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MOROCCO IN STYLE


Explore Morocco in style - from visiting Morocco's economic capital Casablanca to exploring the culture and history in Essaouira and Tetouan and enjoying a relaxed time in Marrakech.

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Morocco is ancient yet modern with beautiful coastal resorts, remote towns along the desert and culture all around. Experience the magic of Marrakech or unlock the secrets of Meknes.  If it is the sun you want, Saidia would be a good choice. Moroccons remain some of the friendliest and most hospitable people in the world. Your journey to Morocco will be an unforgettable experience and you will want to come for more.

Meal plan - breakfast & dinner

Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca

On arrival at the airport in Casablanca you will be greeted by a local representative and then transfered to the hotel.

Day 2: Casablanca-Oualidya

You will visit Morocco's economic capital, Casablanca, the Mosque Hassan II, Mohammed V Square, the Royal Palace, and Habous district Anfa & Ain Diab residential neighborhood.

You go to El Jadida where you can have lunch and then you get to Oualidya where you will be staying at the resort.

Day 3: Oualidya-Safi-Essaouira

Today you go to Essaouira with a short stop on the way to Safi a renowned pottery center. You will tour in Essaouira.

Protected from winds and surrounded by flowers, Essaouira is the center of furniture manufacturing in Morocco. Sculpts in wood craftsmen lemon, cedar and sandalwood, keeping their character and flavor. These days, the magic city of Essaouira comes artistic influences. The silence of the city, the beauty of the site and splendid lights have always attracted and inspired artists.

Meal plan - breakfast.

Day 4: Essaouira-Marrakech

After breakfast you will depart for Marrakech. You will have the afternoon at your disposal so you can enjoy the beauty of the city.

Day 5: Marrakech

Today you will devote entirely to Marrakesh. You will visit the Menara Gardens, Saadian Tomb, Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Mosque and Dar Si Said Museum. In the afternoon you will visit a market, a popular art district and the famous Djemaa El Fna Square, where for centuries to express the whole culture of this nation.

Day 6: Marrakech-Ouarzazate

After breakfast you leave for Taddert by Step Tichka a spectacular journey through the Atlas Mountains. You get to Ouarzazate where you will stay. On arrival in Ouarzazate, you can tour Taourirt Kasbah, the old residence of Glaoui fairway perfectly restored using traditional techniques, inscribed in UNESCO.

Day 7: Ouarzazate-Tinerhir-Erfoud

After breakfast you will depart for Erfoud, crossing the Dades Valley. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the oasis surrounded by palm trees and Kasbah's and you cross the Todra Gorge.

Day 8: Erfoud-Merzouga

This morning is free to relax, that afternoon to go with a 4x4 in the sand dunes of Merzouga. You can climb the dunes or you can opt for a camel ride to the top of the dune where you will admire the sunset.

Day 9: Merzouga-Fez

Today you go to Fez. You go through Azrou, an important center of folk art and Ifrane, a beautiful ski resort with French architecture. You can make a stop in Midelt for lunch (optional). You will make many stops along the way to take pictures of landscapes of Ziz Valley bordered with palm trees at the origin of the date palm wonderful festival that takes place in Erfoud in October.

Day 10: Fez

Today is free to discover Fez or have a shopping excursion.

Day 11: Fez-Chaouen-Tetouan-Tanger

After you have breakfast, you will depart for Chaouen.

A small town colored white and blue. Chaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, between Tanger and Tetouan. Each street is neat and cleaner than any other street in Morocco.

You can have lunch here (optional) and you continue to Tetouan.

The city, built partly on the slopes of Jbel Dersim was inhabited by refugees from Granada Hebrew XV century, and the Moors of Andalusia in the eighteenth century. Andalusia influences can be seen in both the city medinele, and culinary traditions, music and embroidery. Medina of Tetouan, now UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the most significant medina Moroccan Andalusian influence. Immigrants in Spain and architectural traditions brought here with ornamnte wrought iron doors and metal accessories developed.

You will do a short tour of the city, then you go to Tanger.

Day 12: Tanger

Today you will go into a panoramic tour of Tanger.

Once an international city, Tanger has a distinctive character different from other Moroccan cities. Port of Tanger, dominated by medina, is the main link between Africa and Europe. Tanger history has been driven by large and strategic location of the Strait of Gibraltar. You arrive at Cape Spartel, where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean. You will visit the Caves of Hercules, then you'll be back in town to visit Mendoubia Gardens for a stroll through the old town to Gran Socco Market.

Day 13: Tanger-Rabat-Casablanca

You will go to Casablanca with a stop in Rabat, where you will make a sightseeing tour of the city.

Rabat entrance is guarded by five gates decorated with giant bows, garlands and floral arabesques, of which the finest is Rouah er Bab (Gate of the Winds) will visit Mechouar (royal palace garden) and the fortress that houses the Royal Palace Oudaya Kasbah, the splendid mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan Tower. On arrival transfer to hotel in Casablanca.

Day 14: Departure from Casblanca

Transfer to Casablanca airport for boarding the flight home.

Meal plan: breakfast.

Includes:

  • Halfboard accommodation as per itinerary
  • Tours in a mini bus
  • Local tour guide at main cities
  • 4x4 transfers from Erfoud to Merzouga and return

Excludes:

  • All personal extra telephone
  • Minibar
  • Laundry
  • Extra meals
  • Beverage during meals
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