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Discover Morocco in 6 days

6 Days

Trip Info

  • Private air conditioned vehicle
  • Private air conditioned clean rooms
  • Marrakech airport/accommodation
  • Marrakech airport/acccommodation

Overview

Morocco has seen a long history of: Berbers, Roman invasions, Islamic conquests and European colonization, all of which have left their mark on its food, architecture and traditions. Explore the medieval alleys of Fez, the cyclopean mosque of Casablanca, the whims of Marrakech, the casbahs of Unesco in Ouarzazate, the palm oases and an unforgettable night in the desert under the stars, camel ride; the smell of orange blossom and the kaleidoscope of rugs, scarves and leather in tanneries. The Atlas Mountains, dotted with tiny villages and the big dunes of the desert Sahara.

Highlights

  • Visit the main highlights of Fes and Casablanca.
  • Explore the spiritual capital of Morocco; Fes: Najjarine fountains and Museum, Quaraouyine university, the tanneries, the medrassa bouanania,..
  • Visit the biggest mosque Hassan II in Casablanca.
  • Explore the labyrinth souks/Markets in the old medina of Fes and enjoy the colorful and aromas and discover the artisans workshops.
  • Enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars.
  • Take the secondary roads through the Dades Canyon.
  • Ride through the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Cross the dunes of Sahara desert on the back of a camel.
  • Discover the spectacular gorges of Dadès and Toudra.
  • Live a unique experience in the Merzouga desert.
  • Enjoy a beautiful sunset and sunrise over the golden sand dunes.
  • Meet the locals and learn about their culture.

Itinerary

Your private tour kicks off with a view of the Atlas Mountains as we snake through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to the Unesco World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, famous on the big screen for movies like the Gladiator and the famous HBO series Game of Thrones. We’ll then continue to Ouarzazatte to visit Atlas Film Studios and a Kasbah located in the city and later towards valley of Roses, famous for its annual Festival of roses. Then, we’ll drive to Dades Gorges where we spend this night in a hotel with a complimentary dinner and breakfast.

Here, we’ll continue our tour by 4×4 and visit to Todra Gorge, a colorful narrow canyon famous to outdoor lovers. Then we’ll drive through The Ziz Valley to reach Erfoud, an oasis town known as the gate to the Sahara desert and recognized for its unique fossils. There we can visit a local factory which produces artisans and house decor made from fossils, there is also a local shop where you may purchase such items as souvenirs. From there we’ll continue to Rissani, where we’ll visit the local souk and then drive towards the desert to reach Merzouga. Arriving at a checkpoint we leave the vehicle and begin our camel ride into the desert dunes, accompanied by experienced guides, arriving at the Merzouga Desert Camp where we’ll stay overnight in Berbere tents. This spectacular night will be rendered unforgettable with a unique and traditional starlit Berbere dinner topped off by tribal music around a desert campfire.

This day will be spent exploring the Merzouga desert. You’ll get a chance to “do your own thing”, with the option of camel trekking, or exploring via the comfort of a 4×4. We’ll also visit the Khamlia village famous for its traditional music. We simply can’t miss the opportunity of appreciating the sunset behind the dunes of the bewildering Sahara desert. Our night will be topped off with local music and traditional Berber food around a campfire.

After fetching an early start to watch the sunrise in the desert, we’ll ride camelback to a nearby local hotel where you’ll get a chance to freshen up. After breakfast, at the hotel, we’ll drive through Rissani and Erfoud until we reach Midelt in Atlas Mountains. There, we can stop for lunch before driving to Fes where we’ll stay overnight in local hotel.

We’ll start the day exploring the oldest city in Morocco, snaking through its alleys and narrow streets. Fes consists of three distinct parts; Fes el Bali (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) being the oldest of the three with more than 9000 narrow streets and alleys fortified by a large wall, Fes-Jdid “new Fez” (home of the Jewish quarter) and the “Ville Nouvelle”, the newest sector of Fez created during the French occupation. Later in the day we’ll drive to Rabat and then Casablanca.

We’ll also visit the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch you’ll visit many different cooperatives and then, experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes before driving to Casablanca where we’ll spend the night.

Today we visit the main attractions and monuments of Casablanca, including Hassan II Mosque, before ending our tour in Marrakech.

Cost

The trip cost include

  • Pick up service from your accommodation in Marrakech Fuel included
  • Private Transport by an A/C vehicle Professional English speaking driver
  • Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included Local guide at ait ben haddou Kasbah
  • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each) Half-board accommodations in selected hotels & Riads or Kasbahs (dinners & breakfasts are included)
  • Official art historian guide in Fes Drop off service at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • You can stop everywhere to take photos

The trip cost exclude

  • Entrance fees Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities Lunches and drinks
  • The flights tickets to and from your homeland Anything not mentioned in the program

FAQs

Is Morocco a Safe Destination?

Morocco has one of the lowest crime rates in the world and, compared to the US and Europe, is considered a very safe destination. Moroccan people are known for their hospitality and they will make you feel very welcomed, for more information on the topic contact us and we’ll provide you with some personal single-traveller experiences.

Is There any Dress Code for Women Visiting Morocco?

No. You may wear whatever you feel comfortable in, we only have one exception on tours of the Mosque like Hassan II. To enter you would need to dress conservatively as you would in a church (no shorts, tanks tops, etc.).

As in any country you should use direction with your attire if you want to avoid unwanted attention.

What currencies can I exchange in Morocco?

US Dollars, Sterling and Euros are readily exchangeable. We recommend you take a mixture of cash and credit cards. Scottish bank notes and Australian dollar travellers cheques and cash are NOT normally accepted in Morocco.

The form of the meeting at the airport, where?

With accurate information on the schedule of your arrival, our guide and our driver await you at the customs exit at the airport, with a sign with your name and first name. It’s always easy, this appointment. In case of concern, you can contact us by phone with our contact information noted in our emails. We are always at your disposal 24 hours a day

Can we pay the balance by check?

20% Off
From €1220 €980
/ Adult

Trip Info

  • Private air conditioned vehicle
  • Private air conditioned clean rooms
  • Marrakech airport/accommodation
  • Marrakech airport/acccommodation