12 Days Tour through the Imperial Cities, The Desert and its mountains

Aug 22, 2022 | 0 comments

day 1: Airport -Casa blanca -Rabat

Reception at the airport, followed by a visit to the Great Mosque Hassan II. Continue the tour to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco, to explore its significant historical landmarks such as the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Kasbah of Udaya, the Hassan Tower, and Chella. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

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day 2: Rabat – Chefchaoun

Chefchaouen, 14 days Tour of Imperial Cities of Maroc

After breakfast, complete the remaining part of the visit before departing for the enchanting city of Chefchaouen. This magical city, known for its blue and white Andalusian architecture, is nestled in the Rif Mountains in northern Morocco. Chefchaouen exudes a relaxed atmosphere with its narrow, winding streets, where Rifian women from the surrounding areas come to sell their handmade products to support their families and meet their welfare needs. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

3 days: Chefchaouen -Meknes -Fez

12 days tour camels desert

At 8 am, depart to visit Volubilis. After lunch, continue to the third imperial city, Meknes, known for its famous gates. Explore Bab Mansour and Bab Lakhmis, two of the city’s most beautiful gates. Visit the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, and arrive in Fez in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

4 days: historic visit Fez

After breakfast, a local guide will help you discover the medieval royal city of Fez, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. Known for its narrow streets and ancient walls, the city boasts numerous historical sites, including the Marinid Tombs, the Bou Inania and Attarine madrasas, the Karaouine Mosque, and the Nejjarine Fountain. After lunch at a Moroccan restaurant, visit the Bab Boujloud gate, the tanneries, and explore the local souk, where you can find handmade items such as leather goods, brassware, pottery, and rugs. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

5 days Fes -Ifrane -Azrou -midelt-Merzouga

Between 7:30 and 8:00 am, depart for the desert, crossing the Middle Atlas mountains. Pass through Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco,” and Azrou, a resort town surrounded by cedar forests. Enjoy lunch in the “apple capital,” then continue through the Ziz Valley, with its series of Berber adobe villages that give a lunar-like appearance. Arrive at the pre-Saharan oasis of Merzouga and the Erg Chebbi dunes. Check in at the hotel and have dinner.

6 days: Merzouga-Merzouga erg-Chabbi

At 9 am, depart for an impressive tour of the surrounding area, starting with a visit to the village of Khamlia, known for its Gnaoua music and its Black community. Explore the old lead mines of M’fis and experience the desert’s unique reg landscape. Stop for tea with a nomad family. After visiting the Merdane oasis and Tissardmine, return to the hotel to prepare for an exciting camel trek. Admire the sunset during the camel ride and enjoy a night in a bivouac under the stars. Dinner and overnight stay in the tent.

7 days: Merzouga -Erfoud – Toudra -Ouarzazate

Return by camels, and after a good breakfast, depart via Rissani, the cradle of the Alawite dynasty. Continue to Erfoud, known for its fossils, and pass through Tinjdad and the palm groves. Arrive at the Toudra Gorge, and after lunch, continue towards the Valley of Roses and visit the Amridil Kasbah. End the day in Ouarzazate with dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

8 days: Hollywood -Ait Ben Haddou -Marrakech

After breakfast, depart to visit Kasbah Taourirt and the movie studios. Continue to Ait Ben Haddou, an exotic town 35 km away and a UNESCO World Heritage site where many films have been shot. Have lunch at the Tizi n’Tichka pass in the High Atlas mountains before reaching the ochre city of Marrakech. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in a Riad.

The kKsbah of Taourirt

9 days: Marrakech – Marrakech

Embark on a guided tour of the vibrant red and ochre city of Marrakech. Visit key attractions including Djemaa el-Fna, the Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, Majorelle Gardens, Menara Gardens, and the Koutoubia Mosque. In the evening, enjoy a dinner show before returning to your Riad for the night.

10 days: Marrakech – Essaouira

Depart from Marrakech for the charming Portuguese town of Essaouira, located 170 km away on the Atlantic Ocean. En route, stop to learn about the cooperative process of extracting Argan oil, used in cooking and cosmetics. Enjoy a seafood lunch upon arrival. Afterward, explore the ancient Medina, Mellah, Sakala, the fishing harbor, the beach, and the local crafts while wandering through the streets. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at a hotel or Riad.

11 days: Essaouira – Safi- Eljadida

After an early lunch, embark on a journey to El Jadida via Safi, renowned for its pottery and ceramics. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, passing through small towns and villages. Stop for lunch in Oualidia before continuing on to El Jadida. Upon arrival, prepare for dinner, check-in, and spend the night at the hotel.

12 days: Eljadida – Airport

Depart early for the airport, marking the end of your unforgettable Morocco tour.

Guarantees:             departure             low price           easy cancellation

Services included:

1) 4×4 / mini bus private car with A / C

2) gas oil + driver guide speaking

3) accommodation in a hotel, Riad, or inn in half board (dinner and a good breakfast) asked if vegetarian

4) ride a camel in the desert via bivouac and back .

5) an extra 35 euro per person for lux bivouac (shower was inside the tent)

Services not included:

1) lunch

2) drinks, price visits, personal expenses.

3) air ticket

4) tips