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January 6th - 19th, 2024
Only $2975 per person (double occupancy)
ASL Interpreters are provided!

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Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fez, Erfoud, Merzouga, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Lmli, Casablanca

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PRICES 

Single Traveler - $4599

Two Guests - $2975 per person

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DAY 01: Sat - Jan 06, 2024 - Arrival in Casablanca, Rabat

  • Arrival, Casablanca - Rabat

  • Once you land in Casablanca, the beauty on the Ocean, our local guide will meet and greet you at the exit of the airport, then you will be escorted to the hotel in Rabat (about 1 hour drive).

  • Upon arrival to Rabat, check-in and free time to rest.

  • Suggested self-guided tours: Medina, Kasbah of Oudayas, Hassan Tower.

  • Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner

  • Overnight in Rabat

  • Meal: Dinner

DAY 02: Sun - Jan 07, 2024 - Rabat, Tangier

  • After breakfast in hotel, depart for Tangier with your English speaking driver.

  • On your arrival to Tangier, enjoy a city tour of Tangier and her surrounding area, including the Spartel Cape and the Hercules Caves. Marvel at the picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean and the famed Strait of Gibraltar, a perfect photo opportunity.

  • On this day, you will also visit the Old Medina of Tangier, the Kasbah, the tomb of Ibn Battouta - a 14th century famous traveler who was born in Tangier and the Grand Socco.

  • Overnight in Tangier. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 03: Mon - Jan 08, 2024 - Tangier, Chefchaouen

  • After breakfast in the hotel, you will head to Chefchaouen.

  • Blue lime-washed houses, busy squares, steep alleyways, the best way to discover this old town is to wander around it.

  • Your afternoon tour here includes the Outa-el-Hammam square, the cobblestone medina and the Tarik-Ben-Ziad mosque whose octagonal minaret is inspired by that of the Torre de Oro in Seville. This Andalousian architecture can be found in the Kasbah and its gardens, at the center of the medina.

  • Overnight in Chefchaouen

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 04: Tue - Jan 09, 2024 - Free Day in Chefchaouen

  • Today enjoy a free day at your leisure to explore the charm of Chefchaouen on your own. 

  • Chefchaouen is quite a small city. Take your time getting lost in its medina. Follow the narrow streets as they twist and curve. Don`t be afraid to wander into the small offshoots. You`ll ultimately find yourself walking in circles passing alleyways you`ve seen before. Just go with it.

  • Overnight in Chefchaouen

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 DAY 05: Wed - Jan 10, 2024 - Chefchaouen , Fez

  • After breakfast in the hotel, your private English speaking driver will transfer you from Chefchaouen to Fez.

  • During the transfer, enjoy some brief touring stops. First, you will also explore the ruins of the ancient city of Volubilis and the holy city of Moulay Idriss.

  • Continue to Meknes, the famed Ismailia capital known for its 40 km long walls and numerous gates.

  • Next, visit the Bab Mansour, the Royal stables, the amazing markets and also the popular Jewish quarter.

  • Upon arrival into Fez, a hotel -off is provided.

  • Overnight in Fez

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 06: Thu - Jan 11, 2024 - Fez City Tour

  • After breakfast you will begin your guided tour to the Fez Medina, a perfect introduction for your trip in Morocco. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco.

  • Continue your visit to the UNESCO site - University of Al Quaraouiyyne, the El-Attarine and Bou Inania Medersas.

  • Overnight in Fez

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 07: Fri - Jan 12, 2024 - Fez, Erfoud, Merzouga

  • After breakfast in the hotel, you will depart for Erfoud (about 7 hours drive) and pass through the Middle Atlas Mountain range en route. This journey continues along through the dramatic Ziz Gorge, passing the ancient holy city of Rissani, where you will find the ruins of Sijilmasa, a once capital and merchant stopping locale for the ancient caravan routings of the 8th century.

  • When arrive at Erfoud, a 4x4 vehicle will be waiting for you at Erfoud to continue your adventure by heading towards the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the largest dunes in the Sahara desert. Witness the sunset from over the desert dunes and be astounded by the peace and calm as well as the changing colors of the landscape.

  • Dinner will be served at the Kasbah.

  • Overnight at Deluxe Berber Tent Camp in Sahara Desert

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 08: Sat - Jan 13, 2024 - Merzouga, Erfoud, Ouarzazate

  • Get up early to enjoy the sunrise over the Sahara.

  • After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Erfoud via 4x4 vehicle, your private driver waiting there to take you to Ouarzazate. En-route, drive pass the Todra Gorge for some wonderful photos.

  • Before reaching Ouarzazate, you will make a stop in Skoura - one of Morocco`s most impressive oasis. When you arrive to Ouarzazate, a guided tour of the Ouarzazate is ready for you.  

  • Overnight in Ouarzazate

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 09: Sun - Jan 14, 2024 - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

  • Enjoy the spectacular views of Ait Ben Haddou from afar, where the Gladiator and Game of Thrones were filmed. Climb up along the rocky paths and explore this ancient city inside with colorful stores.

  • Next comes the Village of Telouet, situated about 1-hour drive to Ait Ben Haddou. The route is scenic and the Kasbah complex of an extreme Moroccan architectural beauty will be a surprise. 

