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10-Day Desert tour from Casablanca

Day 1: Casablanca:

Our private tour begins with a transfer from the airport to your hotel in Casablanca, where you’ll be offered a complimentary meal. Today depends on the time your arrival; given the time we may explore a handful of Casablanca’s touristic features such as the Hassan II mosque, Moroccan Mall shopping center and a nearby beach area.

Day 2: Casablanca – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes:

Today we’ll explore a handful of Casablanca’s touristic features such as the Hassan II mosque, Moroccan Mall shopping center and a nearby beach area.

After lunch in the city we’ll drive to Meknes, a former imperial city. Next we’ll visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing to Fes where we’ll spend the night at a local riad / hotel (including a complimentary dinner and breakfast).

Tour Casablanca - Ouarzazarte Road
Tour Casablanca Merzouga Desert
Tour Casablanca - Fes
Day 3: Exploring Fes – guided tour of city:

This whole day will be devoted to sightseeing Fez, the spiritual capital. This will consist of visiting the following places: the Medieval Medina, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the Karaouine Mosque (external visits only). You’ll be offered the choice of having lunch at a traditional restaurant in the heart of Medina then, after a late afternoon visit of the souks and Fes Jdid (new Fes), we’ll return to your hotel.

Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga desert:

Today after breakfast we drive towards Ifrane, called as ‘the Switzerland of Morocco’. We continue to Midelt and then we pass along the Ziz valley to reach city of Erfoud ,very famous for its local fossil products. We continue our private desert Morocco tour to Rissani to explore its souk. After that our journey finishes in Merzouga where we stay in desert hotel with dinner and breakfast.

Day 5: Merzouga desert and camel trek to desert camp :

After breakfast today, we’ll drive to a checkpoint in the Merzouga desert. Upon arrival there we’ll trade in our 4x4 for camels (optional), guided by an experienced camel guide, and explore the region of Erg Chebbi. It’ll take us around 90 minutes to reach the campsite, once there, we’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset over the dunes and once dark, our dinner will be served around a campfire. This night will be spent in Berber tents in the desert.

Day 6: Merzouga desert – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
We’ll fetch an early start to catch the sunrise over the dunes before arriving at a local hotel to freshen up. After breakfast we’ll head through Rissani and Tinghir to Todra gorge; the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. After lunch at the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades valley enjoying the view of the geological feature known locally as “Monkey Toes”. We’ll stay overnight in Dades valley, including a complimentary dinner and breakfast the next morning.
Day 7: Dades Gorges –  Ouarzazatte – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

Our private tour continues with a drive towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate, recognized as “the African Hollywood”. Here, we may visit the local film studio and Kasbah (Fortress). We’ll then head to Ait Ben Haddou, to visit the local Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. We’ll continue over the High Atlas Mountains until we reach Marrakesh where we’ll spend the night at traditional Riad, in the medina.

Tour Casablanca - Ouarzazarte
Tour Casablanca - Fes
Tour Casablanca - Fes
Day 8: Marrakech guided tour

Today we’ll have a guided tour of Marrakesh. You will explore the main attractions and monuments of the city including the famous Jamma el Fna square, Kotubia mosque, the souks, palaces, and museums. We’ll also explore parts of the city such as Gueliz, The Menara Gardens and Marjolle. After lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll get the chance to explore the city at your leisure before retiring to a local hotel, where we’ll spend the night.

Day 9: Marrakech – Essaouira 1 day excursion

Today we’ll have a guided tour of Essaouira, a city on the Atlantic coast, and then return to Marrakesh where we’ll spend the night once more.

Day 10: Marrakech – Casablanca:

Today we’ll drive you to Casablanca where our tour ends.

What’s included on your private tour :
  • Pick up and drop off in Casablanca (at your hotel , airport or any other place)
  • Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Experienced English/French speaking guide / driver
  • Camel ride in Merzouga desert
  • Overnight at a camp
  • Breakfast and dinner

What’s NOT included on your private tour :
  • Lunch / drinks consumed during private tour
  • Plane ticket to and from Morocco
  • Entry fees to monuments / museums.

Map for 10 day  Morocco from Casablanca:

Price for 10 day Morocco from Casablanca :

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