5 days desert tour Casablanca to Marrakech
DAY 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fez
Your 5 days desert tour Casablanca to Marrakech will start with a pick up either from the airport or your hotel in Casablanca and drive to the capital Rabat to explore the capital city of Morocco.Continuing to Meknes, visit the main attractions before arriving to Fez.overnight stay in a traditional riad.
DAY 2: Fez local guided tour
Today your private morocco tour will be dedicated to fez main attractions starting the Medina (the old city). We visit the Jewish Quarter called the Mellah also the Royal Palace and the famous tanneries in the medina.The tour also will included a visit to the Quaraouine mosque which is considered the first university in the world also you will have a visit to the ceramic factory which fez well known for.Overnight stay in a traditional riad.
Day 3 : Fez – Ifrane – middle atlas mountains – Midelt – ziz valley – Merzouga sahara desert
Your desert tour will be on the 3rd day heading south east of Morocco towards the desert which takes around 8 hours with stops, the first stop will be in Ifrane known as Switzerland city of Morocco to walk around for a few minutes and then to the cedar forest of Azrou to meet the wild local apes.Continuing to Midelt through the middle atlas mountains to stop for lunch in this town,afterwardsthe journey will through the Ziz valley with it’s date palms with a beautiful view of the stunning & gaint palm trees crossing the town of Erfoud before arriving to Merzouga sahara desert Erg Chebbi where you will meet you camels camels for one hour camel ride to the camp enjoying the sunset on the top of the dunes and overnight in a berber tent.
Day 4 : Merzouga sahara desert – Todra gorge – Dades valley
You will Wake up early morning to enjoy one of the best surise ever, on the top of a sand dune, after having breakfast you will take the camels back to merzouga town ( there will be also the option of taking the car back ) and then depart towards Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad where you will stop for lunch.In the afternoon you will continue to Todra gorge (300m high canyons) where you can peacefully where you will have afree time to wander around before continuing to dades valley stopping along the way to take some pictures before arriving to your hotel/riad for an overnight.
Day 5 : Dades valley – kelaa m’gouna – Ouarzazate – ait ben haddou – Marrakech
The last day of your desert trip will be towards Marrakech via the city of rose Kelaa M’gouna well known for the production of the rose water and cosmitics product you may stop in a cooperative to see the process.The roadw will continue to Hollywood of Africa Ouarazazte to visit of cinema sets & studios.Afterwardsyou will visit the UNESCO world Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs was built.After having lunch, the journey will continue the way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass in the middle of the high Atlas Mountains arriving late time to Marrakech for the end of your tour.