10 days 9 nights
You would probably travel through Morocco’s breathtaking landscapes on a 10-day tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, including the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara Desert, and the coastal city of Essaouira. Visit the imperial capital of Rabat as well as historic cities like Fes and Meknes. You’ll get the chance to encounter Moroccan culture and heritage along the journey by going to a traditional Berber town, witnessing a Moroccan souk (market), and riding a camel through the desert, among other activities. The tour would conclude in Casablanca, where famous sites like the Hassan II Mosque and the Royal Palace are accessible.
You’ll pass through the High Atlas, Kasbahs, Berber settlements, and Oases on your journey. Along with spending the night at a camp in the heart of the desert with a live Berber dinner and drum show, you will also ride a camel through the Saharan sand dunes. It’s likely that you’ll go on this exclusive, completely personalised itinerary that includes stops in Fes, Rabat, Meknes, and Casablanca, as well as a 44 car with an English-speaking driver.
On the first day of your 10 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, you will start exploring the historic Medina of Marrakech after breakfast. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to a vibrant souk (market), where you can shop for traditional textiles, ceramics, spices, and more. Some popular areas to explore include the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, and the Bahia Palace. You can also explore the city's main garden, such as the Jardin Majorelle, which was designed by French painter Jacques Majorelle and later purchased by Yves Saint Laurent. It's a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city. In the evening, you can experience a traditional Moroccan dinner, at one of the city's many riads (traditional Moroccan houses) that have been converted into restaurants. If you still have time, you can take a walk in the famous Jamaa el Fna square, where you can find many street vendors, entertainers, and food stalls. It's a perfect way to finish a day in Marrakech.
On the second day of your tour, you can continue to explore Marrakech and its many sights and activities. You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque: This is the largest mosque in Marrakech and the city's most iconic landmark. Non-Muslims are not allowed inside, but it's still worth a visit to see the intricate tilework and ornate minaret from the outside. You will also explore the Bahia Palace, was built in the late 19th century for a wealthy Moroccan nobleman and is considered one of the finest examples of Moroccan architecture. The palace features a mix of Andalusian, Moroccan, and European influences and is surrounded by lush gardens. After a delicious Lunch, you will visit the Saadian Tomb, which date back to the 16th century and contain the remains of members of the Saadian dynasty. The tombs were rediscovered in 1917 and are open to the public. Take a cooking class: Moroccan cuisine is known for its intricate flavors and spices. These are just a few options, but Marrakech offers many more sights and activities. You can also take a tour with a local guide to help you discover the hidden gems of the city. Dinner and stay night in hotel.
On the third day of your 10 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, you can leave Marrakech and travel by day to the Dades Valley, all of which are included as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will first go to Ait Ben Haddou, a walled village in the Atlas Mountains that has served as a backdrop for numerous motion pictures, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones, after breakfast. The community is built primarily of classic mud-brick kasbahs, or fortified homes, that are enclosed by high walls. You can stroll through the hamlet, go to the kasbahs, and discover the local history and culture. Afterward, you'll go to Ouarzazate. This city, also referred to as the "door to the desert," is well-known for its movie studios and the numerous movies that have been filmed nearby. You can go to the studios and discover the background of Moroccan cinema. After Lunch, you will explore Dades Valley. The High Atlas Mountains around the valley, making it a wonderful location for a drive or stroll to view the stunning rock formations. You can also go to the Kasbah of Telouet, a walled palace that originally served as the residence of the Glaoui, one of the Atlas Mountains' most powerful tribes. Given the distance, you might choose to stay the night in the Dades Valley or Ouarzazate to give yourself more time to explore the region.
The fourth day of your tour will allow you to continue travelling across the desert and the Atlas Mountains, stopping at the Todra Gorge and the Merzouga Desert. After breakfast, you will visit the stunning canyon, which is part of the Atlas Mountains, is noted for its striking rock formations and the Todra River that flows through it. The gorge is a well-liked location for rock climbing and trekking. You will head to the Merzouga Desert, which is close to Algeria's border in southeasterly Morocco. It is well-known for having extensive sand dunes that are among the tallest in North Africa. You'll get a chance to see how people live in the desert, listen to local music, and gaze up at the stars at night. You will visit the Gnawa people to learn about their music and culture, and dine with a local family at a traditional Berber feast. Since it's a lengthy journey, you might want to think about spending the night in the Merzouga Desert or Todra Gorge to give yourself more time to explore the area.
