10 days Morocco tour from Casablanca:
If you’re looking for an incredible 10 days tour from Casablanca, and visiting numerous fabulous places?, then you’ve come to the right place. During this tour, you will have the chance to explore some of the country’s most spectacular destinations, including Rabat (the capital), Chefchaouen (known as the blue city), and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. You’ll also get to experience the Ismaili capital of Meknes, the cultural hub of Fes, and the Swiss-inspired town of Ifrane, before heading south to explore the cedar forests, Midelt, the breathtaking Ziz valley, and the traditional market of Rissani.
But that’s not all. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the fossils town of Erfoud and spend a night in a luxurious desert camp in the heart of the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Here, you can ride camels, watch the magical sunset and sunrise, and walk through the stunning Todra and Dades gorges. You’ll also get to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, cross the High Atlas Mountains, and pass through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, before exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech with the help of a local guide. The tour ends back in Casablanca, after an unforgettable 10 days of adventure and discovery. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to explore the wonders of Morocco!
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Itinerary for 10 days tour from Casablanca :
Our 10 day Morocco tour begins with your pick-up from Casablanca airport or your accommodation. Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and is renowned as the country's economic center. Our first stop will be at the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Morocco. This magnificent structure is located on a promontory on the west coast of the city, offering stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. After the mosque, we'll take a break for lunch and then continue to explore the city. You'll get to see the incredible Cornish of Casablanca before spending the night in a comfortable hotel.
Following breakfast, we will travel along the picturesque coastline to Rabat. As one of Morocco's imperial cities and current capital, it is home to many historical and cultural landmarks. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the iconic Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Kasbah of Oudaya. You will have free time to enjoy lunch before continuing our journey north through Ouazzane to arrive at the enchanting Blue City of Chefchaouen, nestled in the stunning Rif Mountains. The city is renowned for its charming white and blue buildings and winding alleys. You will spend the night in a hotel.
After breakfast, take some time to explore the charming blue alleyways of Chefchaouen at your leisure. Later, we will drive to the nearby ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. These ruins are remarkably well preserved, and have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site is dotted with beautiful mosaics, ancient pillars, and archways that evoke a sense of wonder and history. After exploring the ruins, we will drive about 30 km to the city of Meknes, known as the Ismaili capital and one of Morocco's imperial cities. Here, we will visit several notable sites, including Bab Al-Mansour, the Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stable, the granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. From there, we will proceed to Fes for an overnight stay at a Riad.
After enjoying breakfast, we will embark on a guided tour of Fes, which is considered a cultural and religious hub, as well as one of the imperial cities of Morocco.
We will start by visiting the Royal Palace gate, then head to the well-preserved medieval Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There, you will see the Blue gate, or Bab Boujloud, which serves as the entrance to the old Medina. Once inside, you will visit several sites, including the Medrasa Bouanania, Najjarine fountain, Tanneries, and the Quaraouin mosque and university, which happens to be the oldest university in the world. We will then leave the Medina to explore the Jewish quarter, also known as “the Mellah”.
Later in the afternoon, we will travel to an ancient fortress to capture panoramic views of the Medina and the city of Fes. Finally, we will return to your Riad, where you can relax and reflect on your day.
After breakfast, we will head south through Imouzzer towards Ifrane. This city is known for its alpine-style architecture and low temperatures, as well as its snowfall, leading it to be referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco. Our tour will continue on to the cedar forest, home to the Barbary macaques, which you can feed while exploring the forest. We will then proceed to Midelt, where you will have free time for lunch. After lunch, we will drive to Merzouga via the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and the Ziz Valley, making stops for panoramic views along the way.
In the afternoon, we will reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Here, you will transfer to camels and ride through the sandy desert. We will stop atop a high dune to enjoy the sunset, before continuing on to the desert camp. The camp blends traditional nomadic tents with the luxury of a hotel, and you can enjoy Berber drums music and dance around the campfire under the vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the camp.
It is recommended to wake up early in the morning to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the desert. After enjoying breakfast, you will ride back on camels to Merzouga, where your driver will be waiting for you. The sixth day of your 10-day Morocco itinerary will be dedicated to exploring the Merzouga region, which is filled with stunning sites such as sand dunes, wild lakes, mines, fossil areas, and fabulous oases, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities.
