12 Day FromTangier – Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Essaouira:
Day 1:Tangier to Chefchaouen :
Our tour will start at 8:00 pm after leaving the riad/hotel from the city of Tangier, which is the starting point of our tour, where our first destination will be the Chefchaouen city. Here we will visit the northern pearl, spend the morning to get lost in the brilliant blue streets of the city in this cozy place. Visit their stores kasbah handmade crafts that can hardly be found in other parts of Morocco. We will have a break time for lunch and after we continue our way through the countryside to take us to the bustling city of Fez. Overnight and dinner at hotel.
Day 2: Chefchaouen to Fez via Volubilis, Meknes:
After breakfast in the riad, our authentic trip will start around and nightly cross over the wazzan, and other rif villages in volubilis. We will discover the roman ruins and learn about the archaeological site of Moroccan history. After we move to the city Meknes. It was buit by the sultan Moulay Ismael in 18th century, famous of beautiful gates, mosques and madrasas. After the visit of Meknes we will drive directly to Fes city where you will spend the night.
Day 3:Fes - visit madinah:
After breakfast in you Hotel, you will enjoy a morning guide tour of Fez the oldest imperial city in Morocco, your guide will ensure that you see all the sites with historical and cultural interest, your guided tour will take you to visit Moulay Idriss mausoleum. the Nejarin fountains and the Tanneries. after you will also view the outer part of the Rouyal Place and walk through the famous jewish quarter "the Mellah". where you will have the option to visit one of the few living tenples in Morocco and a fantastic panoramic view over the whole Medina of fes. In the afternon we will visit the new city for a drink. in the evning we will return to the Hotel.
Day 4:Fes to Merzouga via Ifrane, Midlet, Erfoud, Rissani:
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be left towards the southeast after the convoy routes to Marzouga. On the way you will pass through the modern and clean city of the country of Ifrane. This barbaric name from the ovens means the caves and is nicknamed the little Morocco in Switzerland where it is a very green town and ski resort in the Mediterranean Atlas region, due to its high altitude in 1665 meters. Ifrane is very well known as well as by the private university of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was established in 1997 by King Hassan II of Morocco and Saudi King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz. All classes are taught in English, it is an international university. We will break time for Lunch will be scheduled in a Berber village called Midelt which is situated on the foothills of the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains. From this vast plateau we begin to cross over those difficult mountains which are still settled by a large Berber society. The landscape here includes palm tree oases at Mount Ayachi (in 3747 CE) before driving down the curves and joining the pre-desert area that first passes by Rashidiyya and Harvod, which is famous for its interesting pottery and fossil quarries. Excavations are the main industry in Erfoud, about 350 million years ago the area around Erfoud was part of the vast ocean. Heading to the sandy dunes of the Red Sea color Erg Chebbi in Merzouga through Rissani, the birthplace of Alaouy dynasty, where Moulay Ali Sharif began to unify Morocco under his leadership the red flag at the beginning of the 17th century. From the vast plateau you will get the huge sand dunes of Mirzoga reflected from the horizon. Overnight and dinner at riad.
Day 5:Merzouga - Bedouin Family - Erg Chebbi - Desert Exploration -4¤4 Dunes Mountain Adventure Trek:
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the sand dunes in the desert. After these lovely moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can get a shower and breakfast. You will then have a tour of the sand dunes on the 4x4 which allows you to visit the black volcanic rocks of the excavations, visit a Bedouin family living in a tent, a visit to the village of Khamlia, and entertainment spiritual music Gnawa, Visit the lake, which is a Diet seller in the spring that attracts pink flamingos and wildlife season. Then you will have a break for lunch at Al-Risani.This silent city was the old capital of Tafilalet and its location also brought a junction between the north and south of the city to the important position of the center of the main convoy in the past. So far, Risani remains a major trading hub in the region, with a large market, particularly beautiful on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.Leather and goats were observed trading their skin in ancient times. After lunch, you will see the irrigation canal system and be walking on an oasis located at the foot of the sand dunes. Continue in your hotel for a relaxing shower, then take some of your luggage in a small bag (what a night need in the desert) and leave other luggage at the hotel. Then we'll ride camels in the dunes of the Erg Chebbi.This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset. When we arrive at the Centrek camel camp we walk to the top of the sand dunes to pluck the sand and watch the sunset.
