Best One week Morocco itinerary • 7 days Desert tour from Casablanca

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7-Day Desert Tour from Casablanca - Ultimate Morocco Itinerary
  • 7 Days/ 6 Nights
  • Private Vehicle
  • Distance: 1893 KM
  • Guided Tours
  • Half Board
  • Accommodation

Tour Description: One week in Morocco itinerary

7 days tour from Casablanca

Embark on a 7-day desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakech for an exceptional journey of discovery and wonder in Morocco. Start your journey with an awe-inspiring visit to the Hassan II Mosque, followed by an exploration of Rabat’s historical landmarks, the capital city of Morocco. Next, explore the enchanting allure of Chefchaouen, a picturesque blue city nestled within the majestic Rif Mountains.

Furthermore, delve into the ancient Medina and vibrant souks of Fes, and then venture into the mesmerizing Merzouga Desert for a camel ride and luxury Glamping experience under the stars. Additionally, traverse vast valleys, and dramatic oases, and tour the ancient historic kasbahs dotting the landscape. Moreover, uncover the breathtaking beauty of Todra Gorge, Ouarzazate, and the iconic Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Finally, the journey culminates in the vibrant city of Marrakech, where the bustling souks, the historic Medina, and the lively Jemaa el-Fnaa square offer a glimpse of Morocco’s vibrant culture. Lose yourself in the captivating sights, sounds, and scents of the city, and savor the exquisite Moroccan cuisine.

This One week in Morocco itinerary is expertly crafted to ensure your comfort, convenience, and safety. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will exceed all your expectations.

What to expect in 1 week in Morocco Itinerary

7 days Morocco tour from Casablanca
  • Tour the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, the world's tallest minaret
  • Uncover the storied landmarks of Rabat, Morocco's historic capital city
  • Discover the blue-washed beauty of Chefchaouen nestled in the Rif Mountains
  • Get lost in the ancient Medina and shop the vibrant souks of Fes, Morocco's cultural capital
  • Ride a camel in the Sahara Desert and camp under the stars in Merzouga
  • Explore dramatic gorges, valleys, and centuries-old kasbahs dotting the landscape.
  • Visit the iconic fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, and Ouarzazate's film studio
  • Experience the bustling souks, historic Medina, and lively Jemaa el-Fnaa square in vibrant Marrakech.

Detailed Itinerary: 7 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Casablanca

BEST one week Morocco itinerary

1st Day: Arrival in Casablanca (30-minute drive)

Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, your personal driver/guide will greet you and transfer you to your accommodation in Casablanca for the first night of your one-week itinerary in Morocco. After check-in, spend the rest of the day relaxing at your leisure.

√ Overnight: Casablanca

2nd Day: Casablanca » Rabat » Chefchaouen “Blue Pearl of Morocco” (6-hour drive)

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast and take a morning tour of the Hassan II Mosque, a true architectural marvel. Admire the grandeur of the tallest minaret and bask in the glory of the largest functioning mosque in Africa, proudly holding the 14th position among the world’s largest mosques.

After that, depart Casablanca and head towards the capital of Morocco – Rabat on the Atlantic coast. Begin your exploration with key landmarks like the impressive Udayas Kasbah, the iconic Hassan Tower, and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V.

Take a lunch break at a seaside restaurant, providing a moment of relaxation. Continue your journey to Chefchaouen, the captivating “Blue Pearl” of Morocco. Enjoy the scenic drive, witnessing the transition from flat plains and green hills to the rugged beauty of the Rif Mountains.

Upon arrival, check-in and explore Chefchaouen’s ancient Medina, famous for its traditional houses adorned in blue and white. Roam through the maze-like streets, absorbing the laid-back atmosphere. Alternatively, relish the simplicity of time passing by at a café. For adventure seekers, consider a hike in the surrounding hills, leading to a former mosque with a panoramic view of the Medina nestled between two mountain peaks. Don’t miss the chance to witness a breathtaking sunset, casting a magical glow over the “Blue Pearl” of Morocco.

√ Overnight: Chefchaouen “Blue City”

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

3rd Day: Chefchaouen » Fes Sightseeing Tour (3.5-hour drive + 2.5-hour walking tour)

Bid farewell to the captivating blue hues of Chefchaouen as you embark on a journey to the enchanting city of Fes. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the rich historical and cultural charm of Fes, a testament to Morocco’s vibrant tapestry. Explore the labyrinthine streets of the old city on a guided tour, where well-preserved medieval architecture and bustling souks tell tales of the past.

