Morocco Tours 10: Highlights of Morocco (10 days/ 9 nights)

Tour 10: Highlights of Morocco Tour (10 days/9 nights)

This Morocco tours itinerary showcases Morocco’s imperial cities with their exotic old medinas and souks, the fabulous Sahara Desert of Morocco with its romantic kasbahs, soaring sand dunes and magnificent gorges, and the majestic High Atlas Mountains – the perfect introduction to Morocco travel if you only have time for a short Morocco holiday. This itinerary operates as one of our deluxe Cultural Experience group tours of Morocco or you can choose this itinerary for your own personalised private Morocco tour.

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YOUR MOROCCO TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • 8 nights’ accommodation at riads, kasbahs or hotels
  • 1 night camping in Berber nomad tents at Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert oasis camp (option to stay at Erg Chebbi Morocco Deluxe Camp or at Merzouga Kasbah)
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners (Merzouga & Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert Oasis Camp)
  • Full-day city tour of Marrakech with English speaking licensed local professional Marrakech guide
  • Full-day city tour of Fez with English speaking licensed local professional Fez guide
  • Overnight desert camel safari in Sahara Desert Erg Chebbi sand dunes
  • Entrance fees for included sightseeing
  • Private chauffeured airport transfers
  • Air-conditioned private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide

MOROCCO TOUR 10 ITINERARY

Day 1: CasablancaBerber Treasures Morocco Tours of Morocco s cultural highlights

Begin your tour of Morocco when you arrive at Casablanca Airport and are met by your Berber Treasures Morocco tour driver guide and transferred to your Casablanca hotel.  Afternoon city tour of Casablanca ’s principal sights.  Overnight in Casablanca hotel.

Day 2: Casablanca – El Jadida – Marrakech

Travel south along Morocco’s Atlantic coastline to the historic El Jadida with it’s interesting Moroccan and Portuguese heritage.  Turning inland your Morocco travel adventure takes you to the wondrous old imperial city of Marrakech – a highlight of all Morocco tours and your first experience of the magical Morocco riads in your Marrakech riad located in the heart of the old Marrakech medina.  Overnight in Marrakech riad.  (Breakfast)

Day 3: Marrakech

Full-day city tour of Marrakech with your expert local Marrakech travel guide.  Your heritage tour of Marrakech showcases the city’s stunning past and allows you to immerse yourself in sights, sounds and smells of this captivating city.  Explore Marrakech’s UNESCO world heritage old walled medina, La Bahia Palace, el-Badi Palace, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, Djemaa El-Fna Plaza with it magicians, story tellers and snake charmers and Marrakech’s famous souks and markets.   Overnight in Marrakech riad.  (Breakfast)

Day 4: MarrakechTizi n’Tichka (High Atlas Mountains) – Ait BenhaddouOuarzazate

Making your way into the soaring High Atlas Mountains and through the Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260 m), the highest pass through the High Atlas Mountains, you travel to Morocco s fabulous Sahara Desert.  Visit the spectacular UNESCO world heritage ksar village of Ait Benhaddou where you will see some of Morocco’s most exotic and best preserved kasbahs – a must on all Morocco tours to the desert.  Resuming your journey you continue on to the lush oasis town of Ouarzazate, strategically located on the crossroads of old desert caravan routes – formerly an old French Foreign Legion garrison and now its spectacular setting has made it the movie making capital of Morocco.  Overnight in Ouarzazate kasbah.  (Breakfast)

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Todra Gorge & OasisMerzouga (Erg Chebbi)

Your Morocco travel adventure takes you along the stretch of road known as the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, through the Roses Valley and on to the Berber town of Tingehir.  Here you arrive to the marvellous Todra oasis nestled at the base of the High Atlas Mountains.  Turning into the Mountains you enter the beautiful Todra Gorge.   Then travelling via the desert town of Erfoud it is on to the small desert Berber village of Merzouga situated on the edge of Morocco’s spectacular Sahara Desert sand dunes known as Erg Chebbi.   Overnight in Merzouga/Erg Chebbi area kasbah. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 6: Morocco Camel Ride & Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert Oasis Camp

