What could be better than a complete tour of Morocco! Discover the countless riches of Morocco as you travel through the cities that have marked history and its desert. Cultural and intangible heritage classified by UNESCO, natural resources, medinas, mosques, architectural gates, crafts and gastronomy await you. Soak up the atmosphere in every city!
Departure from Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport with Royal Air Maroc to Casablanca. Meals served on board
Transfer from Agadir-Al Massira Airport to your hotel. Depending on the time of arrival (21-kilometre route). You will have the rest of the day off. Night in AGADIR in a 4* hotel.
In the late morning, visit Agadir and the ruins of the Kasbah located at the top of the Agadir Oufella mountain. A splendid and panoramic view over the whole city and its great boulevard Mohamed V awaits you. Afterwards, you will pass through the newly rebuilt city and its districts. A photo stop is planned in front of the largest mosque. You will complete this tour with a guided tour of the great souk El Ahad. Dinner at the hotel. Afternoon free to enjoy the hotel facilities or to enjoy the beach on the large bay of Agadir. Supper at the hotel. Night in AGADIR in a 4* hotel.
After breakfast, departure for Essaouira along the Atlantic coast. Visit of a women’s cooperative in Argan. Continue to Essaouira, formerly called Mogador, whose history dates back to the 7th century BC. It is the famous location of Orson Welles’ 1949 film Othello. You will start with a guided tour of the port and its Skala. Dinner inside the old medina. After dinner, a walking tour of the medina and its souks, the consulate district, the Mellah Jewish district and the art school. Supper and accommodation in a riad. Night in ESSAOUIRA in a 4* riad in the heart of the Medina.
Early in the morning, departure for El Jadida via Safi, a small fishing town known for its pottery hill. Afterward, you will cross small towns such as Sidi Bouzid, a seaside resort par excellence and El Oualidia, an oyster paradise. Dinner in El Oualidia. In the afternoon, you will drive back to “The New” El Jadida. This Portuguese city of Mazagan is an exceptional example of the exchange of influences between European and Moroccan cultures. Visit the Portuguese cisterns. Continue to Casablanca. Supper and accommodation at the hotel. Night in CASABLANCA in a 4* hotel.
After breakfast, you will start the day with a tour of the interior and exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, a jewel of Moroccan architectural heritage considered one of the largest mosques in the world. For your departure to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, you will cross the United Nations Square, Mohammed V Boulevard, the Anfa district and the Aïn Diab Corniche. Dinner in Rabat, an imperial and administrative city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rabat has an old medina by the sea. In the afternoon, guided walking tour of the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, of the Hassan Tower. Then, visit the Medina of Rabat with a photo stop in front of the Chellah Necropolis. Supper and accommodation at the hotel. Night in RABAT in a 4* hotel.
Departure for Tangier via Asilah, a small town located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, south of Tangier. Its old section, or medina, is surrounded by well-preserved ramparts and gates built in the 15th century by Portuguese settlers. Dinner in Asilah and visit of the medina by horse-drawn carriage. Continue to Tangier, a city located on the Strait of Gibraltar, offering a fascinating blend of Africa, Europe and the East. Guided tour of the Hercules cave, Cape Spartel and its panoramic view as well as the Kasbah district located at the highest point of Tangier city. Supper and accommodation at the hotel. Night in TANGER in a 4* hotel.
In the morning, departure towards the Rif mountains towards Tetouan. The city of Tetouan has one of the most authentic medinas in Morocco. Its bright houses, richly decorated with wrought iron gates, are a good example of its medieval Andalusian-Moorish architecture. A walk followed by their Moroccan tea served differently from the rest of the country. Continue towards Chefchaouen. It is unlike any other medina. Blue is everywhere in this city, hence its nickname “The Blue City.” Conquered in 1920 by the Spanish, it was a holy city forbidden to non-Muslims. Dinner and walking tour of Chefchaouen and its water source. Supper and accommodation in a guest house. Night in CHEFCHAOUEN in a 4* guest house.
