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IMPERIAL CITIES, Stone desert, ANCIENT Medinas and SOUKS MOROCCO Tour

This Absolute Morocco tour will take you to discover the magic of Morocco filled with exotic spirit and enchanting heritage during a 8-day private tour. On this epic journey, explore the enchanting cities of Marrakech lined with market stalls and craftspeople, Fez home to the Royal Palace and Fes el-Jdid, the Roman ruins of Volubilis commonly considered as the ancient capital of the kingdom of Mauretania and Meknès known for its imperial past, with remnants including Bab Mansour.... Gather for a farewell candlelit dinner in the heart of the Stone Desert under a starry sky.

TOUR DURATION

A private journey of 8 days - 7 nights, Designed to take you deeper into Morocco’s most iconic places from Casablanca to Marrakech.

TAILOR MADE TOUR

Luxury tailor made journey with a distinctive itinerary designed for you with exclusive privileged access opportunities and inspiring sightseeing.

PRIVATE Journey

Travel with your private party on this luxury tailor made journey leaded by expert local guides & even customize it according to your interests and dates.

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PLACES VISITED

Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Moulay Driss Zerhour - Volubilis - Fes - Bhalil - imouzzer kandar - Ifran - Khenifra - Beni mellal - Stone Desert - Marrakech.

Tour Highlights

Revel in the freedom of exploring the legendary cities and cultures of Morocco and venture into the labyrinthine old city of Fez to discover timeless souks and the exquisite 14th-century Bou Inania Madrasa while taking comfort in the safety of a guided tour.

Enjoy a candlelit dinner in the middle of the desert filled with camel rides, belly dancers and fire-eaters.

Visit Yves Saint Laurent’s house and the Majorelle garden.

Listen to the enchanting tales of storytellers in the Dejemma el Fna Square and meander through traditional bazaars to find unique, handmade goods.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1 : Arrival day (Casablanca Airport) | Overnight in Casablanca

Day 2 : Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes | Overnight in Meknes

Day 3 : Meknes - Fez | Overnight in Fez

Day 4 : Fez | Overnight in Fez

Day 5 : Fez – Imouzzer Kandar – Ifran – Azrou – Khenifra - Beni Mellal - Marrakech | Overnight in Marrakech

Day 6 : Discover Marrakech | Overnight in Marrakech

Day 7 : Rejuvenate - Discover Agafay Stone Desert | Overnight in Marrakech

Day 8 : Departure Day (Marrakech Menara Airport)

Tour Detailed Itinerary

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    Day 1 : Arrive in Casablanca and Relax with the Remaining Day at Leisure | Overnight in Casablanca

    Welcome to Morocco, a country whose culture is ingrained in the landscape and emanates from the cuisine. If you arrive early to the wonderful city Casablanca, you can go sightseeing in a discovery of Casablanca, which is a port city and commercial hub in western Morocco, fronting the Atlantic Ocean, it is the economy center of Morocco and home to the grand Hassan II Mosque; the largest mosque in Africa and the 5th largest in the world. You will be spending the night in Rabat, Morocco’s royal city known for landmarks that speak to its Islamic and French-colonial heritage, including the Kasbah of the Udayas.

    In case you arrive late you will rest the night in the beautiful city of Casablanca, and start your journey in day 2.

    What’s Included: Transfer, accommodation
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    Day 2 : Casablanca – Rabat - Meknes | Overnight in Meknes

    After having your delicious breakfast our driver will pick you up from your hotel, where your journey in Casablanca will begin. Casablanca is home to the amazing Moroccan culture, beautiful street architecture, and also, to the Jewish museum established in 1997, it is the only museum devoted to Judaism in the Arab world. Rabat rests along the shores of the Bou-Regreg River and the Atlantic Ocean where you'll get to spend the night and learn about the Mausoleum of Mohammed V then visit Kasbah Chellah near Oudaya Gardens, the Hassan Tower, the outside of the royal palace and much more. This city is known for landmarks that speak to its Islamic and French-colonial heritage, including the Kasbah of the Udayas. What makes Rabat even more special and an interesting part of your visit is the combination between two beautiful cultures that you can easily recognize through Rabat’s surroundings and insights.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.
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    Day 3 : Meknes - Moulay Driss Zerhoun – Volubilis - Fez| Overnight in Fez

