Transfer from the the airport or the port of Tanger and head to the blue city of Chefchaouen through the Rif mountains and Tetouan. Enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains, until we reach Chefchaouen one of the impressive villages at the foot of the mountains. Night in the Hotel or Riad with breakfast
After breakfast we start the visit of CHAOUEN one of the most unique cities in Morocco. Discover more about the ‘Blue Town’ where for every shop selling tourist gifts; shoe repairs, groceries, stationery and sweets, a tailor sewing an elegant djellaba, butchers, bakers (one of the centers of life in each area) although candle-stick makers don’t seem to have survived – Moroccan life as lived by the people of Chaouen. And don’t ignore the new town, which has some lovely examples of Andalusian architecture and a charming park at the end of Avenida Mohammed V. In the afternoon we will head to Rabat. Night and breakfast in the Riad / hotel.
After breakfast, depart to Rabat, the capital of Morocco we will visit the Hassan Tower then drive to Meknès, the 16th century capital whose ruler, Moulay Ismail, modeled himself on France’s ‘Sun King’, Louis XIV: historical guided visit of Meknès, and The Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was built with 20 gates, more than 50 palaces and 15 miles of surrounding walls. Following lunch, stop at the remarkable Roman ruins of Volubilis, with its mosaics and temples. Night in Fez
All day devoted for visiting Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities, home to the world’s first university dating from the 9th century and one of the most complete medieval cities in existence, founded in 790 A.D. Seeming to exist somewhere between the Middle Ages and today, the Soul of Morocco stimulates the senses with its visual details, haunting sounds and rich aromas. Guided visit of medieval Medina, Quaraouine University, Medersa Attarine, Kingdom Palace, Ben Denane synagogue, souks.
The pickup start from your Hotel or Riad in Fes then drive southwards to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains, On the way we will stop at cedar forest to see the Barbarian Ape in their natural habitat. Traveling through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved and the volcanic rock, you’ll have incredible views of the Middle-Atlas plateau, noticing how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you come closer to of the city Errachidia. After having lunch, we’ll go ahead through the Ziz valley Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After enjoying a glass of mint tea, we will leave our luggage in a room then take the camels to a Berber camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi Sand dunes, 20 km long and 5 km wide. Reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The unique and diverse environment. The camel trek takes around 1hr 30 min from the hotel to the camp where we take back the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle. There we setup Berber tents with restaurant and kitchen at the dunes naturally providing basic facilities. The tents are well equipped and we provide mattresses, blankets, and cushions. After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert night and may be with traditional Berber drums.
After tasting your authentic breakfast we drive to Rissani town, the incredible birthplace of Moulay Ali Cherif — founder of Morocco’s ruling Alaouite Dynasty. Get into your air-conditioned minivan and travel to the oasis of Tinghir in the foothills of the High Atlas mountain. Take a 1-hour walk along the Todgha River and admire the palm trees and olive groves. Visit Berber villages and learn about the locals’ traditional lifestyle. Head to the magnificent Todgha Gorge for lunch. In the afternoon, drive out through the Dadès Valley along the famous ‘Road of 1,000 Kasbahs.’ Visit one of the region’s ancient kasbahs, then join your guest house in Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.
After having a typical breakfast, our journey will continue through the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. This Berber Kasbahs which has been used as a very important destination for international filmmakers for more than 20 films was also one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory, salt and silk from sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech and beyondthe majestic Tizi ‘n’ tichka pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive views and visit the argan oil cooperative. We will arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon and spend the noight in the Riad.
Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you will see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadiens tombs, the Bahia Palace. After having lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks “traditional market” and explore hundreds of handicrafts. Afternoon, you will have some free time to look around by yourself the other parts of the city.
According to your flight’s departure either to Casablanca or Marrakech airport.
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