Highlights of Morocco | Morocco Tours | Ciconia Travel

Soak in all the colourful and charming Highlights of Morocco over a 9-day unique adventure.

 

Travel in comfort and style from the famous ocean side and astounding landmarks of Casablanca to the impressive imperial towns of Rabat and Fes. Roam astounding kasbahs, markets, palaces, gardens and gates decorated in authentic fashion. Taste the Saharan lifestyle at the premium desert camp of Erfoud set beside a lifegiving oasis. Meet all facades of Moroccan culture as you discover the vibrant bazaars of Marrakech before returning to Casablanca.

9 Days
8 Cities
1 Country
Discovery
5 & 4 Star Hotels
Max 20 People
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Welcome to Morocco

Our epic adventure into the heart of Moroccan culture begins at Casablanca. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a Ciconia representative at the airport. In the afternoon, join the welcome meeting at the hotel lobby with your fellow travellers and Tour Director. Greet the exotic and delicious Moroccan cuisine tonight on a group dinner.

Hotel

Grand Mogador City Center

Meals

n/a

Optional Experiences

Group Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Group Dinner ( Optional Activity )

Depart for Fes

Start your morning with a visit to Mechouar, the ramparts and walls surrounding the Royal Palace in Casablanca. Drive along the picturesque coastline to Rabat, the amber-washed landscape of the capital provides prime examples of classic and modern Moroccan culture. Unfold the charm of the imperial city over a guided walking tour, visiting the Kasbah overlooking the Bou Regreg River, Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan II Tower. Dive deep into history at the exceptionally well-preserved Roman ruins of Volubilis. View the imperial beauty of Meknes perfectly depicted at Bab Mansour Gate, before visiting the Holy Town of Moulay Idriss. Drive through the countryside to the labyrinth of souks in Fez in time for dinner at the hotel and rest after an incredible day of cultural adventure.

Hotel

Palais Medina and Spa Hotel

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Royal Palace
Sightseeing of Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan II Tower
Sightseeing of Bab Mansour Gate
Holy Town of Moulay Idriss visit
Sightseeing of Roman ruins of Volubilis

Fes City Tour

An unforgettable cultural discovery awaits you throughout Fes. Uncover all the highlights on and off the beaten track at a walking tour with your local guide. Soak in marvellous sights including the Bab Bouloud Gate (Royal Palace), Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, Quaraouiyine Mosque, Najjarine Square and Spices Market. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel and personal leisure time, but rest well for a huge day of discovery tomorrow.

Hotel

Palais Medina and Spa Hotel

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

 Sightseeing of Bab Bouloud Gate (Royal Palace)
Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss visit
Medina of Fes visit
Medina of Fes visit
Quaraouiyine Mosque visit

Depart for Erfoud

Following a hefty breakfast, hop on board for a taste of true adventure at the Sahara! We cross into the desert on a charming drive through the highlands and mountains. Taking the Atlas Mountain pass, soak in stunning scenery along the way before arriving in our authentic kasbah-hotel in Erfoud. View the astounding Saharan night sky filled with glittering stars tonight.

Hotel

Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Erfoud

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

City of Erfoud visit
Sightseeing of Midelt

Depart for Ouarzazate

Rise up in the early morning for an unforgettable experience as we take a camel ride and watch the sun rise behind dunes of golden sand. Returning back to the hotel for breakfast, the adventure soon restarts with a 4x4 Jeep Safari. Returning to our coach to recharge on the way, we depart for Rissani and the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, the founding father of the Alaouite dynasty - the current Moroccan royal family. On the way to the characteristic town of Tinghir, visit the breathtaking natural beauty of Todgha Gorge. To finish an epic day of adventure, we continue to Ouarzazate for dinner at the hotel and a comfortable night's rest.

Hotel

Berbere Palace

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Sahara Jeep Safari
Sahara Camel Ride
Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif visit
Todra Gorge walk

Depart for Marrakech

Famously known to star in many wold-famous Hollywood films, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou perfectly depicts the traditional fortress-towns in breath-taking fashion. Roam the gorgeous town with your guide and hike atop for a spectacular panoramic view. Join a local Berber family over some homemade tea and have a taste of the real Moroccan culture and customs. We take a comfortable and panoramic ride through mesmerizing highlands and the scenic Tichka mountain pass towards bustling Marrakech. Tonight, join your group at the Fantasia Show for dinner with live performances.

Hotel

Le Meridien N'fis

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner with Fantasia Show

Sightseeing Activities

Sightseeing of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou 
Fantasia show with dinner

Marrakech City Tour

Marrakech is a hub of cultural and economic exchange, displaying the harmonious Arab and Berber interaction in its rich fabric and culture. From architecture to lifestyle, this beautiful harmony is reflected all around the city. Start your discovery with a guided walking tour covering Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs and other charming sights. In the afternoon, you can rest by the poolside at the hotel or launch your own cultural expedition into the labyrinth-like bazaars and imperial gardens. Practice your haggling skills as we adventure through the mayhem of the famous Djemaa el-Fna square tonight.

Hotel

Le Meridien N'fis

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Koutoubia Mosque visit
Saadian Tombs visit
Walking tour of Djemaa el-Fna Square

Depart for Casablanca

Today, we arrive in the bustling port city of Casablanca, join a stunning sightseeing tour including the monumental Hassan II Mosque - the largest of Africa, the United Nations Square, Anfa Residential Quarter, and finish with a short visit to the medina.

Hotel

Grand Mogador City Center

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing Activities

Hassan II Mosque visit

Goodbye

Our marvellous adventure comes to an end over breakfast with newfound friends. Make sure to bid farewells and exchange numbers before checking-out of the hotel (at 11:00). Complementary airport transfers are available all day, have a safe and smooth journey!

