Best of Morocco: 22 Days/ 21 Nights
-Start your trip from Tangier and scroll around the streets of the Medina.
-Visit the Blue-white hill town of Chefchaouen.
-Visit the imperial cities of Morocco plus Casablanca, Essaouira, Atlas mountains and the Sahara Desert
-Learn more about Moroccan history, culture and lifestyle with our very skilled guides
-Visit families in their homes in the Berber villages and little towns
-Get to experience the real Morocco
-Enjoy your vacation by travelling on AC cars, SUVs and Mini-Vans
Day 1: Arrival to Casablanca
I will pick you up once you will arrive in Casablanca airport and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca- Rabat
While in Casablanca, you will stop at the Great Hassan II Mosque, the third largest Mosque in the world. You will visit the interior of the Mosque, before having lunch at Le Pilotis restaurant & lounge, the best seafood restaurant and Mediterranean cuisine overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
You will then continue to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Rabat featuring the Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower, the outside of the Royal Palace and the Ouddaya Necropolis.
Day 3: Rabat - Chefchaouen
We will drive north of Rabat to visit the Exotic Gardens at Bouknadel. After we will drive through the Rif mountains towardsChefchaouen or the white-blue washed town as we call it then wind our way through the mountains to Chefchaouen. Overnight in the Riad in the heart of the hill town.
Day 4: Chefchaouen
After breakfast you will prepare yourself for the tour of the Medina of Chefchaouen. This tour will feature the old part of the hill town and a visit to the famous Kasbah. After an independent lunch at a local restaurant you will continue your visit to the waterfalls at Rass EL Mae. Where you will see ladies doing laundry and washing up. Late afternoon and evening will be free to spend at your leisure. Diner in the Riad and overnight.
Day 5 : Chefchaouen-Meknes-Fes
Today you will start your drive towards Fes. After making several stops to enjoy the countryside views along the way, and arrive to the Imperial City of Meknes, also known as"the Moroccan Versailles". Meknes, with its monumental gates and city walls, was founded at the end of the 17th century by the Sultan Moulay Ismail. Lunch in Meknes. The highlights will include Bab el Mansour (perhaps the finest gateway in Africa), "Dar Jamai" Museum, the old Medina, Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, old granaries and stables. Make our way to Fes. Check in. Diner and overnight.
Day 6 : Fes Medina Tour
After breakfast, the entire day will be devoted to sightseeing the city of Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco. Step back six centuries into the medieval Medina with its narrow and cobbled streets filled with ancient mosques, towering green glazed minarets and crumbling fondouks. Narrow openings into private worlds reveal architecture of peaceful courtyards filled with carved cedar, brilliantly colored mosaic tiles and delicately carved stucco ornaments. Lunch will be at Palais Nejjarine, a beautiful Arab palace. After lunch, we will visit the Attarine and Abou Anania Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum, and the Karaouine Mosque. In the afternoon, we will visit the countless souks, the famous tanneries and Fes Jdid. Overnight at the Riad.
Day 7: Extra day in Fes
Today you can choose what you want to do. Spend more time in the souks or take a cooking class or take a day trip to Sefrou and Bhalil where you will be invited to lunch with my family. Back to Fes. Diner and overnight.
Day 8: Fes-Azrou-Midelt
After enjoying your breakfast we will make our way through the amazing middle Atlas Mountains . First we will do the circuits of lakes including the Aoua lake then through the cedar woods to the town of Ifrane. After we will do Azrou and the Berber village of Ain Leuh. From there we will drive through one of my favorite places in the region and Morocco which is the Oum Rbia river and the mountains of Bekrit. Then we will continue till the Berber village of Itzer. Arrival to Midelt later in the day.
Day 9: Midelt- Erfoud- Merzouga
Today we will start to go over another mountains chain in morocco which is the eastern high atlas. After passing the talghomt pass we will be in the grand canyons of Morocco. Arrival to the city of Errachidia then to Erfoud before reaching the village of Merzouga in the Sahara Desert. Rest for a while and enjoy some desert tea. Take your camel ride to the luxury camp in the heart of the sand dunes.
