Tour to Chefchaouen from Casablanca Private 6-Days via Merzouga and Marrakech

Tour to Chefchaouen from Casablanca Private 6-Days via Merzouga and Marrakech

What an amazing adventure on this 6 days Tours from Casablanca to Chefchaouen, Fes, Merzouga and Marrakech. Visit the dreamy blue city and learn about the city’s fascinating history and its kind people. Explore the winding streets of the Fez medina. Enjoy the scenic road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way, visit the little Switzerland of morocco Ifran. Then Continue to Merzouga via the middle Atlas Mountains, a short stop in monkey’s forest at Azro city. We will cross the valleys and dry rives to reach Merzouga to enjoy a camel trek for a beautiful sunset over the sand dunes and overnight in desert camp under the stars while enjoying a traditional Moroccan dinner. From Merzouga desert to Todra gorges and Dades gorges your journey continue via Skoura and Ouarzazate you will enjoy a UNESCO world heritage site of Ait ben Haddou Kasbah. Continue through high Atlas Mountains and valleys. Finally reach the ochre city of Marrakech.

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1 : Casablanca Airport pickup drop off at the Hotel in Chefchaouen.

Stop At: Hassan II Mosque, Blvd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, Casablanca 20450 Morocco
Upon your arrival to Casablanca airport Md V, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel in Chefchaouen. (It depends on your arrival time) (if you you have an early flight you would be able to go to visit) : CASABLANCA MOSQUE HASSAN II OR RABAT :
Casablanca is the capital economical city and also is the biggest city in the country. We could go to visit the Great Mosque Hassan II where you will meet a fascinating example of the Moroccan architecture. It is the largest mosque in the kingdom and the fifth largest mosque in the world. It stands on a promontory looking out on the Atlantic Ocean, and has space for 25,000 worshippers. A further 80,000 can be accommodated in the mosque’s adjoining grounds for a total of 105,000 worshippers present at any given time at the Hassan II mosque. Its minaret is the tallest one in the world at 210 m.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rabat, Rabat, Rabat-Sale-Kenitra
(this is as a second option)Rabat the political one Where we will see the Oudaya Kasbah and its beautiful gardens, This Kasbah of the Oudaya is located at Abou Regreg river. It was built during the reign of the Almohad dynasty in 1150 AD. The Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Hassan II and Hassan Tower which is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat constructed in 1195 AD. The tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world with the mosque.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Souk El Arbaa, Morocco
just a short break or keep going.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Province of Ouezzane, Morocco
just a short break for toilet Ect or keep going.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chefchaouen, Chefchaouen, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima
arrival to the blue city of chefchaouen drop-off at your accommodation.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Riad Hicham : or similar.

Day 2: Day 2 : free day to explore chefchaouen by your own pace - Fes

Stop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen Morocco
Chefchaouen is famous for its vivid blue rinsed houses and is very popular for both tourists and Moroccans, particularly in the hot summer months. Explore Chefchaouen, with its winding lanes and narrow alleys which are home to numerous souks offering cuisine and artisan works, such as woollen items, intricate embroidery, and goats cheese; all native to the North and not found anywhere else in Morocco. Relax in the square, visit a local farm or hike in nearby parks.
Departure in the late afternoon from the pearl of Morocco Chefchaouen for another adventure through the intellectual capital of Fes around 3 hours and half driving.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Province of Ouezzane, Morocco
just a short break or keep going.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fes, Fes, Fes-Meknes
upon arrival to Fes by the evening drop--off at your accommodation.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Riad Lala Zoubida : or similar.

Day 3: Day 3 : Fes - (Full Day guided Tour, Fez Medina)

Stop At: Fes, Fes, Fes-Meknes
Fez : which was considered Mecca of the west and Athena of Africa. It is the biggest city of the country after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million. This city is a former capital and one of the country’s four imperial cities. Fez comprises three distinct parts, Fez el Bali which is the oldest part surrounded by a big wall, where are more than 9000 narrow streets and allies. Fez-Jdid or the new Fes, home of the Mellah the Jewish quarter and the Ville Nouvelle the newest section of Fez created during the French occupation. Fez el Bali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its medina is the largest in the world. Among its narrow streets and allies, the oldest university in the world is located; The University of Al-Karaouine, founded in AD 859. This University is still operating nowadays.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Riad Lala Zoubida : or similar.

