Marrakech Express Tour

The Marrakech Express Tour

Start Casablanca
Finish Marrakech
Days 9
Theme Group Tour
From $1285 USD
Group Min 4
Group Max 24
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Follow the footprints of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young on the Marrakech Express, dance to the Jajouka music like the Rolling Stones did in Chefchaouen, Enjoy the sacred music of Hmadcha in the holy city of like Peter Gabriel once fused in his repertoire. Explore the marvels of medieval time in the heartbeat of Morocco, Fes, the city of a unique spirit, intellect, and culture. This small group tour and expedition will cover the best of Morocco as it goes from Casablanca to Rabat then Volubilis, Moulay Idriss, and Fez to continue exploring the Atlas Mountains North to Chefchaouen, Tetouan and the legendary Tangier. The most exciting discovery in this tour besides the in-depth cultural encounters is to ride an overnight Marrakech Express Train like the good old time of Crosby, Stills, Nash whom were inspired by this ride to write one of their best songs namely the Marrakech Express. IN this Discovery tour of Morocco you will travel like a local experiencing the best private and public transportations between cities. This a Morocco experience not to miss with a small group touring. Come and join this adventure budget expedition to Morocco from North to south. This adventure tour is open for all ages who wish to discover the beauty of an exciting destination such as Morocco.

An Adventure as lovely as it gets

  • Visiting historic sites in Morocco everyone can do, but opening opportunities for travelers to immerse in the culture by visiting highly regarded sacred places like an overnight visit to Moulay Idriss were prohibited to non-Muslims until 2005. Experience a home stay with a charming local family; spontaneous opportunity can be created right on the spot when often you are invited to a cooking demonstration by the ladies of the house.

  • We will help you discover special historic sites or spiritual places not accessible to mass tourists. You are escorted by professional guides who will share with you a wealth of knowledge on the culture and history in your tour of Morocco, advise you on quality and costs straight from the maker. No tourist traps buy directly from the artisan hands in his workshop. Explore guilds and tribal day markets in small villages, workshops, trading and bartering with them directly. We will not allow anybody to take advantage of you and your generosity. We will give you all the tools to become a Moroccan trader.

  • This cultural Tour in Morocco is to explore the historical and human realm of this enticing trip. You will visit the off the road best landscapes vistas unique to the Atlas Mountains and the imperial cities of Morocco. Enjoy a lunch in a Berber village market square or simply a pick nick in the cedar forest. This small group tour opens opportunities for travelers to immerse in the culture by having access to places out of reach of other tour operators. The Marrakech Express Tour in Morocco offers an experience to treasure for a lifetime by exploring best mountain passes and cliff hanging villages, and historic cities with best guides in Morocco. Explore with your group historic cities with diverse styles of unique architecture, private homes, and a world of marvels with a budget tour in Morocco.

A year around tour roaster works for you?

  • This adventure and cultural tour are running in Ramadan as well, which will take place from 4 May to 5 June 2019. This is a special time to explore Morocco with a different perspective unique to this Sacred month for Muslims around the world. The Ambiance is unique. The schedule might be a little belated as mornings are a bit slow but everything is open for you to visit adding night activities special for this month. Markets and streets entertainments could not be better. Pubs are the only places that close for Ramadan, however, bars in hotels serve alcoholic drinks to non-Muslims. Enjoy this adventure tour with a small group exploring the best of Morocco at your budget.

  • In this Morocco adventure tour, 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 expedition.

  • The Marrakech Express tour of Morocco is a classic adventure. Budget, small group, and excellent guides. you can be with you group during the historical visits, hiking the slopes of the Atlas mountains but also, you have free time to explore Morocco your way especially in the afternoon.

  • Best cost and best services guaranteed compare with all other tour planners in Morocco. All hand-picked, top notch guides to give the best Morocco cultural experience.

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Itinerary

Orientation meeting at the hotel will be at 3:30 pm. You will be also introduced to your local guide who will take on a monumental afternoon tour exploring the marvels of Casablanca. Dinner and accommodation will be at the hotel.

