8 days tour from Casablanca
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Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes.
On 8 days tour from Casablanca, we discover Fes and the capital city of Rabat. Thus, we drive along farmlands where olives, grain, vegetables, and grapes are grown. Before arriving in Fes, you will visit Meknes and Volubilis site. Volubilis is a UNESCO site in Morocco. It is famous for the Roman ruins leftover during the Roman Empire. We next visit Meknes city near to Volubilis. The city is the site of the first Arab dynasty created by Moulay Ismail. There, you visit Medersa Bou Inania and the Bab Mansour that is the gateway to the Moulay Ismail Palace. It also leads us into the Sehrij es-Souani, the horse stables, and granaries. In addition to that, the upstairs of Meknes is a rooftop of gardens and cafes with a great view of the city. Finally, we arrive at Fes and check into the hotel.
Day 2: Fes sightseeing.
After breakfast, you will begin your visit to the oldest Medina in the world. You join our local official guide to exploring Fes. Thus, you visit Medina with its souks (markets) and stop at the gateway of the Royal Palace. Then, you visit the 9th-century Karouine mosque and the university. You will also visit the tomb of Moulay Idriss II and Tnneries. Lunch will be at one of the traditional restaurants in the old Medina. After lunch, you visit the Najarine Fountain, the old Harem Garden, and the Batha Museum. On your way to the hotel, you will stop to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.
Day 3: Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga.
On this day, we resume 8 days tour from Casablanca. Hence, we will drive through the mountains and Berber village. We explore the region of Imouzzer. It is known for Cedar Forest, juniper, and cork oak. The area is wildlife for many types of birds, wild boar, and Barbary apes. We have a stop here to enjoy these apes. The road will then be along the Middle Atlas mountains. Its slopes are home to nomads and their herds. There will be a panoramic view around there.
After lunch in Midelt, we continue along mountain roads, overlooking the wide flowing Oued Ziz. We then pass by kasbahs and palm groves. Next, we continue through the adobe-colored city of Er-Rachidia and Erfoud city. In the late afternoon, we arrive in the Merzouga desert. It is a small town on the outskirts of the Sahara Desert. Finally, we spend a night in a hotel there.
Day 4: Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4×4 – Camel ride and overnight in Desert Camp.
After breakfast, we will go on a tour around Erg Chebbi. That is to say, we will visit Khmlia village to listen to some Gnaoua music. This music is originally from Ghana and Sudan. Thereafter, we will visit some desert mines, Berber nomads, and an oasis of palm trees. Lunch will be with the Berber family. Finally, we return to Merzouga.
After you relax, we find the camel guide waiting to take you on an adventure into the dunes. You will spend the night in an equipped camp with drum music in the middle of the Sahara. This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise on the way. When you arrived at the camp, we will have mint tea and dinner. Finally, you spend the night in this Berber tent and enjoy the stars.
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades valley.
After watching the sunrise, we return by camels to Merzouga. After breakfast and a shower in the hotel, we will start our journey. Hence, we will depart towards Dades valley. Firstly, we visit Rissani and Erfoud towns. Erfoud town is famous for its dates and fossils. Rissani also offers an old souk to visit. We then We will then travel to Tinjdad and Todra Gorges. Finally, we drive to Dades valley via colored rock everywhere. Overnight is in Dades Valley.
Day 6: Dades valley – Rose valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – Atlas Mountain – Marrakech.
Leaving Dades Valley is after breakfast. Thus, we drive toward Ouarzazate through Rose Valley and Skoura town. Ouarzazate is known as Moroccan Hollywood and the gateway to Sahara. In this city, we will visit the film Studios and move to Ait Ben Haddou. There, we visit the UNESCO-protected Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. It is definitely one of the most impressive and well-preserved fortresses in Morocco. Many movies were filmed here, such as Gladiator. After visit this site, we will leave Ait Benhaddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. We will cross the High Atlas mountains via the highest road of Tizi n’Tichka at 2260m high. There will be a stop for impressive views of valleys, mountains, and nearby Berber villages. Finally, we will arrive in Marrakech in the evening.
