12 days tour from Casablanca info:
12 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca overview:
The 12 days and 11 nights desert tour, starting in Casablanca and ending in the same city, offers you an experience like no other. During the 12 days tour from Casablanca, you will enjoy the vast Sahara desert, in Merzouga. Also, visiting the imperial cities, which are Fes, Marrakech, and Meknes.
As we will be crossing the middle atlas, the high atlas. The latter is full of Berber villages and different landscapes. When we get to the Sahara desert, we will spend the night under the stars. And the next day you will visit a nomad family, and d some activities.
12 days tour from Casablanca note:
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12 days tour from Casablanca itinerary:
Day 1: Pick up at the airport – Casablanca:
On the first day of the 12 days tour from Casablanca. First of all at the international airport Mohamed 5th Casablanca, a driver / knowledgeable guide will be there to pick you up. After that, he will take to the riad or hotel in Casablanca city center.
Day 2: Casablanca highlights – Rabat:
After a Moroccan meal, you will head to the Hassan 2 mosque, where you can learn about the reign of Hassan 2 (1929-1999). He began ruling in 1969 and died in 1999. This mosque, which took six years to build (from 1987 to 1993), is Africa’s oldest and third-largest mosque. It has a capacity of 25.000 worshippers and a floor area of 24,000 square meters. Next, we will drive to Rabat. The latter is the capital of Morocco.
Here will visit the kasbah Oudays. Also, We’re going to visit Mohammed V’s Mausoleum. The tombs of Moroccan King Mohammed V. As you will visit Hassan II Tower, which is an interesting landmark. Hassan Tower is a still-standing landmark from the 12th century.
The plan was to build the world’s largest minaret alongside the mosque, but due to Yaqub Al Mansour’s death in 1199, it was left as an unfinished Masjid (mosque). Hassan Tower was built by him. The tour also includes a visit to the Royal Palace, which has been untouched since 1864. Overnight stay in a hotel in the city center.
Day 3: Rabat – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes:
On the third day of the 12 days tour from Casablanca, we will be driving to Fes. The latter is our final destination of the day. Our first stop will be in Vollibelis. This intriguing and historic location was once the capital of the kingdom of Mauretania before becoming one of the Roman Empire’s southernmost settlements.
Volubilis is the most well-known Roman ruins in Morocco. After that, we will head to Meknes, one of Morocco’s imperial towns. Here, you will see the Bab Mansour gate, Lahdim Square, and the Famous prison. Next, we are going to Fes for an overnight stay in a riad.
Day 4: Visiting the landmarks of Fes:
Today, you will have a guided tour after breakfast. A local guide will come to pick you up from the riad. After that, he will take to visit the worth visiting places of Fes. The first landmark we will visit is The Royale Palace gate (built in the 14th century). Next, we will see the Jewish quarter.
Then, we will head to Borj south. Here you will be able to see all of Madina. We will inter the Madina to visit its landmarks such as the Madrasa Bou Inania, dar el Batha, and The tannery. At the end of the day, you will be back to the same riad.
Day 5: Ifrane – Azrou – Rich – Ziz Palmerie – Erfoud – Merzouga:
On the 5th day of the 12 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca, we will drive to Merzouga desert. the latter is our final destination of today. Before that, we will visit Ifrane. IThe last mentioned is renowned for its unique safe and green climate. Also, it is known as Morocco’s Switzerland. Many Moroccans flock there in the winter to enjoy the snow.
Next, we will stop Between Azrou and Ifrane, where the Cedre Forest is. Here, you will be able to see Barbar apes climbing trees in this location. After that, we drive to Midalt, where we will have lunch. The stunning gorges of Ziz Valley can be enjoyed, on our way to the Sahara desert. You may be interested in photographing this valley. The drive continues until we get to Merzouga. today you will stay in a riad close by the sand dunes. As you can watch the sunset when we get there.
