7 days Desert tour from Casablanca
If you are traveling to Morocco by Casablanca this 7 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via Merzouga is the best option to explore the mystery of the berber culture, traditions and nomad’s lifestyle. this trip has been our best seller for years as it will allow you to discover the sahara desert, oases, kasbahs and a lovely overnight camel trking in edge of the sand dunes.
Day 1 : Airport Casablanca – Rabat – Asilah
We will be warmly waiting for you to meet you & welcome you into our lovely country, we proudly be happy to show and share it with you for its good and bads. As soon as we meet at Casablanca airport. Where we will meet you and drive to Casablanca. You will see the Hassan II Mosque. The largest mosque outside of Mecca then we continue to Rabat. The capital of Morocco. Arrive you can visit Rabat will include the Oudaya, the Hassan tower and mausoleum of Mohammed V.
The ruins of Roman Sala are exposed, but it is the minarets of the tomb complex, topped with stork’s nests. That provide the picturesque background to your visit here. And next destination will be Asilah. The town which it called the pearl of atlantic ocean. A quiet seaside resort town within portuguese walls that once it enclosed it city of poets and painters. Birthplace of Raissuli. Touched by the sea, Asilah is like an water color painting at sunset. Where poeple get together to end the day by watching the sunset from the tower along the coast, you will enjoy the beauty of this small fishing town on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, famous its many beaches, taste the exquisite local food made from the finest and freshest seafood, experience the other culture of one the beautiful town of Morocco.
Day 2 : Asilah – Tangier – Chefchaouen
After your breakfast in hotel, we take you to visite the main attraction of Tanger city,. You’ll visit Cap Spartel, the caves of Hercules.the we head to Chefchaouen( the bleu city ) via Tetouan. we leave to our destination enjoying the green natural landscape of Rif mountains till Chefchaouen. Evening free to walk around by yourself.
Day 3 : Chefchaouen – fes
After your lunch in around 1 pm we will start your day trip toward Fes City Route : the Royal Palace gate– Mosquée et Université Karaouiyne–Chouara Tannery — (Tombeaux des Mérinides)
Fez is considered to be the oldest city in Morocco, so this a real chance to immerse deep in it and discover it well. Today will be dedicated as a sightseeing journey in Fez. Our local guide with take you all around its secrets and supply you with enough informations about this holly town. You will visit historical, cultural traces, heritage sites of the city; enjoying walking in the narrow streets of the old medina. We will insist on seeing the most important sites such as the Old Qarawyine University, the Jewish place, Royal Palace …. After lunch, you will visit the traditional cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fez.
Day 4 : Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
Today we start our tour from Fes and we start travelling south to Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia. We will stop in Ifrane city. Referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Then to Merzouga via Midlet and the Ziz Valley. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at the famous cedar forest – the largest one in Morocco – where you will have the opportunity to see the Barbarian apes. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Er Rachidia city.
After lunch in Midelt, your journey continues along the spectacular Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way. We will drive through Berber villages to Erfoud, then to Rissani ; the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Arriving in Merzouga at Afternoon, Start riding camels to see the sunset in the middle of the highest sand dunes in morocco and spend the night there. Overnight at our desert camp where you will have your dinner.
Day 5 : Merzouga – Toudra Gorges – Dades Valley
Your camel guide will wake you up early in the morning. To watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life. Afterwards, you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to your riad appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast and hot shower in a traditional guest house, you’ll leave for Tinghir and Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Here you’ll have the opportunity to hike along it’s valley. We’ll drive through the Dades Valley, Overnight accommodation.
Day 6 : Dades Valley – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Marrakech
After breakfast, we’ll continue tour from Fes and we drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The route through the way of thousand Kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. We’ll stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose city”, to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over. Continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”.
Lunch will be at the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. It is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’. Our journey will continue through the majestic Tizi ‘n’ tichka pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains where you can stop also to explore the process of making the argan oil at the women s cooperatives before arriving to your accommodation in Marrakech.
Day 7 : Marrakech Sightseeing
On The Last day tour, We start our Marrakech Guided tour “the red city of Morocco”, it was founded in the XII century by Almoravidian dynasty. We will see the most important cites & cultural historical heritage. End Our 7 days Desert tour from Casablanca.
On the Afternoon we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.