Morocco Tours: Tour 12 – Kingdom of Marrakech (15 days/14 nights)

Tour 12: Kingdom of Marrakech Tour of Morocco (15 days/14 nights)

Step back in time as the Kingdom of Marrakech tours the four corners of Morocco. Visit medieval imperial cities, ancient Roman settlements, Barbary coast pirate ports and experience a night in the Morocco Sahara Desert at a deluxe desert camp. the heart of the Soaring Erg Chebbi sand dunes.  This heritage tour of Morocco tours the historic north Atlantic coast to extend our Tour 11 itinerary.  This Morocco travel  itinerary highlights the exotic trade capitals and staging posts along the trade routes of the old trans-Sahara merchant camel caravans from Western African to Europe and the East carrying gold, spices, salt and other exotic riches.  You will investigate the ancient souks and markets of Marrakech, Fez and Essaouira, follow the trade routes through Morocco’s Sahara Desert.  Enjoy this Morocco tours ‘ itinerary by choosing to join one of our deluxe Cultural Experience group tours of Morocco or choose to take this itinerary as a custom private tour of Morocco.

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MOROCCO TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • 13 nights’ accommodation in riads, kasbahs & hotels
  • 1 night camping in deluxe Berber nomad tent camp with private ensuite in Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert oasis camp
  • 14 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
  • Full-day city tour of Fez with English speaking licensed professional local Fez guide
  • Full-day city tour of Marrakech with English speaking licensed professional local Marrakech guide
  • Camel ride in Sahara Desert to Erg Chebbi desert camp
  • Entrance fees for included sightseeing
  • Airport transfers
  • Air-conditioned private professional tour vehicle with English speaking licensed professional tour driver guide

MOROCCO TOUR 12 ITINERARY
This heritage tour of Morocco is available as either a Casablanca to Marrakech or Marrakech to Casablanca travel itinerary.  (Optional Casablanca – Casablanca or Marrakech – Marrakech itinerary extensions)

Day 1: Casablanca

Your Kingdom of Marrakech tours itinerary begins when you arrive at Casablanca Airport and are welcomed to fascinating Morocco by your Berber Treasures driver and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon your city tour of Casablanca introduces you this famous city’s principal sights including the impressive Hassan II Mosque, La Cornich and Mohammed V Square. Overnight in Casablanca hotel.

Day 2: CasablancaRabat – Asilah© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

Today your holiday in Morocco tours the historic north Atlantic coast.  Your first stop is the imperial city of Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom and a UNESCO world heritage site. Exploring the city’s ancient heritage your Rabat tours  itinerary includes Oudaya Kasbah, the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Royal Palace (Mechouar) and, if time permits, the Necropolis of Chellah, situated in the ruins of the Roman town of Sala Collonia.  Your Morocco travel takes you along the length of the Morocco’s north Atlantic coast to the beautiful little historic port of Asilah with its Portuguese colonial fortifications and pirate past.   Overnight in Asilah hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 3: Asilah – TangierTetouanChefchaouen

From the Atlantic you turn onto the Mediterranean coast and head to the ancient city of Tangier, an important port town in the days of the camel caravans. In Tangier your Moroccan travel adventure begins tracing some of the overland old camel caravan routes and towns. After an orientation tour of Tangier visiting the principal sights, you head south travelling via UNESCO world heritage Tetouan into the Rif Mountains to the beautiful blue town of Chefchaouen. Overnight in Chefchaouen riad. (Breakfast)

Day 4: ChefchaouenVolubilisMeknesFez© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

This morning your Morocco tours first destination is the ancient Roman town of Volubilis, a UNESCO world heritage site. Explore the ancient Roman buildings and enjoy the marvellous mosaics. Your route travels to your Morocco holidays ’ first Moroccan imperial city, the UNESCO  world heritage Meknes. Discover the sights including Bab el Mansour and Agdal Basin. Continue on to Fez – one of the great medieval trade capitals of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site. Here you stay in one of the lovely Fez riads. Overnight in Fez riad. (Breakfast)

Day 5: Fez

Full-day heritage tour of Fez, with your expert local Fez travel guide. Your Fez tours ’ highlights include the historical monuments, bazaars and souks of the UNESCO designated world heritage old walled medina’s 14th century Madrasa Bou Inania, the Kairaouine Mosque and old merchant fondouks from the days of the camel caravans, ancient leather tanneries, Royal Palace Dar el Makhzen , Bab Dekakene and the Mellah – the old Moroccan Jewish heritage quarter. Overnight in Fez riad. (Breakfast)

