Imperial cities and Sahara desert of Merzouga

Hassan ll mosque in Casablanca
Hassan ll mosque in Casablanca

Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat

Welcome at the airport, departure to visit the Mosque of Hassan II, then to Rabat, visit of the administrative and political capital. Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 2: Rabat - Meknes-Fes

After breakfast, departure to Fez via Moulay Idriss the holy city and visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Lunch. Step by Meknes, known as the "Versailles of Morocco". Visit the monuments of Meknes. Arrival to Fez. Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 3: Sightseeing tou of Fes

After breakfast, the day will be dedicated to the discovery Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities and ancient towns, founded by Idriss II, the heart of the Arab-Muslim culture: the Mosque of the Andalusians, tanners, potters districts, the Medina where we will have lunch. In the afternoon the tour continues to the hispano-moorish buildings, madrasas, source Nejjarine.

Day 4: Fes - Midelt - Ziz valley - Erfoud- Merzouga Dunes

We wake up early to have breakfast and head Midelt through the Middle Atlas. Stop for lunch. Follow to Erfoud along the Ziz valley by a succession of fortified towns whose architecture announces pre-Sahara oasis. Arrival to Merzouga dunes (Erg Chebbi), Accommodation in kasbah.

Day 5: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga

After breakfast, you will make the grand tour through the dunes: 2 oasis of Merzouga, the nomad deposit, the people Khamlia (black people, slaves descendents), mines MIFISS the desert plateau to meet the nomad Berber oasis Tisserdmin. Back to the hotel, at 15:00 pm we take a camel ride to watch the sunset on the dunes (about an hour and a half ). Night in nomad tents in the dunes to enjoy the silence of the desert sky filled with stars. Private  haima.

Day 6: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorge

After sunrise, return to the hotel for breakfast and shower, drive to Tinghir via Rissani, Erfoud, Tinejdad, arrival to the Todra Gorge. Dinner and Night at the hotel.

Day 7: Todra Gorge - BoulmaneDades - Rose Valley - Skoura – Ouarzazate

Breakfast and departure to Ouarzazate via KelaaM'Gouna. This city hostes every year the festival of roses. Lunch and follow to Ouarzazate by the Dades Valley, the Valley of the Roses, Skoura; to visit Kasbah Ameridil, and then continue the journey to Ouarzazate. Dinner and nightt at the hotel.

Day 8: Ouarzazate - AitBenhaddou - Marrakech

Visit the city of Ouarzazate founded in 1928, famous for its film studios. Stop to visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Continue to Marrakech. Arrival to Marrakech in the afternoon. Dinner and night at the hotel.

Day 9: Cultural Tour of Marrakech

After breakfast, full day dedicated to visit Marrakech, the "Pearl of the South", founded in the eleventh century. Morning: visit the Koutoubia mosque, Saadian Tombs, the Menara Gardens and Bahia Palace. Return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the souks, the Medina and Jemaa El Fna square. In the evening dinner show at a Moroccan restaurant. Night at hotel

Day 10: Marrakech - Essaouira

Breakfast. Departure to Essaouira, where we have very good fish for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the city and the streets of the medina of Essaouira, a former Portuguese fort known for its handicrafts, silver jewelry, and inlaid wood of Thuja. Dinner and Night.

Day 11: Essaouira - El Jadida - Casablanca

Breakfast and departure to Casablanca via El Jadida with lunch at El Oualidia (can eat fish specialties). Follow to El Jadida on the Atlantic coast. Arrival to Casablanca. Dinner and night

Day 12: Casablanca - Med V airport

After breakfast, transfer to Mohamed V airport in Casablanca. End of our services