This 15-day tour from Casablanca is the perfect way to see all the best that Morocco has to offer. The tour includes beautiful cities like Marrakech, Fes, Essaouira, Chefchaouen, and Rabat, as well as villages, mountains, canyons, and landmarks.
On this tour, you will travel with a well-managed time to discover the country in depth. You will reach places you can’t reach by yourself, and you will witness the contradictions of Morocco. Indeed Morocco is a land of contrasts where modernity and traditionalism live together.
Casablanca to Marrakech or Casablanca
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This tour allows you to discover Morocco in depths.
Upon arrival in Casablanca, your first day will be tailored to however much time you have. If you have a full day, we’ll take you on a tour of the city. You’ll see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Africa. This is a great opportunity to see the work of Moroccan artisans and the richness of their handicrafts. The mosque was built between 1987 and 1993 with funding from all Moroccans. It’s one of the only mosques that non-muslims are allowed to enter.
On the second day of this 15-day tour, you will visit Rabat, one of Morocco’s imperial cities. Highlights include Hassan Tower and its uncompleted minaret, the magnificent Kasbah of Oudayas, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, and the Hassan 2 Mosque.
After lunch, you will drive north to Chefchaouen. Along the way, you will cross many breathtaking landscapes before reaching the foothills of the Rif Mountains. Once you arrive in Chefchaouen, you will be struck by the blue buildings and majestic valley gate.
Overnight at your Riad in Chefchaouen
After breakfast, you’ll explore Chefchaouen by yourself on foot, starting with the casbah. Built by King Moulay Ismail in the early 18th century, it’s a great place to see the beautiful views of the gardens that surround the Kasbah.
Next, you’ll visit the ethnographic museum, which has antique weapons, musical instruments, and photographs of the old town.
You end your journey is some local coffees in the heart of the medina.
Your 15 Days tour from Casablanca will continue to the cities of Meknes and Fez. You will start your visit by exploring Volubilis; a city served as the capital of the kingdom of Mauretania and later as a thriving city of the Roman Empire. When you visit, you will see evidence of its glorified past.
Next on your tour, you’ll visit the granary of Sahrij Swani. This impressive monument was built in the 17th century by Sultan Moulay Ismael, and it served as a storage place for supplies for the army. Today, the granary is a popular tourist destination, and it’s a great place to learn more about the history of Morocco.
Once you finish the visit of Meknes, you head over your last destination, Fes, for an overnight spend
Once you’ve had your breakfast, you’ll get to meet our local guide, who will take you around to some of the most important places in the city. You’ll start by the Royal Palace gate, learning about its history and how it was built. Then, you’ll go to see Bab Boujloud – a big old gate that used to protect the old Medina.
The minaret of the Medersa Bou Inania. This impressive building sits just after the Bab Boujloud gate. Within its walls, the rambling streets spiral out into two distinctly different districts divided by a meandering river.
You spend the full day with your guide until the afternoon. Then, you get back to your hotel to rest or stroll around the city by yourself.
On the 6th day of your 15 days tour from Casablanca, you will have the opportunity to visit the Sahara Desert.
This is the land of camels, nomads, and traditional life. You will get to see how they live and interact with their environment. This is a perfect opportunity to take some amazing photos and memories home with you.
After breakfast in Fes, you’ll take the road to the middle Atlas mountains and the desert beyond. Your first stop will be in Ifran, a small cold city nicknamed “Switzerland of Morocco” for its similarity to a Swiss alpine resort. In addition, this city is among the cleanest cities in the world, and its people don’t even throw cigarettes on the ground.
Later, you cross Azrou, Midelt, and Errachidia before you arrive finally to Merzouga. You will have along the way a lot of stops to capture the beutiful moments. Once you get there, you camel guide will take you to the heart of the desert where another experience will start.
After an hour, you will reach your camps and you will be welcomed by a glass of tea.
After a lively night with nomads, you will wake up early to watch the sunrise. There’s something special about witnessing the sunrise in the desert. It’s an incredible sight that you won’t want to miss. You’ll be amazed by how the color of the dunes changes as the sun rises over the horizon.
After you have breakfast in the camp, you’ll be getting back on your camel to head back to the hotel in Merzouga. You will then drive with your guide to see what Merzouga has to offer. You’ll get to see the lake of Merzouga (Dayet Sriji), which is home to some really beautiful and exotic birds. From there, you’ll go even deeper into the heart of the desert to take in the amazing sight of the dunes.
In addition, you will visit the village of Khamlia, a village inhabited by black people and you will learn about their music, lifestyle and you will drink tea with them.
By the end of the day, you will come back to your hotel preparing for another journey.
Today your journey takes you from Merzouga to Dades Valley via Rissani. If you’re lucky enough to time your trip with the local markets, you’ll get to see a different side of the town’s culture. Make sure to stop by the stalls selling crystals and fossils- some of which are quite rare. In Erfoud, there is also a workshop that uses Marmar- an interesting material that you might not be able to find at home.
