12 Days Tour from Casablanca

Overview of 12 Days Tour from Casablanca

Your 12 days tour from Casablanca will begin in the biggest city in Morocco. Casablanca holds one of the largest mosques on the planet, called the Hassan II mosque. Before moving to the capital city Rabat you are going to have a chance to visit Hassan Tower and Kasbah of Oudayas. Next, we will drive directly to Chefchaouen, the blue city of Morocco.

On the next morning get up early and explore this lovely small city before heading to Volubilis, Then we will visit Meknes, to have a short glimpse of the big door of MANSOUR and later set off for Fes. After Fes we will head to the cleanest city in Morocco of Ifrane City.

Merzouga Sahara desert will be the next destination, where you will experience the camel ride over the sand dunes and stay for the night in a luxury camp. Also, we will visit the Dades Valley, Todra Gorges, and the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

While driving, we will pass through Berber villages before arriving in Marrakech. The international city where you will find the famous Jamae Lafna square, Koutoubia mosque and so much more. We will also stop in the coastal town of Essaouira and enjoy the spiritual Gnawa music, at the end of your trip.

Highlights of 12 Days Tour from Casablanca

  • Explore the thrilling Hassan II mosque in Casablanca.
  • visit the Hassan Tower and the kasbah of Oudayas in Rabat.
  • Walk around and meet the locals in the unique city of Chefchaouen.
  • Discover the ancient ruins of the Roman empire Volubilis.
  • Explore the ancient city of Fes and the oldest University in the world.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.
  • Experience camel riding over the golden dunes of Merzouga.
  • Spend a night in the heart of the Sahara desert.
  • Enjoy the scenery of Dades and Ziz valleys and the impressive gorges of Todra.
  • Explore the heritage village and Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Explore the old Medina of Marrakech with its rich history and architecture.
  • View and walk on the Atlantic coast of Essaouira.
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Itinerary of 12 Days Tour from Casablanca

Day 1: Welcome to Casablanca

On the first day, we will meet you at the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca and bring you to your hotel, where you can check in and relax. You will have a whole day/afternoon at your disposal in the hotel/riad so you can prepare yourself for this big tour.

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen [346 km]

The next day of our 12 days tour from Casablanca we will start with a visit to the Hassan II Mosque. This is the largest mosque in the world and surely represents Moroccan architecture. It is also the only mosque in the world that offers inside tours to non-Muslims.

Once we had explored Casablanca, we will transfer you via luxury car towards the administrative capital of Morocco, Rabat. Here you will explore the magnificent Kasbah of Oudayas, Hassan Tower, and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Then we will head to Chefchaouen, the pearl or the blue city like Moroccans call it.

Here you can walk a bit through these beautiful city streets and enjoy your time. After we will be checking in to your riad.

Day 3: Chefchaouen Sightseeing

We will explore Chefchaouen after you had a delicious breakfast in your Riad. It’s a wonderfully little, charming, clean, and airy town. You will visit the old Medina, the Plaza Uta Hammam, and the Square in the heart of the town. It has steep, narrow cobblestone alleyways, whitewashed walls, blue doors, and windows, and the green surrounding hills as a backdrop. All this made Chefchaouen a wonderful place to enjoy fascinating photographs.

While you’re in the mountains, you will see the beautiful natural spring water of Ras Elma. You will get a chance to learn more about this city as you explore it. There are many places you’ll want to visit, such as the souk (market). and so many more places. Then we’ll carry you back to your Riad for the night.

Day 4: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes [265 km]

Following, we will travel to the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. The Romans controlled this town for approximately 200 years, making it one of the Empire’s most remote outposts.

Along the way, we will pass through the Holy town of Moulay Driss, to reach our next destination which is Mekens City. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the historic imperial cities. The Imperial City which includes gardens, palaces, and the Bab al-Mansour entrance. The old medina and the Bab al-Mansour are the two primary points of attraction in this city.

In the afternoon we continue toward Fes, staying in a traditional Riad in the city to rest and get ready for the following day.

Day 5: Fes Sightseeing with a local guide

Your 12 days continues. On this day you will spend the entire day exploring the first Moroccan royal metropolis. Your tour guide will take you on a full-day city tour of Fes that includes stops at the oldest university in the world, Al-Qarawiyyin University, and the two medina districts of Fes el Bali and Fes el Jdid.

Then from the magnificent Bab Boujeloud gate at Fes el Bali, you will go upstairs for a look at the 11th-century dye pots. Discover the Al Attarine Madrasa, go to Fes el Jdid to see the Mellah (Jewish cemetery) and, if you do have time, watch the sunset from the Marinid Tombs.

Day 6: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga Desert [463 km]

Heading up to Ifrane we will enjoy the road and see many incredible places. Driving through the high Atlas mountains, we will pass through several small villages and cities, such as the city of Ifrane. This is one of the cleanest and safest cities in Morocco. It’s called the Switzerland of Morocco because of its similarity to a Swiss alpine resort.

We will take a tour of the cedar forest in Azrou, which is well-known for its friendly monkeys which you will enjoy playing with and feeding. Before embarking on another exhilarating road trip to the town of Midelt, we will have lunch.

