14 DAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 - CASABLANCA / RABAT
After your arrival at Mohamed V Airport we head to Casablanca, the
economic capital of Morocco for a sightseeing tour; The tour includes an
exterior visit of the Hassan II Mosque, the United Nations Square and Place
Mohammed V. Enjoy a stroll along the Ain Diab boardwalk, overlooking the
Atlantic Ocean. You will have lunch at a restaurant of your choice after
which we will set off to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. Our
Rabat city tour will include the great Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan
Tower and Place des Oudayas. Check in at the Riad late in the afternoon,
Have dinner and overnight stay at Riad Kalaa
DAY 2 - RABAT / OUAZZANE/CHEFCHAOUEN
We will head north of Rabat to visit the Exotic Gardens at Bouknadel, after
which we will continue through the Rif Mountains towards Chefchaouen,
the Blue City of Morocco. Your Riad will be situated within the old Medina.
Dinner and overnight at Lima Riad and Spa
DAY 3 - CHEFCHAOUEN
After breakfast you will prepare yourself for the tour of the Medina of
Chefchaouen. This tour will feature the old part of the hill town and a visit to
the famous Kasbah. After lunch at a local restaurant you will continue your
visit to the waterfalls at Rass El Mae. Enjoy some tine here watching the
locals going about their everyday tasks. Late afternoon and evening will be
free to spend at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at Lina Riad and Spa.
DAY 4 – CHEFCHAOUEN / MEKNES / FES
Today we make our way to Fes, slowly meandering through beautiful
countryside, stopping along the way to enjoy the views. We will arrive in the
Imperial City of Meknes, also known as “the Moroccan Versailles". Lunch
in Meknes. The highlights will include Bab el Mansour Gate (perhaps the
finest gateway in Africa), Dar Jamai Museum, the old Medina, Moulay
Ismail Mausoleum, the old granaries and stables. Make our way to Fes.
Dinner and overnight tat Riad Laaroussa.
DAY 5 – FES
After breakfast we head out to discover the oldest cultural and spiritual
Imperial City of Morocco. Founded in 790 B.C by Moulay Idriss II, Fes has
a lot to offer to its visitors including the Kairouine Mosque, spice market,
tanneries and leather market, pottery quarter, henna market, woodcrafters,
metal workers, and Quranic schools, all situated within the Medieval
Medina. After lunch, explore ancient techniques of the craftsmen at the
Arabian House. Head back to hotel, Dinner and overnight stay Riad
DAY 6 – FES / SEFROU / BAHLIL / FES
Today you can choose what you want to do. Spend more time exploring and
shopping in the souks or even take a cooking class. We can take a day trip to
Sefrou and Bhalil where you will be invited to lunch with my family. We
will head back to Fes. Dinner and overnight at Riad.
DAY 7 – FES / IFRANE / KHENIFRA / BENI MELLAL /
After breakfast we will depart to Marrakesh passing by Imouzzer Kander,
Ifrane and Azrou, a Berber village known for its handicrafts cooperative. We
will continue this scenic drive through the lovely wooded mountainous
region of the Middle Atlas range. Upon arrival in Beni Mellal, we will have
lunch before continuing to Marrakesh. Dinner and overnight at Riad
DAY 8 - MARRAKESH
After breakfast we will start our sightseeing Tour of Marrakesh also known
as the "The Pearl of the South". The tour will feature a visit to the 16th
century Saadian Tombs, Dar Si Said Museum of Moroccan Arts, the fragrant
Menara Gardens, Koutoubia Minaret and the magnificent Bahia Palace with
its extraordinary tiles, opulent courtyards and fountains. After lunch you will
visit the world famous Djemaa-el-Fna Square where fortune tellers, acrobats,
vendors, snake charmers and magicians put on a never-ending show. Dinner
and overnight at Riad.
* Optional – Evening entertainment dinner show.
DAY 9 - MARRAKESH
Sightseeing of the Yves Saint Laurent gardens and the private Islamic Art
Museum. Drive along the city ramparts which today divide the old and new
sections of Marrakesh, The afternoon is free to spend as you wish with your
guide/driver at your disposal.
Suggested dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at the Riad.
DAY 10 – MARRAKESH / OURIKA VALLEY / IMLIL
Along today’s route we will explore the beautiful Ourika Valley as we make
our way to Imlil. Here we will enjoy a 2-night stay hiking and trekking the
Toubkal Massif region of the High Atlas Mountain. Dinner and overnight at
DAY 11 - IMLIL
Today is set aside for some leisure time at the Kasbah. Alternatively we can
explore the Toubkal National Park. Dinner and overnight at Kasbah
DAY 12 – IMLIL / ASNI / OUIRGANE
Today we will go to Asni and from there continue to Ouirgane. The
landscapes of the High Atlas mountains covered with snow (December till
May) and the valley of Ouirgane are breathtaking. We will visit the lake
which is used by locals as a source of red clay for their unique pottery.
Lunch will be at one of the local restaurant in the valley. More time to enjoy
the area. Overnight
DAY 13 – OUIRGANE / MARRAKESH / CASABLANCA
We make our way back to Marrakesh and then on to Casablanca. Dinner and
DAY 14 – CASABLANCA
Transfer to Casablanca airport for your flight departure.