Tour Description :
This fabulous morocco private tour 13 Days / 12 Nights from Casablanca back to Casablanca. Our expert team will take you on an adventure to explore the most beautiful places of Morocco, include Imperial cities. Hassan II mosque, the capital city Rabat with its great sightseeing. The blue city chefchaouen, the cultural center fes via Volubilis The most important archaeological site in Morocco, Cedar forest and Ifrane the Switzerland, drink tea with Berber nomad in their tent. Camel trekking crossing the golden sand dunes to the desert camp, centuries kasbahs, gorges. Also, the high Atlas Mountains and Marrakesh with its famous square and Medina. Last but not the least, wander through Essaouira with its charming seaside and lovely wind.
Detailed Itinerary :
1 : Arrival in Casablanca airport
The driver/guide will meet you at the airport and pick up from Casablanca Mohammed V airport. Then transfer you to your accommodation for the first night of our 13 days in Morocco tour itinerary.
After breakfast at your hotel, we’ll visit Hassan II mosque. Thereafter, we drive to Rabat. After lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant next to the Ocean. We’ll set out to visit Rabat sites starting from Udayas Kasbah, Hassan Tower and Tomb of Mohammed V. Then continue driving to Asilah where you’ll enjoy the beautiful seaside and the sunset. Check into your accommodation.
3 : Asilah > Tangier > Rif mountains > Chefchaouen
Today we depart to Chefchaouen through Tangier and Rif mountains. Tangier is a major city in northwestern Morocco, where the Mediterranean Sea converge to the Atlantic Ocean off the cape Spartel. We’ll visit the cave of Hercules, Cape Spartel and the Mediterranean Sea. After lunch, we will continue our trip driving through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city. Enjoying the great views of the mountains till we arrive to Chefchaouen (blue town). It’s a pretty small town in the Rif mountains, and it has also a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores. As well the rooftop restaurants and cafés where you will spend your night in a peaceful and nice place to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of nature. Overnight stay in a hotel/riad
On the fourth day of our 13 days Morocco tour after breakfast, we wander through the chefchaouen (the blue city), a pretty small town situated in the Rif mountains. In addition to that, The city dates back to 1471. The town derives from a Berber name chef chaouen which means look at the horns. Moreover, Chefchaouen is a quaint place to hike, relax and take pictures. You’ll walk the Medina (old city) of chefchaouen and visit Rass El Ma (the head of the water) Rass El Ma is the source of water that is used by the city for irrigation and laundry.
This is the public area where the local women wash clothes and blankets. At noon, you have the option to walk up the stairs to the Spanish mosque is a white mosque located in the surroundings of chefchaouen. Besides, it’s about a 30-45 minutes hike from the old city. It’s the best place to be to benefit from the view and take pictures of the sunset on the Medina. Later, you return on the same way to the old Medina for the night.
After breakfast in your hotel, we’ll head to cross the Rif mountains and into the middle Atlas Mountains to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Within a few hours of driving, you will get to Volubilis. Over and above, it’s well-preserved Roman Empire dating to 225 BC. There you will see the most important archaeological site and attractive mosaic in Morocco dating back to 3rd century. Therefore, we drive towards fes via Meknes which was the capital of Morocco under the reign of moulay Ismail. After lunch break, we continue our trip to fes. Overnight stay in a hotel/riad
After breakfast, you will start the city tour with your local guide, who will guide into the Medina (city). The oldest Fes city by walking on its crowded souks (markets), epic alleyways and historical monuments. First the great Royal Palace gate between the new, and the old fes then experience the wonderful panoramic view of the old city.
Afterwards we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous such as “Al Qaraouine university, The Tanneries, and the Attarine museum “. After lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant in the Medina, you’ll see the best area to stay in fes (FES El Bali) a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the other hand, this is the most exotic and old section of the city, with its alleyways and epic Moroccan monuments such as Bab boujloud (the medina’s main gate). In addition, Fes el Bali is a paradise of local handy-made craft work with colorful Moroccan styles, leather-work, metalwork, …etc. So here the fes city tour ends And the local guide accompanies you back to your accommodation.
