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Uncover the Magic of Morocco with a 11 Night 'Kaleidoscope of Morocco' Tour Including Fez, Erfoud, Marrakesh, Casablanca and More! Includes Lavish Hotel Stays, Select Meals, Guided Sightseeing, Transport on an Air-Conditioned Coach and More. Visit Three World Heritage Sights - the City of Ait Benhaddou, Fez Medina and the Marrakesh Medina. From Only $999 Per Person (Twin Share) Valued up to $1,719
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2016 DEPARTURE DATES: Twelve Day/Eleven Night Tour of Morocco For One Person (Twin Share) with Plush Hotel Stays, Select Meals and More
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Eleven Night Tour of Morocco - Marrakesh, Rabat & Fez

Experience the highlights and hidden gems of Morocco with an enchanting eleven night 'Kaleidoscope of Morocco' tour across Fez, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Rabat, Marrakesh and Casablanca with lavish hotel stays, all transfers between cities, English guided sightseeing, select meals and more from only $999 per person (twin share) valued up to $1,719

Forget the bother of planning an overseas trip from scratch - this is the most convenient way to see the most famous sights and cities of Morocco with everything you need (select meals, first class hotels, english-speaking guides, sightseeing and more) all in one perfect package

Enjoy the convenience of a planned getaway giving you the most insightful view into the culture, history and beauty of the real Morocco in style and comfort along the way

Departure Dates

Enjoy a 2016 Morocco escape for only $999 per person (twin share), valued up to $1,719 - see the fine print for all 2016 departure dates

Or enjoy a leisurely 2017 departure for only $1,299 per person (twin share), valued up to $1,719 - see the fine print for all 2017 departure dates

Itinerary Highlights

Begin your 'Kaleidoscope of Morocco' tour in Morocco's capital of Rabat - visit the Royal Palace and the ancient ruins of Chellah, explore the Oudaya Kasbah located at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river and marvel at the spectacular Hassan Tower

Travel to the city of Fez and en route visit the ancient ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis where you will get the chance to see the wonderfully preserved original mosaics and Roman roads before heading for a photo opportunity at the Holy City of Moulay Idriss which dates as far back as the year 789

On arrival in Fez you will explore UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Fez Medina and enjoy an evening dinner hosted by a local family who will share information about Moroccan culture and traditions

Journey through the Atlas Mountains and the lush Ziz Valley to the town of Erfoud known as the 'Gate of the Sahara Desert' - explore the small city of Rissani on the edge of the desert and visit a fossil factory followed by a tour of the lively souk, the ancient ruins of Sijilmasa, a once bustling medieval trade depot on the River Ziz and more 

Travel to Ouarzazate via the magnificient Todgha and Dades canyons, the road of the thousand Kasbahs and the Dades Valley which is famous for its roses - wake the next morning for a city tour including the 12th century Taourirt village and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou

In Marrakesh you will discover the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the stunning Koutoubia Mosque and bustling UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Marrakesh Medina where you can purchase Moroccan spices, herbs and trinkets to take home

Round off your tour in Casablanca, the commercial heart of Morocco, where you can witness the beauty of the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, Corniche seaside, Mohamed V Square and Habous Quarter

Your Tour Includes

First class accommodation throughout the tour - with two nights at Le Diwan Rabat located in downtown Rabat, two nights at Barcelo Fez Medina in the heart of the Fez' new city, two nights at Kasbah Xaluca Maadid on the edge of the desert near Erfoud, an overnight stay at the centrally located Ibis Ouarzazate, three nights at Suite Novotel Marrakesh in Marrakesh's Hivernage district, and one night at Novotel Casablanca City Center in the busy business district of Casablanca

All standard rooms feature modern furnishings and amenities including queen or twin bedding

Select meals throught the tour including eleven breakfasts and five dinners - dine at a selection of traditional local restaurants and your hotel, plus you have the opportunity to explore the many traditional and international eateries of Morocco during your leisure time

traditional Moroccan dinner with a local family in Fez for a truly unique and authentic experience

All sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary in a modern air-conditioned motor coach with an English speaking tour manager throughout

