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11 Days - Discover the Imperial Cities from Fez

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Day 1 – Origin – Fes

Arrival at Fez airport, reception by our staff and transfer to the riad located in the middle of the medina (historical part of the city).

Day 2 – Fes

We will dedicate the whole day to get to know Fez.

Visit of the golden gates of the Royal Palace, built by the bronze masters. We will visit the old Medina with its Bou Anania Medersa, the Nejjarine fountain, one of the most beautiful in the medina. The Karaouine Mosque, which houses one of the main cultural centers of Islam and is the seat of the University of Fez, and the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. We will stop at the famous tanners’ neighborhood, unique in the world. After lunch we will continue visiting Fez in the afternoon, through the artisan neighborhoods divided by guilds.

Accommodation and breakfast in a charming riad.

Day 3 – Fes – Merzouga

We will leave Fez after breakfast and cross the Middle Atlas through the town of Ifran, the African Switzerland, so called due to the combination of its western architecture and its cedar forests. We will stop to see the monkeys that inhabit the area of Azrou, Midelt and we will also visit the Tafilalet palm grove. We will continue our journey towards the famous dunes of Erg Chebbi, the expected arrival is at 3 in the afternoon. Then, mounted on dromedaries, we will head towards the dunes to see the sunset, and we will sleep in a wild oasis located two hours away on the back of our dromedaries, in the middle of the desert.

Night under the stars in a Berber Haima.

Day 4 – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi

After breakfast we will take a short walk through the wonderful Dades canyons, we will take the vehicle again to go through the impressive Todra Gorge towards Merzouga, the genuine Sahara with its Dune of more than 250 meters high, one of the most big, at the foot of the dunes we will stay that night.

Day 5 – Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges

After breakfast we will start our route to the Dades gorges. But before all that we are going to cross Rissani and its authentic market, then to the Toudgha gorges where we are going to stop for 30 minutes or so to enjoy this beautiful landscape and for a short trekking. We continue our way to the fingers of the monkeys in the mountains of the Dades gorges where we will spend the night. night in the hotel/riad.

Day 6 – Dades Gorges – ouarzazate – ait benhadou – Marrakech

After breakfast we will start our tour to Marrakech. this path full of sites is worth visiting and discovering them. Let’s start from Ouarzazate and its cinema museum then to the kasbah ait benhadou, a famous kasbah where caravans stop in the past and I have made many movies there as well as gladiator for example. We continue our way and this time crossing the high atlas (tizint tichka) 2262 m in height we will arrive in Marrakech.

Day 8 – Marrakech – Essaouira

aldremos from Marrakech to Essaouira. The city appears on a large rocky peninsula, with its white walls, blue doors and windows, the softness of the light, the cool climate in summer and the colors give this city a unique atmosphere. Essaouira is the city where the sea cradled dreams are infinite. We will spend the night in an accommodation in Essaouira to be able to wander through its labyrinthine streets and appreciate the bustle of the port and see one of the most beautiful sunsets in Morocco.

Day 9 – Essaouira – Casablanca – Rabat -Meknes

We will leave Essaouira towards Casablanca, where we will visit the Hassan II Mosque, then continue to Rabat. Once there, we will visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Hassan Tower. We will continue to Meknes where we will spend a night in a charming riad.

Day 10 – Meknes – Roman Ruins of Volubilis – Fez

After breakfast we will go to visit Meknes, a city that reached its heyday thanks to Sultan Mulay Ismail. 27 km from Meknes are the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis. After visiting the Roman ruins, we will go to Fez.

Arrival in Fez, free afternoon and night in a charming riad.

Day 11 – Fes – Fes Airport

After breakfast and at the indicated time transfer to the airport.

End of our services and our tour of Morocco.

It includes

  • Transfers to the airport in and out.
  • Accommodations in half board (dinner and breakfast) except in Marrakech (breakfast only).
  • 1 Night in haimas (Berber camp) in the middle of the desert, half board
  • Private vehicle with a Spanish-speaking driver throughout the tour.
  • Excursions through the desert in the dunes on the back of dromedaries.
  • A dromedary for each person.
  • Local guide in Marrakech

Does not include

  • International flights.
  • Marrakech dinners though we will help you find good restaurants.
  • Mid-day meals.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Tickets to museums.

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