Morocco Cultural Tour - Discover Morocco Culture, Arts and Crafts

Tell us about your interest and we will orient you the right way to enjoy every moment spent in this journey. Visit sacred places and discover spiritual Morocco during your day visits and even at night if you are resilient enough.

We will teach you the secrets of bargaining and traditional haggling skills. Also, savor from open market small eateries like Moroccan do and enjoy typical shish kabab skewers and Kefta (Minced Meat) fresh as it could be all cooked right in before your eyes.

There are some mild trekking and hiking to reach some mountain villages. If you can take a walk in the park then you can make it. If you need assistance to walk up we can hire a mule for you so you will not miss anything in your wonderful Morocco experience.

per adult from

$2,285

NZD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Breakfast and dinner daily
    • Tour Leader and local guides Fees
    • Bottled Water in the Van
    • Monuments and Museums Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Rabat Old Town
    • Entry/Admission - Kasbah des Oudaias
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Rabat
    • Entry/Admission - Volubilis
    • Entry/Admission - اسفار المدينة
    • Entry/Admission - Bou Inania Medersa
    • Entry/Admission - Ifrane National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Jemaa el-Fnaa
    • Entry/Admission - Ourika Valley
    What's excluded :
    • Tips to Tour Manager and Driver

  • Day 1: Arrival at Casablanca and Transfer to Rabat

    Stop At: Rabat Old Town, Rabat Center, Rabat 10030 Morocco
    The guide will meet you at your arrival gate at Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca and check you into your hotel in Rabat, a smooth 45-mile drive. Guided historical and cultural tour of the capital city will feature some monuments but mainly the vibrant market of Souika; a place of all trades.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Mausoleum of Mohammad V, Boulevard Abi Regreg, Rabat 10030 Morocco
    Visit with your local guide the Emblem of Islamic Architecture and Moroccan National Memorial.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Kasbah des Oudaias, off Rue des Consuls, Rabat 10030 Morocco
    A medieval Citadel all walled from the 15th century overlooking the Atlantic. Was created for refugees who were ousted from Spain.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Royal Palace of Rabat, Rabat Morocco
    Enjoy visiting the Royal Palace court and gardens with your guide. Also, the official edifices related to the Palace.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, Avenue Moulay Hassan, Rabat 10030 Morocco
    Your visit to Rabat highlights will end at the Museum Mohamed VI of Modern Art.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Chellah or similar 4 stars. Centrally located in the heart of Rabat

    Day 2: Travel to Fez visiting Volubilis and Moulay Idriss on the way

    Stop At: Volubilis, Morocco
    We will take the back roads visiting few day markets of villages outside of mass tourism. Nkhila will be one of these villages. We will continue to the farmer market of the 9th-century ancient Roman city of Volubilis, followed by the citadel of Moulay Idris nestled at Mount Zerhoun. Lunch will be in the village square to taste some of the most authentic staples at typical Moroccan eateries. The next stop the Versailles of Morocco, just 15 miles away, a guided historic tour of the 17the century Imperial city of Meknes, built by Moulay Ismail to rival Fez where you will stop for the night. We will not miss the H'dim square and afternoon auction market.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Zerhoun, Morocco
    Visit the holy city of Moulay Idriss, an 8th-century-old Islamic City.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Meknes, Meknes, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
    Visit Meknes, the Versailles of Morocco with prestigious landmarks and style.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel L'Escale or similar 4-star state of the art amenities, centrally located and friendly staff.

    Day 3: Fez Guided tour of historic sites

    Stop At: اسفار المدينة, Bloc E3 N8 ERAC, Fes 30000, Morocco
    Full day will be devoted to your historic walking tour of the Medina of Fez. The most ancient of the imperial capitals and the most complete medieval city of the Islamic world. Your guide will prepare you with some tips on the art of bargaining to explore this endless market of all goods. You can also consult with him for quality of goods. He is your guide and your buying advisor.

    Time spent in Fez will reveal much about the sophistication of the Moroccan artisan, providing an unparalleled learning experience to those who cross its path. Your morning will be spent visiting the Medina. Our specialized guide will take you on a historic discovery of the city of Fez starting at the King’s Palace and its Meshwar with ramparts and majestic gates, each gives to a major souk specialized in its trade dominated by a local guild.

    Nere we are in a real medieval city, not even a bicycle is able to be used as tool of transportation. Only donkeys, mules and horses are able to help moving all what the city produces and needs as supplies.

