15 days 14 nights
This 15-day Morocco itinerary includes all of the country’s top attractions. It mixes culture and exploration with sincerity and modernity. During your fifteen days in Morocco, you won’t be missing anything.
The adventure begins and ends in Casablanca or Marrakech, depending on your flight information. You will go with us to many different places. The most significant and memorable visit on our trip to Morocco was the Merzouga Sahara. After an exhilarating camel ride, we’ll put you up for the night in Berber tents.
We’ll also show you the four imperial cities of Fes, Rabat, Meknes, and Marrakech so you can learn more about them. After visiting Ait Benhaddou, which is the biggest kasbah, we’ll go to a few more. We’ll take you to both Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Africa,” and the Todgha Gorges. Additionally, you will be taken to Essaouira to see Agadir and Mogador. The itinerary is also designed to allow you to travel comfortably and see all the highlights.
In just 15 days, you will learn about Moroccan culture in addition to experiencing it. You can see and learn about the nomads‘ practices while we take you deep into the desert to discover how they live. You will camp next to them and eat their meals with them.
You will see both the modernity and the natural beauty of Morocco. You will see cities where European culture had an effect as well as those that still exude the glamour of a glorious past. The contrast between the posh areas of the cities and the little, neglected settlements of the highlands will show you the contrasts of the country. Together, these elements form Morocco.
The itinerary for this journey will allow you to see as much of the country as possible. You’ll have access to places you wouldn’t have otherwise. As a result, you’ll experience Morocco in all its glory and have a lovely vacation. There are plenty of places to see and things to do on a 15-day tour from Casablanca!
A 15-day tour departing from Casablanca can be customized to your specifications. For instance, it might start in Marrakech and end anywhere in the nation. Please read on for more details about how we organize and design our tours. Please get in touch with us if you have any additional questions, and we’ll do our best to help.
The 15-day tour will start in the economic centre of Morocco, Casablanca, which is contemporary, lively, and celebratory. It is a well-liked resort due to its vibrancy, Art Deco architecture, and temperate temperature. It follows the coastline, past gorgeous public and private beaches, as well as chic eateries and sun-drenched bars. We will first visit the Hassan II mosque after that. It is the seventh-largest mosque in the world and was built above the Atlantic Ocean. The good news is that non-Muslim travellers can easily reach it. It's a great chance to locate an Islamic mosque. The skillful work of Moroccan artisans will be on full display for you to see, revealing the beauty and wealth of their handicrafts. You will also go to the Secret Medina and the Museum of Moroccan Judaism. It provides a thorough explanation of Moroccan Jews' history, culture, and customs. In accordance with your arrival time in Casablanca, you will also view additional sights. You'll stay in a hotel here for the first night of your 15-day trip from Casablanca.
Your excursion to Chefchaouen will begin after breakfast. On the second day of this 15-day tour from Casablanca, you will visit Rabat, one of Morocco's imperial towns. Whether or not you've been to Morocco before, Rabat is the finest city to explore the nation off the main path if authenticity is what you're for. The stunning Kasbah of Oudayas, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, the Hassan Tower with its incomplete minaret, the Hassan 2, and the Chellah Necropolis will all be viewable to you. The most popular tourist destination in Morocco, Chefchaouen, is the perfect place to explore after lunch. The Medina's walls are painted a variety of colours of blue using blue paint, making Chefchaouen far more peaceful and tranquil. After entering Chefchaouen's Medina, you can walk to the Ras El Maa waterfall, a well-known cascade perched atop a mountain from where you can overlook most of the city and learn about the surrounding rocky terrain. On Chefchaouen, a walled stronghold that has undergone extensive restoration today boasts a magnificent garden. But if you neglect the "Grand Spanish Mosque," which was erected in the 15th century, your tour would be incomplete. A delectable goat cheese unique to that region should be tried as well. Stay night in the hotel.
You'll start your walking tour of Chefchaouen after breakfast. This city served as an inspiration to many painters, including Eugéne Delacroix, Maria Fortuny, and Henri Matisse. The tour will teach you a lot about Moroccan culture and the history of the blue city. You will start your exploration at the renowned king Moulay Ismail's Chefchaouen Kasbah, which was built at the beginning of the 18th century. You will be amazed by the ethnographic museum's collection of ancient town pictures and musical instruments as well as its breathtaking vista of the gardens surrounding the Kasbah. After that, you'll go to Plaza Uta el-Hammam. There are cafes and eateries all around the square that serve the same things. It's a peaceful place to rest after a long day of travelling and watch the world go by. If you appreciate taking pictures, you will adore this wonderful city. The area is referred to as Morocco's "jewel," and countless Instagram users lauded it as one of the most breathtaking spots they had ever seen. It won't be a mistake to include Chefchaouen in your 15-day journey starting in Casablanca.
