Morocco with Luxury & Style
(9 Days): A Sample Itinerary
ID #: DT-M-9-11-27-07-BESI
DavidTravel Itinerary Highlights include:
port city of
Casablanca, and visit the Hassan II Grand Mosque, the
tallest religious structure in the world, easily recognized by
its minaret • Journey to the capital city of
you'll find the 12th-century Mauresque-style Hassan Tower, the
Mohamed V mausoleum, the stunning Andalusian Gardens of Oudaya
Kasbah and the Archaeological Museum • In
site of the largest and best preserved Roman ruins in Morocco.
The Roman-inspired triumphal arches, basilicas and capitols with
mosaic floors are preserved intact • Explore imperial
of Morocco's cultural capitals and the country's intellectual
center for centuries. Later, visit the thousand-year-old medina
with its mosques, schools and the famous blue ceramics known as
Fakhari • Discover the secrets of
its walled Medinat and architectural treasures that include the
12th-century Koutoubia minaret, the Saadian Tombs and the Bahia
Palace • Travel by
the Menara Garden in an extensive olive grove with a fabulous
view of the Atlas Mountains. Later, tour the
As you relax in your hammam (steam bath), tuck
into your tagine (stew), bargain in the souks or slide into your
comfy caftan (ankle-length gown) - Moroccan trends much copied
elsewhere but never equal to the originals - you may be
surprised how easily you slip into another culture and another
century. In these small signature moments of pleasure,
warps all sense of time and place as surely as a desert mirage.
To get your bearings, just look to the
horizon. You will notice refined minarets and rugged mud-brick
ksour (fortifications), sparkling coastline with silken sand and
striped canyons carved out of the High Atlas Mountains.
For centuries travellers have crossed shifting
sands and braved mountain passes in search of mythic Morocco,
expecting to be dazzled by its royal palaces, unexpected oases,
distinctive handicrafts and spectacular feats of hospitality.
Modern-day Morocco doesn't disappoint.