Day 2: Exploring Fez
Step back in time to the Fez of 700 AD as we visit the old medina.walking the narrow streets and alleys.to visit the tanneries, the University, the Najjarin Fountain and Attarin Medersa. You will walk the souks enjoying the sights and smells as people go about their daily lives. We will lunch in the old medina, then travel by car to the old Jewish Quarter and the Royal Palace Gate where the Jewish history in Morocco is shared. We will then travel to an extraordinary pottery factory to see how all the amazing tile work is completed. After our visit there we will go to the old fortress for a panoramic view of Fes.
Day 3: Fez – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga
After breakfast, you will leave for Midelt through the Atlas mountains and the cedar forest of the middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou an important handicraft center specializing in cedar wood. After the Zad pass (2,178m/7,146ft) you arrive in Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon you will drive to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley dotted with palm trees. Continue to the sand dunes Erg Chebbi for the desert tours. Dinner and overnight will be in a hotel in Merzouga.
Check Hotel > NOMAD PALACE
Day 4: Merzouga – Desert Adventure and Camel Trekking
After breakfast, we will make a grand tour of the dunes while passing by the oasis of Merzouga.,the village of Khamlia (village of the Gnaoua), the mines of MIFISS, the plate desert perhaps meeting of the Berber nomads of the desert, oasis Tissardmine. You will return to your hotel around 3 p.m. for the departure of your camel caravan to see the outstanding desert sunset and spend the night in Berber tents in middle of the dunes. Dinner and overnight is in bivouac.
Day 5: Merzouga – Tinghir – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
Awaken early in the morning to experience a spectacular sunrise and return by camel to your hotel. After breakfast depart for Rissani and Erfoud to visit the treatment plant of fossilized marble before continuing to Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves, Arrive at Toudra gorges where you will have lunch. After lunch, you will drive to Dades gorges via Boumalne and the dades valley. Dinner and overnight will be in a local hotel.
Check Hotel > BABYLON DADES
Day 6: Dades Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
After breakfast return by the Dades Valley to the Kasbah of Ait Youl, the track road crossing Rose valley with its Kasbah and ksours. In this area of Morocco, you can see very nice landscapes before you get to Kalla Mgouna. Lunch will be on the way. Afternoon departure to the palm groves of Skoura and visit to the Kasbah of Amredhyle. Continue to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in a local hotel.
Check Hotel > DAR CHAMAA
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast, the entire day is devoted to a visit of Ouarzazate including the Kasbah of Taourirt, Tifoultoute and the cinema studio. Then you will drive to the Kasbah of Ait Ben haddou (under Unesco protection) for a visit of the Kasbah and the old village. Afternoon departure to Marrakech via the Tizi-N-Tichka pass .
Check hotel > MARANA
Day 8: Exploring Marrakech
We begin our exploration of Marrakech, the Red City,at the historical and cultural sites sites of Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Tower and Ben Youssef Koranic School. After lunch we leave the Medina to visit new Marrakech and the 12 acre Majorelle Gardens. You will be returned to your hotel for time to explore the Jemaa el Fna for food and entertainment on your own.
Check Hotel > MARANA
Day 9: Departure Marrakech airport
Is your day of departure from our beloved Morocco. We will pick you up from your riad in time for your flight and bid you farewell.