8 days tour from Casablanca

The 8 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech or return is a fantastic Morocco desert tour that will take you to discover and enjoy the finest of Morocco, including Imperial cities: Marrakech and the cultural city of Fes through Volubilis, Morocco’s best-preserved Archaeological site, and the Sahara.

8 days tour from Casablanca overview

Morocco has an 8 days tour from Casablanca. You will see so many amazing destinations throughout these 8 days and 7 nights. Begin the journey with a visit to Casablanca. Then there’s Rabat, Morocco’s capital, and Chefchaouen, the blue city, as well as the Volubilis Roman remains. In addition to Meknes, the capital of the Ismailis, Fes, the center of culture, and Ifrane, Morocco’s Switzerland, there are also Next, we continue south, stopping at the cedar forest, Midelt, the magnificent Ziz valley, and the Rissani traditional market.

In addition to Erfoud, there is the fossil town of Merzouga and the Sahara desert of Merzouga. where you may ride camels and spend the night in a luxurious desert tent. Enjoy the Sahara’s stunning sunsets and sunrises as well. Then take a stroll through the spectacular Todra and Dades gorges. Following that, go to Ait Ben Haddou’s famed Kasbah. After that, traverse the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Finally, take a tour of Marrakech with a native guide. The 8-day Morocco tour concludes in Casablanca.

Tour highlights

  • In Casablanca, pay a visit to the Hassan 2 Mosque.
  • Visit Rabat’s Hassan Tower.
  • Visit Fes and Marrakech with a local guide.
  • Barbary Apes may be seen at Azrou Cedar Forest.
  • Panoramic views of the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Experience Camel riding at Merzouga, Morocco
  • Enjoy the sunset over the beach dunes.
  • Take part in a sandboarding activity.
  • A hearty supper and a campfire party (Berber Drums)
  • Overnight camping in Merzouga Desert Camp, followed by a Merzouga exploration excursion and a visit to a nomad household.
  • At Ouarzazate, pay a visit to Atlas Studio and Taourirt Kasbah.
  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Views of the Atlas Mountains’ scenery are breathtaking.

Both includes and excludes


  • -Pick-up and drop-off service.
  • -English-speaking driver/guide.
  • -Accommodations.
  • -Overnight stay in a camp in Erg Chebbi with a private bathroom and shower.
  • -Mint tea at the camp.
  • -Sandboarding in the camp.
  • -Berber music in the camp.
  • -The possibility of asking the driver to stop when and where you want.
  • -Stops for panoramic views and free time for lunch.
  • -Private and comfortable 4×4 vehicle with fuel and air conditioning included.
  • -Breakfasts.
  • -Dinners.
  • -Camel for each in the desert.


  • Alcoholic & fresh drinks
  • personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Lunch meal
  • Entrance fees optional visits

The itinerary of the 8-day tour from Casablanca, option 1

Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca

We begin the excursion by picking you up from the Casablanca airport, port, or hotel. The city is considered Morocco’s economic hub and biggest metropolis. Today, we will go to the Hassan II Mosque, Morocco’s biggest mosque. On the west side of the city, it is on a peninsula that looks out over the Atlantic Ocean. Lunch is on the house. Later, we tour the city and pay a visit to Casablanca’s famous corniche. Stay at a hotel for the night.

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat the capital – Chefchaouen

Following breakfast, we travel down the coast to Rabat, one of Morocco’s royal towns and the present capital. Next, you’ll see the city’s features, such as the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Kasbah of Oudaya. Lunch is on the house. In the afternoon, we travel north via Ouazzane to the Rif Mountains’ Blue City of Chefchaouen. The city is well-known for its white and blue houses and lanes. Stay at a hotel for the night.

Day 3: Chefchaouen- the Roman ruins of Volubilis – Meknes – Fes

Be free to explore the picturesque lanes of Chefchaouen after breakfast. Later, we go to Volubilis to see the old Roman remains. It has been properly maintained since it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It features several exquisite mosaics spread throughout the old pillars and archways. After seeing the ruins, we travel 30 kilometers to Meknes. The city is recognized as the Ismaili capital and one of Morocco’s imperial cities. We go to Bab Al-Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Basin, the Royal Stable, the Granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Then we’re off to Fes. Stay at a riad for the night.

Day 4: guided tour sightseeing Fes

Following breakfast, we will see the city’s highlights with a local guide. Fes is one of Morocco’s imperial cities and its cultural and religious hub.

To begin the day, we go to the Royal Palace gate. Then there’s the well-preserved medieval Medina, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will go to the Blue Gate, also known as Bab Boujloud, which is the gateway to the ancient Medina. You’ll enter the Medina to see the Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine Fountain, and the Tanneries. Finally, we the Quaraouin mosque and university, the world’s oldest institution, Following that, we leave Medina to visit the Jewish neighborhood, also known as “the Mellah.” We travel to a historic castle in the afternoon for a panoramic view over the Medina and the city of Fes. Eventually, make your way back to your riad.

