Caravan of Morocco Tour
10 Days Tour with option to extend from a choice of locations and activities.
Itinerary ( B = breakfast, D = dinner )
DAY 1: Marrakech airport – Hotel D
Meet and greet at Marrakech airport, then check in to your hotel. The rest of the
day at leisure, your guide will be at our disposal for recommended visits. Dinner
is included in the hotel. Overnight in Marrakech.
DAY 2: Marrakech
Full day guided city tour of Marrakech. The capital of the south, Marrakech is an
enchanting city and one of the country's most popular destinations. The tour of the
"Red City" will begin with the world-famous Jema El Fna Square, which houses an
array of food, snake charmers, local musicians, and fortune-tellers. Next, stop at
the 12th century Koutoubia Minaret. We will also visit the Bahia Palace and the
Saadian Tombs. Lunch in the hotel and visit of the old medina with its bustling
souks in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Marrakech.
DAY 3: Marrakech – Essaouira - Marrakech
Leave Marrakech after breakfast heading to the charming big town of Essaouira.
Essaouira used to be occupied by the Portuguese and used to be called the city of
Mogador. It was fortified by a French fan of architect Vauban and it used to have a
large Jewish population. These influences made the city unique and attractive, and
today, it is gradually becoming a city of artists and intellectuals thanks to all these
influences. Essaouira has a very favourable microclimate which gives it a mild
winter and a cool summer. Also to be mentioned, the city has a beautiful beach protected by the surrounding islands. Spend most of your time there at leisure before heading back to Marrakech for dinner overnight.
DAY 4: Marrakech - Ouarzazate
After breakfast, leave Marrakech to Ouarzazate along the magnificent Tizi In Tichka pass through the High Atlas Mountains. Stop at the spectacular fortress of Ait Ben Haddou, the iconic landscape immortalized in such films as, Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and Alexander. Transfer to Ouarzazate, also known as "Morocco's Hollywood", for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: Ouarzazate - Zagora
After breakfast, leave Ouarzazate to Tamegroute along the path of the ancient caravans through the Daraa Valley and its beautiful landscapes to reach Zagora. At arrival to Zagora, we continue to M’Hamed dunes by camel all the way to the Bivouacs. Dinner prepared by the locals and over night. Day 6: Zagora - Merzouga After breakfast we depart toward the eat to Merzouga an other part of the Sahara but more sandy to Merzouga via Tazarine, Alnif (maybe a lunch here) Drâa Valley and toward Riassani, old road for trades with Africa then Merzouga.
DAY 6: Zagora - Merzouga
After breakfast we depart toward the eat to Merzouga an other part of the Sahara but more sandy to Merzouga via Tazarine, Alnif (maybe a lunch here) Drâa Valley and toward Riassani, old road for trades with Africa then Merzouga.
DAY 7: Merzouga – Midelt – Ifrane - Fes
Take an optional sunrise camel ride along the golden sand dunes in Merzouga. Then return to the auberge for breakfast before driving to Midelt through the Ziz Valley and passing through a series of fortified villages. Stop in Midelt for an optional lunch then continue along to Azrou and Ifrane. Azrou is widely known for its handcraft cooperative and Ifrane, nicknamed "Morocco's Switzerland", is a charming ski town populated by European-style chalets. Continue the tour to Fes for dinner and overnight.
DAY 8: Fes
Begin your tour of Fes with a visit to the royal palace and the mellah. The latter is considerably older than the ones at Meknes and Rabat, having been built in the 15th century. At one time, it housed over 10,000 people, 40 synagogues, the Bet Din, communal ovens, ritual baths, and schools. The city tour of Fes will also include Jamaa Al-Karaouine--the world's first established university--and the Medersa Bouanania, not to mention the tanneries, clay workshops, artisan quarters, and souks of largest and oldest medina in Morocco. Dinner and overnight in Fes.
DAY 9: Fes – Volubilis – Meknes - Rabat
After breakfast, head to the UNESCO-sponsored Roman ruins in Volubilis. The latter is a very impressive site selected by the UNESCO as a cultural heritage for humanity. Transfer to Meknes, stopping to take pictures of the massive Bab El Mansour gate. The city tour of Meknes will include the Harri Souani stables, the medina, and the Royal Palace. Leave Meknes to Rabat for dinner and overnight.
DAY 10: Rabat - Casablanca
Your Rabat tour will include a visit to Mohammed V Mausoleum and Hassan Tower.
Spend some time at the Kasbah of the Udayas, Rabat's medina before stopping at
the entrance to the royal palace. Leave Rabat to Casablanca, Morocco's economic
capital and its largest city. In Casablanca, enjoy a walk around the Hassan II
mosque, and then continue to the Ain Diab Corniche for a pleasant stroll along the
coast. Dinner overnight.
DAY 11: Casablanca airport
After breakfast, we will assist you to the Casablanca airport for your return flight.
Please allow three hours for check-in to your international flights and two hours for domestic.
1. How much would it cost to fly from an airport not listed as part of this deal?
Please contact us for additional pricing options from any departure airport not listed.
2. Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
Yes, you can arrange for that by contacting us either by phone or email.
3. How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available?
Check the dates listed above to see if there is availability for the specific date you are interested in. If there are multiple dates listed feel free to contact us for the most up-to-date availability.
Deluxe hotels in double / single rooms
Porterage at airport and hotels
Breakfast and dinner daily
Sightseeing on air conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver/guide
Entrance fees to monuments
Local Guide in Marrakech
All Hotel service and local taxes are included
Rates are per person, based on double occupancy as described above.
International Airfare is not included and nonrefundable after booking.
Additional fees: Baggage fees may apply.
Airfare and departure taxes are additional.
Anything not listed above.
Cancellation policy and fees:
All cancellations subject to fee up to date specified.
Travel insurance is highly recommended.
4* Hotels (or similar)
Marrakech: Kech / Le Merdian
Tinghir: Kasbah Lamrani
Merzouga: Riad Madu
Zagoura: Palais Asma
Ouarzazate: Le Petit Riad