Morocco desert tours from Casablanca 8 days

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This is your best opportunity to discover the beauty of morocco with us, The Moroccan Grand Tour in 8 Days and 7 Nights.
During this days tour you’ll discover this African country which amaze visitors with its mesmerizing and refreshing culture from Casablanca.

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Day 1 : Arriving in Casablanca City

Once you arrive to Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, you will be meet by your driver /guide. Depending on arrival time, you will visit Casablanca, starts with an orientation tour through its wide avenues, stroll through the narrow streets of the old medina, the United Nations Square, the Place Mohammed V, United Nations Square, the central market district Endowments, Boulevard of the Corniche along pools and restaurants, the residential district of Anfa, and the Hassan II Mosque. As it is the 2nd largest mosque in the world and indeed a beautiful work of art, it is one of the rare mosques opened to non-Muslims. Diner and overnight in your Hotel.

Day 2: Casablanca / Rabat / Meknes / fez

dau trip from fez to rabatDepart after breakfast towards fez .we will stop to visit rabat the capital of morocco ,and also overlooks the sea ,we will see the crenellated red ocher walls, more than five km long in total and built in the period of ruling the sultan yacoub el-mansour ,which give the city a very special character that distinguishes it. you will visit the old medina and its souks, then we visit the Kasbah of the odayas ,erected by a terrible tribe of predators in the twelfth centry, before we visit Hassan tower ,where 4 facades are decorated different from each other,,the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum near to the tower, a masterpiece of Moroccan traditional architecture ,full of valuable materials from around the world and splendid decorations. After that you will return to the new town to see the royal palace ,residence of king the merinide dynasty. we continue to visit Meknes, one has a wonderful view of the Medina. The visit begins with a tour of the walls with monumental gates dating from the 17th century Berdaine Bab, Bab Khemis. Stop needed at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. It then exits through the famous Bab Mansour on the vast square Hedim. On the other side of the square, the Museum of Moroccan Art called Dar Jamai offers a wide selection of handicrafts, we reach fez for Dinner & overnight.

Day 3: Fez “Guided Tour”

After breakfast you will start your guided tour of the old medina, one of the world’s largest walled city. You will explore the narrow streets lined with mounds of spices, fresh fruit intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects the country. you will visit the Quaraouine Mosque founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihria and the Andalussian Mosque dating back to 860. Then the Nejjarine fountain, Medersas (Qoranic schools) founded as early as the thirteenth century ,Batha Palace now a museum of arts and traditions, Tanneries, Souk Attarine, one of the liveliest in the city ,Bab Boujloud with its green and blue ceramics ,Mellah and the 17th century Ibn Danan synagogue,the Kings Palace, in the afternoon you will visit the borj north or south to see the old medina from the top.
Dinner and overnight

Day 4: Fez / Midelt/ Erfoud / Merzouga

After a breakfast you will begin your ascent We pass through Ifrane city, a winter ski resort in a totally un European style built by the French in the 1930’s it’s called Switzerland of morocco; drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the amazing forests, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains, then we begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in Midelt small city, famous for its fossils and rocks, we will pass through Ziz Valley, we reach to Merzouga in the afternoon, Depending on your arrival to traditional Kasbah on the foot of the dunes of erg-chebbi. After rest a mint tea the guide and camels will be waiting to take you across the sandy dunes of the erg-chebbi, you will enjoy the beautiful sunset on camel, after two hours you will reach the desert camp to spend night in a berber tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a nice dinner, watch the Stars & Overnight in the Berber Tent.

Day 5 : Merzouga / Rissani / Tinghir / Ouarzazate

After a breakfast, You’ll depart towards Ouarzazate, we will stop to visit the village of Rissani ,the first Capital of the Alaouite dynasty, then we continue traveling through the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this early caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as Jewel of the Nile, The Last Temptation of Christ and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most romantic and exciting destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeraies and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue sky. We stop for lunch and walk in Todra gorges, We’ll continue through the Dades Valley past dramatic escarpments we reach Ouarzazate city in the afternoon, Dinner and overnight.

Day 6 :Ouarzazate / Kasbah ait ben haddou / Marrakech

After a breakfast we will visit the town of Ouarzazate, including the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios for movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa. From here we head to the Fint Oasis, near Ouarzazate. we stop in Ait Ben Hadou we will arrive in time of lunch. Here we will visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like, Babel, The Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, we continue passing through the High Atlas and the Tizin Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2250 meter above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these amazing mountains. We reach Marrakech in the afternoon .Diner and Overnight.

Day 7: Marrakech “guided tour”

After breakfast, you will enjoy a full day tour to visit Marrakech. The visit will includes: the Menara gardens, a wonderful pool surrounded by flowers, Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Minaret, the museum of Dar Si Said with the best collection of Berber arts and crafts, and the Bahia Palace… You will take lunch in local restaurant, after that we walk through the Souks of Marrakech. The day will finished with a sunset drink overlooking the famous Jamaa El Fna square. Dinner and Overnight

Day 8: Marrakech “Depart Morocco”

After Breakfast Depend in the Depart Time, you will be transferred to The Airport.

 

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