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Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Volubilis – Moulay Idiss Zarhoun – Meknes – Fes

 The way to Fes via the capital Rabat,makes us in front of long wonderful expand of fruitful land where olives, grain, vegetables and grapes are fully fledged. Before reaching Fes you will have a break in Meknes and Volubilis.

Volubilis is the location of the celebrated Roman remains resulted from the Roman Empire’s southern-most settlement. Meknes is the corner of the first Arab reign, established by Moulay Ismail, and constitutes the Medersa Bou Inania and the Bab Mansour, the door to the Moulay Ismail Palace. This takes us to the Sehrij es-Souani, the horse stables and the stock of grains. Upstairs is a ceiling park and cafe with a nice picture of the city. While you come to Fes, check into the hotel.

Day 2: Fes sightseeing (Guided tour around Fes monuments and highlighted sites)

After breakfast, you will launch your visit of “the most ancient living Medina in the world” with an indigenous tour guide. You will walk within the Medina with its “souks” (markets),to observe the doorway of the Royal Palace, the 9th century Karouine mosque and university. You will too watch the grave of the city creator, Moulay Idriss II. Lunch will be presented in one of the oldest restaurants in the ancient Medina. After lunch you will go on to see the Najarine spout, the historical Harem park and the Batha Museum. On our return to the hotel, you will appreciate an amazing general scenery of the city.

Day 3: Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga

In the morning we will leave into mountains, to an area called Imouzzer, which is concealed in trees of cedar, juniper and cork oak. The region is prominent for its plentiful flora and fauna, and numerous kinds of birds, undomesticated pig and Barbary monkeys may be glimpsed on our picturesque tour. The way will then begin to ascend into the Middle Atlas mountains; the slants may be speckled with the tents and goat flocks of nomadic Berbers who name this matted place. After a tardy lunch in Midelt, we keep going along mountain roads surveying the extensive streaming Oued Ziz.going across kasbahs and palm orchards, we resume to the mud-colored city of Er-Rachidia and in the late afternoon we reach Merzouga, a small community in the suburbs of the Sahara Desert. Overnight in Merzouga.

Day 4:  Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4WD – Camel ride and overnight in Berber camp in desert

After breakfast in the hotel, we will have a tour in the area of Erg Chebbi; we will be guests of a family and hearing some gnaoua songs,purely from Ghana and Sudan. We see some forsaken mines, Berber nomads and an oasis of palm trees. By lunchtime we move back to Merzouga. After lunch and a short break , we will be received by camels to live an exciting activity in the sand dunes. We will pass the night in a furnished camp with drum music in the heart of the Sahara; this is a the right moment to get nice photos of the sunset and sunrise.by the time of reaching the camp, we will mount a lofty dune to look at the sunset. We will spend the night in hotel in a Berber tent, under a spotless sky stuffed by stars.

Day 5:  Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades valley

After having a look at the sunrise, we come back on camels to Merzouga. After breakfast and a bath in the hotel, we will begin our journey to Dades valley.passing by the Rissane, Erfoud, a well known town, recognized by its dates. We will then continue to Tinejdad, the amazingTodra gorges and Dades valley with the completely colored stone all over./p>

Day 6:  Dades valley – Rose valley – Skoura oasis – Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – Atlas Mountain – Marrakech

When we quit Dades Valley and after breakfast, we head to Ouarzazate, Moroccan Hollywood, a setting of countless prominent films, we will have astop at Cinematographic museum, then to UNESCO preserved region of Ait Benhaddou, the remarkable kasbah and well-secured castle in Morocco. Many movies were shot here, like Gladiator. after that we go to the splendid Atlas Mount. We will traverse the High Atlas mountain through the uppermost way gorge in Morocco, Tizi n’Tichka, 2260m high, giving extraordinary sights of valleys, mountains and numerous neighboring Berber communities. We will be in Marrakech in the evening

Day 7: A day to visit Marrakech (Guided tour: Marrakech Sightseeing)

A whole day journey of Marrakech, stopping at the Menara, a lake encircled by flowerbeds that operate like a watering method for the adjacent meadows. The sightseeing tour will contain many striking scenes: The Koutoubia mosque, Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace and Dar Si Said Palace museum of jewellery. There may be a possible lunch in the Medina,next will be a march across the colorful markets of Marrakech. We will entertain ourselves by a sunset beverage overseeing the thrilling Jemaa El Fna open area from the veranda of a cafe. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.

Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca – Transfer to Airport

  We will depart Marrakech in the morning, going by the Moroccan majestic Cities…