Discover the finest that Morocco has to offer on this bespoke 12 days tour from Casablanca. You will be surrounded by the bright colors and different cultures that are so typical of Morocco.
This Morocco tour will take you to visit and explore the Mosque Hassan II, as well as transport you to Rabat, Morocco’s capital, Assilah, and Tangier. Traveling through the Rif Mountains will show you the sights of Chefchaouen, Morocco’s blue diamond. Chefchaouen, a mountain city, has a distinct vibe. Its beauty makes it inscrutable. Blue-rinsed homes give the city a blue glow. Your day feels like a dream. Chefchaouen’s beauty goes beyond its exterior.
Next, you will be able to go to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, stroll through Meknes, the Ismaili Capital of Morocco , and explore the most historically and culturally significant city in Morocco. This 12 days tour from Casablanca will cover Fes, which is known as the “spiritual capital of Morocco” because of its beautiful medina.
Our 12 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech is one of the most popular itineraries for those who wish to explore a great deal of Morocco. This excursion goes from Casablanca to Marrakech.
12 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech
During the 12 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you will do a camel trek and spend the night across the Merzouga Sahara Desert. Some of the places and landscapes you will see are the Ziz valley, Todgha gorges, Rose valley, Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, and Tizi N’Tichka pass.
Your tour of Morocco will take you to the city of Marrakech. During your walking tour of Marrakech, you will visit some of the most important historical sites in the world. These sites include Jemaa el-Fna Square, El Koutoubia, Saidian Tombs, Menara, and Majorelle Garden, among others.
A day trip to take pleasure in Essaouira’s medina’s beautiful blue alleyways. Unwind on the beach in Essaouira and explore the variety of fish. Relax as you walk through the doors and take in the beautiful Gnawa music.
- Pick-up and drop-off at/from your accommodation
- Transport by private modern vehicle with A/C
- English-speaking driver/guide with prior experience
- Car Fuel
- Camel Trekking
- Overnight at the Desert Camp
- Breakfast and Dinner
- Flight tickets
- Monuments fees
- Personal expanses
Following our meeting at the airport or hotel in Casablanca, we will embark on a 12 days tour from Casablanca through Morocco. The first location that you will see is Casablanca, and then you will continue on to Rabat, which is the capital of Morocco.
You will pay a visit to the Hassan II Mosque, which is the biggest mosque in the nation, while you are in Casablanca. After that, we will go to the city of Rabat. Prior to settling into your riad in the Medina, you will get the opportunity to see the Hassan Tower as well as the Oudaya Kasbah. In the end, your hotel or riad stay comes with dinner.
In the morning of your second day of our 12 days Morocco tour, we will hit the road towards Tangier, which offers wonderful views and tourist attractions. Thus, we are going to lead you through the coastal views. Afterward, you will visit the town of Asilah. Asilah, a calm village on the northern coast of Morocco, is a serene and lovely Atlantic Coast resort. Asilah offers a respite from the adjacent hectic towns of Tangier and Tetouan with its empty, peaceful beaches and tranquil environment. The town's architecture is inspired by the Mediterranean and includes whitewashed homes with blue accents on the walls and doors. Numerous painted buildings on the island demonstrate its reputation as a hangout for painters.
Tangier is your next stop after Asilah. Tangier, located in northern Morocco at the point where the Mediterranean and Atlantic meet, is a one-of-a-kind metropolis with a rich multicultural history. There are numerous historical and cultural landmarks to see in the city, some of which date back centuries. They symbolize the old culture and history of Tangier. Consequently, you will visit the Moroccan Art Museum, the Cave of Hercules, and the American Legation Museum. The night is spent in a riad or hotel.
Today is the day when we will go to Chefchaouen. During our tour in Morocco that lasts for 12 days, we will travel via the city of Tetouan and take in the breathtaking scenery of the Rif Mountains as we make our way to the Blue City.
Check into your riad upon arrival in Chefchaouen. Utilize your free time to explore the surrounding area and visit Chefchaouen, Morocco's most popular tourist destination. The blue colours that decorate the walls of the Medina are Chefchaouen's most distinctive feature.
