the private 8 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech in Morocco via the Desert Sahara, and explore the magic of Morocco, with the landscape in the imperial cities of like Casablanca, Meknes, Fes…, we will transfer to Merzouga in the Sahara desert, and ride a camel on the of Erg Chebbi, you will have the opportunity to visit purpler destination of Morocco, like the former Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and explore the city of Marrakech with our experience tour around morocco.
8 Days Tour from Fes to Casablanca
Day 1 : Fes - Ifrane - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Merzouga - Camel ride :
After breakfast in your hotel, you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be traveling through the fascinating Tizi N’Talghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia, here you will have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality. Afterward, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. Arrive in the late afternoon to Merzouga, a city on the outskirts of the Desert where we will spend the night at the hotel.
After breakfast in your hotel, you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be traveling through the fascinating Tizi N’talghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia, here you will have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality. Afterward, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani.
Arrive in the late afternoon at this town village on the outskirts of the Desert; Merzouga as it is called “ the gate of Sahara”, where we will spend the night at the hotel.
Day 2 : Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4×4 – Camel ride and night in the Camp :
In the morning, we start our tour around the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will visit a Berber house still practicing the nomadic life, then go listen to spiritual Gnawa music in Khamlia village. We will visit some deserted mines, Berber nomads, and the oasis of palm trees. For lunch, we will head back to Merzouga. After relaxing for a while, we will go for camels that are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes.
We will spend the night in an equipped camp, which is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. When we arrive at the camp, we climb the high dunes to see the sunset. We’ll spend the night with drums music in the middle of the Sahara in nomad tents.
Day 3 : Merzouga - Tinjdad - Touroug - Dades Gorges :
Wake up early in the morning to see one of the most beautiful sunrises in the world on top of dunes. Then you go to have a nice traditional Breakfast before you return with the camels to the hotel where you can take a refreshing shower. Passing by Rissani and Erfoud, we leave to visit the fossil marble factory before moving on to the palm groves and Tinjdad Touroug. Reach one of the strengths of the South: the Todra Gorge. The channel of the River Todra Gorge has formed a vertical wall of huge and unique beautiful proportions, it’s actually the paradise of climbers.
Lunch on-site and a half-hour walk quietly to see the gorges, in the afternoon we continue to the Dades Valley through Boumalne. Dinner and overnight at the Dades Gorges as selected hotel category.
Day 4 : Dades Gorges – Boutghrar – Rose Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech :
We leave our station to get into the High Atlas, where you’ll observe the change of life of Berbers and mountains and the difference between the desert nomads and the Atlas. We will see the caves where they live, and take tea with them and we talk to them about their habits and play with kids. Will continue to track the path and then enter the Valley of Roses, where its people made creams, soaps, and the famous rose water from all-natural crops of roses. Lunch in a typical local restaurant in the village of Boutghrar and then we go into the valley to Ouarzazate to finish our route that ends in Marrakech. Dinner and hotel accommodation as the selected category.
Day 5 : Marrakech Sightseeing :
Marrakech is surrounded by imposing stone walls from its medieval days as the wealthy capital of an empire. Within those well-preserved fortifications are palaces of red-hued stones, gardens, palm groves, and a Medina of narrow streets and arches packed with fascinating souks and stalls, which have long held a mystical attraction for visitors.
Begin today’s exploration of Marrakech at the magnificent Saadian Tombs, which date back to the 16th century; the burial site of 166 members of the Saadian Dynasty, the tombs were sealed up and forgotten for centuries, then discovered in 1917. From the Saadian Tombs, ride a horse carriage through the city to the Gardens Majorelle, the masterpiece and former home of French-born artist Jacques Majorelle, designed in the 1930s and later owned by Yves Saint-Laurent; as you’ll see on your visit, there are 400 species of palm trees and 1800 varieties of cacti here. Walk through the Medina of Marrakech, stopping to visit the Ben Yousef Madrasa; founded in the 14th century as a Koranic school, ( now it’s a museum). Continue your walk among the souks to lunch at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel for an afternoon and evening spent as you wish in Marrakech.
Day 6 : Marrakech - Essouira :
After breakfast departure to Essaouira, passing by Chichaoua and Sidi Mokhtar. you will also cross the Argan trees forest, where you might spot some goats climbing the trees.
Upon arrival to the coastal city of Essaouira, you will explore some of the most beautiful sights Such as the fishing port of Essaouira, Skala Kasbah, and art galleries of the City while you Stroll the Medina.
At lunchtime you could have some seafood in the harbor stalls or at a local cafe terrace, then you get to walk down the beach and watch local boys playing football, or Sunbathe at the 6 km long sandy beach.
Day 7 : Essaouira - Casablanca, Hassan II Mosque via Eljadida :
Today, we’ll travel to Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco. Casablanca’s history goes back thousands of years as the Berbers established settlements there around the 10th Century BC. Famed civilizations such as the Phoenicians and Romans were known to have traveled there as well. During World War II, the city served as General Patton’s headquarters for the North Africa campaign, and the host of the 1943 meeting between the heads of state to plan the Normandy landing.
Upon arrival, enjoy a bus tour of the city including the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the largest Mosque in Morocco, and the beautiful Corniche seaside. View Mohamed V Square and Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral. Take in all of this and more throughout your day. Your last night features a special Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant
Please note: Interior visits during afternoon leisure time may not be possible due to the winter prayer schedule Overnight: Casablanca.
Day 8 : Depart Morocco :
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Meals: Breakfast
8 Days Grand Tour from Fes to Casablanca Information :
- Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
- Departure time: 7/8 am
- Starting point: Your hotel or raid/ Airport
- Ending point: Your hotel or raid / Airport
- Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga – Camel ride
- Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4×4 – Camel ride and night in the Camp
- Merzouga – Tinjdad – Touroug – Dades Gorges
- Gorges du Dades – Boutghrar – Rose Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
- Essaaouira – Casablanca, Hassan II Mosque via Eljadida
What’s Included in 8 Days Grand Tour from Fes to Casablanca :
Private tour in 4×4 vehicle with A/C.
Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included).
Camel Trekking & Night in Desert (breakfast & dinner included).
Camel Per person.
Turban each for the Camel trip in the Desert.
Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want.
What’s not included in 8 Days Grand Tour from Fes to Casablanca :