Day 01: Agadir
Arrival to the airport and transfer to your hotel. City tour, dinner and overnight stay in a 4* hotel in Agadir.
Day 02: Agadir – Taroudant – Ouarzazate
Early departure to Ouarzazate with stops in Taroudant known as ‘little Marrakech’ for a city tour and lunch. After lunch continuation to Ait Ben Haddou for the guided visit of the UNESCO heritage Kasbah and on to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight stay in a charming riad or a hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 03: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou
After breakfast the whole day will be dedicated to exploring Ouarzazate and its region. We will start with the magnificent Kasbah of Taourirt and then we will visit the cinema studios. Continuation to Ait Ben Haddou, lunch and guided tour of the UNESCO heritage Kasbah. Check in, dinner and overnight stay in a cosy riad in Ait Ben Haddou.
Day 04 : Ouarzazate – Zagora
After breakfast we will head to Zagora, the capital of the desert passing through the Draa Valley with its palm groves and rivers. Lunchbreak in Agdez. Arrival to Zagora in the afternoon, check in your 4* hotel, dinner and overnight stay in Zagora.
Day 05: Zagora – Nkoub – Merzouga
After breakfast we will move in the direction of Merzouga passing through Nkoub and enjoy beautiful southern sceneries. Lunchbreak in Nkoub and continuation to Merzouga. On arrival camel ride to the desert camp in the dunes. Dinner with campfire and overnight stay in Merzouga.
Day 06: Merzouga – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
After breakfast camel ride back to Merzouga and departure to Fes with lunchbreak in Midelt and a visit of the “Moroccan Switzerland” Ifrane. We will pass through the Middle Atlas mountains and nomadic settlements on the way. Arrival to Fes late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay in a cosy riad.
Day 07 : Fes
After breakfast guided tour of the authentic medina of Fez, one of the world’s largest walled in cities offering a step back in time. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other crafts. A visit to the Kings Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will complete the tour and return to your riad in the evening for dinner and overnight in Fes.
Day 08 : Fes – Volubilis – Meknes – Rabat – Casablanca
After breakfast departure to Casablanca. On the way we will visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis and have a brief city tour of Meknes including the Mouay Ismail horse stables. We then head straight to Rabat to enjoy the afternoon atmosphere of Morocco’s capital city. After lunch city tour of Rabat including the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Chllah. Continuation to Casablanca. Arrival late in the afternoon, dinner and overnight stay in a 4* hotel in Casablanca.
Day 09 : Casablanca – Marrakech
After breakfast we will visit the stunning Hassan II mosque which has the tallest minaret and the third largest mosque in the world – it can hold 25,000 worshippers at any one time. We then head straight to Marrakech. On arrival lunch and a brief city tour including the famous Jamaa el Fna square and Koutoubia mosque. Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakech.
Day 10: Marrakech
After breakfast city tour of Marrakech – the last Imperial city. Marrakech is set against the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Its great pride and landmark is the Koutoubia Tower, sister to the Tower of Hassan in Rabat and the Giralda Tower in Seville. Lunch will be served in a traditional restaurant. No visit to the city is complete without a visit to the city’s UNESCO-listed medina and Djemâa-el-Fna, an extraordinary gathering and market place. After the visit we will head back to your riad for dinner and overnight in Marrakech.
Day 11: Marrakech – Essaouira
After breakfast departure to the colourful fishing town of Essaouira situated within 15th century Portuguese fortifications, where great beaches and surf beckon. Relax on the beach or alternatively explore the UNESCO-listed medina with its various souks and woodcarving workshops. You will have fresh seafood for lunch on a sunny terrace overlooking the medina. Any city gate leads to the Medina, so you’re unlikely to get lost. The beach is in front of the Medina and there are plenty of cafés with terraces, both ideal for relaxing for a few hours. Blue doors and window frames abound as do the artists shops – buy a carpet or Thuya wood carving or sit on the beach sipping a mint tea as the sun sets, an antidote to the bustle of the Imperial cities. Dinner and overnight stay in Essaouira.
Day 12: Essaouira- Agadir
After breakfast free time and departure back to your hotel or airport in Agadir. End of services.
- • A 4×4 vehicle or minibus with driver
- • Accommodation in quality hotels, guesthouses and desert camp
- • Guided tours of sites and local guides
- • Camel ride in the desert
- • Full Board accommodation starting from dinner on Day 01 and finishing with breakfast on Day 12
- • Non-alcoholic drinks during meals
- • Refreshments in the vehicle throughout the trip