Casablanca to the imperial Cities Via Desert

Casablanca to the imperial Cities Via Desert

per person

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

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TOUR OVERVIEW

Casablanca to the imperial cities via desert where you will get to enjoy a camel ride across the sand dunes and end up in the red city of Marrakesh

DAY 1

Arrival to Casablanca - Transfer to the hotel

Upon arrival to Casablanca airport our driver / tour guide will pick you up and transfer  you to your hotel .
DAY 2

CASABLANCA - RABAT - MEKNES - FEZ

After you enjoy your breakfast at the hotel we will start the journey towards Fes and you will visit Meknes and Volubilis along the way.First stop will be in Volubilis which is the famous Roman ruins left from the Roman Empire . The second stop will be in Meknes which is one of Morocco’s imperial cities founded by Moulay Ismail , we will visit Bab el Mansour and enjoy a visit of Moulay Ismail’s shrine . after the visit of Meknes we will drive towards to Fes where you will spend the night. Overnight in Fes
DAY 3

A full day to explore Fez

After breakfast you will visit the city of Fez with a local guide . Fez is the biggest city after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million also one of the country’s four imperial cities. Fez comprises three distinct parts, Fez el Bali which is the oldest part surrounded by a big wall, where are more than 9000 narrow streets and allies. Fez-Jdid or the new Fez, home of the Mellah the Jewish quarter and the Ville Nouvelle the newest section of Fez created during the French occupation.Fez el Bali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its Medina is the largest in the world. Among its narrow streets and allies, the oldest university in the world is located; The University of Al-Karaouine, founded in AD 859. This University is still operating nowadays .
DAY 4

FEZ - IFRANE - AZROU - ATLAS MOUNTAINS - TOUDRA GORGES

Around 8:00 Am after you enjoy your breakfast we will be leaving Fez heading towards Todra Gorges, passing through Ifrane to arrive to the cedar forests of Azrou where the wild monkeys can be found. It will be great opportunity to take photos of wilderness in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber village of Zaida. After lunch we will continue the way through the Atlas Mountains and the landscapes of Medilt to arrive to the small town of Rich the we head to the famous town of Imilchil before arriving to Toudra Gorges . Overnight in a hotel / riad
DAY 5

TODRA GORGES - JORF - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA

After enjoying your breakfast, we go Leave Toudra gorges towards Merzouga passing by the Berber villages along the way. We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we will start to feel the beginning of the Saharan weather of Tafilalet region . At the arrival to Merzouga you will greeted with a cup of tea with mint before we go to ride the camels across the dunes of erg Chebbi. One of the greatest experiences to ride a camel in erg chebbi where the silence of the desert is taking over, we reach the camp ,we leave the camels and we walk to a high sand dune for sand boarding and to see the sunset. Dinner will be served under a Berber tent and after you enjoy your dinner the staff will entertain you with some Berber drums music. Overnight in the desert camp
DAY 6

MERZOUGA – ERFOUD – TODGHA GORGES – MARRAKESH

The staff will wake you up  early in the morning to enjoy watching the beautiful sunrise , before we ride the camels back to the hotel in Merzouga where you get to take a refreshing shower and we after you enjoy your breakfast we will then start our journey towards  Ouarzazate. We will visit the canal of irrigation in Jorf , After that we  will continue to Todgha gorges where we will have a stop to visit the highest gorges in Morocco . Then we will across  the valley of roses , visit the cooperative of women where you can find all kinds of rose products and bio . We will arrive to Marrakesh in the afternoon . Overnight in a hotel / riad.
DAY 7

FULL DAY TO EXPLORE MARRAKESH

Today you will have a full day to explore Marrakech with a local tour guide visiting the Menara, The Koutoubia mosque, Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace and Dar Si Said Palace museum of jewelry. After lunch in the medina you will walk through the colorful souks of Marrakech. Enjoy the sunset view with a drink overlooking the Jamaa El Fna Square from a terrace of a cafe. Overnight at a hotel in Marrakech
DAY 8

MARRAKECH - TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT

We will Transfer you to the airport and this will be the end of the tour

TOUR INCLUSIONS


Pick up and drop off at the airport

Comfortable SUV or Minibus (with A/C)

English speaking Driver/ Tour guide

Local guide in Fez

Camel ride in the desert dunes

Sand boarding in the desert dunes

1 Night in a desert camp

Local guide in Marrakesh


TOUR EXCLUSIONS


Flight tickets

Lunches

Beverages

Entrance fees

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