7-Day Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert Tour

Overview


Unforgettable 7 Days Tour and 6 Nights from Casablanca

Highlights


Unforgettable 7 Days Tour and 6 Nights from Casablanca

DURATION: 7 Days, 6 Night Morocco Tour

HIGHLIGHTS: Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, Fez, Chefchaoun, Sahara Desert, Marrakech

Private Tour

Full Description


DAY 1: CASABLANCA - CHEFCHAOUN
Meet up with your chauffeur at 8:00 am in the lobby of the hotel or from Casablanca airport to start your day from Casablanca to Chefchaouen.
On the way, enjoy the impressive landscape of the fertile coastal plains that leads to the Rif Mountains, heart and place of the peaceful town of Chefchaouen. Once you enter the Rif Mountains and you see spectacular access to a large valley with bluish buildings, you will recognize Chefchaouen.After arriving at your hotel in Chefchaoun, enjoy an independent walking tour to discover the beauty of Chefchaouen or Chauen "city of northwestern Morocco in the mountains of Rif, Tangier and Tetouan.Their houses and buildings in blue glass threads A tradition from the ancient Jewish population of the city Chefchaouen is a tourist destination praised for its proximity to Tangier and the Spanish border, Chefchaouen is a wonderful place for hiking, relaxing and shopping and offers many local handicrafts, which do not exist in other parts of the country. Morocco, for example, woolen dresses and woven blankets, and local goat cheese is also popular.

 

DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUN- VOLUBILIS-MEKNES-FEZ
Meet your chauffeur at your hotel lobby to head up to Meknes, the capital of an empire founded in the seventeenth century by Sultan Alawai Moulay Ismail, who decided to make this city one of the most beautiful cities of the Moroccan empire, protected by 40 km of walls. The Medina and the remains of the Royal Palace of Meknes have earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Doors and palaces: Bab Al Mansour is one of the most beautiful gates in the world, built at the beginning of the 18th century. It is the entrance to the appropriate imperial city, where visiting the Sultan's tomb is always interesting.
Markets and living spaces Meknes is one of the busiest cities in Morocco. Located just between the old city and the imperial part of the city, Lhedim Square is home to the covered market and becomes very crowded at dusk: deflation, storytellers, animal trainers and magicians. 
After that, you head up to the first stop at the ancient Roman ruins Volubilis, where you will spend a some time exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting an idea of life during the Roman Empire. fascinated by its well preserved mosaics, palaces, baths and soaring arches. After that, drive to Moulay Idriss, one of the country's most important spiritual sites and a place of pilgrimage as the site of the Moulay Idriss tomb, a prominent 8th century Moroccan Saint and a great grandson of the prophet Mohammed.
Then, we continue to visit Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, the most important spiritual town in Morocco. Here lies the tomb of Moulay Idris I, founder of the Idris family and the great grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. The city has a spectacular setting, with white houses spread over two green hilltops. 
Later, you continue toward the 1200-year-old medina of Fes where you spend your night.
 
 
DAY 3: FEZ ESCORTED GUIDED CITY TOUR
After your breakfast, meet your chauffeur at your hotel lobby for a pick up for a visit of fez city where you will meet your Local Expert licensed Walking Guide that will escort you and step back to the Middle Ages, engage your imagination, soak up the extravagant sights and the hidden delights.
Feast your senses on the sights and sounds that the intellectual and artistic Moroccan metropolis has to offer. Winding alleys that can hardly be unraveled, movement, noise, shouting, smell of tanned leather, delicate aroma of oriental perfumes, barbecues, sweet pastry - all this is the imperial city of Fez. Visit the old medieval Medina with its narrow streets: The Bouanania and The Attarine Medersas, The Nejjarine fountain. see the world’s oldest continuously functioning university.
As you finishing your chauffeur drives to your hotel in Fez where you will spend your night.
 
