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10 Days Morocco Tour Itinerary from Casablanca

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10 days desert tour Itinerary from casablanca

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If you’re looking to explore Morocco in-depth, our 10-day desert tour Itinerary from Casablanca is the perfect option for you. This Morocco travel itinerary covers all of the country’s highlights, from the bustling city of Marrakech to the high Atlas Mountains, Morocco Sahara Desert tour, Middle Atlas, Fes, and Chefchaouen in the north. You’ll have the opportunity to explore ancient Medinas, ride camels in the sand dunes, overnight in a luxury desert camp, and haggle for souvenirs in the markets. And of course, no trip to Morocco would be complete without a cup of mint tea in every city.

This trip starts from Casablanca where you will meet our guide at the airport or your hotel. The next day of the tour, we will leave for Chefchaouen, the blue city, then to Fes; the oldest imperial city in Morocco. Our adventure continues to the desert before reaching Marrakech via Ouarzazate and the high Atlas Mountains.

· Starting City: Casablanca

· Ending City: Marrakech/Casablanca

· Travel itinerary: Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes, Desert, Ouarzazate (Ait Ben Haddou), Marrakech

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Itinerary

On the first day of your 10-day desert tour itinerary from casablanca. Arrive at Casablanca airport and meet the driver. Afterward, transfer to your hotel to relax before embarking on a short sightseeing tour of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco and the country's most cosmopolitan city. During the tour, we will visit the Hassan II Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the world.

On the second day of your 10 days tour package in casablanca. After breakfast at your hotel, we will head towards Rabat, the capital of Morocco and one of the country's imperial cities. Our itinerary will include the main attractions of the city, such as Oudaya, the old medina, Shalla, and Hassan Tower.

Following a lunch break, we will then drive to Chefchaouen, famously known as the blue city. This picturesque and photogenic town is a delight to explore, as we wander through its beautiful streets and visit the Spanish mosque. Don't miss the breathtaking sunset, which looks truly amazing from this vantage point.

Overnight in Chefchaouen.

On the 3rd day of the 10 days desert tour Itinerary from casablanca. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out. We will then transfer to Volubilis, an approximately 3-hour drive from Chefchaouen. Our main stop here will be the ruins of the ancient city (UNESCO World Heritage Site), which dates back to the 40s BC. Volubilis boasts some of the best-preserved Roman-era monuments in North Africa.

The extensive ruins are scattered amidst picturesque green fields and include impressive administrative buildings, palaces, and baths adorned with beautiful mosaics. Afterwards, we will continue our journey to Meknes, another one of Morocco's imperial cities. Here, we will take a short tour of the city and enjoy a lunch break before finally reaching our destination of Fez for an overnight stay.

On the 4th of the 10 days morocco tour Itinerary from casablanca. Prepare to immerse yourself in the cultural and religious capital of the kingdom as we embark on a sightseeing tour. Experience the magical ambiance of a medieval oriental city as we stroll along the winding and narrow streets of the ancient Medina. Marvel at the numerous historical and architectural monuments that grace this former capital of the Kingdom of the Sultans from the Merinid and Alaouite dynasties.

Many of these monuments are outstanding examples of Moorish architectural style. Our visit will include the Bu Inanya mosque, madrasas (Muslim universities), Nejarin square, and the beautiful fountain. We will also explore the handicraft quarters, where skilled artisans in leather and pottery continue to practice techniques passed down through generations. As we continue our journey, we will also come across the Jewish quarter, which is a testament to the coexistence of the Muslim and Jewish communities in this city.

On the 5th of the10 days desert tour Itinerary from casablanca. Today, we will begin our journey towards the desert after breakfast. We will check out and head to Merzouga, which will be a long drive of approximately 7 hours. However, the ever-changing landscapes along the way will make the journey enjoyable. We will make a stop at Ifrane, known for its European nature and climate, with its beautiful parks, lakes, chalets, and even a ski resort that gets plenty of snow during winter, earning it the nickname "Moroccan Switzerland".

As we continue towards Azrou, we will have the opportunity to admire the magnificent Atlas cedars and feed the friendly wild monkeys that can be found in the vicinity. We will take a lunch break in Midelt before proceeding through the gorge and valley of the Ziz River. As we approach Er-Rashidia, the landscape will gradually transform into a desert scenery.

