Enjoy this 9 day traveling from Casablanca to Marrakech. Best cultural experiences and desert trip. Start in Casablanca and Chechaouen, Explore the narrow streets of the blue city, Discover the imperial city of Meknes and Fes, along the way to get to the Desert for a real adventure on the sand dunes, experiencing camel ride before getting to Agadir and Essaouira enjoying Atlas coast landscape, Reaching your final destination Marrakech for the end of this exotic 9 day trip in Morocco.
Welcome to Casablanca! Meet your tour guide at Casablanca airport or your accommodation, you are going to head to the north of Morocco, Chefchaouen passing through several Rif mountains, before Chefchaouen, visit Hassan Tower, an incomplete minaret in Rabat but it is still worth a visit. Continue to Akchour for 2-3 hours hiking in the small pools to enjoy the Cascades d’Akchour.
In the afternoon, take your free time to do your own things as you choose. Explore Plaza Outa el-Hammam, the main square named for the number of hammams (public baths) which used to encircle it. take mint tea in a local restaurant and enjoy the spectacular view. Lose yourself in narrow blue painted walls. take every fantastic, romantic photo. later on, the day reaches the Spanish mosque to enjoy the latest view over the blue city of Chefchaouen. Head to your local Riad with a spectacular view.
Today you will be able to visit two imperial cities (Meknes, Fes). wake up early morning for taking pictures in the streets with fewer people than it was before, leave for Fes, Stop along the way at UNESCO protected Roman Volubilis ruins, The capital of the ancient Kingdom of Mauritania was Established in the third century BC, made by the Roman Empire an important venue, scheduled with buildings and exquisite effects. The building is incomplete but it is still interesting to discover.
Continue toward Meknes, your second imperial city. be sure to visit the gate of Bab El-Mansour, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and the Royal Stables. Later on, the day leaves for Fes. spend your night at the local Riad.
You will spend this day exploring Fes. Fes made up in two-part Fes el Bali and Fes el Jdid. Start in Fes el Bali, Discover the medieval medina, walk on the streets of the old city, Continue to Bab Boujeloud gate and enter the main thoroughfare of Talâa Kebira.
Leave for Al Attarine Madrasa ( Al Attarine school) which is considered one of the highest achievements of Marinid architecture due to its rich and harmonious decoration and its efficient use of limited space. Continue to Al-Qarawiyyin University, a university located in Fez. It was founded as a mosque by Fatima al-Fihri in 859 and subsequently became one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the historic Muslim world.
Shift to Fes el Jadid to visit the modern city, Climb over the rooftop of the city to enjoy the moment. transfer you to your Riad.
After breakfast, you will cover a lot today. Travel from Fes to the south of Morocco, Merzouga. Leave Fes toward Ifrane the little Switzerland of Morocco for a short visit. before heading to amazing cedar forests in Azrou. enjoy barbary apes and take lovely pictures before continuing to Midelt for lunch. Pass through the Middle Atlas mountains, arrive at Ziz valley to watch the second-largest palm trees in Morocco.
Continue on to Erfoud, the gate of the Sahara desert, also known for its fossils, explore how they convert simple fossil rock into a beautiful decoration. Continue to Erg Chebbi, a sea of sand dunes 13.5 square miles (35 square km). Be ready to take your private camel for a 1-2 hours ride, enjoy the spectacular view at the top of Erg Chebbi dunes. Once you arrive at your luxury desert camp the dinner will be served to you, enjoy Berber music around the campfire before spending the night at your private tent.
Wake early to catch the sunrise at the top of Erg Chebbi dunes, before trying your skills on sandboarding at the Sahara desert. Ride a camel and back to your local hotel for breakfast and a quick shower. Continue your journey for Draa valley and Dades gorges, your first stop will be at Rissani, roll on its traditional market. Continue the desert trip to Todra Gorges via several Berber villages.
Once you get to Todra you will be able to walk along the way under 300m rocks, you may have the chance to see climbers climb rocks. Take free time to relax in front of the cool water of the shallow Todra River. Leave to Dades and spend the night in a local Riad/Hotel.
Make the road to Ouarzazate the gate to the Sahara desert. visit the Kasbah and the popular atlas film studio where many famous films were filmed out there (to enter: price 3 Euro per person). Continue toward the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. The Kasbah is a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, it is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. You will have free time to explore the whole area of ait Benhaddou and take lovely photos. Lunch will be there.
Continue to Agadir through Taznakht, Taroudant a Berber village, Visit the local Berber market. Night in Agadir Hotel/Riad.
Rise early to visit Agadir Oufla a historical landmark in Agadir that housed the old city of Agadir, much of which was affected by the earthquake that struck the city. you can have the opportunity to visit Souk El-had Sunday market, a traditional market with many leather shops.
Continue on to Essaouira through the Atlantic coast, enjoy the landscape and the panoramic atmosphere. Arriving in the old city of Essaouira you will visit Argan shops to know how they make argan oil. Continue to the port of the city to spend the rest of your day.
As you are in the heart of Essaouira, Walk-in Skala de la Kasbah (the 18th-century seafront ramparts) along the coast. Explore the UNESCO-protected old medina, Try sea street food before back to the beach of Essaouira to catch the sunset favored with an unforgettable atmosphere. Back to your Riad spend the night in Essaouira.
After breakfast, continue your Private 9 day trip to your final destination, Marrakech, enjoying the Raod trip. Arrive at Marrakech. Start exploring the city. Begin in Djemaa el Fna, a square and marketplace in Marrakesh medina quarter (old city). It remains the main square of Marrakesh, used by locals and tourists.
Back to the Koutoubia mosque the largest mosque in the city, if the time helps you will visit the most attractive sites in Marrakech, Back to your Riad. Overnight
Depending on your flight, you will be transferred to the airport.
you Will be transferred from Marrakech to Casablanca, where your Traveling from Casablanca to Marrakech will end.
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