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Morocco In-Depth Highlights For Families

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Our fully customisable, private 14-day Morocco tour has been designed for families travelling with children aged 3 and up. Your tour starts in Casablanca and ends in Marrakesh, taking you on a journey thousands of years back in time through Morocco's most unmissable sites. Golden sand dunes, colourful souks, ancient fortresses, blue cities; put on your explorer's hats and prepare fo...

Our fully customisable, private 14-day Morocco tour has been designed for families travelling with children aged 3 and up. Your tour starts in Casablanca and ends in Marrakesh, taking you on a journey thousands of years back in time through Morocco's most unmissable sites. Golden sand dunes, colourful souks, ancient fortresses, blue cities; put on your explorer's hats and prepare for a tailor-made family adventure that's sure to please parents and kids alike.

Kids and teens will love...

• Taking part in a family pottery lesson in Fes

• Camping out under the stars in the Sahara Desert

• Completing the adventure course at Terres d'Amanar Adventure Park

Parents will love...

• The perfect balance of family-friendly activities and down time

• The presence of an English-speaking guide throughout the tour

• The safety of 24:7 on-the-ground assistance

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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Casablanca - Arrival & Welcome

Upon arrival in Casablanca, you'll be met by a representative from our local travel agency and transferred to your hotel. Depending on the time of your flight, you and your family will have the whole day to relax and acclimatise to the weather or explore your surroundings on foot.

Visited:
Casablanca
Accomodation
Kenzi Basma (Casablanca)

Day 2: Casablanca - Chefchaouen, The Hilltop Town

After breakfast, your Moroccan adventure begins! Your driver will pick you and your family up and take you to visit Hassan II Mosque, followed by a trip to the vibrant hilltop town of Chefchaouen (via Rabat).

Visited:
CasablancaRabatChefchaouen
Accomodation
Night at Riad Sherifa y Riad Lyna & Spa (Chefchaouen)

Day 3: Chefchaouen - Guided Tour & Tea Break

In the morning, you'll be treated to a g guided visit of the historical medina of Chefchaouen, where you and your children will get to meet a friendly local family and spend some time with them over a cup of famous Moroccan tea. In the afternoon, you'll have some free time to explore this iconic hillside town at your own leisure, with its winding allies and famous blue houses.

Visited:
Chefchaouen
Accomodation
Night at Riad Sherifa y Riad Lyna & Spa (Chefchaouen)

Day 4: Meknes - Imperial City & ​Volubilis Ruins

Heading towards Fes today, we will stop off at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Volubilis before continuing on to the Imperial City of Meknes for a guided visit. Our next stop for the day is Fes, where you and your family will stay for the next two nights. 

Visited:
Chefchaouen, Fes
Accomodation
Night at Riad El Yacout (Fes)

Day 5: Fes - Guided Visit & Pottery Lesson

Today, you'll have a full day of sightseeing with a private guide, including the largest medina in Morocco with its network of alleyways and world-famous tanneries. Known for its pottery, your visit will finish with a glimpse inside the workings of this local industry by participating in your very own family pottery lesson!

Visited:
Fes
Accomodation
Night at Riad El Yacout (Fes)

Day 6: Fes - Heading Towards The Sahara

We have an early start this morning to take the road towards the Sahara. On the way, we will be passing through Ifrane (known as the Switzerland of Morocco) and the cedar forests of Azrou (where we might be lucky enough to see the by playful Barbary Apes that live there). We then continue our drive south through the towns of Midelt and Errachia, and along the Ziz Valley before arriving in the desert town of Erfoud, our base for the night where you and your family will stay for the night.

Accomodation
Night at Kasbah Chergui (Erfoud)

Day 7: Erfoud - Golden Sand Dunes

After breakfast, take some time to relax with your family before we head off for Merzouga, famous for its golden sand dunes. Tonight, we will stay in the inn on the edge of the dunes. Why not take an optional camel ride at sunset (not included in the price of the itinerary) or just spend some time winding down by the pool?

Visited:
ErfoudMerzouga
Accomodation
Night at Kasbah Mohayut (Merzouga)

Day 8: Merzouga - Camping In The Desert 

Today, you'll have the entire morning free to spend at your own leisure relaxing by the pool before setting off around mid-afternoon in 4x4s to the comfortable dune camp where you and your family will spend the night.

Visited:
Merzouga
Accomodation
Night at Dune Merzouga Camp (Merzouga)

Day 9: Merzouga - Mountain Villages To Todra

In the morning, you and your children will head back to the inn in 4x4s and take some time to gather your bags together before continuing on the next leg of your journey. Today's destination is Todra, via the road past Tinehrir, taking you through the winding mountain villages before arriving at the impressive gorge walls of limestone.

Visited:
MerzougaTodra
Accomodation
Night at Auberge Le Festival (Gole del Todra )

Day 10: Ait Ben Haddou - Kasbah

After breakfast, you and your family will leave the Tinehrir region and head for Ait Ben Haddou (famed for it's UNESCO-listed Kasbah). You can still enter the Old Kasbah, and it's a great place to explore before climbing to the top to take in the sensational views across the valley.

Visited:
TodraAit Abou Ali
Accomodation
Ksar Ighnda (Ait Benhaddou)

Day 11: Ait Abou Ali - Tizi-n-Tichka Pass

Heading towards the red city of Marrakech, we'll travel over the scenic Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (one of the highest passes in Morocco boasting breath-taking views) before arriving in Marrakech mid-afternoon, where you and your family will have time to settle into your hotel and relax.

Visited:
Ait Abou Ali, Marrakesh
Accomodation
Night at Riad Chergui (Marrakesh)

Day 12: Marrakesh - Guided Tour & Carriage Ride

In the morning, you and your children will be treated to a guided visit of the historical medina, finishing off with a 1-hour carriage ride. In the afternoon, continue exploring the city with it's amazing mix of colours, sounds and smells - a true experience of North Africa!

Visited:
Marrakesh
Accomodation
Night at Riad Chergui (Marrakesh)

Day 13: Marrakesh - Terres d'Amanar Adventure Park

Today, we head out of Marrakech to Terres d'Amanar Adventure Park, perched at the edge of the High Atlas Mountains. Included in your day pass is a session for the main adventure course and lunch (other activities are available on-site for an extra fee). In the afternoon, you and your family will return to Marrakech to rest up for the night before your flight back home.

Visited:
MarrakeshAmanar
Accomodation
Night at Riad Chergui (Marrakesh)

Day 14: Marrakesh - Departure For Flight Home

Enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel before you and your family are transferred to Marrakesh Airport for your flight home. We hope you've had an amazing time in Morocco and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Visited:
Marrakesh

Casablanca Rabat Chefchaouen Fes Ifrane Midelt Erfoud Merzouga Todra Ait Abou Ali Marrakesh Amanar

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,830 / 14 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax3 to 4 pax5 to 6 paxSingle Supplement
Price per person in double room£2,280£1,840£1,520£780

Included in price:

  • Transportation: Private arrival transfer Casablanca Airport (day 1); Private vehicle & driver (days 2 through to arrival back in Marrakech on day 13) and Private departure transfer to Marrakech Airport (day 14)
  • Accommodation: 12nts hotels, kasbahs and 1nt Traditional Dune Camp in Tented Accommodation
  • Meals: 13 x Breakfasts & 5 x Dinners (days 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10)
  • Guides: Local City Guide in Chefchaouen (morning of day 3); Meknes (afternoon of day 4); Fes on day 5 and Marrakech (morning of day 12)
  • Other: Tea with local family (day 2); Pottery Workshop (afternoon of day 5) and Caleche Ride (day 12)

Not included in price:

  • Meals, other than those listed in the itinerary
  • Drinks, laundry, souvenirs and other items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entrance Fees and site guides
  • Local guides for sightseeing
  • Optional excursions
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International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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