16 Days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech
Morocco is a country full of culture and history, and there is no better way to experience it than by taking a 16 days tour from Casablanca.
Begin your journey in Rabat, the capital city, and then head to Tangier, a city known for its cultural fusion and captivating coastal views. After an overnight stay in Tangier, continue to the picturesque town of Chefchaouen, renowned for its charming blue-washed buildings.
Explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before immersing yourself in the labyrinthine Medina of Fes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Next, venture to Ifrane, often referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco, with its alpine-style architecture and refreshing climate. Prepare for an unforgettable experience in the Sahara Desert, where you’ll stay in a traditional Berber camp, gazing at the star-studded desert sky.
Journey through the awe-inspiring landscapes of Todra Gorges, Dades Valley, and Ouarzazate, each offering a unique glimpse into Morocco’s natural beauty. Arrive in Marrakech, a bustling city where ancient traditions meet modern life. Explore vibrant Souks and find serenity in the city’s lush gardens.
Finally, conclude your adventure in Essaouira, a beautiful coastal town that is perfect for exploring or simply relaxing by the sea.
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What to Expect 16 days tour from Casablanca:
During this 16 Days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you can expect a diverse and immersive experience that will immerse you in the rich culture, history, and natural beauty of Morocco. Here’s what you can expect.
- Visit Casablanca city
- Explore Rabat city
- Vist Tangier Ciy
- Overnight in Chafchaouen
- Visit Fes City with local Guide
- Overnight in Desert Camp
- Camel Trek in Merzouga Desert
- Visit Ait ben Haddou Kasbah
- Explore Volubulis (Roman Town)
- Stop at every place for photography
- Visit Marrakech with Local Guide
The first day of your 16 days tour from Casablanca will be scheduled according to your flight details.
Your driver will pick you up from the airport and you will be transferred to hotel for some rest. Then, you will set out to explore Casablanca.
Casablanca is located on the Atlantic Ocean and has a Mediterranean climate. The city experiences warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Average temperatures in Casablanca range from 18-25 degrees Celsius (64-77 degrees Fahrenheit).
First off, you will visit Hassan II Mosque. It was built in 1993 and is the largest mosque in Africa. It can accommodate up to 25,000 worshippers at a time. It has a beautiful courtyard and an impressive minaret that stands 210 meters (689 feet) tall.
Then, you head towards the Old Medina, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a walled city that was built in the 18th century. It is home to many historical buildings, such as the Grand Mosque, which was built in 1727. It is also a great place to shop for souvenirs and traditional Moroccan items.
The city has many beaches that are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. Some of the most popular beaches in Casablanca include Ain Diab Beach and Corniche Beach.
No matter what type of vacation you’re looking for, Casablanca is sure to have something to offer you. The city is full of history, culture, and beautiful scenery. You’ll never run out of things to see and do in this Moroccan gem. overnight stay at Casablanca.
Today, you depart for Rabat, Morocco’s historic capital with roots dating back to the Roman Empire. Explore the Museum of Moroccan Arts in the Chellah district, featuring traditional artifacts and ancient ruins. Discover Rabat’s UNESCO-listed old city, replete with medieval walls, mosques, and the renowned Kasbah of the Udayas, once home to Moroccan royalty. Continue to the sprawling Mohammed V University, founded in 1957, named after the country’s independence leader. The campus lies in the city’s west. Next, journey to Tangier, a city known for its cultural fusion and stunning coastlines. Stroll along the Corniche Promenade for sunset views over the Strait of Gibraltar.
Explore Tangier’s the legendary Caves of Hercules, offering breathtaking Atlantic Ocean vistas. Reflect on the rich history, culture, and natural beauty of Morocco. Depart with cherished memories, eager to return and further explore this captivating country.
Your journey will begin with a pick-up from your hotel in Tangier. From there, you will travel towards Chefchaouen, also known as the Blue City, located in the Rif Mountains. Overnight in Chafchaouen.
