9 Days Trip From Casablanca To Marrakech via the Desert and Fez

9 days trip from Casablanca to Marrakech via Fez discovering the desert of Merzouga in 4×4

DAY 1 : Casablanca

Transfer from Casablanca airport to your hotel or riad. Free time, dinner and accommodation.

DAY 2 : CASABLANCA - RABAT - CAFCHAOUEN

After breakfast we leave in the morning towards the high atlas, we cross the port of T'ichka 2,260 meters, and we will see: the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou where movies such as Obelix, Gladiator, Babel were filmed ... Have lunch at ait ben haddou and rest a little and, then we continue from the valley of the palm grove of Skoura, the valley of roses and we will arrive at Dades Gorges from where we will spend the night in a Hotel.

DAY 3 : CHEFCHAOUEN - VOLUBILIS - MOULAY IDRISS - FES

Breakfast and departure to Fez, the first of the imperial cities that is proud to host one of the oldest universities in the world. Along the way we will visit the Roman ruins of Volúbilis, very well preserved. We will also be able to see a panoramic view of Moulay Idriss, the holy city where we will have lunch and in the afternoon we will arrive in Fez to enjoy the sunset while visiting the walls and doors of its medina or simply having welcome tea from the Terrace seeing the entire medina. Overnight in Riyadh.

DAY 4 : Fez - Fez

At 8:00 a.m., after breakfast, we will begin our guided tour of the medina. The medina of Fez was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1981 and is one of the largest walled cities in the world. It was founded in the year 790 AD. We will discover and walk through the narrow streets full of shops with fresh fruit, a wide variety of spices, Berber rugs and many other objects of Moroccan art. We will visit the Royal Palace, the tanners, the potters and also the oldest university in the world, created before Oxford and the Sorbonne. We will have lunch in the center of the medina, in a typical restaurant. After lunch we will complete the visit to the medina and return to your hotel around 4:00 p.m. Accommodations in the Riad or Hotel.

DAY 5 : Fes – efran - medilt - Desert - Merzouga

Departure in the morning after breakfast, we start the day towards the Sahara from the Riad, crossing near the Ifran National Park. We will make a break in Ifran city, to enjoy its beauty and take memorable photos, then we will drive to Azrou to see the monkeys (Barbary apes) in the cedar forest and then we will continue to Midelt to have lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, we will cross the Tizi N Telghomt pass (1907 meters altitude) to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of the Ziz gorges, which offer incredible photographic opportunities. Later we will make a stop at a panoramic view of the Ziz Valley. The trip continues to Merzouga passing through Aoufous and Erfoud, as soon as we reach the dunes of Erg Chebbi, we prepare for the experience of riding camels in the dunes for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset. Lodging, tents/dinner.

DAY 6 : Merzouga - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges

We get up early in the morning and go on a camel trek to see the best sunrise of your life. We will walk in peace towards the town of Merzouga. En route you cannot fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular dunes of Erg Chebbi, which change with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast at the riad/hotel, we will leave Tinghir, via Rissani, and the Todra Gorges, the narrowest narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge we will drive through the Dades Valley where you will see the majestic sand castles and the incredible rock formations known as “monkey toes”. We will spend the night in a luxurious hotel overlooking the Dades Valley.

Day 7 : Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

After breakfast, we start the journey to the valley of the roses that bloom in April, and we move to the palm trees of Skoura, where the architecture of the Kasbahs extends in the shade of the palm trees. We will stop in the city of Ouarzazate to take a photo of the Kasbah of Taourirt as well as the film studios that are the most important lights of the city of Ouarzazate, then we go to Ksar Ait Ben Haddo, which is a world heritage of the UNESCO and the most visited sight in the south, after the walking tour and lunch we take the road again crossing the High Atlas Mountain through the Tizi n Tichka pass (2260 meters high). Arriving in Marrakech in the afternoon. Accommodations in Hotel or Riad.

Day 8 : MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR

Breakfast. Today we will dedicate it to visit Marrakech (official and local guide), the second oldest city in Morocco, Founded in 1062, it became the capital of the Islamic world. It is an unmissable destination for travelers who have a passion for history, religious heritage and cultural spaces. They will not be able to stop visiting the Jamaa el Fnaa Square, the Koutubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs or enter the Medina and walk through the labyrinth of alleys that make up the famous souk of Marrakech. Free time in the afternoon. They will have the possibility of having an optional dinner at the famous restaurant "Chez Ali" with performances by different Moroccan folk groups.

DAY 9 : MARRAKECH - CASABLANCA

Transfer to Casablanca depends on the weather or what you want. airport & hotel

If the itinerary we offer does not match what you are looking for, contact us and we will prepare your trip according to your needs.

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