Grand Morocco tour-3 weeks vacation from Casablanca

Join our 3 weeks vacation in Morocco with this Grand Morocco Tour to discover the best of Morocco in 20 days vacation that includes different transportations, learning and discovery, walking, guided visits, and optional activities with overnights in local accommodations from hotel to Riads to Kasbah and desert nomadic camp.

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Grand Morocco tour- 3 weeks vacation from Casablanca

Our Grand Morocco Tour is a 3 weeks vacation in Morocco, which allows you to have plenty of time to discover Morocco’s culture and natural diversity, a deep dive into the Amazigh “Berber” over warming culture, exotic imperial cities, breathtaking golden sand dunes, lush evergreen oases. 20 Days Tour from Casablanca to get the best landscapes of the Moroccan countryside, optional exclusive activities to try, and local interaction opportunities provided. 

Adrar Travel offers you this Grand Morocco Tour that is ideal for those who have enough time to explore a large part of Morocco, from the largest and business center Casablanca, Tangier where the Mideteeratrean and the Atlantic joined each other, Fes Medina as the largest car-free zone to the deep Sahara desert experience and the nomadic primitive lifestyle to the red city of Marrakech and the Atlantic coast. Let us show you how to take it easy and really enjoy a vacation in Morocco!

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20 days Grand Morocco Tour remarkable highlights:

  • Blue city of Chefchaouen 
  • Moorish architecture influence in Tetouan
  • Hercules cave in Tangier
  • High-speed train experience
  • Chella Necropolis in Rabat
  • Maamoura forest for Cork Oak
  • Local Souks ( Markets)
  • Al Qarawiyyin mosque (The oldest university in the world)
  • 16th-century Tanneries for leather processing in Fes
  • Volubilis as a former Roman capital in northern Africa
  • Barbary Apes in the national park of Ifran
  • Semi-nomads of the Atlas mountains
  • Ziz evergreen Oasis
  • Desert camp
  • Camel ride experience
  • Nomads visit
  • Kasbahs
  • Stargazing in the Sahara
  • Gnaoua music
  • Khettara, underground irrigation system
  • Todghra Gorges
  • Horse riding experience ( optional)
  • Dades valley
  • Ouarzazate Hollywood of Africa
  • Ait Ben Haddou UNESCO world heritage site
  • High Atlas mountains
  • Marrakech red city
  • Hammam experience
  • Djemaa El Fena Square as intangible cultural heritage of humanity
  • Horse-drawn carriages
  • Hot Air balloon
  • Argan trees nearby Essaouira Mogador
  • Ourika valley optional trip
  • Ouzoud highest waterfalls in northern Africa
  •  Hassan the 2nd, 3rd the largest mosque in the world
  • Jewish museum, unique of its kind of the Muslim worldwide

day trip from Casablanca to Fes

Marrakech day tour day trip from Tangier

 

 

 

 

 


Grand Morocco tour Itinerary:


1st day: Casablanca

Welcome to Morocco by our team in Mohamed V airport. Drive to your hotel in Casablanca.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 40 Minutes

2nd day: Transfer Casablanca- Chefchaouen

Crossing the beautiful countryside of Morocco and a part of Rife mountains towards Chefchaouen, few stops on our way to learn about local life in the region.

You will have the opportunity to visit one of the local markets on the road to Chefchaouen. Upon our arrival, we suggest a small walk to the Spanish mosque above the town. Where we will have a beautiful sunset with an exotic view of the city. Later on, we will to the Medina of Chefchaouen for Dinner

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 5 hours

3rd: Chefchaouen

Roughly today City tour for 2 hours will allow you to discover the beauty of this small blue during the morning. With a local guide, you get to visit the famous first building kasbah in the heart of the city, Outa El Hammam Square, wander in the blue alleys to discover more about Moroccan northern culture and society.

Optional activities:

  1. Home-hosted lunch with a local family optional: Departure 11 ( 50Euros extra per person)
  2. The second option hiking tour for 3 hours in the national park Talassemtane ( 50 Euros extra per person)
  3. Visit Akchour waterfalls ( 2 hours drive + optional hiking )
  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: NO DRIVING except for optional activities.

