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Morocco Desert Tour From Casablanca Via Chefchaouen & Fes

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Morocco Sahara Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech:

Taste every flavor of Morocco in a 6-day Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca starting with a tribute to the legendary Casablanca classic to the mysterious Marrakech.

Beginning your Morocco tour beginning in Casablanca You will travel across the city of Chefchaouen. The Roman ruin of Volubilis are next on the agenda, before arriving at Fes which is known as which is the Athens that is Africa. The next stop is Morocco’s famous Sahara desert, where you can take a camel ride through Merzouga dunes, then sleep in the night in the midst of a Bedouin camp, and travel through the lush green canyons and oases before you arrive in the mysterious city of Marrakech.

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Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech - Key Highlights:

Itinerary of the 6-Day Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca:

Begin your journey with your driver or guide in the Casablanca Airport (Or your hotel) and proceed to the Architectural marvel of the Hassan II mosque, the second-largest mosque in the world. It can accommodate more than 100 thousand worshippers in its interior as well as its terrace. The mosque is also among the few mosques to allow non-Muslims to enter to be guided during a scheduled visit.

After that, you travel towards The Blue City of Chefchaouen by driving through many small towns and villages. Dinner and the night stay at your Chefchaouen Riad.

After breakfast at your Riad, take a stroll around the beautiful town of Chefchaouen which is awash with beautiful scenery and hidden gems. Enjoy a stroll through the streets of Chefchaouen's picturesque narrow streets, which have white and blue hues painted on each house and creating a stunning image.

Then, in the evening we'll go on to visit Volubilis, the Roman archeological site at Volubilis for a guided tour.

We head to Fes where you can enjoy a tasty Moroccan dinner is served at the authentic Moroccan Riad, located in the center the city of Fes Medina.

Overnight at the Riad.

After breakfast, meet with your local guide for a visit to Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco which is also one of the most ancient cities of the Kingdom. Fes ( also known as Fez ) is regarded as to be the "Athens of Africa" thanks to its rich religious and cultural tradition as well as educational establishments.

It is an organized tour of the old imperial city. You will begin by exploring the wide esplanade of Royal Palace, with its lavish architectural design. From here, you'll go on through Borj Sud, which was built in the 16th century. Borj Sud, and take in an amazing view of the city's walled. You will then go into The UNESCO World Heritage Medina.

Take a stroll through the tiny avenues, beautiful bazaars old madrassas ( Old Koranic colleges ) and hillsides with shrines. Explore lively Nejjarine Square, and discover Moroccan artwork in the Dar Batha Museum. Fes is sure to impress your attention with its many spots to visit.

After completing an excursion around the city, rest in the hotel or in your riad to sleep. Note: Dinner tonight will be a leisurely affair so that you can enjoy a meal in any among the Moroccan restaurants. If you require assistance regarding this contact us.

After breakfast, you can begin your journey by driving over the fertile Saiss plains towards The Berber cities in Ifran as well as Azrou. Both towns are inside the Middle Atlas Mountains and are known as ski resorts as well as winter/spring vacation locations for the locals.

Take a drive through the cedar forest, passing barbary monkeys that roam around, towards Midelt, the Berber city of Midelt in which you can be ready for lunch in the leisure time.

From here, you'll continue to Ziz Valley, driving past one of the most beautiful date palm oases, in order to arrive at one of the most important Moroccan cities located in Errachidia. Sahara desert: Errachidia. After a brief stop in Errachidia then you'll head towards Rissani where it is believed to be one of the most sacred cities in Morocco due to it being the place of birth for the dynasty that ruled Morocco till today.

After a brief stop after a short stop, head towards Merzouga to meet with your camel group. Take a ride with your horse through Erg Chebbi dunes while you enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the sun changing into a variety of shades of orange prior to sunset.

The camel caravan will transport guests to their Sahara desert camp, where you'll make yourself comfortable in your private tent. Then, you can have an Moroccan dinner beneath the glowing stars and the sound of the nomadic music of the region.

Today, you'll have an early rise for those who do not want to be late to catch the sunrise. After breakfast, we'll start the day by driving to Rissani. Your time in Rissani will be capped off by a visit to the historic sites in the Mausoleum Moulay Ahmed Cherif who was the creator of the Alaouites Dynasty. There may also be an additional visit to the famous market for dates.

