18 days/ 17nights
Number of People
1 to 18 person.
Day 1 : Arriving in Casablanca City
You’ll bet warmly welcomed by our Driver at the airport. After that, you will be friven to the hotel you will stay in. Our tour begins with visiting the Mosque of Hassan II.
Infos ( Visiting hours: 9H, 10H, 11H and 14H reliably except for Friday)
Hassan II Mosque was ,which take 6 years to be finished, was built by the Michel Pinseau (a French architect). This mosque, which is the third large mosque in the world, can contain 25,000 worshippers. It has the tallest minaret in the world (210 meters). This giant building id an auxiliary work of art and the second greatest religious structure on earth.
The Mosque of Hassan II foreland provides a stunning points of view sitting above Casa in the residential Afna quarter. Proceeds with the tour in Casablanca at Parc de La Ligue Arabe. It is a large with alleyways fixed with tall palm trees, ficus, arcades, pergolas and flowers beds. Enjoy seeing the animated squala on our road. It is a fortified eighteenth century bastion. Heading north, we’ll make our way through the Place Mohammed V and the Place des Nations Uniones. the main place for new town of Casablanca (Novelle Ville).
We’ll also have a visit to the French building enhanced with Moorish structure in Place Mohammed V. Yet, the trip continues with exploring the New Town of Casablanca that was designed Henri Prost who is a French architect. While you are in the new town, you can enjoy shopping for an hour. South and East from Place des Nations Unies where the guideline market of Anfa was the main roads of the the Ville Nouvelle are radiated.The administrative buildings and the numerous hotels make this area popular. Their unique style is a is a mix of Art Deco styles and Hispano-Mauresque.To the Avenue des Forces Royal (a business area which is a gate into the old medina), the journey continues with a short course.
The Driver will guide you to your hotel through the narrow alleyways. Dinner is served at the well-known Restaurant Rick’s Cafe (restaurant, bar and cafe).
Enjoy chilling in a stylish old yard established in front of the Old Medina’s walls. The vernight is spent in Casablanca
Day 2 : From Casablanca to Rabat.
The next destination after having breakfast is Rabat (the capital of Morocco). Rabat is situated over Atlantic Ocean at the famous Bou Regreg River. During your this one day trip, you will get acquainted with Rabat’s history sites and sightseeing admiring its exquisite curves, minarets, wide streets and green spaces.
You’ll be accompanied with our guide to visit Almohad Udayas Kasbah. It was built with the intetion to protect the city in the Almohad’s period. Then, you’ll visit extraordinary entryway and instance of Almohad military designing.
The next thing you do is visiting Udayas Museum which a Moulay Ismaïl’s palace habitation. It contains collections of Moroccan culture craftsmanship. Before continuing ahead to city medina to relax anf admire the Moorish style Andalusian garden.
Stroll through the well-known Rue des Consuls where consuls from other countries had to live once.
Lunch is followed by visiting Hassan tower. It was built 12th century with inention to be the largest mosque in the world it was left as an incomplete mosque because of Yaqub Al Mansour’ death in 1199 who was the founder of Hassan tower.
The next place to be visited is the brilliant Mausoleum of Mohammed V completed with recolored glass windows, white marble and a made iron section with a stairway inciting a stunning curve. The second day of the tour continues to the necropolis of Chellah some ruins of the Roman town of Sale. The Archeological Museum will also be visited.Its houses the most wide aggregation of archeological collectibles and the phenomenally awesome Necropolis at Chellah.
Proceeding with our journey, we will visit The majestic Royal Palace which is located in the core of Raba.t It is available to be visited by everybody. Its beauty from the outside is as stonishing as the inside. This building was a king’s mosque before it’s become a palace.It was built in 1864. It is is also seen as a good model of Islamic architecture.The program includes visiting the Mechouar. It is where the Friday prayers used to follow the king’s lead and the palace surrounded by the green and beautiful gardens. To the principal square and the entrance’s palace, the street is heading which is fortofied by these two.
Moreover Ville Nouvelle ( New city ) is on the list.
The wide avenues are what ditinguishes the new town. They arved out with green spaces and alleyways seamed with the main Bank of Morocco, a railroad, the cathedral Saint-Pierre blocks that are resendential,
the overnight is spend in Rabat (the Capital city of Morocco).
Day 3 : From Rabat To Chefchaouen
Leaving Rabat toward Chefchaouen ( The Blue city).
Persevering with our tour tour until you attain the territory of the Rif Mountains that’s the main sector of the quiet of Chefchaouen (blue and white washed metropolis).
