9 Days Morocco Desert Tour
9 Days Morocco Desert Tour From Casablanca To Merzouga Sahara Desert
To Sahara Desert
Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fes
Today we drive towards Rabat – capital, where we visit main sights. We continue to Meknes, which is very important historical and cultural city. We visit also Roman ruins of Volubilis and afterwards we drive to Fes where we stay overnight in a local traditional riad/hotel.
Today we continue by guided tour in fez. Our guided tour starts by visiting the medina (the old city) in Fez and we explore medina by walking inside it's alleys. Guided tour in Fez includes also visit of the Jewish Quarter and also the Royal Palace. We will visit the famous tanneries in Fez. Then we visit the Quaraouine mosque which is considered the 1st university in the world . We stay in Fez for overnight in local riad/hotel.
Fez – Ifran – Midelt - Ziz gorges – Ziz valley.
In the morning around 8 am you’ll start travelling southeast via Ifran nicknamed Switzerland of Morocco or the cleanest city of Morocco, towards Sahara Desert Stopping at the famous and the largest cedar forest in Morocco where you will see the Barbarian apes, your journey continues along Midalt the Capital of apples then luxuriant Ziz gorges landscapes stopping in the panoramic views along the way, the night will be in nice hotel in Ziz Valley .
Trecking in Ziz valley – Erfoud – Errisani – Merzouga.
In the morning you will have a chance to trick in Ziz valley for an hour or more starting from your hotel and back to it for shower, then meet your driver to drive toward Erfoud the land of fossils to visit one of the many fossils mining as an opportunity to know more about fossils ,continuing to Errisani where it existed the mausoleum of the third great father of Alouit dynasty that ruling Morocco since 1666 ;the same town has the biggest traditional market in the area you stop to walk around and see the real life of sellers and how people interact with that kind of markets .After continue driving to Merzouga which is your destination where the famous Erg Chebbi sand dunes existed, you camels will be waiting for you to take you on an adventure in the sand dunes enjoying a wonderful sunset. You will spend the night in an equipped Berber camp with drums music in the heart of the gold Sahara desert.
Merzouga – Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorges – Bomaln Dades.
The day will start by waking up early to see the spectacle of sunrise, when the color of the dunes combines with the play of shadows to make an awesome view. Then ride the camels back to meet your guide/driver and start your day with him by Rissani where it existed one of the main traditional markets, that was in the past a station for trade’s caravans .in addition that town was the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family- in Morocco. The road passes through Erfoud the land of fossils and that would be an opportunity to see one of the many fossils mining (if you are interested).Continuing the way via Berber villages of Tinjdad to reach Todgha gorges a series of limestone river canyons, This stunning area affords an opportunities to walk and enjoy deep cliff-sided canyons. The night will be in Bomaln Dades in nice hotel.
Dades & Rose Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech.
We will start from Bomaln Dades driving through the villages of this charming area,. Passing roses fields of Kelaa Magona known as Valley of the Roses famous for its Rose Festival in May, and via the road of a thousand Kasbahs toward Skoura oasis, then heading towards Ouarzazate known as Hollywood of Morocco, where you will stop to see the world’s largest movies studios Then the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco and also has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there. From there start crossing the high Atlas mountains through pass named Tizi n’Tichka ,that reached an altitude of 2260m where you will stop to appreciate the mountain view befor arriving to Marrakech in the late afternoon.
Discover the city of Marrakech in this enlightening full day tour. Immerse yourself into the history, art and culture of this magnificent walled pink city. Photograph the magnificent Koutoubia mosque with its great square tower and shining copper globes. Stroll along the bustling alleyways and see the mosques, traditional bakeries, old lodging houses and fountains carved of wood. Visit the Medrassa ben Yousef as one of the largest theological college in north Africa. Walk through the alleys of the Medina and visit the most interesting handicrafts quarters , see an enchanting display of arts and crafts in the colorful souks before you relive the atmosphere of a glorious age in the exquisite rooms.
Marrakech - Essaouira
In the morning around 9am you will start your journey toward Essaouira a city port and resort on Morocco’s Atlantic coast where you enjoy the night in nice hotel.
Transfer to the airoport
On the last day of our private Morocco tour we drive you to the airport.
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