15 Days morocco tour from Casablanca
Day 1: CASABLANCA Airport
15 days morocco tour from casablanca will start with a pick up from the airport/Hotel and tehn start a guided tour of the city. Casablanca, is the largest city and most important port of the country, is considered the major economic and commercial centre in the country with an important heritage that includes places such as the Mosque of Hassan II, , the former Cathedral of the Sacred Heart the Mohammed V square, with facades of Andalucian inspiration, the old Medina and the Central Market.Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 2: CASABLANCA – EL JADIDA – OUALIDIA – SAFI – ESSAOUIRA
After a morning breakfast we will head in the direction of El Jadida, port city of the Moroccan Atlantic coast, which was a Portuguese colony for two centuries. Its ancient fortification was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO and is a mixture of Moroccan and Portuguese, we can visit this small fortified city facing the sea, walk by its small and quiet citadel and its long beach, then continue toward Oualidia, a picturesque resort located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by many lakes which provide its unique natural surroundings and is located in a small elevation Its greatest attraction is its lagoon with a length of 12 km, bordered by sandy beaches and dunes, a landscape truly worthy of viewing.We will continue towards the very industrial port city of Safi one of the most important fishing ports of the coast, as any good coastal city, Safi also offers us great beaches and a rich tourism heritage as its medina is marked with a traditional character that is no longer visible in other cities. Arrival in Essaouira .Overnight stay at your riad/hotel.
Day 3: ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH
During the morning we will have time to discover this beautiful fishing village with a great personality located on a small rocky platform that is inland from the sea. Its beauty does not go unnoticed, it is a very quiet town known as the Pearl of the Atlantic, the Sleeping Beauty or the Windy City due to its great sandy beach and its trade winds which make the area into an ideal place for surfers. Its small beautiful medina with orderly streets and paths give Essaouira its own beauty, different from the other medinas.The towns’ main businesses are fishing, handicrafts and tourism, so we cannot miss the colourful and lively spectacle of the boats returning to port with the gulls loitering between boats. A leisurely stroll to imbibe the charm of its narrow streets, white walls and its doors painted in blue and we can soak up a relaxed and quiet atmosphere in the Medina.Late afternoon leave Essaouira towards Marrakech where you will spend the night in beautiful local riad.
Day 4: MARRAKECH Sightseeing
Today will be dedicated to explore the amazing red city MarrakechThe visit will includes Saadian tombs,the Koutoubia Mosque and,the old Medina along with its busy colourful souks do some shopping if you are intrested or to just wander around in the most outstanding place in this city like the famous Jamae El Fna square before heading to the new city to visit the amazing Majorelle Garden and then to your Riad.
Day 5: MARRAKECH – TIZI N’ TICHKA– AIT BENHADDOU
Today after breakfast our path will continue towards Ait Benhaddou. crossing the High Atlas mountains where we shall enjoy the extraordinary landscapes, the colours that change from oranges to greens, the sides of the roads occupied by vendors and scenery truly worthy of seeing. We will cross the mountain pass Tizi n’Tichka, at 2260 meters, the highest point of the route, seeing kasbahs and sets of genuine adobe houses as we go by.We continue to Ait Benhaddou, originally inhabited by the tribe of Ben Haddou but declared a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987when this fortified kasbah began to deteriorate. Ait Benhaddou is a majestic fortification of sand colour, its interior looks like the set of a movie and it is impressive to stroll around. Its citadel is tiny and consists of a few pebbled and narrow winding streets that climb up until you reach the top of the fortification, where there are some splendid views with the red tones of the dry mountains.Overnight stay in a riad /hotel.
Day 6: AIT BENHADDOU – OUAZARZATE – SKOURA – KELAAT M’GOUNA – DADES Valley
Today the road will take us to Ouarzazate, the intermediate point that joins the mountains and the desert. We pass through the valley of Skoura with more than 700,000 date palms which stands out as an important enclave of greenery with kasbahs scattered throughout the oasis and its surroundings.The route will continue towards the Valley of Roses, situated at the foot of the High Atlas, as its name indicates it has an important crop and very interesting from the point of view of tourism, 30 km of uninterrupted rose cultivation, a scene of splendid greenery nestled at the foot of a canyon of ochre hues that offers a landscape of beauty and that forms part of the most important spectacles in Morocco.Before arriving to Dades valley where you will overnight in a riad/hotel.
