Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Fes
After breakfast we will visit the stunning Hassan II mosque, which has the tallest minaret and the third largest mosque in the world – it can hold 25,000 worshippers at any one time. We then head straight to Rabat to enjoy the afternoon atmosphere of Morocco’s capital city. After lunch city tour of Rabat including the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Chellah. After lunch we will move on to the third of our Imperial cities, Meknes, to have a city tour including the stables of Moulay Driss. Transfer to Fes in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay in a cosy riad in Fes.
Day 2: Fes
After breakfast we will head to explore the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. It is separated into three parts, Fès el Bali (the old town), Fès Jdid(Jewish district) and the Ville Nouvelle (the French-created, newest section of Fes. The old town is a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights. There are plenty of mosques and palaces to visit and lunch will be served in a traditional Moroccan restaurant. After exploring dye-pits, tanneries and restaurants, we return to our hotel for an overnight in Fes.
Day 3: Fes – Midelt – Merzouga – Desert camp
This morning after breakfast we journey over the Middle Atlas to stop at Midelt. Tea break in Ifrane which is considered to be the Moroccan Swiss resort. This is a beautiful alpine area. Surrounded by huge pine trees and a tranquil mountain setting, this is a great spot to cool down and relax after the hustle and bustle of Fes.After lunch departure to the South of Morocco through Ziz River and series of fortified villages. Then we take our camels to get to the desert camp, while we enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Sahara dunes. We enjoy local food, music and an amazing night out under the Saharan stars. Dinner and accommodation in an authentic desert camp.
Day 4: Merzouga – Todra gorges – Dades gorges
Leaving the desert after breakfast, we move on to Todra Gorge.This 1,000ft gorge is hemmed in on all sides by vertical limestone cliffs and is also called Morocco’s Grand Canyon. After lunch it’s time to explore the gorge, from its plunging depths to dizzying heights. The charm of Todra lies in its changing colours as the sun slowly moves from east to west. Transfer to Dades for dinner and overnight in a comfortable hotel .
Day 5: Dades gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Leaving the impressive «gorgeous gorges » we make a short journey in the Dades valley, a green and fertile valley by the Dades River that flows through it giving life to a huge variety of colourful fruit and nut trees and extraordinary red rock formations. We will lunch here then on to Ait Benhaddou for a tour of the famous Kasbah, where Lawrence of Arabia was once filmed. Continuation to the High Atlas mountains with a stop in Tizi´n´ Tichka pass which is the highest point with an altitude of 2260 meters. Arrival to Marrakech late in the afternoon, dinner and overnight stay in a luxury riad .
Day 6: Marrakech – Casablanca
After breakfast free time and according to your flight schedule departure to Casablanca. Assistance with registration and departure. End of services
- Full board starting from dinner on Day 01 until breakfast on Day 06
- A 4×4 vehicle or minibus with driver
- Accommodation in quality hotels and guest houses
- Camel rides
- Non-alcoholic drinks during meals
- Guided tours of sites and local guides
- Refreshments in the vehicle during the whole trip