Type: Private Tours
Length: 8 days/7 nights
Start and end at: Marrakech
Lodging: Hotel or riad , and camp in the desert
Transport: Air-conditioning SUV, or minibus
Morocco Imperial City Tours From Marrakech
Day 1: MARRAKECH
At your arrival in the Marrakech airport, our team will lead you to a hotel. Dinner and night.
Day 2: MARRAKECH – RABAT
After breakfast, departure for Casablanca by passing through Settat, the economic capital of Echaouia. Visit of the economic metropolis of Morocco: the United Nations place and Anfa; discover the Hassan II mosque, architectural gem of Muslim faith. Seafood lunch and continuation to Rabat in the afternoon. Visit the administrative capital of the kingdom: the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tower and the precious Mohamed V Mausoleum decorated with marble, bronze, and onyx. Dinner and night at the hotel.
Day 3: RABAT – MEKNES – FES
Departure from Rabat towards the saint town of Moulay Idriss (the first sultan of Morocco) and then Meknès. Founded at the end of the 17th century, the town is surrounded by a triple rampart 40 kilometers wide and formed out of two agglomerations: the medina or old town, with the most beautiful gate in Morocco, and the new and modern town. After the visit, you will continue to Fès. Dinner and night at the hotel or riad.
Day 4: FES
Day to visit the « spiritual capital of Morocco ». You will discover the largest and one of the most beautiful Coranic universities in Morocco, the Medersa Attarine, along with the plaza of Nejuarine, well-known for its magnificent fountain decorated with mosaics. Lunch in an old palace of the medina. In the afternoon, you will take a stroll on the esplanade of the Royal Palace, that you may photograph. Visit to the ruins of the tomb of the Merinides, a dynasty of the 13th-14th century. You will be amazed by the view of the town, the ramparts, and the countryside beyond, before closing your discovery of Fès by visiting leatherworkers and rug-makers. Dinner and night at the hotel or riad.
Day 5: FES – MIDELT – MERZOUGA
Departure from Fès towards Ifrane. Crossing of the High Atlas via Azrou and crossing of the largest forest of cedar pines in the north of Africa. Then, by the Midelt pass, you will cross the dam of Errachidia with a magnificent panorama of the Ziz valley. Crossing of the town of Erfoud. Then, you will take the path of the dunes of Erg Chebbi. By camelback, you will arrive at the camp in the desert. You will admire a beautiful sunset and spend the night under nomad tents.
Day 6: MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE
You will ascend the High Atlas to arrive at the famed Todra Gorges, with their 250 meter cliffs and Tinghir. Then, you will cross the Dadès gorges and take the famous « road of a thousand Kasbah » that passes by small towns with mud houses. You will then arrive at the palms of Skoura and Ouarzazate. Dinner and night at the hotel of riad.
Day 7: OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH
You will arrive at Marrakech via the Tichka pass and the laurel road. Visit of the medina. At sunset, many acrobats, storytellers, snake charmers, and musicians will arrive on the plaza, attracting groups with their spectacles. This is a unique time to discover Marrakech. Dinner and night at the hotel or riad.
Day 8: MARRAKECH
Depending on the time at which you leave, free time and then transfer to the airport.
– Airport transfers
– Transportation in private SUV with air-conditioning and driver/guide (including petrol)
– 6 nights in a hotel or riad
– 1 night in the camp in the desert (Private tent, mattresses, sheets and covers provided)
– Breakfast and dinner during the trip
– Camel trekking
– Guided tours in Fes and Marrakech (by a certified national guide)
– Entry Fees in the sites to visit.
– Local taxes
– Our assistance
You can pay in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.