12 Days in MOROCCO

9 Days 8 Nights

Starts in Casablanca

Ends In Casablanca

12 Days Tour From Casablanca

Embark on a 12 Days Tour From Casablanca, exploring Morocco’s treasures. This journey takes you through the imperial cities, Sahara desert, and breathtaking landscapes. Begin in Casablanca, then discover Rabat, the capital, and the charming blue city of Chefchaouen. Marvel at the Roman ruins of Volubilis, experience the cultural richness of Fes, and explore Meknes, the Ismaili capital.

Heading south, you’ll visit Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco, and the scenic cedar forest. Explore Midelt, the Ziz valley, and the vibrant traditional market of Rissani. Uncover the fossils town of Erfoud before venturing to the magical Sahara desert in Merzouga. Enjoy camel rides, sleep under the stars in a desert camp, and witness mesmerizing sunsets and sunrises.

The journey continues to the breathtaking Todra and Dades gorges, followed by a visit to the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Traverse the majestic High Atlas mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Conclude your tour with guided visits to the enchanting cities of Marrakech and Essaouira before returning to Casablanca, where your unforgettable adventure concludes.

Highlights of the 12 Days Tour From Casablanca with Dazzling Morocco Tours:

1. Casablanca: Explore the economic center and largest city in Morocco. Visit the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

2. Rabat: Discover the capital city and explore the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Kasbah of Oudaya.

3. Chefchaouen: Experience the enchanting Blue city, known for its picturesque blue-painted buildings and charming old Medina.

4. Fes: Immerse yourself in the cultural and religious heart of Morocco, exploring the Royal Palace gate, the medieval Medina (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and more.

5. Merzouga Sahara: Embark on an unforgettable desert adventure, ride camels through the stunning sand dunes, and spend a magical night at a desert camp under the stars.

6. Todra Gorges & Dades Valley: Marvel at the spectacular canyon and unique rock formations, capturing the beauty of the landscapes.

7. Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah: Visit the famous fortified village recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and featured in many renowned movies and TV series.

8. Marrakech: Explore the vibrant city with its fascinating history, including visits to the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque, and the largest traditional souk in Morocco.

9. Essaouira: Experience the coastal charm of this historic city, explore the fishing port, ancient ramparts, and the captivating old Medina.

10. Rose Valley & Skoura Palm Groves: Discover the beauty of the Rose Festival in Kalaa Magouna, witness the unique Argan trees with goats, and stroll through lush palm groves.

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12 Days Tour From Casablanca Itinerary:
  • Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca

    On the first day of your 12-day Morocco tour, we will warmly welcome you upon your arrival at Casablanca, whether you arrive at the airport, port, or your accommodation. Casablanca, known as the economic center and the largest city in Morocco, awaits your exploration. Our first stop will be at the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, the country's largest mosque, located on the west coast, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. After this awe-inspiring visit, you will have some free time for lunch. Later, we'll continue our city exploration, taking in the sights of the beautiful Corniche of Casablanca. You'll spend the night in a comfortable hotel.


    After breakfast, we will leave from Casablanca to Chefchaouen. But before we visit the big Mosque Hassan II and Coffee ricks. Across Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. In Rabat we will visit  the Hassan Tower and the kasbah des Oudayas. Then drive to the blue city Chefchaouen.
    Overnight in Chefchaouen.

  • Day 3: Chefchaouen Sightseeing Tour

    After a delightful breakfast, we'll embark on a captivating exploration of Chefchaouen, often referred to as the blue city due to its stunning white and blue-painted buildings and alleyways. Located in the charming Rif mountains of northwest Morocco, Chefchaouen boasts an enchanting old Medina adorned with authentic blue doors and whitewashed walls. You'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in its beauty as we stroll through its picturesque streets. Enjoy some free time for lunch before embarking on an optional hike to the Spanish mosque, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire blue city. After a day filled with wonder, we'll return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

  • Day 4: Chefchaouen - Roman ruins of Volubilis - Meknes - Fes

    Following a satisfying breakfast, take some time to further explore the charming alleyways of Chefchaouen. Then, we'll set off to visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its exceptional preservation. Marvel at the beautifully scattered mosaics, ancient pillars, and archways that bear witness to its rich history. After our time in Volubilis, we'll continue our journey and drive 30 km to the captivating city of Meknes, one of the imperial cities. Here, you'll have the opportunity to visit Bab Al-Mansour, Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stables, the granary, and the impressive Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Subsequently, we'll proceed to Fes, where you'll spend a comfortable overnight stay in a Riad.

