Explore the Morocco tour with Ghoomophirosisters
Posted on July 27, 2020 by Ghoomophiro
MOROCCO TOUR 14Days from Casablanca- TREK MOROCCO DESERT TOUR
We, the Ghoomophirosisters, made up a plan to explore the splendid landscapes of Morocco and took a ‘Trek Morocco Desert Tour’. The excitement was on the verge to witness the beauty of sea, oasis, atlas, and Sahara in Africa. It’s a royal city with vicinity to the Atlantic and Mediterranean coastline. Being a North African country, it has a fantastic mountain and desert views, and the add-ons are the Berber villages via the Kasbahs, castles of Morocco and the souk selling Arabic jewelry, lanterns and a lot more.
You can check with the tour operator for the variety of packages to make the most of this beautiful location, and our choice was trek-morocco desert’s 14-day extensive tour to capture every bite of this beautiful country. We took the services of Travelers who are fond of landscapes can take up a 7,8, 10, 13, or 14-day package as per their preferences.
Our flight schedule is from Indira Gandhi International Airport and would reach Casablanca (CMN) in 15h 45min. You can hunt for flights from other cities in India as well. To catch up on a direct flight, opt amongst Gulf Air, Turkish Airlines, Capital Airlines, Delta, Oman, and KLM. May is the time when your Morocco trip falls cheap.
DAY 1: CASABLANCA
Our journey to ‘Trek Morocco Desert’ begins with a warm welcome at the Casablanca airport. Hotel pick up was at the wait, and we were first taken to Hasan II mosque, DinnerDinner, and the overnight stay at the hotel. Through the journey, we got some mesmerizing views of Casablanca city and awestruck views of cornice and sea. Hasan II is the second largest mosque of Africa and 7th largest in the world. We were taken away by the sight of its minaret, which seems to blend with the skies. It was a privilege to witness such magnificent architecture, and the beautiful route further took us to DinnerDinner at a veggie where we pampered our hunger pangs with tasty cuisines following the leisure time at the hotel.
DAY 2 : Casablanca-Marrakech:
After the morning breakfast, we had a departure to Marrakech via Sidi bouatmane. It was a soul-soothing 3h long drive to reach the red city, and Ghoomophirosisters has a fun time with chic talks throughout the way. Our local guide took us to witness the picturesque town, and the popular attractions included Jemma el-Fnaa, a part of Medina and colourful souks where you get the real essence of authentic spices with shouts of merchants giving you a call. Bahia Palace, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Saadian Tombs, El Badi Palace and the famous Marrakech museum that depicts the galore and culture of this country. After the whole day of pondering, we took a horse carriage ride in the night at the new city gueliz to conquer the night views as well. Later, we had DinnerDinner on the way to the hotel and the overnight stay.
DAY 3 : Marrakech-Atlas mountain(imlil)
With a tasty morning breakfast at the hotel, our journey begun with a long car drive to Imlil at the atlas mountain. It is a perfect destination for trek lovers and thoroughly had the most of it. A 2-hour walk within the small town and the majestic view to the Atlas mountains was breathtaking. View to Peak Toubkal is a pleasant sight from the village. Our next plan was to trek through the atlas. So we had a sound overnight sleep with enthusiasm for the following day.
DAY 4 :toubkal peak 4167m- Imlil Atlas
For the next two days, we will stay in the lap of the atlas at Imlil and explore the authentic villages of Berber. Hiking and trekking in this region is a perfect experience for trek lovers like us. Our women gang decked up in trek gears to explore the mountain ranges that have a distinct scent of purity. We spent a good time while hiking and trekking in the atlas and its villages and also got up the mounts using mules and horses. Views and landscapes you witness while trekking through the mountains is a sight for life. It further led to walk around Imlil or the armed villages. There’s a small tea spot known as ‘hamou house’, and you can have amazing sips of refreshment over there.
DAY 5 : imlil to Ait ben haddou kasbah
After the morning breakfast, we took the grandeur of Atlas Mountain via Tizi and tichka 2260m. A drive towards telouet off-road allows to capture the scenic beauty, and the next stop was Kasbah of ait ben haddou. It is a magnificent castle that depicts the glory of the picturesque town. On the way, we had a refreshing tea at Rue de Kasbah that gave us a quick boost of energy. The tea stall person also gave a quick brief about the history of that place.
