6 Days Casablanca Desert Marrakech

Included in 6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech Tour

  • High-end private vehicle with AC + Fuel
  • Transportation
  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Qualified English speaking driver
  • 2 nights in the hotel in Fes with breakfast
  • 1 night in the hotel in Merzouga with dinner & breakfast
  • 1 night in the hotel in Ouarzazate with dinner & breakfast
  • Guided Camel trekking at the sunset and sunrise
  • 1 night in a camp in the dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga, in nomad camps with dinner and breakfast

Not included in 6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech Tour

  • Lunches & Drinks
  • entrance fees monuments
  • Tips & Extras
  • Personal expenses

This 6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech Tour sounds like an exciting and culturally rich experience. It offers a diverse range of destinations and experiences that can provide you with a well-rounded understanding of Morocco’s history, culture, and natural beauty. Here’s a breakdown of the highlights of your itinerary:

6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech Tour Duration: 6days / 5 nights

  • Departure time: 8/9 AM 
  • Starting point: Your Hotel /Riad/ Airport in Casablanca
  • Ending point: Your Hotel /Riad in Marrakech


6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech Tour itinerary:

  1. Hassan Tower Mosque
  2. Mausoleum of Mohamed V
  3. Volubilis
  4. Fes Medina
  5. Cedar Forest
  6. Ziz Valley
  7. Berber Villages
  8. Nomad Families
  9. Camel Ride
  10. Desert Camp
  11. Hidden Oases
  12. Caravan Routes
  13. Kasbahs
  14. Ouarzazate
  15. Ait Ben Haddou
  16. High Atlas Mountains


Welcome Morocco! Your adventure begins in Casablanca, where we’ll pick you up from your chosen location—whether it’s your hotel, Riad, or the airport. From here, we’ll set off on an exciting journey.

Our first stop is Rabat, the modern capital of Morocco with a rich history and plenty of attractions to explore. Among them, you’ll discover the iconic Hassan Tower, a minaret associated with the incomplete mosque, and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V.

Next, we’ll continue our journey to Fez. Along the way, we’ll make a captivating detour to Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site boasting Morocco’s best-preserved Roman ruins. You’ll be transported back in time as you explore this former Roman stronghold, complete with colonnaded streets, ancient homes, structures, and olive presses.

Leaving Volubilis behind, we’ll head to Meknes, a charming city that offers a more relaxed Medina experience compared to Fez. Here, you can wander through beautiful gardens, visit grand palaces, admire the impressive Bab al-Mansour gate, and explore the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.

In the late afternoon, you’ll finally arrive in Fes, often referred to as the “spiritual capital of Morocco.” After checking into your hotel for the night, take a leisurely stroll through the city’s bustling streets, where you’ll be immersed in the vibrant atmosphere filled with captivating sights, sounds, and aromas.

Your Moroccan adventure has just begun, and there’s much more to come as you continue to explore this diverse and culturally rich country. Enjoy your stay in Fes!


Exploring the imperial city of Fez

Your Fes sightseeing tour will begin when you meet your friendly local guide in the heart of Fes at 9 am. From there, you’ll embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting city of Fes, immersing yourself in its rich history and vibrant culture. With your expert guide by your side, you’ll navigate the intricate alleyways of the UNESCO-protected Fes Medina, which is said to comprise around nine thousand winding paths, though no one can quite confirm the exact count!

As you start your exploration, you’ll pass through the iconic Bab Bou Jeloud, also known as the Blue Gate, which serves as a picturesque entrance to the historic city. From there, your tour may take you to remarkable landmarks like the Bou Inania Madrasa, celebrated for its exquisite tile work and serene courtyard, or the Al-Attarine Madrasa, another architectural gem showcasing intricate details.

During your adventure, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the University of Al Quaraouiyine, founded in 859 AD and recognized as one of the world’s oldest continuously operating degree-granting universities. This is just one example of the many historical and cultural treasures you’ll encounter throughout the day.

As you delve deeper into the Fes Medina, you’ll witness the centuries-old tradition of leather tanning at the Chouara Tannery, where hides are dyed and treated in large vats, creating an unforgettable sensory experience.

Your 6-Day Casablanca to Marrakech Tour may also lead you to explore museums such as the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts, where the fine craftsmanship of Morocco is beautifully displayed, or the Dar Batha Museum, housing a diverse collection of Moroccan art and cultural artifacts.

