A perfect 8 Days itinerary from Marrakech to Casablanca, a great combination of culture, admire yourself in the four imperial cities Marrakech, Rabat, Fes, and Meknes. Cover high Atlas mountain to Sahara via several Berber towns, Camel trekking & camping in Merzouga Desert, and relax on the coast of Casablanca.
Welcome to Marrakech! After meeting your tour guide at the airport, he will welcome you with some dates, and a short overview of your private 8 days Marrakech to Casablanca tour. Begin directly to the busiest Square in North Africa, Jamaa El-Fna, a square where many people express their talent which is known in Morocco with “Halka” or “Halqua” (Street art), including thousands of markets and restaurants.
Visit the old Medina and enjoy the colors of small traditional markets, Back to Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in the city 200 meters (660 ft), Leaving to Menara gardens, a historic public garden in Marrakech, It was established in the 12th century. Take free time to compare Moroccan architecture. Continuing to Majorelle Garden, Ben Youssef Madrasa, for a taste of 16th-century architecture, if the time helps, you will be able to explore other places such as Saadian Tombs, El Badi Palace, Bahia Palace. Transfer you to your Riad for the first night.
After a lovely breakfast at your Riad, you will travel from Marrakech to Dades Boumalne, drive through the high Atlas mountain on comfort 4×4 car or minibus, enjoy the spectacular atmosphere, and the colorful landscape, stop at the top of Tizi n’Tichka 2,260 meters (7,415 ft).
Arrive at Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. A protected UNESCO site, it is the most famous Kasbah in Morocco, located in the province of Ouarzazate. The Kasbah is a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, Also a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. Take free time to explore around it. Lunch will be there.
Leave toward Ouarzazate, the gate to the Desert, as you arrive you will be able to note the change in the atmosphere. Join the Film Atlas Studio the best film station, discover which of your favorite movies were filmed in the nearby Sahara regions. Shift the Road to Dades via the thousand Kasbahs Valley. Overnight in a Local Riad or Hotel.
Today you will drive to the southeast of Morocco, breakfast in the Riad, Continue along the way, stop at Tinghir to discover its Oasis river which is offering a panoramic view, nearby you will have the opportunity to explore Todra Gorges, a 400 meters (1312 ft), take free time to walk and doing your own things as you choose. Next to Erfoud, and Rissani stops to explore the market, a quick visit to the Fossils workshop to learn how they convert 400 years stone into a beautiful decoration.
As you near Merzouga, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Merzouga. If you are lucky and the weather helps, you will enjoy a swimming pool in the heart of the desert. Your night will be in a local Hotel or Riad.
After a fresh breakfast at your Riad, Be ready for the full-day tour to explore the Sahara Desert, get to your vehicle, your driver will take you on a real adventure, Meet nomad families who live in a tent, learn their story, and culture including their lifestyle.
Back to the nearby town of El-khamlia, There you will find most of the inhabitants with dark skin originally from Mali. They will welcome you with a glass of tea, listen to their music known as “Gnawa”.
Change your 4×4 car to a single private camel for a long ride. Join a unique excursion around the desert by camels with an experienced camel guide. He will provide you with a few tips. enjoy the best sand dunes and a beautiful sunset view. heading to the camp, a delicious dinner will be served to you. join participants of the Sahara music before spending the night in a tent under stars.
Wake early to catch the sunrise and further explore the Sahara. Back by camels to your hotel for lunch and a quick shower before departure from our adventure to Fez. Leaving toward Rissani, Er-foud, Errachidia stop at the authentic Oasis of “Ouelad Chaker” arriving at Midelt for lunch.
Your tour will continue to the Cedar forest of Azrou, meeting Berber apes, Drive to Ifrane, known as the Small Switzerland of Morocco, and quickly explore the city. leave for Fes. Overnight in the local Riad.
Fes city is the oldest of the four imperial cities in Morocco; it may be the one that is worth exploring. meet your guide for a half-day tour to explore the whole city, Starting from the medina, the oldest medina in Morocco founded over 1000 years ago. Roll in the souks, The city is made in two parts: Fes el Bali and Fes el-Jadid. Talaa Kebira “the Great Slope/Climb”) is one of the longest and most important streets in Fes el-Bali. Next visit the stunning Al-Attarine Madrasa is a madrasa (school) in Fes, Morocco, near the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque. It was built by the Marinid sultan Uthman II Abu Said (1310-1331).
Leaving the old city toward the new one, Visit el Mellah place. enjoy the fantastic view.
Be ready to change the destination from the south into the north, before Chefchaouen, along the way to discover the UNESCO-protected Roman ruins of Volubilis. Continue our journey direct to the Blue painted city via Ouazzane. Arrive at Chefchaouen which offers the best-relaxed atmosphere, visit popular places such as Outa el hammam for rest and a glass of mint tea in a nearby restaurant.
If you are lucky you will pass via narrow streets with its blue painted walls, take lovely and memorable photos, and you will be transferred to your Local Riad with a spectacular view.
Today you will arrive at Your final destination of Casablanca, after breakfast, you will hit Rabat, Visit Hassan Tower, the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat, Continue near the Atlantic coast to Casablanca.
Once you arrive in Casablanca. Explore The Hassan II Mosque, the second-largest functioning mosque in Africa and is the 7th largest in the world. From here you will end your 8 days itinerary from Marrakech to Casablanca.October, 2022
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