Morocco Tours 10: Highlights of Morocco (10 days/ 9 nights)

Tour 10: Highlights of Morocco Tour (10 days/9 nights)

This Morocco tours itinerary showcases Morocco’s imperial cities with their exotic old medinas and souks, the fabulous Sahara Desert of Morocco with its romantic kasbahs, soaring sand dunes and magnificent gorges, and the majestic High Atlas Mountains – the perfect introduction to Morocco travel if you only have time for a short Morocco holiday. This itinerary operates as one of our deluxe Cultural Experience group tours of Morocco or you can choose this itinerary for your own personalised private Morocco tour.

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our small group tour departures are available with a Casablanca (CE10C) or Marrakech (CE10M) start & end.


  • 8 nights’ accommodation at riads, kasbahs or hotels
  • 1 night camping in Sahara Desert Erg Chebbi Morocco deluxe camp – deluxe Berber tents with private ensuite (option to stay at Merzouga Kasbah)
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners (Merzouga & Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert Oasis Camp)
  • Full-day city tour of Marrakech with English speaking licensed local professional Marrakech guide
  • Full-day city tour of Fez with English speaking licensed local professional Fez guide
  • Desert camel ride in Sahara Desert Erg Chebbi sand dunes
  • Entrance fees for included sightseeing
  • Private chauffeured airport transfers
  • Air-conditioned private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide

MOROCCO TOUR 10 ITINERARY ~see Tour CE10 for group tour itinerary)

Day 1: CasablancaBerber Treasures Morocco Tours of Morocco s cultural highlights

Begin your tour of Morocco when you arrive at Casablanca Airport and are met by your Berber Treasures Morocco tour driver guide and transferred to your Casablanca hotel.  Afternoon city tour of Casablanca ’s principal sights.  Overnight in Casablanca hotel.

Day 2: Casablanca – El Jadida – Marrakech

Travel south along Morocco’s Atlantic coastline to the historic El Jadida with it’s interesting Moroccan and Portuguese heritage.  Turning inland your Morocco travel adventure takes you to the wondrous old imperial city of Marrakech – a highlight of all Morocco tours and your first experience of the magical Morocco riads in your Marrakech riad located in the heart of the old Marrakech medina.  Overnight in Marrakech riad.  (Breakfast)

Day 3: Marrakech

Full-day city tour of Marrakech with your expert local Marrakech travel guide.  Your heritage tour of Marrakech showcases the city’s stunning past and allows you to immerse yourself in sights, sounds and smells of this captivating city.  Explore Marrakech’s UNESCO world heritage old walled medina, La Bahia Palace, el-Badi Palace, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, Djemaa El-Fna Plaza with it magicians, story tellers and snake charmers and Marrakech’s famous souks and markets.   Overnight in Marrakech riad.  (Breakfast)

Day 4: MarrakechTizi n’Tichka (High Atlas Mountains) – Ait BenhaddouOuarzazate

Making your way into the soaring High Atlas Mountains and through the Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260 m), the highest pass through the High Atlas Mountains, you travel to Morocco s fabulous Sahara Desert.  Visit the spectacular UNESCO world heritage ksar village of Ait Benhaddou where you will see some of Morocco’s most exotic and best preserved kasbahs – a must on all Morocco tours to the desert.  Resuming your journey you continue on to the lush oasis town of Ouarzazate, strategically located on the crossroads of old desert caravan routes – formerly an old French Foreign Legion garrison and now its spectacular setting has made it the movie making capital of Morocco.  Overnight in Ouarzazate kasbah.  (Breakfast)

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Todra Gorge & OasisMerzouga (Erg Chebbi)

Your Morocco travel adventure takes you along the stretch of road known as the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, through the Roses Valley and on to the Berber town of Tingehir.  Here you arrive to the marvellous Todra oasis nestled at the base of the High Atlas Mountains.  Turning into the Mountains you enter the beautiful Todra Gorge.   Then travelling via the desert town of Erfoud it is on to the small desert Berber village of Merzouga situated on the edge of Morocco’s spectacular Sahara Desert sand dunes known as Erg Chebbi.   Overnight in Merzouga/Erg Chebbi area kasbah. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 6: Erg Chebbi Morocco Desert Villages, Deluxe Desert Camp & Sunset Camel Ride

