Casablanca Airport - Overnight in Rabat
The soon your flight lands in Casablanca Airport, and you get your luggage, you need to walk outside the terminals to meet your local driver holding a sign with your name and our logo. Put the luggage in the vehicle and drive to your accommodation in the royal city Rabat.
Rabat is the administrative capital of Morocco. It has a mix of the old Médina and the new Ville Nouvelle. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean along Bouregreg River. It has a variety of historic tourist attractions, such as Kasbahs, beautiful domes, minarets, big avenues & green spaces. Your driver is at your disposal to assist you with any necessary transportation.
Don't miss to pay a visit to the Kasbah of the Udayas, whose grand, majestic silhouette is softened by the surrounding gardens. Not far beyond its walls lies the Chellah, a necropolis that dates to the Marinids. Entering the complex is like journeying to another world: marvel at the ancient remains as you walk through the gardens and glimpse a few storks.
These all add to the appeal of Rabat, where the treasures of the past coexist with the most modern and eco-friendly achievements.
Have a wonderful night in your special room prepared exclusively for you and your loved one!
** Approximate driving is 1.5 hours (stops are NOT included).
Rabat - Roman Ruins at Volubilis - Meknes - Fes
Your honeymoon surprises are limitless in Morocco!
This morning you meet your driver early to travel together to Volubilis (a UNESCO world heritage site) which contains Morocco’s best-preserved Roman ruins and makes for a nice detour from the hustle and bustle of Meknes. Today you can wander the massive complex, exploring large merchant homes with visible heating systems underneath, temples, and many colorful mosaics on-site in quite good conditions.
By the afternoon, you are warmly welcome to Fes which is founded shortly after the Arabs exploded across North Africa, Fes is often referred to as the spiritual capital of Morocco. It was once one of the most important places of scholarship in the world. It can be neatly divided into three different parts: Fes el-Bali (the heart of the Medina); Fes el-Jdid (where the Jewish quarter and the Royal Palace are located); and the Ville Nouvelle (the administrative area).
* Local guide services at Volubilis & Meknes are NOT included. If you feel in need of having a local guide, your driver can arrange it for you at extra charges, and he will be taking care of coordinating the time and meeting point with them for you.
** Approximate driving is 4.5 hours (stops are NOT included).
Fes Medina discovery with your local guide
This morning, a 6 hours guided visit of Fes and its medieval medina is arranged for you. In the morning you'll be collected by your guide from your riad. You'll see the great gates of the Royal Palace, and the nearby Mellah (Jewish quarter). You'll then visit the ruined forts on the hills surrounding Fes. From here you have stunning panoramic views across the city. You'll visit the pottery quarter, located outside the medina, where you can see how the famous blue pottery of Fes and the intricate tiled mosaics are created. Your transport will then leave you at one of the entrances to the medieval medina where you'll begin your exploration on foot and lose yourself within its labyrinthine streets.
Discover the many artisans such as the metal workers, dyers, woodworkers & silk weavers. You'll visit the tanneries, where leather is processed in the way it has been done for centuries. Discover grand mosques and medresa (Koranic schools). Learn about the ancient traditions of Berber medicine men. During the day your guide can suggest places to take a break for lunch (not included).
Don't miss to ask your local guide as many questions as you have! It's your only opportunity to learn and know everything about Fes. Also, your guide can always make your honeymoon more exciting with his own local insights!
Fes - The middle Atlas - Azrou/Ifrane - Erfoud - Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Dunes)
Here comes the night you dreamed about together while preparing your honeymoon imagining yourself gazing at the stars facing the golden dunes of Morocco!
This morning, you should be ready for an early start especially that you have a long drive ahead of you. You meet your driver and head toward Merzouga with some amazing stops at the town of wild Barbary Apes "Azrou" & Ifrane "The Switzerland of Morocco" and for sure at the city of Fossils "Erfoud".
Just, later on, it's time for an amazing overnight stay under the stars. You arrived at the Kasbah in charge of the dunes camp, then you ride your camels deep in the dunes to watch the sunset before turning back to the camp nearby the Kasbah. You spend the night in a comfortable tent with a private bathroom. Enjoy the campfire (not possible when it's hot) and also dinner peacefully.
It's very possible to have locals at every stop you make on the way; it's the best opportunity to learn about their daily life and discover what's the differences in cultures and traditions. New friends are just ready to be added to your family of friends.
** Approximate driving is over 7 hours (stops are NOT included).
Merzouga - Todgha Gorges - Rissani - Dades Valley - Ouarzazate
If you are an early riser you'll be rewarded with a sunrise over the sand dunes and just outside your honeymoon deluxe tent. Then, you come back to the Kasbah to meet your driver. Nearby, Khamleya is a traditional Saharan village (with its people originally from Mali). Here you can enjoy traditional music, drumming, and dancing (if time allows) before you leave toward the market in Rissani which is another market town with a most impressive gate at the entrance into town.
Just ahead of you is the Oases and Palmeries where you continue through the desert to the town of Tinerhir, with a great view of the nearby towns the cling to the side of the green river oasis, filled with green palm trees. The surrounding desert landscape reveals impressive buttes, mesas, and plateaus. It's the only opportunity to visit Todgha Gorges and Dades Valley, so don't miss it!
