Because of the uniqueness of the North Africa area circumscribing the Mediterranean and the Atlantic-Morocco has been impacted by numerous societies for quite a long time. Morocco has been formed by the blend of Africans another aspect of the desert clans the Saharan Islamic human advancements neighboring Arab and European colonizers. Every one of these impacts has made the nation an exceptional engineering style. So many structure components can be found in structures all over Morocco, yet the most grounded impact in engineering in the nations at various times is Islam with elaborate Islamic calligraphy of Koranic sections, zellige hued (tile-work) to frame a mathematical example, excellent plaster, woodcutting, and so forth.
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Arrival to Casablanca – Rabat
After arriving at Casablanca Airport, you will be taken for a tour of the “The White City”. This tour will compromise a visit to the very famous big Hassan II Mosque from inside. Situated on the edge of the Atlantic in the easternmost point of Morocco, it is a real masterpiece of Moroccan architecture. It has space for up to 80,000 worshipers. Non-Muslims are permitted inside, sometimes at particular times, permitting guests to appreciate the wonder all around. Hassan II Mosque was constructed utilizing the best materials and the aptitudes of the best craftsmen and experts from all over the nation. Appreciate the lively tiles and carvings. This is in reality one of the most appealing structures around Morocco and is supposed to be one of the most eminent mosques around the world. Visit the Corniche Boulevard Plaza, United Nations, Habous area. See the Royal Palace, from the outside, and appreciate the fine detail. Drive to Rabat, which will take an hour. Get to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken for a tour of the Imperial “garden city” of Rabat. You will also get to see the graceful Mohammed V Mausoleum a masterwork of modern architecture in Morocco with its white shadow done by a green tiled roof. Also, see incomplete Hassan Tower and Kasbah of the Oudayas. Explore another walled city, the ancient ruins of Chellah, where Jewish people are supposed to have lived during the time of the Phoenicians. After this, you will be taken to Fez where you will stop at Meknes to have optional lunch before visiting the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. From here, you can see the sanctified city of Moulay Idriss and the Mosque of Moulay Idriss first Arab in Morocco and the initiator of the Idrisid dynasty, with specific Architectural interest with the only round tower in all of Morocco. Afterward, check-in your hotel in Fez for dinner and an overnight stay.
Fes – Full Day tour
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken for a full day guided city tour of Fes. Fes was established in the 8th century and was the first capital of Morocco. In the present times, it is an academic, pious, and cultural center. Visit the medieval Medina, which is the religious Islamic centers and university specifically the Medersa Attarine, and is decorated with beautiful tiles; elaborate stucco engraved walls, and engraved wooden arcs painted frame doors. The patio of a Madrasa is the most decorated area. Later, you will visit the Karaouine Mosque and University, which is the oldest university in the world. Formerly it was constructed in a simple style; however, with time there have been several modifications. You will find several designs first designs of Andalusia, Spanish-Islamic styles, old Kufic calligraphy, patterns of geometric flowers, plasterwork, marble domes, etc. Your next stop would be at Nejjarin Fountain near which you can enjoy an optional lunch in the Medina. After this, walk outdoors, where you will find the center of Moroccan life. Afterward, you get back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Fez – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
Berber Architecture Discover the wonders of southern Morocco and the fortunes of the design tradition of the world, and explore a relieving retreat. Morocco with its ksours, kasbahs, and other supported manors, the building of southern Moroccoof Berber origin is exceptional and not exactly equivalent to the Arab-Andalusian style structure. After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to Merzouga. On this journey, you will pass through Berber villages, never-ending date palm farms, and the regal Atlas Mountains. You can have an optional lunch at Midelt before continuing towards Erfoud which is famous for the date festival and Marble Industry. In the eastern area, several cultural and artistic events are held, like, the Festival Imilchil wedding, the International Fair Date in Erfoud, the International Music Festival of the World Merzouga, or the Apple Festival in Midelt. The culturally rich experience will leave you wanting for more. Move towards the dunes of the Sahara Desert by 4x4-drive vehicle, mint tea, and local cookies will welcome you at your nomadic tented camp. Now is the time to sit on the camels’ back, and trek into the wonderful, huge, and quiet Sahara, where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset. The beautiful sunset will look majestic and the beautiful view will be a new experience for you. Afterward, return to your camp for a traditional meal and spend the night in your tented camp.
