12 days tour from Casablanca

12 days tour from Casablanca

Tour overview:

If you want to move on an adventure in which you excursion the Imperial Cities, enjoy the Sahara Desert, and break out to Atlantic Coastal towns, with little of wealthy history, distinguished culture, and this North African country’s hospitality in between, then this 12 days tour from Casablanca is the best choice for you. Start your 12 days tour from Casablanca with a go-to to the Hassan II mosque and find out Rabat’s important attractions.

Tour Hassan Tower, find out the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and surprise the Ouadayas Gardens and Kasbahs. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Roman ruins Volubilis, and excursion the medina of Meknes and image its huge partitions and historic gates. Go on a complete day Fes sightseeing excursion to discover the medina and its touristic web sites of interest. Photograph the Royal Palace, excursion Madrasa Bou Inania & Madrasa of al-Qarawiyyin, go to the leather-based tanneries, and discover the colorful medina and the bustling alleyways. Experience camel hiking in Erg Chebbi dunes, witness the magnificent sundown from the summit of the dunes take inspiring snapshots of your party, and immerse yourself withinside the Sahara Desert. Enjoy dinners below the Sahara starlit sky and percentage night tune and drumming with the nomads and different visitors withinside the desolate tract. Sleep in cushty nomad tents in a desolate tract camp some of the dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Tour highlights

Tour itinerary of the 12 days tour from Casablanca

Day 1: Casablanca to Rabat

Our departure from 12 days tour from Casablanca After breakfast in the hotel, visit Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Africa and the highest religious institution in the world. This mosque is decorated with beautiful Moroccan tiles and handicrafts and has incredible sea views. We drove for an hour on the highway leading to the capital Rabat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is home to historical and cultural monuments. The city and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V were built in memory of the king. After lunch, you will have free time to visit the Medina, Udaya Gardens and the Old Fort. Dinner and accommodation in a beautiful riad.

Day 2: Rabat to Chefchaouene

After breakfast, continue along the road to Chefchaouen, through Ouzzane and the Central Atlas Mountains, and finally, reach the blue city. After lunch, you can stroll through the beautiful blue streets and colorful medinas for the rest of the day. You can relax in the many cafes and enjoy the beautiful views of the green hills and valleys. Dinner and accommodation in a beautiful riad.

Day 3: Total day in Chefchaouene

You can spend the first half of the day with a local guide who will show you many sights and hidden places that you cannot reach alone. If you want, you can take a walk in the coral reef mountains and explore various natural environments. The surrounding environment. Admire the magical panorama of the blue city and its surroundings. After having lunch in one of the many local restaurants, stroll through Uta el-Hammam to taste delicious street food, admire the views of the Rif Mountains, or just relax and watch the local life in the cafe. Dinner and accommodation in a beautiful riad.

Day 4: Chefchaouene to Fes

After breakfast, leave the blue city and drive to Fes, the oldest royal city in Morocco. This tour takes you through the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can hire locals to get rich. Historical information about this interesting place. From here we continue to the holy city of Moulay Idris. Although the mausoleum is only open to Muslims, the main square offers beautiful views and a small shop selling souvenirs. We will continue to travel through the hills and landscapes of the reef to Fez. Here, the beautiful Riad offers dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Total day in Fes

After breakfast in Riad, proceed to a full-day sightseeing tour of Fes. Visit the “Old Fes” of Fes El Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will explore the ancient medina and its alleys, where there are shops selling leather and silverware. The Bab Bujlud gate and the huge walls of the medieval city. Visit Bu Inaniya Madrasa and Al Qayraouin Madrasa, founded by Fatima Al Fahmi and recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest university in the world. After lunch, you can visit Fez el Jdid, Neo Fes, Moroccan Art Museum, and Royal Palace. Visit one of the famous leather factories in Fes. Spend the whole night.

