MOROCCO ITINERARY 9 DAYS
Welcome to an enchanting Morocco itinerary 9 days, where the wonders of this captivating country unfold before your eyes. Our carefully curated 9 days Morocco itinerary takes you on a magical adventure from the vibrant city of Casablanca to the historic city of Marrakech, with captivating stops in between. From bustling cities to majestic deserts and charmng Berber villages.
The itinerary is carefully designed to make the most of every moment, ensuring an unforgettable journey filled with exploration, discovery, and cherished memories.
Join us on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, where cherished memories and a profound appreciation for Morocco’s diverse charm await you at every turn.
highlights of the MOROCCO ITINERARY 9 DAYS
- Visiting the Hassan II Mosque, an architectural masterpiece in Casablanca
- exploring the magnificent Hassan Tower in Rabat
- Discovering the charming secrets of Morocco’s Blue city
- Marveling at the ancient ruins of Volubilis
- Roaming the storied alleyways of Fes Medina, immersing yourself in its rich historical ambiance
- Venturing through the stunning Middle Atlas Mountains
- Get to ride a camel trek into the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
- Observing unusual sunset & sunrise over the Sahara.
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Aït Benhaddou
- Passing through the majestic High Atlas Mountains
why private Morocco itinerary 9 days ?
Enjoy an extraordinary and culturally enriching adventure as we present to you the quintessential Moroccan itinerary, from Casablanca to Marrakech via Sahara, covering the most important and captivating destinations along the way.
This carefully itinerary takes you through the nation’s beating heart, Rabat, with its historical significance and architectural marvels. Prepare to be enchanted by the mesmerizing blue jewel of Chefchaouen, followed by the time-honored city of Fes, where the echoes of the past resonate through its winding alleys.
Your experience would not be complete without a rendezvous with the majestic Sahara Desert, where the ever-shifting dunes create a surreal landscape like no other. In Ouarzazate, the gateway to the desert, you’ll find yourself amidst cinematic landscapes that have graced the silver screen.
Finally, the High Atlas Mountains beckon, offering breathtaking vistas and a glimpse into the captivating Berber culture. Each destination along this extraordinary route holds immense importance, contributing its unique essence to the grand tapestry of Morocco’s heritage.
Morocco 9 days itinerary
Program Itinerary of The 9 Days Desert Tour From Casablanca to MARRAKECH:
Day 1: Casablanca Arrival
Upon your arrival in Casablanca, immerse yourself in the bustling metropolis that seamlessly blends modernity with rich history. Visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque, a stunning architectural masterpiece set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. In the evening, settle into your comfortable accommodation and prepare for the days ahead.
Day 2: Casablanca – RABAT - CHEFCHAOUEN
Our day begins with a comfortable early morning departure from Casablanca, the first stop is the splendid city of Rabat, the capital of Morocco. As we arrive, prepare to be amazed by the harmonious blend of modernity and ancient history. We’ll visit the historical sites of Rabat, including: Hassan Tower, Mausoleum of Mohammed V, Kasbah of the Udayas, Chellah…
After a delightful exploration of Rabat, we’ll continue our day towards Chefchaouen. Upon arriving in Chefchaouen, you’ll instantly understand why it’s called the “Blue Pearl.” This enchanting city is renowned for its blue-washed buildings, narrow alleys, and mountainous backdrop. Overnight in Hotel/Riad.
Day 3: full day to explore CHEFCHAOUEN
A full day to explore Chefchaouen, also known as the “Blue Pearl” of Morocco, promises an enchanting experience filled with wonder and charm. Nestled in the Rif Mountains, this picturesque town is renowned for its striking blue-washed buildings and narrow, winding streets.
Begin your day with a leisurely stroll through the heart of the medina, where every corner offers a new photo-worthy sight. Lose yourself in the mesmerizing shades of blue that adorn the walls, creating a tranquil and otherworldly atmosphere.
Discover hidden gems in the bustling souks, where local artisans showcase their traditional crafts and vibrant textiles. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the historic Kasbah, perched on a hilltop, offering panoramic views of the town and surrounding mountains. As the sun sets, ascend to the Spanish Mosque for a breathtaking vista and a magical play of colors over the blue city.
