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(PRIVATE) Morocco: The Best Of Group Tour (start/end Casablanca) - 8 Days

GEC Trip Type: PRIVATE TOUR (for 2+ people booking together)

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Explore the wonders and beauty of ancient Morocco with this affordable 8 day group trip. Starting and ending in Casablanca, visit exciting Fez, Rabat, Marrakech, and ancient markets, local towns, and the amazing Atlas Mountains. This is an incredible trip of a lifetime!

Places Visited:

Morocco Group Tour, Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Marrakech, Immouzzer du Kandar, Ifrane, Beni Mellal, Meknes, Volubilis

Trip Itinerary:
B: Breakfast

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Casablanca. Airport transfer if purchased
Day 2: Casablanca to Rabat. (B)
Day 3: Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, Fez. (B)
Day 4: Day tour of Fez. (B)
Day 5: Fez to Marrakech over Atlas Mts. (B)
Day 6: Day tour of Marrakech. (B)
Day 7: Marrakech to Casablanca. (B)
Day 8: Trip ends after breakfast. Transfer to airport if purchased (B)

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1
Arrive in Casablanca.

Arrive at assigned hotel in Casablanca, or if you purchased airport transfers through us (highly recommended), then upon arrival at the airport in Casablanca, you are met and transferred to your hotel. You will receive a brief review of the tour during your transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Casablanca

Day 2
Casablanca to Rabat (B)

Getting an early start, we will embark on a city tour of Casablanca, the economical capital of Morocco, visiting the Central Market, The Habbous district, the Royal Palace, Mohamed V Square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the mosque Hassan II.

Following our tour of Casablanca, we will travel to Rabat, where we will visit the Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Quadaya Kasbah, Mohamed V Mausoleum and Hassan Tower Mosque.

Overnight in Rabat

Day 3
Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, Fez (B)

After breakfast, we depart for Meknes. Here we have an orientation tour of this Moroccan Versailles, which was founded at the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail a contemporary of Louis XIV. We then continue to Moulay Idriss, the holy city, for an orientation tour followed by a visit to the Roman site in Volubilis, dating from the 2nd and 3rd centuries. We then travel to the famous city of Fez.

Overnight in Fez

Day 4
Day tour of Fez. (B)

After breakfast, we take a full day tour of Fez with our local guide. Fez is the oldest of the imperial cities, home of the oldest university of the country, and is Morocco's leading cultural and religious center. Founded in 789, Fez is one of the oldest and largest medieval cities in the world; a city that is almost unchanged through the modern ages and still most definitely alive. History has provided the city with long periods of hardship, but Fez has never died. Today it has its own culture, pride, art and even cuisine. In Fez, we will visit the medieval Medina, the Medersas, The Karaouine, and the Nejjarine fountains. We will also explore the celebrated Souks where craftsmen still labor in the age old oriental tradition.

Overnight in Fez

Day 5
Fez to Marrakech (B)

This morning we make our way to Marrakech passing over the beautiful Atlas Mountains, through the Berber village of Immouzer du Kandar, stopping at the resort town of Ifrane (located high in the Atlas Mountains), and taking our lunch in Beni Mellal, one of the agricultural centres of Morocco. We arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon.

Overnight in Marrakech

Day 6
Day tour of Marrakech (B)

After breakfast, we will spend the entire day with our local guide exploring Marrakech, the second Imperial City and definitely the Pearl of the south. Marrakech sits in a lush Oasis nestled at the foot of the snowcapped Atlas Mountain. We will visit the famous Saadien Tombs, the Dar Si Said Museum, the Koutoubia Tower and the Bahia Palace.

After lunch we will visit of the Souks and the medina, an exciting and exotic labyrinth where small shops are lined one next to the other selling Moroccan handicrafts. Feeling as if time has stopped here, the Souks are bustling with shoppers buying their goods and the craftsmen working in the most traditional ways. We will then visit the famous Djemaa El Fna Square, a unique square filled with animated jugglers, story-tellers, snake-charmers, and many other show men who entertain the crowds. Here we will have free time to stroll among the locals. It'll be an exciting day and certainly one of the highlights of the trip!

Overnight in Marrakech

Day 7
Marrakech to Casablanca (B)

We will have the morning at leisure, until we depart for our return trip to Casablanca where we'll enjoy one last night of fun with our new found friends before catching our flights home the following morning.

Overnight in Casablanca

Day 8
Casablanca - Trip ends after breakfast. Transfer to airport if purchased. (B)

Trip ends after breakfast. If you purchased airport transfers through us, then you are picked up at the hotel at the time assigned by your tour leader and transferred to the airport to catch your flight home.

Important Information

Please DO NOT purchase your airfare or any personal travel requirements until you receive a written confirmation of guaranteed departure from the Global Expeditions Club.

Prices are based on double occupancy. Supplements are available for single room use.

At the time of printing, Visas are not required for US or Canadian citizens visiting Morocco and staying less than 90 days. Please be sure to check with the Moroccan embassy in your country of citizenship before the trip to ensure that this is still the case.

Trip ID: AF1148
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Trip Highlights
  • English speaking expert local guide throughout
  • 8 Days, 7 Nights in Moroccan 3 star level hotels (upgrades available)
  • Guided tours of Casablanca, Fez & Marrakech
  • Visit and shopping in traditional local souk markets
  • Breakfast daily
Price Includes
  • Fully guided group tour of the best of Morocco
  • English speaking expert local guide throughout
  • 8 Days, 7 Nights in Moroccan 3 star level hotels (upgrades available)
  • Transportation between cities
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Guided tour of Casablanca
  • Guided tour of Fez
  • Guided Tour of Marrakech
Price Does Not Include
  • International airfare
  • Airport Transfers
  • Hotel resort fee
  • Meals not indicated (full board available)
  • Beverages
  • Optional activities
  • Travel insurance (mandatory minimum)
  • Personal expenses & tips
Group Leader
  • English speaking expert local guide throughout
Number of Days
  • 8 days, 7 nights
Accomodation Included
  • 8 Days, 7 Nights in Moroccan 3 star level hotels (upgrades available)
Transportation Included
  • Modern A/C vehicles
Meals Included
  • Breakfast daily (full board available)
Seasonal Info
  • Weather in Morocco is generally considered the best in Spring and Fall. Temperatures can range from a highs in the mid 70's to upper 80's F (around 26C +/-) during the day to a low of upper 40's - low 60's F (12C +/-) at night. Long light pants and a light jacket are best for evenings. Morocco is warmer during the summer months and cooler during the winter months.