- Tours From Casablanca
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- Erg Chebbi
Are you looking for an exciting and exotic tour of Morocco that too in 11 days? Then look no further than our 11 days Morocco tour from Casablanca! This tour will take you on an unforgettable journey through some of the most beautiful and exotic locations in the country, including the capital city of Rabat, the ancient city of Fes, and the stunning coastal city of Essaouira.
You’ll also have the opportunity to experience the country’s unique culture and cuisine, and to meet its friendly people.
The 11 Days Tour From Casablanca: An Exciting Overview
In this 11 days tour from Casablanca trip, you will see the changing landscape, and learn about the culture, food, history, and current lives of the Amazigh in the High Atlas and Sahara.
Although the best part of this trip might be the 4 days desert adventure in which you will drive along Fes, Merzouga, Dades gorge, and Marrakech, let alone the blue city of Chefchaoun. Spending a night in the desert can be an unforgettable experience in your life.
Moreover, you will enjoy a great dinner and Berber music with heartwarming people. And watching stars in the night is just amazing and surreal.
Tour Itinerary Highlights:
- Day 1: Casablanca Sightseeing: Perfect way to see the city
- Day 2: Discover Casablanca, Rabat, and Chefchaouen
- Day 3: Chefchaoun sightseeing: The Blue City
- Day 4: Chefchaouen – Volibulus – Fes
- Day 5: Fes sightseeing
- Day 6: Experience the Magic of the Fes-Ifrane-Azrou-Midelt-Ziz Valley-Erg Chebbi Dunes!
- Day 7: Touring Erg Chebbi, Merzouga, Todra Gorges, and Dades Gorge
- Day 8: Discover the Rose valley, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and Marrakech
- Day 9: Marrakech to Essaouira excursion
- Day 10: Marrakech sightseeing – Visit the vibrant
- Day 11: Departure: Time to Say Goodbye
Day 1: Casablanca Sightseeing: Perfect way to see the city
Upon arrival at Casablanca airport, you will meet your Private driver.
Then drop you off at your accommodation to recuperate from your travels. If you have enough time, we will then explore the economic capital of Morocco and the Great Mosque Hassan II which is among one of the largest mosques in the world where you will meet a fascinating example of Moroccan architecture.
Further, you will see the 210 meters (689 feet) tall minaret, the tallest minaret in World, and visit the prayer hall that can accommodate 25,000 worshippers. The mosque also has a museum, library, and conference center.
After that, you will visit Mohammed V square, the Royal palace, the Habous district, the residential area of Anfa, and the United Nations Square.
We’ll finish up with a visit to Rick’s Cafe Americain, made famous in the classic film “Casablanca.” This is the perfect way to see the city, and we know you’ll love it then you will be dropped by the drive at the Hotel.
Day 2: Discover Casablanca, Rabat, and Chefchaouen
After breakfast, you can explore the old Medina, where you can explore the narrow streets and experience the vibrant atmosphere head and taste the local flavor.
Then you will leave Casablanca for the political capital city of Rabat, on the shores of the Atlantic. However, it is a beautiful and modern Moroccan city with ancient traditions and a rich history thus its historic city is full of fascinating sights and experiences, and we’re excited to help you discover them all.
Next, you will explore the beautiful medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The narrow, winding streets are lined with shops and stalls selling everything from spices to handmade pottery. You’ll also find plenty of cafes and restaurants here, perfect for grabbing a bite to eat.
If you get time don’t miss the chance to see the magnificent Hassan Tower and Mohammad V Mausoleum. These iconic landmarks are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Rabat. If you’re looking for a more unique experience, head to the Andalusian Gardens, a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city.
Then, we depart for Chefchaouen; the blue city of Morocco, with a walking tour on the cobblestone alleys of the old city and the Kasbah museum of local life.
In last, a night stay at Riad
Day 3: Chefchaoun sightseeing: The Blue City
After breakfast at Riad, we will take you to visit some of the most famous landmarks including Plaza Uta el-Hammam, the city’s main square. This is a great place to people-watch and gets a feel for the city.