We will spend the night in Merzouga.

On the 6th day of the 10 days desert tour Itinerary from casablanca. After breakfast at the hotel, we will meet our 4x4 driver for an exciting excursion in the desert. We will explore the dunes, engage with the Nomads, and witness their way of living in the desert. Next, we will head to Khamilia to experience the captivating performance of the Gnaoua musicians.

We will then arrive in the small village of Merzouga, located at the base of the stunning white sand dunes. In the afternoon, we will embark on camel rides to reach the desert camp. The camp offers comfortable beds, individual showers, and toilets. At night, we will indulge in a delicious Moroccan dinner, enjoy the rhythmic beats of the drums around the campfire, and listen to traditional songs by the Berber people. Additionally, we will have the opportunity to marvel at the enchanting starry sky above.

We will spend the night in the camp.

On the 7th day of your 10 days desert tour Itinerary from casablanca to Merzouga desert. We will rise early in the morning to witness the sunrise over the breathtaking and tranquil sand dunes – a moment that will forever remain etched in your memory of Morocco! Following breakfast, we will return to the village of Merzouga and continue our journey towards Dades. Along the way, we will pass through Rissani, which is home to "The fossil factory", where you can explore the abundance of fossils found in this region.

After about 3 hours, we will make a stop for a panoramic photo opportunity near the picturesque town of Tinghir, situated amidst a vast palm oasis. Our next destination will be the famous Todra Gorge, where we will take a leisurely walk and have lunch at a local restaurant. We will then continue our journey, passing through the remarkable village of Dades.

We will spend the night in Dades.

in this day of your 10 days morocco tour Itinerary from casablanca, our journey  Today, we will take a short drive to the Dades gorges before continuing to Ouarzazate. Along the way, we will pass by Mgouna, where the annual roses festival is held. Our journey will then lead us to the Skoura oasis, a beautiful palm oasis intersected by several rivers.

From Skoura, it's just a 30-minute drive to Ouarzazate, often referred to as the "Hollywood of Morocco" due to its rich history of film production. One of the must-visit historical sites in Ouarzazate is the Kasbah Taurirt. We can explore the Kasbah, visit the Cinema Museum, and even check out the Atlas film studio.

Next, we will embark on a short drive to Ait Ben Hadou, a UNESCO world heritage site that draws many visitors for its connection to Game of Thrones. After spending approximately an hour exploring Ait Ben Hadou, we will begin our journey to Marrakech, passing through the stunning Atlas Mountains along the way. The drive, which will take around 3.5-4 hours excluding stops, offers breathtaking views of lush river valleys, adobe villages, and ancient kasbah ruins. We'll make stops along the route for photo opportunities, making this one of the most scenic roads in Morocco.

Once we arrive in Marrakech, you'll have some free time to relax in the hotel and explore the city at your own pace.

on this 9th day of your 10 days desert tour Itinerary from casablanca, After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, we'll dedicate the entire day to exploring the historical wonders of Marrakech, known as the "Pearl of the South." As a former capital of Morocco, Marrakech boasts numerous museums and architectural gems that showcase the city's rich history.

Each monument is a true work of art. In the morning, we'll immerse ourselves in the beauty of the Koutoubia Mosque, the Manara Pavilion surrounded by olive groves, the tombs of the Saadian sultans, the splendid Bahia Palace, the magnificent El Badii palace, and the enchanting Majorelle Gardens.

After a delightful lunch, we'll visit the vibrant marketplace, considered the most colorful in Morocco, and the famous Jemaa El Fna square. This lively square is akin to an open-air theater, brimming with snake charmers, healers, sorcerers, fruit vendors, and aromatic spice stalls.

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The 10 days Morocco tour itinerary from casablanca, provided is merely an example of the tours we provide. If you don’t find your preferred itinerary on our list or wish to include additional cities, places, or activities that are not mentioned, just inform us about your interests, preferred destinations, and budget, and we will suggest a personalized tour for you. Please contact us if this Morocco tour does not suit your requirements, and we will design a trip that matches your needs.