In the morning after breakfast, we start our desert tour driving through the middle atlas and the cedar woods of azrou. Passing by Moroccan Switzerland «Ifrane», a charming ski resort and azrou an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedar wood. Stopping at the cedar forest, taking some pictures. Then continue to Zaida, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Errachidia city. Once we finish lunch in Midelt, we drive along the spectacular Ziz valley. Seeing the panoramic views along the way. Continuation to the Erg Chebbi dunes, passing from the road of Paris Dakar, tent of Berber nomad who lives in the solitude of the Sahara.
As soon as you arrive at the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, we are pleased to prepare camels. There is an hour for you to experience camel riding and spectate the beautiful sunset, while riding camel heading to camp oasis, where is the luxurious tent that you will stay there overnight, as you watch the sunset in style heading to the oasis where a camp is located. Spending a night living by traditional nomadic tents inside or sleeping under spectacular starry sky outside the tent at Merzouga desert dunes, that will give you remarkable memory in the desert trip exploring. You can also spend your night playing drums with the experienced camel guides.
After enjoying an amazing sunrise, you’ll have to go back to your camp for breakfast and shower before the largest tour starts. Today we will drive around the desert to discover unexplored places in Erg chebbi desert. On our way to the desert villages (Ex : khamlia, Merdani, Mifis), we might meet some locals with different desert animals (Ex : Goats, Camels, Foxes, … etc.). As well, some desert reptiles and mammals. On top of that, our first stop is in the khamlia village in a traditional home built of thick earthen bricks made from a mixture of clay in order to enjoy the live Gnaoua music which is played by the locals. Posteriorly, set off to another sight in some mountains near the dunes for a panoramic view of the sand dunes and also from where you can start seeing the border between Morocco and Algeria.
We’ll continue driving toward the old Berber villages and some nomadic families, where we will be hospitably welcomed with a cup of mint tea while enjoying the silence of the desert. Right now we head back to Khamlia village where we will have lunch in a local restaurant (Berber nomad pizza). After lunch, we step to the next part of the trip, visit Yasmina lake which will be the last spot, then drive to our hotel next to the golden sands dunes.
In the morning, after breakfast, we depart to Dades gorge on different road and views. Our first stop will be in Erfoud city which famous for its fossilized quartzes where you will tour the workshop production of marble fossils. Afterwards we continue our way to the next spot which is Todra Gorge near the town of tinghir. Moreover, it’s one of the premier climbing destinations in Morocco with high walls offering hundreds of routes of sport which attracts the visitors and the climbers. Lunch break might be in Tinejdad or till here. After that, we continue driving towards the Dades gorge. Then check into your accommodation
On the tenth day of our 13 days morocco tour itinerary from casablanca, we’ll drive a bit further to the Dades gorge. Passing through a gorgeous sight made of mountains formed like monkey-fingers. Then set off to see the panoramic view of Dades gorge road. After that, we’ll drive back through the same way to join the road to Ouarzazate via The rose valley «Kalaat M’gouna». Push along through the road of thousands kasbahs. Passing by skoura palm grove until we arrive at Ouarzazate named “Africa Hollywood”.
After a visit to atlas studio (Optional), we’ll head straight to Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit its famous and oldest kasbah «castle». Furthermore, it’s a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1986, Many films have been shot here such as The kingdom of heaven, Babel, Gladiator… etc. Lunch break will be near the kasbah. Therefore, we do a visit around the kasbah. Then we go on crossing the high Atlas Mountains via Tizi N’tichka and many Berber villages nearby. We might arrive at Marrakesh in the evening, then drop you off at your accommodation.
Today, after breakfast, you’ll start the city tour with your local guide exploring Marrakesh (the red city of Morocco). Subsequently, your guide ensures that you will see the most important spots with historical and cultural interests including the Bahia palace, Sadian tombs, Ben youssef Koranic school. As well as the largest traditional souk in Morocco. Later, after lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant near the main square, you’ll visit the koutoubia mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakesh. Then head to Majorelle garden for a visit. Thereafter, you’ll have free time to wander around and explore much more things about Marrakesh. As well, its citizens’ lifestyle by your own. Check into your accommodation.
12 : Marrakesh > tree-climbing goats > Essaouira
After breakfast in your riad, we’ll depart to Essaouira. On the road since this is the land of Argan culture, there’s an opportunity to visit the women’s cooperative for argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties. After a few stops to take photographs, we’ll continue our trip to Essaouira. Stopping by the route in order to take pictures of the souss region and Goats climbing in the argan trees before checking into your accommodation. After dinner, you’ll enjoy walking in this beautiful seaside town and feel its lovely wind and waves.
