12 days tour from Casablanca

Overview : 12 days tour from Casablanca

Join our 12 days tour from Casablanca, which offers an extensive exploration of Morocco’s rich history, captivating art, and vibrant culture. This Sahara desert tour encompasses stunning landscapes and visits to remarkable cities and sites, including the grand Hassan II Mosque, the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, the enchanting Medina of Fes, the iconic Ait Benhaddou kasbah, and the bustling Medina of Marrakech. The itinerary also includes stops in Meknes, Rabat, Azrou, Midelt, and Rissani, as you travel through the scenic Middle Atlas region via Ifrane and the Ziz Valley, ultimately reaching the breathtaking Merzouga Sahara desert.

In Merzouga, you will have the unforgettable opportunity to partake in camel trekking over the captivating Erg Chebbi sand dunes, enjoying the mesmerizing views of sunset and sunrise. Continuing your journey, you will pass through the majestic Todra Gorges, the picturesque Dades Gorges, the charming Roses Valley, and the scenic High Atlas Mountains. Numerous other captivating views and destinations are included in the program, ensuring a truly immersive experience.

Our 12 days tour from Casablanca is accompanied by a local English-speaking driver and guide, providing informative insights throughout the tour. The itinerary allows for ample stops to capture photographs of splendid panoramic nature sceneries and noteworthy spots, ensuring lasting memories of your journey.

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On the first day of our 12 days tour from Casablanca, upon your arrival at Casablanca airport, you will be greeted by our team’s driver/guide, who will be accompanying you throughout the entire trip. Depending on your arrival time, the driver will then transport you to your accommodation in Casablanca. If you arrive in the morning, you will have the opportunity to explore the city and visit its main attractions. The first stop will be the remarkable Hassan II Mosque, followed by visits to other significant sites. Afterward, you will enjoy dinner and spend the night at a hotel in Casablanca.

After breakfast at your accommodation, our 12 days tour from Casablanca begins with a brief tour of Casablanca city. Following that, we will depart from Casablanca and make our way to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Along the journey, we will stop for a lunch break before enjoying on a sightseeing tour of Rabat. Highlights include visits to the “Royal Palace,” the “Mausoleum of Mohammed V,” and the “Tower of Hassan II,” an impressive minaret of an incomplete mosque originally commissioned by the Almohad ruler, Yacoub Al-Mansour. You will spend the night at a hotel or riad in Rabat, resting and preparing for the adventures ahead.

Following breakfast at your accommodation in Rabat, our journey continues towards Fes as we depart from the city. Today’s itinerary takes us through Meknes, a historically significant city. En route, we will visit Volubilis, the oldest Roman outpost in southern Morocco, where you can witness the grandeur of the Roman Empire and admire the beautiful mosaic work in the ruined mansions.

Next, we will explore Meknes, taking a leisurely stroll through its El Hedim square and Medina. Our sightseeing adventure will encompass the city’s fascinating attractions, including the Mausoleum Moulay Ismail, Sahrij Souani, and Bab El Mansour, which is the largest gate in Morocco. Lunch will be enjoyed in Meknes, savoring the local cuisine. Finally, we will drive to Fes city, where you will have the evening to unwind and enjoy the ambiance. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided in Fes, allowing you to rest and rejuvenate for the next day’s explorations.

After enjoying breakfast, your exploration of Fes, the oldest city in Morocco, will commence alongside a knowledgeable local guide. Together, you will navigate the winding alleys and charming streets of the city. The itinerary includes visits to significant landmarks such as the “Royal Palace gate,” the Jewish quarter, and the first “Mellah,” which dates back to the 14th century.

Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to discover sites of cultural and historical importance, including the renowned “Al-Qarawiyyin University,” recognized as the oldest university in the world. Other notable stops include the “Tanneries” and the “Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss.” Lunch will be served at a typical Moroccan restaurant in the old Medina.

