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10 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca

10 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca

Casablanca » Rabat » Meknes » Volubilis » Fes » Midelt » Erfoud » Merzouga Desert » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech » Essaouira » Casablanca

10 Days Desert Tour from Casablanca


Get ready for a 10 days desert tour from Casablanca, exploring the best of Morocco with us. Start in Casablanca and journey to Rabat, and the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Discover the cultural cities of Meknes, Fes, and the charming town of Ifrane. Continue south to explore the cedar forest, Midelt, the enchanting Ziz valley, and the bustling Rissani market. Experience the city of fossils, Erfoud, and the captivating Merzouga Desert, where camel rides and luxury desert camps await. Marvel at the stunning Todra and Dades gorges, visit the iconic Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, and cross the Atlas Mountains to reach vibrant Marrakech, and Essaouira an ancient Portuguese city. End your Morocco trip in Casablanca, enriched with the beauty of Morocco.



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Additional information:

  1. We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
  2. All Sahara tours include a camel ride to the sunset in the Sahara Desert & delicious dinners at a beautiful campsite along with the bonfire and Berber music.
  3. In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
  4. Please contact us for the desired tour, pricing, and more information:

Tour Plan:

Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca » Rabat [87 km]

We will start your trip with a pick-up from Casablanca airport. Our first destination is the fantastic Hassan II Mosque. After this, we will head to Rabat, where you will discover the city gems, including the Citadel of the Oudaias, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and the iconic Hassan Tower. The day concludes with a delicious dinner and a comfortable hotel/riad accommodation in Rabat.

Day 2: Rabat » Meknes » Volubilis » Fes [277 km]

On our way to Meknes, we pass by the Mamora forest. Upon reaching Meknes, a city that flourished under Sultan Mulay Ismail’s rule, we explore its historical significance. Just 27 km away, we will encounter the captivating ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis and the sacred town of Moulay Idriss. Our journey continues to Fes, where we’ll enjoy dinner and spend the night in a riad.

Day 3: Sightseeing Fes with a local guide

Today, accompanied by a local guide, we will explore Fes. Starting with the ancient medina and its grandeur from the outside, we will visit the Royal Palace with its seven golden gates. From Borj Nord, we will enjoy panoramic views of the city. Entering Pujlod’s main gate, we will explore the historic University of the Villagers, the world’s oldest university. Our journey continues to the Chouara Tannery, known for its leather production. Afterward, you will have free time to further explore Fes before heading back to your accommodation. Enjoy the wonders of this fantastic city.

Day 4: Fes » Ifran » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Erfoud » Merzouga [463 km]

After breakfast, we will set off for Midelt, journeying through the scenic Middle Atlas mountains and cedar forests. Our route will take us through Ifrane, a picturesque ski resort, and Azrou, renowned for its cedar wood craftsmanship. Crossing the Zad Pass (2178m/7146ft), we will reach Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon, our route descends toward Erfoud and Errachidia, showcasing the palm tree-dotted beauty of the Ziz Valley. We will continue to the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chebbi. The day ends with dinner and an overnight stay at a Merzouga hotel, tailored to your chosen category.

Day 5: Sightseeing Merzouga [80 km]

Sunrise peeking out over the dunes in the Sahara is a sight of a lifetime. Setting the alarm early you won’t miss this spectacle. After an enjoyable morning in the desert, we will take a camel ride back to Merzouga via some Berber villages. Our driver will be waiting there to take you on a more immersing drive into the desert. We freshen up and pack necessities for the road, and a 4×4 off-road vehicle is ours to head into the desert. We will meet nomads living in camps, and get to listen to live Gnawa music by the Gnawa tribes on the way. The off-road drive will take us deeper into the desert to Lake Dayte Sarje, oases at the dunes, and a visit to a site of black volcanic rocks. Then we will stop at Rissani to explore the souks there for the best part of the afternoon. In the evening we will be back in Merzouga where we will stay for the night.

Day 6: Merzouga Desert » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges [290 km]

Start your day with a picturesque sunrise and a satisfying breakfast in the Merzouga desert. Proceed on your journey towards the captivating Todra Gorges, traversing the scenic Cane Road adorned with numerous kasbahs.

