Trip Details

8-Day Expedition from Casablanca to Marrakech

8 Days
  • Carefully selected hotels, Kasbahs, and Riads.
  • Fully Guided. Official art historian guides in Chefchaoune, Fes, and Marrakech.
  • All Breakfasts + Lunch during the Atlas Mountains excursion.
  • Casablanca
  • Marrakech
  • 5
  • 85

Overview

Begin an unforgettable journey through the heart of Morocco on this 8-day tour, starting from the bustling metropolis of Casablanca and concluding in the vibrant city of Marrakech. Discover the rich cultural tapestry and stunning landscapes of this captivating country as you explore the historic cities of Rabat, Chefchaouen, and Fes. Traverse the breathtaking Atlas Mountains and experience the warmth of Moroccan hospitality by meeting the locals and learning about their traditions. Marvel at the architectural wonders, vibrant markets, and picturesque landscapes that define Morocco. Join us on this enchanting adventure, where every moment promises to be a memorable experience.

 

Itinerary

We will meet you upon your arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, after which we will take a short tour of the city. We will visit the grounds of the immense Hassan II Mosque, one of the Islamic world's greatest monuments, which features the world's tallest minaret and is the only working mosque in Morocco that can be visited by non-Muslims. After our tour we will depart to Rabat, Morocco's diplomatic and administrative capital. We will briefly introduce you to some of the city's most important sights, including the Kasbah des Oudayas and the Mohammed V Mausoleum, before taking you to your riad or hotel to let you settle in. We will spend the night in Rabat.

After breakfast we will begin our journey towards the mountains, stopping along the way in Rabat and taking in the beautiful Atlantic coastline over lunch. We will then continue to Chefchaouen, as we ascend into the towering Rif Mountains - a dramatic entrance to the vividly blue-colored town of Chefchaouen, set like a sapphire stone among the jagged mountain peaks. Once you are settled in the night’s Riad, you will have some time to walk among the blue and white walls of the medina and explore the unique local crafts markets. With a unique aesthetic framed by an unforgettable view among the mountains, Chefchaouen is a one-of-a-kind destination for photographers. In the evening you can enjoy a traditional meal at one of the hotel's three rooftop terraces before relaxing under the crystal-clear Moroccan night-sky.

After breakfast you may choose a guided tour through the weaving Medina, or have a free day walking through the local markets where you can take in the unique offerings of the Moroccan highlands. Should you so choose, we can arrange a half-day (4 hours) trekking trip to Akchour waterfalls.

After breakfast we will continue our journey to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the best preserved Roman ruins in North Africa. This important Roman town features detailed and gorgeous mosaics that will give you a unique perspective on Morocco's ancient history. We will also visit the nearby town of Moulay Idriss, where Moulay Idriss I, who brought Islam to Morocco, is entombed. Moulay Idriss is considered to be the holiest town in Morocco. From Moulay Idriss we will continue to Meknes, often called the "Versailles of Morocco" due to the grandeur and intricacy of its buildings and monuments. We will take some time to explore its highlights, including the massive Bab Mansour Gate, the old Medina, and Moulay Ismail's shrine. From Meknes we will continue to Fes, where we will check in at your hotel before having dinner and settling in for the night.

After breakfast, full day guided tour to discover the historical heritage of Fes city, the tour allows you to explore historical sites such as Madrasa EL Bouinania, El Quaraoiyin mosque and university, south tower, pottery village, Nejjarine Square, the residence of the king, Tanneries, Jewish quarter and more . free time and Overnight stay in Fes.

Depart Fes early in the morning around 7:00 AM, beginning the scenic 6 hour drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains towards Marrakech. Upon arrival in Marrakech around 1:00 PM, check into your Riad and meet your local guide for a half-day tour. Start with a visit to the Koutoubia Mosque, then explore the vibrant Jemaa el-Fnaa square, bustling with snake charmers, musicians, and food stalls. Wander through the historic souks, filled with colorful textiles, spices, and crafts. Conclude the tour with a visit to the beautiful Bahia Palace, known for its stunning architecture and gardens. End your day with a relaxing dinner at a traditional Moroccan restaurant.

The day trip begins with your pick up at 8 am from your Riad in Marrakech. Firstly, the tour begins a travel through Ourika valley on the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Quick visit to Anima Graden, one the most beautiful gardens in Morocoo As you enter the valley, you will be served breakfast in a traditional Berber house. Here, there is a chance to sit and enjoy the traditional food and mint tea of the local families. Also, there is a chance to learn about the lives of these indigenous people of North Africa. Dialogue begins about the life of these people as you have an opportunity to learn how to make tea in the best traditional way.After a nourishing and delightful breakfast, the journey continues with the experience of camel riding. To enjoy the views of the beautiful landscape as we approach the mountains. As you

travel, the beautiful landscape it will capture you as you wander through authentic historical development of the Berber villages. The journey continues and will take us to Imlil, Thousands meters above sea level and a village that attracts many travellers due to trekking activities. The most famous one being the trek to the highest peak in North Africa; Jebel Toubkal (4167m altitude). Here, the mules and local guide will meet and greet you. The traditional mint tea is served after lunch. The mules are await you to embark your trek through the stunning views of the mountain range. The final destination of your trek will take you to the famous waterfalls in the region. Lunch will be served in a traditional local berebr house amount a berber Family.After a fun and exciting afternoon in Imlil, the journey continues to visit Lalla Takarkoust. Here you will enjoy quad biking activity, or if you are fan of extreme sports, Paragliding is another option to end your day. then After a fun and enjoyable day out, your return to Marrakech is planned for the early evening.

Our adventure will come to an end after breakfast and transfer to Marrakesh airport for your final departure

Includes/Excludes

What is included

  • Accommodations For 7 Nights:
  • 1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking driver
  • Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation
  • Fully Guided. Official art historian guides in Chefchoune Fes, and Marrakech
  • Meals. all Breakfasts + Lunch during the Atlas Mountains excursion.

What is not included

  • International flight tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Historical landmarks Entrance Fees ( extra 50 USD per person)
  • Lunches, Dinners and Drinks
  • Tipping and Gratuitie

FAQs

What is the maximum group size?

This tour is private; only you and your group will be on board in a private, air-conditioned vehicle with a professional, English-speaking driver.

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.).

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-traveler experiences.

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 banknotes and Australian dollar traveller’s cheques and cash are NOT normally accepted in Morocco.

What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

The dates can be change 10 times if needed 30 dyas before the depature date.

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 or Tangier Port, 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

From €1180
/ Person
  • Carefully selected hotels, Kasbahs, and Riads.
  • Fully Guided. Official art historian guides in Chefchaoune, Fes, and Marrakech.
  • All Breakfasts + Lunch during the Atlas Mountains excursion.
  • Casablanca
  • Marrakech
  • 5
  • 85