Day 1: Tanger / Rif Mountain / Chechouan
Arrive to Tanger Your journey will take you to the wonderful city of
Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains you will be dedicated to exploring the
simply beautiful city of Chefchaouen where everything is set
dramatically climbing up the mountains. Load up your cameras! Its
blue-washed houses, narrow cobbled streets, and mountainous backdrop
create a tranquil and photographic setting.Night in Chefchaouan.
Day 2: Chefchaouan / Volubilis/ Meknes/ Fes:
After breakfast you will depart to Volubilis and explore the ruins of
this Roman city. You will visit the holy city of Moulay Idriss, a place
of pilgrimage of all Moroccans After you will continue to Meknes where
you will explore the Medina of Meknes with its beautiful Tomb of Moulay
Ismail, The Granary, The Square of Lehdim, and the Gate of Bab al
Mansour. You will have the opportunity to explore the souks and relax in
one of the Square café’s. In the afternoon you will head to the city of
Fes where you will discover one of most important royal cities of
Morocco and stay the evening.
Day 3: Fes Sight seeing
Today, you will spend the morning exploring the ramparts of Fes, seeing
the Tomb of the Merinids, visiting the 14th-century Bou Inania Medersa
and the excellent museum with its collection of illuminated manuscripts
and ceramics. You will have lunch in the Medina then explore the
fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and richly decorated Attarin
Medersa, and the Neijarin Fountain. View the medieval tannery, the
mosques, the Fondouks where the donkeys and their owners gather, and the
infinite variety of merchandise of handcraft’s and edible goods to
copperware and pottery. Spend the night in Fes.
Day 4: Fes / Ifran / Azrou / Middel Atlas / Midelt / Errachidia / Ziz Valley / Erfoud / Erg Chebbi
After breakfast you will travel to Ifrane, the Swiss mountain village,
and the cedar forests of Azrou where you will have the opportunity to
wander amongst the famous Moroccan monkeys in their natural environment.
You then pass through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the only tunnel in
Morocco, and through the Valley of Ziz with miles of palm trees and
high cliffs. Your excursion will take you deeper south to the Sahara
Desert where you will stay the evening at a Kasbah alongside the sand
dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Day 5: Erg Chebbi / Merzouga / Khamlia / Rissani / Camel Trek:
Here in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the largest in Morocco, enjoy the
panoramic scene of black volcanic rock on the plains, the bright blue
sky, the green palm trees, white salt beds, mirages of water, and golden
shifting dunes. Visit Rissani for the weekly markets where Nomads come
to sell. Pass the lake in Merzouga to see the flamingos. Have lunch with
our Berber family and friends before beginning your camel trek into the
beautiful Erg Chebbi dunes. You will spend the evening in a bivouac
(camp), enjoy a Moroccan dinner, and sleep in a traditional Nomad camel
Day 6: Erg Chebbi / Tafilalet Oasis / Todra Gorge / Dades Valley:
Wake-up to a spectacular sunrise in the desert and enjoy breakfast.
Bivouac trekkers will return by camel and continue to Todra Gorges. You
will travel through some of Morocco's wildest terrain in a 4x4 to reach
the Dadès Gorges and for the energetic, have the opportunity to trek
into the fabulous Gorges. Stay the evening in Dades Valley.
Day 7: Dades Gorges / Rose Valley / Skoura Oasis / Ouarzazat:
After breakfast, walk in the stillness of mountains and appreciate the
isolated lifestyle of the Berbers. Everywhere, you will discover a new
scene of daily life. Departure from your hotel sets out towards
Ouarzazate through the city of El Kelaâ M”Gouna known for its Rose
Festival. You will have the opportunity to appreciate the fresh oasis
and palm plantations, numerous Kasbahs and landscape of the Hight Atlas
Mountains, and visit one of the best preserved Kasbahs in Morocco:
Tourirt. Spend the night in Ouarzazat.
Day 8: Ouarzazat / Ait Ben Hadou / Hight Atlas / Marrakech
After breakfast Enjoy breakfast and continue the journey to visit the
UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aït Benhaddou that is situated on a hill
along the Ouarzazate River. This beautiful example of southern Moroccan
architecture has been used as a backdrop for over 20 films including
Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, and Gladiator. You
will then continue to Marrakesh over the Tizi N’ Tichka Pass while
enjoying superb views of the High Atlas Mountains and of the Berber
villages,will lead you to the imperial city of the South, Marrakech.
Here you will find amazing architecture and an extraordinary street life
that makes it a fascinating stop. You will have time to investigate the
many shops and the narrow alleys around the city. In the evening, the
center of life is in the Djemâa El-Fna Square, where a swarm of fanciful
snake charmers, narrators, minstrels, fortune-tellers entertain amid
the stalls of foods and fresh orange juice. Spend the night in
Day 9: Sightseeing around Marrakech:
After breakfast you will have full day tour of Marrakech including a
horse-drawn carriage ride around the city ramparts and lunch. You will
visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the Majorelle Garden, the 16th century
Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Dar Si Saïd Palace, a museum of
jewelry, kaftans, leatherwork, carpets, chests and doors. Spend the
night in Marrakech.
Day 10: End of your tour
Depends on your flight and departure time transfer to the Airport for a departure.