Our journey will begin in Merzouga, where we will drive off-road to visit an ancient eyeliner mine. Following that, we will visit the nomads in their handwoven tents and learn about their way of life while enjoying a cup of Berber tea. Our next stop will be at the Khamlia village, where you can enjoy the Gnaoua music and dance performances. The inhabitants of this village come from sub-Saharan countries such as Mali, Sudan, and Niger. You will have free time to have lunch at a restaurant before taking a stroll in a palm tree grove. Finally, we will drive a few kilometers to see the wild lake of Merzouga, also known as the flamingos lake. Dinner and overnight will be at a hotel.
After having breakfast, we depart from the desert and head towards Rissani town, which was once the capital of Tafilalet. Despite being an ancient town, Rissani is still an important commercial center in the region and boasts a lively souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
After a pleasant stroll in Rissani Souk, we proceed to Erfoud, where we visit a workshop that specializes in fossilized marble. Following this, we drive through the picturesque palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad to arrive at the Todra Gorges. The course of the Todra river has cut a magnificent canyon through the mountains, making it an excellent spot for rock climbing. Take your time to wander through the gorges and admire the stunning scenery. You'll have some free time to enjoy lunch in a local restaurant before we continue our journey to the Dades Valley via Boumalne Dades. We'll make stops along the way to appreciate the "monkey fingers" rock formation and a panoramic viewpoint overlooking the Dades valley. We'll conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel.
After enjoying breakfast, we embark on the next part of our journey and head to Kalaa Magouna to visit the Rose valley, where an annual Rose Festival is held in May. During this festival, locals showcase their rose products. From there, we drive through the scenic palm groves of Skoura before arriving at Ouarzazate, also known as the "Gateway to the Desert." Here, we visit the movie studios where numerous famous films were shot.
We then proceed to visit the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This Kasbah has been featured in many popular movies, including Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, and TV shows like Game of Thrones. Following this, we continue our journey towards Marrakesh, passing through the Tizi-N-Tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains. We will make stops along the way for lunch and to take photos at scenic spots. Our stay for the night will be at a traditional Riad in Marrakesh.
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, we will embark on a guided tour of the must-see sights of Marrakesh, accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide. Known as one of the four imperial cities of Morocco, Marrakesh is home to a plethora of historical and cultural landmarks, including the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, the Ben Youssef Quranic mosque, and a vast traditional souk. Take some free time to have lunch near the bustling Jemaa El-Fna square.
In the afternoon, you'll visit the Koutoubia mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakesh, and the stunning Majorelle Garden. After a full day of sightseeing, you will be transferred back to your accommodation. If you wish, you can take a stroll and explore the vibrant atmosphere of Jemaa El-Fna square on your own.
On the final day of the 10 days tour from Casablanca itinerary, we will take a brief tour of Marrakesh, the red city. Following that, we will drive north to Casablanca airport, making stops for panoramic views along the way. We will then transfer you to the airport, marking the end of the tour.
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see what some of our clients say about this Casablanca tour :
We picked this tour to see lots of places and have time to explore each one. We didn't spend as much time driving as we would on shorter trips. We visited four imperial cities, the Sahara desert, Casablanca, and the blue city. Our driver, Aziz, spoke excellent English and explained everything and answered our questions well. Thank you very much!Alex E
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FAQs about this 10 days Morocco tour :
We offer two different tour options to choose from (Private and Shared). And the client can choose from either options.
The tour starts from Casablanca at your hotel or airport and ends at Marrakech.
Yes, you can do sandboarding in Merzouga desert
The camel trek ride lasts for about 1 hour and half.
Wear long pants and long sleeves.
The tents are always private, but the main difference is that in a standard camp you share a bathroom with others, while in a luxury camp, each tent has its own private bathroom.
Yes you can, a 4x4 will take you there instead.
Yes, there is electricity in the camp, since the camp runs on solar panels, and sure there are power sockets in the rooms.
Here is a list of what to pack for this trip:
- Long pants ( for the camel ride).
- Sun screen.
- Hat or scarf.
- Sandals, shoes or flip flops.
- Long sleeves.
- A small carry on bag.
It's cold during winter, but it's warm in the summer.