MOROCCO - IMPERIAL TREASURES & DESERT WONDERS
Cultural tour of Morocco

Morocco is an exquisite land known for its potent mystique and exotic aura. Europe’s closest link to Africa, Morocco is neither European nor African. It is a rich mix of both with a flavour distinctly its own. In this tour we offer an excellent introduction to this magnificent culture and country including visits to its desert.

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Tour Information
Tour Duration : 11 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Avg. Tour Size : 25 persons
Includes international air
Tour Price (from) : US$
Day 01: Arrive Casablanca
Day 02: Casablanca/Rabat (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 03: Rabat/Meknes/Fez (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 04: Fez
(B, D)
Day 05: Fez/Beni Mallal/Marrakesh (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 06: Marrakesh
(B, L)
Day 07: Marrakesh
(B, D)
Day 08: Marrakesh/Ouarzazate (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 09: Ouarzazate/Zagora (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 10: Zagora/Marrakesh (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 11: Depart Marrakesh
(B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Arrive Casablanca

Merhaba!  We arrive in Casablanca at the Mohamed V Airport and are warmly welcomed and transferred to the hotel. Check in time is by 1400 hrs.
Overnight: Novotel Hotel, Casablanca (1 night)

Day 02: Casablanca/Rabat (Drive)

Visit of the economic capital of Morocco including the central market, the Habbous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Square, the residential area of Anfa and the exterior of Mosque Hassan II.   Short drive to Rabat.  City tour of Rabat including the Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Oudaya kasbah, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan tower.
Overnight: Belere Hotel or Golden Tulip  Farah Hotel, Rabat (1 night) (B, D)

Day 03: Rabat/Meknes/Fez (Drive)

Departure to Meknes and visit of the Ismalian Capital famous for its 40 km long walls.  Visit of Bab Mansour, the royal stables and the Jewish quarter.  Continue on to Fez via the Roman city of Volubilis and the holy village of Moulay Idriss
Overnight: Barcelo Medina Hotel or Zalagh Parac Palace, Fez (2 nights) (B, D)

Day 04: Fez

The whole day is devoted to tour this UNESCO World Heritage City.  Sightseeing of Fez includes the medieval medina with its Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the Karaouine mosque.  Afternoon visit of Fez al Jdid – new Fez. (B, D)

Day 05: Fez/Beni Mallal/Marrakesh (Drive)

Departure to Marrakech passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the berber village of Immouzer du Kandar and Ifrane, free time for optional lunch break and a moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal one of the agricultural centers of Morocco.  Arrival in Marrakech in the late afternoon. Check in at the hotel.
Overnight: Atlas Asni Hotel, Marrakesh (3 nights) (B, D)

Day 06: Marrakesh

Visit of historical Marrakech: the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia Minaret.   Afternoon visit the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and handicraft quarters.  This evening there is an optional surcharge to attend Fantasia Show with dinner. (B, L)

Day 07: Marrakesh

Day free at leisure to explore on your own. (B, D)

Day 08: Marrakesh/Ouarzazate (Drive)

Departure to Ouarzazate in the morning by 4x4 vehicle, passing through Telouet! Visit of the Kasbah of Glaoui and the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the best preserved Kasbah in Morocco and under UNESCO protection. Then continuation to Ouarzazate and visit of the Kasbah of Tiffeltout and Taouirt, as well as the famous film studios.
Overnight: Kenzi Azghor, Ouarzazate (1 night) (B, D)

Day 09: Ouarzazate/Zagora (Drive)

After breakfast departure to Taznakth, famous for its Berber carpets, then continuation southwards to Agdz where we join again the road Ouarzazate-Zagora. From Agdz to Zagora this road is dotted with palm groves and numerous Kasbahs, most of them falling in ruins, but some are still worth a visit. In Zagora visit of the library of Tamgroute and the adjacent old Kasbah.
Overnight: Riad Lamane, Zagora (1 night) (B, D)

Day 10: Zagora/Marrakesh (Drive)

Breakfast and then drive back to Ouarzazate following the same road till Agdz and then through the mountains of the Anti Atlas.  Heading on to Marrakesh via the national road crossing the Tizn Tichka Pass.
Overnight: Atlas Asni Hotel, Marrakesh (1 night) (B, D)

Day 11: Depart Marrakesh

Morning transfer to Menara Airport in Marrakech for the departure flight. Check out time is by 1100 hrs. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Departure Dates
English Speaking Departures (Please contact us for information on French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking departures).

2017

Every Saturday from Jan 01 to Oct 28, 2017

Tour Price

We accept payment in US $ (US Dollars), CA $ (Canadian Dollars) or equivalent EURO (for clients outside North America). Bestway Tours & Safaris offers conversion rate protection. Once full payment has been received, and no modification has been made to the tour itinerary, we will honour that rate. For complete payment procedures, please click here

Departure(s) Per Person on Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
2017 US$ 1195 US$ 295
Supplement of US$ 245 per person for travelling during the months of Mar, May, Sep 30 and Oct 07 & 14
Supplement US$ 295 per person for traveling during the months of Feb, Jul & Aug
Supplement of US$ 340 per person for traveling during the months of Apr & Oct 21 & 28
Discount of US$ 30 per person for departures Jun 03 & Sep 02


Notes

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Inclusions


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • 19 Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All sightseeing and transfers by private transportation
  • Services of local Multilingual speaking guides/drivers. Plus local guide at major sites
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites included in the itinerary
Not Included
  • Any airfares
  • Insurance/visas
  • Tips/gratuities

Estimated International Airfare (International airfare is NOT included in this tour)

CANADA(West Coast)
US$ 1800

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1600

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1700

USA(East Coast)
US$ 1500

Participants

This tour operates on a minimum of 02 and average tour size of 25 participants

Customised Itinerary

If you would like to have a tour on dates other than the above ones or with a customised itinerary, please contact us and we will be happy to work out an exclusive program for you.

Contact Info
You may e-mail us at bestway@bestway.com or call 1-604-264-7378. Residents of U.S.A./Canada may call us toll free at 1-800-663-0844.