Dates 12 Nov '11 to 18 Nov '11
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 600 - 700 EUR (EUR Euro)
Type Travel Partners Wanted
Name morocco tours
Journey to Morocco to explore Old Madina in Fes , in Marrakech and see the extraordinary and wonderful landscapes of the big South, passing through the High Atlas Mountains, visiting nice kasbahs, breathing the fresh air of nice valleys to sunny sand dunes of big desert.
Day 1 Casablanca -Fes.
Upon arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, you will be met by your Private Driver. Depending on time of arrival, you will have a tour of the fabulous Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in North Africa. then you will depart towards Fes. On route . You will enjoy a visit to this Imperial city, then arrive to Meknes and visite Roman City Volubilis then you will continue on to Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco. Overnight in Riad with breakfast.
Day 2 Fes
After breakfast you will begin your guided Tour of Old Madina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. A visit to the
Kings Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will complete the tour and return to your Riad .Overnight in Riad with breakfast.
Day 3 Fes –Ifran-Midelt-Erfoud-Merzouga
After an early breakfast you will begin your ascent across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. Then arrive to desert You will set off by camel for a 2-hour trek out to the oasis where you will spend the night in Berber tents Overnight in Nomade tente with dinner and breakfast.
Day 4 Merzouga-Todra Gorges / Dades Gorges
After breakfast in hotel then head back to Erfoud. From Erfoud you set out behind the High Atlas Mountains on route to the Todra Gorges. In the afternoon, you will take a walk up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 feet high). The picturesque river valleys make for a beautiful journey towards the southeast of Morocco. You will stay the night in Dades Gorges before you cross the High Atlas Mountains. Overnight in Dades Gorge with dinner and breakfast.
Day 5 Dades Gorges / Ouarzazate / Marrakech
After an early breakfast you set off to Marrakech via Ouarzazate. Tucked away in the High Atlas Mountains, it is one of the jewels of Morocco. 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; films including, Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, and recently The Gladiator. Lunch can be taken at Ait Ben Haddou.After lunch, you will head over the mountains to Marrakech. Once in Marrakech, you will check into your hotel and then head off to the Jamaa Elfna , the center square of the medina. The famous Jemaa el-Fna, is one of the center attractions of Marrakech. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits, the square is well worth a visit. A quiet cup of tea on the terrace of an adjacent café provides a spectacular aerial view of the bustling square. Overnight in Riad with breakfast.
Day 6 Marrakech
After breakfast, the group will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech.The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market). Dinner will be served at a local restaurant or near the big square( not include)
Day 7 Marrakech –Essaouira(Day trip)
Charming small town, Essaouira is the old Portuguese city of Mogador. It was fortified by a French architect Vauban follower. These influences have given a beautiful and unique result. Today, the city is gradually becoming a city of artists.
Essaouira has a very favorable microclimate that ensures a mild winter and cool in summer. I'll also mention a beautiful beach, protected by islands Purpuraires.
Artisans of Essaouira are famous for inlay on root growth cedar and offer a wide range of items from the souvenir to parts of furniture and works of art.. In the afternoon come back to Marrakech.overnight in your Riad with breakfast.
Day 8 Transfer to airport
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