11 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech:
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat
We will meet at the airport or accommodation in Casablanca. Thereafter, we will start our private tour by exploring the Hassan II Mosque. It is the 7th largest mosque in the world that is built over the Atlantic Ocean. The great news is it is open to non-Muslim people. You will have this chance to discover one of the Islamic mosques. Moreover, you will discover the old Medina that offers some interesting tourist attractions before we drive to Rabat. You will have a night in local accommodation, including breakfast.
Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen
Rabat is an imperial city and the administrative capital of Morocco. It is characterized by the colonial architectures and significant monuments of the past. Thus, after your breakfast, you will discover the most tourist sites in the old Medina. Therefore, we will visit the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tour, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and the Kasbah of the Oudaya. Besides, we will drive through the landscapes of the Rif Mountains towards Chefchaouen. You will have a night in Riad.
Day 3: Chefchaouen – Sightseeing
After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the Blue Pearl Chefchaouen. It is a charming town with its white-washed walls and blue doors and windows. Moreover, it is a popular destination that offers native handicrafts and Moorish architecture. You will have a night and breakfast in Riad.
Day 4: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
After breakfast at your accommodation, we will drive along the Rif Mountains to Volubilis. Volubilis is an archaeological site of the Old Roman ruins. Thus, you will discover this world heritage site before we head to Meknes. It is also an imperial city that is surrounded by kilometers of great walls. You will explore the main historical and architectural monuments such as Mansour gate, Hedim square, and Moulay Ismail mausoleum. Thereafter, we will travel to another imperial city, Fes city. You will have a night and breakfast in a local Riad/hotel.
Day 5: Fes – Guided City Tour.
Fes is a scientific and cultural city in Morocco. Thus, after your breakfast, you will meet our local guide at your accommodation to start exploring the city. Al-Karaouine University as the first university in the world is one of the main sites you will explore. You will also visit the Royal Palace Gate, Jewish headquarter, the Tanneries, tiles cooperative, including other important attractions.
Once you are exploring the Medina, you will discover hundreds of handicrafts through the narrow streets of the Medina. Our local guide will make sure to walk you through all the important sites before you go back to your accommodation for another night.
Day 6: Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Zize Valley – Merzouga Desert
After your breakfast, we will drive to Ifrane city. It is the Switzerland of Morocco with beautiful landscapes and Alpine-style houses. Moreover, we will head to Cedar Forest where you will enjoy the freedom of barbarian apes. After that, we will stop for lunch in the capital apples of Midelt. Then, we keep our driving along the Ziz Valleys, viewing palm tree oases. Here, we will make a stop for panoramic views and then head to Erfoud and Merzouga. You will be welcomed with a mint tea at your accommodation in Merzouga and have a night, including dinner.
Day 7: Merzouga – Desert Tour a Camel Trekking
Today will be a special day in the desert. Therefore, we will drive to Khamlia village where Black skin people are. You will enjoy their Gnawa music and learn more about them. Moreover, you will experience off-road driving towards the mines of Mfiss. Here, there is an adventure work of Berbers in pits that are deeper about 30m, including the experience of a panoramic view of the whole desert.
Then, we visit nomads to discover their life. You will also experience nomadic life by having Berber pizza and tea for lunch. After exploring desert areas, we will drive back to your accommodation. You will have mint tea and rest for a while before you start a camel trekking trip. Your camel guide will make a stop to watch the stunning view of the sunset and head to the camp. After dinner, you will enjoy drum music around the fire under the starry sky and enjoy your night.
Day 8: Merzouga – Rissani – Todgha Gorges – Dades Valley
After having a shower and breakfast in the camp, we will drive to Rissani. It is an old city known for its old and traditional souk. Thus, you will discover this traditional souk and head along the palm tree groves to Todra Gorges. It is a natural oasis of a river that goes aside the canyon.
It is also an ideal site for rock climbers. You will also have time to explore this oasis and head to the rock reformation and enjoy the landscapes before we arrive at your Riad/hotel. You will spend a night in Dades Valley, including dinner
Day 9: Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Aite Ben Haddou – Marrakech
The departure from your Riad will be after your breakfast. Our journey will be along the Thousand Kasbahs, viewing Kasbahs on both sides of the road. Moreover, you will discover Rose Valley with its rose products on the head to Ouarzazate. It is the Hollywood of Africa with a famous cinema studio where movies filmed, including Gladiator, Game of Throne. Thus, you will visit its cinema studio and shift to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. It is the largest Kasbah in Morocco that has been listed among UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1987.
Besides, the Kasbah marks the best example of abode building architecture in the southeast of Morocco. You will discover this UNESCO site and drive along the Atlas Mountain to Marrakech. But before we reach Marrakech, we will drive through Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass, making stops for panoramic views. Marrakech is another imperial city you discover the next day. You will have a night in Riad.
Day 10: Marrakech Guided Tour
After breakfast, you will meet our local guide and start exploring the city. You will discover the most interesting and historical monuments. Therefore, the tour includes Ben Youssef Madrasa that was the largest Islamic school in Morocco with Moorish architecture.
It also includes the Bahia Palace that is a historical palace created in the 19th century by minister Ahmed Ben Mousa with mosaic walls. Jewish Quarter, Saadian Tambo, Koutoubia Mosque are the next sites you will discover. Then, you shift to the big square of Jemaa El Fna, Majorelle Gardens, and other important sites in the city. You will have another in the same Raid
Day 11: Transfer to the Aiport
After your breakfast, we will drive back to Casablanca our Marrakech Aiport. We will drop you off at the airport and our service will end.
What is Included in 11 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech:
Private tour & Transportation with A/C and seat-belt.
Pick you up & drop you off at Casablanca airport.
A local guide to explore Fes and Marrakech.
Berber tent accommodation in the desert with enough blankets. No need to bring your sleeping bag.
Experienced driver/guide English speaking.
Fuel, tolls, and all associated expenses.
A room where you will leave your luggage while you ride the camel to the camp.
It is possible to take a backpack with you on the camel.
Sand boards ( available in the camp without charge).
If you are not interested to ride the camels for 1 hour. It is possible to ride the camel for a short time and take the 4×4 to the camp.
Not Included in 11 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech:
Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
Drinks at the meal.
Dinners during the trip.
Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
Anything not mentioned in the program