Morocco Discovery Tour
Holidays in Morocco

MOROCCO DISCOVERY TOUR

14 NIGHTS / 15 DAYS
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Detailed Itinerary

Morocco Discovery Tour encompasses the simplest that Morocco has to provide in an effort to uncover the varied options of Moroccan life on this fascinating tour. You’ll experience the varied panorama and admire its evocative custom, geography and rich historic previous. Inside the north you'll uncover the simplest of historic however flourishing Imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes and Fez, along with the Roman ruins at Volubilis. Heading south you'll have the benefit of good environment inside the Anti Atlas, the magic of the desert and the spectacular Dades Valley, which is lined with crumbling Kasbahs to breathe the modern air of the oases and splendid palmeries. Subsequent it's on to the massive swathes Extreme Atlas Mountains, sooner than ending off inside the delights of magical Marrakech.

Day 01
Casablanca

Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, you will be welcomed by your driver / info. You will be transferred to your lodge the place you will be given time to settle in and clear up.

overnight

Day 02
Casablanca − Rabat

After breakfast, your Morocco tour begins with the highlights of the city like the Hassan II Mosque, the second largest mosque on the planet, then we proceed with the favored Mohammed V sq., the United Nations Place, the residential district of Anfa and the setting of the Royal Palace with a stroll alongside the Corniche boulevard where the night lifetime of the city lines up with private and public seashores. After your lunch, departure to Rabat, Morocco’s present-day capital and principal royal residence. After some time to rest and clear up our sightseeing will attribute the luxurious Mohamed V Mausoleum to admire the magnificent construction of the burial place of the two earlier kings of Morocco, the 12th Century unfinished mosque the Hassan Tower, sister of the Giralda in Seville and the Koutoubia mosque in Marrakech. End up the tour with a visit to the 12th century fortified Kasbah of Oudayas and its pretty Andalusian yard.

overnight

Day 03
Rabat − Meknes − Volubilis − Fez

After breakfast, departure to Fez by the use of Meknes metropolis usually known as "the Moroccan Versailles" which was built mostly in the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail and a former capital which medina's partitions are adorned with stunning gates considered among the best preserved inside the Islamic world. Further into the countryside lays the sacred whitewashed metropolis of Moulay Idriss, the burial metropolis of the founding father of Islam in Morocco and the place the first Arab dynasty was based mostly in 787 AD. After a good lunch adopted you visit the near-perfectly preserved Roman ruins of Volubilis to find the perfect preserved archaeological site in Morocco. Then we proceed to Fez the cultural and religious heart of the nation.

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Day 04
Fez Guided City Tour

Benefit from a standard Moroccan breakfast. Then the tour is on to visit the oldest cultural and religious imperial metropolis of Morocco, among the many greatest examples of a preserved medieval metropolis. Fez, mostly built throughout the ninth century, has been unchanged since then. A licensed data is obtainable that may help you navigate the serpentine souks and its medieval medina, a Unesco world heritage site filled with slender, winding streets, tiny squares, vibrant honeycomb vats of the tanneries and artisan workshops to observe quite a few craftsmen performing their work reminiscent of historic methods. Admire Fez’s Royal Palace and the 14th century Mellah (Jewish Quarter), a very powerful one in Morocco. Non-obligatory lunch adopted by the Qarawiyyin Faculty the oldest on the earth and the luxurious Nejjarine sq. and its pretty fountain. We will be ending our tour by climbing the Merenids Tombs, which open onto a stunning panorama of Fez.

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Day 05
Fez − Chefchaouen − Fez

After breakfast in your Riad or resort, we'll drive north to find a particularly completely totally different custom and lifestyle from Fez. Chefchaouen is a trendy vacationer attraction and welcoming metropolis situated throughout the Rif Mountains merely south of the Mediterranean shoreline in northwest Morocco. The City is nestled on the feet of the Rif Mountains by which the title Chaouen “horns” has been adopted as a result of the mountains shapes; it was primarily built in 1471 as a small fortress. Chefchaouen fell beneath Spanish occupation and was emancipated in 1956.It's usually often known as "blue metropolis" for its typical buildings. Get pleasure from a stroll to find the white and blue washed partitions of the medina and the markets that provide some distinctive native handicrafts. There is also a ruined mosque constructed by the Spanish, with stairs nonetheless throughout the tower. In the midst of the drive once more to Fez, you'll have the benefit of scenic views of the Rif Mountains, Once more to Fez throughout the afternoon.

