Great 12 days Morocco desert excursion from Casablanca to Merzouga via Chefchaouen description:
We invite everyone to use this 12 days Morocco desert excursion from Casablanca to Merzouga via Chefchaouen and Fes. It will take you to explore the top attractions in Morocco country; Experience Morocco desert camel trekking, Visit Chefchaouen and Fes. Discover Dades valley and Ouarzazate. and much more Morocco things to do and see.
Our private grand 12 days Morocco desert excursion from Casablanca to Merzouga via Chefchaouen itineraray details:
- DAY 1 : CASABLANCA – RABAT
Today and after meet you in Casablanca Airport to start your 12 days tour from Casablanca to Merzouga via Chefchaouen. We’ll visit Hassan II Mosque, the biggest mosque outside Mecca and experience the Cornish coast before departing for Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Here you’ll see the Mausoleum, the Hassan tower and the oudaya Kasbah. Overnight in our Hotel/Riad. Bed and Breakfast.
- DAY 2: RABAT – CHEFCHAOUEN
Today we drive to Rif mountains where we explore best village of Chefchaouen in blue and white colours. Free program afternoon. Accommodation in local riad with dinner.
- DAY 3: CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES
After breakfast our private Morocco desert Tour continues today towards Volubilis , where we explore Romain ruins. Then we head to Meknes to this 17 th centry heritage. After lunch here we explore historical medina , also Bab el mansour and Moulay Ismail’s shrine. Then we will drive to Fes ,where we will spend the night in a local riad . Bed and Breakfast.
- DAY 4: FES SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast in your riad , you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter,the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.
- DAY 5: FES – IFRANE – AZROU – MIDELT
Today our private Morocco desert travel from Fes starts travelling to Ifrane , called also as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. We continue to Azrou , where we stop at the cedar forest where we may watch Barbarian apes. Then we drive towards Midlte and overnight in Riad/Hotel.
- DAY 6 : MIDELT - ERRACHIDIA - ZIZ VALLY - MERZOUGA DESERT
After breakfast our private Casablanca desert tour continues towards To Merzouga Desert via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tiz Ntalghamt 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. Afterwards, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. Arrive at Merzouga desert Sahara on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea overnight in Riad/Hotel with dinner and breakfast.
- DAY 7 : MERZOUGA ERG CHEBBI TOUR - CAMEL TREKKING
After your breakfast, we’ll begin our 4×4 desert edaventure trip around Erg Chebbi sand dunes, region populated desert sand : Among the many stops that await you will discover how and where nomadic families in the area live , wild oasis in the middle of nowhere , spectacular desert landscapes and small villages , palm groves. Inevitable stop as we passed through the village of Khamlia where live people originating in Mali , which will make us enjoy a nice concert of Gnawa music, while we enjoy a delicious tea. Back at the hotel we expect from our camels for a half hour route , wading through dunes to the heart of the desert to watch the beautiful sunset . Tucked behind the Great Dune , and enjoying the music of drums, Moroccan dinner and tea, you can see the vast sky of stars and sleep in nomadic tents.
- DAY 8: MERZOUGA DESERT - TODRA GORGES - DADES GORGES
Today we watch sunrise in desert and then we ride camels back to village. After breakfast in the riad, you’ll leave for Rissani , Tinghir, and Todra gorges the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy hotel overlooking the Dades valley.
- DAY 9: DADES VALLEY - ROSES VALLEY - OUARZAZETTE - AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH - HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAIN - MARRAKECH
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazat. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip in both the valley rose roses and cinema city of Ouarzazate pasiing by Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by Thami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains , it used to be one of his stops during his long travel from the Sahara to Marrakech., now one of the UNESCO heritage site. after that we will shift the way to cross high atlas mountains full of panoramic view and attractive Berber villages all along the way till Marrakech Overnight in Riad.Bed and Breakfast.
- DAY 10: MARRAKECH SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palacel. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city night in the Riad. Bed and Breakfast.
- DAY 11: MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA
In the Morning after breakfast we will drive you to Essaouira , Spend a day exploring Essaouira, home to a traditional Portuguese harbor with fine examples of Moorish and Portuguese art. Famous for its fine woodwork, Essaouira is also home to the silver souk (commercial quarter), art galleries and islands.
It’s easy to see why Essaouira is often dubbed the ‘Jewel of the Atlantic’. This place has earned such a following that Orson Welles filmed Othello here in 1949. Spend the morning touring the fishing port, medina and artistic complex. In the afternoon, you can stroll around this charming town with its ageold souks, fish auctions and blue and white seaside houses. And that’s without even touching on the reams of golden sands on offer.overnight in Riad with Bed and Breakfast. BB.
- DAY 12: ESSAIUIRA – TRANSFERT TO AIRPORT
In the Morning and after our breakfast we will drive you back to Airport and the end of our service. End of our great 12 days Morocco desert excursion from Casablanca to Merzouga via Chefchaouen services.
- Pick-up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad or Airport
- Deset tour in 4×4 vehicle / Minibus with A/C
- Expert driver / tour guide guide
- Hotel / Riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel ride & night in desert ( Camel per person )
- Sandboarding in the dunes
Note: Please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements. If our best 12 days Morocco desert excursion from Casablanca to Merzouga via Chefchaouen does not match what you’re looking for and want to see and do in Morocco.