Day 6: Fes to Merzouga

After breakfast, walk through Ifrane called Morocco, because its houses have sloping roofs to cope with seasonal snowfall. After Ifran, we immediately began to cross the Middle Atlas mountains, Berber villages, and beautiful cedar trees. In Azru Forest, you can see monkeys roaming in the woods. Lunch in Miellt, the “apple capital” at the foot of Mount A. After passing the Tizi n Talghemt pass, cross the Ziz Valley, which is famous for its huge palm groves and adobe kasbahs. Soon thereafter, you will arrive in Erfoud, where you can visit a workshop to make the artifacts found here.

Departing from Rissani is the starting point of the Merzouga dunes, and it takes an hour to an hour and a half to ride a camel to the Erg Chebbi dunes. From here you can enjoy the magnificent view of the sunset. At the camp, you will be welcomed with traditional mint tea and Moroccan biscuits. Then you will see a comfortable nomadic tent. Ner was sent under the stars, followed by a night of singing and drumming by the campfire. Overnight in a nomadic tent in a desert camp near the big sand dunes.

Day 7: Merzouga desert tour

After breakfast, enjoy a full-day trek to the Merzouga Desert. You can ride or follow a camel, and the camel can provide you with lunch prepared by the camel driver. A few hours in the morning, and three hours in the afternoon, I returned to the camp for the night. The second option is to drive a 4×4 car from the camp to the Berber village of khamlia, where you will visit the nomads. Have a cup of tea with them. Later, you will visit people from sub-Saharan Africa who play Gnava music. Back 250 m from the camp, the sunset is a spectacular view. Dinner is served in a nomad tent, where you can spend the night.

Day 8: Merzouga to Dades Gorges

Get in the morning to watch the sunrise, the endless sand dunes are a spectacular sight. After breakfast in the camp, he headed to Toudga Gorge to the High Atlas Mountains. Continue past Tinerhir village and then pass the popular hiking destination Todga Gorge. Continue to Dades Canyon and pass the interesting Tamnalt Hills. Dinner and overnight in the heart of the Dades Gorges on both sides of the red and purple cliffs.

Day 9: Dades Gorges to Ouarzazate

you can choose to take a stroll After breakfast in the Dades Valley. From here continue on the terrain on the Butartar trail to Ouarzazate, where you can visit the nomads and drink tea with them. -The day trip from Casablanca will continue through the Valley of Roses and arrive at Kraam Guna, where we will visit the cooperative, which uses the flowers in the valley to produce beauty products. Beautifully restored Amredhil Kasbah. After lunch, we will drive along Qiangu S Street, where numerous ancient between rises among palm trees. In the afternoon, we arrive at Ouarzazate, where there is a place to eat and stay overnight.

Day 10: Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Our 12 days tour from Casablanca will continue to the ancient castle Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which laid the foundation for many Hollywood movies and the most famous castle in Morocco. Kasbah, we will drive through the beautiful Ounila Valley to Kasbah Telouet. Lunch is served here, otherwise in the Atlas Mountains. Plan to visit the old castle in the mountains, Kasbah Telue, once the residence of the last Pasha and El Glaoui tribes in Marrakech. Travel through the famous Tizi n Tichke and the peculiar Atlas Mountains. Stop at the panoramic view and take pictures of the valley and beautiful Berber villages. At the end of the day, you will arrive in Marrakech, where there is a real riad for the night.

Day 11: Full day Marrakech

After enjoying a traditional breakfast in the Riad, start a full-day tour of Marrakech. You will visit the following attractions: Majorelle Garden-a peaceful garden designed by Jacques Majorelle and owned by Yves Sait Laurent. Majorelle has fish ponds, a small bridge, and a path, many plants and trees, and casual cafes and restaurants. Kotobia Mosque: One of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the country, is a symbol of the red city.

The mosque was built in the traditional Almohad style, with a tower (69 m) decorated with four copper balls. Bahia Palace: The “Beautiful Palace” is a beautiful display of Eastern architecture in the 19th century, reflecting the level of the wealthy who lived at that time. This charming place was built by Ahmad ibn Musa between 1894 and 1900.

