Merzouga Sahara Tour
Visit Fes As most important cultural city in Morocco
Camel ride in desert
Visit Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate's film studios.
We explore Todgha gorges with optional trekking (if time allows)
Grand Morocco Tour
We will meet you at the Casablanca airport and drive you to Casablanca and then to Rabat. The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca is the largest mosque outside of Mecca. Before checking into your overnight accommodation in a riad in the heart of the Medina, continue to Rabat, Morocco's capital. You'll see the Hassan Tower and the Oudaya Kasbah.
We will travel to Chefchaouen via Asilah after breakfast in your riad. The majority of the journey will be along the coast. Our first stop will be in Asilah, where you will have time to explore. Asilah is known for its annual art festival, with famous artists from all over the world painting most of the Medina's walls. The Skalla fortress is included in your tour, and it offers a spectacular view of the Medina and the sea. You will take a drive through Tanger if time allows to get a feel for the city. After that, you'll continue to Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains' foothills. Stay in a traditional Moroccan riad for the night.
DAY 3: EXPLORING CHEFCHAOUEN:
You will begin your exploration of Chefchaouen, Morocco's "blue city," after breakfast in your riad. Chefchaouen, with its white washed walls and blue doors and windows, is a beautiful unique city situated at the foot of two higher mountains. Chefchaouen, unlike many other parts of Morocco, was occupied by Spain, and as a result, there is a strong influence of Spanish civilisation and Moorish architecture. You will have free time in the afternoon. This gives you the freedom to wander around unguided or simply enjoy some alone time. In the same riad for the night.
DAY 4: CHEFCHAOUEN -
After breakfast in your riad, you'll depart for Fes via Ouazzan and Volubilis, a Roman city. After a few hours of driving, you'll arrive in Volubilis, the well-
DAY 5: EXPLORING FES:
After breakfast in your riad, you will begin your exploration of Fes, Morocco's "Spiritual City." You will spend the entire morning exploring the Medina and its alleyways, visiting most of the cultural and historical sites of interest, such as the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the world's oldest), the Medrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries, and the Najjarine fountain. We'll take you outside the Medina after lunch to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter "the Mellah," and then visit a pottery cooperative. In the afternoon, we'll take you to one of the fortresses for a breathtaking panoramic view of Fes' entire Medina. The same riad will be your home for the night.
DAY 6 : FES -
After breakfast in your riad, depart for Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia in the southeast. Your first stop will be in Ifran, also known as "Morocco's Switzerland," before continuing to Merzouga via Midelt and the Ziz Valley. You'll get glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains on this journey. Stopping at the famous cedar forest, Morocco's largest, where you may see Barbarian apes. As you approach Errachidia, you'll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert. Following lunch in Midelt, your journey continues along the lush Ziz Valley, with stops along the way for panoramic views. We'll travel to Erfoud via welcoming Berber villages, and then to Rissani, the birthplace of Morocco's current ruling royal family, the Alaouite. When you arrive in Merzouga late at night, you'll be greeted with a glass of mint tea before checking into your riad.
DAY 7 : MERZOUGA AREA AND THE CAMEL TREK:
You will begin your exploration of the area after breakfast in the riad. You'll go to the Gnawa people, who were originally brought from Sudan as slaves, to learn about their culture and music. After that, we'll drive through the desert, where you'll have the chance to meet and learn about nomad families who still live in Berber tents. Today's lunch will be a Berber pezza (local dish) prepared by a local family. You can also go to the souk in Rissani, a traditional town that was the birthplace of Morocco's ruling family and the meeting point for caravans trading all the way to Timbuctou in Mali. There are a lot of hooded men and veiled women here. In the afternoon, you'll embark on a guided camel ride through Merzouga's sand sea, led by an experienced camel man. You'll spend the night at our desert camp, where you'll eat your dinner. The camp is equipped with flush toilets for your convenience.
DAY 8 : MERZOUGA -
Your camel guide will wake you up to witness what could be the most beautiful sunrise you've ever seen. After that, you'll trek back to Merzouga, stopping along the way to take in the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes, which change with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast in your riad, depart for the Dades Valley, where you will visit the Todgha Gorges. After lunch in the valley, you can go on an optional hour-
DAY 9 : DADES GORGES -
You will travel through the Dades Valley to Kalaa M'gouna and Ouarzazate after breakfast in the hotel. The route through Dades Valley is known as the "Kasbah Road," and it offers numerous opportunities to capture some of your best photographic moments of the trip. Today, you'll have the chance to meet Berber nomads in their caves. Then you'll get to see the lush Rose Valley and the interesting rock formations along the way. We'll make a pit stop in Kalaat M'gouna, or "rose city," to buy rosewater, which will keep your linen smelling fresh long after your trip is over. Following that, you'll visit the Kasbah Ameridil, a well-
DAY 10 : OUARZAZATE -
You will travel to Marrakech via the dramatic Tizi Ntichka Pass after breakfast in your riad. Today you'll visit Ait Benhaddou's famous Kasbah. T-
DAY 11: EXPLORING MARRAKECH:
After breakfast in the riad, you will begin your exploration of Marrakech, Morocco's "Red City." Your guide will make sure you see the majority of the historical and cultural highlights, such as the famous Jemaa El Fna square, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, the Palace of Bahia, and the Ben Youssef Coranic School. Lunch at a restaurant near the square, followed by a visit to the Majorelle Gardens and a short tour of Marrakech's new city. The same riad will be our home for the night.
DAY 12: MARRAKECH -
The hustle and bustle of Marrakech quickly slips away as you travel to and enter into the peace and beauty that is Essaouira. This ancient city on the West Atlantic coast of Africa literally means “wall” in the Berber language, and you’ll soon discover why. Travelers from all over the world come here to experience the very special weather, and explore its diverse and unique history.As we leave Marrakech, we drive through lush valleys filled with orange groves, ancient olive trees and working farms on the drive to the coast. After a short while, we arrive in Chichaoua, where we can take a short break for a coffee or snack . Once you have had the chance to refuel a bit, we will continue on, soon coming upon our first signs of the Argan trees. These special trees are valued for their nutritive, cosmetic and numerous medicinal properties. After all of your morning travels, you arrive in Essouira, where you have the chance to wander the ancient streets and can imagine what life existed here in the past. The streets have a genuinely Portuguese feel, after they renamed the city in the 16th century and used it as a port city of their own. Overnight in authentic riad.
DAY 13: EXPLORING ESSAOUIRA:
Breakfast at the riad , then start our explorative journey of the city. You’ll visit the Skala Fortress; see Thuya wood carved by artisans; walk through the alleys of the medina and view hundreds of handicrafts. Today you will have lunch in a Moroccan way, freshly bought fishes ‘cooked to order’. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander around , go to the beach and enjoy time to yourselves. Essaouira is also referred to as The "City of the Wind" and it attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilisations -
DAY 14 : ESSAOUIRA CASABLANCA AIRPORT:
We will drive you to the airport for your departure flight after breakfast in your riad. Your tour comes to a close at the airport.
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Your overnight stay in the Sahara desert includes dinner and breakfast.
Accommodation in a hotel or riad, or in desert tents in a desert camp.
Camel ride to the desert camp (1 camel per person)
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