10 Days Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech
10 Days Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via Desert is ample time to experience the authentic beauty of Morocco. Our 10-day Morocco tour comprises everything you need to know about and see in the country. Make sure to prepare yourself to be dazzled by the sheer diversity of the Moroccan landscapes and local cultures.
This 10-day Casablanca tour is an eclectic experience that shows you the many faces Morocco has. From the north to the south, the east to the west, Morocco never fails to give you a dopamine rush every time you travel somewhere new.
Starting from the coastal city, Casablanca, the tour digs deep into the Moroccan south after visiting some fantastic must-sees. Before reaching the desert, you’ll explore the Moroccan north and some important historical sites in Fez, Meknes, and Volubilis. After that, you’ll visit the Sahara Desert with all its natural charm and local cultures.
Going further to the south, the tour takes you to see some unforgettable scenes in Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou. Then, the tour goes to the Red City, Marrakech, which is the best tourist city in the whole Kingdom. Marrakech is called the daughter of the desert because it was one of the most important centers of the Sahara region.
10 Days Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech
Some spots are radically different than others, it makes you wonder if you’re in the same country and if it’s actually the 21st century. All the major attractions that are worth seeing are included. You will explore medieval cities like Fes and Marrakech.
Hopefully, by the end of the tour, you’ll know a lot about Morocco. This tour tries to encompass a huge area of Morocco to give you a general idea about the country. It’s like scrolling down the Wikipedia page about Morocco, but instead, you actually visit. You certainly will not know all there’s to know about Morocco from this single trip, but you’ll have a really good idea about the general vibe of the country. Make sure to strap in a good camera, or just a phone with a nice camera (like all new phones) because you’ll want to record the whole trip. You might even write a blog about it and get sponsored for it and make some money, just make sure to have some cool pictures, and nice videos, and have fun!
You will experience desert rides and camping, see the kasbahs, the picturesque landscapes, the Berber villages, and the Moroccan culture among countless other fascinations.
We have also included activities such as off-road desert driving, sleeping under the stars in the desert, and camel rides, just to name a few. The superb 10-day tour starts and ends in the city of Casablanca.
- Exploring the historical capital of Morocco, Rabat
- Roaming the picturesque Chefchaouen, also known as the ‘Blue Pearl’ of Morocco
- Exploring Roman ruins and mosaics at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Volubilis
- Strolling the lively street of Meknes and seeing some grand-scale landmarks
- Exploring all the scenic Berber villages and desert oases along the way
- Discovering the medieval town of Fes
- Cedar forest, Barbary macaque monkeys, fantastic mountain vistas
- Desert camel rides and camping in the middle of the dunes
- Exploring ksar Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a epic filming site
- Viewing picturesque High Atlas Mountains and breathing the fresh air
- Exploring the ‘Red City’ Marrakesh: the city with thousands of faces
- We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
- All Sahara tours include a camel ride to the sunset in the Sahara Desert & delicious dinners at a beautiful campsite along with the bonfire and Berber music.
- In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
- Please contact us for the desired tour, pricing, and more information: [email protected]
The tour doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, you can customize your tour the way you want it. A tour itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we’re happy to include them in the itinerary.
Also, if you’re not very familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. Our customer service is super-friendly and always ready to hear from you as well as help you make your decisions.
IncludedAccommodations during the tourBreakfastComfortable air-conditioned vehicleEnglish or Spanish speaking driverPick-up and drop-off at your accommodations
Not IncludedDinnersDrinksEntry feesLunchSome complementary dinners
Day 1: Arrive in Casablanca.
In the first day, of our our 10 Days Tour from Casablanca , the driver will meet you at the airport. You get to know each other anf then he will transfer you to the airport. If you arrived early, you may have a short tour by car in Casablanca to see how it looks like; then, you get a rest to prepare for your adventure in Morocco.
Day 2: Casablanca - Chefchaouen
After breakfast our guide will pick you up at your accommodations. We start off on our 10 Days Tour from Casablanca in an air- conditioned private car. We head out from Casablanca to the capital city of Morocco, Rabat.
Rabat is one of the four imperial cities, the cities that have historically held the status of the capital city in Morocco. Rabat is a balance between historical and modern times. Founded in the 12th century, it remains a gem for a lot of the tourists to discover.
Upon arrival we will start with a visit to the Kasbah of the Udayas, an ancient village that has the oldest mosque in Rabat. Then we will take a stroll on the beaten streets of the medieval medina and see its nearby attractions. Before lunchtime we will pay a visit to the medieval cemetery Chellah. we will visit the iconic Hassan Tower and the remnants of the unfinished mosque it was supposed to belong to.