Day 7: A day to visit Marrakech (Guided tour: Marrakech Sightseeing)
In Marrakech, we plan a guided tour with a local guide. That is to say, you will explore the tourist attractions of this city. Therefore, you visit a wonderful site called Menara Garden. It a pool surrounded by flowerbeds that function as an irrigation system for the surrounding fields. Besides, your tour will cover other impressive sights. For example, you visit the Koutoubia mosque, Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace, and Dar Si Said Palace museum of jewelry.
After that, there will be an optional lunch in the Medina followed by a walk through the colorful souks of Marrakech. Then, you will enjoy tea on the terrace of a cafe that overlooks Jemaa El Fna square. Finally, dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca – Transfer to Airport.
On this last day, we will leave Marrakech after breakfast. And then we drive to Casablanca and end 8 days tour from Casablanca.
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Destinations overview of our 8 days tour from Casablanca
As usual, Morocco Every Day Trip company assures diversity in its programs. Hence, this biggest city in Morocco is the starting point of 8 days tour from Casablanca. Thus, tourists will make their first encounter in Casablanca city. The city is the central-western coastal part of Morocco. Besides, it is the largest city in the Maghreb region and the eighth-largest in the Maghrib world. Furthermore, Casablanca is considered a tourist destination for its cultural potential. More than that, it has a historical wealth to discover and admire. Hence, tourists visit the historical monuments of the city and its ancient and walled Medina.
On the 8 days tour from Casablanca, you visit another place. Our team does not neglect the imperial city of Meknes. Thus, the city of Meknes is a powerful touristic station that we cannot skip. It offers cultural specificity and ancient monuments of the 17th century. In Meknes, tourists must visit Lahdim square, old Medina, Sahrij Swani, the ancient Habs Qarra…etc. In addition to that, Meknes is an example of a rich culture in Morocco. This culture reflects the Maknassa tribe. It is also a great destination for its high proximity to Fes, Volubilis, and other virgin places. Hence, it is a widely important place to explore.
About 35 minutes from Meknes, we reach Fes city. So, Fes is located in the northern area as a path that connects cities of different regions. It is an ancient and scientific city where there are ancient Mosques and huge universities. In Fes, tourists have plenty of cultural activities to do. like other imperial cities, Fes El Bali is the old Medina of the city. The city is one of the must-to-visit in our program of 8 Days tour From Casablanca. Here, a guided tour planned with a local guide.
Ifrane is a gorgeous city in the Middle Atlas in northern Morocco. It is a charming city for its special climate and nature. Because of its snowy and rainy winter, it has pure weather and diverse nature. Also, architecture in Ifrane is a unique style that makes you feel different. Furthermore, locals are mostly Atlas Berbers that have an authentic culture and customs. Besides, Ifrane is one of the beautiful virgin destinations in Morocco. Forests, water natural sources, animals make the town wonderful. Ifrane is present in the 8 Days tour From Casablanca.
Merzouga is a small desert and nomadic village. It is in the eastern-south location. Hence, this desert village is famous for its sandy and golden dune series. It is a principal part of the itineraries of tourists in Morocco. Eventually, Merzouga is a calm place where you can rest well. Also, you can experience the usual nomadic activities like camel trekking. Furthermore, you can have a stay in a camp between dunes on your camel trekking trip. It is a special tourist destination on 8 days tour from Casablanca.
Ouarzazate city is a powerful touristic city. It is located on a strategic tourist itinerary and near tourist sites. Thus, it is a part of many tours around Morocco. Thus, Ouarzazate is a nice place to visit for its diverse richness. It is surrounded by panoramic landscapes of oases and kasbahs. It is also a heart destination to explore in the Atlas Mountains. In addition to that, its proximity to the Valleys and gorges makes it a powerful station were to have rest in its Kasbahs. Therefore, the 8 days tour from Casablanca celebrates the city as a tourist station.
Marrakech has highly celebrated worldwide thanks to its tourism popularity and attraction. Thus, the 8 days tour From Casablanca includes the city as a basic destination. Moreover, Marrakech has powerful, historical, and cultural sites. The power of this destination is the friendly social share culture of its inhabitants. In Marrakech, there are many things you can do and see! You can visit the Jama’a El-Fena square, the ancient Medina, Koutoubia, Menara..etc. Moreover, It is near Toubkal mountain and Ourika Valley. And other geographical virgin places in the region.