8 days tour in Morocco: imperial Morocco & Sahara

8 days tour in Morocco: imperial Morocco & Sahara

Duration:  08 days
Departure:  Marrakech
Arrival: Marrakech

Day1:Marrakech airport-Hotel in Marrakech

Meet in Marrakech airport one of our driver and greet him. Pick up and transfer to your hotel in Marrakech.

Day2: Marrakech guided city tour

Today will be dedicated to explore Marrakech. Historical visit of Marrakech will include Lmnara , a magnificent pool surrounded by flowers. Then our guide take you to visit other impressive sights such as the koutoubia Mosque (the twin tower of Giralda in Seville, Spain) and the Saadian tombs which demonstrate the Moorish architecture in its perfection. We also visit the Bahia palace and Madrassa Ibn Youssef. The guide takes you to the restaurant for lunch.
Evening drums will draw you to the Jamaa el Fna (main city square). It’s a festival atmosphere, with snake charmers, Berber and Gnoua musicians, and storytellers illuminated by lamplight and wreathed in smoke. Food stalls on the square sell fresh salads, soups, fried fish and chips, chicken and beef kebabs and even boiled snails or sheep’s head. Finish it off with a glass of sweet cinnamon tea…

Day3: Marrakech-Tichka pass-Ait Benhaddou-The roses Valley

Pick up and departure from your Riad/Hotel around 08h00. We drive to Ouarzazate via the Mountains of the high Atlas. In the itinerary we include several stops for panoramic pictures and enchanting views of Berber villages. in the palce, visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is declared a world heritage patrimony by the UNESCO. This offered the nicest scenes for more than twenty movies such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and much more. After lunch in a nice retaurant roof looking out to the Kasbah, we drive across Ouarzazate to the Roses Valley. Check into the hotel.

Day4:The roses valley-Dades-Valley-Erg Chebbi dunes

The rose’s valley is famous for its annual celebration of the festival of roses. It’s from there we depart to Merzouga sandy dunes. After breakfast, we move on to Tinghir along the Dades Valley. In Tinghir we drive to Todgha Gorges. It’s the highest cliffs in the southern Morocco and a good place for experienced mountaineers. We walk between the gorges where the river of Todgha flows to irrigate the palm groves and the farmers’ plantations. We keep moving across Tinjdad, Erfoud famous for sculpture and fossil preparation. We visit the local market of Rissani and we end up in the hotel nearby Merzouga from where you will start the camel trek. Overnight with diner under nomad Berber tent.

Day5:Erg Chebbi-Errachidia-Midelt-Ifrane-Fez

Wake up for sunrise lovely pictures, and trek back on camels to the hotel for showers and breakfast. We set off for Fes via ER-rachidia, Midelt, and Ifrane. The journey takes you through the forest of the cedar and oak in the middle Atlas Mountains. You will be transferred via Ifrane to Fes. Check into the hotel.

Day6:Fes guided city Tour

Fes, also spelled Fez is the first Moroccan imperial city. It holds a wealth of attractions and known as the religious & spiritual centre of Morocco. The University of Karaouiyine is the only old operating university since the year of 859. Hiring an informative local guide in Fes is essential to have a complete visit.
Your journey will be inaugurated by a visit of royal palace main gate. Next you’ll move into the quarter of natural handmade ceramics and poetry where you experience artifacts. You move with your guide to explore the leather treatment area called the tanneries and the vibrant alleys of Fes el Bali (the old Fes).
In Fes, the bustling streets of the medina will bring you back to the medieval era. You see artisans and their products from slippers, Jellabas, and jewelry…
After an active journey we drive you back to your hotel.

Day7: Fes to Marrakech

Travel to Marrakech. Along the way visit of Hassan 2 in Casablanca. Transfer in the aftertoon to Marrakech. Check into the hotel.

Day8:Airport Transfer

At the right time, we transfer you to Marrakech airport. Far well