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8 Days – Classic Morocco from Fez

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Day 1 – Fes

Welcome at the Fez airport and meeting with the accompanying guide.

Prepare to be amazed and inspired!

Transfer to the Hotel or Riad.

Free time for a first contact with the city.

Day 2 – Fes Tour

In the morning, at the indicated time, departure for the visit with a local guide of Fez, the oldest of the Imperial Cities of the country, approaching the gates of the Royal Palace and touring the Jewish quarter, the impressive Medina, with its typical shops and artisan neighborhoods, the dyers’ neighborhood, the exterior of the Mosque, the Koranic School, Al Bouanania, and the El Quaraouiyne University.

Free time in the afternoon to continue enjoying the city.

Day 3 – Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Medalt – Errachidía – Ziz Valley – Merzouga

In the morning, at the indicated time, we will start the journey to the desert through the university city of Ifrane, better known as the “Moroccan Switzerland”, and because it is one of the favorite cities of the King of Morocco, the cedar forest and monkeys. from Azrou and the landscapes of the Atlas until reaching the Ziz Valley, an extensive palm grove. We will arrive in Merzouga at the foot of the Erg Chebbi dunes.

Traditional welcome dinner in the desert.

Day 4 – Merzouga

Today we will have the whole day to explore and discover the way of life and culture in the desert.

After breakfast, departure with the 4×4 vehicle to surround the dunes, visit Berber nomad families that live in the area and have tea with them, go to the mines and fossil area to learn about the natural resources of the desert and to witness a demonstration of traditional gnaoua music by the Bambaras group from Khamlia. In the middle of the afternoon, a dromedary excursion is carried out to reach the camp, while enjoying a sunset that will probably remain in your memory as one of the best natural spectacles you have ever witnessed.

Traditional Berber dinner in the camp to the rhythm of drums under the moon and stars, surrounded by dunes and accompanied by a fire.

This will undoubtedly be a magical night!

Day 5 – Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

We will say goodbye to the dunes and we will head towards Erfoud from where we will set out towards Tineghir and Todra. We will make a stop to visit its gorges perched at an altitude of 1,350 m and surrounded by a palm grove, until we reach the city of Boumalne, where the other gorges called Dades were formed. A beautiful journey through valleys, Berber populations, kabashs and a landscape of contrasts between palm trees and vegetation.

Today we will spend the night surrounded by mountains and valleys.

Day 6 – Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

After breakfast, and once we have passed the Valley of the Roses and the city of Ouarzazate, located on a large plateau, we will enter to visit one of the best Ksurs -if not the best- preserved in Morocco: Ait Ben Haddou, a Fortress town built in adobe, the scene of many films and declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.

Continuation of the route through the High Atlas, crossing the Port of Tichka (2260 m) surrounded by impressive mountains. Arrival in Marrakech and transfer to the Riad.

Free time to enjoy the magical atmosphere of the city.
Free visit and at your own pace of Jemaa el Fna Square and the medina, the heart of the city. A unique experience, where all the night life and activity is concentrated: dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, merchants and snake charmers. From the terraces of some cafes you get a wide view of the city: mosques and minarets, palaces and gardens, souks and bazaars.

DJEMAA EL-FNA SQUARE

This square is the main square in the city and throughout the day it attracts tourists and locals alike, those who go while the sun is shining visit the stalls selling orange juice and water, as well as snake charmers, women who they are dedicated to painting with henna or the boys with monkeys.

At night the atmosphere changes and you can see dancers, musicians and minstrels, who fill it in its entirety, and who provide an atmosphere of drums and fun.

We recommend sitting in one of the surrounding cafes to enjoy the atmosphere or going to dinner at one of the more than 100 stalls that are set up at this time and with different types of Moroccan food.

Day 7 – Marrakesh

In the morning, at the agreed time, the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and the cultural visit of the most emblematic and tourist places of the city will begin.

The visit of the monuments and tourist places is done on foot in the places and accompanied by an official guide of the Spanish-speaking city.

The Guided tour includes a visit to:

LA KOUTOUBIA, one of the marvels of Almohad art that is located in the center of the city, where a Palace of

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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