Country
Morocco
Duration
7 Days/6 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

6 nights accommodation at the hotels or Riads, including 1 night in a bivouac in the Sahara Desert
12 meals: 6 breakfast, 5 dinners in the hotels, and 1 traditional dinner in Marrakesh
Meet and greet upon arrival and departure
Transportation by an air conditioned minibus with bilingual private driver throughout the tour (7 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
Local guides during the visit of Marrakesh (full day)
Visit and entrance fees to all the historical and touristic sites 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

INFORMATION REGARDING THE ACCOMMODATION

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.

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

1

DAY 1 MARRAKESH

Upon arrival to Marrakech airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation : Marrakesh for 2 nights

2

DAY 2 MARRAKESH

The day is dedicated to the discovery of the Red imperial city “Marrakesh la Rouge” with the local guide. We will visit the Koutoubia, it fascinates by the beauty of its forms and architecture. We will also see Bahia Palace, 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 characterize 16th century. We will also visit the Menara Gardens. After lunch break (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. Tonight we have dinner in a traditional restaurant in Marrakesh.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

3

DAY 3 MARRAKESH - OUARZAZATE - ZAGORA 197 KM

After breakfast, depart to Ouarzazate, through the High Atlas Mountains, passing by Tizin Tichka (2260 m). Stop in Kasbah d’Ait Ben Haddou, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to take pictures. Continue towards Zagora, via Draa Valley. Visit of Zagora and Amzrou, ancient Jewish village.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Zagora for 1 night

4

DAY 4 ZAGORA- ERFOUD- MERZOUGA 338 KM

After breakfast, departure to Erfoud. Stop in Rissani, Tafilalt’s ancient capital and stop for a visit of Kasbah from the 17th century and the ruins of Ksar Abbar. After your free time for lunch, proceed to Erfoud. Once you reach Erfoud, you will transfer to a 4×4 vehicle to cross the majestic dunes towards Merzouga. Enjoy a camel ride where you will soon learn about a Bedouin’s lifestyle. Following that, a guided visit of the surroundings and admire the beautiful sunset. 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

5

DAY 5 MERZOUGA - ERFOUD - TINGHIR - OUARZAZATE 364 KM

After breakfast, return to Erfoud in a 4×4 vehicle and departure to Ouarzazate, via Rissani for a stop to visit a fossil museum where you will find a well-presented collection curated by Moroccan paleontologist Brahim Tahari; it includes fossils, bones, minerals, flints, crystals, and assorted oddities. There is a shop should you want to purchase your own bit of prehistory. Continuation towards Tinghir, a charming town known for its magnificent palm-grove and its famous Todra Gorge. We then cross Dades valley Kelaa M’gouna (the City of Roses) and Skoura.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Ouarzazate for 1 night

6

DAY 6 OUARZAZATE - MARRAKESH

After breakfast, stop at the Taourirt Kasbah, a citadel set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains. Departure for Marrakesh by passing through Tizi n‘Tichka, the highest mountain in Northern Africa.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Marrakesh for 1 night

7

DAY 7 MARRAKESH 20 KM

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

Meals : Breakfast

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

2 People 4 People 6 People

Daily Departures  2022

Land Package

LOW SEASON 
June 1 – August 31 

 

4* Hotels

5* Hotels

 

 

1699

1869

 

1199

1349

 

1099

1299

HIGH SEASON
May 1 – 31
September 1 – November 14

 

4* Hotels

5* Hotels

 

 

 

1789

1869

 

 

 

1249

1369

 

 

 

1149

1299

**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.