Authentic Morocco Tour - 15 Days

14 days Authentic Morocco Tour
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15 days Authentic Morocco Tour

Overview

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Tour Highlights:

DAY 1: Arrival in Casablanca – Rabat
DAY 2: Rabat – Rif Mountains – Chefchaouen
DAY 3: Chefchaouen Sightseeing
DAY 4: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
DAY 5: Fes Sightseeing
DAY 6: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt
DAY 7: Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga – Camel Trek into the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes
DAY 8: Desert exploration day
DAY 9: Merzouga – Tourug – Tinjdad – Todra Gorges – Dades valley and gorge
DAY 10: Dades Valley – Roses valley – Skoura Oases – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
DAY 11: Marrakech guided sightseeing tour
DAY 12: Free day in Marrakech
DAY 13: Marrakech – Essaouira
DAY 14: Essaouira – Marrakech
DAY 15: Marrakech

Trip Map:

Day 1
Arrival in Casablanca - Rabat

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We will personally greet you upon arrival and drive you from the airport to Casablanca, Morocco’s modern and bustling economic center.

See the immense Hassan II Mosque and its iconic minaret, the world’s tallest at 210 meters, towering over the Atlantic coastline.

Depart for Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, where you will spend the night in a riad in the heart of the medina.

Day 2
Rabat - Asilah - Rif Mountains - Chefchaouen

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Visit Rabat’s Hassan Tower, the iconic minaret of an almost thousand-year-old incomplete mosque.

Cross the isolated reaches of the Rif Mountains, passing Berber villages untouched by the passing of centuries.

Spend the night in the beautiful blue village of Chefchaouen, set like a sapphire between two Rif Mountain peaks.

Day 3
Chefchaouen Sightseeing

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Explore the markets in the labyrinthine blue-painted Chefchaouen medina and enjoy a spectacular view over the Rif Mountains.

Enjoy Chefchaouen’s spectacular view of the Rif Mountains.

Day 4
Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Fes

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Wander through the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can get a fascinating perspective on Morocco’s ancient history.

Visit Meknes, called the “Versailles of Morocco” due to the grandeur and intricacy of its buildings and monuments, and see its huge historical walls, the famous Bab el Mansour gate, and the Moulay Ismail shrine.

Spend the night in Fes, the intellectual and spiritual capital of Morocco.

Day 5
Fes Sightseeing with local guide

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Explore the alleys and streets of the oldest city in Morocco and the time capsule of the Fes el Bali, thought to be the world’s biggest car-free urban area.

Tour the most fascinating sites in Fes, including the gates of the Royal Palace, the 16th-century Mellah (Jewish Quarter), the ancient tanneries, the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum, and the Al Qaraouine University, thought to be the oldest continually operating university in the world.

Visit a tile cooperative, and get an amazing view over the entirety of Fes’ medina.

Day 6
Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt

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Visit the remarkably European-styled Alpine village of Ifrane in the heart of the Middle Atlas range.

Get a remarkable view over the Middle and High Atlas mountain ranges

Visit the Berber village of Azrou, located within Morocco’s cedar forests, in which populations of Barbary apes still make their home.

Spend the night in a luxurious hotel in the mountain village of Midelt with a magnificent view of the Atlas Mountains.

Day 7
Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Merzouga - Camel Trek into the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes

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Journey through the millions of palm trees of the Ziz Oasis and its fortified villages and ruined kasbahs.

Visit the desert village of Erfoud, nestled inside of an immense palm oasis.

Arrive in the desert village of Merzouga before mounting camels and riding them into the pink dunes of the Erg Chebbi.

Spend the night at a Berber camp in the middle of the dunes while enjoying Moroccan cuisine, traditional music, and a night sky like you’ve never seen it before.

Day 8
Desert exploration day

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Experience the desert in 4WD off-road tour around the dunes via the oasis of Merzouga.

