13 Days from Casablanca to Marrakech.


13 Days from Casablanca to Marrakish

1. Day 1: Casablanca

When we arrive at Casablanca Airport we will be met by Peregrine Representative. We will then be transferred to our hotel. We will arrive at the hotel by mid-day, when the rooms are available, although we can check to see if they are available earlier. We will have a meeting with our leader at 6pm. We will visit the Art Deco Villa Des Arts when we reach before check-in time, so we can arts that were made in the 1930, and can also see some contemporary art of Morocco as well as international arts. We can also view the Judaism Museum to tell us of their history. We are also expected to beware of offerings from locals to take us on tour as it may not be safe or unauthorized persons. We can get more information about excursions at the hotel.


3. Day 2: Meknes-Volubilis-Fes. In and around Fes, Volubilis

In the morning we will go to see the streets of Meknes Medina, which is an old wall city in the town. We will go through the Nothern gate, Bab Bernardo, then we will go to the Shrinne of Moulay Ismail of the 20th century, which is now an imperial city. We will the head to the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. We will then go to Sultan Moulay Ismail which is known for its quietness, an is also attacked by non- Muslims. This was built as Ismail had once operated Meknes Palais de Justice, then he wished that he would be judge in the court yard. We will then drive to the Volubilis Ruins, which was announced a Roman capital. This place is the fore most site found in Morocco and then it was passed as an Heritage Site of Morocco in 1997. When we reach the ruins we will be toured by our guider. We are encouraged to take our own water, shades, head covering, and sun screen protector to prevent sun burn. We will ensure that we pack our cameras to take great photos as we journey to the Decumanus Maximus. We will then head to Fes to tour the museum then we will stay in the city until morning.


1. Day 4: Fes

Fes is a religious and culturally aware city, and it’s very lively and filled with majestic sites and many things to see. When we get there we will realize that it raids are very comfortable. It is known as the mother of Medina. We will visit Fes el Bali , that has a lot of fascinating features. It was also known to have one of the world's centers of education and historical bakgrounds of both Jewish and Islamic history. The Mosque are famous and there are also libraries and legendries there. We will walk through the streets and walk ways and we will see some sections of Souks. We will get to see Mederasaattarine, the tanneries and the splendid FundukNejjarine, that are famous sites. These places contain great historical Khan, Medresses and dye- pits, we can also get to smell herbs and purchase soups from locals that were usually used. We will spend the rest of the day viewing the city. We will return to our hotel where we will enjoy the rest of the evening reflecting on our day over our meal- salty and sweet pastille.

Notes: Today’s experience will include shopping in carefully selected places. As the receipt of commissions or kickbacks in exchange for recommending particular shops, services or activities is ingrained in the culture of the Moroccan tourism industry, Peregrine has established a centralised system of receiving and distributing payments from these recommended suppliers. For more information, please refer to ‘Important Notes’ section or talk to your Tour leader on the ground. In addition, please note that if you are not interested in shopping experience, you need to advise your tour leader about it beforehand. It is possible for you to have a free time during the tour; however, it will be impossible to set a meeting point inside the Medina due to the fact it is so complicated to navigate. If you decide to leave the group you will only be able to meet back with them in your hotel in Fes.

2. Day 5: Midelt- In and around Midelt

After breakfast, and head for the High Atlas Mountains. We will then journey to the town of Midelt, which is inland, and we can get to see the lush vegetation, such as their cedar and pine. Since Midelt is a market town we will tour there and to see its mining site. We will pass through the Moulouya River, and then the High Atlas Mountain Ranges. On this route we will get to walk to the Sahara, which is an easy walk. After lunch we will have a little relaxation then engage in hiking on the High Atlas. We will feel as if we are touching the sky. We will then go through natural vegetation's and then we will head back to our hotel for an evening of rest to go the Sahara.

