When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration.

Your flight must arrive by or before: 11:59 p.m. on Day 1
Your flight must depart no earlier than: 04:00 p.m. on Day 15

Itinerary

 

Day 1Casablanca

Arrive at any time.

 

 
Arrival Day
 

Begin your adventure today. There are no planned activities so feel free to explore or rest up for the excitement ahead.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Casablanca (or similar)
Hotel

Day 2Casablanca/Tangier

Travel up the coast to Tangier. Get lost in the winding streets and alleyways of the medina, and take a beachfront stroll. Be sure to sample some Moroccan mint tea.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Casablanca – Tangier5h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Free Time
TangierAfternoon

Get lost in the medina and explore Tangier.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Continental (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 3Tangier/Chefchaouen

Explore this beautiful mountain town with white-washed buildings and blue accents. Opt to hike the Rif Mountains, take a traditional hammam or visit a local weavers' cooperative.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Tangier – Chefchaouen2h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Free Time
ChefchaouenFull Day

Get out and explore Chefchaouen.

Optional Activities - Day 3

Hammam (Spa and Steam Bath) Visit
Chefchaouen1h-2h
20EUR per person

Visit a hammam, a great way to get squeaky clean and soothe sore muscles. Hammams range from local bathhouses the whole community uses weekly to high-end spas with traditional treatments like massage, scrubbing, and hot stones.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Madrid (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 4Chefchaouen

Opt to hike in the Rif Mountains, explore the town, try a traditional hammam or visit a local weavers' cooperative.

Enjoy a free day in Chefchaouen to explore. The city, whitewashed in different shades of blue, is spectacular on its own, but with the surrounding mountains, it's a sight to behold.

 
Free Time
ChefchaouenFull Day

Nature or culture — why choose? Explore everything on your must-experience list during free time.

Optional Activities - Day 4

Hammam (Spa and Steam Bath) Visit
Chefchaouen1h-2h
20EUR per person

Visit a hammam, a great way to get squeaky clean and soothe sore muscles. Hammams range from local bathhouses the whole community uses weekly to high-end spas with traditional treatments like massage, scrubbing, and hot stones.

 
Hiking in the Rif Mountains
Chefchaouen2h-3h10-15km
385MAD per person

Lace up your hiking boots, and explore this city nestled in Africa’s northernmost mountain range. Trek through the scenic Rif Mountains – the perfect natural playground for adventure seekers. 

Accommodation

 
Hotel Madrid (or similar)
Hotel

Day 5Chefchaouen/Fès

Enjoy free time to shop in the world's largest medina, visit a Berber pharmacy, and take in the many colours of an ancient tannery.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Chefchaouen – Fès5h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Free Time
FèsFull Day

Get out and explore Fès, one of Morocco's most interesting cities.

Optional Activities - Day 5

Shop Fès Medina
Fès1h-2h

Spend some time in the medina checking out carpet shops, sampling local delicacies at the food stalls or shopping for leather goods. Prepare to bargain, just don't get lost wandering the passage ways!

 
Ville Nouvelle Exploration
Fès30m-1h
Free

Hit the newer part of Fès to see life in action. Find a sidewalk café to sip mint tea and watch everyday life go by.

 
Fès Medina Guided Tour
Fès

Follow a local guide through the Fès medina, one of the world’s largest medinas with more than 9000 winding streets lying within 365 hectares. See buildings in the medina that date back to the 9th century; there are 350 mosques in the medina that are still in use today.

Enter through one of the great gates into the chaos. Explore the artisans’ quarters as well as the many carpenters, bakers, butchers, and spice sellers. A highlight is the view of the famous Fès tannery from the balcony of a leather shop, where you can observe the men hard at work treating and dyeing the different hides. Take some time to shop for leather goods before returning to your hotel.

Day 6Fès

Enjoy another free day in Fes. Explore the artisan quarters, sample treats from the carts, and view Fès' famous leather tannery from above.

In the evening, opt for dinner in a converted riad complete with local specialties, music, and belly dancing.

Only certified local guides are allowed to act as guides in the medina, so your CEO cannot go with you to the medina during free time.

 
Free Time
FèsFull Day

Wander in the medina or explore the new city. The choice is yours.

