8 Trip from Casablanca to Sahara
8 Trip from Casablanca to Sahara , the largest city in Morocco, and it is considered the economic and business center of Morocco. It has the largest mosque in Morocco, the Hassan II mosque, which we will visit on this tour. Also, we will be visiting the capital of Morocco Rabat and Meknes city, explore the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Not to mention, the old medina of Fes, visit the Switzerland of Morocco Ifrane, the cedar forest in Azrou, Ziz valley, golden sand dunes of Merzouga, Dades gorges in Boumalne, Rose valley, Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and Kasbah Glaoui in Telouet, visit the city of Marrakech, and so many amazing Berber villages. We will make stops to take pictures of the splendid panoramic nature sceneries and in every interesting spot. 8 Trip from Casablanca to Sahara 8 Trip from Casablanca to Sahara
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes.
the 8 days itinerary From Casablanca from starts by picking you up at Casablanca’s airport. From there on, we head to visit the Hassan II mosque. After that, we will drive along the coastline to Rabat. the latter is the capital of Morocco. When we get there, you can visit the Mechouar of the Royal Palace, the ruins of Chellah, the Mohammed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. After lunch, we head to the Ismaili capital Meknes. Dinner and overnight in a riad.
Day 2: Meknes – Volubilis – Fes.
After breakfast, we will explore the city of Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco, famous for its magnificent Mansour gate or “Bab Mansour” built by the sultan Ismail, and in front of the gate lies El Hdim square. We will visit as well the ancient royal granary and stables, the Sahrij Souani, Kara the underground prison, and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Then we leave Meknes to visit the ancient city of Volubilis, the well preserved Roman empire ruins, containing so many mosaics all over the place, which make a large piece of art. Then we drive to Fes. Dinner and overnight at a fancy riad.
Day 3: Fes-Fes.
After breakfast, you will be exploring Fes the cultural capital and one of the most important religious centers of the country, and Its university is the oldest in the world. A guided tour will be organized for you to the old Medina, the oldest and most beautiful in Morocco, almost unchanged since the Middle Ages and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bab Boujloud or the Blue gate of Fez is the entrance to Medina or what it looks like a labyrinth of streets and alleyways, and in the middle lies the Kairouine mosque and university, which you will visit along with: the Madrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries, and the Najjarine fountain. After that, we will leave the Medina to visit the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, and the Royal Palace gate. In the afternoon, we drive to a fortress overlooking the Medina to enjoy an amazing panoramic view. Dinner and overnight at the same riad.
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Merzouga.
After breakfast, we leave Fez heading south, crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains and enjoy its breathtaking landscapes. we visit the Switzerland of Morocco Ifrane, the cedar forest in Azrou where we meet the barbarian apes and have the chance to feed them. Then we drive along the Ziz valley and the palm groves of Tafilalet and stop on a place overlooking the Ziz valley. passing through more few Berber villages, to reach Merzouga Desert, where you switch to camels and cross the dunes to the heart of the desert on the way a stop will be made to witness the beautiful sunset. At the campsite you will be enjoying the music of drums, Moroccan dinner, the vast open sky of shiny stars, and sleeping in a nomadic Berber tent.
Day 5: Merzouga – Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate.
Wake early in the morning to witness the beautiful sunrise, return to Merzouga on camels, breakfast, and shower in the hotel. Then we will cross the palm groves of Tourog and Tinjdad, to reach Tinghir, and drive through Dades valley to visit Dades Gorge. We continue through Kelaa Magona, Valley of the Roses and the Skoura oasis to reach Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 6: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Telouet – Marrakech.
After breakfast, we visit the city of Ouarzazate and take a look at the studios before we depart to the World Heritage Site and the scene for filming famous movies including “Gladiator “ and series such as Game Of Throne. Kasbah el Glaoui in the Tizi-n-Tichka and enjoy the sceneries of the high Atlas mountains all the way to Marrakech. Dinner and overnight in a riad.
Day 7: Marrakech-Marrakech.
After breakfast, you will have a guided tour to explore the city of Marrakech. Visit the historic Menara gardens of olive trees surrounding a large central lake, Majorelle garden, Bahia palace, the Koutoubia mosque which is very similar to the Giralda of Seville. Then the Saadian tombs, famous for its delicate decorations and pure architectural lines. Walk in the alleys of the different quarters of the Souk. Conclude the day in Jamaa El Fna square. Dinner and overnight in a riad. This is how our seventh day of the 8 days itinerary From Casablanca is planed.
Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca.
Departure from Marrakech to Casablanca airport. End of the 8 days itinerary from Casablanca.
THE PRICE INCLUDE:
Private vehicle with A/C
•Experienced Driver English speaker
•Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
•Camel Excursion & Night in the Desert ( Camel Per Person)
•Sandboarding in the dunes
Not Included :