Marrakech Casablanca Desert Tour 8 days, 8 days trip from Marrakech to Casablanca. 8 Days to explore south of morocco from Marrakech, spend night in desert camp in Merzouga, explore Fes, the end tour in Casablanca.
DAY 1: MARRAKECH ARRIVAL
Our Marrakech Casablanca Desert Tour 8 days start with a pickup from the airport and driving you to the hotel where to spend the night and take a rest.
DAY 2: EXPLORING MARRAKECH
Start exploring the city after taking your breakfast with a guided city walk. At Marrakesh, you’ll see the Gardens -Majorelle-, the Palace of Bahia, and the Mosque -Al Koutoubia-. Moreover, spend the afternoon at a busy and large square of -Jemaa El Fna-, where you’ll be about to watch the snake charmers, storytellers, along with several food merchants and amusing activities.
DAY 3: MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU – DADES GORGE
Our tour commences in the morning with a pickup from your Riad. Today you will see Ait Ben Haddou, which is a well-known castle that was belonged to the Glaoui Pasha. A Kasbah which represents a great example of a remaining historical spot that is why it was one of the multiple sites at the -UNESCO World Heritage list-. Continue then by Ouarzazate and several Berber villages that are known for the big palm trees, the Kasbahs, and the Ksours. Arrive at the gorges of Dades where to spend the night.
DAY 4: BOUMALNE DADES – TODRA GORGES – TINEJDAD – TOUROUG TOWN – ERFOUD – ERG CHEBBI (MERZOUGA)
Take your breakfast, and ride over the Dades Gorges before start driving to Merzouga. We’ll be driving to the gorges of Todra, they are spectacular limestone river canyons to discover and appreciate its beauty. Continue via the town of Tinejdad, Touroug, and Erfoud for a delicious Berber pizza of Medfouna. Pass by the panoramic valley- Ziz- on the way to a place where we are going to stay the night -Merzouga Desert.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA – ERG CHEBBI DUNES – EXPLORING DESERT AND CAMEL RIDE
Commence the trip in the morning, but today we are not leaving Merzouga. We’ll rather visit the area along with the “Gnaoua” village -Khamlia-. Meet Gnaoua people that are known for their unique type of music where drums are an essential tool they are using. Experience climbing in the top of the camels to ride over Erg Chebbi camp at the high dunes watching the sunset and getting ready to spend a night in the camp yurts.
DAY 6: MERZOUGA – ERFOUD – ERRACHIDIA – MIDELT – AZROU – IFRANE – FES
When the sun is rising at the top high dunes, it creates a magical scenery worth to wake up earlier to observe it. Take your breakfast and go with the camels to the hotel for a shower and then continue driving by Erfoud, and Errachidia Sahara towns. Proceed via Midelt, with a stop at the cedar forests of Azrou, and at the Switzerland -Ifran City-. Arrive at Fes city, where our professional tour driver will pick you to your Riad
DAY 7: EXPLORING FES
Guided Fes city day trip at the old Medina that has plenty of narrow streets and stores. We’ll walk in there while you observe and take photos of the corners, and the simple and small details that made it a UNESCO World Heritage spot. Take your lunch and made your way to see historical constructions such as the University -Al Quaraouine-, the Royal Palace, and the Bou Inania Quranic School. Stay the night at the hotel/Riad.
DAY 8: FES – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – CASABLANCA
Commence the Trip in the morning to leave Fes for visiting the Roman ruin of “Walili” -Volubilis-, great ruins with a stunning scenery that will grape your attention when you are about to explore them. Afterward, we will drive to Meknes. In Meknes city. you will visit Bab El Mansour, Moulay Idris Zerhoun, and more are historical spots that Meknes is famous for. To spend the night we will proceed to Casablanca