The road to Fes via the capital Rabat, along a beautiful stretch of farmland (olives, grain and grapes). Before arriving in Fes you will visit Meknes and Volubilis - site of the famous Roman ruins. Arrive into Fes and check into your riad.
DAY 2 :
Visit Medina After breakfast visit the ancient Medina with a local tour guide; stopping at the gateway of the Royal Palace and Kairaouine Mosque. Visit the tomb of the city founder, Moulay Idriss II. Lunch at traditional restaurant in the Medina. Then visit the Najarine Fountain, the old Harem Garden and the Batha Museum. On the way back to the hotel, stop to enjoy panoramic view of the city.
Depart for the region known as Imouzzer, blanketed in forests of cedar, juniper and cork oak. The area is known for its wildlife, including the Barbary apes and steep mountain roads into the Middle Atlas mountains. After a late lunch in Midelt, continue along mountain roads overlooking the wide flowing Oued Ziz. Passing kasbahs and palm groves, through the city of Er-Rachidia. Late afternoon arrive into Merzouga near the Sahara Desert. Overnight stay Merzouga (+dinner).
Accommodation in hotels / riads
Dinners, breakfasts as itinerary
Camel ride in desert
Night in desert camp / tents
Experienced tour driver
DAY 4 :
ERG CHEBBI CAMEL TREKKING
After breakfast visit the Gnawa Village and expereicence their music and lifestyle. Visit some deserted mines, Berber nomads and an oasis of palm trees. Return to Merzouga for lunch and relaxation. Then its time for your camel trek into the magnificent sand dunes to witness the amazing sunset. Spend the night in a Berber tent and enjoy dinner and Berber music.
DAY 5 :
MERZOUGA - TODRA GORGE - DADES VALLEY
After enjoying sunrise, return on camel to Merzouga. Breakfast and shower then depart for Dades Valley via Erfoud. We will then proceed to Tinejdad, the stunning Todra Gorge and overnight stay in Dades Valley (+dinner).
DAY 6 :
DADES VALLEY - OUARZAZATE - KASBAH - AIT BENHADDOU - ATLAS MOUNTAIN - MARRAKECH
After breakfast, drive to Ouarzazate, Moroccan Hollywood and backdrop for many famous movies - movie studio tour. Visit UNESCO site of Ait Benhaddou, a most impressive kasbah. Crossing the High Atlas mountain via the highest road pass in Morocco, Tizi n’Tichka, offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and Berber villages. Evening arrival Marrakech
DAY 7 :
Tour visiting the Menara; Koutoubia Mosque, Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace and Dar Si Said Palace museum of jewellery. Option for lunch in the Medina, followed by a walk through the colorful souks. Enjoy sunset drink overlooking the exciting Jemaa El Fna square from the terrace of a cafe. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
DAY 8 :
MARRAKECH - CASABLANCA
Transfer to Airport Depart Marrakech in the morning for drive back to Casablanca airport (about 3 hours)