9 days/ 8 nights
From Fes to the desert and casablanca
Number of People
1 to 18 person.
Day 1 : Arriving in Fez
Fez is the oldest and one in all the most important medieval towns inside the global, you may take a guided tour across the first-rate ancient medina.
You will be met by your professional local guide, after breakfast you will spend the morning visiting Fez’s ramparts , the Tomb of the Merinids, the 14th century Bou Inania Medersa and the notable museum with its series of ceramics and manuscripts .
In the Medina, You will have lunch before visiting the fascinating the Medina’s stunning lanes, Attarin Medersa, and the Neijjarin Fountain.
Additionally, visit the old tannery, the mosques, the Fondouks where the donkeys and their owners make their gatherings, and the infinite kind of products, handcrafts and edible items to copperware and pottery.
Spend the night in Fez.
Day 2 : Fez to Volubilis and Meknes
On the second day of the tour,we will head to meknes and Volubulis enjoying the landscapes of the Rif mountains.
You will be taken by our professional driver with your accommadation (hotel) traveling through the wide open roads in order to visit the Roman city of Volubilis. In the third century BC, it was established. It is the most imprtant ruins if the important ruins of the Roman Empire in Morocco.
The remnants remained liberally flawless until they were squashed by a seismic tremor in the mid-eighteenth century and along these lines looted by Moroccan rulers searching for stone for structure Meknes.
It was not until the last bit of the nineteenth century that the site was definitively perceived as that of the old city of Volubilis.
During and after the period of the French occuppation in Morocco, the site was uncovered showing so many fine mosaics, more unquestionable open structures and high-status houses were restored or changed.
Nowadays, Volubilis is an UNESCO World Heritage Site as extraordinarily all around shielded instance of a gigantic Roman common town on the edges of the Roman Empire.
The tour coniues to visit Moulay Idriss Zerhoun city where there the tomb of Moulay Idriss the 1st is located. Moulay Idriss is the father of the founder of Fez city. Some people consider it the holiest town in the whole Morocco.
The destination is Meknes where we will visit Bab Lekhmiss before we head to the jewish quarter. The Jewish quarter os also called El mellah.
Sahrij Souani is one of the interesting Monuments on Meknes It is about 500 m south of the Royal Palace and the spot Mechouar. It was in the area pf Moulay Ismail in the mid eighteenth century.
It bundles a movement of for the most part restricted room around an ample center hall 26m, 30 long/10m, 70 of width. Furthermore, 9m in stature. It was a sustenance amassing place amassing. It has ten rooms beside ten wells norias.
These inside and out supported at the time similarly as the structure Souani bowl, huge water tank building up the milestone with a single substance.
These very much nourished at the time is a huge water tank is a great landmark with a solitary substance.
The thickness of the walls guaranteed a steady temperature that encouraged the protection of nourishment. Profound wells of a few several meters gave, an arrangement of Norias being used by creatures, water required when the predominance of Dar El Ma.
Presently we move to The catacomb of Moulay Ismail : The visit to the sepulcher of Moulay Ismail is allowed for non-Muslims (with the exception of access to the tomb of the ruler).
This sepulcher was worked in 1703 and demonstrates an especially lovely cedar painted roof mosaics on which figuent Koranic sacred texts.
Presently we will go through the triumphal curve.
Remaining at sixteen meters high with an eight meter long curve. It is contended to be the delightful in Morocco.
Enter Place El-Hedime (Square of Ruins) which connections the medina and the kasbah.
The square is fixed with present day private structures and a secured sustenance souk (showcase).
Among the most noteworthy components of this royal city is the excellent door named after the draftsman, El-Mansour, a Christian maverick who converted to Islam.
The plan of the entryway plays with Almohad designs.
It has zellij mosaics of astounding quality.
The marble sections were taken from the Roman remains of Volubilis.
Fez city is where you’ll spend the overnight at a Riad/hotel.
Day 3 : Fez to azrou and ifrane
Heading towards Ifran, a stunning mountains small city, called “the Switzerland of Morocco”.
At some stage in this journey, you’ll experience traveling through the amazing Middle Atlas Mountains.
The tour continues after having a quick stop in cedar forests (the largest in Morocco) in the town of Azrou where you could see Barbary monkeys.
The Grand tour in Morocco maintains to Midelt alongside the brilliant hills and mountains of the Atlas. One of the interesting roads to stop for lunch.
The overnight is spent in Midelt.
Day 4 : Errachidia to Erfoud and the Merzouga Desert.
The tour continues to Merzouga through Rissani, a short break oasis ofEfous Ziz Valley. They provide an astounding photographic chances.
