15 Day Tour Marrakech Imperial Cities Desert, Explore the imperial cities of Morocco and the desert, End of the tour in Marrakech.
15 Days Marrakech Imperial Cities Desert Tour
Day 1: MARRAKECH
Reception by our correspondent and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: MARRAKECH
After breakfast, the day is dedicated to the guided tour of Marrakech: the Bahia Palace, the Menara and Majorelle gardens, then continuation to the famous Djemna El Fna square, heart of the medina with its snake charmers, jugglers and acrobats. From there, you will go to the souks, dinner and overnight stay in an old Moroccan palace in the medina.
Day 3: MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU -OUARZAZATE
After breakfast, departure to Ouarzazate through the High Atlas via the Tizin’Tichka pass (2260 m). Stop at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch then, photo stop at the Kasbah of Tinfoultoune and visit of the Kasbah of Taourit.
Day 4: OUARZAZATE – TODRA GORGES -MERZOUGA – ERFOUD
After breakfast, departure in the direction of the Todra plateau, along the Dades valley, Skoura and El Kelaa (the city of roses), discovery of the Palmeraie de Jorf and then, the Todra gorges with its cliffs over 300 m high. Lunch, continuation to Erfoud then, 4×4 excursion to Merzouga, dinner and overnight stay in bivouac in Merzouga.
Day 5: ERFOUD – MIDELT – FÈS
After breakfast, departure in the direction of Errachidia, you will go along the magnificent and grandiose palm grove of the Ziz valley, then direction the village of Tizin’ Talhemt, lunch in Midelt, Road to Fez through Ifrane and the High Atlas, dinner and overnight in Fez.
Day 6: FES
After breakfast, day devoted to the guided tour of Fez: the historic center with the Andalusian district of the medina, the Koranic school, the religious university “La Karayouine” and the Néjjarine fountain. Visit of the Médersa Bou Anania, a vestige of the Merinides’ time, in an old palace of the medina, visit (outside) of the Royal Palace, dinner and overnight stay in Fez.
Day 7: FÈS – MEKNÈS – VOLUBILIS
After breakfast, visit of Meknes, nicknamed the “Versailles of Morocco”: its gates, El Hedime square, in the afternoon discovery of Moulay Idriss and the Roman city of Volubilis, dinner and overnight in Meknes.
Day 8: MEKNÈS – CHEFCHAOUEN – TÉTOUAN -TANGER
After breakfast, road to Chefchaouen, the most beautiful city of the Rif with its tiled roofs and cobbled streets on the hillside, in the afternoon then road to Tetouan, a city with a Spanish look and its medina of the thirteenth century, continuation to Tangier by the coastal road, dinner and overnight in Tangier.
Day 9: TANGIER – RABAT – CASABLANCA
After breakfast, visit of Tangier, Morning devoted to small and large socco, and the Kasbah, Continuation to Rabat. Lunch, then visit of the capital of the Cherifian kingdom and second city of the country. Orientation tour, the ramparts, the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V mausoleum, the Kasbah of the Oudayas, dinner and overnight in Casablanca.
Day 10: CASABLANCA – EL JADIDA – OUALIDIA – ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast, city tour of Casablanca, guided visit of the Hassan II mosque, a religious and cultural site erected on the sea and dominated by its 210 m high minaret. Continuation by the coastal road which offers beautiful views of the sea and lagoons, Stop in El Jadida, visit of the Portuguese cistern, fish lunch in Oualidia, a small seaside resort and fishing port, panoramic tour of Safi, an important fishing port, which was once a Portuguese city, dinner and overnight in Essaouira.
Day 11: ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast, the morning is devoted to the ancient Mogador: the fortified city, the old Portuguese batteries, the port, the ramparts, the souks and the district of the artisan markers. Lunch of fish. Afternoon free for a personal discovery, dinner and overnight stay in Essaouira.
Day 12: ESSAOUIRA – AGADIR
After breakfast, departure by the coastal road to Agadir, the largest seaside resort in Morocco, From the top of its hill where stand the ruins of the Kasbah, the view overlooks the city and its endless sandy beach, Visit the ruins of the Kasbah, remnants of the terrible earthquake of the last century, Lunch, Free time for relaxation or personal discovery, dinner and overnight in Agadir.
Day 13: AGADIR – TAROUDANT – MARRAKECH
After breakfast, departure to Taroudant, rich Souss valley, Visit of Taroudant with its crenellated ramparts, its lush gardens and its handicrafts, Continuation to Marrakech, Lunch, Discovery of the palm grove and the 18 kilometers of ramparts surrounding the ochre city, dinner and overnight in Marrakech.
Day 14: MARRAKECH
After breakfast, free day on full board at the Riad to relax. Optionally, possibility to attend a dinner show Fantasia, overnight stay in Riad in the Medina.
Day 15: Transfer to the airport
After breakfast, transfer to Marrakech airport.
Tour in 4 × 4 vehicle / Minibus
Driver / Guide
14 Overnight stays at the hotel including breakfast and dinner