Morocco imperial cities tour

Cross Morocco in the Berber way and discover life away from the city during this 3 day private excursion from Fez to Marrakech. Cross the fertile plains of Saïs to the Middle Atlas with your guide.

Discover the oases of the desert as well as traditional Berber villages along the Todgha River, and visit the holy city of Rissani. Explore the valley of the Dades and the valley of the Roses, and watch the local workers create perfumes with scents of rose. Take a trek in the Sahara desert on camel’s back and discover the Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From Marrakech, discover the fertile plains of the Saïs, where lush palm trees and old olive groves meet. Stick in the Sahara on camel with your guide and enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal under a starry sky. Explore the Atlas mountains, where Berber villagers live at a different pace, far from the cities. Stroll along the banks of the Todgha River and discover the famous Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some meals and overnight accommodation in a desert camp and a 3-star hotel included.

What to Expect

Day 1
Marrakesh – arrival
Arrival at the airport of Marrakech and transfer to your Hotel or Riad.
Day 2

Marrakech-Casablanca – Rabat
Depart to Rabat via Casablanca. In Casablanca – the biggest city and the economic capital of the country – visit the gorgeous mosque of Hassan II one oft he biggest mosques in the world). Afterwards continue to Rabat and check into hotel. Visit the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, the Hassan Tower, Kasbah Chellah and Oudaya Gardens.

Day 3

Rabat – Meknes – FES
Depart Rabat for the Roman ruins of Volubilis, the baths of Gallium, the Forum, and the ancient capital. Continue on to Meknes and enter through the large monumental gate “Bab Mansour” to visit Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. The mausoleum is one of the most impressive buildings in the city. Depending on the time of our visit, we may be able to enter and view the beautifully decorative tomb. End the day in the oldest city in Morocco, Fes and check into our Riad or Hotel.

Day 4

Fes – city tour
(Fes Old Medina Guided Sightseeing Tour)

Day 5

Fes – Erfoud
We will pick you up at your Riad or your hotel around 8:00 a.m. We eave for Midelt through the Mountains and the cedar forests of the middle Atlas. We pass by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou, an important handicraft centre specialised in the work of cedar wood. We arrive in Midelt for lunch. At the afternoon we will drive to Erfoud, which lies on the edge of the Sahara and in the middle of the palm groves of the Tafilalets.

Day 6

Erfoud-Merzouga
You can visit the fossil lien excavations in Erfoud and the nearby Oasenort Rissani. The sand dunes are already on the horizon. Camel ride to a desert camp in the dunes. You experience a unique Sunset and an unforgettable night on the campfire below breathtaking starry sky. Alternatively, you can spend the night in a charming hostel on the edge of the sand dunes.

Day 7

Merzouga-Dades Gorges
Wake up for Sunrise lovely pictures, and Breakfast in open air. We return by camels to the hotel for Shower. Then, we depart to Erfoud which is known by fossils’ preparation. Drive through palm trees groves. We stop for lunch, then we take a short walk in Todra Gorges.We head our stoping point Boumalne de Dades. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 8

Dades Gorges-Ouarzazate
The “road of the kasbahs”, you travel in the Excuersion. From a high vantage point, you have a wide view of the Canyon of the Dadès. You experience the Oasen-gardens on a short hike to a pretty terraced restaurant.

Day 9

Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will ahead to visit one of Morocco’s most spectacular ksours (fortified villages). Continue to Marrakech with a detour to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and visit the Kasbah el Glaoui and crossing the high Atlas mountain.

Day 10

Marrakech
(Marrakech sightseeing)

Day 11

Drop off
Transfer to the airport.

 

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