Ben Yusef Madrasa in Marrakesh, Morocco

Best of Marrakech, Essaouira & Ouarzazate Tour

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Marrakech, Essaouira, Ouarzazate, Kik Plateau

Suggested Duration

9 Days

The best stories never end and instead continue off the page. Morocco is a land built from fairytales, set in the landscape at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, pressing against the Atlantic Ocean, and moving across the Sahara Desert. Explore the far reaches of the stories that live in the culture and heritage of the country. Embrace the landscapes and let the rhythm of Marrakech enchant you. This custom tailored tour provides the storybook vacation the entire family will enjoy. When myths...

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Trip Highlights

  • Adventure to the Gates of the Desert at Ouarzazate to witness an exceptional city made from the desert
  • Immerse the family in the fairytale-like cities and unique culture specific to Morocco
  • Adventure into the mountains to visit the exceptional panorama around the Kik Plateau
  • Witness elegant mosques and the tremendous palaces inside the city of Marrakech
  • See the stories of 1,001 Nights come to life during a stunning dinner show
  • Venture through the captivating alleyways of the famous souq
  • Explore the charming seaside village of Essauira

Detailed Description

Morocco has always fascinated the world for its rich history and enduring culture. The fortresses rise over oceans and mountaintops. The cities are built like mazes. The colorful spices match the rainbowed landscape. On this 9-day family friendly tour of Morocco you will explore the storybook heritage of the countryside stationed at the heart of Marrakech. The city combines the exotic and the familiar. Private mansions are steeped in historic design and architecture. The main square is an image of classic tales, filled with cheery vendors that call out to passersby.

Snake charmers provide music and cafes offer tea. The family arrives in Marrakech. You are immediately whisked into the frenzied wonder and your Moroccan story begins. Your guide tours you through the emblematic images of the city. Visit Menara Gardens and the Saadien tombs. The architecture of Bahia Palace takes you back in time to the power of sultans and the grace of royals. Enjoy the city at your leisure, allowing the family time to grasp that Marrakech is an example of a living adventure, and not just a dream.

A Fantasia dinner takes you into the depths of heritage as the stories that create myths and fairytales come to life around you in a marvelous dinner show. Make your way on a full day tour to the charming fishing village of Essaouira. See where the desert meets the ocean. Travel into the rugged Atlas Mountains and reach the limits of Kik Plateau. In the city of Ouarzazate the desert comes to life with golden buildings that blend into the sand and oases that sprout out of arid red rock. The stories of Morocco are primed with adventure and fantasy. They take you through legendary landscape and mythical cities. Every good story has a finale. But every great story never ends.

Starting Price

$2,632 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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