12 Days tour from Casablanca

12 days tour departure Casablanca
12 days tour from Casablanca is one of long tours in Morocco, a tour with  blend of culture, nature and adventure. We lead the tour from the imperial cities of Morocco crossing the mountains of the Atlas towards the wild Sahara desert. In the last days we stop to discover the most touristic city in Morocco, Marrakech city with it’s most fabulous sights. The tour also give an opportunity to have some moments in the Atlantic ocean with a day trip to Essaouira city.

Itinerary

12 days tour from Casablanca with the  visit of the Moroccan imperial cities , Desert, Valleys, Authentic villages, Mountains, Atlantic coast and more!


Itinerary: 12 days tour from Casablanca


Day 1: Transfer from the airport of Casablanca to your Riad in Rabat

Depending on the time of your arrival in Casablanca, we may have time to visit the mosque of Hassan II before we drive to Rabat for overnight. Night in Rabat

Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen

We will start our day by exploring the high of our country capital, including its historic sights such as Hassan tower, shella Kasbah, Oudaya kasbahs, than We leave Rabat towards Chefchaouen, famous for its vivid blue rinsed houses and is very popular for both tourists and Moroccans, particularly in the hot summer months. Explore winding lanes and narrow alleys which are home to numerous souks offering cuisine and artisan works. Overnight in Chefchaouen

Day 3: Chefchaouen – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes  

We leave Chefchaouen towards the archaeological site of Volubilis (Walili) and start discovering the fascinating Roman ruins adorned with beautiful mosaics and colorful tiles depicting Roman mythology.

The tour continue to the imperial city of Meknes, was chosen by Sultan Moulay Ismail as his capital at the end of 17 century, the city built with 20 gates, more than 50 palaces and 15 miles of surrounding wall. We discover some Meknes highlights of the city as Bab Mansour gate, Place El-Hedim (Square of Ruins), we will visit the well known Haras de Meknès, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. After enjoying the city of Meknes we drive towards Fes for the night.

Day 3: FES – FES guided tour

With local guide, you start a day tour in the city of Fez, where time in the old medina stands still. Exquisitely Fes is well-preserved medieval city of donkey-wide alleyways and souks. Your guided tour will be lead you the the most famous landmarks and crafts of the city including the famous palace gate, the Mosaic factory, La Mederasa Attarine, the Nejjarine Fountain, and the mosques of El Karaouyine, Mesera Bou Inania and Tanneries. After the visit which can end anytime you prefer we drop you in your authentic Riad.

Day 4: FES – AZROU – MIDELT- MERZOUGA DUNES

Our guide will pick you up at 8h00 in your Riad in Fes, we start our trip across the Middle Atlas to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi via Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests and the Ziz valley gorge. It’s an interesting route with a great landscape that offers great shuts with different sceneries for photographers, we stop for lunch in Midelt. We continue to the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes where you will ride a camel for 2 hours to enjoy the sun sit in 250m and nearby we spend the night in Berber campsite where dinner is freshly prepared and served under the stars. After dinner, it all the time nice to join round fire for some music with drums.

Day 5: Merzouga dunes – Todgha Gorges – Dades valley

If we wake up early enough, you can watch the spectacle of the sunrise when the color of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight. After breakfast, we leave to Tinghir and the Todgha gorges for lunch. The road passes through Tinjdad and the Todgha Valley. Here there are plenty of opportunities to walk, such as along the river through the gardens or up the road on the other side of the gorges. We continue to the valley of Dades for the night. Night in a hotel

Day 6: Dades valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou 

We start to driving in the valley of Dades among its beautiful mountain form and fig trees towards the gorges, We can have some walk for a hour to discover the valley before driving  to Ouarzazate the famous city of the cinema, few stops to see the Kasbah or Taourirt and the cinema studios, afterwards  the tour lead us to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage site and the backdrop for many Hollywood block busters. It is the most famous Kasbahs in Morocco. Night in Ait ben Haddou

Day 7 Ait Ben Haddou – Taliouin – Taroudant

For those who like the sun set, in the top of Ait Ben Haddou you can enjoy what morning walk to see it. Breakfast will be served in your hotel then we start the drive Along the beautiful dry mountains of the anti Atlas we drive to Taliouin, the famous region of safran, where we will make a break for lunch, From there the road continues to Taroudant, along beautiful farms and Argan forest. At the end of the afternoon we arrive in Taroudant. Night in a Riad

Day 8: Taroudant – Tizi n Test- Imlil

In the Morning we drive towards the famous Tizi n Test 2093m alt offers some of the best landscape of the high Atlas mountains with snaking road, we continue driving to Imlil town in the edge of Toubkal mountain where most of hikers make is the starting point for their hike towards the highest peak in the north Africa, also it’s an amazing opportunity to discover the culture of Berbers in the this unique mountains. Night in Imlil

Day 9: Imlil – Marrakech

The morning their is again opportunity to hike for few hours around the towns of Imlil to discover more some authentic Berber villages around before we hear to Marrakech for the night.

Day 10: Marrakech – Marrakech

After breakfast, you explore Marrakech’s historical sites with your local guide: Menara Gardens, Koutoubia Minaret, Saadian Tombs, and the Bahia Palace. Tour the walls of the old medina, Agdal Gardens, the new Geeliz district, the markets, and the famous Djemaa El Fna Square. The famous square – the size of a football field -is as it was 500 years ago: storytellers, vendors of Magic potions, dancers, snake charmers, and acrobats. Dinner, Hotel

Day 11 : Day trip to Essaouira

It will take us 3 ours drive to reach the beautiful city of Essaouira, Located at 170 km from Marrakech on the Morocco’s coast Atlantic. Essaouira is a small coastal town, this city is a world Heritage site by UNESCO, the Medina is surrounded by the walls that protect it. The Medina of Essaouira offering a wide variety of craft products and relaxing art all around. by visiting Essaouira you have seen the beach mountain and desert in your vacation. Return to Marrakech by the afternoon

Day 12: Transfer to the airport of Marrakech or Casablanca

 

Note: the 12 days tour from casablanca can be shorter or longer to suit you vacation/time, it can also start from rabat or Tangier

For more longs tours check also our 10 days from Tangier: https://www.adrartravel.com/tours/10-days-tour-from-tangier/


Include / not include

info The price for the tour is depending on how many persons and also the seasons.
Included • Transport by a private 4x4 Toyota Prado or Land Cruiser A/C.(4 persons) or bus ( 6 persons) • Driver • English speaking Guide • Fuel • City guide in Fes and Marrakech • Camel ride in the Sahara • Full board during the 2 day trekking (6th day and 7th day) • Camping equipmenets ( tents+ matresses+ kitchen equipment) • Accommodation ; air-conditioned double room with private shower / toilet ; (dinner and breakfast is included) • 4th night in Erg Chebbi Dunes ; bivouac ; comfortable nomadic tents with blankets, sheets, matteresses, toilets / showers ; ( with dinner and breakfast) • 5th night in the gorge of Dades ( hotel) • • 6th+ 7th nights camping with mattresses (dinner and breakfast) • 8th night in nkob in a hotel( dinner and breakfast) • 9th+10th-11th in Marrakech in a riad (with breakfast) • Pick up on the 1st day from casablanca airport to you hotel. • Drop off on the 12th day at Marrakech airport.
Not included lunches, Entrance fees (historical sites) and tips.