Todra valley is a beautiful valley situated among clay villages and mountains. Driving south, you will come across the Todgha Gorges, a series of limestone river canyons. You will stop there for a while to take in the sights and snap some pictures.
By the end of the day, you will have reached Boumaln Dades where you will spend your night in a peaceful atmosphere and enjoying what the beaty of nature there.
Today, your 15-day tour from Casablanca continues to Ouarzazate. You’ll start your trip through the twisty roads of Dades Gorge, admiring its impressive rock formations, before arriving in Boutghrar. Boutghrar is a special place where nature and colors come together, and you’ll stop there to see its majestic locations.
After that, you’ll meet some nomads who still live in caves. You’ll share a cup of tea with them before going to Kalaat M’Gouna. It’s a traditional place where locals pick rose petals. In local cooperatives, they turn the petals into rosewater, cremes, and perfumes. If you travel in May, you can waitness a festival there.
Later, you continue your road to Ouarzazate where you will spend your night
Today, you will visit Atlas Studio, which has been used by many Hollywood producers. The studio is located near the desert and the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, which offers everything needed to film well-known movies like The Mummy, Tomb Riders, Cleopatra, and Game of Thrones.
Furthermore a short break, you’ll begin your drive to Ait Benhaddou. The journey will take just under 40 minutes. As you approach, you may feel as though you’ve seen this place before in a movie. And chances are, you have! Ait Benhaddou is a popular filming location that has been used a backdrop for countless movies. Game of Thrones, Babel, Gladiator, Cliopatra, just to name a few.
After lunch, you will contniue your trip to Taroudant crossing multiple Berber villages and enjoying multiple stops along the way.
By the end of day, you will have reached Taroudant where you will spend your night.
You will start your journey to Essaouira via Agadir. The latter is a modern city that was destroyed and then rebuilt in the aftermath of a devastating 1960 earthquake. Agadir is characterized by its beautiful beaches and luxurious hotel resorts.
After lunch, you’ll travel along the coast road, seeing several beautiful sights. The Agadir region is popular for its argan plants, and you’ll stop to see one of the amazing shows where goats climb the trees looking for argan nuts and leaves.
Overnight in Essaouira
Today you will discover the richness of the city firsthand. You will start the tour by visiting the coastal ramparts; beautiful, imposing pieces of history which provide the city a majestic charm. These Ramparts are not only rich in history, but they also convey the best location for seaside sights complete with cannons still intact.
After the ramparts, you will stroll around the narrow alleys of the old medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you walk, you’ll see the craftsmanship of the Moroccan artisans in beautifully carved objects along the streets.
Essaouira is a city where you will enjoy getting lost in its beautiful traditional streets. You will enjoy the art, the music, and the spirit of this city.
Overnight at your hotel in Essaouira
As you wake up and head downstairs, you remember that today is the day you get to explore Marrakech. You can’t wait to try all of the different foods and see all of the sights.First on the agenda is a stop at a women’s cooperative to learn about the production of argan oil. You’re looking forward to hearing about the process straight from the source and getting to see everything firsthand.
You will make several stops before finally reaching Marrakech, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a traditional lunch. After lunch, you’ll have some free time to explore the city and its streets. If you’re looking to relax, you may want to consider going to a hammam for a massage.
Today, you will visit the city with a private guide. You’ll start by visiting the Koutoubia minaret and then the Majorelle Garden. Next, you’ll head over to the Saadian Tombs that manifest the landmark of the Saadian dynasty and Bahia Palace with its beautiful eastern Architecture that dates back to 1866.
You will have lunch in a Marrakech restaurant to get a taste of the local culture before you explore the city. The medina is full of life and color, and the traditional souk is an impressive sight.
Marrakech is a very beautiful city, and its inhabitants try to keep its essence intact. You can witness this in many aspects, like the smell of fresh mint, the tastiest spices, and the hustle and bustle of its traditional souk.
Marrakech is unique, and it is not by chance that it becomes one of the most visited cities in the world.
At night, Marrakech wears another suit. Jamaa El Fna and Gueliz, all have something to offer to their visitors. Whether you like modernity or traditionalism, it is sur that it has something for all tastes
Here your 15 days tour from Casablanca comes to the end. By this time you will have seen a lot of places, met many people, enjoyed several experiences, and most importantly, learnt many things about Morocco.
What makes private tours special is that everything is customized for you. Plus, your driver has more flexibility to shift from the touristy areas and take you to places other tourists can’t reach. However, every beautiful experience has an end.
In the last day, the driver will drop you at the airport, whether in Casblanca, Marrakech, or another city, and it will be the end of our services. We hope you enjoyed Morocco.