11-day trip from Marrakech

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During this 11-day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca, you visit the most beautiful places in Morocco. Start the tour from Marrakech, visit Essaouira, guided tour in Marrakesh. you cross the High Atas mountains to explore the southeast of Morocco. For instance, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate and Dades & todra gorges.

Also, you visit the Sahara Desert of Merzouga in which you ride camels. spend the night in the Erg chebbi dunes. enjoy magical sunrise and sunset. then, head to fes though Rissani, Erfoud the fossils town, the amazing Ziz valley and the Switzerland of Morocco Ifrane.

In addition, you explore the blue city of Chefchaouen, capital of Morocco Rabat and Casablanca.


  • Explore Marrakech & Essaouira 
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains   
  • Pay a visit to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Explore Ouarzazate the Hollywood of Africa
  • Visit the two spectacular Gorges of Dades and Todra
  • Stay at Sahara Desert camp
  • Catch an amazing sunset and sunrise in the Desert
  • Observe a lovely starry night in the desert
  • Enjoy a life changing camel ride in Merzouga desert
  • Pass through the panoramic view of Ziz Valley
  • Enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the southeast and the north of Morocco
  • Discover the historical city of Fes. In addition, capital of Morocco Rabat and Casablanca. 
  • Spend a night in the blue pearl of Chefchaouen. 


Day 1Arrival to Marrakech 

The driver/guide will pick you up from Menara Airport and transfer you to your accommodation in Marrakech. Overnight stay in Riad/hotel.

Day 2Explore Marrakech

Today, you start exploring the city of Marrakech with a local guide. The city is considered one of the four imperial cities in Morocco. Firstly, you visit the Majorelle Garden then the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, the Ben Youssef Quranic Mosque, and stroll in the tradional souk in the old towen of Marrakech. Free time for lunch near the Jemaa El-Fna square. Later on, you visit Koutobia mosque the largest in Marrakesh. Afternoon free time to walk around Jemaa El-Fna square on your own.

Day 3 Marrakech – Essaouira – Marrakech

Today, you head to Essaouira across the stunning landscapes of Haouz plains to Chichaoua village. Along the way you might spot some goats climbing the argan trees. sometimes there are as many as 20 goats sitting up in one tree. Meanwhile, along the way we will stop off at one of the cooperative where argan oil is produced. the oil is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree and is a delicious accompaniment to a Moroccan bread meal.

the oil is also used as a beauty product for skin and hair treatment. Later on, continue to the destination, will start the visit with the fishing port of Essaouira and watch the blue boats. after that visit Skala Kasbah, which was a citadel in the times of war. Thereafter, explore some of the beautiful Essaouira art galleries scattered in the Medina. as well as strolling in the Medina of Essaouira, which can be explored at ease.

In addition, wander on the ramparts with cannons on the seaside. have a seafood for lunch in the harbor stalls. Finally, return to Marrakech in the late afternoon.

Day 4Marrakech – high Atlas Mountains – Ait ben haddou kasbah – Dades Valley

The day 4th of 11-day trip from Marrakech, you head south by driving through the magnific high Atlas Mountains and pass of Tizi N’tichka (2260m). After an impressive landscape in the heart of these stunning mountains, chain to Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage site. Here where many famous movies have been shot such as: prince of Persia, Gladiator, Babel, etc.

Enjoy lunch in Ouarzazate” The Hollywood of Africa” where there are many studios and kasbahs, many films have been filmed here as well. Thereafter, continue to Skoura to visit the Amredhyle kasbah, then head to kalaa m’gouna, famous for rose fields and rose products, it’s known for its annual festival during the rose harvest in May. Then go on to Dades valley where you will enjoy seeing the beautiful rocks formation called” the monkey fingers”. Check into your accommodation in the middle of Dades Gorges.

Day 5Dades valley – Todra gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga

The 5nd of your 11-days Morocco tour you leave Dades gorge to Tinghir town, you will admire the beautiful landscape and Berber villages along the way to Todra gorges, After a short walk in the gorges you will continue your journey to Merzouga via Tinjdad and Erfoud famous for its fossils, arrive at your accommodation in Merzouga, you will be welcomed with a glass of tea, before getting ready for the camel ride to enjoy an amazing sunset in heart of Erg Chebbi dunes, After back to your camp for dinner, also you will enjoy the Berber music around bonfire, sleep under 1000 of stars.

