Mansour; the huge gate that is the entrance to the old city and the Jewish quarter, the royal granaries and the city wall. Next, we will go to the Roman ruins Volubilis and Moulay Idriss, the Holy City. We will continue towards Fez.
Dinner and overnight at the Riad / Hotel.
DAY 3: VISIT OF FEZ
After breakfast we will discover the medina and the famous souks of Fez, its narrow and cobbled streets are full of ancient mosques and towering minarets with green glazing. You can visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Fez.
Visit the tanners’ cooperatives and the potters to see the traditional Moroccan handicrafts. Dinner and accommodation in the Riad / Hotel.
DAY 4: FEZ – IFRANE – CEDROS DE AZROU FOREST – MIDELT – MIDDLE ATLAS – MERZOUGA DESERT
After a rich breakfast, we left for Merzouga crossing the Middle Atlas region. Passing through Ifrane; (the Switzerland of Morocco) and the cedar forests of Azrou, where we can feed the monkeys that live in the forest. We will continue to Midelt where we will have lunch.
Then we will go through the Ziz river through the Ziz valley on the way to Merzouga. Upon arrival in Merzouga we will ride on the backs of the camels to watch the sunset on the way to the camp and spend the night in the heart of the desert.
We will have a traditional Berber dinner, we will have a delicious tea next to a bonfire, we will listen to traditional Berber drum music, under a starry night sky and lodging in haimas.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA DESERT – RISSANI MARKET – TODRA GORGES – SKOURA – OUARZAZATE
We will have to get up early to admire the spectacular sunrise over the dunes before taking the road back to the hotel to have breakfast and a shower. We go to the famous area market that is in Rissani. This town is attractive both for its environment and its history.
It is considered as the heir of the legendary Sijilmassa, the ancient capital of Tafilalet, which had more than 100,000 inhabitants and we visit it, we are lucky and we coincide with one of the market days (Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday) after we cross the Tourog palm groves and Tinjdad to arrive and visit the impressive Todra Gorges.
We will continue through Kelaa Magona, the Valley of Roses and the oasis of Skoura arriving in the evening / night to Ouarzazate. Dinner and accommodation in Hotel.
DAY 6: OUARZAZATE – KASBAH OF AIT BEN HADDOU – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
After a delicious breakfast, we discovered Ouarzazate: Kasbah de Taourirt and film studios. Departure to the Ksar / Fortified town of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its famous Kasbah (Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). In this spectacular setting, many films have been shot such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Obelix, Sahara with Penélope Cruz or Jewel of the Nile.
Lunch on the site and we head towards Marrakech crossing the highest port of Tizi N ‘Tichka. We will visit the Cooperativa de Aceite de Argan, where we will discover the process of realization and will explain the innumerable benefits it has for the human body.
Arrival in Marrakech evening / night, Free time to discover the famous Jamaa el Fna Square Dinner there. Accommodation in Riyadh.
DAY 7: VISIT MARRAKECH
After breakfast, the guide will be waiting for you to visit and put into practice the art of bargaining in the souks or discover the most remote places of the medina. Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA
Breakfast and free morning until the agreed time, transfer to the airport where we will accompany you to check your bags and show them the boarding gate.
End of our 8 days Tour Casablanca desert