Morocco is a wonderful country to explore! From tasting mouthwatering dishes like couscous, and sip mint tea, to exploring sights like tanneries and camels. A fascinating journey over mountains, gorges, and deserts awaits you. The starting point of your Journey will be Casablanca, a city combining French and Moroccan cultures. In Moulay Idriss, you will get a chance to stay with a local family.
You’ll take a mountainous drive, enjoy a barbecue like the Berbers, and ride camels to see the sunset. In the Sahara Desert, you’ll set a camp beneath the stars. Following are details about our 11 days journey to the soul of Morocco; from Casablanca to Marrakech.
Day #1: Casablanca
Greetings from Morocco! Something special needs to be done only after a meeting at 6 pm. If you have some free time, you can explore Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco. You will find a variety of fascinating building types around Casablanca. You can discover Casablanca in a number of different ways. You can start by walking through the Old Medina and the city walls. Then, you can take a taxi to Quartier Habous, quite a modern city area with narrow streets and shops. You might stop to get coffee and buy the local craft by negotiating with the shopkeepers.
Day #2: Meknes – Moulay Idriss
After breakfast, if you so want, you have the option of taking a visit to the Hassan II Mosque. After the tour, you can travel to the train station to ride a local train to Meknes. After you arrive, take a taxi to Moulay Idriss, a gorgeous village in Morocco. For tourists, this village holds significant importance. You can enjoy the scenery there and eat a fantastic lunch. They have such a unique camel-based burger available! However, there are other options. There will be options for you to pick from if you don’t eat meat. You’ll get to meet with a local family in the evening.
Day #3: Fes
Join us on an interesting journey to some pretty old Roman ruins. The remains are known as Volubilis, and we can travel through the lovely hills surrounding them. We will have a guide so that we may learn more about the ruins while we are exploring them. After we visit the ruins, we’ll return to Meknes and meet a local guide who will give us a tour of the city.
Day #4: Fes
You’ll have a guide to show you around today, making your Fes tour even more fun. You’ll get to explore the spectacular markets, beautiful mosques, and brilliant artists that give this city its vibrant atmosphere. The Medersa Bou Inania, a unique structure now open to tourists, will be the tour destination. Also, you can visit the well-known tannery with its awful but fascinating dye pits and a ceramic factory where you may observe potters at work the old-fashioned way.
Day #5: Midelt
Ifrane, a French-built mountain resort in 1929, can be found to the south. There, you can rest and stretch your legs. The land is open as you get to Midelt to enjoy beautiful views to the west. Fields and orchards border a small village called Midelt, and you may witness Berber locals caring for their animals there. You can take a two-hour hike before spending the night in Midelt.
Day #6: Sahara Camp
While traveling to the desert, Take a break and stop in the interesting Gorges du Ziz. Then travel to Errachidia, a sizable city. Ultimately, you will reach Merzouga, where you will spend the night next to an unassuming inn called Auberge. Prepare for a thrilling adventure; you’ll spend around an hour riding a camel in the huge desert to witness an incredible sunset. After the ride, you’ll spend the night in a secluded camp with a small mattress, blankets, and linens.
Day #7: Todra Gorge – Dades Valley
Wake up early before sunrise. See the sunrise from a neighboring sandhill. The Sahara desert, gently shining by sunshine, is magnificent. After breakfast, pack and head to Todra—a beautiful valley with palm trees and mud-brick cottages. The ground’s green tablecloth may make you think you’re dreaming. From there, you can hike into a gorge, where you’ll see cliffs over 1000 feet tall!
Day #8: Ait Benhaddou
After Todra Gorge, drive Morocco’s “Drive of 1,000 Kasbahs” and see Dades Gorge. Beautiful small houses seem like phantoms in Skoura’s dry riverbed. Tawesna teahouse sells world-class mint tea and donates earnings to village women’s projects. This tea experience is about learning about the culture, sharing a moment, and supporting sustainable tourism and women’s economic inclusion.
Day #9: High Atlas – Marrakech
Berber communities are found westward. Lunch will be in a township. Moroccan minced beef, vegetables, and fresh bread make a tasty meal. Have a local drink with your dinner. After crossing the Mountains, you’ll reach Marrakech’s plains in the late afternoon. Jemaa el Fna is full of performers and shops. Enjoy fire eaters, fortune tellers, actors, and musicians.
Day #10: Marrakech
Today, you’ll taste street food With a local guide. You’ll visit Marrakech’s old town, where locals buy essentials. Taste some sweet and savory delicacies. You’re free later. You may ride a bike, a quad bike, or a luxurious spa. Much to do!
Day #11: Marrakech
After breakfast, there is yet to be a plan. How about becoming a Moroccan MasterChef with a local guide? You’ll visit Marrakech’s markets to pick the best ingredients and learn how to create a delicious tagine in a traditional Moroccan home. You’ll also meet the family there.
Essentials to Pack
This amazing Journey takes 11 days to complete from Casablanca to Marrakech. Packaging the appropriate items is important to make your trip enjoyable.
These are some items you should consider packing:
Pack lightweight, comfortable clothing like t-shirts, shorts, and sandals for warmer weather. Moreover, bring a hat or scarf to shield your face and head from the sun.
Even if it’s hot during the day, it may get very cold at night, particularly in the Sahara desert. Pack warm clothing, such as a scarf, sweater, or jacket.
Pack comfortable shoes that survive rough mountains because you’ll be walking and hiking often. Choose hiking boots or sneakers.
Pack sunscreen with high protection because the sun can be intense. Also, have insect repellent. Insect repellent is also necessary to defend yourself from annoying insects.
You’ll be visiting some of Morocco’s most stunning locations. So, remember to pack your camera and extra batteries to record those valuable moments.
You’ll be well-prepared for your 11-day trip to Morocco if you pack these necessities. You’ll be free to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and unique experiences throughout the Journey.
Join Us on this Amazing Journey
You can get our amazing package, including accommodation, transportation, and meals, so you don’t have to worry about anything. Just relax and enjoy the trip.
Book your package today and come with us for an adventure in Morocco.
- English speaking guide, and cook
- Muleteers and mules for luggages
- All Meals during the Atlas trek and H.B. during Sahara trek
- Accommodation at refuge / desert camp / riads
- All transportation from and to Marrakech
- Travel insurance
- Soft drinks
- Tips and personal expanses