7 Days morocco tours from casablanca to marrakech
7 Days morocco tours From casablanca to marrakech via merzouga
- 7 Days morocco desert tours from casablanca to marrakech, via Dadès Valley, Erg Chebbi and Draa Valley.
- See the barbary Monkey in the Cedar forest of Azrou.
- Traverse the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-n-Tichka pass.
- Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of Aït Benhaddou kasbah.
- Drive through Ziz gorge and its palmgroves.
- Take a camel trekking from Merzouga to Erg Chebbi and enjoy dinner under the stars in a Berber desert camp.
- Admire the Todra Gorge and follow the Dadès River to Boumalne du Dades.
- Visit lush palm groves in the desert at Skoura.
DAY 1 : Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes
In fisrt day of casablanca to marrakech : We will pick up you at the airport / hotel. Then we drive towards Rabat – capital, where we visit main sights. We continue to Meknes, which is very important historical and cultural city. We visit also Roman ruins of Volubilis and afterwards we drive to Fes where we stay overnight in a local traditional riad/hotel.
days 2 : Exploring Fez
Second day of casablanca to marrakech : Today we continue by guided tour in fez. Our guided tour starts by visiting the medina (the old city) in Fez and we explore medina by walking inside its alleys. Guided tour in Fez includes also visit of the Jewish Quarter and also the Royal Palace. We will visit the famous tanneries in Fez. Then we visit the Quaraouine mosque which is considered the 1st university in the world . We stay in Fez for overnight in local riad/hotel.
day 3 : Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
Third day of casablanca to marrakech : Today we travell towards Ifrane, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. We may stop at Azrou, a Berber village in the cedar forest. We will have a lunch in Midelt and afterwards we’ll drive along the Ziz valley. We’ll pass through few Berber villages to reach Erfoud and then Rissani. Then we arrive to Merzouga desert where we stay in local riad/hotel.
day 4 : Merzouga Desert Camel Trek
Today we explore Merzouga Sahara desert in 4×4 tour. We will visit the Khamlia village where we meet and listen to local Gnawa people , musicians and we will learn about their traditional music. We visit and have some tea with local Nomad families living in the Merzouga desert. We will drive in desert dunes to explore large desert of Erg Chebbi. We also visit city of Rissani which is a fortified village and we explore traditional souk. We enjoy camel ride in desert in Merzouga with local Merzouga camel guide to explore sand dunes in Morocco. We reach Merzouga desert camp where we will have berber dinner ,we enjoy Berber music and we stay this night in desert tents in Merzouga.
day 5 : Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
Early in the morning we will watch sunrise in desert of Merzouga and then we ride camels back to the village of Merzouga and after breakfast we leave for Rissani. We drive towards Tinghir, and then we explore Todra gorges which is the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Here we may hike within the amazing valley and after lunch we will continue our private Morocco tour passing the Dades valley. Here we stay in Dades gorges in traditional local riad/hotel with dinner and breakfast.
day 6 : Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Marrakech.
Today we drive through the Dades valley towards Ouarzazate passing the route of the 1000’s Kasbahs. We will stop at Kalaat Mgouna which is the centre of roses valley. Here we may purchase the rosewater, which is local famous product made from roses. We will visit Ouarzazatte movie studio, and also local kasbah in the city. We continue to a the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. Our trip continues passing Tizi n Tichka mountain pass at 2260 m. Then we arrive to Marrakech and we stay in local hotel.
day 7 : Marrakesh Sightseeing.
Discover the city of Marrakech in this enlightening full day tour. Immerse yourself into the history, art and culture of this magnificent walled pink city. Photograph the magnificent Koutoubia mosque with its great square tower and shining copper globes. Stroll along the bustling alleyways and see the mosques, traditional bakeries, old lodging houses and fountains carved of wood. Visit the Medrassa ben Yousef as one of the largest theological college in north Africa. Walk through the alleys of the Medina and visit the most interesting handicrafts quarters , see an enchanting display of arts and crafts in the colorful souks before you relive the atmosphere of a glorious age in the exquisite rooms. end of 7 days from casablanca to marrakech.
- Private tour in vehicle with air conditioning 4×4 / minibus
- Private driver / English speaking guide
- Nights at the hotel (dinner and breakfast )
- Camel trek in the desert
- One night stay in the desert camp
What´s Not Included:
- Tips, admission to museums