Atlantic Coast Desert Casabanca 10 Days, visit Meknes, Fes, Merzouga desert, Marrakech and Essaouira end tour in Casablanca.
Atlantic Coast Desert Casabanca 10 Days
DAY 1: CASABLANCA – MEKNES –
Atlantic Coast Desert Casabanca 10 Days, departure, from Casablanca starts to Fes passing by Rabat and Meknes. We will visit most important places in Casablanca and Rabat , Then we drive to Volubilis to explore the Roman ruins. We head to Fes where we’ll stay overnight in a traditional Moroccan riad.
DAY 2 : FES –
Departure from Fez for Chefchaouen charming little town located in the mountains of Rif, the night at the riad.
DAY 3 : CHEFCHAOUEN –
MEKNES – MIDELT:
After breakfast, we will drive to Volubilis where we will visit the ruins of Romain. Then we go to Meknes for this heritage of the 17th century. After lunch, we will explore the historic medina, also Bab el-Mansour. After our lunch, we will drive you to Ifrane, the famous ski resort. Then we continue to Azrou stopping at the cedar forest to see the barbarian monkeys. We continue to Midelt in the Atlas Mountains where we spend the night in a local hotel.
DAY 4 : MIDELT –
ERRACHIDIA – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA DESERT.
After breakfast our private Morocco 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 on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea overnight in the hotel near the dunes.
DAY 5 : MERZOUGA ERG CHEBBI TOUR –
After a hearty Moroccan breakfast, we’ll begin our 4×4 back to the dunes around Erg Chebbi, 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 night in desert camp
DAY 6 : CAMEL TREKKING -
RISSANI - ERFOUD – TINGHER – BOUMALNE DADES .
Wake up for sunrise lovely pictures, and breakfast in open air. We return by camels to the hotel for the shower and breakfast ,pool. Then, we depart to Erfoud which is known by fossils. Drive through palm trees groves. We stop for lunch, then we take a short walk in Todgha Gorge.We head our stopping point Boumalne Dades. Dinner and overnight in the hote.
DAY 7 : DADÈS GORGES –
ROSE VALLEY - SKOURA - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we will take a short walk in the gorges before departure for Marrakech. We will follow the Dades Valley through El Kelaa Magona, the Valley of the Roses and the road of a thousand Kasbahs. We visit of Ouarzazate and stop for lunch in Ait Benhadou old village. We will have time to explore the famous protected UNESCO site which is the nest of many films like the Gladiator, Lawrance of Arabia and much more. We will drive via Tichka pass to arrive to the riad in Marrakech.
DAY 8: 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 Garden, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. 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.
DAY 9: MARRAKECH –
In the morning, after breakfast, we will drive you to Essaouira. Spend a day exploring Essaouira, home to a traditional Portuguese port with fine examples of Moorish and Portuguese art. Famous for its woodwork, Essaouira also houses the silver souk, art galleries and islands. Spend the morning visiting the fishing port, the medina and the artistic complex. In the afternoon you can stroll through this charming town with its old souks, fish auctions and blue and white seaside houses. And it is without even touching the oars of golden sand that we offer. Evening at Bed and Breakfast riad.
DAY 10: ESSAIUIRA –
TRANSFER TO AIRPORT
In the Morning and after our breakfast we will drive you back to Airport and the end of Atlantic Coast Desert Casabanca 10 Days .