For those seeking a comprehensive exploration of Morocco’s rich history and culture, the 10 Days Tour From Casablanca offered by Authentic Expedition is an excellent choice. This meticulously planned tour takes you on a captivating journey through some of Morocco’s most iconic cities and attractions, allowing you to immerse yourself in the country’s diverse heritage. With this thoughtfully crafted itinerary, you’ll traverse from one city to another, providing an intimate and in-depth experience of Morocco’s incredible offerings. If you’re contemplating embarking on a remarkable adventure, here’s a glimpse into what the 10-day tour from Casablanca has in store for you.
- Discover the allure of Agadir and Essaouira on the first leg of your journey.
- Immerse yourself in the magic of Marrakech during a full day of exploration.
- Unearth the cultural richness of Ouarzazate and the unique charm of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah.
- Embark on an unforgettable Sahara desert adventure atop a camel.
- Savor a night under the stars in the comfort of a luxurious desert camp.
- Navigate the labyrinthine streets of Fes, steeped in history and tradition.
- Bask in the captivating beauty of Chefchaouen’s blue-hued lanes.
- Include a visit to Rabat as you journey back to the cosmopolitan city of Casablanca.
- Private 4×4 vehicle or minibus with A/C.
- English-speaking driver.
- Night in the desert camp.
- Camel ride.
- Breakfasts & dinners
- Lunches & drinks.
- Entrance fees to monuments if any
Welcome to the captivating city of Casablanca! Upon your arrival at your chosen accommodation or the airport, you'll be warmly welcomed by your friendly tour guide, marking the beginning of your 10-day journey starting from Casablanca and heading to Essaouira. Your adventure begins with a delightful lunch in Safi, and a visit to witness the beauty of argan trees. As you reach Essaouira, the historic city by the sea, your first stop will be at argan shops where you'll gain insight into the fascinating process of creating argan oil. The remainder of your day will be dedicated to exploring Essaouira's lively port.
Immerse yourself in the heart of Essaouira, with a leisurely stroll along the scenic coast and an exploration of the UNESCO-protected old medina. Savor some of the finest seafood from the bustling seafront stalls and, to conclude your day in style, head to Essaouira's picturesque beach to witness the mesmerizing sunset. Your night's accommodation in Essaouira promises not only a comfortable stay but also an authentic and memorable experience, steeped in the
Following a satisfying breakfast at the Riad, the journey continues to the coastal gem of Agadir. En route, revel in the breathtaking panoramic views and seize the opportunity to capture some memorable photographs of the stunning Atlantic coast. Upon reaching Agadir, you'll have the chance to explore the lovely Cote d’Agadir at your own pace.
Your next stop takes you to Souk El-had, a traditional market brimming with various leather shops, offering an authentic Moroccan shopping experience. You'll then embark on a journey to Agadir Oufla, a significant historical site that once encompassed the old city of Agadir, much of which was impacted by a past earthquake.
In the afternoon, a visit to Taghazout awaits, where you can relish the mesmerizing spectacle of the sunset at a local restaurant. The day concludes with your return to the comfortable confines of your hotel in Agadir.
Departing from Agadir, you'll head towards Marrakech, reveling in the scenic journey. As Marrakech comes into view, immerse yourself in the sights of the city's Medina quarter, which includes the vibrant Djemaa el Fna square. Take your time to explore Marrakech to the fullest, commencing with a visit to this bustling central square, a beloved gathering place for both locals and tourists.
Upon your return to your Riad, time permitting, you might consider exploring some of Marrakech's most captivating attractions, including the awe-inspiring Koutoubia Mosque, the city's largest and most prominent mosque.
Embark on a day of exploration in the enchanting city of Marrakech. Begin your adventure with a visit to the historic Bahia Palace, renowned for its intricate architecture and serene gardens. Wander through the palace's enchanting halls, where you'll be captivated by the craftsmanship of the past.
Next, delve into the Saadian Tombs, a site of historical significance and architectural beauty. These tombs, once forgotten, were rediscovered in 1917 and offer a glimpse into Morocco's royal history.
As you continue your Marrakech journey, visit the Ben Youssef Quranic mosque, an architectural gem that provides insight into Morocco's religious and cultural heritage. Take your time to appreciate the tranquility and design of this spiritual site.
With a pause for lunch at your leisure, savor the opportunity to sample some of the city's local cuisine. Marrakech offers a diverse range of culinary delights to explore.
After lunch, explore the bustling labyrinth of Marrakech's largest traditional souk (market). Stroll through the maze-like alleys, where you can find an array of artisan crafts, textiles, spices, and other local treasures.
To complete your day in Marrakech, make a visit to the remarkable Koutoubia Mosque, the city's most significant mosque, and marvel at its stunning minaret
After a day of exploration, return to your Riad, where you can unwind and reflect on the rich cultural tapestry of Marrakech that you've experienced.