Overnight

Day 06
Fez − Ifran − Midelt − Erfoud − Merzouga

Driving inland, you may cross the Middle Atlas mountain range, well-known for its ski resort station, surrounded by cedar, oak and pine forest terraced farms, and sienna mud-brick Berber villages, crossing the small metropolis Ifran, normally often called the “Moroccan Switzerland” a very pretty metropolis with very attractive European mannequin houses. All through this journey, you'll discover the beautiful landscapes of the mountain where the Berber tribes reside, the distinctive inhabitants, have lived for a whole lot of years. Have lunch in Midelt, the city of the apple competitors after which you proceed your journey by visiting the palm-filled gorges of the Ziz River heading south all through the flanks of the Middle Atlas and passing by many Berber cities and villages to stay on the sting of the Sahara close to the good shifting sand sea of Merzouga. That's the prospect to find the beautiful sand dunes to take a camel journey led by a Bedouin data robed inside the flowing blue garb of the Tuareg and camp in a nomad tent beneath the innumerable stars of the clear desert sky, or in a cosy resort in the searing summer time season months. An experience to not be missed is to have a look at the sunset from the spectacular Merzouga dunes, an energizing location inside the midst of the big every-changing golden dunes, where you will actually really feel a liberating peacefulness.

Overnight (under tent)

Day 07
Erfoud − Tinghir − Mgouna − Ouarzazate

After breakfast, proceed the tour by way of Dades valley and its road of a thousand Kasbahs that arise like turreted sand castles alongside this historic caravan-trading route. Reaching Mgouna an infinite village well-known for its roses and its annual rose competitors attended by tons of people from all elements of the world. Proceed to the Oasis of Tinghir by way of Tinjdad road. Go to the magnificent Todra canyons to marvel on the pure drive that carved this quiet Berber oasis and rock-climbing haven, proceed to Ouarzazate Morocco's Hollywood the place you be following the road of the thousand kasbahs and the Dades Valley.

Overnight

Day 08
Ouarzazate − Ait ben Haddou − Marrakech

Refreshed, with a full stomach and ready to go, we're going to benefit from Morocco's Hollywood, with its cinematographic studios that present a very relevant ambiance for a very powerful motion pictures capturing, we go to the magnificent Taourirt Kasbah collectively considered one of many few remaining Pasha Glaoui residences. This Kasbah is recently restored and receives thousands of people all through the folkloric festival each year. Later we set forth a course of the north alongside the Ouarzazate valley to the magnificently distinctive Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, declared, and rightly so, a world heritage site. Ait Ben Haddou is no doubt some of the spectacular sights, the fortified village is a Unesco world heritage site and the backdrop for well-known motion pictures such as Lawrence of Arabia... to not be missed also, inside the Atlas ranges a very powerful mountain chain in Africa, set upon a rock above a reed-strewn assif, commanding the world for miles. This Kasbah has managed the trail to Marrakech until the French blasted an avenue through the Tizi n'Tichka mountain (2260 m). Proceed to Marrakech.

Overnight

Day 09
Marrakech Guided City Tour

After breakfast, we will have a full day guided tour of Marrakech, the most well-known of all imperial cities and tourist capital of Morocco. A historic oasis metropolis of weathered pink buildings and orange groves, acknowledged for its lovely native local weather, charming place on the ft of the acute Atlas Mountains, its good gardens and principally for its wonderful sq. all through the heart of the medina. In the morning you can go on a tour of the historical monuments in the town, together with the engaging 12th C Koutoubia mosque, the fascinating Andalusian model of the 19th C Bahia Palace the attention-grabbing 16th C Saadian tombs and Menara gardens. After lunch, you can uncover the mysteries of the medina and its fascinating native souks, then benefit from your time witnessing the carnivalesque public Jamaa el-Fna sq. come alive at sundown and wander all through the snake charmers and the storytellers that compete for an audience, water sellers, monkey avid players and acrobats.

