Duration
6 Nights
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019 & 2020
Destination
Morocco
This escorted tour offers an introduction to beautiful Morocco. Visit the magnificent Moroccan cities of Casablanca, Rabat or Marrakesh. See the Roman heritage with Volubilis visit, a World UNESCO heritage site and more. The tour takes you right to the heart of Moroccan culture and history.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • MyDiscoveries exclusive saving of AUD $180 per person
  • International return flights from Australia to Morocco on Etihad Airways or similar
  • 10 meals and  6 nights accommodation included

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
MyDiscoveries exclusive saving of AUD $180 per person
Round trip flights Sydney-Casablanca, Casablanca-Sydney. Other departure cities available on request
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
6 nights First Class accommodations: 1 night Rabat, 2 nights Fez,, 2 nights Marrakesh, 1 night Casablanca
Hotel porterage
All transfers included
10 meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Entrance fees per itinerary
Farewell dinner with wine
Gratuities for tour manager and coach driver

TRAVEL DATES
Departures in 2019: 
  • Jan: 12
  • Feb: 02, 09
  • Mar: 02, 09
  • Apr: 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Jul: 13, 22
  • Aug: 05, 17
  • Sep: 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Oct: 05, 12, 19, 26
  • Nov: 09, 18, 30
  • Dec: 14, 21, 28
  Departures in 2020: 
  • Jan: 04, 11, 18, 25
  • Feb: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
  • Mar: 07, 09, 14, 16, 21

ITINERARY
  • Day 1 Depart for Morocco
  • Day 2 Arrive in Casablanca & Travel to Rabat / Meals: Dinner
  • Day 3 Rabat Sightseeing then Travel to Fez / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4 Full Day in Fez / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Travel to Marrakesh / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 6 Morning Tour of Marrakesh / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7 Travel to Casablanca & City Tour/ Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 Depart Morocco / Meals: Breakfast
For Full Itinerary CLICK HERE
MAP
HOTELS
  • Rabat: Le Diwan Rabat
  • Fez: Fes Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace
  • Marrakesh: Movenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakesh
  • Casablanca: Kenzi Tower Hotel

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departure dates in 2019 & 2020.
  • Advertised price based on a 2 Feb 2019 departure at time of publishing.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • My Discoveries Exclusive Saving / Discount has been applied to the advertised price
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • Airlines are subject to best available at the time of confirmation or may change depending on date of departure.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Hotels listed are subject to change and will be confirmed by the tour operator prior to departure.
  • Please consider if this trip is right for you: This moderately active program covers a good amount of ground each day. We can spend two to three hours on our feet during tours where you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.
  • This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking.  Hotels may not have ramps, wide entryways or elevators to accommodate disabled passengers or devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and motorised scooters. Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walking frames and motorised scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches.
  • Excludes: travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.

VISA INFORMATION
  • If you’re visiting Morocco for tourism purposes for a period of up to 90 days, Australian passport holders don’t need a visa.

TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
1

Depart for Morocco

Your Moroccan holiday will begin with an international flight from Australia to Casablanca.
2

Arrive in Casablanca & Travel to Rabat

Arrive in Casablanca and transfer to your hotel in Rabat where you have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the capital city of Morocco or relax in your hotel for your upcoming adventure. This evening, enjoy a an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager, followed by a Welcome Dinner
MEALS: Dinner
3

Rabat Sightseeing then Travel to Fez

This morning, enjoy a city tour of Rabat. View the Royal Palace and the ancient ruins of Chellah, the Oudaya Kasbah, and the Hassan Tower. En route to Fez, stop and visit the ancient ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis where you will get a chance to see the wonderfully preserved original mosaics, Roman Road, and city layout. As you travel through the Moroccan countryside, pass by the Holy City of Moulay Idriss for a photo opportunity. This evening, upon arrival in Fez, enjoy a short bus tour of the imperial city conducted by your Tour Manager on the way to the hotel
MEALS: Breakfast
4

Full Day in Fez

Enjoy a city tour of Fez. Visit the many hidden treasures of the medina that only a Moroccan guide will know. Fez served as the capital of Morocco for more than 400 years and is home to the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest operating university in the world. It is particularly famous for its tanneries and the Fes el Bali Medina. A short visit to the surrounding leather shops give you the best view of the tanneries. View the Attarine Medersa, Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and visit the Nejjarine Fountains and Museum. Opportunities for shopping for authentic Moroccan carpets. Finally, view the exterior of the Royal Palace and walk through the famed Jewish quarter of the medina where you will get a chance to walk through one of the few remaining Jewish cemeteries in Morocco. Though the city has endured periods of hardship, it has emerged more vibrant than ever, boasting its own distinctive culture, art, and even cuisine. This evening, enjoy a special dinner hosted by a local family and learn about Moroccan culture and traditions* Home hosted dinner in Fez may be moved to another day, according to your host’s availability. 
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
5

