DAY 1: CASABLANCA :
Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, you will be welcomed and taken to your hotel with dinner and breakfast. Free program for the rest of the day.
DAY 2: CASABLANCA – RABAT -
Today we explore main sights in Casablanca and then we departure for Rabat capital of Morocco to visit Mohammed V mausoleum, Hassan Tower and de Oudaya Kasbah, then we drive to Chefchaouen in Rif mountains to explore blue-
DAY 3: CHEFCHAOUEN – MEKNES -
After breakfast departure for the Roman city of Volubilis listed word heritage by Unesco. We visit Meknes, and we transfer you to Fes. Free program and overnight in local riad/hotel.
DAY 4: FES EXCURSION :
All day devoted to guided visit: will be visiting the medieval Medina that was listed as Unesco World Heritage. You will visit the Bouanania Medersa constructed in the early 14th century, the Karaouine Mosque (the ancient educational centre of Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Fountain. Continuing on your visit, you will view the blue gate, the medieval tannery, the Royal Palace, then visit of the Souks. Night at local hotel or riad.
DAY 5: FES – AZROU – MIDELT – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA:
Leave the imperial city of Fes behind for the Sahara desert! Today you will drive via the Middle Atlas mountains and Ziz valley to the gate of the Sahara, the Erg Chebbi dunes.Followed by a camel ride, enjoyed a dinner cooked by our friends nomads while enjoying thier music. Overnight in the camp.
DAY 6: MERZOUGA CAMEL TREK AND OVERNIGHT IN THE CAMP:
After breakfast you’ll start exploring the area. You’ll be visiting the Gnawa people in their village Khamlia, where you will learn about the Gnawa music and their lifestyle. . Afterwards, we’ll drive in Sahara desert area where we can meet nomad families still living under Berber tents which are made from wool of their animals. Today our lunch will be a local meal ( Berber pizza) with a Berber family . You have the option also to visit the old city of Rissani, the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Rissani is surrounded by about 360 ksar and has a big souk (an open market). Later we will drive back to the village of Merzouga, where your camel will be waiting for you ,Guided by an experienced camel man . the camel ride takes about 1 hour to arrive to the camp-
DAY 7: MERZOUGA – TODRA GORGES -
Leave the Sahara for Tinghir. Be amazed by the spectacular steep canyon and red walls of Todgha Gorges, and walk through an oasis with farmlands in the valley of the gorges. We continue to Dades valley where you spend the night in kasbah with dinner.
DAY 8: DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE
Today, we travel along the Dades Valley to Ouarzazate and we explore Ait Benhaddou, where you will have a guided visit of the kasbah village in the afternoon.
DAY 9: OUARZAZATE -
After Breakfast, we drive through the highest pass Tichka 2260m. Driving through the Berber villages to reach Marrakech. After we check in we start our discovery of the old medina of Marrakech starting by the Saadien Tombs, Bahia Palace then the main square. Enjoy your last dinner before your departure.
DAY 10: EXCURSION IN MARRAKECH:
The tour starts in Marrakech with a visit to the highly animated Jemma el Fnaa Square. On our guided walking tour you will see the most important monuments of Marrakech, such as Koutoubia Mosque and Gardens Ben Youssef Madrasa ,Saadien Tombs, the old Jewish Quarter and many more. There will be free time for shopping in the Medina’s lively and exciting Souks to purchase popular local souvenirs. Overnight in local riad.
DAY 11: ESSAOUIRA DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKECH:
Starting at 8:30 am to Essaouira, on the road several stops for photos and visit an Argan oil cooperative. Essaouira is known for its fishing port (especially sardines) and his beautiful blue boats, as well as the Medina and its walls are subscribe to the Unesco heritage. The ocean and the desert merge in Essaouira. The former Mogador is the nearest beach of Marrakech, and it is a perfect place for those who want to unwind, have contact with the people and hang out in a still authentic medina. Back to Marrakech around 7.30 pm. Overnight in local riad.
DAY 12: MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA:
12 DAYS IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO DESERT
INCLUDED IN TOUR FROM CASABLANCA :
Private transfers, hotel pick up/drop off
All breakfasts and dinners
A comfortable Hotel/Camp (you may chose standard or luxury)
A night in Merzouga desert camp (standard / luxury)
With a local guide, go on a camel trek.
Lunches and non-
Every day, this personalized tour is accessible.
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