You’ll ascend to historic fortresses, Borj Nord and Borj Sud, to savor panoramic vistas of the city and its surroundings. And of course, no Fes tour is complete without a stroll through the bustling Medina souks, where you can shop for traditional Moroccan goods, savor local cuisine at a traditional restaurant, and perhaps even participate in optional workshops to learn the secrets of Moroccan cooking or craft-making.

Throughout the day, your local guide will share insights into the city’s history, culture, and daily life, revealing hidden stories and tucked-away corners that only a true local can know. With their guidance, you’ll experience Fes in a way that goes beyond the surface, gaining a deep appreciation for this jewel box of exotic delights.

Your Fes sightseeing tour promises to be an enriching and unforgettable experience, allowing you to discover the very essence of this remarkable city. So, prepare for an exciting day of exploration and cultural immersion as you embark on this journey through the heart of Fes.


Fez - Atlas Mountains - Midelt - Errachidia - Merzouga

Your Sahara adventure begins with an early start as we head south towards the mesmerizing Merzouga. Along the way, you’ll encounter a diverse range of landscapes and experiences. Here’s a glimpse of what your day holds:

Ifrane: We’ll pass through the charming alpine town of Ifrane, known for its European-style architecture and neat, tree-lined streets, earning it the nickname “Little Switzerland” or “Little Morocco.”

Azrou Cedar Forest: Our next stop is the enchanting Azrou Cedar Forest, where you’ll have the chance to encounter Barbary macaques (monkeys) in their natural habitat. The forest is a serene and picturesque setting.

Middle Atlas Mountains: Traverse the Middle Atlas Mountains, enjoying the scenic drive through this mountainous region.

Lunch in Midelt: We’ll pause for a delightful lunch in Midelt, often referred to as the “apple city” due to its apple orchards.

Tizi n’Talremt Pass: After lunch, we’ll continue our journey, crossing the Tizi n’Talremt pass, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.

Ziz Valley: The Ziz Valley welcomes you with its hidden oases and clusters of palm trees, creating a stark contrast to the desert landscapes you’ll soon encounter.

Erfoud: Our route leads us to Erfoud, a town renowned for its annual date festival and fossil mining. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a local collective, where you can gain insights into the fossil extraction process and meet talented local artisans.

Merzouga: Finally, we’ll arrive in Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. You’ll check in to your hotel, ensuring a restful night’s sleep, as you prepare for the unforgettable desert experience that awaits you on the following day.

With this diverse and captivating journey through various landscapes and cultural experiences, you’ll be fully energized and ready for your Sahara Desert adventure. Get ready to embrace the magic of the desert under the starry skies of Merzouga!


Explore Merzouga area & Night in Desert Camp Sahara

Your day in the Sahara Desert promises a series of magical experiences, culminating in a night under the star-studded skies. Here’s a detailed itinerary for your day:

Early Morning Desert Sunrise: Begin your day by waking up early to witness the mesmerizing desert sunrise. The changing colors of the sky and the tranquil desert surroundings make this a truly special moment.

Sandboarding: For the adventurous, try your hand at sandboarding on the vast dunes of Erg Chebbi. Glide down the sandy slopes for an exhilarating experience.

Optional ATV Tour: If you’re seeking an adrenaline rush, you’ll have the option to embark on an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) tour in the Erg Chebbi desert dunes. Feel the thrill of riding through the vast and ever-shifting sands.

Exploration of Merzouga: Spend your morning exploring the charming town of Merzouga, taking in its unique atmosphere and perhaps shopping for souvenirs.

Visit to the Gnawa People: In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the Gnawa people, who have a rich cultural heritage. Originally brought from Sudan as slaves, the Gnawa are known for their captivating music and distinctive way of life.

Panoramic Desert Views: Enjoy panoramic views of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, capturing the breathtaking beauty of the desert landscape.

Nomadic Encounter: Venture to the tents of nomadic families and experience their warm hospitality. Sip traditional tea with the nomads and gain insight into their way of life, creating a deeper connection to the desert’s spirit.

Camel Trek: As the afternoon turns into evening, you’ll meet your trusty camels and embark on a trek through the desert. Traverse the captivating red dunes, with nothing but sand and sky as far as the eye can see.

Sunset Delight: Pause your camel journey to savor the enchanting desert sunset. Witness the sky transform into a masterpiece of colors as the sun dips below the horizon.

Arrival at Desert Camp: Arrive at your desert camp in the heart of the Sahara. Take your time to admire the vast sand dunes and the serene desert surroundings.

Moroccan Dinner: As night falls, enjoy a delicious Moroccan dinner served under the starlit sky. The desert ambiance adds a unique flavor to your dining experience.