Day 6: Touring in Merzouga:
Today we will explore the desert area. Firstly, we drive to Khamlia, where we will listen to the Gnawa music and how it is played. After that, we drive on the rally Dakar way. We will make stops at some panoramic views so you can enjoy the different landscapes. Next, we will visit a nomad family, that lives deep in the desert near the borders.
After that, we will be back to khamlia for a lunch meal. Today you will try the Berber pizza. Then we will head to see an oasis in the desert. late in the afternoon, you will ride on camels, and cross the erg Chebbi dunes. On your way to the desert camp, you will see the sunset. Also, you can play the sandboard. Tonight you will stay in a well-equipped camp. Dinner and playing drums are included.
Day 7: Rissani– Erfoud – Tinghir – Dades – Skoura – Ouarzazate:
On the 7th day of our 12 days tour from Casablanca, our last destination will be Ouarzazate. First of all, we will begin to explore Rissani. Aftrer that, the DADES VALLEY. The Dadès Gorge in Morocco is a chain of rocky wadi gorges cut out by the Dades River. As you will see The magnificent windy road and monkey toes.
Traveling to the Valley of Roses for lunch will be our next step. Here, you can admire the lovely flowers. After that, we drive to Skoura where we will visit the Kasbah in April. Here, you will learn more about Berbers and Morocco in general. Overnight stay at a hotel in Ouarzazate, which is 30 minutes from Skoura.
Day 8: Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Telouat – High Atlas– Marrakech:
After breakfast, our destination will be Ait Ben Haddou. The latter is famous as a movie site. Many films were filmed in The kasbah such as the gladiator and the Game of thrones. Also, the kasbah is one of the UNESCO sites. Next, we will travel through the atlas mountains until we get to Telouat.
Here we will visit the kasbah of El Glaoui. Then we will cross the High Atlas mountains to Get to Marrakech. Overnight stay in a Riad at the Madina.
Day 9: Marrakech sightsaw:
Today you will be visiting the sightseen of Marrakech with a local guide. The plan will allow you to appreciate the beauty of Marrakech. You will also be led to get an understanding of the city’s fascinating monuments. The first place you’ll go is Bahia Palace. It’s a 19th-century structure. You’ll then head to the Saadian tombs, which date back to the 17th century.
In school, Ben Youssef, which has served as a home for students interested in learning various sciences such as theology for the past four decades, will also be visited. It had 132 rooms for non-Marrakesh students and could hold up to 900 people, and the Koutoubia mosque (one of Morocco’s largest mosques) will be the next stop. They were both built in the 12th century.
You’ll even go to the popular Souks, where you can buy anything to recall your trip or as a gift for anyone else. In reality, you’ll have enough time to sit down and enjoy a Moroccan mint tea or a cup of coffee in a restaurant or cafe with a breathtaking view of Jemaa el Fnaa square. It is a wide square in the medina of Marrakesh.
There is also a market where you can find a range of fascinating items as well as tasty local cuisine. This is a popular hangout spot for both locals and visitors. They will watch Gnoua singers, listen to storytellers, and walk by water vendors, for example. This is how our 9th day of the 12 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca is planned.
Day 10: Marrakech to Essaouira:
On the 10th day of our 12 days tour from Casablanca, our journey to Essaouira will start after breakfast (a day trip to the coastal city). After a two-and-a-half-hour drive, you would be able to navigate Essaouira’s. Our first stop will be at Argan tree, where goats used to climb to eat. Next, we drive to get to Essaouira. The latter is one of the best surfing destinations.
Not to mention that the Portuguese architecture can be seen in the city’s historical buildings, such as the blue gate. Besides the argon productions, Fishing is another source of income for people. Dinner and overnight stay in a riad.
Day 11: Essaouira to Casablanca:
On the 11th day of the 12 days tour from Casablanca, you will pass through Oualidia on the way to Casablanca. When you’re there, take in the incredible sand spectacular. Another city you’ll travel by is Aljadida. In Casablanca, dinner will be provided by a hotel/riad.
Day 12: Casablanca:
On the last day of 12 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca, you will have some free time in Casablanca. After that we will take you to the airport, so you can catch your flight.