12 Days imperial cities tour Morocco From Casablanca
Guide Morocco Tours Offer the best Ground Tour of 12 days from Casablanca is one of the long tours in Morocco, a tour with a blend of culture, nature, and adventure. We lead the tour from the imperial cities of Morocco crossing the mountains of the Atlas towards the wild Morocco Sahara desert. In the last days, we stop to discover the most touristic city in Morocco, Marrakech city with it’s most fabulous sights. The tour also gives an opportunity to have some moments in the Atlantic ocean with a day trip to Essaouira city.
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Sahara desert Morocco from Casablanca 12 days detail:
- Duration – 11 Nights and 12 Days.
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- Live Guide – (Optional)
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things to do in Casablanca 12 days to morocco imperial cities :
- Enjoy Morocco in 12 Days.
- Marrakech Sightseeing.
- Fez Sightseeing.
- Atlas Mountains View – Tichka and telouate .
- Ouarzazate Sightseeing – Ait Benhaddou and Ounila Valley.
- Night in the desert Camp and Camel Trekking.
- Let an experienced tour guide explain the glorious past of these cities.
- Luxury Transportation in your whole tour.
12 Days Casablanca desert tours Included:
- Tourning in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle.
- An English-speaking driver/guide.
- Official guide’s fee in the imperial cities – Marrakech and Fez.
- The camel trek and the overnight and Dinner at the desert camp.
- ✓Sunset &Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi dunes
- ✓Berber music at night around the fire under stars in Erg Chebbi luxury desert camp
- ✓Sandboarding in Erg Chebbi dunes
- ✓Pick up &Drop off
- During the Casablanca tour you will need to :
- pay for Lunches.
12 days imperial cities tours from Casablanca to Sahara desert Itinerary option 1:
You will be provided an unmissed opportunity to visit Morocco Imperial cities (FEZ, Marrakech , rabat , and meknes)) and their splendid sites. You will also have the chance to experience a camel trek, camp in the Merzouga desert and explore Berber villages where you will be able to observe people’s lifestyle an culture.Because this is YOUR Morocco trip of a lifetime, we want to work with you to create something special.Use the form on this page to let a Guide Morocco Tours know what you want and receive your personal quote!
Day 1 : Arrival Casablanca
Welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your accommodation in Casablanca. if you have a time you will visit of Casablanca if not you will visit it in the morning.
Day 2 : Casablanca – Chefchaouen
In the Morning after breakfast, you will have to visit the mosque and kornich after you will head to Rabat , arriving Rabat you will visit Hassan tower, Kasbah of the Udayas and Royal Palace ( if you have guide included ), and have a lunch in rabat, then drive to Chefchaouen. Arriving drop you off at your accommodation.
Day 3 : Chefchaouen – Fes
After your breakfast take off to Fes by passing Volubilis and visit Volubilis is a partly excavated Berber and Roman city in Morocco. Heading to Meknes and visit the mosque, Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail,Bab al-Mansour, Moulay Idriss, and have a lunch in meknes. Then drive to fes. Overnight at your accommodation in Fes.
Day 4 : Fes – Fes
A full day sightseeing Fes Medina (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) by visiting the beautiful 14th century Medersa Bou Anania On now to the renowned Tanneries on the bank of the Oued Fes, despite the strong smell it is one of the most picturesque souks in Fez. the medina is encircled by an unbroken line of ramparts and gates. A full day tour of Fes, includes La Mederssa Attarine, Nejjarine fountain, and the mosques of El Karaouyine, Medersa Bou Inania, and Baba Jloud.
Day 5 : Fes – Midelt
Pick up from your accommodation in Fes, and drive to Merzouga, passing Ifran, known as the Switzerland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty, take the pictures, then heading to Azro see the Monkys then arriving Midelt, dinner and overnight at your accommodation.
