9-Day Desert Tour From Casablanca
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Come join us on our 9-day tour of Morocco, starting from Casablanca. We’ll explore some of the most beautiful destinations in Morocco, beginning with Rabat, the capital city, and the charming ‘Blue City’ of Chefchaouen in the north. Then we’ll head southeast to discover the culturally rich city of Fes, and Ifrane, known as the ‘Switzerland’ of Morocco. We’ll also visit Midelt and enjoy the breathtaking views of Ziz Valley.
Explore traditional marketplaces in Rissani and the fossil-filled town of Erfoud. Our journey will take us to Merzouga in the southeast, where you can enjoy camel rides, Berber camp nights, and watch stunning sunrises and sunsets. We’ll also visit Todra and Dades Gorges and the UNESCO-listed Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Our adventure ends with a guided exploration of Marrakech after crossing the stunning High Atlas mountains. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience!
9-Day Desert Tour from Casablanca Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at Casablanca
Today, we begin our 9-day desert tour from Casablanca. A driver who will also be your guide will meet you at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport and take you to your hotel or riad.
Day 2: Casablanca to Chefchaouen
After breakfast, we will go to Hassan II Mosque before going to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. In Rabat, we will see the Hassan Tower, Mohammed V Mausoleum, and Oudaya Kasbah. We will have lunch and then drive over the Rif mountains to Chefchaouen. When we arrive, it’s a good idea to go for a hike up the Rif mountains, near the Spanish mosque, to watch the sunset. We will stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Chefchaouen to Fes
On this day, you have a morning free to explore Chefchaouen. Take a walk to Ras El Ma and Weta Lhmam Square while enjoying the blue walls in the city. After lunch, we will head to Fes and stay there overnight.
Day 4: Fes guided tour
On day four of our 9-day Casablanca desert tour, a local guide will show you around Fes, which is one of the oldest cities in Morocco. It has a complete medieval feel and even has the world’s first university, which dates back to the 9th century. The city looks like it’s from a different time, surrounded by big walls for defense. The guide will take you to the famous tanneries and the Karaouine mosque in the old part of the city. You’ll have lunch at a traditional Moroccan restaurant and then go to the Merinid tombs for a panoramic view of the city. You’ll then spend the night in a hotel or a traditional house called a riad.
Day 5: Fes to Merzouga desert
Today, we are going on a trip to the south-east through the mountains and forests to see some beautiful places. We will pass by Ifrane, which is a pretty ski resort, and Azrou, which is famous for its woodwork. Then we will go to Erfoud via some other towns and a valley full of palm trees. Later, we will arrive to Merzouga and we will ride camels for an hour and a half to reach the desert camp, where we will spend the night in a Berber tent. There, we will hear some local music and can try sand surfing. We will also enjoy watching the sunset from the top of the big dunes.
Day 6: Merzouga to Boumalne Dades
On day 6 of the Casablanca 9-day desert tour, we recommend getting up early to see the sunrise over the sand dunes. Then, head back to your campsite for breakfast and a shower. We’ll drive to Tinghir, passing through Tafilalet, Erfoud, and Tinejdad. After lunch, we’ll continue to Todra Gorges, stopping for pictures and enjoying the view. Once we arrive in Todra Gorges, you can hike through the canyons before spending the night in Dades Valley.
Day 7: Boumalne Dades to Marrakech
Today, we’re going on a special trip! First, we’re going to visit a pretty town called Kalaa Mgouna. It’s famous for its roses, which they turn into perfumes and rosewater. In May, they have a fun festival to celebrate the roses. On the way to our next stop, Skoura, we’ll see lots of old buildings called ‘kasbahs’ that are special to Morocco. Skoura is a small town with lots of palm trees and beautiful kasbahs. Then, we’ll go to Ouarzazate, where they make lots of movies. There, we’ll visit a famous place called Ait Ben Haddou’s Kasbah, where we can explore and try some local food. Next, we’ll drive through a high mountain range, the High Atlas Mountains, and see great views. Finally, we’ll get to our last stop, Marrakech, where we have a nice place to stay.
Day 8: Marrakech guided tour
We are going to explore Marrakech with a local guide today. It is an important city in Morocco. We will see many places like the Majorelle Garden, Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Ben Youssef Quranic Mosque, and a market in Marrakech’s old town. You can have lunch by yourself at Jemaa El-Fna Square. Then we will visit Koutoubia, the city’s biggest mosque. Overnight back in your hotel.
Day 9: Marrakech to Casablanca
We’ll take you to the airport in Casablanca for your flight today, based on when you’re leaving. Or, if you prefer, you can finish your 9-day tour in Morocco from Casablanca in Marrakech.
9-Day Desert Tour From Casablanca Reviews
The Best 9-Day Tour from Casablanca!
Our 9-day trip from Casablanca is a great way to see popular and hidden places in Morocco. You’ll see amazing sights like the Sahara Desert and Atlas Mountains. Come join us for an exciting adventure in Morocco!
