This 8 days tour from Casablanca takes you through majestic cities, the Sahara desert, and quaint towns. The voyage also includes stops in Marrakech and Fez, two of Morocco’s most stunning cities.
Additionally, you will take pleasure in camel rides across the Erg Chebbi dunes and desert camping in a luxurious tent. For those seeking a friendly desert adventure, Erg Chebbi is the place to go. Finally, you’ll explore medieval kasbahs, unwind in an oasis, and discover the country’s fascinating historical places.
If you move from a city to a desert, you can spend a day experiencing two completely different worlds; if you so desire, you can go from the bustle of the city to nothing but sand. You find equilibrium along the road as you uncover hitherto unrecognized historical trade routes that link Africa, Asia, and Europe and get inspired by several Moroccan cultural manifestations.
We make numerous stops along the way at sights so you can use your time as you choose. Our drivers are professional and bilingual. They will introduce you to the locals so you can meet people, have fun, and gain a more authentic understanding of this nation. They are also funny and friendly.
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Sign up for this 8-day tour leaving from Casablanca if you want to have the best fun possible. Consider joining one of the Morocco Tours if you like history and culture to experience this 8-day vacation.
Departure & Return Location
Casablanca to Marrakech
8 in the morning
Hotels & accommodations
Comfortable air-conditioned 4×4/minibus vehicle
Pick up and drop off from Airport/Hotel/Riad
2 dinners in the desert and all breakfasts
Lux camp in the desert
Flight tickets & visa
Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
Tips to guide and driver (optional)
What to Expect
In this tour, you will :
Seeing the monkeys in Azrou
Strolling around the old cities
Explore exotic markets and souks of Morocco
Wander in the blue-washed city of Chefchaouen
Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, Meknes
Camel trekking and desert camping
Day 1Arrival Day, Overnight in Casablanca
After landing in Casablanca, you will be met by your private English-speaking driver to begin your 8 day tour from Casablanca. Your first stop will be the magnificent mosque of Hassan II, one of Morocco’s most notable sights and a remarkable example of Moroccan architecture. It is the fifth-biggest mosque in the world and the largest in the kingdom.
Always keep an eye out for new sights as you explore the Hobous, Casablanca’s “New Medina.” You will enjoy the quaint streets and the art deco buildings in this 1930s French-founded city. Visit some artisan stores to look through regional products including olives, clothes, and spices. You’ll like the spotless streets, lovely Mauresque buildings and arcades, orderly rows of store stalls, and even a tiny park as an idealized representation of a genuine Medina. You will stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 2Rabat, Meknes, and Roman Ruins at Volubilis
The capital of Morocco and one of its imperial cities, Rabat serves as the country’s political and administrative hub and is home to the Royal Palace, the government, and embassies. On the left bank of the mouth of the Bouregreg River, in the northern part of the country, close to the Atlantic Ocean, is Rabat.
After breakfast, you will travel from Casablanca, Morocco’s economic capital, to Rabat, the country’s political capital. On the way, you will stop at the Hassan Tower, a 12-century structure, before continuing on to the Kasbah, an 11th-century fortress with Andalusian-style architecture and stunning views of Salé and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Oudayyas Kasbah, also known as “Al Mahdia” in honour of their leader Al Mahdi Ben Tumurt, was built by the Almohads in the twelfth century and is located at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River. This Kasbah was formerly a Ribat (a military defense). Later, the entire city took on the name of the kasbah. Along with other municipal landmarks, it was included to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage in 2012 as a cultural asset. After that, Chellah will be among the locations that people will remember the most. It’s an incredible haven of tranquilly.
Lunch is at your leisure; after that, see the old and new Medina. You’ll go to Moulay Idriss Zerhoun’s village later. which the Moroccans visit as a place of worship. We will travel to the 3rd century BC ancient Roman city of Volubilis, which is undoubtedly Morocco’s most significant archaeological site. Take a tour of the ancient remains and marvel at the remarkably intact mosaics and artefacts. Stay in your Riad.
Day 3Fez, exploring one of the best Morocco cities
After breakfast, your local guide will begin the tour of the historic Fes. A sightseeing tour will be provided for you to view the royal city. Spend the morning exploring the old city’s ramparts and tiny lanes in the mediaeval Medina. You can visit the 16th-century Merinid Tomb Ruins, which were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1981.
Visit the Merinides’ early 14th-century structures, the Bouanania and Attarine Medersas. The Nejjarine Marble Fountain and the Karaouine Mosque, an ancient Islamic study centre. Lunch will be provided for you in a traditional Moroccan eatery.
As you continue your tour, you will see the elaborate gate of the ancient tanneries known as Bab Boujeloud. King’s Palace, Later, we go to the Souks, which are neighbourhood markets, where vendors and artisans sell their handmade jewellery. Moreover, pottery, copperware, and leather products. returning to the same riad in the afternoon to rest.
Day 4Fez - Merzouga. Camel ride in Erg Chebbi Dunes and a night in a lux camp
After breakfast, 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.
Day 5Merzouga desert- Todra gorge- Dades Valley
Your camel guide will wake you up early in the morning so you may witness what might be the best sunrise of your life. You’ll walk 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 after having breakfast and taking a shower in your riad because they are this country’s tallest and narrowest canyons.
You’ll drive into the Dades Valley after lunch in the valley, 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.
Day 6 : Dades Gorges- Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech city
After breakfast, we set out on our tour via Dades Valley. The Way of a Thousand Kasbahs is the name of this path. In Kalaat M’Gouna, which is best known for its Festival des Roses, we arrive. If you’re here in May, you might get to see the splendour of this celebration. Don’t pass up the opportunity to buy the rosewater that gave the city its name.
Eventually, we arrive in Ouarzazate, Africa’s Hollywood. We will eat lunch at the well-known Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, one of Morocco’s most stunning structures and one that is protected by UNESCO. This kasbah served as the scene for more than twenty movies and is a stunning example of southern Moroccan architecture.
We’ll explore this kasbah before continuing on across the breathtaking Tizi N’Tichka Pass through the High Atlas Mountains. There are numerous places to stop along the journey to enjoy coffee or tea and the stunning surroundings. When you arrive in Marrakech, a stunning hotel or riad will be ready for you.
Day 7 : Guided Tour in Marrakech City
Following breakfast at the riad, you will take a morning guided tour of Marrakech, well known as “the Red City of Morocco.” The Koutoubia Minaret, the Saadian Tombs, the stunning Palace of Bahia, and the Ben Youssef Koranic School are just a few of the historical and cultural attractions that your guide will make sure you visit.
As you make your way to the well-known Jamaa El Fna Square, finish the morning by strolling through the medina’s narrow streets and taking the opportunity to view the various artists at work. Afterward, explore the Majorelle Gardens and take a quick tour of Gueliz, Marrakech’s new city, after enjoying lunch at a restaurant close to the plaza.
After supper, you can choose to stroll across the square and be entertained by magicians, storytellers, toothpullers, and food vendors. Your riad will serve as your place to stay the night on this 8 days tour from Casablanca.
Day 8 : Flying Home
We will transport you to the Casablanca/Marrakech airport for your flight back home following an early breakfast in your riad. At the airport, your 8 days tour from Casablanca comes to an end.
If you wish to change this tour, let us know your ideas and travel schedules so we can make a program that satisfies your needs. Inquire with us for additional details.