imperial Cities and Desert Tour
7 Days Imperial Cities and Desert Tour destined to meet in a week the most prominent landmarks, the Imperial Cities and living a night in the Moroccan desert.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
Reception at the airport of Marrakech or point indicated by the client from Marrakech, crossing the High Atlas by the Tizi port pass (2.260m altitude). you will go through interesting villages to reach the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou (World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987), a fortified inside a walled town that surely will recognize, as this citadel has been the scene of such famous movies as Gladiator, Sahara, Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, among many others. Dinner and overnight in a Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
DAY 2: OUARZAZATE – Desert Merzouga
After breakfast, we will address the palm of Skoura, through the Dades Valley, visit the Todra Gorge and from there to the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi before sunset where the tour will begin an adventure !! You change the 4 × 4 by 8 × 8 (is the camel) that will take you to the heart of the desert. You made a stop to see the sunset. On arrival, they will wait for an excellent and refreshing tea, dinner and exquisite Berber livened up with the music of the tam-tam (drum). They will enjoy an unforgettable night, thanks to the large number of stars that populate the desert nights. You sleep in haimas Berbers.
DAY 3: Merzouga Desert – MIDELT
Since you are in the desert enjoying the magic of the dunes …! It is worth up early to watch the sunrise from the top of the dunes and return on camels to the hostel for breakfast and shower. After breakfast, farewell to the desert as we begin their journey north through the valley of Ziz enjoy the coolness of the blue source Meski. Upon arrival, you will know the city of Midelt. Dinner and hotel accommodation in Midelt.
DAY 4: MIDELT – FEZ
After breakfast will continue to Fez, passing through the towns of Ifrane and Azrou. During the trip they cross the cedar forests, with ancient trees and will enjoy watching or Barbary macaques monkeys of Gibraltar. You arrive in Fez and that afternoon the will reserved to know the oldest imperial city of Morocco, founded in the eighth century by Moulay Idriss II. Visit the Medina of Fez el-Bali, one of the largest preserved medieval sites in the world, declared World Heritage more than 30 years ago. You see the Medersa Attarine, one of the most beautiful Koranic schools in Fez. Accommodation and hotel in Fez.
DAY 5: FEZ – Volubilis – Meknes – RABAT
After breakfast we will leave Fez towards the Atlantic coast to visit Meknes, one of the most important imperial cities of Morocco. There you can visit luxurious palaces and beautiful mosques plus some of the most important souks of Morocco. After Meknes, will be made on the way to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a monument declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. After the visit you will go to Rabat. Dinner and overnight in Rabat.
DAY 6: RABAT – CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH
After breakfast visit the more touristy Rabat, the Méchouar (ramps and walls surrounding the Royal Palace), the Oudayas Kasbah and the magnificent mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan II. After the hearing will go to eat at Casablanca, to visit in the afternoon the Grand Mosque, visited only in Morocco. Then will towards Marrakech. Guided tour of Marrakech, which gave its name to Morocco. Marrakech is a spectacular city, where there are permanent party as seen in the famous Djema El Fna, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, which for several centuries constitutes the most incredible popular theater world: snake charmers, musicians , dancers, storytellers, fortune tellers, actors, fortune tellers … But we must not forget that their fate is linked to the different dynasties that have followed it, as well as its tradition of political, economic and cultural metropolis that has always dominated the Maghreb history. In Marrakech there are countless places to visit, eg Medersa Ben Youssef, the Menara, the Dar Si Said Museum, the Garden of Agdal, the Tombs of the Saadians and Badi and Bahia Palaces. Accommodation in hotel or riad.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
If the flight time permitting, free time to stroll through Marrakech, make last-minute purchases, etc … At the time, transfer to Marrakech airport. END OF SERVICES AND GOOD JOURNEY BACK
- • Private Tour there will be no more people in the group.
- • Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or place.
- • Transportation in 4×4 Toyota Landcruiser (groups up to 6 people). For larger groups, transport by minibus or more 4×4.
- • Fuel, tolls and all costs associated with transportation.
- • Driver-guide speaks English or any other language, our driver-guide are local people, simple, friendly, accompany and guide them during their tour.
- • Night in the desert, night in tents, berber camel ride and dinner.
Price do not include
- • Meals at noon or drink in any of the occasions.
- • Tickets, tickets to monuments and tips.
- • Any other activity not specified in the itinerary.
Price per 2 persons 1600 $