Welcome to our cherished 14-Day Private Morocco Tour, curated and handled by our team of passionate Moroccan experts. Prepare for a journey that promises to be nothing short of a lifelong adventure, filled with remarkable experiences and the beauty of Morocco.
Day 1: Casablanca
Day 2: Rabat / Chefchaouen
Day 3: Chefchaouen
Day 4 Meknes / Volubilis / Fes
Day 5: Fes
Day 6: Middle Atlas / Merzouga
Day 7: Sahara Desert
Day 8: Todra Gorges
Day 9: Ouarzazate / Ait Benhaddou / Marrakech
Day 10: Marrakech
Day 11: Marrakech / Essaouira
Day 12: Essaouira
Day 13: Essaouira / Casablanca
Day 14: Depart
Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca
As you touch down in Casablanca, the anticipation for this incredible adventure takes flight. Your friendly driver awaits, marking the start of an authentic Moroccan experience. Imagine the joy of hearing “Welcome to Morocco” after weeks of planning your dream vacation. The day unfolds with a visit to the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque—a testament to exquisite architecture that Casablanca proudly boasts.
Day 2: Casablanca to Chefchaouen via Rabat
Awaken to the first day of your custom-designed journey in Morocco. Departing after a delightful breakfast, the road leads to Chefchaouen via the coastal city of Rabat. Set upon the mountainside, Chefchaouen has a special feel. Its unique charm makes it seem almost unreal. The city, painted in blue, looks like it's dipped in a sea of blue. Walking around there feels like you're in a dream. A pit stop in Rabat unveils local urban life before heading to the famous blue city ensconced in the Rif Mountains. Picture vibrant blue doors and a magical ambiance, promising a day brimming with wonder.
Day 3: Exploring Chefchaouen
Dedicate an entire day to the enchanting blue town, strolling through its charming streets, and indulging in the vibrant local culture. Capture moments against the backdrop of blue-hued serenity, sampling delectable local cuisine and exploring the town's captivating history. Pause and savor some delightful fresh bread, try the famous Chefchaouen fish tagine, and sip on hot mint tea as you explore this town. Explore the charming markets for unique finds, especially renowned for its leather goods. Listen to captivating tales of the town's history from your guide, or take a stroll through the refreshing mountain trails!
Day 4: Chefchaouen to Fes via Volubilis and Meknes
Bid farewell to Chefchaouen's unique beauty and journey towards Meknes, with an enlightening stop at the ancient Volubilis ruins—travel back in time as your guide walks you through these ancient Roman ruins that have stood for over 2,000 years...
Nestled amidst lush green hills, this once bustling Roman town now stands as an incredible historical site, offering a glimpse into a bygone era. Your guide will share the stories behind each building, turning this visit into an immersive history lesson you won’t forget.
Afterward, journey to Meknes, an imperial city and a UNESCO world heritage site. Take a break for lunch there—ask your driver for the best local spot! We believe meals are even tastier when enjoyed at a cozy local eatery.
Continuing on to Fes, soak in the city's rich traditions and stories. Don’t miss the chance to sample the spicy olives sold along the roadside—embrace the adventure; after all, this is your special journey!
Day 5: Discovering Fes
Spend a day navigating the narrow Medina streets of Fes alongside a knowledgeable guide. The inescapable Medina with its famous narrow winding alleys, is an opportunity to mingle with the local population, and to smell and taste delights: from freshly baked bread, to skillfully prepared tagines. Delve into vibrant souks, witness artisanal craftsmanship, and experience the city's tapestry of colors, scents, and sounds. An exploration that promises to be etched in memory forever.
Day 6: Journey to Merzouga
Embark on a southern journey today, heading towards Merzouga, revealing a different facet of Morocco—a delightful shift from the vibrant cities to the tranquil rural landscapes. Traverse the stunning Atlas Mountains and forests where playful monkeys often greet passersby. Curious about your experiences? Feel free to ask your driver; he loves sharing insights.
Around midway, pause for a delightful lunch break in the town of Midelt. Prepare to be fascinated by the town's renowned fossils and the exquisite artistry displayed by local artisans!
Picture the moment you arrive at the sandy hues of the "Gate of the Sahara." Experience the gradual transition from fertile land to the expansive desert, feeling the dry warmth enveloping you—a mesmerizing introduction to the desert landscape.
Day 7: Sahara Desert Adventure
In the morning, take your time exploring this captivating desert town. Later in the afternoon, embark on an adventure by four-wheel drive to journey across the terrain toward the Sahara's majestic sand dunes. Initially, the landscape appears flat and dusty, but then, towering dunes emerge and stretch across the horizon, creating an awe-inspiring sight.
As you gaze at the ripples in the sand, it's almost as if they mimic the movement of water, despite its absence. In the morning, the sand feels cool underfoot, a delightful sensation as it squishes between your toes.
Envision the serene experience of swaying atop a camel, traveling toward the Berber tents, while your elongated shadows playfully dance along the dunes' curves.
You have the option to spend the night in these tents. Enjoy sipping mint tea, accompanied by lively music, before settling under the starlit sky, embracing the tranquil night in the desert.