    After having breakfast in Rabat, you will be escorted to Fes where you will spend the night. Along the way you will visit Meknes (my home town) a city in northern Morocco known for its imperial past, with remnants including Bab Mansour, a huge gate with arches and mosaic tiling that leads into the former imperial city. The Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail; who made the city his capital in the 17th century, the city has courtyards, fabulous fountains, colorful Souks and routes. It is considered one of the most historical cities in Morocco due to all the grand historical monuments and the stories behind their creation. You will visit and learn all about historical monuments, Bab El mansour, Dar jamai museum, Moulay ismail mausoleum , you will also visit the old medina the old granaries and stables.

    On the other chapter of this day you will have a delicious Moroccan lunch in Moulay Driss Zerhoun. Then you will be en route to Volubilis a partly excavated Berber and Roman city in Morocco situated near the city of Meknes, and commonly considered as the ancient capital of the kingdom of Mauretania built on a shallow slope below the Zerhoun mountain. Volubilis stands on a ridge above the valley of Khoumane overlooking a rolling fertile plain north of the modern city of Meknes. The area around Volubilis has been inhabited at least since the Late Atlantic Neolithic, some 5,000 years ago; archaeological excavations at the site have found Neolithic pottery of design comparable to pieces found in Iberia. By the third century BC, the Phoenicians had a presence there, as evidenced by the remains of a temple to the Punic god Baal and finds of pottery and stones inscribed in the Phoenician language. The origins of its name are unknown but may be a Latinization of the Berber word Walilt, meaning oleander, which grows along the sides of the valley.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.
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    Day 4 : Discover Fes | Overnight in Fes

    Enjoy Calmly you breakfast in your hotel, then you will get a full Fes guided city tour. Fes is a northeastern Moroccan city often referred to as the country’s cultural capital, it’s primarily known for its Fes El Bali walled medina, and for the its important impact on the history of morocco. Fes is a city full of rich history and historical monuments such as Al-Attarine Madrasa, Bab Bou Jeloud, Dar Batha and much interesting memorable places, It is here that you will be able to observe craftspeople sculpting copper, iron, wood, and making weavings or embroidery before your eyes.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.
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    Day 5 : Fes - Imouzzer Kandar – Ifran – Khenifra - Beni Mellal - Marrakech | Overnight Marrrakech

    The sounds of the city subside under the soothing rhythm of the call to prayer. It is the medina’s most serene moment. After breakfast, your private transfer will escort you away from the ramparts of the old town and into Marrakech.

    On your way there you will have multiple stops where you will get to visit the most breathtaking places in morocco such as imouzzer kandar a town built by the French authorities in the early 20th century, and it was arranged as a smaller version of Ifrane. The town lies 1350 metres above sea level, and offer heatstruck Fezzians cool air and the chance of swimming in the handful of pools in the region. Some of the houses around Imouzzer du Kandar remain from the French, built with nature stones and with slanting roofs, quite different from typical Moroccan style. The best day to visit is Monday, when farmers, craftsmen and vendors come to town, on other days, only basic needs are provided for.

    You will visit Ifran a city in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco, located at an elevation of 1,665 m (5,463 ft). In Tamazight, the regional Berber language, "ifran" means caves. The first permanent settlement of the area dates to the 16th century, when a sharîf by the name of Sîdî ‘Abd al-Salâm established his community in the Tizgui Valley, seven km downstream from the present town. The caves which now lie under these houses are still used as mange for animals and for storage.

    You will visit Ifran a city in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco, located at an elevation of 1,665 m (5,463 ft). In Tamazight, the regional Berber language, "ifran" means caves. The first permanent settlement of the area dates to the 16th century, when a sharîf by the name of Sîdî ‘Abd al-Salâm established his community in the Tizgui Valley, seven km downstream from the present town. The caves which now lie under these houses are still used as mange for animals and for storage.

