Immerse yourself in the beauty of Morocco, from enchanting cities of exotic Moorish architecture, bustling souks and aromatic spices, to stunning desert landscapes of golden dunes, kasbahs and oases.
10 days from
(based on 10/12/2015 departure date from London Gatwick Apt)
* Price is based on 2 people travelling.
Fly to beautiful Marrakech where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for one night.
Drive to Casablanca this morning and enjoy the city's highlights on an afternoon that includes a city sightseeing tour with a local guide. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Journey along the coast to Rabat, Morocco's historic capital. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city with a local guide, including the Royal Palace, Hassan's Tower, the Kasbah of Ouidais and the magnificent Chellah Gardens. Later, continue to Meknes, where you can enjoy this fascinating city, famous for its 16 miles of protective wall, on a sightseeing tour of the Moulay Ismail Mosque and the former royal stables and granaries. Next stop is the ancient city of Fez, the oldest of Morocco's four splendid Imperial Cities, where you will stay for two nights. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
The day is yours to explore this ancient city, which occupies a position of outstanding scenic beauty. Why not join our optional city sightseeing tour to visit the huge ornate arch of Bab Boujeloud and the maze of colourful souks and spice stalls in the bustling streets as well as the atmospheric alleyways of Old Medina. Includes Breakfast
Today's journey will include a scenic Middle Atlas Mountains drive with a visit to the picturesque mountain resort of Ifrane and later, a chance to view the spectacular Ziz Valley. You will stay for two nights in Erfoud, part of the oasis of Tafilalt on the edge of the mighty Sahara Desert. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Today, enjoy an included visit to the fortified village of Rissani in the Tafilalt region. Nestled at the edge of the Ziz Valley, Rissani is a traditional desert village yet houses the impressive Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, the first ruler of the Alawite dynasty, which thrived here in the 17th century. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Journey through the impressive Todra Gorges and past the eastern slopes of the Atlas Mountains to Tinerhir Oasis, with its green valley of palms and local villages, before continuing on a scenic drive through the Dades Valley, also known as the 'Valley of 1000 Kasbahs', to Ouarzazate where you'll stay for one night. A charming oasis resort with an exotic Kasbah, Ouarzazate has been featured in several films including 'The Sheltering Sky'. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
This morning, enjoy an orientation drive of Ouarzazate and a visit to the Kasbah de Tourirt before today's highlight, a visit to the beautiful Ait-Benhaddou, the setting of many films including 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Gladiator'. Later, continue through picturesque villages and rugged mountain scenery to the 7,414 foot high Tizi-n-Tichkas Pass, in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains, before arriving in the imperial city of Marrakech, for two nights. An optional evening excursion will be a fitting choice to end the day. Includes Breakfast
The snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains rise majestically above Morocco's enchanting 'pink city'. You'll enjoy a city sightseeing tour with a local guide this morning. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in either Agadir or Marrakech. Includes Breakfast
Book tour departures 29 January, 26 February, 12 March, 9 April, 14 May, 4 June, 6 August, 17 September, 8 October, 5 November, 10 December and receive 2 FREE nights in Marrakech after your tour, subject to availability (only available for Gatwick departures).
Manchester customers will depart from the UK on Wednesday (selected departures only) and receive an extra night in Marrakech at the beginning of the holiday, making the tour 11 days in total. Please call us FREE on 0800 223 0179 for more information, or see the pricing grid below to find out more.
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Full of cultural and geographic interest Morocco is a destination without a dull moment. The tour was well organised with appropriate added excursions. The Tour Director could not have been better . He was knowledgeable, entertaining and attentive.
Both tour guide and driver were excellent.
Overall good but I think there are too many travelling days on the coach in proportion to the length of the tour. There should be advice given about things like steps to be climbed when visiting a tannery or wearing waterproof shoes when walking thro...
A good tour with a good tour manager. Very good to NOT pay a single supplement for a change.
Really good holiday. We were lucky to have Paulina as our guide, she was excellent. She had all the usual tour guide qualities you would want but her knowledge and insight to the country and its culture was truly the icing the cake. We saw all the hi...