When you reach the extraordinary Rif Mountains and admire the passionate gate of a extensive set valley stacked with blue structures that are bule washed, you see the lovely Chefchaouen.
Appreciate the wonderful rare views of Chefchaouen.
You’ll be kindly welcomed by a loacal guide who will share records of the history of Chefchouen. The guide will provide with more facts about the interesting Chefchaouen walikng alongside.
Begin your tour in this blue city with the kasbah exhibition within the medina.
It was established by Ali Ibn Musa Ibn Rashid in 1471 to serve as a miletary base of Chefchaouen Kasbah which is a monumental complicated of this unique kasbah that was used also to the defend.
It’s miles really direct with out constructing stuns at any rate it’s far enveloped via gardens inside and outside.
In the Kasbah, you can go to explore the ethnographic true consciousness containing antiquated weapons, melodic gadgets, and snap shots of the antique city.
On the show lobby’s housetop, you can take snap shots of a complete factor of view on the Hispanic prepared metropolis constant with blue and white washed homes, minor shows, tiled housetops and yards decorated with trees that are citruis.
Continuing our visit in Chefchouen, you’ll have a visit to the Plaza Uta el-Hammam where the placing fifteenth century Grand Mosque.
The Mosque and its close structures had been worked by the contrubution of Jewish refuges who side to side with Muslims made tracks in an contrary path from the Spanish abuse to Chefchaouen.
In Chefchaouen, the night time will be spent .
Day 4 : Free Day in Chefchaouen :
Today is a free day of yours . You can can enjoy doing some activities by yourself including trekking, strolling through the authentic alleys, riding horse, mountain biking, and other.
Day 5 : From Chaouen to Meknes , Volubulis and Fez:
On the fifth day, we will head to meknes and Volubulis enjoying the landscapes of the Rif mountains.
You will be taken by our professional driver with your accommadation (hotel) traveling through the wide open roads in order to visit the Roman city of Volubilis. In the third century BC, it was established. It is the most the important ruins of the Roman Empire in Morocco.
The remnants remained liberally flawless until they were squashed by a seismic tremor in the mid-eighteenth century and along these lines looted by Moroccan rulers searching for stone for structure Meknes.
It was not until the last bit of the nineteenth century that the site was definitively perceived as that of the old city of Volubilis.
During and after the period of the French occuppation in Morocco, the site was uncovered showing so many fine mosaics, more unquestionable open structures and high-status houses were restored or changed.
Nowadays, Volubilis is an UNESCO World Heritage Site as extraordinarily all around shielded instance of a gigantic Roman common town on the edges of the Roman Empire.
The tour coniues to visit Moulay Idriss Zerhoun city where there the tomb of Moulay Idriss the 1st is located. Moulay Idriss is the father of the founder of Fez city. Some people consider it the holiest town in the whole Morocco.
The destination is Meknes where we will visit Bab Lekhmiss before we head to the jewish quarter. The Jewish quarter os also called El mellah.
Sahrij Souani is one of the interesting Monuments on Meknes It is about 500 m south of the Royal Palace and the spot Mechouar. It was in the area pf Moulay Ismail in the mid eighteenth century.
It bundles a movement of for the most part restricted room around an ample center hall 26m, 30 long/10m, 70 of width. Furthermore, 9m in stature. It was a sustenance amassing place amassing. It has ten rooms beside ten wells norias.
These inside and out supported at the time similarly as the structure Souani bowl, huge water tank building up the milestone with a single substance.
These very much nourished at the time is a huge water tank is a great landmark with a solitary substance.
The thickness of the walls guaranteed a steady temperature that encouraged the protection of nourishment. Profound wells of a few several meters gave, an arrangement of Norias being used by creatures, water required when the predominance of Dar El Ma.
Presently we move to The catacomb of Moulay Ismail : The visit to the sepulcher of Moulay Ismail is allowed for non-Muslims (with the exception of access to the tomb of the ruler).
This sepulcher was worked in 1703 and demonstrates an especially lovely cedar painted roof mosaics on which figuent Koranic sacred texts.
Presently we will go through the triumphal curve.
Remaining at sixteen meters high with an eight meter long curve. It is contended to be the delightful in Morocco.
Enter Place El-Hedime (Square of Ruins) which connections the medina and the kasbah.
The square is fixed with present day private structures and a secured sustenance souk (showcase).
Among the most noteworthy components of this royal city is the excellent door named after the draftsman, El-Mansour, a Christian maverick who converted to Islam.