After that, we will will visit Zaouia of Moulay Ali Sherif , where the founder’s dynasty tomb, and strolling through the large and interesting traditional souks of Rissani.
We suggest to try Berber pizza ,Medfouna, for lunch in Rissani.
Arriving at Merzouga in the evening.
You’ll be invited with a glass of mint tea before you check- in o your lodging.
Night at the Hotel in Merzouga.
Day 5 : Merzouga to Erg Chebbi.
Erg Chebbi, which is a huge sand-sea, adequately denotes the beginning of the Moroccan and African Sahara.
Explore the rises of this zone and the brilliant setting sun over the dunes are really mystical.
Appreciate a relaxed morning.
The driver is accessible for all of you the day which offers you the chance to visit the surroundings of the desert zones .
A display of Gnawa music.
A namad guide will meet you toward the evening for a camel outing.
You’ll be guided by him to see the most lovely sunset you have ever experinced.
After arriving at your accommodation, you can unwind, climb the sand hills or simply observe while your guide readies your night supper and sets campfire for you.
Day 6 : Merzouga to Ouarzazate visiting Todra Gorge.
You will Wake up right on time to see the breathtaking sunrise on the high sand dunes.
Return riding camels to your accommodation where you will have a nice breakfast.
Ouarzazate is the next destination before we travel to Todra Gorges. These gorges are a very common place for climbers. They are over 300 meters high. On our way, we will stop in Dades Valley to enjoy the panoromic views.
After that, we will drive to visit Kelaat M’Ggouna. This energetic small town has served as a financial, business and social place for the populace living in the regions.
It is very well known for the Festival of Roses that is held in May yearly.
Our next place to visit is Soukora’s valley (a palm forest of 25 km²). It is one of only a handful couple of forests of nations still possessed and developed as a global legacy of UNESCO.
In Ouarzazate, we will stay in the overnight and have dinner.
Day 7 : Ouarzazate To Marakech
You will be taken by our driver from the lodging after breakfat to visit Ouarzazate city. IN Ouarzazate, the visit begins with the universal ATLAS studios. Later on,youvisit the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou which has been utilized as a scenery for in excess of 20 international movies.
It was one of the most significant post fortifications on the old Salt Road convoy, where brokers brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Morocco and past.
Crossing the Tichka Pass of the High Atlas where The lofty mountain slopes are bunched with invigorated mud residences numerous berber families and their livestock.
Touching base on Marrakech, you will be driven to your accommodation where you spend the night and will be served dinner.
Day 8 : Visit of The Red City, Marakech
Having breakfast is followed by visiting the Medina (the antique sector of Marrakech).
Here, we will visit this fascinating area strolling.
You will enjoy visiting the well-known 12th century Koutoubia Mosque and its influential minaret in Djemma el Fna
You will be guided to explore the Dejamaa’s labyrinth avenues and alleys.
Experience aromatic smells, flavor sparkling squeezed orange juice and assignment into the souks that specialize in Berber carpets, silver rings, artisan workshops, home made shoes and tanneries.
Marrakech is also an underground channels established by the Cordoba’s architect, Spain . They supply the metropolis and Palmery with water.
To the Lower Medina, we will head to explore Marrakech’s sites and monuments including El Mansour mosque, the 16th century Saadian Tombs with its stark towers, the ruined 16th century El Badhi palace, and the Jewish quarter El Mellah.
The next direction is the Mellah’s North to vist to the still-standing 19th-century Bahia palace, mainly established for Si Moussa, a former slave who was King Moulay Hassan’s chamberlain once.
The palace contains old green yards and riads orned with stunning Arabic architecture.
We will make our way the new town of Gueliz. The next step is heading to the Majorelle Gardens which was designed by the french artis Jacque Majorelle in 1923.
The Majorelle garden is full of brilliant walkways, ponds, cactus and flora in addition to a lovable save with hand-made gadgets.
During our way back to the accommodation, we will cross the famous Mammounia Hote wherein Alfred Hitchcock has written his well-known movie:The Birds.
At your hote, you’ll have supper and spend the night.
Day 9 : Transfert from marakech to Casablanca Airport
You’ll be driven to the airport in Casablanca depending on your time departure.
WHAT IS INCLUDED in this :
Nine days Fez tour
- Pick up & drop off from hotel / Transport in A/C Vehicle
- English speaking driver / Guide
- Camel trek to and from the desert camp
- Night in desert camp with dinner /breakfast
- Accommodation in Hotels / riads with breakfasts
- Dinners during the tour as mentioned in itinerary
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED :
Nine days Fez tour
- Entry Fees for Monuments