Upon reaching the Todra Gorges, marvel at the breathtaking scenery of the waters rushing amidst the rocks, surrounded by natural beauty. take a short tour through the gorge, admiring the towering pink and grey rock formations that define its landscape. Continuing through the enchanting Dades Gorges, conclude the day with a delightful dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at a hotel or riad, cherishing the memories of the day’s adventures.

Day 7: Dades Gorges » Ouarzazte » Ait Ban Haddou » Marrakech [330 km]

Continuing our 10 days desert tour from Casablanca, we head to Marrakech. We visit the Rose Valley and explore a castle in Moguna before reaching Ouarzazate, known as the “City of Cinema.” At Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, a remarkable fortress, we discover its rich history as a filming location for iconic movies. Crossing the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizin Tichka Pass, we enjoy breathtaking views. A stop at the Argan Oil Cooperative precedes our arrival in Marrakech, where we bid farewell, concluding our memorable 10-day adventure in Morocco.

Day 8: Marrakech Sightseeing with a local guide

On the eighth day of our 10 days desert tour from Casablanca, we dedicate more time to explore the enchanting city of Marrakech. Our guided tour covers significant historical and cultural landmarks, including the impressive Koutoubia Tower, the intriguing Saadian Tombs, the opulent Bahia Palace, and the stunning Majorelle Gardens. You’ll also have the chance to delve into Moroccan spirituality at the Ben Youssef Koranic School and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the largest traditional market in the country.

After a satisfying lunch, you can stroll through the bustling Jemaa el Fna square and the lively souk, where a treasure trove of handicrafts and local products awaits. With the afternoon at your disposal, feel free to further explore Marrakech on your terms. Later, as evening descends, return to your Riad or hotel for a delectable dinner, relishing the flavors of Moroccan cuisine and reflecting on the day’s discoveries.

Day 9: Marrakech » Essaouira [191 km]

During the 10 days desert tour from Casablanca, we will depart from Marrakech to Essaouira at 9 am, an ancient Portuguese city. On the way, you will come across argan trees, and maybe even see goats climbing them – a chance to experience the local culture and visit an argan oil factory run by women. After multiple stops, the exploration begins at the walls of Sakala Castle. Thuya’s wood crafts in the UNESCO-listed town are noteworthy. Essaouira, the “City of the Winds,” attracts international surfers and hosts the famous Gnaoua Music Festival. Rich in history, its architecture mimics Portuguese, Roman, and Phoenician influences. A full day on the Atlantic coast concludes with dinner and a hotel stay.

Day 10: Essaouira » Casablanca Airport [377 km]

Your 10-day Morocco tour concludes in Casablanca, as the final destination for a captivating journey that began in Essaouira and extended through many captivating Moroccan cities and sites. To ensure your departure goes smoothly, we will arrange your transfer to Casablanca Airport, thus ending your unforgettable 10-day tour of Morocco.

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Good To Know:

The 10 days desert tour from Casablanca doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 10 days desert tour from Casablanca can be customized the way you like it. A tour itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we are happy to include them in the itinerary. 

Also, if you are not familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you as well as help you to make your decisions. 


