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Touch down in historic Casablanca stroll through modern Rabat, fall in love with the Blue City of Chefchaouen and experience the grandeur of Fez. Cross the Atlas Mountains to Midelt and Erfoud and enter the desert of Erg Chebbi. Pass through the Gorges of Todra and the Route of the Kasbah until you reach the fortress of Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate. End your tour in colorful Marrakech.

Inclusions
  • Roundtrip airfare to Casablanca
  • 9 night guided vacation
  • 9 night hotels in 3 or 4 star hotels
  • 18 meals: 9 breakfast & 9 dinners
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Visits and entrances fees as indicated in the itinerary.
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • English-speaking guide during the whole trip
2024 Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton,  Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto
May 6, 13 from $2929
Jun 2, 14 from $2829
Jul 7 from $3529
Aug 25, Sep 13, 27 from $3029
Oct 25, 27 from $2729
Nov 17, Dec 1 from $2329
Single occupancy add from $500 per person
Upgrade to 4-star hotels: add from $600 per person

Price is per person based on double occupancy.
Dates, prices and promotion are subject to change without notice.
Other departure cities are available – please call for more details!

Not Included: Drinks, lunch, tips and any other services not mentioned in the inclusions

Day 1: Canada – Night on board
Arrive at your Canadian departure airport, ready for a flight to Casablanca. Night on board.

If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

Day 2: Casablanca (D)
Arrive in Casablanca and transfer to the hotel.  Casablanca, immortalized in the famous movie, is a port city and commercial hub in western Morocco, located on the Atlantic Coast.
Dinner and overnight stay in Casablanca.

Note:
– The transfer to the hotel upon arriving at the airport may be shared with other travelers in your tour group. A guide will be there to meet you just outside of the airport but you may be required to wait before leaving for the hotel, depending on the flight arrival times.
For your convenience, you can choose to book a private airport transfer at a time that suits you best for an additional cost.
– Dinner is not included if you arrive after 8:00 p.m.
– Add early check-in on arrival for an additional cost

Day 3: Casablanca – Rabat – Asilah – Tangier (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today, get to know iconic Casablanca and enjoy a city tour where you can marvel at the Art Deco buildings and the Dar El Baida White House before visiting the Mohammed V Square and the upmarket Anfa district. Leave in the direction of Rabat to visit the Kasbah of the Oudayas, a citadel that is located to the north of the city. This fortress retains its Arab character of narrow alleys with white and blue façades that lead to viewpoints from which there are incredible views of the Atlantic coast Visit the astounding Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. After the visit, travel to Asilah, founded in Phonecian times, before finally arriving in the bustling port-city of Tangier.
Check-in to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay in Tangier.

Day 4: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Ouazzane – Meknes – Fez (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Begin the day with a panoramic tour of the city, before heading to the Rif Mountains and to the blue city of Chefchaouen, one of Morocco’s most photographed cities. Continue to Ouazzane, a city known for its spiritual significance to Sufism, before arriving in the imperial city of Meknes, founded by Moulay Ismail and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city including the Mellah Jewish Quarter, Bab Mansour Gate and the Mausoleum of Moulay.
Afterwards, continue to Fez to check-in to your hotel in time for dinner. Overnight stay in Fez.

Note: The city of Meknes is currently undergoing extensive renovation works and no date has been set for their completion. Many of the city’s landmarks are inaccessible and/or hidden behind protective covering, but your guide will endeavor to show you as much of the city as possible during your visit.

Day 5: Fez (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a full day tour of Fez, considered the centre of Islam in Morocco. It is the intellectual and religious capital of the country. Begin with a panoramic view from one of the hills surrounding the city, then visit the bronze doors of the Royal Palace and walk into the medina to visit Medersas, the centre of Koranic studies. Explore the workshops in the artisan neighbourhoods. Walk along the broad Boulevard of Mohamed V and stroll through the endless streets of the world’s largest medina. After the visit, return to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay in Fez.

Day 6: Fez – Midelt – Erfoud (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart through the gentle mountains of the Middle Atlas, until you reach the city of Midelt, known for its apple cultivation. Continue along a beautiful route and view Berber life first hand. Arrive in Erfoud, at the edge of the great Sahara desert. Tonight, you have the opportunity to spend the night in a Berber Jaima Camp of your choice in the dunes of the Sahara*.
Dinner and overnight stay in Erfoud.

*Optional Night in the Sahara Dunes (additional cost). Take a 4×4 all-terrain vehicle to reach the high dunes of Merzouga. Admire the magical sunset and spend the night in a typical Berber Jaima Camp, with a traditional dinner included.

Note: If you would like to book this experience you must reserve it in advance, up to 30 days before departure, as places are limited. You will not be able to sleep in the hotel if you choose this optional night at the camp.

Day 7: Erfoud – Gorges of Todgha – Dades Valley – Kalaat M’Gouna – Ouarzazate (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today, visit the captivating Gorges of Todgha, and the Dades Valley, to experience the natural wonders of this unique landscape. Pass by ancient fortresses of red abode and lush oases before arriving at the small Berber town of Kalaat M’Gouna, famous for its roses and perfumes.
Continue to Ouarzazate, a desert city and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakesh (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Embark on a visit to the Kasbah of Taourirt, the former residence of the Pacha Glaoui called the Lord of the Atlas Region. Continue to the majestic Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This Kasbah, dotted with crenellated towers, is considered one of the most beautiful in the country and has often been a filming location for movies. In the afternoon, depart across the High Atlas mountains en route to Marrakesh. Arrive in Marrakesh, and spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakesh.

Day 9: Marrakesh (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today, embark on an eye-opening tour of the wonders of Marrakesh, starting with the Minaret of the Koutoubia, from the 13th century and the spiritual centre of Marrakesh. Visit the Palace of the Bahia, the residence of the old vizir, and known for its intricate tile and wood carving decoration. Discover how spices and argan oil are made in a local school before you head to the Jamaa el Fna square home to the bustling souks, so typical of the city and full of fruit vendors and stalls selling wicker baskets.
Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakesh.

Day 10: Marrakesh (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a day at your leisure, explore the abundance sights, sounds and aromas of sensational Marrakech. We recommend haggling for authentic souvenirs in the souk, explore the Kasbah and Mellah neighbourhoods or heading to the new town to discover the oasis of the Jardin Majorelle.
Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakesh.

Day 11: Marrakesh – Casablanca – Canada (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport in Casablanca to board a flight back to Canada.

Note: Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Optional Tour

(Price is per person based on double occupancy – additional cost will apply to solo travelers or group with odd numbers)


Day 6: Night in the Dunes of the Sahara (Pick up time: 5 PM (winter) or 6 PM)
Price from $297

Take a 4×4 all-terrain vehicle to reach the high dunes of Merzouga. Admire the magical sunset and spend the night in a typical Berber Jaima Camp, with a traditional dinner included.

What’s included: Transfers in 4×4, dinner and accommodation. Private jaima with private bathroom.

Entry requirements
Your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the date you enter Morocco
Visa is not required for Canadian citizens for up to 90 days stay

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287