Explore with us Moroccan Imperial cities by strolling the narrow street of Fes and Marrakech and enjoy the colorful souks/markets, experience moroccan culture and traditions during 6 days cultural and dersert tour from Casablanca, go through the most attractive imperial cities of Fes, Meknes, Rabat and Marrakech. Explore the desert and Sahara dunes, ride camels, discover the world heritage Kasbahs, enjoy moroccan hospitality and the delicious Moroccan cuisine during the tour.
Your private tour begins with your driver picking you up from your hotel in Casablanca. We’ll then explore the main cultural sights before we drive to Rabat where we’ll also take a small tour of the city. We’ll then continue through Meknes to Fes where we’ll stay overnight in a riad/hotel.
We’ll start the day exploring the oldest city in Morocco, snaking through its alleys and narrow streets. We’ll begin sightseeing at the Royal Palace gate, followed by the Jewish headquarter where the first Mellah ever was built in Morocco, during the 16th century. We’ll ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region.
We’ll also visit the Tanneries, the Attarine museum, and the Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you’ll visit many different cooperatives and then, experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes before ending the night at your Riad.
Your tour continues with a drive to Azrou where we’ll stop to explore the cedar forest, home of the Berber apes. Our drive, from there, carries on past Midelt and the Ziz valley with a quick lunch/drink stop in Erfoud, continuing through Rissani and finally reaching Merzouga. Once there, we’ll trade in our 4×4 for camels (optional), guided by an experienced camel guide, and explore the region of Erg Chebbi. It’ll take us around 90 minutes to reach the campsite, once there, we’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset over the dunes and once dark, our dinner will be served around a campfire. This night will be spent in Berber tents in the desert.
We’ll fetch an early start to catch the sunrise over the dunes before arriving at a local hotel to freshen up. After breakfast, we’ll head through Rissani and Tinghir to Todra gorge; the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. After lunch at the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades valley enjoying the view of the geological feature known locally as “Monkey Toes”. We’ll stay overnight in Dades valley, including a complimentary dinner and breakfast the next morning.
Our private tour continues with a drive towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate, recognized as “the African Hollywood”. Here, we may visit the local film studio and Kasbah (Fortress). We’ll then head to Ait Ben Haddou, to visit the local Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. We’ll continue over the High Atlas Mountains until we reach Marrakesh where we’ll spend the night at traditional Riad, in the medina.
After breakfast, we will explore Marrakesh “the red city of Morocco”. Your guided tour includes a visit to the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs and the Bahia Palace. In the afternoon you’ll get the chance to walk around the city or partake in any other activity you’d like before returning to Casablanca.