Kasbahs & Caravans

A country more exotic and enticing is hard to find. Morocco blends the best of Arab civilisation with an appealing climate and some of the world’s most dreamy hotels.

Journey Overview

A country more exotic and enticing is hard to find. Morocco blends the best of Arab civilisation with an appealing climate and some of the world’s most dreamy hotels. On this journey, take in the fascinating history of imperial Fes, the mysterious Kasbahs of the Dades Valley, A&K’s exclusive desert camp and the charms of Marrakech.

Journey Highlights

  • Step back in time on a ramble through the ruins of ancient Volubilis
  • Wander through the beguiling souks and colourful tanneries of Fes
  • Sleep Beodouin style in A&K's Exclusive Luxury Desert Camp 
  • Drive to hilltop Berber village for a traditional tea ceremony at dusk 
  • Admire the exquisite creations of one of the world's great designers at the Museum of YSL
Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Casablanca

Arrive to a private Meet & Greet and transfer to the hotel. 
Four Seasons Casablanca (Premier Room)

Day 2: Casablanca - Fes

After an orientation tour of Casablanca head east via Rabat to the historic city of Fes, the largest living medieval medina-city and cultural heart of Morocco. 
Palais Faraj (Ambassador Suite) | Meals: B

Day 3: Fes

Embark on your private city sightseeing tour starting in the UNESCO World Heritage medina. Continue to New Fes, built in the 13th century, where you see the Royal Palace, mosques, medersas (schools), bustling souks and the old city wall. 
Palais Faraj (Ambassador Suite) | Meals: B

Day 4: Fes - Meknes & Volubilis - Fes

Visit Meknes, another of the imperial cities, and the ruined Roman city of Volubilis where excavations have revealed many fine mosaics, some prominent public buildings and highstatus houses. 
Palais Faraj (Ambassador Suite) | Meals: BL

Day 5: Fes - Erfoud

Today you travel to Erfoud, a small town on the edge of the desert. Stopping in Midelt for lunch en route (own arrangement). The latter part of your journey is filled with stunning scenic views of endless palm plantations, Berber villages and the spectacular Atlas Mountains. Later today you arrive at your hotel located in a very quiet area on the outskirts of Erfoud, on a site that brings together the largest and most spectacular dunes in Morocco. 
L'Hotel by Chateau de Sable (Deluxe Room) | Meals: BD

Day 6: Erfoud - Erg Chebbi

Depart the oasis and its palm trees and head to the fortified town of Rissani, the last visible point of the Ziz River and the beginning of the desert. During your visit, see Rissani’s quarry, where fossilised fish have been discovered. After a break for lunch in Rissani, you are driven by 4WD to your exclusive A&K Desert Tented Camp located in the shadow of the Erg Chebbi Dunes in a remote part of the Sahara.

The tents are of the traditional “Caidal” style with colourful carpets, comfortable bedding and private facilities. On arrival in camp, you are greeted with mint tea and pastries, before a camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes. Return to camp for a mouthwatering dinner served under the stars by the camp fire.
A&K Desert Camp (Tented Suite) | Meals: BD

Day 7: Erg Chebbi - Skoura

After a stunning desert sunrise travel through the Dades Valley on the Road of 1000 Kasbahs reaching your hotel in Skoura, in the foothills of the Atlas, late afternoon. 
Dar Ahlam (Junior Suite) | Meals: BD

Day 8: Skoura

Relax at your hotel, a converted 19th century Kasbah, in picture postcard surrounds or explore the Palmeraie.
Dar Ahlam (Junior Suite) | Meals: BLD

Day 9: Skoura - Marrakech

Travel to Marrakech today, stopping en route in Ouarzazate and the UNESCO listed fortified city Ait Benhaddou, one of the best preserved kasbah-towns in the Atlas and location for many feature films. 
Villa Des Orangers (Junior Suite) | Meals: BL

Day 10: Marrakech

Wander through the most important souks including Souk Smarine, a maze of colourful alleys with an array of stalls and ateliers devoted to traditional crafts. You’ll also visit some of the city’s beautiful gardens and palaces. Wind up in famous Djemaa el-Fna Square where there’s time to soak up the vibrant atmosphere – snake charmers, musicians, storytellers, acrobats and stalls of dried fruit, nuts and orange juice vendors.  
Villa Des Orangers (Junior Suite) | Meals: BL

Day 11: Marrakech

Day at leisure. Perhaps an optional visit to the Atlas Mountains, a cooking class, food tasting or spa treatment (additional costs apply). 
Villa Des Orangers (Junior Suite) | Meals: B

Day 12: Depart Marrakech

Transfer to airport for departure flight. 
Meals: B

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Accommodation/Partners

Accommodation/Partners

La Villa Des Orangers, Marrakech

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La Villa Des Orangers is a lovely, intimate hotel where everything has been carefully designed to ensure a completely relaxing stay. The ... Read more

Dar Ahlam, Skoura

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If the setting for this Kasbah, between the drama of the Atlas Mountains and the emptiness of the Sahara is not astonishing enough, then ... Read more

Kasbah Hotel Chergui, Erfoud

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Located in a very quiet part of Eastern Morocco, on the outskirts of Erfoud. The Kasbah Hotel Chergui is just 60km from Erg Chebbi, whi ... Read more

A&K Exclusive Desert Camp, Sahara Desert

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A convoy of 4x4 vehicles takes all the equipment necessary to the dunes of Merzouga. Traversing the rocky, flat-baked sand bordering the ... Read more

Palais Faraj Suites & Spa, Fes

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Allow the Palais Faraj to take you back in time a thousand years, this grand building with its sumptuous designs and bespoke furniture ha ... Read more

Four Seasons Casablanca

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Situated on the oceanfront, Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca is a sleek resort-inspired escape. It boasts magnificent views of the Atlantic. ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this Private Journey can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey

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