Kasbah Tours From Casablanca

The Imperial Cities of Morocco and the Great South – the route of the 1001 Kasbahs. A space where one can discover authentic Morocco: Desert, Oasis, Palm trees, Roseracies, Kasbahs of 1001 nights. The highest point of the High Atlas is the Col du Tizi-n’Tichka, which reaches up to 2260 m of height.

Arrival in Casablanca, famous economic capital of Africa. You visit among others, the Hassan II Mosque. (From the outside) and the waterfront. Continue to Rabat.

 

Rabat exerts with its high altitude, picturesque Kasbah and its main interesting sites for foreign tourists, a particular fascination. Visit the Royal Palace (from the outside), the unfinished Hassan Tower – symbol of the city, the Kasbah of Oudayas, Chellah and the magnificent shining white marble mausoleum of the late Kings Mohammed V and Hassan II. Continue towards Meknes, where you will visit the monumental portal of Morocco, the Bab Mansour. Continuation towards Fez.

Today, a visit to the oldest and most important of the four imperial cities of Morocco is on the agenda. Enter the astounding number of alleys, souks and mosques in the medina, which is under the protection of UNESCO. Fez is the city of arts and crafts, where we can find countless small workshops. The tour takes place in the neighborhood of carpenters, dyers, tanners and tailors through the regular pounding of boilermakers. You will also see the Karaouine mosque, that houses the oldest university in the Arab world and the Medersa Attarine.

 

Continue south. Through the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas, you will go up to the summit of the Zad Pass and the mountains without vegetation, with steep cliffs and deep canyons along the upper part of the Oued Ziz valley. From where you can have a wonderful view of the terracotta houses and gardens of the green oasis. By the end of the day you will arrive at Erfoud.

 

Go through a rolling desert plateau with small sand dunes and oases up to Tinghir and the impressive Todra Gorge. The almost vertical rock faces reach up to 300 m high and 10 m wide at the narrowest point of the canyon. Continue along the route of the 1001 Kasbahs and scenically charming valley of Dades with its chain of Berber colonies and gardens of oases, as far as Ouarzazate.

 

Visit of Ait Benhaddou, the impressive fortified village on the southern edge of the High Atlas, which has often served as a set. Then continue through fantastic mountains to the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m). This road is one of the most picturesque and spectacular roads through the mountains of Morocco.

 

Visit the city of Marrakesh, the Palmeraie located in the mountains of the High Atlas, an oasis on the edge of the desert. In this city you will have a feeling of Africa and the Orient at the same time. At the entrance of the city, more than 100.000 palm trees rise and offer a splendid view. The lively souks, the Palmeraie and the red buildings give a desert stamp to Marrakesh. You will visit the Koutoubia mosque, a “work of art” of Hispano-Moorish architecture, the gardens of the Menara, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, Bab Agnaou, the oldest gate of the Medina, the souks, the famous Djemaa-el-Fna, where all day long, you can find traders, storytellers, jugglers, musicians and card players, always with very long queues!

 

After breakfast, transfer to Casablanca airport.