3. Day 6: Sahara desert

This morning we will have a nice refreshing walk then journey to Merzouga. On our way we will get to see organgecoloured Erg Chebbi sand dunne, and see the village of Saharan, which has a lonely by thrilling feeling. The Erg Chebbi is quite amusing and is a must visit site for us. The Erg is beautiful and and has a lovely landscape, where dunes like towering can be seen, up to 150 m in height. Its is just 20 km away from the Algerian border and we will wear our gears to prepare for camel riding to the Sahara Desert, with a beautiful show of sunset. We will be enjoying a traditional camping style under the stars, as we listen to music and old Bedouin stories.

Notes: The camp is set up for private use of our group. We will enjoy the comfort of private tents, with proper size standing beds, coffee table and chairs. Each tent has a private shower and toilet provided. While there is also a dining tent provided, most travelers prefer to dine outside, under the stars and sitting around an open fire. Blankets and mattresses are provided, however, during the cold winter months from November to March, you may consider bringing your own sleeping bag for extra warmth and comfort. The entire camp is set up by our crew while you relax and enjoy the mighty Sahara desert.

4.Day 7: Todra Gorge - Dades valley - M'goun valley. In and around Todra Gorge

We will also get to experience a genuine Lawrence of Arabia moment while we watch the sunrise. We will use our camels as we journey to Auberge. We will then drive back to Todra Gorges, which is a beautiful site filled with natural scenes about 250m. We will see lovely milestones and great for trekking. We will then take a short walk through the sheer cliffs. We will then journey to the wonderful Dades valley (appx 1hr), and here we will relax for a while. We will view lovely lush valleys and great art sculpted rocks. We will then head to M'goun to stay for the night the observe and engage in the Berber way of life.

5. Day 8: Full day walk in the M'agouna Valley

We will get to have an adventure on seeing the background country of Moroccan, and see it beauty that it possess. We will journey on foot to see more of the area and we will see the naturally made features and man-made features. We can choose from circuits, and we can use the 10kl circuit, that takes only 4 hours. We will then take a short transfer of the Trek and we will be joined by a Morocco tour guide. It is a basic level of fitness and so the walk is easy for us. We will pass by the Berber villages and greet and meet some citizens of Morocco. We will get to watch a live presentation on how to make good local Berber tea. We will get to hear stories and history of the M'goun valley and the locals way of life. We will have the famous Rose Valley surrounding us.

6. Day 9: AitBenhaddou. In and around AitBenhaddou

We will depart from the Dades Valley then head to the Fabled 'Road of 1000 Kasbahs. We will make our visit tour at Skoura Oasis thst are operated by private persons of Kasbahs. We will the visit the Kasbah Ameridhl, to see it beauty of lovely decorations and mud-bricks. We will the head to AitBenhaddou..Its said to be one of the most historical and stand out site in Morocco. The Grant Kasbah is very beautiful and we will get to villages and lovely clay arts and designs. Great and famous moves were also film here and you will take a lot of pictures of its beauty, such as Game of Thrones. We will enjoy the evening by taking a lovely stroll in the streets then head to the hotel for dinner and have a great night rest, and see the sun set.

7. Day 10: Ourigane

We will have breakfast then leave Ait ben Haddou to the High Atlas Mountains. We will have a scenery drive while we take photos. As we head to Ouirgane, we will stop at a rural commune group in Al Haouz province of Marrakesh- Tensift- El Haouz in the Morocco region. We will get to see a Beber village in Toubkal National Park, that has a lush surrounding vegetation, like red-earth pine tree. We will also get to see wild life. We will take a break then walk around freely and take picture and enjoy the view of Jebel(Mountain) Tounbkal.

