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Enjoy complete immersion into Morocco Desert tours & Berber cultures with front-of-the-line access to historical sites & museums.
During Imperial Cities & Morocco Desert tours 6 Days, you will discover the most important imperial cities: Rabat, Meknes, and Fez with a visit to Volubilis Mouly Idriss as well as Casablanca.
Moreover, we’ll ride camels across the Sahara and sleep in starlit tents nestled among golden sand dunes. Then, move into the most mesmerizing and fortified city of Ouarzazate.
End your trip in the vibrant Marrakesh.
Pick up (Depend on your flight) to take a short visit at the splendid Hassan II Mosque (a breathtaking landmark of Casablanca with the tallest minaret at 210m). Later on, we’ll depart to “Rabat” the political capital of Morocco to visit Mohammed V Mausoleum, Hassan Tower, Oudaya Kasbah built in the 12th century, and Rabat‘s old medina (with its very beautiful narrow streets and small clean blue) with your local guide. Then, visit the Chellah where Islamic & the Roman ruins lie side by side whispering eternal stories of many centuries past. (Overnight in Rabat hotel/riad DP)
After breakfast at 09.00 am, Depart from “Rabat” along vast agricultural fields to the second imperial city “Meknes”. Discover with our local guide the ancient walls with monumental gates dating back to XVII-century (as Bab Mansour, Bab Khemis, El Heri es-Souan huge granaries and stables built by Moulay Ismail’s, Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, & Place-El-Hedim great monumental). (Break for lunch at Local Restaurant). Then, we will continue to the sacred city of Moulay Idriss built by Moulay Idriss- I, (open for Muslims, but, it gives an excellent impression just by taking a look at the hallway of the town. Last stop at “Volubilis”, an attractive preserved Roman ruins in North Africa (to learn more about the historical and cultural Roman city). In addition, we’ll have free time to discover the place and capture photos. (Overnight in Fez hotel/ or riad DP).
After breakfast at 10.00 am, enjoy a full day sightseeing cultural tour of Fes with your local guide & professional driver discovering monuments that have thousands of stories to tell visitors. First, we’ll start outside Fez medina & discover Jewish Quarter, Ibn Danan synagogue, Royal Palace gate, Janan Sabil Garden, Bab Boujloud, Borj Nord, and View panoramic of fez & Ceramic school. Second, we’ll stop for a short break to enjoy lunch inside old medina at a local restaurant. Following lunch, we’ll continue our guided tour wandering in the narrow alleys. You will discover Jemaa Karaouyine (the first university to be established in the world), Mederssa Bounania, Najjarine fountain, Attarine Madrasa, tanneries, and Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. Last, we’ll finish our day by visiting the local places of handicrafts, like, Saffarine which is a place specialized in making Cooper like glasses, trays, etc…(Overnight in Fes Hotel/Rid DP).
07.30 am, leaving Fez city with its great history and head to a totally different part of Morocco. From Fez, we’ll drive by the Atlas Mountains to Ifrane “Morocco’s Switzerland” with a charming European style house (enjoy a break to capture photos at landmark stone lion that sits on a big patch of grass). Then, Move to cedar forest where you’ll interact with monkeys so up close and feed them. Break for lunch in Midelt at a local Restaurant. After that, we will stop to discover the ziz valley & continue to Merzouga. Upon, Arrival to “Merzouga”, we’ll transfer to the hotel/Riad to store our luggage, while local Camel guide will be waiting for you to take you on camel treks enjoying the sunset to nomad tents where you will have dinner under the starry sky with Berber folklore show (overnight desert tent).
Early Morning, enjoy Sun rising in Merzouga desert. After that, back to the hotel on camel treks for delicious Breakfast & shower. Then, we’ll Leave Merzouga to Rissani town, where we will have a funny excursion see Kasbah, old palaces and visit Darih Moulay Ali Sherif (Break for lunch at Todra valley). Continue to Todra Gorges, where we’ll stop to discover the place and have information given by your driver about its history, culture, traditions. In Valley Todra, you’ll have an idea about how the Tribal chief or sheik manages life at his tribe. In addition, We’ll Visit Kelaat Mgouna, which is a Berber city, celebrates yearly a festival of roses on May (meets locals and discovers rosewater products used for a face and body). (Overnight at Ouarzazate hotel/riad).
After breakfast at 09.00 am, we’ll drive to visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah (UNESCO world heritage site). Have free time in your Morocco Desert tours discovering this natural decoration for so many movies around 20 movies which were filmed in this attractive area. Such as, “Lawrence of Arabia”, Babel, “The Mummy “, “Jesus of Nazareth”…,. Cross High Atlas Mountains making many stops to enjoy the cool air, and capture unforgettable photos again. Have lunch at Tichka -restaurant. Continue, to Marrakech via Tizi n’Tichka pass. Evening arrival to Marrakech, transfer to your Hotel/Riad. (End of services–Goodbye Morocco!)
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