Discover the Soul of Morocco with Morocco Riads and Beyond

Welcome to Morocco Riads and Beyond

Embark on an exclusive journey to discover the finest of Morocco, where luxury meets unmatched value. Our small group size, limited to 12 participants , ensures personalized service and attention throughout your trip.

Welcome to The Ultimate Morocco Discovery Tour:

Our exclusive partnerships grant you VIP access and unparalleled care throughout your Moroccan adventure. Our team on the ground will ensure you have seamlessly smooth experience as you explore the wonders of this enchanting land. From the sun-kissed shores of Casablanca to the towering peaks of the Atlas Mountains, immerse yourself in a world of opulence and adventure. Experience the finest accommodations, savor exquisite cuisine, and discover the hidden gems of Morocco in the company of like-minded explorers. We would like to welcome you embark on journey beyond imagination, where every moment is a testament to the beauty and splendor of Morocco.

Highlights of the tour:

  • Discover the vibrant culture and historic treasures of Fes, Marrakech, and other imperial cities.
  • Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Sahara Desert on a thrilling camel trek.
  • Explore the dramatic landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Berber villages.
  • Savor delicious Moroccan cuisine, prepared with fresh, local ingredients.
  • Relax and unwind in luxurious accommodations, boasting impeccable service and opulent amenities.

Upcoming Departure Dates

Dive deep into the heart of Morocco with our detailed day-by-day itinerary, designed to ensure you experience every facet of this captivating country. Indulge in the opulent allure of Morocco with our meticulously curated Beyond the Dunes tour. From the captivating shores of Casablanca to the majestic peaks of the Atlas Mountains, immerse yourself in a world where luxury meets authenticity at every turn.

Starting October 2, 20204 - SOLD OUT (Registration open for new group)

Starting October 15, 2024 - Available

Starting November 12, 2024 - Limited Availability

Starting November 22, 2024 - SOLD OUT (Registration open for new group)

Starting December 2, 2024 - Limited Availability

Starting December 10, 2024 - SOLD OUT (Registration open for new group)

Starting January 15, 2025 - Available

Starting January 24, 2025 - Limited Availability

Starting February 6, 2025 - Limited Availability

Starting February 28, 2025 - SOLD OUT (Registration open for new group)

 

Itinerary Details - Your Path Through the Heart of Morocco

Dive deep into the heart of Morocco with our detailed day-by-day itinerary, designed to ensure you experience every facet of this captivating country. From the historic medinas of Fes to the vast sands of the Sahara, each day of your journey unfolds new wonders, steeped in tradition and splendor. Our expertly curated itinerary ensures that every moment spent traversing this diverse landscape is filled with discovery, luxury, and unparalleled adventure. Join us on this unforgettable expedition and see Morocco like never before.

Day 1: Arrival Day (D)

 

  • Hotel: Royal Mansour in a Deluxe room
  • Welcome to Morocco! Your journey begins with a seamless arrival at Casablanca airport. As you step off the plane, anticipation builds for the adventures ahead. Stepping into the arrivals hall, you're greeted by the warm smile of your Morocco Riads & Beyond chauffeur, ready to whisk you away to your deluxe vehicle. Arriving at the hotel, the grandeur of the Royal Mansour takes your breath away. You're welcomed with open arms, and after settling into your deluxe room, it's time to meet your knowledgeable guide. Over a welcome cocktail and a sumptuous dinner, your guide provides an overview of the exciting adventures that lie ahead. It's a chance to bond with fellow travelers, share stories, and immerse yourself in the magic of Morocco.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approximately 33 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approximately 40 minutes

Day 2: Casablanca to Fes via Rabat (B-L-D) & Day 3: Fes Sightseeing (B-L-D)

Day 2: Casablanca to Fes via Rabat (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Palais Faraj in an Ambassador Suite
  • Rise and shine for a day of exploration. After a delightful breakfast, it's time to embark on your journey to Fes. But first, a stop in Casablanca to visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque, a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. After taking in the awe-inspiring beauty of the mosque, it's time to hit the road. En route to Fes, a stop in Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. A delicious lunch awaits, followed by a quick orientation tour to whet your appetite for what's to come. As you continue your journey to Fes, the anticipation builds for the medieval medina and vibrant cultural scene that awaits.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approx. 320 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approx. 3 hours & 30 minutes

 

Day 3: Fes Sightseeing (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Palais Faraj in an Ambassador Suite
  • Wake up to the bustling energy of Fes, ready to immerse yourself in its rich history and culture. Today is all about exploration as you embark on a full-day tour of the UNESCO-listed Fes el Bali Medina. Narrow alleyways, bustling souks, and ancient mosques await discovery. Highlights include the renowned Al-Attarine Madrasa, where intricate tilework dazzles the eye, and the vibrant
    tanneries of Chouara, where centuries-old traditions come to life. After a morning of exploration, it's time to recharge with an authentic meal. The adventure continues into the afternoon, with more hidden gems waiting to be uncovered. As the day draws to a close, return to your hotel for a delectable dinner and a chance to share stories of the day's adventures with fellow travelers.

