England, Morocco & Portugal in 15 Days
Royal City, Bazaars, Kasbahs & Lisbon
A one-of-a-kind trip through three unique destinations! Begin your adventure in London, embark on a classic tour of Morocco's historic cities, Atlas Mountains and deserts and go sightseeing in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon.
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Explore three unique and vibrant destinations! Stop off in London before heading to Marrakech to explore its colorful medina! Stroll through Rabat and experience the heritage of Fez. Cross the Atlas Mountains, the desert of Erg Chebbi and the Dades Valley to discover the enchanting kasbahs of Ouarzazate. Finally, indulge in incredible Portuguese cuisine and culture with a 3-night stay in Lisbon.
15 days trip including flights*
14 days and 13 nights in destination
NYC - LON
NYC - LON
LIS - NYC
* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.
The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.
Arrive at your US departure airport ready to board a flight to London. Night on board.*
* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.
Arrive in London and self-transfer to the hotel.* The vibrant capital of the United Kingdom, London is known for its amazing museums, trendy-setting fashion scene, immense history and as the home of the Royal family. Located on the banks of the River Thames, London has been an important human settlement since it was founded by the Romans almost two millennia ago! A global city, London is a centre of arts, commerce, education, fashion, finance, media, research, tourism and transport. Once you've checked in at the hotel, enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore this huge city. Hop on the London Underground or use the excellent bus network to easily travel between sights as you spend your first evening exploring at your own pace. Overnight stay in London.
*The airport transfers in London are not included. Both transfers can be added for an additional cost after confirming your flights.
Breakfast at the hotel. See London from a different perspective today, with a sightseeing cruise along the River Thames! Take in the views of several of the capital's most emblematic riverside landmarks, such as Tower Bridge, Southbank and the London Eye and enjoy the fully-stocked bar to buy drinks and snacks as you listen to the entertaining onboard commentary! Afternoon free to enjoy the capital at your leisure. Why not go shopping along Oxford Street or Carnaby Street, stroll along the vibrant Southbank or pay a visit to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guards? Overnight stay in London.
Breakfast at the hotel. A free day to continue exploring the wonderful city of London at your leisure! Trend-setting visitors might enjoy a stroll through Shoreditch, home to art galleries, urban culture and unique boutique shops and eateries. On the other hand, Notting Hill is a must-visit, home to pretty pastel-coloured houses and antique shops. Art lovers will relish a visit to the Tate Modern whilst history buffs cannot miss out on a tour of the Tower of London! Overnight stay in London.
Breakfast at the hotel. Leave London behind in favor of the exotic landscapes and captivating culture of Morocco! At the indicated time, self-transfer* to the airport to catch a flight to Marrakech. Arrive in Marrakech and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to start discovering this wonderful city. A walk through the Medina allows you to enjoy the best of its architecture and the unique, colorful atmosphere of the city. Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakech.*
* Dinner not included if you arrive after 20:00.
**The airport transfers in London are not included. Both transfers can be added for an additional cost after confirming your flights.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on an eye-opening tour of the wonders of Marrakech, starting with the Minaret of the Koutoubia, from the 13th century and the spiritual centre of Marrakech. Visit the Palace of the Bahia, the residence of the old vizir, and known for its intricate tile and wood carving decoration. Discover how spices and argan oil are made in a local school before you head to the Jamaa el Fna square home to the bustling souks, so typical of the city and full of fruit vendors and stalls selling wicker baskets, traditional sweets and authentic souvenirs. At nightfall, the square looks magical as it is lit was thousands of lights. Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakech.
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off by road towards iconic Casablanca, and enjoy a city tour where you can marvel at the Art Deco buildings and the Dar El Baida White House before visiting the Mohammed V Square and the upmarket Anfa district. Leave in the direction of Rabat to visit the Kasbah of the Oudayas, a citadel that is located to the north of the city. This fortress retains its Arab character of narrow alleys with white and blue façades that lead to viewpoints from which there are incredible views of the Atlantic coast. After the visit, travel to Meknes to see the exterior of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, one of the few mosques in the country that can be accessed by non-Muslims. Inside, notice the delicate decoration and beautiful tiles.* Finally, head to the city of Fez. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Fez.
*Please note: The city of Meknes is currently undergoing extensive renovation works and no date has been set for their completion. Many of the city's landmarks are inaccessible and/or hidden behind protective covering, but your guide will endeavour to show you as much of the city as possible during your visit.Please note: The city of Meknes is currently undergoing extensive renovation works and no date has been set for their completion. Many of the city's landmarks are inaccessible and/or hidden behind protective covering, but your guide will endeavour to show you as much of the city as possible during your visit.