During your full-day trip of Fes, you will also make a brief visit to a famous ceramic factory. Finally, you will enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fes. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided in a riad or hotel, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate for the following day’s adventures.

Today’s program itinerary begins in the morning as we depart from Fes and make our way to Merzouga. Our route takes us through the captivating Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through scenic towns such as Ifrane, often referred to as the “Moroccan Switzerland,” and Azrou. In Azrou, we will make a brief stop at the cedar forest, the largest woodland in Morocco, where you can observe Barbary apes in their natural habitat.

Continuing our journey southward, we will pass by various towns and witness the nomadic lifestyle of those residing in tents. The landscape will showcase volcanic rocks, adding to the allure of the surroundings. Our next stop will be in Midelt, where a delicious lunch awaits you.

Afterward, we will cross the Tizi N’Talghomt pass, situated at an altitude of 1907 meters, providing panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. As we continue, you will pass through the picturesque Ziz Valley and the Zaabel Tunnel. Near Errachidia, you will have the opportunity to see the stunning turquoise blue waters of the Al-Hassan Addakhil Dam. The journey continues to Erfoud, where a stop will be made to enjoy a panoramic view of the Aoufous palm grove along the Ziz River. Finally, we will arrive at Merzouga, and you will have dinner and spend the night at a hotel or riad, preparing for the desert adventure that awaits.

Today is dedicated to immersing yourself in the captivating sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and the surrounding villages. Following breakfast at your accommodation, your exploration of the area begins with a visit to the nomads residing in their traditional Berber tents, offering insights into desert life and their unique culture. You will then have the opportunity to meet the Gnaoua people, experiencing their music and learning about their vibrant culture and lifestyle.

Depending on the time of year, you may also have the chance to visit the picturesque Merzouga Lake, home to a variety of bird species, including the magnificent Flamingos. In the afternoon, we will enjoy on a camel ride to the desert camp, venturing into the enchanting sand-sea of Erg Chebbi. As the sun begins to set, you will witness the breathtaking beauty of the Sahara desert, with the golden dunes illuminated by the warm hues of the sunset. Following this mesmerizing experience, you will ride camels back to your desert camp, where you will spend the night under a starry sky.

After enjoying a delicious dinner, you will have the pleasure of listening to Berber music performed by local nomads, creating a captivating atmosphere under the twinkling stars. If you feel inclined, you can even dance to the rhythmic beats of this extraordinary musical tradition.

Before bidding farewell to Merzouga, you’ll rise early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the breathtaking sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. As the sun paints vibrant colors and casts enchanting shadows over the sea of sand, you’ll have the opportunity to capture this magical moment. Afterward, you’ll trek back to your desert camp, where a hot shower and a delicious breakfast await, preparing you for the next leg of your journey.

We will then enjoy on a scenic drive to Ouarzazate, traversing through remarkable landscapes that include Todra Gorges, Dades Gorges, Kalaat M’Gouna (Valley of the Roses), and Skoura. At Todra Gorges, you’ll have some time to explore this stunning natural wonder and hike amidst the towering rock walls, soaking in the awe-inspiring views. Continuing our tour, we will arrive at Boumalne Dades, where you’ll enjoy a delightful lunch and explore the captivating sights of Dades Valley.

Our journey will then take us through Kalaat M’Gouna, known for its abundant rose production, and the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs. The scenic Skoura palm grove will also be part of our route. Finally, we will reach Ouarzazate, where you can admire the magnificent Taourirt Kasbah, a historic fortress built by the Glaoui dynasty. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at a riad or hotel in Ouarzazate, allowing you to rest and rejuvenate before continuing your Moroccan adventure.