As we drive south, through a dramatic mountain landscape, we enjoy the beautiful views and scenery that nature has to offer. At Ziz Valley, we will pause to take in the magnificent sight of this vast oasis dotted with palm groves.

The Sahara desert is only an hour’s drive away, and the camels are already waiting for us there. After a break, you will hike across the towering dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert with a guide and ride camels. Before getting to camp, you’ll see a magnificent sunset over the sand.

You will be fascinated by the extensive history of Berber music and culture. This strange musical instrument is played by Berbers over a campfire in the darkness and under the stars and you will undoubtedly enjoy this pleasant weather.

Day 7: Merzouga Sightseeing [60 km]

If you want to see one of the most magnificent sunrises in the world, you would need to get up early. Then we will take a long journey through the Sahara desert to explore its various regions. Starting at Merzouga’s central area, which has a large lake, we will travel down an old trade route to the Sahara desert. Here the Tuareg people still live as nomads. We will visit them for tea and learn about their way of life.

Then, after stopping at a restaurant for lunch, we will proceed to the mining districts, that were exploted by France in the past. We continue to Khamlia town, an African settlement made up of black Berbers with ancestry in Mali and Niger. We will be able to dance and enjoy their music (Gnawa music). Then stop at a stunning oasis on the edge of the sand before wrapping up the day at the hotel.

Day 8: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges [271 km]

Rissani will be our next destination. Once we get there, you will have free time to visit the local market. It takes place on 3 special days of the week Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

We continue our journey to Dades Valley via Todra Valley with its mud villages and mountains. Next to the Todra Gorge, there is a narrow vertical gorge with vertical cliffs over 300 meters high and rising dramatically on each side. This is very popular destination for climbers.

Moving on to the Dades Valley where you will visit the mud kasbahs, Even though many kasbahs are currently in ruin, some of them are still occupied by local families. Also, nomads herding their animals might be seen. We will stop at a hotel/riad and overlooking in Dades valley.

Day 9: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech [334 km]

Rose petals are processed into rosewater or exported to perfume industries in Rose town Kelâat M’Gouna which will be our new city to visit. The Festival of Roses is held here every year, in May. There are so many kasbahs there to see, as you drive along Rose Street in Skoura you’ll see them everywhere. The kasbahs in the region are among the best in Morocco, and Skoura itself is a very picturesque town.

Next, we will visit the Ouarzazate Hollywood of Africa with the biggest movie studios in Morocco. You will be amazed by the sights of this city. The famous UNESCO World Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

After that, we will continue through the Atlas Mountains, heading towards Marrakech via Tizi N Tichka road. It is an exciting passage that will make you feel the atmosphere of the mountain range.

Few hours drive and we arrive in Marrakech, just on time for your dinner in a Riad.

Day 10: Marrakech Sightseeing with a local guide

On the 10th day of our tour, we will explore Marrakech city. We will make sure that you have seen the most important sites of historical and cultural interest. The Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace and the Majorelle Gardens, the Ben Youssef Koranic school, and the largest traditional market in Morocco.

After your lunch, you will be able to go for a walk through Jemaa el Fna and the souk as well to see hundreds of handicrafts. Before heading to the same Riad or hotel for dinner, you can use your free afternoon time to explore other areas of the city on your own.

Day 11: Marrakech – Essaouira [191 km]

Before the 12 days tour from Casablanca ends, we will depart from Marrakech, and head toward Essaouira, the old Portuguese city. On the way, we will pass by Essaouira Argan trees and possibly see goats climbing on them.

This is an opportunity to learn about the local culture, visit an Argan factory run by women and learn about the process of making Argan Oil. After a few stops, we will finally arrive at the Skalla fortress walls, where we will begin our exploration day.

Beautiful Thuya wood crafts can be found in Medina, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Essaouira, popularly referred to as the (City of the Wind), draws surfers from all over the world. Additionally, it hosts an annual international Gnawa music festival and is incredibly well known for its Gnawa music.

Portuguese, Roman, and Phoenician peoples all lived there. Thus, a significant effect may be seen in the architecture. The little town is rich in history. After a full exploration day on this Atlantic coast, we will take you to a local hotel to eat your dinner and spend the night.

Day 12: Essaouira – Casablanca Airport [377 km]

Your 12 days Morocco tour will come to an end in Casablanca. It began in Essaouira and included stops in several Moroccan cities and locations that you will undoubtedly find impressive. For your flight, we will transfer you to the airport in Casablanca.

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FAQ's of 12 Days Tour from Casablanca

The trip costs vary based on the number of passengers and the chosen lodging type. You have the option to upgrade hotels and Sahara camps from standard to luxury. For detailed price information, please refer to the dedicated section.

The tour package usually includes accommodation, transportation between destinations, guided tours, some meals as specified in the itinerary, and activities such as camel treks in the desert.
Yes, we offer flexibility in our itineraries. You can discuss your preferences with us, and we’ll do our best to tailor the tour to accommodate your interests and needs.
Accommodations typically range from comfortable hotels to traditional riads, providing a mix of modern amenities and authentic Moroccan experiences.

For your utmost comfort, we deploy a fleet of vehicles, featuring the Toyota Prado Land Cruiser TX and Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibus for larger groups. This choice enhances your overall travel experience.