Best of Morocco

Best of Morocco

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Best of Morocco

10 Days Starting and ending in Casablanca

Visiting: Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Fes, Midelt, Erfoud, Tinghir, Dadès Gorges, Ouarzazate, Aït Benhaddou, Marrakesh, Essaouira

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Tour code:

WMORZN18

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Activities:

Shopping, Walking

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Tour Overview

An in-depth Morocco trip featuring all the exciting sights, sounds and flavours befitting of its status as the gateway to Africa. Explore the ancient alleyways of Fes, spend the evening like a local in a riad and learn about the healing touch of Moroccan ingredients like argan oil.

Highlights

  • : Explore Fes and Marrakesh with a Local Specialist

  • : Discover Rabat, Meknès, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Essaouira and Casablanca

  • : Visit a traditional tannery and dye-pit in Fes, Midelt, Tafilalt Oasis, Bahia Palace and a Moroccan pharmacy in Marrakesh

  • : View the Royal Palace in Rabat, the Ziz Valley near Tinghir, the Todra Gorge, Aït Ben Haddou and the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

  • Fes: Visit a traditional tannery and dye-pit for a fascinating glimpse into an ancient practice.

  • Marrakesh: Visit a Moroccan pharmacy to learn about local healing creams and cosmetics made from regional ingredients.

  • Fes: Enjoy a speciality Be My Guest dinner of delicious Moroccan cuisine served with wine at a traditional riad in Fes.

  • Dades Valley: Promising paradise in the middle of the Atlas Mountains, the African-styled Xaluca Dades is surrounded by a spectacular mountainscape with panoramic views of the Dades Valley and its Berber villages.

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)

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Day 1: Welcome To Casablanca
Location: Casablanca
Accommodation: Hotel Mogador Marina Casablanca
Meals Included: Welcome Reception

The intoxicating sights and sounds of Morocco are revealed on this epic adventure through an ancient land. Delve into the intrigue and romance of Casablanca, immortalised by Hollywood, before meeting your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.

Day 2: Journey To Rabat, Meknès And On To Fes
Location: Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Fes
Accommodation: Marriott Jnan Palace
Meals Included: Breakfast

We continue along the coast to the capital, Rabat. Here we’ll embark on an orientation tour of the city which includes views of the grand 17th-century Palace and Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Travelling to the imperial city of Meknès, we'll see the grand gate of Bab el-Mansour, one of the most impressive monumental gateways in North Africa, adorned by green and white zeillij tiles. We arrive in Fes later today and spend the rest of the day at leisure, connecting with the symbolic heart of Morocco and the unique character of the country's oldest imperial city.

Day 3: Discover Vibrant Fes Dive Into Culture Connect With Locals
Location: Fes
Accommodation: Marriott Jnan Palace
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Join a Local Specialist today to explore the Medina, one of the largest thriving medieval centres in the world. See the Royal Palace and Dive Into Culture during a visit to the round dye-pits and tanneries, revealing Morocco's ancient leathercraft. Later, you can admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet cooperative. Spend the rest of the day shopping or relaxing in a lantern-lit courtyard away from the Medina crowds. Join your companions this evening for a special opportunity to Connect With Locals over dinner for a Be My Guest experience, featuring Moroccan specialities served with wine in a traditional riad.

Day 4: Onwards To Erfoud
Location: Fes, Midelt, Erfoud
Accommodation: Kasbah Xaluca
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We follow the old caravan trail south, stopping for a lunch in Midelt, a market town set within the high plains between the Middle and High Atlas mountain ranges. Continuing along the palm-fringed Ziz Valley and past the Tafilalt oasis, we arrive in the oasis town of Erfoud, regarded as the 'Gateway to the Sahara'. Its golden façades and towering dunes have made it a popular location for filmmakers for decades. This evening we dine at our hotel.

Day 5: Off To Tinghir Oasis And The Stunning Dades Valley Stays With Stories
Location: Erfoud, Tinghir, Dadès Gorges
Accommodation: Dades Xaluca
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journeying west, we arrive in Tinghir, one of the most beautiful oases in southern Morocco and home to the ruins of the ancient Glaoui palace. We continue through part of the Todra Gorge and cut through the mountains for one of the most dramatic views in the country. Here we will overnight at one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories, Xaluca Dades, surrounded by panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains.

Day 6: Venture Through The High Atlas Mountains To Marrakesh
Location: Dadès Gorges, Ouarzazate, Aït Benhaddou, Marrakesh
Accommodation: Le Méridien N'Fis
Meals Included: Breakfast

Blending effortlessly into the arid landscape, Ouarzazate has provided a backdrop for such famous movies as 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Cleopatra' and 'Gladiator'. See the UNESCO-listed fortified village of Aït Ben Haddou in the High Atlas Mountains and continue through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass to Marrakesh - the 'Red City'. Like many other former imperial cities in Morocco, Marrakesh comprises an old fortified city - the Medina - and an adjacent modern city. Marrakesh is home to Morocco's largest traditional souk (market) where you may wish to spend some time learning the art of haggling.

Day 7: Explore Marrakesh
Location: Marrakesh
Accommodation: Le Méridien N'Fis
Meals Included: Breakfast

Visit the ornate Bahia Palace during a city orientation with your Local Specialist and spend some time soaking up the energy of Djemaa el Fna Square in the Old Quarter with its palm readers, acrobats and snake-charmers. Spend the rest of the afternoon lingering in one of the city's beautiful gardens, discover the vibrant arts and culture scene or consider experiencing an authentic Moroccan show.

Day 8: Continue To Coastal Essaouira Dive Into Culture
Location: Marrakesh, Essaouira
Accommodation: Atlas Essaouira & Spa
Meals Included: Breakfast

We travel to the laid-back shores of Essaouira this morning. Stopping en route, we Dive Into Culture to visit a cooperative involved in creating cosmetics from traditional ingredients. Consider a delicious seafood lunch and enjoy some free time before joining a city tour of the UNESCO-listed Medina, the walled Jewish Quarter and Skala fortress. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 9: Return To Casablanca
Location: Essaouira, Casablanca
Accommodation: Hotel Mogador Marina Casablanca
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning we journey north to Casablanca where we will enjoy views of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, built for the late King's 60th birthday celebrations. Later, we join our Travel Director and companions for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate an unforgettable voyage of discovery.

Day 10: Farewell Morocco
Location: Casablanca
Meals Included: Breakfast

Say goodbye to your newfound friends at the end of your Moroccan holiday. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

What's Included

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

Check out our Q&As

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    The beauty of taking a guided holiday with us is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Vaccination against Covid-19 is not mandatory to travel with Trafalgar. However, we strongly recommend that guests are vaccinated before travelling. Please note that airlines and/or other authorities may have different requirements. It is the guest's responsibility to comply with these requirements at all times.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1947

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Trafalgar is a founding partner of the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 2008. So far, the charity has donated more than US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

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Best tour I joined so far

14-Jan-2023

My first time with Trafalgar and I see no reason why I should not join them again.

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King Ng, Lafayette, California  

Very well planned trip with timely breaks during the coach ride..

08-Nov-2021

It was a well organized tour group and we hit lots of interesting and beautiful scenes. Like our previous trips with Trafalgar, tourists were treated with well manner and professional tour guide/director, making our trip very enjoyable and delightful!

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    At 29 days before tour starts: Forfeit 80% of booking price.

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