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10-day highlights of morocco

10-day highlights of morocco
10-day highlights of morocco
10-day highlights of morocco
10-day highlights of morocco
10-day highlights of morocco
Number of persons 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons +6 persons
Price per Person 300 220 190 170 Request Quote

10-day highlights of morocco :

TASTE OF MOROCCO :

This is simply a most fabulous tour of Morocco, combining many of the best sights and experiences of the country created to allow travellers to fully immerse themselves into the culture of the 'real Morocco'. Starting in Marrakesh, you'll visit the imperial cities of Marrakesh, Fes, Meknes and Casablanca where there is so much history to appreciate and stunning architecture and design to relish. Perfectly tucked into these great imperial cities is the 'Blue City' of Chefchaouen, a delightful, small settlement nestled in the Rif mountains.

After crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains and reaching the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, spending the night in a deluxe Bedouin Camp is a joy. Crossing the High Atlas Mountains then takes you into the land of the Berbers, a most welcoming and friendly people. Marrakech, the other Imperial City, assaults the senses - in a most positive way! Color, clamor, excitement, noise and spectacle all are here to be savored.

10-day highlights of morocco :

Day 1 : MARRAKECH ARRIVAL

Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel For checking in and Spend the rest of the day at leisure in this exotic setting, the inspiration for the eponymous of Marrakech.

Day 2 : GUIDED HISTORICAN & CULTURAL VISIT

A city like no other, Marrakesh exceeds all expectations. From ancient architecture and markets to charming restaurants and ornate artworks, the city is a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Taking a walk through the Medina to discover the gardens, religious sites and mosaics that the city is famous for. Wandering around the streets you can sample some local delicacies from street vendors and try your hand at haggling for trinkets.

You will be picked up from your hotel by a professional guide and driver. You will then start your day exploring Marrakech and seeing its landmarks. You tour will start by discovering the Koutoubia Mosque, it is the largest mosque in Marrakesh. It is famed especially for its magnificent minaret, the oldest of the three great Almohad minarets remaining in the world.The minaret overlooks the entire city with its astounding height of 69 meters. Afterwards you will visit the famous Saadian tombs: it is a mausoleum occupying a quiet enclosure at the Kasbah, the tombs are magnificently decorated with colorful tiles, Arabic script and elaborate carvings.

Then you will head to the beautiful square of Jemaa El Fna, which is the main attraction of the city: this is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious tea, or to try local specialties while watching live performance that awaits you. At night, the place turns into a huge tavern where locals and tourists come to enjoy an open-air dinner or take in their surroundings. Finally, to end your visit, you will discover the Bahia Palace, which was a minister gift for his favorite and his 80 official concubines. A monument of stunning beauty, Andalusian and Moorish architecture are in harmony with each other, just like in the Al-Hambra of Spanish Granada.It is hardly astonishing that Bahia Palace has become interesting for the film industry. The complex has been used as the setting for movies such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Meanwhile, it has also been listed as a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. Surely one of the most beautiful palaces of the city and country.

Visit of: Souks - The Place Jemaa El Fna - the Koutoubia - Bahia - The tombs Saadien - The Ramparts - The Palmeraie - Majorelle Gardens - The Menara garden.

Day 3 : MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - ATLAS FILM STUDIO – GORGES DADES

Fill up on a savory breakfast of baguette, fresh fruit, jams and a café cassis (Moroccan cappuccino) at a local pâtisserie and then begin your one-day excursion to Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate and on the Gorges Dades.

Your guide will lead you on a private tour through this Berber village of towered and crenulated kasbahs that once guarded the lucrative caravan route through the Atlas Mountains. Explore the kasbahs by foot with the option to ride a donkey across a river. Aït Benhaddou is one of many locations in this region used for shooting Hollywood films. Dinner and overnight at your Riad in the Gorges.

Day 4 : GORGES DADES - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA

Enjoy a healthy breakfast at your Riad and take a walk through the hillsides of Tinghir, a narrow valley with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it. We will drive through the landscape of this beautiful area from Tinghir to the remarkable dunes Merzouga via Erfoud, Take a ride through the dunes to the Camp watching the spectacular sunset over the dunes. At the camp enjoy a delicious dinner under the desert sky, nightlife with traditional Moroccan music, will keep you entertained all the night in the Erg Chebbi dunes in the Sahara Desert.

Day 5 : MERZOUGA - MIDDLE ATLAS - MEDILT - IFRAN - FES

Wake up early and head out to an Oasis by camel to trek across the Erg Chebbi Dunes before dawn. Watch the sunrise over the dunes. Crossing the mountains of Middle Atlas, where Cedar trees typically only grow at over 1600- 1700m. Also we will take a short break to observe the wild life and enjoy the splendor nature, as well as a break for lunch at a Berber village, most of the way will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, jagged rock faces and Berber villages. the driver will take you to the Riad for overnight.

