Merzouga camel trekking
Around Morocco Tour
Visit Marrakech and Fes medina
You arrive at Casablanca airport, where we will meet you and drive to Casablanca, and then to Rabat. In Casablanca, you will see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque outside Mecca. Continuing to Rabat -
After breakfast in your riad, we will drive to Chefchaouen via the city of Asilah. Most of the drive will be by the coast. Our first stop will be in Asilah, where you will have the opportunity to explore the city. Asilah is known for it annual festival for the art -
DAY 3: EXPLORING CHEFCHAOUEN:
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Chefchaouen “The blue city of Morocco”. Situated at the footstep of 2 higher mountains, Chefchaouen is a beautiful unique city, with its white washed walls and blue doors and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, Chefchaouen was occupied by Spain; therefore there is much influence from the Spanish civilisation and Moorish architecture. In the afternoon you will have your own time. This provides the opportunity to wander around unguided or just enjoy some time to yourselves. Overnight in the same riad.
DAY 4: CHEFCHAOUEN -
After breakfast in your riad, you will start travelling to Fes via Ouazzan and the Roman site of Volubilis. After a couple of hours drive, you will get to Volubilis, the well preserved Roman empire dating to 225 BC, where you will see the most beautiful Mosaics in Morocco dating back to 3rd century BC. Here you will have a guided tour of the site and learn a lot about the Roman Empire. After that we travel to Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco. In Meknes we see the fascinating gate Bab Mansour built by the sultan My Ismail; the granary and the Sahrij Souani, used for irrigation and plantation. Your visit includes also the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. We then continue via the highway to Fes. Overnight accommodation at a fancy riad in the medina.
DAY 5: EXPLORING FES:
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Fes the “the Sprititual City of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina and its alleys; visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest -
DAY 6 : FES -
After breakfast in your riad, you’ll start travelling southeast to Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia. Your first stop will be at Ifran, referred to as "the Switzerland of Morocco", and then to Merzouga via Midelt and the Ziz Valley. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at the famous cedar forest -
DAY 7 : MERZOUGA AREA AND THE CAMEL TREK:
After breakfast in the riad you will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. After that, we will drive in desert area where you will have the opportunity to meet the nomad families still living in Berber tents and explore their way of life. Today our lunch will be local meal ( Berber pezza ) with a local family. You may also visit the souk in Rissani, a traditional town which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuctou in Mali. Here you will see a lot of men hooded and women veiled. In the afternoon you will start your guided camel ride, led by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand sea of Merzouga. Overnight at our desert camp where you will have your dinner. For your convenience, the camp is equipped with flush toilets.
DAY 8 : MERZOUGA -
Early in the morning your camel guide will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterwards you will trek back to the village of Merzouga, enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes -
DAY 9 : DADES GORGE -
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand Kasbahs -
DAY 10 : OUARZAZATE -
After breakfast in your riad, you will travel to Imlil via the dramatic Tizi Ntichka Pass. Today you’ll stop at the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. The largest Kasbah in Morocco, was built by T-
DAY 11: HIKING IN THE ATLAS MOUNTAIN AND EXPLORING IMLIL VILLAGE :
Today you’ll have the opportunity to hike for few hours , experience the real Berber culture and enjoy the view of the Toubkal mountains, the highest in north Africa .Overnight in the same kasbah.
DAY 12: IMLIL -
After breakfast we will drive to Essaouira ,This ancient city on the West Atlantic coast of Africa literally means “wall” in the Berber language, and you’ll soon discover why. 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. 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 is in your Riad, before a tour of the town. You’ll visit the Skala Fortress, the port, the souks and see Thuya wood carved by artisans, walking through the alleys of the medina and past the hundreds of handicrafts. Essaouira is known for its strong winds most of the year so it is known as the “City of the wind” thus it attracts surfers from all over the world. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it is also regarded as Morocco’s “Jewel of the Atlantics. Our visit includes the Mellah -
DAY 14: ESSAOUIRA -
After breakfast in your Riad, we’ll depart for Marrakech. On our way -
DAY 15: EXPLORING MARRAKECH:
After breakfast in the riad, you will start exploring Marrakech "the Red City of Morocco”. Your guide will ensure that you see most of the sites with historical and cultural interest -
DAY 16 : MARRAKECH -
Today, depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.
Visit Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate's film studios.
Explore Dades and Todgha gorges
Explore South Morocco
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Tips and what's not mentioned
Flights to and from Morocco
Beverages and lunches
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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