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Arrival at Casablanca's Mohamed V airport. Your driver will welcome you and take you to the hotel. Arrive at the hotel and check-in. In Casablanca, spend the night in a hotel. (D)
Today, take a quick orientation trip to Casablanca, the kingdom's business hub. The Medina, Mohammed V Square, the United Nations, the Habbous sector, the Royal Palace, and the Anfa residential area will all be visible from your coach. Hassan II Mosque is a wonderful structure. Then it's off to Rabat. At the hotel, check-in. In Rabat, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Morocco's administrative capital is visited. Tour of the "Imperial Garden City" and its major monuments Continue the trip to Tangier via Larache and Asilah, check in the hotel. Today’s Garden and Hassan Tower and Mausoleum, optional lunch at a local restaurant in Rabat. At Tangier, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Today, go sightseeing in Tangier, the legendary city. Departure towards Cape Spartel, where the Mediterranean and Atlantic Oceans collide. Free opportunity to take in the breathtaking views from Africa's furthest northwest point. Continue to the Hercules Caves for a tour. Drive to Fez through Chaouena, a charming little white and blue city. Lunch was taken at a nearby eatery. Arrive at Fes around 5:00 p.m. and check- into the hotel. At Fes, spend the night in a motel. (B and D)
The entire day will be dedicated to learning about Fez, the oldest of the Imperial Cities and a cultural centre noted for its spiritual and educational contributions to Morocco. A visit to the Medina of the Middle Ages. You'll also visit the famed souks, where artisans continue to practise an age-old eastern custom. Travel to Meknes, sometimes known as "Moroccan Versailles." Bab El Mansour, for example, is a must-see. Return to your hotel room. At Fes, spend the night in a motel. (B and D)
Early morning wake-up call and breakfast, then head for Merzouga via Erfoud and Immouzer du Kandar, a Berber town, Ifrane, a lovely ski resort, and Azrou, a Berber community famed for its wood carving and carpet weaving cooperative. Lunch at a Kasbah at your leisure in the city of Midelt Then it's on to the Ziz Canyons, which is a wonderful trek. Offers breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains. Erfoud is reached. Arrive at the hotel and chin end the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Today, go to Ouarzazate through Tinghir, the region's tallest and narrowest gorges, which are only 15 kilometres from Tinghir. Near Tinghir are the Todrha Canyons. The road that runs through the Torah Gorges follows the river's right bank, which is lined with palm palms. Then, via Boumalne, Kelaa M'Gouna, and Skoura, drive to Ouarzazate. Arrival in Ouarzazate and tour of the city's most important Kasbahs. Arrive at the hotel acheckeck-in In Ouarzazate, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Drive to the Kasbah of Ait Benhadou. 30 kilometres Ouarzazate is a long way away. It is the most impressive stronghold in Morocco's south, and it has been featured in several films, including "Lawrence of Arabia." At Benhaddou, the situation is as follows: The walled town of At Benhaddou, which is currently inhabited by only five families, has been designated as one of the world's cultural treasures by UNESCO. Then, through a long hilly route and the TizTizencthickss, Morocco's highest pass, head for Marrakech. Arrive at that hotel and the checkintakech, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
This morning, take a full-day city tour of Marrakech, the second-oldest Imperial City in the world and unquestionably the "Pearl of the South." Marrakesh was founded by the Almoravides around the end of the 11th century. Located at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, amid a verdant oasis. From the exterior, you will see the famed Bahia Palace, Menara Gardens, and Koutoubia mosque. After lunch, go exploring the souks and the famed Jemaa El Fna marketplace. At Marrakech, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D) Optional: Transfer to a local restaurant, " Chez Ali," for a supper with various folkloric armies and a Fantasia performance after a meal, or to an Arab castle with belly dancers.
Depart for Essaouira this morning. Essaouira, also known as Old Mogador, is a city that harkens back to a time when Spain, Portugal, and England battled for control of the region's shores. It's a typically Portuguese harbour with a variety of boats.
Lovely examples of Moorish and Portuguese art. Essaouira is recognised for its thuja wood craftsmen, its silver market, its art gallery, its port, and its islands... Othello, directed by Orson Welles, was also shot at Essaouira. The walls of Skala, the seaport, and the Medina will all be visited. In Essaouira, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
After breakfast, you'll travel to Safi, one of Africa's oldest ports outside Gibraltar. You'll also see the ruins of the Portuguese Sea Castle and the Pottery Hill (a great spot to buy excellent pottery) before heading to Oualidia, a beach resort known for its oyster farming. Lunch is available at this location.
Afternoon excursion to the beautiful and popular beach resort of El Jadida (formerly known as "Mazagan" by the Portuguese) before travelling to Casablanca. Arrive at the hotel and check-in. In Casablanca, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Today, check out of the hotel and make your way to Mohamed V International Airport for your return trip. (B)