Full day to visit Fez with a local guide from the royal city of Fez with its numerous .medresehs, Al karaouine university, its tanneries and the famous Medina. Dinner and accommodation in a hotel or Riad.
After breakfast, we will start driving towards Volubilis or Walili, the Romanian ruins of Berber presses of very old olive trees, mansions, incredible mosaics, monumental arches and Corinthian columns where you will have a true sense of the Roman way of life. And from that of a later medieval Berber city. The site contains the mansion that contains the mosaic of the works of Hercules. The baths of Galieno and the baths of the forum with their fragmentary mosaics.
The house of Orpheus and its mosaic of dolphins and the myth of Orpheus. The Courtship of Venus, many of whose mosaics we can only see from the outside yet. You can see the medallions of Bacchus, Diana and the kidnapping of Hylas. Gordian Palace with its bathhouse and grouped patios. the house of the wild beast, the house of the nymphs, the house of the seasons, the house of Flavio Alemán, the house of the knight with an incomplete mosaic of Dionysus discovering Ariadne asleep, the triumphal arch, the capitol and the house of Efebo. With its pictorial mosaics, especially that of Bacchus being drawn. In a panther car. 8 days after traveling through the desert of Fez and the imperial cities we leave Volubilis behind. Drive along the dark ridges of the Zerhoun hills. To stop to visit the city of Moulay Idriss, the most sacred Islamic city. In the kingdom of Morocco, where thousands of Moroccan faithful arrive
On pilgrimage (moussem) every August to pray at the grave of this descendant of the. Prophet Mohammed Upon reaching the elongated square we see above us the green tile pyramids of the Zaouia with its two conical rooms in both. Stroll and stroll through the labyrinth of alleys before leaving for the Imperial City rebuilt by Moulay Ismail and now to the Imperial City. From Meknes (to the UNESCO World Heritage Site). Here we will visit the most beautiful easily. Bab or gateway, throughout North Africa, the Bab Mansour. From here to Sehrij Souani The granary of the enormous. Vaulted structures and stables built by Moulay. Ismail soldiers next to a pool fed by underground channels. That brought fresh water from the distant Middle Atlas. Mountains; the Moulay Ismail mausoleum and the Place el-Hedim to see the state-owned celebrities. Haras stallions where these Berber horses are raised. Time for lunch before leaving Meknes around 4 in the afternoon, we will stay in Riad or hotel.
After breakfast. We will embark on a picturesque trip to Ifrane "the Moroccan Switzerland" through hills covered with cork oak forests and giant cedars. Home of some Berber apes. When crossing beautiful and quiet passes over the Middle and High Atlas ranges, we can see for the first time the incredible architecture of the south. Lunch at Midelt, approached through a gloomy plain of scrub and desert. The dramatic peaks of the High Atlas, which rise behind the city, provide a spectacular backdrop. Crossing Tizi-n-Talremt (She-Camel Pass), we will descend to a desert plain along the Ziz Valley. Then we will head south to Erfoud and Rissani, a huge oasis that contains more than six million palm trees, bordered by many ksours (fortified villages). Continuing on a surprising route that marks the transition to the desert, when we arrive in Merzouga, you will receive us with a glass of tea. We have time to relax, then we prepare to ride camels in the pink sands of the highest dunes of Morocco. We will have time to walk through the dunes before sunset. Dinner is served, followed by traditional music and night in a Berber tent.
If we get up early enough, we can see the sunrise show, when the color of the dunes is combined with the play of shadows to create an incredible view. After breakfast, we ride the camels for a couple of hours (or less; it's up to you) before leaving for Tinghir and Todra Gorges for lunch. The road passes through Tinejdad and the Todra Valley. This impressive area offers many opportunities for walking, such as along the river through the gardens or up the road on the other side of the gorge. Later, we will continue to the Dades Valley and the Dades Gorges before spending the night in a hotel. 8 days from Fes Desert Trips and imperial cities - Morocco tours
After breakfast, we will drive through the villages of this charming area, passing fields cultivated by Berber women, with the High Atlas peaks as a backdrop. Our trip will continue to Ouarzazate, along the Valley of the Roses, famous for its Rose Festival in May, and beyond the Kasbahs oasis of Skoura. Then to Ouarzazate, known as Hollywood of Morocco, we will visit the cinematographic museum, Than the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a World Heritage site and the backdrop of many Hollywood blockbusters, this is the most famous kasbah in Morocco. From here, starting to cross the highest pass in Africa, Tizi n’Tichka, was controlled. At the end of the afternoon we will arrive in Marrakech. Night in a beautiful riad / hotel
After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the pearl of southern Morocco. You will discover the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will continue with the tour to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the attractions of the center of Marrakech. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market) lined with fresh fruit, lots of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other objects of Moroccan art. night in a nice hotel / riad
After breakfast, we leave the city of Marrakech and drive along the Atlantic coast to the white city of Casablanca, where we will stop to visit the famous Hassan II Mosque. After the tour, we will continue our trip to Rabat, the administrative capital and the capital of Morocco since 1912. The tour begins with the Royal Palace: a spectacular set of beautifully designed buildings that house a modern palace, a mosque built by the "Men of Fez ”and several government buildings. Later we will visit the Kasbah of Oudayas where we will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view there. In the afternoon we will have some free time to visit the Rabat medina, and then we will spend the night in a nearby hotel with breakfast included.
After breakfast, we will pass through Fez. Airport transfer.