8-DAY/7 NIGHTS MOROCCO CLASSIC TOUR
DAY 1, Casablanca
Pick up at Mohamed V airport and transfer to the hotel. It depends on your arriving time, if available we will go for city sightseeing.
DAY 2, Casablanca –Rabat –Volubilis - Meknes - Fes
Today, we will start with Casablanca Hassan II mosque- 2nd the biggest mosque in the world. We will stop by Mohamed V Square and Cathedral (Church of the Sacred Heart Cathedral). Then heading to Rabat, Morocco's third oldest Imperial City and modern capital. We will visit the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum and also the old medina. Then we drive to visit the impressive site of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the best-preserved Roman site in Morocco. Situated on the ledge of a long plateau, the dramatic site was once one of the Roman Empire's most remote outposts. We feature the Bab El Mansour gate dating from 1752, complete with its Corinthian columns.
After, we will drive to Fes. Overnight at Fes.
DAY 3. Fes city day tour
Today we will have a full day walking tour to discover Fez, the extraordinary medieval walled city. Once inside the gates of this great spectacle, you will see an entirely different view of life in Morocco. In contrast to the well-planned new cities, the old city is a labyrinth of alleys and lanes lined with shops, mosques, homes, and schools. In 1980 UNESCO designated the medina a World Heritage Site. We will start by visiting the Royal Palace and Jewish Quarter, then theological schools and several mosques. Our guide will take us to the medina to view the market shops or souks. We will see the famous traditional tannery factory and shops of tailoring handicrafts.
Overnight at Fes.
DAY 4. Fes - Ifran – Erfoud - Merzouga (desert)
We drive through Ifrane and Assous, then we lunch at Erfoud Kasbah, capital of Dates. We will arrive at Merzouga before sunset. We will watch the sunset over the Sahara desert dunes either by 4X4 vehicle or by camel. This is a magical landscape with huge sand dunes. Their color shifts from pink to gold to red to white depending on the time of day. We will have dinner in desert tents, followed by an evening of music.
Overnight in a luxury nomad tent under millions of stars.
DAY 5. Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Ouarzazate
This morning we depart for the Todra Gorge, one of Morocco's most spectacular sights. Later we cross the southern slopes of the High Atlas before arriving at the captivating city of Ouarzazate. We stop en route in the heart of the Dades Valley at the oasis of Kelaa Mgouna.
Overnight at Ouarzazate.
DAY 6. Ouarzazate - Marrakech
After breakfast, the route goes on to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage site and Hollywood of Africa that filmed “Game of Throne”, “Kingdom of Heaven” and “ the Gladiator” etc. It is the most famous Kasbah in Morocco and one of the most visited spots in the whole country. From there we continue to drive to Marrakech. Marrakech, a city that blends Berber traditions with Arab renaissance and western influences. We will start with a visit to the magnificent Majorelle Botanical Gardens, inspired by French artists and fashion designer Yves St. Laurent. Then we will explore the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque, 6th century Saadian Kings tomb and the beautiful Bahia Palace. The visit to Marrakech will be completed after a stop at the Djemaa El Fna square, the home of spice vendors, storytellers, snake charmers, fire eaters, acrobats, musicians and more.
Overnight at Marrakech.
DAY 7. Marrakech – Essaouira - Casablanca
After breakfast, depart to Essaouira. On the way, we will visit unique Argan oil production and if lucky you will take funny pictures of goats climbing Argan trees. Then we will arrive at Essaouira, the splendid port city built in 1184. We can see the scenes of the movies “Zoro” and “Game of Throne”.
Driving to Casablanca and overnight at Casablanca hotel.
DAY 8. Casablanca
Transfer to the airport for your departure flights from Casablanca.
* Pick up and drop off airport
* Hotel with dinner and breakfast
* Camels for the trekking
* Desert Camp with dinner and breakfast
* Explore the stunning Medina in Fes and Marrakech
* Visit ancient Roman site- Volubilis
* Camel to the desert camp and see magic Sahara
* Visit Ouarzazate town, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou- scene for film “Game of Thrones” ect
* Savour Moroccan mint tea and indulge in Berber cuisine
* We can design any tour itineraries based on your interest, time, and budget.