DAY 1: MARRAKECH KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU ouarzazate dades valley
We will pick you up at 8:00 in Marrakech and drive towards Ouarzazte through the Tizi n'Tichka pass at 2260 m over the High Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the landscapes and the beauty of Berber villages. We will visit Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco , and it is a UNESCO historical site(this famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 film).
We will have lunch at the Kasbah before we continue to Dades Valley via Ouarzazate, called as the Hollywood of Africa. We will pass along the Road of the thousand Kasbahs, before stopping at Kalaat M'Gouna. It is well known for roses and its annual festival during May. We spend this night in the heart of the Dades Gorge in local riad/guest house with dinner and breakfast
DAY 2: DADES VALLEY TODGHA GORGES MERZOUGA AND CAMEL TREK
After breakfast in the riad, we’ll drive through the valley to see rock formation “the monkey toes”. Leaving the Dades Valley towards Tinghir and the Todgha Valley we’ll see panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Arriving at the Gorge you’ll walk under the 300 m high red cliff, where many Rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continuing on to Erfoud and Rissani where we’ll have lunch and afterwards, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga, where your camel will be waiting you. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and a desert scarf before your camel ride starts heading into the mysterious sand sea of the Erg Chebbi, guided by an experienced camel guide of course. After one hour and half you will get to the highest sand dunes in morocco to see one of the best sunsets in your life after that you well get to our nomadic Berber tents where you will have dinner, camp fire, drum party and over-night stay in the desert
DAY 3: MERZOUGA DESERT - ZIZ VALLEY CEDAR FOREST - FES
Your camel guide will wake you up to see the sunrise, then you’ll peacefully camel- trek back to the village of Merzouga appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Arriving back in Merzouga and after breakfast and hot shower in the guesthouse, we’ll leaveto Fes via Errachidia along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt, stopping in Zaida to enjoy a barbecue and refresh with a glass of mint tea before continuing to Azrou, a Berber Villag in the Middel Atlas Mountains, where we’ll stop to see the Barbarian apes in the cedar forest. Then we continue to Ifrane called the French village or the Switzerland of morocco, stopping for a picture or a drink before arriving at your accommodation in Fes where you will have dinner and breakfast
DAY 4: EXPLORING FES
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Fes the “the Spritual City of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina and its alleys; visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the oldest in the world), the Medrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries and the Najjarine fountain. After lunch, we will drive you outside the Medina to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, and then visit the pottery cooperative. In the afternoon, we will drive you to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation at the same riad
DAY 5: FES - CHEFCHAOUEN
After breakfast in your Riad or Hotel around 8 AM we will start your day trip toward Chefchaouen (bleu city) which is a Morocco popular tourist attraction and welcoming town situated in the Rif Mountains just south of the Mediterranean coastline in northwest Morocco. This nice bleu city is known for its traditional buildings. Enjoy a walk to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a fantastic destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains. Overnight accommodation at the hotel.
DAY 6: CHEFCHAOUEN Rabat Marrakech
After breakfast in your Hotel around 8 AM we will drive back to Marrakech, passing by Rabat where we will stop for a short visit of OUDAYA kasbah and Hassan Mosque. Then we’ll have lunch and we will continue to your Riad or Hotel in Marrakech.