12 Days Tour Around Morocco from Casablanca

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  • 12 days 11 nights
  • Max People : no limit
  • Wifi Available
  • Every day
  • Min. people : 1
  • Pickup: Airpot/hotel

Morocco is a country full of culture and history, and there is no better way to experience it than by taking a 12-day tour from Casablanca.

 From there, you will visit Rabat, the capital city, before journeying to Chefchaouen, a picturesque town known for its blue-washed buildings. You will then have the opportunity to explore the Roman ruins at Volubilis before making your way to Fes, where you can wander through the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 Then it’s on to Ifrane, often referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco, before heading into the Sahara Desert for a once-in-a-lifetime experience staying in a traditional Berber camp.

The trip will also take you through Todra Gorges, Dades Valley and Ouarzazate before ending in Marrakech, where you can explore the Souks and relax in one of the many gardens. Finally, the trip will finish up in Essaouira, a beautiful coastal town that is perfect for exploring or simply relaxing by the sea.

Departure & Return Location

Casablanca to Marrakech (it can be customized)

Departure Time

8 a.m

Price Includes

  • Hotels and accommodation
  • Comfortable air-conditioned 4×4/minibus vehicle
  • An English speaking driver
  • Pick up and drop off from Airport/Hotel/Riad
  • Local guides
  • Breakfasts and 3 dinners in the desert

Price Excludes

  • Flight tickets & visa
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips to guide and driver
What to Expect

The tour takes you to see the wonders of Morocco. It includes all the best destinations and some of the hidden parts that tourists cannot see; with a local guide, you can reach places others can’t, or don’t know about!

  • Camel Trekking and desert camping
  • Visiting all the Game of Thrones locations in Morocco.
  • Guided Visits of Fez and Marrakech
  • Visiting the Roman Empire ruins at Volubilis
  • Seeing wild monkeys in the cedar forest of Azrou
  • Discovering exotic local markets and hidden part of Morocco
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Itinerary

Day 1Welcome to Casablanca

The first day of your 12 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.

Dinner and overnight stay at Casablanca.

Day 2Casablanca, Rabat and Chefchaouen

Today, you leave for Rabat.

Rabat, the capital of Morocco, is a beautiful and historic city. The city has a long history dating back to the Roman Empire, when it was known as Sala Colonia. In the Middle Ages, Rabat was an important strategic stronghold for the Moroccan kingdom. The city’s current name comes from the 12th century Almohad dynasty, when it was known as Ribat al-Fath.

First up, you will visit the interesting Museum of Moroccan Arts, which houses a collection of traditional Moroccan art and artifacts. The museum is located in the historic Chellah district of Rabat. The district is also home to the ruins of a 14th century Merinid fortress and an 18th century royal palace.

Next up on our list is the Rabat’s old city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is well worth a visit. The city’s medieval walls and gates, as well as its many mosques and madrassas, are testimony to its rich history. The Kasbah of the Udayas is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rabat. This 11th century fortress was once the home of the Moroccan royal family. Today, it houses a museum and art gallery.

Then, you head to the Morocco’s largest university, the Mohammed V University. Founded in 1957, the university is named after Morocco’s independence leader and former king. The university campus is located in the western part of the city.

After lunch, you leave for Chefchaouen arriving there in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Chefchaouen.

Day 3Exploring the Blue City Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen is a city in the Rif Mountains of north-western Morocco. The city is known for its striking blue-and-white buildings and views of the mountains. Nearby attractions include the ruined kasbah of Tétouan, the caves of Hercules, and the Cascades d’Akchour waterfalls.

After breakfast, you continue your 1é days journey on your own to explore this amazing city. The streets are lined with blue-and-white buildings, and the walls of the medina are painted in blue. The city is a popular tourist destination, and it is known for its woolen blankets and carpets, leather goods, and Moroccan oil lamps. There are also many shops selling traditional Moroccan spices and teas.

When the sun sets in Chefchaouen, the blue-washed buildings of the old city take on a whole new look. The Spanish Mosque, abandoned for years, is a particularly striking sight. As you make your way to the mosque, you can see the last rays of sunlight filtering through the mountains, casting a golden glow over the city.  It’s a magical moment that you’ll always remember.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4Chefchaouen, Volubilis, Meknes and Fes

After breakfast, you leave for Fes. On the way, the first stop is Volubilis. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the best-preserved Roman ruins in Morocco. The site is located near the city of Meknes, about 30 miles (48 km) from Fez.