Decorated with tiled walls and lit cedar ceilings, the palace is an amazing representative of the tomb of Feskra Saadi during the period of Sultan Ahmed al-Mansur (1578–1603). The tomb was discovered and restored in 1971. Due to its beautiful design and unique architecture, the mausoleum has become the main attraction of Marrakech. Jemaa el-Fna: Marrakech may be famous for its main square, where there are juice stands, dried fruit and spice dealers, snake charmers, and women. Henna painting, storytelling, and numerous booths until late at night. Explore the souks and shops of Marrakech.

Day 12: Marrakech to Casablanca

On the last day, we will transfer you from Marrakech to your riad or airport in Casablanca to catch your flight. This is the end of your 12 days tour from Casablanca.

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Testimonials:

We had a great time in the Erg Chebbi Desert in Merzouga. We stayed in Morocco for 12 days. We liked the breathtaking scenery and took great sunset photos. We recommend staying overnight here!

Ary

February 2016

This is our first experience in the desert and it is amazing. There are many travel agencies in Morocco that can take you to Ergo Chebi (Merzouga) or Zagora. Zagora is not like Merzouga! If you are looking for sand dunes in San (up to 150m), choose Merzouga.

Catrin O

August 2016

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Marrakech

The city of Marrakech is in southwestern Morocco at the foot of the High Atlas. Established by Almoravids around 1070 (based on other information in 1060 or 1062). The capital of Morocco in the eleventh to seventeenth centuries. This is a medieval city surrounded by walls with rectangular towers and gates, including the Medina (Old Town), the Old Fort (fortress) and the Agvida Gardens with pavilions and swimming pools. Monument in the Medina: Kubba al-Baruddin (dome pavilion), decorated with stone carvings and stucco decorations-part of the less experienced Almoravids palace, first half of the twelfth century. Mosque-Koutoubia (concrete, stone, brick, 12th century. Koutoubia (concrete, stone, brick, 12th century)); 17 horizontal and vertical naves, domes with stalactites, covered Ceiling) and minaret (stone, 1184-99), Ben Saleh and minaret (1331), Bab Dukkala (1557; 7 naves); Ben Yusef Madrasah (1565; 8 inner courtyards, carved stone, grey Mud, painted tiles-Zilliji), Zawiya Sidi bel Abbas al-Sabti (16th century cult ensemble, 1184-99), mosque walls decorated with stone bricks), Zawiya Sidi Bel Abbas al-Sabti (16 naves) , Stuccoed); Bahia Palace (1894-1900; garden). Ancient castle monuments: Bab-Aghvenau (door; 12th century, carved stone decoration), mosque (1197), cemetery with graves in the second half of the 16th century, palace-Badi (1578-93; ruins) and Dar El-Mahzen (19 End of the century); garden).

This modern city was established west of Medina in 1913. Marrakech is an ancient center for weaving carpets, stone, and other products. Museums: Moroccan Art Museum (at the end of the 19th century at Darceed Palace), Treasure Museum, etc. ceramics. The ruins of the Tasgimut fortress (12th century), located 30 kilometers southeast of Marrakech. Holidays in Marrakech Marrakech is one of the royal cities of Morocco. Marrakech is famous for its gardens, mosques, and ancient Arab-African architecture. architecture.

If you are going to Marrakech, you will remember the fairy tales of Scheherazade: majestic palaces, green gardens, markets full of colorful products, oriental atmosphere-this is why you should come here. Marrakech is suitable for short trips. This city is far from the coast, so it is not a seaside resort. Tourists from Russia usually stay in Marrakech for 2-3 nights, depending on the travel plan. Attractions in Marrakech Marrakech is hardly a Moroccan city. In the whole sense, you will be here on holiday. Yes, this is a very beautiful city, where you can be culturally shocked. The taste of this place will surprise you: magnificent palaces, lush gardens, markets full of colorful goods, mosques, and old buildings. To visit the sights, a 1-3 day drive from the resort where you are going to Marrakech is sufficient.

