Best 12 Days Tour from Casablanca - Morocco Itinerary 12

Casablanca Desert Tours 12 Days

12 days in morocco itinerary

Day 1: Casablanca - Essaouira

Embark on your immersive 12-day Moroccan experience starting with a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Begin your adventure by exploring the remarkable Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, an architectural marvel standing proudly along the Atlantic coast. Follow the picturesque coastline, embracing the charm of Essaouira, a serene port town. Discover the ancient Portuguese fortress adorned with imposing sea-facing cannons. Indulge in the freshest seafood at the vibrant fishing port and wander through the captivating old medina. Your day concludes with a peaceful stay at a charming local riad or hotel, offering an authentic Moroccan experience.

Day 2: Free Day in Essaouira

Relish a day at your leisure to further delve into the enchanting labyrinthine alleys of the medina or explore the diverse array of local artist museums. Unwind with a leisurely stroll along the nearby beach or venture to the expansive, sandy shores of Sidi Kaouki, approximately 30 km away from Essaouira. Your overnight stay continues at the same charming riad or hotel, ensuring a seamless and comforting continuation of your Moroccan journey.

Day 3: Essaouira - Marrakech

OFollowing breakfast, commence your southward journey towards Marrakech, with intriguing stops along the way to witness the fascinating sight of goats perched in argan trees. As you reach Marrakech, embrace the vibrant city and settle into your Riad nestled within the heart of the Medina. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and the rich cultural tapestry of this historic city.

Day 4: Marrakech Guided Tour

Energize your day with a traditional Moroccan breakfast before setting off on a guided exploration of Marrakech. Uncover the city's iconic treasures as you visit the grand Koutoubia Mosque, the historic Saadian Tombs, and the exquisite Bahia Palace. Delve into the city's vibrant essence in the evening at Djemaa-el-Fna Square, where you'll immerse yourself in an authentic cultural experience.

Day 5: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - Bomalen Dades

Commence your expedition towards Bomalen Dades, making a captivating stop at the elevated Tizi-n-Tichka pass to relish breathtaking panoramic views. Unveil the historical marvel of Ksar Ait Benhaddou, famously recognized as the cinematic backdrop for "Game of Thrones." Your journey continues with an exploration of Ouarzazate and the enchanting Valley of Roses, culminating in your arrival at Bomalen Dades for a peaceful overnight stay.

Day 6: Dades Valley - Todgha Gorges - Sahara Desert

Commence your day with a mesmerizing visit to Dades Gorge, then continue your journey towards Todra Gorge. En route to Merzouga, marvel at the varied landscapes and ancient Kasbahs that dot the landscape. Upon reaching Merzouga, relish an unforgettable experience as you embark on a camel ride, witnessing the breathtaking sunset over the majestic dunes. Spend the night in a hotel or desert camp, making memories amidst the tranquil desert surroundings.

Day 7: Exploring Merzouga

Following breakfast, immerse yourself in the wonders of the Merzouga region. Explore the captivating landscapes, including dunes, vast plains, and historic coal mines. E ngage with the talented Gnawa musicians, experiencing their traditional music. Enjoy a delightful tea ceremony with nomads in their customary tents, savoring the flavors of authentic Berber cuisine. Indulge in a leisurely afternoon, either unwinding amidst the tranquility or enjoying the exhilarating activity of sandboarding on the dunes. Conclude the day with an overnight stay at the hotel, reflecting on the day's enriching experiences.

Day 8: Merzouga - Rissani - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Fes

Embark on an early departure to Fez, making scenic stops along the way to appreciate the beauty of Ziz Valley and traverse the captivating Middle Atlas Mountains. Explore the stunning Ifrane National Park with its expansive cedar forests, offering a chance encounter with Barbary macaques. Upon arrival in Fez, unwind and enjoy an overnight stay in a traditional riad, relishing the charm and authenticity of this ancient city.

Day 9: Fes Guided Tour

Discover the treasures of Fes alongside a knowledgeable local guide. Begin by exploring the city walls, the majestic golden gate of the royal palace, and the mesmerizing tanneries. Visit historical landmarks including the Medersa Al Attarine, the Nejjarine Fountain, and the renowned Al-Qarawīyīn University. Immerse yourself in the lively medina, experiencing its vibrant atmosphere. Relish a delightful lunch at a local restaurant before concluding the day's adventures and returning to your Riad to unwind and reflect on the day's explorations.

Day 10: Fes - Meknes - Volubilis Ruins - Chefchaouen

Journey to Chefchaouen via Meknes and Volubilis, basking in the picturesque landscapes reminiscent of Europe, a contrast to Morocco's usual arid terrain. Discover the fascinating ruins of Volubilis, an exceptionally well-preserved Roman settlement. Upon reaching Chefchaouen in the afternoon, settle into your accommodation. Embrace the serene charm of this town with an evening stroll, renowned for its uniquely captivating atmosphere.

Day 11: Free Day in Chefchaouen

Indulge in a day of leisure in Chefchaouen, offering a multitude of options for exploration. Delve into the intricacies of the medina, opt for a traditional hammam experience, or tour the historical 15th-century Kasbah. Wander through the narrow, colorful lanes adorned with local shops and engage in conversation with the amiable Rif Berbers. Venture outside the city to explore the untamed streams and picturesque fountains. As the day draws to a close, ascend to the high mosque for a breathtaking sunset view. Your overnight stay continues at the same hotel or riad, ensuring a seamless and relaxing experience.

Day 12: Chefchaouen - Casablanca Airport

Your final day begins with a journey to Casablanca via Rabat. In Rabat, visit the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the historic Kasbah of Oudaya, featuring a medieval-style village with panoramic views of Morocco’s longest river, the Bou Regreg. Arrive in Casablanca, Morocco's economic hub, where you will be dropped off at the airport, concluding your 12-day Moroccan adventure.


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12 days in morocco itinerary


Private tour in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Accommodation during the trip (Riad or hotel + desert camp).

Multilingual Driver.

Camel Trekking.

Pick up from your accommodation.

Breakfast and Dinner.


Lunch & drinks.

Fees to enter some monuments.

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