A very interesting trip tour director Graham was excellent. The hotels varied in standard which was understandable due to the locations. Loved the desert hotel so in keeping with the area.
What a wonderful holiday! Such a full itinerary, but so well organised that I never felt rushed. Far too many highlights to mention them all but the sights and sounds of the souks, the drive through the snow capped atlas mountains to the Sahara dese...
It was brilliant and did everything we had been promised. I will be recommending it to all my friends.
Really good varied tour. Lovely touring companions. All made great by our EXCELLENT Tour Director Graham Lye, who was so knowledgeable and informative. It was amazing to have an English director on a foreign tour. He was the best one we have ever ha...
Really good value for money!
The hotel accommodation on this holiday was very poor-unclean and cramped. The towels in 2 of the hotels were grey--had they been washed or just dried from previous guests? Stomach trouble was rife on this holiday and with no emergency toilet on the ...
Our guide, Graham, was TOTALLY perfect. The itinerary for the holiday was excellent. Stayed at Opera Plaza at end of holiday, whilst very good it was too sterile and international, no Moroccan influence, we think the other Marrakech hotel much mor...
Excellent tour would recommend to anyone of all ages. Met at hotel by our bouncy, loud but very good tour director Graham. Everything was explained from numbers on tour to best places to eat on first day and health and safety info. Day one was travel...
Interesting - very early start to days
Our Tour Guide, Graham was great; lots of information , insights, good with the customers and well organised. The itinerary was wonderful, a delightful mixture of busy, exotic imperial cities and the stunning scenery of the Atlas Mountains, kashbars ...
definately the desert trip and star gazing
Excellent holiday but a little more free time would have been appreciated. Some hotels were better than others.
Far exceeded our expectations. Hotels and food better than expected (with some reservations).
Very worried at first about the style of the Tour Director who initially looked likely to upset many of the clients by his "abrasive" attitud...
It didn't include some important sites in some cities as Casablanca or Maknis.
The tour guide spent long time to encourage fellow travelloers to buy shopping. area
We really enjoyed the Highlights of Morocco tour. Our tour director, Ann, was very enthusiastic making sure we had a really good holiday seeing the historic places and telling us about Morocco. Highlights were crossing the Atlas mountains and our add...
I was concerned about the large number in the group,44, but the very efficient guide with extensive local knowledge and the fact that for excursions we had an audio link meant there were no problems. Some hotels were way out of town and this I do n...
Please do not book customers into hotels at Gatwick South when they are flying
from the North Terminal with the car parked in North Terminal. By so doing
you gave our holiday a very unpleasant start. More details on request.
wanted to go for a while and was not disappointed. Breakfasts in hotels a bit basic but have to accept local fare as opposed to full English and find this acceptable.
Great itinerary and hotels.
Really good, interesting tour. Possibly one carpet manufacturer too many and the had sell in the herbologists was a bit OTT.
The Tour Manager -Mrs Anne C...- was exceptional on all counts. Also her team of the Driver and Co-driver were absolutely brilliant all through the tour. It really was a great pleasure to be on the tour.
Wonderful holiday with many highlights. Good value for money. Our 6th holiday with Archers.
Really good trip saw so much of the country. Great tour director and drivers - very knowledgeable ad would go the extra mile. Plenty of time in each area but could of donw with less "required" stops like the carpets and pottery. Lookign bac...
The whole tour was packed with things to do and good value for money. The tour director Graham/Aziz was very knowledgeable and I learned more from him than I could from reading books. I can understand how he might upset people as very direct in his...
I didn't encounter any problems
Very enjoyable holiday.
there was 1 problem the hotel in fez was not really up to standard the food was cold and the staff were not very friendly
Much more sight seeing offered then anticipated. There is a lot more to see in Morocco than you would have imagined. Busy but very enjoyable. Suitable for people who like long coach journeys and fair amount of walking in the sun! Well guided tours an...
We had a good time enjoyed the tour and gave our rep Paulina a questionanaire on the tour.
Morocco is well worth a visit and I was lucky enough to tour with a great crowd but some of the hotels were a disappointment and food rather below par. Ibis hotels seem like student lodging and the hotel in Fez left much to be desired.The hotel in M...
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