Ignite your senses during a 9-day private tour with National Geographic. Explore clay villages and palaces adorned with ornate tiles and colourful medinas, where you can spend hours browsing the piles of spices, barrels of olives and hand-woven cloth. Explore this fascinating country alongside private guides, wandering the ancient lanes of Fez, examine the mosaics at the ancient Roman site of Volubilis, experience Berber hospitality in the High Atlas Mountains, and cap off the trip in magical Marrakech.

Trip highlights

Visit six UNESCO World Heritage sites with a private guide, from the medina of Marrakech to the historic city of Meknès.

Stay in the Kasbah du Toubkal, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World built from the ruins of a medieval Kasbah in the High Atlas Mountains; and sip mint tea in the home of a local Berber family.

On a private tour, discover Fez's ancient maze of colourful markets and mosques.

Itinerary - 9 Days

1-2 Casablanca/Fez

Arrive in Casablanca and transfer to Fez. The next day, take a private tour of the old walled city, a World Heritage site. Then explore the plazas and palaces of Fez el-Jdid, or “new Fez.” Admire the opulent entrance to the Royal Palace, and take a stroll atop the old town walls.
Riad Maison Bleue (Day 2: B/D)

3 Meknès/Volubilis/Rabat

Join a private guide to discover two World Heritage sites: the medieval walled city of Meknès, and the partially excavated Roman ruins of Volubilis. Continue to Rabat to see the oceanfront Kasbah of Ouadaya and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V.
Villa Mandarine (B/L)

4-5 High Atlas Mountains

Journey into the High Atlas Mountains to the Kasbah du Toubkal, a National Geographic
Unique Lodge of the World. National Geographic guests have an exclusive invitation to enjoy a village walk with a local staff member, followed by a traditional mint tea in his or her home. The next day, explore the surrounding slopes on a range of hikes, walks, and donkey rides. Meet a Berber family in the village, then settle into the lodge's traditional restaurant to savour local specialities.
Kasbah du Toubkal (B/L/D Daily)

6 Aït Ben Haddou

Visit Kasbah Telouet, a deserted fortification on an age-old caravan route between Marrakech and the Sahara. Continue to the ancient village of Aït Ben Haddou and explore its enchanting lanes and adobe buildings at your leisure.
Ksar Ighnda Hotel (B/L/D)

7-8 Marrakech

Drive to legendary Marrakech, and venture into souks off the beaten path; then immerse yourself in the magic of Djemaa el Fna, the city's lively main square. The next day, take a private city tour, beginning at Koutoubia Mosque’s iconic minaret tower. Stroll the lavish colonnades of the Bahia Palace, and see the Saadian Tombs, the final resting place for the Saadian royal family. Pass through Bab Agnaou Gate, and end your day at the Majorelle Gardens, a collection of exotic plants set against a colourful art deco villa.
Villa des Orangers (Day 7: B/L; Day 8: B)

9 Marrakech

Transfer to the Marrakech airport and catch your flight home. (B)

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