Day 6: Merzouga - Dades Gorges via Todra Gourge:
Go up early to get our camels guaranteed. Watching the sunrise before returning to Marzouga. Continue through the stone desert to the amazing Todra Gorge. Located between Cliff Wallis and large-scale, and is filled gorge with a green oasis of palm trees. This quiet spot is great for walking, relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling the delicious local Berber dishes. You will a break time for luch, after continue our way to Dades Gourge, where we'll spend the night. dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 7: Dades Gorges to Ouarzazate via Skoura:
Breakfast at the hotel, we begin our journey along the road of 1000 Thousand Kasbahs, since there are enormous kasbahs on both sides of the road. Some of those old fortified houses are restored but unfortunately a lot of them are ruins. We pass through Dades valley and go up to the mountainous area through an off-road trail where many Berber villages and few nomads living in caves, here we will have the chance to visit one of this families and take a look at their daily life and their main activity Looking after herds of goats cheep . We will be impressed by the landscapes of the colorful rose valley before we reach Skoura palm grove. 45km further, we reach Ouarzazate for the dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 8:Ait Ben-Haddou to Essaouira via Marrakech:
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Ait Ben Haddou. It is located 35 km from Ouarzazate and it is a fortified city, built in the 11th century. Once up on a time this Kasbah was the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. It is situated on a hill along the Ounila River and has some beautiful examples of kasbahs, which unfortunately sustain damage during each rainstorm and windstorms. Most of the towns inhabitants now live in a more modern village at the other side of the river; however, around five families are still living within this Kasbah. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there, including Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Time Bandits (1981), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Kundun (1997), Gladiator (2000) and Alexander (2004). From this beautiful fortified house we head south west to the town of Essaouira. We will have free time for lunch, Follow the road up to Essaouira. Dinner and overnight in the Hotel.
Day 9:Essaouira to Marrakech :
After breakfast,This day at your own pace will certainly be wonderful, because there is no way to get bored. Because many activities will be able to enjoy the amazingly Essaouira is well known for surfing kites and windsurfing, with strong commercial winds.Horseback riding, camel riding along the beach, quad biking are activities that one can enjoy while staying in Essaouira. It is known by the very delicious seafood. In Essaouira, there are several small art galleries throughout the city. Since 1998 Essaouira is getting known by its Gnaoua Festival of World Music, normally it is scheduled in the last week of June. It brings artists from all over the world. Although focused on Gnaoua music, it includes rock, jazz and reggae. In the early 1952 the film director and actor Orson Welles made his movie Othello. Now there is a square named Orson Welles. Rest of time in the Beach About 3 o’clock in the afternoon drive back to Marrakech. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 10: Marrakech - Sightseeing tour with local guide:
After breakfast at your hotel, your local guide will welcome you and take you on a wonderful tour through Marrakech. An appointment will be made to discover Marrakech which is known as the "Red City" full guided tour. Marrakech is the most important former colonial city in Morocco's history, and is located near the foothills of snow-capped mountains of the Atlas Mountains. Like all the old cities, Marrakech houses both the fortified Old City and Madinah and a very modern city called Kielce built during the French occupation. Marrakech has the largest traditional souk (market) in Morocco, and also one of the most crowded areas of the squares in Africa and the world, the Jamaa El Fna. The square is full of storytellers, water vendors, dancers, snakes and wizards and musicians. During the night the square turns into a huge open-air restaurant. During our visit we will see the Kutoubia Mosque, built in the 12th century in the era of the Almoravid dynasty. We will walk between the narrow alleys and alleys of the old city. We pass by „seven saints“ during the reign of Moulay Ismail, the festival of the seven saints was founded to the request of the Sultan. The graves of many famous figures in Marrakech were moved to attract pilgrims. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 11:Marrakech to Asilah via Casablanca, Rabat:
After breakfast at the hotel which will leave Marrakech at 07:30 in the direction of Casablanca - the industrial and economic capital of Morocco. When you arrive in Casablanca you will first visit the Corniche on the Atlantic coast and the historical Casablanca building - the Hassan II Mosque, designed by the French architect Michel Pinzo. Perched dramatically on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the minaret of its height is the longest in the world. The details of the ornate mosque are the result of the work of more than 6000 Moroccan craftsmen. Continuation of the Royal Palace. Go to Rabat for lunch in a restaurant will then accompany you to walk around the Kasbah recursion, which was built by Moulay Ismail from 1672-1727 to protect the city. After that, you will continue in the Hassan Tower, a huge mosque, a symbol of Rabat and is famous for its minaret, which has not been completed, where stork's nest. After visiting the mausoleum of Mohammed V decorated with beautiful stained glass windows, white marble and wrought iron entrance. Before going to Asilah, you will visit the magnificent Sheila Cemetery with the ruins of the Roman city of Salé. Going to an authentic afternoon. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 12:Asilah to Tangier:
After breakfast at your hotel,we will traveling to Tangier from Asilah. This morning you will discover authentic, you will quickly notice the Romanian, Portuguese and Spanish influence of its architecture. The authentic city of Morocco is well known for its artists, white houses and cultural life. Upon arrival, visiting the palace of Raisoul, the early 20th century building is still used as a place for Rasoli Brandit. From here we will move to the city, famous for its Portuguese 15th century walls and whitewashed houses with blue and green shutters that make up a delightful beach walk. Visit the market before heading to a local restaurant where you will be able to taste one of the authentic seafood is known from. After some time at leisure to walk on the beach, then to the port to take the ferry back.