Optional Activities - Day 6

Shop Fès Medina
Fès1h-2h

Spend some time in the medina checking out carpet shops, sampling local delicacies at the food stalls or shopping for leather goods. Prepare to bargain, just don't get lost wandering the passage ways!

 
Ville Nouvelle Exploration
Fès30m-1h
Free

Hit the newer part of Fès to see life in action. Find a sidewalk café to sip mint tea and watch everyday life go by.

 
Fès Medina Guided Tour
Fès

Follow a local guide through the Fès medina, one of the world’s largest medinas with more than 9000 winding streets lying within 365 hectares. See buildings in the medina that date back to the 9th century; there are 350 mosques in the medina that are still in use today.

Enter through one of the great gates into the chaos. Explore the artisans’ quarters as well as the many carpenters, bakers, butchers, and spice sellers. A highlight is the view of the famous Fès tannery from the balcony of a leather shop, where you can observe the men hard at work treating and dyeing the different hides. Take some time to shop for leather goods before returning to your hotel.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 7Fès/Marrakech

Travel across Morocco to the bustling city of Marrakech, and enjoy an evening exploring this fascinating city.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Fès – Marrakech8h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Majorelle (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 8Marrakech

Enjoy a free day to explore all that Marrakech has to offer. In the evening, welcome new friends to the group and join your CEO for a night on the town.

A great place to start is Djemaa el Fna square, in the heart of the medina. The square changes its offerings throughout the day. Do some souvenir shopping or wander the new part of the city for a taste of the modern.

 
Big Night Out: 
 

Celebrate late into the night with your new best friends.

 
Carte Blanche
MarrakechFull Day

There's plenty to see and do in Marrakech, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like practice your barter skills with a local merchant, get lost in the medina, and explore the gardens of Jardin Majorelle. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask!

Optional Activities - Day 8

Djemaa el Fna Market Square Visit
Djemaa el Fna1h-3h
Free

Wander past fresh orange juice stalls and water sellers in colourful costumes reminiscent of an era past. See storytellers, magicians, and peddlers of traditional medicines as the day progresses. When the sun sets, the square fills with dozens of food stalls, and is packed with locals, entertaining chefs, and waiters. Grab a spot on a bench with other diners and try the “tanjia” (slow cooked lamb), harira soup, grilled seafood, famous Moroccan couscous, tajine, snails, or even sheep’s head (for the truly adventurous). Wash it all down with some spiced tea.

 

 
Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
 

You may be a seasoned pro at group travel by now, but there will likely be some new travellers joining the group. Sit in on the welcome meeting to meet the newest members of your group and learn about the next leg of your tour.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Majorelle (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 9Marrakech/Nkob

Travel west into the desert, and stop off at Nkob, which is flanked by the Saghrou Mountains.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Marrakech – Nkob9h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

 
Auberge Ennakhile (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 10Nkob/Merzouga

Head off on a camel ride into the dunes. Watch the sun go down from atop the dunes, and spend the night in a Berber camp.

In late afternoon, set off by camel to a desert camp deep in the dunes. Learn to tie a turban to keep the desert sun off your face and add a little flare to photos. 

Enjoy a warm welcome (with mint tea). A traditional dinner under the stars, cooked by our hosts, awaits. In the evening, listen to stories about life in this region and, perhaps, some traditional music on the drums.

Notes for the Sahara Desert tented camp stay:

There will be a chance to repack and take only overnight bags out to the desert. The accommodations are basic, with four people per tent (though feel free to sleep out under the stars). Bathroom facilities are basic and shared.

Mattresses with sheet and blanket are provided. For winter months (Nov- April), we recommend bringing a sleeping bag for additional warmth.

There will be the chance to shower upon arrival in Merzouga the following morning.

 
Private Vehicle
Nkob – Merzouga4h-5h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Notes for the Sahara Desert tented camp stay:
There will be a chance to repack and take only overnight bags out to the desert. The accommodations are basic, with four people per tent (though feel free to sleep out under the stars). Bathroom facilities are...nature. Mattresses with sheet and blanket are provided. For winter months (Nov- April), we recommend bringing a sleeping bag for additional warmth. 

There will be the chance to shower upon arrival in Merzouga the following morning.

 
Camel
Merzouga1h

Ride out to the tented camp for the night. Local guides will teach you how to mount and dismount and other handy camel-related safety tips.

