8 days tour from Casablanca
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8 days tour from Casablanca overview:
Moroccan Desert Tours creates a bespoke 8 days tour from Casablanca, departing from Casablanca. Join us on this excursion to see the most popular and greatest sights in the area.
This trip will take you through the red city of Marrakech. You’ll see the Jamma El Fna Square, the Koutoubia Mosque, and the Majorelle Garden. The journey continues to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a Berber fortification where many great films were made, as well as the Ouarzazate studio cinema. After that, the route takes you via the Dades and Todgha great canyons.
After that, we’ll go to Merzouga in the Sahara desert, where you’ll go on a camel ride and stay in Berber tents. But first, you’ll get a complete experience in the desert, “the highlight of our travels,” where you’ll meet nomads, Gnaoua people, and see the Srij Lake, where camels are herded.
We will also pass the upper and middle Atlas Mountains on our way to Fes, a cultural city. There, we’ll visit one of the world’s oldest colleges and see one of the tanneries where the leather goods are made. Not to add a visit to the king’s palace and a stroll around the souks of the historic medina.
The journey also includes a visit to Chefchaouen, one of Morocco’s most picturesque towns. It’s all blue, and it’s where a lot of visitors go to acquire drugs. The journey concludes with a visit to Rabat, Morocco’s capital. We’ll go to the Tour Hassan mosque and Les Oudayas Kasbah. After that, we’ll go to Casablanca to see Hasaan II Mosque, Africa’s second largest and the world’s seventh largest mosque.
Highlights of our 8 days tour from Casablanca:
The Itinerary of our 8 days tour from Casablanca
The first day begins in Casablanca and ends in Marrakech.
On this day, we will visit Marrakech, Morocco’s fourth biggest city and a Berber metropolis known as Amur n Kush, which means “country of God.” There are many things to astound you here, as well as numerous things to do and see.
To begin, we’ll go to Jemaa El Fna Square, where you can see the people amusing themselves. Some of them do Halka, a street act in which they tell jokes or tell tales. It’s also where you’ll find tens of thousands of visitors looking for souvenirs. Second, we will take you to the Koutoubia Mosque, which is Marrakech’s biggest mosque. The mosque Hassan Tower in Rabat and the Great Mosque of Seville in Spain are twin sisters.
Then we’ll go to Jack Majorelle’s stunning garden, which attracts over 850,000 tourists each year. We’ll also go to the Yvan Saint Laurent museum, which is not far from the garden.
Last but not least, we’ll show you around the Bahia Palace, a historic Ksar or fortress. The first day of the eight-day tour concludes with a transfer to your lodging.
Day 2: Marrakech to Dades Gorges:
We will pick you up from your hotel to begin the day. If you’re interested in oil, particularly for ladies, we’ll stop at one of the argan oil cooperatives along the trip. Then, over the Tichka Pass, the quickest route to the Sahara desert, we’ll travel via the high Atlas mountains.
The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a Berber castle where numerous movies were made, is the first intriguing object we will visit on this day. They filmed the film Lawrence of Arabia and the British-American drama Gladiator, for example. It’s also where Touareg Berbers used to do their e-commerce before heading to Europe.
We’ll visit Ouarzazate, the city of film, not far from the Kasbah. There will be a stop to the Oscar studio, where the material for making movies in the Kasbah is obtained. Following that, we’ll travel via the Thousand Kasbahs road to reach the Rose Valley. We may stop there for a drink of tea or coffee and a tour of one of the cooperatives that produces rose flower items.
We’ll pause to look and photograph the mountains shaped like monkey toes before checking into our Dades Gorges accommodations. Then we’ll go to Tissdrine’s curves, where Cadillac, the American vehicle, created a bizarre commercial.
Day 3: Merzouga to Dades Gorges Sahara:
The third day of our 8 days tour from Casablanca schedule will take us to Merzouga, the highlight of our Morocco tours. We’ll continue south on the route to Tinghir. Here, we’ll take a detour to see the Grand Canyons of Todgha, a popular tourist destination where visitors may rest by the river that runs through the mountains like a spring. Following that, we’ll stop at a historic irrigation system with several wells that provide water to the surrounding oasis.
We will arrive at Merzouga, the Sahara desert, in the afternoon. We’ll take you on a camel ride excursion here; they’ll be ready for us when we arrive, and you’ll leave your stuff in the vehicle while you ride the camels and traverse the Erg Chebbi dunes. You’ll halt at the summit to take in the views of the dunes and the sunset. Later, the camel guy will transport you to a Berber camp, where you will spend the night living like a nomad. The beginnings, the Milky Way at night, will astound you. Not to add, our Berbers will amuse you with traditional Berber music performed on drums, as well as tell you desert legends.