Come on our 9-day trip with easy pickup and drop-off wherever you want. We’ll make the trip exactly the way you want it so you’ll love every minute of your adventure.
Our team can help plan your 9-day trip in Morocco from Casabalnca. Our professional guides and drivers are happy to share Moroccan customs with you.
Join our Casablanca trip if you love taking photos! We will take you to amazing places where you can take beautiful pictures of Morocco. Don’t worry, we will guide you throughout the trip so you won’t miss a thing!
If you want to make changes to the 9-day tour in the desert starting from Casablanca, you can contact us. Our team will be happy to make the tour fit your preferences.
To confirm your booking with us, we require a deposit to secure the reservation (the amount depends on the tour and number of passengers). The rest of the payment is paid in cash (preferably in EUR) when you meet your driver here in Morocco.
9-Day Desert Tour From Casablanca Destinations' Overview
Discover Casablanca: The Gateway to Your 9-Day Morocco desert tour
Casablanca is a busy city that used to be an old fishing harbor called Anfa. It was shaped by the Portuguese who invaded it and then fixed up by Sultan Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah in the 18th century. He called it the White House. Back then, only about 1,000 people lived there.
The city grew because of the port. It made Casablanca an important part of the world, especially for trade. Europeans wanted to use the port to buy and sell goods, which made it the way to enter North Africa. The port also helped the textile industry and made Casablanca a good place to buy wool.
Discover the Allure of Marrakech: Morocco's Historic and Vibrant Hub
Morocco has attracted lots of visitors in recent years, reaching over ten million in 2013. Marrakech is a famous city in Morocco, which people love to visit. It’s great to explore on your own or as a starting point for trips into the surrounding areas. One of the things that makes Marrakech special is its impressive pink buildings. As the sun sets, the pink color becomes even more stunning which is very beautiful to see. This city has a long history, going back over a thousand years, and is very important to Morocco. There have been lots of dramatic events here, like wars and disease outbreaks. Because of this, Marrakech is a great place to learn about Morocco’s past and culture. Come and explore the city to discover its fascinating stories with our 9-day tour in Morocco from Casablanca!
Fes: An Imperial Gem on the 9-Day Desert Tour from Casablanca
Morocco has some famous cities, like Rabat, Marrakech, and Meknes, that are special because of their history and charm. One city, Fes, is really important because it shows Morocco’s history. Fes has three parts: Fes el Bali (the old city), Fes-Jdid (new Fes), and Ville Nouvelle (the new French part). Fes el Bali is the biggest car-free part of a city in the world. UNESCO thinks it’s so special that they made it a World Heritage Site. It has the world’s oldest university that’s still running, called Al-Karaouine. People call it “West’s Mecca” and “Africa’s Athena.” Fes was started in 789 by Idris I, who was the first king of Morocco. His son, Idris II, made Fes bigger later on. Many people moved to Fes from other places, like Kairouan and Andalusia. They brought their own culture and changed the city. Fes has many beautiful buildings, including the Kairouyine mosque.
Ouarzazate: A Cinematic Marvel on the 9-Day Desert tour from Casablanca
Ouarzazate is a city that has been used for many movies, including “Alexander the Great,” “Kingdom of Heaven,” and “Star Wars.” Atlas Studios is a famous movie-making location in Ouarzazate. When tourists arrive, they see big black statues and a plane that was in the movie “Jewel of the Nile.” There is also a big Colosseum from the movie “Gladiator.” Inside the studio, there is an Egyptian tomb with tall sculptures guarding it. The museum is also interesting to visit.
Kasbah Ait Benhaddou: with our 9-day Morocco tour from Casablanca
Kasbah Ait Benhaddou is a group of houses made of clay. It’s really old and was built one thousand years ago. Nowadays, it’s protected by UNESCO because it’s so special. If you like history and nature, you should definitely visit it. It’s in a beautiful place, surrounded by palm trees, mountains, and rivers. Ait Benhaddou is in the Ounila Valley, which is 30 kilometers away from Ouarzazate. A ksar is like a small town that is surrounded by walls to keep it safe. Ait Benhaddou is a perfect example of this kind of town. People live close together inside the walls and the towers protect everything. The buildings are made of clay and look like the traditional Moroccan houses from the southern part of the country.
Your Sahara Desert tour: 9-day trip to from Casablanca Merzouga
Are you planning an adventure in the Sahara desert in Morocco? Make sure you visit Merzouga, where you can explore the huge dunes of Erg Chebbi. You can either ride a camel or an ATV to witness the golden sunset and navigate the sandy mountains with no road signs. You’ll only hear the wind blowing, and see the mesmerizing swirling sands. The autumn season (September to November) is perfect to enjoy a mild climate and enchanting experience. Alternatively, plan your trip from March to May to experience the blooming of wildflowers and desert flora, which adds to the scenic beauty among the dunes.
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