10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech Overview
During this 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech visit we will investigate the royal urban areas and experience the history, design, rich culture, and traditional.we will get an opportunity to investigate the royal city like Rabat, Fes, Meknes, the blue city Chefchaouen situated in the southern piece of Rif mountains and its a famous visitor goal, we investigate the medieval medinas, landmarks, Kasbahs, Mausalomes, additionally, we’ll visit Sahara desert of Merzouga Erg-Chebbi, watch the dusk and dawn, bring camels into the ridges, investigate the cordiality of the Moroccans and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Other than the entirety of the appealing destinations, we will become acquainted with Moroccan culture.
Itinerary 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech
Day 1: Casablanca => Rabat => Meknes
=> Your driver will pick you up from the airport to explore the monuments of Casablanca such as the Hassan II Mosque.
The Hassan II Mosque is the largest on the African continent and this magnificent structure can hold up to 105,000 worshippers. The mosque was built for the king’s 60th birthday, an engineering feat as well as a controversial use of public money. We will take a tour inside the mosque, which is deliberately floating above the waters of the Atlantic Ocean in honor of the Holy Qur’an which states that God’s throne was above water.
=> After that, you will continue to reach Rabat, “the capital of Morocco”. Start by car through the beautifully tiled entrance to the Royal Palace, followed by a stop at Bab Rawah, or the city’s “wind gate,” so named because it has been exposed to the Atlantic winds since its construction in 1197. Visit the Hassan Tower, part of an unfinished mosque begun by Khalifa in the century twelveth. In the incredibly well-preserved Kasbah of the Udayas, explore the castle and take a stroll through the French colonial Andalusian gardens. End the day at Chellah, the cemetery, and ruins of an ancient Roman outpost. The balance of the day is at leisure. In the late afternoon, travel to Meknes (approximately 2 hours), the former capital of Morocco, where you’ll spend the night in the first day of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech.
Day 2: Meknes => Volubilis => Chefchaouen
=> Today, enjoy a morning tour of Meknes and discover the charming streets of the old city. From the northern gate of Bab Berdin, walk to the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail (closed for renovation) – which transformed Meknes from a provincial town into an imperial city in the 17th century – then explore the elaborately decorated public buildings hidden in these winding streets, including Moulay’s granary Ismail and the old market. Next, head to the nearby archaeological site of Volubilis, where its remains make for an undeniably impressive sight when they appear on the edge of a long, high plateau. Tour ancient hillside ruins with a local guide, and discover the city’s impressive mosaics along Decumanus Maximus, many of which are still intact.
=> Next, take a 3-hour drive to Chefchaouen, or the “blue city”, which is arguably one of the most beautiful places in Morocco. Chefchaouen is located on a wide valley between two peaks in the stunning Rif Mountains. Her city is lovingly nurtured with stunning blue-and-white homes, red-tiled roofs, and artistic doorways. Much of Chefchaouen has been recreated by Andalusian refugees fleeing the Reconquista, so you might feel like you’re in the hills of Spain while exploring its streets. Immerse yourself in the relaxed pace of life in this country retreat. Take a guided tour in second of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech. with your leader through the Old Town and shop for handicrafts, or simply sit in the café and enjoy the passing of time. If you are feeling hungry, the goat cheese on offer is a popular treat that many visitors enjoy.
Day 3: Chefchaouen => Fes
=> Third day of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech.: Enjoy a free morning to discover more about Chefchaouen. Take another stroll through the streets and find your favorite shade of blue. Then maybe enjoy lunch before boarding our minibus for the long trip to Fez (about 4 hours) at night. Fez’s living museum has controversial origins, some believe its origins come from ancient Greece, others claim to come from the Balkans. However, the city is the best example of the medieval Arab world, and you will soon discover more about its past and modern times. After checking into your hotel in the late afternoon, perhaps enjoy an unforgettable dinner of one of the city’s signature dishes, salty and sweet pastels.
Day 4: Exploring Fes
=> A full day Fez day trip will be one of the highlights of your 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech. The old medina has to be the favorite scenic spot in Fez, and it ranks as the largest city in Morocco with over ten thousand lanes. It is common to see many shops along the narrow lanes selling handicrafts, fruits, olive oil, spices…
Later, visit the three famous madrassas that are dedicated to spreading the Islamic faith to the younger generation, covering the oldest college in the world – Madrasa Al-Arawiyin, Madrassa Attarine and Madrassa Bou Inania. From the three traditional schools, you can not only learn more about Islamic culture but also appreciate the magnificent buildings with exquisite decoration.
