8 Days Tour To Imperial Cities Via Desert From Marrakech

8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
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Description

We invite you to know the Historical Heritage of your second country, Morocco, visiting  the cyclopean Hassan II mosque of  Casablanca and its main attractions and monuments and exploring the most important imperial cities of the country: Marrakech, Fez and Rabat, as well as the most relevant natural spaces that will move your souls. Explore the Sahara desert with its impressive sand dunes, the beautiful Atlas Mountains dotted with tiny villages, Kasbahs and centuries-old valleys and adobe Berber villages … The tour has covered more details.

DESTINATION Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate & Imperial Cities
DEPARTURE LOCATION                                                   Any Place in Marrakech
RETURN LOCATION Any Place in Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 08:15 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM
DURATION 8 Days – 7 Nights
PRICE Depends on the number of travelers

INCLUDED

Pick up service from  your accommodation in Marrakech Fuel included
Private Transport by an A/C vehicle Professional English speaking driver
Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included Local guide at ait ben haddou Kasbah
Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each) Half-board accommodations in selected hotels & Riads or Kasbahs (dinners & breakfasts are included)
Official art historian guide in Fes & Marrakech Drop off service at  your accommodation in Marrakech
You can stop everywhere to take photos

NOT INCLUDED

Entrance fees Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities Lunches and drinks
The flights tickets to and from your homeland Anything not mentioned in the program

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the main attractions and monuments in Casablanca
  • Visit the biggest mosque Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Explore the spiritual capital of Morocco; Fes: Najjarine fountains and Museum
  • Explore Quaraouyine university, the tanneries, the medrassa bouanania in Fes
  • Explore the labyrinth souks/Markets in the old medina of Fes
  • Enjoy the colorful and aromas and discover the artisans workshops Of fes.
  • Spent a night in desert camt & enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars
  • Take the secondary roads through the Dades Canyon
  • Discover the beautiful Atlas Mountains dotted with tiny villages
  • Cross the dunes of Sahara desert on the back of a camel
  • Discover the spectacular gorges of Dadès and Toudra.
  • Live a unique experience in the Merzouga desert.
  • Enjoy a beautiful sunset and sunrise over the golden sand dunes
  • Explore Marrakech Sightseeing and its green gardens

Itinerary

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Day 1: Exploring Marrakesh 

Today we’ll have a guided tour of Marrakesh. You will explore the main attractions and monuments of the city including the famous Jamma el Fna square, Koutoubia mosque, the souks, palaces, and museums. We’ll also explore parts of the city such as Gueliz, The Menara Garden, and Marjol garden.

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Day 2: Marrakesh – Tizi n Tichka pass – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge

Today your tour kicks off with a view of the Atlas Mountains as we snake through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to the Unesco World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, famous on the big screen for movies like the Gladiator and the famous HBO series Game of Thrones. We’ll then continue to Ouarzazate to visit Atlas Film Studios and a Kasbah located in the city. We’ll continue our tour from Marrakesh towards the valley of Roses, famous for its annual Festival of roses. We will drive to Dades Gorge where we spend this night in a local hotel/riad.

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Day 3: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Rissani – Merzouga desert

Here, we’ll continue our tour to visit Todra Gorge, a colorful narrow canyon famous for outdoor lovers. We’ll continue through the Ziz Valley to reach Erfoud, an oasis town known as the gate to the Sahara desert and recognized for its unique fossils. There we can visit a local factory which produces artisans and house decor made from fossils, there is also a local shop where you may purchase such items as souvenirs.

Then, we’ll drive towards Rissani, where we’ll visit the local souk and then drive in direction of the desert to reach Merzouga. Overnight in local Riad/hotel.

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Day 4: Merzouga desert

This day will be spent exploring the Merzouga desert. You’ll get a chance to “do your own thing”, with the option of camel trekking, or exploring via the comfort of a 4×4. We’ll also visit the Khamlia village famous for its traditional music. We simply can’t miss the opportunity of appreciating the sunset behind the dunes of the bewildering Sahara desert. we leave the vehicle and begin our camel ride into the desert dunes, accompanied by experienced guides, arriving at the Merzouga Desert Camp where we’ll stay overnight in Berbere tents. This spectacular night will be rendered unforgettable with a unique and traditional starlit Berbere dinner topped off by tribal music around a desert campfire.

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Day 5: Merzouga – Midelt – Fes

We’ll fetch an early start to the day to catch the sunrise, and then continue by camelback to our hotel. After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll drive past Rissani and Erfoud stopping in Midelt, the Atlas Mountains, for lunch. Then we’ll drive to Fes where we’ll spend the night.

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Day 6: Fes guided tour

Today we’ll explore the oldest city in Morocco and enjoy walking through its alleys and small streets.

Sightseeing includes the Royal Palace gate and Jewish quarter visits as far as other cultural and historical sites including the Al Qaraouine University, the Tanneries, and Mulay Idriss mausoleum.

You can spend the afternoon exploring the fascinating medina before having dinner at a local restaurant. We’ll spend the night in Fes at a local riad/hotel.

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Day 7: Fes – Rabat – Casablanca

Fes consists of three distinct parts; Fes el Bali (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) being the oldest of the three with more than 9000 narrow streets and alleys fortified by a large wall, Fes-Jdid “new Fez” (home of the Jewish quarter) and the “Ville Nouvelle”, the newest sector of Fez created during the French occupation. Later in the day, we’ll drive to Rabat and then Casablanca.

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Day 8: Casablanca – Marrakech

Today we’ll visit the main attractions and monuments in Casablanca including Hassan II Mosque. Then, after lunch at a local restaurant, we’ll drive back to Marrakesh where our tour end.

– The price of this Morocco tour depends on the number of travelers, please fill in the booking form or contact us to get the pricing  for your tour.

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