Today, depending on your departure time, we’ll drive you to the airport for your flight time. End of 13 days morocco tour itinerary from Casablanca.
If our 13 days morocco tour itinerary from Casablanca does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. We provide customized desert and imperial trips in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. You can come with your family, relatives, friends or all of them. Just let us know your duration and what you wish to do in the state. So that we can plan the itinerary according to your interests. Besides, our Team at Morocco Tabiarte Tours is at your service to answer any questions, give you detailed quotes about tours, and advise about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply have questions, we’re here to help.
First, most of the travelers needs only passport to enter Morocco, however your visit shouldn’t be over 3 months. Here are some countries that don’t need a visa for Morocco :
For all other passport nationals, please check with the Moroccan Embassy.
Firstly Morocco is one of the largest countries in North Africa with a lot of different and spectacular places, the atlas mountains, north, south (especially the Sahara desert), the imperial cities…etc. here is a list of the best destinations to visit in morocco.
For Morocco adapter, there are two associated plug types C and E. moreover, plug type C is the one which has two round pins and plug type E is the one which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. Morocco operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Here is a list of the currencies you can use
Sure. Euro, US and CAD dollar are always accepted in Morocco and that will save time for you to bring cash to convert, doing away with bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. Additionally, you can also use your visa card at bank machines (Attijariwafa bank or Bmce bank are common).
Absolutely yes, you can this process in every city in Morocco. On the other hand, visa and Mastercard are most vastly accepted. However, take enough cash for your travel, just in case you can’t be able to find an ATM to withdraw cash easily.
From 7 to 14 days is a fixed amount of time to discover unexplored of Morocco such as the desert and the imperial cities, as well as hiking in the Atlas Mountains and relaxation on the Atlantic coast.
The best and easiest way to get to the Morocco Sahara Desert is to go on a guided tour from Marrakech, Fez with round-trip transportation included. In addition to that, Merzouga and Zagora are the gateway towns to the desert dunes.
Morocco tour’s Payment Methods
How to book a Tour with Us:
To ensure your tour, a small deposit is required and can be done easily and securely over PayPal. Moreover, the balance you might can pay the driver in cash once you meet each other at airport or accommodation. Besides, the currency EURO, USD and MAD are both acceptable.
Is it possible to pay the total amount with credit card or PayPal?
Please be noticed that we don’t accept payments with credit cards due to many fees and hold security risks. Although, we ask for the balance in cash because PayPal has also too many transaction fees and operational delays as it’s an international institution. In addition to that, we can accept it in some cases via PayPal, but a 5% fee will be added to cover up the extra transaction charges. If you’re thinking this method, it is better to arrange the payment before the tour.
In order to get a full refund, please inform us at least 15 days before the start date of the tour. However, there must be a convincing excuse.
256 Reviews Authentic & Genuine Reviews from our Travellers
This was a trip of a lifetime and with the help of Moha we were given nothing short of white glove service. Moha booked tours and guides to suit our interests and schedule, with guides who were personable and knowledgeable. Also, They provided insight and in-depth knowledge of each spot we visited.
Transfers were punctual and cordial. We especially enjoyed our trip to Chefchaouen, Fez, Marrakech as well as the camel ride in the Sahara desert. Our hotel accommodations were so charming, with breakfasts that were second to none. Furthermore, we have posted photos of our trip and have already given recommendations for Morocco Tabiarte Tours to our envious friends and Family.
Sylvia J / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 24 February 2020
A wonderful 13 days morocco luxury trips organized by MTT
Moha and his driver were quite professional, kind persons. We had a fantastic moment in Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Fes, Sahara Desert, Marrakech. Each accommodation was excellent. I am satisfied with most spots, actually the overall tour is relaxing, and we didn’t miss any important spots. We had the best memories in Morocco.
Highly recommend joining MTT tours, and thanks Moha for arranging this vocation for us.
Eric HK / 5 out of 5 / Friends Traveller / 22 October 2019
We just had an amazing 13 days morocco itinerary, Many thanks to MTT – Moha was amazing to work with and was so quick to respond to any question or concern we had. He handled everything so well. Bihi was an excellent tour guide & safe driver. In addition to that, we didn’t have to wait for anything or anyone. Overall, I highly recommend this company and will certainly use them again. Thank you! Read More Morocco tour’s reviews
Sophie / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 16 October 2019