Merzouga – Dades
Wake up right on time to observe the novel sun over the big Merzouga. After breakfast, drive to Tinghir through Tinejdad with its most well-known Kasbahs, the grand customary adobe houses. Kasbahs were initially based on hills to give safety. Kasbahs show the excellence of the engineering of antiquated Morocco. After the optional lunch visit "the Dades Gorges" to see the dazzling red gulch which is 10 meters wide. Check in to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Dades – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, leave for Ouarzazate via the road of thousand Kasbahs. This place continuously attracts geographers, hikers, historians, rally organizations, and filmmakers. It is also the capital of handicrafts, folklore, culture, and architectural heritage of the Moroccan south. The city of a thousand kasbahs comprises beautiful attractions and provides an amazing opportunity for relaxing for visitors. Visit Taourirt Kasbah, a magnificent 17th-century castle once a residence of EL Glaoui Pacha. From here, you can have a scenic view of the valley of Ouarzazate and the vast Atlas Mountains. You also have an option to visit the famous cinema studios. Check in to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast at the hotel, progress towards Marrakech where you will visit Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the abode of the area’s most interesting kasbahs, some of which have been presented in renowned films, comprising Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator and Games of Thrones as well as a significant economic and cultural crossroads since ancient times. It is a model of traditional Moroccan architecture of the South. The town seems like a set of structures encompassed by bastions, the Ksar, which is a kind of customary pre-Saharan lodging. What truly dazzles, is the general structure, and size of this conventional Berber kasbah in the mountains. Continue to Marrakech through Tichka pass, getting a view of the regular day to day life in villages, the entrancing "Red City" of Marrakech. Check-in your hotel, dinner, and have an overnight stay.
Marrakech – Exploring the Moroccan architecture
In contrast to the south, in the remainder of the nation, you will see the austere facades of Spanish-Moorish engineering that is found generally in the city. The point of these austere facades is to better mask the quality that exists and depends on three decorative elements arabesque, composed of Koran refrains and geometric patterns in an octagonal shape. They can be found in various handicrafts and particularly in mosques and Medresas (Koranic schools). After the morning meal, the entire day touring visit through the city. Marrakech is the "pearl of the south" established by the Almoravid administration in the late twelfth century. Start with the "Koutoubia Mosque" sign of Marrakech minaret taking off. The minaret is probably the best case of engineering from the Almohad time frame. It is the model for Arab style engineering in Morocco. Visit the nineteenth century "Bahia Palace", the most impeccable structure in Morocco, which has dazzling rooms enriched with stucco, canvases, and mosaics. There is a lot of good Islamic-style around the royal residence and lavish tiling, wellsprings, engraved wood, painted roofs, and marble. After you are in the harem colored glass boards and fragile silk will astonish you. Then visit "Saadi Tombs " a cemetery with richly decorated walls control this medieval town with its trademark red stone walls and brilliant nine doors, which are ancient and have a rich history that is both amazing and inconspicuous. You can have an optional lunch. Visit the Majorelle Gardens, a place loaded up with bougainvillea, coconut, banana, bamboo, and palms. The French painter Jacques Majorelle made this place during the 1920s. Fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent restored this property a few years ago and used it as his house. After this, explore the souks and medina of Marrakech comprising the Djemaa el Fna square, and spend the night at the hotel.
Marrakech – Essaouira
After breakfast at the hotel, drive towards Essaouira on the Atlantic Coast. On your drive, you will find goats on the Argan tree looking for food. Visit the Meskala Female Cooperative Goat Breeding and Goat Cheese Production. The cooperative yields cheeses from local goats, which is supplied to several restaurants and hotels in Essaouira. Next, stop at an Argan Oil cooperative. The Argan Tree is a type of flowering plant, which only grows in southern Morocco The oil from this tree, due to its aesthetic and cooking benefits is in huge demand all over the World. You will also get to visit the busy fish market and the battlements and bastions where Othello was filmed. You can have an optional lunch of fish at a local restaurant before visiting the outstanding factories which sell locally imprinted and polished thuya wood products. After lunch, relax on the golden beach for a while. Afterward, transfer to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Essaouira – Day at leisure
After breakfast at the hotel, you are free to take a stroll along the beach, sit in your hotel, or travel around the city. Have an overnight stay at the hotel.
Essaouira – Safi – Oualidia – El Jadida – Casablanca
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to Casablanca, and on the way, you will stop at Safi, visit the Portuguese Sea Castle ceramics Hill. Then have an optional lunch at Oualidia, which is well-known for its oyster farming. From here, you will be taken to El Jadida, once called by the Portuguese “Mazagan” and then proceed to Casablanca. Have an overnight stay at the hotel.
Casablanca – Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the International Mohamed V airport as per your flight schedule. You will go back with many beautiful memories.
- Hotels Taxes & Services charges
- Air-conditioned A/C car or Minivan or Minibus.
- Daily Breakfast and 06 Dinners
- English speaking driver for the whole trip
- Accommodation for 11nights at your chosen hotel category
- Entrance fees to monuments as per the itinerary
- English speaking local guides for the city tours
- Air Fare Travel
- All Lunches & 05 Dinners
- Drinks with meals
- Tips of the driver and local guides
- Tips for the handling of luggage at the Airport and Hotels
- All optional tours mentioned in the itinerary
- Explore the Hassan II Mosque
- See the imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes, Fez, and Marrakech.
- See the historical Roman ruins of Volubilis
- A memorable experience of camel ride for Merzouga Dunes
- Visit Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
- Appreciate the spectacular sights of the Anti and high Atlas mountains
- Drive via the fascinating Tizi N’Tichka Pass
- Visit Djemaa El Fnaa Square in Marrakech
- Enjoy the serenity of the Atlantic coast of Essaouira