DAY 01: Tanger – Chefchaouen
During the first day of your trip we will meet you in the port and drive through the rif mountains and tetoun city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to chefchaouan one of the stunning villages in the feet of rif mountains chefchaouen medina had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you will spend you night in a nice place to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of the nature.
DAY 02: Chefchaouen – Chefchaouen
blue-streets-of-chefchaouen-4.jpgEnjoy a panoramic view of Chefchaouen as you enjoy breakfast with fresh fruits, jams and natural squeezed juices from your hotel’s terrace. After breakfast explore and tour Chefchaouen, the blue-washed town (old medina) by foot along with your guide who will share stories of Chefchaouen’s history.
Start your tour with the kasbah museum in the medina. The kasbah of Chefchaouen belongs to the early 18th century, and was built by the legendary ruler Moulay Ismail. It is fairly simple without architectural surprises however it is surrounded by gardens on the interior and exterior. Inside the Kasbah, you can visit the ethnographic museum containing antique weapons, musical instruments, and photographs of the old town.
After exploring the medina, have lunch at one of the local restaurants. And in the afternoon we go back to your Riad.
DAY 03: Chefchaouen – Midelt
On the way to Midelt we will go back on time to 3th century by visiting the most important archaeological site in Morocco Volubilis, which features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa. So it is not by chance this roman ruins in 1997 were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. A 45 minutes guided tour is scheduled here.
From volubilis we go on our way to Meknes that was named after a Berber tribe which was known as Miknasa in the medieval North African sources. Meknes was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727). He built in the ingeniously designed granaries, really fascinating architecture of tiny windows, massive walls where he used to store grain and hay to feed his 15.000 horses not food for humans. We continue our way to Midelt via Azrou and the middle atlas, Night at Midelt.
DAY 04: Fez – Midelt – Merzouga
Sublime-MoroccoFrom Midelt we head to the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau, noticing how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city Errachidia. After lunch, we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz valley Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After a glass of mint tea, We will leave our luggage in a room then take the camels to a Berber camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi Sad Dunes. 20 km long and 5 km wide it is also reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. It is a unique and diverse environment. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min from the hotel to the camp where we continue the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle. There we setup Berber tents with additional restaurant and kitchen with the dunes naturally providing basic facilities. The tents are well equipped and we provide mattresses, blankets, and cushions. After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
DAY 05: Merzouga – Merzouga
A full day in the Sahara Desert awaits you! You’ll be in another terrific Berber village of the Sahara and listen to the Gnaoua music in a African village. Continue through to see the nomads of the desert under their tents. In the evening you’ll be back to your hotel.
DAY 06: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
After breakfast, as you start traveling to Erfoud, you set out behind the High Atlas Mountains on route to the Todra Gorge, passing by nomad people along the way. You will take a walk up in the towering Todra Gorges (985 feet high). The picturesque river valleys make for a beautiful journey towards the southeast of Morocco. Then continue your journey towards another impressive gorge Dades passing by strange rock creations of Tamnalt Hills. Overnight in Xaluca Dades Hotel.
DAY 07: Dades Gorge – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, you begin your day’s journey towards Ouarzazate via the High Atlas Mountains. Take off road about 25kms on your 4×4, you will discover nomad life in caves before arriving in the the center of Moroccan roses and rose products. Continue your trip via the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs. You will pass by the Skoura palm oasis just before arriving in Ouarzazate. Here, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. In typical Moroccan fashion, the true treasures must be searched out and discovered… usually off the beaten path. In actuality, this setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco, including Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, and recently The Gladiator. In the afternoon, you will be dropped off at your riad/hotel.
DAY 08: Marrakech- Marrakech
Koutoubia marrakech.jpgAfter breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palacel. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, we pick you up back to your Riad.
DAY 09: Marrakech – Marrakech
In this day you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city .
DAY 10: Marrakech to The Airport
Drop you at the Airport. End of our services.
What’s included in tour :
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
- Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
- Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
- Sandboarding in the dunes
Not included :