8 days in Morocco - Casablanca to Marrakech desert tour

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Why these 8 days tour Casablanca to Marrakech desert tour?

This amazing 8 days Morocco tour from Casablanca to Marrakech for the people who want to explore Morocco thoroughly. These 8 days in Morocco allow you to immerse in an exotic experience combining North & South Moroccan sights. Let's discover Morocco together, plan a unique and memorable tour of 8 days from Casablanca to Marrakech. Our 8 days Morocco desert tour is ideal for those who have limited time and want to take the opportunity to travel to the Moroccan desert and enjoy the real adventure of camel trekking over Erg Chebbi dunes, and watch the stunning view of sunset and sunrise, also you will spend more time in the Sahara desert of Morocco with a visit to the Berber nomadic families and the village of black people. Let us discover what will make us happy more, we will see amazing places that you haven't seen before, starting from Casablanca to Rabat then Fes through Meknes and Volubilis which is the Oldest Roman post south of Morocco. Taking a full-day trip to explore the wonders of Fez city, Morocco's spiritual capital. Then travel from Merzouga to Marrakech in our road we will explore Todra gorges and Dades valley, afterward, visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate and Telouel. Passing through Tizi N'Tichka which offers impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby toward Marrakech where this 8 days itinerary finishes.

Regarding the price and the accommodations on this trip, you will spend one night in Berber camp in Merzouga, and the others in a Hotel/Riad. All this with affordable price and best quality services.

Key Features
Tour Name: 8 Days Casablanca to Marrakech
Tour Type: Private Grand Tour
Duration: 8 days / 7 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, Oudaya Kasbah, 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, Kasbah Amridil in Skoura.
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Morocco Highlights: 8 days in Morocco itinerary - Casablanca to Marrakech Desert Tour

Morocco Highlights: 8 days in Morocco itinerary - Casablanca to Marrakech Desert Tour

How you will spend these 8 days in Morocco?

Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 8 days in Morocco, 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 8 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech

On this eight-day tour from Casablanca to Marrakech desert tour, you will visit the village of Merzouga, the desert, and camel trekking in the sand dunes. You will see the magnificent landscapes and explore new places such as the ancient Medina of Fez and Marrakech, Meknes, Rabat, and the Hassan II Mosque, we will travel through the beautiful High Atlas Mountains, the authentic Berber Villages, the Ziz Valley, Todra Gorges, Dades Valley and visit Ait Benhaddou's kasbah. With this experience, you will be completely satisfied and happy.

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

Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat

On the first day, we'll pick you up from your accommodation or the airport to visit the Mosque of Hassan II, and then depart for Rabat. We will visit the monuments, the Oudayas Kasbah, Mohammed V's Mausoleum, and the Hassan Tower. Overnight in Rabat.

Driving distance Approximately 87 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 10 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Rabat.
Meals Breakfast
Day 2: Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis - Fes

Today we leave Rabat city behind and head to Fes through Meknes, where we will stop for a visit to El Hedim Square, Bab El Mansour, the giant gate at the entrance to the ancient Medina before we drive to the best Roman ruins in Volubilis, which is the Oldest Roman post south of Morocco, where you can witness the glory of the Roman Empire and enjoy the beautiful mosaic in the ruined mansions, and then to Fes. Overnight at Riad or Hotel in Fes.

Driving distance Approximately 275 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 50 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Fes.
Meals Breakfast
Day 3: Fes guided tour - Full-day trip to visit Fez

Today is dedicated to visiting Fez's important sightseeing and monuments, the oldest cultural and spiritual city in the world. The city was founded in 790 A.C by Moulay Idriss II. Accompanied by a local guide. Fez has very interesting sites and monuments and sites including Al-Qarawiyyin University (the first established university in the world), Bou Inania Madrasa (theological colleges), the Jewish District (Millah), plazas, neighborhood Andaulisians, and potters, museums, Souks (traditional markets), the amazing Tanneries, and Bab Boujloud. Lunch will be at a typical Moroccan restaurant in the old Medina. Fez 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 over the whole Medina of Fes. After the tour, we drive you back to your riad or hotel. Overnight stay in Fes.

Driving distance Approximately 20 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 00 hr 35 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Fes.
Meals Breakfast
Day 4: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Ziz Valley - Merzouga

We'll pick you up from your Hotel or Riad then travel south through Ifrane (Morocco's Switzerland) to Azrou and then to the Middle Atlas Mountains to stop by cedar forest, you'll be able to take some interesting pictures with the Barbarian Apes. we'll continue the way via the Atlas Mountains enjoying the Midelt landscapes, after lunch, we'll continue our trip through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani, and Merzouga desert. We'll be greeted with a cup of tea on our arrival. Overnight at the Riad or Hotel in Merzouga.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 23 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 5: Discover Merzouga area - Visit Nomad Families - Camel Trek

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; see how they are living and drink a cup of tea with them. After that, we'll drive to Meffis mines to discover how they work there. Afterward, we'll visit the small village of Khamilia where the Gnaoua people, you'll have firsthand experience with their music and lifestyle. The lunch will be with these black peoples. 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, your local guides will show you how to mount and dismount and other handy camel-related safety tips. 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 as your choice). After a delicious dinner, time to listen to Berber music played by local nomads under stars, and if you love dancing you can dance on the tones of barbarian music.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 01 hr 09 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 6: Merzouga Desert - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges

Before returning to your accommodation in Merzouga, you'll wake up early to witness the beautiful sunrise over the amazing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, and cast various shadows and colors over the sea of sand dunes. Then, you'll take a camel ride back to your accommodation in Merzouga, you'll have the opportunity to take a shower and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then we head to Rissani to visit its traditional market considered to be the largest in the whole of Southern Morocco. After that, we'll leave for spectacular Todra gorges which is the highest and the narrow gorge in Morocco, and stroll in its magnificent canyon, the lunch will be in a restaurant overlooking the valley. After lunch, 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 274 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 04 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Dades Gorges.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 7: Dades Gorges - Skoura - Ouarzazate

We'll drive through the Dades Valley to Kalaat M'Gouna after breakfast at the accommodation and the path via the Dades Valley is the way of the thousands of kasbahs offering numerous and charming views. Then we'll travel through Kalaat M'Gouna, "The city of roses," which is known for growing rose water. Continuing to Skoura and its palm groves until reaching Ouarzazate, "The Hollywood of Africa" attracted many producers of world-class films. Before reaching your accommodation, we will visit the corporate studios of "Atlas Film". Overnight at the Riad or Hotel in Ouarzazate.

Driving distance Approximately 133 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 2 hr 08 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 8: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - Tizi N'Tichka - Marrakech

Finally, on the last day of these 8 days in Morocco, we'll leave Ouarzazate towards Marrakech. Our journey today will include the visit of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, (UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1987) before driving to Marrakech via the majestic Tizi N'Tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, it offers impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby. By the evening, you'll be dropped off in your accommodation in Marrakech. End of our services: 8 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech via Desert.
We hope that you enjoyed our company.

Driving distance Approximately 194 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 39 min (without stops)
Meals Breakfast


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);
  • 6 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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