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Tour Starts from Casablanca
Tour Ends in Casablanca
Operated in English
12 Days Tour from Casablanca Itinerary:
Casablanca airport transfer
Pickup from Casablanca airport, check in your hotel. Accommodation: Hotel Val D'Anfa or similar.
Casablanca – Rabat – Asilah
The journey starts with an excursion of Casablanca. The visit includes Mohammad V square, an Airy square built-in 1916 amid French Colonial buildings with a statue & pigeon-covered fountain. And Hassan II mosque was completed in 1993, designed by Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues. The mosque is considered the second-largest in Africa after the Algiers grand mosque, and 7th in the world. The mosque also has the world's second tallest minaret at 210 meters. The journey continues to Rabat to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Oudaya. Hassan tower, a minaret of an incomplete mosque built by the third Caliph of the Almohad Caliphate in 1195.
We also visit Mohammed V mausoleum that has the tombs of three kings Mohammad V, Hassan II, and Prince Abdallah. We travel via the highway to the well-preserved 15th-century town Asilah. An art hub, ramparts, and gates built by colonial Portuguese. The town has much to see like the paintings that fill the whitewashed walls of the medina, the 15th-century ramparts, the Church of San Bartolome, El Hamra tower. Etc. Fee time and overnight stay in Asilah.
Accommodation: Riad Oasis D'asilah or similar
Asilah - Tangier - Chefchaouen
We continue our exploration of the magnificent town of the northern part of Morocco. The next stop is the Tangier city. Its whitewashed hillside medina is home to the Dar el Makhzen, a palace of the sultans that's now a museum of Moroccan artifacts. The American Legation Museum, also in the medina, documents new diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Morocco in an 1821 Moorish-style former consulate. We also visit Hercules caves shaped in the African continent.
In this cavern, Hercules allegedly rested during his labor with an opening in the shape of the African continent, as well as the 1000ft site above sea level at the entrance of the strait of Gibraltar. The visit also includes the kasbah museum that used to be the house of the former sultan's palace of Dar El Makhzen from prehistoric times to the 19th century enjoying the charming Andalusian garden. The finale stop is Chefchaouen, blue-washed buildings of its old town. It is known with its shady main square of Place Outa el Hammam that is the red-walled Kasbah, a 15th-century fortress and dungeon, Ethnographic Museum, and the octagonal minaret nearby. Free time and overnight stay in Chefchaouen.
Accommodation: Dar Echechaouen or similar
Chefchaoun – Meknes - Volubilis - Fes
We travel to Fes visiting historically rich landmarks. The visit includes the excavated ancient city Volubilis that was also the ancient capital of the Mauretania kingdom, and the journey continues to Meknes that is known for its imperial past, with remnants and its beautiful gate Bab Mansour that is famous with arches and mosaic tiling. Overnight stay in Fes.
Accommodation: Riad Ahlam or similar
Guided visit of Fes
The tour allows you to explore historical sites such as Madrasa El Bouinania (founded in AD 1351–56 by Abu Inan Faris. It is widely acknowledged as a high point of Marinid architecture and historic Moroccan architecture generally.). El Quaraoiyin mosque and university ( the oldest existing, continually operating higher educational institution in the world according to UNESCO and Guinness World Records and is occasionally referred to as the oldest university by scholars.). South tower, pottery village, Nejjarine square, and the residence of the king. Free time and overnight stay in Fes.
Accommodation: Riad Ahlam or similar
Fes – Ifran – Merzouga
Early departure to Merzouga desert through Ifran, which is known for its alpine-style architecture and nearby ski slopes and forests and the lion status. The Cedar forests that are notable as a habitat for a sub-population of Barbary macaques. The commercial center of a vast agricultural hinterland Midelt, Errachida, the tremendous Ziz Valley via its rocky passage and Erfoud. Once among the dunes, you will be welcomed into a charming Kasbah where you will be able to relax and enjoy the tunes of a desert blues band well into the evening. Accommodation: Riad Dar Hassan or similar
Desert Culture + Tea with Nomads + Camel Trek
Watching the sunrise amongst the dunes is a magical experience, and not to be missed. Your breakfast will be waiting for you upon your return, after which you will have the opportunity to visit the nomadic communities around Merzouga, stopping for tea in the souks, and enjoying the traditional Gnawa music. As the mid-day sun wanes, we will mount our camels and trek into the pink sands of the Moroccan Sahara; here, we will have ample free time for you to explore and take in the beauty and vastness of the desert dunes. Once the sun sets, a Moroccan dinner will be served alongside live music around the campfire, after which you are free to explore again - this time in the company of a million stars exploding against the pitch-black sky, and the all-encompassing silence of the Sahara at night. Accommodation: Tiziri camp or similar
Merzouga – Boumalne Dades
Early wake up to watch the magical colors before it. Breakfast, then traveling to Skoura town through Errissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet (historically Sijilmasa, is a region and the largest oasis in Morocco).
The charming city Tinghir is known for its magnificent palm-grove and visiting its famous series of limestone river canyons in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains. Boumalne Dades, where every scene could easily inspire an artistic masterpiece that is famous with Todgha gorge. Accommodation: Dar Blues or similar
Boumalne Dades - Marrakech
After breakfast, we drive to Marrakech through Ouarzazate visiting Atlas Studio, where imagination runs free, discovering the hidden stories of the movie-making world.
We also visit the 17th-century kasbah Ait Ben Haddou that is considered a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture and a UNESCO world heritage site since 1987. Ait Ben Haddou is a historical site along the former caravan route between the desert and Marrakech. The drive continues via Tishka pass, reaching an altitude of 2260m.
Free time and overnight stay in Marrakech. Accommodation: Palais Aix Kebaj or similar
Guided visit of Marrakech - Essaouira
An official guide takes you on a journey of Marrakech. The tour allows you to visit many landmarks such as Bahia Palace (The name means "brilliance," a set of beautiful gardens that was built in the late 19th century and intended to be palace at its time). The historic royal necropolis Saadian Tombs that dated to the time of the Saadian dynasty. Koutoubia the largest mosque. Jamaa El Fna, the central and marketplace square. After the guided tour, transfer to Essaouira. Overnight stay in Essaouira. Accommodation: Hotel Riad Mimouna or similar
Essaouira - Casablanca
This day, we have the opportunity to explore the coastal wind Essaouira that attracts plenty of windsurfers between April and November. It is well known also with its fortifies medina and its art galleries and boutique, or watch the fishing nets and traditional boats constructed in the hugely atmospheric port. The city also has a vibrant cultural mix.
Your tour driver picks you up at around 2 pm to drive you to Casablanca. Overnight stay in Casablanca. Accommodation: Riad Hamdani or similar
Casablanca airport transfer
Accommodations: (Nights x 11)
Dinner in Merzouga desert & Skoura
Air-conditioning private vehicle
What's not included:
Entry fees to the historical sites