14 days trip grand Morocco from Casablanca via sahara desert

Duration
14 days / 13 nights
From
Casablanca
Departure
Everyday
Time
8:00am

Highlights

  • Experience the camel ride
  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • 14 days grand morocco tour via sahara desert

What you can expect

Explore Morocco’s culture including Merzouga desert on a 14 days grand morocco tour via Atlas mountains. Experience the country’s most striking landscapes, architecture and traditional cultures. Walk through millennia-old ruins and discover Morocco’s historic capitals; visit Fez’s imposing monuments, then immerse yourself in the thriving life of the medieval medina. Bask in the bustle of the Jemaa el Fna square, step into royal palaces, and slip through ancient tombs and vivid gardens. End your trip in Casablanca, where historic souks about modern streets, and well-used cannons still line the weathered seawall.

Detailed Program

Day

Path: CASABLANCA - RABAT

Pick-up from airport and direct transfer to hotel in Rabat. Or, start a visit of Casablanca if your flight land earlier than you may see the Hassan II Mosque and experience the coastal “Cornish” seaside. Afterwards, depart to Rabat, the capital of Morocco! and spend the night at your Riad.

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Path: RABAT – MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – FES

After breakfast, departure to Meknès, the 16th century capital whose ruler, Moulay Ismail, modeled himself on France’s ‘Sun King’, Louis XIV. Stop at the remarkable Roman ruins of Volubilis, with its mosaics and temples a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Night in Fez.

2

Path: FES GUIDED CITY TOUR

All day devoted for visiting Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities, home to the world’s first university dating from the 9th century and one of the most complete medieval cities in existence, founded in 790 A.D. Seeming to exist somewhere between the Middle Ages and today, the Soul of Morocco stimulates the senses with its visual details, haunting sounds and rich aromas. Guided visit of medieval Medina, Karaouine University, Medersa Attarine, Kingdom Palace, Ben Danan synagogue, souks.

3

Path: FES – MIDELT – ER-RACHIDIA – MERZOUGA

After breakfast we head to Erfoud. Visit of Midelt and Errachidia, enjoy the fascinated views of the peaks of the high Atlas mountains. Arrive in Merzouga desert to experience the Bedouin life for special night in the tent under at Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Climbing aboard the camels for an incredible trek into the Sahara desert to watch a beautiful sunset and join your luxury camp.

The night sky with thousands of stars is the unforgettable time in your life.

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Path: ERG CHEBBI- MERZOUGA

Early morning you will see the sunrise. Later you will go for an adventure excursion with 4WD through the sand dunes.We will see an oasis and visit the town of Khamlia MIFISS mines, and meet the Berber nomads of the desert.

At midday we will have lunch at a typical restaurant with local PIZAA of MEDFOUNA. After having lunch you will rest for a while and drive back to the Hotel with a swimming pool in Merzouga, where the dinner will be served and spend the night.

5

Path: MERZOUGA – TINGHIR – BOUMALNE – OUARZAZATE

Perhaps make the most of your time in the desert with an early-morning walk over the dunes to enjoy the sunrise. After having breakfast, ride your camel back to Merzouga and meet your driver. There, hop back aboard your minibus and head to Ouarzazate through Alnif, Tazzarine, Nkob, and the Draa Valley. Overnight: Hotel in half board included: Breakfast, Dinner.

6

Path: OUARZAZATE – TAROUDANT

Morning sightseeing in Ouarzazate, gateway to the South, includes a visit to the Kasbah of Tifoultoute and the School of Handicrafts, where you can view silver jewelry, pottery, stone carvings, and wool carpets created by local crafts workers. Stop in Ait Ben Addou, a picturesque ksar (fortified stronghold) decorated with geometric patterns. Later, take an afternoon drive to Taroudant along the fertile Souss Valley with a stop in Tazenakht to view its luxurious carpets. Arrive in Taroudant for your overnight stay.

7

Path: TAROUDANT

Entire day in medieval Taroudant, a town encircled by spectacular 20-foot-high ancient red walls, with battlements and fortified towers. Constructed of reddish earth, it turns to hues of gold, pink and orange at dusk. Olive and orange groves, eucalyptus and palm trees thrive all around town, and the peaks of the High Atlas Mountains rise up to the north. Visit the colorful souks and silver markets.

8

Path: TAROUDANT – AGADIR – ESSAOUIRA

Early departure for Essaouira stopping for lunch on the way at the luxury seaside resort of Agadir, where pink flamingos watch as children build sandcastles and sunbathers delight in the rhythm of the lapping waves.

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Path: ESSAOUIRA

Explore this old Portuguese fishing port with its 16th century harbor walls and 18th century French-designed fortifications and colorful houses. The main entrance to the harbor is through the Porte de la Marine, built in 1184 and decorated with two columns of a classical triangular pediment. A sandy bay sweeps to the south of this enchanting town, and wooded hills dominate the eastern skyline.

10

Path: ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH

After breakfast, head to your hotel in Marrakech, “ Pearl of the South”.

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Path: MARRAKECH GUIDED CITY TOUR

Discover Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”. Your official guide will meet you at your Riad to start the visit of most historical   sites and cultural interest, including  the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadiens tombs and the Bahia Palace. After having lunch at a restaurant in the new city  you will visit the Majorelle. Late afternoon you will have some free time to look around by yourself the other parts of the city.

12

Path: MARRAKECH – OURIKA VALLEY

Take an excursion to see the natural sights of the Ourika valley at the high Atlas mountains. Discover the charm of a Berber village. The clear water of the Ourika River flows by orchards, vegetable gardens, and green terraced fields. Experience a 1 hour trekking to see the waterfalls with your local guide.

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Path: AIRPORT TRANSFER

According to your flight’s departure either to Casablanca or Marrakech airport.

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PS:

If the program of this desert tour doesn't satisfy yours needs, Morocco Holiday Packages Agency offers you the possibility to customize it.
You only have to send us a quote request with all information about what you want to experience.

What is included

  • Private transportation A/C
  • Fuel during the tour
  • English speaking guide-driver
  • Free time to explore sites like Tifoultoute kasbah, walks, photo stops, etc ...
  • 13 nights in Hotels / Kasbahs with bathroom - A/C, breakfast
  • Dinners in Taroudant, Erg Chebbi, (possibility of vegetarian menu)
  • 1 night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga in camp with dinner and breakfast (Private tent)
  • 2 hours camel ride for seeing the sunset and sunrise
  • Airport Transfers
  • Fees of stay

What is NOT included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities

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