14 days Tour from Tangier to Casablanca

Duration

14 days

Max People

30

Suitable for

All ages

Pickup

Airport

Description
Included/Excluded
Tour Plan

Overview

Discover the wonders of Morocco on this unforgettable 14-day tour from Tangier to Casablanca. Your journey begins with a warm welcome at Tangier and a picturesque drive to the captivating Chefchaouen and Fes, where you’ll immerse yourself in the vibrant culture.

Explore the ancient ruins of Volubilis and experience the magic of the Sahara desert as you travel to Merzouga. Spend a night in a fantastic Sahara camp, under a canopy of stars. Enjoy a thrilling camel trekking experience amidst the stunning Merzouga dunes.

Venturing further south, discover the breathtaking beauty of Toghra and Dades gorges, along with the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. Continue your exploration to the vibrant cities of Marrakech and Essaouira, where you’ll be captivated by their rich history and unique charm.

Throughout this tour, you’ll be mesmerized by the diverse landscapes, cultural treasures, and enchanting experiences that Morocco has to offer. From the bustling cities to the serene deserts, this 14-day adventure promises to leave you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the ancient ruins of Volubilis, gaining insight into Morocco’s rich historical heritage.
  • Experience the magic of the Sahara desert in Merzouga, spending a night in a fantastic Sahara camp under a canopy of stars and enjoying a thrilling camel trekking experience amidst the stunning dunes.
  • Venture further south to discover the breathtaking beauty of Toghra and Dades gorges, marveling at the natural wonders of Morocco.
  • Explore the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site that showcases the architectural marvels of Morocco.
  • Continue your exploration to the vibrant cities of Marrakech and Essaouira, each offering a unique blend of rich history and unique charm.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport en 4×4 or minivan + Fuel.
  • Driver / Guide.
  • Accommodation during the tour.
  • Dinners and Breakfast.
  • Desert Camel trekking and night in the Sahara camp.
  • Lunches during the tour.
  • Drinks

Tour Plan

Day 01 Tangier to Chefchaouen

Welcome to Tangier, the gateway to Africa, where your incredible 2-week tour of Morocco begins! Our team will meet you at the port or airport and provide a warm pick-up to commence your adventure.

We’ll start with a scenic transfer to Chefchaouen, passing through the picturesque Rif Mountains. Upon arrival in Chefchaouen, you’ll have the opportunity to explore this charming blue-painted town and immerse yourself in its vibrant Souk, where local crafts and delights await.

For a relaxing evening, you’ll stay overnight in Chefchaouen, enjoying a delicious dinner and a hearty breakfast to fuel you for the days ahead. Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Morocco!

Day 02 Chefchaouen – Rabat

After a satisfying breakfast, we’ll head towards Rabat, the captivating capital of Morocco. A pleasant 4-hour drive will bring us to this vibrant city that serves as the administrative and diplomatic center of the country.

Upon arrival, we will dedicate two hours to exploring the historical landmarks that Rabat has to offer. Our sightseeing tour will take us to the Udaya Kasbah, an ancient fortress with stunning views of the city and the sea. We’ll also visit the impressive Hassan Mosque, a grand architectural masterpiece, and the Royal Palace, an emblem of Morocco’s rich heritage.

Once our sightseeing is complete, we’ll check into our hotel, where you’ll have a free evening to wander around and immerse yourself in the charm of Rabat. Explore the city’s bustling streets, savor local cuisine, and experience the vibrant atmosphere that makes Rabat a fascinating destination. Get ready for more exciting adventures that lie ahead in our 2-week tour of Morocco!

Day 03 Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes

In the morning, we set off from Rabat to Fes, an exciting journey that holds captivating experiences. Our first stop is the mesmerizing Roman ruins of Volubilis, where you can explore the ancient site and delve into its historical significance.

Continuing on, we reach the nearby city of Meknes, where a delightful lunch awaits. Afterward, we embark on a short city tour to discover some of Meknes’ notable attractions. Visit the charming basin Swani, marvel at the majestic Bab Mansour gate, explore the intriguing cereal stores, and witness the grandeur of the royal stables.

As the day draws to a close, we proceed with a 1-hour drive to the enchanting city of Fes. Upon arrival, we check into our hotel, where you can relax and unwind after a day filled with exploration and discovery. Get ready to immerse yourself in the cultural wonders that await you in Fes, the spiritual and religious heart of Morocco.

Day 04 Fes city tour

Fes, also known as Fez, proudly stands as the first Moroccan imperial city, steeped in a rich history and a treasure trove of attractions. Renowned as the religious and spiritual center of Morocco, it houses the esteemed University of Karaouiyine, which has been operating since the remarkable year of 859. To fully appreciate the city’s magnificence, it is crucial to hire an informative local guide in Fes.