8. Day 11: Ourigane-Marrakech

We will journey to the High Atlas a Modern European city where we can lush vegetation and wild life. We will take pictures as we stroll through. As we head to Marrakech we will see well designed raids and some mansions of Morocco. They are will fancy and comfortable with great history behing their origins. We will head to Jemaa el Fna a public space and is popular in Marrakech. During the night its very lively, you can get you Henna painting, and even watch live entertainment. We will also enjoy great local food bazaar or other Morocco's favorites. Pastries are a must so we will enjoy the night with cool and recently done orange drink. In the late evening we will end our night with a hot cup of tea at a restaurant over looking the town.

9. Day 12: Marrakech

after breakfast we will meet with our tour guide and then head to Old Medina for a tour ,where we can see real blood hosing though the city of Souks. We will take a trip to Le Garden Secrets, a garden in Medina from the 21st century. It is said to have been operated by a local Moroccan Chief U-Bihi who was killed-poisoned by Mohammed 1V. This site is said to be very historical and has a beautiful courtyard, with Islamic garden. We will then tour the Marrakech Museum which was announced a palace and take pictures of their delicacies art as part of their history. They also have a section fro history about their raids and how they rebuilded certain parts of their ruins. We will see the Koutoubia Mosque and we will stop by and take a tour and learn about others that are similar, such as La Giralda in Seville. We will then stroll the Old Medina and stop by the Photography Museum then to the Jemaa el Fina. We will spend the rest of the day exploring shops in Bazaar, then we visit a garden by a tropical French painter known as Jacques Mojorelle and also the ruins of PalaisBadi. It is said that they it was once very beautiful compared to others in the world. Bahia Palace is also another place where we can enjoy the afternoon exploring the nice courtyards filled with nicely blossoming flowers and highly scented. It was said to have been built in 1866 by a slave who rose from slavery and was a part of the government body. We can then head back to Medina to go shopping for gifts. We will watched live works of great artisans and then head to the market to get lovely foods on various stalls. We can then dine with locals of Morroco at a restaurant.

10. Day 13: Marrakech

Our trip will end with breakfast and we will check out of the hotel at mid-day and journey to the airport in our ride of choice at the designated time. You can additional time if you decide to stay longer, so you should speak to our leader about that.

1. Day 1: Casablanca

When we arrive at Casablanca Airport we will be met by Peregrine Representative. We will then be transferred to our hotel. We will arrive at the hotel by mid-day, when the rooms are available, although we can check to see if they are available earlier. We will have a meeting with our leader at 6pm. We will visit the Art Deco Villa Des Arts when we reach before check-in time, so we can arts that were made in the 1930, and can also see some contemporary art of Morocco as well as international arts. We can also view the Judaism Museum to tell us of their history. We are also expected to beware of offerings from locals to take us on tour as it may not be safe or unauthorized persons. We can get more information about excursions at the hotel.

3. Day 2: Meknes-Volubilis-Fes. In and around Fes, Volubilis

In the morning we will go to see the streets of Meknes Medina, which is an old wall city in the town. We will go through the Nothern gate, Bab Bernardo, then we will go to the Shrinne of Moulay Ismail of the 20th century, which is now an imperial city. We will the head to the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. We will then go to Sultan Moulay Ismail which is known for its quietness, an is also attacked by non- Muslims. This was built as Ismail had once operated Meknes Palais de Justice, then he wished that he would be judge in the court yard. We will then drive to the Volubilis Ruins, which was announced a Roman capital. This place is the fore most site found in Morocco and then it was passed as an Heritage Site of Morocco in 1997. When we reach the ruins we will be toured by our guider. We are encouraged to take our own water, shades, head covering, and sun screen protector to prevent sun burn. We will ensure that we pack our cameras to take great photos as we journey to the Decumanus Maximus. We will then head to Fes to tour the museum then we will stay in the city until morning.

