7 days desert tour from Casablanca via the imperial cities and the Sahara

Morocco ,Casablanca

Description :

A 7-day tour from Casablanca is a popular way to experience the desert and explore the cities and natural wonders of Morocco. The tour begins in Casablanca, and then travels to the imperial city of Marrakech, known for its red buildings and rich history. From there, the tour takes you through the High Atlas Mountains to visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and Ouarzazate, and then on to the Atlas studios, Rose Valley, and Dades Valley.


After exploring these stunning landscapes, the tour continues on to Todra Gorges, where you can go camel trekking in the desert. The tour also includes visits to the Ziz Valley, Cedar Forest, and the cleanest town of Ifrane, before ending in the imperial city of Fes. On the way back to Casablanca, the tour also stops in the imperial cities of Meknes and Rabat.

This suggested itinerary can be modified to meet your specific requirements. Please contact us for more information.


  • Pick up service from your accommodation
  • Private Transport by an A/C vehicle
  • Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included
  • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each)
  • Official art historian guide in Fes & Marrakech
  • You can stop everywhere to take photos
  • Local guide at ait ben haddou Kasbah
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Half-board accommodations in selected hotels & Riads or Kasbahs (breakfasts are included)
  • Drop off service at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • The flights tickets to and from your homeland

Tour Plan

Day 1: From Casablanca To Marrakech:

During this 7-day tour from Casablanca, you will have the opportunity to explore the main sites in the city, including the stunning Hassan II Mosque, which is open to non-Muslim tourists. This is a great chance to learn about Islamic culture and architecture.

In addition to visiting the Hassan II Mosque, you will also have the opportunity to explore other sites in Casablanca.

After spending some time in Casablanca, the tour will take you to the imperial city of Marrakech. This ancient city is steeped in history, and is home to many historical tourist attractions from the Almoravid Empire.

Upon arriving in Marrakech, you will check into a local Riad and have the opportunity to explore the old Medina the following day. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and see some of the most iconic sights in the city.

Day 2: Marrakech Guided Tour:

you'll have the opportunity to take a guided tour and explore some of the most interesting and iconic sights in Marrakech. First, you'll visit the Majorelle Gardens, which are known for their vibrant colors and lush vegetation. You'll also have the chance to see the Koutoubia Tower or Mosque, the largest Mosque in Marrakech, which was built in 1174 and designed in the style of Almohad architecture. In addition, you'll visit the Saadian tombs, a historical necropolis that dates back to the Saadian Dynasty.

Next, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Bahia Palace, a stunning building with walls adorned with Arabic inscriptions and floors made of marble and mosaic. Later in the day, you'll head to the square, where you can watch street performers such as magicians, storytellers, toothpullers, and food sellers. Finally, you'll spend the night at a Riad, a traditional Moroccan guesthouse.

Day 3: From Marrakech ~ Ait Ben Haddou ~ Ouarzazate To Dades Valley

On the third day of your tour, you'll set out from Marrakech after breakfast and head towards the Dades Valley. Along the way, you'll pass through the Atlas Mountains and the Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass, which offers stunning panoramic views.

Your first stop will be in Ait Ben Haddou, a picturesque village known for its traditional kasbahs, which are clusters of houses surrounded by defensive walls and corner towers. You'll have the chance to walk around the top of the kasbah and see the traditional houses and way of life.

Next, you'll visit Ouarzazate, known as the "Hollywood of Africa" due to the many movies that have been filmed in the area, such as Gladiator and Game of Thrones. You'll have the opportunity to visit the local cinema studios and learn about the film industry in Morocco.

After that, you'll head to the Rose Valley and then on to the Dades Valley, where you'll check into a local riad for the night.

Day 4: From Dades Valley ~ Todgha Gorges To Merzouga:

On the fourth day of your tour, you'll start the day with breakfast at your riad in the Dades Valley. Then, you'll set out for the Todgha Gorges, a stunning series of limestone river canyons that are popular with rock climbers. Along the way, you'll stop in Touroug to visit a cooperative that sells traditional Berber cloth.

Next, you'll head to the town of Erfoud, known for its dates and fossil products. From there, you'll continue on to the Merzouga desert, where you'll embark on a camel trek to your camp. Your camel guide will stop along the way to allow you to watch the sunset from the top of a dune.

After dinner, you'll have the chance to listen to the music of the "blue men" around the campfire and spend the night enjoying the stars.

Here is a summary of the activities for the day:

  • Drive from the Dades Valley to the Todgha Gorges
  • Visit a Berber cloth cooperative in Touroug
  • Drive to the town of Erfoud
  • Continue on to the Merzouga desert and go on a camel trek to your camp
  • Watch the sunset from the top of a dune with your camel guide
  • Enjoy dinner and music around the campfire
  • Spend the night in the desert, enjoying the stars.

Day 5: From Merzouga ~ Ziz Valley ~ Ifrane To Fes:

On the fifth day of your tour, you'll start the day by visiting Rissani, where you'll have the opportunity to explore its traditional market. After that, you'll head towards the Ziz Valley, where you'll see the green valley and traditional buildings.

From there, you'll drive through the winding mountain road of Tizi-N-Tlghamt to Midelt, where you'll stop for a lunch break. Along the way, you'll enjoy beautiful views of the Middle Atlas Mountains and see nomad tents. You'll also visit the Cedar Forest, home to barbary apes and tall trees where many wild animals used to live. You'll have some free time to take photos and enjoy the surroundings.

Next, you'll head to the clean and charming town of Ifrane, known as the "Swiss town of Morocco" due to its Alpine-style houses. Finally, you'll end the day by checking into a riad in the imperial city of Fes.

Day 6: Fes Guided Tour :

On the sixth day of your tour, you'll have the opportunity to take a guided tour of the city of Fes. This ancient city is known for its rich scientific and cultural history, and is home to the Al-Karaouine University, the oldest university in the world.

During your tour, you'll visit the old Medina and see the Marinid architecture and religious schools. You'll also see the Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish quarter, the tanneries, and a tiles cooperative, where you'll have the chance to see handicrafts being made. You'll walk up to the Marinid Tombs on a hill to see the ruins and enjoy a panoramic view of the entire Medina.

Your guide will take you to all the major tourist attractions in the Medina and ensure that you have a thorough and enjoyable experience. You'll spend the night at the same riad.

Day 7: From Fes To Casablanca :

After breakfast on the final day of your tour, you'll set off towards Casablanca. Along the way, you'll make stops at interesting places and take in the sights. When you arrive in Casablanca, you'll be dropped off at your accommodation or the airport, and your 7-day tour from Casablanca will come to an end. We hope you had a wonderful time and wish you a safe journey home.


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