top 10 days tour from casablanca overview:
During 10 days tour from Casablanca, you will immerse yourself in the exotic colors and cultures that define Morocco. From Casablanca to Rabat (The capital of Morocco), in our top ten days from Casablanca to Marrakech we will be exploring Morocco from the north to the south, west and east we will see the imperial cities of Meknes to the whitewashed town of Chefchaouen, the rich history and traditions of this ancient land await. With Over Morocco Tours, you will discover the medieval city of Fes, explore the spice markets of the medinas, and travel to the Roman ruins of Volubilis – this northbound tour lets you soak up the extravagant sights and revel in the hidden delights. The 10 days tour from Casablanca allowed you to learn a lot about the history of Morocco and understand its diversity in many ways.
Day 1: Airport – Casablanca – Rabat:
On the first day of 10 days tour from Casablanca from Marrakech via The Sahara desert will start after arriving at the airport in Casablanca, you will meet your private English speaking driver to start the 10 days tour from Casablanca, first, you will go to one of the major wonders in Morocco: the majestic mosque of Hassan II, where you will meet a fascinating example of the Moroccan architecture.
It is the largest mosque in the kingdom and the fifth largest mosque in the world. After lunch, you will leave Casablanca the economic capital of Morocco, towards Rabat the political capital, where you’ll be visiting the Hassan Tower built in 12th-century, then we go to visit the Kasbah that goes back to the 11th-century fortress built in Andalusian-style, it gives fine views over to Salé and the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight accommodation in Hotel/Riad.
Day 2: Rabat the capital – Chefchaouen:
On the second day of our top 10 days tour after Breakfast in your Hotel/Riad, you will travel to the blue city Chefchaouen. Of course on the way, you will pass through many small towns and stop for breaks. We will be there at lunchtime where you will have your meal in one of the traditional restaurants inside the Medina of Chefchaouen. After lunch, you will have time to visit the blue city.
It is a city located in the Rif Mountains, northwest of Morocco. It is famous for the remarkable buildings of different tones of faded blue of its old town. Leather and weaving workshops line its steep cobbled alleys. In the shaded central square of Outa el Hammam is the Kasbah with red walls, fortress, and keep of the fifteenth century with ethnographic and artistic exhibitions. The octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque rises not far from there. Finally, when the sun comes down you will be already at your accommodation where you will spend the night in a hotel/riad.
Day 3: Chefchaouen – Fes – Volubilis – Meknes :
After your breakfast, you will travel south via Ouazzan towards Fes. Before that, you will visit have the chance to travel back to the 3rd century by visiting one of the most important archaeological sites in the kingdom. It is Volubilis, ( Walili in the Arabic language) an attractive roman city or what we call the ruins of Volubilis, which was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997.
Afterward, we will shift to Meknes city where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historic huge walls of the old Medina, including Bab el-Mansour, and enjoy a visit to the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Then you’ll get to Fes in the late afternoon and check into your riad in the Medina. Finally, you will spend the night at your Riad.
Day 4: Fes old Medina :
On the fourth day of our top 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech after breakfast, you will meet your local guide in the Riad. Then he will take you to explore the historical capital and one of the most important religious centers of the country. A guided tour will be organized for you to the old Medina, the oldest and most beautiful in Morocco. Almost unchanged since the Middle Ages and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bab Boujloud or the Blue gate of Fez is the entrance to Medina. It looks like a labyrinth of streets and alleyways, and in the middle lies the Kairouine university the oldest one in the world. Also, you will visit the Madrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries, and the Najjarine fountain.
After lunch, you could go outside the Medina to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, and then visit the pottery cooperative. Later on, you will go to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing sunset and a panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes. Then you return to your Riad, overnight accommodation at the same riad.
Day 5: Travel from Fes – Merzouga desert via Ifrane – Cedar forest – Erfoud:
Continuing our 10 days tour from Casablanca, today we leave Fez towards Merzouga desert, traveling via Ifrane is The Little Switzerland of Morocco we will have a stop to discover this amazing city. Along the route, we will cross the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas where you can often see Barbary macaques while enjoying the contrasts of the landscapes. Halfway, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks.
