Casablanca To The Imperial Cities

Tour Duration

9 days

Tour Overview

Casablanca to the imperial cities of Morocco , 9 days tour from Casablanca exploring Chefchaouen, the Sahara desert , dades gorges, Ourzazate and Marrakech …

Itinerary Outline


Day 1  – Arrival To Casablanca – Transfer To The Hotel

Upon arrival to Casablanca airport our driver / tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel .

Day 2 – Casablanca – Chefchaouen ( The Blue City )

After you enjoy your breakfast we will start our journey by visiting hassan 2 mosque and later on we will be driving towards Chefchaouen through the riff mountains and Tetouan city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we reach the blue town which is one of the stunning villages in the feet of riff mountains, Chefchaouen had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy the breeze and the beauty of the city . Overnight in a hotel / riad

Day 3 – Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fez

After you enjoy breakfast we will start our second day driving to Fez and visiting Volubilis, which features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later on we move on from volubilis to Meknes which was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727). After exploring meknes and its fascinating attractions we will continue our way to Fes where you will spend the night .

Day 4 – A Full Day To Explore Fez

After breakfast you will visit the city of Fez with a local guide . Fez is the biggest city after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million also 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 Fez, 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 .

Day 5 – Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Atlas Mountains – Toudra Gorges

Around 8:00 Am after you enjoy your breakfast we will be leaving Fez heading towards Todra Gorges, passing through Ifrane to arrive to the cedar forests of Azrou where the wild monkeys can be found. It will be great opportunity to take photos of wilderness in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber village of Zaida. After lunch we will continue the way through the Atlas Mountains and the landscapes of Medilt to arrive to the small town of Rich the we head to the famous town of Imilchil before arriving to Toudra Gorges . Overnight in a hotel / riad

Day 6 – Todra Gorges – Jorf – Erfoud – Merzouga

After enjoying your breakfast, we go Leave Toudra gorges towards Merzouga passing by the Berber villages along the way. We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we will start to feel the beginning of the Saharan weather of Tafilalet region . At the arrival to Merzouga you will greeted with a cup of tea with mint before we go to ride the camels across the dunes of erg Chebbi. One of the greatest experiences to ride a camel in erg chebbi where the silence of the desert is taking over, we reach the camp ,we leave the camels and we walk to a high sand dune for sand boarding and to see the sunset. Dinner will be served under a Berber tent and after you enjoy your dinner the staff will entertain you with some Berber drums music. Overnight in the desert camp

Day 7 – Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha Gorges – Marrakesh

The staff will wake you up early in the morning to enjoy watching the beautiful sunrise , before we ride the camels back to the hotel in Merzouga where you get to take a refreshing shower and we after you enjoy your breakfast we will then start our journey towards Marrakesh. We will visit the canal of irrigation in Jorf , After that we will continue to todgha gorges where we will have a stop to visit the highest gorges in Morocco . Then we will across the valley of roses , visit the cooperative of women where you can find all kinds of rose products and bio . We will arrive to Marrakesh in the afternoon . Overnight in a hotel / riad .

Day 8 – Full Day To Explore Marrakesh

After you enjoy breakfast at the hotel you will start a guided tour of Marrakech with a local guide from Marrakech. You will see the famous Mosque of Koutubia, the Medina and its souks, and explore some more of Marrakech’s secrets: Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, the Saadian the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens, night at a Riad in the Medina. Overnight in riad / hotel

Day 9 – Marrakech – Transfer To The Airport

We will Transfer you to the airport and this will be the end of the tour

What's Included / Excluded

  •  Pick up and drop off at the airport
  •  Comfortable SUV or Minibus (with A/C)
  •  English speaking Driver/ Tour guide
  •  Local guide in Fez
  •  Camel ride in the desert dunes
  •  Sand boarding in the desert dunes
  •  1 Night in a desert camp
  •  Local guide in Marrakesh
  •  Flight tickets
  •  Lunches
  •  Beverages
  •  Entrance fees

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