Discovery of Morocco

 

 

11 Days from $1690 Land Only






2 Nights Casablanca, 1 Night Rabat, 2 Nights Fez, Meknes, 1 Night Merzouga, 1 Night Ouarzazate, 1 Night Essaouira, 2 Nights Marrakech


day 1, Sat: casablanca
Arrival in Casablanca. You will be met and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. (D)
Day 2, sun: casablanca / rabat
After breakfast, depart for a morning city tour of Casablanca including the Central Market, the Mohamed V Square, the Anfa District and more. In the afternoon drive to Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco. Sightseeing of the city includes the Royal Palace and its surroundings, the Oudaya Kasbah the splendid Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Dinner and overnight in Rabat. (B,D)
day 3, mon: rabat / meknes / fez
Today, depart for Meknes. Admire the old medina's well preserved gate, the most beautiful gate in Morocco, the Bad Mansour, the Royal Stables and the Jewish Quarter. Drive to Fez via the holy city of Moulay Idriss and the impressive Roman city of Volubilis. Dinner and overnight in Fez. (B,D)
day 4, Tue: Fez
Today, enjoy a full-day tour of the imperial city of Fez, the oldest of the Imperial Cities. Visit the Old Medina and its Attarine Bazaar, the Medersas, the Nejjarine Fountain, the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum and the Karaouine Mosque. In the afternoon visit the new city of Fez known as Fez Jdid. Dinner and overnight in Fez. (B,D)
day 5, Wed: fez / midelt / erfoud / merzouga
Departure to Erfoud via the Atlas Mountains. Drive through Ifrane and Azrou with a stop in Midelt. Continue to Erfoud via Errachidia and the palm groves of Ziz Valley, and on to Merzouga, by a 4x4 vehicle, for dinner and overnight. (B,D)
day 6, thu: merzouga / rissani / tinghir / ouarzazate
In early morning, take a short walk to enjoy the golden sunrise over the sand dunes of Merzouga. After breakfast, return to Erfoud, and then on to the holy city of Rissani, visit the 17th century Rissani Kasbah and continue to Tinghir to visit the magnificent Toudgha Canyons. In the afternoon drive to Ouarzazate via the road of the thousand kasbahs and the Dades Valley. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate. (B,D)
day 7, fri: ouarzazate / benhaddou / marrakech
Today, after breakfast visit the kashahs of Tiffeltout, Taourirt and Alt Benhaddou, the most spectacular fortress in southern Morocco. Continue to Marrakech via the Tichka pass, in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Dinner and overnight in Marrakech. (B,D)
day 8, sat: marrakech
After breakfast, depart for a full-day tour of Marrakech, the second oldest of the Imperial Cities. The sightseeing includes the Menara Garden, the Saadien Tombs, the Bahia Palace and the Koutoubia. After lunch, visit the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and handicraft quarters. Overnight in Marrakech.

Optional Moroccan Dinner with Fantasia Show at $75 per person. (B,L)
day 9, sun: marrakech / essaouira
Late morning departure for Essaouira, the fishermen's town, former Mogador, a Portuguese stronghold, now famous for its woodcarving handicrafts. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B,D)
day 10, mon: essaoouira / safi / El jadidia / casablanca
After breakfast, depart for Casablanca. On the way visit Safi, an old Portuguese fortress, and continue to El Jadida. Sightseeing of the town includes the famous Portuguese citadel. Drive to Casablanca for dinner and overnight. (B,D)
day 11, tue: casablanca / usa
After breakfast transfer to the airport. (B)

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