Day 6: FesMiddle Atlas MountainsMideltErfoudMerzouga

© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2010Today your Berber Treasures Morocco Tours ‘ itinerary traces the path followed by the old camel caravans as they transported exotic riches from the Sahara Desert and West Africa to Fez, Tangier, Europe and the East. You travel to Morocco ’s Middle Atlas Mountain towns of Ifrane and Azrou, continue south through Midelt, cross the High Atlas Mountains, follow the Ziz River through the Ziz Gorge and into the Sahara Desert of Morocco to Merzouga, a small desert Berber village situated at the foot of the spectacular Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert sand dunes. Overnight in Merzouga area kasbah. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 7: Deluxe Erg Chebbi Desert Oasis Camp

This morning your Kingdom of Marrakech tours  itinerary starts with a visit of the Merzouga oasis and village area, the home territory of the Berber nomad “blue men”. In the late afternoon your Morocco holidays immerse you in the past when you join your camel train ride led by your local Berber guide into the peacefully secluded section of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes to your deluxe Berber nomad tent camp. Overnight camping in Berber nomads’ tents in desert – Morocco deluxe camp. (Breakfast & Dinner) (Option to take a 4-wheel drive vehicle into the camp in place of camel ride or to overnight in the Merzouga Kasbah)

Day 8: MerzougaN’KobZagora

© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2008Your exploration of the Moroccan desert passes the ruins of the once great city state of Sijilmasa, an important trade capital in the days of the trans-Saharan camel caravan trade.  Heading further south you travel to Morocco s desert heart your Morocco tours route takes you past the rugged Jbel Saghro Mountains and small desert oasis villages into the incredible D’raa Valley oasis and Zagora  – an old desert caravan oasis staging post famously 52 days by camel caravan to Timbuktu. Overnight in Zagora/Amazraou area riad. (Breakfast)

Day 9: Zagora – Tamgroute – D’raa ValleyOuarzazate

This morning your Morocco tours  exploration of the past travels to Tamgroute, renowned for its ceramics and its library filled ancient illuminated medieval manuscripts. Your Morocco travel route then takes you through the extensive D’raa Valley to the oasis town of Ouarzazate, strategically located on the crossroads of old desert caravan routes and nestled close to the High Atlas Mountains. Overnight in Ouarzazate kasbah. (Breakfast)

Day 10: OuarzazateDades Gorge – Skoura Ouarzazate© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

Your Morocco holidays ‘ day excursion travels along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs through the Roses Valley to where the High Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert merge. Here you enter the striking Dades Gorge with its Berber kasbahs, fig and almond orchards and unique rock formations. On the return journey your Morocco holidays ‘ excursion investigates the charming oasis kasbah village of Skoura. Overnight in Ouarzazate kasbah. (Breakfast)

Day 11: OuarzazateAit Benhaddou – Teloute – High Atlas Mountains

Today your holidays in Morocco travel along old merchant camel caravan trade routes to the spectacular UNESCOworld heritage kasbah village of Ait Benhaddou and then through the Ounila Valley into the soaring High Atlas Mountains.  Your path through the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco travel s past old medieval merchant settlements, through Telouet and crosses the Tizi n’Tichka High Atlas Mountain pass. Tonight you stay in one of the scenically situated Berber Villages of the beautiful High Atlas Mountains. Overnight in High Atlas Mountains riad. (Breakfast)

Day 12: High Atlas MountainsEssaouira© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011

Leaving the High Atlas Mountains your Morocco tours  itinerary takes you west to the UNESCO world heritage Atlantic coast town of Essaouira – a famous trade port in the days of the trans-Saharan camel caravan trade. Overnight in Essaouira riad. (Breakfast)

Day 13: EssaouiraMarrakech

The final destination on your Morocco tours ‘ itinerary is the Jewel of the South – the old imperial city of Marrakech. Surrounded by its millennia old red walls and with the soaring High Atlas Mountains acting as a dramatic backdrop exotic Marrakech truly is magical.  In days past the trans-Saharan camel caravans brought goods from all over world to the exotic markets and souks of Marrakech.  You can immerse yourself in atmosphere of this marvellous city staying in the heart of the old medina at one of the beautiful Marrakech riads,  Overnight in Marrakech riad. (Breakfast)

