Overview of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days
Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days, we investigate the popular royal urban communities Fes in extra to Chefchaouen the blue city find the hint of the old realm in Volubilis roman site and go to the royal city of Meknes and Rabat to visit the excellent doors, the tombs, and the vivid souks, and Marrakech the red city and the touristic capital in Morocco, Exploring Tizi n’Tichka most noteworthy street pass Visiting Unesco kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate Hollywood of Africa visit studios Explore Dades and Todgha Gorge Camel ride in Sahara desert in Merzouga and night in camp.
Itinerary of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days
Day 1: Marrakech => Ouarzazate => Dades Gorge
=> In this first day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days: Departure from Marrakech at 7:00pm o’clock, you leave the Red City behind and head into the Atlas Mountains. Your destination for the day is the well preserved Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most dramatic sights of the Atlas, made famous as the filming location for several Hollywood films including ‘Gladiator’. The route takes us over Tizi N Tichka pass, the highest in Morocco, arriving mid-afternoon. You will then have time for an afternoon walk around the town.
=> After that, you will continue to Ouarzazate, nicknamed the ‘door to the desert’ because it used to be a crossing point for African traders on their way to Europe. It is now the site of the Atlas Film Studios, the setting for many Hollywood films, as well as Game of Thones and BBC’s Atlantis. It’s also home to the impressive Kasbah Taourirt. Originally this kasbah was later owned by T’hami El Glaoui who is better known as the Lord of the Atlas. The Krupps field gun that secured the Glaoui power is now displayed outside the kasbah. We then head south along the Draa Valley, a huge palmary containing over four million palm trees, bordered by many ksours (fortified villages). The night spent at the Hotel or Kasbah in Dades Gorge in first day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days.
Day 2: Dades Gorge => Toudgha => Rissani => Merzouga desert
=> After breakfast, hop back aboard your minivan or 4*4 and travel out along the famous ‘Road of 1000 Kasbahs’ to nearby Tinghir. Stroll through the oasis to the mighty Todra Gorge, where a deep crevasse in the orange limestone provides spectacular views, then sit down to lunch at your leisure (own expense) in one of the local cafes. In the afternoon, visit the holy town of Rissani — birthplace of Morocco’s ruling royal family and the age-old capital of the Tafilalt region. Continue on to Merzouga, a small village sitting on the borders of the Sahara Desert of Erg-Chebbi.
=> Here we embark on our camel trek and venture further into the desert, where we spend the night at a simple Nomad camp for some spectacular star-gazing. Surrounded by silence and millions of stars lets us appreciate the immensity of the Sahara Desert. Please Note: As we venture into the desert, you are requested to only bring an overnight bag and leave all your remaining luggage with the vehicle. Please pack your overnight bag ready for today in the second day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip.
Day 3: Merzouga => Midlet => Ifrane => Fes
=> That’s early if you want to wake up at dawn to watch the sun begin its daily arch with a cool blue morning sky as the shadows of the desert light up before becoming a glowing fireball. The sand is always changing, but an experienced camel guide knows the ripples and slopes of the surrounding dunes and will take you to a great vantage point to enjoy the sunrise. We will watch the first golden rays of the sun hit the brown desert dunes and then return to your camp for a delicious breakfast.
=> You will back to your hotel. Then after leaving the desert, you will begin your third day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip days towards Fez. Drive along the Ziz River with its gorgeous palm-lined oasis and fortified castles all the way to Midelt, a small town in the middle of the Atlas Mountains, where you’ll stop for lunchtime. In the afternoon, continue crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains towards Fes. You’ll notice a dramatic change in the landscape: snow-capped mountains, cedar forests, rich vegetation, and 180 arid and rocky landscapes for the rest of the tour. Your desert tour from Marrakech to Fes will end in the early evening and your driver will take you to your riad or hotel in Fes.
Day 4: Fes => Full Day Imperial City Tour
=> In the fourth day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip; The culture of Fez is prestigious because of its perseverance through time. The distinctive elements that made Medina and the medieval city so rich create an incomparable atmosphere centered on history. This luxurious riad-style accommodation is located in the city center. He meets you after breakfast and takes you on a private guided tour of the best preserved medieval city in the Arab world. Fresh citrus aroma fills the air.
=> You see a pattern taking shape inside the streets of the country’s old towns, filled with narrow, winding alleys. In Fez, you find alleys that are often created by charming architecture and brightly colored doors. The smell of leather quickly overtakes Medina. You hear metal tinkling on metal and skin chafing. The tanneries date back to the 12th century and fill the old town with the familiar fragrance that passes through the vendors. Tanneries are located behind the leather shops.
=> The pits are filled with colored pigments that stain the skin a specific color. Leather workers shape the fabric and divide it into bags, coats, and belts. Continue to follow your guide through the historic streets of the city and you find yourself in a rooftop café overlooking the entire Medina. Fresh mint tea will arrive at your table. The herbal scent blends with the sweetness of honey. The energetic pulse of the alleys fades away and you find a moment of calm and privacy on the rooftops overlooking history.
Day 5: Fes => Meknes => Volubilis => Chefchaouen
=> Fifth day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days: After breakfast, drive through miles of vineyards and olive groves to Meknes, one of Morocco’s four imperial cities (along with Fez, Marrakesh, and Rabat) to discover its great past and vast souks. Must-sees are the Great Gate of Bab Mansour and the central square, as well as the ruins of the 17th century stables of King Moulay Ismail bin Sharif, which housed 12,000 stables.
=> Near Volubilis, a Roman city that has been partially excavated and remarkably preserved. Built in a fertile agricultural area, it developed from the 3rd century BC onwards as a Phoenician, then Carthaginian settlement, before becoming the capital of the Kingdom of Mauritania. Through olives and wine, it flourished under Roman rule from the first century AD and acquired a number of grand public buildings and beautiful city houses with large mosaic floors. It fell into the hands of local tribes in 285, and remained inhabited for another seven centuries as a Latin Christian community, and then as an early Muslim settlement. By the eleventh century, Volubilis was abandoned after the seat of power was transferred to Fez. Free time for lunch.
=> After that, you will continue to Chefchaouen, located in the only transcontinental natural park, declared a natural biosphere reserve. Chaouen is a mountain village, painted in white and blue, with wise, friendly, and respectful people, offering the visitor the beautiful decaying urban panoramas, precious samples of local crafts, and the peace and serenity hard to find today. From there she departs with a strong desire to come back and stay longer, talk to her people and find peace.
Day 6: Fes => Meknes => Rabat => Casablanca AirPort
=> Day 6: Fes – Departure
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Transfer to Casablanca airport from Fes. End of services day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days.
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What Is Included of a Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days
=> Pickup at your accommodation in Marrakesh
=> 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
=> Drop off you in Casablaca AirPort
Not Included in this day of Marrakech to Casablanca trip via eastern desert 6 days
=> Lunches and Drinks
=> Airfare travel
=> Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
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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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