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19.12.2015 16 °C
Start And End In Casablanca Day 1:
Casablanca – Rabat Our driver will meet you in the airprot of Casablanca and drive to Rabat In the way to the capital city you will stop to see Hassan II Mosque The hassan II Mosque in Casablanca was completed in 1993 after great expense and artistic labor, and the result is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world Its gleaming newness and tremendous wealth is a stark contrast against the rest of Casablanca. Before leaving Casablanca we will take you to a historical café for a welcome drink to experience the true past life of the city Then we will drive to Rabat there you will see and discover the Hassan II Tower, as been the capital city of Morocco since 1912, it had also nearly reached this status during the reign of Yacoub el Mansour Within the medina, the ochre gate of the Oudaia kasbah bears witness to the intentions of the time. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina.(BB).
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fès.
After breakfast in your riad, we will drive to Fès via Meknès and Volubilis. About Meknes, it’s also one of the imperial cities in Morocco there you will see gate Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Bassin, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, and after you finish your lunch you will continue to explore Volubilis, the Roman city, Volubilis was the Roman Capital of Mauritania. It was an important economical base for the Romans. After your visit to Volubilis, you will continue to Fès via the Rif Mountains, you will be in Fès in the afternoon. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina.(BB).
Day 3: Explore Fès.
After your breakfast in your riad, you will walk to explore Fès, the oldest city in Morocco. As with other Moroccan cities it consists of two parts: the Medina and the Ville Nouvelle. Fès differs from other cities by its divided Medina which include New Fès (Fès-el-Djedid) and old Fès (Fès-el-Bali). New Fès was built in the 14th century so imagine how old Fès-el-Bali (old Fès) is. This city was founded in the 9th century by the first Muslim dynasty to rule Morocco, the Idrissides. Since then Fès has always played a pivotal role in the history of Morocco, right up to the revolt against the French. Fès-el-Jadid is an outcome of the glorious times in 1248 during the conquest of Fès by the Merenids and therefore it reflects a massive royal city. Most people of Fès continue to live in the Medina-city Fès-el-Bali instead of moving to the Ville Nouvelle, the modern urban and more European city. After finish your visit in Fès, you will go back to the same riad where you slept the first night. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina.(BB).
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt.
After your breakfast in your riad you will leave Fès driving towards Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco. In the way to Midelt you will enjoy a beautiful view of the mountains in Azrou and one of the Berber villages, then you continue to Midelt. Overnight will be in a Hotel in Midelt.(BB).
Day 5: Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga.
After your breakfast in your hotel you will leave Midelt going to Merzouga You will travel through the beauty of Tizi n Talghamt pass and Ziz Gorge, and enjoy the view of High Atlas plateau, and then continue to Merzouga via Errachidia and Ziz valley which is a big valley you will enjoy the panoramic view of this valley and the Berber houses, along the way until you arrive in Erfoud, where you will have lunch. After lunch you will drive to Rissani You will arrive to Merzouga in the afternoon, you will be welcomed with a very good Berber tea. Overnight will be in a Hotel in Merzouga.(BB).
Day 6: Around Merzouga & Camel Trek.
After your breakfast in your hotel you will go in a long journey around Merzouga village Before you start your camel safari, you will go and visit the Gnaw people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. When you are going to make the tour of all around the dunes you will stop to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. After you finish your journey with the 4×4, you will go back to the hotel where you will find your camels waiting for you to start another adventure with them, guided by an experienced camel man There you will see a beautiful sunset and spend your night in the middle of the dunes under a Berber tent, with dinner and sleep under the stars.(BB).
Day 7: Merzouga–Todra Gorges – Dades Vallery.
In the morning your camel man will wake you up to see another beautiful sunrise which will maybe be the best one you see it in your life After the sunrise you will mount your camel going back to your hotel before you leave to Rissani, Tinghir, and the amazing Todra Gorges, the highest and narrowest Gorges in Morocco, where you will stop for lunch (optional). Then you will continue to Dades Valley, where you will see the amazing sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as monkey toes Overnight accommodation will be in a Hotel in Dades Gorges.(BB).
Day 8: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate.
After your breakfast in your hotel you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. You will visit a museum and store featuring 300 million year-old fossils You will travel toward Ouarzazate via the Valley of 1,000 Kasbahs. From there, you will continue past several Kasbahs toward El Kalaa Mgouna, which is known for vast fields of pink roses that are used in perfume. Many small shops selling rose products, such as rose water and rose-scented soap, line the road. You will continue to Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Morocco Overnight will be in a Hotel in Ouarzazate.(BB).
Day 9: Ouarzazate – Marrakech.
After your breakfast in your hotel you will tour Ouarzazate and visit the 17th century Kasbah of Taourirt, which was one of Basha Glaoui’s homes, On your way to Marrakech, you will pass by Morocco’s largest film production centre (visit optional) and take a short detour to visit Ait Ben Haddou, a spectacular kasbah that has been featured in many films and it’s protected by the World Heritage of Unesco From there, you will cross the High Atlas Mountains at the Tizi N’Tiscka pass at 7,400 feet, it is the highest pass in Morocco. Spectacular views of the valleys are revealed as you wind your way down to Marrakech to go to your hotel or your riad. Overnight will be in a hotel or riad in Marrakech.(BB).
Day 10: Marrakech – Marrakech.
Enjoy a full day exploring Marrakech with a local guide.
You will see the historic Koutoubia Mosque, known for its four distinct faces, and the Saadian tombs and Bahia palace, which showcases the finest examples of traditional design elements such as decorative tile, painted, wood, carved plaster, and calligraphy. You will have the chance to visit the beautiful Majorelle Gardens just outside the ancient medina, where the famous French stylist Yves Saint Laurent is buried: trees and flowers from the 5 continents gathered together in an amazing oasis of peace it’s really worth to be seen. You will tour the souks and end your day in Jama’a el-Fna square, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. In Jama’a el-Fna, you will see snake charmers, story-tellers, henna artists, and dancers. This square has been the heart of the medina since the 12th century, a home for performers, travellers, and fortune-tellers. Stop for a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice and enjoy the carnival atmosphere. If you’re feeling brave, have a bowl of fresh snails or some sheep’s head… or have dinner at your hotel or riad. Overnight will be in a hotel or riad in Marrakech .(BB).
Day 11: Marrakech – Essaouira.
The route from Marrakech to Essaouira will take you through a region whose main industry is the cultivation of Argan trees. Local cooperatives produce oil from the trees, and the oil is used both in beauty products and in cooking. Once in Essaouira, you will see a well-preserved Portuguese fort dating from the 17th century and the large fishing fleet. Essaouira’s medina is charming, and there are plenty of small restaurants (and one excellent gelato shop near the large plaza) in which to eat if you prefer not to dine at your hotel. You can also choose your own fresh-caught fish to be grilled for you near the port. Overnight will be in a hotel or riad in Essaouira.(BB).
Day 12: Essaouira – Casablanca.
From Essaouira you will drive along the coast to Casablanca through scenic oceanside villages, including a number of resort towns such as Walidia, which is known for its oysters, and El Jadida, where many Moroccans come to enjoy the beautiful beaches in summer. At the end the day we will arrive in Casablanca at your hotel. In the evening enjoy restaurants near the port or have a nice walk in the old souk to find something to take home with you.(BB).
Day 13: Casablanca.
Departure airport The tour ends at the airport Your driver will take you to the airport for your return home.