On our first day of 5 days in Morocco from Casablanca, we will explore the sites of Casablanca, such as Hassan II Mosque. Also, we will see the highlights of the capital of Morocco Rabat, then we hit the road to Meknes through beautiful landscapes and farmland, to visit Volubilis and explore the Roman ruins, then head to Fes where you will stay overnight in a traditional Moroccan riad.
After breakfast we’ll continue our 5 days in Morocco itinerary, by heading to Ifrane, which is known as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. We will make another stop at Azrou, a Berber village near cedar forest, where we may see and feed the Barbarian apes (wild monkeys). Then we’ll travel through Ziz Valley passing by few Berber villages, to get Erfoud and then to Rissani. In Merzouga we will stay in hotel / Riad.
After breakfast, we’ll start a journey in 4×4 car around Erg Chebbi. Today you will discover how and where nomad families live in the area. Furthermore, we will see wild animals and birds in an oasis in the middle of nowhere, filled with spectacular palm groves. Also we will stop in Khamlia, a village where people origin are from Mali. This is where we will enjoy a traditional performance of Gnawa music, while drinking a tasty tea. We will then head back to the hotel where camels are fully prepared. You will have a camel trek for one hour, over the dunes, to get into the heart of the desert to watch the beautiful sunset. Tonight you will spend a night in desert camp enjoying the music of drums. You can contemplate the countless stars in the sky at night, and sleep in nomadic tents.
On our fourth day of this 5 days in Morocco itinerary, you will be returning on the camels and witness the breathtaking sunrise to Merzouga. Here, the breakfast will be prepared for you. Also, you will have some time to shower before our departure. It will be a long and restful day of easy road travel back to Marrakech. This time, we will take a different route along the southern volcanic mountains of Sarghro with peculiar formatted peaks and come across the oasis of the Draa, lined by palm groves. Then after reaching Ouarzazate we will cross the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Overnight in local Riad.
Today will be our last day of 5 days in Morocco itinerary. In the morning we will drop you off at the airport for your safe and memory-filled flight back home.