9 Days Implerial cities and desert
Day 1: Marrakech
Arrival at Marrakech International airport. Meet and greet by your representative and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Marrakech.
After breakfast ,There is so much to see the first day exploring, time will fly by. Founded in the 11th century by the Almoravide dynasty, Marrakech has a plethora of palaces and gardens to visit as well as: Historical tour of Marrakesh;The city has several times been designated capital of Morocco which explains it’s wealth of historical monuments , the best of which we cover in this half day tour :The Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadien Tombs, the Bahia palace…
Lunch at leisure, then we proceed to the souks a maze of hundreds of shops, small streets and narrow alleyways. This is indeed a feast for the senses with row after row of spices, Perfumed oils, Magic potions, Leather goods and of course the lovely carpetsand rugs. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3: Marrakech – Casablanca.
After breakfast, transfer to Casablanca. First, check in at your hotel. Freshen up. Then prepare for an afternoon tour to include the medina (old quarters ), the famous central Market, the Hassan II Mosque (exterior visit), the residential suburbs and the magnificent ” corniche ” coast overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Casablanca Rabat – Meknes – Fes.
After breakfast you will depart to Rabat, capital of the kingdom of Morocco where you will visit the Kasbah of the Oudaya gardens, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and the tour Hassan Tower followed by the ramparts and the Royal Palace. Leter, depart to Meknes. City tour of Meknes to explore the medina and visit the most beautiful city gates in Morocco, Bab El Mansour.
Lunch at leisure. Afterward, continuation to Fes. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 5: Fes.
After breakfast you will discover Fes, the spiritual capital of the kingdom and the most ancient of the imperial cities founded in the ninth century. Fes remains a beautiful medieval city. A whole day to experience its sights and sounds: souks with myriads of craftsman, the famous tanneries and Karaouyine Mosque and university.
Overnight accommodation at your hotel.
Day 6: Fes – Erfoud – Merzouga.
An early breakfast and it’s off to Erfoud approximately four hundred kilometers from Fes passing by Midelt. Meanwhile, continuation to Merzouga one of the most beautiful dunes site where you’ll be witness of the sunset on the top of the sand dunes. Dinner and overnight accommodation in a nomadic tent.
Day 7: Merzouga – Todra gorge- Rose valley..
An early wake up to watch one of the most magnificent sunrise, after breakfast, departure to Rose valley. Along this route of thousands kasbahs, you will see towers of backed red clay; looking very much like the fortifications and strongholds of medieval Europe. These Kasbahs, with their most imposing architectural style harmonize perfectly with their surroundings. Visit of the Todra gorge and the gorge of Dades. Continuation to rose valley , overnight accommodation in riad Tazawa.
Day 8: Rose valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.
Breakfast at your hotel. Leave Rose valley and head west to the oasis of Ouarzazate – a former outpost of the French Foreign Legion.Spend the morning exploring the region around Ouarzazate. Visit the Kasbah Taouirirt and the UNESCO-restored Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.Continue north through the hight atlas mountain to the ochre-hued walled town of Marrakech Check in, Overnight at your hotel in Marrakech.
Day 9: Marrakech
Breakfast at your hotel.Transfer to Marrakech airport for your departing flight.