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Merzouga Morocco

Morocco Encompassed
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Morocco Encompassed

This tour takes you from Marrakech to Marrakech in 15 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

GBP 799  Currency Converter + USD 65 Local Payment GBP 199 Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

15 days

Type

Small Group Tours, Accommodated Tours,

Accommodation

Lodge, hostel, chalet or permanent tents

Tour Summary

The best Morocco has to offer in a perfect 2 week package! Romantic visions of Casablanca, Marrakech and Fes combine with blazing orange sand, Imperial Cities, Berber tribesmen and camel treks through the desert - awesome!

 

General Notes

Arrival airport transfer is included.

Which departure date suits you best?

Tour Code

MKMK15-27

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Morocco Encompassed

Day 1, Marrakech

Today we pick you up from the airport and transfer you to our hotel in the city. This is a free day to explore this vibrant city before returning to the hotel for our pre-departure meeting. Afterwards we are off to dinner at a popular local restaurant.

Day 2, Marrakech to Rabat via (Casablanca)

This morning we set off and make out way to Casablanca to visit the stunning Hassan 2 Mosque before we reach the bustling capital of Rabat.

Morocco Encompassed

Day 3 to 4, Rabat to Chefchaouen

After a busy morning seeing the best sights of Rabat we head to Meknes and enjoy some free time. Tomorrow we drive high up into the Rif Mountains to visit the old Berber post of Chefchaouen. The kasbah, mosques, cafes and busy markets make this striking blue and white painted town a must see!

Day 5 to 6, Chefchaouen to Fez via (Volubilis)

A guided tour of the ancient Roman ruins at Volubilis is a sight to behold and afterwards we make our way to the largest medieval city in the world, Fes. A visit to the medina is a must and today wraps up with a lively night of first class Moroccan entertainment and food at a local restaurant.

Morocco Encompassed

Day 7 to 8, Fez to Merzouga

This morning we journey over the Moyan Atlas and stop at scenic, alpine Midelt. A small hike this afternoon lets you experience this beautiful region firsthand.

After a good nights sleep we enjoy a stunning drive to Merzouga where we have lunch. After lunch it is off on a camel to our overnight  stop at a Berber Camp in the stunning Sahara Desert.

Day 9, Merzouga to Todra Gorge

Leaving the desert behind us we head for Todra Gorge - Morocco’s Grand Canyon. Explore the ever changing colours and shape of the gorge as the sun chases the shadows over the rock faces.

Morocco Encompassed

Day 10, Todra Gorge to Ait ben Haddou

A short trip to Gorge du Dades starts our morning and the colourful fruit and nut trees and extraordinary red rock formations make for fantastic photo opportunities. After lunch we continue to Ait Ben Haddou for a tour of the famous Kasbah, where the movie 'Lawrence of Arabia' was filmed.

Day 11, Ait ben Haddou to Essaouira via (High Atlas)

To get to today's destination we cross the gorgeous High Atlas Mountains before arriving at the coastal, historic, 15th century Portugese fort of Essaouira. This cute fishing town boasts a UNESCO-listed medina that is well worth a look!

Morocco Encompassed

Day 12, Essaouira

Explore the compact, traveller-friendly medina, with its eclectic mix of art galleries, fine restaurants, pavement cafes, and bustling souks or the large open square, great for a coffee break and a spot of quality people-watching which leads onto a quaint port where fishermen still bring in the daily catch and mend their nets. Essaouira Bay begins directly outside the medina's walls, and is perfect for a swim, sunbathing, or a slow stroll along its golden sandy shore.

Day 13, Essaouira to Marrakech

We leave the coast behind this morning, arriving in Marrakech in time for lunch perhaps overlooking the famous Jemaa el Fna square. This is followed by an afternoon guided walk through Marrakech's bustling medina, where this former Imperial city's history, architecture, craftsmanship, and special character comes alive thanks to our local Marrakchi guide.

Morocco Encompassed

Day 14, Marrakech

Some personal exploration of Marrakech is the plan. You may wish to do some more sightseeing, try a new restaurant, 'attack' the souks for some bargains, find some boutique shops in the ville nouvelle, or hop aboard the 'City Sightseeing Bus' for a leisurely drive around the city. After dinner we could visit some of this exotic city's nightlife, or head back to Jemaa el Fna for a last look at this unique spectacle.

Day 15, Marrakech

Most international flights depart Marrakech mid-morning, so after breakfast we bid 'farewell' and 'ma sallama' and head off to the airport.

Meals included in your tour cost

14 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 5 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

There are optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

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06 Sep 2014

20 Sep 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

20 Sep 2014

04 Oct 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

04 Oct 2014

18 Oct 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

18 Oct 2014

01 Nov 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

01 Nov 2014

15 Nov 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

15 Nov 2014

29 Nov 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

29 Nov 2014

13 Dec 2014

GBP 799 + USD 65

23 Dec 2014

06 Jan 2015

GBP 799 + USD 65

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Marrakech, Todra Gorge & 6 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew
Vehicle: Minibus

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