  • Day 5: Fes Sightseeing Tour with a Local Guide

    immerse yourself in the cultural and religious heart of Morocco with a guided tour of Fes, one of the imperial cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    The day begins with a visit to the Royal Palace gate, followed by exploring the well-preserved medieval Medina, a labyrinth of alleyways and streets. You'll pass through the iconic Blue gate or Bab Boujloud, the entrance to the old Medina. Inside, your journey will take you to the Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine fountain, and the fascinating Tanneries.

    Continuing on, you'll have the privilege of visiting the renowned Quaraouin mosque and university, the oldest university in the world. Leaving the Medina, we'll venture to the Jewish quarter, also known as "the Mellah," to discover its unique history and culture.

    In the afternoon, we'll drive to an ancient fortress, where you'll be treated to a panoramic view of the Medina and the city of Fes, an unforgettable sight. At the end of the day, you'll return to your Riad, enriched by the beauty and heritage of this magnificent city.

  • Day 6: Fes - Ifrane - Cedars forest- Midelt - Ziz valley-Merzouga Sahara.

    we embark on an exciting journey southwards, starting with a visit to Ifrane, renowned for its chilly climate, snowfall, and picturesque alpine-style houses, earning it the nickname "Switzerland of Morocco." Next, we head to the cedars forest, where you can encounter the charming Barbary macaques and even feed them while exploring the forest.

    Afterward, we continue our expedition to Midelt, where you'll have free time for a relaxing lunch. Our journey then takes us through the scenic Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and along the stunning Ziz valley, with stops for breathtaking panoramic views.

    In the afternoon, we arrive at the mesmerizing Sahara desert of Merzouga. Here, you'll experience an unforgettable camel ride through the sandy dunes, with a stop on top of a high dune to witness a magical sunset. Eventually, we'll reach the camp, which beautifully blends traditional nomadic tents with the comfort of a luxury hotel. As night falls, you can revel in the captivating Berber drums music, dancing around the campfire under the vast, starry desert sky. An exquisite dinner awaits you before you retire for a night of slumber in the tranquil camp surroundings.

  • Day 7: Explore Merzouga region - Nomads - Khamlia - Merzouga lake - Erg Chebbi - palm grove

    Today we have a delightful day planned to explore the enchanting region of Merzouga. The day begins with an unforgettable sunrise experience in the middle of the desert, so we recommend waking up early to witness this breathtaking sight. After a leisurely breakfast, you'll return on camels to Merzouga, where our driver will be waiting for you.
    Our exploration of the Merzouga region begins with an off-road drive to an ancient eyeliner mine, a unique sight worth experiencing. Next, we'll visit the nomads living in their handmade woven tents, providing you with a firsthand glimpse into their traditional way of life while enjoying a warm cup of Berber tea.
    Continuing our journey, we'll head to the Khamlia village, known for its vibrant Gnaoua music and captivating dance performances. The inhabitants of Khamlia originate from sub-Saharan countries like Mali, Sudan, and Niger, adding a distinct cultural richness to the village.
    After a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, we'll take a leisurely stroll through a lush palm trees grove, providing a tranquil setting to unwind and take in the natural beauty.
    Our adventure continues as we drive a short distance to witness the mesmerizing Merzouga wild lake, also known as the flamingo lake, where you may have the chance to spot these elegant birds in their natural habitat.
    Finally, we'll return to Merzouga, where you'll spend the evening at a comfortable hotel, enjoying a delicious dinner and a restful overnight stay.

  • Day 8: Merzouga Sahara - Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

    On the 8th day of your Morocco tour, we bid farewell to the enchanting Sahara desert after breakfast and set out to explore the wonders of the region. Our first stop is the town of Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet and still a bustling trading center with a lively souk held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Strolling through Rissani's vibrant souk gives you a taste of its rich history and bustling atmosphere.

    Continuing our journey, we reach Erfoud, where you'll have the opportunity to visit one of the workshops showcasing exquisite fossilized marble creations, a unique local craft.

    Our next destination takes us through the scenic Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves, leading to the spectacular Todra Gorges. These majestic canyons, formed by the Todra river's course, offer a magnificent sight of high red cliff-sided walls, making it an ideal spot for rock climbers and a breathtaking setting to appreciate the natural beauty of the landscape.

    After enjoying the gorges, we'll take a break for a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Then, we continue our journey to the Dades Valley, passing through the charming town of Boumalne Dades. Along the way, we'll make stops at the famous "monkey fingers" rock formation and a scenic viewpoint overlooking the picturesque Dades valley.

    Finally, we'll conclude the day with a delectable dinner and a comfortable overnight stay in a hotel, surrounded by the tranquility of the beautiful Dades Valley.