Day 6 : Midelt – Merzouga
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Merzouga desert by passing ziz valley, Rachidia Rissani and lunch in road. arriving Merzouga, ride Camels and cross the golden sands and see the Magical sunset. overnight and dinner in Berber tent under starry sky.
Day 7 : Merzouga – Aït ben Haddou
After breakfast head to Aït ben Haddou . by crossing Erfoud, jorf and Tinjdad reaching Tinghir and visit Todra gorges, lunch in road or Tinghir city. after exploring we will continue the road to Aït ben Haddou by passing Dades valley, roses valley, and Skoura then arriving to Ouarzazate visit Kasbah Taourirt, then heading to Aït ben Haddou, dinner and overnight at your accommodation.
Day 8 : Aït ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast visit Kasbah Aït ben Haddou, the UNESCO World Heritage site after discovering this kasr, drive to Marrakech by crossing the high atlas, lunch in the road. Arriving Marrakech drop you off at your accommodation.
Day 9 : Marrakech – Marrakech
Toady you will have a full day sightseeing of the red city Marrakech , you are going to visit Koutoubia mosque, El Bahia Palace, The Saadian Tombs, Menara Gardens, Djemaa el fna. After exploring the red city, Drop you off at your accommodation in Marrakech.
Day 10 : Marrakech – Essaouira
In the morning drive to Essaouira Medina and beach , the most popular day trip destination from Marrakech. The driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech, start the road to Essaouira by crossing a route full of landscapes and Argan trees, you will see goats climbing up and down the argan trees . Essaouira or Mogador situated on the Atlantic coast , and it’s famous by its beach and a sprit of gnawa music . Arriving Essaouira you have Free time to Discover the spectacular sightseeing of essaouira . overnight at your accommodation in Essaouira .
Day 11 : Essaouira – Casablanca
After your breakfast drive to Casablanca by passing Asfi, then continue the road to El Jadida passing by crossing Oualidia, lunch in Oualidia or in the road, drive to El Jadida visit old city Portuguese Cistern. El Jadida has an oldest Berber name is Mazagan; it was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then continue the road to Casablanca. Overnight at your accommodation in Casablanca.
Day 12 : Casablanca Airport
Transfer you from your accommodation to the airport.
MOROCCO TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO SAHARA DESERT -12 DAYS Itinerary option 2:
Morocco trip starting from Casablanca to Marrakesh via the south of Morocco including the Sahara desert and ait ben haddou kasbah and many more amazing spots to enjoy your vacation in Morocco
Day 1 : Arrive in Casablanca
Arrive in Casablanca Airport. A guide from our team will meet you, then escort you to your hotel (depending on the time of arrival). Dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Casablanca – Rabat
Today After breakfast at the hotel, start our Grand Morocco tour with a short city tour of Casablanca , visit Hassan II mosque built on the water alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Later on, you will depart to Rabat.Stopping for lunch then having a sightseeing tour for visit the administrative capital of Morocco, Royal Palace, The Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower, the minaret of incomplete mosque initiated by The Almohad ruler, Yacoub al-Mansour.Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Rabat – Meknes – Fes
Today, travel to MEKNES then to the nearby city Fes. Meknes is the third Imperial city of Morocco with Bab El Mansour its famous door, The Versailles of Morocco.Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Lunch then visit the Old and new Medina. Later on, visit the village of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, one of the most sacred sites which are a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans. Afterward, Discover the ancient Roman ruins of . Finally, drive to Fes.Enjoy your evening with traditional Moroccan dinner, spend the night in the riad.
Day 4 : Exploring Fes
After breakfast , start exploring with a local guide the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish quarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 14th century.We will ensure that you visit all sites of cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, considered the oldest one in the world, the Tanneries, and Mulay Idriss mausoleum.After lunch in a traditional Moroccan restaurant, visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Dinner and overnight in the Riad.