Day 14: Marrakech

© Berber Treasures Morocco Tours 2011Full-day city tour of Marrakech with your expert local Marrakech travel guide. Your heritage tour of Marrakech immerses you in the sights, sounds and smells of the UNESCO world heritage old walled medina, La Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Djemaa El-Fna Plaza with its magicians, story tellers and snake charmers and Marrakech’s famous souks. Overnight in Marrakech riad. (Breakfast)

Day 15: Marrakech

Transfer to Marrakech Airport where this tour of Morocco ends and you start dreaming of your next Morocco holidays. (Breakfast)

2018 & 2019 DEPARTURES & PRICING

Berber Treasures Morocco Private Tours of Morocco:

  • Departures every day on our private tours of Morocco
  • Luxury to budget accommodation options available
  • Lots of fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Deluxe Erg Chebbi desert camp with private en-suited tents
  • 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 Morocco tours 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 Deluxe Cultural Experience small group tours Morocco travel itinerary offers you the choice of travelling Casablanca to Marrakech with CE12 or Marrakech to Casablanca with CE12R.  Please ask for details of the itineraries.

  • Deluxe Cultural Experience group tour of Morocco
  • Average 4 **** star accommodation
  • Fabulous kasbahs and riads in Morocco with great hotel options too
  • Deluxe Erg Chebbi desert camp with private ensuited tents
  • Small groups only — maximum of 10 on CE12/12R
  • 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

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CE12/12R Departure Dates & Pricing