With its unique ambiance, warm hospitality, and unforgettable sights, exploring Chefchaouen will undoubtedly be a day filled with awe and lasting memories.
Day 4: CHEFCHAOUEN - VOLUBILIS - MEKNES - FES
After breakfast in your hotel/riad, we’ll head to cross the Rif mountains and into the middle Atlas Mountains to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis and Meknes, exploring the captivating historical and cultural landmarks of Morocco, your journey will take you through the picturesque countryside, where rolling hills and fertile plains reveal the hidden gem of Volubilis.
Here, you’ll step back in time to the Roman era, wandering through the remarkably preserved ruins of this ancient city. Marvel at the grand arches, intricately detailed mosaics, and stately columns, all standing as a testament to Morocco’s rich history.
Next, you’ll venture to Meknes, a majestic imperial city known for its imposing gates, grand palaces, and vibrant souks. Absorb the royal essence of this UNESCO-listed site as you explore the bustling heart of the city. Finally, your day tour culminates in Fes, Morocco’s cultural capital, where the labyrinthine streets of the medina and the grandeur of medieval architecture await.
This thrilling adventure promises to be a sensory feast, immersing you in the past and present wonders of this enchanting North African country.
Day 5: GUIDED TOUR OF FES
A full day to explore Fes, the cultural and spiritual heart of Morocco, promises an immersive journey through centuries of history and tradition.A profesional guide will pick you up from the riad and you will start your day by stepping into the ancient labyrinthine streets of the UNESCO-listed Fes el-Bali, one of the world’s most well-preserved medieval cities. As you wander through the bustling medina, be captivated by the vibrant souks, where artisans display their intricate crafts and aromatic spices fill the air.
Visit historical landmarks like the Al Quaraouiyine Mosque, a revered center of learning dating back to the 9th century, and the stunning Bou Inania Madrasa with its exquisite tilework. Delight in the sensory experience of the tanneries, where leather is still dyed using traditional methods. Take a moment of serenity in the peaceful gardens of Jnan Sbil, a lush oasis in the heart of the city. To truly understand Fes’ soul, indulge in a traditional Moroccan lunch at a local riad. In the afternoon, explore the fascinating Jewish Quarter, Mellah, and the splendid Royal Palace.
As the day draws to a close, make your way to the panoramic viewpoint of Borj Nord for a breathtaking sunset vista over the city’s sprawling landscape. Fes’ intricate beauty, rich heritage, and warm hospitality will leave an indelible mark on your heart, making this day of exploration an unforgettable experience.
Day 6: Fes – Ifrane – Michlifn – Erachidia – Ziz valley – Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert
In the morning after breakfast, we start the 6th day of our ”Morocco itineray 9 days” 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 take some pictures then continue to Zaida, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Erachidia city.
Once we finish lunch in Midelt, we drive along the spectacular Ziz Valley, seeing the panoramic views along the way. In the afternoon, we will drive to Merzouga to get ready for our Camel trekking experience to explore sand dunes in Morocco, the Camel caravan will be guided to the top of Sand dunes by our Camel man. There, we will catch an amazing sunset view, Afterward, we will camel trek back to our Luxury desert camp where we will have Berber dinner, we enjoy Berber music and we stay this night in desert tents in Merzouga.
Day 7: FULL DAY TO EXPLORE THE MERZOUGA DESERT
Wake up early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the Sahara Desert. After breakfast at the camp, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the surrounding area and its unique landscapes, you’ll have the chance to visit a nomadic family living in their traditional desert tents. Learn about their ancient way of life, listen to fascinating stories, and share in the warmth of their hospitality. It’s a unique opportunity to gain insight into the resilience and resourcefulness of these desert dwellers.
Next, you’ll head to the charming village of Khamlia, known for its vibrant Gnaoua music and dance. Delight in a captivating performance by the locals, as they enchant you with their rhythmic beats and lively melodies. Afterward, you can mingle with the friendly villagers, gaining further insights into their customs and traditions.
For lunch, savor a delicious Berber pizza feast at a local restaurant in khamlia village, where you can indulge in a variety of traditional dishes bursting with flavor and exotic spices.
