Discover the best of Morocco with our 8-day tour from Casablanca. This one-week itinerary takes you on an unforgettable journey through the Moroccan Sahara Desert, from Casablanca to Fez, and finally to the vibrant city of Marrakech. Many travelers arrive in Casablanca seeking a captivating adventure, and our carefully crafted tour is the perfect choice. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, mesmerizing landscapes, and historical treasures of Morocco. Book your tour now and experience the magic of this diverse and enchanting country.
Welcome to Casablanca! Your exciting 8-day adventure begins at Mohamed V Airport. Our first stop is the impressive Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest accessible mosques for non-Muslims. Next, we continue to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. Enjoy a short tour of this modern city, including visits to the Hassan Tower, the royal palace facades, and the Oudaya Kasbah. Check into your hotel and prepare for an amazing week ahead.
Enjoy a delightful breakfast at the hotel before starting your day with a short tour of Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. This modern city boasts spacious streets and lovely gardens. During your visit, you’ll explore prominent landmarks, including the magnificent Hassan Tower, the impressive facades of the royal palace, and the picturesque Oudaya Kasbah.
After the Rabat tour, we’ll transfer you to Meknes, one of the four Moroccan imperial cities alongside Rabat, Fes, and Marrakech. Meknes holds both the ville nouvelle (new city) and the charming Medina (old city). It was once the capital of Sultan Moulay Ismail, who constructed extensive, towering walls surrounding the imperial city.
Your sightseeing in Meknes includes visits to the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, the serene Basin Swani, the historical Jewish cemetery, and the intriguing old cereal storage rooms. Our journey continues to Fez, with a stop at the captivating ruins of Volubilis, showcasing Morocco’s rich historical heritage.
Prepare to be captivated by the wonders of Meknes and Fez on this unforgettable Moroccan adventure!
Fez, also known as Fes, proudly stands as Morocco’s first imperial city, steeped in historical significance. As the spiritual center of the country, it holds a treasure trove of attractions waiting to be discovered. To fully immerse yourself in its rich culture, hiring a local guide in Fez is highly recommended.
Your journey of exploration begins with a visit to the Royal Palace, where you’ll marvel at the exquisite ceramics and poetry displayed in the handcrafted artifacts. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you’ll then venture into the enchanting Tanneries and the vibrant alleys of the old quarter. The bustling streets of the Medina come to life as merchants open their shops and bazaars, creating a sensory feast of sights, sounds, and scents.
After an exhilarating day in the souks and Medina, we’ll take you back to your hotel. Prepare to be enchanted by the wonders of Fez and experience its timeless allure.
After a fulfilling breakfast, our exciting journey takes us to the mesmerizing Merzouga desert. En route, we pass through Immouez, a charming summer resort town located near the picturesque Sais plains. Continuing our drive, we arrive in Ifrane, renowned for its prestigious Al Akhawayn University (the brothers’ university) and the grand royal palace. Don’t miss the opportunity to stop at Azrou cedar forest, where we can capture memorable pictures of the playful macaque monkeys.
Next, we head to Midelt for a delicious lunch, replenishing our energy for the rest of the adventure. As we traverse the majestic High Atlas Mountains, we pass through Errachida and Erfoud, known for their expertise in fossil preparation. Our thrilling journey continues, and we reach Merzouga via Rissani, where we will spend the night amidst the enchanting desert landscape. Gather around the campfire, immerse yourself in Berber music, and embrace the magic of the desert night.
Prepare for a truly memorable experience in the heart of the Merzouga desert, where the beauty of nature and Berber traditions intertwine.
As an option, the camp staff will wake you up to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the mesmerizing sand dunes. After capturing these lovely moments on camera, you’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast. The next leg of our journey involves a trek to the town, from where we’ll embark on an adventure to the stunning Dades Valley.
Our first stop is at Rissani, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore the vibrant local market, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere. Continuing our journey, we pass through Erfoud, a town famous for its connection to fossil preparation. Our lunch awaits us in the picturesque setting of Todgha Gorges. Prepare to be amazed as we take a leisurely walk amidst the breathtaking cliffs and along the tranquil Todgha River, where we’ll feel the refreshing coolness of the Atlas Mountains, a welcome respite from the Sahara desert’s heat.
Our exploration continues as we venture towards Dades Valley, where we’ll check into a comfortable hotel. Prepare for a restful evening, surrounded by the captivating beauty of the valley.
After a delightful breakfast, our journey continues to the vibrant city of Marrakech. Along the way, we pass through the charming town of Kalaa Mgouna, where the famous Rose Festival takes place annually, celebrating the region’s beautiful roses.
Continuing on, we reach Ouarzazate, a city known for its cinematic connections. Our next stop is the picturesque Ait Benhadou village, renowned for its iconic Kasbah, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This ancient fortress has served as a prominent movie set, featuring in films like Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and more recent cinematic productions.
Following a delicious lunch, we drive through the awe-inspiring Tichka Pass, reaching an elevation of 2260 meters. As we descend from the pass, the captivating city of Marrakech welcomes us. Arriving in the early evening, we’ll guide you to your hotel, where you can relax and reflect on the wonderful experiences of our journey.
Prepare for an unforgettable time in Marrakech, where the vibrant culture and fascinating history will leave you enthralled.
Today is dedicated to exploring the captivating red city of Marrakech. Our first stop is the Majorelle Gardens, a serene oasis of lush greenery and vibrant blue hues, where you can take a leisurely stroll amidst the exotic plants and enchanting atmosphere.
Next, we visit the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture, followed by a trip to the Saadian Tombs, a historic burial site that showcases the intricate beauty of Moorish design.
Our journey continues to the magnificent Bahia Palace, with its stunning courtyards and intricate decorations, giving you a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of Moroccan nobility.
In the afternoon, you have the freedom to explore at your leisure. One option is to wander through the bustling streets of the Medina, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and browsing through the charming shops and bazaars.
And, don’t miss the opportunity to experience the lively spectacle of Djemaa el Fna main square. As the sun sets, the square comes alive with a non-stop performance of musicians, acrobats, storytellers, and water sellers. The aroma of delicious barbecued dishes and freshly squeezed orange juice fills the air, creating a unique and unforgettable ambiance.
End your day in the comfort of a Riad, reflecting on the wonders of Marrakech and the memories you’ve created.
After a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, we ensure a seamless and timely transfer to Casablanca airport, where you’ll embark on your journey back home. We hope you had a memorable and enchanting time exploring the wonders of Morocco. As you depart, carry with you cherished memories of the rich culture, vibrant cities, and breathtaking landscapes that you experienced during your stay.