12 Days Tour from Casablanca to North & Desert

Tour Route:

Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen – Meknes – Fes – Merzouga – Dades Gorges – Marrakech – Essaouira – Casablanca.


Morocco has so many magical places to explore, thus during your 12-day tour that will begin in The biggest city of this beautiful country which holds one of the largest mosques on the planet, called the Hassan II mosque, before moving to the capital city Rabat where you are going to have a chance to visit Hassan tower and Kasbah of Oudayas, following, we will drive directly to Chefchaouen, the blue city of Morocco to spend the night there in a local hotel.

Got up the next morning to explore this lovely small city before heading for Volubilis, an old Roman city, and then Meknes to have a short glimpse of the big door of MANSOUR to set off for Fes to stay the whole night and the day after there to have enough time for seeing every single place, from the Medina (old city) to the Jewish Quarter and Alquarawin university. Your tour is still going on and will reach the cleanest city Ifran city.

Merzouga Sahara desert will be the next station where you will experience the camel ride over the sand dunes and stay for the night in a luxury camp under the stars and keep in mind that your journey still offers you a visit to Dades Valley, Todra Gorges and the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, this area is going to make you adore it unconsciously.

While on the road, you’ll pass through Berber villages before arriving in Marrakech, the international city where you will find the famous Jamae Lafna square, Koutoubia mosque and so much more, you’ll also stop in the coastal town of Essaouira and enjoy the spiritual Gnawa music, at the end of your trip.

Overall, your 12-day vacation is about to end when we return to the spot where we began, which is Casablanca city, to ensure that you had an unforgettable tour in Morocco that you would gladly repeat.


  • Explore the thrilling Hassan II mosque in Casablanca
  • visit the Hassan Tower and the kasbah of Oudayas in Rabat
  • Stroll around and meet locals of the unique town of Chefchaouen
  • Discover the ancient ruins of the Roman empire Volubilis .
  • exploring Fes old city and Al quarawen world oldest university
  • Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.
  • Experience camel riding over the golden dunes of Merzouga
  • Spend a night in the heart of the Sahara desert.
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Dades and Ziz valleys and the impressive gorges of Todra.
  • Explore the heritage village and Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Explore the old medina of Marrakech with its rich history and architecture.
  • View and walk on the Atlantic coast of Essaouira.
  • back to casablanca

Additional information:

  • 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]


Good To Know

12 days tour from Casablanca doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 12 days tour from Casablanca can be customized the way you like 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 familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you as well as help you to make your decisions. 


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  • Included

    Accommodations during the tour
    Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
    English or Spanish speaking driver
    Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodations
    Some complementary dinners
  • Not Included

    Entry fees

Day 1: Welcome To Morocco, Casablanca.

The first day ,We'll meet you at the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca and bring you to your hotel, where you can check in and relax.

Day 2: Casablanca - Rabat - Chefchaouen

The next of our 12-day tour from Casablanca will start with a visit to the Hassan II Mosque. This is the largest mosque in the world and surely represente the Moroccan architecture, It is also the only mosque in the world that offers inside tours to non-Muslims. Once we had enough time in casablanca.

We will transfer you via the luxury car towards administrative capital of Morocco, Rabat, where you will explore the magnificent Kasbah of Oudayas, Hassan Tower, and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, then, We will travel again to Chefchaouen, the pearl or the blue city like Moroccan call it, since then, you will enjoy all the day between the city streets and the fantastic design of these avenues made by natives before checking in to your road to spend the night there


Day 3: Chefchaouen Sightseeing

We'll explore Chefchaouen after you had a delicious breakfast in your Riad. It's a wonderfully little, charming, clean, and airy town. You'll visit the old Medina, the Plaza Uta Hammam, and the Square in the heart of the town, which has steep, narrow cobblestone alleyways, whitewashed walls, blue doors and windows, and the green surrounding hills as a backdrop. All this made Chefchaouen a wonderful place to enjoy fascinating photographs.
While you're in the mountains, you'll see the beautiful natural spring water of Ras Elma. You'll get a chance to learn more about this city as you explore it. There are many places you’ll want to visit, such as the souk (market). and so many more places .Then we'll carry you back to your Riad for the night.

Day 4: Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Fes

Following, move on from Chefchaouen to Volubilis, the old roman ruins that hold a very historical story. We travel to the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. The Romans controlled this town for approximately 200 years, making it one of the Empire's most remote outposts. Along the way, we will pass through the Holy town of Moulay Driss, to reach our next destination which is Mekens city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the historic imperial city
The Imperial City which includes gardens, palaces, and the Bab al-Mansour entrance and the old medina are the two primary points of attraction. In the Afternoon of the same day, We continue toward Fes, staying in a traditional Riad in the city to get rest and get ready too for the following day.

Day 5: Fes Sightseeing

Your 12-day vacation is currently in its fifth day, during which you will spend the entire day exploring the first Moroccan royal metropolis. Your tour guide will take you on a full-day city tour of Fes that includes stops at the oldest university in the world, Al-Qarawiyyin University, and the two medina districts of Fes el Bali and Fes el Jdid. Then from the magnificent Bab Boujeloud gate at Fes el Bali, you will then be traveling upstairs for a look of the 11th-century dye pots.
Discover the Al Attarine Madrasa, go to Fes el Jdid to see the Mellah (Jewish cemetery) and, if you do have time, watch the sunset from the Marinid Tombs.

