Day 1: Casablanca
The 10 Days tour from Casablanca Imperial Cities will starts when we pick you up from the Mohammed V International Airport and transfer you to your hotel, where you will be staying. Your dinner will be at your hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez
After breakfast in your hotel, we will depart from Casablanca for Rabat. Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and one of the largest financial centers on the continent. It is considered the economic and business center of Morocco. It hosts the primary naval base for the Royal Moroccan Navy. We will take a panoramic tour of the city and visit the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in North Africa, and the 13th largest in the world. Then you will travel on to Meknes, one of the four Imperial cities, where you will visit the famous El Hedim Square, the Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail and the Old Medina before arriving at Volubilis.
Volubilis: In our route, we will stop to visit the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. The ruins remained substantially intact until an earthquake devastated them in the mid-18th century. Your accommodations and dinner will be at your hotel in Fez.
Day 3: Fez
After breakfast, at your hotel, a local guide will take you to visit the most remarkable places in the oldest Imperial City. You will visit of the Mellah, the Medina, and the exterior of the Kairaouine Mosque. The Kairaouine Mosque, the holiest and second-largest mosque in Morocco.
You will also visit the University of al-Karaouine, the oldest existing and continually operating university in the world as well as the BouInania Madrasa, the most famous quranic school in Morocco.
Lastly, you will visit the Chouara Tannery. Lunch will be at a typical restaurant in the medina. Your accommodations and dinner will be back in your hotel in Fes.
Day 4: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, at your hotel, your tour continues with an early departure from Fes. We leave Fez to Ifrane is The Little Switzerland of Morocco we will have a stop to discover this amazing city .After that Azrou this beautified cedar forest is home to the endangered Barbary Apes, which are actually monkeys. Once you arrive. This will be a good opportunity to take pictures of the timberland in Morocco, the cedar forest and wild monkeys in the Cedarwoods of Azrou. Your lunch will be in Midelt the city of apples and minerals in a typical restaurant.We continue our tour to ziz valley where we will have a stop for taking pictures in ziz valley in a panoramic view. Then Erfoud, you will visit the old market of dates and the fossils workers. Merzouga: When you arrive in Merzouga you will be checked into your hotel for your accommodation(s) and dinner.
Day 5: Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Camp in Erg Chebbi – Camel Ride
After your breakfast, you will tour the area of Erg Chebbi. Khamila: is a little village in the desert by the biggest dunes in Erg Chebbi where you will visit a Berber residence and listen to the Gnawa music, which had originated in West Africa. After, Rissani: You will visit the small oasis town of Rissani which close to the northwest edge of the Sahara. Also is the capital of Tafilalet.Rissani is well known for its market, or souk. You will visit the famous Market of Rissani where you can find jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, spices, art, and crafts.While in Rissani your lunch will be a traditional Moroccan pizza called “Medfouna”. After you will come back to the hotel in Merzouga and prepare for your journey to Erg Chebbi to take a camel ride back to the desert camp where you will enjoy a second night under the stars.
Day 6: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha Gorges – Ouarzazate
We continue our 10 Days tour from Casablanca Imperial Cities tour, In the morning, after having a sunrise breakfast we will break camp and ride our camels out of the desert and back to our original point of departure. You will then travel back to the hotel so that you can shower, breakfast. Collect your luggage before starting on your way back towards Ouarzazate. We will visit the canal of irrigation in Jorf , After that, we continue our road to todgha gorges where we will have a stop to visit the higher gorges in all Morocco. Then we will cross the valley of roses, we will visit the cooperative of women where you can find all kind of rose bioproducts . You will arrive at Ouarzazate in the afternoon, Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Ouarzazate.
Day 7: – Ouarzazate – Aït Benhaddou – the Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
After your morning breakfast, we visit Kasbah Taourirte and the cinema studios of Atlas & CLA Studios where many movies were produced thus being called The Hollywood of Africa like Lawrence of Arabia After we depart to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass an elevation of 2260m . Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a spectacular fortified village. After we continue our road, You will stop in Taddart to have lunch at a Berber village in a panoramic restaurant. After you complete your lunch you will continue your travel to Marrakech. Once you arrive at Marrakech, You will be dropped off at your hotel /Riad. Accommodation and dinner at Hotel /Riad.
Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca
After breakfast, we will depart from Marrakech to travel back to Casablanca to your hotel or transferred to the Airport at which time this will conclude the 8 Days tour from Casablanca Imperial Cities. End of our services.
Day 9: Marrakech-Essaouira
After breakfast, we will leave Marrakech to travel to Essaouira to visit the city.
Essaouira has become the most popular coastal town in Morocco. Car-free and clean, Essaouira is known for its fishing port and its blue fleet of wooden fishing boats. There are lots of great dining options for lunch (we’ll give you a map showing you our favorites). Close to the port, there are tables set up where you can choose your lunch from the fish/seafood that has literally just been pulled out of the water.
The Medina of Essaouira is one of the best-maintained medinas in Morocco. Its numerous craft shops and art galleries attract visitors from all over the world. The city is proud to count artists like Orson Welles and Jimi Hendrix among its biggest fans. Welles shot several scenes of his film Othello in Essaouira. If you chose to visit in late June, you’ll be joining a big crowd who travel to Essaouira every year to attend the world-renowned Gnaoua Music Festival.
There are several “must-sees” in Essaouira – the Skala du Port, the Wood Souk below the ramparts where local artisans produce amazing wood products made from the beautiful Thuya wood local to Essaouira, the ramparts with the cannons still in place from the Portuguese era, the labyrinth of streets with the wonderful blue front doors, the Jewish Synagogue, the beach and so on.
Your accommodations and dinner will be in your riad/hotel in Essaouira.
Day 10: Essaouira-Casablanca
After breakfast, we will depart from Essaouira to travel back to Casablanca to your hotel or transferred to the Airport at which time this will conclude the 10 Days tour from Casablanca Imperial Cities. End of our services.