14 Days Morocco Grand Tour from Casablanca
Enjoy culture, history, adventure and relaxation on this 2-week Morocco grand tour. Explore the imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes, Fes, and Casablanca. Venture into the desert a few days exploring kasbahs, caravan routes, and the Saharan dunes. Cross up and over the high atlas mountains and spend a couple days hiking between small villages, spending the night with a local family. End your trip by relaxing in Essaouira before continuing along the coast back to Casablanca.
HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF 14 DAYS GRAND MOROCCO TOUR FROM CASABLANCA:
- Wander old medinas and souks in Marrakech and Fes
- Explore sand dunes, oases, hidden valleys and old kasbahs in the desert
- Hike through the foothills of the High Atlas mountains
- Enjoy a meal and overnight with a local Berber family
- Climb ramparts and enjoy fresh seafood in coastal Essaouira
THIS IS THE ITINERARY OF THE 14 DAYS GRAND MOROCCO TOUR FROM CASABLANCA:
DAY 1 : ARRIVE IN CASABLANCA HOTEL
This 14 Days Morocco Grand Tour from Casablanca Desert begin: Meeting at the airport on arrival of your flight, Then transfer to the Hotel, Overnight in Casablanca.
DAY 2 : CASABLANCA – RABAT – ASILAH – TANGIER
After a breakfast, we will leave from Casablanca to Tangier, on our way, we stop visit big Mosque Hassan II and Coffee ricks. Across Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. In Rabat we will visit the splendid Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower and the kasbah des Oudayas driving along the Atlantic coasts to Asilah, which is a small village of artists and fishermen. The Medina is small and the houses are mostly blue and white. After we will drive to our Last destination which is Tangier. and overnight at a Hotel in Tangier.
DAY 3 : TANGIER – CHEFCHAOUEN
Depart Tangier for the enchanting mountain village of Chefchaouen, passing through the green valleys of the Rif Mountains. Chefchaouen is famous for its vivid blue rinsed houses and is very popular for both tourists and Moroccans, particularly in the hot summer months. Explore Chefchaouen, with its winding lanes and narrow alleys which are home to numerous souks offering cuisine and artisan works, such as woollen items, intricate embroidery, and goats cheese; all native to the North and not found anywhere else in Morocco. Relax in the square, visit a local farm or hike in nearby parks. Overnight in Chefchaouen.
DAY 4 : CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MOULAY IDRISS – FES
After breakfast, we will depart to Fès with a stop at the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the sacred town of Moulay Idriss I, where the founder of Islam in Morocco is buried. Independent lunch and departure to Meknès or “the Moroccan Versailles”, which was founded at the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail. Highlights will include Bab Mansour, Hari Souani and the old Medina. We will then continue to Fès. Check-in at your hotel, dinner and overnight stay Fes.
DAY 5 : FES SIGHTSEEING TOUR
The whole day will be devoted to the sightseeing of Fès, the oldest cultural and spiritual imperial city of Morocco, founded in 790 B.C by Moulay Idriss II. Highlights will include the medieval Medina, the Medersas (an Islamic teaching university), the El Qaraouiyyin Mosque and the sumptuous Nejjarine fountain. Independent lunch followed by a visit to the “Arabian House” to observe various craftsmen performing their work reminiscent of ancient practices. Dinner and overnight stay in Fes.
DAY 6 : FES – IFRANE – AZROU – MIDELT – ZIZ GORGES – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
After an early breakfast, we will depart to Merzouga through the Mid-Atlas mountains region. Stop in Azrou tolook out for Barbary apes and nomadic shepherds on the scenic, journey between the Middle and High Atlas mountain ranges. Independent lunch in Midelt known for its handicraft cooperative and an important mining centre, continuation to the Ziz River through a series of fortified villages chara and Rissani, Arrival in Merzouga and check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Merzouga.
DAY 7 : DESERT MERZOUGA – CAMEL TREKKING – NIGHT DESERT CAMP
Tour around most spectacular desert sand dunes in Morocco, located in the beautiful Merzouga desert. Listen Gnaoua spiritual music live show. Visit the nomads thier tent and share some real moments with them, we will head on to see some natural fossilized animals on rocks, we will visit Rissani, the holy city of Rissani, a site where the ancestors of the Alaouite Dynasty are buried in the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sherif, with it’s authentic Souk (market) and have a Berber pizza for lunch, then back to the Kasbah to get some time to relax and shower, then get ready to ride camels into the pink sands of Morocco’s highest dunes. We will have time to wander the dunes before sunset. Dinner is served, followed by traditional music show and the night in your own private nomadic tent, in a oasis in the middle of the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
DAY 8 : MERZOUGA – ZIZ VALLEY – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE
Today, we will have a very early wake-up call for sunrise. Here, you will enjoy the spectacular sand dunes changing the colors and reflecting the light, then a 1- 2hr camel ride on the gorgeous sand dunes of Merzouga. Return to the hotel for breakfast and then departure to Dades valley through Ziz Oases and Tinjdad, a road full of sumptuous Kasbahs and palm groves. Independent lunch followed by a visit to the Todra Gorges with their impressive bare escarpments. We then continue to Boumalen Dades via a series of spectacular hairpin bends. We will drive through the Dades Valley ,we visit Kelâa Mgouna in valley of roses… After we arrive to Ouarzazate.
DAY 9 : OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
DYA 10 : MARRAKECH SIGHTSEEING TOUR
DAY 11 : MARRAKECH – OURIKA VALLY AND BACK TO MARRAKECH
Due to its many waterfalls and several attractions, Ourika Valley is a very popular day-trip, excursion destination from Marrakech.
The region of Ourika valley and Sitti Fatma is inhabited by Berber people who practice a traditional way of life as you can have the chance to discover that yourself when you visit a Berber house to see how the real Berber people they live and at the end of your visit they will show you how you can prepare a nice Berber mint Tea as you can be a guest to taste a real nice mint Tea with them. Despite its proximity to Marrakech, it is still considered relatively “unspoilt ”. This day Trip from Marrakech to visit the high Atlas mountains and Ourika Valley to enjoy one of the most beautiful and best preserved valleys in Morocco with small Berber villages and amazing photo stops of waterfalls and rocky landscapes with a stop to visit a local and berber females association where they produce many products of Argan Oil,used equally for its nutritional values as for cosmetic purposes.
all this is a wild and seductive within the confines of Western Atlas harmony… Back to Marrakech in the evening.
DAY 12 : MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA
Formerly known by its old Portuguese name “Mogador”, Essaouira is a citadel with a prestigious past. It has been occupied since prehistoric times and was famous for its Tyrian factory which supplied Rome with the legendary purple dye. A cradle for artists of all kinds, Essaouira is also well known for its fishing port and market, a hive of activity day or night. During your time in Essaouira you will have a guided visit of the port, the Scala, the municipal market, jeweler’s quarter and a handicrafts complex. Over night in Essaouira.
DAY 13: ESSAOUIRA SAFI OUALIDIA EL JADIDA CASABLANCA
DAY 14: CASABLANCA
End tour 14 Days Tour Casablanca Desert.
✅ What’s Included in 14 Days Morocco Grand Tour from Casablanca
- Pick up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad, airport or any other desired location.
- Private transport in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle.
- Overnight stay at a hotel or Riad
- Experienced and friendly tour guide / driver.
- Overnight stay in Merzouga desert camp.
- Camel trekking in Merzouga desert Sahara.
- Sandboarding in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes