7 Days : Imperial Cities & Desert

With this tour, Marocco Magic Holiday, has designed for you the right combination of nature and architecture. A week to discover a unique country in the world for its beauty, cultural richness and mercantile liveliness. We will cross together the most important imperial cities, browse through the bazaars and stay speechless in front of the mosques and monuments that this place exhibits with great pride. We will spend long and intense moments in the most uncontaminated nature, where you can admire the stars shine at night. That the holiday starts …

Day 1 : Fes

Arriving at Fes airport, the guide will welcome you and take you to the Riad located in the heart of the ancient Medina. You could enjoy the first short tour of the old town, which is the spiritual holy destination of Morocco. You will eat in a local place and return to the Raid for overnight stays.

 Day 2 : Fes

At 8am, you will have the opportunity to visit the spiritual and cultural capital of Morocco.
We will spend the morning exploring the ancient Medina of Fez, the Royal Palace (outside), walk through the Mellah (the old Jewish quarter), Bab boujloud. Visit the Fez El-Bali labyrinth, the largest medina and bazaar in Morocco, the seventeenth-century medersas, admire the squares of Nejjarine and Sefarine and their fountains and finally the Karaouine University. You will understand why the ancient Medina is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
After lunch, it will take place in an authentic Moroccan restaurant where you can sample the delicious Moroccan dishes known all over the world, such as Tajine and Couscous …

Day 3 : Volubilis – Meknes

We will continue to the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, founder of Fes in the 6th century. We will head to the Roman ruins of Volubilis to return to discover the Roman civilization of 2000 years ago.
After that, we will head south to Meknes to visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail (grandfather of today’s King Mohammed VI), the royal palace from the outside, the huge arch called Bab Mansour and then the square I’ll miss you where you’ll find some entertainment.
Overnight at Meknes (Dinner and Breakfast are included).

A tourist coach crosses Bab Moulay Ismail in front of the famous Mausolem, Meknes, Morocco

Day 4 : Sahara desert

At 8am,head south towards The Sahara desert ,cross the Middle atlas Mountains enjoy breathing the pure air that comes from the Cedar forests and pause for having a while of a time with Barbay apes known by their friendliness and hospitality.
Have stops for taking pictures in a splendid panoramic views, Lunch is going to take place in an Auberge at Errachidia. Resume your trip towards the ziz valley and arrive to the sand dunefield of Erg Chebbi around 5pm.
Saddle up your camel for a long journey towards the encampment in the heart of the desert.Share a cup of mint tea with actual nomads.enjoy the magnificient view of the sunset above the sand dunes.Have your dinner and enjoy the berber rhytms of drums done by nomad guys.
At the end of a relaxing day, nothing better than the quiet and absolute silence of the desert, under the millions of stars of a clear starry night.

Sunrise over the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in Sahara – Morocco

Day 5 : Sahara – Erfoud – Ouarzazate

Wake up at 5am, climb the sand dune that stand like a wall so asto watch the majestic sceneray of the sunrise.
You can take your slide that are available in the camp if you want to have an experience of Sand Boarding.
After breakfast, you will get back towards the auberge so as to have a hot shower.Resume the driving towards Erfoud wherein you will be visiting the Fossil excavation and how paleontologists and archaelogists are ineterested to this region.
Head west towards the Gorges of Todgha where you will have Dades.Visit the town of Rose.Overnight in Ouarzazate Kasbah.
Dinner and breakfast are included.

OUARZAZATE,MA – CIRCA JULY 2013 – The antique Casbah in the center of Ouarzazate. The Casbah has been used also as a movieset.

Day 6 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast, you will visit the Atlas studios of international movies, Taourirt Kasbah that used to be a residential palace of Glawi Family.
Drive directly towards Marrakesh, cross the high atlas mountains, stop for several times so as to take pictures in some panoramic views. Visit the aitbenhadou kasbah, Telouet…

Day 7 : Marrakech

You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures.
After lunch, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech.
The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market).

Jamaa el Fna, square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter (old city).
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