4th: Depart to Tangier via Tetouan

City tour in Tetouan, learn more about Moorish architecture and the influence of Jewish in the area with the possibility to drop a visit to the Royal artisan school dated back to 1919. Where the kids drop out of school goes to learn about certain crafts like work carving, plaster, black seething, embroidery…with the possibility to interact with students ( closes on the national holidays). After lunch in Tetouan, we carry on to Tangier. Upon our arrival to Tangier, we can do the orientation work or check to the hotel right away.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 4-5 hours drive

5th day: City tour of Tangier

After breakfast at leisure, we depart for Tangier guided tour starting by Hercules cave and Cap Spartel both are two sights that are one of the most famous attractions for the city of Tangier. Later on, we continue to explore the Medina starting the Military zone, the Kasbah, and down to the commercial zone, Souk end up with optional activities to personal pleasure adventure: American legation ( first official building BELONGS TO THE States outside of the country, as Morocco use to be the first country to recognize their independence), Jewish cemetery and the Moshe Nahon Synagogue for those interested in the Jewish heritage and the Donkeys Museum of Tangier for animal lovers.

The rest of PM is to spend at leisure.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 2 hours drive

6th day: High-speed train experience to Rabat

2 weeks in Morocco requires to use of different means of transportation available, The outstanding pretty new one is TGV (High-speed train) that we will use heading south to the political capital of the country, Rabat. The ride will take us one hour and 20 minutes to reach our destination, where the driver is waiting for us for the transport to the hotel. Then start the discovery of the city of lights of the country, Starting by the roman sight Shella Necropolis followed by Mohamed V mausoleum nicknamed Taj Mahal, facing 13th-century unfinished Mosque of Hassan tower before we continue the discovery we stop for lunch where you can have fresh seafood.

For the rest of the afternoon, we can either explore the Oudya kasbah including the Andalusian garden, roaming the Medina, or head back to the Riad for downtime.

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 1H20 high-speed train- 1 car hours drive

7th day: Day off in Rabat with optional activities

Day off for personal exploration, highly recommended these visit sights to personalize your Morocco adventure during your long vacation:

  1. Rabat Archeological Museum to learn about the roman heritage, in particular (10 am, 6 pm / Closed on Tuesday).
  2. Mohammed the 6th contemporary and mother art museum (10 am, 6 pm/ cost: COST: 4$ / Closed on Tuesday),
  3. Band Almaghrib for money museum (Cost 2$, 9 am, 5.30 pm /Closes by the weekend),
  4. The Jardins D’Essais Botanical garden (8 am, 5pm / Closed on Monday)
  5. St. Peter’s Cathedral church
  6. Rabbi Shalom Zaoui Synagogue
  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: NO DIVING except for optional activities

8th day: Rabat Towards the capital of Handcrafts Fes

Leaving Rabat behind we are driving east towards the spiritual, cultural, and handicraft capital of Morocco, Fes. But, better to take in many breaks for learning and discovering, such as the Maamura forest known by Cork Oak trees and the local market of the farmers in Elkhmisat, to learn their lifestyle and what do they grow locally.

As we arrive at Fes, we have lunch followed by check-in to our traditional Riad, in the heart of the Medina. Around 4 pm we take a little drive outside the Medina where an apprentice school for ceramic tiles work ( zellij) and pottery is situated. You will have an opportunity to hand in the activities in these workshops, it is a shopping opportunity as well for anyone interested in lead-free items. As we are done, we head towards the new town of Fes where we can take a stroll in the widest boulevard named Hassan II, where easily you can notice the European influence ( optional walk)

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner
  • Driving hours: 5 hours

9th day: Fes guided tour

Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour in Fes, which is the oldest of Morocco’s four “Imperial Cities”. The medieval city of Fes El Bali or “Old Fes” remains complete and is unspoiled. starting by visiting the beautiful gate of king palace and the Jewish carter beside to get some of the best-decorated buildings in Fes. During your Guided Fes tour, you visit the exotic Bou Inania Medersa, the Tanneries,  the exotic Medina, and the Kairaouine Mosque, where you may take photos of the wonderful courtyard from the main gate as well as the famous souks.