Visit Khamlia the Gnawa’s village, originally slaves brought from darker-skin africa, to listen to their spiritual music.

Meet desert nomads in their tents, and discover a new sense of life. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Timbuktu in Mali.

Try the locals food and Berber pizza.

The one hour and a half camel trek will take us to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, some rising of 820 feet), the highest in North Africa. The camp consists of comfortable Berber tents equipped with mattresses, linen, toilets, a restaurant, and a kitchen. The evening will consist shooting stars show, then dinner followed by a traditional music show and overnight in a nomad camp in tents.

Arrive in our Kasbah, at the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes before mounting camels and riding them into the pink dunes of the Erg Chebbi.

See the golden sunset over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.

– Spend the night at a Berber camp in the middle of the dunes while enjoying Moroccan cuisine, traditional music, and a night sky like you’ve never seen it before.

Day 9
Merzouga - Tourug - Tinjdad - Todra Gorges - Dades valley and gorge

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See the golden sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.

Try sandboarding down some of the tallest dunes in the Sahara.

Wander through the narrow walkways and among the sheer 160 meter tall rock walls of the Todra Gorge, known as the “Grand Canyon of Morocco”.

Spend the night among the red and orange cliff-faces and kasbahs of the Dades Valley.

Day 10
Dades Valley - Roses valley - Skoura Oases - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

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Travel out of the Dades Valley on the “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs”, seeing the remains of the ancient fortresses dotting the countryside along the way.

Discover Ouarzazate, the “Hollywood of Morocco”, whose film studios have produced blockbusters including “Gladiator”, “The Living Daylights”, and “Alexander the Great”.

Explore Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a fortified village that has received UNESCO World Heritage status, famously the backdrop for such films as “Lawrence of Arabia”.

Spend the night in Marrakech, Morocco’s fabled “Red City”, in a hotel within the walls of its ancient and lively medina.

Day 11
Marrakech guided sightseeing tour

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Tour of the Morocco’s “Red City”, leading you through the winding streets of Marrakech to the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and many others.

Experience the lively Djemaa el Fna Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where snake charmers, fortune tellers and acrobats compete for the attention of the crowd.

Get lost in the colorful souks of the Medina, and practice your bargaining skills in local spice, cosmetics, and leather shops.

Day 12
Free day in Marrakech

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Take some time to experience Marrakech for yourself.

If you would like, we can even arrange a cooking class, where you will be able to learn how to cook some Moroccan delicacies.

Day 13
Marrakech - Essaouira

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Pass through lush valleys filled with orange, olive, and argan groves on the way out of the bustling city of Marrakech.

Wander the ancient white-washed alleyways of Essaouira, an ancient city on the Atlantic coast with a distinctly Portuguese flavor.

Wander through Essaouira’s lively harbor, where you can eat a wide variety of seafood fresh out of the ocean.

Talk a walk or ride a horse or a camel along the pristine Atlantic beaches.

Spend the night within walking distance of the Atlantic’s crashing waves.

Day 14
Essaouira - Casablanca

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We drive along the coastline to El Jadida where we visit the citadel and see the underground cistern. We then continue on to Casablanca, where we spend our last night in the country.

Day 15
Casablanca - Transfer to CMN airport

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We will pick you up personally and take you to the airport with plenty of time to catch your flight.

Inclusions

  • Transportation / Fuel / Driver : 15 days Air-conditioned 4WD vehicle(s), minivan.
  • Guidance: Services of a qualified fluent multi-language guide.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing including guidance.
  • 13 nights Accommodation in well recommended hotel / Kasbah / Riad (HB)
  • One night in a Traditional Berber Tents (HB).
  • Camel Ride (Camel per each individual)
  • Breakfast and 4 dinners

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Drinks and personal items
  • Entrance fees

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Trip Facts

  • Casablanca
  • Casablanca
  • 1 to 6 Pax
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 14 nights
  • Breakfast daily & 4 dinners