12 days desert tour from casablanca




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This 12 days desert tour from Casablanca is one of the longest tours in Morocco, it is full of adventure and visits many places. including to the imperial cities of Morocco, Sahara desert Merzouga through crossing the mountains of the Atlas towards the Sahara desert. discover the most tourist city in Morocco, Marrakech city with its most historical sites. The tour also gives an opportunity to have some moments in the Atlantic ocean with a day trip to Essaouira city.


  • 12 days tour from casablanca Price range per person based on the type of accommodation ( standard or luxury ), as well the number of travelers. 
  • Note: the more travelers you travel with the cost per person will be decreased
  • please if you want to mix between two accommodation let us know
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Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat

  Our 12 days desert tour from Casablanca will start by meeting you at the airport, pick you up for a small visit in the mosque of Hassan II, before we follow to Rabat to visit the Oudaias kasbah, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and Hassan Tower. Night in Rabat.  

Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Fes

We will start our 12 days tour in Morocco, from Rabat departure to Meknas where we will have an amazing exploration of Roman ruins of Volubilis. 

After our lunch in Meknes, a small tour will be made to visit El Hedim square, Bab El Mansour,  the entrance of the old medina. At the end of this tour in Meknes, we will drive to old medina Fes and overnight at your riad. 

Day 3: Full Day In Fes

The third day of 12 day tour from Casablanca, a local guide will escort you to do a visitation to the most famous landmarks and crafts of the old city including the famous palace gate, the Mosaic factory, La Mederasa Attarine, the Nejjarine Fountain, and the mosques of Al Karaouine, Mesera Bou Inania, and Tanneries. 

After your visitation of Fes we will drop you off at your accommodation.

Day 4: Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Merzouga Desert

Early in the morning we start our 12 Days trip from Casablanca. We will hit the road to Midelt through the Atlas Mountains, enjoying the natural beauty of the cedar forests of the middle Atlas. 

We pass by Ifrane, a beautiful city “which known as Switzerland of Morocco”, a charming ski resort and Azrou, an important handicraft centre specialised in the work of cedar wood. 

Our lunch will be in Midelt. After that, drive to the majestic Sahara desert via Erfoud. upon arrival to the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi, a small off road takes you to the gate of the golden sand dunes where your camel man is waiting for you, and you can enjoy a beautiful camel ride on the largest sand dunes in the desert and enjoying watch a majestic sahara sunset on your way down to the camp, where you will be created with tea and and sweet cookies smiles by the local nomads. 

After a delicious meal, fire will be lit and a festive ambiance takes over with musical plays by the staff and camel men under the starry night of the desert.

Day 5: Entire Day In Sahara Desert

  In the morning with an exciting to have an unforgettable experience in  Sahara desert, through do an expedition tour around Sahara desert merzouga start from camel trek back, finding a vehicle 4×4, drive through the erg chebbi dunes, visit the nomadic family before we head to the village of dark skinned people (village of the Gnaoua) originally slaves of Sudan  there we will listen to a Gnaoua music and their experience of lifestyle. The overnight stay will be in the local hotel.  

Day 6: Merzouga – Rissani – Todgha gorges

The following day we recommend you to wake up early for a spectacular sunrise, return to hotel for breakfast and shower, then leaving Sahara desert behind heading to Tinghir via Rissani, Erfoud, the dates palms cities Tinejdad, lunch on the way before we arrive the Todra Gorge to enjoying a walk under the 300 meters high cliffs. Dinner and overnight at hotel/Riad.

Day 7: Todgha gorges – Dades Valley – Kalaa M’gouna – Ouarzazate

The Breakfast will be served in your hotel, then we will follow along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to the oasis of Tinghir providing numerous and charming views, where we will have a stop for a walk in the oasis under the shade of palm trees. 

reaching to Kelaa M’gouna “the rose city”,which is known for the production of the rose water, its annual roses festivals, Continuing to Skoura, before getting to Ouarzazate the door of the desert, “the Hollywood of Africa”  is a noted film-making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international companies to work here. Films such as Lawrence of ArabiaThe Man Who Would Be King  reaching our hotel. Night in the hotel.