  • After that, continue a 3-hour drive to Marrakech and check into your hotel.

  • Overnight in Marrakech

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Mon - Jan 15, 2024 - Marrakech City Tour

  • Start the city tour of Marrakech with the historic Koutoubia Mosque featured by the stunning minaret dominating the skyline of Marrakech. Afterwards, visit the El-Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs and the Koranic School Medersa.

  • The remaining time is up to you to discover the colorful souks of Marrakech or have a rest.

  • Overnight in Marrakech

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11: Tue - Jan 16, 2024 - Marrakech, Imli, Marrakech

  • Drive into the Atlas Mountains in Imlil, which is a small village at the foothills of the highest mountains in Morocco. Take mule ride passing berber villages and enjoy the stunning views of the countryside. You can also stroll around the area to absorb more before being driven back to Marrakech afterwards.

  • Overnight in Marrakech

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12: Wed - Jan 17, 2024 - Free Day in Marrakech

  • Free day at your leisure in Marrakech to explore the city and relax.

  • Suggested self-guided tours: The Souks and Jamaa el-Fnaa Square, the Tanneries.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13: Thu - Jan 18, 2024 - Marrakech, Casablanca

  • Check out from your hotel in Marrakech this morning, and you will take on a journey to Casablanca (about 4.5 hours` drive).

  • A modern city and the trade capital of Morocco, Casablanca is a magnificent mix of modernism and tradition.

  • Your tour in Casablanca includes the King Hassan II Mosque which locates by the sea and featuring a 200-meter minaret that dominates the city`s landscape. Then drive to visit the Jewish Historical Museum of Morocco in the Oasis area of Casablanca. 

  • Overnight in Casablanca

  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14: Fri - Jan 19, 2024 - Departure

  • Enjoy a free morning before heading to the airport for home bound flight. 

  • Meal: Breakfast

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TRIP NOTES

NUMBER OF DAYS: 14

LAND TOURS BEGINS/ENDS:

Casablanca, Morocco - Casablanca, Morocco

PASSPORT REQUIRED:

Yes

TRAVEL DATE:

January 6th, 2024 - January 19th, 2024

GROUP SIZE:

35

DEPOSIT PER PERSON:

$400 non-refundable deposit per person / subject to change without notice.

FINAL PAYMENT DUE:

October 1st, 2023

LAST DAY TO CANCEL:

October 1st, 2023

INTERPRETERS: 

Heart Cruises will provide ASL (American Sign Language) Interpreters for this trip.

TOUR FEATURES:

  • Jan 07 Tangier City Tour includes: the Spartel Cape, the Hercules Caves, Old Medina of Tangier, the Kasbah, and the tomb of Ibn Battouta

  • Jan 08 Chefchaouen City Tour includes: the Outa-el-Hammam square, the cobblestone medina and the Tarik-Ben-Ziad mosque

  • Jan 10 Fez City Tour includes: Meknesthe Bab Mansour, the Royal stables, the amazing markets, the popular Jewish quarter, the ruins of the ancient city of Volubilis and the holy city of Moulay Idriss.

  • Jan 11 Fez City Tour includes: the UNESCO site - University of Al Quaraouiyyne, the El-Attarine and Bou Inania Medersas.

  • Jan 12 Erfoud & MerzougaTour includes: pass through the Middle Atlas Mountain, the dramatic Ziz Gorge and the holy city of Rissanihe ruins of Sijilmasa - the dunes of Erg Chebbi with Dinnerat the Kasbah.

  • Jan 13 Erfoud & Ouarzazate Tour includes: drive pass the Todra Gorge and a guided tour of the Ouarzazate

  • Jan 14 Marrakech Tour inlcudes: Ait Ben Haddou and Village of Telouet

  • Jan 15 Imli Tour includes: Atlas Mountains

  • Jan 16 Marrakech City Tour includes: the historic Koutoubia Mosque, the El-Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the Koranic School Medersa.

  • Jan 18 Casablanca Tour includes: the King Hassan II Mosque and the Jewish Historical Museum of Morocco

  • Local English Speaking Tour Guides for each sightseeing tour as listed per itinerary.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare

  • Pre or post stay transfers are not included

  • Gratuities

  • Porterage

  • Entrances not list

  • Medical attention

  • Drinks with meals

  • Alcohol such as wine, beer and cocktails

  • Travel insurance

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Hotels

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Rabat

Flower Town Hotel & Spa

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Tangier

Hilton Garden Inn

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Chefchaouen

Parador Hotel

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Fez

L'Escale Hotel

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Merzouga

Madu Desert Camp

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Ouarzazate

Hotel Dar Chamaa

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Marrakech

Le Kech Boutique Hotel and Spa

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Casablanca

Idou Anfa Hotel and Spa

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TRAVEL INSURANCE

Heart Cruises, LLC  recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to protect yourself and your trip investment from the unexpected. Now more than ever it’s extremely important to think about the unexpected. It is important to purchase the travel protection within 15 days of your initial invoice date in order to receive the most coverage. Consider travel protection for Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation Schedule:

120-90 days before commencing travel

60% of gross fare

89-60 days before commencing travel

80% of gross fare

59-0 days before commencing travel

100% of gross fare

Prices are quoted in US Dollars. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice.