Country
Morocco
Duration
13 Days/12 Nights
Travel Type
Tour
 

Private Morocco tours from 2 to 6 participants, including transportation and service of a private driver from city to city and official local guides for the visits of the mentioned sites and cities)
You can choose your preferred date of departure either by joining one of our existing departures or by creating your own little private group with family and friends.

Inclusions

12 nights accommodation at the hotels or Riads, including 1 night in a bivouac in the Sahara Desert
24 meals: 12 breakfasts & 11 dinners in hotels and 1 traditional dinner in Marrakesh
Transportation in an air conditioned minivan, with private driver throughout the tour (13 days), including two bottles of water per person, per day.
Return transfer by 4×4 from Erfoud to Merzouga
Camel ride from Merzouga to the Nomad Camp for a beautiful sunset
Visits with local Guides in Casablanca, Essaouira, Marrakech, Fes, Chefchaouen, Tangier, Rabat
Visit and entrance fees to the monuments mentioned in the itinerary

Exclusions

International flights – Any meals or drinks not mentioned in the itinerary – Gratuities to the driver and local guides – Travel insurance – All other items not mentioned in the itinerary.

Additional Information

Note

Guaranteed daily departures available if you have your own party of 2 to 6 participants!

The tour is executed in a comfortable minivan with a local bilingual driver. Official local guides will join the group for certain visits and attractions mentioned in the inclusions

Special Notes

2 types of accommodation are offered according to your budget: a combination of 4* hotels and Riads (comparable to Canadian 3*) OR a combination 5* hotels and Riads (comparable to Canadian 4*).
The stars attributed to hotels in Morocco are based on the North African standards. We consider one or two stars lower than the American or European standards. The hotels are safe, clean and well located, Riads are charming and special accommodation that are not rated. They are often located inside the medina (old historic center) and a short walk through the pedestrian streets can be required to get to the Riad. Similar hotels can come back confirmed. The official list of accommodation will be remitted along with the travel documents, 3 weeks prior to departure.
Riads are charming small hotels in Morocco.

1

DAY 1 CASABLANCA - ESSAOUIRA 395 KM

Meet your driver at the Casablanca airport or at your hotel. Today, we will see some of Casablanca’s touristic areas including, Hassan II Mosque (exterior), the Corniche, The Royal Palace. We will then follow the coastal route displaying magnificent views of the sea and lagoons until we arrive at Essaouira in early afternoon. Free time and rest of the day on your own to allow you to relax or go for a stroll at the beach. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation : Essaouira for 2 nights

2

DAY 2 ESSAOUIRA

After breakfast, short guided visit of Essaouira, formerly known as Mogador. This ancient Portuguese city is located on the Atlantic coast and goes back to the 7th century. Stroll around the city and see its port, its fortifications, the souks, the medina and the work of the craftsmen. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure for your personal discovery. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

3

DAY 3 ESSAOUIRA – TAGHAZOUT- AGADIR 175 KM

After breakfast, drive along the coastal road to Agadir. The arid straw-colored landscape is magnificent. Agadir is the largest seaside resort in Morocco. Stop in Taghazout for lunch break (not included), a town known for its surf beaches. Continuation towards Agadir. Rest of the day at leisure to visit the center of the town or stroll on the boardwalk. Dinner at and accommodation at hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Agadir for 1 night

4

DAY 4 AGADIR - MARRAKESH 258 KM

Breakfast at the hotel and a day at leisure. In the afternoon, departure for Marrakesh. Get ready for a special evening, a traditional Moroccan dinner in Marrakesh.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Marrakesh for 2 nights

5

DAY 5 MARRAKESH

The day is dedicated to the discovery of the Red imperial city, Marrakesh la Rouge, with a local guide. We will visit the Koutoubia, fascinating by the beauty of its forms and architecture. We will also see Bahia Palace, where a group of houses were assembled and arranged to design a Palace at the end of the 19th century by the Moroccan architect El Mekki on behalf of the great vizier Ahmed ben Moussa also known as Ba Hmad (1841-1900). The visit will continue with the Saadian Tombs, from the famous Saadian dynasty. This superb royal tomb testifies the refinement of the Hispano-Moorish architecture which characterizes 16th century. We will also visit the Menara Gardens. Free time for lunch (not included). Continuation towards the famous square, Jema El Fna, and a walk through the various souks (markets) to see all kinds of wonders for sale. Return to the hotel for dinner and accommodation.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

6

DAY 6 MARRAKESH - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE 197 KM

After breakfast, depart to Ouarzazate, through the high Atlas Mountains, passing by Tizin Tichka (2260 m). Photo stop at the Kasbah d’Ait Ben Haddou, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Ouarzazate for 1 night

7

DAY 7 OUARZAZATE - TINGHIR - TODRA GORGE - MERZOUGA 368 KM

After breakfast, depart to Merzouga and stop at the Kasbah of Taourit to take pictures. Continue towards Tineghir by crossing Skoura, Kelaa M’gouna (the City of Roses), Dades Valley and Todra Gorge with its cliffs of over 300 meters in height, and the discovery of Palmeraie de Jorf oasis. Stop en route for lunch (not included). Once you reach Erfoud, you will transfer to a 4×4 vehicle to cross the majestic dunes. Enjoy a camel ride from Merzouga to the Nomad Camp in the Sahara on time for the beautiful sunset (1:40 duration approx. or transfer via 4×4- according to your choice).Overnight at a desert camp in nomad tents.

Note: This Nomad camp doesn’t serve alcohol but you can bring your own wine.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Merzouga under the tent for 1 night

8

DAY 8 MERZOUGA - MIDELT - FEZ 470 KM

After breakfast, departure to Merzouga. This entire day of travel will make you cross vast landscapes. Stop for lunch in Midelt (not included). Continuation towards Fes by crossing Ifrane and the High Atlas mountains.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Fez for 2 nights

9

DAY 9 FEZ

The entire day is dedicated to Fez, Morocco’s holy city. You will visit its historical center including the Andalusian neighborhood, El Bali Palace, the Nejjarine fountain, Karaouine Mosque and Madrasa Bou Inania. Free time for lunch and continuation of the visit including the souks and the district of the leather tanners. Back to the hotel for dinner.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

10

DAY 10 FEZ - MEKNES - CHEFCHAOUEN 265 KM

After breakfast, we travel in the direction of Chefchaouen, passing by Meknes, imperial city also called The Moroccan Versailles. Arrival in Volubilis, entrance included and visit on your own the roman ruins, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continuation towards the blue city, nestled in the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen with its compact medina washed in blue and topped with red tiled roofs, is quite simply one of the loveliest towns in the country. Free time to explore further.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Chefchaouen for 1 night

11

DAY 11 CHEFCHAOUEN - TETOUAN - TANGIER 150 KM

After breakfast, en route for Tangier, via Tetouan. Upon arrival, enjoy a photographic (photo stop) tour of the city and Tangier Kasbah. Rest of the day at leisure to visit Tangier’s market.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Tangier for 1 night

12

DAY 12 TANGIER - RABAT - CASABLANCA 338 KM

After breakfast, depart for Rabat for a 2 hour guided visit of the capital of Morocco including the fortifications, the Hassan Tower, Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Royal Palace and Kasbah of Oudayas. Once the visit is over, departure to Casablanca.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Casablanca for 1 night

13

DAY 13 CASABLANCA 20 KM

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

Meals : Breakfast

Rates per person, in $ CA, starting from, double Occupancy

2 People 4 People 6 People

Daily Departures  2022

Land Package

LOW SEASON 
June 1 – August 31 

 

4* Hotels

5* Hotels

 

 

3649

3999

 

 

2649

2939

 

 

2449

2739

HIGH SEASON
May 1 – 31
September 1 – November 14

 

4* Hotels

5* Hotels

 

 

 

3829

4239

 

 

 

2739

3169

 

 

 

2679

2979

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.