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Incorporating the finest accommodations and services through Morocco, this trip combines Marrakech, the Atlas Mountains, the desert areas, Fez and Casablanca. Like all our trips this can be altered to suit your personal requirements.
On your arrival at Marrakech airport your chauffeur-driven limousine will take you into Marrakech (20 minutes) to the acclaimed Relais et Châteaux, Villa des Orangers, located in the medina of Marrakech (old town) and a very short walk to the main square Jemaa el Fna. Villa des Orangers is a series of riads that make up this excellent establishment. Peaceful courtyards, two pools, fine dining and very comfortable and spacious en-suite bedrooms. Your room is a Junior Suite that can be upgraded on request and at an extra cost. For this night dinner is included.
Your guide will meet you at Villa des Orangers and start your exploration of the medina, the souks as well as many excellent historic sites and museums. The day includes going to the beautiful gardens of Majorelle created by Yves Saint Laurent. You driver remains at your disposal. Lunch is at your leisure and we do suggest Le Grand Café de la Poste in the new town area of Gueliz. At the end of your tour you return to Villa des Orangers to relax and prepare for the evening. We do strongly recommend dining at the acclaimed Al Fassia in Gueliz which offers the very finest Moroccan food.
In the morning your chauffeur will take you 60 km into the Atlas Mountains and Imlil village. There is a 15-minute walk up to the renowned and award-winning Kasbah du Toubkal. The accommodation here will be in the Garden House which will be exclusive to you. The views of the Atlas Mountains and the local valleys are spectacular. After lunch (included) you can take a gentle trek of the area with a guide taking in the scenery as well as seeing the Berber way of daily life.
In the evening you can enjoy dinner served in the Garden House or join the other guests in the main dining room.
This day is entirely at your leisure and if you wish to take a further guided tour of the region, the Kasbah will arrange this for you. Lunch is included. In the evening you can have dinner served in the Garden House or join the other guests in the main dining room.
After breakfast your chauffeur and guide will meet you in the village and then take you over the High Atlas Mountains. The road is spectacular. The scenery changes at almost every turn. You descend to the Ksar of Aït Benhaddou where the famous Kasbah is situated. Lunch at Kasbah Ighnda (at your cost). After lunch you continue for a further 90 minutes to the vast oasis of Skoura. Your accommodation here is at the Relais et Châteaux Dar Ahlam. A converted Kasbah, Dar Ahlam offers accommodation and comfort of the very highest level. All meals are included. Your room will be an en-suite Junior Suite. Depending on the weather, you can dine at the Kasbah or in the large gardens where the staff will set up a private area just for you. There is a spa and an outdoor pool.
This day allows you to explore the fabulous Dadès valley and gorge as well as the famed Todgha Gorge. Your transport will be a 4WD. A full picnic lunch is included and will be set up at a location that offers superb views. On returning to Dar Ahlam you can relax and enjoy the surroundings. All meals are included. Your room will be a Junior Suite with en-suite facilities. Depending on the weather you can dine at the Kasbah or in the large gardens where the staff will set up a private area just for you.
Transfer to the desert region of Erg Chebbi and a desert camp. Part of this journey (about 3.5 hrs) you will transfer to a 4WD to reach the camp. The camp is the top level deluxe camp in the region. The tents are all fully en-suite with comfortable beds and warm duvets (it can be cold at night) and you can relax amongst the vast dunes. All meals are included at the camp. Dinner is usually round the campfire.
At dawn you will be taken on camels to the dunes and watch the spectacular sunrises that Erg Chebbi is famed for. After breakfast your 4WD will take you to meet your chauffeur and guide. From here you then head north towards Fez. This is quite a long drive (7 hrs) but can be flown on a private charter to Fez, priced on application. Using Errachidia airport which is about 1 hr 45 minutes from Erg Chebbi.
On arrival in Fez your accommodation is at the 5* contemporary boutique Hotel Sahrai. Normally we would suggest using traditional riads, but the Sahrai is quite exceptional. It has stunning views over the city of Fez. There is a pool and a spa. Your accommodation is in a Superior Room with en-suite facilities. Dinner is included.
Your guide will meet you at the hotel for a full day tour of this cultural delight as well as the medina and souks. Fez has many historic monuments and museums and the University of Fez dates back some 1000 years. Fez is very different to Marrakech and far more relaxed. In the evening we can suggest some excellent places to dine. Return to your accommodation at Hotel Sahrai.
In the morning your chauffeur and guide will take you to the small but impressive Imperial City of Meknes and the Roman ruins at nearby Volubilis. After lunch (at your cost) you continue for a further 2.5 hrs to the capital of Morocco, Rabat.
In Rabat our accommodation is at the Villa Mandarine, a small boutique hotel set in beautiful gardens. You will have an en-suite Superior Room. Dinner is included.
In the morning your guide and chauffeur will take you round the historic sites of Rabat as well as going into the old town by the sea. After lunch (at your cost) you then continue for 3.5 hours back to Marrakech and your accommodation at Villa des Orangers. Your driver will be at your disposal if you wish to dine out. For your last night we strongly suggest the Foundouk, a magical experience.
Depending on your flight time you can relax at Villa des Orangers or take a last walk in the medina. Your chauffeur will take you to the airport for your departure.
NOT INCLUDED: Beverages, meals not mentioned, tips, personal shopping, travel and medical insurances.