15 Days Casablanca – Morocco Imperial Cities
Day 1: Casablanca
After your arrival we will collect you and we transfer to your hotel. Today you will visit the city, including the Hassan II, one of the largest mosques in the world, and we stayed in the local hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat
Today we start a small tour in the city of Casablanca and then we depart toward Rabat (capital of Morocco). We will cross the medina and its souks ,then we will visit the Kasbah of the Udayas, Hassan Tower 2 ,where 4 facades are decorated different between yes,then Mausoleum Mohamed 5 next to the tower. From here we return to the new city to see the Royal Palace (residence of king) .We stayed in Rabat for dinner and spend the night in local hotels.
Day 3: Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez
Today we will depart to Fez. We stop in Meknes where we visit the stables of the Sultan, the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, the Khayatine Koubba, the majestic Bab Mansour and Plaza The Hdim. Then we will visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis and then continue to Fes where we stay in the local hotel for tonight.
Day 4: Fez – Guided Tour
Today we start the guided tour of the medina. It is one of the largest in the world walled medina. We will explore the narrow streets with fresh fruit, spices, carpets Berbers and many other arts. We will visit the mosques including the Mosque Quaraouiyine (founded in 859 by Fatima The Fihri) and the Andalusian Mosque. Then we will visit the sources including the Nejjarine Fountain,madrassas (Koranic schools) ,Batha (Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts) and also the tanneries ,souks including Souk Attarine Bab Boujloud – ,with its ceramics blue and green. We will also visit the Palace of the Kings .We stayed in Fes in Riyadh in Medina local tonight.
Day 5: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Erfoud
Today we spent by Ifrane (winter ski resort built by the French in 1930 to resemble a Swiss people),then we drive through the Middle Atlas mountains and a large part of the morning we will be enjoying the beautiful forests, irregular and rocky, Berber villages crossed in the Atlas Mountains. Then we will make a stop for lunch in the village of Midelt, famous for their fossils and continue toward Erfoud where we stay in the local hotel for tonight. The pool will be a delight after the unit and enjoy dinner after a long day.
Day 6: Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga – Erg chebi desert
We depart from Erfoud after breakfast and we headed to Rissani (Alaouite dynasty now holds the power of Morocco). Here you can see the historical monument of Sijilmassa ,the great desert trade center,the Kasbahs (village fortify). Around Rissani there are more than 350 kasbahs, mosulement of Moulay Ali Charif (the founder of the Alaouite dynasty). We will visit the museum of lfida, large souk ,the public market .We will have lunch in a traditional Moroccan restaurant and then we went out to Merzouga where we arrive before sunset and spend the night in traditional or store kasbah Berber (if you prefer) in the middle of the dunes where is obtained by the camels.
Day 7: Merzouga – Toudra Gorge – Dades Gorge
After a special breakfast, we will drive toward the Berber the throat of Dades. We will pass by the road of the Thousand Kasbahs , river valleys. We are also going to travel through the valley of Ziz and gorges through Tinghir. We will stop for lunch at a local restaurant in the village and after a hike in Todra gorge we will continue toward a dades gorge ,where we spent the night and enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 8: Gorges Dades – Pink – Ouarzazate valley
In the morning after breakfast we will hike to explore the dades gorge then travel through the Draa valley with its numerous groves of palm trees and Berber peoples. Then we went to Ouarzazate where we visit the Atlas studio and Kasbahs in the city. We stayed here in the local hotel.
Day 9: Ouarzazate – Taroudant – Agadir
We pass by the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou (included in the UNESCO World Heritage List). We depart from Agadir on the way we pass through small villages and historic kasbahs ,and visit Taroudant. We countinue their way through the mountains to travel to Agadir in the afternoon ,and stayed here for one night and dinner.
Day 10: Agadir
After a tasty breakfast we will have full day to relax on the beach. We also want to explore Agadir and its main attractions. We stayed here for one night in local hotel.
Day 11: Agadir – Essaouira
Agadir (called the Miami of Morocco) is a favorite spa of the European tourists and Moroccans. Agadir is famous for its beaches, the comforts of modern life and for the practice of surf. You can try it with experts. In the afternoon we drive from Agadir to north to another coastal town of Essaouira. We stayed here during the night.
Day 12: Essaouira Guided Tour
Today we are going to spend the whole day exploring this lovely small town. Essaouira is the former Portuguese city (called Mogador). It was fortified by a French architect Vauban follower. We will enjoy a lunch at the port of Essaouira (fresh fish must be eaten there). Essaouira has a very favorable microclimate that ensures a mild in winter and cool in summer. We will visit the medina, beaches and spent a night here.
Day 13: Essaouira – Marrakech
In the morning we leave toward Marrakech (the pearl of the South). This city is symbolized by the Djemaa el Fna,and the Koutoubia Minaret. Enjoy Djemaa El Fna Square, where you will be surprised by the dancers, snake charmers. We spent the night at local hotel/riad in Jamma El Fna Square.
Day 14: Marrakech Guided Tour
After breakfast we will have guided tour of Marrakech. The visit will include the Menara gardens, the minaret of Koutoubia, the Saadian Tombs, the museum of Dar Si Said (best Berber), arts and crafts and the Bahia Palace. We will have lunch in a local restaurant, and after that we walked through the colorful souqs of the medina. The one day tour include a drink in the evening with a view of the Jamaa El Fna Square. We stayed here in local hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 15: Marrakech
Today we are going to finish at the main attractions of the city of Marrakech and we will transfer to the airport of Marrakech or in Casablanca.
- Transportation in 4×4 or minibus
- Transfer from airport and back
- Hotels with half lodgings: dinner and breakfast
- Airline tickets
- Tickets for museums and attractions
We can also customize this tour to your needs. The price is adjusted in relation to the category of the hotels, the number of people and days of travel. Contact us and we will make a quote for you.