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Discover Morocco’s imperial heritage in-depth on this tailor-made vacation. Begin in cosmopolitan Casablanca that offers a unique blend of French colonial history and Arab heritage. Discover the grand city of Fez, often touted as the cultural and spiritual heart of Morocco. Spend time exploring the cultural gems of Meknes and continue on to coastal Rabat with it’s iconic architecture. Uncover the mysteries of Marrakech as you explore its souks and medina on privately guided tours. End your journey in the glorious High Atlas Mountains with its abundant outdoor opportunities and glimpse into authentic Berber culture.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2CasablancaFrench Colonial Heritage, Iconic Architecture, Bustling Port CityONOMO Hotel Casablanca City Center, Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca
2 - 5FesRoman Ruins, Rich Cultural Heritage, SouksRiad Salam Fes, Karawan Riad
5 - 6RabatUNESCO World Heritage site, Hassan Tower, Ancient Roman RuinsRiad Kalaa, Villa Mandarine
6 - 9MarrakechAncient Medina, Souks and Cuisine, Artisan HeritageRiad Adore, La Villa Des Orangers
9 - 11High AtlasTraditional Berber Architecture, Jbel Toubkal Mountain, TrekkingKasbah du Toubkal, Kasbah Tamadot
11 - 11MarrakechAncient Medina, Souks and Cuisine, Artisan Heritage

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  • Adventure
  • Heritage
  • Landscape
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International Arrival

You will be transferred from Casablanca airport to your hotel in a private vehicle

Casablanca

1 Night

Casablanca – the very name conjures up romantic images of a French colonial past, not to mention the wartime classic. Set up by the French as a key commercial port in Morocco, it’s old French legacy is reflected in its handsome Mauresque buildings.

Included Activities

Half Day: Casablanca City Tour
Discover the many attractions of this famous city set by the Atlantic Ocean, in this private tour. Set off from your hotel at a convenient time and head to the city’s Central Market. As you drive along, get a glimpse of the city’s skyline, a mix of traditional architecture with modern and art deco styles liberally interspersed. At the market, browse through the colorful displays of produce, seafood, and flowers even as you take in the charm of the Neo-Mauresque style building. Head over to the ornate Mahakma building dating back to the 1950s. With 60 rooms, this sprawling structure made of stone, marble, and wood simultaneously served as a Muslim law court and the governor’s reception hall. Stop by the Hassan II mosque, the largest in Africa, with a capacity of 80,000! Only one of two mosques open to non-Islamic visitors, this magnificent edifice was completed in 1993 and is larger than Saint Peter’s in Rome. (Half Day; Duration: 4 hrs; Private Activity & Transfers; Fitness Level: Easy. Please note that the inside visit to the mosque ends at 1400 hrs.)

English Speaking Local Guide

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Room
Meals
StyleInternational
RoomDeluxe Garden View Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 2 - 5

Your chauffeur will drive you from Casablanca to Fes in a private vehicle (Duration: 4 hrs)

Fes

3 Nights

Fes, or Fez, the grandest royal city created by Morocco’s early Muslim rulers in the 9th century, is the country’s cultural capital and spiritual heart.

Included Activities

Fes Fantastic Heritage Tour
Traverse through 1,300 years of Moroccan heritage as your guide leads you across the most beautiful medina in Morocco. In the beautiful city of Fes, gaze in awe at the exquisite examples of Islamic art and architecture. Walk through the narrow streets flanked on either side by bustling souks occupied by tailors, artists, and traders selling a variety of wares. Saunter past cafes that lead to outdoor markets, the covered bazaar, and quiet squares where you can spot children at play and donkeys at work transporting supplies. The world’s largest car-free urban space and a prominent UNESCO World Heritage site, the medina is where you will find a large number of spectacular mosques, tanneries, and fountains. Accompany your guide into some of the mosques that permit non-Muslims to enter, so you can get a closer look at the intricate stucco and tile work inside. Explore the new medina, the medersa or Islamic educational institute, and the iconic Bab Boujloud or Blue Gate, which is a great place to indulge in people watching! Stop by the picturesque fountain at Place Nejjarine before you make your way to the mellah (Jewish quarter) for a glimpse into the city’s Jewish heritage. Browse through some of the souks of Fes before you decide to call it a day. (Full Day; Time of Day: Morning; Duration: 6 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Moderate; Please note that non-Muslims are not allowed insides many of the mosques.)

