This tour is more designed for families who are looking to spend a good quality of time with their kids.
It is fully of family friendly activities and doesn’t include the necessity to traveling a lot and make too many trips around Morocco.
You will have ten days with our companionship to discover the most possible about Morocco and live one amazing travelling experience.
A one of a kind exotic and spiritual experience awaits you by the end of your trip and makes us thrilled to share it with you.
You will learn more about it by going through the detailed itinerary we have here for you.
We assure you the most experienced, friendly and multi languages speaking drivers and guides throughout the entire tour.
We also assure you the most comfortable vehicles you can find in the market to ensure your total comfort and safety.
Your tour will include the following cities:
(Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes – Sefrou/El Bhalil – The Middle Atlas – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga– Sekoura – Dades Valley – Ouarzazat – Marrakech)
Depending on your arrival time, your driver will be picking you up from the airport and taking you either to your hotel where you can rest first and then take you on a tour to the Hassan ll mosque which is considered to be the largest religious monument in Morocco and the 7th in the world with the tallest minaret at 210 meters.
Or this tour can be done the next day after breakfast since you are spending the night in Casablanca.
Dinner is served at your hotel or riad in Casablanca.
CASABLANCA – MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – FES
After breakfast you will be heading to your next destination which is Meknes, one of the imperial cities of Morocco.
Meknes is considered to be the achievements of one of the supreme Sultans in the history of Morocco, “Moulay Ismail”.
Through this visit you will be getting the chance to discover all what this imperial city has to offer with its several tall minarets, massive extension of walls and monumental gates passing through Bab el Khemis and the old medina to get to the Islamic cemetery which takes us to the entrance of the old Mellah or like it’s known “the Jewish Quarter”, and before leaving Meknes we will be stopping by one of the most important and beautiful gateway of the city which is Bab el Mansour.
Your driver will give you all the time to have lunch at this imperial city.
Before you arrive to Fes where you will be spending the night your driver will be expanding your journey by a rich and exotic stop at the Roman ruins of Volubilis or as it’s referred to it now by “Oualili”.
It was recently recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage site for its breathtaking archeological sites standing still and proving the greatness of the Roman Empire ornamented with stunning mosaics and colorful strips.
Dinner is served in Fes at your riad or hotel.
DAY 3: FES (PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR)
Today after breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your private guide taking you on a guided tour of the old medina of Fes which will be one fascinating experience on its own since the old medina is the largest and oldest dynamic square in the world, even bigger than the one in Marrakech like many think it is.
It is standing still and very alive like you will witness with your own eyes once your tour begins.
You will be given the opportunity to visit the royal palace which is the oldest and largest in Morocco, then head to the Jewish quarter.
Something fascinating about this place so called “Mellah” is that it is officially the first Jewish quarter in Morocco and its fortified walls are standing still until now a days.
During your tour you will be given a whole historical idea concerning the Jewish dynasty that has lived in this imperial city starting since the 14th century and more specifically since the year of 1438 when the first Mellah was officially established.
Once our Jewish quarter presentation is over we will be heading to discover more about the fascinating old medina of Fes and our next stop will be the Tanneries after we cross the fruits and vegetables outdoor market while witnessing the locals buying their daily needs for their delicious cooking then we take you to the Quaraouine University which is the Oldest existing, Continually operating and the first degree Awarding educational institution in the world according to the UNESCO and Guinness World Records, after words we head to The Moulay Idriss Mausoleum then to the Nejarine Square.
Our exploration of the old part of the medina of Fes doesn’t stop here so we will take you through the Attarine streets where you will be captivated by the diversity of the scents of oils and spices, you will also get the chance to witness a demonstration of the making of modern and traditional carpets and scarves in a local carpet manufacturing before we take you to The Madrasa Bou Inania widely acknowledged as a great example of the Merinid architecture.
Once your tour is over we will take you back to your hotel or riad in Fes where you will be having dinner and spending the night.
