6 Days Tour To Fes & Casablanca Via Desert From Marrakech

6 DAYS - 5 NIGHTS
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Description

Morocco has seen a long history of: Berbers, Roman invasions, Islamic conquests and European colonization, all of which have left their mark on its food, architecture and traditions. Explore the medieval alleys of Fez, the cyclopean mosque of Casablanca, the whims of Marrakech, the casbahs of Unesco in Ouarzazate, the palm oases and an unforgettable night in the desert under the stars, camel ride; the smell of orange blossom and the kaleidoscope of rugs, scarves and leather in tanneries. The Atlas Mountains, dotted with tiny villages and the big dunes of the desert Sahara.

DESTINATION Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate, Fes & Casablanca
DEPARTURE LOCATION                                                   Any Place in Marrakech
RETURN LOCATION Any Place in Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 08:15 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM
DURATION 6 Days – 5 Nights
PRICE Depends on the number of travelers

INCLUDED

Pick up service from  your accommodation in Marrakech Fuel included
Private Transport by an A/C vehicle Professional English speaking driver
Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included Local guide at ait ben haddou Kasbah
Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each) Half-board accommodations in selected hotels & Riads or Kasbahs (dinners & breakfasts are included)
Official art historian guide in Fes Drop off service at  your accommodation in Marrakech
You can stop everywhere to take photos

NOT INCLUDED

Entrance fees Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities Lunches and drinks
The flights tickets to and from your homeland Anything not mentioned in the program

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the main highlights of Fes and Casablanca
  • Explore the spiritual capital of Morocco; Fes: Najjarine fountains and Museum, Quaraouyine university, the tanneries, the medrassa bouanania,..
  • Visit the biggest mosque Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Explore the labyrinth souks/Markets in the old medina of Fes and enjoy the colorful and aromas and discover the artisans workshops.
  • Enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars
  • Take the secondary roads through the Dades Canyon
  • Ride through the High Atlas Mountains
  • Cross the dunes of Sahara desert on the back of a camel
  • Discover the spectacular gorges of Dadès and Toudra.
  • Live a unique experience in the Merzouga desert.
  • Enjoy a beautiful sunset and sunrise over the golden sand dunes
  • Meet the locals and learn about their culture

Itinerary

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Day 1: Marrakesh – Tizi-n-Tichka pass – Ouarzazatte – Dades Gorge

Your private tour kicks off with a view of the Atlas Mountains as we snake through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to the Unesco World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, famous on the big screen for movies like the Gladiator and the famous HBO series Game of Thrones. We’ll then continue to Ouarzazatte to visit Atlas Film Studios and a Kasbah located in the city and later  towards valley of Roses, famous for its annual Festival of roses. Then, we’ll drive to Dades Gorges where we spend this night in a hotel with a complimentary dinner and breakfast.

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Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Rissani – Merzouga desert

Here, we’ll  continue our tour by 4×4 and visit to Todra Gorge, a colorful narrow canyon famous to outdoor lovers. Then we’ll drive through The Ziz Valley to reach Erfoud, an oasis town known as the gate to the Sahara desert and recognized for its unique fossils. There we can visit a local factory which produces artisans and house decor made from fossils, there is also a local shop where you may purchase such items as souvenirs. From there  we’ll continue to Rissani, where we’ll visit the local souk and then drive towards the desert to reach Merzouga. Arriving at a checkpoint we leave the vehicle and begin our camel ride into the desert dunes, accompanied by experienced guides, arriving at the Merzouga Desert Camp where we’ll stay overnight in Berbere tents. This spectacular night will be rendered unforgettable  with a unique and traditional starlit Berbere dinner topped off by tribal music around a desert campfire.

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Day 3: Merzouga desert

This day will be spent exploring the Merzouga desert. You’ll get a chance to “do your own thing”, with the option of camel trekking, or exploring via the comfort of a 4×4. We’ll also visit the Khamlia village famous for its traditional music. We simply can’t miss the opportunity of appreciating the sunset behind the dunes of the bewildering Sahara desert. Our night will be topped off with local music and traditional Berber food around a campfire.

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Day 4: Merzouga – Midelt – Fes

After fetching an early start to watch the sunrise in the desert, we’ll ride camelback to a nearby local hotel where you’ll get a chance to freshen up. After breakfast, at the hotel, we’ll drive through Rissani and Erfoud until we reach Midelt in Atlas Mountains. There, we can stop for lunch before driving to Fes where we’ll stay overnight in local hotel.

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Day 5: Fes – Casablanca

We’ll start the day exploring the oldest city in Morocco, snaking through its alleys and narrow streets. Fes consists of three distinct parts; Fes el Bali (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) being the oldest of the three with more than 9000 narrow streets and alleys fortified by a large wall, Fes-Jdid “new Fez” (home of the Jewish quarter) and the “Ville Nouvelle”, the newest sector of Fez created during the French occupation. Later in the day we’ll drive to Rabat and then Casablanca.

We’ll also visit the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch you’ll visit many different cooperatives and then, experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes before driving to Casablanca where we’ll spend the night.

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Day 6: Casablanca – Marrakech

Today we visit the main attractions and monuments of Casablanca, including Hassan II Mosque, before ending our tour in Marrakech.

– The price of this tour depends on the number of travelers, please fill in the booking form or contact us to get the pricing  for your tour.

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