6 Days Tour To Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert From Casablanca
Morocco is a place of exotic colors and cultures. Explore the highlights of the country on our 6 Days Tour To Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert From Casablanca.
Visit Rabat, the capital of Morocco, and see the ruins of the Citadel of Challah. Later, drive to Fes, the cultural city of Morocco.
This tour is designed to explore Morocco’s most cultural cities and experience its unique architecture, and traditions. Visit Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen the Blue city, Fes the cultural city, discover the kasbahs of Morocco and spend one night in the Sahara desert.
The trip will continue to visit Midelt, the Ziz Valley and Erfoud (famous for fossils and The Date Festival) until you reach the captivating dunes of Merzouga, where you will spend the night at a desert camp (Bivouac). You will enjoy the sunset from top of a dune then dinner and sleep under the vast sky of stars.
You will spend the next day visiting Marrakech, a city in which you can see many ancient palaces like Bahia Palace and stroll in Jemaa El Fna, the largest traditional market of the country where you can find water sellers, musicians, dancers, storytellers, snake charmers, and the famous Koutoubia Mosque.
The next stop of your Morocco tour will be Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. This city has a lot of historic sites like the Royal Palace, Mohamed V Mausoleum and Kasbah Oudaya. Also, the old medina of Rabat is a twisting labyrinth of narrow streets lined with medieval houses, Islamic gardens, and mosques.
After visiting Rabat, you will continue to the second-oldest Imperial city of Marrakech. This bustling city has many beautiful historical sites such as Koutoubia Mosque and Saadian Tombs. Also, you can stroll around the busy and colorful Djemaa el-Fna square or relax in the green Marjorelle Gardens.
From Marrakech, you will travel toward the Sahara Desert of Merzouga. This is a large town on the edge of the Sahara desert, where you will see camels and desert camps. You will enjoy a sunset and sunrise on the dunes, as well as dinner and overnight in a desert camp.
Experience Morocco’s imperial cities, desert, and mountains on this private 6-day tour. Navigate streets of ancient medinas, ride a camel over shifting sands in the Sahara, and explore mud-brick cities and high rocky peaks of the Atlas mountains.
Start your tour in Casablanca, a bustling modern metropolis that boasts the world’s largest mosque and the Djemaa El Fna, a covered market that becomes a crowded scene of water sellers, musicians, dancers, snake charmers, and storytellers at night.
Then, visit Meknes, an old imperial city with its maze-like medina and beautiful Bab Mansour el-Aleuj, said to be one of the most beautiful gates in all of Africa. Finally, discover Volubilis, a UNESCO-listed Roman ruin sprawled across a wildflower-dotted hillside with majestic triumphal arches and impressive palaces and baths.
In the morning, explore highlights of Marrakech with your local guide. Admire the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Ben Youssef Quranic mosque and stroll around the largest traditional souk in Morocco. Have lunch near Jemaa El-Fna Square, where you’ll have free time to wander.
Next day you’ll visit Volubilis to discover a large Roman ruin and Meknes, one of the Imperial cities, see the grand gateway Bab Mansour, Sahrij Souani basin used for irrigation and the Moulay Ismail mausoleum.
Continuing south, you’ll be amazed by the sensational landscape of the High Atlas Mountains with their luscious valleys and picturesque mud-brick villages. Stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the valleys & Berber villages views. During the tour, you’ll visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Ksar Ait Ben Haddou and the famous Hollywood of Africa (Ouarzazate city with its film studios). You will also visit Rissani traditional market.
Located in Morocco’s southeast, Merzouga is known for its spectacular dunes. It is also home to some of the best camel rides and desert camping (glamping) in the country. This six-day tour to Merzouga from Fez will give you a taste of Morocco’s wildly varied landscapes.
During this tour, you’ll visit the Saharan town of Rissani, where you can shop in its busy market and explore the surrounding areas. Then, you’ll drive to Erg Chebbi Dunes and enjoy a camel ride before spending the night in a luxury desert camp.
From here, you’ll trek to the UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. You’ll then continue through the Draa Valley, where you’ll see kasbahs on either side of the road. You’ll spend the night in Ouarzazate.