Day 1: Meet you in the Casablanca airport and drive to Rabat
After you arrive in Casablanca, we will meet you at the airport and drive to Casablanca-Madina and then to Rabat. In Casablanca, you will visit the Hassan II Mosque, the largest one in Morocco. After the visit we will pass near to the "Cornish" seaside going to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, where we will spend the night in a nice riad.
Day 2: Rabat- Chefchaouen
After having breakfast, we will visit the Hassan Tower in Rabat Mausoleum of Mohammed V and then drive to Chefchaouen via the city of Knitra and the Rif Mountains, where you can enjoy the Rif’s landscape . We will be in Chefchaouen by the early afternoon.
Day 3: Chefchaouen city
Chefchaouen, Morocco’s Blue City, is a truly beautiful town with appropriately blue walls and majestic mountains overlooking the characterful town. In this town which has so many little stories and hidden finds, you can learn about the majestic walls and gates of the town; admire the small signs of early life here through the flour mill; and enjoy the medina’s beautiful natural water spring. .In the main plaza you will find plenty of restaurants that have a large variety of delicious food.
Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Fes
After your breakfast in the riad, we will start driving to the next destination, passing by the first point,Volubulis, the impressive Roman ruins and the best-preserved archaeological site in Morocco. About 33Km north,we will be in the second point, Meknes, one of the four imperial cities in Morocco, here where we will have lunch then visit the fames places in Meknes as Bab Mansour,a huge gate with arches and mosaic tiling , and Lahdim Square. After the visit, we will move to Fes city where we will spend the night.
Day 5: Fes ‘Mecca of the West
Today in Fes you will have the chance to visit the old-medina with all of its famous places as the University of Al Quaraouiyine which was founded in 859 and the oldest continuously functioning university in the world,and also the Chouara Tannery from the 11th century, one of the oldest tanneries in the world, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum.
Day 6: Free morning to explore in Fes and drive to Midelt in the afternoon
During the second day in Fes, you will have your free time and take the opportunity to check out the Madina’s streets by yourselves. in the afternoon, we will drive forward to Midelt , passing by one of the best cities in Morocco known by ‘the Switzerland of Morocco’ , then have a stop in the ceder forest to see Monkeys and experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains . After some time within the forest, your journey continues to Midelt where you will spend the night-in a luxury hotel-along the magnificent hills and the Atlas mountains .
Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erfoud – Merzouga dunes
After breakfast in your hotel, you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tizi Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia, where you will have lunch .Afterwards, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. You will arrive at Merzouga in the afternoon take a breath before you start your camel ride to spend an overnight at the desert camp with Berber music and enjoy the silence of the desert with a sky full stars and a bright moon.
Day 8: Merzouga village
The camel guide will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterwards, you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to your hotel, appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast and a shower, you will make the grand tour through the dunes: the 2 oasis of Merzouga, the wandering deposit, Khamlia village (village of the blacks), mines MIFISS the desert plateau to meet the nomadic Berbers in the oasis of Tisserdmin. Finally we will go back to your hotel where you will spend the night .
Merzouga Village - Toudgha Gorges - Dades valley
After breakfast in your hotel, we will drive through Boumale Dades passing by Erfoud which is famous by fossils dating back a hundreds of millions of years, then to the Berber village of Tinjdade where we will have a stop for a drink, then continue our journey via the high Atlas mountains to see the stunning gorges of Todgha where springs of water runs between the rocks and enjoy the views of natural beauty. After the visit to the gorges, the trip continues through the magic mountains of the Dades Valley where we will end our day spending the night in a nice hotel located on the top of the mountain to enjoy an over view of the valley and the mountains.
Dades valley - Ouarzazette - Ait Ben Haddou kasbah - Marrakech
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M'gouna and Ouarzazat. The route through Dades Valley is called, “the way of the thousand kasbahs” – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip in both the valley, famous for its roses and the cinema city of Ouarzazate. We will pass by Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by T-hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains. During the beginning of the XXth Century, it used to be one of his stops during his long travels from the Sahara to Marrakech, now it is a UNESCO heritage site. After that, we will begin to cross the high Atlas mountains with many panoramic views and attractive Berber villages all along the way till Marrakech.
Marrakech - Essaouira
The hustle and bustle of Marrakech quickly slips away as you travel to and enter into the peace and beauty that is Essaouira. This ancient citadel on the West Atlantic coast of Africa literally means “wall” in the Berber language, and you’ll soon discover why. Travelers from all over the world come here to experience the very special weather, and explore its diverse and unique history.
As we leave Marrakech, we drive through lush valleys filled with orange groves, ancient olive trees and working farms on the drive to the coast. After a short while, we arrive in Chichaoua, where we can take a short break for a coffee or snack.
Once you have had the chance to refuel a bit, we will continue on, soon coming upon our first signs of the Argan trees. These special trees are valued for their nutritive, cosmetic and numerous medicinal properties. The tree, a relic species from the Tertiary age, is extremely well adapted to drought and other environmentally difficult conditions of southwestern Morocco, and because they are now endangered, they are under the protection of UNESCO.
After all of your morning travels, you arrive in Essouira, where you have the chance to wander the ancient streets and can imagine what life existed here in the past. The streets have a genuinely Portuguese feel, after they renamed the city in the 16th century and used it as a port city of their own. Here you can dine on fish straight out of the sea at any number of local restaurants, and can even have a camel ride on the beach, if you want!
Essaouira - Marrakech
After breakfast in your riad, depart back to Marrakech. On our way - since this is the land of Argan culture - this is an opportunity to visit the women's co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medicinal properties. After several stops to take photographs, you will continue your travel to Marrakech and check-in to your riad.
After dinner you will enjoy walking within the famous square of Jemaa Elfna, entertained by magicians, story tellers, musicians and snake charmers. Overnight in a riad in the Medina.
Day 13: Marrakech Sightseeing
After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech " the Red City of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander by yourself through the other parts of the city.
Day 14: Enjoy a free day to explore Marrakech
Today you will be on your own and if you would like to have a cooking class, our Team will help to arrange it for you.
Day 15: Transfer to the airport
We will drive you to the airport and provide assistance.