Meals

Breakfast

SERVICES

Ciconia Exclusive Tours include top-class accommodation and services, all entrance fees, breakfasts & dinners, tips, porterage and more.

5 & 4 Star Characteristic Hotels

Accommodation in authentic, comfortable and ideally located hotels.

Luxury Transportation

Deluxe air-conditioned coach.

Exceptional Authentic Dining

8 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners.

Local Travel Director

Local & Expert Travel Director throughout your trip.

Journey Highlights

Must see sights, hidden gems & authentic experiences. The Sahara, Camel Ride, Jeep Safari, Kasbahs, Imperial towns and more.

All Entrance Fees To All Sights

Entrance fees to all cultural, historical and natural sites on tour.

Private Airport Transfer

Complimentary private airport transfers on arrival and departure dates.

Baggage Handling

Seamless baggage handling, delivered to your room at every hotel.

All Tips, Taxes And Porterage Charges

Tips at the hotels and restaurants, all taxes and porterage fees.

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

HOTELS

Knowing that your accommodation may separate a great holiday from a perfect one, we take ultimate care whilst hand-picking each location we host you. Only the truly exceptional in terms of comfort, character, amenities, location and service are suitable to our standards. (Hotels are subject to change depending on the group size.)

Grand Mogador City Center

Casablanca

Located at 5-minute drive from Casa-Port railway station, Grand Mogador City Center Casablanca offers a convention centre with 11 meeting rooms and a free Wi-Fi access in all areas. All rooms are air conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Palais Medina and Spa Hotel

Fes

Located in Fes, the Palais Medina & Spa Hotel is beside the Fez Borj shopping center and it has an outdoor pool with a snack bar and panoramic views of the Jbel Zallagh Hill and the Old Medina. The hotel features a luxury spa center.

Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Erfoud

Erfoud

Located at the entrance of the Sahara Desert, Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Arfoud is just a 5-minute drive from the town center. It offers 2 swimming pools and a spa with a hammam and massage rooms. All accommodations has a bathroom made from fossils and the suites have a seating area.

Le Meridien N'fis

Marrakech

Le Méridien N’Fis is in 14 acres of lush parkland in the Menara district of Marrakech. Once twilight falls, guests can enjoy the unrivaled spectacle of the illuminated Andalusian gardens, complete with fountains and coconut trees.

Berbere Palace

Ouarzazate

Located in Ouarzazate town center, the Berbère Palace is just 5 minutes drive from the famous Kasbah de Taourirt. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and a Spa center with a hammam, sauna and hot tub. All rooms also have a private balcony or terrace.

Hotel Cote Ocean Mogador

Essaouira

Located on the coast of the city of Essaouira, the luxurious Côté Océan Mogador offers all the excellence of service and comfort that one is entitled to expect from a large hotel. The hotel offers swimming pool, tennis courts, golf nearby and fine cuisine, with fresh and varied flavors.

DATES AND RATES

All prices are per person, based on double or twin room share occupancy. Solo passengers may book a private room subject to a supplement.
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$1610

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2174

TWIN ROOM

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$1610

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2174

TWIN ROOM

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$1470

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2351

TWIN ROOM

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$1470

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2351

TWIN ROOM

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$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2819

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2819

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1470

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2351

TWIN ROOM

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$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2819

TWIN ROOM

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$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2819

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2819

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2819

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2819

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2819

TWIN ROOM

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$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2819

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$2939

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$0

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$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2819

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$1763

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2819

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$1847

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

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$2957

TWIN ROOM

Share with your travel companion
$1847

YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM

Enjoy a room just for you
$2957

HIGHLIGHTS

A perfect blend of culture and incredible landscapes with a taste of adventure. Bordering the Mediterranean and Atlantic, Europe and Africa, Morocco is a hub of cultural exchange and encounters.
Ait Ben Haddou
Ait Ben Haddou

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, established in 757, and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Morocco in 1987.Also used in parts of the TV series Game of Thrones.

Bahia Palace
Bahia Palace

The name itself meaning “brilliance”, Bahia Palace was built to be the greatest palace of its time in the 19th century with the essence of Islamic - Moroccan style.

Casablanca
Casablanca

The largest city of Morocco stands impressively on the coast of the Atlantic. This major city has a huge beautiful port and countless activities and venues to enjoy.

Djeema El Fna
Djeema El Fna

Erfoud
Erfoud

Erfoud is totally different than most of the other towns in Morocco, it wasn't built centuries ago, it was build instead early in the 1900's by the French administration, houses are in the colour of red as same as the desert sands.

Essaouira
Essaouira

Located on the Atlantic Coast, Essaouira is famous with the powerful trade wind blowing onto the protected, calm bay. Very popular among windsurfers!

Fes
Fes

Fes is a northeastern Moroccan city often referred to as the country’s cultural capital.’s primarily known for its Fes El Bali walled medina.

Marrakech
Marrakech

The main square of Marrakech hosts many attractions and an authentic local market. Visit fortune tellers, watch snake charmers or acrobats.

Ouarzazate
Ouarzazate

The “door of the desert”, Ourzazate is located just in the north of the Sahara desert. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers who built the famous Kasbahs.

Rabat
Rabat

The capital of Morocco, is the second largest city and lies on the coast of beautiful Atlantic as well. The city was awarded second place in “Top Travel Destinations” of 2013.

Tinghir
Tinghir

Tinghir (also called Tineghir or Tinerhir) is an impressing town known for its amazing palm-grove and its famous Todra Gorge.