5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour

5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech overview:

5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour: is an amazing private tour that takes a departure from Casablanca to Marrakech, to visit many beautiful Moroccan cities and places here are some of the main attractions you will discover and see: Embark on an unforgettable 5 Days Tour from Casablanca to Desert, immersing yourself in the diverse wonders of Morocco.

Begin by exploring the vibrant capital city of Rabat, then journey to Meknes, with its majestic architecture and bustling medina. On this 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you will discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before delving into the cultural and historical richness of Fes, with its UNESCO-listed medina and vibrant souks.

Next, venture into the captivating Merzouga Desert, where you’ll ride camels across the golden dunes, witness breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, and spend a night under the starry desert sky. Finally, travel through the picturesque Atlas Mountains, arriving in Marrakech, where you can immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant atmosphere, visit iconic landmarks, and explore the colorful souks.

This 5 Days Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech offers a perfect blend of cultural exploration, natural beauty, and unforgettable desert experiences, providing a comprehensive taste of Morocco’s enchanting allure.

5 days casablanca desert tour

5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour to Marrakech infos:

+ Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Casablanca
+ Ending Location: Marrakech

5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour to Marrakech highlights

A 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Merzouga desert is a great way to explore some of the best highlights of Morocco, including the beautiful Sahara Desert, and the most popular attractions and experiences:

  • Visit the great and largest mosque in Africa: Hassan ll Mosque;
  • Visit the capital city, Rabat to see the beautiful yard of the royal palace;
  • Explore the city of Fes with a local guide for a full day;
  • Discover Meknes’ monuments and Roman ruins of Volubilis
  • Crossing the plains of Saiss and heading towards the Cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains inhabited by monkeys;
  • Passing by Ifrane, Azrou, and Medelt; 
  • See fortified Kasbahs and thousands of sky-scraping palm trees as we journey along Ziz Valley;
  • Together we’ll watch a beautiful sunset and sunrise over Erg Chebbi dunes,
  • We’ll enjoy a Sahara camel trek;
  • Spend an unforgettable night at the Sahara Desert camp;
  • Learn about the lifestyle of the local nomads, and we’ll visit Berber villages;
  • visit the biggest, most authentic, and most vibrant Moroccan Souk in Rissani;
  • We’ll explore the magnificent Todgha canyons, and we’ll visit the Dades Gorge and the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate;
  • Together we’ll visit the UNESCO World Heritage of Ait Ben Haddou;
  • We’ll travel through the Tizi-N’Ticha pass as we cross the High Atlas Mountains;
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi-N’Ticha pass;
  • Arrival in Marrakech, then drop off you at your hotel;

Itinerary of 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech:

Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fes

Authentic Morocco Tours organizes the best private 5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour to Marrakech with experienced drivers and guides. On the 1st day. Our driver pick you up from Casablanca airport or your hotel, and begin your journey in Casablanca around the “kingdom of Morocco”. We visit the mosque Hassan II, the biggest one in Africa with an altitude of 210m minaret, one of the great and important landmarks in Morocco, open to non-Muslims.

Then we drive to the capital of the country, Rabat, the political capital, where you’ll explore landmarks such as the Royal Palace, Hassan Tower, and the Kasbah of the Udayas a fortress and a citadel of the 12th century. Then see the beautiful yard of the royal palace and also Chellah. Continue to Meknes, an imperial city known for its grandeur, where you can discover the impressive Bab Mansour gate, the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and the bustling medina.

We leave Meknes to Volubilis, to explore the best-preserved Roman ruins in Morocco, and immerse ourselves in the history of the Roman Empire. Continue to Fes, one of Morocco’s oldest and most culturally rich cities, known for its UNESCO-listed Fes el-Bali medina, vibrant souks, and historic landmarks. Overnight in Fes.

Day 2: Guided Tour – Exploring Fes

The second day of 5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour to Marrakech starts after breakfast, you will begin your Fes City Tour and visit one of “the oldest living Medina in the world” with a local official and expert tour guide. Spend a full day exploring Fes with a local guide. Lose yourself in the maze-like streets of the medina, visit the Gate of Boujloud, the University of Al-Qarawiyyin, and the beautiful Bou Inania Madrasa.

Discover the tanneries, renowned for their traditional leather production, and soak in the lively atmosphere of the city’s bustling souks. Lunchtime will be at one of the best traditional restaurants in the old Medina. After lunch, continue your Fes Guided Tour to visit the Nejjarine Fountain, the old Harem Garden, and the Batha Museum. On the way back to the Riad, you will stop to enjoy a panoramic view and the amazing landscapes of Fes. Overnight in Fes at the same Riad.

Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Medelt- Erfoud - Merzouga Desert

On day three, depart from Fes and pass through Ifrane, a famous ski resort. Continue our 5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour to enjoy the spectacular views of the Cedars forest inhabited by monkeys they are the macaque of Gibraltar. You will take a shortstop in the forest to see and feed the monkeys. Drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Stop for lunch at Midelt town then continue towards Merzouga desert viewing the panoramic views of an oasis of palm trees in the Ziz Valley.

