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Morocco Tour

Cultural Crossroads of Morocco

  • Discover the cultural diversity of Arabs, Berbers and Jews, with a French twist
  • Explore the bustling souks of ancient Fes, Rabat and Marrakech
  • Enjoy scenic drives across the stunning Atlas Mountains dotted with Berber villages
  • Relax in the charming fishing town of Essaouira

Travel to Morocco and truly meet the diverse people who make this country so exotic.  Our Morocco tour includes visits to several Berber villages and a culminates in the relaxing coast town of Essaouira.   We explore both Islamic and Jewish cultural sites including the picturesque ancient Jewish city of Sefrou which pre-dates Fes by a thousand years. Mingle with the indigenous Berbers in the 14th century village of Bhalil, where the nomadic people lived in caves while searching for herbs. In exotic Marrakech we visit historical monuments, the Jewish quarter, and the bustling labyrinth of souks, as well as the festive main plaza where we enjoy local open-air entertainment. 

An excursion to the green valley of the Ourika River with small red adobe Berber villages hanging on the slopes will enchant you. The drives offer spectacular and diverse landscapes across the cedar forests and picturesque scenery of the Middle Atlas Mountains, the Ziz Gorge, the impressive sand dunes of the Sahara Desert and the beautiful Valley of 1000 Kasbahs.

Morocco Tour
Local man resting in the Rabat medina

ITINERARY - Morocco Tour - can be modified to suit your preferences or we can start from scratch to design your custom private tour.

Day 1-2 : Meet in Casablanca
Admire the magnificent architecture of the Hassan II Mosque. Visit the Musée du Judaisme Marocain (Jewish Museum) and meet with Mr. Simon Levi, director of Foundation of Judeo-Moroccan Cultural Heritage.

Day 3-4: Rabat
Vsit the Center for Cross-Cultural Learning, stroll around the Oudayas Kasbah, and visit the Necropolis of Chellah. Enjoy a comprehensive city tour and explore the medina.

Day 5-7: Moulay Idriss - Meknes - Fes
Visit Moulay Idriss, the holy city, and Meknes, the Ismailian capital famous for its 40 km long walls, dubbed the Moroccan Versailles. Enjoy an in-depth tour of fascinating Fes, the spiritual capital. Meet the indigenous Berbers and visit the picturesque ancient Jewish city of Sefrou.

Day 8-9: Erfoud - Tineghir - Boulmane
A pleasant drive across the cedar forests and picturesque scenery of the Middle Atlas mountains then through the Ziz Gorge to Erfoud, the largest Moroccan oasis in the impressive Sahara Desert. Then travel through the beautiful Valley of 1000 Kasbahs.

Day 10-12: Ouarzazate - Marrakech
Tour Ouarzazate including the 17th century Kasbah Taouririt and the 11th century Kasbah complex of Ait Ben Haddou. Enjoy a full day sightseeing the pink city of Marrakech, including historical monuments and the mellah, or Jewish quarters. 

Excursion to Ourika River Valley. The green landscape and meandering river, combined with the small red adobe Berber villages hanging on the slopes, will enchant you.

One evening, we enjoy Moroccan dinner with folk show and Fantasia (traditional Moroccan horse exhibition/race) called AL KASBAH. Dinner is served in traditional style berber rooms built around a square where the show takes place. The menu includes Harira soup, the méchoui, tender whole lamb slowly roasted on wood fire, couscous with seven vegetables and fresh seasonal fruits, mint tea, 1/2 litre water and 1/2 litre wine.

Day 13: Essaouira
Enjoy a leisurely pace, browsing traditional handicrafts and observing daily life in this sweet coastal town.

Day 14-15: Casablanca - Depart
Return to Casablanca for departure the following morning.

Trip Details

15-day trip begins and ends in Casablanca
The itinerary here is meant as a sample. After discussion with you, we will create one to match your time, intersts and hotel style preferences.

Fully escorted.
From $
5 nights in 4-star hotels
9 nights riads (heritage guesthouses)
2-16 guests
All breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
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