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Casablanca Desert 8 days
Day 1: Casablanca – Fes
Casablanca Desert 8 days, You will start your first day by Visiting the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca , after that you will take the road to Fes via the capital Rabat along a beautiful stretch of farmland where olives, grain, vegetables and grapes are grown. Arrive in Fes, check into the hotel.
Day 2: Fes sightseeing
After breakfast, you will begin your visit of “the oldest living Medina in the world” with a local official tour guide. You will tour in the Medina with its “souks” (markets), stopping at the gateway of the Royal Palace, the 9th century Karouine Mosque and University. You will also visit the Tomb of the city founder, Moulay Idriss II. Lunch will be at one of the traditional restaurants in the old Medina. After lunch you will continue your tour to visit the Najarine Fountain, the old Harem Garden and the Batha Museum. On the way back to the hotel, you will stop to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.Accommodation will be at a hotel Riad in Fes.
Day 3: Fes – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
In the morning we will go into the mountains, to a region known as Imouzzer, which is blanketed in forests of cedar, juniper and cork oak. The area is well known for its abundant wildlife, and many types of birds, wild boar and Barbary apes may be seen on our scenic drive. The road will then start to climb into the Middle Atlas mountains; the slopes may be dotted with the tents and goat herds of nomadic Berbers who call this rugged region home. After a late lunch in Midelt, you will continue along mountain roads overlooking the wide flowing Oued Ziz. Passing kasbahs and palm groves, you will continue through the adobe-colored city of Er-Rachidia and in the late afternoon arrive into Merzouga, a small town on the outskirts of the Sahara Desert. Overnight in Merzouga.
Day 4: Tour around Erg Chebbi desert
After breakfast in the hotel, we will go on a tour around Erg Chebbi; you will visit a house and listen to some Gnaoua music, originally from Ghana and Sudan. You will visit some deserted mines, Berber nomads and an oasis of palm trees. After lunch, you will have an adventure driving Quads on sand dunes,after that you will take camels on an adventure into the sand dunes. You will spend the night in an equipped camp with drum music in the middle of the Sahara; this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. When you will arrive at the camp, you will climb a high dune to see the sunset. You will spend the night in hotel with thousands of stars, a Berber tent, but sparkling sky (full of stars).
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades valley
After watching the sunrise, you return on camels to you hotel in Merzouga where you will have breakfast and a shower in the hotel, you will start your journey to Dades valley. Crossing the Rissani, Erfoud, a famous town, known with its dates. You will then proceed to Tinejdad, the stunning Todra gorges where you can have a short walk to see the stunning formations of the High Atlas and Dades valley with the sheer coloured rock everywhere, then we will have a stop to take pictures fo the Monkeys Toes Formation. We continue driving through the Dades Valley and stop by the Gorge of Dades .Accommodation will be in a hotel in the Dades Gorges.
Day 6: Dades – valley of Roses -Ouarzazate Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast, you will drive to Ouarzazate, Moroccan Hollywood, a backdrop of many famous films, you will visit Cinematographic museum, then to UNESCO protected site of Ait Ben Haddou, the most impressive kasbah and well-preserved fortress in Morocco. Many movies were filmed here, such as Gladiator, Game of thrones, and the Mummy. You will then leave Ait Benhaddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains.You will cross the High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka, 2260m high, offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many nearby Berber villages. We will arrive in Marrakech in the evening
Day 7: Exploring Marrakech
After breakfast,you will take a tour of the Old City of Marrakech, the sightseeing tour will cover several impressive sights: The Koutoubia mosque, Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace. There will be an optional lunch in the Medina, followed by a walk through the colorful souks of Marrakech. You will enjoy a sunset drink overlooking the exciting Jemaa El Fna square from the terrace of a cafe. Overnight in a hotel or riad in Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech – Transfer to Airport of Casablanca
Transfer to the Airport of Mohammed V in Casablanca.
End of your trip: Casablanca Desert 8 days.
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- Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
- Hotel Berber Camp (breakfast & dinner included in Merzouga and Dades Gorges)
- Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast only in Fes and Marrakech)
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
- Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
Not included :
- Flight tickets