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8-days Fes to Marrakech via Desert
Day 1: Arrival Fez.
Your tour stars from the airport to your accommodation in Fez. Have free time to wander in alleys of the old Medina.
Day 2: Fez sightseeing.
The sightseeing tour with a local guide in Fez sounds like an exciting and culturally rich experience. Visiting the King's Palace Gate, Mellah neighborhood, and Bab Bojlod Gate will give you a glimpse into the city's rich history and political power. Exploring the souk, or market, in the old Medina will provide an opportunity to see the traditional way of life and observe the local craftsmen at work. The visit to the Tannery and the Qarawyen, two ancient institutions for leather production and learning, respectively, will showcase the city's historical significance in the arts and education. The Ceramic Factory visit will give you an insight into the traditional ceramic art of Fez, while the panoramic view from the tower will provide a breathtaking perspective of the entire city. Enjoy your tour and the night in Fez!
Day 3: Fes- Ifrane- Cedar Forest of Azrou- Ziz Valley- Merzouga.
The drive from Fez to the Sahara Desert of Merzouga sounds like a fascinating journey, taking you through some of Morocco's most scenic landscapes. The stop in Ifrane, known as the "Swiss town of Morocco," will give you an opportunity to see its charming alpine architecture and experience a different aspect of the country's cultural diversity. The visit to the biggest cedar forest in Africa, home to monkeys, will be a unique and memorable experience. The lunch stop in Midelt, located between the Middle and High Atlas Mountains, will provide a much-needed break and an opportunity to try some of the local cuisine. The journey through the Ziz Valley and Erfoud, with its palm groves and sand dunes, will be a visual feast. Finally, the arrival at the Sahara Desert of Merzouga will be a highlight, offering the chance to spend the night in a traditional hotel and experience the beauty of the desert under the stars. Enjoy the journey!
Day 4: Discover the Sahara of Merzouga.
The itinerary for the fourth day of your journey through the Sahara Desert sounds like a unique and fascinating experience. The visit to the Oasis and the underground irrigation system will give you an insight into the ingenuity of the local people and how they have adapted to the harsh desert conditions. The visit to the nomads and sharing a cup of tea with them will provide a cultural exchange and an opportunity to learn about their way of life. The visits to the mines of barite, cobalt, and lead and the chance to try Berber Pizza in the Khamlia village will showcase the region's economic activities and culinary traditions. The camel ride to the desert camp and the night under a starry sky will be an unforgettable experience, offering the chance to fully immerse you in the beauty and serenity of the desert. Enjoy your time!
Day 5: Merzouga - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley - Ouarzazate.
The fifth day of your journey sounds like it will be filled with exciting and historically significant sites. The visit to Risani and the old Sijilmassa, a former trade center, will provide a glimpse into Morocco's economic and cultural heritage. The Tinghir Oasis, with its lush vegetation and stunning scenery, will be a visual delight. The Todra Gorges, with its towering river canyons, will be a breathtaking experience. Finally, the arrival in Ouarzazate, known as the "Hollywood of Morocco" due to its popularity as a film set, will be a unique opportunity to see the city's significance in the world of cinema. The visit to the Taourirt Kasbah, a former palace and one of the city's most historic sites, will provide a glimpse into the region's political and architectural heritage. Enjoy your day and the night in Ouarzazate!
Day 6: Ouarzazate- High Atlas Mountains -Marrakech.
The sixth day of your journey will take you to the historic Ait Ben Haddou village, known for its Kasbahs that were once inhabited by ancient traders and as a location for international film productions such as Game of Thrones, The Mummy, and Gladiator. After visiting this site, you will travel along the picturesque Ounila Valley and marvel at the unique way Berber villages were built into the surrounding landscapes. You will then cross the High Atlas Mountains, stopping at various points along the way, and reach Marrakech. The drive over the High Atlas Mountains is sure to be a highlight of your trip, offering stunning views and a chance to admire the natural beauty of Morocco.
Day 7: Marrakech- Essaouira.
This day of your journey, sounds like it will be a relaxing and enjoyable experience the drive to Essaouira will provide scenic views of the countryside and the unique Argan trees, which are valued for their various uses. The city of Essaouira itself is known for its pleasant weather, medieval architecture, and cultural significance, including the annual Gnaoua music festival and its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The visit to La Skala, Place Moulay El Hassan, the port, the ramparts, and the Jewish district will offer a glimpse into the city's history and cultural heritage. You will have the opportunity to explore the narrow streets, relax on the beach, and enjoy fresh seafood at local restaurants. If you choose, you can also go for a camel ride on the beach. Relish!
In afternoon, you will come back to Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech sightseeings.
Marrakech is a city in Morocco, known as the "Red City" due to the color of its walls. It was founded in the 11th century by Yusuf ben Tashfine, the leader of the Berber Almoravids and Saharan nomads. During your day in Marrakech, you will visit several remarkable places, including The Menara, The Kasbah, The Saadian Tombs, The Bahia Palace, The Koutoubia mosque, Majorelle Gardens, the Souks markets, and Jema El Fna, which is the city's central square. You will spend the afternoon at Jema El Fna, experiencing the unique culture of the city through watching dancers, artisans, snake charmers, jugglers, merchants, and storytellers. Before your flight departure, you will drive to the airport.
Pick up from airport & drop off at hotel.
Transport by private vehicle A/C & Fuel.
English/Spanish speaking driver/guide.
Lunches & dinners
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