Optional activity: Experience the Hammam

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast 
  • Driving hours: 2 hour

10th day: Day off in Fes or optional day tour to Volubilis and Meknes

Day off to explore More of Fes or join our optional day trip from Fes to Meknes via Volubilis. Where we are going to learn about a settlement date back to the 3rd century BC and used later on by the Romans as their capital of North Africa called Mauritania Tangitana. Among things to see is the intact mosaic of the floors still vivid, Oil pressing, Basilica, the forum, triumphal arc and end up in a well-designed tiny museum. We continue to another imperial city of Morocco named Meknes, which knew its golden ages during the reign of Moulay Ismail ( 1672-1727). As we arrive we have lunch followed by the visit of the largest gate in north Africa Called Bab Mansour 16 meters high, and the collective granaries and royal stables where 12 thousand horses used to be tied. 

Ride back to Fes for overnight.

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast 
  • Driving hours: No driving except for the optional activities

11th Day: Fes – Midelt- Ziz Oasis

Early morning we start our day towards the Ziz valley from the Riad, crossing near the national park of Ifran « the Switzerland of Morocco » as it calls. To enjoy its beauty and to have memorable photos, a break will be taken. After that, we will head towards Azrou to see the Barbary Apes monkeys in the cedar forest. We Continue to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant.

By the afternoon, we will cross the pass of Tizi N Talghaumt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz gorges which offers amazing photographic opportunities. Arrival at our Kasbah hotel in Ziz Oasis

  • Accommodation: Kasbah hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner
  • Driving hours: 6 hours drive

12th day: Ziz valley- Erfoud- Rissani – Camel riding in Merzouga – Overnight desert camp

2 hours walking optional to explore Ziz Oasis or Morning at pleasure to enjoy the sun and the view of the palm trees valley. Crossing Arfoud and stopping to discover the fossil art shop, later on, we drive to Rissani, where we will stop for lunch. An opportunity to try Berber pizza or locally named Medfona meal. A walk-in Rissani market to explore The best market for the region including a date’s souk where you how people live in this small town/city that used to be the capital of trading caravans that crosses the Sahara desert.

By early afternoon we drive to the Sahara dunes, exactly around Merzouga where our camel riding experience will start. Enjoying the view of the golden dunes towards our campsite. However, camel riding is exciting to experience we respect your choice, it is possible to skip it and drive to the camp instead.

  • Accommodation: Luxury Desert nomadic camp
  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner
  • Driving hours: 4 hours driving /One-hour camel ride

13th day: Explore the nomads – Visit khamlia village- Overnight in a desert camp

Erg Chebbi is a fascinating area to learn more about the culture of Morocco, we will drop a visit to explore the last nomads under this region. Later on, we drive to Khamlia, known as the village of black people, and have a cup of Moroccan tea while listening to their spiritual Gnawa music. Lunch will be in a hotel or a picnic under the shadow of Tamarix trees if you love the picnic.

Walk to enjoy the sunset by later afternoon. Later on, the entertainment at the camp included dinner, drumming music, stargazing…

  • Optional quad biking for an hour: This experience is offered during the morning whiling enjoying this adventurous activity during the first hours of the day.
  • Accommodation: Desert camp
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 3h car drive

14th day: Sahara desert to Dades valley via Todgha gorges 

If you wake up early enough, the Sahara desert offers an amazing sunrise when the first light touches the red dunes of the Sahara. We peacefully ride the camels back to your hotel on the edge of the dunes appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes with first lights. Drive to Elkherbat to explore one of the old Ksars of the south as well as a Berber museum nearby.

After lunch, We will leave towards Todra gorges, well known as an important destination for rock climbers, The highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco, where we can do some walking before arriving at Dades Valley for dinner and accommodation.

Optional activity: Horse riding opportunities at the gorges of Todgha

  • Accommodation: Hotel kasbah
  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner
  • Driving hours: 5 hours

15th day: Explore Dades Valley & home-hosted lunch and artist workshop

Today’s main activity will be to visit a female artist workshop in the heart of Dades valley while having a home-hosted meal with her family. an opportunity to learn more about women’s status in Morocco as a Muslim country. We may take a little walk in Dades valley if anyone is interested to explore more about the life of locals in this amazing valley.

