8 Days private trip from Casablanca to Sahara Desert

Tour Overview 8 Days private trip from Casablanca

Most of our tour itineraries & packages are private as we aim to clear the ground for purely-cultural experiences while maintaining the delivery of personal service.The featured price can change based on the number of passengers & the category of the Riads/hotels & Desert camp.

Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen.

I will meet you and welcome you at the Casablanca airport. We start our

private Morocco tour by visiting the best attraction in the city, which is the

Hassan 2 Grand Mosque, where you can get inside and explore the

charm and the architecture of this country’s biggest mosque. After

We will drive shortly to the capital of Morocco, Rabat, where we will

Make a short stop at the Hassan Tower and Mohammed 5 Shrine, then

After that, we drive straight to the blue town (Chefchaouen). Night in


 Day 2: Chafchaouen – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes:

Today morning we will enjoy touring the magnificent medina of

Chefchaouen and explore its blue streets decorated by flowers and

tiny streets. After that, we will drive to the Meknes Romain ruins of

Volubilis by the Romans in the era of Moritanie settlement We will have

lunch, and then we continue to Fes, where we spend a night in a local

riad or hotel with dinner and breakfast.

Day 3: Exploring Fes – guided tour of city:


Our private Morocco tour continues today with a guided tour in Fes.

We will discover Fes by walking in the medina. Fes is the oldest imperial

city founded by Idriss II. Fes is also the trading center of the Arab

Muslim culture. You can also explore the Mosque of the Andalusians.

famous tanneries, the Medersas, and we will also visit the new part of

The city includes the royal palace and a panoramic view of Fes. We stay

overnight in a hotel or riad with dinner and breakfast.

Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga desert:

Today after breakfast, we drive towards Ifrane, called the

Switzerland of Morocco”. We continue to Midelt, and then we pass

Along the Ziz valley to reach the city of Erfoud, we drive to the Sahara desert.

We will prepare ourselves for a camel ride across the dunes and enjoy

sunrise and sunset. Once we reach desert camp, we explore the desert.

area, have dinner at the campfire, and enjoy traditional Berber music. We

spend this night in desert tents.

Day 5: Merzouga desert – Todra Gorges – Dades – Ouartzazate.

Today, early in the morning, our camel guide will wake you up to

Watch the sunrise in the Merzouga desert, have breakfast, and take a shower.

After that, we ride camels or a car back to the village. After showering and

After breakfast in the riad, we’ll head to Tinghir, and we’ll reach the Todra gorges.

which is the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. Here we may hike.

within the valley, and after lunch in the gorge, we will continue to the

Dades, Rose Valley, then Ouarzazate City (the Hollywood of Morocco).

Night in Ouarzazte.

Day 6: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

Today, after breakfast, we drive to Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains and

Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a local kasbah, has been built by Et Hami El.

Glaoui by the 17th century We cross Tizi n'Tichka Mountain Pass at

altitude of 2260m over the High Atlas Mountains, where we will visit

women’s cooperative of argan oil to see how they work it and its

benefits. Then we continue to Marrakech, where we will spend our


Day 7: Marrakech city tour – Casablanca

Today we will have a guided tour of Marrakech. You will explore the main

attractions and monuments of the red city, including the famous Jamma el-Fna

square, Kotubia mosque, souks, palaces, and museums We explore

also a new part of the city called Gueliz and Marjolle Gardens. Then we

drive you to Casablanca, where we will spend your last night in


Day 8: Transfer from Hotel to the airport

Today, at the time of the flight, we will drive you from your hotel in Casablanca to

the airport Mohammed 5, where the tour ends.

What’s Included

  • Transport in a private air-conditioned 4×4 or Van and fuel
  • Englisch driver/guide with knowledge and experience
  • Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms/suites with private bathroom
  • Dinner & Brekafast are daily included
  • Vegetarian and vegan options available
  • A camel ride of about an hour – an hour & a half with a guide
  • Option to drive to and return from the camp in a 4×4
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou, Ounila Valley, Kasbah Amredhil in Skoura, for walks, photos, and tea/coffee breaks
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop when and where you wish
  • Local guides in Amredil Kasbah, Ait Benhaddou & Telouet Kasbahs
  • Flexible and customized stops
  • Forced shopping free tour.

Not included

  • Tickets for entrances
  • Dinners in (Chefchaouen, Marrakech, Casablenca)
  • Lunches
  • Drinks

How far is Casablanca from the desert?

From Casablanca. From Casablanca, it’s a 9-hour drive along 411 miles (662 km) to reach Merzouga. You’ll take the N13 Highway across the country towards the Eastern border. A good midway stop for lunch is the Berber village, Midelt.

Is the desert tour worth Morocco?

It is absolutely worth your while to spend a little more and do a luxury Morocco Tour so ensure that you get the get a top-quality desert camp. This is for a couple of different reasons. Firstly, chances are this is a once in a lifetime experience so you’ll want to make it memorable.

What is the closest city to the Sahara desert?

Merzouga is the desert town on the edge of the Sahara Desert and the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. No matter how you get to the Sahara Desert in Morocco, there are 2 main route options. The first is the most popular route from Marrakech to Merzouga and a much easier option if you’re travelling by public transport.

Can you go to the desert from Casablanca?

An adventure starting in Casablanca is a great way to see Sahara Desert. We have 22 tours that range from 3 days up to 20 days. The most popular time for tours from Casablanca is November, which has the most tour departures.

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