10 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO FES DESERT TOUR
If you want to visit Morocco and want to maximize your stay there, here are some suggestions on how to do just that. Don't think twice about asking for this fantastic 10 day trip of Morocco beginning in Casablanca.
Included are sights as diverse as the Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, the Sahara Desert, and the coast, as well as the historical capitals of Rabat, Fes, Meknes, and Marrakech.
Your trip to Morocco at this time will include a camel ride through the Erg Chebbi dunes, the finest dunes in the Moroccan Sahara Desert, and a night spent in traditional Berber tents. take in the breathtaking vistas of the surrounding valleys, canyons, old Kasbahs, and landscape.
You might learn a great deal about Moroccan culture, history, and the Berber people. Keep in mind that this Casablanca-based 10-day Morocco itinerary will be crafted with your preferences, interests, and budget in mind.
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HIGHLIGHT OF: 10 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA
Explore the spectacular Hassan II mosque and Hassan Tower in Rabat.
Discover the ancient ruins of the Roman empire Volubilis.
Stroll around and meet locals of the unique town of Chefchaouen.
Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.
Explore the heritage village and Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Dades and Ziz valleys and the impressive gorges of Todra.
Experience camel riding over the golden dunes of Merzouga
spend a night in the heart of the Sahara desert.
Explore the old medinas of Marrakech and Fes with their rich history and architecture.
View and walk on the Atlantic coast of Essaouira.
"Explore The beauty of Morocco on a 10-Day Tour from Casablanca!"
Our tour from Casablanca is the perfect way to experience Morocco's vibrant culture and stunning landscape. Our experienced guides will take you on a journey of discovery, from the bustling streets of the city to the sprawling beaches of the Atlantic coast. With our comprehensive itinerary, you'll get to experience the best of Morocco's vibrant culture, cuisine, and landscapes.
Day 1: Welcome to Casablanca
From Casablanca's Mohammed V airport, you'll explore Ain Diab's coastal Cornish. Non-Muslims may visit the world's second-largest mosque, the Hassan II mosque. Casablanca hotel stay.
Driving distance: Approximately 31.9 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 00 hr 36 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Casablanca.
Day 2: Casablanca-Rabat-Chefchaouen
After breakfast at your Casablanca lodging location this morning, we will get in the car and go in the direction of Chefchaouen. Following the plan for the day, you will go to Rabat to see some of the city's most fascinating attractions, including the "Royal Palace," "the Hassan Tower," "Oudaya Kasbah," and "the Mausoleum of Mohamed V." In addition to this, you will stop at the most significant locations along the way. After that, we keep going until we reach the blue city of Chefchaouen. Spend the night at a riad or hotel in the city of Chefchaouen.
Driving distance: Approximately 340 kilometer
Estimated driving duration: 4 hr 56 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Chefchaouen.
Day 3: Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Fes
We will depart Chefchaouen for Fes, the royal city, after breakfast today. The route today includes a stop at Ouazzane. We'll stop at Volubilis, a Roman outpost south of Morocco, to see the remains and marvel at the mosaic floors that once adorned the imperial homes.
The next destination is in Meknes, where we will see the largest gate in Morocco (Bab El Mansour) as well as the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and the Sahrij Souani. Lunch will be in a restaurant close to "the square of El Hedim" in Meknes, where you will also have the chance to explore. The next day, we'll go back to Fes and check into our hotel (or riad) for the night.
Driving distance: 261 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 4 hr 22 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Fes.
Day 4: Full-day trip to explore the city of Fes
The day begins with a visit of the Medina, one of the biggest walled Medinas in the world. We're going to check out the little alleyways stocked with fruit, spices, Berber carpets, and other handicrafts. We'll go to a few mosques, such the Mosque Quaraouiyine (built in 859) and the Mosque of Andalusia.
We will next go to the city's origins, exploring places like the Nejjarine Fountain, madrassas (Koranic schools), the Batha (Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts), and the tanneries and souks, such as the blue and green ceramic-filled Souk Attarine Bab Boujloud. The entrance to the Royal Palace is another destination. Your full-day tour of Fes begins with a visit to the city's renowned ceramics workshop, and it concludes with breathtaking views across the city's historic Medina. Stay in a riad or hotel in the Fes Medina for the night.
