13 Day Morocco In Depth Tour

1 Casablanca, 3 Fes, 1 Erfoud, 1 Merzouga, 1 Dades, 1 Ouarzazate & 3 Marrakech
Round trip airfare from NYC, 11 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
4 Star Hotels
  • 11 night at hotels as listed below
  • 1 night at the [Idou Anfa Hotel & Spa], Casablanca, Standard Room with Dinner
  • 3 nights at the [L` Escale Hotel], Fes, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Kasbah Chergui Hotel], Erfoud, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Riad Madu], Merzouga, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Riad Bahammou], Dades, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Riad Chay], Ouarzazate, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 3 nights at the [Le Kech Hotel], Marrakech, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 22 meals: 11 Breakfasts & 11 Dinners
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner, including dinner at a local restaurant in Marrakech)
  • Modern transportation with English-speaking driver (bottle of water available in the car)
  • English-speaking national guide is included for 5 pax and more
  • Khamlia Excursion including Berber lunch
  • Half day guided tour of Fes and Marrakech
  • Monuments and historical sites entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Guided tour of Volubilis (1 to 1:30 hour)
  • All taxes
5 Star Hotels
  • 11 night at hotels as listed below
  • 1 night at the [Gray Boutique Hotel], Casablanca, Standard Room with Dinner
  • 3 nights at the [Les Merinides Hotel], Fes, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Kasbah Xaluca Maadid Hotel] Erfoud, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Riad Serai], Merzouga, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Xaluca Dades], Dades, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 1 night at the [Dar Chamaa], Ouarzazate, Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • 3 nights at the [Adam Park Hotel], Marrakech , Standard Room with Breakfast & Dinner
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 22 meals: 11 Breakfasts & 11 Dinners
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner, including dinner at a local restaurant in Marrakech)
  • Modern transportation with English-speaking driver (bottle of water available in the car)
  • English-speaking national guide is included for 5 pax and more
  • Khamlia Excursion including Berber lunch
  • Half day guided tour of Fes and Marrakech
  • Monuments and historical sites entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Guided tour of Volubilis (1 to 1:30 hour)
  • All taxes
Special Features
  • Guaranteed Arrival (With minimum 2 passengers)
  • Mosque of Hassan II
  • Mohammed V Mausoleum
  • Hassan II Tower
  • High Atlas mountains
  • Jamaa Al-Karaouine
  • Dades Valley
  • Jemaa el Fna Square
  • Koutoubia Minaret
  • Bahia Palace
  • Saadian Tombs
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Wed - Departure from USA

  • Board your international flight from the USA to reach Morocco in the next day. 2 Meals will be served on board of the flight.
DAY 2: Thu - Arrive to Casablanca (00h45min)

  • Upon arrival in Casablanca, proceed through customs and immigration formalities. Collect your luggage and proceed outside where you will be met by our representative who will handle a sign for transfer to your hotel.
  • Dinner and overnight.
  • Meal: Dinner
DAY 3: Fri - Casablanca, Rabat, Fes (03h10min)

  • After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Casablanca. The tour begins with an outside visit of Hassan II mosque. It is the largest mosque in the country and the seventh largest in the world. You continue to the Ain Diab Corniche for a pleasant stroll along the coast. 
  • Your next stop is Mohammed V Square in the city center. The city tour includes also the Habous Quarter. The district was built by the French in the 1930s as an attempted solution to the ongoing housing shortage. It marries the best of traditional Moroccan architecture with modern facilities and French ideals. (There is a strip of grassy lawn in front of the mosque, as in front of the churches of French villages).
  • Depart overland towards Rabat, driving along the main highway which links these two major cities. Embark on a city tour which highlights Rabats cultural influences and the superbly preserved relics of its Moorish past. Rabats most famous site is the 12th century Hassan Tower (an excellent example of the gorgeous Moroccan style artwork), and the incomplete Minaret of the great mosque built at the same period. Located alongside is the Mausoleum dedicated to Mohamed V, the grandfather of the current king.
  • You&rsquoll also enjoy a visit of the Kasbah of the Udayas, which was built on a cliff overlooking the city and the Atlantic Ocean. Its gate is one of the most beautiful illustration of the Moorish architecture. Within its walls, youll discover a wonderful Moroccan garden, with melodious fountains and sweet-smelling orange trees.
  • Continue then overland to Fez (approximately a 3-hour drive) for dinner and overnight to your hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4: Sat - Fes, City Tour

