10 Days Adventure Morocco Tour from Tangier to Casablanca
- Tour Code: T566-6
- Level: Standard
- Type: Private tour
- Duration: 10 days
- Start city: Tangier
- End city: Casablanca
This 10 Days Adventure Morocco Tour combines culture, history, and adventure. Begin in northern Morocco in Tangier and the picturesque city of Chefchaouen before working your way south to the fascinating and oldest city of Fes, through the vast Sahara Desert, and over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Finish in the economic capital of Casablanca with a trip to the breathtaking Hassan II Mosque.
Day 1: Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fes (323 KM)
Day 2: Exploring Fes with local guide
Day 3: Fes, Ifrane, Merzouga (459 KM)
Day 4: Merzouga, Todgha Gorges, Dades valley (252 KM)
Day 5: Dades valley, Rose Valley, Ait-ben-Haddou Ksar, Marrakech (340 KM)
Day 6: Exploring Marrakech with local guide
Day 7 : Marrakech, Essaouira (191 KM)
Day 8 : Exploring Essaouira
Day 9 : Essaouira , Casablanca (377 KM)
Day 10 : Casablanca , Mohamed V International Airport (32 KM)
During the first day of your trip we will meet you in the port / airport or your hotel and drive through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to the blue city, Chefchaouen that we will visit. Its Medina has a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafeswhere you will have lunch before we continue our way to Fes where we will spend the night. Overnight in Fes including bed and breakfast
Meals: No Meals
After breakfast at your Riad, our local guide will take you on a journey of exploration into the oldest Medina of Morocco that dates back to the eight century. You’ll explore the narrowwinding cobbled streets of the Medina, where donkeys are the main mode of transportation. Your tour will include historical sites of the Medina, including the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest university in the world, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, the Nejjarine fountains, the famous tanneries, as well as the King’s Palace, the Jewish quarter and the ceramics cooperative to see the traditional Moroccan crafts. The tour ends in late evening. Overnight in Fes including bed and breakfast.
Meals : Breakfast
In the morning we’ll drive toward the Sahara desert, our first stop will be in Ifrane, known as Little Switzerland. Then we’ll continue through the Cedar Forest where, with luck you’ll see monkeys. Next we’ll head to Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Continuing the road through the Middle Atlas Mountains and observe the nomads that live there. We continue the drive through the scenic Ziz Valley that is surrounded with palm trees stopping at scenic views along the way. After that we will head to the final station Sahara desert. Overnight in Merzouga including dinner and breakfast
Meals : Breakfast & Dinner
In the morning, your camel guide will awaken you to enjoy the spectacular sunrise over the sand dunes. This experience is considered one of the trip’s highlights. After your breakfast in the middle ofthe Sahara dunes, you’ll ride your camels back to the village of Merzouga. Then we will start our journey driving to the Dades Valley via the Todghra Valley and Gorges where we will stop for pictures of the kasbahs built by jews. You’ll have a chance to walk through the stunning Todghra Gorges before carrying on to the Dades Valley. Overnight in Dades valley including dinner and breakfast.including bed and breakfast.
Breakfast & Dinner
After breakfast at your hotel, we’ll drive to Marrakech via the Dades Valley again, with its dramatic rock formations and ancient kasbahs, and then on to the Rose Valley, known for its damask roses that are harvested in April. Continuing on our journey, we’ll head to Ouarzazate, known as African Hollywood, where you can see the Taourirt kasbah and tour the movie studios. We’ll then continue on to a UNESCO Heritage site, the Ait ben Haddou Ksar, the largest ksar in Morocco where movies like The Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and The Jewel of the Nile were filmed. Then we carry on to Marrakech through the Tichka Pass, one of the highest mountains in Morocco. Arriving in Marrakech by the afternoon. Overnight in Marrakech inclduding bed and breakfast.
After breakfast at your Riad , our local guide will take you on a journey to explore Marrakech . By immersing yourself in the red city. Your tour will include the Bahia Palace, the Saadienne tombs, the koutoubia mosque, Jamaa el Fna Square, the Majorelle garden and Ben Youssef Medrasa. Walking through the souks, you’ll enjoy the sights, sounds of Marrakech. After sundown, we suggest you walk to Jamaa el Fna, the main square in the old city that comes alive at night with snake charmers, storytellers, merchants and people from all over the world.
Today we will start our journey on 9 AM or until 2 PM as you prefer, driving about 4 hours then we reach the ancient port of Mogador, built by the Portuguese in a narrow peninsula with a huge sand crescent. Perfectly sheltered by stunning French-built walls of the eighteenth century, the city is largely pedestrian and is divided into various districts for design in grid form. From the top of Skala you can see the colorful fishing port and Spanish fortresses and guns. Essaouira is also famous for itshandicrafts wooden objects perfectly interspersed with lemon wood, ebony, nacre or copper or silver threads. Overnight in Essaouira including bed and breakfast.
Today you have a free day to leisurely explore Essaouira by visiting the Skala Fortress and wandering through the alleys of the Medina and Enjoy fresh-caught grilled fish for lunch and a walk by the beach where you will see surfers enjoying their sport. Essaouira is also referred to as The “City of the Wind” it held an annual festival of “Gnouas music”, where many musical groups come from different parts of Africa and the world. Usually it starts in the second week of June.
Today we will leave Essaouira toward Casablanca “ the economy capital of Morocco “ via the coastal road while admiring the views and stopping for pictures whenever you want. We will pass by Safi, city of potters then to Oualidia where you can enjoy delicious seafood lunch in front of the beach. After lunch we will continue our journey to Casablanca passing by El Jadida which is an old Portuguese city. We will reach Casablanca by the evening. Overnight in Casablanca including bed and breakfast.
After your breakfast at your hotel we will transfer you to the airport at your flight time. If time permits and Hassan second mosque is missed on the first day, we will visit it today before we take you to the airport.