9 Days The Best of Morocco
Welcome to Morocco! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our local representative. Upon arrival to the airport in Casablanca, be welcomed and assisted through customs & immigrations before being transferred to Marrakech.
A private vehicle with English speaking City tour guide will be at your disposal for the day. Your tour usually starts at the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque. This mosque's beautiful minaret dominates the skyline of Marrakech and can be seen from almost every approach to the city thanks to a long-standing planning ordinance that forbids any other building in the old city to rise above the height of a palm tree. You will also visit the El-Bahia Palace, this 19th century palace is elaborate in its decoration and was built over a period of seven years for Ba Ahmed, the son of the Grand Vizier Si Moussa. There are row after row of apartments—that once housed Ahmed's harem—a trapezoidal garden, a huge tiled courtyard, and many hidden treasures, both in the form of antique objects d'art and the palace's convergence of Andalusian and Moorish architecture. One of most visited sites in Morocco is the Saadian Tombs which were only accessible via the mosque next door. However, in 1917 they were opened to the public and can now be accessed via a narrow passage that leads to an enclosed garden watched over by two mausoleums that include more than one hundred mosaic decorated tombs. The Koranic School Medersa Ben Youssef which is a Theological college founded by the Merenid Sultan Abu Hassan in the 14th century, and restored in 1564 by the Saadians who made it the largest theological college in the Maghreb and a rival to the important Medersa Bou Inania in Fés.
A private vehicle with English speaking Mountain guide will be at your disposal for the day. Atlas Mountains Ouirgane (Wirgane) offers a great variety of optional activities. Choose between mountain biking, hiking, horseback and Mule riding, This morning from Marrakech, your guide and private vehicle will meet you at the hotel/riad at 09:00 in the morning to start the journey for 1h,30munte, and then Your hike will first go up to the Tirst Plateau and down to Ouirgane forest, full of junipers and pine trees. Following, you will continue to L'khmis Village, the village of Torourd , and then up through the Azaden Valley with very nice views of Takhrkhourt (large forest) in Toubkal National Park . Then, it is on to the Tasa Ouirgane with a small village. Here, we will have lunch in a local Berber family's home and finally head back a different route to the Marirgha and travel back to Marrakech. The total walking time will be five hrs.
After collection at your raid/hotel in Marrakesh about 9am, we will set off for the Skoura. Passing through Tizi-n-Tishka pass (2660m) in the High Atlas Mountains we will visit the UNESCO World heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou which has also been the backdrop for many films including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator and Alexander. Before continue the journey to Ouarzazate for having your lunch at one of the best restaurant in the city of Ouarzazate, after lunch we’ll enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes and historical monuments of Taourirt Kasbah in Ourzazate and the Valley of the Roses, famous for its annual Festival of Roses. We’ll also pass through the Berber villages of El Kelaa des M'Gouna and Skoura where we will spend the night at one of those hotels which we link bellow; the journey will be takes about 6hrs.
After breakfast we will leave Skoura for Erg Chebbi, a hidden Sahara villages in the south of Morocco. We’ll pass through the dramatic Dades Valley and Toudgha Gorges which is the tallest gorges in Morocco, then continuing through Tinjdad and its possible to visit Elkhourbat and having lunch at the Khourbat Restaurant. After lunch we’ll continue the journey to Erg Chebbi by Arfoud Rissani, then to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert and you will have time for lunch on the way before you arrive to Erfoud. Once you arrive to the hotel near by the dunes having a cup of meant tea, and then you will take a camel ride for 1h at the sunset to get to the oasis where the camp is located and see the sunset. Spend the night in nomadic tent under shooting stars. With Berber music sometimes, Have diner in the Luxury Desert Camp, 6/7hrs of journey.
Before sunrise, you will be walking up to climb the sand dunes for fantastic photos opportunities. We will then make our way back to the hotel for showers and breakfast before setting off for Fez. En route we will pass through Arfoud, Errachidia, the Ziz Valley, Meditlt, the biggest cedar forests and monkeys troupes of Azrou, and Ifrane, before we drop you back at your riad/hotel in Fez. The journey today we’ll be about 7hrs
After breakfast in your Raid, you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter, and the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panorama view over the whole Medina of Fes. Guided tour
Early morning departure towards Chefchaouen - small charming town located in the foothills of the Megou Tisouka and the Rif Mountains, which rise above the town like two horns, giving the city its name (in Berber Chefchaouen means " look at the horns " ) Cities with very little car traffic , in which a clean and fresh air invites you to stay to discover the beauty of the place and its surroundings breathe . go for a guided hike in the close-by green hillsides. In the evening it is possible to relax in hammam, a Moroccan spa experience. For dinner, you will dine at the Restaurant Tissemlal, a beautifully decorated old house with a French-Moroccan set menu. You are handling the rooms for this night.
Enjoy a panoramic view of Chefchaouen as you enjoy breakfast with fresh fruits, jams and natural squeezed juices from your hotel’s terrace. After breakfast explore and tour Chefchaouen, the blue-washed town (old medina) by foot along with your guide who will share stories of Chefchaouen’s history. Start your tour with the Kasbah museum in the medina. The kasbah of Chefchaouen belongs to the early 18th century, and was built by the legendary ruler Moulay Ismail. It is fairly simple without architectural surprises however it is surrounded by gardens on the interior and exterior. Inside the Kasbah, you can visit the ethnographic museum containing antique weapons, musical instruments, and photographs of the old town. Step onto the museum’s roof and take pictures of a panoramic view of the Hispanic flavored town lined with blue and white washed houses, tiny balconies, tiled roofs and patios embellished with citrus trees. Next, visit the cobbled main square, Plaza Uta el- Hammam and where the striking 15th century Grand Mosque sits. The Mosque and its nearby buildings were built by Jewish refugees, who alongside Muslims escaped the Spanish persecution to Chefchaouen. Until the Spanish arrived in the 1920’s the town remained isolated and with the exception of three western men who snuck in. After exploring the medina, have lunch at one of the local family home. Try fresh goat cheese salad, a local Rif’s specialty, chicken pastille or a lamb tajine with prunes. For dessert sit outside by the mulberry trees of Plaza Uta el- Hammam and enjoy local sweets from one of the cafes or browse the small shops famous for selling woven rugs, blankets and woolen goods. After lunch, depart for Tangier
• Best time: All year round
• Departs from: Marrakech
• Departure times: Varied
• Starts Marrakech & end in: Tanger
• Duration: 9days/8nights
• Type: Imperial Cities
• 2 Adult: P/p €2359;
• 4 Adults: P/p €2179; please contact us for group discount pricing.
• Guides/Drivers Speaking: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Berber,
• Child Age Till 12= 50%Discount
• Solo Travelers: On request
• Meals: 8 Breakfast; 3Diners, 2 Lunches
• All private transportation by minibus with an English speaking driver.
• Airport transfers
• 7 Nights accommodation in tourist-class 4 stars hotels/raids/Camp on twin shared basis
• Guided tour in Marrakech
• Guided tour in Fes
• 2 Lunch at family’s home
• Flights, visas, airport taxes
• Other meals not listed in the itinerary
• Tips, drinks, laundry, souvenirs and other personal expenditure
Price in € Euro P/P
2 adults: €2359
4 adults: €2179
Contact us for group discount pricing.
To book this trip we should get a 20% of deposit and the rest when you arrived in the country. The only possibility to send as a payment is by PayPal or bank transfer because we don’t accept credit cards, we are a small business company!
Once you have all the information you need and agree about the itinerary!!