Morocco travel Explore the Merzouga oasis area.  The Berber of this region are famous for their striking indigo blue gandoras and turbans.  In Merzouga village you visit a local Berber family and share a cup of refreshing mint tea.  Returning to your kasbah there is some time to relax before your Morocco holidays immerse you in a night straight out of the pages of a Thousand and One Nights for a magical night under the stars in Morocco at deluxe desert camp.  Taking a 4-wheel drive excursion through the lower Erg Chebbi sand dunes you comfortably arrive to your deluxe desert camp on the sand dunes in the heart of Morocco’s beautiful Sahara Desert.  Here you meet your local Berber camel guide who will lead you on your camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes to watch the sun set over the soaring sand dunes.  (Client’s prefering not to join the camel ride can relax at the camp or enjoy a stroll in the sand dunes.)  Returning to your Morocco deluxe camp, and a highlight of all Morocco tours to this incredible region, tonight relax around the camp fire then enjoy a Berber meal before retiring to your deluxe Berber tent with private ensuite . Overnight at Erg Chebbi desert camp in deluxe Berber tents.  (Breakfast & Dinner) 

۞  Prefer not to ride a camelThe camel ride leaves from and returns to the camp.  If you prefer not to ride a camel you can relax and enjoy the desert sunset from the camp. 

۞  Non-camping Option – Merzouga KasbahIf you prefer not to stay at the camp you can choose to stay in a Merzouga Kasbah – Supplement applies

Day 7: MerzougaMideltIfrane (Middle Atlas Mountains)Fez

Beginning your northward journey your holidays in Morocco travel along the Ziz River through Er-Rachadia to the magnificent Ziz Gorge with its vast date palm groves.  Climbing into the High Atlas Mountains you say farewell to the Sahara Desert.  After crossing these mountains for the last time your Morocco tours path takes you through Midelt and on into Morocco’s Middle Atlas Mountains.  Your route through the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco travel s via the mountain towns of Azrou and Ifrane passing past cedar, oak and pine forests on your way to the old imperial city of Fez.  Staying at another of the fabulous riads in Morocco you soak up the medieval atmosphere of this imperial city at your unique Fez riad.   Overnight in Fez. riad  (Breakfast)

Day 8: Fez

Highlights of Fez tours and tailor made Morocco holidays with Berber Treasures Morocco Tours of MoroccoFull-day heritage tour of Fez, one of Morocco’s oldest imperial cities with your expert local Fez travel guide.  Your Fez tours  itinerary visits the UNESCO world heritage old walled medina, historical monuments (including Madrasa Bou Inania, the Kairaouine Mosque and Mihrab), the famous leather tanneries, bazaars and souks (such as Souk Ain Allou (leather souk), Souk Attarine (spices), Souk au Henne (henna and kohl)), Fes el Jdid, the exterior of Dar el Makhzen (Royal Palace) including the enormous Marinid gate of Bab Dekakene, formerly the main entrance of the royal palace, the Mellah (old Moroccan Jewish heritage quarter) and late 16th century Borj Sud fortress.  Return to you Fez riads.  Overnight in Fez riad.  (Breakfast)

Day 9: Fez – Volubilis – MeknesRabat

Today your Berber Treasures Morocco Tours itinerary has a feast of marvelous UNESCO world heritage sites as your holidays in Morocco travel to Rabat.   Your first destination today is the ancient Roman town of Volubilis. The extensive Roman ruins at this beautiful UNESCO world heritage  site include marvelous ancient buildings and remarkable mosaics.  Your Morocco tours exploration of Morocco’s imperial cities then takes you on to  the UNESCO world heritage imperial city of Meknes.  In Meknes you can see the sights of this old city, including the famous massive gate of Bab el Mansour, the main entrance to the second Alaouite sultan, Moulay Ismail’s 17th century city.    Resuming your journey your travel to Morocco ‘s current capital, the imperial city of Rabat – yet another UNESCO world heritage treasure.   During your heritage tour of Rabat you visit the city’s principal sights including the Oudaia Kasbah, the Hassan Tower and the medieval Necropolis of Chellah, situated in the ruins of the ancient Roman town of Sala Collonia.  Overnight in Rabat riad or hotel.  (Breakfast)   

۞  Option to continue on and overnight in Casablanca

Day 10: Rabat – Casablanca

Morning transfer to Casablanca Airport where your Morocco holidays end.  We hope to see you again on one of our other Morocco tours    (Breakfast)


Berber Treasures Morocco Private Tours of Morocco:

  • Departures every day on any of our private tours of Morocco
  • Luxury to budget accommodation options available
  • Lots of fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Luxury camping night in Erg Chebbi Morocco deluxe camp tents with private ensuites
  • Your personal chauffeured professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide
  • Private chauffeured airport transfer included on Day 1 and last Day
  • Variations to the itinerary permitted – or choose a personalised tailor made itinerary
  • No minimum numbers
  • Lots of optional activities and inclusions available

EMAIL US now for pricing information, further details and to book your private tour of Morocco.

