15 days 14 nights
One of the best routes in Morocco is a 15-day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca, and most people who take it claim they have an outstanding experience while getting to know the desert and the country’s imperial cities. From Marrakech to Casablanca, via the Merzouga desert, it takes 15 days and 14 nights.
This 15-day tour from Marrakech to Casablanca is the perfect way to explore the rich culture of Morocco. From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the breathtaking beauty of the Atlas Mountains, this tour will take you on an unforgettable journey. You’ll visit some of the country’s most iconic sights, including the Djemaa el-Fna Square, the Ben Youssef Mosque, and the Majorelle Gardens.
Along the way, you’ll also get to experience some of the country’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or an adventure-filled holiday, this tour is the perfect way to explore Morocco.
Along the way, you’ll pass through the High Atlas, Kasbahs, Berber villages, and Oases. You’ll also take a camel ride through the Saharan dunes and spend the night in a camp in the middle of the desert with a live Berber dinner and drum show. It is possible that you will go on this private, totally customised schedule, which includes a 4×4 car with an English-speaking driver and stops in Fes, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Meknes, and Casablanca.
The royal city of Marrakech, which is in the south of Morocco, has much more to offer than only its monuments. The trip is an authentic experience full of sights, sounds, and flavours that enthral the visitor as soon as he steps foot on the city's streets. We'll pick you up at the airport in Marrakech. If you arrive early, you will get a sightseeing tour of the city after some welcome tea and registration. The Saadian Tombs, the Bahia and Badi palaces, the souks, and the Jemaa el Fna plaza are just a few of Marrakech's spectacular landmarks, museums, and tourist attractions. Lodging that includes breakfast.
On the 2nd day of this 15 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, after breakfast, hop on a Moroccan Harley to explore Marrakech's streets and sites like a local rather than using a bus or strenuous hikes! Get on the back of a Harley and get ready to ride around the streets of Marrakech. As you journey, you'll pass elaborate Islamic structures, lively bazaars, stunning blue buildings, courtyards, and historic souks. After lunch, we will visit some secret gardens as you zoom by Marrakech's enormous minarets and market stalls. You'll learn all the insider tips and have someone to show you exactly how Moroccans live, and it will be a pleasant and uncommon approach to see Marrakech's biggest attractions. The city of Marrakesh transforms into a stunning destination with a vibrant vitality that is challenging to equal when the sun's golden rays begin to fade and the night falls with its cool, energizing wind, its brilliant night sky, and its promise of exciting times ahead. Some of Marrakesh's most well-known sights are illuminated by floodlights, and when the marketplaces are transformed into outdoor food courts, they come to life with reflections and the play of light. You will be taken to these places by your local guide. As local entertainers perform all throughout the area and your local guide enchants you with tales, Jemaa el-Fna Square transforms into a place where you may sample the greatest cuisine from the area. The night is spent at your Riad.
Moving toward Essaouira after breakfast will take you past rocky hills where practically every tree is an argan tree. You can pause and take pictures of goats squeezing into the argan branches to eat the leaves and nuts. This is not simply a myth; it actually occurs. You will go to a women's cooperative that sells argan goods. Here, you can see just how argan oil is produced by removing the oil from the kernels of the nut. The oil is employed in wonderful culinary preparations as well as as a beauty product for hair and skin care. Argan oil is a Moroccan culinary specialty that is best enjoyed with fresh Moroccan bread and a cup of mint tea. If you want to bring any back home, this is a great chance because the quality is better than most exported goods and it is unquestionably less expensive. You carry on to Essaouira from here. Once you go to Essaouira, it's an interesting and special experience to photograph the well-known blue boats in the ports there. You can choose from a variety of freshly caught fish at this bustling fish market right here, only metres from where the day's catch was brought ashore, if you're hungry after your morning drive. Alongside nearby diners, your fish will be prepared for this special feast right before your eyes.
After breakfast, you'll begin our day of exploring with a visit to the Skalla fortress walls. After that, take a stroll into the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you may buy lovely items made from Thuya wood that is grown nearby. For lunch, freshly purchased fish is prepared in the Moroccan manner. You learn more about the Skala fortification, the harbour, and the souks. A feature of Essaouira is the artisanal processing and cutting of thuya wood, which you will learn more about as well. You navigate the countless shops as you go through the medina's pathways. You aimlessly stroll through the Mellah, the centre of Jewish administration. Essaouira, also referred to as the "City of the Wind," attracts surfers from all over the world. The Portuguese, Romans, and Phoenicians all lived in Essaouira. As a result, it is obvious that the architecture had a big impact. a tiny town with an interesting history. Numerous performers perform in "Gnaoua music" festivals each year across Africa and other parts of the world. In the second week of June, it happens. You'll have some free time in the late afternoon to explore the main square and visit a café for a cup of mint tea. Spend the night in a Riad in this 15 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca.
