Morocco Great Tour

Imperial Cities and Desert

Morocco Great Tour Imperial Cities and Desert 9 Days / 8 Nights

Route Details:

Seein Morocco: On this tour you will visit all Morocco Imperial Towns, the Atlantic coast and the most amazing desert part of Morocco and you will be able to contemplate some of the most impressive and different landscapes of the country. In a comfortable Toyota 4×4 we will cross roads, dirt tracks, valleys, ports, gorges, dunes and villages with history.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Morocco - Casablanca

Welcome to Morocco, transfert airport to the hotel in Casablanca city center. Dinner and night in hotel.

Day 2

Casablanca - Rabat - Meknas

Breakfast then departure for Rabat stopping by Casablanca, to visit the country’s economic capital: the United Nations Square, the Boulevard Mohamed V, the ANFA district and the Corniche with an external visit to the Hassan II Mosque. After lunch, we continue for Rabat, visit of the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower, the Kasbah Chellah and the Oudaya gardens, then drive to Meknas. Dinner and accommodation in hotel.

Day 3

Meknas - Exploring Fes Medina

Departure for Volubilis to visit the Roman ruins, the thermal baths of Gallien, the forum and the capitol. In Meknes, visit to the Moulay Ismaïl Mausoleum, Bab Mansour, Bab Khdim. Then departure for Fez to visit the imperial city, the kingdom’s spiritual capital. The Medersa Attarine, the Nejjarine fountain and the first university of Karaouine.Lunch in an ancient palace of the Medina. We continue the visit, Fes Jdid, its walls, the Royal Palace and a panoramic view on the old town. Dinner and night in hotel.

Day 4

Fes - Midelt - Merzouga - Erg Chabbi dunes

Breakfast and departure for the town of Midelt known for its minerals and fossils. Ziz Gorges and Erfoud travelling by the Ziz valley and benefiting from the coolness of the blue spring of Meski. Take time on this day in the desert to admire the changing light on the dunes that seem always similar always different. At night, under a starry sky. Dinner and night in hotel.

Day 5

Merzouga - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga

After breakfast, we start on the road to the desert through the two oasis of Merzouga, the nomadic family, village Khamlia (village of black peoples), mines Mifiss, meeting the nomadic Berbers in the desert, Tissardmine oasis. Arrival at the hotel, your camels are load-up, It is here that you will ride off the ocean of the golden-sand. While traveling to your camp you’ll appreciate the pure beauty of the landscape. night in the middle of the dunes, undernomadic tent.

Day 6

Merzouga - Todra gorges - Dades valley - Rose valley - Ouarzazate

Discover the desert region and its isolated oases. Traveling East along the Erg Chebbi we leave the desert stopping by Rissani, the first Alawi city and a major centre of commerce. Visit to the town’s palm grove and its ancient Kasbahs, its enormous souk and the Ziz valley, a fossil quarry, we continue to wards the Todra Gorges. lunch in the Todra Gorges then Boulmane Dades. Arrive Klaa Mgouna known for its great rose valley and the production of rose water. Drive to the road of the thousand Kasbahs to Ouarzazate, Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 7

Ouarzazate - Ait Ben haddou - Atlas mountain - Marrakech

After breakfast, before heading for Marrakech, you’ll stop at the Kasbah Taourirt, then the famous kasbah of Ait Ben-haddou Unesco site, where many movies filmed the main ones, Lawrence of Arabia, Tea in the Sahara, Game of Thrones and Gladiator. Visit of the Kasbah to discover the Berber real life of Morocco. Lunch then road to Marrakech via Tizi-n-tichka pass. Check into the hotel.

Day 8

Exploring Marrakech Medina

Discover the famous red city, visit the city’s historic monuments: Menara gardens, the Koutoubia Minaret, the Saadi tombs and the Bahia palace. Lose your-selves in the enormous souk and plunge into the effervescence of Djemaa el Fna Square, in the heart of millenary Morocco, let yourselves be spellbound by the dancers, the snake charmers, the jugglers, storytellers, singers. Dinner and breakfast in hotel

Day 9

Marrakech - Casablanca

Breakfast at the riad, free time in Marrakech medina and transfer to the airport according to flight schedule. And the end of trip…

Tour Included:

  • Pick up and drop off in Casablanca airport or hotel
  • 9 days private and exclusive services of Land Cruiser 4×4 with AC
  • 9 days services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Local guide in Fes and Marrakech
  • 7 nights en-suite accommodation
  • 1 night under nomadic tent
  • Camel ride to desert camp
  • Sand-boarding in the dunes
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 8 dinners

Not included:

  • Drinks
  • Lunches & dinners in Fez and Marrakech 
  • Entrance/Activity Fees and tips

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