Morocco travel Explore the Merzouga oasis area.  The Berber of this region are famous for their striking indigo blue gandoras and turbans.  In Merzouga village you visit a local Berber family and share a cup of refreshing mint tea.  Returning to your kasbah there is some time to relax before your Morocco holidays immerse you in a night straight out of the pages of a Thousand and One Nights.  In the late afternoon led by your local Berber guide you take a camel ride into the Erg Chebbi sand dunes of the Sahara Desert to watch the sun setting over the desert.  A highlight of all Morocco tours to this incredible region, tonight is spent camping under the stars in a Berber nomad tent at a desert oasis camp in the heart of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Overnight camping in Berber nomads’ tents in desert.  (Breakfast & Dinner)

Tonight you also have the option to upgrade your overnight stay to Erg Chebbi’s Assif n’Itrane Morocco Deluxe Camp (private ensuited tent camp) or choose to remain at your Merzouga Kasbah.

Day 7: MerzougaMideltIfrane (Middle Atlas Mountains)Fez

Beginning your northward journey your holidays in Morocco travel along the Ziz River through Er-Rachadia to the magnificent Ziz Gorge with its vast date palm groves.  Climbing into the High Atlas Mountains you say farewell to the Sahara Desert.  After crossing these mountains for the last time your Morocco tours path takes you through Midelt and on into Morocco’s Middle Atlas Mountains.  Your route through the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco travel s via the mountain towns of Azrou and Ifrane passing past cedar, oak and pine forests on your way to the old imperial city of Fez.  Staying at another of the fabulous riads in Morocco you soak up the medieval atmosphere of this imperial city at your unique Fez riad.   Overnight in Fez. riad  (Breakfast)

Day 8: Fez

Highlights of Fez tours and tailor made Morocco holidays with Berber Treasures Morocco Tours of MoroccoFull-day heritage tour of Fez, one of Morocco’s oldest imperial cities with your expert local Fez travel guide.  Your Fez tours  itinerary visits the UNESCO world heritage old walled medina, historical monuments (including Madrasa Bou Inania, the Kairaouine Mosque and Mihrab), the famous leather tanneries, bazaars and souks (such as Souk Ain Allou (leather souk), Souk Attarine (spices), Souk au Henne (henna and kohl)), Fes el Jdid, the exterior of Dar el Makhzen (Royal Palace) including the enormous Marinid gate of Bab Dekakene, formerly the main entrance of the royal palace, the Mellah (old Moroccan Jewish heritage quarter) and late 16th century Borj Sud fortress.  Return to you Fez riads.  Overnight in Fez riad.  (Breakfast)

Day 9: Fez – Volubilis – MeknesRabat

Today your Berber Treasures Morocco Tours itinerary has a feast of marvelous UNESCO world heritage sites as your holidays in Morocco travel to Rabat.   Your first destination today is the ancient Roman town of Volubilis. The extensive Roman ruins at this beautiful UNESCO world heritage  site include marvelous ancient buildings and remarkable mosaics.  Your Morocco tours exploration of Morocco’s imperial cities then takes you on to  the UNESCO world heritage imperial city of Meknes.  In Meknes you can see the sights of this old city, including the famous massive gate of Bab el Mansour, the main entrance to the second Alaouite sultan, Moulay Ismail’s 17th century city.    Resuming your journey your travel to Morocco ‘s current capital, the imperial city of Rabat – yet another UNESCO world heritage treasure.   During your heritage tour of Rabat you visit the city’s principal sights including the Oudaia Kasbah, the Hassan Tower and the medieval Necropolis of Chellah, situated in the ruins of the ancient Roman town of Sala Collonia.  Overnight in Rabat riad or hotel.  (Breakfast)   

۞  Option to continue on and overnight in Casablanca

Day 10: Rabat – Casablanca

Morning transfer to Casablanca Airport where your Morocco holidays end.  We hope to see you again on one of our other Morocco tours    (Breakfast)