We continue our journey across the pass of Tizi N’Telghamt towards the region of Ziz Valley which is particularly well-known for its palm trees and the length of the oasis. While we will pass through many typical Berber villages that arrive in the town of Erfoud, famous for its date festival and fossils. Then we continue to Merzouga village where we will spend the night at a hotel on the edge of the largest dunes in Morocco. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 6: Merzouga – 4×4 tour – Camel ride – camping in the desert:
In This special day, you will enjoy the most ranked activities in the desert of Morocco. You will start your journey visiting a Khamlia village lived by a black-skinned Berber to enjoy their amazing music Gnaoua style with different dances. Set off to another sight you will pass by the Paris Dakar Rally road, to visit a nomadic family living in a tent to discover their lifestyle and have a cup of tea with them. Afterward, you will drive to visit one of the mines where they used to get Mascara and salt from, it’s at the small village of Mifis on the border of Morocco with Algeria. Then you will have a break for a special lunch in Khamlia village which is Berber Pizza.
After lunch, you will be visiting the small oasis of Hassi Labied, where most of the locals have their agriculture, and you will have a walk on the oasis located at the foot of the dunes. Later we will drive back to the village of Merzouga. You will be left the car and take a camel ride, guided by a skilled camel man to explore the mysterious sand-dunes of the Erg-Chebbi. You will make a stop on top of a high dune to enjoy the sunset. Finally, you continue to the camp, which is a combination of the traditional tents of nomads, and the luxury a hotel has. Where you can enjoy the Berber drums music, while dancing around the campfire, under the vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp.
Day 7: Merzouga desert – Rissani –Dades Valley – Todra Gorges:
On the next day, we recommend you to wake up early so you will not miss the beautiful sunrise on the dunes of the Sahara desert when the color of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight. you will have enough time to enjoy your breakfast and shower in the camp. Later on, you will take your camelback or 4×4 to the hotel to meet your driver. After that, we will drive toward Dades Valley via Rissani to visit the local souk. The interesting thing about this Souk is not a tourist souk, but for the people living there. 3 times a week in the market with sheep, goats, and donkeys. Then we’ll continue to Todgha Valley through many Berber towns and villages before we get to Todgha Gorges where you will have time for lunch and to enjoy the amazing landscapes of the narrow canyons and the beautiful water stream.
Afterward, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations. It is known as “monkey toes» and many landscapes of Berber villages. In the late afternoon, we will arrive in Dades valley, where we will spend the night in a hotel/riad with dinner and breakfast.
Day 8: Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait-Ben-Haddou – High Atlas mountains – Marrakech:
After breakfast in your hotel, we continue our 10 days tour from Casablanca crossing the authentic Dades Valley to Kalaat M’gouna, where you will have the option to visit the cooperative for the roses, to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over. Then we will continue to Ouarzazate, known for its film studios, which house many international film productions. It is also known as the “Hollywood of Morocco”. Here you can see the beautiful Taourirt Kasbah and the world’s largest film studio by acreage, Cinema Studio Atlas.
What is more interested in this journey is visiting the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Haddou. A world heritage site that has been an attraction for universal producers to give it part in their films and Tv shows such as “Game of Thrones”,” the Mummy”,” Son of God” Free time to have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Kasbah.
Leave the kasbah and head towards the Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass of Tizi n’Tichka 2260m high altitude offering impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby before arriving at your accommodation in Marrakech. Finally, overnight at the Riad in the Medina.
Day 9:tour day in Marrakech:
Today after breakfast in the Riad, we will enjoy the guided tour of Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens packed with cacti, palms, and ferns, the work of painter Jacques Majorelle, the Koutoubia mosque built in the 12th century, the Bahia Palace.
Then, we’ll visit plenty of monuments like the Saadian Tombs This 16th-century graveyard is full of mosaic tiles. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander by yourself to the other parts of the city. Finally, overnight accommodation will be at the same riad.
Day 10: Marrakech – Airport:
Today is the last day of our top 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, we will transfer you to the Airport depending on your flight details back home.