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10 Days Tour From Marrakech To Imperial Cities And Desert & Fez

  Published : 2016 - 02 - 07

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DAY 1 : MARRAKECH

We meet you at the airport and transfer you to your Hotel o Riad, Over night Bed and Breakfast (BB).

DAY 2 : EXPLORING MARRAKECH

After breakfast, you can start your visit by visiting the Sadian Toms , the the Bahia Palace and the Ben Youssef Coranique School . you will enjoy the walk in the souks and fascinating colors and wonderful smells. You can take your lunch near the square before visiting the Majorelle Gardens and the Koutoubia Tower. Overnight accommodation, Bed and Breakfast, (BB).

DAY 3 : DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA

After breakfast, you will travel to Essaouira, ‘Mogador’ You’ll visit the Skala Fortress; see Thuya wood carved by artisans; walk through the alleys of the medina and view hundreds of handicrafts.
Essaouira knew many civilisations – including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture – however, it remains a small village with much history. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, The visit includes the Mellah – the Jewish headquarter, and the beach. There is an annual festival of “Gnawa music”, where many musical groups come from different parts of Africa and the world. Today you will have lunch in a Moroccan way: bought fishes cooked to order, a very authentic experience. After that you will have some free time before we drive you back to Marrakech. Overnight accommodation, Bed and Breakfast, (BB).

DAY 4: MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU – DADES VALLEY

After breakfast, we travel to Ouarzazat, You will enjoy travelling through the dramatic road of the pass and the fascinating views over the Berber villages and the amazing landscape changing as the day progresses. Your first stop will be at the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. Built by El Glaoui Et-Hami in the late 19th century, it is now a UNESCO matrimonial historical site, After lunch we continue to Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”.in the afternoon ,we  travel to the Dades Gorge through the road of “the Thousand Kasbahs”, which offers many fine photo opportunities of nature and people. We’ll get to Kalaat Mgouna – famous for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May – visit the Berber Souk of Kalaat Mgouna, then continue to Bouthaghrar along the Rose valley. On to the Dades Valley where you will enjoy seeing the amazing rock formation famous as “the monkey toes”. Overnight at Hotel. Half-board. (HB)

DAY 5: DADES GORGE – TODRA GORGE – MERZOUGUA

After breakfast, you will start travelling to Merzouga via the Todra Gorge and the small towns of Erfoud and Rissani. In Todra valley you will enjoy the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. At Todra Gorge, you will have time for an hour’s hiking within the valley Afterwards, we continue to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch before, we leave for the village of Merzouga – After a welcoming glass of mint tea, Overnight accommodation at Hotel o Riad.(HB)

DAY 6: MERZOUGUA DESERT

After breakfast, you will start an explorative journey of the area before you camel trek and spend the night at the desert camp. In the morning , you’ll visit the Gnawa people, to see their music and culture.. You will also visit the authentic souk of Rissani. Here you will walk the souks, viewing vegetable, dates, crafts and animals. In the afternoon, you will mount your camel and trek within the sand sea of Merzouga, in time to enjoy the sunset before you have dinner in the camp where you spend the night.(HB)

DAY 7: MERZOUGUA – MIDELT – FES

Early in the morning we will be surprised by watching the best sunrise of your life. You’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. Over the dunes, you will appreciate the beauty of the sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast, you will start travelling to Fes. You will enjoy the fascinating landscape along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi n’Talghamt Pass to Midelt. You will stop at the Cedar Forest, on the Middle Atlas Mountains where you will see the Barbarian apes in the wild. Get to Fes at the end of the day. Overnight accommodation at Riad o Hotel. (BB)

DAY 8: EXPLORING FES

In the morning we will spent a lot of time visiting the medina (the old city) and its alleys. You will start with a walking tour within the narrow labyrinth streets, visiting the famous old Tanneries , and then the Quaraouine Mosque and University , the Attarin Medersa and the Najjarin Fountain. After lunch we will pick you up and drive to the old Jewish quarter and the Royal palace gate yard, where you will learn about the Jewish history in Morocco. Your visit includes the tile art factory and then a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation  at hotel o riad. (BB)

DAY 9: FES – MEKNES – RABAT

After breakfast you will start travelling to Rabat via Volubilis and Meknes. You will get to Volubilis, the well preserved Roman Empire in North Africa, where you will see the most beautiful Mosaics in Morocco dating back to 3rd century BC. Afterwards, your journey continues to Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco; here you will see the fascinating gate Bab Mansour built by the sultan My Ismail, the Royal Granary and the Sahrij Souani basin used for irrigation and plantation. After some free time wandering in the Lahdim square, you will continue to Rabat via the highway. Overnight accommodation at Hotel o Riad. (BB)

DAY 10: DEPARTURE

After breakfast, we transfer you to casa airport for your departure flight , and it’s end of our services .

COST : 1990 Euro / 2 adults pack.

THIS INCLUDES :

  • Traveling in air –conditioned vehicle with an experienced
  • All accommodation as given above
  • The city tour and the entry fees in Fes and Marrakech
  • The camel trek and the overnight stay at the desert camp

It doesn’t include: lunches, drinks, and tips dinner in Marrakech, Fes, and Rabat. Anything not mentioned above.


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