Day 6 Merzouga – Erfoud – Ziz valley – Midelt – Azrou – Fes

In early morning you will enjoy a magical sunrise in the dunes, after breakfast and your shower leave to Fes via Erfoud, ziz valley and Middle Atlas to join Midelt where your lunch will be served in a local restaurant. later continue toward Azrou cedar forest where there is a possibility to see some apes, then drive to Fes and drop off in your hotel.

Day 7 Explore Fes

Today, you begin your guide tour with visit the Royal Palace gate. then into the old Medina through the Blue gate or Bab Boujloud to visit The Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine fountain, the Tanneries and the Quaraouin mosque and university the oldest university in the world. In the afternoon, drive to a panoramic view of the Medina and the city of Fes. Finally, back to your Riad.

Day 8 Fes – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen

After breakfast, you head off towards Meknes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities. after lunch, you go on a tour to visit Bab Mansour, el hedim square and mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. then continue to the ancient roman ruins of Volubils, explore the 2000-year-old ruins. Thereafter, drive north toward Chefchaouen via Ouazane village and Rif Mountains. overnight stay in riad.

Day 9  Chefchaouen – Tangier – Asilah 

Today, drive to Tangier through Rif Mountains. Tangier is a major city in northwestern Morocco, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel, the town is the capital of the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, and the Tangier-Asilah prefecture of Morocco. after lunch continue driving to asilah, where you will Enjoy the beautiful seaside and the sunset. Overnight in asilah.

Day 10 Asilah – Rabat – Casablanca

Today, you leave Asilah to the The city of Rabat one of the imperial cities in Morocco, and the Morocco’s capital. In Rabat, you are going to visit a series of landmarks as Hassan Tower Mohammed V Mausoleum and Kasbah of Oudaias. continue the 11-day trip to Casablanca to visiting Hassan ll Mosque which is the largest mosque in Morocco, the second-largest in Africa and the 5th largest in the world. With its interior and exterior decorations. overnight stay in hotel.

Day 11 Transfer to the airport

Today, depending on your departure time, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight, and end 11-day trip Morocco tour.

Departure & Return Location

Marrakech – Merzouga – Fes – Chefchaouen – casablanca

Departure Time

About 8 O’clock

Price Includes

  • Pick up from your riad/hotel
  • Private car with A/C
  • Fuel
  • English/speaking driver
  • Over nights in Hotels/Riads
  • Over nights in a private tent
  • Local guide
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Camel treking
  • Drop off at your riad/hotel

Price Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Ticket to monuments

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get to the desert from Marrakech?

Marrakech to Merzouga distance is 560 Km. However, it will be split in two days on the way, with a night in Dades Valley

How far is Merzouga from Fes?

The last day of the tour will be from Merzouga to Fes, it does take about 7/8 hours, depending on the stops.

Which accommodations are included?

You have the choice between standard and luxury accommodation.

Do I need a sleeping bag for the overnight in the Desert?

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.

Are there showers at your Sahara Desert camp?

If you prefer to stay in a standard tent the shower and toilets are shared, but if you choose to upgrade to a luxury desert camp, you will have a private shower and toilet inside your tent.

Is It Possible To Have Vegetarian Or Vegan Food?

Yes, it’s possible to provide vegetarian or vegan food. Please let your driver/guide know on the first day.

How to book and pay?

To confirm This tour, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.
Usually, we request balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. Also, we can in some cases accept the complete payment via PayPal however a 5% fee is going to be applied to hide the additional transaction charges. Just in case you’re considering this method, it’s best to rearrange the payment before the tour.



If this 11-day trip from Marrakech to Fes does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. Besides, we provide customized desert tours in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. On the other hand, our Team at Excursion in Morocco is at your service to answer any questions and give you detailed quotes about tours, and also an advice 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. 

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11-day Morocco tour from Marrakech

Family Traveller

He is an excellent and safe driver who knows all the roads of this country like the back of his hand. He organized for us a full, interesting, and special route that started in Marrakech and went all over Morocco through the Sahara, Fez, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Casablanca, Asilah, and Essaouira. Everything we wanted. He was attentive and patient and sensitive to all our requests.
Beyond Ibrahim’s professionalism, and the sense of security he gave everywhere we went (as two women traveling alone in such a country this is very important), We discovered a sensitive and curious person who also became a friend. I wholeheartedly recommend this lovely person; I could not have seen this trip without him.
Ibrahim you are the best.

November 14, 2021