Driving distance: 20.8 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 00 hr 35 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Fes.
Day 5: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga Desert
Leaving Fes today, we'll pass through Ifrane (a French-built ski town that was modeled after Switzerland) on our way to the Middle Atlas Mountains, where we'll spend the better part of the morning marveling at the region's stunning natural beauty.
After that, we'll have lunch in Midelt, a town well-known for its fossils. We'll keep going until we've crossed Tizi N'Taghamt and are driving through the beautiful Ziz valley, at which point we'll pull over so you can take in the scenery. We'll keep on our way to the Merzouga desert later. Spend the night at a Merzouga hotel or riad.
Driving distance: 463 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 7 hr 26 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 6: Merzouga Desert - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges
After breakfast. We'll leave the vast desert and go to Rissani, a former Saharan caravan station, where we can explore the region's biggest souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Erfoud—fossil town—will be our stop.
After driving via Jorf, Tinjdad, Ait Aissa Ou Brahim, and Todra valley, a lush valley surrounded by mud settlements and mountains, we proceed to Dades valley. Todra gorges, a tiny vertical canyon with 300m-high cliffs on either side, are a climbing attraction.
Valley-view lunch. After lunch, we'll visit Dades Valley to witness the stunning sand castles, "monkey toes" rock formations, and exquisite mud kasbahs. Stay in a valley-view hotel or riad.
Driving distance: 271 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 4 hr 14 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Dades Gorges.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 7: Dades Gorges - Boutaghrar - Kalaat M'Gouna - Skoura - Ouarzazate
Leaving Dades Valley today, we'll travel via Boutaghrar, Roses Valley, and Skoura on our way to Ouarzazate. We leave the main road and go to Boutaghrar, where we'll find a trail that ultimately leads to a community of cave-dwelling nomads. The next stop is at Kalaat M'Gouna (Roses Town), where the trip will continue. Each year in May, the town has a festival. Then we travel to Skoura, where some of the most stunning kasbahs in all of Morocco can be found, including the Kasbah of Amridil, which dates back to the 17th century. Then go out for lunch and explore the city. Then we get on the road and head for Ouarzazate through the Skoura oases. Spend the night in a hotel or riad in Ouarzazate.
Driving distance: 146 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 2 hr 55 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 8: Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Hddou - Tizi N'Tishka - Essaouira
After breakfast, we go north to the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco's most famous and photographed Kasbah. The best-preserved Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lawrence of Arabia, The Sheltering Sky, and Gladiator were filmed there. The Tizi-n-Tichka Pass, Morocco's highest at 2260m (7417ft), crosses the Atlas Mountains. The countryside and Berber communities are stunning. We arrive at Essaouira late afternoon and stay in a riad or hostel.
Driving distance: 294 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 4 hr 21 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Essaouira.
Day 9: Essaouira - Chichaoua - Marrakech
We'll be leaving Essaouira in the morning and heading towards Marrakech (the gem of the South), and as this is Argan tree country, we may see many of goats up in the trees munching on Argan nuts and leaves. We may also go to an Argan oil women's cooperative, where you can find out all the ways this oil can be used, from cooking to beauty to health. We expect to arrive in Marrakech about midday. After that, you're free to unwind at your hotel or go out into the bustling Jamaa El-Fna Square, where dancers and snake charmers await. After that, you'll go to a riad or hotel not far from Jamaa El-Fna Square for the night.
Driving distance: 185 kilometers
Estimated driving duration: 2 hr 46 min (without traffic)
Accommodation: Overnight stay in Marrakech.
Day 10: Marrakech or Casablanca - Transfer to the Airport
As we reach the final day of our 12-day tour beginning in Casablanca, our driver will take you to either the airport in Marrakech or the airport in Casablanca. The end of our services for the 12-day Morocco vacation that started in Casablanca and ended in Marrakech through the desert of Merzouga.
We really hope that your time spent with us was enjoyable.
Driving distance: Transfer to the Airpor
Estimated driving duration: Transfer to the Airpor
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The travel times and distances shown in the itinerary are approximations that have been calculated using the most direct route possible between the starting point and the destination location for each day of the trip, wherever that may be relevant. They do not include side trips or stops along the way to take in the sights.