Morocco imperial cities with desert tour from Casablanca
08 Days - 07 Nights

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Description


Day1: Arrival to Casablanca -Rabat Distance:100km

Welcome to Morocco for starting your Morocco day tour ! Straight after you arrive in Mohamad V Airport in Casablanca, you will meet your driver who will give you an outline of your Morocco tour. First, you will explore Casablanca which is Morocco’s business capital, its majestic Hassan II Mosque, its long cornice, its gardens and its terrace cafes overlooking the Atlantic coast. You will then head to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco where you will spend the night and have a Moroccan breakfast in a Riad
Overnight: Rabat
Note: Riads are small guest houses renovated from traditional Moroccan buildings with interior gardens or courtyards or fountains.  


Day 2: Rabat-Meknes-Volubilis-Fez Distance: 250km

We will start the day by discovering the city of Rabat. You will see the Royal palace, Oudaya Kasbah and Hassan Tower. Afterwards, we will take the road to the imperial city of Meknes for a short visit. Then we will carry on to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a 2000 years-old town, to get an idea about the Roman Empire. After that, we will resume our trip to Fez.
Overnight: FEZ


Day 3: City tour Fez

You will enjoy a guided city tour to unveil the first imperial city of Morocco, Fes. This UNESCO World Heritage site, founded in the 9th century, hosts the world's oldest university. We will visit the entrance of the largest Royal palace in Morocco before exploring the medieval Medina with its Medersas (Quranic schools). You will enjoy a Moroccan lunch at one of the traditional restaurants in the old Medina. Afterwards, you will keep on exploring the medina narrow alleys with all kinds of crafts. After the tour, we will go back to the Riad.
Overnight: FEZ


Day 4: Fez - Erfoud - Merzouga Desert 450 km

We will head to the great desert of Merzouga. You will go through a scenic forest of cedars of the Middle Atlas mountains to the mining town of Midelt where a stop for lunch is scheduled. The trip goes on across the spectacular Ziz Valley which is particularly famous for its palm trees and its oasis length. Along the way, mountain villages of dispersed houses will possibly attract your attention. From there we will get to Erfoud, famous for its Dates' festival and its fossils. Once in Merzouga, you will go on a camel ride to the luxurious Bivouac camp amid the dunes where you will enjoy watching the magnificent sunset. In your tents, you will spend one of the most peaceful nights.
Overnight : MERZOUGA DESERT CAMP


Day 5: Erg Chebbi-Todra Gorges - DadesValley –Ouarzazate Distance: 350 km

. We will have to get up early and climb some dunes to take some beautiful sunrise pictures. After breakfast, you will leave the desert toward TODRA Gorges where we will enjoy the spot scenery. Straight after lunch in this palm grove, we will resume our trip to Dades valley. 
Overnight : DADES VALLEY


Day 6: DADES VALLEY-Ouarzazate- The Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou-The High Atlas Mountain –Marrakech 330 km

. Right after having breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the famous Ait Ben Haddou Castle, the UNESCO World Heritage, where movies such as Gladiator and Jesus of Nazareth were shot. You will then continue the trip across the mountains so as to reach Marrakech. Once there, you will check-in at your hotel and go out to explore the Jamaa Lafna square, the incredible cultural heritage of Marrakech. At night, a quiet drink on any of its terrace cafes will give you a spectacular panoramic view of the dazzling square.
Overnight: MARRAKECH


Day 7: Marrakech City Tour

After having breakfast, you will enjoy the guided Marrakech tour with a visit to the magnificent monuments of the imperial city: the Koutoubia Mosque, Menara Gardens, Bahia palace, Jamaa Lafnaa square where you could have all kinds of Moroccan cuisine, snake charmers, local musicians, fortune-tellers, Gnawa musicians and others. You will go browsing or shopping along the medina souks and see all sorts of handicrafts.
Overnight: MARRAKECH


Day 8: Marrakech – Back to the Airport Casablanca Distance 220 km

After this amazing tour in Morocco, time will come for farewell while heading Casablanca airport in order to take your flight back home


Included

- Private air-conditioned vehicle at disposal (Minibus)
- Private English-speaking driver throughout your journey
- 07 Nights accommodation 
- Daily breakfast
- 2  Dinners
- Ride Camel in Merzouga desert
- Sightseeing Tour by English local Guides as per itinerary Fez and Marrakech
- Hotel taxes

Excluded

- Entrance fees to the Monuments: Hassan II Mosque (Casablanca) –Volubilis Roman ruins-Koranic school (Fez) -Bahia Palace (Marrakech)
- Lunches and Dinners as mentioned in the itinerary
- Drinks
- Tips

Note: The price for the tours will be dependent on numbers,the higher the number of people in your party the lower the cost per person