The plan of the entryway plays with Almohad designs.
It has zellij mosaics of astounding quality.
The marble sections were taken from the Roman remains of Volubilis.
Fez city is where you’ll spend the overnight at a Riad/hotel.
Day 6 : Fez City ( Fes jdid and fes lbali) :
After having breakfast at your accommodation, you will be accompanied with our guide.
Visiting Fez begins with the Royal Palace and other interesting sites counting the Moulay Abdalllah Quarter, and the Jewish Quarter which is named the Mellah. Not far away, Fez el-Jedid lies in the South where Kasbah. It was established as a Moroccan authoritative place until 1912.
Proceeding with the tour ,we’ll see the southern Tower including The fortified Musée des Armes that was once as a protection to Fez ciy.
Enter the Fez el-Bali through the main gate Bab Boujeloud
Fez el-Bali, best depicted as a sea of rooftops embellished with minarets and vaults is absurdly tight for automobiles.
Beside strolling, jackasses and donkeys are as yet the most ideal approach to go inside the urban communities old dividers.
After entering Rue Talaa Kebira which the center of the medina, you will see ecured shops by coverings.
Advance toward the Karaouiyine Mosque.
After we will proceed with the roads which will lead you to a Fez’s most significant historical sites including the fourteenth century Dar el-Magana water clock and Zaouia el Tijaniya wich contains the tomb of Ahmed el Tijani. He is the one who spread his notorious precept Tariqqa el-Tijaniya (The Way) all around Morocco.
We will also have a stop to visit the Ech Cherabliyine (Mosque of the Slipper producers). After that, we will stroll through the souks where henna, shoes, caftans, silks, gems and flavors are being sold.
Next onto the UNESCO perceived site, Fondouk el-Najjarine.
Inside the foundouk’s three stories is the Wood Museum which showcases lined entryways from the Bou Inania Medersa.
we will visit the Musée Dar el-Batha to see the extraordinary accumulation of stoneware, cowhide work, wood, books and original copies from the nineteenth century.
Investigate the Andalusian quarter, a private piece of the medina bound with landmarks.
Inside the medina, we will the accompanying authentic destinations:
Medersa Bou Inania: Established by Abu Inan Faris that is profoundly embellished from floor to roof. It was used to teach Islamic sciences.
The medersa is one of only a handful couple of religious places in Morocco that is open to non-Islamic voyagers.
Kairaouine Mosque: Morocco’s second biggest mosque was worked by Fatima in 857.
The Kairaouine Mosque turned into the home of the West’s first college and the world’s principal focal point of learning toward the start of the subsequent thousand years.
Al-Karaouine university was established in 859, this college is one of the main profound and instructive focuses of the Muslim world and is viewed as the most established constantly working organization of higher learning on the planet.
Medersa el Attarin: It was named for neighborhood flavor traders known as Attar. It is a Koranic school built in the fourteenth century by Sultan Abou Saïd
Zaouia Moulay Idriss II: It is where Moulay Idriss II’s tomb. Moulay Idriss II ruled Morocco was the one who established the city of Fès for the second time in 810.
Dar Batha: A Hispano-Moorish royal residence dating from the part of the arrangement that houses splendid accumulations of customary craftsmanship from Fez City.
The overnigh is spent in Fez.
Day 7 : Free day in Fez ( Extra : Cooking class )
The seventh is a free day. You can do anything of your choice.You are welcomed to enjoy us for Cooking elegance in Fez.
You may also visit the water sources of the town of Fez :
Sidi Harazm : is certainly one of two spas inside the area of Fez, the latter positioned approximately 10 km to the east, it functions a hot spring magnesium (35 °).Its waters have nearly the same traits as the spring while some visitors drink the saving waters and paray. Sidi Harazemkindly provide them his blessing.Sidi Harazem’s mineral water is viwed as to have curative properties for illnesses of the liver and kidneys. Many visitors of this unique spa come and take the water saving.The virtues of this warm spring magnesium were already known inside the time of the Arab geographer of the 16th-centuryLeo Africanus. Nowadays those waters dispense their advantages in the consolation of a contemporary spa.
Moulay Yakoob : is a spa North west of the town of Fez (few kilometers). Having a bath in Moulay Yacoub is recommended . Its water relieve rheumatism, illnesses of the nose and throat, pores and skin sicknesses and gynecological problems.
Be one of the first to enjoy Moulay Yacoub’s very cozy and pricey’s Spa and its medical teams acknowledged.The warm waters of Moulay Yacoub are by their mineralization, temperature and drift, Morocco’s most essential and exciting for his or her healing characteristics.
