Morocco Itinerary 7 days from Casablanca invites you to discover the beauty of Morocco in just 7 days. The country has so many wonderful things to see and do. Though the country seems small on the map, but it is big in the earth. One week is for sure not enough to see all the attractions but here we have chosen you the best optimal tour that allows you to see almost all the best attractions in a very short time.
This tour includes the four imperial cities of Morocco like the famous Marrakech and the oldest surviving city in the world, Fez. In addition, it includes the adventures in the desert like riding camels and camping in the desert. Last not least, it covers also the visit of popular Hollywood movie sites where you can see backdrops where Gladiator, the Mummy, and Game of Thrones have been shot.
This tour mixes culture and adventure and lets you discover the treasures of Morocco. It is our second most popular tour after 10 days tour from Casablanca.
The Morocco travel driver will meet you at the airport and take you to Fez via Rabat and Meknes. You will visit in Rabat the Mausoleum of Mohammad V and Kasbah des Oudaias. Generally, you will see the best of Rabat before you head to Meknes, which is another imperial city of Morocco. You will explore there Bab Mansour Gate and local medina. In addition, you will see Lahdim square which is a small version of jemaa el fna.
After that, you visit the nearby Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a sprawling complex worth wandering. Volubilis is was once one of the important thriving Roman cities. Finally, you accomplish your tour to Fez and the Morocco Travel driver will drop you at your accommodation. Your accommodation is a traditional Riad that reflects the architecture of old cities.
Fez is a complex city that you can’t explore by yourself; consequently, Morocco Travel makes at your disposition a professional guide. He will guide you in the heart of the old medina which is the oldest surviving city in the world. Fes is where magic and charm meet. You will see artisans still making handicrafts using technics of the 12th century. Our guide will take you along its narrow streets and show you al Quaraouiyine Mosque. The mosque is composed of two parts: the mosque and the university. The university is the oldest university in the world. Recently the adjoining library was rehabilitated and visitors can enter the newly (it was built in the 7th century) refurbished library with an appointment.
In addition, you will see the Ibn Danan Synagogue, or the Jewish Quarter. However, when you’re in the Mellah area, you can visit the Jewish cemetery. Worth saying that Fez once had one of the largest Jewish populations in Morocco and were part of the original founders of the city. After 1492 and their expulsion from Spain many again chose to settle in Morocco.
Tanneries also considered to be one of the best places to visit. In fact, we can’t states all the places that you visit in Fez but we are sure that it will charm you. No traveler to Morocco skip fez. It is one of the best cities and it will make your travel to Morocco worths its effort.
In the fourth day of your Morocco itinerary 7 days from Casablanca, you will head over Merzouga from Fez. This will be a magical trip to the heart of the Sahara where camels and Berber life invites you to see the other side of Morocco. You will leave Fez in the morning, at 8:00 a.m and you travel to the first city which is Ifrane. You stop there to take pictures and to see this beautiful city. It is nicknamed “Switzerland of Morocco” because it is so clean and cold. Then, you move to the cedar forest of Azrou where you will experience the barbarian life. You will watch the barbarian monkey jumping on trees and you can even feed them.
Finally, you travel to Midelt where you will have lunch before you drive south towards Erg Chebbi dunes. On the way, you will be amazed by the panoramic views of the Middle Atlas mountains. You cross Tizi Ntalghamt pass and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock. you’ll be amazed how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Errachidia city.
Your journey continues through Ziz valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. There you will ride camels to take you to the heart of the Sahara desert. On the way, you will witness a magic view of the sunset while the shadows of the sun meet the golden dunes of Merzouga. After one hour of camel ride, you reach your lux camp where you spend your night. Finally, you will spend a night under the sky and you will enjoy Berber dancing and singing.
After a lively night, your guide will wake you up early to see the desert sunrise. Then, you will have a Berber breakfast in your lux camp before you leave the dunes in a camel ride. The camels will take you back to Merzouga and you start another traveling journey. On the way back, you will appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses.
You’ll leave for Rissani, Tinghir and Todra gorge which is the highest gorge in Morocco. You will stop there for lunch and exploring the area. After that, you drive to Dades Valley and you will be impressed by the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy traditional guesthouse overlooking the Dades Valley with dinner and breakfast.7 days from Casablanca.
In the 6th day of your Morocco tour, you continue your travel journey to the main sites in the area of Ait Ben Haddou. You admire the slow pace of life in the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs as you pass through it. The main attraction here is Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the most famous Kasbah in Morocco. Dating back to the 11th century, it’s considered the main destination for filmmakers and producers from all over the world. It served as a background for many movies and television shows, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones. You’ll get the best view of the area if you walk up to the hilltop granary for a panoramic overlook. The Morocco tour comes to a close as you travel over the High Atlas mountains to Marrakech city.7 days from Casablanca.
Indeed, Morocco itinerary 7 days from Casablanca will be then a charming journey to discover the essence of Morocco.
In this day, you will enjoy Marrakech with our local guide. Marrakech city is as charming as Fez and offers the best museums, galleries, and gardens. It is called The “red city,” so named for the red ochre pigment in the walls, is a lively place to finish the week. You will see the snake charmers in Jemaa el Fna Square, the magnificent Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace, and in the Ville Nouvelle, the Majorelle Garden. This botanical garden and villa was the passion project of the French artist Jacques Majorelle, and it was later purchased and restored by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé. Today, the villa is home to the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech, the Berber Museum, and the Musee Yves Saint Laurent.7 days from Casablanca
Indeed, Marrakech is a city where the present and the past meet. It will charm you.7 days from Casablanca
In this day, depends on your flight details, the Morocco Travel driver will be waiting for you. If your travel is in the morning from Marrakech or from another city, he will transport you. However, if it is in the evening, he will be at your disposition to take wherever you want. You can enjoy therefore some of the places you liked the most or getting relaxed in some traditional cafés in Marrakech.7 days from Casablanca
Finally, this is will be the end of Morocco itinerary 7 days from Casablanca. We hope that you had great memories with us and you enjoyed our company.
Please note that if this tour is not what you are looking for, we are flexible. CONTACT US to help you customize you Morocco tour according your budget and time. 7 days from Casablanca
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