Day 8: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Marrakech

Next day of our 12 days in Morocco, we drive towards to a major stop for sightseeing, it is the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage site, is also known a set of major Hollywood epics filmed, such as Game of Thrones, Kingdom of Heaven, Lawrence of Arabia, and Gladiator etc.

as well as get to know some of the events and architectural mystery of the village and their lifestyle, heading to Marrakech through the HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS and drive downhill on curvy roads to the famous Tizi N’tichka pass,(2260 METERS) where a few stops will be made to take a beautiful panoramas photos. overnight in Marrakech.

Day 9: Marrakech Guided Tour

Our day trip will began with your guide tour to visit the most Marrakech’s historical sites, including the famous Jamaa El fna square (vendors of Magic potions, dancers, snake charmers, and acrobats), Koutoubia Minaret, Majorelle Garden, Saadianas Tombs with a stroll in the labyrinth of the narrow streets of the Medina, and finally the famous Souks, and much more. Overnight at the hotel/riad.  

Day 10: Marrakech – Essaouira

In the early morning we will hit the road to the Essaouira the coastal town known by its old Portuguese name as “Mogador” a sit is a world heritage site by UNESCO, on our way we will pass by some goats climbing argan trees, Upon arrival we will have lunch in a Moroccan way.

In the afternoon, you will have a city tour around the alleys of the medina including its handicrafts, silver jewelry and inlaid wood of Thuja. Overnight at the hotel/riad.

Day 11: Essaouira – El Jadida – Casablanca

The following day of our Casablanca desert tour in the morning we will leave for Casablanca via El Jadida, lunch will be in El Oualidia, then driving  to El Jadida along the Atlantic coast, reaching Casablanca. Overnight at hotel/Riad.  

Day 12: Transfer to the airport of Marrakech or Casablanca

After breakfast our exciting tour ends ,you’ll be driven to your departure destination or any other place you choose, and by the way your 12 days desert tour from Casablanca will come to an end with a drop off at your Airport.



Here are some of testimonials and the experiences of our great customers based on their experience with us. Click on the link below to see all what people said about our 12 days tour in Morocco.

Best desert tour from Casablanca

My friends and I went to Morocco with To Morocco Travel and had a great time there thanks to our guides who did a brilliant job driving us to wonderful places. Also, we met other groups travelling like us and became good friends! Looking forward to schedule the next visit 🙂

Anna P
United State

Amazing 12 day trip in Morocco Ever

The best trip by far! I loved our tour with Hassan. He took us to all the must see attractions and he was very patient with us as we stopped by a few shops for souvenirs. Hassan also invited us to his house for tea! Super hospitable. He would definitely go back to Morocco again…

Maisarah O

Incredible 12 day tour in Morocco

Unforgettable 12 days desert tour from Casablanca to the desert, the driver and guide showed us beautiful places, friendly and professional treatment. The camp between the dunes was wonderful, concert with the berebwres and delicious food. I recommend it 100%

Marino M
Sabadell Spain

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    1. How do you get from Casablanca to Sahara Desert?

    • If you are going to book a trip from Casablanca with us or with a certain travel agency, they will offer kind of transportation that will fits your trip and also number of travelers, such as Minibus, minivan, 4×4 car,…


    2. How far is Casablanca from the desert?

    • The distance between Casablanca and Sahara desert of Merzouga is around 665 Km, it takes around ten hours drive.


    3. Is the Sahara desert worth visiting?

    • The Sahara Desert of Erg Chebbi is the largest and vast desert in the world and preferred destination for many travelers from all over the world. The idea of spending a night in a camp under millions of stars and climbing sand dunes to watch the sunset is definitely authentic nomad experience.


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

    • It takes around ten hours drive, straightlu from Casablanca to Merzouga desert, but we preferred to split the way.

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