Itinerary #1: Morocco Grand Tour for Families
Following a classic route from Casablanca to Marrakesh, this grand tour of Morocco offers activities suitable for every family member. It includes exploring Casablanca's vibrant medinas, learning the art of Moroccan leatherworking at a babouche workshop in Fes, feeding the Cedar Forest's playful monkeys, and riding camels across the shifting desert dunes of the Sahara.
|Day 1||Arrive in Casablanca||Casablanca|
|Day 2||Guided Tour of Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca Beach Clubs||Casablanca|
|Day 3||Transfer to Fes via Volubilis & Meknes, Dinner with a Local Family||Fes|
|Day 4||Explore Fes, Pottery & Mosaic Workshop||Fes|
|Day 5||Babouche Workshop, Henna Party, Jnan Sbil City Park||Fes|
|Day 6||Transfer to Midelt, Monkeys of the Cedar Forest, Fossil & Mineral Hunt||Midelt|
|Day 7||Transfer to Merzouga via Erfoud, Saharan Camel Ride||Merzouga|
|Day 8||Erg Chebbi Family Adventures||Merzouga|
|Day 9||Transfer to Boumalne Dades, Hike the Todra Gorge||Boumalne Dades|
|Day 10||Donkey Ride & Family Hike in the Dadès Valley||Boumalne Dades|
|Day 11||Transfer to Marrakesh via Ouarzazate & Aït Benhaddou||Marrakesh|
|Day 12||Marrakesh With Kids Tour, Jemaa el-Fna Square Family Food Tour||Marrakesh|
|Day 13||Family Cooking Class, Bike Tour to Majorelle Gardens||Marrakesh|
|Day 14||Depart Marrakesh|
Arriving in Casablanca, take your kids' hands and check out the highlights, like the Hobous Quarter's medina and the iconic Hassan II Mosque, and purchase a day pass at an Aïn Diab beach club for the kids to use the pool. En route to Fes, stop in Meknes to burn that kid energy and marvel at the sprawling Roman ruins at Volubilis. In Fes, you'll dine with a local family, take a pottery workshop, make colorful babouche slippers, and relax at Jnan Sbil Park. Day 6 is for meeting the monkeys in Ilfrane National Park and participating in a fossil and mineral hunt. Then you'll hop on your camel to cross the dunes from Merzouga to your luxury camp.
Kids will love sandboarding on Erg Chebbi's rolling dunes the next day, followed by smelling the roses in Boumalne Dades, trekking in Todra Gorge, and learning about Berber culture on a hike in Dadès Valley. Heading west on Day 11, you'll stop in the famous filming locale, Ouarzazate, to tour a movie studio and snap family pics with the iconic Aït Benhaddou kasbah as a backdrop. Once in Marrakesh, kids will have fun on a treasure hunt for souvenirs at Jemaa el-Fna square and on a food tour. You'll also visit the Amal Center for a family cooking workshop and cycle to the tranquil Majorelle Gardens. Learn more
Itinerary #2: Morocco Family Discovery Tour
Focusing on Morocco's northwest, this discovery tour adds northern cities Tangier and Chefchouen and Bin El Ouidane for desert cities Midelt, Merzouga, and Boumalne Dades. Thrill to charmed snakes and camel rides on the beaches of Tangier, have an authentic Moroccan meal with a local family, and learn the art of zellige in a mosaic and pottery workshop.
|Day 1||Arrive in Tangier||Tangier|
|Day 2||Explore Tangier, Hercules Caves||Tangier|
|Day 3||Day Trip to Asilah||Tangier|
|Day 4||Transfer to Chefchaouen, Explore the Blue City||Chefchaouen|
|Day 5||Transfer to Fes via Volubilis, Moulay Idriss & Meknes||Fes|
|Day 6||Family Cultural Tour of Fes, Dinner with a Local Family||Fes|
|Day 7||Mosaic & Pottery Workshop, Fassi Artisan Workshop||Fes|
|Day 8||Transfer to Bin El Ouidane||Bin El Ouidane|
|Day 9||Outdoor Adventures at Lake Bin El Ouidane||Bin El Ouidane|
|Day 10||Transfer to Marrakesh via Ouzoud Waterfalls||Marrakesh|
|Day 11||Marrakesh With Kids Tour, Family Food Tour in Jemaa el-Fna Square||Marrakesh|
|Day 12||Hot-Air Balloon Ride, Family Cooking Class||Marrakesh|
|Day 13||Transfer to Casablanca, Visit the Hassan II Mosque||Casablanca|
|Day 14||Depart Casablanca|
Begin your holiday in Tangier. After wandering lively markets, meet a snake charmer in Petit Socco Square, help your kids onto a camel for a ride on the beach, and sell the legend of Hercules at the Caves of Hercules. Enjoy a day trip to nearby Asilah, with its beaches and ramparts, then on Day 4, have fun wandering Chefchouen's blue-hued medina before driving to Fes. Give the kids a break en route in Volubilis, Meknes, and Moulay Idriss. In Fes, plug little noses when you visit the Chouara Tannery, hunt for souvenirs in the Mellah, and teach the kids to cook as you dine with a local family. Little ones will love the hands-on pottery workshop on Day 7.
