8 days from casablanca to marrakech

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8 days from casablanca to marrakech overview

With our well-designed "Morocco itinerary 8 days," embark on an amazing eight-day journey across Morocco's diverse towns and enthralling landscapes. Experience the stunning beauty of the Sahara Desert, meander through the seductive blue lanes of Chefchaouen, explore the lively marketplaces of Fes, and totally immerse yourself in the rich culture of Marrakech with this well-planned journey. Explore vibrant marketplaces, enjoy the tastes of traditional food, and be amazed by the fascinating architecture that graces every corner to fully appreciate the rich tapestry of Moroccan culture. With its vibrant alleyways scented with exotic spices and its wide stretches of golden dunes, every day of our eight-day Morocco itinerary reveals a different aspect of this captivating nation. Every minute of these eight days in Morocco promises to be a tapestry of wonder and enchantment, whether you are exploring the secret treasures of Chefchaouen, navigating the ancient Medina of Fes, staring at the star-studded night sky in the Sahara, or meandering through the colorful streets of Marrakech. Come prepared to be enthralled by Morocco's charm as you set off on an amazing journey that skillfully combines discovery, cultural immersion, and stunning scenery.

8 days from casablanca to marrakech highlights:

  • Exquiring in the historic Volubilis ruins, which narrate stories of Morocco's illustrious past.
  • Every aspect of the Fes Medina, while meandering through its maze-like lanes and discovering its ancient nooks and crevices, has cultural value.
  • Going on a camel walk and seeing the calm beauty of the desert provides a different viewpoint on the enormous vistas.
  • Taking in the stunning vistas of dawn and sunset over the Erg Chebbi Dunes, where sand dunes provide an enthralling show.
  • Sleeping under the stars in the middle of the desert and making lifelong memories will provide the ultimate peace.
  • Wandering through the stunning Todra Canyon, which is encircled by imposing rocks that highlight the magnificence of nature.
  • Savouring the breathtaking sweeping vistas of the High Atlas Mountains, a magnificent setting that heightens the appeal of your Moroccan journey.
  • Seeing the energetic alleys, ancient palaces, and busy souks of Marrakech provide the ideal fusion of modernism and tradition.

8 days from casablanca to marrakech Itinerary

Cheers to Morocco! Your eight-day journey from Casablanca starts with a kind welcome at Mohammed V International Airport. As we begin our tour in the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, a real architectural wonder, our local guide will be with you. The elaborate marble carvings, exquisite tile work, and breath-taking vistas of the ocean will enthrall you. Having the second-tallest minaret in the world, this mosque is an amazing sight!

After seeing the mosque, we will travel to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, to see many historically significant locations like the Oudayas Kasbah and the Hassan Tower. As we take you to your Rabat lodging at the end of the day, you may unwind and refuel for the thrilling experiences that lay ahead. If your aircraft arrives at night, kindly be advised that we will transfer you straight to your Casablanca hotel so you may have a quiet night before the trip starts.

We head for Chefchaouen after a full breakfast at your hotel or riad. Enchanting village tucked away in northern Morocco's Rif Mountains is waiting! About four hours of beautiful scenery of undulating hills and little villages await you on the scenic trip from Rabat to Chefchaouen.

Once in your hotel or riad in Chefchaouen, you will have some free time to explore. Famous for its unusual blue-washed structures, the city exudes a charming and lovely atmosphere. Visit vibrant souks (markets), meander slowly through the Medina's lanes and alleyways, or unwind at one of the many cafés or restaurants serving delicious Moroccan food.

Great cuisine, breathtaking views, and cultural events will make your day in Chefchaouen one to remember. Remember to pack your camera so you may enjoy the splendor of this amazing town!

Start your morning from your Riad with a delicious breakfast to set out on an enchanted tour of the picturesque Rif villages. Travel over the untainted countryside of Morocco to Volubilis, a once-thriving Roman city.

Discover Volubilis' intriguing past and see the well-preserved remains. Admire the elaborate mosaics and the imposing buildings, which provide a window into the life of the ancient Romans, that date to the third century. After this historical immersion, we will go to Meknes, the capital of Morocco in the 17th century.