Once in the Medina of Chefchaouen, begin your journey to the "Ras El Maa Waterfall," a famous waterfall on a mountain from which you can see the majority of the city and its mountainous terrain. On your way to the summit, you will pass the following monuments and significant spots, including the calm "Outa El Hamam," which is surrounded by cafés and restaurants. The Kasbah, a fortified fortress from the 18th century with a lovely garden, is situated in the middle of Chefchaouen. Your journey would be incomplete without viewing the 15th-century "Grand Spanish Mosque."
Later, have dinner in the riad and unwind for the evening.
After breakfast at your riad, you will travel to Fes via Ouazzan and the Roman remains at Volubilis. En route, you will stop for lunch. Then, after traveling for a few more hours, you will arrive to Volubilis, a Roman city that has been amazingly maintained despite its age (it was founded in 225 BC) and is home to some of the most breathtaking mosaics that can be seen anywhere in Morocco.
You will be given an in-depth education on the Roman Empire while taking a tour of the historical site that you are visiting.
Your next stop will be in Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco, where you will have the opportunity to take a tour of the city with a local guide. The intriguing Bab Mansour Gate, which was erected by Sultan My Ismail, the granary, the Sahrij Souani, which is utilized for irrigation and farming, and the Mulay Ismail Mausoleum are all attractions that can be found in Meknes.
After there, we keep going till we reach Fes, which is known as the cultural capital of the nation. It is a dream come true to spend the night in a lovely riad that is situated in the middle of the medina.
After you have finished breakfast, you will get started on your tour of the most historically and culturally significant city in Morocco. This guided walking tour will take you through the medina of Fes, which is known as the "spiritual capital of Morocco."
The Jewish Quarter (also known as Mellah) and the Dar El Makhzen, also known as the Royal Palace, are also stops on our guided tour of Fez. The Royal Palace features spectacular mosaic architecture and golden doors. In the eleventh century, the Chaouwara Tanneries, which are still in operation today and are the city's main leather workshop, were established.
Despite the fact that non-Muslims are unable to enter the Kairaouine Mosque, one of the world's oldest institutions, the mosque courtyard may be viewed from the gates of the mosque. The Kairaouine Mosque is a historic institution that is associated with Islamic education. The Najjarine Marble Fountain and Al-Attarine Madrassa is a religious school that features some of the most spectacular specimens of Islamic architecture. Most people agree that the Bou Inania Medersa is one of the most beautiful religious buildings in Fes.
There will be sufficient time to have lunch at a Moroccan restaurant in the neighborhood. You will be able to discern the sacred hue of Islam thanks to the mosaics that are found in the Bab Boujloud archway. These mosaics go from blue on the outside wall to green on the inside wall. Stroll aimlessly through the alleys and marketplaces that make up the medina. Later on, we will drive you to a viewpoint that provides a breathtaking panorama of the medina of Fes El-Giant Bali. You will eat dinner and stay the night in the same riad, which is in the medina.
Following breakfast, we will be leaving Fes and continuing our journey across the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will stop at Ifrane to take pictures in the Cedar Forest not far from Azrou. We shall see several monkeys with barbarian characteristics. After that, we will carry on with the remainder of our tour to Midelt for lunch.
In the afternoon, we will take a road trip to the Sahara desert via the Tizi N'talghouma pass. We will pass through some quaint Berber communities and the beautiful Ziz Valley, which can be found close to Errachidia.
After that, we will head to Merzouga by way of Aoufous and Erfoud. We will eat dinner and spend the night in a small hotel or Riad when we get to Erg-Chebbi, which is a paradise of sand dunes and will be reached in two hours' time.
After breakfast, we will continue our tour of the Erg-Chebbi sand dunes. Merzouga Lake (which is not always full of water) to observe the ducks and flamingos who arrive in the spring to reside in this lake. We will journey to the village of Khmliya, where Gnawa will be performed by musicians.
Then, we will continue our off-road journey through the desert until we reach the dark desert behind the Erg-Chebbi sand dunes. Then, we will visit a nomadic Berber family to see their lifestyle. We will then travel to an abandoned settlement where mineral fossils may be discovered.