Follow your local guide, a storyteller of Fes’s fascinating history, as you navigate through twisting streets and epic alleyways. Experience the vibrant soul of Moroccan craftsmanship in specialty sections of the souk, where you can discover vibrant leather-work, metal-craft, and textiles. Visit iconic landmarks such as the King’s Palace, the famous tanneries, the Al Qaraouine University, and the enchanting Attarine Madrasa.

Immerse yourself in the artistry of mosaic making at a dedicated museum, gaining unique insights into this regional craft. Marvel at the panoramic view of the expansive Medina, offering a clear perspective on the magnitude of the historical quarter. Conclude your exploration at Bab Boujloud, the iconic “Blue Gate” With the afternoon at your leisure, take the opportunity to uncover hidden gems and timeless wonders, allowing the essence of Fes to weave its magic around you.

√ Overnight: Fes

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

4th Day: Fes » Ifrane » Cedar Forest » Ziz valley » Merzouga » Erg Chebbi Dunes (7-hour drive)

This morning, after breakfast, travel south toward Merzouga, a small town in the Sahara Desert.  Along the route, stop to explore Ifrane, often referred to as the “Switzerland of Morocco,” famous for its European-inspired architecture and well-manicured gardens. Continue your journey across the diverse Middle Atlas Mountains, soaking in vistas ranging from lush valleys to rugged peaks.

As you wind through the cedar forest, keep an eye out for the Barbary apes that inhabit the area, providing a unique wildlife encounter. Enjoy a delightful lunch in Midelt, a charming town nestled between the High Atlas and Middle Atlas Mountains, offering a blend of Berber and French influences in its ambiance and cuisine.

Afterward, continue your adventure through the dramatic Ziz Gorges, where palm groves and flowing water create a tranquil oasis amid the barren landscape. Moving onward, reach the iconic Erg Chebbi dunes, where a camel awaits to give you an unforgettable ride to your deluxe desert camp for the night. Hike up a nearby dune to witness the sunset and stars emerge. Then enjoy a delightful dinner, relax by the glow of an open fire while listening to live Berber music, and gaze at the starry night sky. A night spent sleeping in your Berber tent or under the Saharan stars will likely be a memorable one.

√ Overnight: Merzouga Desert Camp

√ Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

5th Day: Merzouga Desert » Todra Gorge » Ouarzazate (5-hour drive)

This morning, wake up early to watch a spectacular sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast at camp, take time to prepare for the day before riding camels back to the dunes’ edge, where your driver awaits. Embark on a journey to the charming desert enclave of Tinghir, leading you to the awe-inspiring Todra Gorge, plunging 984 feet (300 m) deep. Take a leisurely stroll through the gorge, indulging in the serene waters of the shallow Todra River.

Venture through the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs, where the echoes of ancient structures tell tales of the past. While some kasbahs lie in ruins, others remain inhabited by local families, offering a look into a pastime. You may even encounter nomads herding their animals along the way. Later-on, set off toward Kelâat M’gouna, famous for its Festival of Roses. There will be a chance to stop and view the range of rose products that are made by the local people.

Afterward, continue to Ouarzazate, a gateway to the Sahara Desert that has become popular due to the film industry. Take a studio tour to learn how the nearby desert scenery has been featured in many movies, including «Lawrence of Arabia», «Jewel of the Nile». After checking into your hotel, take some time to relax before dinner.

√ Overnight: Ouarzazate

√ Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

6th Day: Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech Sightseeing Tour (4-hour drive + 3-hour walking tour)

After breakfast depart Ouarzazate for Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a stunningly well-preserved medieval village which has famously featured in many blockbuster movies, including Gladiator, The living daylights and many more. After a visit to the Kasbah of Ait ben haddou, then drive across the great High Atlas Mountains. Climbing over the pass of Tizi N’tichka, continue onwards with marvelous views over the Mountains and also vast valleys to Marrakech. Once here, go on a guided tour of the Medina through the bustling souks that are the lifeblood of the city. Furthermore, discover Ben Youssef Madrasa, The Palace of the Bahia, The Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures with your Local guide who will bring the magic of the southern pearl of Morocco to life.

Afterward, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque, non-Muslims are not allowed in, however the famous minaret is a sight to behold. The balance of the day is free for you to explore the lively hustle of Jemaa El Fna square, consider a visit to Le Jardin Secret «a traditional Medina garden with a magnificent courtyard» or just simply relax at the Riad/Hotel.

√ Overnight: Marrakech

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

7th Day: Transfer to Marrakech Airport (20-minute drive)

Your 7 days Morocco tour from Casablanca comes to an end today after hotel check out. Your personal driver will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. If you would like to extend your stay in Morocco, please let us know – we would be happy to arrange additional accommodations.

