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Best of Morocco

10 Days 1 Country 7 Cities

Champion the art of haggling in the vibrant markets of Marrakesh, be stunned by the enchanting treasures of Tinghir, and behold the beauties of Casablanca and Fez, on this exotic escape.

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    • Ramadan: During daylight hours from dawn to sunset fasting takes place for Ramadan. It is observed from Tuesday 15 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 in Morocco. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted.
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      Easy Quote View Trip Book Now Please call 800 352 4444

      Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Ramadan: During daylight hours from dawn to sunset fasting takes place for Ramadan. It is observed from Tuesday 15 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 in Morocco. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      A land ablaze with vivid hues of maroon, tangerine and gold. Behold the cacophony of buzzing bazaars and the shimmering Sahara when you journey to Morocco's charming cities of Casablanca, Fez and Marrakesh. Travel to the life-giving oasis of Tinghir, brave the Todra gorge yielding dramatic vistas and visit Ouarzazate, the setting for numerous famous movies, including Lawrence of Arabia and Cleopatra.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: MORB

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      16 Meals
      • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 2 Regional Meal lunches

      • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Fez and Marrakesh

        • Orientation of Rabat, Meknes, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Essaouira and Casablanca

        • View the Royal Palace in Rabat, the Ziz Valley in Fez, Tinghir, the Todra Gorge and Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

        • Visit Midelt, Tafilalt Oasis, Bahia Palace and Aït Ben Haddou


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 2 Regional Meal lunches

        • 5 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats.

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fez (2 Nights)

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      Erfoud – Tinghir – Dades Valley

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      Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

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      Marrakesh – Essaouira

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      Depart Casablanca

      Day 1

      Arrive Casablanca Day 1 - Arrive Casablanca

      The intoxicating sights and sounds of Morocco are revealed on this epic adventure through an ancient land. Delve into the intrigue and romance of Casablanca immortalised by Hollywood, before meeting your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.

      Hotel

      Grand Mogador City Centre

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Grand Mogador City Centre

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

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      Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fez (2 Nights) Day 2 - Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fez (2 Nights)

      We meander along the coast to the capital, Rabat, where we will enjoy a fascinating orientation of the city which includes views of the grand 17th century palace and Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Travelling to the imperial city of Meknès, we'll see the grand gate of Bab el-Mansour, one of the most impressive monumental gateways in North Africa adorned by green and white zeillij tiles. We arrive in Fez later today and spend the rest of the day at leisure, embracing the symbolic heart of Morocco and the unique character of the country's oldest imperial city.

      Hotel

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      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Fez Sightseeing Day 3 - Fez Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist today to explore the medina, one of the largest thriving medieval centres in the world. See the royal palace and visit the fascinating round dye-pits and tanneries for a Cultural Insight into Morocco's ancient leather craft. Spend the rest of the day shopping for beautiful carpets in the bazaar, admiring beautiful palaces or relaxing in a lantern-lit courtyard away from the medina crowds with some refreshing Moroccan tea. Join your companions this evening for a special Be My Guest experience of Moroccan specialities served with wine in a traditional Riad located in the heart of the Medina.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

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      Day 4

      Fez – Midelt – Erfoud Day 4 - Fez – Midelt – Erfoud

      We follow the old caravan trail south, stopping for a delicious Regional Meal in Midelt, a quaint market town set within the high plains between the Middle and High Atlas mountain ranges. Continuing along the palm-fringed Ziz Valley and past the Tafilalt oasis, we arrive in the oasis town of Erfoud, regarded as the Gateway to the Sahara. Its magical golden façades and towering dunes have made it a popular location for filmmakers for decades. This evening we dine at our hotel.

      Hotel

      Xaluca Kasbah

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Xaluca Kasbah

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Erfoud – Tinghir – Dades Valley Day 5 - Erfoud – Tinghir – Dades Valley

      Journeying west, we arrive in Tinghir, one of the most beautiful oases in southern Morocco and home to the ruins of the ancient Glaoui palace. We continue through part of the Todra Gorge and cut through the mountains for one of the most dramatic views in the country. Enjoy a memorable Regional Meal before following the route of a thousand kasbahs to the flourishing Dades Valley. We spend this evening surrounding by panoramic views of the dramatic Atlas Mountains.

