Day 1: Casablanca airport to Fes.
Today we drive from Casablanca to Rabat. First in Casablanca you will see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest outside of Mecca and experience the coastal “Cornish” seaside. In Rabat you can see the Hassan Tower, the Oudaya Kasbah and then we continue our tour to Fes.
Day 2: Fes and Merzouga desert.
You have 4 hours to explore this Imperial City (Kairouine Mosque, spice market, tanneries and leather market, pottery quarter, henna market, metal workers, and Koranic school). Well visit old medina, which is a World Heritage site. Then we leave to Midelt through the Mountains and the cedar forests, we pass by Ifrane (ski resort) and Azrou. At the afternoon we will drive to Erfoud, Rissani and into the desert to Merzouga.
Day 3 : Merzouga desert.
After breakfast we will explore this charismatic region. You will have the opportunity to drink a tea with the nomad family, we will visit the black desert and its fossils, and we also listen to traditional music in Khamlia with Gnawa people , while you taste a delicious Berber pizza. Then we take camel trek ,which takes about 1hr 30 min from the desert hotel to the desert camp- bivouac where we will enjoy the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle. The tents are equipped. After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert at night with traditional Berber drums.
Day 4: Merzouga – Toudgha Gorges – Dades Valley.
The camel guide will wake you up early in the morning to watch the sunrise in the dunes. Then, we’ll ride our camels back to our desert hotel enjoying the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes. After breakfast and shower we will drive to Tinghir and Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Then we continue our tour to Dades Valley for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5 : Dades valley – Nomad caves – Ouarzazette.
Today we travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. The route through Dades Valley is the way of 1000 Kasbahs. We will have the opportunity to meet Berber Nomads in their caves. We’ll stop also in Kalaat M’gouna, “the rose city”, where you can purchase the rosewater. We continue to Skoura and the birds valley, you’ll visit the Kasbah Ameridil. After lunch we drive to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa” – beautiful landscapes has attracted many world class movie producers. Here you may choose to visit film studios, where many famous movies has been shoot as : The Mummy, Gladiator and the Last temptation of Christ. We stay in Ouarzazatte overnight.
Day 6: Ouarzazette – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Marrakech.
Today we travel via the dramatic Tizi Ntichka Pass and we will stop at the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou -the largest Kasbah in Morocco. After a short visit to the Kasbah, our journey continue through the majestic Tizi n’tichka in High Atlas mountains before we arrive to Marrakech.