Day 5: Fes – Ifrane – Cedars forest- Midelt – Ziz valley – Merzouga Sahara

We leave Imouzzer after a hearty breakfast to visit Ifrane. The city is known for its cold weather, snow, and alpine-style homes, so it is not surprising that it is called Morocco’s Switzerland. Afterward, we go to the cedar forest, which is home to the Barbary macaques. While exploring the jungle, feel free to feed them. Then, we’ll go to Midelt, where we’ll have some free time for lunch. We then travel to Merzouga over the Tizi-n-Tilghman pass and the Ziz valley. Stops for panoramic views will be made along the trip.

We arrive in the afternoon in the Merzouga Desert. Next, you ride camels over the arid desert. You will pause on top of a high dune to watch the sunset. Eventually, you make your way to the desert camp. The camp is a cross between traditional nomad tents and the elegance of a hotel. where you may listen to Berber drum music while dancing around a bonfire beneath a starry sky. Supper and sleeping at the camp

Day 6: Merzouga Sahara – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

Get up early in the morning to see the gorgeous dawn. Amid nothing After breakfast, you return on camels to Merzouga, where your driver awaits. We leave the desert to reach Rissani, Tafilalet’s old capital. Rissani is still an important commercial hub in the area, with a bustling souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Following a tour around the Rissani Souk, we travel to Erfoud, where we visit one of the fossilized marble workshops. Afterward, we travel through the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad to reach the Todra Gorges. The Todra River has formed a huge canyon through the mountains, resulting in a steep, red cliff-sided canyon. These gorges are perfect for rock climbers. Feel free to roam around the gorges and take in the scenery. Lunch at a restaurant is optional. Afterward, we go to the Dades valley, passing via Boumalne Dades. Stopping at the “monkey fingers” rock formation is unavoidable. And on a peak with a view of the Dales valley. Eventually, supper and a motel stay followed.

Day 7: Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Palm Groves of Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Telouet – High Atlas Mountains

We continue our journey to Kalaa Magouna after breakfast to view the Rose Valley. Every May, there is a Rose Festival. Where locals sell rose items such as fragrances, rose water, oil, and cosmetics. We then travel through Skoura’s palm groves. Eventually, we arrive at Ouarzazate, commonly known as the Desert Gate. We’ll go to the studios where renowned movies were made.

We leave towards Ait Ben Haddou’s famed Kasbah. A fortified settlement designated by UNESCO as a World Historic Site. The Kasbah has also been in a number of movies, such as Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, and others. And TV shows like Game of Thrones. Next, we go to Marrakech. We were traveling via the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, as well as the High Atlas Mountains. Stops will be made for lunch and photographing fascinating locations. Eventually, we arrive in Marrakech and spend the night in a Riad.

Day 8: Marrakech to Casablanca

On the last day, we will travel north to Casablanca airport, stopping for breathtaking vistas. Afterward, we’ll take you to the airport. The 8 days tour from Casablanca has come to an end.

Itinerary Option 2:​

Day 1: Casablanca to Marrakech

On this day, we will tour the fourth biggest city in Morocco, the red city of Marrakech, a Berber city whose name was Amur n’Kush, meaning the country of God. There are several things to do and see here that will astound you.

To begin, we will go to Jemaa el-Fna Square, where you will be entertained by the natives. Some of them do Halka, a street performance in which they tell tales or jokes. It’s also where you’ll find throngs of visitors looking for souvenirs. Second, we will take you to the Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech’s biggest mosque. It is the Moroccan counterpart of the Hassan Tower Mosque in Rabat and the Great Mosque of Seville in Spain.

Afterwards, we’ll go to Jack Majorelle’s stunning garden, which receives over 950,000 visitors every year. We will also go to the Yves Saint Laurent museum, which is not far from the garden.

Next, we will take you to see the Bahia Palace, a historic ksar, or fortress. The first day of the eight-day tour concludes with the transfer to your lodging.

Day 2: Marrakech to Dades Gorges

We will start the day by picking you up from your accommodation. If you are interested in oil, particularly for ladies, we will stop at one of the argan oil cooperatives on the route. Afterwards, we’ll take the quickest route to the Sahara desert by driving via the high Atlas mountains on the Tichka pass.

The first intriguing object we’ll see on this day is the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a Berber castle where numerous films have been filmed. For example, they filmed Lawrence of Arabia and the British-American drama Gladiator. It’s also where the Touareg Berbers used to do their shopping before heading to Europe.

We will visit the city of the movie, Ouarzazate, which is not far from Kasbah. There, we’ll go to the Oscar studio, which is where the Kasbah movies get their ideas. After that, we will travel along the Thousand Kasbahs Road to reach the Rose Valley. There, we may drink a sip of tea or coffee and visit one of the cooperatives where rose-flowered items are made.