Cultural Delights of Meknes
Leave the hectic popularity of Fez behind for the quieter but equally precious cultural attractions of Meknes. Explore the historical grandeur of the former capital city of Morocco in the arches and columns of Bab El Mansour, the monumental gate adorned with wood carvings and detailed zellige tile work. Marvel at the splendor of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the founding Sultan of this imperial city and admire the nearby Heri es-Souani which used to house the royal granary and stables. Explore the remains of fortifications which stand testimony to the city’s former glory and meticulous planning. Enjoy the local vibe with a stroll through the Place Hedim where historic buildings and narrow alleys exude as much atmosphere as its bustling shops and eateries. (Half Day; Private Activity & Transfer; Time: Morning/Evening; Duration: 4-5 hrs; Fitness level: Easy)

English Speaking Local Guide

Hotel Options
Riad Salam Fes – Opt 1
RoomJunior Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Karawan Riad – Opt 2
RoomSuite Suhaili Lawane
MealsBreakfast
StyleHeritage
Day 5 - 6

Your chauffeur will drive you from Fes to Rabat in a private vehicle (Duration: 3 hrs)

Rabat

1 Night

Rabat, the charming capital of Morocco, was granted its UNESCO Heritage site status in 2012. Standing at the confluence of the Bouregreg River and the Atlantic, it’s an elegant fusion of Islamic heritage and French colonial legacy.

Included Activities

Rabat’s City Delights
Recently granted UNESCO World Heritage status, the city of Rabat is yours to discover! Named after the Arabic word ‘ribaat’ meaning ‘fortified place’, the capital of Morocco has a long and rich history behind it. Begin your tour at the medina, where you will find the Hassan tower, an unfinished minaret from the time of Yaqub al Mansur, who wished to build the largest mosque in Rabat. An important figure in the construction of Rabat, the city walls and restored Kasbah of the Udayas on your itinerary, stand testimony to Mansur’s efforts. Next, explore the Chellah, also the ruined Roman city of Sala, which boasts ancient monuments and buildings. Also a fortified Muslim necropolis where the Merenid dynasty are buried, the Chellah is one of the best archaeological sites of modern day Morocco. (Half Day; Time of Day: Morning and Afternoon; Duration: 2-3 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options
Riad Kalaa – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Villa Mandarine – Opt 2
RoomClassic Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 6 - 9

Your chauffeur will drive you from Rabat to Marrakech in a private vehicle (Duration: 4 hrs)

Marrakech

3 Nights

Marrakech, with its aura of mystery and exoticism, begs to be explored! From its humble origins as a garrison of the Almoravid desert warriors, Marrakech today is a vibrant city where modernity meets tradition.

Included Activities

Jewish Tour of the Medina
Accompany your guide to the 16th century Ibn Lazama Synagogue – it is of immense significance in the Jewish history of Morocco and is still visited by the faithful. Head over to 16th century Miara Cemetery which is used till date. Not only is this the only Jewish cemetery in town but it’s also the largest in the country! See the congregation halls and the stone tombstones with Hebrew inscriptions laid across three layers of burial grounds. Stroll through the mellah (Jewish quarter) in the city to discover tall, mud brick buildings that adorn its streets. Stop by the many small synagogues that dot the winding alleyways of the old walled medina, learning interesting tidbits about each from your guide. (Half Day; Duration: 4 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fixed Time; Fitness Level: Easy)

