8 Days 7 Nights
8 Days From Casablanca-Rabat-Fez-Marrakech-Imperial Cities
Discover Morocco and its history through an 8 day trip, visit the imperial cities of the kingdom and many other places.
- Discover the four Imperial Cities (Rabat, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech).
- Visit the economic capital Casablanca.
- Visit the souks and admire the Moroccan crafts.
- Discover the Moroccan folklore and its troops.
Price includes- 4×4 SUV or mini van with air conditioning. - Driver/accompanying guide during the entire route who speaks language . - Gas . - Local guides in fes and marrakech . - Hotels (breakfast) . - Dromedary (one per person) . - 1 night in haima with dinner and breakfast .
Price excludes- Flights . - Midday meals . - Beverages . - Tickets . - Casablanca, Rabat, Fez and Marrakech dinners .
Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca.
Pick up from the Casablanca airport, in order to visit the “Hassan II” mosque. Transfer to the hotel and night in a riad with special charm.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat.
After breakfast, we will go to Rabat, to see the Mausoleum of "Mohammed V" and the "Hassan Tower". We will spend the night in a very nice riad.
Day 3: Rabat – Meknes – Roman Ruins of Volubilis – Fes.
After breakfast, we will leave for Meknes, a city that grew thanks to Sultan Mulay Ismail. 27 km from Meknes are the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis. After the visit, we will go to Fez, where we will have the afternoon free and overnight in a very nice riad.
Day 4: Visit of the city of Fes.
After breakfast, we will have a guided tour of the imperial city of Fez. Whole day devoted to discovering the city, its culture and religious world. There are many monuments that we can visit: Medersas (Koranic Schools), Chahrij, Bouinania Attarin. Also others like Souks, Fes El-Jedid, the Karaouine Mosque (first university in the world). Free time and night in a riad.
Day 5: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou Monkey Forest – Erfoud – Merzouga Desert.
From Fez, we will go to the Middle Atlas, stopping in Ifrane famous for being the "Switzerland of Africa" for its buildings with gabled roofs. Then we will pass through the town of Azrou through the national park known for its cedars where the Barbary monkeys are found. Next, we will tour the Ziz Valley that will take us to Erfoud, known among other things for its fossils. Thus, we will arrive at the desert where we change the 4×4 for dromedaries. With them we will discover the dunes until we reach the tent camp in the heart of the desert where they will receive us, according to the Sahara tradition, with a rich Berber tea. We will spend the night in the tents under a shower of stars in the desert.
Day 6: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorge – Dades Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate.
Get up early to see the sunrise and then shower and have breakfast at the camp, to leave for Rissani. This place is known for its souk, one of the most traditional markets in southern Morocco, where we can find a parking lot of donkeys that come to buy their supplies. Then we will go towards the Todra Gorges, where you will be dazzled by its very high rock walls, a favorite place for climbers. There, we will visit the Todra Gorges and continue our journey through Morocco towards the Dades Valley and then through the Valley of Rosas and the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs. There, we will observe the kasbahs that are located in the middle of this valley of palm trees and then we will go to Ouarzazate. We will arrive at Ouarzazate, also known as the "Hollywood of Africa" where we will visit Kasbah taourirte. Transfer to the hotel and night in a riad.
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou -Talouet – Marrakech.
After breakfast, we will visit the kasbah of Taourirt and after 25 km of route we will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is famous for being the location of film productions such as "Lawrence of Arabia", "The Sheltering Sky" or "Babel". We will continue on the road through the port of Tichka that will connect us with the "Red City", Marrakech. Upon arrival, we will go to the hotel. We will have free afternoon and night in a riad
Day 8: Marrakech – Marrakech Airport
After breakfast and at the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport to end our services.