15 Days Tour From Casablanca
Combining the most effective culture and coastal bliss, this 15 days tour from Casablanca ensures you won’t miss out on any of the key sights – the Imperial Cities: Marrakech, Fes, Rabat, and Meknes. The dunes of the Sahara, are ancient ruins. Also some days of rest and relaxation on the seacoast in Essaouira.
We will visit Fez which is one of the most important imperial cities in Morocco and known as the intellectual capital of the country, we will also see Meknes which is the ALAOUIT city built by Moulay Ismail. It’s your chance to discover those cultural cities within 15 days and feel like you belong to the country.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR:
- Stop at the Hassan 2 Mosque in Casablanca
Visit the Hassan Tower in Rabat
- Discover the blue city of Chefchaouen
- Get lost within the Roman ruins of Volubilis
- Explore Fes & Marrakech with a local guide
- Meet Barbary Apes in Azrou Cedar forest
- Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes
- Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara
- Watch Sunset over the sand dunes
- Do Sand Boarding activity
- Hearty dinner and party around the campfire (Berber Drums)
- Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp
- Merzouga explore tour & a visit to a nomad family
- Visit Atlas Studio & Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate
- Visit the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
- Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes
Day 1: Arrival In Casablanca – Transfer To Your Accommodation
Upon arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, you will be met by your private driver and transferred to your Casablanca hotel, where you will check in and relax for the afternoon.
Depending on the time, you could choose to have an optional tour of the Hassan II mosque. It is one of the largest Mosques in the world and its handcrafted beauty is breathtaking. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen
After breakfast, your 15-days tour in Morocco starts here, you’ll leave towards Chefchaouen, the famous blue city of Morocco in the Rif Mountains. On-road, you’ll stop at Rabat, the capital city and residence of the King, for lunch and a time to enjoy the attractive coastal city.
After lunch, you’ll continue on to Chefchaouen for the night. Dinner will be served in the hotel.
Day 3: Chefchaouen – Volubilis- Meknes – Fes
After breakfast, you’ll head off the morning to the traditional Roman ruins of Volubilis. you will spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting an image of life during the empire.
Lunch will be taken in Meknes one of Morocco’s Imperial cities. After lunch, your guide will take you on a tour of Meknes, then you’ll head off to Fes, the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco. Dinner will be served in the hotel.
Day 4: Fes Sightseeing With A Local Guide
After breakfast, you will begin your guided tour of the medina, one of the world’s largest walled-in cities. you may explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets, and lots of other art objects of Morocco.
A visit to the Royal Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just some places you’ll experience.
For lunch, you’ll eat in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch, you’ll complete the tour and return to your hotel for the evening. Dinner is served in a very local restaurant.
Day 5: Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
After an early breakfast, you’ll begin your ascent across the middle atlas mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the attractive forests, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas mountains and start to descend towards the Sahara.
Halfway, you’ll stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. On arrival at the Kasbah in Merzouga, a hot shower or dip in the swimming pool (depending on the weather) is a treat after the drive. Dinner will be served at the Kasbah.
Day 6: Sahara Desert Tour – Camel Trekking
Most of the day will be spent relaxing at the hotel or exploring the tiny but interesting desert towns.
In the afternoon, you’ll depart in some 4-wheel drive vehicles across the barren land to the majestic Sahara sand dunes.
You will set out by camel for a 1/2-hour trek out onto the dunes to observe the sunset. you will spend the night in Berber tents (Dinner is included).
Day 7: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
After breakfast, you will return by camel to the 4x4s and head back to Erfoud. From Erfoud, you began behind the High mountain range on route to the Todra Gorges.
In the afternoon, you’ll take a walk-up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 feet high). The picturesque river valleys bring a gorgeous journey towards the southeast of Morocco.
You will stay the night in Dades before you cross the High Atlas Mountains. Dinner will be served at the Kasbah.
Day 8: Dades Gorges – Rose Valley – Skoura -Ouarzazate
After an early breakfast, you explode towards Ouarzazate along the route of 1000 Kasbahs. If you would like, you’ll visit the traditional Kasbahs in the palm groves.
A trip up into the Dades Gorges is worth your time as you experience this amazing natural wonder. Upon arrival in Ouarzazate, you will be able to visit this southern town, probably most famous now for the films that have been produced in the area. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 9: Ouarzazate – Taliouine – Taroudante
Morning departure for the beautiful oasis town of Taliouine known as Morocco’s Saffron capital.
Continue to Taroudant once a former regional capital and the first capital city of the Saadian dynasty located at the intersection of Souss valley and the mountains of the High Atlas, the “little Marrakech” gives an excellent overview of southern Morocco.
Taroudant offers a pleasant setting and a unique product to researchers resting in the shade of ochre walls and the sweetness of life and Berber hospitality of Moroccans in a temperate climate throughout the year.
Visit the remarkably picturesque souks known for leather, iron, wood, painted wood, ceramics, and jewelry Berber money. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 10: Taroudante – Agadir – Essaouira
After Breakfast depart towards Agadir with its panoramic view over the Atlantic Ocean, set on a crescent of sand, the wide shallow beach of Agadir stretches as far as the eye can see.
After lunch in Agadir, Our journey continues to the North towards Essaouira, an area with a strong feeling where you explore Phoenician, Berber, Portuguese, Jewish, and French past in the well-preserved architecture, with its small alleyways and whitewashed buildings with blue paintwork and enchanting fishing harbor reflecting the Portuguese character of settlers from the 16th century.
Day 11: Essaouira – Marrakech
After breakfast, Departure to Marrakech via the scenic inland road with the forest of the Argan trees which only exist in this region of the world, we stop to take pictures with goats harvesting’ Argan fruits.
Then, visit an Argan oil cooperative run by local women… you can take a tour to learn how argan oil is made, chat with the women, and pick up treats like homemade soap or ‘Amlou’ a traditional Moroccan jam to bring home. Then we continue to Marrakech. Overnight at the hotel/Riad.
Day 12: Marrakech ( Visit The City With A Local Guide )
Today is a sightseeing day tour of Marrakesh, the second oldest imperial city called the “Pearl of the South” to get the captivating history and rich cultural heritage of this ancient city, you will visit the Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque the tallest building in the city, the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens.
You will explore the souks and therefore the world’s famous Djemaa El Fna place which offers various entertainments (storytellers, water sellers, acrobats, snake-charmers, magicians, musicians, orange-juice sellers, open-air barbecue food stalls. it’s optional to possess a Fantasia dinner at a local restaurant.
Enjoy the fantasia spectacle that has horses’ shows, folkloric troops from different Moroccan regions, and belly dancers. Overnight.
Day 13: Marrakech
Morning at leisure for browsing around the medina. Optional half-day excursion to nearby Ourika valley Southwards of Marrakech to experience the authentic traditional Berber life.
Day 14: Marrakech – Casablanca
After a relaxed morning, your last day of travel will take you back to Casablanca. For those wishing for extra time in Marrakech, feel free to depart in the early afternoon. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 15: Casablanca – Airport
You will be transferred to the airport for departure depending on your flight time as our 15 days tour from Casablanca comes to an end. Thanks for your lovely visit.