Day 4: Day 4 : Fes - Ifrane - Ziz valley - Erfoud - Merzouga.

Stop At: Ifrane, Ifrane, Fes-Meknes
Departure from Fes this is a long driving day, where we will meet different colors of the kingdom by leaving the old Moroccan city of Fes. On the way we will pass through the most modern and clean city in the country Ifran. This Berber name of Ifran means caves and it is nicknamed in Morocco as a little Switzerland since it is a very green town and is a ski resort in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco because of its high altitude at 1665 meters. Ifran is very known as well by The Brotherhood private university, established in 1997 by The king of Morocco Hassan II and the king of Saudi Arabia Fahd. Where all classes are taught in English, it is an international university.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Azrou Cedar Forest, Azrou Morocco
a short stop to see the monkeys park. (optional)
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Midelt, Midelt, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Lunch will be scheduled in a Berber village called Midelt which is situated on the foothills of the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains. From vast plateau we start crossing up those tough mountains which are still settled by a big Berber community. The landscapes here includes palm tree oases at Jbel Ayachi (at 3747 m) before driving down the curves and join the pre-Saharan zone.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Errachidia, Errachidia, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
a short break and enjoy the amazing view of Ziz Valley.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Erfoud, Erfoud, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Erfoud, which is famous for its pottery and the interesting fossil quarries. Fossils are a major industry in Erfoud, some 350 million years ago the region around Erfoud was a part of the huge ocean.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
Heading up to the red colored sand sea dunes of Erg Chebbi at Merzouga. From a vast plateau you will get impressed by the huge sand dune of Merzouga appearing from the horizon. in the evening we go on a camel ride about one hour and half to meet one of the most fascinating sight we will ever seen, the superb sunset in the middle of the high sand dunes of Merzouga. Overnight in Berber tented desert camp and enjoy a wonderful stars view.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Merzouga Dunes Luxury Camp : or similar.

Day 5: Day 5 : Merzouga - Risani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges.

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
If you wake up early enough, you can see the spectacular of the sunrise, when the color of the dunes and the play of shadow are awesome. Then taking camel again for going back then departing to Khamlia.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Khamlia Gnawa Music, Najm el Khamlia Ksar Khamlia BP 86, Khamlia 52202 Morocco
Khamlia a village plenty of nomadic black people .We shall stop by a nomadic family to have tea and see what a nomadic life looks like. Let’s discover the nomadic life of Touareg people by visiting Alkhamliya, a village where nothing has been changed through centuries.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mosquee moulay Ali Chrif, Rissani Morocco
Rissani, the hometown of the Alaouist dynasty, where Moulay Ali sheriff started to unify Morocco under his red flag in the beginning of the 17th century. Visiting Rissani and the Mausoleum of the founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco, Moulay Ali Chrif. This silent town was the ancient capital of Tafilalet and its location as a crossroads between north and south brought the city to an important status of a former major caravan center.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gargantas del Todra, Tinerhir 45800 Morocco
from Rissani to the great canyons of Morocco Todgha Gorges are situated beyond the central high Atlas Mountains. Here, the contrasting landscapes remind visitors of the Colorado, with its high plateau, its gorges and great canyons, and its peaks sometimes splintered by erosion. Several peaks in this area exceed 4000 m, with Jbel Saghro 2500 m and Jbel Mgoun at 4068 m being the highest peak in this part of the High Atlas. The area is populated by Berbers. Here you can enjoy a hike among those fabulous canyons.
Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
from the great canyons of Todgha we go to Dades valley
We pass through Boumalen city situated on the edge of Dades valley which rises in the High Atlas Mountains, giving life to a huge Berber community by its rich agriculture, to the great Dades Gorges.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Luxury Riad Dades : or similar.

