Morocco itinerary 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech overview:
Morocco itinerary for 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. we will immerse ourselves in the exotic colors and cultures that define Morocco. Firstly, we will 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, we will discover the medieval city of Fes, explore the spice markets of the medinas, and travel to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Next, 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.
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Itinerary 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech:
Day 1: From Casablanca to Rabat:
On the first day of our Morocco itinerary 10-day trip from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Sahara desert, we will start after you arrive at the airport in Casablanca. We will meet your private English-speaking driver to start the 10-day tour from Casablanca. First, we will go to one of the most significant wonders in Morocco, the majestic mosque of Hassan II, where we will meet a fascinating example of 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, and head towards Rabat, the political capital, where you’ll be visiting the Hassan Tower, built in the 12th century. Then we go to see the Kasbah, which dates back to the 11th-century fortress built in Andalusian style, and it gives fine views over to Salé and the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight accommodation in Hotel/Riad.
Day 2: Rabat to Chefchaouen:
Today is the second day of our Morocco itinerary 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. After breakfast in your hotel or riad, you will travel to the blue city of Chefchaouen. Of course, on the way, we will pass through many small towns and stop for breaks. Next, we will arrive at lunchtime, and we will eat in one of the traditional restaurants located within Chefchaouen’s Medina. After lunch, we will have time to visit the blue city.
It is a city located in the Rif Mountains, northwest of Morocco. It is famous for its old town’s remarkable buildings in different tones of faded blue. Leather and weaving workshops line its steep, cobbled alleys. In the shaded central square of Outa el Hammam is the Kasbah with its red walls, fortress, and keep of the fifteenth century, along with ethnographic and artistic exhibitions.
The octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque rises not far from there. Finally, when the sun goes down, you will already be at your accommodation. Then, where we will spend the night in a hotel or riad. The Great Mosque is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-visit for anyone interested in Islamic architecture. Its minaret is particularly impressive, with intricate geometric patterns and calligraphy adorning its walls.
Day 3: Chefchaouen to Meknes via Fes:
After your breakfast, we will travel south via Ouazzan towards Fes. Before that, we will have the chance to travel back to the 3rd century by visiting one of the most important archaeological sites in the kingdom. 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?
Therefore. we will shift to Meknes City where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historic huge walls of the old Medina. In addition, Bab el-Mansour, and enjoy a visit to the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Then we will 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: Touring in Fes:
On the fourth day of our Morocco itinerary 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. To start with, 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. Clearly, almost unchanged since the Middle Ages and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Next, we will visit Bab Boujloud or the Blue Gate of Fez is the entrance to Medina, which looks like a labyrinth of streets and alleyways, and in the middle lies Kairouine University the oldest one in the world. Also, we 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. Finally we will return to your Riad, and overnight accommodation at the same Riad.
Day 5: Fes to Merzouga via Ifrane:
Continuing our 10-day tour from Casablanca, today we leave Fez for the Merzouga desert, traveling via Ifrane The Little Switzerland of Morocco. First, 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, we will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks.
Afterward, our journey will take us across the pass of Tizi N’Telghamt towards the region of Ziz Valley. This latter is particularly well-known for its palm trees and the length of the oasis. While we will pass through many typical Berber villages, we will 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 x 4 jeep tour:
On this special day, we will enjoy the most popular activities in the Moroccan desert. To start with, visit a Khamlia village where black-skinned Berber lives and enjoy their amazing music in Gnaoua style with different dances. Next, we will set off to another sight as we will pass by on 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, we will drive to visit one of the mines where they used to get mascara and salt, it is in the small village of Mifis on the border of Morocco with Algeria. Then we will have a break for a special lunch in Khamlia Village, which is Berber Pizza. This latter is a great place to learn about the Berber culture and enjoy its traditional cuisine.
After lunch, we will be visiting the small oasis of Hassi Labied, where most of the locals have their agriculture, and we will walk on the oasis located at the foot of the dunes. Later, we will drive back to the village of Merzouga. where we will leave the car and take a camel ride, guided by a skilled camel man, to explore the mysterious dunes of the Erg-Chebbi. Next, we will stop on top of the high dunes to enjoy the sunset. Finally, we continue to the camp, which is a combination of the traditional luxury camp. Where we will enjoy the Berber drums music while dancing around the campfire under a vast open sky filled with stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp.
Day 7: Merzouga to Dades:
The next day, we recommend getting up early to catch the spectacular sunrise over the Sahara Desert’s dunes when the dunes’ color and shadowplay make for an amazing sight. To begin with, breakfast and take a shower in the camp. we will ride the camels back to the hotel. Then, we will travel via Rissani to Dades Valley to visit the local neighborhood souk. This souk is special because it serves the local community rather than tourists. With sheep, goats, and donkeys, three times per week at the market. Next, we will head to Todgha Valley.
Afterward, we will drive through the Dades Valley, where we will see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations. It is known as “monkey toes” and appears in many landscapes of Berber villages. In the late afternoon, we will arrive in Dades Valley, where we will spend the night in a hotel or riad with dinner and breakfast.
Day 8: Dades to Marrakech:
On the eighth day of our journey for the Morocco itinerary 10 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech. Will start bypassing through the authentic Dades Valley to Kalaat M’gouna. This latter is where we will have the option to visit the cooperative for the roses and purchase the rosewater, which will make your linens smell good long after our 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”. Not to mention, we will see the beautiful Taourirt Kasbah and the world’s largest film studio by area, Cinema Studio Atlas.
What is more interesting about this journey is visiting the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Haddou. A world heritage site that has been an attraction for universal producers to use it partly in their films and TV shows such as “Game of Thrones”,” “The Mummy”,” and Son of God”. Yet, we will have free time to have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Kasbah
Furthermore, we will leave the kasbah and head towards the Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass, Tizi n’Tichka (2260 m), offering impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages. Finally, we will arrive in Marrakech in the evening, and overnight at your accommodation.
Day 9: Touring in Marrakech:
Today after breakfast in your Hotel/Riad, we will enjoy the guided tour of Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. First, 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 will 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 to Casablanca:
On the last day of our Morocco itinerary 10 days tour from Casablanca, we will transfer you to the Airport depending on your flight details back home.