Day 5 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Rissani – Merzouga
Today early morning, you will travel through the middle Atlas via Ifrane “Moroccan Switzerland”and Azrou. a stop at the cedar forest for a visit to Cedar Gouraud Tree where you will see Barbary apes. From here we drive further south passing by several towns and you will get the opportunity to view nomads living in tents alongside the way. You will also see the volcanic rocks.Our next stop is in Midelt where you will enjoy your lunch. Later on, continuing our drive by crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while enjoying the panoramic views. You will also cross Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Near Errachidia, you will see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil which has turquoise blue water.Continue our drive to Erfoud, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of Aoufous palm grove along Ziz River. Arriving Erfoud and crossing the off road to reach the hotel situated at the foot of the dunes. Dinner and overnight stay in a Hotel.
Day 6: Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert & Camel Trekking
After breakfast in the hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area, you will visit the nomads in their goat-hair tent and learn about the desert life, afterwards you visit the Gnaoua people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, here you will have the opportunity to listen to their music and learn about their culture and lifestyle.Depending on what time of year you visit, you may have a visit to the lake of Merzouga and its bird population such as the “Flamingos”. On the afternoon, we will drive you to the desert camp, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi.,You will enjoy the beauty of the Sahara desert and the sunset over the golden dunes. After the sunset, you will enjoy your dinner in front of the camp where you will spend your first night under, or if you prefer, under the stars. Our camp is equipped with western bathrooms.
Day 7: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Boumalne Dades – El-Kelaâ M’Gouna – Ouarzazate
Waking up to the call of your guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have a hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will travel to Ouarzazate via Todra Gorge, Boumalne du Dadès, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna and Skoura. You will have a short time to explore Todra gorges and hike on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls. From here, we continue to Boumalne du Dadès where you will enjoy your lunch. Later on, continuing our drive to El Kelâa M’gouna (Valley of the Roses), the valley of one thousand Kasbahs and Skoura palm grove.Finally, you will arrive in Ouarzazate, you will admire the view of Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty. Dinner and spend the night at the Riad.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – Telouet – Tizi N’Tichka Pass – Marrakech
This morning after breakfast you may visit the Atlas films Studios before we head to the village of Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will visit the exotic Kasbah named after it. This Kasbah is situated on a hill along the fertile Ounila River; it becomes famous due to its role in hosting numerous films such as The Man Who Would Be King, Jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, The Message, Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and Gladiator. Later on, continuing our off roads drive to Telouet..You will have a break for lunch then visit the incredible Kasbah of Telouet .Afterward, we continue across the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m). Stopping along the way for photos and enjoying the panoramic views of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages located alongside the road. Arrive in Marrakech. Dinner and spend the night in a Riad.
Day 9: Exploring Marrakech
After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace.After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander by yourself through the other parts of the city. Dinner and overnight in the Riad.
Day 10: Marrakech – Essaouira
This morning after breakfast, we will leave Marrakech “the red city” toward Essaouira, the old Portuguese city. You may visit an Argan factory run by women and get to know about the process of making Argan oil.You will explore the port of the Coastal tourist town of Essaouira. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in the medina. The afternoon is at your leisure for a personal exploration; you can swim and relax on the beach. Enjoy your evening meal and spend the night in a Riad.
Day 11: Essaouira – Safi – Oualidia – El Jadida – Casablanca
Today we will leave Essaouira toward Casablanca “the commercial center of Morocco” via the coastal road while admiring the views. passing by Safi then to Oualidia where you will enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place.After lunch we will continue to Casablanca passing by El Jadida (was known with Mazagan); this old medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese. Arrive in Casablanca early evening, enjoy your dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 12: Casablanca – Airport Med-V
At the last day of our Grand Morocco tour , transfer to the Airport depending your flight departure time. End of our 12 Days tour from Casablanca.
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How many days should you spend in Morocco?
Although you may need a full three weeks if you want to see everything Morocco has to offer, the best Morocco itinerary needs only to be around one week to hit all the best sights and tailor your trip to focus on what you're interested in, whether that's history, cuisine, adventure sports or nature
How can I spend 7 days in Morocco?
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