FES - RIYADH IN THE MEDINA
we will pick you up from the airport and depending on the time of arrival you will visit the medina or we will take you direcly to the hotel where you can take a rest and prepare for the next day.
We will wake up around 8:30 in the morning. After breakfast in our riad we will go to visit the medina of Fez with a local guide. Fez is one of the largest cities in Morocco, medina was declared as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. We will visit mosques, palaces, stroll through the unique streets in style, visit museums, one of the oldest and most famous koranic schools, also tanneries.
The visit takes place for 4-5 hours. After dinner we return to our riad for taking a rest. There also we will spent the night.
FES - IFRANE - MIDELT - ZIZ VALLEY - ERG CHEBBI DESERT
In the morning we will leave from Fez to the south of Morocco through Ifrane, on the way we will have a break at Azrou to visit the famous cedar forests. We will continue via the Tizi-N-Talghoumlt, after we will reach the Ziz Valley, we're gonna stop at the Oasis of Tafilalet with plenty of date palms. In the afternoon we will arrive at Merzouga-Erg Chebbi. We will reach our hotel to leave bags and to rest before riding camels. Before dawn we leave from the hotel in the caravan heading toward the camp and going across the desert dunes. After an hour we will reach the camp where we will spent the night in a Berber Bedouin tent under the beautiful starry sky. We will have dinner accompanied by traditional Berber music.
ERG CHEBBI DESERT - RISSANI - MERZOUGA
In the morning we'll wake up in the desert to see the sunrise. We'll climb the largest one to enjoy the unique landscape of sand colors that change with the sun lus. The camels will take us back to the hotel where we will have breakfast and rest. About 11 we'll leave to Rissani, the first capital of Morocco which is 35 km from our place. We will visit its traditional market, the real Moroccan folklore. Afterwards we will reaturn to the desertto have a lunch with a Berber family knowing their typical food. At the hotel you can enjoy free time in the pool. In the afternoon we'll go by 4x4 to make the turn around the desert. We'll visit the nomadic families living in the middle of the desert. We'll stop around the lake on the middle of the desert. After this we'll go to the places where people work with fossiles and to admire the beautiful sunset from the top of the dune of Erg Chebbi. After the evening back to the hotel we will have dinner and spent the night.
MERZOUGA - TODRA GORGES - DADES GORGES
In the morning when we will wake up in the hotel around 8:30 we will have breakfast. After we will leave and head toward the Dades Gorge that this will be our destiny. 2 hours after we will get Todra Gorges or as the Moroccans call it: the Gorges du Tohdra. This is a must visit southern Morocco place and truly one of the places that it has worth-going.
We will have lunch there among the beautiful nature at a local restaurant and then continue our way to the Dades Gorge. On the way we will visit the Dades Valley. In the afternoon we will arrive at our hotel. We will have dinner enjoying incredible panoramic views. The night we will spent in the hotel.
DADES GORGES - MIDELT
After breakfast at our hotel we go with the direction Midelt. Along the way we will stop at the village Tinghir often called "Jewish quarter". It lost its walls and its six monumental entrances of origin but there is a certain charm in its narrow streets and earthen walls still retained. We will have lunch there enjoying the scenery. In the afternoon we'll be arrived at Midelt. Founded by the French in 1917 as a small colonial city. It was an important military outpost for controlling indigenous Berbers, between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas.
Right now we can see the small Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception. This area is very attractive for those who likes hunting and is also a good place to buy a traditional berber carpet.
There is a Christian monastery "Our Lady of Atlas" located in this city, a small community of the Cistercian Order.there was also the film "Of Gods and Men" recorded in 2010 . This monastery has a growing attraction among the French and Spanish Christians.
In the evening you will have some free time to have a walk along the site. Dinner and night in Riad.
MIDELT - MONKEY FOREST - FES
After the breakfest in our riad there will be the moment to go to Fez. On the way we will visit the famous Monkey Forest. In the early afternoon we will arrive in Fes. We take you to your riad or to the airport. We will say goodbye to you hoping that you enjoyed the trip.