Splendors Of Morocco

Timeless medinas, oasis towns, stars in the Sahara and Atlas Mountains

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What’s Included

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private nomadic camp in the Sahara
  • Privately guided tours
  • Private transfers and airport meet and greet
  • Full support from your Travel Concierge before, during and after your trip
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At a glance

Taking in historic cities, the sands of the Sahara and snow-capped High Atlas Mountains, all while staying in a fabulous mix of luxurious accommodation with a diverse mix of privately guided tours throughout, this ten-day trip is an authentic and indulgent way experience of Morocco’s highlights.

Begin with a dive into Morocco’s past in the spiritual and cultural capital of Fes. Explore its ancient medina, an incredible network of tiny streets and alleyways that has seemingly spurned the last few centuries, and contemplate delicate Roman mosaics while wandering in the Volubilis ruins.

In Marrakesh, get a taste of the most innovative Moroccan cuisine and explore its artistic but traditional atmosphere. You’ll meet skilled artisans, see dazzling night markets and visit storied cultural sites such as the blue oasis of Jardin Majorelle and Bahia Palace.

Turning south, cross the Atlas Mountains via a winding pass to reach the oasis town of Skoura, following in the footsteps of countless camel trains out into the dunes of the Sahara Desert for an unforgettable night under the starts in your very own nomad-style camp.

End with two nights at a luxurious kasbah surrounded in lush valley flanked by the peaks of the Atlas Mountains with time at leisure to hike, explore Berber villages or simply relax and take in the views.

Example Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Casablanca

Flights & Transfers

Transfer

VIP arrival at the Casablanca Airport with fast-track service and lounge access

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Two nights in Fes
Arrival at Casablanca airport

Upon your arrival to Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, special arrangements will be made to assist you to avoid any delays as you proceed through customs & immigration. Then, you will find your private driver and expert guide waiting for you at the Airport to transfer you to your hotel for check in. Overnight at Hyatt Regency Casablanca or similar.

Day 2

Casablanca – Rabat

Three nights in Marrakesh

This morning, you will discover the amazing city of Casablanca, the economical hub of Morocco. You will visit the impressive Hassan II Mosque located right on the Atlantic, after completing your tour, you will make a brief stop at the famous place mohammed V & king’s palace from the outside, from here, you will go to Habous where you will explore the ancient houses & medina. Afterwards, you will take the road to the capital of Morocco Rabat. It is one of four Imperial cities of Morocco, and its’ medina is listed as a World Heritage Site, boasts many enticing historical monuments and extraordinary places of interest. It is filled with out-of-the ordinary historical monuments and sites. Once there you will rest & refresh at your hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure you may spend it as you wish.

Day 3

RABAT – VOLUBULIS – MEKNES- CHEFCHAOUEN

Accommodation in CHEFCHAOUEN

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One night Skoura

Today, with your private guide & car, you will enjoy a half day tour of RABAT, through which you will learn about its history and explore its majestic domes, minarets, the green parks and long funky boulevards. Your visit will include the Almohad northern walls of the picturesque, labyrinthine Oudaïa Kasbah. The kasbah was built by the reign of the Almohad’s Dynasty to protect the city. You will also visit Bab Oudaïa, a majestic gate that gives you a taste of the Almohad’s architecture. After lunch in a hip Rabati restaurant, you will take the road to Chefchaouen via Morocco’s most preserved Roman ruins, Volubilis, dating back to the 300 B.C. The city is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, you will make a brief stop at Meknes, one of the imperial cities of Morocco (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). also called the “Moroccan Versailles”. It is an imperial city with Spanish-Moorish architecture, surrounded by huge stone walls with ancient historic doors. Afterwards, you will depart overland to the northwest of the kingdom to reach the blue city of Chefchaouen.Overnight at Riad Lyna or similar.

Day 4

CHEFCHAOUEN – TANGIER

Private 4x4 transfer to your desert camp

After breakfast, you will start your tour with your private guide to the beautiful & unique city of Chefchaouen also known as Chaouen, it screams blue, the buildings, the blue washed streets, even the stairs and the steep cobbled lanes are painted blue. The blue is said to symbolize the sky and heaven, and serve as a reminder to lead a spiritual life. After a cup of tea overlooking the magnificent Atlas, you will drive to Tangier, a city that was a nexus for many cultures. It lies at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean. Spain is just 14 Kms away. When you finish visiting this wonderful city, you will be escorted Chefchaouen for overnight. Overnight at Riad lyna or similar.

Accommodation in TANGIER

Day 5

CHEFCHAOUEN – FES

Accommodation in FES

Private transfer to Ouarzazate Airport via Ait Ben Haddou

After a nice breakfast, you will leave Chefchaouen for a destination to the fabulous imperial city of Fes, Once there you will stop at your 5 stars hotel for check in & take some rest & refresh after a long trip.

