This 10 Days Grand Morocco Desert Trip From Casablanca starting from Imperial city of Casablanca in this tour you will discover the Moroccan Sahara Desert to explore people’s lifestyle,Traditions & culture and Nomads during this 10 days in Morocco you will visit the four imperial cities, valleys Old Kasbahs, and Berber villages to Discover the real Morocco
- Experienced English speaking driver guide
- Private transport modern vehicle with A/C
- 1 night in desert camp (breakfast & dinner included)
- 9 Nights in a private room hotel Or Riad
- Local Guides in Fes -Marrakech
- Overnight Camel ride at a private tent in the camp
- Drinks and lunches
- Dinner in Chefchaouen & Rabat
- Entrance Fees
- Flight ticket
DAY 1: AIRPORT – CASABLANCA Or Rabat.
Your private tour of Morocco begins with a transfer from the airport to your hotel in Casablanca. Today’s tour site seeing depends on the time of your arrival. If time permits we can explore a handful of Casablanca’s tourist sites, such as the Hassan II Mosque, Probably you will have overnight in Rabat
Day 2: Casablanca – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes
This morning we can complete Casablanca’s tourist sites that time didn’t permit on Day 1. Then after lunch in the city, we’ll drive to Meknes, a former imperial city, surrounded by one of Morocco’s main wine regions. Following a brief stop in Meknes, we will drive to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. You will have time to explore the ruins and mosaics on your own or possibly engage a local guide for a more immersive experience. Then we will continue to Fes where we spend the night at a local riad /hotel.
Day 3: Exploring Fes – guided tour of the city
Today will be devoted to sightseeing Fes, Morocco’s spiritual capital. This will consist of visiting the following places: the Medieval Medina, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the Karaouine Mosque (external visits only). You’ll be offered the choice of having lunch at a traditional restaurant in the heart of Medina then, after a late afternoon visit to the souks and Fes Jdid (New Fes), you’ll be returned to your hotel.
DAY 4: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA DESERT
We will drive towards Ifrane today after breakfast. Ifrane is known as ‘the Switzerland of Morocco’. We will continue to Midelt and then we pass along the Ziz Valley to reach the city of Erfoud. Erfoud is very famous for its local fossil products. The option to stop and learn more about the region and fossils is also possible. After Erfoud, we head to the ancient market town of Rissani to explore its souk. Tonight the journey finishes in Merzouga where we stay in the hotel on the edge of the desert dunes.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA DESERT AND CAMEL TREK TO DESERT CAMP
After breakfast today, we’ll drive to a checkpoint in the Merzouga desert. Upon arrival there we’ll trade in our 4×4 for camels (optional). Then lead by an experienced camel guide, and explore the region of Erg Chebbi. It’ll take around 90 minutes to reach the campsite. Once there, we’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset over the dunes. Then after dark, our dinner will be served around a campfire. This night will be spent in traditional Berber tents under the desert sky.
DAY 6: MERZOUGA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
This morning we’re up early, to catch the sunrise over the dunes, before arriving at a local hotel to freshen up and have breakfast. Then we’ll head through Rissani and Tinghir to Todra Gorge; the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. After lunch at the Gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley. We’ll stop to enjoy the view of the geological feature known locally as “Monkey Toes”. Tonight we stay overnight in Dades valley.
DAY 7: DADES GORGES – OUARZAZATE – UNESCO world heritage site -AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
Your private tour continues today with a drive towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate, recognized as “the African Hollywood”. Here, we may visit the local film studio and Kasbah (Fortress). We’ll then head to Ait Ben Haddou, to visit the local Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. We’ll continue over the High Atlas Mountains until we reach Marrakech where we’ll spend the night.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR
City Tour Guide full Day in Marrakech. where You will explore the main attractions and monuments of the city including the famous Jamma el Fna Square, Koutoubia Mosque, the souks, palaces, and museums. We’ll also explore parts of the city such as Gueliz, and the Majorelle Museum. Time for lunch and perhaps a hammam – or both for relaxing at your Marrakech hotel/riad.
DAY 9: MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA (1-DAY TRIP)
Today we’ll have a Local guided tour of beautiful Essaouira Mogador , a historic city on the Atlantic coast with 18th-century ramparts called Skala de la Kasbah and a more relaxed Medina. After this, we return to your Marrakech hotel/riad for the final night.
DAY 10: MARRAKESH – CASABLANCA MED V AIRPORT
After your breakfast we’ll drive you to Casablanca Depends in your flight time. where your tour ends.