Itinerary #1: Morocco City, Coast & Desert Adventure for Families
Discover Morocco's cultural delights, otherworldly deserts, and beautiful beaches on this 10-day itinerary for active families. With multiple nights each in Casablanca, Essaouira, and Marrakesh, you'll have plenty of time to get to know the hidden details of the cities and spend quality time as a family. Then, end your trip with an epic day in Agafay, riding camels and staying in a desert camp.
|Day 1||Arrive in Casablanca, Seaside Stroll||Casablanca|
|Day 2||Guided Tour of Casablanca & Hassan II Mosque||Casablanca|
|Day 3||Transfer to Essaouira, Family-Friendly Sightseeing||Essaouira|
|Day 4||Treasure Hunt Activity, Afternoon Picnic & Beach Time||Essaouira|
|Day 5||Horseback Riding on the Beach||Essaouira|
|Day 6||Transfer to Marrakesh, Dinner with a Local Family||Marrakesh|
|Day 7||Marrakesh for Kids, Biking Tour to Jardin Majorelle||Marrakesh|
|Day 8||Family Cooking Class, Visit Anima Garden||Marrakesh|
|Day 9||Transfer to the Agafay Desert, Camel Ride & Camping||Agafay|
|Day 10||Return to Marrakesh, Depart|
Welcome to Morocco! Your adventure-packed family trip begins with two days in Casablanca, which gives you plenty of time to stroll along the bustling Corniche de Casablanca and take a guided tour of the city, stopping by Mohamed V Square and the Notre Dame Church. Next, a four-hour drive brings you to Essaouira, where a memorable treasure hunt and an afternoon camel ride await. Then, before leaving Essaouira, spend quality time as a family on a horseback riding excursion along golden beaches and watch the sun sink into the ocean from one of the sea-fronted restaurants.
The second half of your trip begins with a transfer inland to Marrakesh. After settling into your hotel, you'll get your first taste of the city's culinary delights as you join a local family for dinner. With two more days in Marrakesh, you'll join a cycle tour through the Jardin Marjorelle, attend a family cooking class, and explore the art-filled Anima Garden. Wake up early the following day and transfer to the Agafay Desert, where you'll embark on another camel ride and spend the night in a desert camp. All too soon, it'll be time to bid farewell to Morocco and catch your onward flight from Marrakesh. Learn more
Itinerary #2: Family-Friendly Morocco: Tangier to Marrakesh via Fes & Chefchaouen
Perfect for families who want to take a deep dive into Morocco's culture, this 10-day trip is all about the country's arts, crafts, and cuisine. Throughout the tour, children will get hands-on while learning about henna and mosaics and roaming authentic Moroccan souks. Then, add to the bucket list: a hot-air balloon ride and a tour through the ancient ruins of Volubilis, and you'll have an adventure your family will remember forever.
|Day 1||Arrive in Tangier||Tangier|
|Day 2||Explore the Hercules Caves or Day Trip to Asilah||Tangier|
|Day 3||Transfer to Chefchaouen, Tour the Blue City||Chefchaouen|
|Day 4||Transfer to Fes via the Roman Ruins of Volubilis & Meknes||Fes|
|Day 5||Fes Family Tour, Traditional Henna Party||Fes|
|Day 6||Mosaic Workshop, Dinner with a Local Family||Fes|
|Day 7||Transfer to Marrakesh||Marrakesh|
|Day 8||Kid-Friendly Tour of Marrakesh, Private Food Tour||Marrakesh|
|Day 9||Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride, Visit Anima Garden||Marrakesh|
|Day 10||Depart Marrakesh|
Your Morocco adventure starts in Tangier, where, after settling into your traditional Moroccan townhouse, you'll join a local guide for a family-friendly tour. Next, spend a day exploring the underground caverns in the Caves of Hercules before transferring to Chefchaouen. Make the most of your time in this iconic city, spending a full-day roaming the narrow streets amid blue-washed buildings; then it's on the road again. On the five-hour journey to Fes, you'll break up the trip with plenty of stops that'll appeal to kids, including the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis and the imperial city of Meknes, the perfect warm-up to Fes.
