7 Day Guided Tour of Morocco Casablanca - Fes - Merzouga - Marrakech
Day 3 : Fes - Merzouga
Day 4 : Merzouga
Today we will enjoy a tour around the Erg Chebbi desert ,you will visit a Berber house and listen to local Gnawa music; originally from Ghana, and Sudan. You will visit some deserted mines. You will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara.
You will also have a excursion to fossil museum in Risani. Fossil factories in Erfoud and fossil sites in Erfoud.
Day 2 : Casablanca - Fes
Day 1 : Casablanca
We make a visit of Fes, the oldest imperial city. Visit of the mellah (Jewish quarter), the medina, the exterior of the mosque, visit to the Koranic school Al Boaunania and the university El Karaouine. Lunch at a typical restaurant in the medina. External visit of the Andalous mosque and Moulay Idriss tomb. Then we drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains. On the way you will stop at the cedar forests to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. We will visit Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia. We continue our journey through the Ziz Valley to Merzouga hotel where you will leave your luggage in a safe room , after a cup of tea you will take a camel ride to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi Dunes which are the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel trek takes about 1 hour 30 min to the camp. The tents are well equipped with mattresses, blankets, and cushions. After dinner you will gather around the fire and enjoy the sound of traditional Berber drums under the stars.
Arrival at Casablanca airport, pick up and transfer to hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel to make a panoramic visit of the city, exterior of Hassan II mosque. Stop for lunch and departure to Fes via Meknes. In Meknes, visit of the gate Bab Mansour and Hedim Place. Following to Fes. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 5 : Merzouga - Ouarzazatte - Marrakech
Day 6 : Marrakech
Day 7 : Marrakech - Casablanca
After breakfast we transfer you to Tinghir for visiting the Todra Gorges, two cliffs 300 meters high separated by about only 20 m at the narrowest. Lunch and following the trip passing by Boulmane, all the length of Dades Valley (also called Roses Valley) to arrive to Ouarzazate. Make Ouarzazate visit : entering the Taourirt Kasbah, former residence of the pasha of Marrakech, the Glaoui. Transfer from Ouarzazate to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, one of the oldest and better maintained Kasbah in Morocco. Lunch during the trip. Passing by the mountain pass Tizin Tichka at 2260 m altitude. Arrival to Marrakech. Dinner and accommodation.
Departure from hotel to make Marrakech cultural visit: the exterior of the Koutoubia (16th century mosque), Palais Bahia before going to the famous Jamaa El Fna Place and the medina with its typical souks. Return to hotel for lunch. Free afternoon.
In the evening it is possible to go for a dinner with Fantasia show at Chez Ali. (Optional excursion) Accommodation.
Transfer Marrakech-Casablanca airport – End of services.