You will move to the eastern Roman ruins of Volubilis in the third century BC after breakfast. Some of the ancient mosaics have been preserved here and are in exceptionally good shape. After a detailed tour of the area with a local guide who will educate us about this historical legacy, we will next proceed to Meknes, a magnificent imperial metropolis that Sultan Moulay Ismail built during the 17th century. You'll stop at a number of stunning locations in the city, including the Sultan Moulay Ismail Tomb, Bab Mansour Gate, Sahrij Swani (a huge pool), and Lahdim Square. We'll then travel to Fes after that. We will be able to see greenery and grain fields as we move. At the end of the day, we'll spend the night in a luxurious Riad in Medina.
After breakfast, you'll begin your guided tour of Fes's medina, one of the largest fortified cities in the world. You may take a stroll through the twisting streets lined with lush fruit, spice jars, intricately woven Berber rugs, and other Moroccan handicrafts. You will see mosques including the Quaraouiyine Mosque, established in 859 by Fatima el Fihri, and the Andalusian Mosque, constructed in 860. Unfortunately, non-Muslims are not allowed inside. Nevertheless, you can visit the library and admire the wonderful, individually crafted tiles dating back to the ninth century. Then you will see the fountains, particularly the Nejjarine fountain, the Medersas (Koranic schools) that date back to the 13th century, the Chouwara Tanneries, the Souks, including one of the busiest in the city, Souk Attarine, Bab Boujloud with its green and blue pottery, Mellah and the 17th-century Ibn Danan synagogue, and the King's palace. The tanneries, which are among Fez's most well-known attractions, will be your next stop. You'll be surprised to hear that skilled craftspeople still prepare leather using techniques from the Middle Ages. It's rare, yet it enables you to visit a number of historically significant Moroccan locales. You prepare for the upcoming adventure as you make your way back to your Riad.
During the 6th day of your 15-day tour from Casablanca, you will arrive in the Sahara Desert. The highlight of these 15 days will be when you visit a different area of Morocco, the land of camels, nomads, and traditional life. After breakfast in Fes, you depart towards the desert via the middle Atlas Mountains. Your first stop will be Ifrane, a tiny, frigid city dubbed "the Switzerland of Morocco" because to its similarity to a Swiss ski resort. Furthermore, no one ever throws cigarettes on the ground in this city, which is among the cleanest in the entire globe. You then go on to Azrou after taking a few pictures. You will stop in the largest cedar forest in the vicinity to see and take pictures of the barbary monkeys. After dining in Midelt, you cross the border to a different region of Morocco. Talghomt, which is full of wonderful panoramas and sceneries, is where you will stop to take in the breathtaking panoramic view of oases sprinkled with tall palm trees before reaching Ziz Valley. This scene stands out from anything else you have seen throughout your 15-day trip from Casablanca. In approximately an hour, you will reach the desert, where your camels will be waiting for you. Afterward, you ride your camels into the desert. While driving, you'll see one of the most beautiful sunsets in the entire globe. After an hour, you will be in the heart of the desert, where mint tea will welcome you. You spend the night at a plush camp where nomads perform dance and song numbers that you can join in on.
After breakfast, it's time to go about the neighbourhood. The desert is one of the highlights of our 15-day vacation starting in Casablanca. To experience the music and way of life of the Gnawa people, who are Sudanese by birth, we are going there. We'll also make a stop at a nomad residence, where a variety of Berber goods are offered for less money than they would in the larger towns. At the end of the afternoon, your dromedary will be prepared to transport you over the sea of golden sand that is the Erg Chebbi desert. There will, of course, be a knowledgeable guide. After admiring the wonderful sunset, you will be taken back and taken by 4 x 4 to our opulent tent camp in the remote desert. You'll spend the night, eat, and enjoy an unforgettable campfire and folk music evening here.
After a traditional Berber breakfast, you will pass the rocky Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, which rise up along this ancient caravan trading route like turreted sand castles. One of the most exciting and romantic spots to travel is the centre of Morocco. It is bordered by verdant river valleys, palm groves, and burnished mud-brick structures that are vibrantly coloured and teeming with life under a clear desert sky. We will go via the Ziz Valley through Tinghir, passing impressive escarpments and narrow valleys. We'll take a stroll into the Todra Gorge followed by a lunch break at a neighbouring eatery. Then, as we drive to Dades Valley, we will pull over so that you may see the "monkey toes" rock formations. We'll stay the night in a lovely hotel in Dades.
