9 Days: Casablanca - Chefchaouen - Fes - Sahara - Marrakech

9 Days: Casablanca - Chefchaouen - Fes - Sahara - Marrakech

Regular price $1,660.00

From March 9, 2019 to March 17, 2019

Itinerary:

Day 1 

Casablanca - Chefchaouen

Meet your driver at the Casablanca airport in the morning. Visit the beautiful Hassan II Mosque, perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue on to Chefchaouen, nestled high in the Atlas Mountains. Overnight in Chefchaouen.

Day 2

Chefchaouen - Fes

Spend the day exploring the charming blue-washed medina. In the afternoon, travel south to Fes. Overnight in Fes.

Day 3

Fes

Take a guided tour of Fes, visiting the Royal Palace, strolling through the mellah, and touring the old medina, stopping at artisan workshops such as the silk weavers and the famous Fes tannery. Overnight in Fes.

Day 4

Fes - Merzouga

Depart Fes to travel south to the Sahara Desert. Make stops to visit the wild monkeys outside of Azrou and to take in the stunning scenery as you cross the Atlas Mountains. Arrive in Merzouga in time to take a quad excursion into the Sahara to watch the sunset from the top of a dune. Dinner at your riad. Overnight in Merzouga.

Day 5

Merzouga

Take an excursion through the desert in the SUV, riding up the red dunes, visiting the Gnawa village with its entrancing music, and enjoying lunch in the Sahara. In the late afternoon, meet your camels for a trek into the luxury camp. Enjoy live music around the bonfire after dinner. Overnight in the Sahara.

Day 6

Merzouga - Dades Gorges - Boumalne

Depart camp and begin your journey west. Visit the Dades Gorges, and hike through the Rose Valley in Boumalne. Dinner at your riad. Overnight in Boumalne.

Day 7

Boumalne - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

Complete your journey to Marrakech, stopping at Ait Benhaddou in Ouarzazate and crossing the Atlas Mountains once more via Tichka Pass. Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon and check into your hotel near the Jemaa el Fna square. Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 8

Marrakech

Free day to explore Marrakech. Wander the souks, enjoy a traditional hammam, visit museums, or just explore the city. Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 9 

Departure Day 

Includes:

  • Private ground transportation via air-conditioned SUV with English-speaking driver (groups 2-5) or air-conditioned mini-bus with English-speaking guide (groups 6-12)
  • Four nights accommodations in riads/hotels with breakfast (double occupancy)
    • Riad Hicham, or similar, in Chefchaouen
    • Riad Sara, or similar, in Fes
    • Hotel Chems, or similar, in Marrakech (double occupancy)
  • Three nights accommodations in riads/hotels with breakfast and dinner (double occupancy)
    • Kasbah Tizzarouine, or similar, in Boumalne
    • Auberge Sahara, or similar, in Merzouga
  • One night accommodation in a luxury Sahara Desert camp with breakfast and dinner (double occupancy)
    • Sahara Sky Luxury Camp, or similar
  • Entrance fee to the Hassan II Mosque
  • Professional city guide in Fes
  • Lunch in Fes
  • Camel trek
  • Desert excursion with lunch
  • Professional hiking guide

Does not include:

  • Airfare
  • Beverages/Snacks
  • Meals not noted in the itinerary
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything else is not noted in the itinerary

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