  • Today you take a step back in time into the Middle Age with the visit of one of the most imperial, timeless, and untouched cities in the world, the cultural heart of Morocco, Fez El Bali (Old Fez). Enjoy exploring some of the 9,000 narrow lanes and alleys in the souks (open air markets) that make-up the labyrinth of the citys old quarter, originally founded in the 8th century. The Imperial capital was a renowned medieval learning center, and at its heart still remains the Karaouine, one of the oldest, still functioning universities in the world.
  • Nearby is the Attarine Medersa (Koranic college), a jewel of Hispano-Moorish architecture, built in the 14th century. The tour also includes Nejjarine Square, with its beautiful fountain, a mosaic of elaborate tilework, and the Fondouq (Caravanserai) that has been converted to a Museum of Carpentry. In the 13th Century the Merinide Dynasty built Fez El Jdid (New Fez) with its Royal Palace, mosques, madrasas (Koranic schools), souks and the city walls. Most notably, Fez El Jedid is home to the Mellah (Jewish quarter), which provides an interesting insight into Jewish architecture. The wrought iron decorated windows and splendid carved wood balconies of the old mansions are particularly outstanding. The medieval Medina is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Return to tour hotel for dinner and overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5: Sun - Fes, Volubilis, Meknes, Fez (01h40min)

  • Journey overland to explore the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in North Africa. With its triumphal arches, basilica, forum, and capitol, the Volubilis skyline brims with iconic examples of Roman architecture. Among its greatest treasures, however, are the amazing mosaic floors of former family dwellings, which include depictions of Orpheus charming animals with his lyre, nine dolphins signifying good luck and a portrait of Amphitrite in a seahorse-drawn chariot.
  • Continue to Meknes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well, and one of the imperial cities of Morocco. Meknes is replete with fantastic historical sites, from minarets to museums, to enormous mosaic doors and royal golf courses. Among the most popular attractions are the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the Nejjardine Mosque and Grand Mosque (outside visit) as well as the Bab Mansour, Bab Lakmis, and Bab Berdaine gates.
  • Return to Fez for an evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6: Mon - Fes, Ifrane, Marrakech (06h05min)

  • This morning, we depart Fez for a long drive that worth it. You will pass through many amazing cities and villages, the first of which is Ifrane, nicknamed The Switzerland of Morocco. It is a charming ski town filled with European-style chalets. Continue to Midelt, which serves as the commercial center of a large agricultural hinterland. It is also one of Moroccos principal cities for the mining of several minerals. You will have some free time in Midelt, before you continue your journey through the dramatic Ziz Gorges, then arriving in Erfoud.
  • Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
DAY 7: Tue - Erfoud - Khamlia - Merzouga (-+1h00min)

  • After breakfast, a 4x4 vehicle will be waiting for you to continue your adventure by heading towards the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the largest dunes in the Sahara-desert. En route, visit the villages in the surroundings area for a closer contact with the Berber culture, before arrival to Rissani, visit of camel milk cooperative, then continue to Rissani and visit one of the best traditional market in Sahara, a place where they sell just donkeys and other markets for ships, goats and cows. Stop at El Khamlia village for lunch included.
  • Continue to the African village or Gnawa village. Then continue to Merzouga Village for dinner and overnight.
  • NB: you can stay in a desert camp with round trip 4x4 transfers from Merzouga village and camel ride with and extra cost.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8: Wed - Merzouga - Tinghir - Dades (-+3h30min)

  • On our way to Tinghir, we&rsquoll stop at the Todra Gorges, the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco situated on the East side of the High Atlas mountains and recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular canyon. Here, both the Todra and Dades Rivers have carved out cliff-sided canyons on their final 25-mile stretch through the mountains, leaving behind a series of reliefs and etches in the rock.
  • Todra is the name of the last 600 meters of the canyon. In places, this gorge measures just 10 meters wide, but the cliffs are more than 160 meters tall on either side The river has since dried up, leaving only the imagination to picture the powerful natural forces that once carved this region. The gorges, though in a remote, are popular among rock climbers. There are hiking paths with a well-maintained dirt road for visitors to share with mules and other pack animals.
  • Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9: Thu - Dades, Skoura, Ouarzazate (-+1h40min)

