Are you interested in exploring the best of Morocco on 7-day tour from Casablanca?
Your trip will start from Casablanca, the home of the Hassan II mosque which is the largest mosque in Africa and the third-largest in the world. Then, continue to Meknes, and afterward, visit the ancient city of Fes, enjoy the Sahara Desert, and explore the beautiful city of Marrakesh and for sure tasting of Moroccan dishes. Morocco is a country with something for everyone.
Morocco is rich in handicrafts, and you will delight in 7 days / 6 nights journey as you explore some of the oldest methods of Berber carpet weaving, the traditional process of making organic Argan oil, and the talents of craftsmen in creating exquisite brass Moroccan lamps.
Arrive at Casablanca airport. Meeting with the driver, then transfer to your hotel to relax before we take a short sightseeing tour of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco and the country’s most cosmopolitan city. We will visit the Hassan II Mosque – one of the largest mosques in the world.
Breakfast at your hotel then heads toward Rabat, the capital of Morocco and one of the imperial cities in the country. We will explore the most attractions in the city. Oudaya, the old medina, Shalla, and Hassan tower. We will continue to Volubilis which is around 2 hr 20 minutes drive from Rabat. We will visit the ruins of the city of Volubilis(UNESCO world heritage) which was founded in the 40s BC. – It is one of the best-preserved monuments of the Roman era in North Africa. The ruins are vast in area and spread among picturesque green fields. It has impressive administrative buildings, palaces, and baths with beautiful mosaics.
Then we will continue to Meknes one of the imperial cities. We will have a short tour in the city and lunch break before we continue to Fez for the overnight.
We will start our journey doing sightseeing in the cultural and religious capital of the Kingdom. You will plunge into the magical atmosphere of a medieval oriental city, walk along the crooked and narrow streets of the ancient Medina, and get acquainted with the numerous historical and architectural monuments that adorned the former capital of the Kingdom of the Sultans from the Merinid and Alaouite dynasties.
Most of these monuments are excellent examples of the Moorish architectural style. You will visit the Bu Inanya mosque, see the madrassas (Muslim universities), Nejarin square, and the fountain. you will find yourself in the handicraft quarters, where leather and pottery craftsmen work according to the technology they inherited from their grandfathers and great-grandfathers, whose secrets are carefully transferred from generation to generation. Then we will continue to the Jewish quarter that is still present now. It shows the co-existence of the 2 communities, Muslims and Jewish.
Today, the departure towards the desert. After breakfast, we check out and go to Merzouga, It is one of the longest journeys, around 7hrs drive, but with the change of landscapes, we will enjoy our time. On the way, we will stop at Ifrane which has a European nature and climate, parks with lakes and chalets, a ski resort, and an abundance of snow in winter giving the town the nickname “Moroccan Switzerland”. In the vicinity of Ifrane, we will be able to admire the majestic Atlas cedars and feed the wild monkeys on our way to Azrou. The monkeys are friendly, they like when someone feeds them. Lunch stop in Midelt. Further, our path will run through the gorge and the valley of the Ziz River, and as we approach Errashidia, the landscape will change to a desert one.
Once we reach Merzougua, we will meet 4×4 cars or camels based on your choice for the transfer to the camp in the desert. We will enjoy the sunset and the majecal night in the camp.
We will wake up with the first rays of the sun to see the sunrise over the stunning and silent sand dunes. This moment will become one of your most vivid impressions of Morocco!
After breakfast, we will return to the village of Merzouga and continue our journey to Dades. On the way, we will pass by Rissani which has “The fossil factory”, where you can see the many fossils that this region is rich in. After about 3 hours, we will stop for a panoramic photo near the picturesque town of Tinghir in the middle of a large palm oasis. Next, we will continue to the famous Todra Gorge, We will walk along the gorge and have lunch at a local restaurant. We will continue our journey through the amazing village of Dades.
Overnight in Dades.
Today, we will have a short drive to Dades gorges, then continue our way to Ouarzazat. We will pass by Mgouna where the roses festival takes place every year. We will continue our journey to Skura oasis. It is a fertile palm oasis cut through by several rivers. Then continue to Ouarzazate which is 30 minutes drive from Skura. This city is often called the “Hollywood of Morocco” due to the fact that many historical films were filmed in this city. Kasbah Taurirt is one of the historical places in the city, we can visit the Kasbah, then visit Cinema Museum, Atlas film studio. Next, we will have a short drive to Ait Ben Hadou, the world UNESCO heritage, this place is attracted by many visitors as it is the place where the Game Of Thrones was filmed. After our visit that will last for 1hr, we will move to Marrakesh through the highest Atlas Mountains, Tizi n-Tishka at an altitude of 2260 m (3.5-4 hours excluding stops). We’ll be making photo stops along the way. This is one of the most picturesque roads in Morocco, which offers views of the green river valleys with adobe villages and the ruins of ancient kasbahs. Afterward, we will head toward Marrakech. We can have some rest in the hotel, and you have time on your own.
After breakfast at the hotel, the whole day will be devoted to visiting the historical city of Marrakesh, the“Pearl of the South.” Since the city was one of the capitals of the Kingdom during the reign of the three dynasties of the Moroccan sultans, It got a large number of museums and architectural monuments. Each Monument in the city is a piece of art. The whole morning will be devoted to getting to know them (the Koutoubia Mosque, the Manara Pavilion surrounded by olive plantations, the tombs of the Saadian sultans, a fine example of palace architecture the Bahia Palace, El Badii palace, and the Majorelle Gardens. After lunch, you will visit the most colorful market in Morocco and the famous Jemaa El Fna square. This is a real theater in the open air where you will see snake charmers, healers, sorcerers, merchants of fruits, and exotic spices.
Here’s the night-by-night plan for your 7-Day Tour From Casablanca :
All the prices on the website are in USD (American dollars) per person. The price is based on a private luxury vacation for two people.
Discounts are available for group bookings:
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