From here, we’ll head to the kasbah, the old city, which is a fortified castle that was built in the 16th century. This is a must-see with its narrow streets and traditional Moroccan architecture.
After the kasbah, we’ll visit the Grand Mosque. This is an impressive building with a beautiful interior. Make sure to dress modestly when visiting.
Finish your day with a stroll through the city’s gardens, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere.
Day 4: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Fes
After your breakfast, you will have some time in the morning to explore Chefchaouen. You can walk to cafés, restaurants, and even the small waterfall Ras el-Maa. This will offer you plenty of great photo opportunities. Its walls are covered in different shades of blue.
Chefchaouen has a rich history; the city was founded in 1471 and has been under the control of a number of different political powers. Because of this, many languages are spoken in the streets, including French, Spanish, and Arabic.
You will travel south via Ouazzane towards Meknes.
On the way, you will travel back to the 3rd century by visiting and exploring the well-preserved ruins of a Roman city in Volubilis.
This well-preserved Roman site is a must-see for any history buff, and you will spend a couple of hours exploring the ruins and learning about life in Roman times. Also, you’ll be able to see the remains of temples, baths, and houses, and learn about the history of this once-thriving city.
In Meknes, you’ll visit the massive Heri es-Souani, a former granary and stable complex that was built by the legendary ruler Moulay Ismail.
Finally, you’ll arrive in Fes, where you’ll explore the medieval medina or old city. This is a truly magical place, full of winding alleyways, mosques, and madrassas (Islamic schools). You’ll also have the opportunity to try some of the local specialties, like Moroccan mint tea and fresh-baked bread, and spend the night at Riad.
Day 5: Fes sightseeing
After breakfast at the riad, your local guide will take you on a walking tour of the imperial city of Fes!
You’ll start by visiting Fes el Bali, the old city which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and continue to wander through the winding streets, taking in the sights and sounds of this ancient city.
Next, you will visit the Medersa Bou Inania, a 14th-century Islamic school, and the Nejjarine Fountain, a beautiful example of Moorish architecture also visit the Karaouine Mosque and University, the world’s oldest university, and the Tanneries
In the afternoon, you will explore the Fes el Jdid, the new city, and visit the King’s Palace and the Royal Gardens. In last you can finish your day with a stroll through the bustling souks, where you can bargain for souvenirs and try the local cuisine.
After a busy day of sightseeing, you will be dropped off at your accommodation.
Day 6: Experience the Magic of the Fes-Ifrane-Azrou-Midelt-Ziz Valley-Erg Chebbi Dunes!
Today you have to wake up early as our driver will pick you up at 8:30 to take you to the amazing destinations.
First, you’ll head to Ifrane, a beautiful mountain town. You’ll enjoy the fresh air and stunning scenery as you explore the town.
Next, you’ll visit Azrou, a small town in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Here, you’ll see some of the area’s most beautiful scenery, including Cedar Forest. This is a truly magical place, and you’re sure to enjoy your time here.
After that, you’ll head to Midelt, a small town in the High Atlas Mountains. Here, you’ll enjoy the cooler temperatures and stunning views. After lunch, you’ll continue your journey to the Ziz Valley, where you’ll see the amazing rock formations.
Finally, you’ll end your day at the Erg Chebbi Dunes, where you can watch the sunset over the Sahara Desert and enjoy desert camping.
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Day 7: Touring to Erg Chebbi, Merzouga, Todra Gorges, and Dades Gorge
As always, you’ll be up bright and early to make the most of the day.
After breakfast, see the sunrise over the Sahara, with an optional camel excursion on the Erg dunes. These dunes are some of the highest in Morocco, and they offer stunning views of the Sahara Desert. You’ll spend some time exploring the dunes and taking in the views and experiencing the best of the desert tour before heading to our next stop.
The ruins of Sijilmassa are our next stop. This ancient city was once a thriving center of trade. Today, it’s a fascinating archaeological site. where you’ll spend some time exploring the ruins and learning about the history of this city.
