10 days Travel: Grand Tour Imperial Cities, Anti / High Atlas and the desert
Day 1: Casablanca – Fez
Pick up at the airport in Casablanca the economic capital of Morocco. Visit the Mosque of Hassan II, one of largest mosques in the Islamic world and then continue to visit the royal capital of morocco Rabat, then to the country’s cultural capital Fez. Night in hotel or Ryad.
Day 2: Fez – Fez
One day to discover the cultural capital of Morocco. You can visit several monuments: Medersa (Koranic schools): Chahrij, Bou Inania Attarin. Souks, Fes El-Jedid, Karaouine Mosque (first university in the world). Night in Hotel or Ryad.
Day 3: Fez – Volubilis – Meknes
Road to the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis, and visit the holy city of Moulay Idriss, 27 km from the ruins visit Meknes, a city that reached its peak thanks to Sultan Moulay Ismail. In this city visit gate Baba Mansour and L'hadim Square. Night in Hotel.
Day 4: Meknes – Merzouga
Departure from Fez the way to Merzouga visit Ifran (also known as the Switzerland of Morocco), the forest of Azrou where we will get to enjoy watching monkeys climb the cedars. Then continue to the Middle Atlas Mountains and then continue to the Ziz Valley with its gorges and Errachidia, continue to the town of Erfoud. Arrival in Merzouga, the day is dedicated to enjoy the peace of the desert. Night in Hotel accommodation near the sand dunes.
Day 5: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
After breakfast we will start the grand tour of the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, passing through many desert towns. We will meet desert nomads in their tents, and discover a new sense of life … In the afternoon we take the camels for the night in the middle of the sand dunes. night under nomad tent.
Day 6: Erg Chebbi – Todra Gorges
We get up early to watch the beautiful sunrise and climb the dunes, then mount a camel to go back to the hostel where we take a shower. and continue to the throats to Rissani where we stop to visit some traditional market and then continue towards the Todra Gorges. Night in the middle of the Gorges.
Day 7: The Todra Gorges – Ouarzazate
Have breakfast and walk a little way into the grooves before moving to the Dades Valley, the Valley of Roses and the oasis of Skoura. Arrival in Ouarzazate. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast and before going to Marrakech, visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou where they recorded many movies, including Sahara and Gladiator. Then continue to Marrakech over the mountains of the High Atlas to the Tizi N’Tichka at 2260 meters of altitude. On the side of the mountains will see Berber villages and farms. Arrival in Marrakech. Night in hotel or ryad.
Day 9: Marrakech – Marrakech
A day to discover the charms of Marrakech and its historical monuments: The Menara gardens and basin, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs and Dar Si Said Museum and the Palace of Bahia and Jamaa El Fna with its souks. Overnight at the hotel or ryad.
Day 10: Marrakech – Casablanca
Departure to Casablanca and transfer to airport,…Journey’s End.
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