Sergio B
Sergio B
SIN DUDA UN VIAJE INOLVIDABLE Gracias a Hassan hemos podido ver todo lo que teníamos pendiente por ver. Nos ha organizado el viaje totalmente y nos ha explicado todos y cada uno de los paisajes y monumentos que íbamos recorriendo. En nuestro caso que somos españoles hemos podido comunicarnos perfectamente en español con él. Es una gran persona y estamos seguro de que cuando volvamos a Marruecos repetiremos con él. Ha hecho unas vacaciones inolvidables
Great experience! After a lot of research, we contacted Hassan for a 5-day desert trip with Best Morocco Travel and he was on time to respond to all our requests. From Marrakesh to the Sahara desert, the experience was impeccable. The well-planned itinerary, comfortable accommodation, and transportation provided by his agency deserves 5 stars. Our guide Hassan’s experience, knowledge and friendly behavior made it a perfect and unforgettable trip. I highly recommend traveling to Morocco for an amazing trip with Best Morocco Travel company.
Susanne N
Susanne N
Marokko 🇲🇦 2023 We booked a trip to Morocco for 10 days with Best Morocco Travels agency it was really unforgettable and Hassan was always responding on time and providing nice services. Mustafa our driver was exceptional. He expertly guided us through Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes, Marrakech, the Sahara, and Berber villages and invited us to lunch with his family it was the best trip we have ever been on in our life. The itinerary was well organized, and the accommodation and local cuisine were top-notch. Moustapha local insights enriched our experience. Best Morocco Travel agency and Moustapha exceeded my expectations, making this trip a highlight of our trip. If you are planning to visit Morocco, we highly recommend their services, Thank you for the great experiences we will come back again. Susan and friends
Inesquecível!! Éramos seis amigas na nossa inesquecível viagem ao Marrocos, e nosso guia/motorista Hassan foi muito atencioso e prestativo, sempre pontual e pronto para atender às nossas solicitações. Excelente motorista, nos sentimos seguras durante toda a viagem. Van confortável e com wi-fi. Recomendo muito os seus serviços. O ponto alto da viagem foi nossa ida ao deserto e pernoite no acampamento. Experiência única e imperdível!
Sam M
Sam M
An Outstanding Cultural Tour I just completed a multiday tour with Hassan from Best Morocco Travel as my guide. Safely driving his comfortable vehicle while playing wonderful Moroccan music on his sound system, Hassan took me to many memorable destinations. He knows his country. He’s a bright young man with plenty of energy. His English language skills are impressive. If you’re fortunate to have Hassan as your guide, he will take great care of you. Hassan is THE guide to have when visiting Morocco. I recommend him without hesitation.
100% RECOMENDABLE. EXCELENTE Y PROFESIONAL. Hassan es súper profesional, puntual, confiable y atento. Hizo lo posible para que tuviésemos la mejor estadía en Marruecos. Hicimos un tour de 9 días excelente, fluido, muy bien organizado por Hassan y precioso. Además Hassan conduce de maravilla!!! El coche fue un 4 por 4 impecable y cómodo. Nuestros pedidos especiales, como salir a hacer trekking en la montaña, y cambio de itinerario durante el viaje fueron resueltos en forma expedida. Sin costo adicional, lo cual valoramos mucho. Muy flexible. Nos sentimos totalmente satisfechos y agradecidos. Recomendamos BEST MARROCCO TRAVEL 100%. MUCHÍSIMAS GRACIAS HASSAN!!!
Best 9 days trip in Morocco We had been in contact with Hassan from USA looking for trip in Morocco, Best Morocco Travel, was always very helpful and quick to answer our questions. The tour was the best introduction to Morocco and was very interesting, Mohamed, our private tour guide taught us much about the country and was answer all our questions. He was very enthusiastic and made the long trip fun and interesting. The accommodation was in the riads, and two desert glamping tents with ensuites. All dinners and breakfasts were provided and many of the meals were exceptional! Being at the edge of the Sahara was amazing. The dunes, and quad bike the camels and the experience was amazing! Best Morocco Travel has many smaller tours as well. We Booked the trip in this company because hassan answered quickly and help us to choose the tour. mohamed and their team looked after us very well. Thank you for a magic time in Morocco. We highly recommend this company at And it would be more fun if you had Mohammed as your tour guide, we will come back again, thank you again.
Rosiele d
Rosiele d
Foi maravilhoso 🤩 Agência de extrema confiança, excelente atendimento! Procurei a agência porque me indicaram. Sou brasileira e optei por uma viagem internacional,vivi experiências incríveis.
Hannah & Vee
Hannah & Vee
Excellent service Excellent service! Hassan is extremely friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. He made sure we were well looked after wherever we went. Highly recommend this very comfortable, safe and efficient service. Would happily use again!
Hannah Y
Hannah Y
Enjoyable trip The week in Morocco was very interesting and special. We not only enjoyed the local scenery, but also the considerate service. Hassan arranged the accommodation for us with local characteristics, and provided us with small gifts and local delicacies during the trip. All our requirements were well met by him and it was a very memorable and enjoyable trip.