Desert Tour from Casablanca

Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca

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Desert Tour from Casablanca

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Tour Overview

Take a one-week tour of Morocco, with stops in Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Volubilis, Fes, and Marrakech. Begin your trip with a visit to Casablanca, where you can pay homage to the classic film. Continue on to Chefchaouen and discover the Roman ruins of Volubilis as you make your way to Fes. Enjoy a journey through the Sahara Desert where you can gallop on the back of a camel through the dunes, sleep beneath a blanket of stars in a Bedouin camp, and drive past beautiful oases and canyons. Finally, end your tour in the captivating city of Marrakech. Join us as we savor every unique flavor of Morocco.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the beauty of Morocco by travelling to Casablanca to behold the magnificent Hassan II Mosque.
  • head to the picturesque blue city of Chefchaouen.
  • Be awed by the stunning Roman ruins of Volubilis
  • Explore the maze-like Medina of Fes.
  • Take a journey through the stunning landscape of the Moroccan Sahara Desert.
  • Ride a camel and camp overnight with nomads.
  • Cross the majestic High Atlas Mountains, en route to Marrakech.
  • Taking in the breathtaking views of traditional Berber villages.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Casablanca – Chefchaouen ( 5 H Drive )

Starting your journey, you'll meet your driver/guide right at Casablanca Airport (or hotel) and then go directly to the magnificent Hassan II Mosque. This wondrous structure, the second largest mosque in the world, can accommodate up to one hundred thousand worshippers as well as visitors. It's also one of the rare mosques that permits non-Muslims on guided tours that are held at planned times. After that, you'll be driven to the picturesque Blue City of Chefchaouen, winding through several villages and towns along the way. Once there, you'll settle into your Riad for dinner and a restful overnight stay.

Day 2 :Chefchaouen – Fes ( 4 H Drive )

Following your breakfast at the riad, you will have the opportunity to explore the picturesque town of Chefchaouen that is full of interesting nooks and crannies. Spend some time wandering through the alluring narrow streets, where each house has been adorned with a blue and white shade, creating a stunning image. Later, enjoy a guided visit to the Roman archaeological site, Volubilis, before continuing on to Fes. End the day with a delicious dinner prepared at your riad, and spend the night there.

Day 3 : Fes City Tour 

After enjoying your breakfast, begin your visit to the spiritual capital of Morocco and one of the oldest cities in the Kingdom - Fes. Often referred to as the "Athens of Africa" due to its deep and rich cultural, religious, and educational influences, your guide will take you on a guided tour of the historic imperial city. View the breathtaking architecture and broad esplanade of the Royal Palace before making your way to the 16th century Borj Sud. There, you will be rewarded with an exclusive view of the impressive walls of the city. As you explore the UNESCO World Heritage Medina, you’ll find yourself immersed in the narrow streets, buzzing bazaars, koranic colleges, and countless hillside shrines. Stop by the lively Nejjarine Square, and be sure to check out the Dar Batha Museum to take in some of the local Moroccan art. After a full day of exploring this breathtaking city, you can rest at your riad or hotel for the night.

Day 4 : Fes – Midelt – Merzouga ( 7 H Drive )

Start your day by venturing across the fruitful Saiss plains towards the enigmatic Berber towns of Ifrane and Azrou, which are located in the Middle Atlas Mountains and noted for their ski and leisure-filled activities. Continue driving through a cedar forest where Barbary Monkeys gather and eventually reach Midelt, where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch. Afterwards, make your way through Ziz Valley, admiring the date palm oases before arriving at the mesmerizing Sahara desert city of Errachidia. Make a quick stop here before heading off to Rissani, a holy Moroccan town as it is the birthplace of the ruling dynasty of Morocco. Stop for a short while before journeying to Merzouga and preparing for your camel ride through the mystifying Erg Chebbi dunes. Marvel in the beauty of the orange hues of the setting sun, and after you reach your private tent in the desert camp, enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the starry sky and the faint sound of nomad drums.

Day 5: Merzouga – Boumalne Dades ( 5 H Drive )

Today is an early start for those who want to appreciate the beauty of the new sunrise. After a filling breakfast, we will go on a drive to Rissani, and gain an insight into the history of the Alaouites Dynasty by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif. We will then move on to the renowned dates market before heading to Tinghir, one of the oases in the Sahara desert, which once housed Jewish communities before the 1960s. There, we will be accompanied by a local guide who will take us through the Mellah, the old Jewish quarter, and then to the oasis of Todgha. You will have the opportunity to take a leisurely stroll through the Todgha Gorges, with the chance to possibly have lunch at one of the local cafes. In the afternoon, we will set off to Dades valley and then to your hotel for a tasty dinner and a restful night.

Day6: Boumalne Dades – Ait Ben Hadou – Marrakech ( 6 H Drive )

After breakfast, our Chefchaouen to Marrakech tour will take us down the legendary Road of 1001 Kasbahs into the Valley of the Roses. If you're lucky, you'll have the chance to watch the local ladies distilling rose water during the spring season. Then we'll make our way to the picturesque oasis of Skoura, where you'll prepare to visit the Kasbah of Amridil, one of the best-preserved Kasbahs in Morocco. There, you'll learn all you need to know about the architecture, lifestyle, irrigation methods, and costumes of the Sahara desert. After lunch in Ouarzazate, we'll make a stop at the Casbah Ait Ben Hadou, a UNESCO world heritage village that's been the backdrop of countless Hollywood productions, fashion magazine photoshoots, and commercials for world-renowned brands. We'll end our tour with a drive through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass, and a drop off at your hotel or riad in Marrakech late in the afternoon.


  • A/C modern 4x4 or van with an English speaking driver/guide.
  • Followed by an overnight stay in a Chefchaouen Riad with dinner and breakfast.
  • Two nights in Fez including dinner and breakfast.
  • An overnight stay in Merzouga Sahara camp, which includes a camel ride, dinner, and breakfast.
  • A night in a Dades Valley hotel with dinner and breakfast.
  • services of a local guide in Fes, Tinghir and Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou.


  • Beverages and lunches
  • Entrance fees (if applicable)
  • Local guides (if applicable)

Things to Remember

  • We can pick you up from Casablanca at either Mohamed V airport or your hotel in the area.
  • If you'd like to customize this tour to your preferences and timeline, please let us know.
  • The tour cost per person is contingent upon the number of people in your party.
  • Driving times mentioned exclude momentary halts for sightseeing, picture-taking, lunch, or coffee.
  • Entrance fees for historic attractions are not included.
  • If there are five or more participants, a 4x4 vehicle for up to four adults can be used.
  • The pick-up time for the desert tour is flexible, however 07h30-08h00 AM is highly recommended.

prices for private tours

Private tours are organized in luxury vehicles with your own private driver
NUMBER OF PEOPLE 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
PRICE PER PERSON 845 € 585 € 485 € 450 € 430 €
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