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8 day Tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert

 8 day Tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert

8 Day Morocco Itinerary From Casablanca

Overview :

8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert. We arrange a cultural trip from Casablanca. Investigate Morocco in 8 days, firstly we meet you at your inn. We will start together with your Casablanca multi-day trip with the best travel to Merzouga desert.

You will enjoy a real Sahara experience, our tours are accessible with nearby Experienced local drivers and guides. This tour starting from Casablanca to Marrakech city. Your agenda will incorporate some must-see areas, for example, the royal city of Fez, the Middle Atlas Mountains, the Merzouga desert, the Todra gorges, lastly the historical Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

highlights: 8 days Imperial Cities Tour from Casablanca to Desert

  • - Visit the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
  • - Explore Rabat (Hassan Tower and Kasbah of Udayas)
  • - explore Meknes Sightseeing
  • - Discover Fes Sightseeing
  • - Snowboarding in Ifrane in winter time
  • - Feed the Barbary Monkeys in azrou forest
  • - Ziz Valley Panoramic
  • - Camel ride (Sunset and Sunrise)
  • - Sandboarding on dunes
  • - fire party with drums in Berber Camp
  • - Overnight glamping in the heart of the Desert
  • - Quad biking / buggy off-road
  • - Wander the Todra Gorges and Dades Valley
  • - Visit the Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Film Studio
  • - Visit the south Icon Ait-Ben-Haddou kasbah
  • - Enjoy the panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains
  • - Explore the highlights the old madina of Marrakech

itinerary : of 8 day Tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert

DAY 1: CASABLANCA - RABAT - CHEFCHAHOUEN

The 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert start When you arrive at Casablanca airport, you will meet our professional driver /guide. Depending on your arrival time, you will visit Casablanca the economic capital of Morocco with a local guide.

The tour begins through its broad avenues, stroll through the narrow streets of the medina, the Place Mohammed V, the residential district of Anfa, Boulevard of the Corniche, restaurants, and the Hassan II Mosque. As it is the second-largest mosque in the world and indeed a beautiful work of art, it is one of the rare mosques opened to Muslims and to non-Muslims.

After that we will go to Rabat the capital politics of morocco, it overlooks the sea, we will see the crenelated red ocher walls, more than 5 km long, built in the period of ruling the sultan Yacoub el-Mansour, which gives the rabat a very extraordinary character that distinguishes it. Then we will drive to Chefchaouen and we will stay there for dinner and overnight in Riad or Hotel depending on your choice.

DAY 2: CHEFCHAHOUEN - VOLUBILIS - MEKNES - FES

After your breakfast, you will have a small tour in Chefchaouen to explore one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco and a stunning village at the side of the Rif Mountains. Chefchaouen's medina has a Spanish-style square surrounded by a lot of funky arts stores, roof-top restaurants, and cafes.

Then we visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis and spend a little time exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Our driver will take you to visit the miracles of Meknes, a city acclaimed for its 16 miles of the defensive divider. we will visit the Moulay Ismail Mosque and the former royal stables and granaries. we will reach Fez in the evening for dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: FES GUIDED TOUR

After your breakfast, you will meet your local guide who will show you the hidden places of Fez and make you go deeper into Fez's old medina. You will explore the medina and the popular Souks of Fes - its narrow-cobbled streets are filled with ancient mosques and towering green-glazed minarets. You will visit the most attractive palaces and monuments of Fes. The tour will include a visit to the tannery and the ceramics cooperative to see the traditional Moroccan crafts. Overnight in Riad including bed and breakfast.

DAY 4: FES - IFRANE - MIDELT - ERFOUD - RISSANI - MERZOUGA

Today we will drive to Ifrane, usually called by the Switzerland of Morocco, including a stop at Azrou to take some pictures of Berber monkeys village in the cedar forest. we continue to Midelt and Erfoud. we stop in Rissani. Then we will arrive in Merzouga, and you will prepare for your desert camel ride. An experienced camel guide will guide you in this desert trek.

You will explore the desert during your camel ride, and once you reach the desert in Merzouga camp, you will enjoy dinner around a campfire with Berber music, and you will stay overnight in desert camp.

DAY 5: MERZOUGA - RISSANI - TODGHA GORGE - DADES GORGES

Today in the morning early, we will see desert sunrise in Merzouga up dunes. After breakfast, you will ride camels back to the village to meet your driver, and we will drive towards Rissani, Tinghir, and you will explore the canyon in Todgha Gorge. It is the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco, and you can enjoy hiking within the amazing valley here. Then we drive towards the Dades Valley where we stay in a local hotel and enjoy the dinner for this night.

DAY 6: DADES GORGES - AIT BENHADDOU - TIZI N'TICHKA - MARRAKECH

After having a delicious breakfast in the Riad, your day will start by visiting the beautiful rock formations of Dades gorges (monkeys fingers). Then drive beside the valley of roses to arrive at Kalaa M'gouna, Skoura. Then and you will arrive in Ouarzazate, identified as the Hollywood of Africa, and stop in the atlas film studios. Next to the UNESCO world heritage site named Kasbah Ait Benhaddou” rated since 1986.

Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is one of many famous spots that served as a natural decoration for multiple movies such as Alexender, Gladiator, Babel…''.

After the visit, you have lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will drive to the red town of Marrakech, passing through the Tizi N'tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Arrive at Marrakech and Drop off in your accommodation.

DAY 7: MARRAKECH - SIGHTSEEING

In the 7th of our 8 day Tour From Casablanca to Merzouga. After the breakfast in the riad, we begin our visit to Marrakech, which was founded in the XII century by the Almoravidian dynasty. We will visit the common important cultural and historical heritage. You will have a big chance to explore Saadiyin Tomb, Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Mosque (Tower). Moreover, our guide will lead you to view Bahia square, the Souk of the city.

Then you go to join the legendary square of the medina where you will see and discover the fascinating serpent's magician, funny seminars” where some expert or humorous people tell fabulous jokes. In the evening, you will have free time to walk around and explore other places in the city by yourself.

DAY 8: MARRAKECH - CASABLANCA

The end of your tour from Casablanca to Merzouga. Transfer to the airport (Marrakech or Casablanca). End of our 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert. Thanks for you're choosing our agency to make your dream trip.

Note : 8 days Imperial Cities Tour from Casablanca to Desert

If you didn't find this 8 Day Morocco Itinerary From Casablanca itinerary not good enough for you. You can help us just by giving us some details and the places you want to visit in Morocco and we’ll do the best trip for you. Our experts will help you to do the best trip ever. all trips can be modified depending on your request just contact us any time we are here 24/24 a day and 7/7 a week.

include:

  • : Airport pick up and drop off
  • : Comfortable transportation in a private air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle, van, or minibus (depending on your group size)
  • : A knowledgeable driver or a driver and an English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • : A local guide will be provided to help you explore the vibrant cities of Fes and Marrakech
  • : Accommodation for 7 nights with breakfast included
  • : Enjoy dinner at your desert camp and your hotel in Dades Gorge
  • : A unique camel trekking experience
  • : Sandboarding

Not include:

  • : Lunches (can be included if you want)
  • : Drinks as wine
  • : Monuments fees
  • : Quad bikes
  • : Plane ticket
  • : Tips

More Info About : 8 day Tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert

  • Departure Location : Casablanca
  • Departure Time : 8:30 Am
  • Return Location : Marrakech Or Casablanca
  • Return Time : 6:30 pm
  • Duration : 8 Days/7 Night
  • Transport : Comfortable Vehicle
  • Time In The Trans Per Day : + 5 Hours
  • Number Of persons : +1 people
  • Drive : Multilingual Drivers

Extra Information About : 8 Day Morocco Itinerary From Casablanca

  • You will receive the confirmation at the time of booking your 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga.
  • No shopping force. We want to feel free all the time.
  • All the fees you will know it before you book.
  • You can book this trip or other trip any time you want.
  • You will find with us any kind of accommodation depending on your budget.
  • You can stop your driver any time you want to take pictures or to stretch your legs.
  • The pickup time is 8 am and we will contact you before to give you all the details.
  • The time in the car depends your itinerary more days fewer hours in the car.
  • About lunches, our driver will recommend to you the best restaurant or you can choose yours using TripAdvisor.
  • The vegetarian option is available in 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga. Let us know before you book.
  • - Departure date: When would you like to start your 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga?
  • - Number of travelers: How many people will be the 8 days trip from Casablanca to Marrakech or Casablanca via Merzouga Desert?
  • - Accommodation preference: Are you looking for budget, mid-range, or luxury accommodations in this desert trip?
  • - Transportation preference: Would you like to travel by private car, shared minibus, or any other specific mode of transportation?
  • - Any specific activities or attractions you would like to include in your itinerary of 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga?
  • - Return date: When would you like to end your desert tour and return to Marrakech or Casablanca?
  • - Desert camp preference: Are you interested in staying overnight in a desert camp? If so, would you prefer a standard camp or a luxury camp?
  • - Dietary restrictions: Do you or any of your fellow travelers have any dietary restrictions or preferences that need to be taken into consideration?
  • - Language preference: Do you prefer an English-speaking guide or are you comfortable with a guide who speaks Arabic, French or other language?
  • - Any specific places or attractions you would like to visit along the way?

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about 8 day Tour from Casablanca to Merzouga Desert:

The duration of the 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga desert is, as the name suggests, 8 days/7 nights. This includes the time spent traveling from Casablanca to Merzouga and back, as well as the activities and sightseeing along the way.

The highlights of this tour may vary depending on the specific itinerary, but some common highlights include:
1. Exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech, including its famous medina, Jardin Majorelle, and Bahia Palace.
2. Visiting the historic city of Fes and exploring its ancient medina, tanneries, and Al Quaraouiyine University.
3. Enjoying a scenic drive through the Atlas Mountains, with stops at picturesque villages like Ifrane and Azrou.
4. explore the Sahara Desert in Merzouga, including camel ride, spending a magical night in a desert camp, and witnessing the stunning sunrise and sunset over the dunes.
5. Visiting the Todra Gorge, a dramatic canyon known for its towering cliffs and beautiful scenery.
6. Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a fortified village with ancient kasbahs and stunning architecture.