We leave Arfoud behind and venture into the captivating landscapes of the Sahara Desert. Arrive in Merzouga, where you’ll embark on a magical camel trek into the majestic dunes of Erg Chebbi. Witness the mesmerizing sunset over the desert, savor a traditional Berber dinner, and spend a night in a desert Merzouga camp, immersing yourself in the tranquility and enchantment of the Sahara, traditional Berber music, and watching the amazing view of the stars and the rising moon.

Day 4: Merzouga Desert - Todra Gorges - Dades valley

On the 4th day of the 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the dunes before departing from Merzouga. Leaving the Sahara desert behind, we drive towards the commercial city of Rissani. Visit Rissani, a historical desert town known for its traditional souks and fascinating heritage.

Explore the vibrant market, where you can browse local crafts, and spices, and experience the bustling atmosphere.Continue the drive to Tinejdad, a charming oasis town nestled amidst lush palm groves. Take a leisurely walk through the serene oasis, admiring the swaying palm trees and enjoying the tranquility, and adobe villages. From here, journey onward to Toudgha Gorges, a spectacular natural wonder characterized by towering cliffs and picturesque canyons.

Finally, arrive at Dades Valley, renowned for its stunning rock formations and picturesque landscapes. Drive along the amazing “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” and marvel at the fortified mud-brick castles that dot the landscape. Overnight in a hotel with dinner and breakfast.

Day 5: Dades valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech

On the last day of 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, after breakfast, depart from Dades Valley in the morning, driving through the stunning Rose Valley, known for its picturesque landscapes and blooming rose gardens, where the Damascus rose, grows and processes flowers for many different products. Continue to Skoura, a peaceful oasis town famous for its beautiful palm groves and ancient kasbahs.

Explore Kasbah Amridil, which provides a glimpse into Morocco’s rich history and architecture. The journey onward to Ouarzazate is often referred to as the “Hollywood of Morocco”. Visit the impressive Kasbah Taourirt, a well-preserved fortress that offers insights into traditional Moroccan life. Next, venture to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and an iconic Kasbah fortified village.

Explore the maze-like streets, and ancient clay buildings, and learn about the village’s fascinating history, which has served as a backdrop for numerous films such as Gladiator, and Lawrence of Arabia. Depart from Ait Benhaddou, prepare to traverse the majestic Atlas Mountains. Marvel at the rugged landscapes, picturesque valleys, and traditional Berber villages as you wind your way through the scenic roads.

We cross the Tizi-N’Ticha pass at 2260 meters of altitude and descend on the return roads to reach Marrakech. Finally, arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon and drop off at your Riad. The of your 5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour with us.

5 Days Casablanca Desert Tour Inclusion & Exclusion:

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 If the itinerary of 5 Days from Casablanca to Marrakech Desert Tour, that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.

What To Bring For 5 Days from Casablanca to Marrakech Desert Tour:

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Umbrella.
  • Valid passport for 6 months.

Know Before You Go for 5 Days from Casablanca Desert Tour:

Additional info for 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Vegetarian options are available, please let us know at the time of booking if required.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase).
  • It can be cold at night and in the winter so please bring appropriate clothing.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Quad & Buggy driving in dunes are not included in the price but is possible to add them as an extra.

Best Places to visit during 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca:

During a 5 Days from Casablanca to Marrakech Desert Tour, you will have the opportunity to visit some of Morocco’s most fascinating and iconic destinations. Here are the best places you can explore on this tour:

Rabat: As the capital city of Morocco, Rabat offers a blend of history and modernity. Visit the splendid Royal Palace, explore the Kasbah of the Udayas, and admire the Hassan Tower, an unfinished minaret.

Meknes: Known as the “Versailles of Morocco,” Meknes is an imperial city with impressive architecture and a rich history. Explore the grand Bab Mansour gate, visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and wander through the bustling medina.

Volubilis: Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the well-preserved mosaics, explore the ancient streets and learn about Roman history and civilization.

Fes: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Fes, one of Morocco’s oldest and most culturally significant cities. Explore the UNESCO-listed Fes el-Bali medina, visit the University of Al-Qarawiyyin, and witness the bustling souks and tanneries.

Merzouga Desert: Journey into the enchanting Sahara Desert and reach the village of Merzouga. Enjoy a camel trek across the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chebbi, witness a captivating sunrise or sunset, and spend a night in a desert camp under a blanket of stars.

Ait Benhadou: the ancient fortified village of Ait Benhaddou emerges, with its earthen walls and intricate architecture standing as a testament to centuries past. You wander through its narrow streets, imagining the tales whispered by the wind, and marvel at the cinematic history that has unfolded within these walls.

Travel through the beautiful landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, passing scenic valleys and Berber villages.

Payment methods for the 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca:

How to book?

Send us a booking demand through our booking structure, and we will reply within 12 hours, in case you don’t get noticed by us, you should check your trash inbox or resend us a text message / call us.

How to pay for the tour

To confirm the 5 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca to Marrakech or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in Dollars or equivalent in Euros or dirhams.

Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal

Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via PayPal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.

Cancelation Policy:

For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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