That is a hyperthermal water, sulfur real seawater.
This popular motel has continually been welcomed by way of the Moroccan in the 30 André Gide and Henry de Montherlant.Moulay Yacoub’s water is clear, and has a completely robust smell (hydrogen sulfide), its water is quite saline and sulphide, calcium and magnesium.
Ain Allah : Only a couple of kilometers away from Moulay Yacoub the source, “Ain Allah“ is located. It is known by its dense steam and warm waters , it’s also helpful for losing weight .
Recently, after the water started out to float from the ground in an isolated vicinity, to reproduce past anecdotes approximately the usefulness of this water within the treatment of diabetes and other useful advantages.
Day 8 : From Fez to Midelt by Imouzer and ifrane Road
Heading towards Ifran, a stunning mountains small city, called “the Switzerland of Morocco”.
At some stage in this journey, you’ll experience traveling through the amazing Middle Atlas Mountains.
The tour continues after having a quick stop in cedar forests (the largest in Morocco) in the town of Azrou where you could see Barbary monkeys.
The Grand tour in Morocco maintains to Midelt alongside the brilliant hills and mountains of the Atlas. One of the interesting roads to stop for lunch.
The overnight is spent in Midelt.
Day 9 : Ziz Valey, Erfoud, Rissani to Merzouga
The tour continues to Merzouga through Rissani, a short break oasis ofEfous Ziz Valley. They provide an astounding photographic chances.
After that, we will will visit Zaouia of Moulay Ali Sherif , where the founder’s dynasty tomb, and strolling through the large and interesting traditional souks of Rissani.
We suggest to try Berber pizza ,Medfouna, for lunch in Rissani.
Arriving at Merzouga in the evening.
You’ll be invited with a glass of mint tea before you register to your lodging.
Night at the Hotel in Merzouga.
Day 10 : Merzouga and Erg Chegaga
Erg Chebbi, which is a huge sand-sea, adequately denotes the beginning of the Moroccan and African Sahara.
Explore the rises of this zone and the brilliant setting sun over the dunes are really mystical.
Appreciate a relaxed morning.
The driver is accessible for all of you the day which offers you the chance to visit the surroundings of the desert zones .
A display of Gnawa music.
A namad guide will meet you toward the evening for a camel outing.
You’ll be guided by him to see the most lovely sunset you have ever experinced.
After arriving at your accommodation, you can unwind, climb the sand hills or simply observe while your guide readies your night supper and sets campfire for you.
You will Wake up right on time to see the breathtaking sunrise on the high sand dunes.
Return riding camels to your accommodation where you will have a nice breakfast.
Skoura is the direction after having breakfast.
Day 11 : Dades Valey and Skoura
Early today, we will head to Todra gorges leaving Merzouga, extremely prevalent with climbers for their walls up to 300 meters. Next,we stop in Dades Valley to enjoythe all encompassing landscapes.
After that, we will dive to visit Kelaat M’Ggouna. This energetic small town has served as a financial, business and social place for the populace living in the regions.
It is very well known for the Festival of Roses that is held in May yearly.
Our next place to visit is Soukora’s valley (a palm forest of 25 km²). It is one of only a handful couple of forests of nations still possessed and developed as a global legacy of UNESCO.
This day will come to an end in Skoura where you spend the night and have dinner.
Day 12 : Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou to Marrakech
You will be taken by our driver from the lodging after breakfat to visit Ouarzazate city. IN Ouarzazate, the visit begins with the universal ATLAS studios. Later on,youvisit the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou which has been utilized as a scenery for in excess of 20 international movies.
It was one of the most significant post fortifications on the old Salt Road convoy, where brokers brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Morocco and past.
Crossing the Tichka Pass of the High Atlas where The lofty mountain slopes are bunched with invigorated mud residences numerous berber families and their livestock.
Touching base on Marrakech, you will be driven to your accommodation where you spend the night and will be served dinner.
Day 13 : Marrakech
Having breakfast is followed by visiting the Medina (the antique sector of Marrakech).
Here, we will visit this fascinating area strolling.
You will enjoy visiting the well-known 12th century Koutoubia Mosque and its influential minaret in Djemma el Fna
You will be guided to explore the Dejamaa’s labyrinth avenues and alleys.
Experience aromatic smells, flavor sparkling squeezed orange juice and assignment into the souks that specialize in Berber carpets, silver rings, artisan workshops, home made shoes and tanneries.
