Morocco Desert Tour, Marrakesh
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-Authentic Morocco Private Tour : (11 days -10 nights) Casablanca-Casablanca
Day 1 : Morocco - Arrival :
Upon arrival in Casablanca international airport , you will be welcomed by your private driver/guide and taken to your hotel stay .If you arrive early in the day , you can explore the largest city in Morocco ,it is the heart of commerce and industry which reflects morocco's economy. you will visit Hassan II mosque built on water alongside the Atlantic Ocean ,it is a religious and cultural complex, built over nine hectares and includes a prayer room, an ablutions room, baths, a Koranic school , and a library . Overnight in hotel include bed and breakfast.
Day 2 : Casablanca - Rabat - Chefchaouan :
After your breakfast in hotel , we will start our journey heading Rabat which is the capital of Morocco where you will visit the Royal Palace, The Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower, the minaret of incomplete mosque initiated by The Almohad ruler, Stop for Lunch .
After lunch you will head to Chefchaouen via the Rif Mountains which is an open plateau transversed by numerous ravines and valleys then you will be astonished by simply beautiful city of Chefchaouan where everything is set dramatically , gradually climbing up the mountains. Turn on your cameras! Its blue-Jewel of Morocco .
Day 3 : Exploring the fascination of chechaouan :
After your breakfast , you will start exploring chefchaouan which is a small city in the Rif mountains of Northern Morocco known for its climate and blue houses. Chefchaouan is a fascinating unique city which was founded in 1471 by Moorish and Jewish refugees fleeing the Reconquista of Spain, led by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabela the Catholic.The town has an Andalusian character like the larger city of Tetouan near the coast. The houses are typically white washed in the tradition of those found all over Andalusia in southern Spain, with related architectural styles. This makes for a wonderful pedestrian Medina with beautiful homes tightly clustered along narrow winding lanes.
Day 4 : chefchaouan - Volibilus - Meknes - Fez :
After breakfast, we will depart to Volubilis and explore the ruins of this Roman city. You will visit the holy city of Moulay Idriss, a place of pilgrimage of all Moroccans After you will continue to Meknes where you will explore the Medina of Meknes with its beautiful Tomb of Moulay Ismail, The Granary, The Square of Lehdim, and the Gate of Bab al Mansour. You will have the opportunity to explore the souks and relax in one of the Square café’s. Later we will continue onto Fez. Accommodation at a traditional Riad including bed and breakfast.
Day 5 : exploring Fez with local guide :
After your breakfast , You will have your local guide who will unlock the hidden gems of Fez and make you go deeper and deeper in Fez old medina , you will discover the the medina and the famous Souks of Fes – its narrow cobbled streets are filled with ancient mosques and towering green-glazed minarets... You will visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Fes. The tour will include a visit to the tannery and the ceramics cooperative to see the traditional Moroccan crafts. Overnight in Riad including bed and breakfast.
Day 6 : Fez – Azrou – Midalet –Errachidia – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Desert Erg Chebbi :
After breakfast ,we will leave Fes toward Sahara desert passing by Irfan that is known as the Switzerland of Morocco, then Azrou which is known with its green tiled roofs and beautiful cedar forests that are the capital of monkeys. Next we'll head Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Continuing the road through the Middle Atlas Mountains and observe the nomads that live there. Also you will be stunned with the views of volcanic rock and near by Errachidia, you will notice the high cliffs and Ziz Valley that is surrounded with palm trees. After that we will head to the final station of the day ' Sahara desert ' . Accommodation at a kasbah that is seated on the edge of the golden dunes including dinner , bed and breakfast .
Day 7 : Sahara Tour and Camel Trekking :
A promise of beautiful photographic scenery and a truly rare experience while you watch the sunset over the horizon.
In the morning after breakfast, we will take you in an excursion through the high dunes near the Algerian border where you can get the golden chance to take unforgettable pictures and see the black volcanic rock, and meet a nomad families , see their nomadic lifestyle and their way to endure the torment of Sahara desert and you will be stunned by the astonishing patience and good humour of them .Next you will pass close to tiny Berber villages like Tamrdanite before you reach Khamlia which is a village of the dark-skinned people where you can enjoy the original music and folk songs of the Gnawas. In our way back to the hotel you will be enchanted with the view of the lake of Ait Sareji which attracts pink flamingos and many others birds especially during the springtime..... In the afternoon , you will have your camels that will drive you through huge golden sand dunes , deep into the heart of the desert where you can catch the fabulous view of the sun setting over the desert dunes which is going to be some of the memories that will cherish from the desert drive . later you will spend your night in a nomad tent , enjoying the Berber ambiance , drumming around camp fire and sleeping under a blanket of tens of thousands stars. - Berber camp including dinner and breakfast .
Day 8 : Erg Chebbi dunes – Rissani – Todra Gorge - Dades :
The camel man will wake you up in dawn to see the spectacular sunrise like a catapulted ball thrown into the air , later you will return to the camp to have your breakfast. after the camel man take you back to the Auberge to have shower to refresh your body .we drive to Rissani through the Ksours and kasbahs of Tafilalet . Visiting the mausoleum of Molay Ali El-Charif, He is considered to have been the founder of the Alouite dynasty ,. After that we drive to Dades via Todra gorge valley, Berber village. overnight dades gorge. Including dinner and breakfast.
Day 9 : Dades - Ouarzazat - kasbah Ait Benhaddou - marrakesh :
After breakfast departure toward Marrakech. By visiting the Atlas studios which host the largest movie studios in the world such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile , The Mummy, Gladiator and The Man Who Would Be King. then continue the road to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site : the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou.after that we will cross the high Atlas mountain through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka. Stopping along the way and enjoying the wonderful surroundings , arrive at marrakesh in early evening . Accommodation at a traditional Riad including bed and breakfast .
Day 10 : Marrakech Tour with Local Guide :
On this day, after breakfast you will have full day tour to discover Marrakech. By Immersing yourself in the red city and During your tour you will have Lunch in the Medina , you will visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech such as the 19th century Bahia Palace ,the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque ,the Majorelle Garden . You will also visit the famous Souks where the merchants sell everything from leather, cloths, spices, kaftans. Overnight at Riad including breakfast .
Day 11 : After breakfast , We transfer you to the airport, at your flight time.
•What is included :
-11 Days Transportation in private 4x4 with A/C Or New Mini-Vans with A/C.
-10 Nights Accommodation in a Moroccan Authentic Riads.
-English speaking driver/ guide for the whole trip.
-English - speaking city guides in Marrakech, Fes.
-Camel trekking to spend the night in a 'Berber Tents' in the middle of Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi Dunes.
-All other taxes
•Not included :
-Airfare (Flight Ticket).
-Tips for guide, drivers.
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