Mesmerizing Morocco

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Morocco, located in North Africa, is a country of vibrant contrasts and rich cultural heritage. From the bustling souks and ancient medinas of cities like Marrakech and Fes to the serene Sahara desert and the stunning Atlas Mountains, Morocco offers a diverse tapestry of landscapes and experiences. Its blend of Arab, Berber, and European influences is reflected in its architecture, cuisine, and traditions, making it a captivating destination for travelers seeking history, adventure, and unique cultural encounters

Price starting from   $ 4599   $ 4349  NEW YORK (JFK/EWR)

Overview

Embark on a journey into the heart of Morocco, where you can immerse yourself in its culture, language, food, and historic sites. Begin by visiting Casablanca's Grand Mosque of Hassan II, an awe-inspiring temple that stands as one of Morocco's most impressive landmarks. Next, explore Meknes, the country's first imperial city, and step back in time amidst its labyrinthine medina, evoking the Middle Ages. Traverse the picturesque countryside and traditional villages of the Atlas Mountains on a trekking adventure.  For many, Morocco beckons with dreams of camel treks and walks across the Sahara Desert's dramatic red dunes, where evenings are spent camping beneath North African stars. In Marrakech, take a guided tour through its bustling medina and experience the nightly spectacle of fortune-tellers, dancers, and medicine men in the vibrant square. Morocco promises an unforgettable blend of ancient wonders and vibrant traditions awaiting discovery.

 

Departures

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Depart: 13 Mar 2025
Return: 22 Mar 2025
NEW YORK (JFK/EWR) $ 5999
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Depart: 16 Apr 2025
Return: 25 Apr 2025
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Itinerary

Board your overnight flight to Casablanca today

Upon arrival in Casablanca, claim your bags and proceed towards arrival hall. Our representative will meet you and assist you with your transfer to hotel. (Standard check-in time is 3:00 pm)

This evening all participants will gather for dinner in the hotel restaurant where you will become acquainted with your fellow travelers.

Overnight in Casablanca 

Meals: Dinner

Morning after breakfast, proceed on an orientation tour of Casablanca. The tour will include an outside visit to the splendid Hassan II Mosque: a breathtaking landmark of Casablanca with the tallest minaret at 210m. Continue along the Ain Diab Corniche. Then on to Habous Charter, the oldest area in Casablanca and the setting of the Royal Palace before continuing to the Mohammed V Square. 

Rest of the day is at leisure. Wander around the Old Medina and city walls. Enjoy a Moroccan coffee and maybe start working on your bargaining skills. Finish the day with a walk along the Corniche and watch the locals enjoy games of football on the beach during sunset.

Overnight in Casablanca 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

After breakfast, check-out and travel to Rabat via el Mohamadia , in the capital of Morocco we will visit Hassan Tower, the minaret of this mosque has never been finished but is the symbol of this city. We also visit the Kasbah des Ouiduias. Then in the afternoon we make our way to Tangier across the city of Asilah Before arrival, we head to visit the caves of Hercules as well as Cape Spartel in the far north-west Africa. 

Overnight in Tangier

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

After breakfast, we enjoy a short orientation of Tangier; the city which is endowed with a rich history and unique geography. The beauty of its site and its light makes her an inspiration for generations of artists. The sightseeing includes the Kasbah on the port side; enjoy a walk through the Grand Socco and the Mendoubia Park as well as the Little Socco with its various small hotels that previously housed the famous artists and writers such as Matisse, Camille Saint Saens, and Paul Bowles. 

Afterwards, we drive to explore the stunning town of Chefchaouen. It is a small charming, clean and fresh town. You’ll stroll around the old Medina with its old restored Kasbah, Plaza Utah Hammam, the square at the heart of the town is really an ideal place to relax. With its steep, narrow cobbled streets and white washed walls, blue doors, windows and mountains as a backdrop makes from Chefchaouen a wonderful place for fascinating pictures. You will see the natural spring water of Ras lma. Unlike other parts of Morocco, this town was occupied by Spain. Therefore, there is much influence of the Spanish and Moorish culture. In the afternoon, we continue the journey across the Rif Mountains to Fes.

Overnight in Fes 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

After breakfast, we depart to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. This partly excavated Berber and Roman city is on UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will explore the breathtaking archaeological ruins of the roman. This ruin is an example for the different kinds of civilizations that made of Morocco their home and are still present in cultural traditions. Then we stop in the sacred town of Moulay Idriss I, the burial town of the founder of the first Moroccan kingdom and is a historic mosque and its famous place. Then we continue our journey to the medina of Meknes, the walls of this medina are grant. It is home of the splendid mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. We will explore Bab lekhmiss, then they Jewish quarter called El Mellah and the Sahrij Swani. This is one of the prestigious Historic Monuments of Meknes. This artificial lake is also impressive by its size, about 148.75 m2 by 319 m2. The lake was used to store food and water for the ‘’black Army’’ of the sultan Moulay Ismael. We can visit the mausoleum of the sultan and admire the Arab-Andalusian style and Place El-Hedime [Square of Ruins] which links the medina and the Kasbah. Spend some time exploring this charming City. Late afternoon, we head to Fes. Arrive in Fes and spend the evening at leisure. 

Overnight in Fes 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Today you will discover the city of Fes, the spiritual and cultural heart of Morocco; vibrant, noisy, fascinating and overwhelming – a visual and pungent feast for the senses. Head into the old city, known locally as Fes el Bali, arguably the world's most fascinating and confounding old city. Medieval Fes was one of the world's great centres of education and culture, both Islamic and Jewish. Its religious institutions and libraries are legendary, its mosques of great renown. Walk through the twisting streets and alleyways, passing donkeys piled high with goods, and explore the specialty sections that divide the souk. Filled with historic khans, medresses and dyepits, stalls loaded with fruits, herbs and soups, and where the squawk of chickens, smell of spice and sound of hammering of copper fills the air, it’s not hard to imagine yourself back in the Middle Ages. Spend the day exploring the old city, visiting, Medresse el Attarine, the tanneries and the splendid Fondouk Nejjarine, a beautifully restored 18th century inn. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon and perhaps spend the evening relaxing in this calming oasis, away from the buzz of the medina.

