Transfer to the airport of Marrakech or Casablanca
This 12 day Grand tour from Casablanca. you will visit the four imperial cities and the Sahara desert. Starting from north of Morocco, visiting the city of Casablanca. Then Rabat the capital of Morocco, and Chefchaouen the blue town . In addition to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, Meknes and Fes the cultural city.
Then we head to the south, visiting the Switzerland of Morocco Ifrane, and the biggest cedars forest of azrou . passing via Midelt town of the appls,then the Ziz valley, Erfoud the fossils town.in erg chebbi Merzouga you will ride camels, spend the overnight in a desert camp in the middle of the dunes .Next to visit the Todra and Dades gorges, the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Moreover, you will cross the High Atlas mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Finally, guided tour in Marrakech and Essaouira Mogador city. The tour ends in Casablanca.
- Private vehicle or minibus with A/C +Fuel
- English Speaking Driver.
- City guide in Fes and Marrakech
- all Breakfast and 4 Dinners
- Camel riding in the Sahara desert
- 10 nights Accommodations (Riads/ hotels/Kasbahs) ; air-conditioned double/twin/single room with private shower+Wc / all breakfast always included
- One night in a luxury desert camp
- Lunches and few dinners
- Entrance fees (historical sites)
Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca – Rabat
Depending on the time of your arrival in Casablanca, we may have time to visit the mosque of Hassan II before than we drive to Rabat the Moroccan capital overnight in Riad or Hotel
Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen
We will start our day by exploring the high of our country capital, including its historic sights such as Hassan tower, shella Kasbah, Oudaya kasbahs than We leave Rabat towards Chefchaouen, famous for its vivid blue rinsed houses and is very popular for both tourists and Moroccans, particularly in the hot summer months. Explore winding lanes and narrow alleys which are home to numerous souks offering cuisine and artisan works. Overnight in Chefchaouen
Day 3: Chefchaouen – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes
We leave Chefchaouen towards the archaeological site of Volubilis (Walili) and start discovering the fascinating Roman ruins adorned with beautiful mosaics and colorful tiles depicting Roman mythology. The tour continues to the imperial city of Meknes, was chosen by Sultan Moulay Ismail as his capital at the end of 17 century, the city built with 20 gates, more than 50 palaces and 15 miles of the surrounding wall. We discover some Meknes highlights of the city as Bab Mansour gate, Place El-Hedim (Square of Ruins), we will visit the well known Haras de Meknès, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. After enjoying the city of Meknes we drive towards Fes for the night.
Day 3: FES – Fes guided tour
With a local guide, you start a day tour in the city of Fez, where time in the old medina stands still. Exquisitely Fes is a well-preserved medieval city of donkey-wide alleyways and souks. Your guided tour will be lead you the most famous landmarks and crafts of the city including the famous palace gate, the Mosaic factory, La Mederasa Attarine, the Nejjarine Fountain, and the mosques of El Karaouyine, Mesera Bou Inania, and Tanneries. After the visit which can end anytime, you prefer we drop you in your authentic Riad.
Day 4: FES – AZROU – MIDELT- MERZOUGA DUNES
Our guide will pick you up at 8h00 in your Riad in Fes, we start our trip across the Middle Atlas to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi via Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests, and the Ziz valley gorge. It’s an interesting route with a great landscape that offers great shuts with different sceneries for photographers, we stop for lunch in Midelt. We continue to the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes where you will ride a camel for 2 hours to enjoy the sun sit in 250m and nearby we spend the night in Berber campsite where dinner is freshly prepared and served under the stars. After dinner, it all the time nice to join round fire for some music with drums.
Day 5: Merzouga dunes – Todgha Gorges – Dades valley
If we wake up early enough, you can watch the spectacle of the sunrise when the color of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight. After breakfast, we leave to Tinghir and the Todgha gorges for lunch. The road passes through Tinjdad and the Todgha Valley. Here there are plenty of opportunities to walk, such as along the river through the gardens or up to the road on the other side of the gorges. We continue to the valley of Dades for the night. Night in a hotel
Day 6: Dades valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou
We start to drive in the valley of Dades among its beautiful mountain form and fig trees towards the gorges, We can have some walk for an hour to discover the valley before driving to Ouarzazate the famous city of the cinema, few stops to see the Kasbah of Taourirt and the cinema studios, afterward the tour lead us to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage site and the backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters. It is the most famous Kasbahs in Morocco. Night in Ait ben Haddou
Day 7 Ait Ben Haddou – Taliouin – Taroudant
For those who like the sunset, in the top of Ait Ben Haddou you can enjoy what morning walk to see it. Breakfast will be served in your hotel then we start the drive Along the beautiful dry mountains of the anti-Atlas we drive to Taliouin, the famous region of Safran, where we will take a break for lunch, From there the road continues to Taroudant, along with beautiful farms and Argan forest. At the end of the afternoon, we arrive in Taroudant. Night in a Riad
Day 8: Taroudant – Tizi n Test- Imlil
In the morning we drive towards the famous Tizi n Test 2093m alt offers some of the best landscape of the High Atlas mountains with snaking road, we continue driving to Imlil town in the edge of Toubkal mountain where most of the hikers make is the starting point for their hike towards the highest peak in the North Africa, also it’s an amazing opportunity to discover the culture of Berbers in the this unique mountains. Night in Imlil
Day 9: Imlil – Marrakech
The morning there is again an opportunity to hike for a few hours around the towns of Imlil to discover more some authentic Berber villages around before we hear to Marrakech for the night.
Day 10: Marrakech – Marrakech
After breakfast, you explore Marrakech’s historical sites with your local guide: Menara Gardens, Koutoubia Minaret, Saadian Tombs, and the Bahia Palace. Tour the walls of the old medina, Agdal Gardens, the new Geeliz district, the markets, and the famous Djemaa El Fna Square. The famous square – the size of a football field -is as it was 500 years ago: storytellers, vendors of Magic potions, dancers, snake charmers, and acrobats. Dinner, Hotel
Day 11: Day trip to Essaouira
It will take us 3 hours drive to reach the beautiful city of Essaouira, located at 170 km from Marrakech on Morocco’s coast Atlantic. Essaouira is a small coastal town, this city is a world heritage site by UNESCO, the Medina is surrounded by the walls that protect it. The Medina of Essaouira offering a wide variety of craft products and relaxing art all around. by visiting Essaouira you have seen the beach mountain and desert in your vacation. Return to Marrakech by the afternoon