Our journey commences with a visit to the grand gate of the royal palace, unveiling the city’s regal past. Next, we venture into the quarter of natural handmade ceramics and poetry, where you can experience artistic artifacts firsthand. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you’ll explore the fascinating tanneries, where leather is skillfully treated, and meander through the vibrant alleys of Fes el Bali, the charming old Fes.

As you stroll through the bustling streets of the medina, you’ll be transported back to the medieval era, witnessing skilled artisans crafting an array of products, from beautiful slippers to traditional Jellabas and intricate jewelry.

After a fulfilling and active day of exploration, we’ll drive you back to your hotel, where you can relax and reflect on the captivating experiences that Fes has to offer.

Day 05 Ifrane – Midelt – Merzouga

After a hearty breakfast, we embark on a fascinating journey to Erfoud. As we make our way, we traverse several charming Berber towns, each offering unique glimpses into Morocco’s diverse landscapes.

Our first stop is Imouzzar, a small town surrounded by the picturesque Sais plains near Fes. Next, we reach Ifrane, a delightful summer resort town in the Middle Atlas Mountains, known for its European-inspired architecture.

Continuing our adventure, we drive to the enchanting Azrou Cedar forest, where you’ll have the opportunity to capture pictures of playful monkeys in their natural habitat. We then proceed to Midelt, where a delicious lunch awaits.

In the afternoon, our journey takes us through the majestic High Atlas Mountains and the captivating valley of Ziz. Along the way, we pass through Errachidia, a noteworthy city and the capital of its province. Our drive continues until we finally arrive in Merzouga town, where we check into our hotel. Rest and prepare for the awe-inspiring experiences that await in the Sahara desert tomorrow.

Day 06 Around Erg Chebbi desert and overnight stay at the camp

After a delightful breakfast, we embark on a leisurely exploration of the captivating surroundings near Erg Chebbi desert. Our first destination is the enchanting Oasis of palm groves, where you can revel in the lush greenery amidst the arid landscape. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing melodies of Gnaoua Music, an enriching cultural experience.

Next, we embark on an off-road adventure, offering awe-inspiring views of the vast sand dunes, a sight to behold. In the afternoon, we swap our mode of transportation and mount camels for a one-hour trek into the heart of the sand dunes.

As the sun begins to set, you will find yourself amidst the stunning dunes, where you will spend the night, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert. Marvel at the breathtaking starry night sky as you drift off to a peaceful slumber. It will undoubtedly be a night to remember, immersed in the serenity and beauty of the Sahara desert.

Day 07 Desert to Dades valley via Todgha gorges

To capture beautiful pictures, an optional wake-up call will be provided before sunrise. Following this, a delicious breakfast will be served to fuel our day of exploration.

Our journey continues as we depart to Dades Valley. Along the way, we make a stop at Rissani, where you can visit the local Souk, a traditional market filled with vibrant colors and bustling activity. Next, in Erfoud, we take a moment to admire fossilized stones at a local fossil factory, a unique and intriguing sight.

Later on, we transfer to Todgha Gorges, where we indulge in a delightful lunch. Take your time to walk among the cliffs of Todgha Gorges and along its River, basking in the refreshing coolness that contrasts with the desert heat.

Continuing our adventure, we head to Boumalne Dades, where we join the valley of Dades. Here, you’ll be captivated by the lush scenery of walnut, fig, and almond trees lining the green landscape, with stunning rock formations on both sides. Witness the local people cultivating their lands along the river, creating a serene oasis.

At the end of the day, we check into our hotel, where you can relax and relish the beauty of this charming valley.

Day 08 Dades Valley – Roses valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate

Today, we embark on an exciting exploration of the area around the valley of Dades, immersing ourselves in its natural wonders. Marvel at the striking rock formations and savor the serene beauty of the green valley that stretches along the river.

Continuing our journey, we arrive at El Kelaa Mgouna, famous for its rose distillation. In spring, the valley comes alive with flourishing roses, emanating a delightful scent and offering petals for distillation, a truly enchanting experience.

Next, we head to Skoura village, where we visit the remarkable Kasbah of Amridil, a historical gem that showcases Morocco’s architectural heritage.

Later on, our adventure takes us to Ouarzazate, where we embark on a short city tour, discovering some of its notable landmarks and attractions. Finally, we check into our hotel, where you can relax and unwind after a day filled with exploration and discovery. Tomorrow, we’ll continue our journey, uncovering more hidden gems and cultural treasures that await in the magnificent land of Morocco.

Day 09 Ouarzazate – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

In the morning, we set off on a picturesque drive to Marrakech, passing through the awe-inspiring Tizi ntichka pass in the High Mountains. As we ascend through the pass, you’ll be treated to a superb view of the surrounding landscapes, a sight that will leave you in awe.

