(11 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Fez, Ouarzazate, Sahara, Marrakesh
This is the ultimate luxury tour of Morocco, featuring fascinating cities, ancient ruins, Berber villages, kasbahs and the beautiful Sahara desert. Several transfers are by private air charter in order to access the country's leading luxury properties quickly and easily.
Start in Fez, the intellectual and religious heart of the nation. Stay at the Sofitel Palais Jamai, a former Moorish palace overlooking the medieval medina (old town). Tour Fez el-Bali ("Fez the Old") and its medieval medina (old town), a UNESCO world heritage site crammed with narrow, winding streets, tiny squares and artisan workshops. Visit centuries-old mosques and universities, see the multi-colored vats of the open-air tanneries, and shop for traditional wares made from copper, ceramics and leather. Also visit Fez el-Djedid ("Fez the New"), built in the 13th century. Visit the Royal Palace and the mellah (Jewish Quarter), the largest in Morocco. If desired, take a day excursion to see the ruins in Meknes and Volubilis.
Continue by private air charter to captivating Ouarzazate, founded by the French in the 1920's. Often called the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs, this area is home to some of Morocco's finest examples of fortresses and citadels. From there, spend a night at a luxury tented camp in the Sahara desert.
Continue by private air charter to Marrakesh, an ancient city of weathered pink buildings, romantic restaurants, museums, palaces, bustling souks (markets) and upscale shops. Spend four nights at the legendary La Mamounia or the exclusive Amanjena, a Moorish-style resort of gardens and reflection pools. With your own guide and driver, experience the best of Marrakesh: the most interesting markets, palaces, gardens, monuments and shopping districts including Djemaa el-Fna, Jardin Majorelle, Jardin Menara, Palais de la Bahia, Dar Si Said Museum of Moroccan Arts and the Palmerie. During leisure time, relax at the spa or traditional hammam (steam bath), enjoy the swimming pool, tennis courts and boutiques, and explore the many excellent dining options both at the resort and in converted palaces and ryads around Marrakesh. One day, take a private excursion
to the Atlas Mountains to visit local village and a Berber market.
Arrive Casablanca - Fez
Private transfer to Fez for 3 nights. Introductory tour in Casablanca or Fez if time permits
Full-day private tour of Old and New Fez
Private excursion to ruin in Meknes and Volubilis or continue touring in Fez
Fez - Ouarzazate
Private air charter to luxury kasbah hotel for 2 nights
Private touring of local region
Ouarzazate - Sahara
Private transfer to luxury tented camp in desert. Afternoon touring including camel ride
Sahara - Marrakesh
Private air charter to Marrakesh for 4 nights
Full-day private tour
Guide and driver at disposal for flexible touring or shopping
Marrakesh & Atlas Mountains
Private full-day excursion to Atlas Mountains to visit Berber market
Private transfer to airport in Casablanca or Marrakesh
Sofitel Palais Jamai
El Khiam Ahlam
Amanjena Resort or La Mamounia
Per person (double occupancy)
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