Meknes

One of the three imperial cities of Morocco. The city is not a seaside resort, so it is not popular with tourists. Most of the time, you will travel to Meknes with a guide. If you have time to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Arabian East, please click here. Meknes is conditionally divided into two parts: the historical monuments are concentrated in the medina-palaces, mausoleums, old buildings and new parts of the city-cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops. Meknes also attracts tourists with its luxurious pastimes-here you can play golf in the Royal Gardens. There is also the famous Roman ruins of Volubilis near Meknes, which is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Meknes is one of the three imperial cities. Morocco. The city is not a seaside resort, so it is not popular with tourists. Most people travel to Meknes with a guide.If you have time and want to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Arabian East, head here. Meknes is traditionally divided into two parts: historical monuments are concentrated in the medina-palaces, mausoleums, old buildings and new parts of the city-cafes, restaurants and Meknes. It attracts tourists with luxurious entertainment: here you can play golf in the Royal Gardens, and not far from Meknes is the famous Roman ruins of Volubilis, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are no direct flights from Novosibirsk to Morocco. Tourists from Siberia established contact with Morocco in Moscow. Fly directly to Casablanca and then to Meknes. The distance between the resorts is 240 kilometers. Bus, rent a car or book a transfer in advance.

You can also take the train to Meknes from Casablanca and other Moroccan resorts. Sightseeing in Meknes Excursions in Meknes are rarely popular with tourists due to the few hotels. It is quieter than other tourist centers and you can enjoy the beauty of historical sites. Accompanied by a guide, there are enough attractions to visit Meknes for 1-2 days. What to do in Meknes to wander the medina. Of course, Medina is the heart of Meknes. The main attractions are here. When buying a trip to Meknes, be sure to take a stroll in the medina.The old city is an Arab district, with many intricate streets and quite dense buildings. Along the medina, there are 10-meter-high stone walls with turrets, designed to prevent Berber invasions. The gate of Bab al-Mansur is a beautiful gate with beautiful mosaics and stucco shapes, which has become a tourist attraction. They were built in the 18th century and are still considered the most beautiful doors in Morocco. The city has received many historical monuments. Meknes was once the capital of the powerful Sultan Moulay Ismail. During his reign, he built many palaces, gardens and mosques. Indeed, the large number of mosques has made Meknes known as the “city of a thousand minarets.” 

Remember that non-Muslims are not allowed to enter the mosque, but you can enjoy it from the outside.The most popular mosque in Meknes is the Grand Mosque with its solemnly carved doors. Not far from the mosque is Madrasa Bu Inania. It is built in the airy Spanish Moorish style and is a tourist attraction. Medina also has famous palaces, Dar Jamai Palace was built in the late 19th century according to the best Moorish traditions. The building is decorated with mosaics and tiles and jagged arches. Next to the palace is a beautiful garden with cypress and orange trees. There is currently an ethnographic museum in the palace. Visitors can learn about the elements of daily life, which is a set of antique jewellery with reliefs. Another palace, El Mansour, has become a popular tourist shop.

Another attraction of Meknes in the Medina is the medieval complex of Heri-es-Suani, which incorporates a stable, grain storage and Agdal Pond, which once housed more than 12,000 horses. And the wheels of the water treatment plant. After the slaves have spent a whole day of sightseeing, you can stop and admire the water in the Agdal Pond. The center and magnet of the medina is El Hedim Square. During the day, vendors sell souvenirs, and at night, the square becomes an open-air theater: snake charmers, artists, dancers performing unusual dances, acrobats, cassowaries, etc. The feeling of being immersed in oriental fairy tales. You can also eat delicious and cheap food here-this place has become a huge food court.

Todra Gorges

If you plan to trips around Morocco Dades Valley, then travel to the Todra Gorge. When entering these canyons of the High Atlas, the rock mass enters the landscape in front of the two 300-meter-high cliffs that make up the climax. In Todra Canyon, you will feel small! A part of the movie “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot here. Continuing your trip to Morocco, you will discover the Palm Grove of Tingir at 1,350 meters above sea level, followed by Jebel Sago and Ignat.

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