Morocco Heritage tour 10Days 9Nights
Day 1: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
Arrival at Marrakech Menara airport. Welcome by the company representative and transfer to Casablanca.. Depending on arrival time, the group will visit the city, including a guided tour of the Hassan II mosque, one of the world’s biggest mosques. Continuation to Rabat – the capital of Morocco, lunch in a restaurant and check in a the hotel. City tour including the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Kasbah of Oudaias. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel or riad in Rabat.
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis- Fes
After breakfast departure to Fes through the Middle Atlas with stops in Meknes and Volubilis – Morocco’s largest and best preserved Roman ruins. On arrival city tour of Meknes, the third Imperial city of Morocco including the stables of Moulay Ismail. Lunch in a restaurant and continuation to Volubilis for a guided visit of the Roman site. From here it’s a short drive to Fes, the oldest of the Imperial cities. Dinner and overnight stay in a luxury riad in Fes.
Day 3: Fes City Tour
After breakfast guided tour of the authentic medina of Fez, one of the world’s largest walled in cities offering a step back in time. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other crafts. A visit to the Kings Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will complete the tour and return to your riad in the evening for dinner and overnight in your riad in Fes.
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Erfoud
After breakfast departure to the south of Morocco through the Middle Atlas mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, semi-nomadic Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend into the Sahara Desert. Stop to admire the famous resort of Ifrane called “little Switzerland”and continuation to Azrou with its cedar forest and monkeys. Lunchbreak in Midelt and continuation to the south of the country. Arrival to Erfoud late in the afternoon, check in a luxury hotel, dinner and overnight stay in a charming hotel in Erfoud.
Day 5: Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi dunes
After breakfast departure by 4×4 vehicles to the largest dunes of Morocco – Erg Chebbi in Merzouga.On the way you will visit the fossil factory of Erfoud and an ancient palace in Rissani. You will drive on the route of the famous Paris-Dakar rally and arrive to an oasis for lunch. Afterwards you will be dressed in traditional touareg clothes(turban and jellabah) and have a camel ride to the desert camp where you will enjoy the sunset before arriving to the comfortable desert camp for a traditional dinner with campfire. Overnight stay in Erg Chebbi in a desert camp.
Day 6: Erg Chebbi dunes – Rissani– Nkob – Tanssikht – Zagora
Early breakfast to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and departure to Rissani. Continuation to N’kob for lunch and on to the Draa valley famous for its palm groves and thousands of kasbahs with an exotic landscape. On arrival to Tanssikht off route drive to discover the magnificent valley of Draa. Arrival to Zagora in the afternoon. Check in, dinner and overnight stay in a comfortable hotel in Zagora.
Day 7: Zagora – Mhamid – Erg Chegaga
After breakfast visit to a traditional moroccan hammam or free time to discover the capital of the south. After lunch departure by the route of rallies such as Marathon des Sables and Aicha de Gaselles through the dry lakes and hamadas(black desert). Welcome tea in a touareg camp and continuation till the desert camp in Erg Chegaga. Dinner with campfire and surprises and overnight stay in a luxury desert camp at Erg Chegaga dunes.
Day 8: Erg Chegaga – Foumzguit – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast a short trekking to discover the largest dry lake Iriki and continuation by 4×4 vehicles to Foum Zguit where you will have a tea pause with local nomads and on to Ouarzazate. Quick lunch and city tour including the cinema studios and Ait Ben Haddou kasbah which is a heritage of UNESCO. Conituation to Marrakech through the High Atlas mountains and stop at Tizin Tichka pass(2260 m altitude). Arrival to Marrakech in the evening, dinner and overnight stay in a luxury riad in Marrakech.
Day 9: Marrakech City Tour
After breakfast the whole day is dedicated to the discovery of Marrakech and its monuments with a local guide including the Bahia palace, Saadian Tombs, the coranic school Medersa Ben Youssef and the Museum of Marrakech. Shopping time in the souks of Marrakech full of crafts and artisana. In the evening dinner with live music and fantasia show and overnight stay in your riad in Marrakech.
Day 10: Marrakech – Casablanca
- – Full Board or Half Board meal plan (starting with dinner on Day 01 and finishing with breakfast on Day 10)
- – Accommodation in quality hotels, guesthouses and desert camps
- – Private transportation by insured 4×4 vehicle or minivan
- – Guided visits of all the mentioned monuments
- – Entrance fees for the monuments and local guides where needed
- – Lunches and dinners in quality restaurants/hotels
- – Soft drinks during the meals and refreshments in the vehicle throughout the trip
- – Assistance of Maroc Excursions during the whole circuit
- – Personal expenses
- – Tips
- – Flights to/from Morocco