Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Skoura – Dades Gorge – Todra Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga Dunes – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes – Casablanca
Day 1: Marrakech-Telouet-Ait Benhaddou-Ouarzazate -Dades Gorges
We will drive to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, we will drive to Ouarzazate, where we will visit the Dades Gorges. Overnight at the hotel. After breakfast, we will visit the UNESCO site of Ait Benhaddou. It is a small kasbah located in the High Atlas mountains.
Day-2: Dades Gorges -Draa Valley-Rissani-Erg Chebbi Dunes Merzouga
Today, we will visit the Dades Gorge, which is the second largest canyon in the world. The gorge is located between the High Atlas Mountains and the Anti-Atlas Mountains. After that, we will drive to Rissani, where we will visit the Erg Chebbi Dunes. We will stop here for lunch. Then, we will continue to Merzouga, which is famous for its dunes. Overnight at the hotel. Today, we will visit the Erg Chebbi Dunes, which are located in the Sahara Desert.
On the whole, this place is known as the Sahara’s Grand Canyon. It is also known as the “desert of a thousand colors” because of the many different shades of sand. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Morocco. It is known for its unique landscapes and its desert plants. The Erg Chebbi Dunes are located in the northern part of the Sahara Desert. They are considered the second largest dune field in the world. The average height of the dunes is around 60 meters. The dunes are formed by the wind. The wind blows the sand from the surrounding areas into the valley. The wind is so strong that it can move even large rocks.
Day 3: Exploring Merzouga area-Visit
Today, we will explore the Merzouga area. This place is known for its dunes and salt lakes. We will visit the Valley of the Moon, which is the largest salt lake in Morocco. We will also visit Nour Zerek, which is the place where the nomads used to sell their products. Overnight at the hotel. Today, we will visit the Valley of the Moon, which is the largest salt lake in Morocco. It is also known as the “Valley of the Moon” because of the moon-shaped lake. It is located in the Sahara Desert. It is a popular destination among tourists. It is known for its beautiful landscapes.
Day 4: Merzouga-Ziz Valley-Azrou Cedar forest Fes
The day starts early. We have to get up early and catch the bus to Merzouga, where we’ll spend the night at a hotel in the desert. The next morning, we’ll drive to the Sahara Desert and explore the Azrou Cedar Forest, where we’ll see the Barbary Apes. Plus, We’ll also stop at Ifrane city, famous for its architecture and beautiful gardens. We’ll then drive to Fes, where we’ll spend the night in a local hotel.
Day 5: Fes-Casablanca (Visit the city with a local guide)
The ancient city of Fes is located in the province of Fès-Meknès, northwest Morocco. It has a population of around 800,000 people. However, This ancient city was known as the ‘City of Victory’ and has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981. The city is located on the edge of the High Atlas Mountains, divided into three sections. The oldest sections are the old medina or the old city. It is a labyrinth of narrow streets, winding alleys, and tiny squares. Therefore, there are many different sights to see, including the Royal Palace, the University, the Tanneries, the Attarine Museum, the Moulay Idriss Mosque, and the Jewish quarter.
Day 6: Casablanca-Marrakesh
Casablanca has a lot to offer, one of Morocco’s most visited cities. Its beautiful medina, bustling port, and sprawling beaches are famous. Moreover, Casablanca’s medina has been ranked as one of the top 10 medinas in the world.
You can see the Medina of Casablanca in less than 3 hours. It is the most visited site in Casablanca and is the perfect starting point for your day trip to the rest of the city. So, We start our day in the old medina, exploring the souks and the Grand Mosque.
The Grand Mosque is a must-see in the heart of the medina. The Merenid Dynasty built it, and its architecture is characterized by a complex blend of Islamic and European styles. Next, we visit the harbor. The port of Casablanca is the largest natural harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, and you can see it from a distance. After that, we head to the white city of beaches and luxury. Therefore, The beach is just a few steps from our hotel and is a great place to relax after a busy day. Marrakech is the perfect place to end your Moroccan adventure. Marrakech is known for its lively medina and vibrant nightlife.