Marrakech is also an underground channels established by the Cordoba’s architect, Spain . They supply the metropolis and Palmery with water.
To the Lower Medina, we will head to explore Marrakech’s sites and monuments including El Mansour mosque, the 16th century Saadian Tombs with its stark towers, the ruined 16th century El Badhi palace, and the Jewish quarter El Mellah.
The next direction is the Mellah’s North to vist to the still-standing 19th-century Bahia palace, mainly established for Si Moussa, a former slave who was King Moulay Hassan’s chamberlain once.
The palace contains old green yards and riads orned with stunning Arabic architecture.
We will make our way the new town of Gueliz. The next step is heading to the Majorelle Gardens which was designed by the french artis Jacque Majorelle in 1923.
The Majorelle garden is full of brilliant walkways, ponds, cactus and flora in addition to a lovable save with hand-made gadgets.
During our way back to the accommodation, we will cross the famous Mammounia Hote wherein Alfred Hitchcock has written his well-known movie:The Birds.
At your hote, you’ll have supper and spend the night.
Day 14 : Marrakech to Imlil
On the fourteenh day of the tour, we will leave Marrakech toward Imlil traveling through the Atlas mountains . Imlil is located at the foot of Toubkal’s Mountain where the highest peak in Africa with an elevation of 4167 meters. It is sixty three km south from Marrakech city.
Imlil is the tourism mountain’s center in Morocco due to its unique location. ,90% of website’s checkers visited Toubkal’s highest peak in Morocco.
Imlil is the stop of the tarmac road, and is a herbal vicinity to hire mountain nearby guides for the onward trek.
As soon as in Imlil, we will maintain our vehicles and took a mountain’s professional guide. You’ll be able to hike four hours with masses of changable elevations .
You’re at 1,four hundred meters above sea stage with an overcast, you may feel cold covers will be provided). You’ll enjoy the wonderful panoramic views.
Super and overnight
Day 15 : Imlil to Taroudant
Traveling to Taroudant , the Atlas’s foothills with a exquisite view, the red colorful rock and the small villages that come fist perched over the hillsides.
Reaching Taroudant, the wheat fields are ready enough to crop.
Continuing our journry through Toubkal’s valley and mountains, the course narrows and the and the breathtaking landscapes start to emerge.
After arriving at Taroudant city, before checking-to the hotel, we will explore the souks and the ramparts.
Dinner will served at your accommodation.
Day 16 : Essaouira city or Mogador
We will be traveling to Essaouira via Agadir after having breakfast at your accommodation. During the journey, you’ll have the opportunity to see the forest of Argan (endemic tree which its oil is used for cosmetic produts).
Via the montains and Atlantic ocean, the way is full of the beautiful panoramic landscapes
After you arrive at Essaouira, you will taken to the hotel. You may want to use the rest of the day to explore this wonderful city by visiting the following places:
– The souks
– Around Essaouira
– The walls and the Kasbah
– The art galleries
– The port
– The beach
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 17 : From Essaouira to Assfi, Oualidia, El jadida and Casablanca
Safi is the next destination after aeting breakfast.
Safi town is spread over 150 kilometers along the Atlantic surrounded by cliffs, imparting beaches, unspoilt coves, reefs and exceptional high surf spots.
The town additionally offers triple sued of former Portuguese buildings, a hectic port and a colourful, and full of life Medina with its well-known potters.
We resume the tour to visit Oualidia. It is a beautiful seashore and a calm fishing small village midway among El Jadida and Safi – Moroccan popular summer and enthusiasts fish’s lovers and shelling fish.
It was named after El Walid who was the last Sultan of the dynasty’s Saadian. It was one of the fortified and protected towns in the North of the Atlantic coast.
In 1634, the upper a part of the city was constructed.
We maintain our tour of Morocco to El Jadida which is also nicknamed the city of Mazagan. In 2004, it became one of the UNESCO World Seritage Sites
We will proceed with our to Casablanca where you will have diner spend the night at the hotel.
Day 18 : Casablanca
Grand Tour of Morocco comes to end in the eighteenth day. We will transfer you to a place of your choice or Fez to your home country.
WHAT IS INCLUDED in this :
eighteen days Casablanca tour
- Pick up & drop off from hotel / Transport in A/C Vehicle
- English speaking driver / Guide
- Camel trek to and from the desert camp
- Night in desert camp with dinner /breakfast
- Accommodation in Hotels / riads with breakfasts
- Dinners during the tour as mentioned in itinerary
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED :
eighteen days Casablanca tour
- Entry Fees for Monuments