DAY 6 : Ait ben haddou kasbah-fint oasis-ouarzazate
After a silent night at the Kasbah, Ghoomophirosisters woke up with a ray of fresh morning sunshine and had a veg breakfast to charge up for an exciting day. Our next drive was towards the cinema area at Hollywood African city. Ouarzazate is the door to a desert area that takes increases the anxiety for stepping ahead. We got a few pictures at the door, and it was a memorable day for us as something very grand and majestic was at our sight. It is a must-visit attraction while being in Morocco. Later, our local guide took us to the oasis and film studios. Our night stay at Ouarzazate made us felt closer to the heavenly landscape, and we had fun hanging out during the night time.
DAY 7: OUARZAZATE-ROSES valley
Early morning breakfast kicked us to depart from Ouarzazate, and we head towards Kela MGouna. This is also known as the Roses valley due to the rose festival held here each year. You can explore here with a visit to divine Kasbah and other historic attractions over there. With a visit to amridil ksar and skoura oasis. Further, we had an eye-pleasing sight to discover the roses valley in that region.
DAY 8: roses valley-Merzouga desert
With a new day, a new journey starts for Ghoomophirosisters. Our girl gang took a drive to Sahara and initiated the prime attraction, ‘Trek to Morocco desert’. A gentle, soothing camel ride towards the golden dunes of Merzouga was a real sense of achievement for us. It was a raw journey through Sahara desert trek towards the todra and Dades gorges. With some free time, we captured the sunset and sunrise at the golden land that was miraculously marvelous. During the luxury night camp in the desert, we also had some fun dance and singing activities for sheer entertainment.
DAY 9 : Merzouga Desert-Kasbah Zagora:
We took breakfast at the camp, and the drive towards Zagora towards the Draa valley was on. A glance to Mustapha tent at the Draa valley was a thorough delight that followed with Arabi chief Kasbah. A plethora of culture, art and architecture was at our display. With the movement ahead, we also got to explore the longest river Draa in Morocco.
With the next morning, we went to Agadir and lead to the top of fort Agadir (oufella). View to Atlantic coast and seamless blue seas was a soothing sight. We had some rest moments over there to capture a sunset that holds our memories for quite long. Next road trip led to taznakht cooperative where incredible carpet displays were awaiting us. Besides, many varieties of saffron is a peculiarity here and spices to delight your taste. Whenever you visit here, do not skip to sip the saffron tea that is one of its kind over here.
Next day, we drove back to Marrakech and follow the visit to Tizi n tasst, ouirgane lake and the Atlas mountains. We had a grave sight to Ourika valley and later an escort to plateau de Kik.
DAY 12 : MARRAKECH- ESSAOUIRA
We had a morning breakfast and the head with a departure to Essaouira. During the afternoon, a city tour with rull at Medina of Essaouira or Medina of jews was a terrific experience. Later half was well spent in exploring the Portuguese town that has exquisite handicrafts, silver jewelry, and the inlaid wood of Thuja at the display. We, women, had some excellent shopping of fancy chunks that we also bought as memorials for friends. Argan trees and the cooperative of women was a fascinating visit followed by DinnerDinner and the overnight stay.
DAY 13 : ESSAOUIRA – EL JADIDA – CASABLANCA :
Breakfast led by departure to Casablanca through El Jadida with a lunch treat at El Oualidia. After that, continue along the Atlantic coast via El Jadida that takes us back to Casablanca. Along the road trip, we had incredible sightseeing while driving through popular cities of El-Jadida and Essaouira. Dinner and night stay.
DAY 14: CASABLANCA – MOHAMED V AIRPORT
We were quite tired after the long roller coaster trip and took breakfast before heading towards Mohammed V airport Casablanca. From there, we took a direct flight back to New Delhi and revived the fun moments.
Ghoomophirosisters would recommend this trip from Trek Morocco Desert to all their readers, as our experience in Morocco was sheer pleasure!