Day 8: Todra Gorges and Ouarzazate
Wake up amidst the refreshing desert air and journey back to your hotel on a camel. Afterward, hop back into the 4×4 and head towards Erfoud. From there, your driver will guide you through the scenic route behind the High Atlas Mountains, passing palm tree clusters and Berber villages on your way to the Todra Gorges.
Standing at the foot of colossal grey and amber rock walls, you'll feel a sense of awe and wonder.
Take a leisurely stroll through the gorge, surrounded by its magnificent beauty. Encounter local shepherds and glimpse into their way of life or wander towards a nearby town during your walk.
Tonight, you'll rest in Boumalne near the Gorges or Ouarzazate, preparing for the upcoming journey across the High Atlas Mountains.
Day 9: Marrakech Exploration
As you drive towards Marrakech, a city that steals the heart of every traveler, make a delightful stop at Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. This awe-inspiring red clay fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing the remarkable southern Moroccan architecture that might make you feel like you've stepped onto a movie set. Ouarzazate, known as the “film capital of Morocco,” has hosted numerous movies and adds to the enchantment of this place.
As you enter bustling Marrakech, get ready to immerse yourself in its vibrant city life. The Djemaa el-Fna square beckons with its lively atmosphere, alive with local storytellers, performers, and tempting barbeque aromas that fill the air.
Imagine the vivid sounds of the brass water-seller, adorned with colorful tassels, blending with the aroma of spices as you explore the bustling stalls.
If you ever crave a moment of calm amidst the liveliness, perch at a nearby café terrace for a serene cup of tea. From here, savor a stunning bird's-eye view of the animated square.
Day 10: Unveiling Marrakech's Wonders
Today, a knowledgeable guide will be your companion through Marrakech's must-see wonders, ensuring you make the most of this world-renowned city. Feel the excitement as you wander through the maze of vibrant souks within the medina. Have fun bargaining for that special souvenir – the treasures here vary from genuine leather goods to beautifully crafted pottery and stunning silver jewelry.
Picture yourself exploring ancient palaces and discovering the resting places of a once-royal dynasty...
Your itinerary includes visits to the Bahia Palace and the Saadian tombs. The Bahia Palace, an architectural marvel, has been painstakingly restored after the damage caused upon the vizier’s passing. The Saadian tombs, previously overlooked, are now a favorite spot for visitors, showcasing the intricate tombs of Saadian dynasty members.
After an eventful tour, unwind in the serene comfort of your hotel or riad.
Day 11: Journey to Essaouira
After enjoying your morning meal, your journey continues to the coastal gem of Essaouira, a charming fishing town nestled along Morocco's southwest coast. Essaouira's allure stems from its breathtaking beach, drawing visitors to its scenic shores. The town is a haven for artisans and woodcarvers, enriching its streets with vibrant art and culture.
Essaouira boasts a blend of European influences, owing to its French-designed layout and diverse cultural mix.
Visualize the lively port with its cheerful blue fishing boats...
Imagine the sound of seagulls echoing over the bustling fish markets, the crashing waves harmonizing with the ancient walls enclosing the city.
Day 12: Discovering Essaouira
This day in Essaouira invites you to meander through its open-air medina, exploring captivating art and unique souvenirs. Unlike Fes, the cobblestone streets here offer a more spacious and relaxed atmosphere, allowing for a leisurely stroll.
The whitewashed walls contribute to the refreshing ambiance, providing a delightful conclusion to your Moroccan adventure at a more unhurried pace.
Climb up the ancient fortified walls, spotting the old cannons and taking in the breathtaking ocean views while feeling the invigorating coastal breeze—Essaouira is renowned for its winds, beckoning you to try windsurfing.
Don’t miss the cozy cafes; indulge in robust Moroccan coffee or treat yourself to a fresh pastry while soaking in the charming surroundings. Afterward, take a leisurely walk along the sandy beach.
For an authentic lunch, venture into a local fish restaurant, relishing heaps of seafood paired with delightful Moroccan bread, all enjoyed in the open air.
Day 13: Return to Casablanca
As your journey nears its end in Casablanca, where it all began, take this day to fully immerse yourself in the Moroccan ambiance. Capture moments, even the simplest scenes, through your camera lens, aiming to convey Morocco's enchantment to your loved ones back home.
Savor every moment of your final day...
Day 14: Departure
On your final day, bid farewell to the country that's become a second home. Head to the airport, taking with you priceless memories and the promise of a return to Morocco's embrace.
What is included in the tour
- 14 Days Private Transportation
- Hand-picked, English speaking driver to escort you
- 13 Nights – Authentic traditional Moroccan riads
- Sahara Excursion – camel, guide & Berber desert tent
- Half Board – 2 meals each day
- Guided Tours
- All Entrance Fees
- Tips for Bag Portage
What is not included in the tour
International and domestic airfare
Tourist visas (requirements vary per country and per nationality, we will help you prepare
Additonal services requested at hotels (spa, etc.)
Any change to the program that requires extra expense (any departure from the itinerary will be booked by you at your own expense)
Additional beverages at meals (non-alcoholic and alcoholic)
Tips for guides, drivers & meals
Prices are per person in US$
* All prices are in US Dollars, per person. Prices based on 2023 tours.
There is an additional 10% fee for tours including the dates between Dec.20 – Jan.5.
For single rooms, a single supplement fee will be applied.