  • Day 9: Dades Valley - Roses Valley - Palm Groves of Skoura - Ouarzazate Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

    On the 9th day of your Morocco tour, we begin the day by heading to Kalaa Magouna to explore the enchanting Rose Valley. Each year, in May, the locals celebrate a vibrant Rose Festival, showcasing their rose products, including perfumes, rose water, oil, and cosmetic items. The festival is a delightful cultural experience.

    Continuing our journey, we'll pass through the picturesque palm groves of Skoura before reaching Ouarzazate, renowned for its film studios where numerous famous movies have been filmed.

    Our next highlight is the legendary Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a fortified village designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This historical site has served as the backdrop for various renowned movies, such as Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, and the popular TV series Game of Thrones.

    Our journey then takes us to the vibrant city of Marrakech, traveling through the impressive Tizi-N-Tichka pass and the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Throughout the drive, we'll make stops for lunch and photo opportunities at scenic spots.

    Finally, you'll spend the night in a traditional Riad in Marrakech, where you can relax and unwind after a day filled with cultural experiences and stunning landscapes.

  • Day 10: Guided Tour of Marrakech - Sightseeing tour of Marrakech:

    After a delightful breakfast, our day begins with a guided exploration of Marrakech, one of the four imperial cities of Morocco. Our itinerary includes visits to the majestic Bahia Palace, the historic Saadian Tombs, and the Ben Youssef Quranic mosque. You'll have the chance to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of the largest traditional souk in Morocco.

    Following a leisurely lunch near the lively Jemaa El-Fna square, our tour continues with visits to the impressive Koutoubia mosque, the largest in Marrakesh, and the captivating Majorelle Garden. Finally, we'll transfer you back to your accommodation, where you can have some free time to wander at your leisure around the vibrant Jemaa El-Fna square.

  • Day 11: Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira then go back to Marrakech.

    After breakfast, we head westward towards Essaouira city. Along the way, we'll make stops to observe the famous Argan trees with goats climbing their branches, a unique sight in the region. The journey will also provide opportunities to appreciate breathtaking panoramic views.

    Arriving in Essaouira, formerly known as Mogador, you'll discover one of Morocco's significant coastal cities. The day's exploration includes visits to the charming fishing port, the ancient ramparts adorned with cannons, and the intriguing old Medina. After a day filled with cultural experiences and historical sights, we will travel back to Marrakech.
    Overnight in Marrakech.

  • Day 12: Departure from Marrakech or Casablanca airport

    We will conclude the tour by providing transportation to either Marrakech or Casablanca airport for your departure. We are delighted to have accompanied you on this incredible journey through Morocco with Dazzling Morocco Tours.

Here is all the information of what is included, not included, and the prices of the trip:
Services Included:
  • Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van with experienced English-speaking driver/guide

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation

  • An English speaking guide during the trip.

  • Very well-experienced driver during the trip.

  • Private rooms accommodations for 11 nights in good Riads/hotels/Desert camp.

  • 3 Dinners in Merzouga desert camp, Hotel and in Dades Valley.

  • Visit Marrakech & Fes with Local Guide.

  • Overnight stay in a desert camp (Dinner & breakfast included).

  • Sahara desert 4×4 trip in the desert.

  • Fuel and all associated transportation costs

  • Airport Transfers (arrival & departs).

Services Not Included:
  • Lunch and beverages

  • Dinners in Casablanca, Marrakech, Fes and Chefchaouen.

  • Gratuities/tips

Frequently Asked Questions: 9 Days Morocco Travel
  • 1: Is the tour kid-friendly?

    Yes, the tour is kid-friendly, making it suitable for families with children. The itinerary includes a mix of cultural experiences and exciting activities that can be enjoyable for kids

  • 2: How will I be transported during the tour?

     You will be transported in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle for the duration of the tour. We provide professional drivers to ensure your safety and convenience during your travels.

  • 3: What type of accommodation will be provided?

    Throughout the tour, you will stay in carefully selected hotels, riads (traditional guesthouses), and a desert camp in Merzouga. These accommodations are chosen to provide a comfortable and authentic experience during your stay.

  • 4: Will there be a local guide during the tour?

    Yes, during specific parts of the tour, such as in Fes and Marrakech, you will have the expertise of a knowledgeable local guide to provide insightful information and enhance your experience in these cities.

  • 5: What should I pack for the tour?

    We recommend packing comfortable clothing suitable for both warm and cooler weather, as the temperatures can vary throughout the tour. Additionally, bring sunscreen, a hat, sturdy walking shoes, and any personal items you may need during your journey.

  • 6: How can I book this tour with Dazzling Morocco Tours?

    To book this tour or inquire about availability and pricing, you can contact our customer service team directly. We will be happy to assist you with the booking process and answer any further questions you may have.

We hope these answers have been helpful. If you have any further inquiries or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to providing you with an exceptional desert tour experience.

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