9 DAYS MARRAKECH – BOULMANE - DADES -MERZOUGA:



desertMERZOUGA DESERT

DAY 1: AIRPORT TRANSFER TO HOTEL :

   Upon your arrival at the airport of Marrakech, our professional staff, will pick you up and transfer you to the Riad, you will be staying at. After taking a shower and, relaxing from the flight, our representative will join you in a friendly discovery where you will enjoy the special ambiance of ” jamaa el fna ‘s plaza ” by night, where fortune tellers, snake charmers, musicians will compete for your attention.
Dinner and, Overnight at the Riad.

DAY 2: MARRAKECH DADES VALLEY :

   Our wonderful journey starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, for a tour around some of Morocco’s special destinations and, the first one for today will be the kasbah of Ait Banhaddou,
On the way you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can see , valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. We will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures and, to admire the beauty of this area dotted with tiny berberic villages.
Arriving to a world Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou, this place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17 th century in Morocco, “the Glaoui’s family” ; and a place that attracted many film makers, that he took a part in their movies such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. A lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.
After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt ; Next we will visit the city of rose’s and, it’s valley, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see.
Eventually, passing by tiny berberic villages in Skoura we will stop at Boumalene Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and, spend the night at a local Riad.

 DAY 3: DADES VALLEY – TODRA GORGES – MERZOUGA :

   After breakfast at the beautiful town of Boumalene, we will head over to a special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world. After a quiet stay we will continue to the famous town of Rissani, where you will try the traditional berberic pizza for lunch.
after restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination ; when arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by a warming cup of mint tea, to spend a wonderful night in a hotel near the dunes.
Overnight and, dinner at the hotel.

DAY 4: MERZOUGA – ERG CHEBBI – MERZOUGA :

   In today’s program after breakfast in the hotel, we will explore the surrounding areas of the marvelous desert of l Erg Echebbi’s . You will have the opportunity to see the lake Dayet Srji, that attracts flocks of pink flamingos ; Birdwatchers will enjoy this quiet area. Afterwards, we will explore Khamlia and, meet the locals and, know more about their daily life. You can also find desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known by its habitants , the black people who were slaves from Sudan. With their hospitality, You will be welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia , we will do what we like to call it a worth stop to enjoy the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border. We can go to visit a nomadic family, taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels. You can meet members of the family and get to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a good cup of tea. After this you will have the opportunity to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks, near Yasmina Auberge, where you will be amazed at the scene of the dunes, along the nearby lake. .In the afternoon we will ride the camels back into the golden dunes to enjoy sunset in the middle of Sahara, to conclude the day by a traditional dinner in the camp while enjoying berberic music. Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.

DAY 5 :MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ZIZ VALLEY – ATLAS – FEZ :

   After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore.
After a quiet stay, we are going to continue towards “Midelt “, the commercial center of a large agricultural hinterland. Passing by Ziz Valley and, Errachidia, to the Cedar forests of the beautiful Azrou and, by the Switzerland of Morocco the unique Ifrane.
Eventually, arriving at Fes, in the evening. Where you will enjoy dinner and, overnight in a hotel at the heart of the Medina.

DAY 6 : FES – FES :

   After Breakfast, you are going to explore, the historical ramparts of the Medina of Fes . See the historical “Marinid tombs “, visiting the 14th century “ the Madrasa Bou inania “,and its excellent museum, with its rich collection of illuminated manuscripts, and ceramics.
Enjoying lunch in the Medina
Then you are going to resume exploring the fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and the richly decorated Attarin’s madrasa, Also the funduq of nejarin, and the medieval tannery, and the infinite variety of handicrafts, copperplate and pottery.
Eventually, after an entertaining day, you are going to spend the night in the same hotel ( dinner included) .

DAY 7 : FEZ- VOLUBILIS -MEKNES-RABAT :

   After a traditional breakfast in the Riad, we are going to resume our tour towards, a special destination, a historical place from the 25 BC “volubilis” , the site of Romans ruins. Next and not far from this current location, staying in the historical mood we are going to visit the city of Moulay driss, the oldest city in Morocco, where the founder of Islam in north Africa is buried, we will enjoy lunch in this beautiful city, then we are going to continue towards a city known as, the Ismaili capital of Morocco ,the city of Meknes. Where you are going to see the famous historical gate of “Bab mansour el alaaj “, Also the second known Plaza in Morocco after the plaza of jamaa lefna in Marrakech, the plaza of “Lehdim “, next you are going to see the Basin of “Sahrij souani “, and explore the Moulay smail Mausoleum.
Eventually, we arrive at Rabat. Where we visit the famous Mohammed V Mausoleum, Hassan Tower and enjoy a short break at the pretty walled Kasbah of Oudaia. Overnight in Rabat

DAY 8 : RABAT – CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH :

   After breakfast, we are going to resume our tour for special a destination on this journey, “Casablanca “, the commercial capital, and the largest city of Morocco. A blend of moorish style, and European art decoration. Where you are going to visit, the 5th largest mosque in the world, with its world’s tallest minaret. Standing partly over the water. Lunch is scheduled at a restaurant in the seaside.
Eventually, at evening, when arrived at Marrakech, you will have a free program to do whatever you like ( if you want to buy any souvenirs, or just walk in the old medina) Dinner and, overnight at a Riad.

DAY 9: MARRAKECH AIRPORT :

  Today we will try to benefit our time as much as we can, maybe wander around Marrakech souks to get some souvenirs for friends…, then transfer to Marrakech’s international airport based on your flight schedule, where unfortunately our unforgettable experience will end.

Included in this tour:

 ✓  Private Morocco tour in comfortable A/C vehicle

 ✓ Private driver/guide during the trip

 ✓  Pick up / drop off from Hotel/Riad.

 ✓  Accommodation in hotels during the tour

 ✓  Sleeping in desert tents in desert camp (Desert tours)

 ✓  Camel trek in the desert (Desert tours)

 ✓  Dinners and breakfasts

Not Included:

  ✗  Plane ticket to and from Morocco

  ✗  Lunches and drinks during the tour

  ✗  Entrance fee to museums and attractions

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