Luxurious 9-Day Tour of Morocco: An Unforgettable Itinerary
Embark on a journey through the vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes of Morocco. Experience the luxury and culture of Morocco with our 9-day tour. From Berber's dynamic markets to Volubilis's ancient ruins, this unforgettable itinerary takes you through the country's most breathtaking sights and luxurious accommodations.
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Upon arrival at Marrakech Airport, meet your private guide and be transferred to your luxurious hotel. Later, embark on a guided tour of Marrakech's vibrant medina, also known as the old city. Explore the winding streets, bustling souks, and historical monuments such as the Bahia Palace and Bahai gardens. Have dinner at an excellent restaurant before retiring to your hotel.
Day 2: Marrakech's Cultural Highlights
After a delicious breakfast, continue your exploration of Marrakech with a visit to the Saadian Tombs and the Koutoubia Mosque. Afterward, head to the Jardin Majorelle, a stunning garden designed by French painter Jacques Majorelle. Take a stroll through the lush greenery and admire the vibrant blue buildings that are the garden's signature. In the afternoon, indulge in a traditional Moroccan hammam, a spa that uses steam and exfoliating scrubs to cleanse and rejuvenate the body. Return to your hotel for dinner.
Day 3: Journey to the past: visit Ait Benhaddou
After breakfast, depart Marrakech and travel to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou- a 3-hour and thirty-minute journey. This fortified village, built along the former caravan route between Marrakech and the Sahara, offers a glimpse into the region's traditional architecture and way of life. Before enjoying a traditional Moroccan lunch, take a guided tour of the village and explore its kasbahs or traditional houses. Return to your hotel for dinner and rest.
Day 4: Exploring the Berber Villages
Journey to Berber village of Telouet. Take a camel ride through the stunning landscapes. Visit a traditional Berber home to learn the local people's customs and way of life and have lunch. Visit the Ourika Valley, known for its picturesque waterfalls and traditional Berber markets. Return to your mountain retreat for dinner and a relaxing evening.
Day 5: Hike The Atlas Mountains
Morocco, take a private drive (3 hours) to the Atlas Mountains, a range of mountains that runs through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. The mountains are known for their rugged beauty and traditional Berber villages. The drive takes you through the Tizi n'Tichka pass, a winding road offering breathtaking mountains and valley views. Once you reach a hidden gem of a village, you will be greeted by the locals and experience their traditional way of life, including a visit to a Berber house, where you can have a traditional Moroccan lunch. Check in to your mountain-top luxury accommodation for an overnight stay and enjoy an excellent meal for dinner.
Day 6: Road trip to Fes
After breakfast, depart the Atlas Mountains and travel to Fes. This exciting 7-hour road trip takes you through tiny villages and a rolling landscape of cedar trees and peaks. Take the European ambiance of Ifrane, also known as the "Switzerland of Morocco," explore the beautiful lake circuits, and have a delicious lunch. Later, descend to the Berber market village of Azrou to see the monkeys that flourish in neighboring cedar tree woods and century old-caves inhabited by indigenous people of Africa. On arrival in Fes, check into your cozy hotel and enjoy a fantastic meal before retiring to bed.
Take a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Fes El Bali, the old medina. You will explore the narrow streets, the tanneries, and the Bou Inania Madrasa, a 14th-century Islamic college. Take a break for a delicious lunch, where you'll taste the best of traditional Moroccan dishes. Continue your journey to the Royal Palace of Fes, also known as Dar Batha, a palace and museum that showcases traditional Moroccan arts and crafts. As the sun sets, head to the souks, the conventional marketplaces, where you can shop for crafts, spices, and textiles and immerse yourself in the city's vibrant atmosphere. As the day ends, indulge in a delicious dinner at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel, feeling satisfied and mesmerized by the beauty and culture of Fes.
Day 8:The Roman Ruins of Volubilis
After breakfast, hop on a one-hour private drive for the Roman ruins of Volubilis, an ancient Roman city that dates back to the 3rd century BC. Take a guided tour of the ruins, and learn about the history of the city and its significance during the Roman Empire. After lunch, return to Fes and spend the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, shop for traditional Moroccan crafts and souvenirs in the souks before returning to your hotel in Fes.
After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to the FesSass airport for your international departure, bidding you farewell with memories of the ancient ruins, the medieval cities, and the country's rich culture.