FREE MORNING – EXCURSION TO SEFROU / BHALIL (HALF DAY)
After you get your breakfast at your riad or hotel you will have a free morning to wonder on your own in the streets of the old part of the medina of Fes, have lunch on your own paste then your driver will be picking you up to take you on a half day excursion to a small Berber town close to Fes (less than one hour drive) so you can enjoy more about what’s our beautiful Morocco hides.
Your destination is El Bhalil, a town in the north of Morocco situated on the side of a hill 6 km northwest of Sefrou which is famous for its typical cave houses located in the old part of the town, and for its blend of colored homes, linked together by a network of bridges.
Some of the cave houses in Bhalil are routinely open to tourists to visit, but are rapidly disappearing as the village modernizes.
Once your tour is over your driver will be heading back with you to fez where you will get to relax and enjoy a nice dinner to get ready for our next destination.
FES – MIDDLE ATLAS- ERFOUD- RISSANI – MERZOUGA
After having breakfast in your riad or hotel, today’s journey will be taking you on a new level of travelling and fun since our next destination is the Sahara desert and specially Merzouga where you will be spending the night.
Before getting to Merzouga we will be making a stop in Midelt which is considered to be a neat break between Fez and the desert and where you will be enjoying lunch so that way you will get to take a break from the road and get refreshed to keep going to Merzouga.
The landscape offers some breathtaking views, especially of the eastern High Atlas.
On our way you will be crossing the spectacular Middle Atlas Mountains through Imouzegh, Ifran or the Switzerland of Morocco.
We will also be stopping at one amazing spot considered to be the home of the monkeys “Macaque” in the cedar forest and other sights which your driver will offer you the chance to visit so you can get a better idea of the amazing sites our beautiful Morocco has to offer.
You will be amazed by all the architectural landscapes that cover most of the villages we will be passing by like the Ziz Valley, Errachidia and Erfoud before getting to our last stop which is Merzouga of course where you will be spending the night.
MERZOUGA VISIT OF RISSANI AND NIGHT IN A LUXURY TENT
After breakfast you will get the chance to wonder on your own in the Merzouga desert before we take you on one amazing journey to Rissani where you will be having lunch.
This is considered to be a special treat on its own since you will be living one friendly local experience with the habitants of the region and enjoying with them one of their signature meals which is “El Medfouna” or the Berber Pizza.
After our late lunch we will head back to Merzouga where you will be spending the night, but this time you are in for something totally different since you will be welcomed by a local guide who will take you on a camel trekking to enjoy one amazing sunset through the sand dunes to get to your camp where your dinner will be served under the countless stars of the desert while assisting a one of a kind folkloric show played by the locals.
You will be spending the night in luxury tent under the stars, a one of a lifetime experience that you won’t forget.
MERZOUGA – SKOURA
We suggest you to wake up a little early this morning so you can enjoy one amazing sunrise over the dunes.
Another camel trek is waiting for you this morning to get you back to your hotel in Merzouga so you can get refreshed and get ready to head to Skoura where you will be spending the night.
Once on road we will be hitting the heart of Jbel Sarhro called the Todgha Gorges where you will be having lunch with a local Berber family and getting you the chance to live one typical neighboring experience.
Depending on our time and also the weather we might be making a quick stop at a small village called Ait Ouzzine to enjoy a sip of tea with the locals but we might have to continue our journey and skipping this step but of course your day will be full of excitement and other fun stuff to experience.
Afterwards your driver will be taking you through the Daraa Valley on road to Sekoura Palmary so you can catch sunset.
This road is used to be the way the old caravans used to transport dates and other dried fruits and handcrafts jewels to Marrakech.
Over night at Sekoura where you will be having dinner as well.
SKOURA – (DADES VALLEY VISIT)
After breakfast you will have the opportunity to discover more about Skoura and what is has to offer, you will get the chance to find out more about the Valley of roses
Skoura is a beautiful fertile Oasis, 35 km east of Ouarzazate in the Dades valley, or Valley of a thousand Kasbahs as it is known.
