Start and end in Casablanca! With the In-depth Cultural tour 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Casablanca, Morocco and 16 other destinations in Morocco. 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
You will be welcomed by your driver /guide in the airport of Mohamed 5 in Casablanca and take you to your hotel in Casablanca. Overnight in the hotel. Also if you have already arrived Casablanca few days before then we will pick up you in your Hotel then start the tour
In the morning you will start your trip to visit the biggest mosque in Casablanca, Hassan 2 Mosque. Then you will go to the capital of Morocco “Rabat”. We will start with the Bab Challah, Mausoleum of Mohammed V and one of the main gates of the royal palace and the Oudaya Kasbah. Lunch in a local restaurant. Then we drive straight to the bleu city of Chefchaouen .Of course on the way you will pass through many small towns and stop for breaks. Getting Chefchaouen a bit early to have time to walk inside the blue alleys of the medina, take pictures and experience the local food of the little city. Overnight in the hotel.
Today in Chefchaouen You will have free time all the morning to visit the blue city. It is a city located in the Rif Mountains, north-west of Morocco. It is famous for the remarkable buildings of different tones of faded blue of its old town. Leather and weaving workshops line its steep cobbled alleys. In the shaded central square of Outa el Hammam is the casbah with red walls, fortress and keep of the fifteenth century with ethnographic and artistic exhibitions. The octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque rises not far from there.
After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish quarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 14th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest one in the world, the Tanneries and Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight at the same Riad.
Your camel man will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. You’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast in the riad, you’ll leave for Rissani, Tinghir, and Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy hotel overlooking the Dades valley.
Your camel guide will wake you up early in the morning to watch what will may be the best sunrise of your life. After wonderul sunrise over sand dunes you will have Berber Breakfast in the camp. Then you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. Enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Then you’ll leave for Rissani , Tinghir, and Todgha gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy guest house overlooking the Dades Valley with diner and breakfast.
After breakfast in your accommodation, you will start travelling through the Dades Valley towards Ouarzazate and then to Marrakech. The road through Dades Valley is called the way of the thousand Kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. You will stop at Kalaat M’Gouna -the centre of rose’s valley-, where you will have the option to visit the cooperative for the roses, to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over. Continue to Marrakech via the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. Built by Et Hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains during the 19th century, now the Kasbah is a house of many Glaoui people. Your journey will continue through the majestic Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains, where you will have the opportunity to explore the process of producing the Argan oil- existing only in morocco – by Berber women in their cooperative, before arriving at your overnight accommodation in Marrakech.
After breakfast in the Riad, you can start exploring Marrakech; «the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city.
Transfer to the Airport if you have the flight that day or drop off you in your Hotel in Casablanca.
- Accomodations for 8 Nights.
- Half Board – 2 meals each day
- Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
- Professional English Speaking Driver
- Professional Guides in the major cities
- Entrance Fees to historical sites
- Camel trik in Sahara Desert
- Lunch and drinks
- Personal Spending