    The first guilds you will immediately encounter are the cobblers, the saddlers and black smiths interlaced by some caravansaries for tribesmen who come from the surrounding areas to trade and supply their needs. Down the hill to Juteya you will encounter all sorts of crafts but noticeably carpenters and leather workers as one of the traditional tanneries is not far. This walk will lead you to El Ashabine square with its variety of activities. From there, you will wind your way to the Sagha square which will lead you to Attarine then Souk el Henna and the Mausoleum of Moulay Idris, the founder of Fez. Next to it, you will visit the Nejjarine square with its famous fountain, its guild of carpentry and the museum of folk arts at the Fondouk. The best market here is the Merktan, a second hand goods of mainly what is artistic or antics.

    You will walk to the tannery and on to visit the great Mosque university of Al Quarrawiyyine, passing by Shemma’ine, the market of dried fruits. After that, you will visit the Medersa Attarine and walk to Sbetryyine, a guild of book binders, which will lead you to the Seffarine Square, where the tapping of metalworkers is still deafening passerby as it was the case for centuries. You will break for lunch then continue exploring the marvels of Fez Medina. These will highlight the Dyers souk, Foundouk Tetouani a medieval warehouse. You will end your walking tour and retreat to your hotel for dinner and other accommodations.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Fez Mellah, Fes Morocco
    Your local guide will take you to the Mellah Jewish quarter to visit the historic highlights of this unique walled citadel.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Bab Bou Jeloud, Fes Morocco
    Start your walking tour of the Medina by visiting the main gate of the city. The Blue Gate is the oldest and most preserved in Fez
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bou Inania Medersa, Rue Talaa Sghira, Fes 30110 Morocco
    Visit with your guide one of the most prestigious old University in Fez from the 14th-century.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palais Quaraouiyine, No. 91-77 Sbitryenne, Fes 30200 Morocco
    Visit the gates of this 9th-century Mosque and school of jurisprudence.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II, Fes 30030 Morocco
    Your guide will take you on a visit to the founder of the city and the first Islamic dynasty in Morocco.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chouara Tannery, Hay Lablida Chouara, Fes 30030 Morocco
    You will not miss an old traditional tanning house from medieval times. Your guide will take you there.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel L'Escale or similar 4 star

    Day 4: Transfer from Fez to Marrakech

    Stop At: Ifrane National Park, Ifrane Morocco
    Departure to the Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains of Azrou, an important market center for the region’s Berber tribes, located at a major junction of nomadic and villagers routes. We will also stop at Khenifra, the hub of tribal textiles, here you will see Berber locals trade rugs, kilims, saddlebags, embroidered capes and all sorts of textiles where the Middle Atlas ranges give way to the High Atlas Mountains, whose peaks are visible through the haze, soaring to over 12,000 feet. You will arrive at Marrakech in the late afternoon, where you will conclude your day with dinner and other accommodations at your hotel.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Ifrane Atlas Saghir, Ifrane Atlas Saghir, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
    Enjoy visiting this extraordinary village and its surround in the dense cedar forests of the Atlas Mountains and its fauna habitat.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel El Andalous or similar 4 star

    Day 5: Historic tour of Marrakech with an excellent guide

    Stop At: Jemaa el-Fnaa, 38 Jemaa el-Fna, Rue El Ksour, Marrakech Morocco
    Your local guide will meet you in the morning at the lobby of your hotel to take you walking visit to historic and artistic Marrakech. You will devote your morning to the exploration of Marrakech’s many historical sites, then the afternoon to auction markets of principal goods crafted in Marrakech. We will take you to guilds auctions of goods before they reach the shelves of Bazaars and shops. We will teach you how to bargain and how to be part of this traditional market without an intermediary. Shopping in Marrakech has become a nightmare though you find all imaginable arts and crafts, the touristy shops have their networking that is not sustainable at all and does not benefit the artisan by any means. Our professional buyer will advise on goods qualities and help you to deal with artisans directly.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel El Andalous or similar 4 star

    Day 6: Day excursion to Ourika Valley - Explore rural Berber markets of the Atlas Mountains

    Stop At: Ourika Valley, Ourika Morocco
    You will begin your day with an excursion to the Ourika Valley, where you will visit the traditional Berber Souks, as well as some workshops. After lunch, you will visit the Berber Museum of Arts and Crafts to learn about the dwellers of these mountains and their products before you discover their workshops and sophisticated, hand-made products. You will return to Marrakech for dinner at a festive Moroccan Restaurant.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel El Andalous or similar

    Day 7: Transfer to Casablanca Airport

    Stop At: Casablanca, Casablanca, Casablanca-Settat
    Enjoy an afternoon guided tour of Casablanca before heading to the airport for flight back home.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up you from any hotel in CasablancaPorts
    • Casablanca Port
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Travel insurance
    • Masks and Sanitary gels
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Morocco Discoveries

Activity ID: V-132753P15

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