8 days tour from casablanca to marrakech Experience a one-in-a-lifetime journey of the Imperial Cities from Casablanca through the Sahara Desert with All Morocco Tours.
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Overview of the schedule for 8 days tour from casablanca to marrakech
on 8 days tour from casablanca to marrakech we will See the Roman remains at Volubilis and take in the monkeys in the cedar forest. Explore the ancient city of Rabat and spend a night in a typical Moroccan riad. Moroccan Berber Whiskey and traditional Berber dishes will be served at Desert Camp. Artists from the local Berber nomad community will perform their traditional music. The Todra Canyons and Draa Valley will be trekked and rock-climbed.
Ait Benhaddou is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has featured in films like “Gladiator” and “The Mummy.” Stroll through Majorelle Gardens, a tranquil haven in the middle of the city. Visit the bustling Jemaah el Fna plaza, known for its many vendors selling orange juice and snakes.
DAY 1: CASA BLANCA-RABAT,
Your trip to Casablanca will begin with a visit to the Hassan II Mosque, which will be the first stop after you are picked up from the airport. Afterward, we’ll pack up and go to Rabat.
Explore the city and its historical landmarks, including the Oudaias Alcazaba, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Hassan Tower. Have supper and spend the night at a hotel in Rabat.
DAY 2: Rabat-FES.
Your guide will come get you after breakfast at your Rabat hotel. Our route today takes us via Rabat and Meknes en route to Fes. As well as seeing the Roman remains at Volubilis, we’ll be seeing these towns’ most notable landmarks. You will check into a typical Moroccan riad in the evening, have supper there, and spend the night there.
DAY 3: THE FES TOUR
In the morning, you’ll be picked up from your riad by a knowledgeable guide who will take you on an unforgettable cultural and historical journey across Fes. You’ll spend the morning exploring the narrow streets of the medina (the ancient city), the Jewish Quarter, and the Royal Palace Gate before stopping for lunch. After seeing the world-famous tanneries and the Quaraouine mosque (the first university in the world) in the afternoon, we’ll go up to the city’s highest point and take in the breathtaking vista. I can also take you to a pottery cooperative if you’d like. In the evening, you’ll have some free time before having supper and spending the night in the same riad.
DAY4: FES-IFRANE-MIDELT-ERRACHIDIA-ZIZ VALLEY-ERFOUD-MERZOUGA
The day will begin with a pick-up from your Fes hotel after breakfast, and then you’ll make your way to the south of Morocco. You’ll make a pit stop at Ifrane, which is sometimes called “the Switzerland of Morocco.” After that, you’ll go to Azrou to see the monkeys in the cedar forest. We’re going to push on to Midelt for some lunch. After spending the day taking in the sights of Ziz Gorge, we’ll make our way via the pass of Tizi n Tighamt and into Errachidia. We’ll make a potty break at a vantage point overlooking the Ziz valley, travel via Erfoud, Morocco’s “fossil capital,” and finally reach Merzouga, where we’ll begin our camel ride.
Everything we need for the journey into the desert will be loaded onto the camels before we go off. The camel ride into the dunes will take around an hour and a half, and each passenger will have their own camel.
After checking into your individual tent, you may go for a stroll on the dunes to take in the breathtaking sunset and try your hand at sandboarding. You will watch the sun go down, then return to the camp for some mint tea, or “Moroccan Berber Whiskey,” as it is often known. Then, back at camp, you may enjoy a traditional Berber dish called tagine. The festivities will commence after the completion of supper. Artists from the local Berber nomad community will perform their traditional music, complete with drums and dance. After that, you may relax in the desert while gazing at the star-studded sky. A campfire feast and bed for the night among the nomads
Beds, power, a private bathroom with a shower, and air conditioning are just some of the facilities that are available in the tents (please let us know which amenities you would like for an accurate quote).