This city is famous for its picturesque blue houses and streets, and it’s a popular destination for travelers looking for a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. You’ll have free time to explore the city’s narrow streets and markets. Overnight in Chafchaouen.
Enjoy on the next day of our 16 Days tour from Casablanca, delving into the heart of the country’s rich history. Our first stop is Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site that unveils the astounding Roman ruins. Wander amidst impeccably preserved mosaics and stand in awe of the magnificence of ancient Roman architecture. We’ll then venture to Meknes, a former imperial city adorned with opulent palaces, grand gates, and sprawling gardens. Immerse yourself in the historic medina, pay a visit to the impressive Bab Mansour gate, and uncover the exquisite craftsmanship of the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Our final destination for the day is Fes, where you’ll have some free time to explore before settling in for a restful overnight stay. This carefully curated 16 Days tour from Casablanca ensures each day is filled with extraordinary cultural and historical encounters, overnight in Fes.
After breakfast, you will go with a native guide to Fes. You will have time to bargain in the infinite souks of Fez el-Bali, enjoy a cup of coffee on the terraces of the new Fez, see the historic Koranic schools, and reflect on the countless artisans working in vanished crafts.
It is customary to begin your medina exploration at the Bab Boujlloud Gate. The enormous Bou Inania medersa is the gorgious monument to see. Before reaching the mzara (shrine) of the old king Moulay Idriss, which is located at the location where he made the choice to create the town, you will be able to see the Tijani zaoua (zaoua, sanctuary of a religious fraternity) and the instrument manufacturers’ souk.
You’ll be able to experience your own version of “The Arabian Nights” in Fes, where everything is fantastical and out of the ordinary. Fez offers you a unique and unusual experience on a stage made out of djellaba, rugs, and gorgeous lighting. You will have enough time to explore the magnificent Medina. Riad lodging with breakfast.
Today, you’ll continue traveling through the Atlas Mountains to the desert via Ifrane, where you’ll witness wild monkeys in the cedar forests of Azrou. It will be a wonderful chance to interact with them and snap pictures of them. After that, you’ll have lunch at Zaida, a tiny Berber village. You proceed across the Atlas Mountains, passing through Midelt, and eventually, you reach the tiny settlement of Rich.
Then on to Merzouga where you may either unwind before the camel trek or begin it right away to witness the Saharan dunes, the sun setting between Erg Chebbi, and spend the night in a Berber camp. The next stop is Erfoud, where you will experience a taste of the Sahara.
You may access the edge of the golden dunes by a small offroad, and camels will be waiting for you there. Your luggage will then be transported to your opulent campers in a 4×4.
However, it will take around an hour for camels to travel through the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Don’t expect a lengthy trek, though, as you don’t get all the way into the desert.
On the way, you will have the chance to see the stunning sunset. Your luxury camp will welcome you with tea and friendly smiles when you get there. Your gorgeous, private tents, each with an ensuite bathroom and a shower so you can relax and settle in before dinner, will then be brought to you.
Before dinner is served in the main tent restaurant, you’ll have time to frolic around the desert like a bird in the sky. After dinner, you’ll be with the Berbers, enjoying the sounds of local musicians playing around a fire under a sky filled with millions of stars.
The Merzouga Desert it is known for its sand dunes, which are some of the tallest in the world, and its native plant and animal life. The desert covers an area of about 9,000 square miles (23,000 square kilometers) and experiences hot, dry weather most of the year.
You will also visit the Khamlia Village and interact with the locals there. The village is home to a community of blacksmiths and jewellers who create traditional metalwork and jewellery. It is also known for its music, which combines elements of Moroccan folk music with West African sounds.
Later on, you head towards Rissani Market.
You will find a bustling market loaded with stalls selling everything from jewelry to spices. The market is a great place to pick up souvenirs and gifts, and it’s also a great opportunity to get a taste of the local culture. The market is especially known for its selection of handmade crafts, which make for unique and memorable souvenirs.
