The Grand Tour of Morocco (15 days)

The grand tour of Morocco is one of our most popular itineraries. The particulars of the tour can be moulded to your needs and we are prepared to address any requirements you may have.

Day 1 Casablanca- Rabat (1h30)

On arrival we will greet you at the airport; we then go to Casablanca and then on to Rabat. In Casablanca, you will see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque on the coast of the African continent, and to the Ain Diyab ledge. Then we will then move on to Rabat, the capital of Morocco to see the Hassan Tower and the Kasbah of Oudayas, before arriving at your Riad.

Day 2 Rabat - Chefchaouen (4h)

After breakfast we depart Rabat to Chefchaouen via the Rif Valley, Ouazzane, and other (scenic) villages, arriving in Chefchaouen during the afternoon.

Day 3 Chefchaouen/h4>

An relaxing day to explore one of the most beautiful cities of Morocco, located in the Rif mountains. Chefchaouen has a place or a Spanish style overlooking the town. The restaurants and cafes offer good times and allow you to enjoy the beautiful breeze of nature.

Day 4 Chefchaouen -Volubilis - Meknes - Fes - (3h)

After breakfast, we drive to Volubilis to discover the Roman ruins and learn about its archaeological sites. Following this we go to Meknes. The city is a historical legacy of the 17th century. After lunch we will make a tour of the city, seeing the huge walls of the medina, Bab el Mansour and enjoy a visit to the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.

Day 5 Fes Visit

the oldest city in Morocco. Our tour begins with the great gate of the Royal Palace, the Jewish Quarter (millah) built during the 16th century. And all sites of cultural and historical interest, including the famous al Qarawiyyeen, the oldest university in the world, and tanneries, the Attareen museum and the mausoleum of Mawlay Idris. After lunch, a ride is needed for different tile cooperatives The borjs allows a panoramic and wonderful view of the entire Medina of Fes.

Day 6 Fes Midelt (3h)

After breakfast, we depart to Ifrane, a beautiful mountain village, known to some as the Switzerland of Morocco, and then on to Midelt. Located in the mountains of the Middle Atlas (ain vitel Cedar Lake gaureau aoua). Etc. Another Berber village famous for its cedar forests and crafts, a stop for a visit before continuing the trip to Midelt. Stop in Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the beautiful cedar forest, Morocco's largest forest journey continues at Midelt along the beautiful hills and mountains of the atlas.

Day7 Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Marzouga (4h)

After breakfast, we set off for Merzouga, crossing Errachidia and Arfoud through the Tiz Ntalghmat pass and the gorges of Ziz, passing through all the magnificent scenery of the High Atlas plateau, and then the approach to the desert. Here you can have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality, then you can travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for a panoramic view along the way to Arfoud and Rissani. Arrive in Merzouga afternoon. Start your tour of camel and spend a night on the sand dunes and see the sunset with Berber music.

Day 8 Merzouga (4h)

This morning you will be able to see the sunrise, take some pictures before getting on the camels for short trips and back to the hotel enjoying the unique beauty of the dunes of Erg Chebbi, the evolution of as light and as the day progresses. After breakfast and a shower you take the 4x4 for to visit caves where you will find natural desert fossils. After this we will take the road used on the Paris-Dakar rally and cross the desert of black volcanic rock where we will team with a Tuareg family. Then we come to the famous village of Khamlia with its black Africans and its music. They also stage a Dance Festival every year during the first week of August. We return to the hotel to sleep. .

JDay 9 Merzouga - Todgha Gorges - Dades Valley - Skoura (5)

After breakfast, we go through Tinjded xxxxxxxxxx Rissan. During the trip we will have lunch. On the road to Skoura, you can choose to go through either the Todgha Gorge or the Dades Valley. At night we stay in the Oasis of Ouarzazate, also known as the Kasbah Valley. If you prefer not to go to Skoura, a visit to the Dades Valley is always an excellent choice.

Day 10 Dades Valley \ Ouarzazate \ Ait Haddou \ Marrakesh

After breakfast at the hotel, we pass through the Dades valley (again?) towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. The road through the Dades Valley is the road of the thousand Kasbahs - providing many opportunities to take some pictures of sevenirs. Once in the Valley of Roses, and Ouarzazate the popular film site known as the Moroccan Hollywood. Through Ait Ben Haddou, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by Tt'hami el Glaoui, one of the last Berber leaders during the early 20th century. It was one of his stops during his long journey from the Sahara to Marrakesh and is a protected UNESCO heritage site. Later we will cross the High Atlas mountains with their panoramic views and beautiful Berber villages along the way j'jusqu'a Marrakesh.

Day 11 Marrakesh - Essaouira (3)

We leave the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh and enter a peaceful and beautiful town, the ancient citadel of Essaouira on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. Tourists around the world come here to experience the special weather and explore its diverse and unique history. As we leave Marrakesh, we pass through lush valleys full of orange, olive .... After a short while, we come to Chichaoua, where we can take a short break and perhaps a snack at the café Afoulki. We will continue to the coast of the Argan forest. The Argan is a unique and beautiful tree under the protection of UNESCO. These special trees are appreciated for their nutritional and medicinal properties and are often used in cosmetics. They are well adapted to drought and the other harsh conditions of their environment in south-western Morocco. You arrive in Essaouira where the streets have a truly Portuguese feel. The town was built in the 16th century and developed into a flourishing port. The restaurants are renowned for their fish. On the beach it is always possible to take a camel ride .

Day 12 Essaouira - Marrakesh (3)

After breakfast, on the way back to Marrakesh we will visit the argan oil cooperatives, where the oil is extracted by the local Berber women. After several stops to take pictures, you can continue your trip to Marrakesh and check in your Riad. After dinner, there will be a trip to the (in)famous Jemaa el fana, where one will find magicians, singers, musicians and snake charmers, followed by a visit to the old city Medina.

Day 13 visit to Marrakesh

After breakfast, you can start exploring Marrakesh, the famed red city of Morocco. We tour the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia minaret, and the Bahia Palace sadiennes tombs. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you can meander through the souks and see hundreds of crafts. In the afternoon you will have time to ask yourself the other parts of the city.

Day 14 Free day in Marrakesh

Today you will be free, but if you want to have a cooking class, visit a site of your choice, or anything else, STMTOURS team will help arrange it for you.

Day 15 Transfer to airport

Alas today you will leave Morocco, we hope you had a magical time with us and thank you for choosing STMTOURS to assist you during your visit to our land of mystery, culture and beauty

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- Hotels
- Half board
- 2 meals per day
- Transport (first rate, air-conditioned vehicles)
- Professional French speaking chauffeur
- Professional guides in major cities
- Admission to (restricted) historic sites
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