Travel to Taroudant, famous for its Berber carpets, after breakfast. Before reaching Taroudant, you will visit the gorgeous, expansive beach in Agadir has drawn tourists for a very long time. Taliounie, the home of the renowned saffron and argan oil, was next. You'll stop in the hamlet of Ouled Berhil before moving on to Taroudant. Taroudant is the vibrant economic centre of south Morocco and the former capital of the Saadi dynasty, which controlled Morocco for more than 100 years in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is situated in the lush Sous valley with the snow-capped High Atlas mountains in the background. The fortified town, which is encircled by its honey-gold ramparts, is known as "Little Marrakesh" because of its striking similarity to Morocco's fourth-largest city. Stay night here.
Early morning,you will travel to Ouarzazate via Taroudante knowen as -The little Marrakech-very famous for its old walls and medina where you will visit and take pictures,after you drive to Taliouine the capital of Saffron,it is famous for an annual festival of Saffron,you will visit a cooperative and after you will drive to Taznakhat city which is very well known by weaving Berber carpets then you will continue to Morocco hollywood across Tizi-n-bachkoum,berber village and atlas mountains to Ait Ben-Haddou. Next, you will stop at Ait Benhaddou, the most famous Kasbah in Morocco, which has served as the backdrop for many fantastic films. The fact that the Kasbah is a World Heritage Site and is protected by Unesco astounds all visitors. After Lunch at the hotel, you will travel to Ouarzazate, where your tour will take you to Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Studio, which houses props from movies like The Mummy and Gladiator. Stay night in the hotel.
Following breakfast, you will pass Skoura, a stunning oasis, and see all the kasbahs tucked away amid the palm palms. We proceed through the Valley of the Roses until we are back on the main road. We take a break for a berber tea and refreshments at the village of Kela'a Mgouna. This town is well-known for its sea of pink Persian roses, and every year they hold the Fête des Roses, a joyful and fragrant Rose Festival, to honour their harvest. The excursion will continue through the valley with tens of thousands of kasbahs. Through the red Atlas mountains, Berber communities, and verdant valleys with palm trees and pink rose gardens, the scenery is beautiful. Each city and town has a mosque in addition to its own red-colored kasbah or ksar. From the windows are dangling colourful rugs. After arriving to Dades Gorges for lunch, you'll take a stroll along the river's edge. The Dades Gorge, which separates the Atlas mountain from the Anti Atlas, boasts beautiful finger-shaped stones.
The highlight of this 15-day tour across Morocco from Marrakech to Casablanca will come today. After breakfast at the riad, we'll travel to the gorges where you can take in the panoramic view of the Berber towns perched above the valley and stroll beneath the 300-meter-high cliff, where many climbers come to practise their favourite sport. Then, as you make your way to Merzouga, you'll pass by Tinjdad and lunch will be served here. You will then go to Erfoud and take in the stunning views of the desert there. Overnight in a Hotel next to the sand dunes.
You will rise early to catch the sunrise and return to your tent for breakfast. You will observe our way of life today. You will pass through sand dunes, the oasis of MERZOUGA, a nomadic reservoir, the settlement of KHAMLIA (a true African village), and the village of Gnawa, where you will enjoy its music and way of life. A number of Moroccan rulers were born in the nearby lake of Merzouga, which is known for its bird populations. Rissani, also known as Sijilmassa, was also the meeting place for the African caravans. You can stroll through this souk, which sells clothing, veggies, and spices. You can ride your camel, accompanied by an experienced camel, to explore the enigmatic Erg-Chebbi sand sea and take in the splendour of the Sahara desert while riding on a camel after receiving a nomadic welcome in the glass of mint tea. You will have time to unwind in your nomadic tents and take in one of the best sunsets in the world as it sets over the golden sands. Finally, dinner will be served in front of the hotel or riad where you will spend the second night in Merzouga's desert. We can bring roving Berber musicians to play traditional music with drums and dance around the fire at your desire. at your own convenience.