 

 

Day 4: Volubilis Exploration (B-L-D) & Day 5: Fes to Erfoud (B-L-D)

Day 4: Volubilis Exploration (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Chateau Roslane in a Deluxe Room
  • Today, your journey takes you back in time to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Volubilis offers a glimpse into Morocco's storied past with its well-preserved mosaics, temples, and monuments dating back to the 3rd century BC. As you wander through this archaeological marvel, history comes to life before your eyes. After exploring Volubilis, enjoy a delicious lunch at a unique restaurant then it's time to journey to Meknes, another imperial city steeped in history and grandeur. A quick orientation tour offers a taste of Meknes' rich cultural heritage before heading to Chateau Roslane for a special dinner with wine pairing. Set against the backdrop of the Moroccan countryside, it's an evening to remember as you toast to new adventures and lasting memories.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approximately 175 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approximately 2 hours

 

Day 5: Fes to Erfoud (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Palais Masandoia in a Deluxe Room
  • The adventure continues as you journey to Erfoud, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Along the way, you'll pass through picturesque landscapes, from the charming town of Ifrane, often referred to as the "Switzerland of Morocco," to the scenic Ziz Valley, where lush palm groves and traditional Berber villages dot the landscape. As you arrive in Erfoud and check into your hotel, anticipation builds for the desert adventures that lie ahead. Dinner at the hotel offers a taste of traditional Moroccan cuisine, setting the stage for an unforgettable desert experience.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approximately 320 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approximately 4 hours

 

Day 6: Erfoud to Merzouga (B-L-D) & Day 7: Merzouga to Ouarzazate (B-L-D)

Day 6: Erfoud to Merzouga (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Desert Camp in a Tent
  • Today, prepare to venture into the enchanting Erg Chebbi desert, where towering sand dunes and endless horizons await. The journey begins with a visit to the charming town of Erfoud, known for its fossil-rich terrain and traditional craftsmanship. A special stop at a nomad village is also in store. After a delicious lunch at your hotel, it's time for an exhilarating 4x4 drive through the desert landscape, followed by a sunset camel ride through the dunes. As the day draws to a close, gather around a crackling campfire for a traditional Moroccan dinner, accompanied by live music and cultural performances under the starlit sky. It's a magical evening of camaraderie and storytelling, as you create memories to last a lifetime.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approx. 55 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approx. 1 hour

 

Day 7: Merzouga to Ouarzazate (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Berber Palace in Deluxe room
  • As you bid farewell to the desert, the journey continues to Ouarzazate, known as the "Gateway to the Sahara." Along the way, marvel at the stunning landscapes of Morocco, from the captivating beauty of the High Atlas Mountains to the dramatic scenery of the Dades Valley. A leisurely lunch at a local restaurant offers the perfect opportunity to savor authentic Moroccan cuisine while soaking in panoramic views of the surrounding vistas. As you arrive in Ouarzazate and check into your accommodation for a peaceful night.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approx. 350 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approx. 4.5 hours

 

 

Day 8: Ouarzazate to Marrakech (B-L-D) & Day 9: Marrakech (B-L)

Day 8: Ouarzazate to Marrakech (B-L-D)

  • Hotel: Oberoi Marrakech in a pool Villa
  • Embark on a captivating journey through Morocco's breathtaking landscapes as you travel to Marrakech. Along the way, immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the Atlas film studio, a renowned filming location for both local and international productions. Delve into the rich history of the region as you explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, a majestic fortified village steeped in centuries of tradition. After a morning of discovery, treat your taste buds to a delectable local meal, savoring the flavors of the region. Arriving in Marrakech, the vibrant "Red City," settle into the luxurious Oberoi Marrakech, where a unique dining experience awaits amidst the opulent surroundings. Indulge in a restful night's sleep, rejuvenating body and soul for the adventures that lie ahead.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approximately 200 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approximately 4 hours

 

Day 9: Marrakech (B-L)

  • Hotel: Oberoi Marrakech in a pool Villa
  • Today is dedicated to exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech, a kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, and aromas. Begin your day with a visit to the historic Bahia Palace, a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture adorned with intricate tilework and lush gardens. As you stroll through the bustling streets of the medina, immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Jemaa el-Fnaa square, where snake charmers, street performers, and spice vendors converge in a vibrant tapestry of Moroccan culture. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at Dar Moha, savoring the flavors of traditional Moroccan cuisine amidst the enchanting ambiance of the restaurant. Next, wander through the serene oasis of the Majorelle Garden, where vibrant flora and fauna create a tranquil retreat in the heart of the city.

