Moroccan Highlights
 

Overview

Duration: 8 nights

Visiting: Casablanca – Rabat – Fez – Erg Chebbi – Dades Valley – Marrakech

Quientessntial Morocco - explore the colourful and vibrant medieval cities and bazaars, and experience the scenic mountain and desert landscapes.

 

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MarrakechRabat

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:

Assistance on arrival at Casablanca Airport and transfer to hotel in Rabatl.

Overnight: Rabat

Day 2:              

Visit the ruins at the Chellah Necropolis, the Hassan Tower, the mausouleums of King Mohammed V and Hassan II and stroll through the fortress at Ouidaias Kasbah. Rest of day at leisure.

Overnight: Rabat | Breakfast included

Day 3:

Visit the ancient Roman ruins at Volubilis. Then continue to the Imperial City of Meknes where we visit the fortifications, royal stables and beautiful tomb of Moulay Ismail. Transfer to Fez.

Overnight: Fez | Breakfast included

Day 4:

Guided tour of the ancient Imperial City of Fez. Explore the old city on foot, entering through one of its beautiful archways. Visit the Place el Nejjarine with its mosaics, the large Kairaouine Mosque, the Jewish quarter, Madrassa Bou Inaria and other sights. See leather being produced at the Chouaras tanneries.

Overnight: Fez | Breakfast included

Day 5:

Depart Fez and pass over the scenic Middle Atlas. Stop at the cedar forests at Azrou, with a chance to see Barbary macaques. Continue past Midelt on to Merzouga to the edge of the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi. Take a camel safari in the late afternoon and spend the night in a desert camp.

Overnight: Erg Chebbi dunes| Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 6:

Continue past Tinghir through beautiful landscapes to Todra Gorge. Drive further to the Dades Valley.

Overnight: Dades Valley | Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 7:

Visit the landscapes created by the Dades Gorge. Continue through the Valley of Roses, onto the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs and Skoura Oasis. Stop at the fortified village at Ait Ben Haddou. Cross the dramatic High Atlas mountains to reach Marrakech.

Overnight: Marrakech | Breakfast included

Day 8:

Tour of the Imperial City of Marrakech. See the exterior of the grand Koutoubia Mosque, then visit the elaborately designed Ben Youssef medressa. Also visit El Badi Palace, Bahia Palace and the Saadian tombs.

Overnight: Marrakech | Breakfast included

Day 9:

Transfer to Casablanca by road.

Breakfast included

 

 

Pricing

Fully guided, private tour: from R16 900 per person (based on 2 people travelling) or R12 250 per person (based on 4 people travelling).

Contact us with your preferences and we'll tailor it for you. Reduced rates for three or more guests.

Price above includes:

  • Accommodation, in centrally located hotels
  • Breakfast, daily
  • Dinner at Merzouga and Dades only
  • Private tours as indicated with English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Camel safari with guide
  • Air conditioned, private transport including English speaking driver
  • Fuel costs and road taxes

Price above does not include:

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance

 

Actual costs may vary with exchange rates, hotel availability and peak season surcharges and will be provided at the time of quotation.

 

Alternatives

Got extra time?

  • Why not end off your trip at the coast (Essaouira or Agadir) to unwind?
  • Or explore the cascading Ouzoud waterfalls?
  • Or go north and explore the Rif mountain town at Chefchaouen?

 

We can tailor the itinerary to your needs. Click here to tell us what you would like.

 

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