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The Best of Morocco

Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Fez, Sahara & Atlas Mountains

Best time to travel
All year
Ideal length
14 nights
Perfect for
Couples
From (incl flights)
€6,599 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Morocco.
  • All private transfers throughout in a Mercedes minivan.
  • 14 nights’ in beautiful, luxury authentic Moroccan accommodation throughout Morocco including Marrakech and High Atlas Mountains. Also, spend a night in the Magical Sahara Desert.
  • Enjoy a host of private experiences including a tasting trail by night and a Medina tour in Fez, Sahara camel riding and a visit to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou in.
  • Experience a hiking adventure in the High Atlas Mountains, including lunch with Berber family.
  • We’ll take you in a sidecar excursion, historical tour including Majorelle Garden & YSL Museum and a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon in Marrakech.
  • For foodies, enjoy a wine and cheese tasting in Essaouria.
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Introduction

In Morocco, you’ll find epic mountain ranges, ancient cities, sweeping deserts – and warm hospitality. Get to know Morocco insight out on this wonderful 14 night suggested itinerary. Throughout this itinerary, you will be staying in comfort in authentic Moroccan accommodation. This journey takes you to Morocco’s Mediterranean coasts, to ancient cities filled with unique locals and culture. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, stay in the middle of nowhere in the Sahara Desert. You’ll also get to know the Red City through guided tours with a local. This is a perfect itinerary for those who like to keep active and want to fill each day with incredible experiences.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Lisbon and on to Casablanca, Morocco.

On arrival, your driver will be waiting to take you to Tangier where you’ll stay overnight in a handpicked property. Tangier, also known as the gate to Africa, is a beautiful Andalusian city that became renowned worldwide throughout the decades.

Privately transfer to Chefchaouen.

The once sleepy town of Chefchaouen has now become a must for visitors to the North of Morocco. You’ll spend one night here. This afternoon is at leisure to explore the town at your own pace.

Spend one night Chefchaouen during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Privately transfer to Fez, known as the spiritual capital of Morocco.

Leave Chefchaouen heading towards the medieval city of Fez via the Rif mountains. You’ll spend two nights here.

Explore Fez during your luxury holiday to Morocco
After some relaxation, indulge in a delightful culinary tour to experience the lifestyle of locals.

With your local guide, visit three different food souks and try traditional Moroccan street food including dried meats, Mlawi, harsha, briwats, snail soup, meat sandwiches, olives and more.

Visit the bustling markets in Fez during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Today, enjoy a Medina tour, including Ramparts.

With your guide, explore the sights and sounds of the Medina. Witness the fragrant souks offering the freshest of produce to cater for locals and visitors alike. There are no snake charmers to work their magic on you, the Medina itself will do the trick!

Enjoy a private Medina tour during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Privately transfer to the magical Sahara Desert.

Your driver will meet you to depart Fez. Travel through the stunning landscapes of the middle Atlas towns and cities such as Ifrane which is known as Morocco’s “Little Switzerland”, the cedar forest where you can meet the friendliest Macaque monkeys.

Spot Macaque monkeys in Ifrane during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Arriving in Merzouga, enjoy a 4x4 adventure through the sand dunes before arriving at your remote camp.

Explore your luxury tent with en-suite bathroom and shower and enjoy the majestic scenery before enjoying a sunset camel ride. After dinner, gather around a bonfire and enjoy the Sahari entertainment.

Enjoy a camel ride in the Sahara Desert during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Transfer to Skoura via Todra Gorges.

Leaving the Sahara behind, make your way through the spectacular Todra Gorge, marvel at the steep canyon walls that soar more than 500 feet on either side.

Visit the Todra Gorge during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Later, travel into the Dadès River Valley, where orchards and villages are surrounded by arid hills and desert rock formations.

Your journey continues along the fabled Route of 1,000 Kasbahs; tracing an ancient route, this journey is punctuated by spectacular canyons and valleys. Arrive at your retreat in Skoura, your host town for the night.

Explore the Dades River Valley during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Say goodbye to the valleys of the south and transfer higher to the High Atlas Mountains.

Journey through spectacular landscape to one of the most spectacular sites found along the valley of the Kasbahs.

Journey through the Atlas Mountains during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Upon arrival, relax in your luxury refuge overlooking the Ourika Valle.

It has the perfect setting for those wanting some luxury while in the High Atlas Mountains. You’ll spend two nights here.

Spend two nights in Kasbah Bab Ourika during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Today, you’ll go hiking in the High Atlas Mountains and have lunch with Berber family.

Join your expert mountain guide for a hike through the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Visit some of the surrounding Berber villages and experience traditional rural life with local women.

Go hiking in the Atlas Mountains during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Enjoy baking your bread the Berber way, in a clay oven that is still used and operating to this day.

Share your Berber meal with the family who will be happy to share details of how they live their lives here.

Partake in a cooking class during your luxury holiday to Morocco
It’s time to leave the mountains and transfer to Marrakech, the Red City.

Enjoy some relaxation in your accommodation where you’ll spend the next three nights.

Visit Marrakech during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Experience the most vibrant city in Morocco through an adrenaline-filled activity.

With your guide, ride a vintage sidecar through the lively alleys of the Medina, venture across the mythic palm grove and encounter small villages or rally the ville nouveau. Visit areas of Marrakech not normally accessible on foot.