Following breakfast, you'll take a stroll in the Dades Gorge before passing through the Draa Valley, which is dotted with palm trees and Berber settlements. To see more beautiful High Atlas mountain formations ringed by lush orchards of fig, almond, apricot, peach, walnut, and pomegranate trees, one just needs to travel a little distance to Dades Valley. Next up is Rose Valley, famous for its rose water and cosmetics. It is produced of Damascena Rose, which is also used to make a variety of scents, medicines, and cosmetics. We will arrive in Ouarzazate and spend the night there.
We'll visit Ouarzazate's largest Oscar Film Studio after breakfast (Hollywood of Africa). The well-known Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which UNESCO has listed as a World Heritage Site, is the next destination we travel to. This Kasbah has appeared in numerous foreign films, including Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and Game of Thrones. We're visiting this unique kasbah. We then proceed west, passing via Taznakht, a little Berber town where we'll stop for lunch, and taking in the stunning magnificence of the Atlas Mountains. Then make your way to Taliouine, the Sufran region's capital, where, if your visit coincides with harvest, you'll have the opportunity to meet locals working in their fields. In the late afternoon, we'll reach Taroudant, popularly known as "the grandmother of Marrakesh." Unlike other Moroccan cities, this one's Medina has an Arab and Berber souk that you can visit while meandering through its tiny streets. Attend a Riad for the night.
After breakfast, we will leave Taroudant and proceed to Essaouira via Agadir. The gorgeous, expansive beach in Agadir has drawn tourists for a very long time. After lunch, we'll have a stroll along the promenade before moving on to Essaouira. As we travel, the seashore route gives breathtaking sights. Because the area is highly known for its argan oil, we may witness herds of goats climbing the trees in quest of argan nuts and leaves. After numerous stops along the coast, we will reach Essaouira, often known as the "Jewel of the Atlantic." At the Medina, spend the night in a Riad.
We'll visit the Skalla fortress ramparts after breakfast to start our day of exploration. Then, take a tour of the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can purchase beautiful arts and crafts created from local Thuya wood as well as other things. Fish that was just bought is prepared in the Moroccan style for lunch. You get insight about the souks, the harbour, and the Skala fortress. You will also discover more about the artisanal processing and cutting of Thuya wood, which is a specialty of Essaouira. You walk through the lanes of the medina, navigating the hundreds of stores. You wander aimlessly through the Mellah, the hub of Jewish government. Surfers from all over the world visit Essaouira, often known as the "City of the Wind." Essaouira was home to the Portuguese, Romans, and Phoenicians. As a result, the architecture clearly shows a considerable influence. a small town with a colourful past. Every year, a large number of musicians perform in "Gnaoua music" festivals all around the world and in Africa. It takes place in the second week of June. In the late afternoon, you'll have some free time to stroll about the central plaza and stop by a café for a cup of mint tea. In the Medina, spend the night in a Riad.
After breakfast, we will depart for Marrakesh. Given that this is a region with Argan trees, we may see several goats climbing trees to eat Argan nuts and leaves along the way. We may also make a stop at a women's cooperative where argan oil is sold, where you can learn about its benefits and usage in everything from cooking to cosmetics to medicine. We will stop many times along the road and check into your Riad in the Medina. In the afternoon, you'll have some free time to relax and explore Jamaa Lafna's lively square with its snake charmers, musicians, fortune tellers, and acrobats. In the Medina, spend the night in a Riad.
Get on a Moroccan Vespa after breakfast on the fourteenth day of the tour to discover Marrakech's streets and attractions like a local rather than taking a bus or tiringly long treks! Get ready to ride around Marrakech's streets by hopping on the back of a Vespa. You'll see ornate Islamic buildings, bustling bazaars, gorgeous blue structures, courtyards, and ancient souks as you travel. After lunch, while you speed through Marrakech's massive minarets and street stores, we will explore some hidden gardens. It will be a nice, non-cliched way to view the top sights in Marrakech, and you'll discover all the insider secrets and have someone to show you exactly how Moroccans live! As the golden rays of the sun start to wane and the night falls with its chilly, invigorating wind, its brilliant night sky, and its promise of exciting times ahead, the city of Marrakesh turns into a spectacular location with a lively energy that is difficult to match. As floodlights illuminate some of Marrakesh's most well-known attractions, they come to life with reflections and the play of light as the marketplaces are turned into outdoor food courts. Your local guide will take you to these locations. Jemaa el-Fna Square changes into a location where you may taste the best cuisine from the region while local performers perform all around you and your local guide entertains you with their tales. Stay the night at your Riad.
Here is where your 15-day tour from Casablanca comes to an end. 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 shared travel, we start to bond, talk about our experiences, and reveal more about ourselves. It's true that saying goodbye has never been simple. The preparation 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 depart for Morocco with a wealth of stories to share. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We will be happy to help. Simply click "Book" or "Inquiry" to get in touch with us.