It’s time you experince the difference! Spend some of your vacation time in some fascinating cities of Morocco. Head south to see amazing historical monuments and deep southeast for a nostalgic night in a desert camp.
The journey begins from Tangier. Via the Rif, you shall reach the beautiful city of Chefchaouen, whose Berber name means ”horn”, perched beneath mountains of the Rif. Enjoy the view of blue-white houses.
Day 2 : Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes.
Depart after having breakfast to Fes. On the road, you will visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis and then continue to Meknes, the modern imperial city, for visiting the old Medina, which is surrounded by a large wall. At the end of day, head straight to your accommodation in Fes where you are going to spend the night.
Day 3: Fes – Fes.
The whole day is dedicated to visit the city of Fes, the oldest imperial city in Morocco founded in the eighth century by Moulay Idriss II. This guided tour will start by visiting the old Medina, a UNESCO world Heritage site, and explore the Medina’s narrow streets with local shops and stalls. The exploration of the old Medina's cultural and historical sightseeing include Bou Inania Madrasa, Al-Attarine Madrasa, Ennajarine Fountain, Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss and Al-Qarawiyyine university – the oldest university in the world. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will experience the panoramic view of the whole city of Fes before taking a brief visit to the new part “Fez Al-Jadid”. Then Check-in at a hotel or riad in the evening.
Day 4: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga Dunes.
In the morning you leave the subtle of Fes and drive along through the middle Atlas mountains; crossing Cedar forests which are very known all over the world. Cedar is much wanted by woodworkers and it is used for different purposes. The drive will continue towards Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco, and Azrou, the typical Zayan middle Atlas Berber village. Go on driving along ZiZ valley and through the city of Erfoud, usually by taking a rocky road to reach the desert town of Merzouga. Experience camel trekking, watch sunset before you get warmly welcomed to the desert camp. Get in touch with local guys to know something about their culture and enjoy their traditional music. Spend a fantastic night in a tent.
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Ouarzazate.
Wake up early morning for the spectacular sunrise and camels riding. Return to the hotel for taking a shower and having breakfast. Then, you will travel through Rissani city (Tafilalt), the most important oasis of this region, en route to the stunning Todra Gorges overlooking a valley and the nice town of Boumalne Dades. On the way to Ouarzazate, pass through oases and Kasbahs ruins beautifully surrounded by nature. Overnight in a riad in Ouarzazate.
Day 6 : Ouarzazate – High Atlas – Marrakech.
From Ouarzazate drive to Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified Kasbah that reflects the great Berber earthen architecture. It was built hundreds of years ago. It's a chance to behold old caravan paths and the peaks of high Atlas Mountains. Have a visit around the kasbah to step back many centuries in history. You will continue driving across high Atlas mountains via Tikhka pass(2,260 m.a.s.l). Have lunch and take panoramic photos from the High Atlas mountains. Marrakech will be reached in evening.
Day 7 : Marrakech Guided Tour.
The whole day is devoted for a guided tour: Bahia and Badi Palaces, Saadian Tombs, Menara basin and many other hidden treasures are all will be discouvered.
Have lunch in one of the finest restaurants of the city. The next destination is the lively Square of Djemaa El-fna and the attractive Koutobia mosque