15 days tour from Casablanca to Imperial cities, coast and desert

Duration
15 Days / 14 Nights
From
Casablanca
Departure
Everyday
Time
8:00am

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private ensures personal service

What you can expect

Including Sahara desert and Imperial cities. Experience the country’s most striking landscapes, architecture and traditional cultures. Walk through millennia-old ruins and discover Morocco’s historic capitals; the blue city of Chefchaouen, visit Fez’s imposing monuments, then immerse yourself in the thriving life of the medieval medina. Bask in the bustle of the souks and Jemaa el Fna square, step into royal palaces, and slip through ancient tombs and vivid gardens.

Detailed Program

Day

Path: CASABLANCA AIRPORT TRANSFER - RABAT

We will welcome you outside at the main entrance of the Casablanca airport with a sign on behalf your name, then drive to Rabat if your flight lands late.

If your flight land earlier, we start a visit of the main spots in Casablanca such as the Hassan II Mosque and experience the coastal “Cornish” seaside. Afterwards, depart to Rabat, the capital of Morocco! and spend the night aat your Riad.

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Path: RABAT – CHEFCHAOUEN

After breakfast we propose the historical guided visit to: Kingdom Palace, Mausoleum of Mohammed V, Hassan Mosque, a wonder of the medieval Moorish world with its great minaret left unfinished when its founder died in 1199 the Chellah necropolis and Oudaya Kasbah. Afterwards, we drive to Chefchaouen the blue city of Morocco, a local guide will take you to explore this authentic charming town.

Spend the night in your Riad.

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Path: CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FEZ

Continuing to the imperial city of Meknes, the 16th century capital whose ruler, Moulay Ismail, modeled himself on France’s ‘Sun King’, Louis XIV. Guided visit of the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World heritage site.
Arrive in Fez and spend the night in the Riad.

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Path: FEZ 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.

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Path: FEZ – MIDELT – ER-RACHIDIA – MERZOUGA

After breakfast, direction to Merzouga, visit of Midelt, providing wonderful views of the peaks of the High Atlas Mountains, and Er-Rachidia, a modern urban center. Arrive in Merzouga in the afternoon and check-in hotel or experience the Bedouin life for special night under the tent at Merzouga sand dunes. The night sky with thousands of stars is the unforgettable time in your life.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Path: ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH

After breakfast, Direction of Sidi Kaouki and have a lunch in a restaurant near of the ocean. Afterwards, you will learn about the well-known women’s argan oil cooperatives and discover the argan oil extraction process. Head to your hotel in Marrakech, “ Pearl of the South”.

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Path: MARRAKECH GUIDED CITY TOUR

The 15 days grand morocco tour still give you sensation for discovering Marrakech “ the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you will see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadiens tombs, the Bahia Palace. After having lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks “traditional market” and explore hundreds of handicrafts. Afternoon, you will have some free time to look around by yourself the other parts of the city.

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Path: MARRAKECH – OURIKA VALLEY

Morning at leisure. After lunch, 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.

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Path: AIRPORT TRANSFER

According to your flight’s departure either to Casablanca or Marrakech airport.
End of your 15 days Tour from Casablanca via Chefchaouen including Sahara desert and Imperial cities.

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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 NOT included

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

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