Authentic Morocco 8N/9D

Itinerary -

DAY 1 : Arrive Casablanca

On arrival at Casablanca International Airport, you will be met and transferred by local English speaking guide to the hotel. Check in

to the hotel. Evening is at leisure. If time permits then proceed with Casablanca City Tour including: Start with Parc de La League

 Arabe, a huge garden with avenues lined with tall palm trees, ficus, arcades, pergolas and flower beds. On its edge is situated the

Cathedral of Sacred Heart, a splendid example of Moresque architecture. Moving north, work your way up to the old medina as

 you move through Place Mohammed V and the Place des Nations Unions, the main focal points of Ville Novell, Casa’s new town.

See French architecture complemented with Moorish design in Place Mohammed V, the protectorate square. Then enjoy visit to

 Mosque of Hassan II. Designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau.Its minarets are the world's tallest at 210 meters. It is an

enormous architectural masterpiece and the second largest religious building in the world. End the tour with visit of Anfa District and

 Ain Diab Sea Resort. If arrival late in the day the city tour will take place on the morning of the following day.

 Overnight at the hotel in Casablanca. (D)

DAY 2 : Casablanca – Rabat

Today depart to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. Visit Hassan tower, which stands on the hill overlooking the Wadi

Bouregreg. It is a gigantic mosque, emblematic of Rabat and famous for its unfinished minaret where storks nest. Next door, visit

the beautiful Mausoleum of Mohammed V decorated with stained glass windows, white marble and a wrought-iron entryway with a

stairway leading to an impressive dome. Ville Nouvelle the new town has wide boulevards, open green spaces and avenues lined

 with residential blocks, a railroad, the Bank of Morocco, Museum from the post office  and the cathedral Saint -Pierre. Next, guide

will escort you on a walk around the picturesque Almohad northern walls of the Oudaïa Kasbah. The kasbah was built by

 Moulay Ismaïl from 1672-1727 to protect the city and is enclosed by ramparts dating from the Almohad period. Visit Bab Oudaïa,

a monumental gate and example of Almohad military architecture. Before moving on to city Medina, relax in the Moorish style

 Andalusian garden. Arrive at Rabat and check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Rabat. (B, D)

DAY 3 : Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis - Fez

This morning proceed to Fez. Enroute visit Volubilis. Explore the breathtaking archaeological site of Volubilis (Wilily). Once occupied

by the Romans, Volubilis has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site and gained international acclaim when

 Martin Scorsese made it a feature location for his film, The Last Temptation of Christ. Begin your visit by discovering the

fascinating Roman ruins adorned with beautiful mosaics and colorful tiles depicting Roman mythology. The ruins are spread out

across several acres and what remains visible is several fragments of wall, parts of massive columns, the capitol, the basilica and a

triumphal arch. Continue to Meknes. Arrive in Meknes and begin your tour of Meknes at Bab Mansour. First pass through the

triumphal arch. Standing at 16 meters high with an 8 meter long arch, the intricately patterned triumphal arch is argued to be the

most beautiful in Morocco. Enter Place El-Hedime  (Square of Ruins) which links the medina and the kasbah. The square is lined with

 modern residential buildings and a covered food souk (market). We will stop and visit the Museum Dar Jamaï, a museum showing

modern Moroccan arts, woodwork, ceramics,  carpets, costumes, jewelry and metalwork. The sophisticated building was once a

palace incorporating a mosque, Menzah (pavilion), courtyard, kitchen and Hammam. Next visit Bouinania Medersa to explore the 

beautiful Koranic school established by the Merinids in the 14th century. Opposite of the Medersa, see the Grand Mosque. Browse

Rue de Souks, a street filled with hardware merchants (akarir), corn chandlers (bezzazine) and metal smiths (haddadin). Next visit

the En-Nejjarine Mosque, a 12th century Almohad built structure. Before moving on to see the square towers and zellijtilework of

the Bab el- Berdaïne gateway, catch the action of Ed-Dlala Kissaria. Proceed to Fez. Arrive in Fez and check into the hotel.

 Overnight at the hotel in Fez. (B, D)

DAY 4 : Fez

Today the whole day will be devoted to discovering Fez, the oldest of the Imperial Cities, which is well known for its spiritual and

educational contributions to the Moroccan culture. Visit Fès el, Rue Talaa Kebira,Karaouiyine Mosque. Continue along the

streets which will lead you to some of Fez’ most important buildings including Dar el- Magana, a 14 century water clock and Zaouia

el Tijaniya, containing the tomb of Ahmed el Tijani, who spread his infamous doctrine Tariqq el- Tijaniya (The Way) throughout

 Morocco. Also visit the Ech Cherabliyine Mosque (Mosque of the Slipper makers) then browse the souks selling henna, slippers,

caftans, silks, jewelry and spices. Next onto the UNESCO recognized site, Fondouk el- Najjarine. Within the foundouk’s three floors

is the Musée de Bois, which displays carved doors from the Bou Inania Medersa. Post lunch visit the Museum Dar el- Batha to view

the great collection of pottery, leather-work, wood, books and manuscripts from the nineteenth century. Next, visit Bab el Ftouh,

the  “Gateway of the Aperture” to explore the Andalusia quarter, a residential part of the  medina laced with monuments. Last part

of the tour will take you into the Fez el Jedid, a Kasbah which functioned as Morocco’s administrative center until 1912. Explore the

 royal palace and many interesting quarters including the Moulay Abdullah Quarter, the Mullah (Jewish Quarter) and a little farther

down south lies Ville Nouvelle (The New Quarter). Return back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Fez. (B, D)

DAY 5 : Fez – Midelt – Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes

Drive to Erfoud via Midelt and the Ziz canyons a spectacular route offering wonderful  scenery of the Atlas. Post lunch, continue to

Erfoud then Merzouga. Merzouga: called Erg Chebbi is a strikingly strange natural formation of sand dunes. On the top of the

flattest  area you could imagine, suddenly a long mountain of sand rises. This mountain is surrounded by flat and desolate nature

on all sides, and you could end up wondering if it really is real. Spend the night in the camp. The camp is in the heart of the dunes.

