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: Camel Ride & 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)

2016. 2017 & 2018 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

2016
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
(Tue – Tue)
[Casablanca start/Marrakech finish option]
Departures Cost per person (double/twin share)* Departures Cost per person (double/twin share)*
  24 Oct – 07 Nov $4149   25 Oct – 06 Nov $4149
  31 Oct – 14 Nov $4149   01 Nov – 15 Nov $4149
  07 Nov – 21 Nov $4149   08 Nov – 20 Nov $4149
  14 Nov – 28 Nov $4149   15 Nov – 27 Nov $4149
  21 Nov – 05 Dec $4149   22 Nov – 04 Dec $4149
  28 Nov – 12 Dec $4149   29 Nov – 11 Dec $4149
  05 Dec – 19 Dec $4149   06 Dec – 20 Dec $4149
  12 Dec – 26 Dec $4299   13 Dec – 27 Dec $4299
  19 Dec – 02 Jan’17 $4561   20 Dec – 03 Jan’17 $4561
  26 Dec – 09 Jan’17 $4561   27 Dec – 10 Jan’17 $4561
2017
CE12
Casablanca – Marrakech
CE12R
Marrakech – Casablanca
  02 Jan – 16 Jan†† $4250   04 Jan – 18 Jan $4250
  08 Jan – 22 Jan $4149   11 Jan – 25 Jan $4149
  15 Jan – 29 Jan $4149   18 Jan – 01 Feb $4149
  22 Jan – 05 Feb $4149   25 Jan – 08 Feb $4149
  29 Jan – 12 Feb $4149   01 Feb – 15 Feb $4149
  05 Feb – 19 Feb $4149   08 Feb – 22 Feb $4149
  12 Feb – 26 Feb $4149   15 Feb – 01 Mar $4149
  19 Feb – 05 Mar $4149   22 Feb – 08 Mar $4149
  26 Feb – 12 Mar $4149   01 Mar – 15 Mar $4149
  05 Mar – 19 Mar $4195   08 Mar – 22 Mar $4149
  12 Mar – 26 Mar $4195   15 Mar – 29 Mar $4195
  19 Mar – 02 Apr $4195   22 Mar – 05 Apr $4195
  26 Mar – 09 Apr $4195   29 Mar – 12 Apr $4195
  02 Apr – 16 Apr $4195   05 Apr – 19 Apr $4195
  09 Apr – 23 Apr $4195   12 Apr – 26 Apr $4195
  16 Apr – 30 Apr $4195   19 Apr – 03 May $4195
  23 Apr – 07 May $4195   26 Apr – 10 May $4195
  30 Apr – 14 May $4195   03 May – 17 May $4195
  07 May – 21 May $4195   10 May – 24 May $4195
  14 May – 28 May $4195   17 May – 31 May $4195
  21 May – 04 Jun $4195   24 May – 07 Jun $4195
  28 May – 11 Jun $4195   31 May – 14 Jun $4195
  04 Jun – 18 Jun‡ $4070   07 Jun – 21 Jun‡ $4070
  11 Jun – 25 Jun‡ $4070   14 Jun – 28 Jun‡ $4070
  18 Jun – 02 Jul‡ $4070   21 Jun – 05 Jul‡ $4070
  25 Jun – 09 Jul‡ $4070   28 Jun – 12 Jul‡ $4070
  09 Jul – 23 Jul‡ $4070   12 Jul – 26 Jul‡ $4070
  16 Jul – 30 Jul‡ $4070   19 Jul – 02 Aug‡ $4070
  23 Jul – 06 Aug‡ $4070   26 Jul – 09 Aug‡ $4070
  06 Aug – 20 Aug‡ $4070   09 Aug – 23 Aug‡ $4070
  13 Aug – 27 Aug‡ $4070   16 Aug – 30 Aug $4195
  18 Aug – 01 Sep†Ψ $4195
  25 Aug – 08 Sep†Ψ $4195   28 Aug – 11 Sep††Ψ $4195
  03 Sep – 17 SepΨ $4195   06 Sep – 20 Sep $4195
  10 Sep – 24 Sep $4195   13 Sep – 27 Sep $4195
  17 Sep – 01 Oct $4195   20 Sep – 04 Oct $4195
  24 Sep – 08 Oct $4195   27 Sep – 11 Oct $4195
  01 Oct – 15 Oct $4195   04 Oct – 18 Oct $4195
  08 Oct – 22 Oct $4195   11 Oct – 25 Oct $4195
  15 Oct – 29 Oct $4195   18 Oct – 01 Nov $4195
  22 Oct – 05 Nov $4195   25 Oct – 06 Nov $4195
  29 Oct – 12 Nov $4195   01 Nov – 15 Nov $4195
  01 Nov – 15 Nov $4195   08 Nov – 20 Nov $4195
  05 Nov – 19 Nov $4195   08 Nov – 20 Nov $4195
  12 Nov – 26 Nov $4195   15 Nov – 27 Nov $4195
  19 Nov – 03 Dec $4195   22 Nov – 04 Dec $4195
  26 Nov – 10 Dec $4195   29 Nov – 11 Dec $4195
  03 Dec – 17 Dec $4195   06 Dec – 20 Dec $4195
  10 Dec – 24 Dec $4299   13 Dec – 27 Dec $4299
 17 Dec – 31 Dec ’18 $4561   20 Dec – 03 Jan’18 $4561
  24 Dec – 07 Jan ’18 $4561   27 Dec – 10 Jan ’18 $4561
  31 Dec – 14 Jan ’18 $4561
2018
CE12
Casablanca – Marrakech
CE12R
Marrakech – Casablanca
Departures Cost per person (double/twin share)* Departures Cost per person (double/twin share)*
$4195   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 $4195   28 Feb – 13 Mar $4195
  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 $4278   16 May – 30 May $4278
  20 May – 03 Jun $4278   23 May – 06 Jun $4278
  27 May – 10 Jun $4278   30 May – 13 Jun $4278
  03 Jun – 17 Jun‡ $4153   06 Jun – 20 Jun $4278
 More 2018 dates    available  More 2018 dates  available

* A single supplement for single client bookings (single room only) applies. Please ask for details.
^ In Fes during the Sacred Music Festival (estimated festival dates – TBC)
† Fri – Fri Departure
†† Mon – Mon 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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