12-Days Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

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12-Days Desert Tour Casablanca to Marrakech

Skip the hassle of renting a car or navigating public transportation and see the best of Morocco on this personalized 12-day desert tour from Casablanca. Immerse yourself in the exotic colors and cultures that define Morocco, from the bustling cities to the serene desert landscapes. Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy a blend of guided tours and independent exploration. Experience the rich history, vibrant traditions, and stunning natural beauty that Morocco has to offer.

Highlights of 12-Days Casablanca to Marrakech Tour via Merzouga

Program itinerary of 12-days from Casablanca to Marrakech

Please check out our 12-days grand tour from Casablanca to Marrakech desert program to know what to expect from this overnight desert experience.

Day 1: Casablanca» Rabat [88 Km]

Welcome to Morocco! Upon arrival at Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca, you will meet your private English-speaking driver who will provide a brief overview of your tour. Begin your journey in Casablanca, Morocco’s commercial capital and largest city, by visiting the Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world, renowned for its stunning architecture and breathtaking ocean views. Enjoy the impressive architecture and stroll through the city’s beautiful gardens, and relax at terrace cafes overlooking the Atlantic Coast. After exploring Casablanca, depart towards Rabat, the capital of Morocco, where you will enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel or Riad.

Day 2: Rabat » Chefchaouen [252 Km]

Explore the highlights of Rabat, including the Royal Palace, Hassan Tower, and the picturesque Kasbah of the Udayas. Depart for Chefchaouen, a charming town in the Rif Mountains known for its blue-painted buildings and relaxed atmosphere. Overnight stay at a hotel or Riad in Chefchaouen.gin your day exploring the highlights of Rabat, including the Royal Palace, Hassan Tower, and the picturesque Kasbah of the Udayas. Once you’ve experienced the rich history and stunning architecture of Morocco’s capital, depart for Chefchaouen, a charming town nestled in the Rif Mountains. Known for its blue-painted buildings and relaxed atmosphere, Chefchaouen offers a unique and serene experience. Upon arrival, take a leisurely stroll through the medina’s narrow streets and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Dinner and an overnight stay will be at a hotel or Riad in Chefchaouen.

Day 3: Chefchaouen » Volubilis » Meknes » Fes [253 km]

After breakfast, depart Chefchaouen and head towards Volubilis to explore the ancient Roman ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its well-preserved mosaics and historical significance. Continue to Meknes, an imperial city renowned for its grand gates, including Bab Mansour, and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. After exploring Meknes, proceed to Fes, the cultural and spiritual heart of Morocco. Upon arrival in Fes, check into your hotel or Riad and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay, ready to delve into the rich history and vibrant atmosphere of this fascinating city.

Day 4: Fes Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

Embark on a full-day guided tour of Fes, exploring Fes El Bali, Al Quaraouiyine University, Bou Inania Madrasa, Nejjarine Fountain, and the Royal Palace. Learn about the rich history and culture of Fes. Overnight stay at a hotel or Riad in Fes.

Day 5: Fes to Midelt [200 Km]

Depart Fes and travel through the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains to Midelt, known as the apple capital of Morocco. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and stop in the town of Ifrane, often called the “Switzerland of Morocco” for its alpine-style architecture and cool climate. Continue to the Cedar Forest near Azrou to see the famous Barbary macaques. Arrive in Midelt for dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel or Riad.

Day 6: Midelt to Merzouga via Ziz Valley [260 Km]

Continue your journey through the stunning Ziz Valley, with its lush palm groves and picturesque kasbahs. Arrive in Merzouga, where you will experience the thrill of a camel trek into the Sahara Desert. Ride across the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi and spend a magical night in a Berber tented camp under the starry Sahara sky, enjoying traditional music and a delicious dinner. Overnight stay in Merzouga.

Day 7: Merzouga to Rissani and Erg Chebbi Dunes [45 Km]

Visit Rissani, explore its traditional souk, and learn about its historical significance. Return to Merzouga and enjoy activities like sandboarding in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Overnight stay in a Berber tented camp in Merzouga.

Day 8: Merzouga to Todra Gorges and Dades Valley [269 Km]

Wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise over the Erg Chebbi dunes before enjoying breakfast at the camp. Depart from Merzouga and travel towards the Todra Gorges, a dramatic canyon with towering rock walls reaching up to 300 meters high. Take a leisurely walk through the gorge, marveling at the impressive rock formations and the crystal-clear river running through it.

Continue your journey to the Dades Valley, known for its lush oasis, picturesque kasbahs, and dramatic landscapes. Drive through the scenic Dades Gorge, with its winding roads and breathtaking views. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to stop at several viewpoints to capture the beauty of the valley and its unique rock formations, including the famous “Monkey Fingers” rocks.

Arrive in the Dades Valley, where you will enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at a comfortable hotel or Riad, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the region.

Day 9: Dades Valley to Ouarzazate, and Marrakech [326 Km]

After a hearty breakfast, depart from the Dades Valley and travel towards the Rose Valley. This region is famous for its annual rose festival and the production of rose water and other cosmetic products. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of rose fields and stop by a local cooperative to learn about the rose cultivation and distillation processes.