Berber Music and Campfire: After dinner, gather around the campfire to be serenaded by typical Berber music, featuring drums, under the vast expanse of stars overhead. This intimate and cultural performance adds a touch of magic to your night in the desert.

With these incredible activities and experiences, your day in the Sahara Desert promises to be an unforgettable adventure filled with natural beauty, cultural immersion, and the magic of the desert. Enjoy every moment of this remarkable journey!


Merzouga –Errissani—Georges Valley—Dades Valley—Ouarzazate

The final day of your desert adventure in Merzouga brings more captivating moments and memorable experiences. Here’s a detailed plan for your day:

Sunrise Spectacle: Don’t miss the opportunity to rise early and witness the glorious sunrise over the Sahara Desert. Find a comfortable spot on the sand dunes, settle in, and watch as the sun begins its majestic ascent, illuminating the dusty summer skies with warm hues. It’s a magical moment that will stay with you.

Breakfast in the Desert Camp: After soaking in the beauty of the sunrise, return to your desert camp for a hearty breakfast. Enjoy a delicious meal surrounded by the serene desert landscape.

Return to Merzouga: You have the option to choose how you’d like to return to Merzouga village—either by camel or by 4X4 vehicle. Both options offer unique perspectives of the desert and its surroundings.

Visit to Rissani: As you leave the dunes behind, make a stop in the market town of Rissani. Marvel at its impressive gate and explore the town known for its lively livestock auction. Take a moment to find the intriguing ‘donkey parking lot,’ which adds a touch of local charm to your visit.

Dades Valley and Boumalne Dades: Pass through the picturesque Dades Valley and the town of Boumalne Dades. The stunning landscapes in this region are a feast for the eyes.

Kela’a M’gouna: In Kela’a M’gouna, admire the beautiful cultivated rose bushes for which the town is famous. Visit a rose collective to learn about the intricate process of transforming rose petals into precious rose water and oil.

Journey to Ouarzazate: Continue your westward journey, eventually reaching the city of Ouarzazate. Discover how this region has been featured in numerous iconic films, including “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Gladiator,” and “Black Hawk Down.”

As you wrap up your desert adventure and explore these diverse and captivating locations, you’ll carry with you the memories of the Sahara Desert’s awe-inspiring beauty, the warmth of its people, and the magic of the Moroccan landscape. Your journey has been a true immersion into the culture and natural wonders of this remarkable country.


Ouarzazate –Ait ben Haddou--The High Atlas Mountains—Marrakech

The last day of your 6-day journey from Casablanca to Marrakech via the Merzouga Desert will be filled with fascinating sights and a scenic drive through Morocco’s diverse landscapes. Here’s a summary of your day:

Breakfast in Ouarzazate: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Ouarzazate.

Taourirt Kasbah: Your first stop is the Taourirt Kasbah, a former Glaoui residence located on the outskirts of the town. It’s renowned as one of the most beautiful kasbahs in Morocco, and you’ll have the opportunity to explore its historic and architectural wonders.

Atlas Corporation Studios: After visiting the kasbah, you’ll drive just outside the town to enjoy a private visit to the Atlas Corporation Studios. This studio complex has been the setting for numerous film productions, making it an intriguing place to explore.

Kasbah Ait Benhaddou: Continuing your journey, you’ll head to the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, situated 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. This remarkable kasbah is not only a UNESCO World Heritage site but has also served as the backdrop for many iconic films, including “Lawrence of Arabia,” “The Last Temptation of Christ,” “Gladiator,” and “Game of Thrones.” Explore the intricate architecture and rich history of this red earth castle.

High Atlas Mountains: Your final leg of the journey will involve crossing the High Atlas Mountains. You’ll pass through the Berber town of Taddert and ascend to the Tizi-in-Tichka pass, which stands at an elevation of 2260 meters. Along the way, you’ll have opportunities to stop for panoramic views and capture the beauty of Berber villages and the stunning landscapes.

Arrival in Marrakech: As you descend from the High Atlas Mountains, you’ll make your way to the vibrant city of Marrakech. Your journey will conclude with a drop-off at your hotel, Riad, or the airport in Marrakech, marking the end of your unforgettable Fes to Merzouga Desert adventure.

This final day offers a blend of cultural exploration, cinematic history, and natural beauty as you transition from Ouarzazate to Marrakech, experiencing the diverse landscapes and heritage of Morocco along the way. Your journey has been a captivating exploration of this remarkable country’s treasures and landscapes.