Best of Morocco Summer 2018

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018

A land ablaze with vivid hues of maroon, tangerine and gold. Behold the cacophony of buzzing bazaars and the shimmering Sahara when you journey to Morocco's charming cities of Casablanca, Fez and Marrakesh. Travel to the life-giving oasis of Tinghir, brave the Todra gorge yielding dramatic vistas and visit Ouarzazate, the setting for numerous famous movies, including Lawrence of Arabia and Cleopatra.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Fez and Marrakesh
  • Orientation of Rabat, Meknes, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Essaouira and Casablanca
  • View the Royal Palace in Rabat, the Ziz Valley in Fez, Tinghir, the Todra Gorge and Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
  • Visit Midelt, Tafilalt Oasis, Bahia Palace and Ait Ben Haddou
Dining Highlights
  • 9 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 2 Regional Meal lunches
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats.
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (800) 728-1506 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14014768

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CasablancaArrive Casablanca: The intoxicating sights and sounds of Morocco are revealed on this epic adventure through an ancient land. Delve into the intrigue and romance of Casablanca immortalised by Hollywood, before meeting your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Grand Mogador City Centre
Day 2FezCasablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fez (2 Nights): We meander along the coast to the capital, Rabat, where we will enjoy a fascinating orientation of the city which includes views of the grand 17th century palace and Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Travelling to the imperial city of Meknes, we'll see the grand gate of Bab el-Mansour, one of the most impressive monumental gateways in North Africa adorned by green and white zeillij tiles. We arrive in Fez later today and spend the rest of the day at leisure, embracing the symbolic heart of Morocco and the unique character of the country's oldest imperial city.Buffet Breakfast
Marriott
Day 3FezFez Sightseeing: Join a Local Specialist today to explore the medina, one of the largest thriving medieval centres in the world. See the royal palace and visit the fascinating round dye-pits and tanneries for a Cultural Insight into Morocco's ancient leather craft. Spend the rest of the day shopping for beautiful carpets in the bazaar, admiring beautiful palaces or relaxing in a lantern-lit courtyard away from the medina crowds with some refreshing Moroccan tea. Join your companions this evening for a special Be My Guest experience of Moroccan specialities served with wine in a traditional Riad located in the heart of the Medina.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 4ErfoudFez - Midelt - Erfoud: We follow the old caravan trail south, stopping for a delicious Regional Meal in Midelt, a quaint market town set within the high plains between the Middle and High Atlas mountain ranges. Continuing along the palm-fringed Ziz Valley and past the Tafilalt oasis, we arrive in the oasis town of Erfoud, regarded as the Gateway to the Sahara. Its magical golden facades and towering dunes have made it a popular location for filmmakers for decades. This evening we dine at our hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal, Dinner
Xaluca Kasbah
Day 5Dades ValleyErfoud - Tinghir - Dades Valley: Journeying west, we arrive in Tinghir, one of the most beautiful oases in southern Morocco and home to the ruins of the ancient Glaoui palace. We continue through part of the Todra Gorge and cut through the mountains for one of the most dramatic views in the country. Enjoy a memorable Regional Meal before following the route of a thousand kasbahs to the flourishing Dades Valley. We spend this evening surrounding by panoramic views of the dramatic Atlas Mountains.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal, Dinner
Xaluca Dades Authentic Accommodation
Day 6MarrakeshDades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakesh (2 Nights): Blending effortlessly into the arid landscape, the mystical town of Ouarzazate has provided a fitting backdrop over the years for such famous movies as 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Cleopatra' and 'Gladiator'. Spend some time exploring the sights during your orientation tour. Visit the UNESCO-listed fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou in the High Atlas Mountains and continue through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass to Marrakesh - the 'Red City'. Like many other former imperial cities in Morocco, Marrakesh comprises an old fortified city - the medina - and an adjacent modern city. Marrakesh is home to Morocco's largest traditional market ('souk') where you may wish to spend some time learning the art of haggling. Buffet Breakfast
Le Meridien N'Fis
Day 7MarrakeshMarrakesh Sightseeing: Visit the ornate Bahia Palace during city orientation with your Local Specialist and spend some time soaking up the energy of Djemaa el Fna Square in the Old Quarter with its palm readers, acrobats, camels and snake-charmers. Spend the rest of the afternoon lingering in one of the city's beautiful gardens, discover the vibrant arts and culture scene or consider experiencing an authentic Moroccan show.Buffet Breakfast
Day 8EssaouiraMarrakesh - Essaouira: We travel to the laid-back shores of Essaouira this morning stopping en route to visit a cooperative involved in creating cosmetics from traditional ingredients. Consider a delicious seafood lunch in this port town and enjoy some free time before joining a city tour of UNESCO-listed medina, the walled Jewish Quarter and Skala fortress. Spend the rest of the evening meandering through the city's vibrant souks and labyrinthine lanes in search of hidden treasures.Buffet Breakfast
Des Iles
Day 9CasablancaEssaouira - Casablanca: This morning we journey north to Casablanca where we will enjoy views of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, built for the late king's 60th birthday celebrations, and admire the characteristic French and Moroccan architecture. Later, we join our Travel Director and companions for a memorable Farewell Dinner to celebrate an unforgettable voyage of discovery.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Grand Mogador City Centre
Day 10Depart CasablancaDepart Casablanca: Say goodbye to your new-found friends at the end of your fascinating Moroccan holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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07/27/2018$2,095.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/10/2018$2,095.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/24/2018$2,095.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/31/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/14/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
09/28/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
10/12/2018$2,125.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
Disclaimer
Ramadan: During daylight hours from dawn to sunset fasting takes place for Ramadan. It is observed from Tuesday 15 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 in Morocco. The order of sightseeing and meals may be adjusted.

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