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DISCOVERY OF MOROCCO - REGULAR TOUR
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES VISITED ON ITINERARY: 7

(Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Rissani – Tinghier – Ouarzazate – Ait
Benhaddou – Marrakech – Essaouira – Safi – El Jadida – Casablanca)
Group tour, on half board basis, starting from Casablanca, every Saturday.




ITINERARY                                                                              TOUR CODE: P2MO02–11D



DAY 1, CASABLANCA                                                                                     [-/-/D]

Welcome at Mohamed V. airport.
Assistance & transfer to Casablanca. Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

DAY 2, CASABLANCA – RABAT (95 KM)                                                                     [B/-/D]

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with your tour guide. Visit of the economic capital of Morocco:
Mohammed V. square, central market, the Habbous District, residential district of Anfa & Ain Diab.
Fish lunch at one of the seafront restaurants during which the guide will brief you about your tour.
Continuation to Rabat, the white imperial city and the administrative capital of the kingdom. The
sightseeing includes the Mechouar (ramparts and walls surrounding the Royal Palace), the Oudaya
Kasbah, the splendid Mohamed V. mausoleum, the Hassan tower.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.


DAY 3, RABAT – MEKNES – FEZ (220 KM)                                                                  [B/-/D]

Departure to Meknes, the old medina is surrounded by a triple thickness of 40 km walls and preserves
the most beautiful gate of Morocco: the Bab Mansour. Also visit of the Royal stables of Moulay Ismael,
the Medina and the Jewish quarter.
After lunch, continuation to the holy city of Moulay Idriss, where the founder of the Islam in Morocco is
buried, and visit of the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis. Departure to Fes.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.


DAY 4, FEZ                                                                                            [B/-/-]

After breakfast, the whole day will be devoted to the sightseeing of Fez, the most ancient of the
Imperial cities, founded in the 8th century by Moulay Idridd II. Visit of the medieval Medina with its
Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas (religious Islamic universities), the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay
Idriss mausoleum, and the Karaouine Mosque. Moroccan lunch at a traditional restaurant in the
Medina. Afternoon, visit of Medina Fez. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.


                                                                                                           	
 
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DAY 5, FEZ – MIDELT – ERFOUD         (45O KM)                                                     [B/-/D]

Departure to Erfoud via the mountains and the cedar woods of the middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, a
charming ski resort and Azrou, an important handicraft centre.
Stop in Midelt for lunch. Continuation to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley dotted with palm
trees, which are the source for the yearly date Feztival in Erfoud. Dinner and accommodation in Erfoud.


DAY 6, ERFOUD – RISSANI – TINGHIR – OUARZAZATE (390 KM)                                           [B/-/D]

Early morning, jeep excursion to see the sunrise over the sands-dunes of Merzouga. Back to the hotel
for breakfast and continuation to Rissani, the holy city where Moulay Ali Cherif, ancestor of the Alaouite
dynasty is buried. Visit of the kasbah of the 17th century and the Ksar Abbar ruins, and continuation to
Tinghir via the Tinjdad road. Visit of the magnificent Todgha canyons which rocks reach and altitude of
250 meters. Lunch at a restaurant situated at the feet of the canyons and departure to the Dades
canyons for a visit and then continuation to Ouarzazate via the road of the thousand kasbahs and the
Dades valley, famous for its roses and the yearly Moussem (rose festival). Visit of the kasbah of
Taourirt.


DAY 7, OUARZAZATE – AID BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH (230 KM)                                            [B/-/D]

Visit of the kasbahs of Taouirt Tiffeltout and Ait Benhaddou, the most spectacular fortress in the south
of Morocco, which has served as decor for many films like "Laurence of Arabia".
Lunch at the terrace of the restaurant facing the kasbah. Departures to Marrakech via the Tichka pass
offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas mountain chain.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.


DAY 8 – MARRAKECH                                                                                 [B/-/D]

The entire day will be devoted to the visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city, known as the
pearl of the South. The city was founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century. The
historical sightseeing includes the Menara garden, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia palace, the Koutoubia
and the Dar Si Saïd museum. Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters displaying a variety of items and the famous place
Djemâa El Fna with its non stop entertainment.
Dinner with fantasia, on option. Accommodation at the hotel.


DAY 9 – MARRAKECH - ESSAOUIRA (160 KM)                                                            [B/-/D]

Morning at leisure and at 10.00 am departure to Essaouira. Fish lunch at a local restaurant.
Visit of this idyllic fishermen town known as the former Mogador and Portuguese stronghold and
famous for its woodcarving handicraft. Dinner & accommodation in the hotel.


DAY 10 – ESSAOUIRA – SAFI – EL JADIDA - CASABLANCA                                                [B/-/D]

Departure to Safi, also a former Portuguese fortress and famous for its pottery. Sightseeing of the
town. Continuation to Oualidia via the picturesque coastal road, lunch at a local restaurant in Oualidia
with view on its superb bay. Continuation to El Jadida. Sightseeing of this town includes the famous
citadel, a reminder of the Portuguese occupation of the 16th century.
Continuation to Casablanca. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

                                                                                                        	
 
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DAY 11, CASABLANCA & DEPARTURE                                                                        [B/-/-]
Free at leisure and continue to other destinations of your own choice, or transfer to airport for your
flight home.




NOTES

Itinerary and prices are subject to changes depending on flights, road conditions and availability of rooms.
No visa is required for Romanian citicens for entry into Morocco.