Explore Marrakech in a vintage sidecar during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Today, enjoy a guided historical tour in Marrakech including the YSL Museum and Majorelle Garden.

Marrakech is a city of immense energy and history and one of the most compelling of all African/Arab cities. Your guide will teach you about the history and take you to the city’s important sites.

Embark on a guided history tour of Marrakech during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Visit the YSL Museum and Majorelle Garden on a privately guided tour.

The garden houses the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech and the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, which holds a small collection of some of Majorelle’s paintings.

Visit the YSL Museum in Marrakech during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Experience Marrakech from the skies in a hot air balloon!

Drift gently over the fantastic desert landscape and capture the sunrise while floating over secluded Berber villages and the snow-capped Atlas Mountains on this magical balloon flight.

Hot air balloon ride during luxury holiday to Morocco
Enjoy a guided visit to the art galleries of Marrakech

This is your chance to experience the hippest ateliers of Marrakech, where age-old techniques collide with Avant-Garde designers & artists and the result is ultra-chic and sophisticated.

Visit Marrakech's art galleries during your luxury holiday to Morocco
It’s time to transfer to Essaouira.

Enjoy a cheese and wine tasting enroute to your accommodation! You’ll spend two nights here.

Spend two nights in Essaouira during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Start your day trip with a wine degustation at Val Du Argan, one of the leading wineries in the south of Morocco.

Moroccan-French born Charles Mélia, owner/winemaker, moved to France to manage his family’s property in Cotes Du Rhone at a young age before turning back in his late 40s to make wine in his motherland.

Vineyard tour during luxury holiday to Morocco
Following the wine tasting, stop enroute for a cheese tasting and lunch.

The cheeses are made from old Berber techniques and each cheese reflects the unique vision of the farm in offering bio-made produce at high quality levels.

Cheese tasting during luxury holiday to Morocco
Get to know Essaouira on a privately guided tour.

Explore Mogador (Former name of Essaouira) with your expert guide wandering through its ramparts and colourful alleys. Essaouira is an exceptional example of a late-18th-century fortified town, built according to the principles of contemporary European military architecture in a North African context.

Embark on a private tour of Essaouira during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Privately transfer to Casablanca via Oualidia and El Jadida.

Leaving Essaouira behind, journey to Safi through a picturesque coastal road that brings you to Oualidia, a charming village on the Atlantic coast. Enjoy a short break in town where you can try some delicious food.

Visit Oualidia during your luxury holiday to Morocco
Continue the journey through the Atlantic coasts ending with the renowned city of Casablanca.

Your driver will take you to visit the Hassan II Mosque, the biggest mosque in Morocco and the only one that allows entry to non-Muslims. Stay for one night in a handpicked boutique property.

Visit the Hassan II Mosque during your luxury holiday to Morocco
It’s time to leave Morocco behind as you transfer to the airport.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Riad Mokhtar

Riad Mokhtar

Housed in a newly renovated Arabian and Andalusian old-style house, Riad Mokhtar is an oasis of calm in the coastal city of Tangier, a short distance from the city centre and souk.

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Lina Ryad & Spa

Lina Ryad & Spa

Decorated with serene blue furniture and dim lighting, Lina Ryad & Spa is revered as one of Morocco’s most peaceful destinations. This resort is in the city of Chefchaouen, just along the cerulean mountain line.

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El Fenn

El Fenn

Boasting a prime location near the Palace Gate in Marrakech, El Fenn is a chic, upscale riad set in the heart of the medina. This sprawling complex of five interconnected riads is home to five courtyards.

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L'Heure Bleue Essaouira

L’Heure Bleue Essaouira

Heure Bleue is an elegant hotel is steeped in history. Originally built in the 18th century, the building has housed high ranking officers, an orphanage, a noble family and it is now a luxury hotel.

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Desert Luxury Camp Merzouga

Desert Luxury Camp

Surrounded by the orange hues of sand dunes, Desert Luxury Camp offers luxurious accommodation in a quiet stretch of the Sahara in Merzouga. Escape and soak up the tranquillity of the desert.

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Kasbah Bab Ourika

Kasbah Bab Ourika sits on a hilltop in the Ourika Valley, with spectacular views of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Although it was built to resemble an authentic Moroccan Kasbah, its style is modern and minimal.

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Les Jardins de Skoura

Les Jardins de Skoura

Located in the heart of the Skoura palm plantation lies Les Jardins de Skoura, a rustic yet stylish accommodation, the perfect base from which to explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas foothills.

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Riad Fès

Riad Fès

In the heart of the ancient city of Fez lies this architectural gem, an authentic example of Hispanic-Moorish architecture. Once home to the most noble families, Riad Fès invites visitors back in time.

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Hôtel & Spa Le Doge

Hôtel & Spa Le Doge Casablanca

Located in the heart of the peaceful Art Deco district in Casablanca lies Le Doge Hôtel & Spa, a peaceful yet glamorous refuge.

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What people are saying

In summary, it was a first class trip which we truly enjoyed. We have not one single complaint and in fact we tip our hats to OROKO, you exceeded our expectations. It is a great feeling when you just know everything is organised.

Rose & John – Sorrento, May 2019

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