Important Information

No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund

How to Book Your Travel Dates! Once you purchase your preferred Luxury Escapes package, you will receive a travel voucher with the direct reservation details for the tour company. When you are ready to finalise your travel dates and confirm your booking, contact the tour company directly through the reservation email provided in the voucher

Click on the 'Fine Print' tab above to read all the terms and conditions relating to this offer 

What We Like

Enhance your experience with optional tours (at an additional cost) such as camel riding and 4x4 caravanning into the Sahara desert, a horse drawn carriage ride through Marrakesh, a Marrakesh culinary demonstration, a full day tour of Fez and more

Morocco is one of the most diverse countries in Africa and with this tour you will get to experience it all as you explore the mysterious desert, towering mountains and stunning coastlines of this exotic land

Visit three UNESCO World Heritage Sites and be dazzled by the incredible spices and goods available at the colourful souks

You can view all the terms and conditions relating to this offer by clicking on the 'Fine Print' tab above

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2016 Tour Departure Dates: Valid for departures on 23 November 2016, 29 November 2016, 30 November 2016, 7 December 2016, 14 December 2016, 20 December 2016, 21 December 2016, 27 December 2016 and 28 December 2016

2017 Tour Departure Dates: Valid for departures on 10 January 2017, 18 January 2017, 1 February 2017, 8 February 2017, 15 February 2017, 21 February 2017, 22 February 2017, 28 February 2017, 1 March 2017, 7 March 2017, 8 March 2017, 14 March 2017, 15 March 2017, 21 March 2017, 22 March 2017, 28 March 2017, and 29 March 2017

Important Information: Tours begin and end in Casablanca if booking flights through Gate 1 Travel. For guests who do not book their flights through Gate 1 Travel, the tour begins on Day 2 in Rabat (a one-hour drive from Casablanca) and guests must make their own airport transfer arrangements or purchase airport transfers separately from Gate 1 Travel. Tour departure dates indicate the day that guests must depart Australia, the actual 11 night tour of Morocco begins the next day, on Day 2. Guest must allow adequate time to be in Rabat for the commencement of the tour

All bookings must be made before 31 October 2016

Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates within the validity period of the deal then we will give you a FULL refund. Please note that evidence of an attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period. At this point, we will escalate with management to try and secure your preferred dates and if they are still unavailable, a full refund will be payable (bookings must be made before 31 October 2016)

Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, booking for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis

Voucher is valid for one person (twin share). Guests travelling alone must pay a single person supplement, see below for more details

Single Supplement Fee: Guests travelling alone must pay a single person supplement of $310 and will have their own room in the hotels, payable directly to Gate 1 Travel Australia

The tour is available for persons aged 8 and older. Please contact Gate 1 Travel Australia directly if two adults who purchase the voucher want to share a room with a child aged 8 to 12 years old, as special arrangements can be made for this subject to availability. If one adult and one child wish to share a room then the child must purchase the full voucher

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults (twin share)

Connecting rooms may be available subject to availability at each hotel

Standard tours are for a maximum number of 40 people

Rate does not include tipping, tipping is not mandatory but highly recommended

Suggested Tipping: Escorted Tours Tour Manager USD$7 (approx. AUD$9) per person per day. Driver including limited assistance with luggage USD$3 (approx. AUD$4) per person per day or USD$2 (approx. AUD$3) per person per half day. Local Guides USD$3 (approx. AUD$4) per person per day of sightseeing or USD$2 (AUD$3) per person per half day. Hotel porters and wait staff is included in your package

For more information on the tour and the optional additional tours please visit http://bit.ly/2bF0Ygj - please note this page has been set up for Luxury Escapes customers and as such it will show Luxury Escapes pricing and travel dates

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher

Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date - fees are at the hotel's discretion/policy

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations

Voucher must be presented at check-in

Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher

All accommodation is subject to availability. If a desired hotel is not available, alternate accommodation of a similar standard will be provided.