Departure to Volubilis, a city with the most important Roman ruins in Morocco. After visiting the site, you will continue on to the small holy village of Moulay Idriss, the resting place of the founder of the first Moroccan dynasty and the first Moroccan state. Departure for Meknes. Gigantic walls surround the city marked by the reign of the powerful Sultan Moulay Ismail. Dinner in Meknes. Guided tour of El-Hedime Square and its souk, the old cereal granaries, the stables, the Mosque and the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Photo stop in front of the historic Bab Lakhmiss and Bab Mansour gates. Departure for Fez. Supper and accommodation in a riad. Night in FEZ in a charming 4* riad.
Day dedicated to visiting Fez. Departure from your riad to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city and its oldest ramparts. You will discover the remains of the Merinid tombs. Then, discover the Médersa Attarine, a very old Koranic school and the Place Néjarine with its magnificent fountain decorated with wooden mosaics and sculpted plaster. Walk in the medina and its souks. Dinner at the medina. Visit of the surprising traditional tanneries in the tanners’ district called Chouara. Stop planned on the esplanade of the Royal Palace to take pictures of its sumptuous golden door. Visit of the Mellah district, Jewish district. The day ends with a visit to a renowned pottery factory. Dinner and accommodation at the riad. Night in FEZ at the charming 4* riad.
Breakfast at the riad. Departure for Erfoud via Ifrane, through the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas sheltering rare Barbary macaques. Dinner in Midelt. Then, you will travel across the High Atlas, via Talghoumt (1907m altitude). You will cross the gorges and the Ziz Valley. Arrival in Erfoud in the middle of the afternoon for a visit of its treasure, the marine fossils. Continue to Merzouga. Supper and accommodation at the hotel. Night in MERZOUGA in a typical Moroccan 4* hotel.
In the morning, meet up for a 4X4 ride to meet the Gnawa nomads and musicians. You will discover an old mine as well as the Merzouga oasis and its irrigation system. Return to the hotel for dinner. Departure by camelback in the late afternoon through the sand dunes to admire the sunset. Set up at the camp. Dinner and accommodation in a nomad tent. BIVOUAC in a 3* Royal tent.
Breakfast at the camp. Return to the hotel by camelback or 4×4, at your choice. Departure for Boulmane Dadès via Rissani to visit its souk. Afterwards, visit the La Foggara irrigation system. Continue towards the Todra Gorge. Dinner in the gorges. In the afternoon, a visit to these large canyons, the Todra Gorge, an ideal place for mountaineering, is planned. Then, you will continue towards Boulmane Dadès, travelling by the large palm grove of Tinghir, which extends over 30 km. Dinner and accommodation in a Kasbah. Supper and accommodation in a Kasbah. Night in BOULMANE DADÈS in a 4* Kasbah with panoramic view
Breakfast on the terrace with panoramic view. Departure for a visit of the Dades Valley and its impressive gorges. Continue to Ouarzazate via Kellat M’Gouna, the Valley of the Roses. Even if the weekend of roses is celebrated in May, the pure products derived from this edible flower are available year round. Photo stop in front of the Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate. You will continue on to the Kasbah Aït-Ben-Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dinner in the commune and visit of the Kasbah in the afternoon. Supper and accommodation in a Kasbah. Night in AïT BENHADDOU in a 4* Kasbah.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Marrakech. You will cross the High Atlas via Tizi-n-Tichka (2260m altitude). Dinner on the way and continue to Marrakech to watch the sunset in the Jemaa el-Fna Square. You can take advantage of this unique atmosphere and take pictures from the best panoramic view of the square, from the large balcony of the Café Glacier. Free time. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Night in MARRAKECH in a 4* hotel.
Guided tour of Marrakech. You will visit the Bahia Palace, the Museum of Marrakech and end at the foot of the Koutoubia minaret, a true symbol of Marrakech. Dinner at Jemaa el-Fna Square, the heart of the city where there is incredible spontaneous entertainment. Visit of the Majorelle Gardens and its Berber museum. Then, your guide will help you to discover the souks and the different Moroccan trades such as carpenters, babouche makers, dyers, etc. Fantasia super show at Chez Ali. Night in MARRAKECH at the 4* hotel
Breakfast and transfer in accordance with your flight back to Mohammed-V Airport in Casablanca. (225 km)
Visitors must not wear sleeveless shorts or tops, shorts, short skirts, or skimpy or ripped clothing when visiting the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, out of respect for this religious site.