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- Bottled water during the tour
- Half-Board accommodations in selected hotels and Riads
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Official art historian guide during the tour
- Private car minivan or 4WD with fuel included
- Overnight in desert camp dinner included
- Camel ride (one camel each)
- Local guide in Ait ben haddou Kasbah
- Professional driver/ Guide
- Anything not mentioned in the program
- Entrance Fees
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Explore the 4 imperial cities of Morocco: Marrakech , Rabat, Meknes and Fes
- Discover the Moroccan desert Sahara of Merzouga
- Visit of the fossil mines and meet the local nomads of the desert
- Discover the berber culture and the lifestyle of the berbers of Morocco
- Spent an night in desert camp and ride camel over the big dunes of Merzouga
- Visit the great canyons of Dades and Toudra gorges
- Meet the Barbary apes at the cedar forest in Azrou
- Explore the beautiful beaches of Atlantic Essaouira, El jadida and Casablanca
- Enjoy Moroccan traditional cuisine during the tour
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Arrival - Casablanca - Rabat
Welcome to the airport, departure for the visit of the mosque Hassan II, after continue to Rabat the administrative and political capital. In Rabat we will explore the main highlights of the city including: the royal palace, the royal merinid tombs, the Hassan tower and Med V mausoleum, the Kasbah oudayas. Dinner and accommodation at the riad.
Rabat – Meknes - Fez
After breakfast, departure for Fez, via Moulay Idriss, holy city and visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Lunch at Volubilis or Meknes known as "The Versailles of Morocco". Visit monuments of Meknes including the beautiful gates: Bab el mansour and bab el khmiss, visit of to royal stables at hri souani and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Arrival in Fez. Dinner and accommodation at the riad.
Fes historical city tour
After breakfast, the day will be dedicated to the discovery of Fez, the oldest imperial city founded by Idriss II, center of radiation of Arab-Muslim culture: The Quaraouyine Mosque , The tanneries, the district of potters, the Medina. Lunch in a palace in the Medina. Afternoon continuation of the visit: the Hispano-Moorish buildings, the Medersas, the place Nejjarine.
Fes – Midelt - Ziz Valley – Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes
Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast. Departure for Midelt through the Middle Atlas. Stop at the cedar forest in Azrou where we will meet the Barbary apes, then continue to Midelt where we will stop for lunch. And then, continue to Erfoud along the Ziz valley by a series of successive fortified villages whose architecture announces the pre-Saharan oases. Arrival at the dunes of Merzouga (Erg Chebbi), accommodation at the kasbah.
Merzouga - Erg chebbi - Merzouga
After breakfast, you will make the big tour of the dunes through: the 2 oasis of Merzouga, the nomadic deposit, the village of Khamlia (village of blacks), mines MIFISS, desert plateaus to meet Berber nomads, the oasis Tisserdmin. Return to the hotel around 3PM Frfree time to relax in your hotel before starting a new adventure with camel to witness the sunset in the dunes (about an hour and a half camel). You will spend the night under the nomadic tents in desert camp in the dunes to enjoy the silence of desert with a sky full of stars. Dinner and overnight in a private tent.
Merzouga – Rissani - Gorges of Todgha
Wake up with sunrise to witness the sunrise over the golden dunes of Erg chebbi and watch the changing of sand’s color with sunrise, return to the hotel for breakfast and shower, then departure for Tineghir via Rissani, Erfoud, Tinejdad, arrival at Todgha Gorge visit of the gorges and optional an hour of walk in theTodra palm grove. Dinner and overnight.
Todra Gorge – Dades valley - Valley of the Roses – Skoura - Ouarzazate
After breakfast, departure for Ouarzazate via Kelâa M'Gouna, first we will take left to visit the big canyons of dades gorges then drive back to the rose valley where is held every year the festival of roses. Lunch and continuation to Ouarzazate crossing the valley of the Dades, the valley of the roses, stop at Skoura for the visit of Kasbah Ameridil, then continuation to Ouarzazate. Dinner and accommodation at the riad.
Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech
Visit of the city of Ouarzazate Founded in 1928, which has become a very well known cinematographic center. Stop en route to visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou before heading to Marrakech. Overnight in Riad or Hotel.
: Marrakech guided cultural tour
After breakfast, all day will be spent visiting Marrakech; "The Pearl of the South", founded in the 11th century. In the morning, visit the Koutoubia mosque, Saadian tombs, the Majorel gardens and the Bahia Palace. Stop for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the souks, the old Medina and the Jmaa El Fna square. In the evening dinner show in a Moroccan restaurant.
Marrakech - Essaouira
After breakfast, departure for Essaouira. On the way to essaouira we will stop at the argan forest to watch the goats climbing the argan trees, continue not far we will stop to visit an Argan cooperative running by women before continue to reach Essaouira. Once in Essaouira you will have free time to explore the small city by your own pace, fish lunch. In the afternoon, visit the city and the rulles of the medina of Essaouira, old Portuguese fortification known for its crafts; the silver jewels and the marquetry on Thuya wood and the old Portuguese fortress. Dinner and accommodation.
Essaouira - El Jadida - Casablanca
Breakfast and departure for Casablanca via El Jadida through the beautiful coastal Road the old road of Caravans. In the city of Oualidia we will stop for lunch first (possibility to eat fish specialties). Continue on El Jadida along the Atlantic coast. In El jadida the old Portuguese town we will visit the Portuguese cittern and the walls with nice views to the Atlantic ocean. Arrival in Casablanca. Dinner and accommodation.
After breakfast, transfer to Mohamed V airport of Casablanca. En of the tour.