Tour a Merzouga

MOROCCO ITINERARY 9 DAYS

OVERVIEW :

morocco itinerary 9 days. During these 9 days and 8 nights, you will visit numerous great locations. The tour will be private, with a private driver who speaks English. The journey begins with a pick-up from the airport or your accommodation in Casablanca. The tour begins in Casablanca, then continues to Rabat, Morocco’s capital, Chefchaouen, the blue pearl, and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. In addition to seeing Meknes, the Ismaili capital, Fes, a cultural city, and Ifrane, Morocco’s Switzerland. Then we continue south, stopping at the cedar forest, Midelt, the beautiful Ziz valley, Erfoud, the Fossil Town, and Rissani’s traditional market.

Most importantly, the Sahara Desert of Merzouga. Where you may ride camels and stay in a luxury camp in the middle of the desert. Experience the stunning sunset and sunrise in the Sahara. After that, take a walk through the spectacular Todra/Todgha and Dades Gorges. Visit the historic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Cross the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass. Then explore Marrakech with a local guide. Finally, the tour concludes in Casablanca.

HIGHLIGHTS OF MOROCCO ITINERARY 9 DAYS :

  • Exploring Hassan II Mosque
  • Visit the Bleu city
  • visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis
  • Sightseeing of Fes
  • Driving across the Middle Atlas Mountains.
  • Seeing Barbary monkeys in the grove of cedars
  • Enjoying the spectacular visitas of the Ziz Valle
  • Camel trekking adventure
  • Observing the amazing sunset and sunrise in Erg Chebbi
  • Spending a starry night in the Sahara desert
  • playing Sandboarding at Sand Dunes.
  • Discovering Dades Gorges and Todra. Canyon.
  • Argan oil cooperative.
  • Stop at Ouarzazate atlas Studio.
  • Visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Sightseeing of Marrakech

9 DAYS TOUR IN MOROCCO FROM CASABLANCA ITINERARY :

See the detailed itinerary below to get a sense of the highlight of our 9 days tour in Morocco from Casablanca. Please Feel free to make any changes to the itinerary  if you want  

DAY 1 : Arrival to Casablanca

We will pick you up from the airport, port, or your hotel in Casablanca. Casablanca is considered Morocco’s economic center and largest city. First, we will visit Morocco’s greatest mosque, the Hassan II mosque, which is located on the city’s west coast. It is located on a promontory that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Free time for lunch. Then we explore the city and go to the magnificent Cornish of Casablanca. Finally, an overnight stay at a hotel.

DAY 2 : Casablanca - Rabat - Chefchaouen

Following breakfast, we drive down the coast to Rabat. The city is one of Morocco’s imperial cities and currently serves as the capital. It is located in the northwest of Morocco. You will explore the city’s highlights, such as the Hassan Tower and Mohammed V’s Mausoleum. In addition, there is the Oudaya Kasbah. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, we go north through Ouazzane to the Blue City of Chefchaouen. The city, located in the Rif Mountains, is noted for its blue-painted buildings and lanes. Finally, stay overnight in a hotel.

DAY 3 : Chefchaouen - Meknes - Fes

After breakfast, feel free to explore the magnificent lanes of the blue city of Chefchaouen. Then we go to the old Roman ruins of Volubilis. It is well protected because UNESCO designated it a World Heritage Site. Several exquisite mosaics and old pillars and archways are sprinkled throughout. After meandering among the ruins, we drive 30 kilometers to Meknes. The city is recognized as the Ismaili capital and one of the imperial cities. In which we explore Bab Al-Mansour, the Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal Stables, and the Granary. There’s also the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Then we travel to Fes. Overnight stay at a Riad.

DAY 4 : Sightseeing of Fes

After breakfast in your riad, you will begin exploring Fes, known as “the Spiritual City of Morocco”. Consequently, you will spend the entire morning touring the Medina and its lanes.

The tour begins with visits to the majority of cultural and historical monuments, including the famed Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the world’s oldest), as well as the Madrasa Bouanania. Also included are the tanneries and the Najjarine fountain.

After lunch, we will take you outside of the Medina to see the Royal Palace entrance, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah,” and visit the pottery cooperative.

Later in the afternoon, we will take you to one of the fortresses to get a panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fes. Finally, stay overnight at the same riad.

DAY 5 :Fes - Midelt - Merzouga desert

After your breakfast at your riad. Then we drive south through Imouzzer to Ifrane, which is famous for its cold temperatures, snow, and alpine-style residences. It’s no surprise that it’s known as Morocco’s Switzerland. Following that, we head to the cedar forest, where the Barbary Macaques live. Feel free to feed them while strolling through the forest. Later, we will travel to Midelt, where lunch will be provided. Then we go to the Sahara desert, driving across the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and down the Ziz River.