After lunch we will head over Chefchaouen. It’s a beautiful drive characterized by a mountainous landscape. Arriving in the blue city Chefchaouen, we will be exploring it as much as we can for the remaining part of the evening. We'll get to witness a beautiful sunset behind the Rif Mountains and you'll have the chance to enjoy a bit of nightlife before retiring to sleep.
Day 3: Exploring Chefchaouen
Early-morning empty streets of Chefchaouen are surely an impressive sight to behold. Just set the alarm to get up before the locals and tourists flock to the streets. Early in the day you will also bear witness to the exquisite contrast of sunrise over the blue streets. After breakfast we will continue exploring the city where we left off. Chefchaouen is one of Morocco's cities with many of its historical features intact. The old town has retained its look since the 15th century, and it is this quarter painted in bright blue that makes the town so charming and attractive to visitors.
We will visit Chefchaouen’s major places of interest, including the old town and historical medina. The architecture and the blue streets make the old town ideal for photography. We will have time for leisurely strolls on the streets to get a full appreciation of this unique city. For lunch we will pay a visit to the Plaza Outa el-Hamman lined with local traditional restaurants and cafés.
Afterwards we will visit more tourist sites, including Kasbah Museum, the Grand Mosque, Ras el-Ma, souks and bazaars, and scenic hike in the Rif Mountains among others.Overnight at your hotel in Chefchaouen.
Day 4: Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Fez
We continue our 10 Days Tour from Casablanca After breakfast. We will pick you from your hotel and start a drive to Meknes. Another imperial city of Morocco, it boasts vibrant culture and splendid historical character. The road drive to Meknes takes us through a breathtaking mountainous landscape.
Upon arrival we will start by exploring the archeological site of Volubilis. We will spend the morning exploring the excavated town and the well-preserved Roman ruins there. A settlement from the 3rd century BCE, Volubilis has a lot of fascinating history to teach about the Roman Empire. Architecture, day-to-day life, art, the site holds great significace for the history aficionados, and is definitely a must-see place for everyone.
Later, we will be on our way to explore the city’s major landmarks and historical highlights. Among them are the picturesque Heri es-Souani and Borj Belkari. We will also visit the Grande Mosque and the eye-catching Bou Inania Madrasa. Before lunch we will head to the bustling medina of locals where we will eat.
The afternoon will be spent visiting the popular Bab Mansour, El Hedim square, and the old town of Meknes. The latter is a popular spot for its historical features including the ramparts and decorative motifs. The colored mosaics and ceramics are just amazing to look at. A visit to Meknes is not complete without seeing the town’s vibrant souks, which we will go to. In the evening, we will drive to Fez.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Fez.
Day 5: Medieval City of Fez
If you have a passion for capturing extraordinary photographs, rising early in the morning to see the empty streets of Fez is a great opportunity. So, set your alarm to wake up early. You will also get a shot of the sunrise over the small town.
Fez is one of the top attraction included in our 10 days tour from Casablanca.
Fez was founded in 789, and it is the second largest city in Morocco. A walk on the streets feels like being in the ancient world. After breakfast, we will pick you up at your accommodations to go explore the stunning beauty of the town. For medieval Fes, we will start with a visit to two medina quarters where you can see centuries-old streets and get a feel of the historical atmosphere. Before lunch time is upon us, we'll visit the famous Medersa Bou Inania and Medersa el-Attarine as well.
In the afternoon we will sightsee more of the city. One place of interest will be Quaraouiyine Mosque, a medieval mosque built in AD 857. It can hold up to 20,000 worshipers in its prayer hall and it has the world’s oldest library. A 9th-century qur'an is kept here. We will visit the old Mellah (Jewish Quarter) in Fes el Jedid as well as the site of the Royal Palace next to it. Other attraction sites to see include Bab Bou Jeloud, Chouara Tannery, Ibn Danan synagogue, Bou Jeloud gardens, and Jnan Sbil Park.
Day 6: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Merzouga
After breakfast we will drive to Midelt through breathtaking mountainous landscapes, dotted with small kasbahs, ancient ruins, and Berber villages. We will stop at several popular towns on the way to enjoy their local flavor. One of the first stops is Ifrane. This town is commonly known as 'Moroccan Switzerland' due to its clean environment. It’s the cleanest city in Morocco.
We will explore the town and have lunch there. In the afternoon we will be on a scenic road drive to Azrou. The most popular attraction here is the cedar forest and its amiable Barbary macaque monkeys. You get to enjoy playing with the monkeys and feeding them before we head on to Midelt for the launch.
