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Desert tour from Casablanca
Day 1 : Casablanca arrival
Arrival at Casablanca airport, assistance and transfer then start the Morocco desert tour from Casablanca with the sightseeing of the "White City" through its wide avenues, walk through the narrow streets of the Medina, the United Nations Square, the Hassan II Mosque, the Central Market, the Habous district and finally the Boulevard de la Corniche. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel
Day 2 : Casablanca - Rabat - Moulay Idriss - Volubilis - Meknes - Fez
After breakfast departure for Fez. On the way we will visit Rabat "the garden city", the visit begins with the Kasbah of the Udayas, the Hassan Tower and the ramparts of the Royal Palace. We continue towards Meknes, before arriving for a short visit to Moulay Idriss, a city with green roofs and a Mecca of Islam, via Volubilis (ancient Roman city). Visit of Meknes "the Moroccan Versailles" city founded in the 17th century by King Moulay Ismael. Continuation to Fez for dinner and accommodation.
Day 3 : Fez
The whole day will be devoted to the visit of Fez: It is the oldest of the imperial cities. Visit of the Medina and its Islamic universities called Medersas, the Karaouine Mosque, the Nejjarine fountain. Afternoon: visit of the famous souks of Fez. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 4 : Fès - Erfoud - Merzouga
After breakfast, continue the Morocco Desert tour from Casablanca to the Sahara, Erfoud through the Middle Atlas, passing through Ifrane and Azrou, an important artisanal cooperative. Stop in Midelt for lunch (optional) and continue to Merzouga. Arrival by 4x4 on the sand dunes to watch the sunset, camel ride to the nomads' camp. Dinner and accommodation in nomadic tents according to Bedouin tradition.
Day 5 : Erfoud
Morning free. Afternoon excursion to Rissani, birthplace of the Alawi dynasty. Visit of the 17th century Kasbah and the imposing ruins of Ksar Abbar. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel Optional see the Sunset in Merzouga Arrival in Land Rover on the sand dunes to watch the sunset while enjoying a glass of Moroccan tea
Jour 6 : Erfoud-Tinghir-El Kelaa-Ouarzazate
Early morning departure to Tinghir via the road to Tinjdad and its beautiful Kasbah. Optional lunch. Visit the Todra Gorge and continue on to El Kelaa via the Dades Valley. Short visit to El Kelaa (known by the Rose Festival in May). Departure for Ouarzazate through the road of the Thousand Kasbahs. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7 : Ouarzazate-Marrakech
Visit of Ouarzazate including the Kasbahs of Tiffeltout and Taourirt. And departure for the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the most spectacular fortress in southern Morocco. Continuation to Marrakech through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass ( 2260m). Dinner and accommodation.
Day 8 : Marrakech - Casablanca
Brief visit of Marrakech in the morning, visit of the Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia, the Menara, the gardens of the Agdal and the Bahia Palace. Lunch at the hotel. Continuation to Casablanca. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 9 : Casablanca Departure
Transfer to Mohamed V airport. Assistance and departure
Technical informations :
- Duration: 9 days.
- Departure city: Casablanca
- Departure time: 8:00 am
- Attendance: Every day
- Clothing: Casual clothing, hat or cap, jacket and sunscreen
- Payment : Payment at the time of departure on excursion
Languages of Morocco Desert tour from Casablanca :
French / English / Spanish
- Pick up and return to your hotel
- Transport by minibus or air-conditioned with experienced driver-guide
- Accommodation in hotels and bivouacs
- Camel riding
Not Included :
- Monuments entrances
- Lunches and drinks
- Optional tips