2016, 2017 & 2018 DEPARTURES & PRICING

Berber Treasures Morocco Private Tours of Morocco:

  • Departures every day on any of our private tours of Morocco
  • Luxury to budget accommodation options available
  • Lots of fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Option to stay at luxury Erg Chebbi Morocco Deluxe Camp with private ensuited tent
  • Your personal chauffeured professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide
  • Private chauffeured airport transfer included on Day 1 and last Day
  • Variations to the itinerary permitted – or choose a personalised tailor made itinerary
  • No minimum numbers
  • Lots of optional activities and inclusions available

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The price of your private tour of Morocco depends on the standard and type of accommodation you seek, the itinerary you choose, the number of people travelling and the time of year you are planning to travel to Morocco.

Berber Treasures Morocco Group Tours:

This itinerary is included in our collection of deluxe cultural experience group tours of Morocco as CE10 – Highlights of Morocco (10 days/9 nights) and operates in a clockwise direction.  The features of our group tours of Morocco include:

  • Deluxe Cultural Experience group tour of Morocco
  • Average 4 **** star accommodation
  • Fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Option to upgrade to luxury Erg Chebbi desert camp with private en-suited tent
  • Small groups only
  • Our deluxe Morocco group tours are guaranteed to operate
  • Regular departures
  • Private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide
  • Complimentary group airport transfer included on Day 1 and last Day at scheduled time
  • Lots of optional activities, inclusions and private airport transfers available

Berber Treasures Morocco Group Tours:

DEPARTURES & PRICING
MOROCCO GROUP TOURS: CE10
(Tue – Thurs/†Sat – Mon)