Day 7: DADES Valley – TODRA GORGE –ERFOUD -MERZOUGA
After a morning breakfast, we’ll drive through the valley to see the amazing rock formation and take a break in one of the nice spot of the gorge, Leaving the Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra valley, we will see the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages with its palm groves overlooking the valley.Arriving at the todgha Gorge, you’ll walk under high red cliff raised up to (300m)at its narrowest point.Continuing on to Erfoud and Rissani lunch will be on the way afterwards, we’ll leave to Sahara Desert of Merzouga on our arrival you will be welcomed by a hot cup of mint tea then you will be prepared for your camel trekking, After a traditional dinner under the stars, we will set up Berber tents for our night in the desert.
Day 8: MERZOUGA Area and Camel trek
After breakfast we’ll start exploring the area, by visiting the village of black people originaly from Mali to enjoy their music and the way they live.after that we will drive to Miffis Mines to explore how they work over there before getting behind the Dunes in a full desert with charming views where we will sit for a warm cup of tea with the local Bedouins,Before returning back to the town for an overnight stay in a hotel/riad.
Day 9: MERZOUGA –ERFOUD – ERRACHADIA – THE ZIZ GORGE – MIDELT
Our way continues towards Midelt, first going by Rissani very famous for its market, this city exhibits itself with dignity and it prides itself on being the last commercial stops before the desert, the atmosphere that is breathed in while walking through the souks of Rissani is unique at twilight due to the roofs that filter the rays of the sun in an explosion of colours and the smell of the combination of spices is as outstanding as it is well known.Our next destination will be Erfoud. One of the charms of this town is its tranquility and we will also have the possibility if we feel like it to visit the factory of fossils. Next we pass by the Ziz valley, an immense valley in all its splendour, a natural space surrounded by canyons with their peculiar reddish sand and the impressive palm grove that stretches for miles and miles, then we continue to the Middle Atlas through the high pass of Tizi n’Talghmt where you can expect landscapes and inhospitable lands full of life and stories. The trip allow us to observe the landscape, take photos and stop in all the places that are worth a visit, before arriving to Midelt where we will spend the night.
Day 10: MIDELT – AZROU – IFRANE – FES
After an, early breakfast at your hotel you will start your journey Towards Fes passing by the biggest cedar forest in Morocco where you will have the opportunity to meet some wild monkeys continuing via Ifrane (Switzerland of morocco) stopping for a picture or coffe before arriving in the afternoon to Fes .Overnight stay in a riad.
Day 11: FES sightseeing
You will have guided tour to discover the medina and the famous Souks of Fes and its narrow cobbled streets are filled with ancient mosques and towering green-glazed minarets as well as the unique Andalusian architecture in every corner of the old city and its monuments, We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University.The tour will includes olso a visit to the tanneries and the ceramic cooperative to see traditional moroccan crafts.Overnight stay at your riad.
Day 12: FES – MEKNES -VOLUBILIS –CHEFCHAOUEN
You will leave Fes towards Meknes to visit the ruins of Volubilis, passing by the Rif Mountain Range, its winding and vertiginous roads make this a very interesting road.Arriving to Volubilis, a location that houses the most stunning ruins and the most well preserved throughout Morocco, declared World Heritage site in 1997; an expert guide will be with us during this visit of an hour and a half. We will find that some areas are limited to the public but we will be able to move freely through the complex. Many of the mosaics are in good condition, some of the most spectacular sights are the Capitol, the Basilica and the Forum that were built on the highest part of the city.We will continue over the Rif mountains passing the town of Ouezzane, before arriving to Chefchaouen , Overnight stay in a riad/hotel.
Day 13: CHEFCHAOEN on your own
Today will be a free day to walk around the beautiful town of Chefchaouen and wonder around it’s fascinating blue white alleyways , Chaouen as the locas like to name it is one of the quieter places in Morocco. The medina and the atmosphere of the Square of UTAHAMMAM remain the most amazing place that you really ought to see .Overnight stay in a Riad/hotel.
Day 14: CHEFCHAOEN – OUEZZANE ––RABAT – CASABLANCA
Early morning we will head towards Rabat passing by Ouazzane and souk Larbaa We will continue to the Capital of Morocco Rabat is a perfect combination between ancient and modern city, one of the most dynamic cities and commercial centres of Morocco where you can see one of the most famous monuments in the country, “The Tower of Hassan” located at the top of one of the city’s hills. From the river there are extraord
inary views and at night it is illuminated giving a truly beautiful touch.The medina of Rabat is without a doubt, another of the places to get lost in, you can stroll with ease through its streets full of shops, where there is a mix of smells and products of all kinds, crafts, species, food, animals, carpets, etc. Eventually before arriving to Casablanca late time .Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 15: CASABLANCA Departure
You will transfred to the airport for the end of your 15 Days morocco tour from Casablanca