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9 Days Tour From Casablanca To Marrakech Via Sahara Desert Morocco

Morocco family tour from Casablanca,9 day 8 night tour
from Casablanca to Sahara Desert
Enjoy cultural experiences and desert adventure on this 9-day circuit of Morocco beginning in modern
Casablanca and ending Casablanca. Explore souks, markets, and medieval kasbahs, ride a camel into the
Sahara and sleep under the stars.
1st day: Casablanca- Chefchaouen.
You will be greeted by your guide at Casablanca’s airport, then drive to the Center of Casablanca, where you
will have the chance to see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Morocco and experience the coastal
“Cornish” seaside. Afterwards, we’ll drive to Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains, and Wazzan. We will be in
Chefchaouen afternoon.
2nd day: Chefchaouen- Meknes- Volubilis- Fes.
Today, we’ll drive towards Volubilis, where we will discover the roman ruins and learn about the
archaeological site of Moroccan history. After the visit of the ruins, we will shift our way to Meknes city,
which is one of the four imperial cities in Morocco and its Medina which is a UNESCO world heritage site,
there where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina , Bab El
Mansour and enjoy a visit of Moulay ismail’s shrine . Then drive directly to the city of Fes, where you will
spend the night.
3rd day: Fes sightseeing.
After breakfast, you will start your visit with a local guide. you’ll be able to visit the following interests: the
Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish quarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, Al Qarawyyin University, which
is the oldest in the world, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch,
you will visit the tiles cooperative then enjoy a panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes through a
4th day: Fes- Ifrane- Midelt- Ziz valley- Merzouga- Camel ride and overnight in desert camp.
We will pick you up from your riad/ hotel at 8:00 AM then drive towards Ifrane( which is the Switzerland
town of Morocco) through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Afterwards, we will drive to the biggest Cedar forest
in Africa to see the Barbarian Apes (monkeys). Travelling through the Tizi N talghamt pass to Midelt and
along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas
Mountains and the scenery changing from time to another. After lunch, we’ll continue our journey through
the Ziz Valley then Merzouga. After a glass of mint tea, you will cross Sand dunes by camels with stops to
enjoy the magic sunset from a top of a dune in a peaceful atmosphere before you arrive the camp, where
you will spend a lovely night under a starry sky. Dinner and night will be in the camp.
5th day: Erg chebbi tour.
After waking up to enjoy the sunrise on a top of a dune nearby the camp, you will ride back the camels to
the hotel and have breakfast and shower. Then, you will start your journey visiting a oasis which is irrigated
with an underground irrigation system then leave to Rissani to visit the biggest local Market in the south
east of Morocco ( if it is a day market). Later on, you will carry on your journey visiting nomads and share a
cup of tea with them. Afterwards, you will have a special lunch in Khamlia village which is Berber Pizza
and visit the Gnawa people,listening to their music which is Gnaoua Music. Then to the hotel and have free
6th day: Merzouga– Todra gorges– Dades valley.
After breakfast, we will drive toward Erfoud, which is the capital of fossils, where you will have the chance
to discover different fossils and minerals that are founded in that area, especially ammonites, trilobites and
star fishes… etc. Afternoon, we will drive to Tinghir, which was considered the capital of Moroccan Jewish.
There where we will enjoy Todra valley from panoramic views then Todra gorge where you will do walking
inside cliffs of 300 m high . Finally, we will head to Dades valley.
7th day: Dades valley- Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou-Marrakech.
After breakfast, we will head towards Kelat M’gouna and Ouarzazate taking the road of a thousand kasbahs.
The first stop will be in Rose’s town which is Kelaat Mgouna, where an annually festival takes place each
may. Then, drive to Ouarzazate which is the “HollyWood of Africa” where a lot of international films have
been shot such as Gladiator, the mummy, Kingdom of Heaven… especially, in the largest and famous village
of Kasbahs in Morocco which is Ait Ben Haddou village. After visiting , we will cross High Atlas Mountains
which are the highest Mountains in Africa with an altitude of 4167 m but on the way, it will be 2260m with
stops to see Berber villages and different landscapes. The night will be in Marrakech.
8th day: Marrakech.
Today, we will have a private Guided Tour of Marrakech Medina with a loca guide. You will see the famous
Mosque of Kotubia, the Medina, the souks, ben Youssef medrassa, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia palace and
Majorelle gardens. Night at a riad in the Medina.
9th day: transfer to the airport.