After enjoying breakfast, it’s time to enjoy on a new journey. Today’s itinerary begins with a visit to the Atlas Film Studios, where you can explore the fascinating world of Moroccan cinema. From there, we will make our way to the picturesque village of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its stunning Kasbah. Perched on a hill overlooking the fertile Ounila River, this historic fortress has served as a backdrop for numerous famous films, including “The Man Who Would Be King,” “Jewel of the Nile,” “The Message,” “Lawrence Of Arabia,” “The Mummy,” and “Gladiator.”

Continuing our adventure, we will enjoy on an off-road drive to Telouet, a captivating destination known for its remarkable Kasbah. Here, you will have the opportunity to explore and appreciate the incredible architecture and rich history of this ancient stronghold. Following a lunch break, we will journey across the majestic Tizi N’Tichka pass, reaching an altitude of 2260 meters. Along the way, we will pause to capture photographs and enjoy the panoramic views of the stunning High Atlas Mountains and the traditional Berber villages scattered throughout the region.

Finally, we will arrive in Marrakech, where you will spend the night at a riad or hotel. Take this opportunity to relax and unwind after an eventful day, preparing yourself for the vibrant atmosphere and captivating experiences that await you in this magnificent city.

Today is dedicated to exploring the significant sights and monuments of Marrakech, also known as “the red city of Morocco”. After breakfast at your accommodation, you will enjoy on an enriching journey through this vibrant city. Our itinerary ensures that you visit the most important historical and cultural sites, including the beautiful Majorelle Gardens, the scenic Menara gardens, the iconic Koutoubia Tower, the historic Saadian Tombs, and the exquisite Bahia Palace.

Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to visit the bustling square of Jamma El-Fna, where a lively atmosphere awaits. Here, you can witness captivating performances by dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, and snake charmers, offering a unique and entertaining experience. After enjoying lunch at a nearby restaurant, you will have the chance to explore the enchanting souks, where you will find a plethora of handicrafts and treasures. In the afternoon, you will have free time to further explore the different parts of the city at your own leisure.

As the day comes to a close, you will enjoy a delightful dinner and spend the night at a riad or hotel in Marrakech, ensuring a restful and comfortable stay before continuing your Moroccan adventure.

After enjoying breakfast at your accommodation in Marrakech, our journey continues as we depart for Essaouira, a captivating old Portuguese city. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to visit an Argan oil factory run by women, where you can learn about the fascinating process of producing Argan oil.

Upon arrival in Essaouira, you will discover the charm of this coastal tourist town, known for its picturesque port and vibrant Medina. A delightful fresh seafood lunch awaits you in the Medina, offering a taste of the region’s culinary delights. In the afternoon, you will have leisure time to explore the city at your own pace. You can relax on the beach, take a refreshing swim, or simply soak up the laid-back atmosphere of this coastal gem.

As the evening approaches, you will enjoy a delicious evening meal and spend the night in a riad or hotel in Essaouira, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant stay in this captivating seaside town.

Today, we bid farewell to Essaouira and enjoy on a journey towards Casablanca, the vibrant commercial center of Morocco. As we travel along the coastal road, you will have the opportunity to admire the scenic views of the coastline. Our route will take us through Safi before reaching the charming town of Oualidia, known for its delectable seafood. Here, you will enjoy a delicious seafood lunch in this delightful setting.

After a satisfying meal, our journey continues towards Casablanca, with a stop in El Jadida, formerly known as Mazagan, an old Medina established by the Portuguese in 1513. You will have the chance to explore and appreciate the historical charm of this coastal town. By early evening, we will arrive in Casablanca, where you will spend the night at a hotel or riad. Enjoy a delightful dinner and relax in your comfortable accommodation, preparing for the experiences that await in this dynamic city.

On the final day of our Morocco 12 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, our driver will provide a transfer service to the airport, ensuring you arrive in a timely manner for your departure flight. This marks the end of our services for the tour. We sincerely hope that you have enjoyed your time with us and that your journey through Morocco has been filled with memorable experiences and cherished moments. Thank you for choosing us as your travel companions, and we wish you a safe and pleasant journey onwards.

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