5 days tour from Casablanaca to Marrakech
Casablanca to Marrakech tour in 5 days in Morocco via Merzouga
Over Morocco Tous, offer a Casablanca to Marrakech in 5 days tour via Merzouga desert for a camel ride and camping. Note you can book this tour from Marrakech, Fes here.
5 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech in Morocco overview:
During our 5 days in Morocco from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara desert. The tour started by visiting Hassan’s mosque in Casablanca, one of the biggest mosques in Africa. Later, we will see Fes and walk its old Medina streets and alleys.
In the next upcoming days, we will discover the Sahara desert of Merzouga to admire the fabulous colors of the dunes. There, you will ride a camel trek in the heart of Erg Chebbi. Next, we will go back to the north again to see the Gorges of Todgha and the amazing Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Moreover, we will end up in the red city of Marrakech where we will see many attractions. most visited city in Morocco.
5 days in Morocco from Casablanca to Marrakech includes and excludes:
5 days in Morocco from Casablanca to Marrakech via Merzouga desert highlights:
5 days in Morocco tour from Casablancaitinerary:
Day 1:From Casablanca to Fes:
On the first day of our 5 days in Morocco from Casablanca, will start by picking you up from your accommodation or the airport. To start with, a short trip to Hassan II mosque one of the biggest mosques in Africa. And it is one of the few religious establishments in Morocco that is open to none Muslims.
After that, we will visit Rabat, one of the fourth imperial cities of Morocco. First, we will see Hassan tower, and many other monuments in the City before we leave for Fes. Second, we will head to Fes and arrive in there to spend the night in a local hotel/Riad.
Day 2: Visiting Fes attractions:
Our one-day visit to Fes during 5 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara desert. will start in the morning from your accommodation, to start with, your local Moroccan travel guide will come to pick you up to visit Bou Inania Madrasa A beautiful example of Islamic architecture located in the heart of Medina, this madrasa was founded in the 14th century as a theological school.
Secondly, we will visit Dar Batha Museum This renovated 19th-century palace is now a museum that showcases Moroccan art and craftsmanship, including ceramics, textiles, and wood carvings.
Thirdly, you and your guide will ahead to visit Chouara Tannery Located in Medina, this tannery is one of the oldest in the world and still uses traditional methods to produce leather.
Another visit is going to be for Jewish Quarter or Mellah Once home to a thriving Jewish community, today it’s a quiet neighborhood with synagogues, museums, and traditional Moroccan houses.
Day 3: Fes to Merzouga passing by Midelt and Erfoud:
The third day of our 5 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you will be picked up from your Hotel/Riad in the morning. A journey to some special Morocco destinations. For a start, we will drive to
Ifrane directly, known as the Switzerland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have memorable pictures. After that, we will head towards Azrou to see the monkeys in the cedar forest. Continuing to Midelt for a lunch meal.
In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of TIZI N TALGHAMT to reach Errachidia while admiring the scenery Later on, we will stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. The drive continues to Erg Chebbi dunes passing by Aoufous and Erfoud famed for fossils and dates. After that we will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the hotel and get ready for a camel trek for one hour and a half to enjoy the sunset, try sandboarding if that’s an activity you are interested in, take pictures and enjoy the view, after the sun goes down your camel ride continues to the camp where you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea, delicious dinner, listen to the Berber drumming music, watch a sky full of bright stars and then spend a night at the desert camp.
Day 4: Merzouga to boumalne Dades:
The 5 days in Morocco tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara desert will start after breakfast at the camp. A journey to the lovely Boumalne Dades to spend the night at a local Hotel/Riad, Before we reach there, we will visit Rissani, famous for the festival of donkeys whenever it is the day of the market. It is also where the Caranas come from Mauritania, Southern Mali used to stay and take breaks. Next, we will continue the journey toward the southern point of Morocco. You will visit Tinghir and the Todra gorge, which is one of the most monumental canyons in Morocco. Where you can witness the canal system (Khettara) still in operation.
After visiting the Canyons, we will continue the way to Boumalne Dadea to spend the night at a local Hotel with a view of the Valley.
Day 5: Boumalne Dades to Marrakech via Ouarzazate:
Our Casablanca to Marrakech 5 days tour via the Sahara desert’s last day will start after breakfast at Boumalne Dades. To begin with, we will visit Ouarzazate, the gate to the Sahara desert, passing by the Valley of Roses, which is renowned for its rose festival in May. Then, you’ll visit Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been the stage for many movies. When talking about Ait ben Haddou, we should mention the movies that were shot there. For example, in the TV series Game of Thrones, Cleopatra, Alexander…
After visiting the Kasbah, we will cross the High mountains at an altitude of 2260m at Tizi NTichka and visit one of Argan’s oil cooperatives. Eventually, get to Marrakech where our Fes to Marrakech 5 days tour ends.