Enjoy your special night under the stars at this beautiful oasis in a tent camp. On this journey you will experience a camel ride at

sunset and sunrise from the top of the dunes. Your desert experience includes an authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars and

 breakfast in the morning. Overnight at Bedouin tents in Erfoud. (B, D)

DAY 6 : Merzouga – Tineghir - Ouarzazate

Wake up early in the morning to witness the sun rise. Post breakfast, depart for Rissani the holy city where Moulay Ali Cherif,

ancestor of the Alaouite dynasty is buried. Visit of the Kasbah built in the 17th century and the KsarAbbar ruins. Continue to   

Tineghir with numerous stops to take pictures of the wonderful and unique landscapes. Visit the Todra canyons which rocks reach

250m of altitude.The road through the Todrha Gorges follows the right bank of the river, which is covered with palm trees. Farther 

east is the narrowest and most spectacular section of the gorges, where for a distance of 110 yards the narrow corridor between

the sheer, towering walls of rock (985 feet high) is only 65 feet wide. After lunch procced to Ouarzazate via Boumalne and El

KelaaM’gouna famous  for its Feztival of Roses. This route is called the road of the "Thousand Kasbahs". It is  worth stopping there

to take some pictures of great panorama of Oases and Kasbahs  over the valley. Arrive at Ouarzazate and check into the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate. (B, D)

DAY 7 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Today enjoy sightseeing tour sightseeing tour of the main Kasbahs: Tifoultoute and Taourirt. The Kasbah of Tifoultoute just at the

outskirts of the city. It lies about 3 miles  north of Ouarzazate. This beautiful structure; built about 250 years ago, used to belong

 to the Pasha Glaoui. It has been very tastefully converted into an inn and its rooms offer  travellers a splendid view across the

valley of the Oued Ouarzazate and the Jebel Sarhro. Kasbah Taourirt is in the city. This former Glaoui residence, situated on the

edge of the town, on the road to ErRachidia, is considered to be one of the most beautiful kasbahs of Morocco. It consists of a

maze of luxury apartments, simple clay houses and crenelated towers which are lavishly decorated with geometric motifs. Part of

the fortified village is open to the public. Then continue to AitBenhadou Kasbah 30 km far from Ouarzazate. It is the most

spectacular fortress in the south of Morocco, used as decors for many films like the “Lawrence of Arabia”.The fortified village of

 AïtBenhaddou has been classified by UNESCO as one of the world’s cultural treasures. It is studded with crenelated towers and its

buildings decorated with geometrical motifs and considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of this kind in Morocco. Drive to

 Marrakesh via TizinTichka Pass the highest pass in Morocco Mountain a spectacular route offering wonderful scenery of the Atlas

and the Taddert. Arrive in Marrakech. Check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Marrakech. (B, D)

DAY 8 : Marrakech

Enjoy city tour of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial City and definitely the "Pearl of the South". Founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century, Marrakesh sits in a lush oasis nestled at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Begin the tour

in Medina, the old quarter of the Marrakech. From here we will explore this historically  charming area by foot. In Djemma el Fna,

visit the famous 12th century Koutoubia Mosque and its influential minaret. Marrakech is a city of underground channels built by

 the architects from Cordoba, Spain to provide water for the town and Palmery. We will drive to the Lower Medina to explore more

of Marrakesh’s secrets: the 16th century Saadian Tombs with its stark towers, the ruined 16th century El Badia palace and the

 Mullah and the Jewish quarter. Post lunch guide will lead you through the labyrinth streets and alleys of the Djemma. Enjoy

aromatic smells, taste fresh squeezed orange juice and venture into the souks specializing in Berber carpets, silver jewelry, artisan

workshops, handmade shoes and tanneries. Overnight at the hotel in Marrakech. (B, D)

DAY 9 : Marrakech – Depart Casablanca

Proceed to Casablanca. On arrival in Casablanca you will be transferred to Casablanca International Airport to board your flight back

home or your next destination. (B)

                                                   Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!

About The Place:

Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Marrakesh’s medina, a mazelike medieval quarter, offers entertainment in its Djemaa el-Fna square and souks (marketplaces) selling ceramics, jewelry and metal lanterns. The capital Rabat’s Kasbah of the Udayas is a 12th-century royal fort overlooking the water.

Seasons -

  • Rainy -November to March
  • Winter -  July, August and September
  • Summer - October to April, May

Currency –

  •  Moroccan dirham                    

Language –

  • English /  ‎Arabic / ‎Berber / ‎French

Payment Policy

  • Booking Fee

  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%

  • Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charges per person

  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%

  • Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%

Terms & Conditions

  • Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room

  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included

  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice

  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)

  • Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice

  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel

Things To carry

For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students
 - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs

Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription

For Departure Dates just call 7350530009 / 7350540009 / 7350550009

 Inclusions -

  • Breakfast

  • Parking and Toll tax

  • Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure

  • Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges

  • Sightseeing by private car

  • Transfer & sightseeing by A/c Vehicle Depending on number of pax.

  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar on twin sharing basis   

  • (depending on the availability )  

Exclusions -

  • Camera fee

  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages

  • Travel insurance

  • 9% GST (includes 0.15% Swachh Bharat Cess)

  • Any Airfare / Train fare

  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.

  • Tips, laundry & phone call

  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included

  • All personal expenses

  • Anything not included in the inclusions is excluded.

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