8 days tour from Casablanca:
Experience a captivating 8 days tour from Casablanca through Morocco, departing from Casablanca. Traverse the diverse landscapes and explore some of the country’s most spectacular destinations. Begin by touring Casablanca, followed by Rabat, the capital of Morocco, and the charming blue city of Chefchaouen. Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, and explore the Ismaili capital of Meknes, the cultural city of Fes, and the picturesque town of Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco.
Continue southward, where you will visit the cedar forest, Midelt, the breathtaking Ziz Valley, and the traditional market of Rissani. Journey to Erfoud, the town famous for fossils, and the Sahara desert of Merzouga, where you can ride camels and stay in a luxurious desert camp, relishing magical sunset and sunrise views. Walk through the splendid Todra and Dades gorges and witness the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Cross the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass before wandering around Marrakech with the assistance of a local guide. The 8 day Moroccan tour concludes in Casablanca.
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Itinerary for 8 days tour from Casablanca :
Our 8 days tour from Casablanca commences with a convenient pick-up from either the airport, port, or your lodging in Casablanca - the biggest and most economically significant city in Morocco. Our first stop is at the Hassan II mosque, the largest mosque in the country, which is situated on a promontory overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the city's west coast. Following that, we will have a break for lunch and then proceed to explore the city, including a visit to the impressive Cornish of Casablanca. Finally, we will spend the night in a hotel.
Following breakfast, we will embark on a scenic coastal drive to Rabat, one of the imperial cities in Morocco and the current capital, where you will have the opportunity to explore the city's highlights. These include the impressive Hassan Tower, the ornate Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the charming Kasbah of Oudaya. Afterwards, there will be some free time for you to enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon, we will travel north through Ouazzane to reach Chefchaouen, the Blue city situated in the picturesque Rif Mountains. The town is renowned for its distinctive buildings and alleyways, which are painted in vibrant shades of blue and white. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Following breakfast, you are welcome to explore the charming alleyways of the Blue city, Chefchaouen, at your leisure. Afterward, we will drive to visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, which are incredibly well-preserved and have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will have the chance to admire numerous stunning mosaics, as well as ancient pillars and archways. Once we have finished exploring the ruins, we will drive approximately 30 km to reach Meknes - an Ismaili capital and one of Morocco's imperial cities. While there, we will visit several significant sites, including Bab Al-Mansour, Sahrij Souani Basin, the Royal stable, the granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Finally, we will proceed to Fes, where we will spend the night in a Riad.
Following breakfast, we will embark on a guided tour of Fes's most significant sites. Fes is widely recognized as one of the imperial cities and serves as the cultural and religious center of Morocco.
Our tour will begin by visiting the Royal Palace gate, followed by the well-preserved medieval Medina, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have the opportunity to explore the Blue gate or Bab Boujloud, the entrance to the old Medina, before venturing inside to visit several other notable landmarks. These include the Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine fountain, the Tanneries, and the Quaraouin mosque and university - the oldest university in the world. After leaving the Medina, we will head to the Jewish quarter, also known as "the Mellah." In the afternoon, we will drive to an ancient fortress to enjoy a panoramic view of the Medina and the city of Fes. We will then return to your Riad to conclude our tour.
Following a satisfying breakfast, we will travel south through Imouzzer on our way to Ifrane. This city is renowned for its chilly weather, snow, and alpine-style architecture, earning it the moniker "the Switzerland of Morocco." We will then proceed to the cedar forest, which is home to the Barbary macaques. Feel free to feed them while exploring the forest. Our next stop will be in Midelt, where we will have some leisure time to enjoy lunch. We will then continue our journey to Merzouga via the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and along the Ziz valley. We will make stops along the way to take in the magnificent panoramic views.
Upon arrival in Merzouga, we will switch to camels and traverse the sandy desert. We will pause on top of a high dune to witness the stunning sunset before continuing on to the desert camp. The camp combines the traditional nomad tents with the luxury amenities of a hotel. You can enjoy Berber drum music while dancing around the campfire under the vast open sky full of stars. Dinner will be served, and you will spend the night in the camp.
Rise and shine early in the morning to witness the breathtaking sunrise in the heart of the desert. After breakfast, you'll ride camels back to Merzouga, where the driver will be waiting for you. Our next stop is Rissani, which was once the capital of Tafilalet and is still a bustling trade hub with a vibrant souk that comes alive on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
After exploring Rissani's souk, we'll make our way to Erfoud, where we'll visit a workshop that specializes in fossilized marble. From there, we'll travel through the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad to reach the Todra Gorges. The Todra River has cut through the mountains, creating a magnificent canyon with towering red cliffs - a sight that rock climbers find irresistible. Take some time to explore the gorges and appreciate the stunning landscape before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we'll continue our journey to the Dades Valley, passing through Boumalne Dades and making stops at the "monkey fingers" rock formations and at a scenic viewpoint overlooking the valley. Finally, we'll have dinner and spend the night at a hotel.
After having breakfast, we proceed with our journey to Kalaa Magouna to explore the Rose valley, where the locals showcase their rose products such as perfumes, rose water, oil, and cosmetics at the annual Rose Festival in May. We then drive through the scenic palm groves of Skoura and make our way to Ouarzazate, which is also known as the gateway to the desert. Here, we will visit the famous film studios where several well-known movies have been shot.
Next, we continue our trip to the well-preserved fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and renowned for its appearances in several films, including Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, and Game of Thrones, to name a few. We then drive through the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, making stops for lunch and to capture picturesque views. Finally, we reach Marrakech, where we will stay overnight at a Riad.
During the final day of our 8 days tour from Marrakech, we will head north towards Casablanca airport, taking breaks along the way to appreciate the scenic views. Subsequently, we will arrange for your transportation to the airport, marking the end of the tour.
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I highly recommend embarking on a visit to Morocco in this 8 days tour from Casablanca with the professional and outstanding people that made our experience truly incredible and well worth it. Our guide, Aziz, was always available to assist us, answer our inquiries, and provide us with insightful information about the places we visited and the local culture. Furthermore, the team at the Berber camp was exceptionally pleasant and exceeded our expectations. I urge everyone to partake in this unforgettable adventure.Samantha T
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FAQs about the 8 days tour from Casablanca :
We offer two different tour options to choose from (Private and Shared). And the client can choose from either options.
The tour starts from Casablanca at your hotel or airport and ends back at Casablanca.
Yes, you can do sandboarding in Merzouga desert
The camel trek ride lasts for about 1 hour and half.
Wear long pants and long sleeves.
The tents are always private, but the main difference is that in a standard camp you share a bathroom with others, while in a luxury camp, each tent has its own private bathroom.
Yes you can, a 4x4 will take you there instead.
Yes, there is electricity in the camp, since the camp runs on solar panels, and sure there are power sockets in the rooms.
Here is a list of what to pack for this trip:
- Long pants ( for the camel ride).
- Sun screen.
- Hat or scarf.
- Sandals, shoes or flip flops.
- Long sleeves.
- A small carry on bag.
It's cold during winter, but it's warm in the summer.