  • Accommodation: Hotel kasbah
  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner
  • Driving hours: 2 hours

16th day: Dades valley to Marrakech via Ait Ben Haddou

We start our day driving via the road of thousand kasbahs to reach the valley of the roses; always spectacular in April and May when the roses bloom. We head towards Ouarzazate city, then to Ksar Ait Ben Haddou the most restored ksar in the south which is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Walking Visit the site and enjoy lunch there. Continue to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas mountain range via Tizi N Tichka pass 2260m with beautiful sceneries towards the small valleys and Berber villages. Arriving at Marrakech late afternoon

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 6 hours

17th day: Guided tour in Marrakech

A full day sightseeing tour of Marrakech, one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco founded by Marrakech the Almoravid dynasty at the end of the 12th century, always attractive for its unique history and culture. Our local city guide leads you to discover the most remarkable highlights of the city; Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs,, Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia mosque, Menara garden, the Souks, and the Jemaa el Fna Square

Late afternoon, we get ready for the horse-drawn carriages maneuvering the trendy part of the Marrakech city.

  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 1h car drive / One-hour horse-drawn carriages

18th day: Day off to explore Marrakech or join our optional tour

It’s your free day to chill at your pleasure, However, things to do in Marrakech are tempting if you are eager to explore more about Moroccan culture or try one of the exciting activities around the city.

  • Hot air balloon: This is an amazing experience for the morning people to see the sunset while enjoying the Desertec view of Marrakech. Two-hour drive and one-hour air balloon.
  • Day trip to Essaouira ( if the weather is permitting to day trip to Essaouira to learn about Argan trees and where possible you may see the famous picture of Morocco’s” goat climbing the trees”, get ocean breeze, eat Moroccan see food, walk-in Essaouira Medina ( 6 hours drive)
  • Day tour to Ouzoud waterfalls: Explore the 300 meters waterfall, the highest in North Africa, discover the Barbary Apes, walk for 2 hours.
  • Excursion to Ourika: Explore the Berber villages in the Atlas mountains, walking, fresh air day trip ( 5 hours drive)
  • Hammam experience ( optional)
  • Accommodation: Riad
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: No DRIVING except for optional activities

19th day: Departure for Casablanca via the highway

On our arrival to Casablanca, we visit the famous Mosque of Hassan II. The only opening for non-Muslims that can host over 250.000 prayers, considered one of the top 10 big mosques in the world. Later on, we drive to get our last lunch meal on the 3 weeks vacation in Morocco from Casablanca.

Optional activity: Vist of the Jewish Museum, one of the kind in all the Muslim world.

Free afternoon to get ready for the departure.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Driving hours: 4h car drive

20: Transfer to the airport – End of grand Morocco tour:

We drop you at Mohamed V airport Depending on your flight schedule.

End of 3 weeks Vacation in Morocco.

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What’s included on the 3 weeks Morocco grand tour:


  • Transport by a private 4×4 Toyota land cruiser, Mercedes Van  ( group from 2 to 8 persons) or a bus ( For the group over 8 people) with A/C 
  • Fuel.
  • English speaking driver 
  • Tour leader ( If the group is over 8 people)
  • 17 nights in the hotels/Riads/Kasbahs/ guest houses with breakfast included
  • 2 nights in a luxury camp in the desert
  • Dinner in Ziz oasis, Merzouga, Dades Valley
  • Local guide in Fes, Marrakech, Tangier
  • Camel riding during your Sahara desert tour.
  • Drinks in the desert (like Tea, mineral water).
  • Pick up on the 1st day from Casablanca Airport
  • Drop off on the 20th day in Casablanca Airport

What’s not included on 3 weeks Morocco grand tour:


  • Flights
  • Lunches
  • Dinners ( except mentioned ones)
  • Entrance fees for monuments, museums and historical sites
  • Supplement single room ( on request )
  • Optional suggested activities

Notes:


  • This grand Morocco trip can always be extended/shortened or adapted.
  • Upon reservation, you will receive directly reserved hotel confirmations 

 

Other long tours in Morocco: 12 days tour from Casablanca / 10 days tour from Tangier

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