This in-depth journey through Morocco
encompasses the dramatic landscapes
of the Sahara desert, the historic towns
of Tangier and Meknes, the coastal
retreat of Essaouira and Morocco’s four
imperial cities: Rabat, Meknes, Fez and
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Transfer to the Kenzi Tower for a 1-night
Morning city tour of Casablanca and then
depart for Rabat. Afternoon tour of Rabat
including the Hassan Tower and Mausoleum.
Stay at the La Tour Hassan hotel for 1 night.
Drive to Tangier. Visit the port and its imposing
medina, and Cape Spartel. Continue to the
Caves of Hercules. After lunch, visit the
Mendoubia gardens and then walk through the
medina. Stay at the Royal Tulip for 1 night. (B)
Drive to Fez via Chefchaouen with its bluewashed
buildings. Time at leisure before
departing for Meknes. Sightseeing tour of
Meknes. Continue to Fez for a 2-night stay at
Palais Medina. (B)
Full-day tour of Fez, the oldest of the imperial
cities. Visit the medieval medina and explore
the souks. Lunch at leisure. Continue to the
new city of Fez in the afternoon. (B)
Depart early for Erfoud via the Berber village
of Imouzzer du Kandar; the delightful ski
resort of Ifrane; and Azrou, a town known for
its handicrafts. Continue to Erfoud via the Ziz
canyons. Stay at Xaluca for 1 night. (B)
This morning, tour Erfoud and its surrounds.
Continue to Merzouga by 4x4 for a night bivouac and perhaps admire the sunset and
sunrise on the sand dunes. Stay at La Belle
Etoile for 1 night. (B, D)
Visit the Dades Gorges in the spectacular
Dades Valley. Drive to Skoura via Boumaine
and Kelaa M’Gouna. Stay at Les Jardins de
Skoura for 1 night. (B, D)
Today, visit the main kasbah in Ouarzazate
and then drive to the Unesco world heritage
site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified
village used for many films including Lawrence
of Arabia. After lunch at leisure, take the long
mountainous road called the Tichka Pass, the
highest pass in Morocco. Stay at Kasbah du Toubkal for 1 night. (B)
Morning at leisure. Drive to Marrakech and
stay 2 nights at Naoura Barriere. (B)
Full-day tour of Marrakech including the Bahia
Palace, the Menara gardens and the Koutoubia
mosque. Continue your sightseeing with an
exploration of the souks and the lively Djemaa
el Fna square. (B)
This morning join a hands-on cookery
class at a local riad and then enjoy what
you have cooked for lunch. Drive to the
coastal retreat of Essaouira and stay overnight
at the Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa
Resort. (B, L)
Visit the ramparts of Skala, the sea port and the medina with some time at leisure. This
afternoon, return to Marrakech for a 1-night
stay at the Naoura Barriere. (B)
Morning at leisure before travelling to
Casablanca where you will stay for 1 night at
the Kenzi Tower. (B)
Transfer to Casablanca airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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MDT2019: 14 Nights
Casablanca is rapidly developing into a modern industrial success story. The largest...
Surrounded by Portuguese fortifications, Essaouira is a delightful fishing town with a...
Erfoud, a huge oasis, is situated in the very centre of the Tafilalet, cradle of the Alaouite dynasty.
Being home to one of the oldest universities in the world, Fez is considered to be the...
One of Morocco’s four Imperial Cities, Marrakech was founded in the 11th century at the...
The capital of Morocco, modern Rabat is a planned city of wide boulevards and handsome public buildings and gardens.
Skoura is a small town 35 kilometres east of Ouarzazate, in the location of the Dades, Todra and Draa valleys.