DAY 1 UK - Marrakech.
DAY 2 Marrakech - Casablanca.
Drive to Casablanca and discover the city’s highlights on a sightseeing tour with a local guide. Learn more about Morocco’s colonial past, see the market and the magnificent Hassan II Mosque.
DAY 3 Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fez.
Journey along the coast to Rabat, Morocco’s historic capital. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the city that includes the Royal Palace, Hassan’s Tower, the Kasbah of Ouidais and the magnificent Chellah Gardens. Continue to Meknes, famous for its 16 miles of protective wall. See the Moulay Ismail Mosque and enjoy a guided visit to the former royal stables and granaries before continuing to the ancient city of Fez, the oldest of Morocco’s four splendid Imperial cities. (B,D)
DAY 4 Fez.
Enjoy a full day to explore this vibrant and ancient city at leisure. Why not join our optional city sightseeing tour to visit the huge ornate arch of Bab Bou Jeloud, the maze of colourful souks and spice stalls in the bustling streets as well as the atmospheric alleyways of Old Medina. (B)
DAY 5 Fez - Atlas Mountains - Ziz Valley - Erfoud.
Journey through the scenic Middle Atlas mountains to the picturesque mountain resort of Ifrane. Later, take the opportunity to view the spectacular Ziz Valley and Ziz gorges. Continue to Erfoud, part of the oasis of Tafilalt on the edge of the mighty Sahara Desert. (B,D)
DAY 6 Erfoud - Rissani - Erfoud.
Enjoy an excursion to the fortified village of Rissani, a traditional desert village that houses the
impressive Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, the first ruler of the Alawite dynasty, who thrived here in the 17th century. In the afternoon, take advantage of the optional excursion to the desert, and take in its brilliant colours and foreboding silence. (B,D)
DAY 7 Erfoud - Road of 1000 Kasbahs - Ouarzazate.
Journey through the impressive Todra Gorges and past the eastern slopes of the Atlas mountains to the Tinerhir Oasis, with its green valley of palms and local villages. Continue on a scenic drive through the Dades Valley, also known as the ‘Valley of 1000 Kasbahs’ to Ouarzazate, a charming
oasis resort with an exotic Kasbah. Enjoy an orientation drive of Ouarzazate and a visit to the Kasbah de Tourirt. (B,D)
DAY 8 Ouarzazate - Ait-Benhaddou - Marrakech.
Visit the beautiful Ait-Benhaddou, the setting of many famous Hollywood films including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Gladiator’. Continue through the picturesque villages and rugged mountain scenery to the 7,414ft high Tizi-n-Tichkas Pass, in the heart of the High Atlas mountains. en route to the imperial city of Marrakech. (B)
DAY 9 Marrakech.
Discover the beauty of Marrakech on a guided city sightseeing tour that includes Jemaa-el-Fna square, the bazaar, the Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs. (B,D)
DAY 10 Marrakech - UK.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)
Classic escorted tour : Ideal if you want to see it all. Led by an experienced Tour Directors, you’ll meet likeminded people and experience must-see sights, with free time to explore on your own or on one of our optional excursions. You’ll stay in comfortable, conveniently-located hotels rated
at least 3 stars or above. With flights, hotels and transfers all included, you can rest assured that we’ve taken care of the details.
A steady pace tour.
The best - and Archers mean the best - tour directors
You’ll love them, because they love what they do and it shows. They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit, warm, friendly natures and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. Archers are sure you’ll be thrilled with your Tour Directors ~ 96% of customers rate them ‘excellent’ or ‘good’.
There’s no better way to get to the heart of a place and its people than by way of local introduction. We’ve sought out the most friendly and fascinating people to guide the way and bring you closer to the essence of the local culture.
It’s humbling to be invited to be part of a slightly more intimate display of cultural traditions and treasures, to get up close and watch artisans refine their work or musicians expressing something that captures the spirit of their home. From local Italian chefs to traditional farmers in Myanmar, we’ve met some unforgettable characters with unique skills and have woven them into our holidays so you can meet them too.