Imperial Cities of Morocco and Sahara desert
9 Day Tour of the Imperial cities of Morocco and the Sahara desert
Day 1 - Casablanca
You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Sightseeing includes the big Mosque which is the famous sight in Casablanca. Overnight in a hotel (dinner and breakfast).
Day 2 - Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fez
Orientation tour of Rabat includes Minarets, Mosques and ancient architecture. Then on the way to Meknes and Fez. (Buffet Breakfast/ Dinner).
Day 3 - Fez - Merzouga
First stop is Midelt, then on to the Tafilat oasis on the edge of the Saharan. (Dinner/breakfast).
Day 4 - Merzouga - Merzouga
Early morning riding camels to the edge of the Sahara desert and to the Dunes of Merzouga, the highest in North Africa, to see the sun rise.Imagine yourself on the camel, enjoying the Saharan landscapes. Also,we will have the chance to listen to Gnawa music in the village of khamlia. Then on through date palm groves to the remains of what was once the medieval city of Sigilmassa. Tonight we enjoy a dinner of local food. (Dinner/breakfast).
Day 5 - Merzouga - Ouarzazate
Today we travel via Tinerhir, along the valley of a thousand Kasbahs! Then via the steep Todra Gorge to Ouarzazate. (Dinner/breakfast).
Day 6 - Ouarzazate - Marrakesh
Orientation of Morocco's "Holloywood" before we depart for Taourirt and the famous Kasbah village of Ait Benhaddou and on to Marrakesh. (Dinner/Breakfast).
Day 7 - Marrakesh sightseeing and at leisure
Our sightseeing with a local guide visits the Bahia Palace and Djemma el Fna Square where we will enjoy a walking tour – and where we see palm readers, acrobats, camels, markets and more. We will also stop in a "salon de the" to enjoy a glass of delicious sweet, mint tea. Later you have time at your leisure to either write postcards as you laze by the hotel pool or perhaps take an excursion to a typical Berber village. (Dinner/Breakfast).
Day 8 - Marrakech - Casablanca
This morning perhaps shop for some last minute souvenirs of this exciting city before we travel via settat to Casablanca for the final night of our tour. Dinner/breakfast.
What's Included / Not Included?
- Private transport,Guide,Full accommodation,visits,camels
What's Not Included
- entrances fees,mineral water,other drinks
hotels in the cities Nomadic camp in the desert
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to bring?
Luggage bag ( easy to be taken by porters or mules)
- Small Back bag ( daily things)
- Walking shoes ( for treks)
- Hat ( for treks)
- Gloves ( for winter treks)
- Sun glasses
- Sun cream
- Double socks
- 2 Walking pants
- Rain jacket
- Rain pantv
- First aid kit ( trekking)
- Warm jacket
- Ski shoes ( for ski touring)
- Camel bag
- Water purification ( tablets for treks)
- Personal medication ( you may not find proper one in moroccan pharmacy)
- Head torch
- Personal travel insurance
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Please let us know what date you would like to start your trek and how many people are in your group. We will send you a quote as soon as possible.