Day 10: Merzouga- Erfoud-Todra-Dades
Early morning wake-up to view the awe inspiring sunrise off the Merzouga dunes followed by breakfast then 1 hour camel ride. Drive through Rissani and Erfoud to Todra Gorge. After Lunch you will enjoy your hike in the gorge. Then to Dades valley where you will stay overnight.
Day 11: Dades- Rose Valley- Ouarzazate
After breakfasts we will drive through the scenic Dades valley till we reach the Gorges from there we will go to the Boutaghrar valley to visit the nomads in their dwellings. Lunch at Mgouna where the valley of roses is located. Later drive to Skoura then to Ouarzazate.
Day 12: Ouarzazate- Marrakesh
After breakfast, departure to the Ait Ben Haddou village where you will visit the ruins of this ancient Kasbah. Lunch at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou before we continue via the Tiz-In-Tichka pass (7,415 ft / 2,260 m) and Taddert to Marrakesh. Check in, Dinner and overnight stay at Riad.
Day 13: Marrakesh Medina tour
Sightseeing of Marrakesh nicknamed "The Pearl of the South,"featuring a visit to the 16th century Saadian Tombs, "Dar Si Said"Museum of Moroccan Arts, the fragrant Menara Gardens, the Koutoubia Minaret and the magnificent Bahia Palace with its extraordinary tiles, opulent courtyard sand fountains. After lunch on your own, you will visit of the Djemmaa-el-Fna Square where fortune-tellers, acrobats, vendors, snake charmers and magicians put on a never-ending show. In the evening, entertainment dinner show at Shahraman restaurant before returning to the Riad for overnight stay.
Day 14: Marrakesh Gardens Tour
Sightseeing of the private gardens of Yves Saint Laurent and the private Islamic Art Museum. Drive along the city ramparts dividing the town into the oldest and the newest parts of Marrakesh. The afternoon is free to spend as you wish me at your disposal. dinner at Al Fassia restaurant and overnight at the Riad.
Day 15 : Marrakesh
Free day in Marrakesh.Cooking class.
Day 16: Marrakesh- Taroudant
We will go to the city of Taroudant which is known as the little Marrakesh. After we will arrive there we will have a walking tour of its medina then go to the Riad.
Day 17: Taroudant- Agadir
Departure to the beach resort city of Morocco. Take it easy and enjoy the time there.
Day 18: Agadir- Essaouira
After breakfast, you will depart for the romantic seaside town of Essaouira. After arrival and check-in, a sightseeing tour of the city will feature Essaouira's typical Portuguese harbor portraying influences of both Moorish and Portuguese design. Highlights will include the fishing harbor and the Skala(the Battery) left by the pirates. Optional: 1 hour Sea Tour by boat. The afternoon is free to spend at leisure. Overnight at the Riad.
Day 19: free day in Essaouira
Day 20: Essaouira- Oualidia- EL Jadida
After breakfast, we will depart to the seaside village of Oualidia. The drive will be superb as the drive on the coast of California.
Day 21: Oualidia- El Jadida- Casablanca
Drive to El Jadida, sightseeing of the old Portuguese town then to Casablanca.
Day 22: Casablanca airport
After breakfast, we will visit the Hassan II mosque then depart to Mohammed V airport.
- Accommodation in Single Double Or Twin rooms.
- All Breakfasts & Dinners as shown in the itinerary.
- Transportation in private AC SUV(Toyota Prado) OR AC Mini-Vans(Mercedes Vito,Mercedes Viano,Hyundai H1).
- English-speaking driver & guide for the entire trip.
- English-speaking city guides in Fes & Marrakesh.
- Entrance fees to monuments.
- All applicable taxes.
- Personal Expenses.
- Tips for guide,drivers,waiters etc.
- Travel insurrance.
- Please note that this tour can be customized to suit all of your travel needs and preferences.
- You can also choose to book your own accommodation if you prefer, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will give you a special rate for our services without accommodation etc.
- You are invited for lunch with our family in the village of Bhalil on Day 7 if you will prefer to escape the caotic city of Fes and profit from some calm and quite in the Berber village.
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