In the afternoon, we arrive at the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Then swap to camels to cross the sandy desert. Following that, a stop will be made for you to watch the spectacular sunset from the top of a high dune. Then proceed to the desert campsite. Where you can listen to Berber drum music while dancing around a campfire under the huge open sky of stars. Dinner and stay at the camp

DAY 6 :Merzouga desert - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

Wake up early to see the stunning sunrise in the middle of the desert. You have free time for breakfast before riding camels back to Merzouga, where the driver awaits. We leave the desert to visit Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani remains an important trading center in the region, with a thriving souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

After a tour around Rissani Souk, we continue to Erfoud to visit one of the fossilized marble workshops. We next drive via Touroug and Tinjdad palm fields to reach the Todra Gorges. The course of the Todra River has cut out a magnificent canyon through the mountains, resulting in a steep red cliff-sided canyon. These gorges are perfect for rock climbing. Feel free to roam through the gorges and enjoy the scenery. Free time for lunch at a restaurant. Then we go to the Dades valley, passing through Boumalne Dades. The inevitable stop comes at the “monkey fingers” rock structure. And on top of a mountain, overlooking the Dades Valley. Finally, food and a night in a hotel.

DAY 7 :Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - High Atlas - Marrakech

After breakfast, we continued our journey to Kalaa Magouna to see the Rose Valley. The Rose Festival takes place in May. Locals sell a variety of rose items, including perfumes, rose water, oil, and cosmetics. We then drive through the palm orchards of Skoura. Later, we arrive at Ouarzazate, also known as the Desert Gate. We will go to the studios where great movies are shot.

Then we leave to visit the famed Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified settlement designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Kasbah has appeared in movies like as Gladiator, Alexander, and The Mummy, as well as TV series like Game of Thrones. Then we head to Marrakech. Driving via the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass and the beautiful High Atlas Mountains. Stops will be made for lunch and to take photographs at noteworthy locations. Finally, we arrive in Marrakesh .

DAY 8 :Sightseeing of Marrakech

After breakfast, you will tour the highlights of Marrakesh, The Red City, with a local guide. The city is recognized as one of Morocco’s four imperial cities. The visit includes the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the Ben Youssef Quranic Mosque. And a trip around Morocco’s largest traditional souk/market. Free time for lunch in Jemaa El-Fna Square. Later, you’ll see the Koutoubia mosque, Marrakesh’s largest, as well as the Majorelle Garden.

DAY 9 :Marrakech - Casablanca

On the last day, we will drive north to Casablanca airport, making stops for panoramic vistas. Then you will be transferred to the airport. The end of the Morocco itinerary 9 days.

PICTURES :

Famous skin tannery in Fes
camel ride in Merzouga desert
women in shop of our morocco itinerary 9 days

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MAP OF 9 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO MERZOUGA :

ACCOMMONDATION :

morocco itinerary 9 days accommodations provide clean and comfortable accommodation in double, twin, triple, or single rooms with en-suite facilities. you can check it out below.

NOTE : 

If you have any specific accommodation requests, please let us know. Our team is dedicated to assisting you and ensuring that all arrangements meet your needs

9 DAYS TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO IMPERIAL CITIES PRICE :

Our 9 days tour from Casablanca to imperial cities price is per person. However, it changes based on the following factors : 

  • The size of your group (more people in the group, the cost per person decreases further.
  • Type of your accommodation.
  • the period of your vacation.

BOOKING :

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO :

  • When making your reservation, please specify any food limitations you may have, such as being vegetarian or vegan.
  • Throughout the tour, your guide will recommend eating lunch at places that serve fresh ingredients. Nonetheless, if you have a specific restaurant in mind, please convey it to your guide; they will gladly accompany you there.
  • If you want to spice up your trip, we have some extra activities for you to try: Quad Bike or Buggy in the Merzouga desert. If you are interested in participating in these activities please let your guide know.
  • During your trip, your driver will stop for you to take pictures but if you see a beautiful view and want to stop you can let your driver know

REVIEWS :

Our visit to the Sahara was fantastic! The landscapes are stunning. Dris, our guide, was highly knowledgeable and pleasant, often informing us about Arab and Berber culture. He went into detail about the areas we were touring. We spent the first night at the Xaluca Hotel, which was pleasant and served buffet-style meals. The desert camp provided the best experience. The tents resembled hotel rooms. There was everything we needed. The hosts were attentive and served one of the greatest dinners we had in Morocco. The return trip took 9 hours by automobile, which was challenging yet always had Dris' interest. In conclusion, everything went smoothly and met expectations. I recommend it!
Cassandra
Our experience in Morocco
We love Joseph and this tour! From booking to pick-up, everything is simple and catered to our specific needs. Joseph became a buddy, not a mentor. He spoke about history and culture along the way. The camels we rode seemed healthy and well-cared for. The desert camp is comfy. Dinner and breakfast were both wonderful, with some of the greatest things we had during our vacation. The tent is quite comfortable. Wi-Fi and showers are available in each tent! I highly suggest this nature trek to everyone!
Chene
desert tour

FAQ :

it takes about 7 hours to drive from Fes to Merzouga.

it takes about 10 hours to drive from Merzouga to Marrakech.

Sure,if you do not want to take camel ride to the camp we will take you to the camp by 4×4 and for free.

Depends on your type of accommondation in the Merzouga desert:

luxury camp:there is a private shower and bathroom.

standard camp:there is shared bathrroom and shower.

Great question! the size of your group determines the type of vehicle we use. There are several cars available, including the Prado Land Cruiser TX, Ford 8-seater van, and Mercedes Bens Sprinter minibus, as well as other comfortable car options

I recommend it as soon as possible.

Our payment process is easy and hassle-free to confirm your reservation, we kindly request a modest deposit. When you book, you may easily pay the deposit with Paypal.The rest of payment to pay it cash on first day of your tour, directly to our professonal driver/guide. You can pay in euros or dollars or dirhams.

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