Day 6: Fes - Ifran - Azrou - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Merzouga

Heading up to Ifrane from our previous point Fes, we will enjoy the road and see many incredible places. When we are driving through high Atlas mountains, you will pass via several small villages, and amazing small cities just like the city of Ifrane. This is one of the cleanest and safest city in Morocco. It's called the Switzerland of Morocco because of its similarity to a Swiss alpine resort. 
We will take a tour of the cedar forest in Azrou, which is well-known for its friendly monkeys which you will enjoy playing with and feeding the monkeys. Before embarking on another exhilarating road trip to the town of Midelt, to have lunch. As we drive south, through a dramatic mountain landscape, enjoying the beautiful views and beautiful scenery that nature offers us.
As we drive to the Merzouga Sahara desert. At Ziz Valley, we'll pause to take in the magnificent sight of this vast oasis dotted with palm groves. The Sahara desert is only an hour's drive away, and your camels are already waiting for us there.
After a break, you'll hike across the towering dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert with a guide and ride camels. Before getting to camp, you'll see a magnificent sunset over the sand. There, you'll stay the night. You will be fascinated by the extensive history of Berber music and culture. This strange musical instrument is played by Berbers over a campfire in the darkness and under the stars and you will undoubtedly enjoy this pleasant weather.

Day 7: Tour of The Dunes - Visit Nomad - Merzouga

If you want to see one of the most magnificent sunrises in the world, which you might not see anywhere else, getting up early in the morning is "necessary." We'll take a long journey through the Sahara desert to explore its various regions. Starting at Merzouga's central area, where it has a large lake, we'll travel down an old trade route to the Sahara desert, where the Tuareg people still live as nomads.
We'll visit them for tea and learn about their way of life. Then, after stopping at a former restaurant, we proceed to the Miss mining districts, which France once exploited. We carry on to Khamlia town, an African settlement made up of black Berbers with ancestry in Mali and Niger. We will be able to dance and enjoy their music (gnawa music). Then stop at a stunning oasis on the edge of the sand before wrapping up the day at the hotel.

Day 8: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

Rissani will be our next destination. Once we get there,  you will be free to visit the local market, it takes place on 3 special days of the week - Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. 
We continue our journey to Dades Valley via Todra Valley with its mud villages and mountains. Next to Todra Gorges: A narrow vertical passage with vertical cliffs over 300m high rising dramatically on each side, they are a popular destination for climbers. Moving on to the Dades valley where you will visit the mud kasbahs, Even though many kasbahs are currently in ruin, some of them are still occupied by local families. Also nomads herding their animals might be seen and Take a night to yourself at a hotel overlooking the valley.

Day 9: Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

Rose petals are processed into rosewater or exported to perfume industries in Rose town “Kelâat M'Gouna” which will be our new city to visit. The Festival of Roses is held here every year, in May. There are so many kasbahs there to see, as you drive along Rose street in Skoura you'll see them everywhere.
The kasbahs in the region are among the best in Morocco, and Skoura itself is a very picturesque town. on the way of exploring tour we will Ouarzazate “Hollywood of Africa”–with the biggest movie studios in Morocco, you will be amazed by the sight of this city and its sites like the most famous and Unesco  World Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou 
A special time will be given to this adventure. After that, we depart through the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, heading towards Marrakesh via Tizi N Tichka road and exciting passage that will make you feel the atmosphere of the view over the mountain range. 
Few hours only we will be there in Marrakech to have your dinner in a Riad .

Day 10: Exploring Marrakech

The day 10 and we still have what to explore in Marrakech city. We will make sure that you have seen the most important sites of historical and cultural interest including the Koutoubia Tower, The Saadian tombs, The Bahia palace and The Majorelle Gardens, the Ben Youssef Koranic school, and the largest traditional market in Morocco.
Not only that, but also after you have your lunch, you will be able to go for a walk through Jemaa el fna and the souk as well to see hundreds of handicrafts.
Before heading to the same Riad or hotel for dinner, you can use your afternoon free time to explore other areas of the city on your own.

Day 11: Day Trip To Essaouira

Before the 12-day tour from Casablanca ends, we will depart from Marrakech, the red city, and head toward Essaouira, the old Portuguese city. On the way, we will pass by Essaouira Argan trees and possibly see goats climbing on them. This is an opportunity to learn about the local culture and to visit an Argan factory run by women and learn about the process of making Argan Oil.
After a few stops, we will finally arrive at the Skalla fortress walls, where we will begin our exploration day. Beautiful Thuya wood crafts can be found in Medina, which is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Essaouira, popularly referred to as the "City of the Wind," draws surfers from all over the world. 
Additionally, it hosts an annual international Gnawa music festival and is incredibly well known for its Gnawa music. Portuguese, Roman, and Phoenician peoples all lived there. Thus, a significant effect may be seen in the architecture. The little town is rich in history.
After a full exploration day on this Atlantic coast, we will take you to a local hotel to eat your dinner and spend the night.

Day 12: Back Home

Your 12-day tour will come to an end in Casablanca. It began in Essaouira and included stops in several Moroccan cities and locations that you will undoubtedly find impressive.
For your flight, we will transfer you to the airport in Casablanca.  the final stop on the 12 Day tour.
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