Discovery of Morocco Tour

Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech

 

Day 1: Casablanca
Arrival at Casablanca airport, assisted by our qualified staff. Brief review of the tour during
the transfer to hotel. Check in, dinner and overnight in Casablanca.

 

Day 2: Casablanca
Visit of “The White City”: drive through the wide avenues and long stripes. Walk through the narrow streets of the Medina. The tour also features visits to the United Nations Square, the Medina, various souks, the central market, Habous district, Hassan II Mosque (Outside) and Corniche Boulevard. Dinner and overnight in Casablanca.

 

Day 3: Casablanca-Rabat-MoulayIdriss-Volubilis-MeknesFes
After breakfast – departure to Rabat. Sightseeing of the “Imperial garden city” begins with the Kasbah of Oudayas, Hassan Tower and walls of the Mechouar surrounding the Royal Palace.Continuation to Meknes. Before getting to Meknes, a brief visit of Moulay Idriss, a sacred Islamic town, going through the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. Sightseeing of Meknes “Moroccan Versailles”: Town founded in the 17th century by King Moulay Ismael. Dinner and overnight in Fes.

 

Day 4: Fes
Full day Sightseeing of the city. Fes in the oldest imperial city: visit of the medieval Medina and religious Islamic centers and university namely the Medersas, the Karaouine Mosque and University (The oldest in the world) as well as the Nejjarin Fountain. PM Sightseeing of the famous souks of Fes. Dinner and overnight in Fes.

 

Day 5: Meknes-Erfoud
Departure via the Middle-Atlas Mountains, passing by Ifrane and Azrou, an important handicraft center. Stop at Midelt for an optional lunch. Continuation to Erfoud. Visit of the Blue Meski. Dinner and overnight in Erfoud.

 

Day 6: Erfoud 
Morning at leisure. PM excursion to Rissani: The capital of the Tafilalet where the Alaouitesdynasty ancestors are buried. Visit of the 17th century Kasbah and the imposing ruins of Ksar-Abbar. Take the 4 wheel drive cars to the gigantic Merzouga dunes. Upon arrival, a welcoming mint tea will be presented. Take the camels and enjoy an outstanding ride along the dunes to attend one of the most magnificent sunsets in the world. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight in Erfoud. 

 

Day 7: Erfoud-Tinghir-ElKelaa-Ouarzazate
Morning departure to Tinghir via Tinejdad road with its magnificent Kasbahs. Visit of the Todra canyons. Continuation to El Kelaa through the Dades Valley. Short sightseeing of El Kelaa. Departure to Ouarzazate through the road of thousands Kasbahs. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.

 

Day 8: Ouarzazate
Day at leisure or whole day excursion to Zagora, DraaValey and the village of Amzrou (an old Jewish village). Visit of M’hamid, the last settlement before the Sahara. Return to Ouarzazate with a stop at Tinfou for relaxing and a walk on the sand dunes attending the sunset. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.

 

Day 9: Ouarzazate-Marrakech
Visit of Ouarzazate including Tiffeltout and Taourirt Kasbahs. Departure to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, the most spectacular fortress in the south of Morocco. Continuation to Marrakech through the Tichka pass (2260m) Dinner and overnight in Marrakech.

 

Day 10: Marrakech
A whole day sightseeing tour around the city. Marrakech is the “pearl of the south” founded by the Almoravides dynasty at the end of the 12th Century. Morning discovery of the souks of Marrakech and the Djemaa El Fna square. PM visit to Saadyines Tombs, museum, Menara and Agdal gardens, the Koutoubia, and the Bahia Palace. An optional dinner in a typical Moroccan restaurant with folklore show. Overnight in Marrakech.

 

Day 11: Marrakech
Day at leisure in Marrakech. Optional excursions to the region of the city. Dinner and
overnight in Marrakech.

 

Day 12: Marrakech-Essaouira
Departure to Essaouira, famously called “Mogador”. PM: Visit of the “Scala”, the sea-port and the Medina. Dinner and overnight in Essaouira.

 

Day 13: Essaouira-Safi-El Jadida-Casablanca
Departure to Safi. Visit of the Portuguese Sea-Castle, the Pottery’s hill and continuation to
Oualidia. Optional lunch in Oualidia (Seaside resort) famous with its Oyster-Farming. PM: continuation to El Jadida, once called “Mazagan” by the Portuguese. Short visit and drive to Casablanca. Dinner and overnight in Casablanca.

 

Day 14: Casablanca
Transfer to Casablanca Airport. Assistance and back home Flight.