Glimpse of Morocco - 9 Days

10 days Morocco tour from Casablanca
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9 days tour Casablanca to Marrakech

Overview

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DAY 1: Arrival in Casablanca – Rabat
DAY 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen
DAY 3: Chefchaouen – Rif Mountains – Fes
DAY 4: Fez Sightseeing
DAY 5: Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Midelt – Atlas Mountains – Ziz Canyon – Erfoud – Merzouga
DAY 6: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Canyon – Dades valley
DAY 7: Dades valley – Roses valley – Skoura Oasis – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
DAY 8: Marrakech Sightseeing
DAY 9: Marrakech – Transfer to airport

Trip Highlights

  • Hassan II Mosque: Ornate mosque with a towering minaret
  • Rick's Café: Stately "Casablanca"-inspired restaurant
  • Mohammed V Square, Casablanca: French Colonial–style plaza with pigeons
  • Hassan Tower: Ancient, unfinished tower of a mosque
  • Kasbah of the Udayas: Ancient citadel with a museum & gardens
  • Mausoleum of Mohammed V: Richly ornate Alaouite-style mausoleum
  • Chellah: Scenic gardens & Roman ruins: King of Morocco's primary residence
  • Andalusian Gardens: Small garden with flowers & fruit trees See more
  • Rif Mountains
  • Chafchaouen
  • Ras El Ma: Small waterfall & washing spot
  • Chefchaouen Medina
  • Kasbah of Chefchaouen
  • Akchour Waterfalls and The God's bridge
  • Fes sightseeing
  • Al Attarine Madrasa: Historic, Islamic religious institute
  • Blue Gate: Ornate Moorish gate to the old city
  • Dar Batha: Craft museum in a historic palace
  • Zaouia de Moulay Idriss: Elaborate mosque & mausoleum
  • Chouara Tannery: Traditional tannery with a roof terrace
  • Ornate Moorish gate to the old city
  • Dar Batha: Craft museum in a historic palace
  • Zaouia de Moulay Idriss: Elaborate mosque & mausoleum
  • Chouara Tannery: Traditional tannery with a roof terrace
  • Ifran: The Switzerland of Morocco
  • Cèdre Gouraud Forest: Forest, macaques, and hiking
  • Midelt
  • Ziz Canyon and valley
  • Erfoud
  • Merzouga Town
  • Erg Chebbi golden dunes
  • Camel trekking and overnight in Berber fire camp
  • The authentic Rissani souk
  • Todgha Gorge
  • Dades valley
  • Roses Valley (El Kelaa M'gouna)
  • Skoura Oases and Kasbah Amridil
  • Ouarzazate
  • Taourirt Kasbah: Historic kasbah with fine architecture
  • Kasbah of Tifoultoute: Restaurant in a hilltop 17th-c. citadel
  • Cinema Museum: Museum tracing the development of cinema
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah
  • High Atlas Mountains
  • Marrakech
  • Jemaa el-Fna: Local market stalls & street performers
  • Jardin Majorelle: Garden with exotic plants & fountains
  • Bahia Palace: Ornate 19th-century palace complex
  • Koutoubia: 12th-century mosque with a garden
  • Saadien's Tombs: Sultan's mausoleum & cemetery gardens
  • El Badii Palace: Ruins of a royal 1500s residence

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Casablanca - Rabat:

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Today, we will pick you up from the airport or your accommodation in Casablanca, then drive to the Great mosque of Hassan II. The biggest and the only mosque that is allowed for Non-Muslims visitors in the country. After we visit the mosque, we drive by the Atlantic Ocean to reach rabat. The current capital and one of the imperial cities of Morocco. We will first visit the Oudaya Kasbahs, an authentic fortress against the Atlantic Ocean. Next, we take a walk inside the Hassan and Hassan Tower, Rabat’s most prominent landmark and next to the tower, we will have the chance to take a look at the Mausoleum of the former kings of the Royal Family. We then move to the Royal palace where the current royal family is based. Next, a visit to the Challah which is a Phoenician sloping site above the Bou Regreg river. At the end of the day, we will take you to your accommodation in the middle of the old part of the city of Rabat.

Day 2
Rabat - Chefchaouen

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After breakfast, we meet again at your accommodation and start our journey leaving the city of Rabat toward the blue city of Chefchaouen. A 3 hours’ drive through the green fields of wheat and barley, and the spectacular scenery of the Rif Mountains. Early evening, we arrive at Chefchaouen, a beautifully perched city beneath the peaks of the Rif Mountains with its blue washed houses and streets. We will drop you at your accommodation, rest and then, treat yourself with a memorable walk inside the prettiest town in Morocco.

Day 3
Chefchaouen - Rif Mountains - Fes

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Today, our destination will be Fes, The most historical and cultural city in Morocco. As we leave Chefchaouen, we will drive through the Rif mountains to reach the Roma ruins of Volubilis. A Roman archaeological site that dates back to the 3rd century BC. After we visit the Raman site, we will drive further for a few kilometres to the whitewashed town of Moulay Idriss and it is Morocco’s most pilgrimage site. Then, we continue driving to reach Meknes. A UNESCO site and the most fortified imperial city in Morocco. We will visit the highlight sites of the city among which are the famous gate of Bab Mansour, The Qara prison, L’hdim square, and Sehrij Es Souani. At the end of the day we will arrive at Fes and drop you in your accommodation in the middle of the old city of Fes.

