10 Days – Casablanca – Merzouga – Marrakesh
DAY 1: Casablanca
Upon arrival in Casablanca you are welcomed to our land. We will talk about what we planned for the next 9 days, we will arrive at your accommodation to spend a night in Casablanca. The first day is free in general for you to explore the city.
DAY 2-3: Guided tour in Meknes, Volubilis and Fez
Today we start with a guided tour of Meknes and continue exploring the Roman ruins of Volubilis. We stayed in the new city of Fez, built by the French during their protectorate of Morocco.
Guided tour of Fez to show you the highlights of the Medina. We will explore the medina and its many neighborhoods of copper and brass artisans, wedding dresses and carpenters, the souk and its bakeries, butchers and vendors spices.
DAY 5-6: Merzouga, the Sahara Desert and the Todra Gorges
After breakfast at the hotel, we will start the journey towards the Middle Atlas mountains and we will appreciate its cedar forests and the Ifrane ski area. In the desert regions, through the vast plantations of palm trees, we will cross the zigzag path to leave the Valley and reach the majestic sub-Saharan Africa where we will find the sand dunes of the desert.
We will spend the night in a comfortable kasbah-style hotel in the desert at the foot of the dunes. We can do a short camel ride in the nearby dunes to watch the sunset.
The day starts with watching the sunrise and continuing the 4x4 tour to explore the dunes of the Sahara desert. Your guide can teach you how to wrap a turban.
DAY 6: Ouarzazate and the Gorges of Dades
We start the day with breakfast and a visit to the Garganta del Dades, we can admire the unusual natural rock formations and enchanting landscapes. We will continue along the Route of the 1000 Kasbahs and a visit included to Kasbah Taourit. After lunch, we will go to Ouarzazate, there you will have the option of visiting a Berber herbalist of traditional medicine and enjoy the cuisine and spices of the Berber people.
DAY 7-8: Kashbah Ait Benhaddou and Marrakech
After breakfast we go to the village of Aït Benhaddou, a wonderful example of a kasbah and a type of fortress or palace. During our visit to the Kasbah, let yourself be carried away by the narrow and winding passages and feel the magical atmosphere of this incredible structure.
We will continue to Marrakesh through the Tizi n’Tichka at 2200m high, in the High Atlas Mountains, by winding mountain roads with breathtaking views of the highest peaks of Morocco.
DAY 9: Marrakech – Essaouira
From marrakech we go to Essaouira, beautiful maritime port where you can enjoy a pass through its streets and also eat fresh fish at the street stalls. You can take lessons in windsurfing and kitesurfing.
DAY 10: Return home
On your last day in Morocco, we head to Marrakesh, you can do your last shopping and relax before you take your flight at the airport.