Discovery of Morocco (11 Days)
Departure every Saturday
Saturday : Casablanca
Welcoming and assistance. Transfer to your chosen hotel. Check-in, dinner and accommodation.
Sunday : Casablanca - Rabat (95 km)
Start of the tour with visit of the Economic Capital : The Central Market, the Habous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the Mosque Hassan II. Lunch (optional) in a seafood restaurant at the Corniche. Departure to Rabat, the Administrative Capital Visit of the Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Ouadayas Garden & Kasbah, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower Mosque.
Dinner and accommodation
Monday : Rabat - Meknes - Fez (260 km)
Departure to Meknes and visit of the Ismailia capital, which has the longer ramparts in Morocco (40 km) : the famous Bab Mansour gate, the Royal Stables and the Jewish quarter, lunch (optional)
Departure to the holy city of Moulay Driss via the ruins of Volubilis, the Roman City. Continuation to Fez. Dinner and accommodation.
Tuesday : Fez
The whole day is devoted to the visit of the spiritual capital : the Medieval Medina, Attarine or Bou Anania Medersa, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the KaraouineMosque (from outside). Typical lunch (optional) in a traditional restaurant in the heart of Medina.Afternoon, visit of the souks and Fez Jdid. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel.
Wednesday : Fez - Marrakech (485 km)
Departure to Marrakesh passing by the Berber villages of Immouzer and Ifrane. Lunch (optional) and a moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal, one of the agricultural centres of Morocco. Late arrival at Marrakech. Check-in. Dinner and accommodation.
Thursday : Marrakech
The entire day will be devoted to the visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city called «the pearl of the south". The historical sightseeing includes the Menara Garden, the SaadienTombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters, displaying a variety of items and the famous place Djemaa El Fna with its non stop entertainment.
Optional : Typical dinner under Caïdal tents at the famous "Chez Ali” restaurant, enhanced by the performance of several folkloric troopsRepresenting different Moroccan regions. Accommodation
Friday : Marrakech-Ouarzazate-Zagora (380 km)
Breakfast at the hotel, departure to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi N’yichka pass (2260m of altitud). Visit of the famous kasbah that has served as decor for many great movies. The Kasbah is actually UNESCO World Heritage Lunch (optional) at a local restaurant facing the Kasbah & continuation to Zagora crossing the Draa valley. Dinner & accomodation at the hotel.
Saturday : Zagora-Nkob-Tazzarine-Erfoud(360km)
Departure to Tamgroute & short visit of the famous coranic library that contains old books and documents dating back to the 12th century. Departure to Erfoud, through Tansikht and Nkobwhere splendid sceneries of pre-saharian and Berber villages of the Sargho Mountain massive follow each other perpetually. Lunch (optional) at Tazzarine, small Berber village. Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty.
Optional : excursion by 4x4 cars to experience a dinner and night under Bedouin tent at a camp site “Bivouac” at the foot of the Merzouga sandy dunes.
Sunday : Erfoud-Tinghir - Ouarzazate (375 km)
Optional : Early wake-up & departure by 4x4 cars to Merzouga to admire the sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes.
After breakfast departure to Tineghir, visit of its magnificent Todra Canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250 meters. Lunch (optional) at a restaurant located at the foot of the canyons.Afternoon, departure to Ouarzazate via the road of the Mille Kasbahs passing by El Kelaa de Mgouna & the village of Skoura.
Monday : Ouarzazate - Marrakech (210 km)
Breakfast at the hotel & departure for an orientation city tour of Ouarzazate, Continuation then to Marrakech & Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. (optional) dinner at a Moroccan palace located in the heart of the Medina
Tuesday : Marrakech – departure
Breakfast & transfer to Marrakech Menara airport for departure according to your flight details.
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Above rates include :
*Assistance at Casablanca airport and transfer to your hotel
*Half board in the chosen category of hotels
*Services according to described program
*Transportation with an adequate deluxe vehicle
*Tour-escort starting from 7 people (for less it’s with local guides in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes and Marrakech)
*Entrance fees to the monuments indicated in the program
*Porterage of luggage & tips at the hotels
*Taxes & services.
Important Note : The full board supplement includes dinner with Mechoui & Couscous under tent with fantasia show at Chez Ali Restaurant in Marrakech.