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Discover Morocco

Tour Details

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Day 1,Airport/Rabat 53.9 miles 1h.03m

Casablanca/Rabat Drive to Rabat, arrive at your hotel to check in and rest for the morning. In the afternoon, will enjoy a half day tour to include:  Hassan Tower  Chellah  Views from Oudaya Kasbah  Royal Palace (Exterior visit)  Mohamed V Mausoleum
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Day 2,Rabat/Meknes/Volubilis/Fez

Enjoy your breakfast and check out. This morning you will head with our national guide to Fez via Meknes and Volubilis. Our morning tour of this 17th century historic city of Meknes includes the Yacoub El Mansour Gateways, the Palace Tomb of Moulay Ismail, the ruins of the vast imperial stables, if time permits, and granaries. Lunch will be served at a local Moroccan Restaurant or similar. After lunch, we will drive to the Roman ruins and mosaics of Volubilis. It was once the capital of the Roman Province of Mauritania and the house of Sylene, Antony and Cleopatra’s daughter who married the Berber King Juba of Gallienus. Arrive at Fez, the spiritual, intellectual and once capital city of Morocco. Check in to your hotel. Enjoy your dinner at your property restaurant.
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Day 3,Fez

After breakfast, you will join your national tour guide for a full day sightseeing tour of Fez, one of the four oldest Imperial cities in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch is on own at a local restaurant. The tour includes the great Gateway of the Royal Palace, the Jewish Quarter ”Mellah”, the 15th century Borj Nord or north fort, and the 9th century oldest university of the world which was founded by a woman. You will also make a few stops at local handicrafts factories such as pottery, brass, textiles, rugs, and a bakery where everything is made in the traditional Moroccan way. Return to your hotel and freshen up for dinner. Enjoy your dinner and musical entertainment at a local Moroccan restaurant.
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Day 4,Ifran/Midelt/Errachidia/Erfoud

Today’s trip will allow us to explore the beauty of high Atlas Mountains and its hidden natural treasures. It will be a long drive, but an enjoyable one. Lunch on the road is on own. Ifrane is nicknamed “little Switzerland” because of its red roof tiles. It’s also known as the ski resort in the Middle Atlas region. "Ifrane" means caves. Stop in Azrou, one of the first Amazigh Berber towns of the Middle Atlas. Arrive and check in at your Xaluca Kasbah hotel. Dinner buffer at your hotel is included. Retire for the night.
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Day 5,Erfoud/Ouarzazate

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel included and check out. Resume our trip along the road of many Kasbahs to Ouarzazate via a spectacular scenic’s of Atlas Mountains and camels on the road. Lunch is on own. We will stop at a Berber carpet weaving women’s cooperative. Arrive at your hotel for dinner and overnight.
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Day 6,Ouarzazate/Ait Benhaddou/Marrakech

Today after breakfast and check out, we will start the morning with a brief tour of Ouarzazate located at an altitude of 1160m at the intersection of the Draa valley and Dade. Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt which was built in the 18th century and restored in 1994. Lunch is on own. Resume our trip to Aït Benhaddou where a spectacular view of group of kasbahs surrounded by high walls is located, once homes of Saharan habitat. On the road to Marrakech via Tichka Pass 2260 meters in the high Atlas. Arrive at your hotel in Marrakech. Dinner will be served at the property restaurant included.
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Day 7,Marrakech

Enjoy your breakfast this morning at your hotel included. Meet our national guide for a full day sightseeing tour of the pearl of the south. This imperial city was founded in the 11th century and once upon the time the capital city of Morocco. Lunch and free time for shopping on own at the famous Djamaa el Fna square. Our visit will include the Koutoubia Mosque, known as a masterpiece of the Almohades art, the Bahia Palace, Dar Si Said Museum and the Menara garden. Return to your hotel and freshen up for dinner. Transfer in a horse drawn carriage to Soleiman Palace. Return to your hotel and retire for the night.
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Day 8,Marrakech/Essaouira/Marrakech

After breakfast, we will depart for a day trip to the coastal city Essaouira, a favorite vacation spot for several 1970s rock stars. This former Portuguese fort, once called Mogador, means “fortress surrounded by ramparts”. Essaouira is also known for production of Argan oil. On the road, we will stop by a women’s cooperative where you will witness the making of Argan oil and other related products. Lunch will be served at a local seafood restaurant. With our guide we will visit the medina, the old Mellah or Jewish quarter, and the North Bastion. Enjoy some free time for shopping. Later return to your hotel for dinner.
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Day 9,El Jadida/Casablanca

Leave Marrakech for Casablanca via El Jadida with a brief driving city tour of this former Portuguese city. Lunch will be the road on own. Resume our drive to Casablanca where we will visit if time permits the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the Habous shopping quarter, the Royal Palace exterior, and the Mohammed V square. Arrive at your hotel and check in. Farewell dinner tonight will be served at the famous Rick’s Café Restaurant owned by a former American diplomat. Return to your hotel and retire for the night.
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Day 10,Transfer to airport

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, baggage handling and check out. Transfer to the Mohamed V airport for your flight back home.
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Additional Info

  • Check In : 21 August, 2017
  • Check Out : 21 August, 2017
  • Price : $
  • Location : Morocco

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