8 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert & Imperial cities


8 Days Tour From Marrakech – Desert – Imperial cities, exploring Morocco imperial cities and desert from Marrakech, and the end tour in Marrakech.

Itinerary: 8 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert & Imperial cities

day 1 : Marrakech – Ouarzazate

itinerary, Departure from your hotel or riad in Marrakech, we drive over the stunning High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka (alt 2260 m). On the side of the mountains you will see Berber farms and traditional villages then we leave the main road and take a side road to the Telouet Kasbah, which belonged to the Lords of the Atlas, the Glaoui family, and which now stands in ruins after the last Pasha fled the country following the departure of the French. From there we head to Aït Benhaddou, a ‘fortified city’, situated along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. It is situated on a hill along the Ouarzazate River and boasts some beautiful examples of kasbahs, some of which remain inhabited. Granted UNESCO World Heritage listing, the site had been the setting for many films including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Then before arriving in Ouarzazate named “Hollywood of Morocco” we will stop to see one of the Cinema Studios then check the hotel.

day 2 : Ouarzazate – Merzouga

After breakfast, we drive to Merzouga Through the Road of Thousand-Kasbah passing Skoura palm grove and the town of roses, Kelaa Mgouna, Dades Valley heading to Todra Gorges it’s an ideal place for walking and exploring on your own. lunch in the restaurant then Continuation towards Erfoud: famous for its fossilized marbles where you will visit the workshop production of marble fossils. we head down to Erg Chebbi sand dunes, which signify the commencement of the mighty Sahara Desert, the rest of the day will be dedicated to appreciating the evening change over the dunes. Night in Desert Hotel.

day 3: Merzouga Erg chebbi

After breakfast heading to Khamlia village to enjoy live Gnawa music, continue through an off-road to have a tour of sand dunes then stop to have a tea with nomads in Berber tents you will discover a new sense of life. from there back to the hotel to relax before starting your camel trip into the middle of the dunes in order to see the sunset then after you will arrive at the bivouac and spend the night under a nomadic tent.

day 4: Merzouga – Fes

In the morning after breakfast depart to Fes Via Er Rachidia through the Ziz Valley, which is particularly well-known for its palm trees and the length of the oasis. All along the road, there are innumerable “ksars”, small villages of individual houses. At the foot of the Ayachi Mountain. We continue over the Tizi-n-Talremt pass until we arrive in Midelt, “the apple capital” have lunch then head to The cedar forests it where that we will stop for a while to enjoy seeing monkeys climbing the trees. then Ifran Moroccan Swiss style of the town. Arrive at Fes and check the hotel.

day 5: Fes – Fes Medina

After breakfast, you will start exploring the imperial city of Fes in Morocco, founded in the 8th century by Moulay Idriss II. You will visit the Medina, Médersas Attarine, Fontaine Ennajarine, Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss and the Karawiyin Mosque and the new medina in Fez Jdid .In the evening back to the hotel.

day 6: Fes – Volubilis – Meknes – Rabat – Casablanca

After breakfast depart to Volubilis to visit the Roman ruins, which are spread over a wide area and afford beautiful views over the valley and hills. Then continue via Meknes and stop in the Imperial city of Rabat, the administrative capital of the Kingdom. Visit the magnificent Mausoleum Mohamed V and the Hassan II. After heading to Casablanca and checking the hotel.

day 7: Casablanca – Marrakech

Before we leave Casablanca you will visit The Hassan IIMosque is the second largest religious building in the world after the mosque in Mecca after visiting The Corniche near the sea and Heading to Marrakech check the hotel.

day 8: Marrakech – Marrakech

You will explore the beautiful city of Marrakech, the Square, the Medina, the Menara Garden, the Koutoubia Mosque, Majorelle Garden. In the evening you will be transported to the hotel or the airport. end tour: 8 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert & Imperial cities.

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