6-Day Casablanca Desert Tour To Marrakech Via Chefchouan
Embark on the 6-Day Casablanca Desert Tour to Marrakech via Chefchaouen in Morocco. Stop at Rabat to visit landmarks such as the Hassan II Mosque and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Marrakech's Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace. Wander through the blue-washed city of Chefchaouen, explore the cultural and spiritual centre of Fes, and marvel at the Todra Gorge.
- Visit the capital city of Morocco and explore the stunning Hassan II Mosque, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Kasbah of the Udayas
- Discover the charming Chefchaouen city nestled in the Rif Mountains, with its narrow streets, blue-painted buildings, and local market
- Visit the UNESCO-listed Medina of Fes, Al Quaraouiyine University, tanneries, and Museum of Moroccan Arts
- Spend a night in a traditional Berber tent in the Erg Chebbi dunes, ride a camel, watch the sunset and sunrise, and enjoy a traditional Berber dinner and music
- Hike along the river and admire the spectacular canyon walls of the High Atlas Mountains, visit local Berber villages and meet the locals.
- Experience the vibrant and colourful imperial city of Morocco, with its historical landmarks such as the Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, and Saadian Tombs, as well as the lively souks, gardens, and squares
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Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Ouazzane – Chefchaoun expand_more
- Start your Morocco adventure with a private airport pick-up.
- Be greeted by your private driver at the airport and embark on an unforgettable journey.
- Visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque and explore the charming Old Medina in Casablanca.
- Continue to the capital city of Rabat and admire the stunning Hassan Tower, the grand Rabat Palace, the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean, and the historic Kasbah of Oudayas.
- Afterwards, travel to Chefchaouen, the picturesque "Blue City" in the Rif Mountains. Discover this popular tourist attraction and immerse yourself in its beauty.
- Arrive at your Riad around 5 pm and end the day in comfort.
Day 2: Chefchaoun – Volubilis – Fes expand_more
- Explore the blue city of Chefchaouen with a morning walk.
- After breakfast, take some time to wander the charming streets and discover the traditional buildings of this vibrant city.
- Browse local markets and shop for unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a photographer's paradise with its stunning views of the Rif Mountains.
- Visit the famous Aladdin’s Abuela Shop, wander the dreamy blue alleyways, and explore the historic Kasbah and Spanish Mosque.
- At 10:00 am, embark on a journey to the spiritual city of Fes via Volubilis.
- Arrive at your Riad in Fes and take a well-deserved rest. If you arrive with time to spare, consider exploring the city with the help of your private driver.
Day 3: Fes expand_more
- Discover the cultural capital of Morocco with a walking tour of Fez.
- After breakfast, immerse yourself in the rich history of Fez, one of the world's most complete medieval Islamic cities.
- Step through the gates into the timeless alleyways, where the high walls protect the courtyards from the heat of the day.
- Marvel at enormous theosophical colleges, beautiful mosques, and vibrant souks.
- On a guided walking tour, visit some of the city's major landmarks, including the Place an-Nejjarine, the Qayrawan mosque, and the famous tanneries.
- Take a stroll in the souk al-Attarine, where the scent of exotic spices fills the air, or visit a traditional hammam for a relaxing experience. Enjoy free time to explore and wander at your leisure.
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erg Chebbi (sleep 1 night in desert) expand_more
- Embark on an adventure to the Sahara desert with a morning departure at 9 am from Morocco's cultural capital, Fez.
- Travel through the scenic Ziz Valley and the cedar forest of Azrou, where you can observe a colony of Barbary apes.
- Stop for lunch in Midelt before reaching Merzouga and the stunning apricot-coloured sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
- Experience the vastness of the desert on a camel caravan led by Berber guides and choose to ride or walk.
- As the evening falls, retire to a luxury desert camp to sleep under a sky full of stars, enjoy the silence, and escape into the peacefulness of the Sahara.
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorge – Kelaat M'Gouna expand_more
- Embark on an unforgettable journey to the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi Desert to witness a breathtaking sunrise. This highlight of your Morocco desert tour will be a memory to cherish forever.
- After, explore the stunning Todra Gorge, a 300-meter-high chasm surrounded by towering cliffs that change colours as the sun moves.
- Spot nomads and marvel at the picturesque landscapes dotted with deserted kasbahs, mud-brick villages, and verdant oases.
- Continue to the scenic Rose Valley of Kellaa M'Gouna, where you'll spend the night in a charming traditional kasbah.
Day 6: Rose valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech expand_more
- Start a journey through Morocco's stunning landscapes with a tour of the Thousand Kasbahs.
- Start the day with a delicious breakfast, then hit the road and pass the Skoura Oasis on your way to Ouarzazate.
- Continue on to visit the well-preserved Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a former trading post and location for Hollywood films like Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Admire the dramatic red walls and crumbling towers that make up this magnificent example of traditional Moroccan architecture.
- As you travel through the Atlas Mountains, take in the breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks and Berber villages along the Tizi n'Tichka pass. This spectacular road is the direct route from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech.
- Arrive at your Riad in Marrakech around 5 pm, ready to rest and reflect on the amazing sights you've seen.
Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser/minivan/bus throughout the tour + fuel
Accommodation: Five nights of accommodation are included in the price of the tour, including one night in a traditional Berber tent in the Sahara Desert
Pick up from and drop off at the airport
Local guide in Marrakech and Fes
Overnight in a luxury desert bivouac with a guide (private tents) with dinner and breakfast
Free time to explore interesting sites such as Ait Ben Haddou, kasbahs, walks and canyons, breaks for photos etc
Experienced English-speaking driver (guide)
- International airfare: The tour price does not include airfare to and from Morocco
Travel insurance: Travelers are responsible for obtaining their own travel insurance to cover any unexpected events, such as trip cancellation, medical emergencies, or lost luggage
Lunches and drinks: Lunches and drinks are not included in the tour price, except for breakfast and dinner, which are provided at the hotels and desert camp
Personal expenses: Any expenses of a personal nature, such as souvenirs, laundry, or telephone calls, are not included in the tour price
Tips: Tips for the guide and driver are not included in the tour price and are at the discretion of the travellers
Optional activities: Any optional activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary are not included in the tour price and will be at an additional cost
Note: It is recommended that travellers bring extra cash to cover any additional expenses or unexpected costs that may arise during the tour.
What to bring
Sun protection: Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat are recommended to protect against the strong sun
Camera: There will be plenty of opportunities for photos throughout the tour, so be sure to bring a camera or smartphone
Cash: While credit cards are accepted at some places, it is recommended to bring cash in case credit cards are not accepted. It is also useful to have small denominations for tips and small purchases.
Personal toiletries: Travelers should bring their own toiletries, including soap, shampoo, and toothpaste
Medications: If you have any specific medications, be sure to bring them along with the prescription
Know before you go
Currency: The currency in Morocco is the Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Language: Arabic is the official language of Morocco, but many people also speak French and English
Culture: Morocco is a Muslim country, and travelers should be respectful of local customs and dress modestly when visiting religious sites
Weather: Morocco has a varied climate, so be sure to check the weather forecast and pack accordingly
Safety: While Morocco is generally a safe country for travellers
No refund in case of any cancellation.
|1 To 4||USD 770 Per Person|
|5 To 6||USD 685 Per Person|
|7 To 17||USD 605 Per Person|
|1 To 17||USD 275 Per Person|
This is a private tour