8 Day Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech / Casablanca

 

                                          Proposed Itinerary

Day 1 : Transfer from the airport

Pick up from the airport in Fes – Check in your hotel and relaxation.

Hotel : Riad Ahlam or Similar

Day 2: Fes sightseeing

  After breakfast, guided tour to discover the historical heritage of Fes city. The tour allows you to explore historical sites such as Madrasa El Bouinania, El Quaraoiyin mosque, and university, south tower, pottery village, Nejjarine square, the residence of the king, the Medina and more. overnight in Fes. Hotel : Riad Ahlam or Similar

Day 3 : Fes – Ifrane – ceder forest – Sahara

8am departure from Fes. Travel South-east and visit the ‘lion city’ of Ifran, Midelt, the Cedar forests and monkey’s troops of Azrou, lunch at Midelt. Ziz Valley, Continue traveling south– east exploring the Middle Atlas landscapes. Reach the gateways of Sahara desert through the cities of Rissani and Erfoud. Camel trek to your desert camp – timing prior to sunset to enjoy the glorious view – an evening of traditional music, free time exploring the dunes, dinner and overnight stay in your private desert tent.

Luxury Camp : Tiziri Camp

Day 4: Merzouga Excursion

An early wake up for sunrise, After breakfast, around 9 am, we go in 4 WD off-road tour around the dunes via the oasis of Merzouga, the nomadic depository, Khamlia village to visit the Gnawa’s village, to listen to their spiritual music, then continue to meet desert nomads in their tents, and discover a new sense of life. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, Traditional dish for lunch, then back to your amazing Kasbah hotel at the edge of the sand dunes, free time, dinner, and overnight stay.
Hotel : Riad Azawad or similar

Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Ouarzazate

After breakfa leave Merzouga and drive to Ouarzazate visiting Todra gorge and Amridil kasbah, dinner and overnight stay in Ouarzazate Skour Oases.  Accommodation:  Kasbah Ait ben Damiette or similar.

Day 6 : Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou -Marrakech

After breakfast, you will continue The well-known ‘ Moroccan Hollywood ’ of Ouarzazate gives you the insight of the scene making of many famous films. The ancient Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is worthy to visit. Continue driving over the 2,260m Tizi n’ Tichka Pass, Arriving to Marrakech, drop off at your hotel, free time and overnight stay. Accommodation: Riad Noos Noos or Riad 107 or similar.

Day 7: Guided visit of Marrakech 

After breakfast, guided visit of Marrakech,   The visit includes :   - The Saadian tombs, that was date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603),   - Ben Youssef Medersa established by the Sultan " Abou el Hassan (1331–49),   - El Bahia Palace, is a beautiful building and an excellent example of Moroccan Architecture from the 19th century,   -The Koutoubia mosque which is the largest mosque in Marrakech, the minaret was completed under the reign of the Almohad Caliph Yaqub al- Mansur (1184-1199) and was used as the model for the Giarlda of Seville and  Hassan Tower of Rabat.   - Majorelle Garden is filled with colorful walkways, ponds, cactus and plants as well as a beautiful shop with hand-made goods. The Majorelle Gardens are a lush, garden estate designed by Jacque Majorelle and maintained by Yves Saint Laurent.   Jemaa el-Fnaa square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter. It remains the main and famous square of Marrakesh,   free time. Overnight stay in Marrakech.

Day 8 : Airport transfer

  Transfer to Marrakech or Casablanca  airport according to the timing of your flight.

                        The tour can be adjusted to your preference