After breakfast a tour of Casablanca Mosque is offered for those who wish to do it. A mosque guide will be at the entrance to give you a tour of the Great Mosque. This is the 2nd largest Mosque in the Islamic World with sublime Moorish architecture and decor. walk to the nearby Gallery of Photography is the vicinity, again this for those who do not wish to visit the Mosque. At 11:00 we will catch the Train to Rabat. We will Check you to your hotel and start visiting the marvels of Rabat. Lunch is on you. We will take you to the Souika where you will be introduced to a variety of budget inexpensive food stands and small eateries to choose from. We will meet later at 3:00 pm at Bab Souika to start our walking historic tour of Rabat. A local guide will be with us to show you around Rabat. Dinner will be at the hotel.

After breakfast, we will hop in our Van and travel toward Meknes. Today is the day of historic and spiritual discoveries of ancient Morocco. Meknes is an imperial City symbolizing the era of a Moorish renaissance. A Little Versailles of Morocco if you wish with medieval ramparts and gates out of this world. We will visit its Palaces like Dar Jamaii and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismael not to forget its water reservoir, an edifice of a medieval setting. Your adventure will take you to the next town of Moulay Idris, a holy city to Moroccans as it holds the history of the Morocco first Islamic city. Our first stop will be at the Central Market for a festive lunch the Moroccan way with best traditional eateries and Camel Burger stands, Tastiest food you ever had. Later on, your local guide will take you on a historical/spiritual visit of this marvelous hill town. Dinner will be at the roof of your guest house in the old city of Moulay Idris with a marvelous view on the is a unique city that was not opened to tourist only till 2005.

Only a couple of miles away from Moulay Idris you will find the Roman ruins of Volubilis. We will take an hour hiking trail from Mount Zerhoun passing by Fertassa Spring across the ancient olive groves a path that was created by the Roman travelers that would lead us to the Roman Capital of Volubilis. Visit Volubilis with a site archeological guide then proceed to Fez in your private deluxe Van. Check to your riad in the Heart of the 9th century old Medina. Then start visiting the outskirts of the Medina and its ramparts, gates, and forts punctuated by a North and South Overhill panoramic breathtaking views. Retreat back to your This will bring us to a sunset hiking over the Mount Zalagh overlooking millennium olive trees groves the city of Fez in a visible distance. Return to your Riad in the Medina where a Moroccan Tagine is cooked for you the Fez Fashion to enjoy your dinner.

Your adventure continues exploring the marvels of Morocco, but today it is a challenge to all what you have imagined. Only when you step in the labyrinth of the Medina of Fez that you will realize how different it is to anything you have ever seeing before or even imagined. Step back in time and follow your guide who will take you on a maze of narrow streets, blind turns, and overhead dwellings in a lively fashion like it uses to be twelve hundred years ago. Still lively and most authentic. I do not want to take the magic away, wait till you get there. It is an explorer delightful walking adventure. Enjoy your guided tour of Fez. A full day walking experience replete of discoveries and activities. Dinner will be at Restaurant la Medina with Moroccan music and dance.

CTM class A bus to Chefchaouen in the morning. Visit Chefchaouen

Visit Tangier Kasbah. Overnight Train with Couchette to Marrakech.

Arrive in the morning to Marrakech. We will check you to your hotel to relax for a couple of hours then start your guided walking tour of Marrakech. Your local guide will meet you in the morning at the lobby of your hotel to take you walking visit of 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.

Inclusions

  • Land Transportation
  • Services of local guides
  • 8-night accommodation 3* hotels
  • Breakfast, and dinner daily
  • Fees to Monuments and Museums
  • Rabat: Hotel Zohor, 1 night
  • Casablanca: Hotel Ibis, 1 night
  • Chefchaouen: Hotel Kenzi Asmaa, 1 night
  • Fez: Hotel L'Escale or similar, 2 nights
  • Marrakech: Hotel Reda or similar, 2 nights