Overnight in Fes 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

After breakfast in Riad, we drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas Mountains. On the way we will stop at the cedar forests, hopefully we’ll see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. Then we drive through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt. Which is in the Middle Atlas and is called “the apple capital”. We drive along the magnificent Ziz Valley oasis carved through volcanic rock. The Middle- Atlas offers some beautiful views. When we approach Erraichida you’ll see the scenery is changing to a dessert environment. And we’ll continue our journey to Erfoud, Rissani and we end our drive in Merzouga. Here we reach our hotel and watch the sun setting over the vast expanse of rolling desert dunes. Spend the night at hotel.

Overnight in Merzouga 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

After the breakfast we get on the road to discover the region of Merzouga. We start in Khamlia. Here we visit the Gnaoua people, originally slaves brought from Mali. You'll get the opportunity to listen to their Gnawa music and learn about their culture and lifestyle. With the 4x4 car we will discover the nomad's lifestyle. We will visit local nomad families who live in tents around the Erg Chebbi dunes. After this we bring you to your accommodation where you can relax until the end of the afternoon, then take a camel ride to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes. These are the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel trek to the camp takes about 90 minutes *. Here, in the middle of the desert you will see one of the most beautiful sunsets in your lifetime and after that you'll see thousands of stars in the sky. You will spend the night in a camp (Berber nomad tents) where you have dinner and life music in the middle of the Sahara. The tents are equipped with mattresses, blankets, and cushions 

Overnight at Berber Camp

 Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Enjoy an early morning sunrise camel ride along the golden sand dunes in Merzouga. Return to the camp for breakfast before driving to Tinghir via Rissani and Tinjdad. Tinghir is a gorgeous, 40km oasis, which boasts one of the largest palm groves in the country. Enjoy walking at the famous Todra Gorge, a 300m wall, carved deep into the High Atlas Mountains. Leave to Dades and its charming valley. Continue along to Kelaat M’Gouna, a large village famous for cultivating roses. Expect to find many fine, rose-infused products there. Transfer to Ouarzazate, also known as “Morocco’s Hollywood,” for dinner and overnight.

Overnight in Ouarzazate 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Enjoy the city tour of Ouarzazate, beginning with the Taourirt Kasbah. The latter is considered one of the most beautiful Kasbahs in the country. Next, visit the film studios, where some of the most famous desert landscapes were and are still being shot. Continue on to the spectacular fortress of Ait Ben Haddou, the iconic landscape immortalized in such films as, Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Leave Ait Ben Haddou crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the magnificent Tiz In Tichka pass (2262m) to Marrakech for overnight.

Overnight in Marrakech 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

After breakfast at the hotel, we set off on an exhilarating sightseeing tour of Marrakech with our guide and driver. During your tour, you see the major highlights of the ancient city. We begin our walking tour in the old quarter of Marrakech where we visit the 19th century Bahia Palace, covered with colorful tile work, and see its eight-hectare gardens with fountains. We then proceed to Saadian Tombs - marble tombs for the Saadian dynasty. Accessible only through a small passage in the Kasbah Mosque, the tombs were neglected until aerial photography exposed them in 1917. Our next stop is El Badi Palace located nearby and believed to have contained more than 350 opulent rooms, in addition to a large pool, sweeping courtyard, and several gardens. The pieces from the El Badi Palace were used to create a new palace in Meknes, leaving just the shell of the palace behind. Continue to the souks, the largest you can find in Morocco. We suggest you try haggling as it is an inherent part of Moroccan trading culture.In the afternoon, we venture into the new city and visit the Majorelle Gardens - a magical petite garden estate designed by Jacque Majorelle and maintained by Yves Saint Laurent. After the tour, we return to our hotel and have the rest of the day free

Overnight in Marrakech 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

This morning after breakfast, check out of the hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure until your transfer to Casablanca airport for your return flight home.

Thank you for spending the time with us.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation

Barceló Anfa Casablanca
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Royal Tulip City Center
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Fes Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace
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Hotel Xaluca Dades
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Desert Luxury Camp
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HOTEL KSAR IGHNDA
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Les Jardins De La Koutoubia
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TOUR PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • 11 Nights’ Accommodation in listed hotels or similar based on DBL / TWN sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Daily Dinners.
  • Entrance to the attractions as specified in the itinerary.
  • Private Transport with driver in private / scheduled touring vehicles according to the number of participants. Services of English-speaking tour guide during the entire trip.
  • Services of local guides for the sightseeing
  • Full day Jeep Safari and 30 Minute Camel Ride in Merzouga.
  • International Return airfare ex Los Angeles
  • Air taxes and fuel surcharges
  • All Local applicable taxes

TOUR PRICE EXCLUSIONS

  • All other meals
  • All other sightseeing or Services
  • Gratuities for meals, tourist guides, drivers
  • Beverages during the meals
  • Porterage
  • Travel Insurance
  • Covid RTPCR Testing fees
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic and other beverages, telephone calls and laundry
  • Any other services or Items not mentioned above as included.
  • Local city taxes to be paid directly at hotels upon check out.

Add On Service

Optional Tour

Dinner at Casba (Minimum 2 Pax) - Day 3 - CasablancaNight & Entertainment
+ $ 100 / person

Pre Post Tour

Pre-Cruise Barcelona Stopover - Post Tour - Casablanca
+ $ 275 / person

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