    Moving on to your next stop, khenifra, a city in northern central Morocco, surrounded by the grand Atlas Mountains and located on the Oum Er-Rbia River "the mother of springtime" it is a large, long and high-throughput river. Oum Er-Rbia is fed by a large number of groundwater springs. The area near its headwaters is called "The Forty Springs" as a result, although that is a poetic term rather than an exact count, Oum Er-Rbia is the second-largest river in Morocco after the Sebou River. It originates in the Middle Atlas and passes through the city of Khénifra. Khenifra was an important military holding in the Zaian war, khenifra is inhabited by zayanes, a berber tribe, and the language spoken is a variety of central Atlas Tamazight. This beautiful city holds also Aguelmam Azegza National Park a beautiful lake surrounded by a breathtaking forest. We will then stop for Berber lunch in Tigmi N’ Fatima an elegant Berber restaurant looking at a mesmerizing view.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, accommodation.
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    Day 6 : Discover Marrakech | Overnight Marrrakech

    After having breakfast you will enjoy a full city guided tour in Marrakech. The Berber Sanhaja tribe founded the Almoravid dynasty in the 11th century and swept through the south of Morocco, demolishing opponents as they rode north. They pitched their campsite on a desolate swath of land that would become Marrakesh the great red city. Marrakech is the most important imperial city in Morocco due its heavy origins, it is a grand city filled with historical monuments known for their sophisticated architecture and beautiful colors, so as grand fabulous souks.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour accommodation.
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    Day 7 : Marrakech Rejuvenation - Agafay Stone Desert candelit dinner | Overnight in Marrakech

    This day will allow you a rejuvenation experience in the city of Marrakech and will be customized to your likings. Most of our lovely clients start the day with a flight above the city and the countryside in a hot air balloon, this exotic experience will leave you with beautiful authentic memories. With a sight of Berber villages, rocky desert, desert oasis and also the high Atlas Mountains, the diversified landscapes will leave you breathless followed by a hot relaxing Hammam experience and Massage, a passionate experience that will leave your body and spirit feeling wonderful, A good way to unwind and get ready to enjoy a candlelit dinner in the middle of the desert filled with camel rides, belly dancers and fire-eaters. For the most adventurous, A day trip beyond Marrakech to visit the berber villages and the Stone desert for a camel ride and candlelit dinner will be your secret to add extra glimpse to the experience.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, candlelit dinner, accommodation.
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    Day 8 : Departure Day (Marrakech Menara Airport)

    The Call to Prayer emanates from the Koutoubia minaret. The soothing sound fades away and is replaced by the simmering calls of vendors moving their carts to the square. At breakfast, you wrap your hands around a hot glass of fresh green tea steeped with saffron. Your private driver will meet in your hotel and escort you to Marrakech Menara Airport for your flight home. The trails took you to the north and above the mountains, along shores and through valleys. You have followed the footsteps of the Berbers to embrace the exemplary and inspiring heritage of Morocco.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer.
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Travelers Reviews

AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
Travelled On : 01 February 2020

I found Absolute Morocco randomly online and it is lucky that I chose to join them. They have excellent tour guides and also very attentive while communicating with them online. They are able to cater my request and make the appropriate arrangements. My wife and I spent 8 days with them and the desert tour is just amazing and it is a MUST DO in Morocco. We chose to sleep under the stars in the desert and the experience is just unforgettable!

Lupita NyanLos Angeles, USA

Golden doors of the royal palace in Fez, colorful, imposing facade & gold-colored doors Morocco
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11 DAYS OF MAGIC
Travelled On : 27 january 2020

We recently came back from a 11 days tour completely tailored and organized by Absolute Morocco, starting off in Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Moulay Driss Zerhooun - Fes - Dades Valley - Sahara Desert - Erg chebbi luxury camp - Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

For a frequent traveller who has visited over 60+ countries, it’s very rare of me to leave reviews for tour operators, but in this instance, I feel very compelled to. Absolute Morocco definitely elevated this trip to Morocco as being one of my top destinations in the world. They were extremely professional during the booking process, picked out incredible accommodation for us to stay in, showed us true local experiences and made sure we were well looked after in every way.
Book with Absolute Morocco - having perused through the reviews before me, I am sure you will have a similar amazing experience with them!

Sophie ForrestAustralia

stargazing in the Sahara Desert Merzouga Morocco
The Ksar of Aït-Ben-Haddou, a striking example of southern Moroccan architecture