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Grand Morocco

13 Days independent Tour with option to extend from a choice of locations and activities.
 

 

Itinerary ( B = breakfast, D = dinner )

 
DAY 1: Casablanca airport – Hotel  
Meet and greet at the Casablanca airport, then begin the city tour with an outside 
visit of Hassan II mosque. Continue to the Ain Diab Corniche for a pleasant stroll 
along the coast. Go on to Mohammed V Square in the city center. Overnight at 
hotel. 
 
DAY 2: Casablanca – Rabat
After breakfast, transfer to the capital of Morocco, Rabat.  Enjoy  the city  tour 
starting with a short walk around the entrance to the Royal Palace. Continue to 
Mohammed V Mausoleum followed by the Hassan II Tower, one of the oldest 
mosques left in existence. Complete the city tour with a visit to the Kasbah of the 
Udayas, Rabat’s medina. Overnight in Rabat.  
 
DAY 3: Rabat – Meknes – Fes
After breakfast, transfer to Meknes. Stop to take pictures of the massive Bab El 
Mansour gate. The city tour of Meknes  includes  the Harri Souani stables, the 
medina, and the Royal Palace. Continue along  to the UNESCO-sponsored Roman 
ruins in Volubilis where you will have a guided tour. Transfer to Fes for overnight.  
 
DAY 4: Fes (city tour) B 
Enjoy the tour of Fes with a local guide.  The tour includes the entrance to the 
biggest royal palace in Morocco. Continue the tour with a panoramic view of the old 
medina, before venturing to the heart of the largest old medina in the world. 
There, you will visit the Jamaa Al-Karaouine––the world’s first established 
university––and a Medersa (a Koranic school), not to mention the tanneries, clay 
workshops, artisan quarters, and souks. Dinner and overnight in Fes.  
 
DAY 5: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga B,D 
After breakfast, transfer to the heart of the desert. The trip takes you through the 
middle atlas mountains, a cider forest, and many Amazigh cities and villages. Stop 
first at Ifrane, nicknamed “Morocco’s Switzerland”. Ifrane is a charming ski town 
populated by European-style chalets and surrounded by a large cider forest. 
Continue through Azrou to Midelt where you will stop for an optional lunch. 
Transfer along the Ziz River, passing through a series of fortified villages before 
getting to Erfoud. Continue through Rissani to Merzouga for dinner and overnight 
in an auberge by the dunes.  
NB: you can stay in a desert camp with round trip 4x4 transfers from Erfoud.
 
DAY 6: Merzouga – Tinghir B,D 
Enjoy an optional early morning sunrise camel ride along the golden sand dunes 
in Merzouga. Return to the auberge for breakfast before driving to Tinghir via 
Rissani and Tinjdad. Tinghir is a gorgeous, 40km oasis, which boasts one of the 
largest palm groves in the country. Enjoy walking at the famous Todra Gorge, a 
300m wall, carved deep into the High Atlas Mountains. Dinner and overnight in 
Tinghir.  
 
DAY 7: Tinghir – Dades – Kelaat M’Gouna – Ouarzazate B,D 
After breakfast, enjoy  the visit of the oasis before leaving to Dades and its 
charming valley. Continue along to Kelaat M’Gouna, a large village  famous for 
cultivating roses. Expect to find many fine, rose-infused products there. Transfer to 
Ouarzazate, also known as “Morocco’s Hollywood,” for dinner and overnight.  
 
DAY 8: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Taroudant
Enjoy the city tour of Ouarzazate, beginning with the Taourirt Kasbah. The latter is 
considered one of the most beautiful Kasbahs  in the country. Next, visit the film 
studios, where some of the most famous desert landscapes were and are still being 
shot. Continue on to the spectacular fortress of Ait Ben Haddou, the iconic 
landscape immortalized in such films as, Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Leave 
Ait Ben Haddou to Taliouine, an Amazigh village famous for  cultivating safron. 
Continue to Taroudant for overnight.  
 
DAY 9: Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira
After breakfast, cross the city’s characteristic ramparts to begin touring the souks 
where some of Morocco’s most talented craftsmen tend their art. Transfer to Agadir 
where you may enjoy an optional lunch near the beach. Visit the birds valley then 
leave to Essaouira along the Atlantic coast. Overnight in Essaouira.     
 
DAY 10: Essaouira – Marrakech
Enjoy most of the day at leisure in Essaouira. This relatively small, easily navigable 
city is ideal for a free day. But be sure to ask your guide for some city highlights—
there are many. Essaouira has got a distinct multicultural feel, resulting from the 
large Portuguese, French, and Jewish populations that once called it home. Its mild 
climate and expansive stretches of ocean sand also place it among Morocco’s top 
beach towns. Late in the afternoon, transfer to Marrakech for overnight.  
 
DAY 11: Marrakech (city tour) B 
After breakfast, begin the  day guided  tour  of Marrakech  with the world-famous 
Jemaa el Fna Square, which houses an array of food, snake charmers, local 
musicians, and fortune-tellers. Next, visit the Koutoubia Minaret, Bahia Palace, and 
the Saadian Tombs, before going to the medina to spend free time in the souks. 
Overnight in the Marrakech.  
 
DAY 12: Marrakech – Casablanca
Enjoy the morning to relax in  the hotel in  Marrakech or  wander on your own. 
Afternoon transfer to Casablanca for overnight.        
 
DAY 13: Casablanca airport B 
After breakfast, we will assist you to the Casablanca airport for your return flight.  
 
 
 
 
DON'T FORGET:

Please allow three hours for check-in to your international flights and two hours for domestic.

 

OUR TIPS:

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.

 

From  $2,395

13
days
Tour Features:
 
  • Deluxe hotels in double / single rooms

  • Porterage at airport and hotels

  • Breakfast daily

  • Dinners in Merzouga, Tinghir & Ouarzazate    

  • Sightseeing on air conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver

  • Entrance fees to all monuments visited

  • Local guides in Volubilis, Fes & Marrakech

  • All Hotel service and local taxes are included

 

 

 

PRICE INCLUDES:

Rates are per person, based on double occupancy as described above.

 

NOT INCLUDED:
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)

 
Casablanca: Hotel Club Val d’A
Rabat:          Riad Kbira    
Fes:              Riad Ghita    
Merzouga:   Riad Madu    
Tinghir:        Kasbah Lamrani    
Ouarzazate: Riad Bouchedor    
Taroudant:  Dar Zitoune    
Essaouira:   Les Remparts    
Marrakech: Riad Hyane    

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