13 Days 12 Nights Authentic Morocco Tour From Casablanca
Casablanca - El Jadida - Essaouira - Marrakech
Todra and Dades gorges - Merzouga - Fez - Volubilis
Chefchaouen - Rabat
Day 1: Arrival in CasablancaArrival at Casablanca Airport. Your local driver tour guide will meet you and then will accompany you to your hotel (depending on time of arrival). Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 : Casablanca - El Jadida - Oualidia - Asafi - EssaouiraWe leave Casablanca toward Essaouira via the coast road, while admiring the views. We will pass by El Jadida (was known with Mazagan), this old medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese. We will continue our trip to Oualida where you can enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place. After lunch we went to Essaouira via Asafi. Overnight in Essaouira.
Day 3 : Essaouira - MarrakechIn the morning, explore the harbor in the coastal resort of Essaouira. You can visit Argan factory run by women and learn about the process of making argan oil. They enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in the medina. The afternoon will be free, later we head to our next destination Marrakech (also known as the red city). Overnight at a Riad or hotel.
Day 4 : Explore MarrakechToday you will have a full day guided tour of Marrakech Medina with a local guide including: the Saadian tombs, Bahia Palace, Dar Si Said Museum, Koutoubia Minaret, Majorelle gardens. Afternoon visit Gueliz the modern area of Marrakech and the dynamic Djemaa el fna square where you will enjoy the snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, storytellers... Evening return to spend the night in your Riad.
Day 5 : Marrakech - High Atlas - Aït Ben Haddou - Dades Valley.After breakfast, you will start your journey southward to Dades Gorges via Tizi n’Tichka pass. you will visit the berber village of Ait Ben Haddou, it was established in the 11th century, its position on the main Marrakech to the sahara route, meant it was an ideal stop off for traders taking salt across the desert and returning with goods such as gold and ivory. After lunch you will continue to Dades Gorges through the rose valley. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 6 :Dades Valley - Dadès Gorges - Todra Gorges - MerzougaDepart in the morning to Sahara Desert via Todgha gorges , where you will take a walk to exploring this magnificent and narrow gorges. After lunch, continue to Erfoud city for a visit to a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi. Spend the night in a Kasbah hotel alongside the dazzling sand dunes.
Day 7 : Merzouga - visit Erg Chebbi Nomads - Desert MerzougaAfter breakfast, you will start an amazing trip around the dunes while passing by the oasis, the wandering deposit, the village of Khamlia to listen Gnaoua music , Mifiss mines, the plates desert to meet the Berber nomads who still living in a camel hair tents, Tissardemin oasis, lunch in Rissani and return to the hotel for camel trekking attending the sunset and spend the evening in a desert camp, enjoy a Moroccan dinner, listen to berber music. Overnight in a private tent.
Day 8 : Desert Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud - Middle Atlas - Midelt - Azrou - Ifran - FesWake-up to a spectacular sunrise in the desert and back to the hotel for breakfast and shower. Then you will start your trip to Fes via Rissani and Ziz Valley enjoying its plam plantation. After lunch in Midelt, you will continue to Fes via Azrou where you will have the opportunity to see the largest forest of cedar trees in the region that is inhabited by monkeys. Then you will continue to fes.
Day 9 : Explore FesToday in this UNESCO World Heritage City you will have a guided visit with a local guide. You will visit the medieval medina with its Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas , Nejjarine fountain , Moulay Idriss mausoleum , and the Karaouine mosque, in the afternoon go to see a panorama of all Fes, Spend the night in your Riad or hotel.
Day 10 : Fes - Meknes - Volubilis - Rif Mountains - Chefchaouen.In the morning after breakfast, we will travel to the nearby city of Meknes, third imperial city of Morocco with its famous Bab El Mansour gate , one of the most beautiful gates. visit the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Later, we will reach the town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun which is a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans. You will have time for lunch. Then you can explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. We will continue our way to Chefchaouen through the Rif mountains.Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 11 : Explore Chefchaouen.You will spend the day exploring the charming city of Chefchaouen located in the Rif Mountains. It is famous for its bright blue color of its buildings. While strolling through the narrow cobbled streets and the walls of the medina, you will realize that most men are dressed in wool chilabas and women with colorful straw hats. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the main square of the medina, you will have time to explore the shops full of local crafts. Overnight at the hotel in Chefchaouen.
Day 12 : Chefchaouen - Kenitra - Rabat - Casablanca.In the morning, we drive to Rabat where you will visit the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower, minaret of incomplete mosque initiated by the Almohad ruler, Yaacoub al-Mansour. You can also visit the Kasbah des Oudaias, white houses with blue painted parapets located near the Atlantic coast. Finally, we will continue our way to reach our final destination: Casablanca. We have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 13 : Casablanca (transfer to airport)After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport depending on your flight departure.
Included Services:• Comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle or mini van
• Experienced English speaking driver/guide
• Half board accommodation all the private tour
• Pick up and drop off at your hotel/riad or airport
• Camel Trekking and overnight in a desert camp (private tent)
• Local official guides in Fez and Marrakech
Excluded Services:• Flight tickets
• Entrance fees
• Gratuities (Optional)
• Travel insurance