Imperial Cities Desert Tour 15 Days, explore Morocco imperial Cities and desert from Casblanca, the end tour in Casablanca.
Imperial Cities Desert Tour 15 Days
Day 1: Casablanca:
Imperial Cities Desert Tour 15 Days, Arrival at the Casablanca airport, where your guide will be picked up Therefore, transferred to your hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 2: Casablanca _ El Jadida _ Oualidia _ Safi _ Essaouira
Today we leave Casablanca, the commercial center of Morocco “towards Essaouira through the coastal road, while admiring the views.We will pass by El Jadida, this ancient medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese.Continuing with our trip to Oualida where You can enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place.After lunch we go to Essaouira passing by Safi. To arrive in Essaouira, in the afternoon, enjoy your dinner and accommodation in a hotel.
Day 3: Essaouira _ Marrakech:
This morning, you will explore the port of the coastal tourist community of Essaouira. You can visit an Argan factory run by women and learn about the argan oil production process. Enjoy a lunch of fresh seafood in the medina. The afternoon is at ease, you can swim and relax on the beach. In the afternoon, we head to the near future, Marrakech is known as the red city. Spend the night in a Riad.
Day 4: Marrakech:
Today it can be dedicated to the visit of Marrakech, the imperial city of the South. You will visit the Koutoubia mosque and admire its tower, the Majorelle Garden, a botanical garden with varied plants, Saadian Tombs; all XVI century them decorated with colorful mosaics, Palace of the Bay of the nineteenth century with its beautiful architecture of this. You have a break for lunch. In the afternoon, you will have time to explore the fascinating souks and the streets around the Djemaa el Fna square. In the afternoon, you will be enchanted with snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, storytellers and storytellers – move from one group to another. Enjoy your dinner and spend the night in a Riad.
Day 5: Marrakech _ High Atlas _ Telouet _ Ait Ben Haddou:
Travel to Aït Ben Haddou by the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2260m). Stopping on the road for photos and enjoying the panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains, along with the Berber villages located on the side of the road. We will visit the Telouet Kasbah and have a break for lunch. Later, continuing with our way to the village of Aït Ben Haddou, where you can visit the exotic Kasbah that bears his name. This Kasbah is located on a hill on the other side of the Ounila river, it became in its role in the category of many films like: The man who could reign, The jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, the message, Lawrence of Arabia, the mummy, and Gladiator. See the sunset from the top of the hill. Enjoy a dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 6: Ait Ben haddou _ Ouarzazate _ Skoura _ Roses valley _ Dades Gorges:
From here we go to the city of Ouarzazate, where you can visit the film studios and stop to see the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty.
Continuing our trip, we will visit the incredible Kasbah of Amerhidil located in the oasis of Skoura, where you will be mesmerized with the immense palm grove and beautiful landscape of the Atlas mountains. Our next stop is at El Kelaa M’Gouna (Valle de las Rosas) where we will have lunch. Later, continue towards Boumalne Dades du. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in the Gorges of Dades.
Day 7: Dadès Gorges _ Tinghir Valley -Todra Gorges -Tinjdad _ Erfoud _ Merzouga desert:
After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for Tinghir afterwards to the Todra Gorges. You will have the opportunity to stop for a panoramic view of the river. Continuing along the road along the river to reach the gorges, where you will have a break for lunch. Walk to this wonderful place on foot, while enjoying the views of the rock walls. From here we go to Merzouga passing through Tinjdad, Erfoud, It is possible that there is a stop in Erfoud to visit one of the carriers of marble fossils. Then continue at your hotel located at the foot of the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will experience a camel ride to reach the desert countryside in the middle of the dunes where we will spend the night, enjoy the night, dine under the stars and sleep in the nomadic Berber tent.
Day 8: Merzouga desert – dunes of Erg-Chebbi – Back to the Hotel:
We will wake up earlier to enjoy spectacular sunrise and afterwards we enjoyed a good breakfast. We will go to the hotel by camel to be able to clean up however, we go to the excursion through the dunes of Erg Chebbi. This excursion offers the opportunity to explore the surroundings of the desert, visiting the small towns and the carrier of fossils, in addition to the nomadic family. We will return to the hotel to have lunch however, rest. Afternoon free-You may want to experience a camel ride and spend the night in the desert countryside again. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Errachidia – Valley of Ziz – Midelt:
This morning, we will go to Rissani, have a short visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and also explore the local souk with the opportunity to see the fondouks where the donkeys meet. Continuing our journey towards Errachidia passing through Erfoud, our next stop is in the panoramic view of the oasis of Aoufous. Further on, it passes through Errachidia known as the military city, due to its numerous garrisons. We can stop at the Hassan Adakhil dam for photos. In the continuation to the side of the Ziz river, you can enjoy the beautiful scenes of the mountains and the gorges of the Ziz, will go through the Legionnaire Tunnel (Zaabal). The trip continued through the Middle Atlas, at the pass of Tizi N’Talghom (1907m). Arrive at Midelt where you will spend the night at the hotel.
Day 10: Midelt-Timhdet -Azrou – Ifran – Fez
After breakfast, enjoy the wonderful views of the Jebel Aachi mountain with the snow-covered peaks. Leaving Midelt towards Azrou, where you have your lunch and explore this Berber city. Later, you have the opportunity to see the old tree (800 years called Cedre Gouraud) and see the monkeys in the cedar forest. From here we go to Ifran “The Switzerland of Morocco”, we see the stone lion and take the picture with him. You can have a visit to the
University of Al-Khawayn “Two Brothers”. Continuing with our trip to Fez passing through Imouzar Kandar. Arrive in Fez where you can enjoy the night and spend the night in a Riad.
Day 11: Fez
Today after breakfast, you have an excursion to explore the real city of Fez. The morning is dedicated to visit the medieval medina, with its walls and narrow streets, which was declared a World Heritage Site in 1981. for instance, You can see the ruins of the tombs of the Merinías of the 16th century. We will visit the Medersas! of Bouanania and the Attarine built in the 14th century by the Merinides, the Mosque of Karaouine, and the marble fountain of Nejjarine. Have a break for lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant. Continuing with your visit, you will see the decorated door of Bab Boujeloud, the medieval tanneries, the Royal Palace. Next, visit the souks (local markets) where merchants and artisans sell their handmade jewelry, leather goods, copperware and ceramics. Dinner and accommodation in a hotel.
Day 12: Fes _ Meknes _ Volúbilis _ Ouazzane _ Chefchaouen
This morning after breakfast, he approaches the city of Meknes, the third imperial city of Morocco, with its famous gate. Meknes is known as “the Versailles of Morocco”. You will explore Bab El Khamis and Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gates. Continue the tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Follow our road to Ouezzane through the Rif mountains, while admiring the views of the fertile olive groves. In Chefchaouen, you will be delighted with this mountainous city, where you will have your dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 13: Chefchaouen
You will spend the day exploring the charming town of Chefchaouen, located in the Rif Mountains. It is famous for its blue-blue color. While they walk through the narrow cobbled streets and walls of the medina, they notice most men dressed in wool djellaba and women in straw hats. Lunch at a local restaurant. You can admire the panoramic view of the valley and the village. In the main square of the medina, you will have time to explore the local craft shops, tales such as woolen clothes and woven blankets. Spend the night at the hotel in Chefchaouen.