9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca

9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca Overview:

9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca is a Morocco desert tour that begins from Marrakech city towards Merzouga desert, and imperial cities here are some of the principal stations in our 9 Days in Morocco itinerary :

Embark the best 9-day from Marrakech to Casablanca via Chefchaouen, Tangier, and Merzouga. This immersive Marrakech desert tour for 9 Days takes you through the vibrant streets of Marrakech, where you’ll get lost in the bustling medina, witness the city’s historical wonders, and a full-day trip to Essaouira.

 We’ll cross the high Atlas Mountains through Tizi-n-Tichka Pass, visit the Berber village of Ait Ben Haddou, renowned for the part it played in the famous series Game of Thrones, we’ll pass through Ouarzazate, Rose Valley, renowned for an annual Festival of Roses, we’ll visit Dades, Todra Valley, and going on a Morocco camel ride to see the most memorable sunrise and sunset in the desert & Overnight in the desert camp.

During the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech you will see how nomads live in the desert by exploring the Sahara desert, walking through the most authentic traditional Moroccan souk, visiting Ziz Valley, cedar forests in Azrou, Ifrane, Fes city tour, and explore the enchanting blue-washed streets of Chefchaouen.

In Rabat, a melting pot of cultures, discover the blend of Moroccan and European influences. Conclude your 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech in Casablanca. Finally, explore the modernity and charm of Casablanca, visiting iconic landmarks such as the Hassan II Mosque.

Best 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca info:

+ Duration: 9 Days & 8 Nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Marrakech
+ Ending Location: Casablanca

9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca Highlights:

  • Guided tour in Marrakech
  • Full Day Trip to Essaouira
  • We’ll cross the high Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the Berber village of Ait Ben Haddou
  • We’ll pass through Ouarzazate, and Rose Valley
  • We’ll visit Dades, and Todra Valley
  • Going on a Morocco camel ride
  • See the most memorable sunrise and sunset
  • We’ll spend a memorable night in the desert camp
  • See how nomads live in the desert
  • Visit the town of Rissani
  • Middle Atlas Mountains
  • Fes Guided Tour with a local guide
  • Explore Chefchaouen
  • Visit Rabat
  • Visit the largest mosque in Africa

9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech

Arriving in Marrakesh Transfer to your accommodation from the airport depending on your arrival.

Day 2: Marrakech City Tour with a local guide

The second day of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech begins in Marrakech, after breakfast in your riad, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore visit Marrakech with a local guide. Explore the city’s vibrant medina, visit historical sites like the Bahia Palace and Koutoubia Mosque, and experience the bustling atmosphere of Jemaa el-Fnaa square. You will visit the tile cooperative and then experience a magnificent panoramic view of the entire medina of Marrakech. Night at the hotel/riad in Marrakech.

Day 3: Marrakech Day Trip to Essaouira

Your driver will pick you up from your riad in Marrakech in the morning, you’ll drive towards Essaouira, which takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. As you arrive in Essaouira, you’ll notice the town’s laid-back atmosphere and picturesque coastal setting. Known for its white-washed buildings, vibrant blue accents, and historic medina, where you’ll find a myriad of shops selling local crafts, artwork, and spices.

Take your time to explore the bustling souks, where you can bargain for souvenirs or sample freshly caught seafood from the local fish market. Walk along the historic ramparts that surround the medina, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Feel the refreshing sea breeze as you walk along the beach, which is famous for its strong winds, making it a popular spot for water sports such as windsurfing and kiteboarding.

Visit several cultural attractions, such as the Skala de la Ville, an 18th-century fortress with impressive canons and panoramic views. You may also want to visit the Mellah, the old Jewish quarter, and explore its history and architecture. Enjoying a seafood lunch at one of the local restaurants, where you can taste the freshest fish and seafood dishes prepared in traditional Moroccan style. After a full day trip, your driver will take you back to Marrakech, where you’ll arrive in the evening. The end of the third day of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech.

Day 4: Marrakech - Ait Benhadou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

On this day of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech, depart from Marrakech and travel through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2260m) and the High Atlas Mountains, enjoying breathtaking views. Visit the UNESCO-listed Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a fortified village that has been featured in several films, and the location of so many blockbuster movies. Continue to Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Africa.

Continue your Marrakech desert tour through the scenic landscapes of Morocco, visit the breathtaking Skoura and Rose Valley. Enjoy a hike through the gorge and spend the night in a nearby hotel in Dades Valley (dinner & breakfast).

Day 5: Dades Gorges – Toudra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga 

After breakfast, start your Morocco Desert Tour from Dades Valley and drive to the Todra Gorges. Explore the magnificent Todra Gorge, famous for its towering cliffs. Continue your journey to Merzouga desert, a gateway to the stunning Sahara Desert. Depart to join Erfoud by Tinjdad Palm Grove (lunch on the spot), and Touroug. Erfoud and our final destination for the day, Merzouga. 

In the late afternoon, ride camels to reach your desert camp nestled among the dunes. Experience a magical sunset and spend the night under the starry desert sky on the edge of the desert.

Day 6: Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Ifrane - Fes

After sunrise in the desert, return to Merzouga by camel and then drive to Rissani, a traditional desert town. Visit the local market and explore its historical sites. Continue to Erfoud, known for its fossil industry, and then head towards Midelt, a town nestled in the Middle Atlas Mountains. Drive through the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains and pass through the charming town of Ifrane, often referred to as “Little Switzerland” due to its unique architecture. Arrive in Fes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities, renowned for its UNESCO-listed medina. Overnight in Fes

Day 7: Fes City Tour

After breakfast, you will embark on a full day of exploring Fes with a knowledgeable local guide. Discover the intricate architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, visit the University of Al Quaraouiyine (the oldest continuously operating university in the world), and stroll through the bustling streets of the medina, immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere.

The seven-day of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech is over by having dinner and night in the hotel in Fes.

Day 8: Fes - Meknes - Volubilis - Chefchaouen

After breakfast in Fes, your private driver will pick you up from your Riad. Depart Fes and head to Meknes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities. Explore the historical sites of Meknes, including the impressive Bab Mansour gate, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and the Heri es-Souani granaries. Continue to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

After exploring Volubilis, drive to the charming blue city of Chefchaouen. Nestled in the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen is famous for its blue-washed streets, vibrant markets, and stunning mountain views. Spend an overnight in a local Riad at Chefchaouen.

Day 9: Chefchaouen - Rabat - Casablanca

The last day of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech started again after breakfast in Chefchaouen. From Chefchaouen, drive to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, visit the iconic Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and explore the Kasbah of the Udayas. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and enjoy the coastal setting.

Continue to Casablanca, Morocco’s economy city, and visit the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, explore the bustling streets of the city center, and enjoy the blend of modernity and tradition that defines the city. At the end of the day, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation or Airport in Casablanca. The end of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca.

Not included:

If the itinerary of the 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, 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 This 9 Day Desert Tour Marrakech to Casablanca Morocco?

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

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Morocco

Additional info of The 9 Days Morocco Desert Tour Marrakech to Casablanca:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Vegetarian options are available, please let us know at 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.

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  • 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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