Breakfast at the riad. Enjoy a full day tour of Fez, considered the centre of Islam in Morocco. It is the intellectual and religious capital of the country. Begin with a panoramic view from one of the hills surrounding the city, then visit the bronze doors of the Royal Palace and walk into the medina to visit Medersas, the centre of Koranic studies. Explore the workshops in the artisan neighbourhoods. Walk along the broad Boulevard of Mohamed V and stroll through the endless streets of the world's largest medina. After the visit, return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Fez.
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart through the gentle mountains of the Middle Atlas, until you reach the city of Midelt, known for its apple cultivation. Continue along a beautiful route and view Berber life first hand. Arrive in Erfoud, at the edge of the great Sahara desert. Tonight, you have the opportunity to spend the night in a Berber Jaima Camp of your choice in the dunes of the Sahara.* Dinner and overnight stay in Erfoud.
*Optional Night in the Sahara Dunes. Take a 4x4 all-terrain vehicle to reach the high dunes of Merzouga. Admire the magical sunset and spend the night in a typical Berber Jaima Camp, with a traditional dinner included. You will stay in either Sahara Stars Camp, Oasis Luxury Camp or Royal Oasis Camp, depending on the availability on the day.
Please note: If you would like to book this experience you must reserve it in advance, up to 30 days before departure, as places are limited. You will not be able to sleep in the hotel if you choose this optional night at the camp.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, visit the captivating Gorges of Todgha, and the Dades Valley, to experience the natural wonders of this unique landscape. Pass by ancient fortresses and lush oases before arriving at the small Berber town of Kalaat M'Gouna, famous for its roses and perfumes. Continue to Ouarzazate, a desert city and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a visit to the Kasbah of Taourirt, the former residence of the Pacha Glaoui called the Lord of the Atlas Region. Continue to the majestic Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This Kasbah, dotted with crenellated towers, is considered one of the most beautiful in the country and has often been a filming location for movies. In the afternoon, depart across the High Atlas mountains en route to Marrakech. Arrive in Marrakech, and spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Marrakech.
Breakfast at the riad. It's time to continue your adventure as you set off for Portugal! At the indicated time, transfer to Marrakech airport to board a flight to Lisbon. Touch down in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, known for its dramatic coastline and pastel-colored buildings. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Why not explore the oldest parts of the city to admire the ornate architecture or simply enjoy the views of the River Tagus from one of the many riverside cafes and bars. Overnight stay in Lisbon.
Breakfast at the hotel. Head to the meeting point at Alameda Edgar Cardoso/Parque Eduardo VII to set off on a half-day tour of Lisbon. Begin with a visit to the incredible Jerónimos Monastery, known for its incredible Manueline architecture and among the most visited sights in the city. Next, enjoy a guided tour of the National Coach Museum, home to a beautiful collection of horse-drawn carriages before making a photo stop at the emblematic Belém Tower. See the Monument of the Discoveries before exploring the heart of the city at Commerce Square, the largest in Lisbon. Visit the historic neighbourhood of Alfama, famed for its fado music and finish the tour in Marques de Pombal Square. The remainder of the day is free to explore Lisbon at your leisure and indulge in its vibrant nightlife and thriving restaurant scene! Overnight stay in Lisbon.
Please note: If the National Coach Museum is closed, the visit will be replaced by a tour of the Palace Nacional da Ajuda.
*Optional Dinner & Fado Show: Head to the historic neighborhood of Alfama to indulge in an evening of traditional Portuguese cuisine accompanied by the melancholic sounds of Fado music. Soak up the warm atmosphere and listen to the soft melodies of the Portuguese guitar as you experience the authentic musical heritage of Lisbon for yourself!
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure to soak up the ambience of this lively city or do some last-minute shopping. If you haven't already, be sure to indulge in a traditional pastel de nata custard tart, the signature sweet treat of Lisbon and the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon coffee! Overnight stay in Lisbon.
Breakfast* at the hotel. Sadly, it's time to bring your three-country adventure to a close. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the US.* Arrive in the US and end of your trip.
* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.
*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Doubletree Chelsea, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club, Novotel London West, Novotel Wembley, Thistle Hyde Park Lancaster Gate.
Included activity for day 3
Duration 00:30h Approx.