You will travel to Midelt after breakfast through the Rissani, Erfoud, Erachidia, Rich, and Tizi N'Talghom Passes. You will only spend a little amount of time in Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif, but you can also stroll through the Rissani souk. Our next stop on the way to Errachidia is the expansive panorama of the Aoufous Oasis. Later, it will pass through Errachidia, which has many garrisons and is known as the military city. At the Hassan Adakhil Dam, we can pause to take pictures. As you continue along the Ziz River and pass through the Legionnaire's Tunnel, you can take in the breathtaking views of the Ksours and Ziz Gorges. You may take in the breathtaking vista of the snow-capped summits of the Jebel Aachi mountain after lunch. Leaving Midelt, head to Azrou. Later, you'll get the chance to see the ancient tree and get to know the Monkies in the cedar forest. We then travel to Ifran, sometimes known as "Moroccan Switzerland," where you can see the stone lion and snap pictures next to it. You are welcome to visit Al-Khawayn University (Two Brothers). Continue in Imouzar Kander's unit in Fez. Get there and check into your hotel in Fes.
You'll start your guided tour of Fes's medina, one of the biggest fortified cities in the world, after breakfast. You can meander through the winding lanes that are adorned with exotic fruit, spice jars, elaborately woven Berber rugs, and other Moroccan artefacts. You will witness mosques like the Andalusian Mosque, built in 860, and the Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihri. Sadly, outsiders are not let inside. Nevertheless, you can go to the library and gaze at the magnificent, meticulously made tiles from the ninth century. The fountains, particularly the Nejjarine fountain, the Medersas (Koranic schools) from 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 will then come into view. Your next trip will be the tanneries, one of Fez's most well-known attractions. You'll be amazed to learn that experienced artisans are still working with leather in ways that date back to the Middle Ages. It's uncommon, but it gives you the chance to travel to several Morocco locations that are noteworthy historically. As you return to your Riad, you get ready for the forthcoming adventure.
Arriving at Ouazzane, where we will stop for tea, we will then proceed towards the blue city. Departing from your hotel in Fez, we will head for Chefchaouen. En route, we will traverse the Rif Mountains and admire the spectacular panorama of this magnificent mountain. You will have dinner and spend this night of your 15 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca at a stunning riad while admiring the splendour of this magnificent Spanish city.
After breakfast, you'll begin your walking tour of Chefchaouen. Many painters, including Eugéne Delacroix, Maria Fortuny, and Henri Matisse, found inspiration in this city. You will learn a great deal during the tour about Moroccan culture and the background of the Blue City. You will begin your trip at the Chefchaouen Kasbah, which was constructed at the start of the 18th century by the famed king Moulay Ismail. The ethnographic museum's collection of artwork and musical instruments from bygone eras as well as its stunning view of the Kasbah's gardens will wow you. You will then proceed to Plaza Uta el-Hammam. Around the area, there are cafes and restaurants that offer the same foods. After a long day of travel, it's a tranquil area to unwind and observe the passing scenery. You will admire this amazing city if you enjoy taking photos. Numerous Instagram users praised the region as one of the most magnificent places they had ever seen. It is known as Morocco's "pearl." Including Chefchaouen in your 15-day tour beginning in Marrakech won't be a mistake.
The second imperial city of Morocco, "Meknes," also known as the Ismailite capital, was established in the 17th century by its architect Sultan Moulay Ismail. After breakfast in the Riad, we will continue our excursion to this location. The oldest city in Morocco, Moulay Idriss, the sacred city where the founder of Islam in Morocco is interred, will be our next stop. We will move on to Volubilis, a world heritage site that contains the Roman ruins, after taking a tour of the city and eating lunch on our own. Our journey to Meknes will resume in the afternoon. When we get in Rabat, you will see the Hassan Tower, which was constructed in the 12th century. Then the Kasbah Ordains the Andalusian-style castle constructed in the 11th century, providing a stunning view of Salé and the Atlantic Ocean. Before travelling to Casablanca, Morocco's commercial capital, we shall have lunch. As one of the crowning works of Moroccan architecture, Hassan 2, the second-largest mosque in the world, will be our first stop. We'll then head to Place Mohamed V, the site of the former government buildings, to see Hassan 2. remain the night in Casablanca.
Your 15 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca ends here. Even though we appreciate it when a tour goes as planned, this is one of the aspects of our profession that we dislike the most. We begin to get along, exchange our experiences, and reveal more about ourselves after fifteen days of co-travel. True, saying goodbye has never been an easy task. The planning for the last day depends on the particulars of your flight. The driver picks you up after checking in and takes you to the airport, where you fly to Morocco with a variety of tales to tell. Stay safe, Stay happy.