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Signature Series

Signature Morocco 2017


12 Days from $6,795 was $7,295

Private Journey

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Save $500 per person on Oct 23, 30; Nov 4, 13; Dec 11, 18, 25.

Delve into Morocco on this independent journey from its historic cities to its mysterious desert, exploring the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Volubilis and Meknes, staying in an A&K Exclusive Desert Tented Camp amid the Erg Chebbi dunes, and savoring three nights in lively Marrakech.

A&K Advantages

Discover all that exotic Morocco has to offer, from the historic cities in the north to the mysterious Sahara desert

Set out by 4x4 vehicle and then by camel to sleep under desert skies at a tented camp near the Erg Chebbi dunes

Stay in the fascinating “Red City” at the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, your home for three nights

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Casablanca, Morocco
DAY 2
Rabat & Fez | Ancient Traditions, Rich Heritage
DAY 3
Fez | Timeless Medieval City
DAY 4
Volubilis & Meknes | Roman Ruins & Mausoleums
DAY 5
Erfoud | Desert Oasis
DAY 6
Merzouga | Saharan Desert Dunes
DAY 7
Ouarzazate | Road of a Thousand Kasbahs
DAY 8
Ouarzazate | Doorway to the Desert
DAY 9-11
Marrakech | Exhilarating Medina
DAY 12
Depart Marrakech

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DAY 1
Arrive Casablanca, Morocco

Arrive in Casablanca, where you clear customs and immigration and transfer to your hotel. After settling in, spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Hyatt Regency Casablanca
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DAY 2
Rabat & Fez | Ancient Traditions, Rich Heritage

Explore Casablanca, visiting the Hassan II Mosque. Continue to the Moorish city of Rabat and the Mohammed V Mausoleum, dedicated to the founder of modern Morocco. See the Mauresque-style Hassan Tower and Oudaya Kasbah and its Andalusian garden.

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3
Fez | Timeless Medieval City

Explore Fez el-Bali (Old Fez), the cultural heart of Morocco. Stroll the lanes and souks of the labyrinthine old quarter, and visit the 14th-century Karaouine, Hispano-Moorish Attarine Medersa (Koranic college) and Nejjarine Square. Also, see the Royal Palace, madrasas and mellah (Jewish quarter) in Fez el-Jadid.

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 4
Volubilis & Meknes | Roman Ruins & Mausoleums

Journey overland to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in North Africa. Proceed to Meknes, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, to view the monumental Bab Mansour gateway, Granaries and Royal Stables.

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5
Erfoud | Desert Oasis

Travel to desert-fringed Erfoud, passing Berber villages, endless palm plantations and the majestic Atlas Mountains en route. Settle into your hotel amid dunes and lush vegetation, spending the rest of the day at leisure.

Kasbah Hotel Chergui
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 6
Merzouga | Saharan Desert Dunes

Explore the fortified desert town of Rissani, seeing the quarry — site of fossilized fish. Intersect the soaring desert dunes of Erg Chebbi by four-wheel-drive vehicle, where a reception with mint tea and pastries awaits at your nomadic tented camp. Discover the otherworldly landscape like a local, on camel back. Then, return to your camp for a traditional meal before a campfire.

Madu Camp
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7
Ouarzazate | Road of a Thousand Kasbahs

Journey overland to Ouarzazate, once a stopping point for traders. En route, absorb views of the High Atlas’ southern slopes, intersecting the Dades Valley’s flourishing crops, irrigation canals and palm trees; then, travel along the “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs.”

Le Berbère Palace
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 8
Ouarzazate | Doorway to the Desert

Begin the day by exploring Ouarzazate, a city originally built as a French garrison in the 1920s. Today, the city is a regional trade center, known for its pottery and carpets. See the Taourirt Kasbah, which now consists of simple clay houses and crenellated towers that are beautifully decorated with geometric motifs. Continue to elaborate Aït Benhaddou, dubbed a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of the region’s most exotic kasbahs, where structures all but defy the laws of gravity as they perch upon the steep slope. (Some of these buildings have been featured in films, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator.)

Le Berbère Palace
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 9-11
Marrakech | Exhilarating Medina

Today, proceed to Marrakech and enjoy an evening at leisure in the “Red City.” The next day, discover the medina, the old walled section of town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness the soaring Koutoubia minaret and Dar Si Said. Continue to the Bahia Palace, an exemplary specimen of privileged life in the 19th century. Explore Djemaa el-Fna, Marrakech’s main square, which is filled with orange juice stalls and vendors, along with fire-eaters, mime artists, snake-charmers and street musicians. You may also wander through the city’s labyrinthine souks. The following day, see the 12th-century Menara Gardens, continuing as a local would by horse-drawn carriage to Jardin Majorelle, a picturesque garden created by French painter Jacques Majorelle and later restored by design legend Yves Saint-Laurent.

Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 12
Depart Marrakech

Transfer to the Marrakech airport and board your international flight home.

Meals: Breakfast


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Journey Details

Long drives should be expected on this itinerary. This is the only way to experience the magical scenery that this exotic country has to offer.

No minimum age.

Solo traveller prices are available upon request.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

This offer can be combined with Signature Series promotion when 4 or more guests are booked on the same journey. Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.


Destination Information

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