Day 4
Fez Sightseeing

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Today, we will have a full day walking tour of the old city of Fes with an official local guide.As we navigate in the old city of Fes is like stepping back in time. The city still has its charming heritage of traditional old way of life. We will visit the Famous Blue gate named Bab Boujloud which is the entrance to Medina from the west. Then, continuing to The Karaouine Mosque which is one of the oldest universities in the world. Next, a short walk down to the Madrasa Bou Inania. Fez’s finest theological college. We then take a walk inside the Medina Souks which is the oldest marketplace where Fez’s most special hand craft goods are all over the place. Our walk continues toward the Tanneries, One of Fez’ most iconic sights and a natural process of high-quality leather with almost the same methods since medieval times. Our guide is always there for you if you have anything else special to see or discover in the city. At the end of the tour, our guide will walk to your Riad in Fes.

Day 5
Fes - Ifran - Azrou - Midelt - Atlas Mountains - Ziz Canyon - Erfoud - Merzouga

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Early Morning, we will meet you in your Riad and our way continues to Merzouga Desert. Our first stop will be in Ifrane. Known as Switzerland of Morocco located in the Middle Atlas. Modern, clean and well ordered. A few kilometres from the city is the cedar tree forest of Azrou, hosting a type of Macaque called the Barbary apes. We will have a moment to discover with the monkeys before we get back on the road again. Our next stop will be in Midelt, the country of apples. We will have lunch in this beautiful city and then drive through the Atlas Mountains alongside the Ziz Valley to reach the city of Er-Rachidia which is the gate to the Desert and the southern parts of Morocco. We will drive more south via the Ziz Oasis filed with palm tree groves and Berber villages along the way. We will reach Erfoud, which is a place of fossils that dates back hundreds of million years, and it is the last city before our main destination Merzouga Desert. We will reach Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga. A pleasant pit stop in our hotel in the dune lines before you start your camel ride adventure to our camp inside the dunes. Overnight in a desert camp inside the dunes with a traditional local music live show around the fire at night.

Day 6
Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Canyon - Dades valley

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Today, a morning walk to the tallest dune nearby to enjoy a spectacular sunrise, then shower and breakfast before we leave the desert camp. As we leave the desert, our first stop will be in Rissani town which used to be one of Morocco’s first trading posts of gold and slaves. The city also is an important commercial point with its crowded Souks and local markets. We will take a walk in the Souks and enjoy the authentic way of life that this small city offers. Our way then continues toward Tinghir, a former trading place for the caravans many hundred years ago. Few kilometres from the city, we will arrive at the Todgha Gorges. A natural rock formation of 300 meters canyons forming a limestone path filled with water coming from the roots of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Next, we drive through the road of thousands of Kasbahs to reach the country of figs; Dedes. A beautiful scenery filled with different dramatic landscapes along the Dedes valley. We will spend the night inside the Dades Gorges and enjoy a spectacular view of the green fields filled with a lot of fig, and walnut trees.

Day 7
Dades valley - Roses valley - Skoura Oasis - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

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After breakfast, we will continue our tour toward Marrakech. We will drive via the Imgoune valley or the valley of roses and Skoura Oases. A pleasant stop in the Oases to visit the famous Amridil Kasbahs from the 17th century, one of Morocco’s most authentic Kasbahs.
Our way continues to Ouarzazate city known as Cinema capital of Morocco since it is a Hollywood backdrop of many international movies and series. We will visit the Taourirt Kasbah, one of the city’s main sights, before we drive for a few more kilometres to arrive at the famous kasbahs of Ait-Benhaddou. A Unesco-protected red mudbrick village which most of its buildings dates back to the caravans era in the 11th century. This fortified village is also a significant backdrop for many famous films and series such as Gladiator and Game of Thrones. Next, we will drive to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains, we will enjoy the dramatic scenery of the Tizi N’tichka pass 2260m. Once we reach Marrakech, we will drop you at your accommodation inside the old city of Marrakech.

Day 8
Marrakech Sightseeing

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Our official local guide will meet you at your Riad and start your Marrakech adventure.
You will start your walking tour from the main square Djemaa El-Fna, a Unesco declared sight which represents the true authenticity of Moroccan culture; a drama in progress. The Halqa (street theatre), acrobats, snake-charmers, musical performers, and Henna tattoo artists etc… Next, our guide will introduce you to Marrakech’s one of the main sights, Koutoubia Mosque; built in the 12th century. Then, Ali Ben Youssef Madrassa served as a Qur’anic school for over six centuries ago, Bahia Palace which is a truly magnificent Moroccan decoration built in 1908. A short walk to another Morocco’s top sights Badi Palace; a beautiful ruin from the 16th century. Our guide then, will escort you to the Saadian tombs. A historic royal necropolis in Marrakech from the 16th century. Then, your tour continues to the Souks; Marrakech’s most colourful markets. When you are done touring the old city, you will move the new part of Marrakech where we will visit the famous Majorelle Gardens and Yves Saint Laurent museum. At the end of the tour, our guide will escort you back to your Riad inside the Medina.

Day 9
Marrakech - Transfer to airport

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We will pick you up personally and take you to the airport with plenty of time to catch your flight.

Cost

Included

  • Transportation / Fuel / Driver : 9 days Air-conditioned 4WD vehicle(s), minivan.
  • Guidance: Services of a qualified fluent multi-language guide.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing including guidance.
  • 7 nights Accommodation in well recommended hotel / Kasbah / Riad (HB)
  • One night in a Traditional Berber Tents (HB).
  • Camel Ride (Camel per each individual)
  • Breakfast and 2 dinners

Not included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks and personal items
  • Entrance fees

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