Pick up from the airport at your arrival time and transfer to the Riad that´s in the medina,
After visiting the economic capital Casablanca and the political one Rabat, here we go for another adventure through the intellectual capital of Fez, which was considered Mecca of the west and Athena of Africa. It is the biggest city in the country after Casablanca, with a population of approximately 1 million. This city is the former capital and one of the country’s four imperial cities. Fez comprises three distinct parts, Fez el Bali which is the oldest part surrounded by a big wall, where are more than 9000 narrow streets and allies. Fez-Jdid or the new Fes, home of the Mellah the Jewish quarter and the Ville Nouvelle, the newest section of Fez created during the French occupation. Fez el Bali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its medina is the largest in the world. Among its narrow streets and allies, the oldest university in the world is located, The University of Al-Karaouine, founded in AD 859. This University is still operating nowadays.
The driver/guide will Pick up you from your accommodation in Fes at 8 a.m., after breakfast, we will be traveling south to Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia, the driver he will talk to you about the history of our country and the Amazigh (Berber) history in north Africa. You leave for Midelt through the Mountains and the cedar forest of the middle Atlas, your first stop it will be in ifran city referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco, a charming ski resort and Azrou town, an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedarwood, Then stopping at the famous cedar forest the largest one in Morocco. There where you will have the opportunity to see and take pictures for Barbarian apes. After you will take the road to midelt by middle atls where you can see same family nomadic and small Berber village, in Midelt where you can stop for lunch. After lunch in Midelt, your journey continues along the spectacular Ziz Valley. So stopping for panoramic views along the way. Then we will drive through Berber villages to Erfoud. Finally, arriving in Merzouga. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea (Berber whiskey), and you passed the night in the hotel
After breakfast in the hotel, you’ll start your explorative journey of the area, visiting the ‘village of the blacks’, originally slaves from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away, there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. In the afternoon, you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent. Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night.
our camel guide will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life, and you take lovely pictures, then return by camels to the hotel for breakfast and Shower. Then, depart to Erfoud, which is known by fossils. Drive through palm trees groves. We stop for lunch; then we take a short walk in Todra Gorges. We head our stoping point Boumalne de Dades. Dinner and overnight in the typical Kasbah
After breakfast, a departure from Dades valley to rose valley, Ouarzazat, and to Marrakech. We will follow the Rose Valley through El Kelaa M’gouna, the Valley of the Roses, and the road of 1000 Kasbahs. We visit Ouarzazat and stop for lunch in Ait Benhaddou kasbah. We will have time to explore the famous protected UNESCO site, which is the nest of many films like the Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and much more. We will drive via Tichka, where you can see the same old Berber villages pass to Marrakech and night in riad or hotel.
A Full guided tour will be scheduled to discover Marrakesh, which is known as the “Red City.” Marrakesh is the most important former imperial city in Morocco’s history; it is situated near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountain. Like all the old cities, Marrakech comprises both an old fortified city, The Medina, and a very modern city called Gueliz built during the French occupation. Marrakesh has the largest traditional market (souk) in Morocco and also has one of the busiest squares in Africa and the world, Djemaa el Fna. The square is full of story-tellers, water sellers, dancers, snakes charmers and musicians. During the night, the square turns into a huge open-air restaurant. During our visit, we will see the Koutoubia Mosque, built in the 12th century in the reign of the Almoravid Dynasty. We will go among narrow streets and allies in an ancient 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 tombs of several renowned figures were moved to Marrakesh to attract pilgrims. Marrakesh was dominated in the first half of the 20th century by T’hami El Glaoui, “Lord of the Atlas,” and Pasha of Marrakesh. Still, there is a house called Dar Pacha El Glaoui from where he used to rule the whole southern part of Morocco.
Transfer to Marrakech airport or Casablanca. End of our services