4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakeech
The 4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech gives you the chance to see a variety of landmarks and tourist attractions in Casablanca, Rabat, and Fes, as well as romantic scenery and camel, rides through the Erg Chebbi dunes of the Merzouga Sahara Desert. Take pleasure in the Todra and Dades gorges.
The 4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech includes camel riding, night camping under the stars, and visits to isolated Berber communities made of adobe that dot the hills along the route to the Dades Gorges and Marrakech. All in all, it is undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Highlights of the 4 days desert tour from Casablanca:
Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat - Fes
The 4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech will begin with a sightseeing tour of Casablanca, the country’s commercial center. We’ll see the exterior of the Hassan II Great Mosque, one of the biggest structures in Islam, and then take a quick stroll down the corniche. Depending on the time, we’ll see a variety of attractions.
Leave for Rabat, Morocco’s administrative center. We will tour Rabat’s magnificent Mohammed V Mausoleum and Hassan Tower.
We will leave for Fes in the late afternoon. En route, we’ll probably stop in Meknes to view Bab Mansour, which Moulay Ismail founded at the end of the 17th century and is referred to as “the Moroccan Versailles.” After that, we’ll proceed to Fes where you may check into your hotel.
Day 2: Fes - Azrou - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Merzouga Sahara Desert
After breakfast at your hotel, we’ll pick you up and drive you to Ifrane, a Moroccan town with Swiss influences. From there, we’ll go to Azrou and stop at the country’s largest cedar forest in the Middle Atlas Mountains.
The Barbary Apes are visible here. After lunch, we will depart from Midelt for Merzouga, stopping along the way to take in the panoramic beauty of Ziz Valley. We will begin the camel trek to explore the Erg Chebbi dunes from the Merzouga Sahara desert, where we will arrive in the late afternoon.
You will eat dinner at our camp in the desert tonight. The camp is fully furnished, and guests can savor some delicious food as well as Berber music and song.
Day 3: Merzouga Sahara Desert - Ziz Valley - Todra Gorges & Dades Valley
As we continue our 4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, we advise you to get up early this morning to see the sunrise. Following these breathtaking scenes, you can have breakfast at the camp and take a shower. The tallest and most narrow gorges in Morocco are Tinghir and Todra Gorges, which we will then drive to.
Following lunch, we’ll head into Dades Valley and pass via Dades Gorge, where you can see the magnificent castles and incredible rock formations. Dinner and a hotel stay overnight.
Day 4: Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Marrakech
We travel to Ouarzazate after breakfast via the Dades Valley. There are numerous photo opportunities along the route that winds through the Dades Valley, which is known as the “Way of the Thousand Kasbahs.”
Before we arrive in Ouarzazate, where we will tour the Taourirt Kasbah and the Atlas Film Studios, we will make a stop in Kalaat Mgouna, also known as the “Pink City” or “City of Roses.” Follow the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech.
After visiting the fortified kasbah, your journey continues through the magnificent Tizi n’Tichka (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, arriving in Marrakech in the late afternoon. You will then be dropped off at your hotel in Marrakech, bringing to an end our 4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. El Glaoui was one of the last Berber leaders who built this fortified kasbah.