Travel to Marrakesh

This morning, depart for Marrakesh, a day-long journey taking you through the ever-changing landscape of the Moroccan valleys and Atlas Mountains along the way. Kindly note that this will be the longest coach ride of your tour. You will depart Fez in the early morning and arrive to Marrakesh in the early evening. Included will be sufficient rest stops for your comfort and a break for lunch. Your journey begins with beautiful views of the mountains around Ifrane and ends in the dry flatlands around Marrakesh, allowing you to experience the depth of the country’s terrain. This evening, enjoy a short bus tour of Marrakesh, conducted by your Tour Manager en route to your hotel. Over the next day you will have ample opportunity to explore this city including the famous Djemaa el Fna Square and wide boulevards lined with restaurants and cafes
MEALS: Breakfast
6

Morning Tour of Marrakesh

Morning tour of this fabulous city begins at the 16th century Saadian Tombs, where Saadian royalty found their final resting place. Continue to the Koutoubia Minaret and the beautiful Bahia Palace. You will also have the opportunity to shop for authentic Moroccan argan oil before strolling through the bustling Medina to Djemaa el Fna Square, the lively center of the city. Then, perhaps join the optional couscous cooking demo followed by lunch at a nearby restaurant. Continue to the magnificent Majorelle Botanical Gardens, inspired by French artists and fashion designer Yves St. Laurent. The rest of the day is yours for independent discoveries. Tonight, an optional horse-drawn carriage ride takes you through the nightlit streets of Marrakesh ending at a popular restaurant. A typical Moroccan dinner is served while you listen to live music and watch an elegant belly dancing performance that caps off the night Optional: Marrakesh Culinary Demonstration & Majorelle Gardens with Lunch Optional: Dinner with Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
MEALS: Breakfast
7

Travel to Casablanca & City Tour

After breakfast, travel to Casablanca and transfer to your hotel. Later this afternoon, tour Casablanca. Your half day sightseeing tour includes the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque**, the largest Mosque in Morocco and the beautiful Corniche seaside. Take a moment to catch your breath at the end of your Moroccan adventure to admire the serenity of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue on a short drive through the residential areas of Casablanca to the city center to visit the Mohamed V Square, the Habous quarter and the Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral. Tonight, say goodbye to your fellow travelers and enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant on the Corniche** *Due to winter months and earlier prayer time schedules, afternoon interior visits are not possible. **Please note that the Farewell Dinner ends around 10:30 PM. Departure flights scheduled shortly after midnight may require missing part of the dinner.
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
8

Flight back to Australia

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight from Casablanca to Australia!
MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION
Morocco is a large country of very varied geography and its climate is pretty good. Life is easy here! You will feel relaxed and amazed by Moroccan wonderful nature and its rich history.
FLIGHT 
  • Flights Sydney-Casablanca, Casablanca-Sydney included.
  • Other departure cities available on request. Call us on 1300 404 606!
TRANSFER
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates.
MYDISCOVERIES VIP PACK
  • Start your holiday before you’ve even stepped on the plane with MyDiscoveries exclusive VIP package.
  • Arrive at Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane airport in the comfort and style of a privately chauffeured luxury SUV or sedan, complete with complimentary water and WiFi.
  • Relax and unwind away from the usual airport hustle and bustle with premium lounge access complete with an array of amazing facilities at your disposal.
Read more CLICK HERE
WEATHER
  • Generally, Morocco’s climate is moderate and subtropical, cooled by breezes off the Atlantic and Mediterranean.
  • The country is at its most beautiful in spring (mid-March to May) when the landscape is green and lush, making for spectacular mountain hiking. Morocco is also lovely in Autumn (September to October) when temperatures are very pleasant.
VISA
  • If you’re visiting Morocco for tourism purposes for a period of up to 90 days, Australian passport holders don’t need a visa.
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, a sweater, clothes you can layer and an all-weather jacket. Some religious sites may require modest dress to enter (no shorts, short skirts, or sleeveless tops). In summer, bring a hat and sunscreen.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the MyDiscoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly installment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
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