Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca
Welcome to Morocco! Upon your arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of the country, you'll be greeted by a private driver and transferred to your hotel. You can opt for an optional tour of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, one of the world's largest mosques, known for its exquisite craftsmanship. Enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca to Chefchaouen via Rabat
After breakfast, embark on your 15-day adventure with a journey to Chefchaouen, the famous blue city nestled in the Rif Mountains. En route, stop in Rabat, the capital city and residence of the King, for lunch and a chance to explore this picturesque coastal city. Continue to Chefchaouen for an overnight stay with dinner at the hotel.
Day 3: Chefchaouen to Fes via Volubilis and Meknes
Start your day with breakfast and then head to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, where you'll explore 2000-year-old ruins that provide a glimpse into life during the Roman Empire. Enjoy lunch in Meknes, one of Morocco's Imperial cities, and take a guided tour of Meknes before continuing on to Fes, the cultural and spiritual heart of Morocco. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 4: Fes Sightseeing
with a Local Guide After breakfast, embark on a guided tour of the Fes medina, one of the world's largest walled cities. Explore narrow streets filled with fresh produce, spices, Berber carpets, and other Moroccan artisanal goods. Visit the Royal Palace, tanneries, and potters, and enjoy lunch at a traditional medina restaurant. After the tour, return to your hotel for the evening, with dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 5: Fes to Merzouga via Ifrane, Cedar Forest, and Ziz Valley
Begin your day with an early breakfast and set off for the Middle Atlas Mountains. Travel through lush forests, jagged rock formations, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and descend toward the Sahara Desert. Stop for lunch in Midelt, famous for fossils and rocks. Upon arrival at the Kasbah in Merzouga, relax with a hot shower or dip in the pool (weather permitting). Enjoy dinner at the Kasbah.
Day 6: Merzouga Desert Experience (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara)
Spend most of the day relaxing at your hotel or exploring nearby desert towns. In the afternoon, embark on a 4-wheel drive adventure across the barren landscape to the majestic Sahara sand dunes. Enjoy a 1/2-hour camel trek to watch the sunset from the dunes. Spend the night in Berber tents with dinner included.
Day 7: Merzouga to Dades Valley via Erfoud and Todra Gorges
After breakfast, return to your 4x4 vehicles and travel back to Erfoud. Continue on to the towering Todra Gorges, where you can take a walk amidst the 600-foot-high cliffs. Enjoy the picturesque river valleys as you journey southeast to Dades Valley, where you'll spend the night. Dinner will be served at the Kasbah.
Day 8: Dades Valley to Ouarzazate via Rose Valley and Skoura
Start your day with an early breakfast and depart for Ouarzazate, known as the "Gateway to the Desert." Along the route of 1000 Kasbahs, visit ancient Kasbahs in palm groves if you wish. Explore the Dades Gorges before reaching Ouarzazate, famous for its film productions. Enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Day 9: Ouarzazate to Taroudante via Taliouine
In the morning, depart for Taliouine, known as Morocco's Saffron capital. Continue to Taroudante, often referred to as the "Little Marrakech," with its picturesque souks and unique products. Explore the town's historic sites and enjoy leisure time in the afternoon.After we pick you up in the morning, we will start by discovering the Majorelle botanical garden and its founder Jacques Majorelle. After his death, the famous designer Yves Saint Laurent purchased the garden and opened it to the public. The Majorelle garden is the result of Jacques Majorelle’s life-long work, containing both exotic and native species of plants and flowers all over it. While we’re here, we can also visit the Berber museum located inside the property. Then, we will head to the Old Medina to have lunch at one of the traditional restaurants.
After lunch, we will continue our tour by visiting the famous Bahia palace, with its intricate designs and traditional architecture. Next on our schedule is the Jewish quarter, which has a special vibe on its own; and the Saadian Tombs, which are a remnant of the 15th century during the reign of the Sultan Ahmed El Mansour.
Finally, we will end our tour by a visit to the famous Jamaa El-Fna square, where the heritage and different arts of Morocco are showcased.
Day 10: Taroudante to Essaouira via Agadir
After breakfast, depart for Agadir, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Explore Agadir's crescent-shaped sandy beach before continuing north to Essaouira, a charming coastal town reflecting Portuguese influences. Explore the well-preserved architecture, fishing harbor, and unique character of the city.
Day 11: Essaouira to Marrakech via Argan Tree Forest
Head to Marrakech via the scenic inland road, passing through forests of Argan trees, unique to this region. Along the way, stop to observe goats grazing in the trees, harvesting Argan fruits. Visit an Argan oil cooperative run by local women to learn about Argan oil production. Continue to Marrakech and overnight at the hotel or Riad.
Day 12: Marrakech Sightseeing with a Local Guide
Today, explore Marrakech's historic sites, including the Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, and Majorelle Gardens. Wander through the bustling souks and visit Djemaa El Fna Place, a lively square filled with storytellers, performers, and delicious street food. You can opt for an evening Fantasia dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 13: Marrakech Free Time or Optional Excursion
Enjoy a morning of leisure for exploration or opt for a half-day excursion to the nearby Ourika Valley, where you can experience traditional Berber life.
Day 14: Marrakech to Casablanca
After a relaxed morning, return to Casablanca for your final day of travel. For those who wish to spend more time in Marrakech, you can depart in the early afternoon. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 15: Departure from Casablanca
You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight, depending on your flight schedule, marking the end of your 15-day Moroccan adventure.