High Atlas Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 718

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Day 1: Casablanca

Welcome to Morocco! Upon arrival into Casablanca you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Depending on your time of arrival, if there is time we will visit the stunning Hassan II mosque, which has the tallest minaret and the third largest mosque in the world, it can hold 25,000 worshippers at any one time.

Day 2: Casablanca - Rabat

After breakfast we transfer to Rabat, the capital of Morocco and the second largest city after Casablanca. We visit the almost mystical Chellah, which has interesting museums, and the Hassan Town. Spend the rest of the day independently exploring this peaceful city and the ancient medina, with it's pretty white and stone washed buildings.

Day 3: Rabat - Fes

After breakfast we travel to Fes via the Imperial city of Meknes and the Roman ruined city of Volubilis, the largest ancient site of Morocco. UNESCO-listed, the site dates back to AD40 and once ruled the entire Roman province of Mauritania. Continue on to Fes, a bustling hive of activity, a visit to the medina is a must, explore the tanneries, souks and potteries.

Day 4: Fes

Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world and its medina is a cacophony of aromas, sights and sounds. This morning we enjoy a guided tour of Fes and learn the fascinating history of the city. The afternoon is free for you to relax or further explore independently.

Day 5: Fes - High Atlas

Today we travel along the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains where we will visit the lake of Bin El Ouidine a stunning artificial lake. Overnight Hotel Chems

Day 6: High Atlas - Marrakech

After breakfast we travel to the impressive waterfalls of the Cascades D’Ouzoud and maybe meet one of the wild monkeys that live around the area before heading to Marrakesh.

Day 7: Marrakech

This morning we enjoy a guided tour of old Marrakech. Set within the rose-coloured walls of the medina and a tangle of winding streets lead to bustling souks, the focal point is the central square, the Djemaa el Fna, an extraordinary gathering and market place. Full of colour, spicy aromas and traders it is best seen in the evening when overflowing with food stalls, dancers, acrobats, fortune tellers, musicians and henna artists. Towering over all this is the Koutoubia mosque, the tallest building in the city and a reminder of the importance of Islam to the lives of the city’s residents. Spend the afternoon at leisure to further explore the city your own way.

Day 8: Marrakech

Your tour with us comes to an end today, you will be transferred to Casablanca airport in time for your departure flight. We recommend an afternoon flight out of Casablanca.

Morocco Spotlight

Ouarzazate

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Morocco Currency Rates
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  1 CAD = 7.72 MAD
  1 ZAR = 0.78 MAD
  1 AUD = 7.33 MAD
  1 EUR = 11.00 MAD
  1 USD = 8.96 MAD
  1 NZD = 6.94 MAD
last updated - 19 Dec 2014 3:23 AM