12 days tour from Casablanca

Welcome to Morocco Nomadic Travel, the Genuine language of Berber Nomadic hospitality. We will be happy to accommodate your 12 days morocco itinerary tour  in order to make it such unforgettable Morocco experience

Activities during the 12 days morocco itinerary : Cultural Tours, Historical Tours, Desert Tours, Hiking, Camel Trekking, Moroccan culture & food. ceramic (poetry) factory at Tinghir.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Casablanca (View on Google Map)

INCLUDED
  • Superior Quality Riads/Kasbahs Hotel Styles.
  • Fuel & highway tolls for the entire journey.
  • English speaking guides during the tour.
  • Accommodations Hotel, Kasbah, Riad & 1 night in luxury Nomadic Tent. Camel trekking
  • Berber music and animation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transfers to and from airport
  • Pick up & Drop off at Hotels / Airport
  • A very comfortable and air conditioned Late Model Vehicle
  • Visit to Oasis Museum
  • Real life experiences

NOT INCLUDED
  • Flights & Travel insurance
  • All Lunches – ( Dinners, See itinerary)
  • Tips & gratuities for your guides and driver
  • Extra monuments entrances

12 days Morocco itinerary


Day 1 / Casablanca Arrival day

Arrival at Casablanca airport reception, assistance and transfer to Marrakech the Red city 3 hours driving on highway
Overnight in :Riad

Day 2: Marrakech city tour guide

We’ve got an exciting full guided tour lined up to explore Marrakesh, famously known as the “Red City.” This historical gem holds significant importance as Morocco’s former imperial city and sits near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountain.

Marrakech is a fascinating blend of both the old and the new. It consists of the old fortified city, known as The Medina, and the modern city of Gueliz, which was built during the French occupation.

During our visit, we’ll be immersed in the vibrant culture of Marrakesh, starting with a trip to its vast traditional market, also known as the souk. We’ll also get to experience the lively Djemaa el Fna square, one of the busiest squares in Africa and the world. Here, the atmosphere is filled with the tales of storytellers, the colors of water sellers, the rhythm of dancers, the mystique of snake charmers, and the melodies of musicians. As night falls, the square transforms into a grand open-air restaurant, offering a feast for the senses.

Our tour will take us to see the majestic Koutoubia Mosque, a remarkable architectural wonder dating back to the 12th century during the Almoravid Dynasty.

As we wander through the narrow streets and alleys of the ancient city, we’ll pass by the “seven saints” area, which was established during the reign of Moulay Ismail. The festival of the seven saints was initiated at the request of the Sultan, and many renowned figures’ tombs were moved to Marrakesh to attract pilgrims.

In the first half of the 20th century, Marrakesh was under the influence of T’hami El Glaoui, also known as the “Lord of the Atlas” and the Pasha of Marrakesh. We’ll get to see the historic Dar Pacha El Glaoui, the house from which he once ruled the southern part of Morocco.

This guided tour will be an incredible journey through Marrakesh’s rich history and vibrant culture, offering an unforgettable experience in this captivating “Red City.”

Day 3: Marrakech – Telouet – Ait ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Todghra Gorge

After breakfast we Drive from Marrakech to Telouet, across the Tizi- N-Tichka pass 2260m high in the High Atlas Mountains old caravan Route. From Marrakech to Ait ben haddou, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way.

A visit to Pasha glaoui Kasbah to learn about middle age berber fine Arts, followed by lunch, drive to Kasbah Ait ben hadou, Human heritage site famous for movies like : Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, kingdom of heaven… After Visiting the site, we leave the famous Kasabah of Ait Benhadou, we drive to Todra Gorge – a vast canyon of the Atlas Mountains. Before Todra, we´ll have a stop at Skoura in the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs for a light trek through the date palm oasis to observe the strange sand castle-like homes

Overnighting in a typical house at Todgha valley

Day 4: Todgha Activities – Elharet the village of poetry

After breakfast in the Guesthouse we will start our journey by visiting ELHARET to learn how to make berber pottery in the cusp of the todgha valley lies ELHARET, a small village with a rich and vibrant history.

The home of assembled craftsman who specialised in pottery. Still a village today Elharet is the home to families who each own one oven and their own factory. Creating pottery in a signature green shade the craftsmanship and skill is beautifully authentic to the region.

ELHARET pottery is a work of art. With a unique crafting process that has been passed down from generation to generation, the process begins at the River Todgha where potters dig up the clay and then spin and shape the clay into unique bowls, mugs and serving platters.

The pottery is then hand dipped into the glazing mixture giving the pottery it’s distinctive green colour. Once this process is complete the pottery is baked in an oven at a high temperature and if you stood just outside of the village the dark distinctive smoke from these ovens can be seen from afar.

Day 5: Todgha Activities – Hiking – Donkey ride

After lazy morning at guest house we will have time to discover the long valley of todgha walking with local guide or ride donkey in the palm grove and visit the jewish quarter in Tinghir and visit the women souk, Lunch at a local restaurant before returning to guesthouse by car .

