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Pick you up and drive to Tatuan, to have a short visit to this small beautiful blue City where the Portugues civilization was based during centuries ago. after lunch drive to Chefchaouen. You will be accommodated in a Riad.
Day2: Explore Chefchaouen:
After breakfast in your hotel, you will start exploring the Medina. Chefchaouen is a beautiful unique city with its white-washed walls and its blue doors, and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, Chefchaouen was occupied by Spain; therefore there is much influence of the Spanish civilization and architecture. You have the opportunity to meet locals and walk in this beautiful Medina. Overnight in a Riad.
Day3: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes:
After breakfast in the hotel, and after exploring the city of Chefchaouen we travel south via Ouazzan towards Volubilis, the well preserved Roman empire dating to 225BC, where some mosaics as still in very good shape, that we travel to Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco. In Meknes, we see the fascinating gate Bab Mansour built by the sultan My Ismail, the granary, and the Sahrij Souani used for irrigation and plantation. We continue via the highway to Fes. Overnight accommodation in a Riad.
Day4: Exploring Fes:
After breakfast in your riad, you will start an explorative journey of the cultural capital of Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts with the Royal Palace, the Jewish headquarter, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, and the Tanneries. After lunch, you will visit the ceramic factory and have a panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. In the afternoon, we will visit the new city for a drink. Overnight accommodation in your riad.
Day5: Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Errachidia – Merzouga:
After breakfast in your riad, you’ll leave Fes traveling towards Ifran, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco” and then to Merzouga via Azrou and the Ziz Valley. During this journey, you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest – the largest in Morocco – where you may well sight Barbary apes. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia. Your journey continues to Merzouga via the Tizi Ntalghamt pass and along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way.
Arrive in Merzouga at the end of the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check in to your riad. Overnight in a hotel Riad.
Day 6: Merzouga area and the Camel trek:
After breakfast in the hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations. You may also visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. In the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand sea of Merzouga. Enjoy a wonderful sunset over the golden dunes and overnight at the desert camp, equipped with flush toilets. DBB.
Day 7: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges 260km
If you like, early in the morning, we will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterward, you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. En route, you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast in the riad, you’ll leave for Rissani, Tinghir, and Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy hotel overlooking the Dades valley. (DBB).
Day 8: Dades Gorge – Skoura – Ouarzazate:
After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazat. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. We’ll stop at Kalaa Mgouna, “the rose city”, to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over. Continue to Skoura and the bird’s valley; visit the Kasbah Ameridil, a well-preserved kasbah in this area.
After some hiking in the valley stop in a restaurant, overlooking the whole valley, for lunch. On to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”, whose geography and beautiful landscapes have attracted many world-class movie producers. Here you may choose to visit the studios, containing props used in movies, you may have already seen, such as The Mummy, Gladiator, and The Last Temptation of Christ. Overnight accommodation will be in a local riad.DBB.
Day 9: Ouarzazat – Ait Benhaddou – Essaouira 375km
After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll drive to Essaouira via Marrakech and the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. The Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, was built by T-Hami El glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains, at the end of the 19th century to be one of his stops during his long trading routes to Timbuctu in Mali.
Now the Kasbah houses many of the Glaoui family members. After a short visit to the Kasbah, your journey will continue through the majestic Tizi n’tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, to Essaouira. Overnight accommodation in Riad.
Day 10: Exploring Essaouira:
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Essaouira, you’ll visit the Skala fortress and see the Thuya wood carved by the artisans; walk through the alleys of the medina and view hundreds of handicrafts. Our visit includes the Mellah – the Jewish headquarter, and the beach. The “City of the wind” has strong winds that attract surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilizations – including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture – however, it remains a small village of much history. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it is also regarded as Morocco’s “Jewel of the Atlantic”. There’s an abundant harbor here too, so you can enjoy a delicious sea-food dinner before staying overnight in a local hotel.
Day 11: Essaouira – Marrakech: 180km
After breakfast in your riad, start traveling to Marrakech. Just before Essaouira, we’ll stop to visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil. Here they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic, and medical properties. Your journey will continue to Marrakech via Chichaoua.
Get to Marrakech at the beginning of the afternoon. After checking in to your riad, you will start exploring Marrakech, visiting the Majorelle Gardens, and then walking within the Jemaa El Fna square, which is always entertained with storytellers, snake charmers, food sellers, and henna makers. Overnight accommodation in a Riad.
Day 12: Marrakech guided tour.
After breakfast, you will enjoy a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Bahia and Badi Palaces, Saadian Tombs, Menara basin, and many other hidden treasures. Lunch will be at one of the finest traditional restaurants in Marrakech.
After lunch, tour to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous market square Djemaa el Fna, well worth a visit, as one of the center attractions of Marrakech, which comes alive at night with local storytellers, snake enchanters, entertainers… and mouth-watering barbecues. Night in the same riad with Bed and Breakfast.
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Day 13: Marrakech to Rabat via Casablanca.
After your breakfast in the Riad, you will drive toward Casablanca where you will visit the biggest Mosque in Africa ( Hassan II) then you will drive to the Mohammed V Square known as the heart of the City before continuing toward Rabat. Overnight in a Hotel with Bed and Breakfast.
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Day 14: Rabat to Tangier.
Departure after the Breakfast toward Tangier via Assillah. In Rabat you can visit the Mechouar of the Royal Palace, the ruins of Chellah, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and the Hassan Tower then continue to Assillah, short visit this small beautiful blue City where the Portugues civilization was based during the centuries ago before ending in your Hotel in Tangier with bed and breakfast.
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Day 15: Transfer to the Port or Airport depending on your departure time
15 days Tangier desert tour
– 4×4 vehicle with AC
– English speaking driver/guide
– Overnight in Desert camp
– Camel trekking “1 Camel P/P”
15 days Tangier desert tour
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