DAY 4: FEZ- IFRAN- CEDAR FOREST- MIDELT- ERFOUD- MERZOUGA SAHARA DESERT
Meet your Chauffeur for a drive to South towards the Sahara desert.the journy starts with Ifrane; unlike any other town in Morocco. Located at an altitude of 5,460 feet above sea level in the Middle Atlas region, this small hill town has a Swiss alpine feel to it. With neat red roofed houses, blooming flower beds, lake studded parks and snowbound winters, this remarkable European styled town is often referred to as “Morocco’s Switzerland.” 
Azrou (Great Rock) takes its name from the isolated outcrop marking the town’s western boundary. The big Ennour mosque, beautifully finished with local cedar, provides another handy landmark. Azrou is a refreshing place to wander without hassle.
Lunch Stopover in Midelt and for taking pictures in a splendid panoramic views, driving through Ziz Valley Gorges and palm groves of Tafilalet big oasis, arriving to Erfoud, known for its annual dates fruit festival in late-October and fossils production.
Continuing to the biggest sand dunes of Merzouga in Morocco, Check in at a welcoming desert inn. After freshening up, you will mount camels for what is the highlight of many Guest's trip, possibility to see the sunset and rise, a night under a blanket of stars, in a Berber tent deep within the dunes. Dinner will be prepared for you over an open fire while you enjoy the entertainment and silence never-ending sky.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA- GORGES TOUDRA- DADES 
AAfter breakfast, you depart the desert via the ancient desert town of Rissani, heading to the dramatic Toudra Gorges to Tinjdad and Tinghir town,Here, both the Todra and Dades Rivers have carved out cliff­sided canyons on their final 25­mile stretch through the mountains, leaving behind this series of reliefs and etches in the rock. In places, this gorge measures just 33 feet across, but the cliffs are more than 500 feet tall on either side. The river has since dried up, leaving only the imagination to picture the powerful natural forces that once carved this region. The gorge, though in a remote area of Morocco, is a popular tourist destination and has been outfitted over the years with hiking paths and a well maintained dirt road that visitors can walk along, though they must share it with mules and other pack animals. A walk at Todra Gorges along the river, but first you pause to relish the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Lunch in a restaurant under 600-foot high red cliff of the gorges where many rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport, followed by a scenic drive through to Boumalne Dades. 
At the end, your chauffeur drives to drop you off in your hotel in Dades where you spend your night.
DAY 6: DADES - ROSE VALLEY - OUARZAZATE - KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU - MARRAKECH 
After enjoying your breakfast,meet your chauffeur for a drive to start the journey for Sightseeing Day of Kasbah Ait benhaddou and drive to the photogenic Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a historic rest point for caravans, and scene for many international movies nowadays such as Lawrence of Arabia, Sheltering Sky, Gladiator. independent Lunch in restaurant overlooking the Kasbah.
your journey stops at the ancient Ksar of Ait benhaddou, which is UNESCO world heritage listed site features in movies such as Jesus of Nazareth and the first star wars discovering this amazing fortified village built from adobe stones you will enjoy scenic walk with your professional guide watch differing views get spectacular landscapes as Dar the eye can see and admire an incredible contrast between colors.
 "Do not miss" climb and get to top and take in the views and explore the adobe built houses and streets to learn more about the kasbah beautiful design.
At the end, meet your chauffeur to drive toward Marrakech where you spend your night
 
DAY 7: MARRAKECH ESCORTED GUIDED CITY TOUR
Your driver and Guide will meet you in the lobby at 9:30 am to help your tailor-made travel plan to suit your special interests. 
Start your day with a tour of the stunning Majorelle Park and make your way through this oasis of tranquility in the bustling new city center at your leisure. Visit the Berber Museum in the bright blue villa and learn about the history and traditions of the Berbers and see some of their beautiful traditional clothes. Then discover the ancient city of Marrakech with its intertwined streets, famous markets and Majorelle Park on this tour. Visit the famous Palais de Bahia, a beautifully decorated palace filled with charming interiors and beautiful mosaic walls. I walk through the Jewish Quarter, with different architecture from the rest of the city, and discover the amazing Saadian tombs and Ben Youssef School, an ancient Koranic school with authentic Arab architecture. After a break for lunch, enjoy wood carvings, visit the rooms of young students, then see the Koutoubia Mosque, the icon of Marrakech and the tourist destination. Head to the world-famous Jamaâ El Fna Square, with countless orange juices, snake charms, traditional water visitors, and henna wives. Enjoy a refreshing break on one of the terraces with panoramic views and enjoy the colorful crowds below.
As you finish your guide escorted to to meet again your chauffeur for a drop off at your hotel where you spend your night.
 
 
The Price includes:
Sahara Desert Camp (Dinner & Breakfast)
Camel Ride 
Bed and Breakfast basis on all Riad and Hotels
Transportation by Air-conditioning Car or Minivan for the whole tour from Day1 to Day7
Experienced, knowledgeable English Speaking Chauffeur with Car at your disposal for the whole tour 
Entrance fees to sites and Monument mentioned. 
English speaking Historian guide in Fez & Marrakech.
Moroccan Sim Card with a Telephone.
A Pocket Wi-Fi Hotspot with unlimited internet Data in order to stay connected wherever you are in Morocco to you phones and tablets.
 
 
The Price not includes:
Drinks 
The lunches & Dinners 
Personal expenses 
All services not specified in the program
Tips & Gratuities

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