In the afternoon we move on towards Merzouga, one of the regions where it's possible to see the Sahara Desert in Morocco. Upon arriving, you will be in for one of the most exciting camel rides. You will be climbing giant dunes in the desert, enjoying a beautiful sunset over the vast Sahara, and experiencing the unique silence of the desert at night. We will spend the night at a Berber nomad camp, to the accompaniment of traditional Berber music and dances around the campfire. For those who would like to stay up and watch the stars, the Sahara Desert will be an exceptional opportunity.Her one journey of our 10 days tour from Casablanca comes to the end.
Day 7: Merzouga sightseeing.
Sunrise peeking out over the dunes in the Sahara is a sight of a lifetime. Setting the alarm early you won't miss this spectacle. After an enjoyable morning in the desert, we will take a camel ride back to Merzouga via some Berber villages. Our driver will be waiting there to take you on a more immersing drive into the desert.
We freshen up and pack necessities for the road, and a 4x4 off-road vehicle is ours to head into the desert. We will meet nomads living in camps, and get to listen to live Gnawa music by the Gnawa tribes on the way. The off-road drive will take us deeper into the desert to Lake Dayte Sarje, oases at the dunes, and a visit to a site of black volcanic rocks. Then we will be stopping at Rissani to explore the souks there for the best part of the afternoon. In the evening we'll be back in Merzouga where we will stay for the night.
Day 8: Merzouga to Ouarzazate.
Right after breakfast, another exciting journey of our 10 days tour from Casablanca is about to start.
We will be heading to Todra Gorge. At Todra Gorge you will be welcomed by massive canyons, which are around 1,312 feet (400 meters deep). We will trek around in the Todra Valley and go see oases alongside it. You will have fun hiking the river gorge.
Next up is a drive to Ouarzazate. In this city we will be visiting the Atlas Studio and the kasbahs of Taourirt and Tifoultoute.
The Atlas Studio was considered to be the biggest cinema studio in the world. It is even called Hollywood of Africa and covers a distance of 60 miles. Many famous movies have been shot here including Gladiator, Lawrance of Arabia. Also, some series like Game of Thrones, Prison Break, and others used the studio materials and production. Ouarzazate has been always a favourite destinations for hollywood producers when it comes to fantasy and fiction movies.
You will enjoy a guided tour inside the studio before heading to Ourzazate for the rest of day. Here our joueny comes to the end.
Day 9: Merzouga to Marrakech.
Our 10 days tour from Casablanca continues today to see some of the best attractions in the Desert. It's the Ksar of Ait Benhaddou. This fortified, red-earthen inghrem is a historic landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ait Benhaddou is over 1200 years old and roaming its beaten passageways feels like walking in the ancient world. It’s a fantastic place to visit.
If you have watched the city of slaves in the Game of Thrones, or the Prince of Persia, you must have seen the Ksar Ait Benhaddou. It's that strange, yet beautiful building that steped back in time and watch the world change.
After launch, we head over Marrakesh via Tizi N'tichka, a sneaky road in the high Atlas mountains. You will size the opportunity to take pictures and hike with other travelers in the area.
By the evening, you will be dropped of in the city of Marrakech. The adventure doesn't end here, you will see the most amazing, yet direct shows in the world in Jammaa el Fna, a famous square in Marrakech.
Day 10: Marrakesh sightseeing
In the morning, after breakfast, we will start exploring Marrakesh. The city is nicknamed 'The Red City', because of the natural red pigment of the sandstone used for building walls. The morning will start with a tour to the main square, Jemaa el-Fna. There are several famous souks here, including el Attarin, Smata, and Haddadine. On the west section of the main square can be found Koutoubia Mosque and the surrounding gardens. After this site we will eat lunch in one of the many restaurants serving local food.
In the afternoon we will visit the medina before heading to the 16th century Ben Youssef madrasa. It is a former Islamic college, drawing visitors for its architecture and high-quality ornamentation. Carved stucco, ceramic tiles, woodwork, all executed very skillfully. Beautiful examples of cedar wood ceilings and interior courtyard can be seen. The Islamic calligraphy also is of note here. If we have the time we will also visit the kasbah to the south where Bahia Palace, El Badi Palace, and Saadian Tombs are located. We will end sightseeing in Marrakesh with a visit to the grand Majorelle Gardens, a property formely in the possession of the French fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent.
If you fly from Casablanca the next day, we will take a scenic road drive to Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco. In Casablanca we will drop you off at your hotel, marking the end of our fantastic 10 days tour from casablanca to Marrakech.