1. Day 4: Fes

Fes is a religious and culturally aware city, and it’s very lively and filled with majestic sites and many things to see. When we get there we will realize that it raids are very comfortable. It is known as the mother of Medina. We will visit Fes el Bali , that has a lot of fascinating features. It was also known to have one of the world’s centers of education and historical bakgrounds of both Jewish and Islamic history. The Mosque are famous and there are also libraries and legendries there. We will walk through the streets and walk ways and we will see some sections of Souks. We will get to see Mederasaattarine, the tanneries and the splendid FundukNejjarine, that are famous sites. These places contain great historical Khan, Medresses and dye- pits, we can also get to smell herbs and purchase soups from locals that were usually used. We will spend the rest of the day viewing the city. We will return to our hotel where we will enjoy the rest of the evening reflecting on our day over our meal- salty and sweet pastille.

Notes: Today’s experience will include shopping in carefully selected places. As the receipt of commissions or kickbacks in exchange for recommending particular shops, services or activities is ingrained in the culture of the Moroccan tourism industry, Peregrine has established a centralised system of receiving and distributing payments from these recommended suppliers. For more information, please refer to ‘Important Notes’ section or talk to your Tour leader on the ground. In addition, please note that if you are not interested in shopping experience, you need to advise your tour leader about it beforehand. It is possible for you to have a free time during the tour; however, it will be impossible to set a meeting point inside the Medina due to the fact it is so complicated to navigate. If you decide to leave the group you will only be able to meet back with them in your hotel in Fes.

2. Day 5: Midelt- In and around Midelt

After breakfast, and head for the High Atlas Mountains. We will then journey to the town of Midelt, which is inland, and we can get to see the lush vegetation, such as their cedar and pine. Since Midelt is a market town we will tour there and to see its mining site. We will pass through the Moulouya River, and then the High Atlas Mountain Ranges. On this route we will get to walk to the Sahara, which is an easy walk. After lunch we will have a little relaxation then engage in hiking on the High Atlas. We will feel as if we are touching the sky. We will then go through natural vegetation’s and then we will head back to our hotel for an evening of rest to go the Sahara.

3. Day 6: Sahara desert

This morning we will have a nice refreshing walk then journey to Merzouga. On our way we will get to see organgecoloured Erg Chebbi sand dunne, and see the village of Saharan, which has a lonely by thrilling feeling. The Erg Chebbi is quite amusing and is a must visit site for us. The Erg is beautiful and and has a lovely landscape, where dunes like towering can be seen, up to 150 m in height. Its is just 20 km away from the Algerian border and we will wear our gears to prepare for camel riding to the Sahara Desert, with a beautiful show of sunset. We will be enjoying a traditional camping style under the stars, as we listen to music and old Bedouin stories.

Notes: The camp is set up for private use of our group. We will enjoy the comfort of private tents, with proper size standing beds, coffee table and chairs. Each tent has a private shower and toilet provided. While there is also a dining tent provided, most travelers prefer to dine outside, under the stars and sitting around an open fire. Blankets and mattresses are provided, however, during the cold winter months from November to March, you may consider bringing your own sleeping bag for extra warmth and comfort. The entire camp is set up by our crew while you relax and enjoy the mighty Sahara desert.

4.Day 7: Todra Gorge – Dades valley – M’goun valley. In and around Todra Gorge

We will also get to experience a genuine Lawrence of Arabia moment while we watch the sunrise. We will use our camels as we journey to Auberge. We will then drive back to Todra Gorges, which is a beautiful site filled with natural scenes about 250m. We will see lovely milestones and great for trekking. We will then take a short walk through the sheer cliffs. We will then journey to the wonderful Dades valley (appx 1hr), and here we will relax for a while. We will view lovely lush valleys and great art sculpted rocks. We will then head to M’goun to stay for the night the observe and engage in the Berber way of life.