 Volubilis was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mauretania. It was founded by Phoenician settlers in the 3rd century BCE and continued to be inhabited until the 7th century CE. The site includes a number of well-preserved Roman ruins, including a triumphal arch, a basilica, temples, and numerous mosaics.

Then, continuing onwards, we make a stop at Meknes. The city is home to a number of historical sites, including the Medresa Bou Inania, which is a 14th century Islamic school, and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, which is the tomb of one of Morocco’s most famous rulers.

Then, the drive continues and you arrive at Fes in the evening. The driver drops you off at the hotel.

You tour from Casablanca ends today in Fes, dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 5Exploring Fes: Medina and Imperial City

One day is surely not enough to cover the whole of Fes. So, we have dedicated two days for this heavenly city.

After breakfast, you set out to explore this marvellous city.

Fes is one of the oldest and most well-preserved medieval cities in the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is full of narrow streets, vibrant markets, and stunning architecture.

Some of the top sights in Fes that we will explore include the Medersa el Attarine, a 14th century theological school; the Bou Inania Medersa, a 14th century Koranic school; the Nejjarine Fountain, a beautifully ornate public fountain; and the tanneries, where leather is dyed using natural methods.

Fes is also known for its delicious food. Be sure to try some of the local specialties like pastilla (a savory meat pie), couscous, and grilled lamb.

If you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Fes el Bali is the perfect place to explore. This ancient walled city is full of winding streets and hidden gems.

Day 6Exploring Fes: Ceramics, Museums and Gardens

After breakfast, you set out to explore Fes again. First up, you will visit the Batha Museum.

It is a must-see for anyone interested in traditional Moroccan arts and crafts. The museum is located in a 19th-century palace, and the collection includes items such as carved wood, zellij, and local pottery. The museum is also home to a number of interactive exhibits, making it a great place to learn about the history and culture of Morocco. You can watch artisans at work, try their hand at some of the crafts, and even purchase some of the unique items on display.

As you walk through the gates of Jnan Sbil, you are transported to another world. The Andalusian-style garden is a oasis of tranquility, with its gently flowing fountain and beautifully manicured plants. You can imagine the Moorish rulers of yesteryear relaxing in this peaceful spot, surrounded by the beauty of nature.

After a few minutes of taking in the serenity of the garden, you head towards the old Jewish quarter, Mellah. The change in architecture is dramatic, from the ornate buildings of Jnan Sbil to the more utilitarian style of the Mellah. However, what is most striking about theJewish quarter is the sense of community that permeates the area.

Finally, you make a tour of Ceramics and Tile Collective. You will watch the Masters at work and learn their style.

Dinner and overnight stay at Fes.

Day 7Fes, Ifrane, Ziz Valley and Merzouga Desert

Now after spending 2 days in Fes, you continue your 12 days tour from Casablanca to onther part of Morocco, you will finally make it to Merzouga Desert.

On the way, you make a stop at Ifrane. It is a small city located in the Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco. It is known for its cool climate and alpine scenery.

Some of the main attractions in Ifrane include the ski resort, the Royal Palace, and the University of Al Akhawayn. The ski resort is located on the outskirts of the city and offers a great opportunity to enjoy the snow-capped mountains. The Royal Palace is Ifrane’s most iconic landmark. The University of Al Akhawayn is also located in Ifrane and is one of Morocco’s most prestigious universities.

After exploring Ifrane, we continue towards Merzouga desert passing the lush green forests of Azrou wher we will stop to capture some moments with barbary monkeys.

Later,  by the end of the evening,  we will arrive at Merzouga Desert.

Situated in the south-eastern part of Morocco, the Merzouga Desert is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. With its vast expanse of sand dunes and beautiful landscape, the desert is a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

The camel will be waiting for you. Camel trekking is a great way to explore the desert and see the sand dunes up close. You can explore the desert and get up close and personal with its many wonders. The camels are specially trained to carry tourists through the sand dunes, and they are very comfortable and safe.

You get to experience the vast and majestic sand dunes of Erg Chebbi while the sun sets in the desert. It really is a memorable experience.

Dinner and overnight stay in a camp at Merzouga desert.

Day 8Desert Adventure, Rissani Market and Todra Gorges

Todays, you will continue your 12 days tour to Todra Georges. First up, you will enjoy the beautiful sunrise in the desert. Then, you will visit the Khamlia Village where you will meet the Black people and experience their traditions.

Then, you return to the village of Merzouga and then you head towards Rissani Market. It is one of the best places to experience the true culture and way of life in Morocco .

