This 10 day tour is a combination of Morocco's history, culture and landscape. If you do not have enough time to do the Grand Tour of Morocco, Morocco The best lap is your first alternative. You can visit the main imperial cities of Morocco, traveling the path Kasbah and the old caravan route, visit Essaouira on the coast, and Berber villages isolated. You will also mounted camels and spend the night in the Sahara desert. During this trip you will learn the history, diverse culture, meet the locals and enjoy the fascinating landscape, Morocco to offer.
If you are traveling through Spain before leaving for Morocco, we can meet you at Tangier in northern Morocco, and start from there. Mrahba! Welcome to Morocco.
Jour 1 : Casablanca - Rabat.
Arrival at Casablanca International Airport, where we will meet you and drive to Casablanca and Rabat, capital of Morocco. In Casablanca, see the Hassan II Mosque, the largest outside of Mecca and experience the seaside coastal Cornwall. Then we will leave to Rabat. Here you will see the Hassan Tower and the Kasbah Oudayas before between your Riad in the medina. Overnight at Riad or Hotel
Jour 2 : Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis - Fez.
After breakfast in your riad, you can start traveling to Fez via Meknes and Volubilis. A Meknes, other important imperial city in Morocco, known as the Ismaili capital of Morocco, you will see the famous Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani "Basin", and Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. After lunch, your tour continues to the Roman city of Volubilis, where you have the chance to see the original mosaics wonderfully preserved Roman road and city map. As you travel through the Moroccan countryside we will go through the holy city of Moulay Idriss for a photo shoot. We continue to Fes, after visiting Moulay Driss Zerhoun, late afternoon and check into your riad in the medina. Overnight at Riad Yacout or riad or Rita Hotel Wassim. (BB).
Jour 3 : full day to explore Fez.
Breakfast in your riad, then begin a tour of the Medina where you will visit the many hidden that only the locals know the place of treasures. Fez was the capital of Morocco for over 350 years and is home to the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest university in the world. Your tour will take you to Moulay Idriss mausoleum, Fountains Najjarine and Tanneries. After lunch, you can also see outside the Royal Palace and walk through the famous Jewish Quarter "Mellah", where you have the opportunity to visit one of the few synagogues life in Morocco. Your visit Fez includes a short visit to the famous pottery factory, then you can enjoy a panoramic view of the medina of Fez. In the afternoon we will be traveling to the new town for a drink. Overnight at your RIAD as above. (BB).
Jour 4 : Fez - Azrou - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Merzouga.
After breakfast in your Riad , you will go to the south- east along the caravan route to Merzouga. During this trip you will experience an overview of the Middle Atlas and upper Atlas mountains . Stop at the cedar forest , the largest in Morocco , on the Middle Atlas Mountains , where you can see the barbarian monkeys. after lunch, Midelt , you will continue through the great high desert open, and notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of desert as you approach the city Errachidia . Your journey continues along the Ziz Valley and lush palm Tafilalet, famous for the cultivation of date . This area is the foundation of the Alawite dynasty - the current royal family in Morocco . You get to Merzouga at the end of the afternoon , here you will welcome with a glass of mint tea before Choosing to spend the night in the Riad or in the Berber tent. Half board ( HB ).
Jour 5 : the camel trek in the area of Merzouga.
After breakfast in the riad you will begin a tour of the region. Visit the Gnawa people - originally slaves brought from Sudan and live the experience of their music and lifestyle. Not far away, there is the lake of Merzouga, known for its diversity of birds. You can also visit the souk in Rissani Tafilalte, a traditional town which is at the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of caravans from Timbuktu in Mali. Here you will see a lot of masked men and veiled women. Back to the village of Merzouga for a little rest in the afternoon to start a camel guided by a camel experienced guide; explore the sea of sand of Merzouga. Night at our camp in the desert where you will have your dinner. For your convenience, the camp is equipped tent and private bathrooms. (Half board).
Jour 6 : Merzouga - Erfoud - Tinjdad - Todra Gorge - Dades Gorges (260 km).
Early in the morning, your guide camel wake up to watch it well may be the best sunrise of your life. After breakfast at the camp, you will walk to the village of Merzouga. En route, you might not miss to enjoy the unique and spectacular beauty of sand dunes "Chebbi" - a changing light of day. After breakfast, we drive to Tinerhir and Todra gorges - the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch at the heart of the gorge we drive through the Dades Valley, where you will see the majestic castles and sand known as "monkey toes" amazing rock formations. Overnight will be in a luxury hotel overlooking the Dades Valley. Xaluca hotel or Hotel Le Vieux Chateau. (Half board).
Jour 7 : Dades Valley - Oasis Skoura - Ouarzazate - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Tizi n'Ttichka Pass - Marrakech.
After breakfast at the hotel we drive through the Dades Valley to Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The road through the Dades Valley is the way of the thousand Kasbahs - providing many opportunities to take some of your best photographic negatives travel. We will stop at Kalaat Mgouna "Pink City", to buy rose water, which will make your clothes smell long after your return. Continue to Marrakech via the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Built by El Glaoui And Hami, one of the last Berber leaders during the 18th century, after the visit of the ksabah. your journey continues through the majestic Tizi n'Tichka (2260m) on the high Atlas, before arriving at your accommodation in Marrakech. (BB).
Jour 8 : Exploration Marrakech.
After breakfast in the riad, you can enjoy a guided morning tour of Marrakech "the red city of Morocco." Your guide will ensure you see all the sites with historical values and cultural interest, including Menaret Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs, the beautiful Bahia Palace and the Ben Youssef Koranic school. through the streets - get a chance to see all the different craftsmen of the medina performing their jobs before arriving at the famous Jamaa El Fna. Lunch in a restaurant near the place, and then in the afternoon visit the Majorelle gardens, and a small tower Gueliz - the new town of Marrakech. After dinner, you will have the opportunity to walk through the place entertained by magicians, storytellers, their teeth and food vendors. Overnight will be in your riad as above. (BB)
Jour 9 : Day trip to Essaouira.
After breakfast in your riad , you can begin to travel to the coastal city of Essaouira. How to get there after driving one and a half two hours to start exploring the city. Visit the fortress Skala, see cedar carved by artisans walk through the streets of the medina and view hundreds of crafts. The " Windy City " attracts surfers from around the world. Essaouira knew many civilizations - including the Portuguese occupation , which affects a large part of its architecture - However, there remains a small town with lots of history . Because of its size and its blue doors features and washed walls, it is also considered that the Morocco of "Jewel of the Atlantic." You can also visit the women's cooperatives for argan oil. Here they extract oil which is famous for its culinary , cosmetic and medicinal purposes. lunch will be done in a typical Moroccan restaurant where fresh fish at the fish market . Back to Marrakech after medi . Overnight at Riad in the Medina (BB).
Jour 10 : Marrakech - Airport Casablanca.
After breakfast in your riad, we will lead you to the Casablanca / Marrakech airport for your return flight..