Take pleasure in your 9 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. Best trips to the desert and cultural experiences. Beginning in Casablanca and Chefchaouen, you will then travel through the imperial cities of Meknes and Fes, the Desert for an exciting camel ride through the sand dunes, and Agadir and Essaouira to take in the scenery of the Atlas Mountains before arriving at Marrakech to complete your exotic 9-day trip to Morocco.
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Greetings from Casablanca! Meet your tour guide at the Casablanca airport or your lodging, then depart for Chefchaouen in the north of Morocco, traveling through several Rif mountains en route. Before reaching Chefchaouen, stop by Rabat’s Hassan Tower, an incomplete minaret that is nonetheless worthwhile of a visit. Keep on to Akchour for another 1-2 hours to appreciate the Cascades d’Akchour by hiking in the little pools.
Make use of your free time in the afternoon to pursue your own interests. Investigate Plaza Outa el-Hammam, the central plaza so named because it once had many hammams (public baths) surrounding it. In a neighborhood restaurant, drink mint tea while admiring the breathtaking scenery. Get lost in the tiny, blue-painted walls. Take every gorgeous, romantic picture you can. Later in the day, the day arrives at the Spanish mosque to take in the most recent vista of Chefchaouen’s blue metropolis. Visit a nearby Riad with a breathtaking view.
You will be able to tour two imperial cities today (Meknes, and Fes). awaken early in the morning to travel to Fes and take images in the streets with fewer people than previously. Stop at the Roman ruins in Volubilis, which are protected by UNESCO. The ancient Kingdom of Mauritania’s capital was founded in the third century BC, and the Roman Empire transformed it into a significant location with buildings and fine effects. Despite being unfinished, the building is nonetheless exciting to discover.
As you approach Meknes, your second imperial city, keep going. make sure to stop at the Royal Stables, the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, and Bab El-Mansour Gate. The day departs for Fes later. Spend the night at a local riad.
This day will be spent on Fes exploration. Fes is divided into two parts, Fes el Jdid, and Fes el Bali. Start in Fes el Bali, explore the medieval medina, stroll through the historic district, continue to Bab Boujeloud gate, and enter Talâa Kebira’s major road.
Leave for Al Attarine Madrasa (Al Attarine school), which is regarded as one of the pinnacles of Marinid architecture because of its elaborate and pleasing to the eye décor and effective use of its constrained area. proceed to Al-Qarawiyyin University, which is a college in Fez. Fatima al-Fihri established it as a mosque in 859, and it later became known as one of the major spiritual and academic capitals of the ancient Muslim world.
Go to Fes el Jadid to see the contemporary city. To enjoy the moment, climb over the city’s rooftop. you be brought to your Riad.
Most of the day will be spent relaxing at the hotel or exploring the tiny but interesting desert towns.
In the afternoon, you’ll depart in some 4-wheel drive vehicles across the barren land to the majestic Sahara sand dunes.
You will set out by camel for a 1/2-hour trek out onto the dunes to observe the sunset. you will spend the night in Berber tents (Dinner is included).
After breakfast, you have a lot of ground to cover. Travel to Merzouga in southern Morocco from Fes. Leave Fes and travel to Ifrane, which is a small version of Switzerland in Morocco. before traveling to Azrou’s magnificent cedar woodlands. before traveling to Midelt for lunch, take in barbary apes and beautiful pictures. Arrive at Ziz valley after passing through the Middle Atlas mountains to see the second-largest palm trees in Morocco.
Continue to Erfoud, the entrance to the Sahara desert, which is also noted for its fossils, and discover how they transform a straightforward fossil rock into a lovely ornament. Continue to Erg Chebbi, a 13.5 square mile sea of sand dunes (35 square km). Be prepared to ride your individual camel for one to two hours and take in the breathtaking scenery from the top of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Dinner will be served to you once you get to your opulent desert camp. After that, you can listen to Berber music by the campfire and spend the night in your own tent.
Get up early to watch the sunrise atop the Erg Chebbi dune before practicing your sandboarding techniques in the Sahara desert. To go back to your local accommodation for breakfast and a quick wash, take a camel ride. Roll on to Rissani’s traditional market as you continue on your trek into the Draa Valley and Dades Gorges. Continue through a number of Berber communities in the desert to reach Todra Gorges.