London City Cruise
Set off on a sightseeing cruise along the River Thames! Take in the views of several of the capital's most emblematic riverside landmarks, such as Tower Bridge and the London Eye and enjoy entertaining onboard commentary along the way!
What's included: River cruise from London Eye/Westminster Pier – Tower of London pier (one way). Live or recorded commentary using City Experience app. Not included: Pick up and drop off. Drinks.
Included activity for day 6
Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx
Tour of the wonders of Marrakech
Minaret of the Koutoubia, Palace of the Bahia, the Jamaa el Fna square
Not included: Lunch
Included activity for day 7
Duration 13:45h Approx. Pick up time: 06:30 Approx
Casablanca City Tour & Highlights of Rabat and Meknes
Take a city tour of Casablanca to discover its most emblematic sights before heading to Rabat to visit the Kasbah of the Oudayas, a citadel located to the north of the city. Afterwards, travel to Meknes to see the exterior of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail
Not included: Lunch
Included activity for day 8
Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx
Full-Day Fez City Tour
A full-day tour of Fez. Begin with a panoramic view of the Royal Palace and walk into the medina to visit Medersas, the centre of Koranic studies. Explore the workshops in the artisan neighborhoods and stroll along the Boulevard of Mohamed V.
Not included: Lunch
If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Suggested activity for day 9
Night in the Dunes of the Sahara
Take a 4x4 all-terrain vehicle to reach the high dunes of Merzouga. Admire the magical sunset and spend the night in a typical Berber Jaima Camp, with a traditional dinner included. Hotels: Sahara Stars Camp, Oasis Luxury Camp or Royal Oasis Camp.
Suggested activity for day 13 in Lisbon
Dinner with Fado Show
Head to the historic neighbourhood of Alfama to indulge in an evening of traditional Portuguese cuisine accompanied by the melancholic sounds of Fado music. Soak up the warm atmosphere and listen to the soft melodies of the Portuguese guitar.
What's included: Entrance, Fado show, main dish, desert, selected drinks and coffee. Not included: Pick up and drop off
The price includes
- Included in all our trips. more information
- Departure from the main US airports.
- International flights: US - London, London - Marrakech, Marrakech - Lisbon, Lisbon - US *more information
- 13 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels. **more informationSee hotels included
- 13 breakfasts and 7 dinners.
- Some transfers in air conditioned vehicles.*more information
- Visits and entrances fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.See itinerary
- All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
- Thames River Cruise in London.
Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.
*The airport transfers in London are not included. Both transfers can be added for an additional cost.
The airport transfers in London are not included. Both transfers can be added for an additional cost.
For arrivals in Morocco on Tuesdays and Sundays, the order of the nights and excursions in Marrakech will be different from the itinerary provided. The following order will apply instead: 1 night Marrakech, 2 nights Fez, 1 night Erfoud, 1 night Ouazazarate and 2 nights Marrakech.
* The international flight does not include hold luggage, only carry-on luggage. We recommend consulting the airline's baggage conditions.
If you are travelling with Ryanair or Wizz Air, we recommend that you check-in online to avoid additional charges. Your reservation includes only one small piece of hand luggage per person (40 cm x 20 cm x 25 cm) which must be placed under the seat in front of you on the plane. Additional luggage (both hand and hold luggage) can be purchased in advance via the airline's website. Any extra luggage that does not meet the specified dimensions and is not booked in advance will be subject to additional fees at the airport.
** Possibility to spend the night in a Berber Jaima Camp in the dunes of Erg Chebbi. If you would like to book this experience you must reserve it in advance, up to 30 days before departure, as places are limited.
Important festivals in Morocco:
Ramadan: From April 2 to May 1, 2022; from March 22 to April 21, 2023.
Eid-al-Adha: From July 9 to July 10, 2022; from June 28 to July 1st, 2023.
Please note: During July and August, occupation in Morocco is very high, by local and international tourism, which can affect schedules due to the intense traffic. The passengers who decide to travel in this period, accept these circumstances and we will not accept claims produced for this reason, which creates difficulty in the operation of the program.
- Entry requirementsValid passport with at least six months validity.
- VisaA visa is not required for stays of up to 6 months.
- CurrencyPound Sterling.
- Electricity230 V. Adapter required.
- HealthThere are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from the US/Canada.
- Time zoneGMT.
- Other useful informationPeople drive on the left-hand side of the road.
- Tourist Office websitewww.visitbritain.com
Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.
Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.
In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.
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