Then we will continue to Tinghir which is another of the Sahara desert oases that is famous because of its hosting Jewish communities up until the 1960s. Also, you will be joined by an expert local guide who will take you through the Mellah that was once the Jewish quarter. From there, you will travel through the oasis Todgha and you will have the opportunity to stroll through the stream beneath the shadow of an oasis tree and experience the day-to-day for the local Berbers.

Continue on to the Todgha Gorges In the Todgha Gorges, you can take the chance to relax and maybe eat lunch in any of the many local cafés. After lunch, we'll travel towards Dades valley and then to the hotel for dinner and over night.

After breakfast, we'll leave and drive along the 1001 Kasbahs and the Valley of the Roses. If the tour falls during the time of the year when spring is in full swing you'll have the chance to see local women's artisanal rose water distilling classes.

Following this, you'll also be able to go to the renowned oasis of Skoura and stroll towards the Kasbah of Amridil which is one of the best preserved Kasbahs in Morocco and learn everything there is to know about the Kasbah's structure and the way of life that is unique to it from other Kasbahs in the Sahara deserts, the irrigation practices and the costumes.

We will then continue our journey towards Ouarzazate in which we will take lunch. Before we travel to Marrakech we will stop for a visit to the UNESCO world heritage fortified Casbah village Ait Ben Hadou. It is renowned because it has been used as a backdrop for numerous Hollywood blockbusters and fashion magazines, photography shoots and international commercials for brand names.

The return journey to Marrakech will pass via in the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N'tichka Pass. The time to arrive is Marrakech later in the afternoon. The Morocco desert excursion beginning in Casablanca to Marrakech will conclude by dropping you off at the front door to your hotel or another destination that you choose.

Price of the 6-Day Morocco Desert Trip from Casablanca:

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Know Before You Go:

Frequently Asked Questions:

The early bird gets the bug. The earlier you reserve and pay for your reservation, the greater chance you are of securing the recommended lodges, riads and desert camps higher up. They’re all very small with only a small amount of occupancy. If you’re planning on traveling to Morocco in the months of October, April, or in or during the Holiday period, we suggest getting your reservations in advance.

Chefchaouen, also known as”the Blue City, or the Blue Pearl, is a small, cozy town. After a long day in Chefchaouen you’ll think that you’ve seen all.

Distance between Casablanca to Chefchaouen is 336 kilometers (209 miles). It would take approximately 4 hours and 27 minutes for driving.

Distance between Marrakech to Chefchaouen is 576 kilometers (358 Miles) via A3 and N13.

Casablanca is an extremely safe and secure city to visit. It is important to avoid the popular areas and utilize the assistance provided by a tour guide when you wish to venture off the beaten path.

Casablanca is frequently overlooked by Morocco tourists who head right toward Fez as well as Marrakech. It is true that a half day can be enough to stay in Casablanca to explore the Hassan II Mosque, the art DECO buildings that are located in the city’s central area and Ain Diab Corniche. When you are you are in Casablanca is worthwhile to have a quick lunch in Rick’s Cafe.

Distance between Casablanca to Merzouga (Morocco Sahara Desert) is 660 km via N13. It takes about 10 hours to travel.

Women and men alike are required to cover their shoulders and knees. In the mosque it is mandatory to take off your shoes and a bag with a specific design will be given to take them off.

It is believed that the Mosque of Hassan II is mostly accessible to Muslims during the five prayers and Friday special prayers. But non-Muslims are welcome to be able to visit Hassan II Mosque during scheduled guided tours that are not during prayer time.

Wear full and loose clothing on you camel trip, particularly when you are in desert. If you are planning for shorts to be worn, then long shorts are suggested. A hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and comfortable shoes are recommended to make the camel journey more enjoyable.

Yes, you can. There are many ATV rental businesses in Merzouga which provide high-quality Quad bikes as well as dunes buggies for you to test out in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Your guide will help you in this, and you pay directly to the vendor in Merzouga. They charge 50 Euros per hour, per quad.

Yes, you can. A separate 4×4 will be used to transport guests to the camp for an additional charge of 30 euros ( Transfer back ) If you opt for an upgrade luxurious Desert Camp, then a return 4×4 transfer is available for no additional cost.

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