  • After breakfast, we will drive through the Dades Valley with its majestic sand castles, and incredible rock formations known as monkey toes. The route through Dades Valley is also known as the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs. You will catch a spectacular view of a vast valley dotted with small oases and hundreds of ancient fortifications. The sand-colored walls of the Kasbahs may all start to look the same, but each holds a special historical treasure and offers innumerable opportunities for remarkable photos.
  • Continue to Skoura, a quiet little village speckled with palm tree groves. Indeed, Skoura is surrounded by acres of palm groves, Les Palmeraies, which are a paradise of palm and olive trees peppered with kasbahs and small villages. You will remark the Kasbah Amridil that stands out from the rest. Originally built in the 17th century, it is one of Moroccos most iconic living museums that has survived the test of time.
  • Then we drive to Ouarzazate for dinner and overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 10: Fri - Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou, Marrakech (-+3h50min)

  • After breakfast, we visit Taourir Kasbahs, one of the most beautiful kasbahs in Morocco. After the French left in 1953, the movie business flourished in Ouarzazate. Optional visit of the Film Studios where some of the most famous desert landscapes are filmed. You might recognize the sand-colored houses of this impressive Ksar (Arabic for fortified city) when you see the spectacular fortress of Ait Ben Haddou, the iconic landscape immortalized in such films as, Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Alexander, Games of Thrones among others. Ait Ben Haddou is a massive fortification made up of six Kasbahs all protected by UNESCO. You can spend time in its maze of winding streets until reaching a fortified granary at the top which provides an amazing view of the valley.
  • We leave Ait Ben Haddou, crossing the High Atlas mountains via the magnificent TizIn Tichka pass to Marrakech, our home for the next three nights. 
  • Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 11: Sat - Marrakech City Tour

  • Unearth the secrets of Marrakech, beginning in the Medina, the old walled section of town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This thousand-year-old city was long a political, economic, and cultural center. Marvel at its architectural jewels, including the soaring Koutoubia minaret.
  • Continue to the Bahia Palace, an exemplary of privileged life in the 19th century. Your next stop is stop is Dar el Bacha Museum of Confluences. This palace was built by Pasha Thami el Glaoui in 1910. Walk in its lovely gardens, admire the zellige mosaic tilework of this opulent palace, and enjoy exhibitions focused on Moroccan culture.
  • Later you visit Djemaa el-Fna, Marrakechs main square, you will find orange juice stalls and vendors, along with fire-eaters, mime artists, snake-charmers, magicians, and street musicians performing at every turn. You may also take the opportunity to explore the citys fabled, labyrinthine souks, their bustling alleyways brimming with all manner of wares.
  • Return to your hotel to get ready for farewell dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 12: Sun - Marrakech

  • Day at leisure Wander around on your own, sign up for a cooking class or farm retreat.This retreat experience will start by a pickup from your hotel/riad at 10AM by our English-speaking driver aboard a deluxe car for a 20-min. drive to the Valley of Ourika. Upon arrival at the entrance to the trail you will switch to a camel/donkey/mule -depending on availability- for transfer to the Bennounas farm. A welcome drink is served by the Farm host, followed with a tour of the property that is surrounded by a spectacular decor with the Atlas Mountains in the background. Enjoy a 20-min. meditation on the roof of the farmhouse (yoga class optional upon request on your own expenses). Light lunch will be served. Swimming pool is available for use (if season permits) and fresh drinks are at your disposal (extra charge for alcohol drinks and wine) or enjoy a breathtaking walk in the surroundings.
  • We will start to prepare for the cooking class at 4PM. First, we will pick up vegetables from the garden if season permits, then bring them to the kitchen to begin an immersed experience with the New York Times 3-stars Executive Chef. You will dine on the food you cooked.
  • After dinner, witness the sunset on the terrace of the villa. Moroccan tea or coffee will be served.
  • Return to your hotel. You will get dinner and overnight at the hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 13: Mon - Marrakech, Casablanca Airport

  • After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your return flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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  • American and/or Canadian Citizen does not need visa to travel to Morocco, just a valid passport.
Not Included
  • Tips to tour manager and driver

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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