6 Days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

Highlights of the 6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech.

– Visit 4 imperial cities: Casablanca, Fes, Meknes and Rabat
– See historic monuments, souks, tanneries and mosques
– Visit the ancient walled medina of Meknes, the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the gardens of Marrakech
– Ride a camel in the Sahara and stay overnight in a desert camp
– Visit UNESCO Kasbahs and wander the labyrinthine souks of Marrakech
– Enjoy breathtaking views over valleys and palm groves

ITINERARY: 6 day desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech.

6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

Day  1: CASABLANCA – RABAT – MEKNES – FES.

On the first day of the 6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you will be met at the airport. We then take you on a sightseeing tour of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco. During the tour, we will visit the exterior of the Great Mosque of Hassan II, one of the most important monuments in the Islamic world. We then head to Rabat to visit the magnificent Mohammed V mausoleum, the Hassan Tower, and the Bahia palace. Finally, we will travel to Fez and spend the night in a riad.

6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

Day 2: FES GUIDED TOUR – IFRANE – MIDELT.

After breakfast, we will visit the world’s oldest city, Fes Medina, with a local official tour guide. We’ll explore the Medina with its souks (markets) and stop at the gateway of the Royal Palace, the 9th-century Karouine Mosque, and the University. We’ll also visit the tomb of the city founder, Moulay Idriss II. We’ll dine at one of the traditional restaurants in the old Medina for lunch. After lunch, we’ll continue our 6 desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech towards Ifrane city. We’ll be staying overnight in Midelt.

Day 3: MIDELT – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MERZOUGA DESERT.

After having breakfast, our 6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech will take us through the mountains of the Middle Atlas, passing Midelt and the Zad pass (2,178m). We will continue driving to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz Valley in the afternoon. Our next stop will be at the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, where we will have lunch at a Berber pizza restaurant. After lunch, we will visit the Sahara Nomads before riding a camel to the camp. We will be having dinner and staying overnight at the Desert Camp.

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Day 4: MERZOUGA DESERT – RISSANI – TODRA GORGES – OUARZAZATE.

We will depart via Rissani, the birthplace of the Alawi dynasty, the souk, and numerous kasbahs. After that, we will continue to the Todra Gorges for lunch and proceed through the beautiful Dades Valley. In the evening, we will arrive in Ouarzazate, where we will enjoy a delicious dinner and take some rest. We will spend the night in the Riad.

6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

Day 5: OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH – MARRAKECH.

Before heading towards Marrakech, we will visit Taourirt Kasbah, the Cinema Atlas Studio, and the old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Many famous Hollywood movies, such as Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia, were filmed here. After this, we will continue our journey by driving through the winding roads of the High Atlas Mountains, where you will be able to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. Finally, we will arrive in Marrakech and spend the night in a Riad.

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Day 6: TRANSFER FROM MARRAKECH TO AIRPORT.

After breakfast, depending on your departure time, you will have the option to either transfer to the airport or take a sightseeing tour of Marrakech. This is the end of your 6 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech.

The itinerary can be changed to suit your requirements. Please let us know if you would like to do this.

INCLUDED:

– Pick-up service from your accommodation in Casablanca
– Fuel is included in the package
– Private transport will be provided in an air-conditioned vehicle
– A professional English-speaking driver will accompany you throughout your journey
– An overnight stay in a desert camp is included, along with dinner and breakfast
– A local guide will be provided at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
– A camel ride for sunset and sunrise is included, with one camel each
– Half-board accommodations in selected hotels and Riads or Kasbahs are provided, with breakfast included
– An official art historian guide will be provided in Fes, Rabat, Meknes, and Marrakech
– Drop-off service will be provided at your accommodation in Casablanca.
– Stop anywhere to take photos during the journey.

NOT INCLUDED:

– Entrance fees
– Personal expenses
– Tips and gratuities
– Lunches and drinks
– The flight tickets to and from your homeland
– Anything not mentioned explicitly in the tour description.

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