Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen
Your “11 days Casablanca tour” starts in the bustling city of Casablanca where you will be greeted by our professional guide at Mohammed V airport. You will explore the second largest religious building in the world, the Hassan II Mosque. We will then take a scenic drive to the administrative capital of Morocco, Rabat, where we will visit the historic landmarks of Bab Challah, Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the royal palace, and the Oudaya Kasbah. We will then make our way across the Rif Mountains to the magnificent blue city of Chefchaouen where you will stay in a beautiful Riad.
Day 2: Chefchaouen – Fez
Today’s your lucky day! You’ve got a whole morning to roam around the stunning blue city and snap some Instagram-worthy photos. After lunch, get ready for an awe-inspiring journey to Fes, filled with breathtaking panoramic vistas that just beg to be explored. We’ll make plenty of stops to take in all the scenery along the way. Once we arrive at Morocco’s legendary old city, you’ll be staying in the heart of the Medina.
Day 3: Exploring Fez (Culture tour with local guide)
After indulging in a scrumptious breakfast, you set out to explore the enchanting city of Fez, steeped in history and cultural treasures. Amble through the labyrinthine alleys and quaint streets, taking in the spectacular sights and sounds that make this Moroccan gem so unique. The journey kicks off with a visit to the formidable Royal Palace gate, followed by a tour of the Jewish quarter and the oldest Mellah in Morocco, erected back in the 14th century.
With our expert guidance, you’ll discover all the hotspots brimming with cultural and historical significance, including the world-renowned Al Karaouine University, the mystical Tanneries, and the magnificent Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch at an authentic Moroccan eatery, we shall proceed to the tiles cooperative and soak in a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fez. As the sun sets, retreat back to the charming riad for a peaceful overnight rest.
Day 4: Fez – Ifrane- Cedar Forest- Medalt – Ziz Valley- Merzouga
Get ready for an adventure-packed day starting with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a journey to witness the wonders of Morocco. Your tour commences from the first imperial city, Fes, and takes us all the way to the magnificent Sahara desert. Traveling through the majestic Middle Atlas Mountains, we’ll stop at the “small Moroccan Switzerland”, Ifrane, famous for its exquisite architecture.
Next, we’ll explore the largest cedar forest in Morocco, which is home to native barbarian apes. Marvel at the stunning vistas of nomadic tents and caves scattered across the mountains before reaching the city of Medalt, renowned for its juicy apples. We’ll make a pit stop at Palm Grove, where you can gaze at the breathtaking view of palm trees. Finally, we’ll take an unforgettable camel ride through the desert to the luxury desert camp, feeling the warm breeze and the sand between our toes. So, gear up for a day filled with excitement and untold natural beauty.
Day 5: Merzouga area (Exploring around the Sahara desert)
After a hearty camp breakfast, get ready to embark on an exciting expedition through the area. you will connect with the nomads and immerse yourself in their unique goat-hair tent lifestyle. Next, pay a visit to the Gnaoua people who were originally brought as slaves from Sudan. Then, you experience their captivating music and delve into their fascinating culture and way of life. If you’re in luck, you may even spot the graceful “Flamingos” at Lake Merzouga. In the afternoon, you will take some time to unwind at the peaceful Riad. The perfect way to end a day of adventure!!
Day 6: Merzouga – Rissani – Toghra Gorges – Dades valley
We start our day with a delightful breakfast at the riad situated just in front of the majestic dunes. After checking out, we hit the road towards Dades Valley, passing through the ancient imperial city of Rissani (Sijilmassa) a significant stopover for the commercial caravans that journeyed from Africa. For those interested in experiencing the traditional market, make sure to plan your visit on Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday. The highlight of our day is definitely the breathtaking Todra Gorges, where we will enjoy a lovely picnic amidst stunning views. Finally, we will arrive at Dades Valley, where our hotel stood proudly, offering a remarkable view of the valley.
Day 7: Dades valley – Roses Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Today, we will have an off-road adventure through the enchanting landscapes between the Dades Valley and the Valley of Roses. An opportunity to connect with the local nomads, whose way of life dates back centuries, still living in caves and tents. We will discover the magic of El-Kelaa M’Gouna, where over 4000 tonnes of rose petals are collected every spring to create the most beautiful rosewater or export it to the perfume industry. Catch the Rose Festival which takes place in May, bringing the region alive with vibrant colors and aromas.
We continue our tour to Skoura, a place blessed with lush greenery and beautiful Kasbahs scattered around the Valley. Get lost in the mesmerizing palm groves surrounding the small town of Skoura, where the most magnificent Kasbahs in southern Morocco are found. We will continue further south to arrive at the world-renowned Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, which has been featured in numerous films like; the Mummy; gladiator…After, you head to Marrakech. The night will be in a Riad near Jamaa Lafna Square.
Day 8: Marrakech (city tour by local guide)
After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your Riad, you will have an exciting adventure through the enchanting city of Marrakech. Our expert local guide will greet you and take you on a journey to discover the most captivating sights and monumental landmarks Marrakech has to offer. You will explore the stunning Bahia Palace, and the towering Koutoubia mosque, and explore the mysterious Saadian tombs.
You experience the energy of the Jamaa El Fanaa square, while also venturing through the traditional souk of the city. As the afternoon approaches, your skillful driver will escort you to explore the stunning Majorelle Garden and Menara Garden, while also providing a glimpse of the alluring new medina (Gueliz) of Marrakech. Finally, as the sun sets, you will return to the Riad.
Day 9: Marrakech – Ouzoud Waterfalls – Marrakech
After an invigorating breakfast, we’ll set off for the majestic Ouzoud waterfalls in the Middle Atlas Mountains. The drive will be a visual epic, with endless olive groves and picturesque Berber landscapes dotting the plains north of Marrakech. We’ll spend a whole day admiring the longest waterfalls in North Africa. Then it’s back to Marrakech in the afternoon, with many wonderful memories.
Day 10: Marrakech – Menara Airport
Ready for departure? We’re happy to accommodate your preferred schedule for airport transfers. That’s all from us, it’s the end of our service of your 11 days Casablanca tour.
good itinerary we enjoed it