2016
MOROCCO GROUP TOURS
CE10 – HIGHLIGHTS OF MOROCCO
(10 days/9 nights)
Casablanca – Casablanca
[Marrakech start/finish option]
  11 Oct – 20 Oct $2691
  15 Oct – 24 Oct† $2691
  18 Oct – 27 Oct $2691
  22 Oct – 31 Oct† $2691
  25 Oct – 03 Nov $2691
  01 Nov – 10 Nov $2691
  08 Nov – 17 Nov $2691
  15 Nov – 24 Nov $2691
  22 Nov – 01 Dec $2691
  29 Nov – 08 Dec $2691
  06 Dec – 15 Dec $2691
  13 Dec – 22 Dec $2691
  20 Dec – 29 Dec $3065
  24 Dec – 02 Jan ‘17† $3065
  27 Dec – 05 Jan ‘17 $3065
  31 Dec – 09 Jan ‘17† $3065
2017
MOROCCO GROUP TOURS
CE10 – HIGHLIGHTS OF MOROCCO
Departures Cost per person (double/twin share)*
  03 Jan – 12 Jan $2894
  07 Jan – 16 Jan† $2691
  10 Jan – 19 Jan $2691
  14 Jan – 23 Jan† $2691
  17 Jan – 26 Jan $2691
  24 Jan – 02 Feb $2691
  31 Jan – 09 Feb $2691
  07 Feb – 16 Feb $2691
  14 Feb – 23 Feb $2691
  21 Feb – 02 Mar $2691
  28 Feb – 09 Mar $2691
  07 Mar – 16 Mar $2691
  11 Mar – 20 Mar† $2765
  14 Mar – 23 Mar $2765
  18 Mar – 27 Mar† $2765
  21 Mar – 30 Mar $2765
  25 Mar – 03 Apr† $2765
  28 Mar – 06 Apr $2765
  01 Apr – 10 Apr† $2765
  04 Apr – 13 Apr $2765
  08 Apr – 17 Apr† $2765
  11 Apr – 20 Apr $2765
  15 Apr – 24 Apr† $2765
  18 Apr – 27 Apr $2765
  25 Apr – 04 May $2765
  02 May – 11 May $2765
  06 May – 15 May† $2765
  09 May – 18 May $2765
  13 May – 22 May† $2765
  16 May – 25 May $2765
  20 May – 29 May† $2765
  23 May – 01 Jun $2765
  27 May – 05 Jun† $2765
  30 May – 08 Jun $2765
  06 Jun – 15 Jun $2765
  13 Jun – 22 Jun $2765
  20 Jun – 29 Jun $2765
  27 Jun – 06 Jul $2765
  04 Jul – 13 Jul $2765
  11 Jul – 20 Jul $2765
  18 Jul – 27 Jul $2765
  25 Jul – 03 Aug $2765
  01 Aug – 10 Aug $2765
  08 Aug – 17 Aug $2765
  15 Aug – 24 Aug $2765
  22 Aug – 31 Aug $2765
  29 Aug – 07 Sep Ψ $2765
  05 Sep – 14 Sep Ψ $2765
  09 Sep – 18 Sep† $2765
  12 Sep – 21 Sep $2765
  16 Sep – 25 Sep† $2765
  19 Sep – 28 Sep $2765
  26 Sep – 05 Oct $2765
  03 Oct – 12 Oct $2765
  07 Oct – 16 Oct† $2765
  10 Oct – 19 Oct $2765
  14 Oct – 23 Oct† $2765
  17 Oct – 26 Oct $2765
  21 Oct – 30 Oct† $2765
  24 Oct – 02 Nov $2765
  31 Oct – 09 Nov $2765
  07 Nov – 16 Nov $2765
  14 Nov – 23 Nov $2765
  21 Nov – 30 Nov $2765
  28 Nov – 07 Dec $2765
  05 Dec – 14 Dec $2765
  12 Dec – 21 Dec $2765
  19 Dec – 28 Dec $3126
  23 Dec – 01 Jan ‘18† $3126
  26 Dec – 04 Jan ‘18 $3126
  30 Dec – 08 Jan ‘18† $3126
2018
MOROCCO GROUP TOURS
CE10 – HIGHLIGHTS OF MOROCCO
Departures Cost per person (double/twin share)*
  02 Jan – 12 Jan $2952
  06 Jan – 16 Jan† $2765
  09 Jan – 19 Jan $2765
  13 Jan – 23 Jan† $2765
  16 Jan – 26 Jan $2765
  23 Jan – 04 Feb $2765
  30 Jan – 09 Feb $2765
  06 Feb – 18 Feb $2765
  13 Feb – 25 Feb $2765
  20 Feb – 03 Mar $2765
  27 Feb – 10 Mar $2765
  06 Mar – 17 Mar $2841
  10 Mar – 20 Mar† $2841
  13 Mar – 23 Mar $2841
  17 Mar – 27 Mar† $2841
  20 Mar – 30 Apr $2841
  24 Mar – 03 Apr† $2841
  27 Mar – 06 Apr $2841
  31 Mar – 10 Apr† $2841
  03 Apr – 13 Apr $2841
  07 Apr – 17 Apr† $2841
  10 Apr – 20 Apr $2841
  14 Apr – 24 Apr† $2841
  17 Apr – 27 Apr $2841
  24 Apr – 04 May $2841
  01 May – 11 May $2841
  05 May – 15 May† $2841
  08 May – 18 May $2841
  12 May – 22 May† $2841
  15 May – 25 May $2841
  19 May – 29 May† $2841
  22 May – 01 Jun $2841
  26 May – 05 Jun† $2841
  29 May – 08 Jun $2841
  05 Jun – 15 Jun $2841
  More 2018 dates available

* A single supplement for single client bookings (single room only) applies. Please ask for details.
^ In Fes during the Fes Sacred Music Festival (estimated festival dates – TBC)
†† Operates Sun – Tue;  ††† Operates Thurs – Sun;  #  Operates Fri — Sun
Ψ Operates during the Feast of the Sheep (estimated feast dates – TBC)

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Not Included in Group Tour Prices

  • Drinks, meals other than as specified, gratuities and other items of a personal nature
  • Optional activities (including those referred to as optional in the tour itinerary)
  • Pre/Post-tour accommodation, tour extensions and any special handling
  • Airfares
  • Other extras