Day 6

Fes

Accommodation in Fes

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

Today, you will enjoy an introduction to Fes with your expert guide; you will start by an outdoor visit of the Royal Palace, followed by the Jewish Quarter Mellah and its houses with forged iron balconies. Then, you will visit the magnificent Bab Boujeloud, Nejjarine and Mederssa and then into Al Quaraouiyine & University which was founded in 859 and the oldest continuously functioning university in the world. The building has a rich history and commanding architectural presence. The story of Al Quaraouiyine University dates back to the 9th century when a wealthy family who left their original city Al kairouan (Tunisia) settled in Fez. After the death of the family’s father, Mohamed Ben Abdullah Al Fihri – a successful merchant, his only two daughters Meriam and Fatima inherited his gigantic fortune. Fatima – known as Ummou Al Banin, meaning mothers of sons, dedicated her wealth with the approval of the Idrissi King Yahya I to build the mosque for her community. You will enjoy your lunch at a typical Fassi restaurant in the medina to taste the fabulous cuisine of the region. Overnight at Palais Faraj or similar.

Day 7

FES – IFRANE –BENI MELLAL – MARRAKECH

Accomoditation in Marrakech

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

Today, you will leave your hotel in Fes for a destination to the fascinating city of Marrakech through the middle Atlas, en route you will stop for a visit to the superb city of Ifrane after enjoying your lunch, you will continue to Beni mellal where you will stop for a quick visit to this beautiful city that was first called Ismali back in 1688, it is considered as one of the most important cities, rich with history & monuments. Beni Mellal is a city located in the heart of Morocco, between Tadla and the Middle Atlas and on the crossroads of the imperial cities of Fez and Marrakech. Overnight at La Mamounia or similar.

Day 8

MARRAKECH

Accommodation in MARRAKECH

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

After enjoying your breakfast, you will leave Rabat for a destination to the most famous city of Marrakech, upon arrival you will enjoy your lunch in one of the best restaurants in the area, when you are ready, then you will start your visit of the town’ famous gardens, you will start by the visit of the famous Majorelle Gardens. Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé bought the Jardin Majorelle in 1980 and saved it from falling victim to a real estate project and becoming a hotel complex. The new owners decided to live in the Villa Bou Saf Saf, which they renamed Villa Oasis, and they undertook the restoration of the garden in order to make the Jardin Majorelle become the most beautiful garden, by respecting the vision of original owner Jacques Majorelle. Walk around the cactus trees and visit the new museum to discover the berber heritage of the country. Once done, you will see the Menara gardens. Overnight at La Mamounia or similar.

Day 9

Marrakech

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

After breakfast, you will start your exploration of the fascinating city of Marrakech, go back in time to discover the mysteries of this amazing Red City. You will see the Bahia Palace, known for its incredible gardens, built in the 19th century, built to be one of the greatest palaces of its time from which derives the name Bahia: Brilliance. You will continue your time travel through the Medina red-walls in the direction of the highest building in Marrakech. The Kououbia Mosque, known as the mosque of the booksellers. Then, you will head to the Koranic school Ben Youssef, named after the Almoravid Sultan who made Marrakech a well-known place worldwide. This school is the largest Madrassa in all Morocco. Once done, you will go to the Jewish Mellah to shop for the best leather and pottery Morocco can offer. Later you will head for tea at sunset to enjoy the golden views of the Jamaa El Fna Square which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage cultural space. Overnight at La Mamounia or similar.

Day 10

MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS (by Helicopter)

Accommodation in HIGH ATLAS

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

After breakfast, you will enjoy the stunning Atlas Mountains landscape and the many, majestic Kasbahs from above. Your pilot will guide you through your magical experience that will definitely gives you a totally different & unforgettable perspective of this exotic country. The afternoon is at your own leisure, you may do some shopping in the souks & medina or do some quad biking in the palm grove or only stay at your hotel. Overnight at La Mamounia or similar.

Day 11

MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA

Accommodation in Marrakech

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

After breakfast, you will enjoy a one of a kind culinary private workshop with an experienced Moroccan chef in a private Riad. The course lasts about 3-4 hours, you will learn some of Moroccan tagines & dishes’ secrets while making your own meal for lunch. Afterwards, you will be escorted to Casablanca.

Day 12

Departure

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Two nights in the High Atlas Mountains

Today, you will bid farewell to Morocco, your private driver will escort you to Casablanca’ Mohammed V Airport for your departing flight, once there, you will receive a VIP treatment to fascilitate the customs & immigration procedures.

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