Running along the edges of its two seasonal rivers, its appearance can be deceptive as it runs mainly to the north of the main road, However once you get off the road you discover that Skoura is very large and that what appeared to be just a line of trees is actually a huge and flourishing oasis, perfect for long peaceful and mesmerizing walks.
Your tour will continue onward to the Valley of roses where you will get to enjoy some time with the locals and learn more about this fascinating place and how this small region is actually the main producer of Rose water you find all over the Moroccans cities and villages and which is used for other products as well as hand and body soaps, cream, oil, perfumes and dried rose flowers.
Once your tour is over you will be taken back to a riad in the heart of Sekoura where you will be spending the night and enjoying a nice charming dinner to get you ready for your next day.
SKOURA – OUARZAZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
Today’s journey takes us to another side of the Moroccan Sahara before we get you to Marrakech or the pearl of Morocco where you will be spending the night and having dinner.
After breakfast in your riad in Sekoura we will be heading to Ouarzzate through the Tizin Tichka pass, making a stop at the Ait ben Hadou Kasbah so you can enjoy more of the vast Moroccan desert.
Nicknamed the door of the desert, Ouarzazat is primarily occupied by Berbers who constructed many of the prominent Kasbahs and buildings for which the area is known.
It has become an important holiday destination in Morocco and a base for excursions across the Draa Valley and Ait Benhaddou that has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site and which you will be visiting today as well.
The Ouarzazate studios area is one of the largest movie studios in the world in terms of land and a famous location for film making which has invited many international companies to work here and film several historical movies including Mission Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia, The Man Who Would Be King, Kingdom of Heaven and Babel and Asterix & Obelix.
And by arriving to Marrakech your desert experience is officially over, but only to open a door to a new experience within the imperial city of Marrakech where you will be spending the night and having dinner.
MARRAKECH (PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR)
After having your breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your guide picking you up and taking you on one amazing historical tour of Marrakech which includes the Majorelle Gardens, El Koutoubia Mosque, the Jewish Mellah or quarter, and The Saadians Tomb to end your tour with.
So like it was mentioned above, your tour will start by the Majorelle Garden which is one of the most visited sites in Morocco.
It took French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this delightful garden in the heart of the “Ochre City”.
In 1947 he opened his gardens to the public and, through this period he also painted a glorious ceiling at The Mamounia hotel.
Afterwards we will be heading to The Koutoubia Mosque which is the largest one in Marrakesh; the mosque is ornamented with curved windows, a band of ceramic inlay, and decorative arches with a large plaza overflowing with magnificent gardens.
Once we finish with this historical mosque we will head to the Jewish quarter or Mellah Founded in 1558 by Moulay Abdallah, your guide will be walking you through this entire district and giving you a full resume concerning the history of this area personifying the Jewish culture and presence in Morocco.
Your tour will continue on to the Saadian Tomb which dates back to the Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) and which were only discovered in 1917.
Once discovered they were restored by the Beaux-Arts service and because of the beauty of their decoration, they have been a major attraction for visitors in Marrakech.
Once your tour is over you will head back to your Riad or Hotel and have the rest of the day free to wonder around the streets of Marrakech or just relax.
MARRAKECH FULL DAY ECURSION TO THE OURIKA WATERFALL
After enjoying your breakfast at your riad or hotel we will be taking you on one great tour of the Ourika valley, one of the most beautiful valleys of the kingdom.
Ourika is one amazing sight well known by its breath taking waterfalls and vast nature.
It starts under one hour’s drive south east of Marrakech and offers a pretty escape from the summer heat of the city.
With its rich past, culture, crafts and cooking skills, as well as its landscapes of various colors.
It is the first tourist destination in terms of from Marrakech due to its many waterfalls and several natural attractions.
Near the head of the valley, Surrounded by the peaks of the High Atlas, is the Setti Fatma village, a town popular with visitors and tourists.
The small cafes at the bottom of the climb to the waterfalls offer great tagines over great views.
We suggest you to have lunch in one of those spots.
MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA AIRPORT
Drop off at your departure airport.