You will get up early in the morning to see the sunrise in dunes. Take a guided trip that takes you across the dunes and through authentic desert camps on a camel trek, which is one of the most well-liked methods to explore the desert. Take a trip to the nomadic Berber villages: You can visit these towns to learn about the traditional Berber way of life and culture. The desert is home to several of these communities. You will get the chance to observe their way of life, their diet, and their methods for creating customary crafts. The Fossil Museum is an excellent site to learn about the history of the region and to see some of the fossils that have been discovered in the desert. The desert is also the home to countless fossils. You will also visit Sandboarding, which is comparable to snowboarding but done on sand, is something you can attempt if you're feeling daring. Enjoy the sunset and the stars: The desert is renowned for its stunning sunsets, and the clear night sky makes it the ideal location for stargazing. Stay this night in the Camp on this 10 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca.
On the sixth day of your tour, you can carry on travelling in the direction of the city of Fes, stopping along the route in Marzouga, Azrou, Ifrane, and Fes. If you haven't already, spend the morning in Marzouga and embark on a 4x4 expedition to explore the oasis and surrounding desert, where you can observe the nomadic way of life and the desert's flora and animals. After breakfast, you'll move toward to Azrou:, The Middle Atlas Mountains are home to this tiny Berber village, which is well-known for its cedar woods and regional handicrafts. You will go to the Azrou Cooperative to witness how the regional craftspeople make their distinctive pottery and fabrics. Your next stop will be Ifrane, a lovely alpine-style town that is referred to as the "Switzerland of Morocco" because of its design and temperate weather. It's a wonderful location for a stroll while taking in the beautiful scenery. After Lunch, you will arrive in Fes, you can spend the rest of the day seeing this historic city, which is renowned for its medina, traditional architecture, and rich history. Fes is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Bou Inania Madrasa, the Bou Jeloud Gardens, and the Dar Batha Museum are a few well-liked tourist attractions. To understand more about the city's history and culture, you can also think about taking a tour with a guide. Stay night in hotel.
You will continue your exploration of Fes, a city rich in culture, history, and architecture, after breakfast. Visit the Dar Batha Museum, which is a lovely museum featuring traditional Moroccan arts and crafts in a 19th-century palace. The palace's several chambers, courtyards, and gardens are open to visitors, who may also view a variety of ceramics, textiles, jewellery, and other traditional crafts. Visit the Bou Jeloud Gardens, which are a terrific location to unwind and take in the fresh air and are situated just outside the city's walls. The gardens, which have a wide variety of plants, flowers, and trees, are a great area for a picnic or a stroll. Visit the Jnan Sbil Garden; it's a lovely location to unwind and get away from the bustle of the city. It is well-known for its numerous fountains and a wonderful area to stroll and take in the surroundings. Additionally, you Visit the Al-Attarine Madrasa, which is renowned for its elaborate tilework and stucco sculptures and is one of Fes' most stunning specimens of Marinid architecture. The madrasa welcomes visitors who are interested in learning more about its history and architecture. The Batha Museum should be visited in Fes. It is housed in a stunning palace and features a variety of traditional Moroccan arts and crafts, such as jewellery, fabrics, and ceramics. Stay night in hotel.
After breakfast, you will head toward the well-preserved ruins of Volubilis, a former Roman settlement, that include a triumphal arch, a basilica, and public baths. Meknes, is well-known for its historical landmarks, such as the Moulay Ismael Mausoleum and Bab Mansour gate, both built in the 17th century. You will move towards Casablanca, which is renowned for its cutting-edge construction, including the Hassan II Mosque. The Corniche is a seaside promenade that offers beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors can take a walk along the Corniche, relax on the beach, or enjoy a meal at one of the many seafood restaurants. Stay night in hotel.
Casablanca is the largest city in this country and offers a variety of things to see and do for visitors. After breakfast you will visit the Hassan II Mosqu, One of the largest mosques in the world, this impressive structure is a must-see for visitors to Casablanca. It features a minaret that is over 200 feet tall and a prayer hall that can hold up to 25,000 worshippers. You will also visit the Old Medina, maze of narrow streets and traditional architecture. Visitors can explore the markets, shops, and cafes, and experience the local culture. The Royal Palace is the official residence of the King of Morocco in Casablanca. While it is not open to the public, you can catch a glimpse of the palace from the outside. After Lunch, you will explore The United Nations Square also known as Place des Nations Unies, this square is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. The square features a large fountain, gardens, and a number of restaurants and cafes. The Habous District is a planned area designed by the French in the 1930s and was inspired by traditional Moroccan architecture and design. It is a popular spot for visitors to explore and shop for souvenirs. Stay night in a hotel.
Marrakech is where your 10-day tour starts and ends. We enjoy it when a tour goes according to plan, but this is one of the aspects of our job that we detest the most. After fifteen days of co-travel, we start to get along, share our experiences, and reveal more about ourselves. It's true that saying goodbye has never been simple. Planning for the final day is based on the specifics of your flight. After checking in, the driver picks you up and drives you to the airport, where you board your flight to Morocco with a wealth of stories to share. Stay secure and joyful.