9 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO THE DESERT AND FES

Day1: Marrakech “arrival morocco”

Upon your  arrival at Marrakech aireporte our driver will transfer you to chck in your hotel or Riad to take some rest. In the evening you are  free  to  explore the city of marrakech. Djemaa El Fna where you will be amazed by the vibes dancers, snake-charmers and narrators music. Dinner will be at the square which is famous for  it’s food stall overnight in your riad.

Day 2:Marrakech “Guided tour”

After breakfast, you will have full day tour to visit Marrakech.The visit will include: the Menara gardens, a magnificent pool surrounded by flowers, the Koutoubia Minaret, the Saadian Tombs, the museum of Dar Si Said with the best display of Berber arts and crafts, and the Bahia Palace…lunch will be in local restaurant, after that we walk through the colorful Souks of Marrakech. The day will  be  concluded with a sunset drink overlooking the Jamaa El Fna square. ,Diner will be in jamaa el fna square .

Day 3: Marrakech /Ait ben haddou /Ouarzazate /Gorge Dades

Aafter breakfast we will drive  towards the High Atlas through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass,it’s a high that reaches up to 2260 m above sea . along the way will  pass  through numerous small berber villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful mountains. We will  make a stop on the way for a cup of refreshing mint tea or any beverege you want and admire the scenery before taking the road to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah,we will arrive in time for lunch. after our lunch  we can visit the stunning Kasbah, it is a UNESCO World Heritage and also known the scene of films such  The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, and the list goes on. after exploring it will head to  visit the city of Ouarzazate wich is considered the hollywood of africa and  the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas movie studios, the largest and most famous in the whole continent of  Africa.Then we drive through Ouarzazate,passing the famous Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, reaching the Dades Gorge in time for sunset there we will be staying in a  traditional geusthouse  for dinner and breakfast overnight.

Day 4: gorge dades/ Tinghir /Merzouga

In the morning, after breakfast, you may take you go for a wander through the Dades Gorges, and then  drive  to the that’s known road of  1000 Kasbas, go through Tineghir village , and the Jewish Kasbah, arriving to the Todra Gorges in time for lunch, take a walk in the Gorges before taking the road to the Merzouga desert passing thru Tinjdad Jorf   Erfoud and  arriving before sunset. Dinner and overnight with SahaRIAN BERBER drums in a nice auberge   in the foot of the erg-chebbi dunes .

Day 5: Merzouga

after breakfast  we will drive  our  4*4 for a tour of approximately 3 hours and 1/2 in the desert to see the different faces of desert dunes with its black volcanic rocks, passing through small villages, where we will stop to lunch with a Berber family in their tent, along the road used by the Paris Dakar rally We will reach a cave where you can discover how the local people extract the fossils from the underground,after that we continue our driving to a village which belongs only to black people used to be slaves but now the become free andmade their own music style which is gnawa after they entertain us we drive back to our auberge  to start another journey  we will start off by Camels into the heart of the  Dunes literally the middle of nowhere for an incredible and unforgettable night in a Berber tent where we will have dinner accompanied by the rhythm of drums and berber songs, under millions of stars and if we are lucky you can also see the Milky Way.

Day 6: Merzouga / Medilt /Azrou /Ifran / Fez

In the morning you will  be  up early, take a walk over the sand dunes to watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50 km from Merzouga. after that We take your camel back to the auberge .there you have  shower and breakfast .send off  towards fez we will pass through erfoud  and ziz valley ,we stop for lunch in Medilt apple village we continue the way crossing the Middle atlas mountain and cedars fores there we will stop to observe the wild monkeys living freely we pass ifran ,  It’s known for its alpine-style architecture and nearby ski slopes and forestst in a totally Moroccan style built by the French colonization back in the 1930’s to resemble a Swiss village,we  reach fez in the afternoon,diner and overnight.

Day 7:Fez “Guided Tour”

After Breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other handcrafts. you will visit Mosques including the Quaraouiyine Mosque founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihri and the Andalusian Mosque dating back to 860. Entry is not permitted to non-Muslims ,Fountains including the Nejjarine fountain,Medersas (Koranic schools) founded early in  the 13th century ,Batha Palace now a  is museum of arts and traditions,Chouwara Tanneries ,Souks including Souk Attarine, one of the liveliest in the city ,Bab Boujloud with its green and blue ceramics ,Mellah and the 17th century Ibn Danan synagogue,also the Kings Palace ,Diner and overnight.

Day 8:Fez / volubilis / Meknes / rabat / Casablanca

Morning after breakfast we send off Fes towards Casablanca ,we will stop to visit the ancient Roman ruins Volubilis ,we will spend a few time exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a photos of  life era during the Roman Empire. Upon arrival in Meknes, one has a magnificent view of the Medina. The tour begins with a tour of the walls with monumental gates dating from the seventeenth century Berdaine Bab, Bab Khemis. We continue exploring the city by the stables (Rua), attics (HERI), and Stud. Stop needed at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail was for a long time the only mosque that non-Muslims could visit in Morocco. It then exits through the famous Bab Mansour on the vast square Hedim. On the other side of the square, the Museum of Moroccan Art “Dar Jamai” offers a wide variety of handicrafts. we will stop also for lunch and go  to  Rabat the capital politics of of the kingdom, and also overlooks the sea, we will see the crenellated red ocher walls, more than 5 km long in total and built in the period of ruling the sultan Yacoub El-Mansour, which give the city a very special character that distinguishes it. You will cross the medina and its souks, more authentic than others because the products of shops have turned to local customers. Then we visit the Kasbah of the udayas, erected by a terrible tribe of predators in the 12 centry. Then we visit Hassan tower, where 4 facades are decorated different from each other,three in shades of pink and one in the gray because of the sea breeze, the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum next to the tower,we reach Casablanca in the late afternoon .diner and overnight in the hotel .

Day 9 : Casablanca “depart morocco”

After breakfast depend on the depart time transfer to the airport.