The price of your private tour of Morocco depends on the standard and type of accommodation you seek, the itinerary you choose, the number of people travelling and the time of year you are planning to travel to Morocco.

Berber Treasures Morocco Group Tours:

This itinerary is included in our collection of deluxe cultural experience group tours of Morocco as CE10C: Highlights of Morocco (10 days/9 nights) and operates in a clockwise direction.  The features of our group tours of Morocco include:

  • Deluxe Cultural Experience group tour of Morocco
  • Average 4 **** star accommodation
  • Fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Luxury camping in Erg Chebbi Morocco in deluxe desert camp tents with private ensuite
  • Small groups only
  • Our deluxe Morocco group tours are guaranteed to operate
  • Regular departures
  • Private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide
  • Complimentary group airport transfer included on Day 1 and last Day at scheduled time
  • Lots of optional activities, inclusions and private airport transfers available

Berber Treasures Morocco Group Tours:

(Tue – Thurs)

(10 days/9 nights)
Casablanca – Casablanca
[Marrakech start/finish option]
DeparturesCost per person (double/twin share)* AUD$
  05 Dec – 14 Dec$3284
  12 Dec – 21 Dec$3284
  19 Dec – 28 Dec$3296
  26 Dec – 04 Jan ’24$3296
DeparturesCost per person (double/twin share)*AUD$
  02 Jan – 11 Jan$3284
  09 Jan – 18 Jan$3284
  16 Jan – 25 Jan$3284
  23 Jan – 01 Feb$3284
  30 Jan – 08 Feb$3284
  06 Feb – 15 Feb$3284
  13 Feb – 22 Feb$3284
  20 Feb – 29 Feb$3284
  27 Feb – 07 Mar$3284
  05 Mar – 14 Mar$3284
  12 Mar – 21 Mar$3284
  19 Mar – 28 Mar$3284
  26 Mar – 04 Apr$3284
  02 Apr – 11 Apr$3284
  09 Apr – 18 Apr$3284
  16 Apr – 25 Apr$3284
  23 Apr – 02 May$3284
  30 Apr – 09 May$3284
  07 May – 16 May$3284
  14 May – 23 May$3284
  21 May – 30 May$3284
  28 May – 06 Jun$3284
  04 Jun – 13 Jun$3284
  08 Jun – 17 Jun Ψ†$3284
  14 Jun – 23 Jun Ψ††$3284
  22 Jun – 01 Jul †$3284
  25 Jun – 04 Jul$3284
  02 Jul – 11 Jul$3284
  09 Jul – 18 Jul$3284
  16 Jul – 25 Jul$3284
  23 Jul – 01 Aug$3284
  30 Jul – 08 Aug$3284
  06 Aug – 15 Aug$3284
  13 Aug – 22 Aug$3284
  20 Aug – 29 Aug$3284
  27 Aug – 05 Sep$3284
  03 Sep – 12 Sep$3284
  10 Sep – 19 Sep$3284
  17 Sep – 26 Sep$3284
  24 Sep – 03 Oct$3284
  01 Oct – 10 Oct$3284
  08 Oct – 17 Oct$3284
  15 Oct – 24 Oct$3284
  22 Oct – 31 Oct$3284
  29 Oct – 07 Nov$3284
  07 Nov – 16 Nov$3284
  14 Nov – 23 Nov$3284
  21 Nov – 30 Nov$3284
  28 Nov – 07 Dec$3284
  More 2024 dates available 

* A single supplement for single client bookings applies – solo clients always receive their own room . Please ask for details.
†  Operates Sat –Mon
††  Operates Fri–Sun in reverse direction
Ψ Operates during the Feast of the Sheep (estimated feast dates – TBC)

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Not Included in Group Tour Prices

  • Drinks, meals other than as specified, gratuities and other items of a personal nature
  • Optional activities (including those referred to as optional in the tour itinerary)
  • Pre/Post-tour accommodation, tour extensions and any special handling
  • Airfares
  • Other extras