15-Day Morocco and Egypt Highlights Tour

Discover North African Marvels Together

Uncover the Best of North Africa on this Unforgettable Adventure.

Explore the modern charm of Casablanca and Rabat, the historic wonders of Meknes and Fes, and the enchanting Sahara Desert. Discover the exotic allure of Ouarzazate and Marrakech, and immerse yourself in the captivating cities of Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. Cruise along the magnificent Nile River, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

We are happy to customize this itinerary for you by accommodating your specific interests, adjusting the scheduling, or planning special themed events and activities for celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, personal achievements, retirement celebrations, or bucket list experiences.

Days:

15±

Price:

from US$4,986p/p

Best For:

First-timers

Best Time:

Mar.-May, Sep.-November

Flights:

International on request

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Journey Map (Suggested Route)

Map of Egypt Jordan and Egypt tour
Day Highlights
1
Casablanca
Explore the Mosquée Hassan II
2-3
Fes
Discover historic wonders of Fes
4
Erg Chebbi
Venture into the Sahara Desert
5
Ouarzazate
Uncover the Ait Benhaddou
6-7
Marrakech
Explore the Essence of Marrakech
8-10
Cairo
Witness the fascinating Pyramids' evolution
11-13
Dahabiya Cruise
Sail through the Nile on a dahabiya and explore Aswan and Luxor
14
Cairo
Return to Cairo
15 Cairo Depart
This journey through North Africa offers a well-balanced experience. If you desire a holiday that offers a harmonious combination of rich history, captivating culture, and serene relaxation, I am here to provide my assistance!
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Tour Highlights

Venture into the dunes of Erg Chebbi and experience the magic of the Sahara Desert firsthand.
the Sahara Desert
Sail along the majestic Nile River on a dahabiya, immersing yourselves in the timeless beauty of this historic waterway.
dahabiya nile cruise
Immerse in an authentic Marrakech Medina Hammam experience, embracing spa Moroccan treatments.
Marrakech Medina Hammam
Enjoy the El-Tannoura Show, featuring Sufi garbs, rhythmic beats, and dancing, celebrating Egypt's history.
El-Tannoura Performance
Discover the priceless artifacts within the Egyptian Museum, in particular Tutankhamun's treasures.
Discover the Egyptian Museum
Uncover the secrets of Hatshepsut Temple and explore the enthralling Valley of the Kings.
Hatshepsut Temple
Discover Fes alongside your guide, unraveling its hidden treasures and immersing yourself in its unique ambiance.
Fes Medina
Traverse the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids atop a camel, allowing their grandeur to envelop your senses.
Great Pyramids and Sphinx

