The Essence of Morocco

A tour of Moroccan cultures beginning in Marrakech and ending in Casablanca. A luxurious experience not to be missed!

  • Visit the world famous historical sites in Marrakech.
  • Experience breathtaking views from heights above sea level, on your mountain drive.
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where movies such as Gladiator, Jewel of the Mile and The Mummy were filmed.
Day 1

Arrive in Marrakech and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 2

Full day sightseeing tour including historical sights of Marrakech, the souks in the Medina and the famous Djemaa El Fna Square.

Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 3
Marrakech / Ouarzazate

Depart Marrakech, winding up through the Atlas Mountains over the Tichka Pass, rising above sea level with splendid views. En route stop at the kasbah village of Ait Benhaddou, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where many masterpieces of the cinema have been shot, such as Gladiator, Jewel of Nile, The Mummy, Alexander and Lawrence of Arabia.

Overnight and dinner in Ouarzazate.

Day 4
Ouarzazate / Merzouga

Today takes in one of Morocco’s most spectacular scenic routes. Heading east through the Valley of the Roses, famous for its production of rose water. You arrive at the stunning Dades Valley and its steep rocky gorge. After an optional lunch, you continue along Route des Kasbahs taking in traditional Berber villages and ancient fortresses.

Day 5
Merzouga desert / Fez

A wonderful journey passing hundreds of palm trees through picturesque Little Switzerland en route to the old Moroccan capital of Fez, dating back 1200 years.

Overnight in Fez.

Day 6

Full day sightseeing tour of the city to include the tanneries, the 8th century Medina and markets, the 14th century district and the modern city.

Overnight in Fez.

Day 7
Fez / Casablanca

Meknes is one of the Imperial Cities and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site of immense beauty. En route to Meknes, visit the archaeological wonder of Volubilis, the ancient roman city from the first and second century and lovely Moulay Idriss.

Overnight in Casablanca.

Day 8
Marrakech / Departure

Transfer to Marrakech airport for your flight back to the USA.

  • Meet and greet on arrival at Airport.
  • Accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner).
  • Entrance fees where applicable.
  • Tours as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Professional English-speaking guide/driver guide.
  • Transfers
  • Travel Protection is offered on all packages at an additional cost.


Sofitel Marrakech

Dar Ahlam

Temple des Arts

Barcelo Casablanca