Next day, you'll transfer through "Moroccan Switzerland" and enjoy fishing and kayaking on the Bin El Ouidane Lake, while older kids might whitewater raft on the Ahansal River. Help the kids spot curious monkeys at Ouzoud Waterfalls on a guided hike before reaching Marrakesh. Visit sites like the Koutoubia Mosque and the gardens, and participate in a kid-focused treasure hunt and food tour. Next, watch the sunrise together from a hot-air balloon and learn about traditional cuisine with a cooking class. Spend your last full day in Casablanca, explore the medina, stroll the promenade, and marvel at the Hassan II Mosque. Learn more
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Itinerary #3: Family Adventure in Morocco: Mountains, Souks, Kasbahs & Beaches
This family-forward adventure splits your time between the desert towns of Tiout and Ouarzazate, the lively cities of Taroudant and Marrakesh, and the coastal communities of Casablanca, Essaouira, and Agadir. Play pirates on the Skala de la Kasbah ramparts in Essaouira, seek pink flamingoes in Souss Massa National Park, and snap pics of the kids riding donkeys in the Berber village Tiout.
|Day 1||Arrive in Casablanca||Casablanca|
|Day 2||Transfer to Essaouira||Essaouira|
|Day 3||Relax & Explore in Essaouira||Essaouira|
|Day 4||Camel Riding Adventure, Seafood & Sunsets||Essaouira|
|Day 5||Transfer to Agadir||Agadir|
|Day 6||Explore Souss Massa National Park||Agadir|
|Day 7||Transfer to Taroudant, Explore Tiout, Kasbah Donkey Ride||Taroudant|
|Day 8||Transfer to Ouarzazate||Ouarzazate|
|Day 9||Guided Family Tour of Ouarzazate||Ouarzazate|
|Day 10||Visit the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs & the Valley of the Roses||Ouarzazate|
|Day 11||Transfer to Marrakesh||Marrakesh|
|Day 12||Explore Marrakesh, Visit Majorelle Gardens||Marrakesh|
|Day 13||Family Cooking Class at Amal Nonprofit Center, Private Food Tour||Marrakesh|
|Day 14||Depart Marrakesh|
Beginning in Casablanca, holding younger kids' hands, admire the towering Hassan II Mosque, stroll the Art Deco Houbous, and relax under palms in Mohamed V Square. Next, explore the Skala de la Kasbah ramparts, where kids can pretend they're pirates on a guided treasure hunt and take a beachfront camel ride in laid-back Essaouira. Transfer south to Agadir and day-trip to villages in the Lower Atlas mountains and Souss Massa National Park for wildlife spotting. Stay in Taroudant on Day 7, where you and the kids will ride donkeys through the Berber village of Tiout and enjoy views of the High Atlas mountains.
The next half of your trip takes you to the famous filming locale, Ouarzazate, and "Gateway to the Sahara." You'll wander its old town and tour the Atlas Film Studios, then learn what there is to know about roses in Kalâat M'gouna and experience Berber life by sitting down for lunch with a local family. Snap family pics at the Tizi n'Tichka Pass en route to Marrakesh and take in the buzz of Jemaa el-Fna square, a perfect spot for kids to enjoy live music, jugglers, and local vendors. Let the kids run wild in the whimsical Majorelle Gardens, see Ben Youssef Madrasa, and sample Moroccan cuisine at the Amal Center and on a city food tour. Learn more
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