Morocco -Accessible Escorted Tour – April 2018

From the Atlantic Ocean, through Olive groves, across the mighty Atlas Mountains; are you ready for the experience of a lifetime? You will experience all this while visiting the four Maghrebi Imperial Cities as you embark on your ACCESSIBLE IMPERIAL MOROCCO TOUR!
* B – breakfast, D – dinner

April 19 – Casablanca – D
Upon arrival in Casablanca the economic capital of Morocco, your driver will meet you and bring you to your downtown hotel where orientation will
start in the afternoon.
Dinner: Hotel

April 20 – Rabat/Fes – B,D
You will start your tour by visiting the Hassan II Mosque which extends into the Atlantic Ocean standing as one of the largest mosques in the
world. This mosque is the only one in Morocco which non-Muslims are allowed to enter and was designed with an eye toward accessibility. Continue
on to Rabat where you will enjoy lunch before taking a driving tour of Rabat, stopping at Le Tour Hassan and the Mohammed V Mausoleum (note that
the Mausoleum view is partially blocked by stairs, but people are not allowed to enter this sacred place anyways). Continue on to Fes where you
will stay the next three nights.
Dinner: Hotel

April 21 – Fes – B,D
Set out into the Medina of Fes—the religious and cultural heartbeat of Morocco. This is one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will
explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. You
will appreciate your guides intimate knowledge as you navigate the maze of narrow streets of this, the worlds larges vehicle-free urban area.
Take lunch in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina and then visit the King’s Palace, the potters and the Jewish quarter. In the
afternoon you will be stunned by the view of this ancient city from up on the hill by the Marinid ruins. After freshening up you will head out in
the evening again to enjoy more delicious dishes in this culinary capital boasts.
Dinner: at local restaurant
**Limited accessibility – Due to uneven terrain we recommend a manual wheelchair and pushing assistance

April 22 – Fes – B,D
After breakfast drive west toward the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. This involves some rougher terrain but parts of the ruins are accessible
by wheelchair. Lunch may be taken in Moulay Idris, one of the holiest cities in Morocco. After lunch, you will enjoy a driving tour of the
imperial city, Meknes where some of Morocco’s fiercest rulers lived. Return to Fes to relax for the remainder of the afternoon before going out
on the town for dinner again. Morocco boasts many traditional dishes but international fare is also available.
Dinner: at local restaurant
**Limited accessibility – Due to uneven & steep terrain we recommend a manual wheelchair & pushing assistance

April 23 Marrakech (FULL DAY DRIVE) – B,D
After an early breakfast, you will depart for Marrakech watching the lush green landscape turn rocky and rugged as you head south. Check into
your accommodations and then head off to the Djemaa el-Fna, the famous center square of the medina. Coming alive at night with the local
storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits, the square is well worth a visit.
Dinner: at hotel

April 24 – Marrakech – B,D
After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian
Tombs, and many other hidden After lunch, you will continue with an exploration of the souk (market) of Marrakech.
Dinner: at local restaurant

April 25 – Marrakech / Casablanca – B,D
Take a slow morning around Marrakech doing any last minute shopping in the souks. After lunch around Djemaa el-Fna you will drive north again to
Casablanca for your final night. Casablanca’s Art Deco architecture is quite fascinating and depending on your energy levels you may wish to
venture out to explore.
Dinner: at hotel

April 26 – Departure – B
With lifelong memories, stories of your journey to share and souvenirs in your suitcase, your driver will make sure you get to the airport with
plenty of time for departure.

Pricing tour from 19 to 26 April 2018: 24,990 MAD per person
* Accessible van accommodates up to 4 wheelchairs users—two wheelchair anchor spots and two wheelchair seat transfers.
* Pricing based on double occupancy rooms. Additional single supplement for a private room is 4410 MAD per person.
* All prices are in Moroccan Dirhams and are subject to the exchange rate at the time of payment if you are paying in foreign currency.
* Minimum group size 5

Included:
– 7 Nights of 4 Star Accommodations
– Half Board – (as marked in the itinerary)
– 8 Days of ACCESSIBLE Transportation
– Professional Driver – (licensed for tourism)
– Professional Tour Guide
– Excursions (Hassan II Mosque, Volubilis)
– Entrance fees to historical sites
– Portage Tips for bags

Not Included:
– Lunches
– Drinks
– Airfare
– Tips (driver, guides, waiters, etc.)
– Travelers Insurance

Accessibility Standards (IMPORTANT):
In Morocco, you will encounter varying degrees of accessibility. We focus primarily on three areas of accessibility:
transportation, accommodations and assistance. Even in these areas, ADA/EAA standards may not be met, however, we attempt to provide as much
information as possible to help your expectations meet reality.