Airport Transfers: Please note, complimentary airport transfers are only available to guests who book their flights through Gate 1 Travel Australia. Guests who do not book their flights through Gate 1 Travel Australia must organise their own airport transfers or purchase airport transfers separately from Gate 1 Travel

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas

A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays

The value and comparative savings has been determined based on the tour company's published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving

All surcharges are payable directly to the hotels or the company

All activities and services are subject to availability

Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher

How to get there

Tours begin and end in Casablanca if booking flights through Gate 1 Travel. For guests who do not book their flights through Gate 1 Travel, the tour begins on Day 2 in Rabat and guests must make their own airport transfer arrangements or guests can purchase airport transfers separately from Gate 1 Travel

Please note that flights are not included in your package

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Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.

And why do we offer this?

Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!

How does it work?

It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account). Please note, if you get your preferred dates and later change your mind on when you want to travel, the Booking Guarantee will not apply to your request for a change of dates.

What do I need to do?

Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates within the validity period of the deal then we will give you a FULL refund. Please note that evidence of an attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period. At this point, we will escalate with management to try and secure your preferred dates and if they are still unavailable, a full refund will be payable

Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.

DAY 1 - Depart for Morocco

Depart from Australia to Morocco 
Overnight: In transit 

DAY 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. This evening, enjoy a complimentary welcome Moroccan mint tea with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager 
Overnight: Rabat
Hotel: La Diwan Rabat

*Please note, airport transfers are only available to guests who book their flights through Gate 1 Travel or transfers can be purchased separately from Gate 1 Travel

DAY 3 - Rabat Morning City Tour
This morning, enjoy a city tour of Rabat. Morocco's capital and second-largest city, Rabat, which means “Fortified Place” displays all of the fine architecture one might expect to see. View the Royal Palace and the ancient ruins of Chellah, a city that traces its origins to the Carthaginians and Phoenicians. Also visit the Oudaya Kasbah, and the Hassan Tower. Spend the afternoon at leisure 
Overnight: Rabat
Hotel: La Diwan Rabat 
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 - Travel to Fez
Today, depart for Fez. En route, 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. Upon your arrival in Fez, enjoy a breathtaking view of the ancient city of Fez from a hill overlooking the medina. Enjoy a short bus tour of the imperial city conducted by your Tour Manager on the way to the hotel. This evening, enjoy a special dinner hosted by a local family and learn about Moroccan culture and traditions 
Overnight: Fez 
Hotel: Barcelo Fez Medina
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 - Full Day in Fez
Enjoy a full day at leisure to bravely wander the old medina yourself or choose to take a guided optional tour where you will visit the many hidden treasures of the medina that only a Moroccan guide can 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 will be provided. Finally, view the exterior of the Royal Palace and walk through the famed Jewish quarter of the medina where you will visit a Synagogue. Though the city has endured periods of hardship, it has emerged more vibrant than ever, boasting its own distinctive culture, art, and even cuisine 
Overnight: Fez 
Hotel: Barcelo Fez Medina
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6 - Sightseeing en route to Erfoud
This will be a long and rewarding touring day. After breakfast, depart for Erfoud via the montane cedar woods of the middle Atlas Mountains, passing by Ifrane, a charming ski resort, and Azrou, an important handicraft center. Continue to Erfoud via Errachidia and the lush Ziz Valley. Arrive to your Erfoud hotel in the early evening 
Overnight: Erfoud 
Hotel: Kasbah Xaluca Maadid
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 - Rissani City Tour
This morning, depart Erfoud to explore the small city of Rissani, on the edge of the Sahara. En route, we stop at a fossil factory to learn more about this unique activity which is famous in the region. Then, we tour the lively souk and visit an 18th-century ksar. Next, we discover the ancient ruins of Sijilmasa on the River Ziz, once a bustling Berber city and medieval trade depot. Return to Erfoud for an afternoon at leisure or join the optional tour of the Sahara, including a camel ride into the desert. Return after sunset for overnight 
Optional: Full Day Sahara with Lunch 
Overnight: Erfoud 
Hotel: Kasbah Xaluca Maadid
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8 - Sightseeing en route to Ouarzazate
