During this tour you will have the chance to go through the imperial cities of our beautiful Morocco as well as the Sahara desert, also a one of a kind exotic and spiritual experience awaits you by the end of your trip and makes us thrilled to share it with you.
Your desert journey includes camel trekking as well .
You will have ten days with our companionship to discover the most possible about Morocco and live one amazing travelling experience.
You will learn more about it by going through the detailed itinerary we have here for you.
We assure you the most experienced, friendly and multi languages speaking drivers and guides throughout the entire tour.
We also assure you the most comfortable vehicles you can find in the market to ensure your total comfort and safety.
Your tour will include the following sightseeing:
(Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes –The Middle Atlas – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga– Sekoura – Ouarzazat – Marrakech – essaouira )
CASABLANCA – RABAT
Upon your arrival to Casablanca your driver will pick you up and be taking you on a tour to the Hassan ll mosque which is considered to be the largest religious monument in Morocco and the 7th in the world with the tallest minaret at 210 meters.
Once your tour is over we will be heading to Rabat where you will be spending the night.
Dinner is served at your hotel or riad.
RABAT – MEKNES – VOLUBILIS- FES
Today’s journey is full of excitement and rich of knowledgeable adventures since we will be going through the imperial cities of Rabat and Meknes before we get you to Volubilis or the ancient roman empire.
After breakfast your guide will pick you up from your hotel or riad to take you on a guided tour of the fascinating sites of Rabat that includes its spacious avenues, the Kasbah of Oudaya, the Royal palace, the Hassan Tower majestically overlooking the Bou Regrag River, the historical minarets, the breathtaking domes, as well as the countless green spaces.
Once your guided tour is finished you will be taken back to your hotel so you can get your luggage, then take the road to Meknes which considered to be the achievements of one of the supreme Sultans in the history of Morocco, “Moulay Ismail”.
Through this visit you will be getting the chance to discover all what this imperial city has to offer with its several tall minarets, massive extension of walls and monumental gates passing through Bab el Khemis and the old medina to get to the Islamic cemetery which takes us to the entrance of the old Mellah or like it’s known “the Jewish Quarter”, and before leaving Meknes we will be stopping by one of the most important and beautiful gateway of the city which is Bab el Mansour.
Before we arrive to Fes we will be stopping by the Roman ruins of Volubilis or as it’s referred to it now by “Oualili”.
It was recently recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage site for its breathtaking archeological sites standing still and proving the greatness of the Roman Empire ornamented with stunning mosaics and colorful strips.
Dinner will be served in your hotel or riad in Fes.
FES (GUIDED TOUR OF THE CITY)
Today after breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your private guide taking you on a guided tour of the old medina of Fes which will be one fascinating experience on its own since the old medina is the largest and oldest dynamic square in the world, even bigger than the one in Marrakech like many think it is.
It is standing still and very alive like you will witness with your own eyes once your tour begins.
You will be given the opportunity to visit the royal palace which is the oldest and largest in Morocco, then head to the Jewish quarter.
Something fascinating about this place so called “Mellah” is that it is officially the first Jewish quarter in Morocco and its fortified walls are standing still until now a days.
During your tour you will be given a whole historical idea concerning the Jewish dynasty that has lived in this imperial city starting since the 14th century and more specifically since the year of 1438 when the first Mellah was officially established.
Once our Jewish quarter presentation is over we will be heading to discover more about the fascinating old medina of Fes and our next stop will be the Tanneries after we cross the fruits and vegetables outdoor market while witnessing the locals buying their daily needs for their delicious cooking then we take you to the Quaraouine University which is the Oldest existing, Continually operating and the first degree Awarding educational institution in the world according to the UNESCO and Guinness World Records, after words we head to The Moulay Idriss Mausoleum then to the Nejarine Square.
Our exploration of the old part of the medina of Fes doesn’t stop here so we will take you through the Attarine streets where you will be captivated by the diversity of the scents of oils and spices, you will also get the chance to witness a demonstration of the making of modern and traditional carpets and scarves in a local carpet manufacturing before we take you to The Madrasa Bou Inania widely acknowledged as a great example of the Merinid architecture.
Once your tour is over we will take you back to your hotel or riad in Fes where you will be having dinner and spending the night.
FES (EXTENSIVE TOUR OF THE CITY)
Today after breakfast we will be expanding our visit to the imperial city of Fes through the Batha Museum located in a magnificent 19th-century summer palace and rehabilitated to a museum in 1916, the Batha Museum houses a great collection of traditional Moroccan arts and crafts, historical and artistic artifacts which include fine woodcarving, zellij and sculpted plaster.
It also has some fine embroidery representing the Fassi culture, colorful Berber carpets and antique instruments.
Afterwards we will be heading to the Jnan Sbil Garden as a break before we take you back to your Riad or hotel.
Dinner will be served in your riad or hotel in Fes.
FES – THE MIDDLE ATLAS- ERFOUD- RISSANI – MERZOUGA
Today’s journey will be taking you to a whole new level of travelling and fun since our next destination is the Sahara desert and specially Merzouga where you will be spending the night.
On our way to Merzouga we will be passing by the Middle Atlas by stopping at Ifran which considered being the Little Switzerland of Morocco, we will be making a quick stop at the cedar forest or the home of the monkeys where you will get the opportunity to take some amazing pictures and have a pretty charming experience with the monkeys then we continue on road to Midelt and Erfoud (well known by the amazing fossils).