By the afternoon, you are at Morocco's own special home of film, Ouarzazate lies in a valley at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. Most of its visitors are tourists who are making their way to the Sahara Desert or the opposite. They stop here to stock up on provisions before making their way out to one of the greatest desserts in the world. Whether you are visiting just to see the sights or if you too are headed out to the Sahara or back from it, you should make time to see some of the attractions in Ouarzazate.
** Approximate driving is over 6 hours (stops are NOT included).
Ait Benhaddou - Tizi-n-Tichka Pass over the High Atlas - Marrakech
Your driver meets you at the time you fixed together yesterday. The drive is so exciting this morning via the UNESCO heritage "Ksar Ait Ben Haddou" where you will be rewarded with an outstanding view on top of the Ksar looking at the local villages with your loved one taking some memorable pictures. Then you keep on via the High Atlas mountains passing through the highest pass "Tizi N'Tichka" for a stop looking at other Berber villages and take some other breathtaking photos!
By the afternoon, with its bustling souks, flavorful food, and famously welcoming hospitality, it's no wonder that tourists are starting to take note of Marrakesh. known as the ‘Red City’, Marrakech is the exotic imperial city of the south. It is the fourth largest city in Morocco and lies near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Check-in at your accommodation and relax.
Djemaa-el-Fna square bustles with acrobats, story-tellers, water sellers, dancers, and musicians. In the evening the square transforms into a huge open-air restaurant with smoke rising from the many food stalls.
** Before arriving at Marrakech, we recommend you inform your driver about your plans for the dinner; if you wish that he takes you to the main city center or just relax and have dinner at your charming Riad. He is at your disposal to call the riad and let them know of your special wishes.
** Approximate driving is 5 hours (stops are NOT included).
Marrakech Medina discovery with your Local guide
Your local guide is coming to meet you in the morning at the accommodation to enter the old medina where you continue on foot to discover historical palaces, museums, and Koranic schools. Visit the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque (from outside) and explore the famous souks. This tour in the Medina will be done on foot since most of the medina is closed to traffic. During the day you'll stop for lunch (not included). Entrance Fees are not included.
Please enjoy the afternoon exploring the new city at your own leisure; most of our travelers find it easy to navigate on their own and visit the Jardin Majorelle; not like the old Medina which is like a maze. Your private driver is at your disposal the entire time to offer you hassle-free visite :)
The Jardin Majorelle is the creation of French painter Jacques Majorelle, who spent 40 years injecting his passion and creativity into this magical garden. Complete with enchanting little lanes, tranquil streams, and over 300 species of stunning plants, Jardin Majorelle is perfect for those who need a break from the busy city.
Maybe a good idea to get into a Hammam treatment this evening if you love to (not included); you just need to inform the reception at your accommodation, and they can easily help. We can also include it and book it for you in advance if you want us to do so :)
Marrakech - Essaouira "The bride of the Atlantic"
The time for relaxing and sea sightseeing is coming. There is nothing so special to end your dream trip with than the luxurious stay at your splendid Riad and this beautiful city.
Essaouira city once known as Mogador is a place where the good life and water-oriented pastimes go hand in hand. Take a quiet walk in the shade of its ramparts, which also stand-in for the walls of Astapor, the red city on the television series "Game of Thrones". Climb to the top of them and retrace a watchman's rounds: from here you can see the Iles Purpuraires and the hawks and seagulls that soar over the nature preserve. In the distance, surfing, windsurfing and kite-surfing fanatics can't get enough of the quality winds!
Your walk will lead you to the fishing port and its animated sailors. Not far from there, the fish market entices with the night’s haul of fish and seafood. The interlaced alleys of the medina await you in the town center. This UNESCO-listed medina is one of the finest in Morocco. Finally, each summer the city is overtaken by music as the Gnaoua festival celebrates the marriage of North African and sub-Saharan rhythms.
You just need to enjoy it and be culturally enriched: the mesmerizing Essaouira-Mogador is a destination that offers you 1,001 dreams you seek!
** Approximate driving is 3 hours (stops are NOT included).
Essaouira at your own leisure
Today there is no need to wake up early. It's your relaxation day where you are allowed to treat yourself as royals. So, take all the chances you have because you earned it :)
Essaouira has more than its natural, untamed beauty to win your heart. Here, in the place once known as Mogador, prepare to be wowed by the skill of the town’s craftsmen, who are among the most talented in all Morocco.
Strolling under the Scala along the blockhouses of the old fort is a great way to admire the cabinetmakers and inlayers as they work thuja wood, silver and copper wire, mother of pearl or camel bone with equal parts dexterity and ingenuity.
Its standing as a city at the crossroads of civilizations also makes Essaouira a beloved place for artists. There are various galleries to celebrate beauty and creativity.
The myriad beauties of Essaouira are sure to blow you away!
Essaouira - Marrakech Airport
Your honeymoon trip in Morocco has come to an end too soon.
We hope that you have had a pleasant stay and looking forward to welcoming you again in the future. Your driver takes you to Marrakech Airport for your departure flight.
We wish you a safe flight back home!
** Approximate driving is 3 hours (stops are NOT included).