9 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca, you will start your tour package from Casablanca, where you can visit one of the largest Mosques in the world which is Hassan II Mosque. This Morocco tour will take you also through the town of Chefchaouen, which else one of the most popular cities in the Middle Atlas with its blue-washed walls, then get to the Sahara desert to discover and experience a camel ride and spend a night in the middle Erg Chebbi. Finally, to the South- Western where there is the Red City of Morocco which is Marrakech.
9 Days Private Tour from Casablanca:
Day 1 : Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes :
Upon arrival, we will collect you and drive to Casablanca where you’ll visit the Hassan II Mosque, and experience the coastal Cornish seaside. Then we head to Rabat – the capital of Morocco, where we will visit the Hassan Tower, Mohammed V Mausoleum, and also the Oudayas Kasbah. Afterward, we travel to Meknes, which is one of Morocco’s ancient imperial cities. Here we will visit important monuments and attractions including the old medina where we stay for dinner and overnight in the local riad.
Day 2 : Meknes – Volubilis – Fes :
After breakfast, we’ll get the to famous site of Volubilis. we’ll make our way through the rolling hills for a guided visit of the impressive Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa.
Your local guide will explain about life in the Roman Empire as you peer into old bathhouses, marveling at the still-present mosaic floors and gazing up at the towering marble pillows. We leave the Roman Empire to make our way to Fes. Overnight in Fes
Day 3 : Fes – Merzouga :
In the morning we will pass through mountains to a region known as Imouzzer, which is blanketed by forests of cedar, juniper, and cork oak. The area is well known for having abundant wildlife and we may see many types of birds, wild boar, and Barbary apes on our scenic drive.
Then the road will start climbing into the Middle Atlas Mountains where we may see the slopes dotted by the tents and goat herds of nomadic Berbers who call this rugged region home.
After late lunch in Midelt, we continue on mountain roads overlooking the wide-flowing Oued Ziz. Passing Kasbahs and palm groves, we’ll pass through the colored city of Er-Rachidia and arrive in the late afternoon at Merzouga, a city on the outskirts of the Sahara Desert where we will spend the night.
Day 4 : Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4×4 – Camel ride and night in Desert 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 an 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 5 : Merzouga - Toudra Gorges - Dades valley :
Wake up early in the morning to see one of the most beautiful sunrises in the world on top of dunes. Then you back 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 6 : Dades Valley – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech :
After breakfast in the hotel, we will start our trip with a visit to cinema studios found in Ouarzazate which is regarded as the Hollywood of Africa. Subsequently, we will visit the all-inclusive Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. Ait Ben Haddou is a World Heritage site that has been utilized as a setting for more than 20 movies incorporating “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Revel in a stroll to investigate the universal Moroccan style of construction modeling in which the Kasbahs are constructed. We proceed with our approach to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’Tichka Pass. Stop for lunch up the center of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your riad or hotel in Marrakech.
Day 7 : 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 Strolling 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 8 : Essaaouira - 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 9 : Depart Morocco :
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Meals: Breakfast.
9 Days Grand Desert Tour from Casablanca Information :
- Duration: 9 days / 8 nights
- Departure time: 7/8 am
- Starting point: Your hotel or raid/ Airport / Harbor in Casablanca
- Ending point: Your hotel or raid / Airport / Harbor in Casablanca
- Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes
- Volubilis – Fes
- landscape Merzouga
- Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4×4 – Camel ride and night in Desert Camp
- Merzouga – Toudra Gorges – Dades valley
- Marrakesh sightseeing
- Essaaouira – Casablanca, Hassan II Mosque via Eljadida
- Depart Morocco
What’s Included in 9 Days Grand Desert Tour from Casablanca :
Private tour in 4×4 vehicle with A/C.
Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included).
Camel Trekking & Night in Desert & dinner included).
Camel Per person. (breakfast
Turban each for the Camel trip in the Desert.
Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want.
What’s not included in 9 Days Grand Desert Tour from Casablanca :