Next, you’ll make your way to the Todra Gorges. These stunning gorges are a must-see on any Moroccan adventure. Thus spend some time hiking through it and taking in the incredible views.
Finally, you will be taken to the Dades Gorge which is known for its incredible rock formations and its amazing views. Be sure to spend some time exploring the gorge and take in the sights before heading back to the hotel for the night.
Day 8: Discover the Rose valley, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and Marrakech
After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll set out to explore the stunning Rose Valley. This valley is famous for its rose gardens, which produce a variety of rose products. You’ll learn about the process of making rose oil and other products, and see the beautiful roses up close. Then it’s on to Amridil, where you can explore the ancient ruins of a fortified city
Afterward, you will head towards Ouarzazate passing by the international filming center that is en route to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this ancient city is made entirely of clay and has been used as a filming location for many movies, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. You can explore the city and learn about its history before continuing to Telouate where you will stop for the lunch.
Since Onilla Valley is home to some of Morocco’s most impressive kasbahs so a visit to Telouate should not be missed. This village is nestled at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains, and its kasbah was once occupied by the Pacha Tehami Glaoui.
Today, the kasbah is a popular tourist destination, and its Harem and reception hall areas offer a glimpse into the luxury in which the El Glaoui family once lived. However, many older parts of this kasbah are derelict, making it difficult to properly explore. Walking through the crumbling passageways is like stepping back in time, and the imagination can run wild.
In the afternoon, you will head north across the High Atlas on the spectacular road of the Tizi-n’Tichka pass. This road offers stunning views of the deep dales and adobe hamlets below. We will then drop you off at your accommodation.
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Day 9: Marrakech to Essaouira excursion
On the ninth day of your 11 days Morocco tour from Casablanca, you’ll enjoy an excursion to the charming coastal town of Essaouira.
Since Essaouira is a popular tourist destination for good reason – it’s a beautiful, laid-back town with a stunning beach and plenty of things to see and do.
After a leisurely breakfast, you will head down to the port to catch a boat to the Iles Purpuraires, a small group of islands just offshore. The islands are home to a colony of Atlantic puffins, and it’s a great spot for birdwatching and enjoying the views.
After a couple of hours on the islands, you will head back to shore and explore Essaouira’s bustling markets. Haggle for souvenirs, try some local snacks, and soak up the lively atmosphere.
You can also visit the Skala du Port, the city’s main square, and the Place Moulay Hassan, where you can get a great view of the city.
In the evening, you will take a stroll along the ramparts of the ancient city walls, then down to the beach for a swim or a spot of sunbathing. Essaouira is renowned for its windsurfing, so if you’re feeling adventurous, why not give it a go?
As the sun begins to set, you can wander back into town for a delicious dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants.
In the afternoon way back to Marrakech, be sure to stop and see the world-famous Argan trees. These trees are known for their goats, which climb to the top of the trees to eat the Argan fruit. It’s a sight to see, and you can even stop the driver to purchase Argan oil from vendors in the area.
Day 10: Marrakech sightseeing – Visit the vibrant
After breakfast at your leisure, you will have part of the day to explore Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco.
This is a day trip of Marrakech’s prime historical monuments, with explanations of the history of the city and its Berber founders, who made it the capital of the largest empire in the Western world in the 11th and 12th centuries. The main sights cover the Koutoubia Mosque, the necropolis of the Saadian Dynasty, Medersa Ben Youssef, Bahia Palace, and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech.
After a long day of exploring the city, relax overnight in a Riad.
Day 11: Departure: Time to Say Goodbye
Our driver will drop you off at the airport on time depending on your flight time.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Casablanca, Marrakech|
|DEPARTURE TIME||8:30 AM|
|WEAR||Baggy trousers for camel trekking, Warm clothing for evenings and nights in winter, sunblock, lip balm, UV safe sunglasses, Sneakers, small bag with a water bottle and torch|