1 Day: Airport Boukhalef of Tangeri » Tetouan » Chefchaouen
This tour starts in Tangier Boukhalef Airport and after a panoramic tour of the city, we will move in the direction of Tetouan, a beautiful World Heritage Site.
From here we will move towards the famous “blue city”, Chefchaouen, where we will spend the night. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel/Riad.
2 Day: Fes - Guided Visit of the Medina
Morning tour accompanied by an authorized local guide. The visit includes: the Medina, the Royal Palace, the tanneries, the Mederse (Koranic universities) and all the main monuments that are located in the ancient part of the city. The visit will end in the middle of the afternoon and you will be free to continue with your discovery of Fes.
3 Day: Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Midelt » Ziz Valley » Erfoud » Merzouga Dunes
From the magic of Arabic and Andalusian architecture, to the colours of nature – you leave for the desert!
After breakfast we will leave Fes definitively and continue on to Ifrane, a beautiful place located at 1650 meters above sea level, nicknamed the “Morocco’s Switzerland”, because of the city architecture, characterized by chalets. After a walk in Ifrane, we will continue towards Azrou, a village of Berber origin, located in the heart of a 53,000 hectare nature park on a limestone plateau surrounded by cedar and holm-oak forests, in the midst of ancient volcanoes. Azrou is also known for the presence of so many monkeys in the forest around it. We will cross the Middle Atlas as far as the Zad pass and the town of Midelt (apple town) at 1488 m asl. After lunch we will continue through the beautiful Ziz gorges to Er-Rachidia in the southern province. Before arriving in the desert, we will stop to refresh ourselves near the “matte spring”, a natural source from which water flows. Then we arrive at Erfoud, the gateway to the desert and from here to Merzouga where we will relax in a hotel facing the dunes. Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel.
4 Day: Erg Chebbi » Merzouga
We will dedicate this day to the life that takes place inside the Dunes: we will then go to visit a nomadic family, we will make a tour of the two discovering abandoned villages and before sunset with the dromedaries we will go into the camp and spend a magnificent night in a tent camp. Dinner and accommodation in a tent camp.
5 Day: Erg-Chebbi » Merzouga » Todra Gorges » Dades Valley
If you like to wake up soon, you can attend the sunrise from the tall of a dune; later we will come back – with the dromedaries – in hotel for the breakfast and to take a relaxing shower. At this point, will be arrived the moment to leave the desert and we will direct there to Rissani, where we will visit the market, known in particolar way for the exchange of donkeys. It’s a unique place, where the people of the desert hasten for buying and to bring their commodities to sell; it is a very curious visit, interesting. After we will move there to Erfoud where we will visit the laboratories of the fossils, inside which rocks are worked, formed ago over 380 million years. We will continue to reach the impressive Todra Gorges, place preferred by the climbers and by the lovers of the trekking. We will continue along the Dades Valley and the “way of the 1000 kashba”, and we will enter inside the Valley of the Rose, where creams, soaps and the famous water of roses are produced. We will have lunch in a restaurant typical of the zone, in the village of Boutghrar; after lunch we will continue the trip along the Dades Valley and here we will also spend the night in hotel.
6 Day: Dades Valley » Skoura » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Hadou » Marrakech
After breakfast, departure to Ouarzazate, where we can contemplate the Kasbah Taourirt, in other times residence of the Pachà of Marrakech. The Kasbah has been built with the typical architecture that foresees the “towers merlate.” To 30 km from Ouarzazate we will meet the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, crossing a mini-footstep, accompanied by a beautiful landscape characterized by straw constructions and little village in the mountain. We will visit the Kasbah of Telouet and we will have lunch on the place. In the afternoon we will take back our walk crossing different villages Berbers of mountain, thin to arrive to the Atlas. Our adventure we will continue through the cordillera of the Atlas and the Tizi’n Tichka (2260 mt of altitude). In the late afternoon we will reach Marrakech.
7 Day: Marrakech - Guided Visit of the Medina
Guided visit of the Medina of Marrakech where you can visit his gardens, the graves saadite (what they guard the rests of the founders of the city), the Bahia Palace (residence of the old Visir), the Mosque of the Koutobia with his splendid minaret and, obviously, the unbelievable Djemma El-Fnà Square, that is a fabulous market during the day and for the night it turns into a magic show.
8 Day: Marrakech » Casablanca » Rabat
We set off towards the end of our journey: this morning Casablanca awaits us, where we will take a panoramic tour to see, at least from outside, the Great Hassan II Mosque.
From here we will move to the fourth imperial city, Rabat, where we will spend the night after visiting it.
9 Day: Rabat » Larache » Assilah
Day dedicated to the city of artists!
Assilah, with its beautiful Medina overlooking the rocks and where the murals painted by various artists and schools of painting, are continuously renewed.
We will then leave Rabat and aim further north. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Assilah.