9 Days private tour from marrakech to casablanca via sahara desert

Day1: Marrakech “arrival morocco”

Up arrival at Marrakech our driver will transfer you to your hotel or Riad to take some rest. In the evening you will take with our driver and guide, who speak your language, an orientation tour until coming at Djemaa El Fna where you will be amazed by the dancers, snake-charmers and narrators. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 2:Exploring Marrakech “Guided tour”

After breakfast, you will have full day tour to visit Marrakech.The visit will include: the Menara gardens, a magnificent pool surrounded by flowers, the Koutoubia Minaret, the Saadian Tombs, the museum of Dar Si Said with the best display of Berber arts and crafts, and the Bahia Palace…lunch will be in local restaurant, after that we walk through the colorful Souks of Marrakech. The day will concluded with a sunset drink overlooking the Jamaa El Fna square. ,Diner with spectacle in nice restaurant.overnight in the Hotel .

Day 3: Marrakech /Ait ben haddou /Ouarzazate /Gorge Dades

Aafter breakfast we will go towards the High Atlas through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful mountains. We can to make a stop on the pass for a cup of refreshing mint tea and admire the scenery before taking the road to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, where we will arrive in time for lunch. Here we can visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, The Legionary, The Sheltering Sky, and many others. will visit the town of Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa.Then we will go through Ouarzazate, the famous Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, reaching the Dades Gorge in time for sunset where we will stop in a very traditional and romantic hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: gorge dades/ Tinghir /Merzouga

In the morning, after breakfast, you may take a walk through the Dades Gorges, and then take the car to drive the road of the 1000 Kasbas, go through Tineghier village , and the Jewish Kasbah, arriving to the Todra Gorges in time for lunch, take a walk in the Gorges before taking the road to the Merzouga desert by way of Erfoud and Rissani arriving before sunset. Diner and overnight with Saharan drums in a nice Kasbah “hotel” in the foot of the erg-chebbi dunes .

Day 5: Merzouga

shower and relax before we take the 4*4 for a tour of approximately 3 hours and 1/2 in the desert to see the different faces of desert dunes with its black volcanic rocks, passing through small villages, where we will stop to lunch with a Berber family in their tent, along the road used by the Paris Dakar rallye We will reach a cave where you can discover how the local people extract the fossils from the heart of the earth,after lunch in the afternoon we will start off by Camel into the Erg Chebbi Dunes for an incredible and unforgettable night in a Berber tent where we will have dinner accompanied by the rhythm of drums and songs of Berbers, Touaregs and of the populations of southern Morocco under millions of stars and if we are lucky you can also see the Milky Way. Diner and over night in a berber tent .

Day 6: Merzouga / Medilt /Azrou /Ifran / Fez

In the morning you can get up early, take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50 km from Merzouga. We take camel back to the hotel .you will take shower and breakfast depart towards fez we will pass through Rissani and ziz valley ,we stop for lunch in Medit apple village we continue the way crossing the Middle atlas mountain and cedars forest we pass ifran , a winter ski resort in a totally un Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930’s to resemble a Swiss village, reach fez in the afternoon,diner and overnight.

Day 7:Exploring Fez “Guided Tour”

After Breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the medina, 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. you will visit Mosques including the Quaraouiyine Mosque founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihri and the Andalusian Mosque dating back to 860. Entry is not permitted to non-Muslims ,Fountains including the Nejjarine fountain,Medersas (Koranic schools) founded as early as the 13th century ,Batha Palace now a museum of arts and traditions,Chouwara Tanneries ,Souks including Souk Attarine, one of the liveliest in the city ,Bab Boujloud with its green and blue ceramics ,Mellah and the 17th century Ibn Danan synagogue,also the Kings Palace ,Diner with spectacle in nice restaurant

Day 8:Fez / volubilis / Meknes / rabat / Casablanca

Depart early after breakfast towards Casablanca ,we will stop to visit the ancient Roman ruins Volubilis ,we will spend a few time exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Upon arrival in Meknes, one has a magnificent view of the Medina. The tour begins with a tour of the walls with monumental gates dating from the seventeenth century Berdaine Bab, Bab Khemis. We continue exploring the city by the stables (Rua), attics (HERI), and Stud. Stop needed at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail was for a long time the only mosque that non-Muslims could visit in Morocco. It then exits through the famous Bab Mansour El on the vast square Hedim. On the other side of the square, the Museum of Moroccan Art “Dar Jamai” offers a wide variety of handicrafts. we will stop also for lunch and to visit Rabat the capital politics of Morocco, and also overlooks the sea, we will see the crenellated red ocher walls, more than 5 km long in total and built in the period of ruling the sultan Yacoub El-Mansour, which give the city a very special character that distinguishes it. You will cross the medina and its souks, more authentic than others because the products of shops have turned to local customers. Then we visit the Kasbah of the udayas, erected by a terrible tribe of predators in the twelfth centry. Then we visit Hassan 2 tower, where 4 facades are decorated different from each other,three in shades of pink and one in the gray because of the sea breeze, the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum next to the tower,we reach Casablanca in the late afternoon .diner and overnight in the hotel .

Day 9 : Casablanca “depart morocco”

After breakfast depend on the depart time transfer to the airport.

 

Tour includes:

  • → Tour 4×4 / minibus with AC
  • → Driver
  • → Fuel

Not included:

  • → Flight
  • → Lunches
  • → Beverages

NOTE: If this tour we propose does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements

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