#16 best destination in the world

 

Marrakesh

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  • Old fortified city packed with vendors and stalls
  • Has been inhabited by Berber farmers since Neolithic times
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Medina of Fez

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  • One of the best conserved historic towns of the Arab-Muslim world
  • Founded in the 8th-9th centuries
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Essaouira

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  • City enclosed by fortress walls
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Aït Benhaddou

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  • Ancient fortified village
  • Great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Meknes
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  • Founded in the 11th century as a military settlement
  • Spanish-Moorish style architecture: surroundings of high walls with great doors
  • Combines Islamic and European styles of the 17th century
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Majorelle Garden

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  • 2 and 1/2 acre botanical garden and artist’s landscape garden
  • Created by French Orientalist artist for forty years starting in 1923
  • Features a Cubist villa

 

Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

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  • Open air museum

 

Merzouga

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  • Small village featuring a Saharan erg
  • Has the largest natural underground body of water in Morocco

 

Le Paradis du Safran

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  • Garden in Marrakesh

 

Western Sahara

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  • One of the most sparsely populated territories in the world
  • Some of the most arid and inhospitable land on the planet
  • Earliest known inhabitants were the Gaetuli, an ancient Berber tribe

 


 

Costs

all flights $2,665

food $10/day x 15 days = $147

hotel $17/day x 14 days = $238

tickets (all attractions) $370

TOTAL for whole itinerary $3,420