9 Days tour from Casablanca to Merzouga

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the diverse landscapes and rich culture of Morocco with our comprehensive 9-day tour, commencing from the bustling city of Casablanca and culminating in the awe-inspiring desert of Merzouga. Prepare to be enchanted by the enchanting sights, sounds, and flavors that await you along the way.

Embark on a 9-day tour from the bustling streets of Casablanca to the tranquil dunes of Merzouga and the vibrant alleys of Marrakech. This comprehensive journey offers an immersive exploration into the heart of Morocco’s culture, history, and stunning landscapes. Here’s how you can experience the diversity and spirit of this captivating country.

Day 1: Casablanca – The Gateway to Morocco

Start your adventure in Casablanca, the economic heartbeat of Morocco. Visit the majestic Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world, with its beautiful mosaics and oceanfront setting. Explore the Art Deco buildings in the city center, a nod to the French colonial past. Spend your evening along the Corniche, enjoying the ocean breeze and local cuisine.

Day 2: Casablanca to Rabat and Meknes – Tracing Royal Legacies

Travel to Rabat, Morocco’s capital, where you can explore the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tower, and the picturesque Kasbah of the Udayas. Continue to Meknes, one of Morocco’s four Imperial cities. Discover the historical wonders of the city, including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and the grand Bab Mansour gate. Overnight in Meknes.

Day 3: Meknes to Fes – Ancient Roots and Roman Ruins

Visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to marvel at the well-preserved mosaics and arches. Then, head to Fes, the spiritual and cultural heart of Morocco. Begin exploring the old medina, Fes el Bali, a labyrinth of narrow alleys and vibrant markets. Spend the night in a traditional riad within the medina.

Day 4: Fes – Delving into the Old City

Spend a full day in Fes, visiting the Al-Qarawiyyin University, the Bou Inania Madrasa, and the famed tanneries. Wander through the souks, sampling local delicacies, and visit the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts. As the sun sets, enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the hills above.

Day 5: Fes to Merzouga – Toward the Erg Chebbi Dunes

Depart early for a scenic drive through the Middle Atlas mountains. Pass through Ifrane, Azrou, and the Ziz Valley, witnessing a dramatic change in landscape as you approach the desert. Arrive in Merzouga by late afternoon, in time for a camel trek into the vast Erg Chebbi dunes. Spend the night in a desert camp, enjoying traditional Berber hospitality.

Day 6: Merzouga – Exploring the Sahara

Awake to a breathtaking sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast, explore the desert environment. Visit the village of Khamlia, known for its Gnawa music, or explore the fossil beds. Another option is a 4×4 excursion to explore the desert further. Spend another night in the desert camp, under a canopy of stars.

Day 7: Merzouga to Ouarzazate – The Route of a Thousand Kasbahs

Leave the desert behind and head toward Ouarzazate, known as the “Gateway to the Sahara.” The journey takes you through the Todra Gorges and the Dades Valley, an area known for its stunning natural beauty and fortified villages. Visit the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and, if time permits, the famous Atlas Film Studios.

Day 8: Ouarzazate to Marrakech – Across the Tizi n’Tichka Pass

Travel from Ouarzazate to Marrakech over the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass, offering spectacular views along the way. Upon arrival in Marrakech, dive into the medina, visiting the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, and the Bahia Palace. In the evening, explore the vibrant Jemaa el-Fnaa square.

Day 9: Marrakech – The Red City

Spend a full day exploring Marrakech. Visit the Majorelle Garden, the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, and the Museum of Moroccan Arts. Wander through the souks, bargaining for crafts and souvenirs. In the late afternoon, relax in one of the city’s many gardens or cafes, reflecting on your Moroccan odyssey.

This 9-day tour from Casablanca to Merzouga and Marrakech is a deep dive into the heart of Morocco, offering a panorama of its historical, cultural, and natural beauty. It’s a journey that weaves together the threads of ancient cities, silent deserts, and living traditions into a rich tapestry of experiences.

Tour Included :

– Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
– Driver/guide
– Fuel
– Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
– Camel Per person
– Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
– Sandboarding in The Dunes

Not included :

– Flight
– Lunchs
– Drinks

From €1,230 / per person
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Great Service, easy to arrange. Adan C

Found this company on the internet, we (2 of us) wanted a customized trip around Morocco with a driver, arranging everything was easy and matter of fact. Nothing went wrong, our driver Hassan was respectful, knowledgeable (almost funny lol) helpful .

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We came from Taiwan. we are so lucky to choose Tamlalt Tours. Our driver Hassan neither hesitate help us in everything. He took us to everywhere if we want to go. And help us to solve the problem of accommodation in Tangier. I'd recommend this company to anyone travelling to Morocco. and thank you so much ~Hassan

I would definitely come back!! Best tour ever!!!! Sofia arballo

We came all the way from mexico, and would love to do it again!!! I cannot thank enough Brahim for everything he did for us! Ali drove us all the way from Marrakech to the desert for two days, making several stops , visiting amazing little towns and beautiful sceneries, like the Dades Gorges, this little town called Ait Benhaddou and more! Ali was very nice to us all the time,

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Our driver, Ali, came to our hotel in Marrakech to pick us up. After that we drove through Atlas to Ait Ben Haddou then Dades gorges. Next day, we visited Toudra gorges and Merzouga, where we enjoyed an marvelous sunshine on the top of a dune and a camel trek.

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