Leaving the bustling cityscape behind, your Marrakech desert adventure commences with a scenic drive into the High Atlas mountains. The awe-inspiring natural beauty of Morocco's mountain peaks unfolds before you. As you ascend, a brief stop at the summit provides an opportunity to savor a refreshing glass of traditional mint tea. Your journey then leads you to the renowned Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest and most iconic kasbah in the country. Perched atop a hill and encircled by formidable walls, this collection of earthen buildings forms a traditional pre-Saharan dwelling with sweeping panoramic views of the landscape.
You'll have ample free time to explore this captivating area and capture delightful photographs. A delicious lunch will be served in this unique setting. Depart for Ouarzazate, known as the gateway to the desert, as the climate transitions into a Saharan one. En route, visit the renowned Atlas Film Studios, a location where numerous famous films have been produced. Your journey then continues to the charming town of Dades Valley, with a scenic drive through the picturesque Roses Valley. Upon your arrival, you can relax in comfort at a well-appointed hotel.
After a delectable breakfast, you'll set off for the Todra Gorges, a magnificent 300-meter golden mountain formation that will undoubtedly leave you in awe. As you stroll along this stunning natural wonder, you might have the chance to observe rock climbers scaling the impressive 300-meter cliff face. In the afternoon, your knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you to explore several Berber villages, including Tinjdad, Erfoud, and Rissani.
Following a rewarding journey in your 4X4 vehicle, you'll finally reach the enchanting Merzouga Desert. Here, you'll exchange your vehicle for a private camel, ready for a leisurely ride through the dunes. Guided by an experienced local, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at the incredible Erg Chebbi sand dunes and relish the breathtaking views of the sunset. Upon reaching the desert camp, you'll be treated to a sumptuous dinner in the midst of the dunes. This is the perfect time to immerse yourself in Berber culture, savor the soothing rhythms of Berber music, and later retreat to your nomadic tent under the star-studded desert sky for a restful night.
Rise early to witness the breathtaking sunrise from your luxurious desert camp. Try your hand at sandboarding before returning to the camp for a refreshing breakfast and a quick shower. Afterward, mount your camel for the journey back to your vehicle, where your Morocco tour continues to take you through other captivating destinations across the country, from south to north.
En route to Fes, you'll explore the lively Rissani market. As you make your way through the mesmerizing Ziz Valley, marvel at the awe-inspiring sight of the second-largest palm grove in Morocco, set against the backdrop of the towering Ziz Mountain. It's a vista that's well worth a pause. Then, journey through the fragrant cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Upon reaching Midelt, indulge in a delectable lunch in this charming town. Subsequently, take a moment to unwind and relish the natural splendor of the Cedar Forest of Azrou, renowned for its playful Berber apes, making it a photographer's paradise.
Continue your expedition to Ifrane, often referred to as Morocco's Little Switzerland. From there, head directly to the imperial city of Fes, where you'll spend the night in one of the city's finest hotels.
Fes, the oldest and most historically rich of Morocco's four imperial cities, is a place that truly deserves to be explored to the fullest. Your guide will lead you on an immersive journey through the city, commencing in the medina – a labyrinthine marvel that holds the distinction of being the oldest medina in Morocco, with origins dating back over a millennium. Stroll through its bustling souks, and allow yourself to get delightfully lost in its maze of narrow alleyways, immersing yourself in an authentic Moroccan experience. Along the way, you'll encounter Talaa Kebira, one of the medina's most significant thoroughfares, winding its way up a long incline.
Don't miss the opportunity to visit the exquisite Al-Attarine Madrasa – a religious school situated near the awe-inspiring Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque. This architectural gem was constructed during the 1310s by the Marinid sultan Othman II Abu Said. As you transition from the old city to the new one, be sure to make a stop at el Mellah, where you'll be treated to a magnificent panoramic view.
By passing Fes, your journey takes you directly to the enchanting city of Chefchaouen. Delight in the scenic drive through the majestic Rif mountains, with a special stopover at D’Akchour, also known as the Waterfalls of Akchour. Here, you'll have the opportunity to partake in a few hours of invigorating hiking amidst the natural beauty. Upon your arrival in Chefchaouen, make your way to Plaza Outa el Hammam, where you'll find a selection of charming restaurants and cafes. Take a moment to savor a meal while observing the lively scene of people going about their day.
As the afternoon unfolds, immerse yourself in the picturesque ambiance of Chefchaouen's narrow, winding streets. Capture the beauty through your lens, and explore the vibrant local markets. Later, prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing spectacle of the city, enhanced by the breathtaking sunset over the surrounding mountains.
Concluding your remarkable 10-day journey from Casablanca, you will make your way back to Casablanca from Chefchaouen, taking into account your flight schedule. This marks the culmination of your grand adventure, filled with captivating experiences and lasting memories.