10 Days from Casablanca to Desert Merzouga
Day 1 : Casablanca – Fez :
After airport pick up in Casablanca-the economic capital of Morocco we will visit the Hassan II Mosque ,one of largest mosques in the Islamic world and then we continue to Fes the cultural capital of the country,where we stay in hotel overnight.
Day 2: Fez – Fez :
We will spend this day to discover the cultural capital of Morocco. Here are many monuments that you can visit : Medersas (Koranic schools ) : Chahrij , Bouinania Attarin . souks , Fes El- Jadid , Karaouine Mosque (the first university in the world ) .
Day 3 : Fez – Volubilis – Meknes :
We head by road to the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis, and also visit the holy city Moulay Idriss . 27 Km from the ruins is Meknes city peaked thanks to Sultan Mulay Ismail. In this city we visit Baba Mansour Gate and Plaza Lhadim . We stay here overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Meknes – Merzouga :
We departure to Merzouga via Ifrane,which is also known as the Switzerland of Morocco,and then we head to Azrou where to enjoy watching the monkeys ,then we continue via the mountains of the Middle Atlas and we pass via the Ziz Valley and its gorges and we reach Errachidia, and Erfoud , famous for being the capital of fossils. After reaching Merzouga, the day will be devoted to appreciate the peace of the desert. We stay near the dunes overnight in hotel.
Day 5: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi :
After breakfast you will start the grand tour of the dunes, you going through many desert towns one of them is Khamlia where where you enjoy the music of Gnawa and then we continue via the nomadic desert their haimas , you will discover a new meaning of life. In the afternoon we will take the camels for the night in the middle of the dunes under a nomad tent.
Day 6 : Erg Chebbi – Todra Gorges :
We wake up early in the morning to watch the beautiful sunrise and we climb the dunes, then we ride the camels back to hostel where you will take breakfast and continue Gorges via Rissani where you can visit the largest traditional Souk , and then we continue to Todra gorges . We will spend the night in the middle of the Gorges
Day 7: Todra Gorges – Ouarzazate :
After breakfast we continue to the Dades valley , the valley of roses on the oases of Skoura. We arrive to Ouarzazate and we stay in hotel.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Marrakech:
After breakfast before going to Marrakech we will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou where many movies has been recorded, including Sahara, The Kingdom of Heaven, Gladiator and Cleopatra . Passing by High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’Tichka and Berber villages and farms we get to Marrakech and we transfer to hotel.
Day 9: Marrakech – Marrakech:
We will spend this day to discover charms Marrakech landmarks: Gardens and Menara basin, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs and Dar Si Said Museum and the Palace of Bahia and Djemaa El Fna with its souks.
Day 10: Marrakech – Casablanca:
Departure to Casablanca and transfer to the airport and end of the route.