Moroccan Adventure(Twin Share Room,Start Marrakech, End Marrakech)

Moroccan Adventure(Twin Share Room,Start Marrakech, End Marrakech)

Start: Marrakesh Finish: Marrakesh

Visiting: Marrakech, Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Fez, Erfoud, Merzouga, Ouarzazate


Duration: 9 Nights

Tour code: BBMAP18

Tour operator: Contiki


From: $1564

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Tour Overview

The earthy scent of saffron, the kaleidoscope of coloured carpets, mountains, mosques, mayhem - this is Morocco. Let us guide you through the chaos of the medinas, bustling squares and sprawling palaces, getting you under the skin in ways you just couldn't manage alone. From the magical mayhem of Marrakesh through to iconic Casablanca and Rabat, we'll then head into the desert to stay with some Berber people and enjoy dinner in the royal tent.

Highlights

  • iconGuided local tour of the Marrakesh and visit the Bahia Palace
  • iconSee Koutoubia Mosque and bustling Jamaa el Fna Square
  • iconSee the Hasan ll Mosque in Casablanca
  • iconLocally guided city tour of the famous “blue city” Chefchaouen
  • iconSee the Royal Palace the Medina and the local markets

Places You'll See

Itinerary

icon Day 1: Arrive Marrakech

Location: Marrakech

Accommodation: Hotel El Andalous (or similar)

Meals: Dinner

It's time to let our senses guide us as we arrive in the colourful city of Marrakesh. We'll meet and greet our travel crew before spending the evening enjoying North African aromas and spices ahead of a full day exploring tomorrow.

icon Day 2: Marrakech to Casablanca

Location: Marrakech, Casablanca

Accommodation: Hotel Diwan (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Known as Africa's 'capital of culture', this place won't disappoint. Today we'll get to explore the sights and sounds of Marrakech on a sightseeing tour and discover what this city is all about. You'll be sure to discover the likes of Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, Saadians Tomb, and Jamaa El Fna before heading north up to the coast.Welcome the Casablanca, the iconic city of Hollywood legend.

icon Day 3: Casablanca to Chefchaouen via Rabat

Location: Casablanca, Chefchaouen

Accommodation: Hotel Madrid (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Today we'll get to explore this elegant city, admiring the Moorish buildings including the opulent Hassan II mosque. We'll also wander the cornice and soak up all of those coastal views.More astounding architectural sights are in store in Rabat, as we visit the Mohammed V Mausoleum, tour Hassan and see the gilded royal palace. Then it's onto Chefchaouen...

icon Day 4: Chefchaouen to Fes via Volubilis

Location: Chefchaouen, Fez

Accommodation: Hotel Arena (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Get your cameras ready: this morning we'll explore the iconic blue city of Chefchaouen on a locally guided tour, discovering the Place Outa Hamam, Kasbah, and the local markets. Then you're free to spend your time strolling the blue streets, checking out colourful handmade goods, taking selfies in front of blue walls or relaxing back at the hotel. This afternoon we'll move on to Fes, but not before a special stop at Volubilis.The UNESCO-listed Roman settlement of Volubilis is the largest ancient attraction in Morocco, dating back to AD40. We'll get all the insights into this fascinating ancient capital, previously a Berber settlement, on a locally guided tour. Then all history-ed out and with full camera rolls, we'll travel through the Rif mountains to the cultural capital of Fes.Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world, and its medina is a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights. Tonight an included dinner awaits us, with plenty of time for exploring the secrets of Fes tomorrow.

icon Day 5: Fez

Location: Fez

Accommodation: Hotel Arena (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

We promised you the secrets of Fes, and now it's time to discover up all that Fes has to offer! Here in the oldest and largest medieval city in the world, we'll take a locally guided tour through the medina that is home to 400,000 inhabitants, plenty of mosques and palaces, donkeys and bikes as transportation, and a heady mix of aromas, sights and sounds. After exploring the Royal Palace, dye-pits, tanneries, pharmacy, pottery and restaurants, we'll visit a Cooperative of handmade carpets, soaking up the local handicrafts and tips on how to shop medina-style. And if this day couldn't get any better, you have the chance to add some extra Moroccan magic with an optional dinner in the city, with live entertainment from traditional musicians, belly dancers and magicians.

icon Day 6: Fez to Erfoud

Location: Fez, Erfoud

Accommodation: Kasbah Tizimi Hotel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Today we drive into the High Atlas Mountains, North Africa's highest mountain range as we make our way over to Erfoud. Expect to see some staggering peaks and breath-taking views, whilst making some pit stops in the gorgeous towns of Ifrane and Midelet, sitting between the Middle Atlas and High Atlas mountains.All before making base in Erfoud, an oasis town situated in the mist of the Sahara Desert.

icon Day 7: Erfoud to Merzouga

Location: Erfoud, Merzouga

Accommodation: La Caravane Berber Camp (Special Stay)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

We will make an early start this morning to drive to Merzouga for our overnight stay in the Sahara Desert.We'll head into the sweeping Merzouga Desert, travelling across the sands on camels, we'll be greeted by our Berber hosts with traditional drumming, chants and dancing. Then it's time to decide what adrenaline filled adventures take our fancy. Will we hit the golden sands on a sandboard, buggy car or quad bikes? Or maybe watching the sunset into the desert is more appealing? Then we'll be treated to a traditional Berber feast inside the royal tent, learning that amazing hospitality is at the heart of their culture, before settling in for the night in our luxury tents.

icon Day 8: Merzouga to Ouarzazate via Todra Gorge

Location: Merzouga, Ouarzazate

Accommodation: Les Jardin's (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

We're back on the road, and today it's time to unleash your inner Gladiator.After driving the the iconic 1000 kasbahs we'll get to enjoy lunch in the beautiful oasis of Tinghir. Then we'll make our final stop at Todra Gorge where you can have some free time of choose to hike up the gorge.Once you're full and ready to go we will explore Ouarzazate - an iconic city you'll recognise from films including Kingdom of Heaven and Gladiator. In the afternoon we'll pit stop at a palm tree farm where you'll get to witness date picking and learn about the production and also enjoy a spot of afternoon tea, Berber style.

icon Day 9: Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Location: Ouarzazate, Marrakech

Accommodation: Hotel El Andalous (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

It's the final full day and time to head back to Marrakesh. But first we'll enjoy some traditional treats, including stopping at a local traditional olive oil brewery cooperative to learn the different techniques and traditional ways of producing this fragrant delicacy - which helps to support the ladies of the cooperative and their families.We'll also enjoy a cooking class at Ladies Cooperative Al Amal where guests will have the opportunity to pick bio vegetables and learn Moroccan cooking methods - yummy! During your free time why not head over to the captivating Musee Yves Saint Laurent and learn about the legendary French fashion designer and his creative work.Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened - and we're not done yet. If you want to end the final evening on a high, we'll have the option to dine in Jamaa Lfna Square, while local belly dancers offer the entertainment. It's the perfect cultural feast to say goodbye.

icon Day 10: Depart Marrakech

Location: Marrakech

Meals: Breakfast

You've seen the sights, tasted the culinary delights and stocked up on all the Moroccan souvenirs - It's been emotional! But all good things must come to an end. It's time for all the hugs and most likely a few tears as we bid a farewell and start planning the reunion!

What's Included

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