MINIMUM NUMBERS: 2 PERSONS
Departure dates (with English speaking guide):
               Low season                       Medium season                         High season

      •   JAN 12: 07+14+21+28     • FEB 12: 18                              iDEC 11: 17+24+31
      •   FEB 12: 04+11           • AUG 12: 04+11+18+25                     iFEB 12: 25
      •   JUN 12: 02+09+16+23 +30 • SEPT 12: 01+08+15+22                    iMAR 12: 03+10+17+24 +31
      •   JUL 12: 07+14+21+28       +29                                     iAPR 12: 07+14+21+28
                                  • OCT 12: 06+13+20+27                     iMAY 12: 05+12+19+26




                                                                                                               	
 
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PRICES:
                                      All rates are net per person in Euro
                       Discovery of Morocco, 10 nights / 11 days - regular tour
                                        From Casablanca every Saturday

                          CATEGORY 4 * A                              L.S          M.S          H.S
                Net/person in double room on half-
                                                                      720          740          780
                             board (HB)
                        Single supplement                             220          220          220
                Full board (FB) supplement in local
                                                                      140          140          140
                             restaurant
                  Supplement for departure 17/12/2012                                            20
                 Supplement for departure on 24/12/2012
                                                                                                 25
                      excluded dinner 31/12/2012

                            CATEGORY 5 *                              L.S          M.S          H.S
                Net/person in double room on half-
                                                                      1050         1080         1100
                              board (HB)
                         Single supplement                            380          380          380
                Full board (FB) supplement in local
                                                                      140          140          140
                              restaurant
                  Supplement for departure 17/12/2012                                            25
                 Supplement for departure on 24/12/2012
                       included dinner 31/12/2012                                               145
All prices are subject to change in case of increase to fuel surcharges, taxes, transportation costs, entrance
fees etc. Our base quotations are made in EUR but based on local cost of transport, meals and
accommodation etc. in Moroccan Dirhams (MAD). In case there should be a major change (5% or more) in
the exchange rates between the MAD and the EUR, we reserve ourselves the right to correct quotations in
line with the revised value of the EUR.

OUR TOUR RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF:
      •   Welcome & assistance at Mohamed V. airport;
      •   Hotel Accommodation of your choice at quoted hotels or similar (see below), based on Half Board, in
          shared twin rooms;
      •   Dinner in the respective hotels, with the exception of Thursday, when lunch is served;
      •   Transportation with an adequate deluxe vehicle, according to the number of participants;
      •   Multilingual tour escort /guide throughout, if tour operates with more then 7 persons;
      •   Local guides in the cities, in case the tour operates only for 4/5/6 participants;
      •   Excursion to see the sunrise over the sands-dunes of Merzouga;
      •   Entrance fees to the monuments indicated in the program, except Hassan II mosque in Casablanca;
      •   Porterage of luggage and tips at the hotels and restaurants;

NOT INCLUDED ARE:
      •   Travel insurance;
      •   International Airfare and taxes (Bucharest – Casablanca – Bucharest);
      •   Full Board Supplement in local restaurants;
      •   Dinner with Fantasia Show at Ali Restaurant in Marrakech (day 8) = 35 euros per person;
      •   Entrance fees to Hassan II Mosque (inside): 12 euros/person. The guided tour is organized a 09:00,
          10:00, 11:00 & 14:00. (Closed on Fridays & religious Holidays)
      •   Expenditure of personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.
      •   Meals not specified in the program;
      •   Bewerages during lunch/dinner;
      •   Services, which are not mentioned in above.


                                                                                                           	
 
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THE HOTELS TO BE USED (OR SIMILAR):

                  City                     4 Star                                  5 Star

          CASABLANCA              Atlas Les Almohades 4*              Le Meridien Royal Mansour 5*


          RABAT                      Helnan Chellah 4*                     Golden Tulip Farah 5*

          FES                  Pickalbatros Royal Mirage 4*                  Atlas Fes & Spa 5*

          MERZOUGA               AUBERGE TOUMBOUCTOU                     AUBERGE TOMBOUCTOU

          OUARZAZATE               Riad Tichka Salam 4*                      Berbere Palace 5*

          MARRAKECH                Golden Tulip Farah 4*                    MERIDIEN N’FIS 5*

          ESSAOUIRA                     DAR LOUSSIA                            RIAD WATIER




TERMS AND CONDITIONS:


CANCELLATIONS:
For cancellation of confirmed reservations, a fee according to the case incurred will be charged. Most hotels
have a cancellation deadline of 33 days notice for groups and 7 days for individual travelers. Special
conditions apply for cruises, beach resorts as well as for some hotels.


Cancellation Policy:
      - 45 days prior to arrival: 50% of total reservations value
      - 30 days prior to arrival: 75% of total reservations value
      - less than 20 days prior: 100% of total reservations value

PAYMENT TERMS:
Final balance should be paid 45 days before departure. Payment failure may be treated as a cancellation and
the cancellation charges apply.
	
 
LIABILITY:
1001 Adventures acts as intermediary between the concerned airlines, hotels, all transport operators and
local tourist offices providing the services. 1001 Adventures is therefore not responsible for any loss, injury
or damage sustained by the tourists, including those occurring outside the touring programs. Additional
expenses incurred due to delay, accidents, natural and disaster, political actions and unrest must be borne
by the tourists. Programs and prices, services and conditions are based on those valid at the time of printing
and are therefore subject to change without advance notice before or during the tour. Participation in our
tours implies the tourist’s agreement to the above conditions.
	
       	
                                              	
 




                                                                                                            	
 
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