Day 10: Atlas Mountains (B-L) & Day 11: Marrakech (B-D)

Day 10: Atlas Mountains (B-L)

  • Hotel: Oberoi Marrakech in a pool Villa
  • Begin your day with a scenic soft hike through the breathtaking Atlas Mountains, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Explore picturesque valleys, verdant oases, and traditional Berber villages as you soak in the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. Enjoy lunch at a mesmerizing Kasbah amidst the stunning scenery before returning to Marrakech for an evening of relaxation.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approx. 65 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approx. 2 hours

 

Day 11: Marrakech (B-D)

  • Hotel: Oberoi Marrakech in a pool Villa
  • Today offers a blend of leisure and cultural immersion as you indulge in optional activities tailored to your interests. For those seeking adventure, embark on a hot air balloon flight over palm grove or explore the on sidecar. Food enthusiasts can partake in a cooking class, learning the secrets of Moroccan cuisine from skilled chefs, or embark on a culinary tour of the city's vibrant markets and eateries. Alternatively, spend the day perusing the local markets for unique souvenirs and handicrafts, or simply relax and rejuvenate with optional spa treatments at the Oberoi Marrakech. In the evening, gather for a heartfelt farewell dinner at Noir d’Ivoire, a hidden gem nestled within the medina, where you'll reminisce about the unforgettable moments shared throughout your Moroccan adventure.

Day 12: Departure (B)

  • Bid farewell to Morocco as you transfer to Marrakech airport for your departure flight. Take with you cherished memories of your journey through this enchanting land, and treasure the experiences shared with newfound friends and fellow travelers.
  • Expected Driving Distance: Approximately 5 km
  • Expected Driving Time: Approximately 20 minutes

Limited Availability

A small group size ensures a personalized experience and allows us to curate the itinerary to your interests. Spaces fill up quickly, so contact our concierge today to reserve your spot on this exclusive adventure.

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Our Luxury Accommodation Collection

Royal Mansour, Casablanca: City Jewel
Royal Mansour, Casablanca: City Jewel
Palais Faraj, Fes: Enchanted Retreat
Palais Faraj, Fes: Enchanted Retreat
The Oberoi, Marrakech: Temple of Luxury
The Oberoi, Marrakech: Temple of Luxury
Palais Masandoia, Erfoud: Desert Oasis
Palais Masandoia, Erfoud: Desert Oasis
Desert Luxury Camp, Merzouga: Under the Stars
Desert Luxury Camp, Merzouga: Under the Stars
Berbere Palace, Ouarzazate: Majestic Kabah
Berbere Palace, Ouarzazate: Majestic Kabah

Journey Further: Enrich Your Morocco Discovery with a Spanish Sojourn

Why settle for one when you can savor the splendor of two? At Morocco Riads and Beyond, we invite you to extend your tour by exploring the vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes of Spain. Seamlessly integrate a three or four-day excursion to Spain either before or after your Moroccan discovery tour. Experience a harmonious blend of history, art, and luxury as we tailor a dual-destination itinerary that promises not just a trip, but a transformative journey. Let us take you beyond the ordinary, crafting a travel narrative where every detail highlights the unique charms of both Spain and Morocco, making every moment of your journey truly unforgettable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our Important Info section! We've compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you prepare for your Moroccan journey. If your question isn't answered below, please don't hesitate to reach out. Our dedicated team is on hand to ensure you have all the information you need for a seamless and unforgettable journey.

Q: How can I book this tour?

A: To book your Moroccan Odyssey, simply contact our travel experts by phone or through our website. You'll need to provide your preferred departure date, and your personal information including full name as it appears on your passport, address, and contact details.

Q: What are the payment terms for this tour?

A: A deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your reservation. Final payment is typically due 90 days before the tour starts. We offer various payment options and recommend securing your spot early as our tours can fill up quickly.

Q: Do I need travel insurance?

A: While not mandatory, we strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance. This can protect against unforeseen circumstances that may interrupt or cancel your travel plans. Insurance can cover everything from trip cancellations to medical emergencies and lost luggage.

Q: What travel documents will I need?

A: U.S. citizens must have a passport valid for at least six months beyond the completion of the trip. You do not need a visa for short stays in Morocco. For travelers from other countries, please reach out to us and we will be happy to assist.

Q: Can I extend my stay?

A: Absolutely! We're more than happy to help you extend your time in Morocco. When booking your tour, just let us know if you'd like additional nights either before or after the main itinerary. We can tailor these extra days to your interests, whether you’re looking to unwind with a yoga retreat, explore the High Atlas Mountains, or catch some waves on the Atlantic coast. Just share your preferences, and we'll arrange everything to enhance your Moroccan experience. You might also consider extending your trip by spending 3 or 4 nights in Spain.

Q: How can I stay connected during the tour?

A: We recommend that all travelers carry a smartphone with an international data plan. SIM cards with data plan are also available for purchase in Morocco. 

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