10 Days / 09 Nights
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Morocco is a unique country full of mixture of history of many civilizations, this tours will take you to a real adventure, Mixing the Desert with Mountains and relaxation time under the stars in desert Camp. Do not miss the chance to enrich your life time memories.
Upon Arrival to Marrakech airport, you will meet your driver. The driver will provide a brief review of your tour. check in hotel, overnight.
Meals: N/A / Overnight: Marrakech.
After breakfast, you will meet a knowledgeable tour guide for a guided tour of Marrakech city. The tour includes a visit to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque as the landmark of Marrakech which has inspired other buildings such as the Giralda of Seville and the Hassan Tower of Rabat. Your next stop is the Bahia Palace, and the Saadian Tombs. The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. The tombs were rediscovered in 1917 and were restored by the Beaux-arts service. The mausoleum comprises the interments of the Saadian Dynasty members originated from the valley of the Draa River. After lunch, You Continue to the world-famous Jemaa el Fna Square, which houses an array of food, snake charmers, local musicians, and fortune-tellers. There’s nowhere on Earth like the Jemaa el Fna, the square at the heart of old Marrakesh. You will also walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. back to hotel for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast / overnight: Marrakech.
Today we start a fresh day with a drive through the magnificent Atlas Mountains and the pass of Tichka (2260 m), offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountain chain to Ouarzazate where many famous movies have been shot such Alexander the Great, The Mummy, The jewel of the Nile, Kingdom of heaven Etc., The scenery is absolutely stunning. We stop in the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou one of the most spectacular fortresses in the South of Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. Overnight in Dades Gorge.
Meals: Breakfast / overnight: Dades Gorge
After breakfast, departure from Dades valley towards the Todra Gorges where many rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Later we continue our journey, following the ancient Bedouin trading routes parallel with the Middle Atlas, passing a series of the fortified villages with outstanding pre-Saharian architecture. The route to Merzouga is one of the most pleasing of all the Southern routes. The town is in a dry red built of desert and was built by the French as a central administration town. It is known for its rich black fossils marble. The stone is sculpted to bring the fossils into relief on everything from ashtrays to washbasins and More. Once we get to Merzouga you will enjoy your camel ride to explore the Erg Chaabi Dunes. Overnight in a Desert Camp.
Meals: Breakfast / Overnight: Merzouga Desert Camp.
In the morning around 6:00 Am you will wake up for the sunrise in the middle of the sand dunes and after watching it and taking pictures you will ride back the camel to a hotel for shower and breakfast or have breakfast and shower at the camp. You will drive through the Ziz Gorges, which are sliced through the imposing rock faces that presage the rise of the High Atlas in the west, are an indication of the former power of the Ziz. Then to the large village of Rich at the foot of the Jebel Bou Hmid. And after crossing the Tizi-N-Talghemt the road leads into Midelt , built at the foot of the Jebel Ayachi ,whose summit (12,260 feet) is covered in snow for a large part of the year .Stop for lunch in a local restaurant in Midelt .Then you begin the long climb into the Middel Atlas through an old cedar forest and holm oaks lashed by the wind .You have a stop to see the babery apes ( monkeys ) climbing up and down the trees . And after that continue to the Moroccan Switzerland style city of Ifrane, with the tiled roofs of its chalets giving it a distinctly European appearance. Then from the city , Fes is only 60 Kilometres away .Your driver will drop you off at your Riad/Hotel in the old city
Fes, the oldest of Morocco's imperial cities, is an important religious, intellectual and cultural center. After breakfast, you will start the tour with a guide, first, to the royal palace with its 'tightly closed doors, eggshell façade and pine-green Saracen tiles. Then to the Mellah, the wealthiest houses in the Jewish quarter of Fes had windows painted in yellow or blue and wooden balconies decorated with wrought iron. And after that you will go to see the Fez pottery, tinglazed earthenware decorated with predominantly cobalt-blue designs. And after that, you will go to the Medina which is the largest and the oldest old City (Medina) in Morocco. You will start with Medrasa Bou Inania. constructed by the sultan Abou Inan between 1350 and 1357, this was the last of the Merinid medersat to be built except for the little El Habbadine Medrasa. Then to the Kairouyine Mosque which was founded in 857 in a district occupied by Kairourani refugees. You will also go to see the Tanneries, the colorful tanneries 'quarter ,spreads out along the banks of the Oued Fes .the few from the rooftops is a memorable one: clusters of stone vats filled with red, yellow and brown dyes, and skins hanging everywhere, drying in the sun. In the afternoon you will go for a view before you go back to your Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast / Overnight: Fez.
In the morning around 8:30 Am ,you will start your journey towards Chefchoune. You will drive through the Rif mountains and pass via many villages and town. You will drive through Ozan amd from here Chefchouen is only 2 hours driving. You will arrive Chefchoune early and you will have time to discover it by yourself. You will discover the Medina, the houses that crowd together in the maze of alleyways at the top of the medina, overlooking the town and valley, have typically Moroccan studded doors carved cronies, porches and wrought-iron balconies. The lower part of each of these whitewashed houses is painted a blueish-mauve. This type of paintwork, originally used by the Andalusians, has been found to keep the houses cool even during the hottest periods. you will discover, also, the Plaza Uta El Hammam where people gather in the afternoon and walk around and the Jamma El Kebir ( the great mosque ) ,founded in the 15th century, is reminiscent of Andalusian architecture.
Meals: Breakfast / Overnight: Chefchouen.
In the morning around 8:30m Am, you will start the journey towards Tanger. You will see in Tanger at the entrance to the medina the Grand Succo, a huge permanent market where merchants and peasant women sell locally produced fruit, vegetables and pottery. And after that go to the Kasbah to see the view of the Bay of Tanger . Then continue to the Cap spartel lighthouse which was built by order of Sidi Abd Er Rahman. It was lit for the first time on October 15, 1864. Inside there are framed photographs of lighthouses from all over the world. then go to the Grottoes of Hercules. This natural limestone caves, which are flooded at high tide, lie about 6 miles from Tanger. After Tanger, you will drive to Assilah where you will stop for lunch and a walk inside the medina to see the drawings then continue to Rabat.
Meals: Breakfast. / Overnight: Rabat.
This morning we take a guided tour of Rabat and visit some of the capital’s highlights, including the impressive Chellah - a necropolis and complex of ancient, medieval ruins, the Royal Palace and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. After lunch we continue to Casablanca where we visit the Hassan II Mosque, which has the tallest minaret and is the third largest mosque in the world - it can hold 25,000 worshippers at any one time. After our visit to the mosque we say goodbye to our fellow passengers leaving us in Casablanca and continue on to Marrakech for the night.
Meals: Breakfast. / Overnight: Marrakech.
After Breakfast, Our amazing tour of Morocco ends today hotel check out. transfer to the airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast / End of Services.