Discover Morocco in Riads

Discover Morocco in Riads

Day 1 Casablanca - Rabat

Meet your driver at Casablanca airport and transfer to Rabat, capital of Morocco. Rabat, known as the ‘White City’, owing to its whitewashed narrow streets, its beautiful houses with overhanging balconies and ornate doors of multicoloured mosaics. Rabat’'s most famous landmark is the Tour Hassan, which overlooks the bridge to Sale. Overnight.

Day 2 Rabat - Meknes - Fes

Breakfast. City tour of Rabat visiting the entrance to the royal palace, the impressive Mohammed V Mausoleum and Tour Hassan. Continue to Meknes and city tour with local guide including the Bab El Mansour Gate, Hari Souani stables and the old Medina. Arrival in Fes, the intellectual, religious and artistic capital of the kingdom. Overnight.

Day 3 Fes

Breakfast. Full day sightseeing tour of the medieval city of Fes. Visit the medina, the heart of the old city, with its fascinating souks, tanneries, artisan quarters and remarkable Islamic architecture. Overnight.

Day 4 Fes - Azrou - Erfoud

Breakfast. Early departure to Azrou, a Berber village known for it’s handicraft cooperative. Continue via Midelt and the route carved by the Ziz River, passing many fortified villages to arrive in Erfoud. Optional: 4WD sunset excursion to the Merzougan sand dunes. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 5 Erfoud - Tinerhir - Ouarzazate

Breakfast. Drive to Tinerhir via Rissani to visit the ruins of Ksar Abbar. Departure along the Tinejdad road with its spectacular Kasbahs. Visit of the famous Todra Canyons. Continue to Ouarzazate via El Kelaa M’gouna and the most beautiful of all the valleys, the Dades valley. You will spend the next two nights in your lovely kasbah hotel at the edge of a lake, away from the hustle of the town. Overnight.

Day 6 Ouarzazate

Breakfast. Tour of Ouarzazate including the Tourirt Kasbah, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Morocco and Tifoultout Kasbah with its remarkable views over the valley. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight.

Day 7 Ouarzazate - Marrakesh

Breakfast. Morning visit of Ait Ben Haddou. The village of Ait Ben-Haddou has one of the most exotic and best preserved kasbahs in the whole Atlas region. The town has been the setting for as many as 20 films, notably Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth. Much of the village was rebuilt for the filming of the movies. Continue on, crossing the High Atlas mountains via spectacular Tizi-n-Tichka pass to finally arrive in Marrakesh. Overnight.

Day 8 Marrakesh

Breakfast. Full day sightseeing tour of Marrakesh including the Koutoubia Minaret, Menara Gardens, Saadian Tombs and Bahia Palace. Explore the souks and the famous Djemaa El Fna Square with its array of food and entertainment including fire- eaters, fortune tellers and snake charmers. Optional: Dinner show at Ksar el Hamra. Overnight.

Day 9 Marrakesh - Casablanca

Breakfast. Morning at leisure before returning to Casablanca, the commercial capital of the country. Overnight.

Day 10 Casablanca

Breakfast. After breakfast and check-out from your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for departure to your next destination. End of services.