- An 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga usually includes the following, but may vary by tour operator:
1. Transportation: This includes a comfortable vehicle for the duration of the tour, with a professional driver/guide.
2. The tour package usually includes accommodation that can range from hotels to traditional Riads, or desert camps.
3. Meals: Most tour packages include breakfast, and some may also include other meals, such as dinners or lunches.
4. Activities and Sightseeing: The tour package may include various activities and sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary, such as city tours, camel trekking, and visits to attractions.
5. We often include entrance fees for attractions and sites mentioned in the itinerary.
6. Airport Transfers: Some tour packages may include airport transfers at the beginning and end of the tour.

Verify with the operator or read the itinerary to understand what's included and excluded in the package.

The cost of the tour can vary depending on factors such as the level of accommodation, the specific itinerary, the time of year, and the tour operator. It's best to research different tour operators and compare prices to get an idea of the cost. On average, the cost of an 8 day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga can range from $600 to $2000 per person, but this is just a rough estimate and prices may vary.

Pack comfortable clothes suitable for the season and activities. Bring lightweight clothes for the desert and warmer layers for cooler evenings. Here are some essential items to consider:
1. Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots.
2. Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses for protection against the desert sun.
3. A light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings.
4. A daypack for carrying essentials during excursions.
5. Toiletries and personal items.
6. Travel adapter for charging electronic devices.
7. Cash or credit cards for personal expenses and souvenirs.
8. Any necessary medications or medical supplies.

Check your tour operator's recommendations and consider the weather when you travel.

of course yes, for us the client is important to be safe, we will do everything for her/him. Moreover, there is no deferent between male and female.

There are many hotels, riad around the dunes in the Merzouga desert, but we prefer to take our customers to the camp to spend a beautiful night in the tent as nomads.

the evening is the best time to enjoy the sunset and take good pictures and see the stars up the dunes.

With our professional driver, do not be worry about time and how you get to Merzouga, relax and enjoy the views along the way.

Merzouga desert is a Berber village, it is very safe for all travelers, and the people are so friendly.

In the desert, you find some wild animals. Like, there is the desert foxes, sandfish, and some wild donKys. But it is very safe to have a night outside or camping there.

destinations to explore in 8 Day Morocco Itinerary From Casablanca:

As the beating heart of Morocco, Casablanca combines traditional Moroccan heritage with modernity. Visiting the city is like time-traveling from the past to the present. Its bustling markets, beautiful mosques, especially the Hassan II Mosque, and the French colonial architecture offer a unique cultural experience that is both fascinating and enlightening.

Situated in the Sahara Desert, Merzouga offers an enchanting experience of tranquility and serenity. The massive dunes of the Erg Chebbi, the captivating desert sunsets, and the chance to spend a night under the stars in a Bedouin camp are truly unforgettable. It's a place to disconnect from the world and reconnect with nature.

Known as the Red City for its red sandstone buildings, Marrakech is a vibrant city full of history and culture. The city's medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a labyrinth of narrow alleyways filled with colorful markets, aromatic food stalls, and historic sites like the Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace. It's a sensory overload of sights, sounds, and smells.

our pricing

Shared Trip

from519/per person
  • Shared Transport
  • Camel Ride
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Standard hotels
  • Standard Desert Camp

standard trip

from719/per person
  • Private Transport
  • Camel Ride
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Standard hotels
  • Standard Desert Camp

premium/luxury trip

from899/per person
  • Private Transport
  • Camel Ride
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Luxury hotels
  • Luxury Desert Camp

client's review

Trip advisor best tour

A Journey Through Time

Benjamin Thompson.

Embarking on the 8-day tour from Casablanca to Marrakech was a fantastic experience. The trip was well-organized, and the desert of Merzouga was breathtaking. The sense of history and culture was pervasive.

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Cultural Oasis

Emily Stuart.

Traveling from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Merzouga desert was an enriching experience. The contrast between the vibrant city life and the serene desert was striking. Highly recommended for cultural explorers.

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Desert Dreams Come True

Michael Johnson.

The 8-day tour from Casablanca to Marrakech was a dream come true. The endless sand dunes of Merzouga under the starlit sky was a sight to behold. A must-do for every traveler!

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An Unforgettable Adventure

Olivia Taylor.

From the bustling streets of Casablanca to the quiet dunes of Merzouga and the historic Marrakech, the 8-day tour was an unforgettable adventure. It was a perfect blend of excitement and relaxation.

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A Perfect Escape

Lucas Williams.

The 8-day tour from Casablanca to Marrakech was a perfect escape from routine. The desert of Merzouga was mesmerizing, and Marrakech was full of surprises. A truly immersive experience.

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Diverse and Dynamic

Sophia Anderson.

The tour from Casablanca to Marrakech was a journey of discovery. From the lively Casablanca, the peaceful Merzouga desert, to the historic Marrakech, it was a diverse and dynamic experience.

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