The adventure continues as you journey to Rissani, an ancient city with a rich history dating back to medieval times. Explore the bustling souks and markets, where you can find an array of handicrafts, spices, and other local treasures.
In the afternoon, return to Merzouga and enjoy some free time to relax and soak in the beauty of the desert. You can take a leisurely walk on the sand dunes, enjoy a refreshing drink, or simply unwind in the peaceful atmosphere of the desert. Overnight and dinner in the Riad.
Day 8: Merzouga - Tinejdad - Todgha gorge - Dades Valley
On the 8th day of our Morocco tour, and after enjoying a delicious breakfast, we will depart to Dades gorge on different roads and views. our first stop will be in Erfoud city which famous for its fossilized quartz where you will tour the workshop production of marble fossils. Afterward, we continue our way to the next spot which is Todra Gorge near the town of Tineghir. It’s one of the premier climbing destinations in morocco with high walls offering hundreds of routes of sport that attract visitors and climbers. Lunch break might be in Tinjdad or till here, after that we continue driving towards the Dades gorge then check into your accommodation.
Day 9: Dades Gorge - ouarzazate - Atlass Mountains - Marrakech
On the last day of our tour, we’ll drive a bit further to the Dades gorge passing through a spectacular sight made of mountains formed like monkey fingers then set off to see the panoramic view of Dade’s gorge road.
After that, we will drive back through the same way to join the road to Ouarzazate via The rose valley «Kalaat M’gouna» and continue through the road of thousands of kasbahs passing by Skoura palm grove until we arrive at Ouarzazate named ” Africa Hollywood “ after a visit of atlas studio (Optional) we’ll drive straight to Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit its famous and oldest kasbah «castle» it’s 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 and then we continue our journey crossing the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-n Tichka and many Berber villages nearby. We will arrive at Marrakech in the evening then drop you off at your accommodation or airport and our ”Morocco 9 Days Itinerary” ends.
inclusive and exclusive of the tour
During the booking of the ”Morocco 9 Days Itinerary” with Desert Morocco Tours.
We want to highlight that we prioritize our clients’ preferences and choices. You have the freedom to tailor your Morocco 9 days itinerary according to your desires. Whether you wish to select your own accommodations, ensuring personalized comfort and style, or prefer to mix and match between our handpicked options, we are dedicated to accommodating your needs.
Our goal is to create a truly bespoke and unforgettable experience that aligns perfectly with your travel preferences and dreams. Feel free to let us know your preferences, and we’ll be delighted to curate the perfect itinerary for you.
Here are some options to help you decide:
1. First night: KENZI BASMA
2. Second night: RIAD ASSILAH
3. Third night: RIAD ASSILAH
4. Fourth night: RIAD SARA
5. Fifth night: RIAD SARA
6. Sixth night: JANNAT LUXURY CAMP
7. Seventh night: RIAD DAR HASSAN
8. Eighth night: RIAD GABSI DADES, RIAD BABYLON DADES
1. First night: KENZI BASMA
2. Second night: DAR ECHCHAOUEN MAISON D’HOTES & RIAD
3. Third night: DAR ECHCHAOUEN MAISON D’HOTES & RIAD
4. Fourth night: PALAIS HOUYAM
5. Fifth night: PALAIS HOUYAM
6. Sixth night: CARAVANSERAI LUXURY DESERT CAMP
7. Seventh night: RIAD SERAI
8. Eighth night: HOTEL XALUCA DADES, DAR RIHANA DADES
MOROCCO 9 DAYS ITINERARY PRICE:
The rate of the private Morocco itinerary 9 days depends of the number of travelers in your group, and the category of your accommodation you would like to stay in.
Feel free to contact us to get the price of your group.
who we are ?
DESERT MOROCCO TOURS is a small local Berber family business, an independent and professional Morocco tours company that is 100% run and managed by local Berber People with an extensive amount of knowledge of this charming and unique African country offering the most adventurous Sahara Desert Tours and Days Trips all over the authentic kingdom.
why book with us ?
We provide Morocco Sahara Desert activities and adventure tours programmed by locals and guided by native, experienced, and friendly guides including Merzouga Camel Trekking and overnight stay at Berber Camp or go for several days to feel the magic of the Sahara Desert and have a lifetime experience that will last forever.