Before we check into our hotel in Dades Gorges, we’ll stop to admire and photograph the mountains fashioned like monkey toes. Afterwards, we’ll go to the Tissdrine Bends, where Cadillac, the American vehicle, did a bizarre commercial.

Day 3: Dades Gorges to Merzouga Sahara

The third day of our 8 days tour from Casablanca will take us to the highlight of our Morocco tours, Merzouga. We’ll continue south on the route to Tinghir. Next, we’ll take a detour to see the Grand Canyons of Todgha, where many people come to rest by the river that runs through the mountains like a spring. After that, we’ll come to a halt at an ancient irrigation system, where several wells irrigate the surrounding oasis.

We will arrive at Merzouga, in the Sahara Desert, in the afternoon. We will take you on a camel ride experience here; they will be waiting for us, and you will leave your belongings in the vehicle while you ride the camels and traverse the dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will halt at the summit to view the dunes and the sunset. Then, the camel guy will transport you to a Berber camp, where you will spend the night living the nomadic life. The beginnings and the Milky Way at night will wow you. Needless to say, our Berber crew will amuse you with Berber music performed on drums and tell you desert legends.

Day 4: Merzouga desert tour

We will take you on an 8 days tour from Casablanca of the top things to do in town. To begin, we will take you to see the nomadic Berbers in the morning and discover how they live. Following that, we’ll go to the little town of Mifis to see one of the mines where they used to extract iron and salt. Following that, we’ll drive you to Khamlia, a little village where people with dark complexions dwell. Today, we will take you to one of the households of Gnaoua, where they will amuse you with music utilizing drums and Krakeb’s “Castanets”.

After that, we will drive you to the desert market, Rissani. There, we will drive you to the donkey and sheep parking areas. We will also take you to the mineral fossil museum. We will take you to one of the eateries that serve Madfouna (“the Berber pitta bread”) for lunch.

In the afternoon, we will drive you to the little oasis of Hassi Labied, where the majority of the inhabitant’s farm. Afterwards, we’ll transport you to your hotel, which will be a native Berber hotel.

Day 5: Merzouga to Fes

Before stopping at Erfoud, we’ll go to the market so you may sample the date fruits. Later, we’ll travel to the Valley of Ziz, where the source of dates comes from, and halt for a panoramic view.

Before we begin driving in the highlands, we will make a brief stop at the Errachidia dam, the province’s largest source of water.

The cedar forest will be another item on our itinerary. There, we will feed the Barbary Macaque monkeys, a rare species that is still found in the Atlas Mountains. Following that, we’ll travel to Ifrane and stop to snap photographs of the curving Atlas Lion monument.

We will eventually arrive in Fes and take you to a riad to spend the night.

Day 6: Fes city tour

As a result, we will employ a local guide along with our driver to show you the greatest places to visit.

Then, we’ll drive you to the King’s palace, a stunning ksar with seven golden gates. Afterwards, we’ll go to the Mellah, or Jewish quarter. After that, we will transport you to a panoramic view at the top of Borj Nord, from which you will enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Fes El Bali. After we finish, we’ll travel to the pottery cooperative if you want to take any, which Fes is renowned for.

The walking trip will begin in the ancient Medina, commonly known as Fes El Bali. We’ll enter via the blue gate (“Bab Boujloud”),” the Medina’s main entrance. From here, you will go to Al Karaouien University, the world’s oldest. Afterwards, we’ll go to Al Bou Inania Madrassa, a historic school with lovely architecture.

We shall not only go to the Safari Spice Square but also its madrassa. It is also a historic school where pupils are taught the holy Quran. We will conclude our Fes city trip by visiting Chouara, one of Fes’s seven tanneries. They manufacture and sell leather here. After that, we will take your lodging.

Day 7: Fes to Chefchaouen

We will continue our 8 days tour from Casablanca by visiting Chefchaouen, the blue city. This city is roughly 3 hour’s drive from Fes and is located in the Rif Mountains, between two large peaks shaped like goat horns. As a result, Chechaouen derives from the Berber term Iskaouen, which signifies horns. After we arrive, we will go to the Kasbah Museum, Chaouen’s first structure, where we will view numerous images of the city and learn some information about it.

After that, we will have a stroll through the medina to appreciate the blue-coloured walls and to Wtat Lhmam Square. Several people visit the eateries to unwind and have tea while listening to music. We will eventually stroll to the Ras El Ma river, where local women wash blankets and garments. Later, before taking you to your lodging, we will walk the mountain to witness the sunset.

Day 8: Chefchaouen to Casablanca

We’ll spend the day travelling to Rabat, Morocco’s capital city. There are two key things we will see here. Then, we’ll go to Les Oudayas Kasbah, Rabat’s earliest landmark. Second, we will go to Hassan Tower Mosque or Tour. The mosque aimed to have the world’s highest minaret.

After that, we will travel to the beginning point in Casablanca and take you to the Hassan II Mosque. With a minaret of 210 meters, this mosque is the largest in Morocco and one of the mosques that visitors may explore inside.

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