Day 1: Marrakech
On arrival welcome by the company representative and transfer to your riad in Marrakech. The whole day is dedicated to the discovery of Marrakech and its monuments with a local guide including the Bahia palace, Saadian Tombs, the coranic school Medersa Ben Youssef and the Museum of Marrakech. You will discover the souks of Marrakech full of crafts and arts. In the evening dinner with live music and fantasia show and overnight stay in Riad Lena in Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
After breakfast departure to Casablanca for a city tour including a guided tour of the Hassan II mosque, one of the world’s biggest mosques. Continuation to Rabat – the capital of Morocco, lunch in a restaurant and check in a 4* hotel. City tour including the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Kasbah of Oudaias. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel Majliss 4* in Rabat.
Day 3: Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis- Fes
After breakfast departure to Fes through the Middle Atlas with stops in Meknes and Volubilis – Morocco’s largest and best preserved Roman ruins. On arrival city tour of Meknes, the third Imperial city of Morocco including the stables of Moulay Ismail. Lunch in a restaurant and continuation to Volubilis for a guided visit of the Roman site. From here it’s a short drive to Fes, the oldest of the Imperial cities. Dinner and overnight stay in Riad Ghita in Fes.
Day 4: Fes
After breakfast guided tour of the authentic medina of Fez, one of the world’s largest walled in cities offering a step back in time. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other crafts. A visit to the Kings Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will complete the tour and return to your riad in the evening for dinner and overnight in Riad Ghita in Fes.
Day 5: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga/ Erg Chebbi dunes
After breakfast departure to the south of Morocco through the Middle Atlas mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, semi-nomadic Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend into the Sahara Desert. Stop to admire the famous resort of Ifrane called “little Switzerland” and continuation to Azrou with its cedar forest and monkeys. Lunchbreak in Midelt and continuation to the south of the country. On arrival to Merzouga you will have a camel ride to the desert camp where you will enjoy the sunset before arriving to the comfortable desert camp with WC and showers for a traditional dinner with folkloric animation and campfire. Overnight stay in Erg Chebbi dunes in Xaluca Belle Etoile desert camp.
Day 6: Erg Chebbi dunes – Merzouga- Rissani– Nkob – Tanssikht – Zagora
Early breakfast to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and departure to Rissani. On the way you will visit the fossil factory of Erfoud and an ancient palace in Rissani. You will drive on the route of the famous Paris Dakar rally and arrive to Nkob for lunch. After lunch continuation to the Draa valley famous for its palm groves and thousands of kasbahs with an exotic landscape. On arrival to Tanssikht off route drive to discover the magnificent valley of Draa. Arrival to Zagora in the afternoon. Check in, dinner and overnight stay in Hotel Palais Asmaa in Zagora.
Day 7: Zagora – Tamegrout – Mhamid – Erg Chegaga
After breakfast you will discover the capital of the south and head on to Tamegrout for a visit of the largest underground coranic library. After lunch departure by the route of rallies such as Marathon des Sables and Aicha de Gaselles through the dry lakes and hamadas (black desert). Welcome tea in a touareg camp and continuation till the desert camp with WC and showers. Dinner with campfire with surprises and overnight stay in a luxury desert camp at Erg Chegaga dunes..
Day 8: Erg Chegaga – Foumzguit – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast a short trekking to discover the largest dry lake Iriki and continuation by 4×4 vehicles to Foumzguit where you will have a break and on to Ouarzazate. Quick lunch and city tour including the cinema studios and Ait Ben Haddou kasbah which is a UNESCO heritage site. Continuation to Marrakech through the High Atlas mountains and stop at Tizin Tichka pass(2260 m altitude). Arrival to Marrakech in the evening, assistance with registration and departure
- • Full Board or Half Board meal plan (starting with dinner on Day 01 and finishing with breakfast or lunch on Day 08)
- • Accommodation in quality hotels, guesthouses and desert camps with WC and showers
- • Private transportation by insured 4×4 vehicles or minivan
- • Guided visits of all the mentioned monument
- • Entrance fees for the monuments and local guides where needed
- • Lunches and dinners in quality restaurants/hotels
- • Soft drinks during the meals and refreshments in the vehicle throughout the trip
- • Assistance of Maroc Excursions during the whole circuit
- • Personal expenses
- • Tips
- • Flights to/from Morocco