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Morocco is a region of tremendous diversity as well as a gateway to Africa. Epic mountain ranges, old towns, vast deserts, and kind people may all be found here. Morocco’s rich historical past is reflected in its modern culture. Morocco’s cuisines, language, art, and landmarks reflect the diverse races, religions, and nationalities that have made their mark on the country’s culture.
Because of its rich cultural legacy, Morocco has long been a favorite destination for foreign artists; nevertheless, the country also boasts a thriving artistic economy of its own, with award-winning literature, cinema, and popular music. Morocco’s cultural diversity is celebrated via film, music, and art festivals conducted around the country, especially at Marrakesh, Essaouira, Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Tangier, and Dakhla, among others.
Moroccan cuisine is a blend of Berber, Andalusian, Arab, and Mediterranean cooking styles. Nonetheless, the most well-known cuisines, such as couscous, tagine, and kebab, continue to be popular
Arrival in Casablanca. Transfer to your accommodation and a warm welcome. Check-in, dinner, and lodging.
The Habous district, the Royal Palace, Mohamed V Square, the Anfa residential area, and the outside of the Hassan II Mosque are all included in a brief tour of the Economic Capital. Arrival in Meknes, Morocco. Lunch is an optional extra. A tour of Meknes, the Ismailia capital with the longest ramparts in Morocco, includes the famous Bab Mansour entrance, the Royal Stables, and the Jewish district (40 km). Depart towards Moulay Driss and the Volubilis Roman ruins (panoramic view). After that, it's on to Fez. Dinner and a hotel stay are included.
The spiritual capital is visited throughout the day, including the Medieval Medina and its souks, the Royal Palace, Attarine or Bou Anania Medersa, Nejjarine fountain, and the outside of Moulay Idriss mausoleum and Karaouine Mosque. Optional lunch in a traditional Medina restaurant. The visit will continue in the afternoon. Dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel are included.
Departure to Erfoud through Immouzzer Kandar, the Middle Atlas cedar trees, lovely ski resort Ifrane, and finally Azrou. Lunch in Midelt is an option. Continue to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley, which is lined with palm trees and is the source of Erfoud's annual date festival. In the motel for dinner and the night.
Depart with your 4WD driver to tour the desert, stopping to see the Gnawa people, who were originally slaves imported from Sudan, the Merzouga Lake, and fossil bearers, as well as the souk in Rissani, a traditional village and the cradle of the Alaouite dynasty, as well as the meeting location of the old Caravan commerce as far as Timbouctou in Mali.
Lunch is optional. Then head to Merzouga dunes to watch the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in Berber tents. Dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.
Experience a camel ride across Merzouga's sand dunes, if desired.
Departure towards Tinghir and the spectacular Todra Canyons, whose cliffs rise to a height of 250 meters. Lunch at a nearby restaurant is an option. Afternoon departure towards Ouarzazate along the Thousand Kasbahs Road, passing through Kalaat M'Gouna and the Skoura village. Dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel are included.
Begin your tour of Ouarzazate with a panoramic photo stop at Kasbah Taourirt and a visit to the Cinema studio (optional interior visits). Then continue to the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO world heritage site recognized as the most spectacular stronghold in Morocco's south, which has been featured in numerous films like Lawrence of Arabia, Troy, Gladiator, and Game of Thrones...
Take a stroll through this Berber settlement with towering and crenulated Kasbahs, which historically guarded the rich caravan route. Lunch at a nearby eatery is an option. After that, continue on to Marrakech via the Tizi N'tichka pass, where you'll see panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains, as well as fertile valleys, blue and red clay towns, and other stunning mineral landscapes. In the motel for dinner and the night.
The full-day will be spent in Marrakech, the second-oldest Imperial city, also known as "the Ochre City." Among the sights seen during the historical tour are Menara Garden, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, Koutoubia, and Dar Si Said Museum. Lunch in the hotel Tour the souks, artisan neighborhoods, and the world-famous Jemaa El-Fna Square with its never-ending festivities in the afternoon. As an add-on, dinner with a show is available. Night's stay at a hotel.
Casablanca welcomes you. Lunch can be had at a neighboring restaurant. You have the afternoon to do whatever you want. Dinner and the night were spent in the hotel.
Assistance with check-in at Casablanca airport.
English is a school-taught second language. Expecting everyone you meet to be able to communicate in English is unrealistic. If this is a concern, it may be more cost-effective to hire a trilingual tour guide for your small or private group tour.
The official currency of Morocco is the dirham. Credit cards are commonly accepted, and ATMs that release local cash are plentiful.
Morocco is best visited in the spring, between March and May, or in the autumn, between September and October. The other months can be enjoyable if you favor bright and sunny weather or don't mind the cold.
Morocco is a fantastic family vacation destination, providing activities for all ages. Take a hot-air balloon trip above Marrakech, hike through the Ourika Valley, ride a camel through the Sahara Desert, visit Fez's colorful medina, and much more. This moderate Muslim North African country welcomes visitors from all walks of life.