 
Local Living: Overnight at Berber Desert Camp
 

Head out into the dunes by camel to sleep like a Bedouin in the Sahara Desert. Drink mint tea, eat delicious traditional fare, and listen to stories about life under the desert sun. Enjoy a quiet night sleeping beneath the starry desert skies. 

Accommodation

 
Auberge Yasmina (or similar)
Tented Desert Camp

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 11Merzouga/Todra Gorge

Walk through local village farmland near Todra to learn about the local way of life.

Rise early to get on the trusty camels. Watch the sun rise before returning to Merzouga.

Depart early from the camp. Make the first stop of the day at Tineghir to visit the town and go for a walk through the palm groves. Then head to the breathtaking Todra Gorge to spend the night nestled between the sheer cliff walls among the palm trees and gurgling river. This serene spot is great for hiking, relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling some local Berber delicacies.

 
Camel
Merzouga1h

Head back to Merzouga and wave goodbye to your new humpback friend.

 
Private Vehicle
Merzouga – Todra Gorge3h30m

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Todra Gorge Visit and Walk Through Palm Groves
Todra Gorge30m-1h

Enjoy a stop at the beautiful Todra Gorge canyon. Take a walk through a palm grove to see how farmers live from the land, while learning about local farming and irrigation techniques.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Amazir (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 12Todra Gorge/Aït Ben Haddou

Get lost exploring the kasbah in the Atlas Mountains. Optional Moroccan cooking class.

Travel along the “Route of 1000 Kasbahs” to the thriving town of Ouarzazate for a lunch stop. This town is home to Atlas Film Studios, where many films have been shot over the years, including "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator."

Continue on to the fascinating and beautiful Aït Ben Haddou, a wonderful example of a kasbah.

 
Private Vehicle
Todra Gorge – Aït Ben Haddou4h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah Guided Tour
Aït Ben Haddou2h-3h

Tour the UNESCO World Heritage site and Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou with your CEO. Of all the remaining Kasbahs in Morocco, the walls and interior of this area are the most intact. The Kasbah still houses a few families, but many now live in the adjacent village. Like many of the earthen built fortresses in Ouarzazate, Aït Ben Haddou has been used in many film and television productions like Gladiator, Babel, and Game of Thrones.

Optional Activities - Day 12

Cooking Class
Aït Ben Haddou2h-3h

Learn all about the quintessential Moroccan dish — tagine. Learn about the tagine itself (a clay pot) and different ingredients and spices. Enjoy the fruits of your labour for dinner.

Accommodation

 
Auberge La Baraka (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 13Aït Ben Haddou/Essaouira

Travel to the coast, and take in the laidback vibe of this coastal town on an orientation walk.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Aït Ben Haddou – Essaouira7h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Orientation Walk
30m-1h

Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

Accommodation

 
Hotel Cap Sim (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 14Essaouira

Enjoy a free day to explore this funky coastal town.

In the morning, don't miss the colourful and lively spectacle of the return of the boats to the port, with their baskets full of fish. Afterwards, head up to the ramparts on the old city wall for a great view over the city and out to sea. Browse the shops and art galleries or take a stroll along the long, sandy beach. This is the perfect place to unwind and relax with a cold beer or shisha pipe (waterpipe). The active might choose to take a surfing or windsurfing lesson, hire a fishing rod or just take a long walk on the beach.

In the evening, head to one of the local barbecue fish cafes where you can pick out the catch of the day and have it cooked to perfection for an amazing seafood dinner. Essaouira is also famous for its music scene and offers a great chance to check out a live performance.

 
Free Time
EssaouiraFull Day

Do as much or as little as you'd like in this laidback town.

Optional Activities - Day 14

Windsurfing
Essaouira

Ride the waves at this windsurfer's paradise. Try taking a lesson if you’re new to the sport. The reliable strong winds can be challenging.

 
Surfing
Essaouira

Head out to catch some waves and enjoy the surf and fresh sea air. 

Accommodation

 
Hotel Cap Sim (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 15Essaouira/Marrakech

Continue on to Marrakech where the tour ends upon arrival in the early afternoon.

 

Please book any onward travel after 4pm.

 
Private Vehicle
Essaouira – Marrakech3h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Departure Day (Activities)
12:00

Depart on arrival to your final destination. Your CEO can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

 

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