Authentic Morocco

Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Fes, Marrakech, Atlas Mountains

From $7000 per person in low season
From $7400 per person in high season

based on 11 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Half Board at Kasbah Tamadot

  • Selected excursions

  • Daily guiding

per person based on two traveling for 11 nights on a bed and breakfast basis with half board at Kasbah Tamadot, including private transfers and a selection of experiences.
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At a Glance

  • Get under the skin of the authentic Morocco in its traditional, historical cities

  • Be transported through time as you explore the winding maze of Fes' medina

  • Explore the picturesque streets of charming Chefchaouen, Morocco's blue city

  • Delve into the hustle and bustle of Marrakech's souk and its colorful, vibrant streets

  • Admire the incredible scenery of the Atlas Mountains and learn about life in traditional Berber villages

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Weather-wise, the best times to go are spring and autumn, when temperatures are 20°C to 25°C by day and at least 10°C by night, and November to February, with cooler nights but similar daytime temperatures and light rainfall possible. The weather in March and April features sporadic, light rainfall with some sandstorms in April, while June sees dusty siroccos (desert winds). From mid-June to August temperatures rise into the 30s and occasionally 40s.

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Itinerary

Many tourists simply scratch the surface of Morocco's unique and vibrant culture. This itinerary takes you off-the-beaten-track to some of the country's less-visited areas, where you'll get a glimpse of the traditional, authentic Morocco. Get under the skin of Morocco as you discover the country's fascinating history and exotic culture in its bustling, lively cities and authentic villages.

  1. Days 1-2: Casablanca

    The adventure starts in Casablanca, Morocco's most cosmopolitan city. While Casablanca is more similar to western cities, its greatest landmark is the Hassan II Mosque, one of only two mosques in the country that non-Muslims are permitted to enter, and a truly magnificent building. Spend your time exploring the mosque and the compact medina to discover that there's more to this city than its famous name.

    Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca (1 night)

  2. Days 2-4: Chefchaouen

    Venture north to Chefchaouen, Morocco's blue city, and certainly one of its most picturesque. Wander through the winding streets of the city, where the Andalucian architecture boasts vibrant blue walls and red-tiled roofs, creating a delightful atmosphere. Explore the old medina where the main square, nestled beneath the Rif Mountains, is the perfect place to stop and watch the world go by.

    Accommodation: Riad Cherifa (2 nights)

  3. Days 4-7: Fes

    Continue on to Fes, the former capital of Morocco and its oldest imperial city. This is where visitors find the authentic, traditional Morocco, where donkeys still rule the streets in its labyrinthine medina. Here you'll be able to watch daily life unfold at the city's famous tanneries, uncover ornate palaces and visit beautiful Islamic gardens. You'll also have the chance to discover the flavors of Fes with a local food expert, tasting local delicacies and traditional Moroccan dishes before your journey continues on to Marrakech.

    Accommodation: Riad Fes (3 nights)

  4. Days 7-10: Marrakech

    The most visited city in the country, Marrakech is a whirlwind of musicians, acrobats and traders in the souk, where a variety of sights, smells and sounds entice the senses. Learn about Marrakech's fascinating history as you visit ancient landmarks such as the Koutoubia Minaret and Bahia Palace and enjoy getting lost in the maze of winding alleys in the medina. After sampling delicious Moroccan cuisine in Djemma el-Fna Square, why not try your hand at bartering as you inspect the intricate detail of the local handicrafts.

    Accommodation: Villa des Orangers (3 nights)

  5. Days 10-12: Atlas Mountains

    The final stop on your Moroccan adventure is the Atlas Mountains, home to breath-taking scenery and traditional Berber villages. Here Morocco's indigenous people live in communities dotted across the mountains and these villages offer a unique glimpse into the past. Spend a day with the Berbers, learning how to bake bread and cook a delicious meal in the traditional method. You'll have the chance to spend time with these friendly and fascinating people before relaxing, enjoying the views and finishing your journey in style.

    Accommodation: Kasbah Tamadot (2 nights)

Experiences

  • A day in the life of Berbers

    Get to know Morocco's unique Berber culture by spending time in one of the authentic Berber villages. You'll have the opportunity to explore the Moroccan countryside and understand this traditional way of life.

  • Cooking lesson in Marrakech

    La Maison Arabe has a well established restaurant that opened in 1940 and its experienced chefs host cooking workshops. Have a go at making your own lemon chicken tagine and learn about traditional cooking methods using authentic Moroccan spices.

  • Fes hidden medina tour

    Discover the intricate medina of Fes, a winding maze of colorful streets hidden behind the city's ancient walls. As you explore you'll come across the iconic tanneries, impressive palaces and vibrant life that makes up Morocco's oldest imperial city.

  • Historical highlights of Marrakech

    Discover the exotic city of Marrakech with a tour of the Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, El Bahia Palace and the famous Souks. This guided history tour is the perfect introduction to the city, it’s fascinating culture and wonderful architecture.

  • Historical Tour of Marrakech

    Spend the day exploring the winding streets and spice-scented souks of Marrakech with your expert private guide.

Location

Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Fes, Marrakech, Atlas Mountains

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