• Dates

    09 – 19 September

  • Price Starting From

    1219

  • Visiting

    Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Meknes, Volubilis, Fez, Ifrane, Midelt, Erfoud, Merzouga, Rissani, Todgra Canyons, Dades Canyons, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Ouzoud Waterfalls

Monday 9 September

Meet at the airport at 2.30 pm for Air Malta flight to Casablanca departing at 4.30 pm. Upon arrival transfer to our hotel in Casablanca – Hotel Barcelo Casablanca or similar. Dinner.

Tuesday 10 September

Today we discover Casablanca – the city which offers a unique insight into modern-day Morocco. We visit the traditional Central Market which dates back to the 1920s, the Habous district – an area in the city built by the French with a delightful mix of French and Moroccan influences, Mohamed V Square and the Royal Palace. We will visit the residential area of Anfa to admire the impressive exterior of Hassan II Mosque (entrance extra). Stop for lunch at a fish restaurant (extra) located on the oceanfront. After lunch, free time for a stroll along the scenic, palm-lined Ain Diab Cornice. Dinner.

Wednesday 11 September

Leave Casablanca and travel to Rabat, the administrative capital of the Kingdom. We admire the fortified Oudaya Kasbah and the marvellous Mohamed V mausoleum and Hassan Tower. After lunch (extra) we proceed to Chefchaouen. The old medina is a delight of Moroccan and Adalusian cultures with red-tiled roofs, white and blue houses adorned with wrought iron windows and narrow lanes leading to a busy square. The local markets of Chefchaouen are animated with traditionally dressed locals and a colourful atmosphere offering visitors the charm of a city which has preserved the Arab-Andalusia arts and traditions. Check-in at Parador Hotel or similar and dinner.

Thursday 12 September

We leave Chefchaouen and travel to the imperial city of Meknes to see the Bab Mansour gateway as well as the granaries, royal stables and the shrine of Moulay Ismail – one of the few shrines in Morocco which can be visited by non-Muslims. We continue on to Volubilis, the site of well-preserved Roman ruins. Our final stop will be Fez– Barcelo Hotel or similar and dinner.

Friday 13 September

A full day sightseeing tour of Fez, the most ancient city of the Imperials founded by Idris I and his son, Moulay Idris II! We visit the medieval Medina with its religious Islamic universities and the Nejjarine Fountain. We see the Moulay Idriss mausoleum with its daily procession of mourners entering the tomb of the founder of Fez and also see the Karaouine Mosque. In the afternoon we will go to Fez Jdid (new Fez) before returning to our hotel. Dinner.

Saturday 14 September

Departure to Ifrane driving through the gorgeous mountains and cedar woods that give way to the volcanic mountains of Middle Atlas. We tour Ifrane famous for its alpine-style architecture and also nearby Azrou, an important handicraft centre. After lunch (extra) we continue to Midelt – Hotel Taddart or similar. Check-in and dinner.

Sunday 15 September

Depart to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley. After lunch (extra) we continue to Merzouga from where we are transferred to our desert camp with 4×4 vehicles. A traditional meal will be served for dinner before enjoying the unforgettable experience of an overnight in the desert tents.

Monday 16 September

An early morning start with a camel ride to watch the sunrise over the sand dunes of Merzouga. After breakfast we visit Rissani, the holy city where Moulay Ali Cherif is buried then the magnificent Todgra canyons with rocks reaching a height of 250 meters. Lunch (extra) and stop at the Dades canyons before proceeding to Ouarzazate. Check-in at Hotel Riad Ksar Ighnda (or similar) and dinner.

Tuesday 17 September

Visit of the Kasbahs of Taouirt Tiffeltout and Ait Benhaddou, the most spectacular fortress in the south of Morocco. This location has served as a décor for many films such as Lawrence of Arabia and Game of Thrones. After lunch (extra) we depart to Marrakech driving through impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Opera Plaza Hotel or similar. Dinner.

Wednesday 18 September

Full day tour of Marrakech, the second largest city in Morocco also known as the ‘Pearl of the South’. We visit the famous blue gardens of Majorelle (included) named after Jacques Majorelle, the French painter who spent 40 years of passion and dedication to create this enchanting garden in the heart of the city. We then head to the Bahia Palace and the Koutoubia. In the afternoon we visit the souks and handicraft quarters displaying a variety of traditional items and the famous Djemâa El Fna which by day is a market place but at night it transforms into a place of non-stop entertainment. Dinner.

Thursday 19 September

After breakfast we visit Ouzoud waterfalls, an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas mountains chain with stunning waterfalls that plunge down rugged cliffs. Lunch at a restaurant along the shaded waterfall path (extra). We then proceed to Casablanca for our return flight to Malta departing at 7.55 pm.

Prices per Adult

Normal Price
TRIPLE€1159
TWIN€1219
SINGLE€1489
CHILD(2-11yrs)€819

Important note
Due to the vast size of Morocco the places visited are of considerable distance from each other and necessitate long coach transfers.

Price includes

  • Air Malta flights – Malta/Casablanca/Malta
  • Air taxes, fuel surcharge and service charge
  • Airport transfers and all excursions as per program
  • 9 nights’ accommodation in 4* superior & 4* hotels
  • 1-night accommodation in desert tents
  • 10 breakfasts & 10 dinners
  • Services of Tour Leader and English-Speaking guide

Extras

  • Entrance to Hassan II Mosque – €15 to be paid in Morocco

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