Moroccan imperial cities tour Casablanca Marrakech desert, 16 days tour
The Moroccan imperial cities tour from Casablanca, 16 days tour
The Moroccan imperial cities tour from Casablanca, 16 days tour
1st day: Casablanca – Rabat:
First of all, the tour begins to visit Casablanca city (Hassan II mosque, habouss…). Then you depart directly to Rabat. The English guide shows you the historical monuments of the city: Bab Shella, Oudayas, old medina, Hassan minaret. Accommodation and overnight in a Riad
2nd day: Rabat – Meknes
We leave Rabat city to Meknes. In this city, you will visit Place El-Hedime (Square of Ruins. We visit also the Musée Dar Jamaï a museum showing modern Moroccan arts. The square is lined with modern residential buildings and a covered food souk. You visit also Bou Inania Medersa to explore the beautiful Koranic school established by the Merinids in the 14th century. Then, the En-Nejjarine Mosque, a 12th century Almohad built the structure. Bab Mansour… in conclusion, The night will be at a riad
3rd day: Meknes – Volubilis – Fes
Today, we leave Meknes to Fes via the Roman ruin of Volubilis. We will pause at Moulay Idriss town to visit the Shrine of Moulay Idriss- grandson of the prophet Mohamed. After, you continue to Fes City. Overnight will be in a hotel
16 days tour to Moroccan imperial cities from Casablanca to Marrakech and desert
4th day: Fes
This day is for exploring the city. It’s the best-preserved ancient Islamic city in the world. The visit will include the largest and most authentic medina with its incredible maze of medieval twisting alleys, blind turns, mosques, shrines, fountains and every conceivable kind of market. This tour of historic Fez features also Mellah-the Jewish quarter. the Royal Palace (from outside). the 17th-century medersas (schools). The Sefarine Squares and their fountains, the old Karaouine University. Get acquainted how the old Medina is classified as a UNESCO heritage world site. The night will be at the Riad
5th day: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Medilt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga Your trip continues to the south towards The Sahara desert. We cross the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will have pauses to take pictures of Barbay apes. You drive until arriving to Ziz valley Gorges and palm groves of Tafilalet. Then we arrive at the Erfoud, where will visit the marble factory for the production of the fossil. Finally, you continue to Merzouga. After drinking tea front of the fantastic dunes, You can make a walk at the oasis. An opportunity to have an idea about the Roman irrigation system of the oasis. The night will be at the hotel
visit the Moroccan imperial cities from Casablanca to desert and Marrakech
6th day: tour around the dunes – camel trip – night under a tent in the middle of the dunes
A learn about the life of the Nomads is the program today. The driver takes you for an off-road excursion. You may visit the Nomad families. The, you attend an African folkloric music/ dance performance in Khamlia village. Late afternoon you will mount camels for what is the highlight of many people’s trip, camel ride, and an overnight in a traditional Berber tent
7 th day: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades gorges
The trip continues today To Dades gorges. You leave the desert via Rissani. You head to the dramatic Todra Gorges via Tinjdad. There you will have a walk at Todra Gorges along the river. The Lunch will be in a restaurant. In addition, we continue to Boulemane Dades (visit of the gorges). The night will be the hotel.
8 th day: Dades gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate
A very important scenic drive awaits you today. The driver continues to kalaa Magouna. The city is famous for its roses and rose products. Every year a rose festival is held in May. You continue to Skoura where we pause at the well preserved Kasbah Ameridil. The private tour continues to Morocco Holywood-Ouarzazate and the photogenic Kasbah Ait Ben haddou. It’s a rest point for caravans in the past and scene for many international movies nowadays. The lunch will be at a local restaurant overlooking the Kasbah. Finally, you will return to Ouarzazate, The night will be in a Riad
16 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech
9th day: Ouarzazate – Zagora
Departure from Ouarzazate towards Zagora by the magic palm plantation of the valley of Draa. It’s an occasion to visit the very old kasbah. The lunch will be in Zagora. Then, you will visit Tamegrout where the splendid library was created during the 17th century. Manuscripts of Coran are preserved illuminated, written on the skin of gazelle and also the books of history and medicine. Conclusion, after the visit you will return to Zagora, the night will be in the hotel.
10 th day: Zagora – Chegaga
You will continue the tour along the Darra valley, visit of Oulad Driss Kasbah. You continue to M’hamid where you will have lunch. Then you take off-road to the desert of Chegaga dunes, the night will be in the Berber tent in the bivouac. (Night in a Berber tent in the dunes)
11th day: Chegaga – Marrakech
Get up early and depart from Chegaga to Marrakech. We pass via tizi n’tishka pass. Check in at the riad
12th day: Marrakech (visite of the city)
Exploring Marrakech with an English speaking guide is the program today. You will visit the historic Menara: a magnificent pool surrounded by flower beds, which reflects the image of a beautiful Moorish edifice, the tour features several notorious monuments, including the mind relaxing Majorelle gardens and the Koutoubia Minaret (identical to the la Giralda tower in Sevilla, Spain), and the Saadian tombs, which represent Moorish architecture at its finest. The tombs, which include several sixteenth-century mausoleums, lay undiscovered behind walls until 1917, this tour also will include a walk in the alley of the different part of the Souk-Market-.You may conclude your day with a drink at sunset, overlooking the bustling Jamaa El Fna square. The night will be at your Riad.
Discover imperial cities of Morocco from Casablanca 16 days trip
13th day: Marrakech
Probably, we finish the visit of Marrakech. The night will be at your riad.
14th day: Marrakech – Essaouira:
In addition, an excursion to Essaouira is very important. Today, you will have a tour of the medina, the romantic port that was built in 1769, and the stunning Sqala (bastions), with its fabulous canons, the tour also includes a visit to the craftsmen working on thuya wood. Unlike the rest of Morocco, Essaouira has an international taste, it known by the Gnawa festival. The night will be in a riad in the medina.
15 th day: Marrakech – Casablanca
Finally, we depart to Casablanca city, in the afternoon you can have a visit to the city. The night will be at your hotel.
16 th day: Transfert to the airport
The Transfer will be to the airport depending on your depart hour.
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