You will be arriving to Merzouga right before the end of the day where you will have about an hour of camel trekking along the desert enjoying one of the best sunsets you will encounter in your life to finally arrive to Erg Chebbi Dunes where you will be spending the night around a great dinner while enjoying a local folkloric band around a fire camp.
You will be spending the night in a luxury tent in Erg Chebbi.
MERZOUGA – OUARZAZAT
After breakfast we will be heading to Ouarzazat where you will be spending the night.
You will get the chance to wonder around the beautiful endless desert surrounding your camp.
Once on road we will be hitting the heart of Jbel Sarhro called the Todgha Gorges where your driver will be making a short stop so you can get to discover the area better and take some pictures, then we continue our road to Erfoud the capital of fossils then Rissani where you will enjoy one typical lunch which is “El Medfouna” or the Moroccan Saharan pizza.
It’s considered to be a lifetime teat on its own.
Once your lunch break is over we will be continuing our road to Ouarzazat and depending on our time and also the weather we might be making a quick stop at a small village called Ait Ouzzine to enjoy a sip of tea with the locals but we might have to continue our journey and skipping this step but of course your day will be full of excitement and other fun stuff to experience.
Afterwards your driver will be taking you through the Daraa Valley on road to Sekoura Palmary so you can catch sunset.
This road is used to be the way the old caravans used to transport dates and other dried fruits and handcrafts jewels to Marrakech.
OUARZAZAT – MARRAKECH THROUGHOUT (AIT BEN HADOU AND TIZIN TICHKA PASS)
Today’s journey takes us to another side of the Moroccan territory which is Marrakech or the pearl of Morocco where you will be spending the night and having dinner.
After breakfast we will be heading to Marrakech through the Tizin Tichka pass, making a stop at the Ait ben Hadou Kasbah so you can enjoy more of the vast Moroccan desert.
But before we start this journey you will be having a historical tour of the region of Ouarzazat.
Nicknamed the door of the desert, Ouarzazat is primarily occupied by Berbers who constructed many of the prominent Kasbahs and buildings for which the area is known.
It has become an important holiday destination in Morocco and a base for excursions across the Draa Valley and Ait Benhaddou that has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site and which you will be visiting today as well.
The Ouarzazate studios area is one of the largest movie studios in the world in terms of land and a famous location for film making which has invited many international companies to work here and film several historical movies including Mission Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia, The Man Who Would Be King, Kingdom of Heaven and Babel and Asterix & Obelix.
By arriving to Marrakech your desert experience is officially over, but only to open a door to a new experience within the imperial city of Marrakech where you will be spending the night and having dinner.
After having your breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your guide picking you up and taking you on one amazing historical tour of Marrakech which includes the Majorelle Gardens, El Koutoubia Mosque, the Jewish Mellah or quarter, and The Saadians Tomb to end your tour with.
So like it was mentioned above, your tour will start by the Majorelle Garden which is one of the most visited sites in Morocco.
It took French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this delightful garden in the heart of the “Ochre City”.
In 1947 he opened his gardens to the public and, through this period he also painted a glorious ceiling at The Mamounia hotel.
Afterwards we will be heading to The Koutoubia Mosque which is the largest one in Marrakesh; the mosque is ornamented with curved windows, a band of ceramic inlay, and decorative arches with a large plaza overflowing with magnificent gardens.
Once we finish with this historical mosque we will head to the Jewish quarter or Mellah Founded in 1558 by Moulay Abdallah, your guide will be walking you through this entire district and giving you a full resume concerning the history of this area personifying the Jewish culture and presence in Morocco.
Your tour will continue on to the Saadian Tomb which dates back to the Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) and which were only discovered in 1917.
Once discovered they were restored by the Beaux-Arts service and because of the beauty of their decoration, they have been a major attraction for visitors in Marrakech.
Once your tour is over you will head back to your Riad or Hotel and have the rest of the day free to wonder around the streets of Marrakech or just relax.
MARRAKECH (ESSAOUIRA EXXCURSION)
After enjoying your breakfast at your hotel or riad you will live one amazing experience by heading to Essaouira Once called Mogador by sailors and traders.
It is well known for its Gnaoua festival held around the month of June.
It is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage city.
The modern name means “the little rampart” as a reference to the fortress walls that still enclose part of the city.
Essaouira is at once familiar and exotic with its fortified walls, fishing harbor and seagulls soaring and screaming over the town.
At first it seems as though this could be a town in Brittany or France.
During your tour you will get the chance to enjoy this charming artist colony around its lovely white-washed and blue shuttered houses, numerous galleries all around the hidden streets of the old part of the city and thuya wood workshops.
Your tour will take you through the sunlit pedestrian main square as well where you can enjoy a coffee or a mint tea then through the Skala.
You will also get to enjoy the fishing port of the city which offers a breathtaking view of the Portuguese ramparts.
Fresh fish and mouth watering seafood is always available in case you want a taste of it.
You won’t be disappointed if you are after local musician instruments also because Essaouira is just full of them, as well as unique and exotic jewelry markets.
MARRAKECH (CASABLANCA AIRPORT)
After your breakfast at your riad or hotel your driver will be picking you up and driving you to the airport.
We hope you enjoyed our companionship and we hope we will get to see you again.