Day 6: day trip to Imilchil Tislite and Isli lakes

After breakfast, we start our trip to Imilchil, a small Berber village that lies at the heart of the Middle Atlas. It is a village well known in Morocco for its traditional Berber weddings. It’s a traditional village of very humble Berber dwellings. We will drive to Todra Gorges through Ait hdidou valley, its authentic berber villages and breathtaking sceneries. The gorges form an extraordinary canyon descending the High Atlas from Jbel Sagrou, the highest point, at 2300 metres. The rocky pink formations of the narrow gorge with straight high pink coloured walls gorges are a marvelous scene to admire.after lunch in typical restaurant we drive back to todghra valley.

Day 7: Todgha Gorge – Erfoud – Merzouga – Camel Trek – Desert Nomadic Camp

Once we’ve had breakfast, our journey will begin, taking us to some incredible oasis plantations. Next, we’ll make our way to Erfoud and Rissani, where we’ll enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterward, we’ll continue our adventure towards the charming village of Merzouga, known for its Nomadic Berber community. Here, an exciting camel ride awaits you.

Upon arriving, you’ll receive a warm welcome with a refreshing glass of mint tea. Then, under the guidance of an experienced camel guide, we’ll set off into the mystical sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. This unforgettable camel ride will lead us through the stunning desert landscape. As the day comes to a close, we’ll arrive at our destination, a luxurious Nomadic tent in Merzouga Sahara.

This enchanting setting will be the backdrop for a night you’ll cherish forever. You’ll get to experience the magic of spending the night under the twinkling stars, surrounded by the peaceful ambiance of the Sahara desert. It promises to be an extraordinary and unforgettable experience.

Day 8: Merzouga – Erfoud – Ziz Oasis – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

Our journey begins with a visit to Erfoud, where we’ll witness the breathtaking Ziz Gorge. This stunning gash in the hills surrounds the Ziz Oasis, the largest oasis in all of Morocco. As we cross the mountains, we’ll come across a barren plain of scrub and desert on the other side before reaching Midelt. Here, we’ll enjoy a delightful lunch with a mesmerizing view of the majestic High Atlas peaks.

The landscapes change dramatically as we continue our journey. Soon, we’ll arrive at the cedar forests in Azrou, and we might be fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of a troupe of Barbary Apes that roam freely in this area. Our next stop is Ifrane, often referred to as the “Switzerland of Morocco” due to its picturesque charm.

Finally, we’ll reach our destination, the ancient city of Fes. This city holds the esteemed title of being the cultural capital of Morocco and stands as the most complete medieval Islamic city in the world. Our overnight stay will be at a Riad, which is a traditional Moroccan house or palace with an interior garden or courtyard. This will be a truly immersive experience, allowing us to embrace the authentic atmosphere of this remarkable city.

Day 9: Fes Guided Sightseeing Tour

Today you can enjoy a full day sightseeing with an official local guide. This begins at the Merenid Tombs, before moving onto the Musée des Armes, a fortress that once protected the city. We will enter the Fes el Bali, where the only transportation is via donkeys and mules. We will visit Karaouiyine Mosque, one of the oldest in the world, which functioned as the first university in Morocco.

After this, we will continue through the alleyways passing some of Fes’ most important buildings including the Dar al-Magana, a 14th- century water clock, and the Zaouia al-Tijaniyya. We will stop to visit the Ech Cherabliyine Mosque (Mosque of the Slipper-makers) before we continue into the UNESCO-recognized Fondouk el Nejjarine.

Within the fondouk’s is the Musée de Bois, which displays carved doors from the Bou Inania Madrasa. We will stop for lunch at one of the Moroccan palace-restaurants that serve a traditional Fassi meal of mezas (Moroccan tapas).

In the afternoon we visit the Musée Dar Batha to view the pottery, leather-work, wood, books, and 19th-century manuscripts. Then we explore the Andalusian Quarter, the Mellah (Jewish Quarter), and of course the famous leather tanneries where the methods used havent changed in hundreds of years a little farther south, the Ville Nouvelle (New Quarter).

Day 10: Fez – Meknas – Chefchaoun

After breakfast in your riad, you will travel to Chefchaouen via Ouazan, After checking in at your riad we start our Tour of Chefchaouen : (or Chaouen) in the Rif Mountains, founded by the Muslims and Jews who were pushed by Christians on 15th century. The town was not known until the 20th century and had remained relatively unchanged for 500 years. It is said to give the best possible view of what an Andalusian town would look like in the time of the Moors.

The city becomes a tourist destination, its narrow medina streets, white and blue colored houses and its beautiful situation in the middle of the mountains makes it unique, There are cafes around the main square and hotels. Accommodation : Riad

Day 11: Chefchaouen – Rabat – Casablanca

In the Morning after Breakfast we make Our way to Casablanca, via Rif Mountains cedar, pine and oak trees along the way to Rabat we visit the unfinished tower Hassan mosque and the mausoleum of Mohammed V.

Visit to Oudaya Kasbah a fortress of 12th century, used by the Almoravides dynasty to prepare troops before conquering Andalucia in Spain. we drive across the beautiful garden and view over Abi-Ragrag river which was a prison of certain ships in the history of the Berber pirates that started in the 16th Century and ended in the 18th. Overnight and dinner in a Hotel.
Accommodation :Hotel

Day 12: Transfer From your hotel to Casablanca Airport

According to your flight details, we will assist and transfer you to the airport of Casablanca, and thank you for visiting Morocco and for choosing aMorocco Nomadic Travel, your trusted travel company for your 12 Days Morocco Tours End of Your Morocco Private Tours, after unforgettable memories of Morocco.

 

 

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