Once you get in Todra, you will be able to traverse beneath 300-meter-tall boulders and perhaps even catch a glimpse of rock climbers in action. Spend your spare time unwinding in front of the cool Todra River’s modest waters. Travel to Dades and stay the night at a riad or hotel there.
We’ll travel through the Dades Valley on our way to Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate after breakfast. Reported that the road of a thousand Kasbahs is the name of the route across Dades Valley. Therefore, there are many opportunities to capture some of your best trip-related photos.
Later on, in this 9 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech and Sahara, we’ll make a stop in Kalaat Mgouna, often known as “the rose city,” to buy rosewater, which will keep your linens smelling fresh for a long time after your trip. proceed to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa,” after that.
The most significant and substantial Kasbah in Morocco, Ait Ben Haddou, then will serve lunch. It has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is well-known for serving as the setting for numerous movies, such as “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Gladiator,” “Game of Thrones,” etc.
Before reaching your accommodation in Marrakech, where the tour comes to a conclusion, we will continue our journey across the magnificent Tizi ‘n’ Tichka pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. Here, you can also stop to learn more about how argan oil is made at women’s cooperatives.
With a competent tour guide by your side, you will enjoy Marrakech’s city tour after breakfast. The tour begins with the majestic Koutoubia Mosque, a Marrakech icon that served as an inspiration for other structures including the Giralda in Seville and the Hassan Tower in Rabat. The Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs are your next stop.
The Saadian tombs in Marrakech are believed to have been built during the reign of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. The Beaux-arts service renovated the tombs after they were found in 1917. About sixty descendants of the Saadian Dynasty, which began in the valley of the Draa River, are buried at the grave.
You proceed to the renowned Jemaa el Fna Square after lunch, where you’ll find a wide variety of delicacies, snake charmers, regional musicians, and fortune tellers. The Jemaa el Fna, the central plaza of old Marrakech, is unlike any other place on earth. Additionally, when you stroll around the souks, you may see hundreds of handmade items. Overnight at the Riad.
Transferring to Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport from Marrakech will allow you to board your return plane with many stories of your time in the Arabian and Berber nightlife.
Yes! The tours our company offers are all completely private. This will allow experience Morocco the way YOU want to. In addition to that, you will of course be always welcome to request stops along the way during the tours, in order to take memorable photographs (or whatever other reason you want!).
In case you are interested in booking a group desert tour, please go ahead and contact us so as to make a suitable group tour for you.
Depending on the sort of accommodations you need or the alterations you would want to make to your personalized trip, we are completely adaptable. However, if any modifications are made at least two weeks before your trip with us, please inform us.
Actually, it could be quite the opposite. Our team makes sure to select the best quality accommodations for our clients, and those tend to get booked full pretty quickly, that’s why it’s not always easy for us to accommodate last-minute bookings.
Therefore, you shouldn’t expect a lower price for such inquiries, but instead a higher one maybe. To avoid such incidents, we strongly advise you to book your tour with us early on, so that we will be able to pick out the best accommodations for you and offer you an unforgettable Morocco experience.
Morocco’s economy is heavily reliant on tourism to meet its financial needs. To put it another way, the Moroccan government wants tourists to feel comfortable and secure while spending their holiday and money in the country.
As a result, it devotes a significant amount of resources, particularly human resources, to ensure that all tourists are secure while in Morocco; this includes tourist police and highly qualified guides who have been accredited by the government after undergoing training.
In terms of extremism and crime rates, we can state that the occurrence of such crimes is similar to that of many European countries, as evidenced by several statistics: low and uncommon.
You could enjoy traveling on your own once you’ve learned your way around and been acquainted with the local culture. You’ll be OK as long as you’re comfortable with it and stay away from the shady areas.
It will also allow you to save some money. However, some destinations require the assistance of a professional guide; you will most likely realize this once you are in such a location, particularly that outside of towns, such as the desert, where you will need a guide to assist you with camels and other items.
We’ll ask you for a deposit to secure your tour with Morocco Arhal Tours once we’ve confirmed an itinerary that works for you/your group (tours shown on our website can be changed based on your needs). We ask that you pay the remaining balance of your trip reservation at the beginning of your tour in Morocco.