7 Days from Fes to imperial cities and Merzouga desert
DAY 1 :FEZ
When arrived at Fes’s inernational airport, you will find our driver in your service to pick you up and, transfer you to the hotel you will be staying at for today .
After showering and, relaxing from your voyage you will get to meet our professional staff that will accompany in this journey .
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 : FEZ CITY EXCURSION
Since we are in Fes and this city is known as the cultural capital of the country ; we will give you a private tour around some of Fes’s un ique monuments such as Attarine Madrasa, a 14th century master piece that gained its name from the Souq of the Attarine the spice and perfume Market that you will explore as well; next we will visit the Funduq of El-Nejarrine that been a s torage place for , marchants and, traders back then and, now it houses the museum of Nejjarine ; a great example of the Moroccan Riad.
Exploring around the city you will visit one of the gate of Boujloud that gives main acces to the old market in the old medina ; lunch is scheduled in a restaurant at the medina .
After lunch we will continue our tour, to see , Jnan Sbil gardens, anicee oasis of nature and, calm away from the hustle and the sun. Simultanously we will do a worthwhile stop by the Merinid tombs that gives you a panoramic view over the ancient medina.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3 : FEZ – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES
In the morning, you will take breakfast in the hotel, then we are going to head over to special historical places nearby Fes and, the first location will be the Mauritanian capital, a site from the 3rd century BC, where the roman ruins are located ; a place that had been an important settlment of the Roman Empire and, a capital of Idris I founder of the Idrisid dynasty.
After a quiet stay in the area we will drive west towards one of Morocco’s four imperial cities, the wonderful city of Meknes; where you will visit the marvelous gate of Bab Mansour , which leads to the mausoleum of Moulay Smail the architect of the city that made of it his capital in the 17th century; right in front of it sits the ccharming square of Lehdim , a mini prototype of the great Plaza of Jamaa Lefna ; Lunch will be served in restaurant in front of the square.
After lunch we continue this covering this wonderful city by visiting the Madrasa bou Inania and, the dar Jmai museum.
Eventually concluding by visiting the marvelous underground prison of Qara and, the charming basin Of Souani .
At evening we will drive back to Fes; where you will enjoy dinner and overnight at a hotel..
DAY 4 : FEZ TO MERZOUGA DESERT VIA MIDELT
In today’s program , you will enjoy your breakfast in the city of Fes, then we will leave it , passing by some stunnings destinations; Crossing the middle atlas pass of Tizin Talghamt, you will arrive at the apple city and, the agricultural capital of Morocco, where you wil enjoy the landscapes and the beautiful market of the city.
Afterwards , we will drive thhrough the rocky nature of the eastern part of the country ; visiting the palm’s city of Erfoud, a wonderful city that contains some of the most beautiful oases in Morocco; Next we are going to drive towards rhe tiny town of Rissani with its special old Market where you will enjoy the special berber pizza for lunch.
After lunch, we will continue our road to the the charming desert of Erg Chebbi ; on the way we will do a worthy stop by the Ziz valley, a carpet of palm groves lined by the Ziz river.
When arrived to the town of Merzouga , we will check in a hotel near the dunes, where you will leave all your unecessary baggage , so you can enjoy your adventure in the most confortable way.
Our guide will take you in a memorable experience, camel trekking through the golden loose dunes of Erg Chebbi , where you will witness the most romantic sunset ever, from the highest dune in north Africa.
Eventually you will access to our traditional camp, where you will enjoy a berber music show accompanied with a delicious dinner under the milky way.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.
DAY 5 : SAHARA – ERFOUD – OUARZAZATE
Merzouga ,means the spectacular sunrise, that’s why our guide will make sure to wake you up early, so you cannot miss this nature’s master piece ; afterwards you will ride camels to the hotel so you can refresh and enjoy your breakfast.
Simultanously, riding through the tinghir province its worthy to stop the spectacular oases of palm groves in the Ziz valley ; beautifully blocking the riverof Ziz that nourish this greenery , where you can take some great photos ; after a quiet stay we continue our way to visit the Palm’s city “Erfoud” , well known around Morocco,with its great quality of Dates.
Eventually , arriving at the charming city of Ouarzazate; where you will be spending the night in a local hotel, with a special delicious dinner
DAY 6 : OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH
nicknamed the “Gates to the desert”, the city of Ouarzazate, with its special landscapes is known around the world as the “Hollywood” of Arica, that’s why , we will take you in a private expidition after breakfast, around Ouarzazate’s biggest studios in North Africa “Ouallywood”, with sets that will take you around many countries from all over the world. Next we will visit the majestic Kasbah of Taourirt .
Afterwards, we will head over to a world eritage site, the well preserved Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, with its incredible design and, architecture from inside and, outside; a striking prototyê of the southen architecture back then.
Lunch is programmed, in a restaurant in the area.
After lunch and, crossing the highest mountain road pass in North Africa the Tizi n’Tichka pass, where you will be stunned by the impressive views of villages and, landscapes . We will arrive at the red city Marrakech, where you will enjoy dinner and, overnight at a Riad in the medina.
DAY 7 : EXCURSION IN MARRAKECH
Marrakech is a wonderful city that has one of the most beautiful monuments around Morocco; that’s why after enjoying breakfast in the Riad , we will take you in a tour around Marrakech; starting with the beautifull Majorelle Gardens colored in blue and yellow with a rare collection of Cactus in a relaxing temper ; afterwards we will visit the incredible mosque and Minarat of El Koutoubia standing majestically with its fascinating forme and, its minara that climb her way to Marrakech’s sky ; not far from the mosque we find the minara gardens stands from the 12th century with its small green pyramid shaped roof .
For lunch, you will savor a Marrakchi special dish called “Tanjia”, in the old medina. After lunch you will visist the well preserved Ben Youssef Medrassa and, stroll around the old market and, the Rehba Kedima .
Eventually you will refresh by a traditional lemon juice in front of the spectacular Plaza of Jamaa Lefna ; which conlude our day and our services.