11 Days Morocco Discovery Tour from Casablanca


11-day journey through Morocco, starting and ending in Casablanca. This itinerary takes you through a rich tapestry of landscapes, from the coastal cities to the majestic mountains, and into the heart of the Sahara Desert. Along the way, you’ll explore ancient medinas, vibrant souks, and historical landmarks, offering a comprehensive discovery of Morocco’s diverse culture and natural beauty.


Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca

Your Moroccan adventure begins in Casablanca, the bustling economic hub of the country. Upon arrival at Mohammed V International Airport, transfer to your hotel to settle in. Spend the afternoon visiting the iconic Hassan II Mosque, an architectural marvel with its impressive minaret and stunning oceanfront location. Take a leisurely walk along the Corniche, Casablanca’s picturesque waterfront, and enjoy dinner at a seaside restaurant.

Day 2: Casablanca to Rabat

On the second day, make your way to Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, just an hour’s drive from Casablanca. Start with a visit to the Royal Palace, the official residence of King Mohammed VI, followed by the Hassan Tower, an incomplete 12th-century minaret. Explore the beautiful Kasbah of the Udayas, with its narrow streets and Andalusian gardens. Enjoy a stroll along the Bouregreg River before heading to your hotel for the night.

Day 3: Rabat to Chefchaouen

Leave Rabat behind as you drive to Chefchaouen, the enchanting Blue City nestled in the Rif Mountains. The drive takes about four hours, and upon arrival, you’ll immediately notice the city’s unique blue-washed buildings. Spend the afternoon exploring the medina, visiting the Plaza Uta el-Hammam, and enjoying the tranquil atmosphere. The blue hues create a serene and picturesque setting, perfect for leisurely walks and photography.

Day 4: Chefchaouen to Fes

Enjoy a relaxing morning in Chefchaouen before heading to Fes, one of Morocco’s most historic cities. The drive takes around four hours, giving you time to appreciate the changing landscapes. Arrive in Fes in the late afternoon, check into your hotel, and take an evening stroll through the vibrant medina, soaking in the lively atmosphere.

Day 5: Exploring Fes

Dedicate a full day to exploring Fes, starting with the ancient University of Al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest continuously operating educational institution in the world. Visit the Bou Inania Madrasa, renowned for its exquisite architecture. Take a guided tour of the Fes el-Bali medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you can discover historical landmarks, traditional tanneries, and artisan workshops. Enjoy lunch at a rooftop restaurant with panoramic views of the medina.

Day 6: Fes to Merzouga

Set out early for a long drive to Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Travel through the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains, stopping in Ifrane, known as “Little Switzerland,” and Azrou to see the famous cedar forests and Barbary macaques. Continue through the Ziz Valley, with its lush palm groves and dramatic landscapes, before reaching Merzouga in the late afternoon. Settle into your desert accommodation and prepare for the adventure ahead.

Day 7: Merzouga Desert Experience

Experience the magic of the Sahara Desert with a sunrise camel trek across the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi. The serene desert landscape and the stunning sunrise make for an unforgettable experience. Spend the day exploring the desert environment, engaging in activities like sandboarding, or simply relaxing at your Berber camp. Enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars, accompanied by Berber music and storytelling.

Day 8: Merzouga to Boumalne Dades

After breakfast, leave Merzouga and head towards Boumalne Dades. Along the way, stop at the breathtaking Todra Gorge, known for its towering cliffs and dramatic scenery. Continue to Boumalne Dades, a town situated at the edge of the stunning Dades Valley. Check into your accommodation and spend the evening exploring the valley, known for its unique rock formations and picturesque landscapes.

Day 9: Boumalne Dades to Marrakech

Depart Boumalne Dades and journey through the High Atlas Mountains towards Marrakech. Make a stop at the historic Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and iconic ksar (fortified village) that has appeared in numerous films. Continue through the Tizi n’Tichka pass, the highest major mountain pass in North Africa, before arriving in Marrakech in the late afternoon. Check into your hotel and take an evening walk through the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa square.

Day 10: Exploring Marrakech

Spend a full day exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech. Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, with its impressive minaret, and the beautiful Bahia Palace, known for its stunning architecture and lush gardens. Wander through the lively souks, where you can shop for spices, textiles, and handicrafts. Take a relaxing stroll through the Jardin Majorelle, a beautiful garden

designed by French artist Jacques Majorelle and later restored by Yves Saint Laurent. Enjoy the vibrant colors and peaceful atmosphere of this oasis in the city. End your day at Jemaa el-Fnaa square, where you can experience the bustling evening scene with food stalls, entertainers, and a lively atmosphere.

Day 11: Return to Casablanca

On your final day, spend the morning enjoying the sights and sounds of Marrakech. Visit any attractions you may have missed, or simply relax and soak in the ambiance of this vibrant city. In the afternoon, begin your drive back to Casablanca, which takes about three hours. Once you arrive in Casablanca, take some time for any last-minute sightseeing or shopping before heading to the airport for your departure.

Departure & Return Location:

Marrakesh city (Google Map)

Departure Time:

09:00 Morning

  • Private A/C Van Or 4×4
  • Driver English Speaking
  • Pick Up And Drop Off Every Day From Hotel/Riad
  • Local Guides In Major cites
  • Dinners And Breakfast
  • Hotels/Riad During The Trip
  • Camel Ride In Desert /
  • 1 Night In Desert Luxury camp
  • Lunchs / Drinks
  • Entry fees for monuments

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