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    Places visited:

  • Casablanca
  • Rabat
  • Fez
  • Erg Chebbi
  • Skoura
  • High Atlas Mountains
  • Essaouira
  • Marrakesh
  • Relax in laid back Essaouira.

  • Explore the souqs of Marrakesh and Fez.

  • Hike in the High Atlas Mountains.

  • View the Roman ruins at Volubilis.

  • Discover the kasbahs of the scenic south.

  • Take in Casablanca's Hassan II Mosque.

Audley Travel specialist Clair

What our specialists say...

This comprehensive itinerary encompasses the best that Morocco has to offer, taking in great cities, vast desert and picturesque coastlines. In the north you'll explore the Imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes and Fez, as well as the Roman ruins at Volubilis. Heading south you'll enjoy great scenery in the Anti Atlas, the Sahara and the Dades Valley, which is lined with crumbling Kasbahs and lush palmeries. Next it's on to the High Atlas Mountains for some trekking, before a stay in charming Essaouira and finishing off in magical Marrakesh.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Casablanca
  • Rabat
  • Fez
  • Erg Chebbi
  • Skoura
  • High Atlas Mountains
  • Essaouira
  • Marrakesh

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Casablanca

International outbound flight , Casablanca

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Casablanca. Upon arrival into Casablanca you'll be met at the airport by your private driver and driven to your hotel.

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Day 2 Rabat

Casablanca , Rabat

This morning you have a short drive to Rabat, and after lunch at your hotel you'll enjoy a privately guided tour of the city. The capital is a calmer and less intricate city than Fez and Marrakesh, making it a good introduction to the Imperial cities.

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Day 3 Fez

Rabat , Fez

En route to Fez with your private driver you stop to visit the impressive Roman ruins of Volubilis and the lesser known Imperial city of Meknes. Your riad in Fez is centrally located in the medina and you have a short walk up an alleyway to access the property. Your luggage will be transported for you and you'll stay in Fez for two nights.

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Day 4 Fez

Fez

You have a private full day tour of Fez, a fascinating city with an ancient medina where tradition still rules everyday life. At the end of the tour you can enjoy a mint tea on the roof terrace at your riad. As dusk falls you can look over the city as the call to prayer echoes around you - an unforgettable experience.

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Day 5 Erg Chebbi

Fez , Erg Chebbi

Your discovery of the south of Morocco begins today as you're driven south through the Atlas Mountain ranges to the edge of the Sahara, a long but interesting journey. You now travel into the desert by 4x4, before a short camel trek to the top of the dunes to watch the sunset.

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Day 6 Skoura

Erg Chebbi , Skoura

This morning you leave the desert behind and travel with your driver along the Dades Valley on the route known as 'The Road of a Thousand Kasbahs'. You have time to explore the Todra Gorge and then continue on to your accommodation in Skoura, where you stay for two nights.

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Day 7 Skoura

Skoura

You have the day at leisure to relax after a few busy days, although you may prefer to arrange an excursion to visit the local palmeraie and crumbling kasbahs in the area.

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Day 8 High Atlas Mountains

Skoura , High Atlas Mountains

Today your journey takes you up in to the High Atlas Mountains on the winding Tizi n'Tichka pass. You get off the beaten track in a 4x4 for part of the journey, before arriving at a charming accommodation for a two night stay.

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Day 9 High Atlas Mountains

High Atlas Mountains

Have a day at leisure to relax by yourself or trek in the mountains and explore the surrounding Berber villages.

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Day 10 Essaouira

High Atlas Mountains , Essaouira

Your journey with your driver today takes you down through the foothills of the Atlas, skirts Marrakesh and continues on to the charming coastal town of Essaouira, where you'll stay for two nights.

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Day 11 Essaouira

Essaouira

Today is at leisure for you to explore Essaouira by yourself. Here, you can meander through the medina, watch the fishing boats return with the catch of the day, stroll along the sandy beach and watch the sun set over the Atlantic from the impressive Portuguese ramparts.

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Day 12 Marrakesh

Essaouira , Marrakesh

After a road transfer of around three to four hours, you'll finish your tour of Morocco in the exotic city of Marrakesh, where you stay for three nights.

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Day 13 Marrakesh

Marrakesh

Today you'll enjoy a privately guided tour of the main sights of Marrakesh, many of which are located within the city walls which enclose the ancient medina.

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Day 14 Marrakesh

Marrakesh

A final day at leisure in Morocco. The Jardins Majorelle offer a wonderful break from the hustle and bustle of the city and are located near the French quarter, where you may like to stop for lunch. You also have time for some last minute shopping in the souk. The main square, the Djemma El Fna, is surrounded by cafes, a perfect place from which to view the activities in the square below.

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Day 15 International return flight

Marrakesh , International return flight

You'll be driven to the airport this morning for your return flight. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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