Day 2: Chefchaouen - Meknes - Volubilis - Fes
This morning after breakfast, you will travel to the nearby city Meknes; the third Imperial city of Morocco with its famous door. Meknes is known as "The Versailles of Morocco. You will explore Bab El Khamis and Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gateways. Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Later on, you will head to the village of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun which is a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans. You will have time for lunch. Afterward you will explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. We will continue our drive toward Fes .
Day 3: Fes " Guided visit"
After breakfast you will start your journey in visiting the most amazing places in Fes.Visiting the medina (the old city) and its ramparts and alleys. View the famous medieval tanneries. Also discovering Karaouine Mosque that was founded in 859 by Fatima Al-Fihri and which is considered the most Magnificent and Historic Religious Attraction in the city. You will have a break for lunch. Later on you will see the The Merenid tomb that is in the rim of the valley. Exploring the superb Architectural Masterpiece of Bou Inania Medersa .then another decorated architecture called Attarin Medersa, and the Neijarin Fountain. Also view The Fondouks the place where the donkeys and their owners meet, And visit the souks where there is merchandise of handcrafts and edible goods ,copperware and pottery.
Day 4: Fez – Azrou – Midalet – Errachidia – Ziz valley – Erfoud - Merzouga
After breakfast we will leave Fes toward Merzouga passing by Ifran that is known as the Switzerland of Morocco, then Azrou which is known with its green tiled roofs and beautiful cedar forests that are the residence for monkeys. Next we take you to Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Continuing the road through the Middle Atlas Mountains and observe the nomads that live there. Also you will be mesmerised with the views of volcanic rock and near by Errachidia you will notice the high cliffs and Ziz Valley that is surrounded with palm trees. In the next station Erfoud you will have the opportunity to visit a marble industry that is full of a variety of decorations. After that we will head to the final station of the day Merzouga. Overnight with dinner and accommodation in a Kasbah Hotel.
Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Erg Chebbi "camel trek&overnight in desert camp"
We get up early in the morning to see the spectacular sunrise in the desert dunes. Than go back to the hotel to enjoy your breakfast. We stay in Rissani where we pay a visit to the castles and the kasbah’s (tourist trip of 21 km trough the Palm tree Forests). Followed by a visit to the Souk of Rissani. About 16:00 we go back to Merzouga where you can make a camel trip in the desert. For dinner you will have a traditional Berber tagine. You’ll spend the night in a bivouac (camp) under a starry sky.
6th day: Erg Chebbi - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorge
Waking up by the camel man guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will depart to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also investigate the Souk (local market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather. Continuing on our drive toward Tineghir passing by Erfoud “the capital of marble fossil” .You will view the Khatarat (Canal irrigation system) on our route. Our next stop is in Tinejdad or Tineghir where you will have lunch. Later on, we will continue on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will hike/Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters).Afterwards, we head to Boumalne Du Dades then to the gorges where you will have time to explore Dades gorges and see its rock formations “human bodies, fingers of monkeys”.
7th day: Dades Gorge – Rose valley – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, you will begin your journey through the valley of Dades , with exploring the marvelous sights of the valley. After that we drive you over the wonderful route “Thousand Kasbah” to enjoy the beauty of the different landscape. Then continue to rose valley where you will have a break for lunch,after heading to Ourzazate by crossing the beautiful oasis of the palm grove in Skoura. Then arrive to Ouarzazate.
Day 8: Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddo - Atlas mountains – Marrakech
After breakfast departure toward Marrakech. By seeing the Atlas studios which host the largest movie studios in the world such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile , The Mummy, Gladiator and The Man Who Would Be King. Then continue the road to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site : the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou.after that You will cross the high Atlas mountain through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka. Stopping along the way and enjoying the wonderful surroundings then having lunch in the road after lunch continue the road to Essaouira, Bed & Breakfast in a Moroccan Authentic Riad.
Day 9: Marrakech " Guided visit"
On this day, after breakfast you will have full day tour to discover Marrakech.by Immersing yourself in the red city and During your tour you will have Lunch in the Medina , you will visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech such as the 19th century Bahia Palace ,the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque ,the Majorelle Garden . You will also visit the famous Souks where the merchants sell everything from leather, carpets, cloths, spices, kaftans.
Day 10: Marrakech - Essaouira "day tour"
This morning after breakfast, we drive toward Essaouira, facing the Atlantic Ocean, is famous for it beautiful fortress, it Gnaoua Music Festival and it Windsurf Championship. With the animation of the port, the colourful stands of the market and all artists who came for it inspiration, Essaouira is full of life, full of light and full of magic. Around 16:00 we drive back to Marrakech to get to your accommodation.
Day 11: Marrakech
Transfer to the airport for your flight back.
Info about the tour:
– Private Transportation during the excursion with driver.
– 11 Nights on half board ( dinner and breakfast).
– English - speaking city guides in Marrakech, Fes.
– Camel trekking to spend the night in a "Berber Tents" in the middle of Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi Dunes.
– Airfare (Flight Ticket)
– Beverages (Drinks)
– Tips for guide, drivers.
– Travel insurance.
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