Imperial Cities of Morocco tour
Exciting Imperial Cities of Morocco tour with departure from the city of Casablanca, in which you will have a good mixture of culture and adventure. In this tours you will be able to know the heritage and culture of the majestic and exotic imperial cities of Morocco, cross the beautiful Atlas that will take us to the great and captivating golden dunes of Merzouga in which we will spend the night in campaña shop to enjoy one of The most beautiful starry skies on the planet.
About this Imperial Cities of Morocco tour
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat
Pick you up at the airport and drive to Casablanca to visit Hassan II Mosque. Afterward, drive to Rabat, the political capital of Morocco. Optional Guided Tour with an official guide; visit the Oudayas Kasbah, Hassan Tower & Mohammed V Mausoleum, along with the Chellah Gardens & Necropolis. Night at a Riad.
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Fes
Today the journey will start towards Meknes, classified as UNESCO heritage Site, 17th century heritage. Visit Bab El Mansour and enjoy a visit of Moulay Ismail Mausoleum.
After the visit of Meknes you will drive to Fes, but first stop to visit the archaeological site of Volubilis, Roman Ruins, cultural heritage for humanity UNESCO Site. Continue the trip to Fes. Night at a Riad.
Day 3: Fes Guided Tour
In Fes, optional Guided tour with an official guide and you will be able to explore the UNESCO protected Fes Medina, Fes is made up of 9,000 roads and alleyways and it’s best to explore it with an expert. Fes Medina is the oldest and most beautiful in Morocco, almost unchanged since the Middle Ages and declared World Heritage of Humanity in 1981. The doors lead us to a tangle of narrow streets and alleyways around the mosque Kairouine. Its university is the oldest in the world. Visit the neighborhood of the tanners and discover a terrace overlooking the tannery. Night at a Riad.
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Erg Chebbi
Start the journey towards the Erg Chebbi Dunes. On the way you will pass Ifrane- the Moroccan Switzerland and Azrou before passing through Midelt and the Ziz Valley and onto the desert. Dinner and night at a hotel.
Day 5: Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert
Day dedicated to exploring the Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert. Tour around the region to visit a local musical village Khamlia and share a tea with a nomadic family. Camel Trekking into the dunes, on the way, will stop to admire the sunset. Arrive at the Bivouac to have dinner under the stars followed by a night in a Berber-style tent. We have our own private camp area. If you prefer not to sleep in the camp, you can go ride the dromedary for one hour to admire sunset and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 6: Erg Chebbi – Dades Valley – Ouarzazate
In the morning, opportunity to admire sunset and take some outstanding photos before heading back to Auberge. Start the journey to Ouarzazate, and on the way you will detour to visit Todra Gorge., the most impressive cannyon in Morocco. Arrive to Ouarzazate and visit Taorirt Kasbah once owned by the Glaouis family Dinner and night at a Riad.
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Before heading to Marrakesh, you will visit the UNESCO world heritage site at Ait Ben Haddou. Then, Cross Tiz n Tichka pass, over the High Atlas Mountains and arrive to Marrakech. Transfer to your Riad.
Day 8: Marrakech Guided Tour
Optional private Guided Tour of Marrakech Medina with an official guide from Marrakech. You will see the famous Mosque of Koutubia, the Medina and its souks, and explore some more of Marrakech’s secrets: Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, the Saadian the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens. Night at a Riad in the Medina.
Day 9: Free day in Marrakech
Today will be a relax day, you can choose to go for a stroll on the square and taste a tea at in one of the many terraces, or explore the Souks. Night at a Riad. End of our services.