Casablanca - Rabat - Moulay - Idriss - Zerhoun - Meknes - Fes
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 - sites of the famous Roman ruins. Arrive at Fes and check into your riad.
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 a traditional restaurant in Medina. Then visit the Najarine Fountain, the old Harem Garden, and the Batha Museum. On the way back to the hotel, stop to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.
Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
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 arrives in Merzouga near the Sahara Desert. Overnight stay Merzouga (+dinner).
Erg Chebbi Camel Trekking
After breakfast visit the Gnawa Village and experience 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 to trek into the magnificent sand dunes to witness the amazing sunset. Spend the night in a Berber tent and enjoy dinner and Berber music.
Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
After enjoying the sunrise, return on a 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).
Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou - 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, offers impressive views of valleys, mountains, and Berber villages. Evening arrival Marrakech
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 a sunset drink overlooking the exciting Jemaa El Fna square from the terrace of a cafe. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Marrakech - Casablanca
Transfer to Airport Depart Marrakech in the morning for a drive back to Casablanca airport (about 3 hours)