5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via Chefchaouen & Fes
- Tour Code: T566-11
- Level: Standard
- Type: Private tour
- Duration: 5 days
- Start city: Casablanca
- End city: Marrakech
This 5 Days Morocco Sahara Desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech offers you a real experience of Morocco Desert. Visit the blue pearl, Chefchaouen. Explore the medieval city of Fes with its narrow, cobbled streets, enjoy the scenic Atlas mountains, camp in the Sahara Desert under a starry sky. Travel through the Todgha gorges, the Road of thousand Kasbahs and end up in the red city, Marrakech.
Day 1: Casablanca airport, Chefchaouen (338 KM)
Day 2: Chefchaouen, Fes (201 KM)
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)
Upon your arrival at Casablanca airport, a member of our team will greet you and we’ll head to Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains which is an open plateau transverse by numerous ravines and valleys then you will be astonished by simply beautiful city of Chefchaouen where everything is set dramatically, gradually climbing up the mountains. Turn on your cameras! It’s the blue Jewel of Morocco. Overnight in Chefchaouen including bed and breakfast.
After breakfast at your Riad we’ll depart around 8 AM toward Fes where our local guide will take you to uncover the oldest Medina of Morocco that dates back to the eight century. You’ll explore the narrow winding 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
) 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. Nextwe’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.
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 of the 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.
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 Marrakechby the afternoon.
Meals : Breakfast