2018
MOROCCO GROUP TOURS CE12/CE12R

KINGDOM OF MARRAKECH TOUR OF MOROCCO
(15 days/14 nights)
CE12
Casablanca – Marrakech
(Mon – Mon)
[Marrakech start/Casablanca finish option]
CE12R
Marrakech – Casablanca
(Wed – Wed)
[Casablanca start/Marrakech finish option]
DeparturesCost per person (double/twin share)*DeparturesCost per person (double/twin share)*
  03 Jan – 17 Jan$4299
  07 Jan – 21 Jan$4195  10 Jan – 24 Jan$4195
  14 Jan – 28 Jan$4195  17 Jan – 31 Jan$4195
  21 Jan – 04 Feb$4195  24 Jan – 07 Feb$4195
  28 Jan – 11 Feb$4195  31 Jan – 14 Feb$4195
  04 Feb – 18 Feb$4195  07 Feb – 21 Feb$4195
  11 Feb – 25 Feb$4195  14 Feb – 28 Feb$4195
  18 Feb – 04 Mar$4195  21 Feb – 07 Mar$4195
  25 Feb – 11 Mar$4278  28 Feb – 13 Mar$4278
  04 Mar – 18 Mar$4278  07 Mar – 21 Mar$4278
  11 Mar – 25 Mar$4278  14 Mar – 28 Mar$4278
  18 Mar – 01 Apr$4278  21 Mar – 04 Apr$4278
  25 Mar – 08 Apr$4278  28 Mar – 11 Apr$4278
  01 Apr – 15 Apr$4278  04 Apr – 18 Apr$4278
  08 Apr – 22 Apr$4278  11 Apr – 25 Apr$4278
  15 Apr – 29 Apr$4278  18 Apr – 02 May$4278
  22 Apr – 06 May$4278  25 Apr – 09 May$4278
  29 Apr – 13 May$4278  02 May – 16 May$4278
  06 May – 20 May$4278  09 May – 23 May$4278
  13 May – 27 May ‡$4153  16 May – 30 May ‡$4153
  20 May – 03 Jun ‡$4153  23 May – 06 Jun ‡$4153
  27 May – 10 Jun ‡$4153  30 May – 13 Jun ‡$4153
  03 Jun – 17 Jun ‡$4153  06 Jun – 20 Jun ‡$4153
  10 Jun – 24 Jun ‡$4153  13 Jun – 27 Jun ‡$4153
  17 Jun – 01 Jul ‡$4153  20 Jun – 04 Jul ‡$4153
  24 Jun – 08 Jul ‡$4153  27 Jun – 11 Jul ‡$4153
  01 Jul – 15 Jul ‡$4153  04 Jul – 18 Jul ‡$4153
  08 Jul – 22 Jul ‡$4153  11 Jul – 25 Jul ‡$4153
  15 Jul – 29 Jul ‡$4153  18 Jul – 01 Aug ‡$4153
  22 Jul – 05 Aug ‡$4153  25 Jul – 08 Aug ‡$4153
  05 Aug – 19 Aug ‡$4153  08 Aug – 22 Aug ‡Ψ$4153
  14 Aug – 28 Aug †Ψ$4278  18 Aug – 02 Sep ††Ψ $4278
  26 Aug – 09 Sep Ψ$4278  29 Aug – 12 Sep$4278
  02 Sep – 16 Sep$4278  05 Sep – 19 Sep$4278
  09 Sep – 23 Sep$4278  12 Sep – 26 Sep$4278
  16 Sep – 30 Sep$4278  19 Sep – 03 Oct$4278
  23 Sep – 07 Oct$4278  26 Sep – 10 Oct$4278
  30 Sep – 14 Oct$4278  03 Oct – 17 Oct$4278
  07 Oct – 21 Oct$4278  10 Oct – 24 Oct$4278
  14 Oct – 28 Oct$4278  17 Oct – 31 Oct$4278
  21 Oct – 04 Nov$4278  24 Oct – 07 Nov$4278
  28 Oct – 11 Nov$4278  31 Oct – 14 Nov$4278
  04 Nov – 18 Nov$4278  07 Nov – 21 Nov$4278
  11 Nov – 25 Nov$4278  14 Nov – 28 Nov$4278
  18 Nov – 02 Dec$4278  21 Nov – 05 Dec$4278
  25 Nov – 09 Dec$4278  28 Nov – 12 Dec$4278
  02 Dec – 16 Dec$4278  05 Dec – 19 Dec$4278
  09 Dec – 23 Dec$4399  12 Dec – 26 Dec$4399
 16 Dec – 30 Dec$4661  19 Dec – 02 Jan ’19$4661
  23 Dec – 06 Jan ’19$4661  26 Dec – 09 Jan ’19$4661
  30 Dec – 13 Jan ’19$4661
2019
CE12
Casablanca – Marrakech
CE12R
Marrakech – Casablanca
DeparturesCost per person (double/twin share)*DeparturesCost per person (double/twin share)*
  02 Jan – 16 Jan$4299
  06 Jan – 20 Jan$4278  09 Jan – 23 Jan$4278
  13 Jan – 27 Jan$4278  16 Jan – 30 Jan$4278
  20 Jan – 03 Feb$4278  23 Jan – 06 Feb$4278
  27 Jan – 10 Feb$4278  30 Jan – 13 Feb$4278
  03 Feb – 17 Feb$4278  06 Feb – 20 Feb$4278
  10 Feb – 24 Feb$4278  13 Feb – 27 Feb$4278
  17 Feb – 03 Mar$4278  20 Feb – 06 Mar$4278
  24 Feb – 10 Mar$4364  27 Feb – 12 Mar$4364
  03 Mar – 17 Mar$4364  06 Mar – 20 Mar$4364
  10 Mar – 24 Mar$4364  13 Mar – 27 Mar$4364
  17 Mar – 31 Mar$4364  20 Mar – 03 Apr$4364
  24 Mar – 07 Apr$4364  27 Mar – 10 Apr$4364
  31 Mar – 14 Apr$4364  03 Apr – 17 Apr$4364
  07 Apr – 21 Apr$4364  10 Apr – 24 Apr$4364
  14 Apr – 28 Apr$4364  17 Apr – 01 May$4364
  21 Apr – 05 May$4364  24 Apr – 08 May$4364
  28 Apr – 12 May$4364  01 May – 15 May$4364
  05 May – 19 May$4364  08 May – 22 May$4364
  12 May – 26 May ‡$4239  15 May – 29 May ‡$4239
  19 May – 02 Jun ‡$4239  22 May – 05 Jun ‡$4239
  26 May – 09 Jun ‡$4239  29 May – 12 Jun ‡$4239
  02 Jun – 16 Jun ‡$4239  05 Jun – 19 Jun ‡$4239
 More 2019 dates    available More 2019 dates  available

* A single supplement for single client bookings (single room only) applies. Please ask for details.
† Tue – Tue Departure
†† Sat – Sat Departure
‡ This departure includes the standard camp in place of the deluxe camp
Ψ Operates during Feast of the Sheep (estimated feast date – TBC)

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