The best of Morocco Tour – 14 Days From $1188

Overview

  • Trip Duration: 14 days / 13 nights
  • Start in: CASABLANCA
  • Period: All Year Round
  • Trip Ref: BMTM4
  • End in: CASABLANCA
  • Satisfaction:

Discover the Morocco of yesterday and today and its many charms. Visit Casablanca “the great” and Marrakech “the pearl”, the charming seaside town of Essaouira, the villages in the mountains, the valleys and the palm groves. Follow the wadis to the rocky desert and the stunning oases. Travel through the majesty of the magnificent Sahara desert sand by camelback Return to the coast through spectacular mountain trails, revisit the sea in Essaouira, and finish your journey with a visit to Casablanca. This tour is two weeks through the captivating cities, villages and oases of Morocco. A truly wonderful journey that you will never forget.

Highlights

  • A journey through the amazing contrasting sights and sounds of Morocco, and a chance to experience its diverse cultures, magnificent cities, mountains, deserts, and plains
  • A journey through the splendor of the green oasis and the, qsour and kasbah.
  • A camelback trek through the rugged beauty of the desert and camping under the endless stars of the desert skies.
  • Crossing a mountain through the valleys, full of beautiful shapes, colors and scents
  • Relaxing on the beach of the charming city of Essaouira.

Itinerary

Day 1 : CASABLANCA

Upon your arrival to the recently renovated Casablanca airport, our staff will greet you and take you to the hotel for a well-deserved dinner.

Day 2 : CASABLANCA • OUARZAZATE

Depart for Ouarzazate via Marrakech and the High Atlas. Arrive in Ouarzazate in the afternoon, and visit the city and its famous kasbah including that of Taourirt, the former residence of Pacha Glaoui.

Day 3 : OUARZAZATE • DADES VALLEY • TINGHIR

Depart for the Dadès Valley and its oasis strip a beautiful green setting for the “thousand Kasbah road” surrounded by poplars and rose gardens in Skoura, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna and the Boumalne du Dadès. Travel into the desert as the scenery changes from lush greenery to the golden sands of the desert as you travel through the Dadès Gorges. In the afternoon, leave for Tineghir and its famous oasis of almost one million palm trees.

Day 4: TINEGHIR • ERFOUD

Fifteen kilometers from the village of Tineghir, at the end of valleys sprinkled with palm groves and Berber villages, is the Todgha Gorges one of the most beautiful sites of the country. This imposing fault and its 300 m height will amaze you. At the bottom of the gorge that separates the High Atlas from the Djebel Sagro flows sparkling clear water. Next step: Erfoud.

Day 5 : ERFOUD • MERZOUGA • BIVOUAC IN THE DESERT

Just as the nomads, you will travel between dunes by camel to your campsite. Admire the beautiful sunset over the dunes before sipping a mint tea and enjoying a traditional tagine over a campfire. Spend the night in the middle of the desert, under the vast and starry sky.

Day 6 : ERG CHEBBI • ZAGORA

Travel in a 4x4 across the vast stone desert toward Alnif After lunch travel through the Boughafer massif to the Zagora oasis. Enjoy free time to visit this fascinating city cradle of the Saadians who ruled in the 16th century and conquered Timbuktu.

Day 7 : ZAGORA • AGDZ • AIT BENHADDOU KASBAH

To reach Ouarzazate; travel back up through the stunning Drâa valley. Defying the austere conditions of the desert, nature displays its awe-inspiring colors of golden dates in palm trees, oleander bushes, brown, beige and gray mountains overhanging an ochre land, and from time to time, like mirages, numerous qsour of beautiful golden sandy colors. Arrive in Ait Benhaddou and visit of the UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 8 : AIT BENHADDOU • MARRAKECH

Depart the South for the fantastic “Salt Road” through the Ounilla Valley beloved by the painter Jacques Majorelle. In the magnificent site of Telouet, visit the wonderful former kasbah of the Pacha Glaoui. Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon and stroll around its walls before checking in at your lovely riad for a relaxing evening.

Day 9 : MARRAKECH

Free day in Marrakech. You may visit the medina, the old fortified city, and several beautiful historical monuments: the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Ben Youssef Medrasa. Enjoy the alleyways and the souqs, full of perfumes and an amazing array of wares and vibrant colors. Enjoy lunch wherever you chose. In the late evening, after the excitement and hubbub of the famous Djemaa El Fna Square designated as a world Heritage Site by UNESCO take a barouche drive around the walls and the palm grove and enjoy some quiet.

Day 10 : MARRAKECH • ESSAOUIRA

Trip to Essaouira, the former Portuguese Mogador, the white and blue city nicknamed “well-drawn” as a French architect drew the plans for the city in the 18th century for the Sultan ben Abdellah. See the incredible Gate of the Marine and the Skala with its alignment of bronze cannons. Enjoy the peaceful calm, the whitewashed houses, quiet squares, welcoming cafés-terraces, ancient fishing port, quality craftwork (thuja wood marquetry) and exquisite seafood. The city has a warm atmosphere and is known as a favorite destination for tourists and artists from around the world

Day 11 : ESSAOUIRA

Spend the day swimming and relaxing on the white sandy beaches of Essaouira. You are free to stroll in the narrow alleyways of the town or to relax on the beautiful beach by the Atlantic .A quiet and pleasant day in a haven of peace.

Day 13 : CASABLANCA

Visit to Casablanca, Morocco's largest city. A major port and the economic capital of the Kingdom .Visit the United Nations Square, the Al Habous district, the Royal Palace and the Great Mosque Hassan II (Dhs 100 for a guided interior visit).

Day 14 : DEPARTURE

Transfer to the airport and receive assistance until boarding.

Prices

Number of travellers Trip Duration Price / person
2 or 3 Persons 14 days / 13 nights $1798
4 to 6 Persons 14 days / 13 nights $1359
7 to 9 Persons 14 days / 13 nights $1188

What's Included:

  • Transportation by air-conditioned 4x4 SUVs with driver/guide during 11 days
  • the arrival transfer
  • 3 nights at hotel Rivoli in Casablanca
  • 1 night at Jardins de Ouarzazate or Riad Barbara in Ouarzazate
  • 1 night at Dar Ayour in Thinghir
  • 1 night at Kasbah Tizimi in Erfoud
  • 1 night camping in the dunes of Merzouga (tents, mattresses and blankets are provided)
  • Camel ride
  • 1 night at Kasbah Asmaa in Zagora
  • 1 night at l'etoile fillant d'or in Ait Benhaddou
  • 2 nights at Riad losra or Riad Attika in Marrakech
  • 2 nights at Riad Casa Lilla in Essaouira
  • Meals: 13 dinners, 13 breakfasts
  • Local Tax
  • Our assistance

What's not Included:

  • Flight
  • Lunches
  • Alcholic drinks
  • Tips

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