With two full days in Fes, you'll get to know this artistic city through a child-friendly city tour and at a traditional henna party. Crafty families will also love the opportunity to make mosaics, while foodie families will delight in joining a local family for dinner. Then, the last few days of your trip bring you to Marrakesh—the perfect place to stretch everyone's comfort zone through culinary experiences and bucket list adventures. Watch performers in Jemaa el-Fna square, soar above the city on a sunrise hot-air balloon ride, and roam the grounds of Anima Garden before catching your flight home. Learn more
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Itinerary #3: Family Fun in Morocco: Fes to Marrakesh via the Atlas Mountains
Split your time between Fes, Bin El Ouidane, and Marrakesh on this culture-packed itinerary perfect for families with younger kids. With hand-picked activities that'll engage and entertain the little ones and plenty of opportunities for adults to join in on the fun, every day promises another great adventure. Plus, you'll kayak and river raft in Bin El Ouidane and huddle together for a hot-air balloon ride over the Atlas mountains.
|Day 1||Arrive in Fes||Fes|
|Day 2||Fes Medina Tour, Jnan Sbil City Park||Fes|
|Day 3||Babouche Workshop, Henna Party, Dinner with a Local Family||Fes|
|Day 4||Transfer to Bin El Ouidane||Bin El Ouidane|
|Day 5||Water Fun Day at Bin El Ouidane||Bin El Ouidane|
|Day 6||Transfer to Marrakesh via Ouzoud Waterfalls||Marrakesh|
|Day 7||Marrakesh With Kids Tour, Bike to Majorelle Gardens||Marrakesh|
|Day 8||Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride, Family Cooking Class||Marrakesh|
|Day 9||Transfer to Agafay Desert, Lake Takerkoust & Sunset Camel Ride||Agafay|
|Day 10||Transfer to Marrakesh, Depart|
Begin your adventure in Fes, Morocco's cultural capital, famous for its UNESCO-listed medina. Once you've had a chance to settle in, you'll find a variety of kid-friendly activities to tick off, including a guided tour of the city's winding streets, wandering the picturesque Jnan Sbil Park, and learning how to make traditional Moroccan slippers and working with henna. Next, a transfer brings you to Bin El Ouidane, passing through the Atlas mountains on the way. Once you've arrived in the small village, you'll spend a full day on Lake Bin El Oudiane, kayaking, paddleboarding, or even on a banana boat ride.
The second half of your trip begins with a transfer to Marrakesh, where you can unpack your bags and enjoy three days of exploring the hidden gems of this thriving city. Children and adults alike will love taking in the highlights on a treasure hunt and soaring above the city in a hot-air balloon. With two more days in Morocco, another bucket list activity awaits the family. Take a private Jeep transfer to the Agafay Desert, help your kids onto their camel (if old enough) to embark on an epic ride across dunes, and spend the night in a desert camp before returning to Marrakesh the following day to catch your flight home. Learn more
Itinerary #4: Morocco Family Adventure: Marrakesh to Casablanca
With activities to suit children of all ages, this family adventure is the perfect way to discover Morocco's culture, landscapes, and culinary delights. As you spend time in Marrakesh, Fes, and Casablanca, you'll get a full immersion into traditional Moroccan life. Then, get your adrenaline pumping as you try your skills at sandboarding, float above Marrakesh in a hot-air balloon, and ride a camel to your luxury campsite near Merzouga at the edge of the Sahara.
|Day 1||Arrive in Marrakesh||Marrakesh|
|Day 2||Explore Marrakesh: Family Treasure Hunt & Gardens||Marrakesh|
|Day 3||Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride & Family Cooking Class||Marrakesh|
|Day 4||Transfer to Boumalne Dades via Aït Benhaddou & Ouarzazate||Boumalne Dades|
|Day 5||Transfer to Merzouga, Sandboarding & Camel Ride||Merzouga|
|Day 6||Transfer to Fes via Ziz Valley & the Middle Atlas Mountains||Fes|
|Day 7||Explore Fes, Dinner with a Local Family||Fes|
|Day 8||Transfer to Chefchaouen via Volubilis, Explore the Blue City||Chefchaouen|
|Day 9||Transfer to Casablanca via Rabat, Tour of Hassan II Mosque||Casablanca|
|Day 10||Depart Casablanca|
Your family trip begins in Marrakesh, where you'll dust off any jet lag with a fun afternoon at the Oasiria Waterpark, then wake up the following morning refreshed and ready to explore this historic city. Over the next two days, you'll pack in plenty of family-friendly activities, including a fun-filled scavenger hunt, a sunrise hot air balloon ride, and a culinary workshop at the Amal Center. Next, hit the road for a drive to Boumalne Dades, stopping by the famous fortified village of Aït Benhaddou Kasbah and Kelâat M'Gouna ("Valley of the Roses") along the way.
After a day of driving, children will enjoy an action-packed afternoon sandboarding the dunes of Erg Chebbi and riding camels to a luxury camp near Merzouga. Then, it's on to lively Fes, your home for the following two nights. Explore the medina's narrow streets, get hands-on in a pottery workshop, and join a local family for dinner before transferring to Chefchaouen. With three more days in Morocco, you'll have time to roam the blue-washed streets surrounding Outa El Hamam square and spend a day admiring the intricate Hassan II Mosque until it's time to catch your flight home. Learn more
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