Casablanca Real tour Imperial cities Sahara desert Tour: Ideal tour to visit the desert of Merzouga, departure from Casablanca, end the visit in Marrakech.
Day 1 : Casablanca- Rabat- Meknes :
We will meet you in Casablanca airport then leave it heading to Isamailian capital. During Casablanca- Meknes route, we will pass through Rabat where we will stop to see some of historical heritage of Moroccan capital city, and then we continue our way to join Meknes where we will spend night in riad (dinner & breakfast).
Day 2 : Meknes - Volubilis - Fez :
After breakfast in riad, our local guide will take around Meknes exploring its fantastic views, backdrop. You will have great chance to see & visit Moulay Ismail ruins, traces like Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, ancient wheat store, royal palace, Bab Mensour, and Swani basin. Afterwards, we leave Meknes heading to Volubilis to discover Roman traces. Once we get into Vulibilis we will be accompanied with a local guide to explore and learn about the Roman history in volubilis. After having visited the ruins, we will change direction towards “Fez”. Our journey will end in the so-called scientific capital of Morocco Fez city where we spend the night in a riad/hotel .
Day 3 : Fes Sightseeing :
After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. We will try to visit the most historical monuments: the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes .
Day 4 : Fez- Ifrane - Azrou- Midelt :
After having breakfast in Riad/hotel, the morning will dedicated to visit the Medina of Fez, the most ancient of Imperial Cities anywhere in the Muslim world. It is the city that has been the spiritual and political capital of Morocco for over 1000 years since its inception by Moulay Idriss. The local guide will take you around the secrets of Fez to show you the most important historical monuments. We will make sure that you visit such places: Bab Boujloud, Dar Batha/ Museum of Moroccan Arts and Crafts, Medersa, Kairaouine Mosque…After the sightseeing of Fez, we will take our direction south to see the beautiful city of Ifrane and we pass through the Middle Atlas Mountains to Azrou. Here we will stop at the cedar forest to see monkies as well as to have some pictures. Subsequently, we drive ahead to the city of apple “Midelt” where we will spend over night in a riad/hotel .
Day 5 : Midelt- Errachidia - Ziz Valley - Merzouga ( camp in dunes ) :
We have our breakfast in Hotel, and then we say goodbye heading to Merzouga via the pass of Tizi ntlghmt. During our way Midelt- Merzouga will pass across numerous villages scattering along the way. We will pass through Errachidia and we continue our journey through the Ziz valley passing through Erfoud, Rissani and finally getting to Merzouga. After a glass of “Berber whiskey” mint tea, we say a temporary goodbye to the Hotel and getting prepared to take camels to immerse in nomadic lifestyle in the desert. Camel trekking takes about 1hr 30 min from the hotel to the Oasis where we will spend over night, sleep in tents. After dinner we gather around fire enjoying the desert night atmosphere and entertain ourselves with Berber instruments playing desert style music. For calm and nature lovers they can go for a walk on dunes enjoying the calm and warm atmosphere manipulating stars and moon .
Day 6 : Merzouga- Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley :
We will get up early to join the magic sunrise on dunes then getting back to the hotel by camels. Once we arrive to our hotel, we will have a delicious berber breakfast and get prepared to leave Merzouga towards Tinghir to have a look on Todra Gorges. In Rissani city we will halt to visit Moulay Ali Cherif moseulum. In our way to Todra gorges we will pass through numerous small Berber villages Jerf, which is a small city well know by palm trees, Mellaab, Tinjdad. We will drive up a bit further to Dades gorges passing through a fabulous sight made of mountains formed like monkey-fingers, and set off to see the panoramic view of Dades gorges road, and finally arrive in Dades Valley where we will have dinner and spend over night .
Day 7 : Dades Valley - Skoura - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhadou Kasbah - Tizi-ntichka pass - Marrakech :
Having breakfast and we start our journey crossing the authentic Dades Valley to Kalaat M’gouna ( the capital or rose) and Ouarzazate (the Hollywood of Africa). Within our route in Dades Valley, we will have a great chance to see thousand of abandoned Kasbahs. We will visit the Roses valley and Skoura village, and then continue to Ouarzazate. After visiting the Hollywood city and Taourirt Kasbah we will go ahead to enjoy lunch at the famous, largest Kasbah in Morocco “Ait Benhaddou Kasbah”. This latter is registered by UNESCO as one of the most beautiful monuments in Morocco. Moreover, many movies have been taken in this Kasbah. After touring this UNESCO World Heritage site, our journey will continue via the charming Tizi N’Tichka pass. Within our being through this pass, we will halt for a while to enjoy the panoramic views as well as we will visit the Argan oil cooperatives. At the end we will be arrived in Marrakech .
Day 8 : Marrakech Sightseeing :
After breakfast in riad, we start our journey sightseeing the city of Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”, it was founded in the XII century by Almoravidian dynasty. We will insist on to see the most important cites oh cultural and historical heritage. You will have great chance to visit Saadiyin Tomb, Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Tower. Moreover, our guide will lead you to see Bahia square, the Souk of the city, and then you go to join the famous square of the medina where you will see and discover the fascinating serpent’s magician, “funny seminars” where some professional or humorous people tell fabulous and nice jokes, riddles…On the afternoon, you will have free time to walk around and see, discover other places of the city by yourself .
Day 9 : farewell Morocco ( depart ) :
Take you from Riad to the Airport, we say you goodbye to Marrakech, and we hope that Backtomorocco Company has organized you a real tour in Morocco. Hope to see you around.
End of your Tour: Casablanca Real tour Imperial cities Sahara desert Tour
What’s included in this 9 days Desert Tour:
- Tour in vehicle 4 × 4 with A / C
- Driver / guide
- Dinners hotel / riad (breakfast and dinner included)
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
Not included :
NOTE: contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.