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Casablanca Arrival
  • Welcome to the mesmerizing country of Morocco!
  • Upon your arrival at Casablanca airport, you will be met by a friendly English-speaking chauffeur guide who will transfer you comfortably to your hotel.
Day 2
Casablanca-Rabat-Fes | Unveil the Treasures En Route
Mosquée Hassan IIMosquée Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Your chauffeur guide will transfer you to Fes, while exploring the treasures of Casablanca, Rabat, and Meknes en route.
  • Explore the magnificent Mosquée Hassan II in Casablanca, an architectural gem that leaves many in awe.
  • Immerse yourself in the charm of Rabat as you explore the Kasbah des Oudaias, admire the historic Hassan Tower , and appreciate the serenity of Mausoleum of Mohammed V .
  • Discover Meknes as you enter through the majestic Bab Mansour Gate and see the awe-inspiring Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail .
  • Take a moment to unwind, and get ready for the exhilarating adventures that lie ahead in Fes, as you settle into your hotel.
Day 3
Fes | Discover a Timeless Town
Bab Boujloud GateBab Boujloud Medina Gate
  • Meet your guide and commence your Fes exploration starting at Bab Boujloud, the welcoming gateway to the medina.
  • Explore the historic Mosque and University of Al Kairaouine, reputed to be the oldest university in the world.
  • Admire the exquisite Marinid(1196-1465) architecture at the Al Attarine Madrasa, one of the city's famous theological schools.
  • Discover centuries-old Chouara Tannery to learn about Fez's traditional leather-making process.
  • Visit the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts, showcasing the city's ancient woodworking culture. Don't miss the Bou Inania Madrasa, an impressive theological school with a connected mosque.
  • Wrap up your day with a visit to the Dar Batha Museum, immersing yourself in Fez's captivating history, culture, and artistic heritage.
Day 4
Fes-Erfoud-Erg Chebbi | Venture into the Sahara Desert
Erg Chebbi desertExplore the Erg Chebbi Desert
  • Embark on a captivating Sahara Desert safari with your chauffeur guide, traversing the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains, passing Berber villages, and charming cedar forests.
  • Have a break at Midelt before continuing to Erfoud.
  • Venture into the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi desert in a 4x4 vehicle, setting out from Erfoud.
  • Take a camel safari to witness a stunning sunset behind colossal dunes and experience sand boarding.
  • Check in to your desert camp, then enjoy dinner and a campfire under the starry night sky.
Day 5
Erg Chebbi-Ouarzazate | Discover the Enchanting Todra Gorge
Kasbah along the wayKasbah along the way
  • Capture the magical sight of a Sahara Desert Sunrise over endless dunes, a truly unforgettable experience.
  • Explore enchanting Todra Gorge, where you will be surrounded by captivating natural beauty.
  • Spend the night in Ouarzazate, completing a day filled with stunning landscapes and enchanting adventures.
Day 6
Ouarzazate-Marrakech | Authentic Medina Hammam Indulgence
Ait BenhaddouAit Benhaddou in Ouarzazate
  • Immortalize remarkable moments with stunning photo ops at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou.
  • Drive through the scenic High Atlas Mountains, traversing the awe-inspiring Tizi n'Tichka Pass.
  • Check into your Marrakech hotel and take some time to relax.
  • Experience an authentic Marrakech Medina Hammam, indulging in a hot room session, rejuvenating with a traditional exfoliating scrub using handmade products, and embracing its rich cultural significance.
Day 7
Marrakech | Explore the Essence of Marrakech
Bahia PalaceBahia Palace in Marrakech
  • Discover the rich history of Marrakesh through a guided tour.
  • Experience the rich history of Marrakech with a visit to the magnificent Saadian Tombs and nearby El Badi Palace .
  • Explore the exquisite Bahia Palace , known for its opulent architecture.
  • Discover the beauty of the iconic Koutoubia Mosque .
  • Visit stunning Jardin Majorelle (Majorelle Garden) and experience the allure of one of Morocco's most beautiful gardens.
  • Enjoy a caleche ride around the city walls from Djemaa el-Fna Square.
  • Explore the bustling Djemaa el-Fna Square and the lively marketplace of the Medina.
Day 8
Marrakech-Casablanca-Cairo
  • Enjoy a hassle-free private transfer to Casablanca Airport for your flight to Cairo.
  • Upon your arrival at the Cairo Airport, our representative will be there to greet you and provide assistance with obtaining your Egyptian Visa on Arrival.
  • Have a warm and informative intro to Egypt during your private airport transfer to your hotel in the company of our representative.
Day 9
Cairo | Uncover Cairo's History and Cultural Gems
Citadel of SaladinThe Citadel of Saladin in Cairo
  • In the morning, our private guide and driver will meet you at your hotel for an exciting full-day Cairo tour.
  • Explore the Hanging Church, one of Egypt's oldest and most revered churches.
  • Visit Citadel of Saladin and Muhammad Ali Mosque, within to enjoy the Islamic art, architecture, and its incredible grand design.
  • Discover the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities*, a remarkable repository showcasing the treasures of ancient Egypt, including the famed Tutankhamun collection.
  • Venture into Khan el-Khalili bazaar and immerse yourself in its maze of local shops.
  • Experience the beloved El Tannoura Dance Show at the El-Ghuri Wakala.
  • *The Grand Egyptian Museum(GEM) is expected to open in the late Spring of 2024. GH will replace the Egyptian Museum with GEM by then.
Day 10
Cairo | Explore More Ancient Marvels
The great SphinxThe Great Sphinx in Giza
  • Start the day by exploring some of the earliest examples of Pyramid architecture in Saqqara and Dahshur, including the Step Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid.
  • Take a camel ride for a more-memorable experience of exploring the Giza pyramids (about 30 minutes).
  • Witness the majestic Great Pyramids on the Giza plateau, an awe-inspiring representation of ancient Egypt's civilization.
  • Enter the Pyramid of Khafre and explore the secret chambers inside.
  • Discover the captivating beauty of the Great Sphinx that once mesmerized Napoleon, presenting a striking scene against the vast desert backdrop.
Day 11
Cairo-Aswan-Nile Cruise | Explore Aswan's Wonders On a Dahabiya Cruise
the Philae TemplePhilae Temple in Aswan
  • A private transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan is provided.
  • Upon your arrival at Aswan airport, meet your guide and visit the High Dam.
  • Embark on a scenic motorboat ride and explore the magnificent Temple of Philae.
  • Board your dahabiya Nile cruise and enjoy lunch.
  • Spend the night on the cozy dahabiya ship.
Day 12
Nile Cruise | Uncover Gems along the Nile
the Kom Ombo TempleUnique Dual Gods Temple, Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Explore Kom Ombo Temple, a unique double-design temple dedicated to two sets of gods.
  • Immerse yourself in the rock temple and uncover the Speos of Horemheb at Gebel el-Silsila.
  • Enjoy dinner in the serene atmosphere of the illuminated temple grounds.
Day 13
Nile Cruise | Stroll through Temple of Horus
temple of HorusWell-preserved Horus Temple.
  • Take a horse-drawn carriage ride to discover the fantastically well-preserved Temple of Horus .
  • Immerse yourself in an unforgettable Egyptian Evening of Fun while savoring a delectable dinner.
Day 14
Nile Cruise-Luxor-Cairo | Unearth Luxor's Hidden Treasures
Luxor templeThe Luxor Temple in Luxor
  • Disembark from your ship after breakfast. A Private transfer between the cruise and Luxor City is provided.
  • Explore Valley of the Kings with your guide and learn about ancient Egyptian funerary practices by entering three of the royal tombs.
  • Discover the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut which is the only pharaoh's temple on the west bank of the Nile river.
  • Have a photo stop at the massive Colossi of Memnon.
  • Marvel at Luxor Temple's pillared hall and admire the stunning reliefs on the walls.
  • A private transfer for your flight to Cairo is provided.
  • Spend the night at your hotel in Cairo.
Day 15
Cairo Departure | Bon Voyage
  • Take a private transfer to Cairo Airport in time for your flight home.

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Merzouga Luxury camp
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Price Includes

*Price from: $4,986 per adult

*The price is based on one couple. If there are more members for this trip, we can offer an even more competitive price than what is stated. (tour code: gh-me-5)

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