Essential Morocco

$559/per person

This 8 day complete package will take you to discover the best of Morocco in comfort. Fascinating Kasbahs, authentic towns, an amazing mix of different cultures await you in this magical country. Get ready to be soaked in this unique atmosphere and enjoy the ride.

Duration
8 Day
Destination(s)
Morocco
Starts in / Ends in
Marrakech / Marrakech
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4 Star
25-30 people

Sight Visited

  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • Merzouga
    Merzouga

    Merzouga is a village in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, on the edge of Erg Chebbi, a 50km long and 5km wide set of sand dunes that reach up to 350m high.

  • 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.

Itinerary

1
Day 1: Marrakech
At the terminal keep a look out for the Travel Talk sign, as we pick you up from the airport and take you to our hotel. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 7:00pm to meet your tour guide and the other tour members Listen in for a fast and informal meeting with your guide including registration, a short brief about the adventures ahead and some country info. Optional group dinner is available to get to know your travel mates better before you head off.
  • Included Activities; Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; No
2
Day 2: Marrakech, Menara Gardens, Ait Ben Haddou
After breakfast we visit the relaxing Menara Gardens featuring many orchards of palm, olive and fruit trees. We then drive to Ait Ben Haddou to discover one of the most authentic and well-maintained villages in the Atlas region. This berber village, well-known for its Kasbah, has been used in many Hollywood films.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Menara Gardens & Ait Ben Haddou
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast
3
Day 3: Ait Ben Haddou, Quarzazate, Merzauga
Today we drive to the village of Merzouga, famous for magestic sand dunes and a true depiction of the desert landscapes Morocco is known for. We have the option to enjoy a 4x4 drive or camel ride through the dunes. On the way to Merzauga, we make a short visit to Taourirt Kasbah in Quarzazate and a leisurely walk in Todgha Gorges.
  • Included Activities;  Walking in Todra Gorges
  • Optional Activities ; 4X4 Drive or Camel Ride
  • Meals ; Breakfast
4
Day 4: Merzauga, Fes
After breakfast we drive to the cultural heart of Morocco, Fes. This city is the third largest in the country and best known for its labrinyth of souks and leather tanneries - the smell will not be forgotten!
  • Meals ; Breakfast
5
Day 5: Fes
Today we set out to discover the amazing city of Fes including Bab Bouloud gate, Bou Inania Medersa, Moulay Idriss Mauseloum, Andalusian, Quaraouiyine Mosque, Najjarine Square, spice markets, terina medersa, the surroundings of Karaouine Medina and Mellah. We spend another night in Fes and while nightlife is scarce here, cafes stay open late and there's ample opportunity to enjoy delicious Moroccan cuisine.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing in Fes
  • Optional Activities ; Dinner with Folklore Show
  • Meals ; Breakfast
6
Day 6: Fes, Rabat, Casablanca
We depart for Rabat, the political, administrative and capital of Morocco. The city is set in a rich, amber-coloured landscape, combining ancient history with modern Moroccan culture. After an orientation tour around the Royal Palace, Chellah Ruins, Hassan Tower, Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Oudayas Gardens, we depart for the lively city of Casablanca.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Rabat
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast
7
Day 7: Casablanca, Marrakech
After breakfast we visit the Mohamed V Square, the Anfa Residential Quarter and the impressive Mosque of Hassan II. After an insightful morning, we depart for Marrakech. This fascinating city is the point where the Arab culture of the cities meet the Berber culture of the mountain villages. It's where historically, the sub-Saharan traders (carrying gold, salt and slaves) would trade their wares to the merchants who would then bring them to Europe. Today we visit Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, Dar Si Said Museum and Djemaa el-Fna Square - a chaotic area packed with story tellers, snake charmers, acrobats, musicians and folk dancers.
  • Included Activities; Sightseeing Casablanca &  Marrakech & Djeema El Fna
  • Optional Activities ; Fantasia Night
  • Meals ; Breakfast
8
Day 8: Marrakech
Our trip will end after check-out (11:00am) say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast, and we bid you safe travels.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
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Price ($)

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

4 star hotels

Airport Transfer

From the airport to TravelTalk hotel on day 1 and return shuttle on the last day of the tour.

Meals

7 breakfasts

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus

Guide

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

ZALAGH KASBAH HOTEL - MARRAKECH


The Zalagh Kasbah Hotel & Spa is conveniently situated near the Agdal gardens and the ramparts of the old city “Medina”, only 10 minutes from the famous square Jemaa-el-Fna, the international Airport Menara and the Railway station, far from the bustle and traffic, with great views of the Atlas Mountains.

HOTEL LA KASBAH - AIT BEN HADDOU


Hotel La Kasbah is a 5-minute walk from the fortified city of Aït Benhaddou. It has an outdoor pool with a terrace offering panoramic views of the Kasbah.

YASMINA HOTEL - MERZAUGA


Yasmina Hotel offers pleasure of watching both sunrise and sunset over the desert, hotel has also an outdoor swimming pool.

ROYAL MIRAGE HOTEL - FES


The charming Pickalbatros Royal Mirage Fes Hotel rests in a prime location with easy access to the commercial centre and residential area in the vibrant heart of Fes, one of the most beautiful cities in exotic Morocco.

KENZI BASMA HOTEL - CASABLANCA


Kenzi Basma Hotel is in the center of Casablanca.

Tour Review Scores And Breakdown

At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2016. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!

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4.97
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Matthew Rice

Abdel is one of the kindest people I have ever met. Such a top bloke. Has time for everyone and opened my eyes to how people can easily give to anyone. Rich and poor. Legend!
P.s Thanx local guide in Marrakech Chekio was so good!!!

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Andrew Roberts

The perfect balance of informative, funny, and never too much or invasive. Abdul Hadi made the tour for us. His experience really shine through and made it a delight. If all guides are as good I will keep coming on Travel Talk Tours! Thank you.

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Julia Ratcliffe

Wonderful tour. fantastic places. Highly recommend. Abdul is amazing!!!

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Danielle Nauman

Great tour from booking to finish, thank you to booking team for organising 4 hour transit from airport on day 2 of the tour, as we arrived late. Abdul was an amazing, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. He made sure we all had an exceptional time and we really appreciate everything he has done. Bushma did a great job as driver, very friendly and we always felt safe. Thank you both for a memorable tour 🙂

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Cesar Sellero

The hotels were absolutely fantastic, way beyond my highest expectations. Bus driver very professional. Tour guide very attentive, generous and of a kind nature… Always smiling and cooperative. The locations we visited were like day-dreaming to me. Price was amazing. Also very impressed with the website and way it was booked. Definitely an unforgettable experience.

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Celia De Latour

Really enjoyed the tour , great sights. Guide was excellent very friendly and helpful. Thanks Ahmed

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Ashley Ivan

This has been a great tour. Ahmed , the driver, the bus appentice have been excellent. I will definitely recommend this tour to my friends&family

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Kung – Ho Song

I’m very satisfied in Travel Talk tour. And the leader is very gentle and kind.

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Regan STEPHENSON

Excellent tour.Hotels are amazing.Itinerary and leader are great.

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Rachel Cast

Fantastic knowledge, humuor, kindness from Ahmad.Great leader.Always felt very safe with Mohammed driving.

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