Day 5: Fes => Imouzar => Ifrane => Zaida => Midelt
=> After breakfast in your Raid in the fifth day of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech, take a private car and leave the density of the city behind for the scenic simplicity of the Middle Atlas Mountains (about 5 hours). Drive south and inland through a variety of stunning landscapes – lush valleys and forests contrasting with a barren rocky landscape. The area is inhabited by nomadic shepherds roving to take care of their flocks. Pass through the cedar forests that are home to the Barbary monkey, North Africa’s only monkey, and then to your destination in Midelt.
=> Located in a valley, Midelt is a market town, originally built as the region’s mining base and surrounded by farmland and orchards. Stretch your legs while you explore the nearby village of Berrem and get a closer look at local farm life. You can also check out an optional traditional music show in Midelt. Tonight, stay at Tamnai Palace. This wonderful residence is inspired by the traditional kasbah (medina or castle type) and is the perfect base for your trip through the Middle Atlas – especially with a large pool to relax in! Relax in the large rooms and get ready for some desert excursions tomorrow.
Day 6: Cross Middle Atlas Mountains => Experience Rissani => Sahara Camp
=> Sahara desert Berber Camp. Today sexth of 10 days tour Casablanca, the journey takes 6 hours towards the great desert of Erg Chebbi. Since you will have the comfort of your 4*4 or minivan, there will be plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the views of the kasbahs and palms (palm leafy valleys, fields, and orchards). You may also have the opportunity to pass by nomads on their journey – these free-spirited people are born to move with their herds of animals under the open sky, never staying in one place for very long.
=> Continue driving through the changing landscape, from arid mountainsides to fertile valleys, stopping in border towns like Erfoud and Rissani, before reaching the end of the road at the small desert settlement of Merzouga. Against the backdrop of the orange sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, the charming desert village of Merzouga feels wonderfully secluded, as the modern world left it behind.
=> Store your main luggage at your overnight Berber camp on the edge of the desert and ride a camel on an hour-long sunset trek into the desert. The Erg Chebbi dunes are the most picturesque in the country and an essential part of any visit to Morocco. erg is a vast sea of windswept quicksand formed in picturesque undulating peaks and valleys. Located at the end of a closed road and only 20 kilometers from the Algerian border, this really feels like a border country. Spend the night in a desert camp under the stars. Your local friends will prepare a mouthwatering feast, so all you have to do is sit back and relax.
Day 7: Explore Desert Merzouga => Todra Gorge => Toudgha => Travel to Ouarzazate
=> Wake up to the silence of the desert this morning as the natural beauty of Morocco continues to amaze you. After breakfast, leave the camp and make your way to the beautiful oasis of Tinghir for lunch. The real attraction here is the stunning Todra Gorge, a deep valley bestowed by the Todra River over thousands of years. There will be plenty of time to marvel at this sight before continuing to the Dades Valley, where the roses are in bloom in spring. The locals are making good use of the prolific flowers by producing rose water here. Dinner tonight at your hotel in Ouarzazate inth seventh day of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech.
Day 8: Explore Desert Ouarzazate => Visit Ait Benhaddou => Travel to Marrakesh
=> After breakfast at the hotel, take some time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, a palace – or fortified city – along a former caravan route. This is the real Morocco: a village that seems to rise from the sand. Its dusty desert canes and maze-like warriors are sure to captivate you. Next, make your way to the charming city of Marrakesh. Dinner tonight at your Raid. Overnight: Marrakech on eighth day of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech.
DAY 9: Marrakesh City Tour
=> After breakfast, take a morning tour of the red city. Visit the Saadian Tombs, dating back to the 16th century, where the Saadian kings found their final resting place. Your tour also includes the Koutoubia Minaret, as well as the beautiful Bahia Palace. Finally, finish the tour with a walk through the medina, and get a chance to enjoy all the different craftsmen performing their craft before arriving at Djemaa El Fna Square, the lively city center, a fantastic show of acrobats, storytellers, and snake charmers. Spend a leisurely afternoon or, perhaps, join an optional cooking class with Carriage Ride. Take a cooking class and learn how to prepare traditional Moroccan tagine as well as Moroccan flatbread. After dinner, take a horse-drawn carriage through Jamaâ El Fna Square and the lively streets of Marrakesh at night in Ninth day of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech.