Overnight

Day 10
Marrakech

Day at leisure, enjoy it on your own… (Optional excursion to Ourika Valley, cooking class or spa & hammam)

Overnight

Day 11
Marrakech − Essaouira

After breakfast, we drive from Marrakech to the seaside fishing city of Essaouira, a historic settlement with in depth, sandy seashores. The route will take you through a space which main commerce is the cultivation of Argan timber. we'll go to native cooperatives that produce oil from the timber, and the oil is used in every merchandise and in the kichen.

Overnight

Day 12
Essaouira Guided City Tour

As quickly as acknowledged by its Portuguese name of Mogador, the city of Essaouira is a citadel with a prestigious past! Earlier, it was occupied by assorted civilizations since prehistoric events. And well-known for its Tyrian manufacturing unit that when offered Rome with its legendary purple dye, Essaouira is a cradle for artists of each form. Embark on a tour of the port and watch the fishing boats return home. The Bab El Marsa port not solely has its Sqala canons on display, but it surely absolutely affords very good views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Medina. Journey to the Medina itself-a UNESCO World Heritage site-and go inside to satisfy celebrated marquetry inlayers and cabinetmakers. Stop in on the Women's Cooperative producer of Argan oil, after which have the benefit of some free time exploring the alleyways of the Medina, strolling alongside the infinite seaside, or testing out some current fish at a beachfront restaurant.

Overnight

Day 13
Essaouira − Agadir − Essaouira

After breakfast we take a daytrip with good drive to Agadir metropolis with over 300 days of sunshine, Agadir is a seashore metropolis in Morocco the place you probably can surf and fish all year long. The city seashore affords attention-grabbing decisions of crusing, wind shopping, horse-riding, tennis. The construction is a mix of typical Arabic and European sorts. Agadir could also be very completely totally different from one other metropolis in Morocco. The model new metropolis with its giant straight streets and low minimalist houses, we're going to go to certainly one of many few remaining traces of earlier Agadir; you may go to the Kasbah, a former 16th century fortress. Solely a summary of partitions and an entrance arch. Nonetheless you may have stupendous views of the seashore, ocean and the busy port. You'll notice the evocative Talborjt mosque; you may have spherical 10 minutes proper right here to take somme really nice footage. Once more inside the new metropolis of Agadir you may take 15-minutes to visit the souk, housed in a purpose-built market and full of herbs, spices, ceramics, carved wooden objects, jewellery, leather-work and much more. Then you can visit the Boulevard of the Cornish to view the incredible bay with its 9km of white sand washed by the Atlantic, then you go back to Essaouira at night time.

Overnight

Day 14
Essaouira − El-Jadida − Casablanca

Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, you'll be welcomed by your driver / information. You may be transferred to your resort the place you'll be given time to settle in and clean up.

Overnight

Day 15
Casablanca − Airport

Private transfer to airport and assistance with return flight formalities.

 
PLEASE NOTE
 

  • You can modify the itinerary according to your specific budget, dates, interests or cities of arrival or departure
  • The tour can be shortened, extended or modified to end wherever as the guests wish

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking driver for the entire trip
  • First class accommodation at 3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L Hotel / Riad
  • Daily breakfasts & some dinners
  • 4 wheels drive to Merzouga dunes
  • Camel trek
  • Certified tour guide in Rabat, Fez, Volubilis, Marrakech
  • Entrance fees to historical sites / museums
  • Departure transfer

  • International air fare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunches / drinks
  • Personal spending

Night
City
Class
Hotels & Riads
1 Night
Rabat
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
Please specify your desired hotel category

The list will be provided upon request
3 Nights
Fez
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
1 Night
Merzouga
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
1 Night
Ouarzazate
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
3 Nights
Marrakech
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
3 Nights
Essaouira
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
2 Nights
Casablanca
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L

  • Single supplements & Group discount are available upon request
  • Children fare ( please see our terms & conditions )

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