Our driver will pick you up at the airport and have the day to relax while exploring the main square Jemaa el Fnaa and the souks.
Today you will have an optional private guided tour of Marrakech Medina with an official guide from Marrakech. You will see the famous Koutubia Mosque, the Medina and its souks, and explore some of the secrets of Marrakech: the Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, the Saadian palace of Bahia and the Majorelle gardens, night in a Riad in the Medina.
Leave Marrakech towards the coastal city of Essaouira. A relaxing walk surrounded by argan oil cooperatives will take you to this city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The windswept fishing port with wide beaches and the old walled medina with walls built on the cliffs has long been a popular destination. With its relaxed atmosphere, enjoy the small but lively medina, stroll along the walls or the beach, or visit the port to see the daily catch. The Gnaouas Music Festival is held in Essaouira in June. Night in Essaouira.
Departure from Essaouira towards Oualidia. Stop in Asfi, a city formerly occupied by the Portuguese. Famous as the center of sardine exports, Safi is perhaps best known for its pottery. Arrive and relax in Oualidia, a small coastal town with a protected lagoon, an estuary and the wild Atlantic Ocean just around the corner. Walking, bird watching (Oualidia is in the center of the richest bird habitat in Morocco, particularly in spring and autumn), fishing, swimming, kayaking, kite surfing and surfing are just some of the activities you can enjoy in Oualidia.
Leave Oualidia towards Rabat and continue your journey along the Atlantic coast. Pass by El Jadida, a small port city, formerly controlled by the Portuguese, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage site; and stop in Casablanca to visit Mohammed V Square and the impressive Hassan II Mosque. Explore the imperial city of Rabat, including the Mechouar (the walls and walls surrounding the Royal Palace), the majestic Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower and the Kasbah Oudaya, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and offering fabulous views, as well as being at home to Moroccan artisan galleries.
Leave Rabat to Tangier along the impressive coastal road. Visit Asilah, a beautiful coastal city with whitewashed houses, blue walls and doors and many murals. Tangier, the gateway to Africa from Europe, has always been an international melting pot. Take a tour of Tangier and explore the bustling medina and the surroundings of the city, and enjoy the breathtaking view where the Mediterranean and Atlantic oceans meet.
Leave Tangier towards the charming mountain village of Chefchaouen or enjoy the berber, passing through the green valleys of the Rif mountains. Chefchaouen is famous for its vivid rinsed blue houses and is very popular for both tourists and Moroccans, particularly in the hot summer months. Explore Chefchaouen, with its winding streets and narrow alleys that house numerous souks that offer cooking and handicrafts, such as wool items, intricate embroidery and goat cheese; all natives of the north and are not found anywhere else in Morocco. Relax in the square, visit a local farm or walk in the nearby parks.
After your breakfast at the riad, our authentic journey will begin a panoramic tour that will take us from the top of the Rif mountains through the fertile agricultural hills to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, an open-air museum. Volubilis is not as spectacular as Roman sites on the edge of the Mediterranean, but it is still a relaxed way to visualize an important part of Moroccan history. We will move to Meknes, the fourth of the imperial cities of Morocco and the heritage of the seventeenth century, where we will stop for lunch and stay around the huge historical walls of the medina. After the launch, we take a look at Bab el Mansour and enjoy a visit to the sanctuary of Moulay Ismail. After the visit of Meknes, we will drive directly to the city of Fez, where you will spend the night.
After breakfast, you will explore the city of Fez, which is the ancient capital and one of the four imperial cities of the country. Fez comprises three distinct parts, Fez el Bali, which is the oldest part surrounded by a large wall, where there are more than 9000 narrow and allied streets. Fez-Jdid or the new Fes, home of the Jewish neighborhood of Mellah and Ville Nouvelle, the newest section of Fez created during the French occupation. Fes el Bali is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its medina is the largest in the world. Among its narrow streets and allies, is the oldest university in the world; The University of Al-Karaouine, founded in AD 859. This university still operates today.
After breakfast Leaving Fez and going to Merzouga, passing through Ifrane to reach the cedar forests of Azrou, where wild monkeys are found. It will be a good opportunity to take pictures of nature in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber town of Zaida. We continue the road through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes of Medilt to reach the small town of Rich, Erfoud, where we will feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet and then continue towards Merzouga. We will spend the night in a hotel in Merzouga.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will begin your exploratory journey through the desert of the area, visiting the village of Khamlia, originally slaves of Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle. We would also like to visit the nomadic wire house where many Berber crafts have lower prices than in the big cities. In the afternoon, you will ride your camel, guided by an experienced Camel, to explore the mysterious sandy sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomadic tent. Dinner will be served in the store where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise at the top of the dune in the Sahara desert and then have breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will return by camel to the hotel. We leave for Tineghir through Erfoud and Tinejdad. Take a break for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue to the Todra Gorges through Tineghir. Stopping on the way to take pictures and admiring the views. Arrive at Todra Gorges to enjoy its wonderful views of the canyons while walking on foot. Later, we head to Boumalne du dades and stop to enjoy a panoramic view of the Dades Valley.
This morning after breakfast at the hotel, we leave for Ouarzazate through Skoura. Stopping for a panoramic view of the Kasbah of Taourirt, then another photo stop near the Atlas movie studios. After that, he will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch at a local restaurant in the village. In the afternoon we will drive to Marrakech over the high Atlas mountains passing through the Tizi N'tichka pass (2260 m altitude).
Transfer from the hotel or riad to the airport, end of the 14-day excursion from Marrakech.