15 Days Morocco tour
Day 1: Casablanca Airport
Arrival in Casablanca Airport.Your tour guide will meet you then escort you to your hotel (depending on time of arrival).Overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca – El Jadida – Oualidia – Safi – Essaouira
Today we will leave Casablanca and start the 15 Days Morocco tour “the commercial center of Morocco” toward Essaouira via the costal road while admiring the views.We will pass by El Jadida (was known by Mazagan); this old medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese. Continuing on our drive to Oualida where you will enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place. After lunch we head to Essaouira passing by Safi. Arrive to Essaouira early evening, enjoy your dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 3: Essaouira – Marrakech
Today, you wil have a guided local tour fo Essaouira before departing to Marrakech explore the port of the Coastal tourist town of Essaouira.You may visit an Argan factory run by women and get to know about the process of making Argan oil. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in the medina , after lunch we will leave Essaouira towards Marrakech.Overnight at your hotel /Riad.
Day 4: Marrakech sightseeing
Today can be devoted to sightseeing in Marrakech, the imperial city of the South. You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque and admire its tower, the Majorelle Garden; a botanical garden with its varied plants, the 16th century Saadian Tombs, all decorated in colourful mosaic tiles, the 19th century Bahia Palace with its beautiful eastern Architecture.You will have a break for lunch. In the afternoon, you will have time to explore the fascinating Souks and the narrow alleys around the Djemâa El-Fna Square well known by snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, and story tellers , moving from one group to another .Enjoy your dinner and spend the night at your hotel/Riad.
Day 5: Marrakech – Tizi N’Tichka Pass – Aït Benhaddou
Travel to Aït Benhaddou over the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m).Stopping along the way for photos and enjoying the panoramic views of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages located alongside the road. You will visit Telouet Kasbah and have a break for lunch. Later on, continuing our drive to the village of Aït Benhaddou where you visit the exotic Kasbah named after it. This Kasbah is situated on a hill along the fertile Ounila River; it becomes famous due to its role in hosting numerous films such as: The Man Who Would Be King, Jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, The Message, Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and Gladiator. Watch the sunset from the top of the hill. Enjoy Dinner and spend the night in an Auberge or hotel.
Day 6: Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Kelâa M’Gouna – Boumalne Dadès
From here we head to Ouarzazate City where you may visit the Atlas films Studios and stopping to view the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty. Continuing our drive, you will visit the incredible Kasbah of Amerhidil located in Skoura Oasis where you will be mesmerised with the immense Palm Groves and beautiful sights of the Atlas Mountains. Our next stop is in El Kelâa M’gouna (Valley of the Roses) where you will have lunch. Later on, we will continue towards Boumalne du Dadès .Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Dadès Gorges.
Day 7: Dadès Gorges -Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave toward Tinghir then to Todra Gorges You will have the chance to stop for a panoramic view of the river. Continuing on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will have a break for lunch. Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls. From here we drive to Merzouga passing by Tinjdad, Erfoud,You may have a stop in Erfoud to visit one of the marble fossils Carriers then continue to your hotel situated on the foots of the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will experience a camel ride to reach the desert camp in the middle of dunes where you will spend the night, enjoy your evening, dine under the stars and sleep in Berber Nomad tent.
Day 8: Merzouga -Tour Around Erg Chebbi Dunes
Waking up by the call of your guide very earlier to witness the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the excursion around Erg Chebbi dunes. This excursion gives you the opportunity to explore the surrounding desert by visiting the tiny villages and fossil Carrier in addition to nomad Family. Back to your hotel for lunch and relax. This Afternoon is at your leisure – You may want to experience a camel ride and spend the night in the desert camp again. Dinner and Overnight in the Auberge .
Day 9: Merzouga – Rissani – Er-Rachidia – Ziz Gorges – Midelt
This morning, we will depart to Rissani, you will have a short visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also explore the Souk (market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather. Continuing on our drive toward Errachidia passing by Erfoud, our next stop is at the panoramic view of Aoufous Oasis. Later on, you will pass by Errachidia known as the military city due to its numerous garrisons. We May stop at Barrage Hassan Adakhil for photos. In continuation alongside Ziz River, You will enjoy the beautiful scenes of the Ksours and Ziz gorges, you will pass by the French built Tunnel Du Légionnaire( Zaabal).The trip continues through the middle atlas, you will cross Tizi N’Talghom Pass(1907m).Arrive to Midelt where you will spend the night in Hotel.
Day 10: Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
After breakfast, you will enjoy the great views of Jebel Aachi Mountain with snow-covered peaks. Leaving Midelt toward Azrou where you will have your lunch and exploring this Berber city .Later on, you will have the chance to view the old tree (800 years named Cedre Gouraud) and meet the monkeys in cedar forest. From here we head to Ifran “The Moroccan Switzerland», you will see the stone lion and take picture with it. You may have a visit to Al-khawayn (Two Brothers) University .Continuing on our drive To Fes passing by Imouzar Kandar. Arrive to Fes where you will enjoy your evening meal and spend the night in a Riad or hotel.
Day 11: Fes sightseeing
Today after breakfast, you will have a sightseeing tour to explore the Royal city of Fès. Your morning will be spent visiting the medieval Medina (old city) with its ramparts and narrow streets that was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. You will see the 16th Century Merinid Tombs Ruins. You will visit the Bouanania and the Attarine Medersas constructed in the early 14th century by the Merinides, the Karaouine Mosque (The ancient educational centre of Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Marble Fountain. You will have a break for lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant. Continuing on your visit, you will view the decorated gate of Bab Boujeloud, the medieval tanneries, the Royal Palace .Then visit of the Souks (local markets) where merchants and craftsmen sell their hand-made jewellery, leather goods, copperware and pottery. Dinner and accommodation at a hotel in Fes.
Day 12: Fes – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen
After breakfast, you will travel to the nearby city Meknes, the third Imperial city of Morocco with its famous door.Meknes is known as “The Versailles of Morocco. You will explore Bab El Khamis and Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gateways. Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.Later on, you will head to explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. We will continue our drive toward Ouezzane across the Rif Mountains while admiring the views of fertile plains of ancient olive groves.In Chefchaouen, you will be enchanted with this mountainous town where you willand spend the night at the Hotel.
Day 13: Chefchaouen sightseeing
You will spend your day exploring the charming town of Chefchaouen, situated in the Rif Mountains.It is famous with its bright blue-washed buildings.As you stroll through the narrow cobbled streets and walls of the medina, you will notice most of men wearing Djellabas made of wool and women wearing colourful straw hats. Lunch in a local restaurant.You will admire the panoramic view of the valley and village In the main square of the medina, you will have time to explore the shops full of local handicrafts, such as wool garments and woven blankets.Spend thenight at your hotel.
Day 14: Chefchaouen – Rabat – Casablanca
This morning, we will drive to Rabat via Ouezzane,You where you will have a sightseeing tour of the administrative capital of Morocco.Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower, the minaret of incomplete mosque initiated by The Almohad ruler(Yaacoub al-Mansour).You may also visit The Kasbah des Oudaias, white houses with blue painted parapets located near to the Atlantic coast. Finally, we will continue our way to reach your final destination Casablanca.Overnight at your Hotel.
Day 15: Casablanca
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Airport depending your flight departure and the end of your 15 Days Morocco tour.