Continue your journey to Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Africa,” where you will visit the impressive Kasbah Taourirt, a historic site that once served as a key stop for traders. You can also explore the famous Atlas Film Studios, where many famous movies and TV shows have been filmed.

From Ouarzazate, travel through the stunning landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, one of the highest road passes in Africa, offering breathtaking panoramic views. Along the way, you can stop to admire the scenery and take photos.

Arrive in the vibrant city of Marrakech in the late afternoon. Once settled into your hotel or Riad, you can start exploring the lively Jemaa el-Fnaa square, filled with musicians, dancers, food stalls, and street performers. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at your accommodation in Marrakech.

Day 10: Marrakech City Tour With Local Guide

Start your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a guided tour of Marrakech, one of Morocco’s most vibrant and historical cities. Your local guide will lead you through the city’s most iconic landmarks and hidden gems.

Jemaa el-Fnaa: Begin at the bustling main square, known for its lively atmosphere filled with musicians, dancers, and food vendors.

Koutoubia Mosque: Visit the largest mosque in Marrakech, renowned for its stunning minaret and beautiful gardens.

Bahia Palace: Explore this magnificent palace, known for its intricate architecture, ornate rooms, and lush gardens.

Saadian Tombs: Discover the historic Saadian tombs, dating back to the 16th century and hidden for centuries before being rediscovered.

Ben Youssef Madrasa: Admire the exquisite architecture of this former Islamic college, one of the largest in North Africa.

Majorelle Garden: Wander through the serene Majorelle Garden, a botanical oasis created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle and later restored by Yves Saint Laurent.

Souks of Marrakech: Dive into the vibrant markets of the medina, where you can shop for spices, textiles, jewelry, and traditional Moroccan crafts.

Throughout the tour, your guide will provide insights into the history, culture, and traditions of Marrakech. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (optional) and continue exploring the city’s rich heritage.

In the evening, return to your hotel or Riad for dinner and an overnight stay, reflecting on the fascinating sights and sounds of Marrakech.

Day 11: Day Trip to Essaouira [191 Km]

Take a day trip to the coastal city of Essaouira, known for its beautiful beaches, historic medina, and vibrant arts scene. Explore the city’s ramparts, souks, and seafood restaurants. Return to Marrakech for an overnight stay.

Day 12: Marrakech to Airport

Enjoy your final breakfast in Marrakech before preparing for your departure. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to do last-minute shopping or explore any remaining sights in the city.

Your private driver will pick you up from your hotel or Riad and transfer you to Marrakech Menara Airport for your departure flight. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories from your 12-day desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech.

Safe travels and thank you for choosing Morocco Wonderful Travel for your adventure!

 

12-Days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech: Price Includes and Excludes

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Overnight 12-days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech info & price in short

Duration Departure Time Arrival Time Price per Person Starting & Ending Location
12 Days/11 Nights
08:00 AM
≈ 18:30 PM
From € 1150
Casablanca/Marrakech

FAQ of the Overnight 12-days Casablanca desert tour to Marrakech

Do I need a sleeping bag for this Casablanca overnight desert trip?

No, a sleeping bag is unnecessary. During our overnight 12-days Casablanca desert tour to Marrakech, you’ll enjoy a well-equipped desert camp with all the necessary amenities.

Is there any other way to reach the camp instead of Camels?

For travelers who prefer not to ride camels, we offer the option of 4×4 car transfers to and from the camp at no additional cost. Let us know your preference when booking, and we’ll ensure your comfort and convenience throughout the tour.

How can I book and secure my spot for the 12-days Casablanca Grand desert tour to Marrakech?

To confirm the Overnight 12-days Casablanca desert tour to Marrakech, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal, Wise, or bank transfer to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.

-Is it possible to pay the entire with PayPal?

Usually, we request the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution.

What is the cancellation policy for the tour

For a full refund, cancel a minimum of 15 days beforehand of the beginning date of the experience.

Is there electricity at the desert camp?

YES , the camp utilizes solar panels to generate and provide electricity .

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Additional Information about the 12-days Casablanca to Marrakech Tour

  • Private Tents: Choose a private tent at the desert camp for a personalized stay.
  • Vegetarian Option: Let us know if you prefer vegetarian meals when booking.
  • Traveling with Children: Children must be accompanied by an adult for a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Dress Comfortably: Wear sport sneakers for walking and sandboarding, with long sleeves and pants or skirts for the camel trek.
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.
  • Optional Adventures: Consider quad biking and buggy rides in the desert.
  • Booking Confirmation: Receive a confirmation with all the tour details upon booking.

Important Note: Our proposed  tours from Casablanca can be modified and designed according to your requirements and needs, feel free to contact us. 

Reviews about our 12-days Casablanca Desert Tour to Marrakech

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star rating  Amazing trip with perfect guide - Excellent service provided by Moha, he was replying to our emails very fast and gives as many details as possible.

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