DAY 10: Depart Morocco
=> Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. After breakfast. End our services of 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech
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What Is Included? [ 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech]
=> Pickup you at the airport Casablanca, and Drop off at your Raid in Marrakech
=> Private or shared Transport by an A/C vehicle
=> Fuel included
=> English-speaking driver during the tour
=> Free time to explore the village
=> Half-board accommodations in selected hotels or Raids (dinners and breakfasts are included)
=> Overnight in Berber camp (dinners and breakfasts are included)
=> You can stop everywhere to take photos
=> Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
=> Camel Per person
Not Included [ 10 days tour Casablanca via desert tour Morocco to Marrakech]
=> Tips and gratuities
=> Lunches and Drinks
=> Air fare travel
=> Anything not mentioned in the program
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takeoff and return are planned from your lodging or riad in Marrakech, assuming you are remaining inside the Medina in a point that can’t be reached through transport, the get will occur at the nearest point; it is extremely insightful to reconfirm the specific get time and point basically the day preceding the tour “3 days Desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga”, maybe by having your inn staff contact the neighborhood provider (contacts in the voucher/affirmation that is shipped off you subsequent to booking) and afterward have them make sense of you obviously where to meet.
Two evenings/3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga; takeoff on the first day around 7 with return on the third day between late evening and afternoon.
English, French, Spanish and Italian talking guides.
minimal expense imparted visit to different explorers, the vehicle happens by minibus or bigger transport with 17 seats relying upon the quantity of members. The neighborhood provider is Marrakech Travel Service; prompt affirmation at season of booking, you can book regardless of whether you are traveling solo. At the hour of the update of this article, one further choice was presented: on the third day as opposed to getting back to Marrakech it is feasible to take a common gathering move by taxi to Fez, clearly there is an enhancement.
incorporates transport, help from a driver/guide all through the excursion in addition to camel guides in the desert, convenience for 2 evenings in extremely straightforward lodgings/inns/tents, half board (breakfast and dinner) and two camel rides. Snacks, drinks, manual for Ait Ben Haddou (costs a couple of euros) and tips are excluded.
There could be no other visit that brings you into the desert, the genuine one, spending less, neither in Morocco nor in some other country in North Africa or the Arabian Peninsula.
it might happen that you have a private room/tent however consider that occasionally you should impart the convenience to different members; for snacks you don’t have a lot of decision, they are given in traveler eateries situated in disengaged areas, frequently with a decent menu and more costly than Moroccan norms; both the lodging at Dadés/Tinghir and the camp in the desert are extremely basic; put into account the compulsory stops in trinket/cover/craftsmanship shops, nobody compels you to purchase everything except you would likely have saved them.
when you are in the desert you presumably won’t wash; the vehicles utilized don’t necessarily have working cooling, or more all no cooling in the Erg Chebbi tents; most importantly make sure to constantly assess what you get with the exceptionally low cost you pay, in some cases a few analysts forget about it.
in the event that you are traveling solo or in a couple, you will acknowledge basic convenience and don’t have any desire to pass up on the chance to take a brief trip ‘3 days tour Morocco’ and see the extraordinary rises of the Sahara desert for an exceptionally minimal price.
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Desert trip Marrakech 3 days to Merzouga FAQ
Desert tripMarrakech 3 days to Merzouga distance is 8 hr 49 min (563.8 km) via N9 and N10. Nonetheless, it will be parted in two on the in with a night in Dades Valley. Returning, you will go through the day heading to Marrakech.
Indeed, they are. Your room in Dades Valley Hotel or Guest house will have private ensuite washrooms.
It is approximately 1 hour for nightfall and one more hour for dawn the next day. Time relies upon season, Day light saving time, and dusk/dawn time.
Imagine a scenario You can. a 4×4 will be proposed to move you from Merzouga hotel to Erg Chebbi desert camp for an additional an expense of 30 Euros ( Included in extravagance tent choice )
There will be a couple of sand sheets accessible at the camp administrator’s cabin to use at relaxation ( Availability not ensured ). You can request one to take to the camp with you. They are for nothing
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