Premium Morocco Highlights with Essaouira


11 Days



Min Age

City Tours Sahara:  Premium Morocco Highlights with Essaouira

Tour Description:

Fall in love with the flavors of Morocco, from Casablanca to Marrakech

Immerse yourself in the rich history and diverse culture of Morocco on an unforgettable 11-day journey through this enchanting North African gem. From the French-infused streets of Casablanca to the bustling markets of Marrakech and the laidback coastal charm of Essaouira, experience the vibrant colors, spiced aromas, and warm hospitality that define Morocco. Marvel at architectural wonders, wander through ancient medinas, and savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine on this mesmerizing adventure.

Tour Highlights:

– Architectural Marvels: Marvel at the grandeur of the Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca, explore the charming streets of the Medina in Meknes, and uncover ancient history at the Roman ruins of Volubilis.

– Cultural Immersion: Dive into the heart of Fes’s medina, swap stories with locals, and visit a family in the Atlas Mountains to experience the authentic hospitality of Morocco.

– Culinary Delights: Indulge in the best of Moroccan cuisine, from dining at one of Casablanca’s finest restaurants to enjoying a traditional pastilla with a local family. Learn the art of making mint tea in the Atlas Mountains and embark on a tasting tour in Marrakech.

– Exclusive Experiences: Uncover the impressive Roman ruins of Volubilis during an Exclusive Experience, where you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch made with locally sourced ingredients.

– Tranquil Retreat: Experience world-class hospitality and panoramic views at Widiane Resort, a tranquil oasis nestled amidst the Atlas Mountains.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Casablanca Welcome

Welcome to Morocco! Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, our representative will greet you and escort you to your hotel. Your journey kicks off at 6 pm with an important welcome meeting. If you arrive early, seize the opportunity to explore Casablanca’s cultural gems like the Villa des Arts, showcasing contemporary Moroccan and international art. Alternatively, delve into the rich history at the Museum of Judaism. Tonight, indulge in a delightful dinner with your group, immersing yourself in the flavors of Morocco with classic dishes like tagine and couscous.

Accommodation: New Hotel Piscine Wellness & Spa or similar (1 night)
Meals: Dinner
Included Activities: Complimentary Arrival Transfer, Casablanca – Welcome Dinner
Add-On Activities: Casablanca – The Medina and Beyond Urban Adventure, Villa des Arts Gallery & Museum (entrance fee), Jewish Museum (entrance fee)
Special Information: Please ensure attendance at the welcome meeting for essential details collection. Provide flight details at least 14 days in advance for airport transfer arrangements.

Day 2: Meknes / Fes

Begin your day with a visit to Casablanca’s magnificent Hassan II Mosque, one of the world’s largest mosques accessible to non-Muslims. Depart for Meknes and explore its enchanting medina, witnessing local life unfold amidst historic streets. Continue to the Roman ruins of Volubilis for a guided tour, followed by a picnic lunch amidst ancient splendor. Conclude the day in Fes, your base for the next two nights.

Accommodation: Riad Yacout or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Activities: Casablanca – Hassan II Mosque, Meknes – Medina walking tour, Volubilis – Entrance and guided tour, Volubilis – Picnic Lunch
Special Information: Total driving time approximately 4.5 hours.

Day 3: Fes

Embark on a journey through Fes’s medieval medina, a labyrinth of bustling streets and vibrant souks. Immerse yourself in local customs as you traverse historic khans and artisan workshops. Enjoy a tranquil tea break at a family-owned tea house before exploring architectural marvels like El-Attarine Madrasa and Funduq al-Najjarin. Conclude the day with a special pastilla dinner hosted by a local family, savoring authentic flavors while learning about life in Fes.

Accommodation: Riad Yacout or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included Activities: Fes – Home-cooked Pastilla Dinner, Fes – Funduk Nejjarine, Fes – Medersa El Attarine, Fes – Tea Break

Day 4: Bine el Ouidane

Travel from Fes to Bin el-Ouidane, stopping for insightful encounters with an Amazigh family in the Khenifra region. Experience traditional tea-making and enjoy a home-cooked lunch featuring locally sourced ingredients. Arrive at Bin el-Ouidane, nestled by a scenic lake, and unwind at the picturesque Widiane Resort amidst the Atlas Mountains.

Accommodation: Widiane Resort (Feature Stay) or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Activities: Khenifra – Home-cooked lunch, Khenifra – Tea-making demonstration
Special Information: Total driving time approximately 7 hours.

Day 5: Bine el Ouidane

Embark on a scenic boat trip on the turquoise lake, followed by a leisurely picnic lunch overlooking the serene waters. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure, whether lounging by the infinity pool, exploring mountain trails, or indulging in spa treatments at the resort.

Accommodation: Widiane Resort (Feature Stay) or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Activities: Bine el Ouidane – Boat Trip with Picnic Lunch

Day 6: Marrakech

Journey from Bin el-Ouidane to Marrakech, with a stop at the majestic Ouzoud Falls for a scenic break. Upon arrival, embark on an orientation tour of Djemaa el-Fna, Marrakech’s bustling square. Spend the evening exploring the vibrant atmosphere and savoring local cuisine at the square’s lively restaurants.

Accommodation: Riad Nesma Suites & Spa or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Activities: Ouzoud – Ouzoud Falls
Special Information: Total driving time approximately 4 hours.

Day 7: Marrakech

Discover Marrakech’s old medina on a morning tour, wandering through bustling souks and visiting iconic landmarks like Bahia Palace and Koutoubia Mosque. Indulge in a tasting walk, sampling seasonal delights like fresh orange juice and Moroccan donuts. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Marrakech’s hidden gems or join a farewell dinner to conclude your adventure.

Accommodation: Riad Nesma Suites & Spa or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Activities: Marrakech – Palais Bahia, Marrakech – Djemaa El Fna tasting walk, Marrakech – Medina walking tour

Day 8: Essaouira

Travel from Marrakech to Essaouira, a picturesque coastal town nestled by the Atlantic Ocean. Explore Essaouira’s charming streets and vibrant markets during an orientation walk, followed by a seafood market lunch where you’ll choose your catch of the day. Spend the evening discovering more of Essaouira’s laid-back atmosphere.

Accommodation: Atlas Essaouira or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Activities: Essaouira – Seafood Market Lunch, Essaouira – Leader-led orientation walk
Special Information: Total driving time approximately 2.5 hours.

Day 9: Essaouira

Enjoy a free day in Essaouira to explore its scenic coast, cultural attractions, and local cuisine. Options include horseback riding along the beach, visiting the Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum, or indulging in a traditional hammam experience.

Accommodation: Atlas Essaouira or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Add-On Activities: Essaouira – Horse Riding, Hamam (public baths), Amazigh Massage

Day 10: Marrakech

Spend the morning exploring Essaouira further before returning to Marrakech. In Marrakech, savor your final moments with optional activities like heart of the Atlas Mountains cycling or Tajine Cookery Class Urban Adventure. Conclude the day with a farewell dinner or explore Marrakech’s vibrant nightlife.

Accommodation: 2Ciels Hotel or similar (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Special Information: Total driving time approximately 2.5 hours.

Day 11: Marrakech Departure

Your adventure concludes after breakfast. Check-out time is around midday, and you are free to depart at your convenience. If you wish to extend your stay, additional accommodation

can be arranged. Bid farewell to Morocco’s enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture, taking with you cherished memories of your journey.

Meals: Breakfast
Add-On Activities: Heart of the Atlas Mountains cycling day trip with lunch, Imlil & Aroumd day trip, Hot Air Balloon Ride, Tajine Cookery Class Urban Adventure







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