DAY 1: FROM CASABLANCA TO RABAT AND CHEFCHAOUEN
Our private tour driver meet you in Casablanca where we start our Atlas and desert Morocco tour. You explore the main sights in the largest Moroccan city. The short excursion includes visit of Hassan II mosque then we drive to the capital city of Rabat where we visit Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and very nice Kasbah des Oudaias. Then we drive to Chefchaouen located in Rif mountains where we stay in a traditional Moroccan riad.
DAY 2: FROM CHEFCHAOUEN TO FES
Today we explore medina of Chefchaouen, the village is famous for its blue-white painted houses. On the way to Fes, we explore Volubilis Roman ruins and we stay in a traditional riad.
DAY 3: GUIDED DAY TRIP IN FES
Today we explore Fes in private full-day excursion and you will visit best of the medina -the old city then Jardin Jnan Sbil, also Bou Inania Medersa and famous place of “Bab Boujloud”. You stay overnight at Fez riad.
DAY 4: FROM FES TO MIDELT AND SAHARA DESERT OF MERZOUGA
Our private 8 days tour from Casablanca continues towards Ifrane in Middle Atlas mountain. Then we explore some Berber villages on the way to nearby cedar forest of Azrou and after lunch, in Midelt we explore Erfoud fossil factory and local souk in Rissani. We reach Merzouga desert where we stay in a hotel near dunes with dinner.
DAY 5: SAHARA DESERT TRIP AND MERZOUGA CAMEL TREK INCLUDING NIGHT IN DESERT CAMP
Today we enjoy the best of Merzouga in the desert guided excursion. You will explore Sahara dunes by 4×4, we visit the village of Khamlia and here we listen to famous Gnawa music. In nearby Hassilabiad village, we visit also Nomad museum. At the afternoon we ride camels to the desert camp in Sahara. The camel trek led by an experienced camel guide will take about 1 hour and at the end, we reach the Merzouga camp and we spend the night here after watching the sunset and having Berber dinner. You enjoy listening to the music of Berber drums.
DAY 6: MERZOUGA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY
Today we continue best of Casablanca desert tour and you take amazing sunrise pictures in the desert. We drive towards Todra valley passing Rissani, and Tinghir. You may hike in Kanyon of Todra gorges before we visit Dades gorges. Here we stay overnight in riad/hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 7: DADES GORGES – OUARZAZATE – FAMOUS AIT BENHADDOU UNESCO KASBAH – MARRAKECH CITY
After breakfast in riad we explore Dades valley before we visit “Kalaat Mgouna” famous valley of roses followed by exploring Ouarzazate city and its cinema studio, where many Hollywood movies were shot including Gladiator. We explore also kasbah of Ait Benhaddou as it is most visited Unesco site. Then you explore best of High Atlas mountains via Tizi n’tichka pass to Marrakech. Overnight in local riad.
Day 8: GUIDED TOUR IN MARRAKECH AND END OF THE TOUR
Today you will take a private or group day excursion in Marrakech city with a local experienced guide. The Marrakesh Red city has a lot of museums and galleries, gardens. We do not miss the most important attractions including the visit of the medina, Jamma el Fna square, the new part of Gueliz, Koutoubia mosque and many more.