Day 6: Day 6 : Dades Gorges - Valley of Roses - Skoura - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech.

Stop At: El Kelaa M'gouna, El Kelaa M'gouna, Souss-Massa
another valley called valley of roses appearing with the green colors of its Alfalfa plants, olive trees, fig trees and grapes. This valley gives birth to a rose from which locals produces different cosmetic products like soap, perfumes and skin creams. Locals here celebrate this rose by organizing a national festival each end of April.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kasbah Amridil, Ouled Bourasse, Skoura Ahl El Oust 45502 Morocco
Getting to Ouarzazate along the road of 1000 Kasbahs, since there are enormous Kasbahs on both sides of the road. Some of those old fortified houses are restored but unfortunately a lot of them are ruins. A visit to one of those Kasbahs is scheduled by seeing Amridil Kasbah.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Draa-Tafilalet
Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa, Noiselessly town, The door of the desert), is a city situated in the middle of a bare plateau, south of the High Atlas Mountains. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers, who constructed many of the prominent Kasbahs and building for which the area is known. One of those building is Taourirt Kasbah diverted in 17th century. Why this town is nicknamed as Hollywood of Africa- Simply because it has been noted as a film-making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international film companies to shoot their movies like: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Living Daylights (1987), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Mummy (1999), Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Martin Scorsese’s Kundun (1997) and Babel (2005).
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa
the fortified Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou, built in the 11th century. Once up on a time this Kasbah was the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. It is situated on a hill along the Ounila River and has some beautiful examples of Kasbahs, which unfortunately sustain damage during each rainstorm and windstorms. Most of the town’s inhabitants now live in a more modern village at the other side of the river; however, around five families are still living within this Kasbah.Aït Benhaddou Kasbah has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there, including Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Time Bandits (1981), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Kundun (1997), Gladiator (2000) and Alexander (2004).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui, Proche Telouet, Telouet 45252 Morocco
Telouet Kasbah is a Kasbah along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. The kasbah was the seat of the El Glaoui family's power, thus sometimes also called the Palace of Glaoui. Its construction started in 1860 and it was further expanded in later years.
(OPTIONAL VISIT)
From this beautiful Kasbah.
we head to Marrakech via high atlas mountains Tizn Tichka Pass (2200 meter of altitude) During the journey we will enjoy many beautiful scenes of the Berber villages, elevated views of the mountains.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
a quick stop at panoramic of Tizn Tichka at elevation of 2260.
Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
arriving to the magical ochre city of Marrakech by the evening where your exceptional tour is up to end.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Duration: 6 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
meeting with a name sign at terminal exit of the airport or at the hotel lobby.

Airports

  • Mohamed V Airport, Casablanca Morocco



Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Included

  • 5x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Pick-up from the airport Casablanca Med V or from your accommodation in Casablnca.
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan/4WD with an English speaking driver.
  • One night in Chefchaouen at the Hotel/Riad+ breakfast.
  • Two nights in Fes at the hotel/Riad+breakfast.
  • Guided half day city tour of Fes with official guide.
  • Luxury Sleeping camp in Sahara Merzouga+dinner & breakfast.
  • Camel ride/4x4 in Sahara “Merzouga”.
  • One night at the hotel in Dades Gorges+dinner & breakfast.
  • One Hour guided in Ait Ben Haddou Castle.
  • Drop-off at the Airport/Riad/Hotel in Marrakech.
  • Entry/Admission - Merzouga Desert
  • Entry/Admission - Khamlia Gnawa Music
  • Entry/Admission - Mosquee moulay Ali Chrif
  • Entry/Admission - Gargantas del Todra
  • Entry/Admission - Dades Gorges

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Soda/Pop
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Hassan II Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Azrou Cedar Forest
  • Entry/Admission - Kasbah Amridil
  • Entry/Admission - Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui

Facilities


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