To make the most of our journey, we’ll enjoy a delightful lunch on the go, savoring the flavors of Morocco amidst the stunning scenery.

Arriving in Marrakech in the early evening, we check into our hotel, where you’ll have some free time to explore the medina at your leisure. Stroll through the bustling streets, witness the vibrant atmosphere, and discover the captivating charm that makes Marrakech a truly special city.

Enjoy your evening, immersing yourself in the magic of Marrakech, and get ready for more exciting adventures in this remarkable city on the next day of our journey.

Day 10 Marrakech city tour

In Marrakech, our visit commences with a leisurely stroll through the enchanting botanical gardens of Eve Saint Laurent Majorelle, a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling city. We then explore other historical sites like the Koutoubia Mosque, an architectural masterpiece reminiscent of the Giralda tower in Seville, Spain.

Next, we encounter the Saadian tombs, showcasing flawless Moorish architecture. The Bahia Palace and Madrassa Ibn Youssef captivate us with their grandeur and rich history. For lunch, we’ll head to a local restaurant, where you can savor delectable Moroccan cuisine.

As the evening approaches, the rhythmic beats of drums will draw us to Djemaa El Fna, the vibrant main city square. The atmosphere comes alive with snake charmers, Berber and Gnoua musicians, and captivating storytellers, all illuminated by lamplight and surrounded by aromatic smoke. Food stalls offer an array of mouthwatering delights, from fresh salads and soups to fried fish and chips, chicken and beef kebabs, and even exotic delicacies like boiled snails or sheep’s head. Don’t miss the chance to try a refreshing orange jus at a reasonable price.

For a restful night, we will stay in a charming Riad, a traditional guesthouse nestled in the heart of the medina. Prepare for a delightful experience, surrounded by the authentic charm of Marrakech’s ancient quarters.

Day 11 Marrakech to Essaouira

In the morning, we’ll embark on a delightful journey to Essaouira, a charming coastal city blessed with a refreshing breeze from the nearby Atlantic Ocean. The old part of the town has been designated as a UNESCO protected site, preserving its historical and cultural significance.

As we arrive, you’ll have the opportunity to take a leisurely walk through the picturesque streets, where merchants open their vibrant bazaars to welcome visitors. The lively atmosphere and the array of colorful goods will captivate your senses.

Indulge in the local cuisine, especially the fresh seafood, a specialty of Essaouira. From grilled fish to succulent shrimps, you’ll find a delightful selection to savor. Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the coast, taking in the breathtaking views of the ocean and feeling the gentle caress of the sea breeze.

Day 12 Essaouira

Enjoy your free and easy time to explore the enchanting city of Essaouira at your own pace. Known for its charming coastal vibe, rich history, and artistic atmosphere, Essaouira offers a plethora of delights to discover.

Stroll along the picturesque harbor, where colorful fishing boats sway in the gentle breeze. Marvel at the well-preserved ramparts and fortifications that once guarded the city. Explore the narrow alleyways of the medina, lined with boutique shops, art galleries, and traditional craft stores.

Relax on the golden sands of the beach, listening to the soothing sound of crashing waves. Indulge in the local cuisine at one of the many seafood restaurants, savoring the fresh catches of the day.

Immerse yourself in the artistic spirit of Essaouira, as you encounter talented local musicians and artisans showcasing their craft on the streets.

Take your time to soak in the unique ambiance of this coastal gem, a perfect blend of history, culture, and relaxation. Enjoy your day in Essaouira and create memories that will linger in your heart long after you leave this delightful city.

Day 13 Essaouira to Casablanca or Marrakech

As our journey comes to a close, we will arrange a comfortable transfer to either your Casablanca hotel or Marrakech hotel, depending on which airport you are departing from the following morning.

If your departure is from Casablanca airport, we will ensure you reach your Casablanca hotel for a restful night before your flight.

If your departure is from Marrakech airport, we will transfer you to your Marrakech hotel, where you can relax and prepare for your onward journey.

Rest assured that your transfer will be hassle-free, allowing you to reflect on the wonderful experiences you’ve had during your 2-week tour of Morocco.

Day 14 Airport transfer

At the designated time, we will provide a smooth transfer to the airport for your departure. Farewell and safe travels!

Indeed, the 14-day tour from Tangier to Casablanca can be adjusted to fit your available time in Morocco. We can customize the itinerary to make it feasible within a 10-day timeframe. However, please be aware that with a shorter duration, there might be a need for some adjustments and possibly some rushed moments in certain stages of the trip to cover all the highlights and experiences. Rest assured, we will do our best to create a memorable and enjoyable journey tailored to your preferences and time constraints. Let us know your preferences, and we will work together to create the perfect itinerary for your Moroccan adventure!

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