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Luxury North & South Morocco Tour "9 Days / 8 Nights"

Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat

On arrival at Casablanca airport you’ll be met by you guide, you will be transferred directly to your hotel in Rabat (1 ½ hours away). All of the different architectural styles that have swept through Rabat since the 10th century have left an exotic legacy. Afternoon city sightseeing will highlight the Royal Palace, Mechouar, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Oudaya Kasbah and Andalusia gardens.

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Day 2: Rabat – Tangier

After breakfasts you will continue the road to Tangier, our North South Morocco Tours, we give you time to explore this bustling port city that was once the playground of international socialites, including artists, musicians, politicians and writers (Paul Bowles). The city is a lively, cosmopolitan, historic Mediterranean place where you get to explore a number of museums and sites. Dinner is at the hotel.

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Day 3: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes –Fez

On your way to Meknes, you will first make an excursion to Chefchaouen, a beautiful blue and white-washed Andalusian town nestled in the Rif Mountains. The town is very relaxed, with small winding alleyways and market squares, where the women of the surrounding Rif come to sell their handmade products than to Volubilis, the remains of a Roman city, and Moulay Idriss, the burial place of the founder of Morocco’s first imperial dynasty.

For Moroccans, it is a place of pilgrimage. You continue to Meknes, the smallest and friendliest of the five imperial cities of Morocco. The old part of Meknes is beautiful and has a feel of the oriental and the Mediterranean at the same time. The immense city walls and gates lead the visitors’ imagination into times long gone.

The labyrinth of alleyways and market stands is a joy to any visitor and the friendly inhabitants will gladly show you the products they are selling, like spices, olives, pottery, then toward to Fes.

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Day 4: Fez

After breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the Medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities, this tour will start from the panoramic view of the old Medina, nearby the Saadian Fortress, from there you will go inside of the old medina via the famous gate of Boujloud (blue gate).

You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. A visit to the Kings Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch, you will eat in the traditional restaurant in the heart of the Medina.

After lunch you will complete the tour by visiting Kairaouine Mosque, Merdersa Bou Imaniaand Mosque Abou El Hassan then returns to your hotel for the evening.

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Day 5: Fez – Midelt – Rachidia – Erfoud – Mezouga

Travel to Ifrane, a pleasant mountain city oddly out of place with its wooden chalets and steep-pitched roofs that stud this skiing village, evoking a Swiss resort. An area long popular with Moroccans on holiday, five tranquil lakes rest near dense holm oak and cedar forests, where raptors, acrobatic booted eagles, and Egyptian vultures fly overhead.

You will spend your day discovering the rural environs of the Atlas Mountains’ Berbers. Covered with evergreen pines, tall cedar trees, and poplars, and laced with flowing streams, your first view of the Middle Atlases will appear oddly un-Moroccan.

You will soon come across the first real town of the Middle Atlases, Azrou, and an important market centre for the region’s Berber tribes that are located at a major junction of mountain routes.

At Midelt, the Middle Atlases give way to the High Atlas Mountains, whose peaks are visible through the haze, soaring to over 12,000 feet. You will stop in Midelt for lunch, enjoying the dramatic sight before you leave. You will then continue to Erfoud, one of the most delightful southern regions consisting of a dry, red belt of the desert with a sudden drop into the lush valley of Ziz, with copious date palm groves and flowing streams.

From there you will ride the 4x4 to get the lake of the Sahara. You will conclude your day with dinner over the dunes of Merzouga.

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Day 6: Merzouga – Erfoud – Tinghir – Ouarzazate

Early Morning devoted to the camel ride to reach the sun rise, and then you will back to the Kasbah for Breakfast. Departing desert we set into the village of Tinghir and to the nearby Todra Gorge. This gorge in the High Atlas present astonishing spectacle, its gigantic rock walls change colours to magical effect as the day unfolds.

The 300 meters tall cliff walls are mere 15 meters apart from each other. We have some time to stretch our legs and then go back to Tinghir for lunch.

After lunch, we will pay a visit to a Berber house for a cup of tea and explore Berbere carpets and heritage jewels. After that, we will travel to small villages painted in pink-grey colours merging into the local rock, ruins of kasbahs and ksours and parts of fertile shafts of land creating a breathtaking contrast to the arid land.

Later we continue the journey to Ouarzazate. You will conclude your day with dinner and other accommodations will be served at your hotel.

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Day 7: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Hadou – Marrakech

You will spend most of your day en route to Marrakech, exploring the legendary Kasbah of Aït-Benhaddou, a renowned architectural marvel, and stopping in Taddart and Tizi Tishka pass, at an altitude of 11,000 feet.

The pass divides the mountains into two distinct facets: the harsh, stark side acting as a shield that protects the hinterland from the harsh, dry expansion of the Sahara, and a lush side, soft and evergreen, which collects the moisture from the Gherbi winds of the Atlantic Ocean.

You will arrive in Marrakech, a city of pleasure for both visitors and locals, where southern tribesmen and Berber villagers bring their goods to market and find a variety of entertainment.

To tourists, the city is a feast for the imagination, full of incomparable beauty, situated before the towering mountains that provide a thrilling backdrop. After a visit to the bustling Jemaa El Fna square, the Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace. You will conclude your day with dinner and other accommodations at your hotel.

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Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca

You will devote your morning to the exploration of Marrakech’s many historical sites. Your tour will cover many impressive sites; including the Majorelle Garden.

After lunch, you will be transferred to Casablanca where you will visit UN Square.

You will conclude your day with dinner at Golden China and other accommodations at your hotel.

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Day 9: Casablanca – Home

In the morning you will visit the Hassan II Mosque then you will travel to the Mohamed V Airport for your transatlantic return flight.

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PACKAGE INCLUDES: 

  1. All trsf by Luxury A/C mini Van, Jeeps & camel ride in Merzouga.
  2. Accommodation in  5* based on H.B basis.
  3. Daily small bottle of mineral water for each pax.
  4. English speaking asst to pick up and meet the clients at apt for Arrival & Departure.
  5. English speaking guide throughout the whole tour.
  6. Entrance tickets fees for all sites.

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Reviewed by Sasha   February 18, 2017
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Very good I like to much

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Reviewed by Jonathon Miles US   April 20, 2017
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From your itinerary above, this tour looks like the exact tour for us. Am I correct in saying that we organise our own flights to Casablanca and everything else after we arrive is organised for us by you. Also if we don't feel safe going on a camel ride can we do something different?
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