In the Afternoon, you return to your hotel and prepare for a camel ride in the Erg Chebbi dunes. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Morocco. It is a large sand dune that stretches for miles. The area is known for its stunning sand dunes, which can reach up to 250 meters in height.
Dinner and overnight stay in a camp in the desert as you do stargazing
Your camel guide will wake you up early in the morning so you may witness what might be the best sunrise of your life. After your breakfast in the camp you’ll ride your camel back to Merzouga village. You can’t help but be in awe of the beautiful Erg Chebbi sand dunes as you go since they change with the light throughout the day.
You will depart for the Rissani, Tinghir, and Todra gorges.
You’ll continue to Dades Valley after lunch in Tinjdad, where you can see the magnificent sand castles and the remarkable rock formations known as “monkey toes.” Finally, overnight lodging will be provided at a luxurious inn with a view of the Dades valley.
The 16 Days tour from Casablanca, beginning your day with a visit to the renowned Atlas Studio. Here, you’ll step behind the scenes of the film industry, immersing yourself in the enchanting world of cinema. Discover the sets and props that played a role in famous movies and TV shows, gaining a firsthand experience of the magic of filmmaking.
Our next stop takes us to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a fortified village steeped in cinematic history. Marvel at the intricate mud-brick architecture and wander through the labyrinthine streets that have graced the screens of numerous films and series.
Continuing our journey, we’ll arrive at the historic Telouet Kasbah. This former palace exudes grandeur and opulence, showcasing the region’s rich architectural legacy. Explore its exquisitely adorned rooms, marvel at intricately carved ceilings, and soak in the vibrant tilework, all of which offer profound insights into the area’s fascinating history.
As we press on to Marrakech via the High Atlas Mountains, the road leads through picturesque villages, each offering glimpses of traditional Berber architecture and terraced fields that cling to the mountainsides. The scenery transforms as you traverse lush green valleys adorned with walnut and apple orchards, providing a refreshing contrast to the arid landscapes of the desert regions. This meticulously curated 16 Days tour from Casablanca promises a journey filled with cinematic wonder and cultural exploration.
Your exploration of Marrakech will be guided by a local expert. This immersive tour will take you to several iconic landmarks, including Bahia Palace, named for its “brilliance,” boasting stunning gardens constructed in the late 19th century with intentions of being a palace in its time. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the historic royal necropolis, Saadian Tombs, dating back to the Saadian dynasty. Marvel at the grandeur of the Koutoubia Mosque, which stands as the largest of its kind. Experience the vibrant energy of Jamaa El Fna, the central marketplace square. Overnight in Marrakech.
Today, you’ll be transported to the enchanting city of Essaouira. Here, you’ll spend a comfortable overnight stay.
Essaouira known for its picturesque coastal views and laid-back atmosphere, Essaouira is a charming seaside town in Morocco. The city boasts a rich history, having been an important port city since ancient times. Its well-preserved medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a testament to its cultural significance.
The driver will pick you up from your hotel in Essaouira and drive back to Marrakech. Overnight in Marrakech.
Today, you have a free day to explore Marrakech at your own pace. Consider indulging in a traditional Moroccan hammam experience for relaxation and rejuvenation. Alternatively, you can continue to explore the vibrant souks, or simply wander through the enchanting streets of the medina, overnight in Marrakech.
Well, this last day is dedicated to see off each other. After spending 16 days in Morocco together, you all will have developed a special bond with each other.
In either case, when we travel with someone, we are inevitably brought closer to them. We spend hour after hour in close quarters, getting to know every little quirk and mannerism. We develop inside jokes and shared memories. In short, we create a unique bond that is unlike any other. And, when it comes time to say goodbye, we find that it is not nearly as easy as it should be.
Thankfully, though, these bonds are never truly broken. No matter how much time passes, we will always have a special connection with each other.
After all, the driver will drop you off at the airport according to your flight details and this marks the end of your 16 Days tour from Casablanca. You leave Morocco with a lot of memories and stories to tell.