This morning, continue your journey to Tinghir via the Tinjdad Road. Stop to visit the magnificent Todgha canyons, which rise to a towering 800 feet. After a brief stop in the Dades Canyons, continue to Ouarzazate via the road of the thousand Kasbahs, and the Dades Valley, famous for its roses and the yearly Rose Festival. Arrive at the hotel in Ouarzazate later this evening 
Overnight: Ouarzazate 
Hotel: Ibis Ouarzazate
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9 - Ouarzazate City Tour, Travel to Marrakesh
Enjoy a city tour of Ouarzazate, a desert city at the gates of the Sahara. Its strange name means "without noise" in the Berber language. Walk in the Taourirt village, which was constructed in the 12th century and still inhabited today. It was an important village located at the crossroads between the Sahara Desert and the north of Morocco. Your tour also includes the Kasbah Taourirt, an impressive structure that was built to house hundreds of people. You will have the opportunity to shop for special Moroccan souvenirs, such as pottery, jewelry and ceramics. Finally, visit Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This afternoon travel to Marrakesh via the highest road point in Morocco, the Tichka Pass, offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountain chain
Overnight: Marrakesh 
Hotel: Suite Novotel Marrakesh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10 - Marrakesh City Tour
After breakfast, enjoy a morning tour of the city. Visit the Saadian Tombs, dating back to the 16th century, where Saadian royalty found their final resting place. Your tour also includes the Koutoubia Minaret, the beautiful Bahia Palace, as well as the opportunity to shop for Moroccan spices and herbs. Finally, end the tour by walking through the medina, getting a chance to admire all of the different artisans performing their craft before arriving at the Jaama El Fna Square. Spend the afternoon at leisure or choose to take the optional tour where you will have a chance to watch couscous being made as well while enjoying a traditioal lunch as well as visiting the Majorelle Gardens and the Marrakesh Museum. Tonight attend the optional dinner with horse-drawn carriage ride. Enjoy the ride through the lively streets of Marrakesh. and delight in the tastes of a typical Moroccan fare while live musician and an elegant belly dancing performance cap off the night 
Optional: Marrakesh Culinary Demonstration, Museum, Palace & Gardens Tour with Lunch (PM) 
Optional: Dinner with Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride (PM) 
Overnight: Marrakesh 
Hotel: Suite Novotel Marrakesh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11 - Full Day in Marrakesh
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Marrakesh. See the bustling Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and experience the vibrant street life of the city firsthand, or, perhaps join the optional tour to Essaouira.whose medina is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an excellent example of a fortified North African town. Walk along the city's ramparts just north of Moulay Hassan Square where local artists sell their paintings. Continue on to the Skala de la Ville, which is a fortification built along the cliffs that defended the city from sea attacks, but now provides visitors with an unparalleled view of the port and its bright colored fishing boats. Explore the many souks in the medina, including the spice and jewelry souks 
Optional: Full Day Essaouira (AM) 
Overnight: Marrakesh 
Hotel: Suite Novotel Marrakesh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12 - Depart Marrakesh, Travel to Casablanca
This morning, travel to Casablanca, the commercial heart of Morocco. Upon arrival, enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Casablanca, which includes the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque and the Corniche seaside. 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, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant* 
Overnight: Casablanca 
Hotel: Novotel Casablanca City Center
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13 - Depart Morocco
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight*
Meals: Breakfast

*Please note, airport transfers are only available to guests who book their flights through Gate 1 Travel or transfers can be purchased separately from Gate 1 Travel

*Please note that the Farewell Dinner ends around 10:30 pm. Departure flights scheduled shortly after midnight may require missing part of the dinner.

Our trip was fabulous and the tour guides were knowledgeable, funny and helpful. The food was consistently amazing and healthy. The bus was comfortable and accommodating (water available daily). The sites, excursions and the drive where informative. The hotels were very nice. Our tour guide Hamdan was funny, friendly, quite helpful and fun. Our driver was amazing. We (4 persons) had an incredible and enjoyable trip to Morocco...great memories and great group of people. I have been raving about this trip since I've been back. Keep up the great tours, itinerary, guides etc, we will be booking with you again."Justina W. – 13 Day Kaleidoscope of Morocco, May 2016
Wonderful, delightful, interesting and informative. Our tour guide was exceptional, he was very knowledgeable and attentive to all the needs and wants of each one of his charges I cannot say enough good things about this trip. I would certainly recommend this tour and Gate 1. I am an experienced traveller and take about 10 trips annually, so I believe I know a good adventure when I see it"Linda A. – 13 Day Kaleidoscope of Morocco, May 2016
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