Morocco Culture Tour
Day 1: Arrive Fez (or Casablanca)
You will arrive to Fez today where you will be picked up at your point of arrival (Fes airport or Casablanca airport) and taken to your riad. This evening, a scrumptious dinner will be served.
Day 2 : Fez
The whole day is devoted to tour this UNESCO World Heritage City. Sightseeing of Fez includes the medieval medina with its Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas , the Nejjarine fountain , the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the Karaouine mosque.Afternoon visit of Fez al Jdid new Fez, and return to your hotel for the evening.
Day 3 : Fes, Azrou, Ifran, Midelt, Arfoud, Merzouga
Departure to Merzouga passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the berber village of Immouzer Kandar and Ifrane, free time for optional lunch break and a moment of relaxation in Midelt. Ahead, the oasis region of Erfoud welcomes you, you will reach the Sahara Desert Merzouga, where you will meet your camel guide to ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac(camp). Dinner and overnight will be under the nomad tent.
Day 4 : Merzouga, Erg Chebbi, Merzouga
After breakfast,you will start an amazing trip around the dunes while passing by Merzouga, the wandering deposit, the village of Khamliya (village of the Gnaoua) ,mines of Mifiss, the plates desert meeting the Berber nomads of the desert, oasis Tissardemine, and return to the hotel around 4 p.m, for camel trekking attending the sunset and spend the night in Berber tents in the middle of the dunes. Dinner and over night in a Bivouac(camp)...
Day 5 : Merzouga, Rissani, Tinghir, Boumanle Dades
Early morning wake up for camel riding and outstanding sunrise. Arriving to the hotel for refreshing and breakfast, depart to Dades Gorges throught, Rissani and number of Berber villages. Visit and lunch in Todra Gorges.Afternoon continue to Dades Valley.Overnight in the hotel in Boumanle Dades.
Day 6 : Boumanle Dades, kelat Magouna, Ouarzazate, Marrakech
After breakfast,you will drive to Marrakech via Valley des Roses and Ait Ben Haddou,vist of this old berber village,where many movies filmed such as;Obelix,Gladiator and others.After lunch,you will continue on the road to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains through Tizi N Tichka pass,stopping at places with magnificent panoramic views to take picture.Dinner and overnight will be in your Hotel or Riad
Day 7 : Marrakech
Visit of historical Marrakech:the Menara garden,the Saadian tombs,the Bahia Palace,the Koutoubia Minaret and the Majorelle Gardens named after the famous French painter, who constructed here his art deco villa and started the botanical gardens, in 1980 it became the residence of Yves Saint Laurent. Afternoon, visit the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and handicraft quarters. In the evening check into the hotel or Riad.
Day 8 : Depart Marrakesh (or Casablanca)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight out.
1-Adding on one to two more days to this itinerary would give you enough time to travel to Atlas Mountains ( Day trip to Imlil ) or the coastal town of Essaouira.
2-Optional Extras : We strongly recommend taking an organized tour (1 hour to two hours walk ) and explore one of the areas (Skoura,Dades Valley or Todra Valley) along the way from Marrakech or Fes to the Desert of Merzouga (check activities on our website).
3-This Tour is available in the opposite direction: Marrakesh, Sahara, Fes & Casablanca