7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca

7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca


Embark on an unforgettable 7-day desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, immersing yourself in the diverse landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Morocco. Beginning in Marrakech, our 7 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca via Chefchaouen winds through the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains, UNESCO World Heritage sites like Ait Benhaddou, and the verdant valleys of Dades and Roses. Traverse the mystical Merzouga desert on camelback, encounter nomadic tribes, and dine beneath a star-studded Sahara sky. Explore the ancient city of Fes with its labyrinthine medina and historic landmarks before venturing to the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the blue-hued alleys of Chefchaouen. Conclude your adventure in the vibrant cities of Rabat and Casablanca, where the echoes of Morocco’s past blend seamlessly with its modern identity. This meticulously crafted 7 days tour Marrakech to Casablanca via Chefchaouen promises an immersive experience, weaving together history, nature, and the warmth of Moroccan hospitality into an unforgettable journey across the heart of North Africa.

Highlights of the 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca

  • Begin your journey with a scenic drive through the majestic High Atlas Mountains, offering breathtaking views and photo opportunities.
  • Explore Ait Ben-Haddou the ancient UNESCO World Heritage site, steeped in history and architectural marvels, showcasing Morocco’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Experience the magic of the Sahara as you journey into the mesmerizing dunes of Merzouga, with camel treks, 4×4 excursions, and starlit desert nights.
  • Delve into the labyrinthine medina of Fes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, exploring its bustling souks, historic landmarks, and vibrant cultural scene.
  • Discover the enchanting blue city of Chefchaouen, with its azure-hued alleys, serene atmosphere, and unique blend of Berber and Andalusian influences.
  • Conclude your journey in the cosmopolitan cities of Rabat and Casablanca, where modernity meets tradition, and explore their vibrant cultural scenes, historic landmarks, and bustling souks.

Suggested itinerary for 7 days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca via Chefchaouen:

Day 1 – Marrakech to Dades Gorges:

Embark on the inaugural leg of our immersive 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca, traversing from the vibrant city of Marrakech to the enchanting Dades Gorges. Our expedition commences with a picturesque drive through the awe-inspiring Tizi-n-Tichka pass, unveiling breathtaking vistas of the majestic High Atlas Mountains. En route, we pause to explore the ancient marvel of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site steeped in history. Continuing our odyssey, we arrive in Ouarzazate, famed for its historic Taourirt Kasbah, where a delectable lunch awaits. Our voyage then leads us southeast towards the verdant Dades Valley, meandering through the fragrant Valley of Roses and the spellbinding Skoura palm grove. As dusk descends, we find solace in the serene embrace of Dades Gorges, where a local riad or hotel extends its warm hospitality for a rejuvenating night’s rest.

Day 2 – Dades Gorges to Merzouga Desert

Our Moroccan escapade unfolds as we venture deeper into the captivating Dades Valley. Setting forth towards Tinghir, we embark on an unforgettable stroll amidst the dramatic grandeur of the Toudra Gorges, a haven for avid mountaineers. Subsequently, we journey to Erfoud, renowned for its abundant reservoirs of black stone and marine fossils, perhaps pausing to explore a fossil shop and factory, delving into the geological wonders of the region. Our expedition culminates in the ethereal expanse of the Merzouga desert, where towering dunes and otherworldly landscapes await. Nestled in a desert hotel, we savour a sumptuous dinner and breakfast, preparing for the adventures that lie ahead.

Day 3 – Merzouga Desert Exploration

Today, we embark on a thrilling 4×4 excursion, delving deeper into the mystical allure of the Merzouga desert on our 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca. Our itinerary includes a visit to a Gnawa village, offering insights into their rich musical heritage and traditional way of life. Amidst the vast expanse of the desert, we encounter nomadic tribes, partaking in a traditional lunch and forging connections with the denizens of this ancient land. As afternoon hues paint the desert skyline, we embark on a camel trek into the heart of the Sahara, guided by seasoned experts. Beneath a canopy of stars, we relish a dinner imbued with the magic of the desert, retiring to our desert tents for a night of tranquillity.

Day 4 – Merzouga Desert to Fes

Awakening to the gentle rhythm of desert life, we bid adieu to the Merzouga desert and commence our journey towards Fes astride majestic camels on our 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca. After a hearty breakfast and invigorating shower, we set course for Fes, traversing the scenic Middle Atlas region adorned with sprawling cedar forests. En route, we pause at Ifrane, a picturesque ski resort, and Azrou, a hub of traditional craftsmanship. By afternoon, we arrive in the timeless city of Fes, where a local hotel eagerly awaits our arrival.

Day 5 – Fes Guided Tour

Our exploration of Fes commences with a captivating guided tour of its labyrinthine medina, bustling souks, and iconic landmarks on our 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca. Delving into the city’s rich tapestry, we visit the Jewish Quarter, the Royal Palace, and the renowned tanneries, where age-old leathercraft traditions thrive. The tour also includes a visit to the historic Quaraouine mosque, a bastion of Islamic scholarship. Following a delectable lunch, we ascend to a vantage point offering panoramic views of the city before retiring to a charming local riad for dinner and overnight accommodations.

Day 6 – Fes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen

Today, we bid farewell to the medieval allure of Fes as we journey towards the fabled blue city of Chefchaouen on our 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca. En route, we pause to explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, near Meknes, immersing ourselves in centuries of history. Continuing our voyage, we arrive in Chefchaouen, where azure-hued alleys and vibrant sights await exploration. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, discovering the charm of this picturesque town.

Day 7 – Chefchaouen – Rabat – Casablanca

Following a leisurely breakfast, we embark on the final leg of our expedition, departing Chefchaouen for the cosmopolitan capital of Rabat on our 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca via Chefchaouen. Here, we delve into the city’s rich tapestry of culture and history, before continuing our journey to the bustling metropolis of Casablanca, where our unforgettable Moroccan odyssey draws to a close.

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Included in the 7 days desert tour from Marrakech to Casablanca

  • All hotel/riad transfers.
  • Private travel from Marrakech in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • All dinners and breakfasts.
  • Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
  • Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.

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