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

Important Note

What you see here is just a suggested plan for your One week in Morocco itinerary – 7 Days from Casablanca. If it doesn’t quite match what you have in mind, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re all about creating a tour that fits your preferences and specific duration.

Our tours from Casablanca cover all of Morocco, and here’s the deal: the more friends you bring along, the lower the cost per person. We split the fixed transportation fee among everyone, and the overall price also depends on your choice of accommodation, varying with options such as 3-star, 4-star, or 5-star hotels.

For the exact cost and all the details, contact us. We’re here to make your trip just right for you.

7 Days Morocco Tour from Casablanca Price/Cost

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What's included
What's excluded
  • Hotel/Airport pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout One week in Morocco.
  • Hand-picked English-speaking driver.
  • 5-night stay in carefully selected Hotel/Riad.
  • 1-night stay in a Deluxe desert camp (Private Tent).
  • Daily breakfast & 2 nights dinner.
  • Camel trek and Sand-boarding.
  • Local Expert Guide in Fes & Marrakech.
  • Free time to wander through canyons, explore kasbahs, take photos, and more.
  • Lunches, drinks & 4 nights dinner.
  • Entrance fees to monuments (Ex: Atlas studio, Hassan II Mosque, …etc.).
  • Tips for your tour guide & driver (the amount is at your discretion).

Frequently Asked Questions

Is 1 week enough for Morocco?

Yes, one week can provide a glimpse of Morocco’s beauty and culture, but the country has diverse attractions that may require prioritization. Consider focusing on specific regions, such as Marrakech, Fes, and the Sahara Desert, to make the most of your time. Plan your itinerary wisely to experience the rich history, vibrant markets, and stunning landscapes Morocco has to offer within the limited timeframe. However, keep in mind that travel preferences vary, so tailor your trip to your interests for a more fulfilling experience.

How much would I need for a week in Morocco?

The budget for a week in Morocco can vary based on your travel style and preferences. On average, you can expect to spend between €500 and €1,000 per person for a moderate budget, which includes accommodation, meals, transportation, and some sightseeing.

  • Accommodation: €8o-€150 per night.
  • Meals: €20-€50 per meal.
  • Transportation: €5-€150 per trip.
  • Sightseeing: €7-€15 per site.

How long should you spend in Morocco?

It is recommended to spend at least 7–12 days in Morocco to fully experience its diverse landscapes, rich culture, and historical sites. This timeframe allows you to explore vibrant cities, wander through the labyrinthine Medinas, venture into the Sahara Desert, and immerse yourself in the unique blend of tradition and modernity that Morocco offers.

Is it worth going to Morocco for a week?

In just a week, Morocco offers travelers a captivating blend of vibrant culture, striking natural beauty, and historic charm. From the bustling bazaars of Marrakech to the medieval streets of Fes, you can immerse yourself in Moroccan traditions. The stunning Atlas Mountains and vast Sahara Desert showcase the country’s diverse landscapes. With its rich heritage, colorful markets, and unique cuisine, Morocco is a rewarding destination. The worth of a visit depends on your interests, but its cultural treasures and natural wonders make it ideal for a short yet memorable trip.

Is it safe to travel in Morocco?

Morocco is generally safe for tourists; however, visitors should take some basic precautions. Avoid poorly lit areas at night, be alert about your belongings, and be wary of scams. Following local advice can also help avoid problems. With these precautions, most tourists find Morocco to be hospitable and have a safe, enjoyable visit.

How do I book a tour?

Booking a tour with us is a breeze. Follow these simple steps:

A) Reach Out: Start by emailing us to express your interest and inquire about availability.

B) Reservation Confirmation: Upon reaching out, we’ll guide you through the reservation process. Typically, a deposit is required to secure your spot.

2. Is a deposit required, and how much is it?

Yes, indeed, a deposit is typically required to confirm your booking. Furthermore, the amount varies based on the specific tour package you choose. Importantly, this initial payment is crucial, as it not only secures your spot but also enables us to make all necessary arrangements for your upcoming adventure.

3. What payment methods are available for the deposit?

We strive to make the deposit process as convenient as possible. Additionally, you can make your deposit through various methods, with debit card payments via PayPal being one of the options. This flexibility ensures that you can choose the method that suits you best.

4. When is the balance payment due and how?

The balance payment for your tour is typically due either before the start of your trip or upon arrival. We accept various payment methods, including bank transfers, making it convenient for you to settle the balance. If you ever have questions or need assistance with the balance payment, our dedicated customer service team is here to help.

