tour 6 days From Casablanca
Day 1: Arrival at Casablanca airport – Rabat
Arrival at Casablanca airport. Meeting and transfer to Rabat with the option of visiting the Hassan II Mosque through a guided walking tour and lunch in Corniche (coastal area). We will spend the night in a Riad in the old Medina (walled city).
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez
After breakfast, we will explore the highlights of the political capital of Morocco: Rabat, such as: the Chellah necropolis, Royal Palaces, (if we have the opportunity to enter), Kasbah of Oudayas, Hassan Tower and tombs of the royal family . We will drive on the highway to Meknes, where we will stop to eat. A few kilometers we will reach the Roman ruins of Volubilis (free time to walk and explore). Our trip will end in Fez. We will spend the night in a Riad in the Medina of Fez.
Day 3: Fez city tour with local guide
After breakfast, a local Fez guide will accompany you on your tour to explore the oldest imperial city in Moroccan history. Our visit will include, if time permits: Medersa (Koranic school), Attarin or Bou-Inania, Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded by Fatima Bint al-Fihria in the ninth century AD. C. Fountain and museum of Nejjarine. Bab Boujloud, the blue and green door. Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss II. Tanneries of Chouwara and have the feeling of having stepped back in time. The water clock dating from the fourteenth century A.D. Souks Traditional ceramics and Merenid Tombs. Afternoon free to relax or enjoy the streets of the old medina. Overnight accommodation in a Riad.
Day 4: Fez – Ifrane – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
Pick up at 8 in the morning at your hotel or Riad, transfer to Ifrane (Moroccan Switzerland) our first stop to enjoy the city with its completely European style. Along the route we will cross the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas where you can often see the barbary macaques, while we will enjoy the contrasts of the landscapes, we will stop at Midelt, famous for its apple trees, to eat at a local restaurant or Do some shopping (vegetables and fruits) and have a picnic by a river. Our trip will continue to the gorges of the Ziz Valley, with its palm procession, while we will pass through many typical Berber villages that arrive in the city of Erfoud to visit a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing with the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, an incredibly beautiful expanse of undulating dunes, also known as the Merzouga Dunes. Camel ride watching the sunset and spending the night in Berber tents (haima) in the middle of the dunes. Dinner and night in a Bivouac (camp).
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
You can get up early to enjoy the first rays of sun over the desert. Enjoy your breakfast at the camp and get on your camel to return to the lodge and meet your driver. The itinerary will take us to the Todra Gorges to enjoy its wonderful views of its canyons while we will walk them on foot. We will continue our way through Berber and palm groves, we will stop en route to eat at a local restaurant. We will cross the administrative city of Boumalen to reach the Dades Gorges, where our trip will end in a charming hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 6: Gorges of the Dades – Valley of the Roses – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Today, after breakfast, we will drive along the Kelaa Mgouna (Valley of the Roses) where highly scented roses bloom in the hedges during April and May, at which time to buy a bouquet of roses. Then we will continue to Ouarzazate, known for its movie studios, which host many international film productions and is also known as the “Hollywood of Morocco.” We follow the route along the Ounila Valley and only 40 km from the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, we will see the Kasbah of Telouet, an ancient route of the Sahara caravans over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. It was the seat of power of the El Glaoui family, King Moulay Hassan gave them the political power of Morocco south of the High Atlas Mountains. The Glaoui were almost as powerful as the Sultan himself. You can still visit the palace, but it is increasingly damaged and slowly collapsing. In 2010, work was being done to restore the property. If you have the opportunity on Thursday, visit a traditional souk in the Atlas village. Food in the Atlas Mountains. We cross the Tizi-n-Tichka once more to reach Marrakech late in the afternoon / early evening. End of our services.