DA 5: MERZOUGA, KHAMLIA, RISSANI, DRAA Valley, and OUARZAZATE
Listen for your guide’s soft voice as daylight breaks, and get up to see the sun rise over the Sahara’s sand dunes. From Desert Camp, we’ll ride camels back to Merzouga, where we can be cleaned up and refueled with breakfast and showers. Next, we’ll take a quick 4×4 excursion across the Erg Chebbi dunes to take in the vast desert landscape.
As we set off for Todra Gorge, we will take an off-road vehicle over the hamada (black desert) to reach the Saharan village of Rissani and its lively market. Next, we’ll go north to the town of Erfoud, famous for its fossils, where we may stop at a fossil workshop before continuing on to the breathtaking Todra Canyons and Draa Valley. After a day of canyon trekking and rock climbing (extra reservations may be necessary), we’ll check into our hotel in Ouarzazate for supper and the night.
DAY 6: OUARZAZATE-AIT BEN HADDOU-MARRAKECH,
We check out of the hotel in the morning and go off down the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs to see the massive kasbahs that line each side of the road. Before we go to the Skoura palm grove, we’ll stop and take in the breathtaking views of the Valley of the Roses.
After seeing Taourirt Kasbah, we’ll go on to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featured in such films as “The Man Who Would Be King,” “Jewel of the Nile,” “Jesus of Nazareth,” “The Message,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “The Mummy,” and “Gladiator.” Next, we’ll go to the High Atlas region, specifically the Berber settlement of Telouet and its famous Kasbah el Glaoui. Before heading down the Tizi-n-Tichka to Marrakech, we will stop for lunch at a small Telouet restaurant. You will check into your riad in Marrakech in the evening, just in time for supper.
Day 7: Exchanging one Marrakech for another
Your personalized tour of Marrakech will begin the following day. The first part of the excursion will take us to the famed Palais de Bahia, a palace with intricate mosaics and entrancing interior spaces. We’ll next see the spectacular Saadian tombs and the Jewish Quarter, whose architecture stands in stark contrast to the rest of the medina.
We’ll check out the Koutoubia Mosque, an instant landmark in Marrakech, and the historic Medersa Ben Youssef, a school for Quranic studies with stunning Arabian-Andalucian architecture. Finally, we’ll visit the bustling Jemaah el Fna plaza, known for its many vendors selling orange juice, snakes, water in traditional clothing, and henna designs. Relax and take in the views of the vibrant masses below as you have a lunchtime break on one of the terraces with a panoramic view.
We’ll keep going until we reach the stunning Majorelle Gardens, where you may stroll at your own pace through a tranquil haven in the middle of the city. Learn more about the Berber people and their rich history and culture by paying a visit to the Berber Museum, located in the striking blue villa. Supper and lodging are at the same riad.
Day 8: Marrakech Airport
Our driver will take you directly to the terminal. We appreciate your interest in All Morocco Tours and your selection of our company.
Overview of the schedule for 8 days tour from casablanca to marrakech
√ Pickup drop-off service.
√ English /Spanish speaking driver.
√ Vehicle with fuel (4X4 car , van , mini bus).
√ Camel for each to see the sunrise or sunset
× flights ticket.
× Monuments fees.
8 days tour from casablanca to marrakech note
ask us about additional options like riding dunebuggys or quads in the desert or visiting Merzouga Lake, home of the wild flamingos.
Vegetarian food options are available.
Your private luxury tent will have electricity, beds, and a private bathroom with a shower. If you would like a Royal tent (larger and with air conditioning), please contact us.
The camel ride is 1.5 hours.
Ages 3 to 60 have enjoyed this tour in the past. Children under a certain size will ride with a parent. Contact us if you have questions at [email protected].
What do I need to bring in our 8 days tour from casablanca to marrakech?
Wear long pants for the camel trek.
You will bring one small overnight bag on the camel trek to the camp.
Bring a bottle of water with you for the camel trek.
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