Cultural Marvels: An 11-Day Moroccan Immersion

11 Days


Day 1: Casablanca Arrival – Rabat

Day 2: Rabat – Chefchaouen

Day 3: Volubilis – Meknes – Fes

Day 4: Fes Guided Tour

Day 5: Fes to Sahara Desert

Day 6: Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Skoura

Day 7: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

Day 8: Marrakech Guided Tours

Day 9: Marrakech – Essaouira

Day 10: Essaouira – Casablanca

Day 11: Casablanca Departure


  • 1 night in Rabat
  • 1 night in Chefchaouen
  • 2 nights in Fes
  • 1 night in Merzouga (Sahara Desert camp)
  • 1 night in Skoura
  • 2 nights in Marrakech
  • 1 night in Essaouira
  • 1 night in Casablanca


  1. Exploring the grandeur of the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Africa, located in Casablanca.
  2. Discovering the rich history of Rabat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, blending modernity with the allure of its historic city.
  3. Immersing yourself in the captivating charm of the world-famous Blue City, Chefchaouen, and its iconic landmarks.
  4. Uncovering the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meknes, with its historical significance and architectural wonders.
  5. Journeying to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site, to witness the echoes of a bygone era.
  6. Roaming the enchanting Medina of Fez, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, steeped in culture and history.
  7. Admiring the breathtaking landscapes and rugged beauty of Morocco’s largest gorge, Todra, and the serene Skoura Palm Oasis.
  8. Exploring the timeless beauty of Ksar Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its historical significance.
  9. Unveiling the vibrant culture and rich heritage of Marrakech within its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Medina.
  10. Soaking in the coastal charm and history of Essaouira, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its captivating Medina.
  11. Exploring the Medina of El Jadida, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and delving into its historical significance and unique charm.


Upon your arrival in Casablanca, Morocco's largest metropolis and commercial hub, your private driver will welcome you at the airport. Depending on your arrival time, you will visit the stunning Hassan II Mosque, a magnificent structure partly resting on land and partly on the ocean, accommodating up to 25,000 worshippers. Its minaret stands as the world's tallest religious structure. Afterward, head to the Moorish city of Rabat, the capital of Morocco, for an overnight stay.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Rabat.

In the morning, you'll explore the Mohammed V Mausoleum at the Royal Palace, the King's formal residence and the birthplace of contemporary Morocco. Then, visit the Oudaya Kasbah with its beautiful Andalusian garden and the Hassan Tower, characterized by its Mauresque design. In the afternoon, you'll discover the small town of Chefchaouen, named after the two mountains, Ech-Chaoua (The Horns). It's renowned for its vibrant blue buildings, steep winding streets, intricate fountains, and ornately carved doors and red tile roofs.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Chefchaouen.

Begin your day with a visit to Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site showcasing some of the most spectacular and well-preserved Roman remains in North Africa. Explore the Capitoline Temple, Basilica, Roman Baths, Triumphal Arch, Houses, and Palaces adorned with stunning mosaics dating back over 2,000 years. Next, head to the Imperial City of Meknes, where you'll explore the Old Medina, Agdal Reservoir, Royal Stables, and the exquisite Bab Mansour gate. Finally, arrive in Fes for your overnight stay.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Fes.

Today, you'll visit Fes, Morocco's cultural and spiritual center. Explore the world's oldest continuously operating medina, often referred to as a "living museum." Immerse yourself in the maze-like medina, bustling with artisans, markets, tanneries, and mosques, offering a glimpse into the Middle Ages. Explore the specialist areas of the souk while passing by donkeys laden with goods in one of the largest car-free urban zones globally. Discover landmarks such as the Royal Palace, Blue Gate, Clock Tower, Bou Inania Madrasa, Nejjarine Fountain, Oldest University Al Quaraouiyine, Tanneries, Borj Sud, and Moroccan artworks, Berber carpets, zellige tiles, and pottery.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Fes.

Leave Fes behind and head towards the Middle Atlas mountains. Along the way, you'll pass through Ifrane, known as "Little Switzerland," and encounter cedar woods with Berber apes in Azrou. Enjoy your lunch in Midelt, famous for its apple production. As you descend through the Atlas Mountains, you'll drive through the Ziz Valley, home to Morocco's largest date producer. Arrive in Merzouga before sunset and then embark on a 45-60 minute camel ride into the Erg Chebbi Dunes to camp overnight in a luxury tent at the Desert oasis.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Merzouga (Sahara Desert).

After breakfast, drive to Todra Gorge, often referred to as the "Grand Canyon of the Sahara," with its impressive cliffs rising over 300 meters. Take a short walk through the cliffs, offering an excellent hiking location due to the limestone stacks. Along the way, you'll see the dry, rocky Dades Valley, dotted with fig, olive, and date palm oases and traditional mud houses clinging to the hillsides. Continue to Skoura, a lush oasis surrounded by towering palm trees, and explore the renowned Kasbah Amridil, depicted on Moroccan currency.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Skoura.

Today, you'll travel to Ouarzazate along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, an area known as the Hollywood of Africa, as it has been the filming location for movies like "Lawrence of Arabia," "Gladiator," and "Star Wars." Explore the fascinating Ksar of Ait Benhaddou, one of the finest examples of South Moroccan architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue your journey to the ochre-colored city of Marrakech, passing through rural communities and enjoying the breathtaking Tizi n'Tichka pass.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Marrakech

Today, you'll visit Marrakech, Morocco's tourism hub. Your local guide will take you to El Bahia Palace, Majorelle Garden, and Ben Youssef Madrasa, all dating back to the 12th century. Wander through the narrow lanes of the souks bazaars, teeming with storytellers, magicians, food stalls, and snake charmers, to reach Jamaa El Fna Square, the iconic market square in Marrakech's old town. At the end of the day, enjoy fresh fruit juice at Jamaa El Fna.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Marrakech.

Today, you'll head to Essaouira, revealing a different aspect of Morocco along the Atlantic shoreline. Your guide will introduce you to the authentic medieval coastal village, a captivating, unspoiled location with a unique North African vibe. Explore this artist community, known for its colonnades, thuya wood crafts, art galleries, and delicious seafood, all within lovely white-washed and blue-shuttered houses. Wander through the historic medina, Jewish mellah, fishing harbor, and skala du Port, offering stunning views of Essaouira, a walled town from the late 18th century and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Essaouira.

After breakfast, head to the stunning medina of El Jadida along the Atlantic Ocean's shore on your way to Casablanca. Explore the harbor, known as Mazagan, built by the Portuguese to protect their ships traveling down the African coast. This site is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the castle and check out the underground cistern. You may enjoy your final meal at Rick's Cafe.

Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Hotel in Casablanca.

Transfer to Casablanca



  • Transport Included diesel parkings with English speaking professional drivers.
  • Meals 10 breakfast, 2 dinner
  • Airport Transfers
  • Guided Tour of Hassan II Mosque
  • Guided Tour of Chefchaouen
  • Guided Tour of Volubilis
  • Guided Tour of Fez
  • Camel Ride at Sunset in Sahara Desert
  • Guided Tour of Kasbah Amridil
  • Guided Tour of Marrakech
  • Included site entrance fees and local guides


  • Tip to driver, local guides, hotel and restaurant staff
  • Not listed meals on itinerary and all drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Optional activities

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