We will return to Khmliya for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will reach the desert camp via a camel trek across the magnificent orange sand dunes. From the middle of the sand dunes, it is possible to observe a spectacular sunset and rejuvenate your spirit. You can have dinner and spend the night in the camp, where music will be played and you can play on the sand dunes beneath an unlimited number of stars.
The next morning, it is essential to rise early in order to witness the magnificent sunrise. After breakfast and a shower, return to the town of Merzouga by camel or vehicle and continue on to Rissani.
The famous, traditional, and largest market in the region will be explored on foot, with a focus on locally manufactured goods and arts and crafts. Rissani is best visited on a Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday when the market is open.
Later, we will go to Tinghir via the Tafilalt Oasis, where we will be able to witness the oasis's old watering system. After arriving in Tinjdad, where we will have lunch on our own, we will go to Tinghir to observe the Todra valley and explore the orange cliffs of the Todra Gorge. The day will conclude in the verdant Boumalne Dades valley. Dine and then spend the night in a hotel or riad.
After breakfast on the ninth day of our 12 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, we will go to Ouarzazate, Morocco's star-studded treasure. We will go to the world-famous Atlas Studios and film in the Kasbah Taourirte, on the way to the beautiful and historic entrance to the Sahara Desert, which has been the setting for many Hollywood blockbusters.
Then, we go to the next landmark, which is the old kasbah of Ait-Benhaddou. This is the most famous "fortified town" or ksar/Kasbah in Morocco, located in the province of Ouarzazat in the Draa-Tafilalet area of southern Morocco. This ksar, or walled adobe town, is fascinating, to say the least. Numerous cinematic masterpieces have been filmed there, as well as ancient Moroccan buildings.
Following a tour to the Kasbah, we will stop for lunch at a local eatery. We pass through the High Atlas Passes to reach our next amazing destination, Marrakech, in the afternoon. We will stop along the route to take in the breathtaking vistas of the Atlas Mountains and Tizi n'Tichka Pass. Finally, dine and spend the night in a Marrakech riad or hotel.
Today will be totally devoted to experiencing Marrakech. A native of Marrakech is available as a tour guide to assist you in maximizing your time in the city. Given that we are at a popular tourist attraction, today's views and locations will be very different from yesterday's. Prepare yourself for a stunning and bustling city.
Bahia Palace, constructed by Bahmad Grand Visir of Marrakech, is a must-see on any Marrakech city tour due to its magnificent mosaics and stucco. The royal necropolis of Saadian Tomb was built in the 17th century, and its architecture is well-known.
You'll have a great time visiting the souks of Marrakech, and you'll be amazed by the range of sights, sounds, tastes, and textures you'll encounter there. A famous artist made the one-hectare Jacques Majorelle Garden in Marrakech. It is a botanical and landscape garden.
The tour will conclude at Jamaa Elfana Square. With snake charmers, monkeys, food vendors, and musicians, this is one of the most lively areas in all of Marrakech. Finally, retire to your Marrakech riad or hotel for the night.
To begin the trip, our driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech. Along the way, you will encounter the natural mountains and expansive environment of Morocco. A straight road goes to Essaouira. Take pleasure in the stops along the way.
The first one is eating a snack or coffee at a restaurant.
The second stop will be at an Argan cooperative, where the incredible benefits of this product will be explained by the Argan professionals, along with the production process and further information.
The third stop will be at the famous Argan Goat Tree. This is a great place to take pictures of goats in their natural environment, as they climb and live on the Argan tree.
After around four hours of driving, the driver will suggest eateries where you can sample the cuisine of Essaouira. After lunch, you will have time to explore the city independently. As you stroll with your friends or family through the alleys, be awed by the Gnawa music as you pass from one gate to another. Learn more about art because this city is brimming with talented artists.
In the afternoon, walk along the beach and take pleasure in its beauty. In a moment, you will meet our driver, who will transport you back to Marrakech, where you will spend the night in the same riad.
For today, your plans must revolve on your flight. If you have the time and opportunity, you can spend some time exploring less touristy parts of Marrakech and eating at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. Your Morocco 12 days tour from Casablanca will conclude with a transport to the airport in Marrakech or Casablanca, depending on your preference.