Day 6 : FES GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR

The day will be dedicated to the discovery of the imperial city, Fez Is full of sites and places of high historical and heritage value: Medersa Attarine, Fountain Nejjarine, Mosque Karaouine (1st university in the world build by a woman), Palais Royal (and its Famous golden door), Tombs Mérinides, ... Discover also the artisans of the leather and their method of natural dyeing. Discover theMedina Fes El Bali: It is the largest of Morocco and the most exciting one. It was declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1976. Souk El Attarine: It is the souk of the grocers, it is without a doubt the most colorful market of Fez. Nejjarine: This small square takes its name from the cabinetmakers who occupy the stalls of the district, a pretty fountain, all decorated with zelliges and a sculptured wooden pediment enhances the place. The Quaraouiyine Mosque: Founded in 862 by a Muslim Fatima El Fihria originally from Quairaouan. It is the first university in the world. Zaouia de Moulay Idriss: Shelters the tomb of Moulay Idriss II founder of Fez. This is the holy place of Fez. Médersa Bou Inania:Islamic university built between 1350 and 1357 by the Sultan Merinide Abou Inane and whose architecture is one of the masterpieces of Moorish art. Médersa Attarine: It is a Koranic school built in 1323 by the Sultan Merinide Abou Said whose decoration is of an extreme finesse.Dinner and spend the night in a Riad.

Within the medina, we will the following historical sites:
#1 Medersa Bou Inania
#2 Kairaouine MosqueUniversity of Al-Karaouine
#3 Medersa el Attarin
#4 Zaouia Moulay Idriss II
#5 Dar Batha

Day 7 : FES Departure & Transfer to the Blue City via Volubilis and Meknes

Today. We will head to the beautiful city of Chechaoun via Volubili, situated just outside the city of Meknes, Volubilis is a partly excavated Berber and Roman city which developed during the 3rd century BC as a Berber settlement before later becoming the capital of the kingdom of Mauretania. The Blue city located in the middle of the Rif Mountains, Chefchaoun is known for its beautiful blue walls and narrow alleyways. It is a very peaceful and charming little town full of life and excitement.

Perched below the cliffs of the Rif mountain range, Chefchaouen is ideal for relaxing and wandering, taking in its wonderful laid-back ambience. Commonly known as the 'blue city, blue paint absolutely dominates this city - every doorway, wall, path and house is painted blue.

This blue-washed city is one of the prettiest places in Morocco and perhaps in the whole of Africa. Whilst it may be a popular area, the ambience and authenticity have remained.

Day 8 : Chefchaouen - Rabat Sightseeing and Transfer to Casablanca

From Chefchaouen to Rabat and on to Casablanca for a Sightseeing. In Casablanca, there are many sites of interest to visit including the Hassan II Mosque with its 200-metre high minaret and a lavish interior with wood, marble, carved stone and gilded ceilings. You'll also be able to visit the Old City Medina as well as the Habous, built by the French and a good place to find fine crafts. Lunch Rick’s Café recreates the legendary film “Casablanca", When the city tour be completed , You'll be taken back to the hotel.

Day 9 : Casablanca Guided Visit and Drive back to Marrakech

Today in the Morning, we will dedicate a sightseeing tour with an expert guide around the city, beginning by 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.There is a possibility for a fish lunch at the corniche (seafront promenade). End of tour approx 16.00 Hrs. When this sightseeing tour comes to conclusion we will drive to Marrakech.

Day 10 : Marrakech Airport Transfer

Depends on your flight time . We will arrange a private transfer to Marrakech airport. This ends your Morocco Travel experience.

What is included?

  • Transport in comfortable air conditioned minivan
  • Multilingual Speaking Driver
  • Airport Transfers,
  • Local Expert Historical Guides for Imperial Citiy Visits
  • Guided Day Tours
  • Sightseeing’s
  • 3- night stay at Riad or hotel in Marrakech
  • 1- night stay at Riad in Dades Gorges
  • 1- night accommodation at Luxury Desert Camp in Merzouga
  • 2- nights stay at Riad in Fes
  • 1- night stay at Riad in Chefchaouen
  • 1- night stay at Hotel in Casablanca
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily dinner.
  • Airport Pick-ups and drop off

Not included

  • Lunch

IMPORTANT INFO :

Duration

Tour 10 Days 9 Nights

Available

Everyday

Departure point

Free hotel pick-up or meeting point

Departure time

07:00 am local time of your hotel

Return time

18:30 h, local time

Return point

Returns to original departure point

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.