5 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO SAHARA DESERT IN MERZOUGA AND MARRAKECH
EXPLORE CAPITAL – RABAT, FEZ AND MERZOUGA SAHARA DESERT INCLUDING CAMEL RIDE TO CAMP BEFORE WE REACH MARRAKECH. THE ITINERARY IS JUST SUGGESTED.
5 DAYS PRIVATE TOUR FROM CASABLANCA DETAILED PROGRAM:
DAY 1: FROM CASABLANCA TO RABAT AND FES :
4×4 Marrakech Excursions our private Morocco tour driver meet you in your hotel in Casablanca and we drive to Rabat to explore capital city. We continue to Meknes and to the Roman ruins in Volubilis. We’ll arrive to Fes in the evening for overnight stay in a traditional riad.
DAY 2: GUIDED DAY TRIP IN FES
Today our Casablanca private tour starts exploring city of Fes medina (the old city). We visit the Jewish Quarter called the Mellah also the Royal Palace and the famous tanneries in medina. You will enjoy tour of the Quaraouine mosque which is considered the first university in the world . Then we will have free program and we stay overnight at local Fez riad.
DAY 3: FES – MIDDLE ATLAS – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA :
Our Casablanca 5 days desert tour continues after breakfast towards Atlas mountain ski resort of Ifrane. This place is often referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. We stop at Azrou, which is a Berber village in cedar forest, where we will watch Barbarian apes. After lunch in Midelt – capital of minerals , we’ll travel through the Ziz valley, on the way to Erfoud – capital of fossils. Then on to Rissani, and Merzouga desert.Then we prepare for a camel ride leaded by an experienced camel guide for about 1 hour to arrive to the Sahara camp. Here we spend the night and you will enjoy the sunset in Merzouga. After the dinner served at the camp we listen to Berber music drum songs.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY
Today our Merzouga desert tour finish by watching sunrise and then we leave for Rissani and Tinghir from where we reach famous Todra gorges which is the highest gorge in Morocco. Afterwards you’ll explore the Dades Valley where we take interesting pictures of the rock formations known as “monkey toes”. You will stay overnight in riad with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 5: DADES GORGES – OUARZAZATE –AIT BENHADDOU UNESCO KASBAH – MARRAKECH
Our 5 days tour from Casablanca finishing today as we’ll drive towards Marrakech through the Dades valley and Kalaat Mgouna – “the valley of roses”. We stop in Ouarzazate for visiting cinema studio, you will enjoy a guided tour of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. It is a Unesco heritage site. Our Morocco private tour continues through the High Atlas Tizi n’tichka Pass (2260m) where you discover the process of making Argain oil by the Berbers in cooperatives. Then we reach Marrakech. Thank you for choosing “4×4 Marrakech Excursions” – your trusted travel company in Morocco.
YOU WILL EXPLORE:
- Rabat capital and Fes medina
- Middle Atlas mountains
- Camel trek in Merzouga
- 1 night in Sahara camp
- Visit Dades and Marrakech
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Pick up from hotel
- Private tour in comfortable car
- Professional driver, guide
- Accommodation in desert camp
- Camel trek in Sahara
- Breakfast and dinner
This Marrakech private tour itinerary is only suggested , so if you have different travel plans, ideas ,please contact us by email or phone and we organize your custom Marrakech to desert tour.
- Duration: 5 Days
- Trip Cost: On request
- Destination: desert tour from Casablanca
- Best Season: All year round
- Transportation: Private Vehicle
- Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 26
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Personnel First-aid Kit
- Water bottle
- Soft-sided bag
- Towel & all personal toiletries
- Good walking boots and socks
- Trekking pants
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
- Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts
- waterproof jacket
HOW DO YOU BOOK?
Find the tour you are interested in then contact us via E-mail to discuss your tour and check availability. Once the details of your tour (duration, route, and number of people) have been agreed, we will make a provisional booking, giving the dates and cost.
Contact us directly for actual price as it depends on few factors :
1. how many people travelling,
2. how many days you travel and also
3. type of hotels/camps.