Anyone interested in exploring Morocco’s tourist attractions should plan a 7-day vacation beginning in Casablanca. You will be met there and taken to the Hassan II Mosque before continuing on to the imperial cities of Fes, Meknes, and Volubilis.
You will also pass through the small villages of Azrou and Ifran, where you will learn about the wonder of witnessing the big forest. Before arriving in Morocco’s Sahara desert, where you can ride a camel and watch the sunrise and sunset,
Also, we will drive together to the Atlas film studio, where significant motion pictures were produced, as well as the Dades and Tudgha valleys on your approach to Ouarzazate, the film production centre. Before arriving at Marrakech, where you can marvel at the splendor of this well-known tourist attraction, you’ll see the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage site for Morocco. Your seven-day excursion to spectacular Moroccan sights will have been an accomplishment when you return to Casablanca.
On the first day of our private tour, we'll see the highlights of Casablanca. The Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Morocco and all of Africa, is one of the destinations on our Casablanca trip, you'll adore discovering its amazing outlook near to the water. After lunch, we travel to Meknes, a former imperial city, to explore its principal buildings and attractions, such as Bab Mensour, Africa's largest door, and Lahdim Square. After a 20-minute drive, we see the Volubilis Roman ruins before continuing on to Fes, where we stay in a traditional riad/hotel with dinner and spend the night to prepare for the next day.
Embark on an enchanting journey through the historic city of Fes, one of the earliest towns in Morocco, by strolling through its charming neighborhoods and winding lanes. Your adventure begins with a visit to the Royal Palace, where you will be greeted by its grand entrance. Then, we will take you to the Jewish administrative center, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco in the sixteenth century, and showcase the cultural significance of this historic landmark. Throughout the tour, we will make sure to highlight other places of cultural importance, including the renowned Al Qaraouine University, which is the oldest in the world, the fascinating tanneries, the captivating Attarine Museum, the Mulay Idriss Mausoleum, the magnificent Mosque of the Andalusian, and the awe-inspiring Medusas. Following a delightful lunch, we will take you on a tour of the city's newest neighborhood and a tile cooperative, offering a glimpse into contemporary life in Fes.
Finally, we will conclude the tour with a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire Fes Medina from a high vantage point, ensuring that this experience will be one of the most memorable moments of your visit to Morocco
Begin your ascent from Fez by leaving early. We drive into Ifrane, a French-made ski resort developed in the 1930s to seem like a Swiss hamlet. In addition, we stop in Azrou's Cedar Forest to see monkeys and the Middle Atlas Mountains. The rest of the day will be spent passing through lovely woods, springs, angular rock walls, and Berber communities as you descend into the Sahara Desert from the Atlas Mountains. We stopped for lunch at the halfway point at the fossil- and rock-rich village of Midelt.
On the journey to Merzouga, we'll stop for a panoramic view of a large oasis of palm trees, have dinner among the sounds of the Sahara, and spend the night in a traditional hotel.
This day, you'll get up early to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes. After that, have breakfast and begin your journey of the Merzouga desert area, visiting the village of Khamia, which is well-known for Gnawa music, sub-african music, and Moroccan folklore, and having lunch with local nomads. At last, prepare for a camel ride over the dunes, where you'll witness the most spectacular sunset on the entire universe, and you can take romantic photos in the top dunes as the sun sets.
In the evening, a traditional Berber meal will be served around the campfire with music, and you will spend the entire night at the spectacular desert campgrounds under the stars.
On this fascinating day, we will escape from the wide and majestic Sahara and take a more pleasant route through stunning canyons and Berber communities. After stopping at Rissani and Tinghir, we will go to the breathtaking Todra Gorge, a natural oasis produced over time by the River Todra cutting through limestone. The gorge, one of Morocco's most renowned tourist locations, with canyon walls that rise more than 400 meters above the ground, giving it a timeless and antique appearance. We will stop at Tudgha for a nice lunch before continuing on our journey to the next destination.
Our next stop is the Dades Valley, where we will visit the renowned Dades Gorges, formed by the Dades River, which are navigable through the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. This route offers spectacular views of the surrounding rock formations, which come in a range of hues including brown, beige, gold, rust red, and dusky mauve. The journey may be challenging, but the beauty that awaits is simply unparalleled. After a day filled with adventure and awe-inspiring sights, we will retire for the night in a comfortable hotel in Dades
Following that, you will have breakfast in the same hotel before continuing on to Ouarzazate, a popular filming location that is home to the Atlas studios and can be explored by walking through the thousand Kasbahs. We will also stop in Kalaat Mgouna, the heart of Roses Valley, to visit the local rose cooperative.
Continue our private Morocco tour by seeing Ait Ben Haddou, a modest kasbah built in the nineteenth century by Et Hami El Glaoui and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where international movies and television programs have been made.
Cross the Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass at 2260 meters above sea level on our way to Marrakech, where our tour will end. You will spend the night at the Riad, with a great meal at dinner and breakfast the next day.
Continue on a delightful journey through the bustling city of Marrakech with an expert guide after your morning meal. You will begin at the awe-inspiring Koutoubia Mosque, an iconic landmark of Marrakech that has influenced other impressive structures such as the Giralda in Seville and the Hassan Tower in Rabat. Your next stop will be at the Bahia Palace and Saadian Tombs.
The Saadian tombs of Marrakech were constructed under the reign of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur and were discovered in 1917. The tombs were then restored by Beaux-arts personnel, and today, they serve as the final resting place of around sixty descendants of the Saadian Dynasty that originated from the Draa River valley. We will ensure that you get to witness all of the tombs' splendor.
Following a scrumptious lunch, you will visit the renowned Jemaa El Fna Square, where you can savor a variety of delectable dishes and encounter snake charmers, local musicians, and fortune-tellers. The Jemaa el Fna, the main square of old Marrakech, is an exceptional place unlike any other in the world. Additionally, while browsing the souks, you may stumble upon an assortment of handcrafted items.
Upon experiencing all of Marrakech's charms, we will transport you directly to Casablanca, marking the end of your seven-day journey from Casablanca.
- dinner and breakfast
- 6 nights at Hotels/Riads
- Make stop everywhere
- Camel ride
- English speaking driver
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities