To discovering the imperial cities,wondering in its colorful souks; To enjoy the middle Atlas mountains, visit The Switzerland of Morocco ” Ifran Town” as well as walking in the largest Cedar forest in Africa, see and feed monkies. You will also see the impressive valley of Ziz. Moreover, you will explore the Sahara desert, visit nomads and ride camels in the golden dunes of Merzouga.Having a magic starry night in a camp in the heart of the desert.
Fes International Airport / Hotel
Fes full-day guided Culture trip
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Fes the “the Spriitual City of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina, visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest – including the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the oldest in the world), the Tanneries and the Najjarine fountain. After lunch, we will drive outside the Medina to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, then to visit the pottery cooperative. Afternoon, we will drive to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation will be in an authentic riad in the heart of old Medina.
Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
Early departure from Fes, we travel through the heart of middle atlas mountains to Ifrane known as ” Switzerland of Morocco ” because of its similarity to a Swiss ski resort. then, we head to the cedar forest -largest in North Africa- and home to barbary monkies, time to feed and take pictures with them. We continue south passing through Berber villages, countryside, and see nomadic shepherds with their flocks spread out in the terrain. Midway, a stop for lunch in Midelt. drive through Talghmt pass, then to Ziz gorge, before we get to the Sahara desert, we’ll stop for some panoramic views to the impressive hidden oasis of Ziz valley filled with palm trees and mud villages. Around one and half hour, we’ll get to the Sahara desert in the late afternoon, dinner and overnight in a hotel at the edge of sahara desert.
Merzouga – Erg Chebbi desert sightseeing – Camel trekking – Camp
After breakfast, we will begin our desert excursion for a half day in the Sahara. We drive to visit nomads that still live in tents in the middle of the Sahara desert; see how they live, sip a cup of tea with them. After, continue our way to visit old mines that once used to be exploited by French. Later, we will visit the village of Khamlia that is home to black Berber people who are descendants from Sudan, Mali…We’ll have a chance to listen to their Gnaoua music and have lunch in the town. Before the camel ride; we’ll see an oasis in the edge of the Sahara desert. After a rest, begin the camel trekking over the high dunes of the erg-Chebbi desert. You will see the magnificent sunset on top of a high dune, you will reach the desert camp in the heart of Sahara. After a delicious dinner, time to listen to Berber music played by local nomads under a starry sky.a magic night full of stars and galaxy is on.
Merzouga – Todra gorges– Dades gorges–Ouarzazate
After breakfast we departure to Rissani; old Sijilmassa center of ancient caravans from Toumboukto to Marrakech as center market of Salt. After walking around the biggest market of the region we continue our trip through a semi-desert landscape till we reach the oasis of Tinghir, one of the wonderful places in Morocco .Then we get to Todra gorges highest and narrowest gorges with 300m which considered an attractive place for climbers. After having lunch, we continue the way until another impressive valley of Dades and to the city of Roses; the area where the real flower grows called Damskina, short break if you are interested to see how they abstract different products from Roses in one of the cooperatives there. Then, we drive through a famous road known as” road of thousand Kasbahs” , to reach one of the most important cities of southern Morocco ,Ouarzazate, known for its intense and cinematic activity, many films like Gladiator, Troy, the Mummy etc made in a big studio Called Atlas Corporation Studios. After arrive in ouarzazate we get to the hotel where we will spend the night with dinner and breakfast.
Today, we start our journey by visiting the biggest cinema studios of ”Hollywood of Africa”, Ouarzazate where so many movies were filmed such as Games of Thrones, Prison break season 4…Ouarzazate is also home to the biggest solar power station in Africa, and famous by its handicrafts ( wooden gates, silver, rugs…) as well. Later, we head to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou- the Unesco world heritage site- where many international movies were filmed ( Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, games of thrones…). Your adventure will continue through the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains where you will admire the special Berber villages before arriving at your Hotel in Marrakech
Marrakech full-day Discovering Trip
After breakfast we will spend full day tour to discover Marrakech with a local guide. Marrakech is also Called “the red city” because of the color of its walls and filled with gardens, watered by underground wells (khettaras), which were built by the Almoravids and Saharan nomads in the eleventh century. In this day we will visit Menara, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia, Majorelle Gardens and souks, these are some of the must visits. A unique experience will be to discover the square of” Djemaa El Fna” where life and activity of the city is concentrated: dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, merchants and snake charmers. While you discover these important places you will have free time to walk by yourselves. end of our 6 days Fez Marrakech desert tour.
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