5. Day 8: Full day walk in the M’agouna Valley

We will get to have an adventure on seeing the background country of Moroccan, and see it beauty that it possess. We will journey on foot to see more of the area and we will see the naturally made features and man-made features. We can choose from circuits, and we can use the 10kl circuit, that takes only 4 hours. We will then take a short transfer of the Trek and we will be joined by a Morocco tour guide. It is a basic level of fitness and so the walk is easy for us. We will pass by the Berber villages and greet and meet some citizens of Morocco. We will get to watch a live presentation on how to make good local Berber tea. We will get to hear stories and history of the M’goun valley and the locals way of life. We will have the famous Rose Valley surrounding us.

6. Day 9: AitBenhaddou. In and around AitBenhaddou

We will depart from the Dades Valley then head to the Fabled ‘Road of 1000 Kasbahs. We will make our visit tour at Skoura Oasis thst are operated by private persons of Kasbahs. We will the visit the Kasbah Ameridhl, to see it beauty of lovely decorations and mud-bricks. We will the head to AitBenhaddou..Its said to be one of the most historical and stand out site in Morocco. The Grant Kasbah is very beautiful and we will get to villages and lovely clay arts and designs. Great and famous moves were also film here and you will take a lot of pictures of its beauty, such as Game of Thrones. We will enjoy the evening by taking a lovely stroll in the streets then head to the hotel for dinner and have a great night rest, and see the sun set.

7. Day 10: Ourigane

We will have breakfast then leave Ait ben Haddou to the High Atlas Mountains. We will have a scenery drive while we take photos. As we head to Ouirgane, we will stop at a rural commune group in Al Haouz province of Marrakesh- Tensift- El Haouz in the Morocco region. We will get to see a Beber village in Toubkal National Park, that has a lush surrounding vegetation, like red-earth pine tree. We will also get to see wild life. We will take a break then walk around freely and take picture and enjoy the view of Jebel(Mountain) Tounbkal.

8. Day 11: Ourigane-Marrakech

We will journey to the High Atlas a Modern European city where we can lush vegetation and wild life. We will take pictures as we stroll through. As we head to Marrakech we will see well designed raids and some mansions of Morocco. They are will fancy and comfortable with great history behing their origins. We will head to Jemaa el Fna a public space and is popular in Marrakech. During the night its very lively, you can get you Henna painting, and even watch live entertainment. We will also enjoy great local food bazaar or other Morocco’s favorites. Pastries are a must so we will enjoy the night with cool and recently done orange drink. In the late evening we will end our night with a hot cup of tea at a restaurant over looking the town.

9. Day 12: Marrakech

after breakfast we will meet with our tour guide and then head to Old Medina for a tour ,where we can see real blood hosing though the city of Souks. We will take a trip to Le Garden Secrets, a garden in Medina from the 21st century. It is said to have been operated by a local Moroccan Chief U-Bihi who was killed-poisoned by Mohammed 1V. This site is said to be very historical and has a beautiful courtyard, with Islamic garden. We will then tour the Marrakech Museum which was announced a palace and take pictures of their delicacies art as part of their history. They also have a section fro history about their raids and how they rebuilded certain parts of their ruins. We will see the Koutoubia Mosque and we will stop by and take a tour and learn about others that are similar, such as La Giralda in Seville. We will then stroll the Old Medina and stop by the Photography Museum then to the Jemaa el Fina. We will spend the rest of the day exploring shops in Bazaar, then we visit a garden by a tropical French painter known as Jacques Mojorelle and also the ruins of PalaisBadi. It is said that they it was once very beautiful compared to others in the world. Bahia Palace is also another place where we can enjoy the afternoon exploring the nice courtyards filled with nicely blossoming flowers and highly scented. It was said to have been built in 1866 by a slave who rose from slavery and was a part of the government body. We can then head back to Medina to go shopping for gifts. We will watched live works of great artisans and then head to the market to get lovely foods on various stalls. We can then dine with locals of Morroco at a restaurant.

10. Day 13: Marrakech

Our trip will end with breakfast and we will check out of the hotel at mid-day and journey to the airport in our ride of choice at the designated time. You can additional time if you decide to stay longer, so you should speak to our leader about that.