6 days in Morocco itinerary - Casablanca to Marrakech desert tour

Key Features
Tour Name: 6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Departure: Daily
Availability: Everyday
Starting Point: Casablanca
Ending Point: Marrakech
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Fes, Azrou, Ifrane, Merzouga, Tinghir, Boumalne Dades, Ouarzazate, Marrakech.
Key attractions: Hassan II Mosque, The Corniche, Volubilis, Bab El-Mansour, The Medina of Fes, Bab Boujloud, Sahara Desert of Merzouga, Camel ride in desert & the view of sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a desert Camp, Dades Gorges, Todra Gorges, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah.
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Morocco Itinerary 6 Days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech - Morocco Desert Tour

Morocco Itinerary 6 Days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech - Morocco Desert Tour

How you will spend these 6 days in Morocco?

Days in Morocco tour company is at your disposal. This simple itinerary will give you an idea of how you will spend your 6 days in Morocco. It is a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of 6 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

In this 6 day Morocco tour itinerary, you are going to explore the imperial cities of Morocco including Fes, Meknes, Rabat, and Marrakech. You will have the opportunity to experience the history, architecture, rich culture, and traditions of the region. Discover the generosity of Moroccans while visiting medieval medinas, monuments, Kasbahs, Hassan II Mosque, Mausalomes, and souks. Once you reach Erg Chebbi desert before sunset, you'll ride camels into the dunes to your Berber desert camp to spend the night. Experience the Sahara desert at sunset when the sky explodes with stars and magnificent landscape. This 6 day tour allows you to spend more time in the Sahara desert of Morocco. Explore the Merzouga area including a visit Berber nomadic family. We hope you enjoy this 6 day tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Merzouga Desert.


Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat - Volubilis - Meknes - Fes

Our driver/guide will meet you at the airport or at your accommodation in Casablanca. From there we will drive towards Fes, after visiting and exploring the main attractions of Casablanca. We will spend time in some interesting sites in Rabat such as the royal palace, the Hassan Tower, and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V. We will also visit the city of Meknes and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. We will continue our journey to Fes and spend the night at a Riad or hotel there.

Driving distance Approximately 362 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 52 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Fes.
Meals Breakfast
Day 2: Fes Sightseeing Tour

Today is dedicated to visiting Fes, the oldest cultural and spiritual city in the world. The city was founded in 790 A.D by Moulay Idriss II. A local guide will walk you through Fes’s intriguing sites and monuments including Al-Qarawiyyin University (the first established university in the world), Bou Inania Madrasa (theological colleges), the Jewish District (Millah), plazas, the Andaulisians, and potters neighbourhoods, museums, Souks (traditional markets), the amazing Tanneries, and Bab Boujloud. Lunch will be at a typical Moroccan restaurant in the old Medina. Fes is also the artisan capital of Morocco. Your full-day trip of Fes includes a short visit to the famous ceramic factory, and then you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of Medina of Fes. After the tour, we will drive you back to your riad or Hotel. Overnight in Fes.

Driving distance None
Estimated driving duration None
Overnight Overnight stay in Fes.
Meals Breakfast
Day 3: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga

After breakfast at your accommodation in Fes, we'll leave for Merzouga and the Sahara desert travelling through Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco), and Cedar Forest, the largest woodland in Morocco where apes live. Afterwards, we'll stop in Midelt for lunch. Our itinerary will continue to cross Tizi N'Talghamt and along the magnificent Ziz valley/gorge where we will stop to gaze upon the panoramic view of Ziz valley. Later on, we will continue the tour to Merzouga. After arriving at our next destination, we'll drop you off at your accommodation in Merzouga or Hassilabied.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 22 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Merzouga - Sahara Desert sightseeing - Camel ride - Desert camp

Today is devoted to exploring the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and the village surrounded. After breakfast, at your accommodation, the journey starts by visiting the nomads that still live-in Berber tents in the middle of the Sahara desert. Witness how they live and drink a cup of tea with them. Afterwards, we'll visit the small village of Khamilia where the Gnaoua people, you'll have firsthand experience with their music and lifestyle. Lunch with these nomadic people. Later on, we go back to Merzouga, where we'll leave the car, and take the experience of camel trekking over the high sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert. You'll see the beautiful view of the sunset on top of a high dune, then we'll back to your desert camp where you are going to spend your night (the desert camp can be luxurious or standard your choice). After a delicious dinner, then it will be time to listen to Berber music by local nomads under the stars, and if you love dancing you can dance to the tunes of Barbarian music.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 09 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 5: Merzouga desert - Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges

Today, on the continuation of our 6-day desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, you'll wake up early to enjoy the beautiful sunrise over the amazing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Then, you'll take a camel ride back to your accommodation in Merzouga or Hassilabied, you'll have the opportunity to take a shower and enjoy a delicious breakfast. After that, we'll leave for Todra gorges, which are the highest and the narrowest gorge in Morocco through Rissani where we'll stop for a bit to visit its traditional market considered to be the largest in the whole of Southern Morocco. After lunch in Todra gorges, we'll continue our day by heading to Dades Valley, where you'll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as "monkey toes". The night will be spent at a hotel or Riad overlooking the amazing Dades valley.

Driving distance Approximately 264 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 07 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 6: Dades Gorges - Skoura - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

Finally, on the last day of these 6 days in Morocco, we'll leave Dades gorges towards Marrakech. However, before you head over Marrakech, you'll explore the best of Dades valley. You'll be traveling through the Road of Thousand Kasbahs and have a break to visit Kalaat M'Gouna (Valley of Roses) in this amazing place, you'll be able to purchase the products of rose. Then you are going to visit the Ouarzazate cinema's studio, where famous movies were shot. It’s called Atlas Studio or Hollywood of Africa. Later on, we'll visit Ait Benhaddou where we'll visit its famous and oldest kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular place including "Gladiator", "Obelix", "The Mummy", "The Jewel of the Nile"...etc. The lunch will be here in Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. Finally, we continue to travel through Tizi N'Tichka to Marrakech. It offers impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby. By the evening, you'll be dropped off at your accommodation in Marrakech. This ends our services: 6 days Morocco itinerary from Casablanca to Marrakech.
We hope you enjoyed our company.

Driving distance Approximately 334 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 41 min (without stops)
Meals Breakfast

Note:

Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.


Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.


What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.

Prices Included

  • Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
  • Pick you up from your accommodation;
  • Drop you off at your accommodation;
  • Tour Commentary;
  • Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Car Fuel;
  • Camel trek (Camel per person);
  • 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
  • 4 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
  • All dinners;
  • Daily breakfast;
  • Confirmation at time of booking;
  • Plus many surprises stops on the way.

Prices Not Included

  • Flights to/from Morocco;
  • Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Tips & Personal expenses.

Optional Extras

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
  • Children's must be accompanied by an adult.


Free cancellation

FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.



Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars

It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.

Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.

For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.

Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.

Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado TX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado VX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vito

  • Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.


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