Day 4: Merzouga desert tour:
You will enjoy a full day at Merzouga on this day. We’ll take you on a tour of the top things to do in the area. To begin, we will take you to see the nomadic Berbers in the morning and learn about their way of life. After that, we’ll go to the little town of Mifis to see one of the mines where they used to extract Mascara and salt. After that, we’ll drive you to Khamlia, a little village where dark-skinned people dwell. We’ll take you to one of the Gnaoua families, who will amuse you with music played on drums and Krakebs “Castanest.”
Following that, we will transport you to Rissani, the desert market. We’ll drive you there to see the donkey and sheep parking areas. We’ll also take you to a museum of mineral fossils. We’ll take you to one of the eateries that serve Madfouna, or Berber pita bread, for lunch.
In the afternoon, we’ll transport you to Hassi Labied, a little oasis where most of the residents do agriculture. After that, we’ll drive you to a local Berber hotel for your stay.
Day 5: Merzouga to Fes:
We’ll be traveling across the upper and middle Atlas Mountains on the fifth day of our Morocco 8 days itinerary tour from Casablanca. We will visit the market before arriving in Erfoud so that you may sample the date fruits. Then we’ll travel to the Valley of Ziz, where the dates come from, with a halt at a magnificent view along the way.
We’ll make a brief stop at the Errachidia Dam, the province’s largest source of water, before heading into the highlands.
The cedar forest will be the second destination on our journey. We’ll feed the monkeys of the Barbary Macaque, a rare species that may still be found in the Atlas Mountains. After that, we’ll go to Ifrane, where we’ll snap some photos with the curving Atlas Lion monument.
We’ll eventually arrive at Fes, where we’ll take you to a riad for the night.
Day 6: Fes city tour:
On this day, we will go to Fes. As a result, we’ll engage a local guide to accompany our driver on a tour of the top places to see and activities to do in the area.
We’ll start by taking you to the King’s Palace, a gorgeous Ksar with seven golden gates. Then we’ll go to the Mellah, which is the Jewish area. After that, we’ll transport you to a panoramic view at the top of Borj Nord, where you’ll get a birds-eye perspective of Fes El Bali. When we’re done, we’ll drive to the pottery cooperative if you want to buy any; Fes is known for its ceramics.
The walking trip will begin in the ancient Medina, commonly known as Fes El Bali. We’ll enter via the Medina’s main gate, the blue “Bab Boujloud.” From here, you’ll go to Al Karaouien Institution, the world’s oldest university. Then we’ll go to the Al Bou Inania Madrassa, a historic school with stunning architecture.
We shall not only go to the Safari Spice Square, but also to its Madrassa. It is also a historic school where the Holy Quran is taught to pupils. Our Fes city trip will come to a close with a visit to Chouara, one of Fes’s seven tanneries. They create leather here and sell it as well. After that, we’ll take care of your lodging.
Day 7: Fes to Chefchaouen:
We will continue our 8 days tour itinerary from Casablanca by seeing Chefchaouen, the blue city. This city is roughly a 3-hour drive from Fes, and it is located in the Rif Mountains, between two large peaks shaped like goat horns. As a result, the name Chechaouen derives from the Berber term Iskaouen, which means “horns.” When we arrive, we will go to the Kasbah Museum, Chaouen’s first structure, where we will examine numerous photographs of the city and learn some information about it.
After that, we’ll take a stroll around the medina to see the blue-colored walls and visit What Lhmam Square. Many people visit the eateries to unwind and sip tea while listening to live music. We’ll eventually go for a stroll to the Ras El Ma River, where local women wash blankets and garments. Then, before taking you to your lodging, we’ll trek up the mountain to witness the sunset.
Day 8: Chefchaouen to Casablanca:
Our 8 days tour from Casablanca comes to an end today. We’ll spend the day traveling to Rabat, Morocco’s capital. We’ll go over two primary points in this section. Earliest, we’ll go to Les Oudayas Kasbah, Rabat’s first landmark. Second, we will go to Hassan Tower or Tour Mosque. The mosque was supposed to feature the world’s highest tower.
Following that, we will travel to Casablanca, where we will take you to see Hassan II’s mosque. With a 210-meter minaret, this mosque is Morocco’s largest, and it’s one of the few mosques that visitors may visit.
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