We will see the Medina, a quaint walled ancient town with the well-known Bab el Mansour gate, after a filling lunch. See the elaborate sculptures and motifs on the gate, then pay a visit to the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, a hallowed location honoring the well-known Sultan Moulay Ismail. After our day of discovery, we will travel to Fes, where we will spend a lovely evening at a beautiful Riad.

Set off on an enthralling full-day tour of Fes with a local guide. Fes, the center of culture and religion in Morocco and an imperial city, opens its rich past and cultural gems for you to explore.

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site-designated medieval Medina, which begins with the Royal Palace entrance. Explore the gems that are Al-Qarawiyyin University, the Al-Attarine Madrasa, the Nejjarine fountain, and the Chouara Tanneries; each one has fascinating architecture and intricate patterns.

Step inside "the Mellah," the Jewish neighborhood of Fes, to learn about the intriguing history of the Jewish community there. Finish your day in an old stronghold with a broad vista of Fes and the Medina before going back to your Riad. This full-day trip, conducted by an informed local guide, guarantees a fascinating immersion in Fes's history and culture.

We will go into the desert after breakfast at your Fes riad. Travelling south in the direction of Merzouga, you will pause briefly to take in the views at Ifrane. We will next go to a Middle Atlas Mountains cedar forest, where we will come across several Barbary apes. We'll go for the Ziz Valley, which is well-known for its palm tree-filled oasis, after lunch at a café along the route.

You will arrive in the desert in the afternoon and launch a real camel caravan across Erg Chebbi's sand dunes. Hike across the desert and stop to see a brilliant sunset from a top dune. Proceed then to your opulent desert camp. You'll be brought to your own tent to unwind and change when you get there. After a filling meal, congregate around a campfire under the starry sky as camp staff performs Berber music and drums. There's also the chance to pick up drumming.

Today, it's strongly advised to get up early to see the amazing sunrise over Erg Chebbi's dunes. After a wonderful breakfast, you may take a 4x4 car or a camel to Merzouga. The next leg of your trip toward Dades Gorge will be ready for you to take with your driver.

Discover stunning locations in route, such as the Rissani traditional market (if your visit falls on a Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday market day). Saunter slowly along the charming Todra Gorge and take in the breathtaking vistas of the Dades and Todra rivers.

En approach to Dades Gorge, take at the striking rock formations that resemble monkey fingers. Enjoy a broad vista of the Gorges as you drive through the Dades Valley and arrive at your hotel for a cozy night.

A drive to Ouarzazate, dubbed the "Hollywood of Africa" and the "Gateway to the Desert," starts today's journey. See well-known movie locations and learn about the shooting process by touring Atlas Studios, the biggest film studio in Morocco.

Travelling on, we arrive at Ait Ben Haddou, the setting of the well-known Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been shown in television shows like Game of Thrones and films like The Gladiator. Take in the ancient site and its elaborate decorations and minute construction.

Following a delicious lunch at a restaurant, we continue across the High Atlas Mountains and take in breath-taking scenery. Late afternoon finds us in Marrakech. After checking into your riad, amble about Jemaa El Fenna slowly to take in the vibrant vibe.

Start your final day of your amazing eight days in Morocco with a delicious breakfast at your Riad. Meeting you to show you the finest of Marrakech will be our kind local guide. Ahead of you are fascinating tales about famous sites you will see, like Ben Youssef Madrassa, Jemaa El-Fna Square, Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia Mosque.

Following a filling meal, take in the stunning Majorelle Garden and the contemporary side of Marrakech.

8 days from casablanca to marrakech Includes

What are including in 8 days from casablanca to marrakech

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Comfortable transportation in a private air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle, van, or minibus (depending on your group size)
  • A knowledgeable driver or a driver and an English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • A local guide will be provided to help you explore the vibrant cities of Fes and Marrakech
  • Accommodation for 7 nights with breakfast included
  • Enjoy dinner at your desert camp and your hotel in Dades Gorge
  • A unique camel trekking experience
  • Sandboarding

What are Excluding in 8 days from casablanca to marrakech

  • Lunches
  • Dinner in Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes, and Marrakech
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees, when needed
  • Tips (optional)

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