8 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM CASABLANCA

Start in Casablanca and explore the Hassan II Mosque.

Your 8-day tour of Morocco will begin in the bustling city of Casablanca, where you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning Hassan II Mosque. This impressive mosque is one of the largest in the world and features intricate tilework, stunning architecture, and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. As you explore the mosque, you will learn about the history and culture of Morocco and gain a deeper appreciation for the country’s rich heritage.

You can spend a good time in the imperial city of Marrakech before embarking on a journey to discover the natural beauty of historically authentic desert areas and rural communities in the south of Morocco.

This 8 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca is private & suitable for adventurous travelers.

8 days tour from Casablanca ITINERARY

DAY 1 : CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH

Pick up at 9 am from your accommodation in Casablanca or ( Flight arrival time) from the Mohamed V airport. According to your arrival time, we can get to visit Hassan 2 mosque & Rick’s Cafe. A 3-hour drive via the motorway to Marrakech. Check in your Riad and whenever you are ready, begin your exploration of Marrakech.

Visit the Koutoubia Mosque Minaret dominates the skyline of Marrakech. The 12th-century monument is a master class in Moorish architecture.

Head to the Djemaa el Fna, the main square at the heart of Marrakech’s Medina. As the sun sets, food stalls next to rows of snail sellers, snake charmers, musicians, and storytellers… Etc

Overnight in Riad in the Medina.

DAY 2: MARRAKECH MEDINA & NEW TOWN GUIDED TOUR

8 days tour from casablanca

Full-day sightseeing tour in Marrakech to explore the Medina, souks, monuments, and Gardens. We will provide you with a guided tour of the `Pearl of the South` Above all, escorted by your driver and our professional local guide to see all its highlights: 

The main square of Djemaa El Fna, the constant flow of show biz celebrities owning properties here, its massive foreign residents’ community, or its geographical location, Marrakech is smaller, yet much more famous than its counterpart Fes.

There is no other Moroccan city that boasts such a demographic diversity: Arabs, Europeans, and Berbers have always blended with the Touareg populations north of the Sahara in addition, the Black Africans whose ancestors worked at the court of the Sultan in a city always known for being a passage point for caravans coming through its gates from the 4 corners of Africa. 

Highlights include Bahia Palace, Koranic school Ben Yussef, Souks, Saadian Tombs, the legendary Hotel Mamounia, and the Majorelle Gardens (once the property of a certain Yves Saint Laurent).

DAY 3: MARRAKECH - KASBAH TELOUET - KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU :

The adventure that starts today takes you over the 2260 meters (7500 feet) – high Tizi n’Tichka pass, which is the highest pass-road in Africa. You will zig-zag through a desolate terrain of hairpin bends, but the breathtaking views make it worthwhile. Have your camera ready so we will show you the best spots.

For those who want to explore the beaten road, Telouet creates an impressive stop on the back road to Ait Benhaddou. It is said that the ruins of the slave village still remain, but they do, and True itself is rapidly collapsing. After that is Ait Benhaddou. A walled city with traditional buildings made of mud and thatched roof, you can feel the eerie history as you walk down the shaded streets between the crumbling walls. further, particular interest is its former grandeur.

Overnight in Kasbah hotel.

DAY 4: AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DRAA VALLEY - ZAGORA

After breakfast, we start our journey toward the Zagora Desert. Firstly, we stop at the city of Ouarzazate, you will visit the Kasbah of Taourirte and the Atlas Cinema Studios of your choice.  Crossing the Low Atlas Mountains via the Ait Saouen pass, such beautiful rocky mountains with water formation. We will stop for picture opportunities. further, driving along the green Draa Valley contrasted with the rocky arid background. 

Overnight in Zagora Palm grove.

DAY 5: ZAGORA - TAMEGROUTE - MHAMID - OFF-ROAD - WILD DESERT OF ERF CHIGAGA

In the morning we visit Zagora Palmerie, Jewish Kasbah after that the artisan silversmiths. Then drive 30 min and stop for the unique Tamegroute artisan pottery with outdoor earth kilns. Guided visit to the still-inhabited Tamegroute Kasbah & the underground library. The journey on a tarmac road ends at the Saharan village of M’hamid. You begin the next part of your journey off-road, certainly traveling into Morocco’s wildest Sahara region – Erg Chigaga.

Infinitely rippling like a vast sea of ​​sand, in other words, Erg Chigaga’s dramatic 300-meter-high dunes are tuned to fully absorb the desert experience. Other than the footsteps of trekking through the dunes, it rarely interferes with silence (it’s not as easy as your guide thinks). Learn about life in Morocco’s most rugged desert, a family of Amazighs nomads who live here.

1 Overnight in a Luxury Desert Camp in Half Board.

DAY 6: ERG CHIGAGA - FOUM ZGUID:

Good morning in such a beautiful and unique atmosphere. You’ve got an optional climb of towering dunes to watch the sunrise over the Desert, Sand Boarding Down the Dunes, walk around the dune area, or simply relax at the Desert camp. Lunch at the Camp. 90km Desert dune & off-road drive to exit the Sahara toward Foum Zguid via a different direction than yesterday. The drive in the Sahara also follows part of the old Dakar rally route. Photos & refreshment stops as you like. Arrive in Foum Zguid in the approx late afternoon.

Overnight & Full board day.

DAY 7 : FOUM ZGUID - MARRAKESH:

We will meet you at your accommodation after breakfast, and further drive to The Berber Carpet making town Tazenakht. Break & visit then we continue crossing the High Atlas Mountains. Stop for lunch; brazier mountain lunch in the High Atlas Mountains. Photos & refreshment stops as you like. certainly, Arrive in Marrakech in the approx late afternoon.

Overnight in Riad in the Medina.

 

DAY 8: End of 8 Days from Casablanca / MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA :

We say goodbye to each other after this amazing adventure, 8 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca. 

The 3-hour journey from Marrakech to Mohamed V Casablanca airport, or 30 min from Medina to Marrakech airport. 

We hope you enjoyed your 8 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca with us! Meanwhile, we are really pleased to have you on board.

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