Magical Marrakech Discovery
Set out with your private guide to unravel the wonders of the red city! With its exoticism and aura of mystery, Marrakech enjoys legendary status as a tourist attraction. It has the unique distinction of being the city after which the country is named. On this tour, visit the famous Koutoubia Mosque dating back to the 12th century which is also the largest in the city. Listen to your local expert explain the origins of this mosque and its prominent minaret. Afterwards, head over to the Saadian Tombs situated near the Kasbah Mosque. Gaze in wonder at the Italian carrara marble used across the mausoleum. Next, explore the 19th century El Bahia Palace featuring a blend of Islamic and Moroccan styles of architecture. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the souks at the heart of the old city that offer a variety of wares for visitors to browse through. (Full Day; Time of Day: Morning; Duration: 7 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fixed Time; Fitness Level: Easy;)

English Speaking Local Guide

Hotel Options
Riad Adore – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 9 - 11

Your chauffeur will drive you from Marrakech to High Atlas Mountains in a private vehicle (Duration: 2 hrs)

High Atlas

2 Nights

High Atlas mountain range of Morocco, invites you on an exciting trekking vacation. The region offers you a visual treat with the majestic countryside dotted with walnut and cherry trees stretching as far as the eye can see.

Included Activities

Trekking up to a mountain pass in the Atlas Mountains
Go on a trek up to a panoramic mountain pass in the area of Toubkal, the highest peak of the great Atlas Mountains (4.167 m). Begin from Imlil, a mountain retreat perched on a hilltop. Trek for about two hours, following a steep mule trail, till you reach the Tizi M’zik mountain pass. Take as many breaks as you wish to rest along the way and to enjoy the glorious views. See the small villages on the sloping hillsides, near the agricultural terraces and fruit orchards – indicators of the community of Berber people living in the area. Enjoy the scent of the surrounding juniper forests, the beauty of the mountains and the spectacular views of the Imlil and Azadane valleys as you reach Tizi M’zik mountain pass. (Half Day; Morning Activity; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Moderate, as it involves trekking through a short but steep trail).

A day in the life of a Berber
Set out in the morning to get a peek into the life of the Berbers, an ethnic group indigenous to North Africa. Hike through Berber villages that dot the Atlas Mountains, catching some natural landscapes as well as agricultural fields along the way. Learn about the people who live in these villages, understanding their history, their customs and their unique relationship with the mountains. Visit a Berber home to appreciate the simplicity of their lives and the materials they use. Have lunch with them, learning about their food habits and the traditional methods they use to cook. Return to your riad or hotel having had a glimpse of Berber hospitality, rural life and the magnificent Atlas Mountains. (Half Day; Morning Activity; Private Activity & Transfer; Lunch included; Fitness Level: Moderate).

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Kasbah Tamadot – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleFarmhouse / Estancia
Day 11 - 11

Private Transfer from High Atlas Mountains hotel to Marrakech airport (1-2 hrs)

Marrakech

0 Nights

Marrakech, with its aura of mystery and exoticism, begs to be explored! From its humble origins as a garrison of the Almoravid desert warriors, Marrakech today is a vibrant city where modernity meets tradition.

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 4,290 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 5,990 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 11 days / 10 nights.
  • Meals as indicated
  • All activities as listed :
    • Casablanca: Half Day: Casablanca City Tour
    • Casablanca: English Speaking Local Guide
    • Fes: Fes Fantastic Heritage Tour
    • Fes: Cultural Delights of Meknes
    • Fes: English Speaking Local Guide
    • Rabat: Rabat’s City Delights
    • Marrakech: Jewish Tour of the Medina
    • Marrakech: Magical Marrakech Discovery
    • Marrakech: English Speaking Local Guide
    • High Atlas Mountains: Trekking up to a mountain pass in the Atlas Mountains
    • High Atlas Mountains: A day in the life of a Berber
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with chauffeur for the activities specified in the itinerary
  • All airport and hotel transfers as indicated above
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • On request: A printed set of your travel documents by post
  • Fees and taxes

Not Included

  • Drinks and meals not specified above: Most of our camps and lodges include a variety of alcoholic and non- alcoholic drinks on certain meal plans. Depending on the meal plan you are booked, it is important to note that imported brands like luxury spirits, wines and champagne are not included.
  • Tips, additional meals and personal expenses
  • Visa fees
  • Travel, health and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare (from your home country to your destination and return)
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Morocco: Regal Cities and the High Atlas

11 days $ 4,290 / person

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