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As a traveler from the USA, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand, you will need an adapter for Type C and Type E connectors.


Are you planning an international trip and wondering about the complexities of visa applications? Unfortunately, we cannot offer you a visa application service, but we can provide you with valuable insights into understanding whether you need one or not. The visa application process can be intricate, but fear not; we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to help you navigate through the basics.

Do I Need a Visa?

The necessity for a visa depends on your nationality and your intended travel destination. Let’s break it down for you:

1. Check Your Nationality

Firstly, identify your home country and its visa agreements with the country you plan to visit. If there is no existing visa agreement, you will likely need to apply for a visa in advance of your departure.

2. Understand Visa Requirements by Country

Here’s a quick guide for citizens of specific countries:

a. US Citizens

Great news for Americans! US citizens typically don’t need a visa for many destinations. Nevertheless, always double-check the specific requirements for your chosen location.

b. UK Citizens

Likewise, citizens of the United Kingdom usually enjoy visa-free travel to most countries. Confirm the details based on your intended destination.

c. Australian Citizens

Australians often have the privilege of visa-free travel to various places. Before you pack, verify the visa requirements for your chosen destination.

d. New Zealand Citizens

If you’re a citizen of New Zealand, you likely won’t need a visa for many destinations. Still, it’s wise to check the specific requirements for your intended travel spot.

Special Note: Morocco

Good news for those planning a trip to Morocco! Citizens of most countries, including the ones mentioned above, typically don’t require a visa for Morocco. It’s a visa-free destination for many travelers.

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Couple Traveller

Abbiamo appena terminato un tour di 7 giorni in Marocco e non potremmo essere più soddisfatti della nostra esperienza! Partendo da Casablanca, abbiamo attraversato l’incantevole città blu, le meraviglie storiche di Fes, il suggestivo deserto del Sahara e i maestosi Monti dell’Atlante, concludendo la nostra avventura nella vibrante Marrakech. Gli hotel erano fantastici, offrendo lusso e comfort ad ogni tappa. Il nostro veicolo era di prim’ordine, garantendo un viaggio fluido e piacevole.

Un ringraziamento speciale al nostro autista amichevole, che ha reso il viaggio ancora più piacevole con la sua conoscenza e gentilezza. Consigliamo vivamente questo tour a chiunque voglia esplorare la bellezza e la cultura del Marocco!

4 June 2024


Group Traveller

A Great place for Family Holidays – Private Morocco Trip from Casablanca

My family and I had a perfect experience with Morocco Tabiarte Tours, planning a Holiday to Morocco starting in Casablanca for us. Moha and our driver/guide were very accommodating to our interests and preferences. We were on a pretty tight schedule, with only a week in Morocco. But the Moha truly delivered on a variety of experiences that showed the best of Morocco, from the blue city to the Sahara desert. Not forget, many things to Ibrahim who went above and beyond as the driver. He was fantastic and told us so many interesting stories about his country. He also arranged a birthday party for my 19 years old son, which was a memorable surprise!

20 November 2023


Group Traveller

We had The Most Unforgettable 7 Days in Morocco (1 week)

I had the most amazing time in Morocco thanks to Mohammed and lahcen. They made sure we were taken care of at all times. In addition to that, we were an extremely large group (10 total) and they could not have been any more patient and accommodating to our needs. Besides, we were all men and I could not stress how respectful they were and how safe I personally felt during our time with them. Both Mohammed and lahcen were very knowledgeable of Morocco’s terrain, history, and current affairs. Last but not least, we learned quite a great amount from them, which made my experience even richer.

Overall, I will recommend them to anyone, small or large group, with my eyes closed. I hope to book them again for the western Morocco experience in the near future, and thank you so much guys for making this One week Morocco Travel itinerary memorable.

17 November 2023


Group Traveller

Topmost 7 Days from Casablanca to Marrakech Desert Tour

Everyone was very impressed by how smoothly everything gone. We were greeted at the airport and cared for every moment until we were escorted to the airport for our departure for home. Always felt safe and secure. Furthermore, our Moroccan Tour guide, Moha was awesome and so full of knowledge on religion, history, culture and also archeology, just a wealth of information and very personable. Additionally, our driver – Ahmad can really handle that minivan, which by the way was very comfortable. Moreover, the hotels were wonderful, and also the food was tasty and plentiful, special request for some of our group were accommodated with no problem. On the other hand, many in the group said this was the best one week Morocco itinerary from Casablanca they have ever taken.

3 November 2023
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