Rissani is a small town located in the southeastern part of the country, close to the Algerian border. It is the capital of Tafilalet, one of the largest oases in Morocco.

One of the best things to do in Rissani is to visit the local market. This is not your typical tourist market, but rather a place where locals come to buy and sell their goods. You can find everything from fresh produce to handmade carpets and jewellery. Bargaining is expected, so be sure to haggle for the best price!

Then, to our last stop for the day, we finally arrive at The Todra Gorge. It is a canyon located in the eastern High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. The gorge is known for its dramatic cliffs and steep walls, which rise to over 300 meters in height in some places.

Dinner and overnight stay at Boumalne Dades.

Day 9Dades Valley, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou and Marrakech

After breakfast, we head towards Ouarzazate passing through the stunning Rose Valley. Here, you can learn about the process through which rose petals are turned into Rose water.

We finally arrive at Ouarzazate where we will visit the Atlas Studios. Since its inception in the early 1970s, Atlas Studio has been responsible for some of the most iconic recordings of all time. From Led Zeppelin to the Rolling Stones, countless artists have made the trek to Morocco to record at Atlas Studio.

In recent years, Atlas Studio has become a mecca for film and television producers looking to capture the essence of Morocco. Game of Thrones, Homeland, and Body of Lies are just a few of the many productions that have filmed at Atlas Studios.

Then, we visit the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. It is a small village located in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains, about 75 miles from Marrakech. The village is known for its traditional earthen architecture, which has remained unchanged for centuries. In 1987, Ait Benhaddou was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ait Benhaddou is an excellent example of traditional earthen architecture. The houses in the village are built from a mixture of earth and straw, which makes them very strong and resistant to the elements. The village is situated on a trade route between Marrakech and the Sahara Desert, and it was an important stop for traders and travelers in the past.  restaurants.

After lunch, we leave for Marrakech arriving there in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay.

Another journey of your 12 days tour ends here, make sure to get some rest.

Day 10Exploring Marrakech with a local guide

Marrakech is a city in central Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country. It grew rapidly and established itself as a cultural, religious, and trading centre for the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa; its Jemaa el-Fnaa, is the busiest square in Africa.

After breakfast, we set out to visit this amazing city. It is known for its medieval city walls, architecture, and sunsets.

Some of the most popular tourist attractions you will visit, with your local guide, include the Jemaa el-Fnaa square, the Medina, and the Majorelle Gardens.

The Jemaa el-Fnaa square is a vibrant and lively place that is full of vendors, musicians, and performers. It is a great place to people watch and experience the culture of Marrakech.

The Medina is the old city of Marrakech and is full of narrow streets and traditional Moroccan architecture. It is a great place to explore and find hidden treasures.

The Majorelle Gardens are a beautiful oasis in the middle of the city. They are full of colorful flowers and plants, and they offer a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech.

In addition, you will discover a lot of meusums and monuments like the Koutoubia Mosque, the Medersa Ben Youssef, Bahia Palace and others.

This city has a lot to offer for everyone. Dinner and overnight stay at Marrakech.

Day 11Essaouira Excursion

You 12 days tour takes you today to Essaouira. After your breakfast, you leave for Essaouira. On the way, you will witness the astonishing fields of Argan Oil. Here, you will visit some associations and get a chance to learn the process of Making of Argan oil.

Later, you arrive at Essaouira. It is a humble white town located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Its name means “the wall”, referring to the ramparts that surround the city. These ramparts, called the Skalla fortress, were built in the 18th century to protect the city from pirates. Today, they offer a stunning view of the ocean and the city below.

The Medina, or old town, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is filled with narrow alleyways, small shops, and beautiful mosques. The people of Essaouira are known for their friendly hospitality and their delicious seafood.

Its architecture reflects the Roman, Phoenician, and Portuguese influences that have shaped its history, and its narrow streets are lined with colourful shops and cafes. Whether you’re looking to catch some waves or simply soak up the atmosphere, Essaouira is sure to delight.

After exploring all of this, you head back towards Marrakech. Dinner and overnight stay at Marrakech. You can enjoy the night life at Marrakech.

Day 12End of 12 days tour from Casablanca

Well, this the last day of your 12 days tour from Casablanca. It is for saying goodbye. Although its never easy, because you have travelled together and have developed a strong bond with everyone around. But yeah, goodbyes are not the end.

The last day is organised based on your flight details. The driver will drop you off at the airport whether in Casablanca or Marrakech and you leave Morocco with a lot of stories to tell.

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