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      Xaluca Dades Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal
      • Dinner

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      Xaluca Dades Authentic Accommodation

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal
      • Dinner

      Day 5

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      Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – Marrakesh (2 Nights) Day 6 - Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – Marrakesh (2 Nights)

      Blending effortlessly into the arid landscape, the mystical town of Ouarzazate has provided a fitting backdrop over the years for such famous movies as 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Cleopatra' and 'Gladiator'. Spend some time exploring the sights during your orientation tour. Visit the UNESCO-listed fortified village of Aït Ben Haddou in the High Atlas Mountains and continue through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass to Marrakesh - the 'Red City'. Like many other former imperial cities in Morocco, Marrakesh comprises an old fortified city - the medina - and an adjacent modern city. Marrakesh is home to Morocco's largest traditional market ('souk') where you may wish to spend some time learning the art of haggling.

      Hotel

      Le Meridien N'Fis

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Le Meridien N'Fis

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Marrakesh Sightseeing Day 7 - Marrakesh Sightseeing

      Visit the ornate Bahia Palace during city orientation with your Local Specialist and spend some time soaking up the energy of Djemaa el Fna Square in the Old Quarter with its palm readers, acrobats, camels and snake-charmers. Spend the rest of the afternoon lingering in one of the city's beautiful gardens, discover the vibrant arts and culture scene or consider experiencing an authentic Moroccan show.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 8

      Marrakesh – Essaouira Day 8 - Marrakesh – Essaouira

      We travel to the laid-back shores of Essaouira this morning stopping en route to visit a cooperative involved in creating cosmetics from traditional ingredients. Consider a delicious seafood lunch in this port town and enjoy some free time before joining a city tour of UNESCO-listed medina, the walled Jewish Quarter and Skala fortress. Spend the rest of the evening meandering through the city's vibrant souks and labyrinthine lanes in search of hidden treasures.

      Hotel

      Des Îles

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 9

      Essaouira – Casablanca Day 9 - Essaouira – Casablanca

      This morning we journey north to Casablanca where we will enjoy views of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, built for the late king's 60th birthday celebrations, and admire the characteristic French and Moroccan architecture. Later, we join our Travel Director and companions for a memorable Farewell Dinner to celebrate an unforgettable voyage of discovery.

      Hotel

      Grand Mogador City Centre

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Hotel

      Grand Mogador City Centre

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

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      Day 10

      Depart Casablanca Day 10 - Depart Casablanca

      Say goodbye to your new-found friends at the end of your fascinating Moroccan holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Authentic Accommodation
        Promising paradise in the middle of the Atlas Mountains, the African-styled Xaluca Dades is surrounded by a spectacular mountainscape with panoramic views of the Dades Valley and its Berber villages

      • Be My Guest
        Speciality dinner of delicious Moroccan cuisine served with wine at a traditional Riad in Fez

      • Cultural Insights
        Visit a traditional tannery and dye pit for a fascinating glimpse into an ancient practice

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Fez and Marrakesh

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Fez and Marrakesh

        • Orientation of Rabat, Meknes, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Essaouira and Casablanca

        • View the Royal Palace in Rabat, the Ziz Valley in Fez, Tinghir, the Todra Gorge and Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

        • Visit Midelt, Tafilalt Oasis, Bahia Palace and Aït Ben Haddou


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 2 Regional Meal lunches

        • 5 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats.

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Why Trafalgar?

      The Trafalgar Experience

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      Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 77 Reviews

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        Service rating : Trafalgar's service was outstanding ! Very professional, friendly, and helpful.Product : You don't have to be rich to travel well.

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        Service rating : The Trafalgar team we very friendly and professional including travel director coach drivers.Their knowledge and enthusiasm of the areas we visited was outstanding. Most hotel,s were accomodating and clean.Product : Loved the Moroccan experience. The itinerary was action

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        Service rating : Very well organized. Great itinerary. Tour leader was very personable, but also professional and organized.Product : We were able to see many different parts of Morocco.

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        Service rating : Excellent local guides.Very good wifi.Felt safe.Overall excellent accommodation.Fantastic to commence and end with 5star accom.. Very special.Didn't have to lift/carry own suitcase. Very important.Water available on bus; a priority.The map handed out of Morocco was inadequate.

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        Service rating : We were very pleased with our first Trafalgar experience, and will definitely travel with the company again. Our Tour Director Zach, National Guide Abdul, and Driver Mohammed were well organized, coordinated, helpful, respectful and extremely knowledgeable. All this contributed

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