Casablanca Airport – Casablanca City - Rabat
We'll be waiting for you at the Casablanca airport. After a short break we will drive around the city visiting the largest mosque located in medina and the largest after the Mecca - Hassan II Mosque. We will see the elegant Habbous quarter, created by the French in the 1920s. Then we will go to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. We will check in to the Riad, where we will spend our first night.
Rabat – Assilah - Chefchaouen
After breakfast at the Riad we will start the journey towards Asilah. All the way along the coast, during this journey we will stop to admire the views of the sea and landscape of this area of the country. At lunchtime we will reach Asilah. Here we will stop to visit the medina of the city. Most of the route includes the path through the narrow streets of the medina, we can also enjoy various exhibitions on the history and culture of this area of the country. Asilah is a city well-known for its famous arts festivals - most of the walls inside have been painted by famous painters from different countries of the world. We will also visit the fort of the Skalla. From here the extensive view of the city and the ocean will make you remember it for the rest of your life. In the evening we will arrive to Chefchaouen and there check into the riad for the night.
Sightseeing in Chefchaouen
After breakfast in the riad we will start the tour through the medina and its streets full of unique character. The city of Chefchouen takes us to the other World, the stunning place of the white and blue color. Unlike other parts of Morocco this city was under the spanish occupation, therefore you can also see little influence left by history, by the Spanish civilization and its architecture. Walking around we find many local people to enjoy with them and know their customs. After the day full of emotions we return to our riad to rest and recover the strength for the next day.
Chefchaouen – Vollubilis – Moulay Idriss – Meknes -Fes
After breakfast in the riad we will start the journey with the goal of the day - Fes. This day we will also pass through Volubilis- the site where the Romanes left their temples of the year 225 a. Here we see the mosaics of the 3rd century BC. After visiting and experiencing the beautiful scenery we will continue towards Fes. We will pass the small town called Mouley Idriss - The Sacred City, home of the mausoleum of Idriss I, founder of the first Kingdom of Morocco, and descendant of the Prophet Muhammad. Here the landscape offers us beautiful views towards the city located on the hill. From here we head to Méknes. This city is a very significant position. It’d been the capital of the country during the dominion of Mulay Imail, is known by the name: "City of the wall". Here we will visit the Mulay Imail mausoleum, the barn, the famous gate of Bab Mansour and others. In the evening wewill reach Fes and head directly to the Riad.
Sightseeing in Fes
After breakfast in the riad we will start the day touring the cultural capital of Morocco-Fes. We will walk along the narrow streets to the Royal Palace. We will head towards the Jewish area, which surprises with its old architecture of the buildings. After we will go to the first Mellah built in Morocco and visit the oldest Koranic school in the country. After lunch we will visit the famous Chouwara tannery where we can enjoy the wide view to the city. In the afternoon we will have a walk along the streets of the new part of the city. Night in the Riad.
Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley - Merzouga
In the morning we will leave southwest crossing the caravan road to Merzouga. During this trip we will glimpse the views of the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas Mountains. We will stopp in the cedar forest - the largest in Morocco. After eating at Midelt, we will continue along the desert road. Here its where the very significant change of scenery begins, as we approach the town Er Rachidia. We will continue through the lush Valley of Ziz and the datilda palm Tafilalet. We will arrive to Merzouga at the end of the day-here we will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea waiting for the check-in at the riad.
Merzouga and surroundings
In the morning after breakfast we will be exploring the area of this desert city. We will visit the Gnawa people originally derived from Sudan. We will get to know their unique music and lifestyle. Not so far from Merzouga there is a lake with flamingos, all that makes the landscape very African. We can visit the souks of the nearby village Rissani, the town with a lot of social tradition. There is where the caravans of the road remained to the nearest desert or still until Timbuctou in Mali. This is where you can see most hooded men and women veiled. Later we will return to Merzouga to rest. In the evening you will ride the camel. The guide will take you through the desert dunes to the camp to see the unique sunset from the Great Dune of Erg Chebbi. The night you will spend in the berberic camp where you will dine and you will enjoy the real silence.
Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
In the early morning the guide will wake you up so you can see the beautiful and unique sunrise. After breakfast at the camp again you will ride camel and from the road you will admire the changing colors of the desert sand. You will be surprised how many hues this landscape will teach you! You will return to Merzouga to the riad where after the trip in camel you can eat something more. Then we will depart towards Tinghir and Gorges of the Todra-the narrowest and highest canyon in Morocco. After eating in the middle of the Gorges we will go through the Dades Valley where you will see the majestic sand castles and the incredible rock formations known as "Monkey Fingers". The accommodation will be in a hotel with a beautiful view towards the Valley of Dades.
Dades Valley – Rose Valley - Ouarzazate
In the morning the driver takes us through the Dades Valley towards Ouarzazate. This road known as "the road of a thousand Kasbahs" which are the great typical houses of Morocco. Let's stop at Kalaat Mgouna- "the city of roses" to get some of the pink water of the all-natural origin. We will follow the road towards Marrakech through Skoura. We will visit the Kasbah Ameridil - one of the best preserved in this area. After lunch, you will have time to hike in the valley. Then we will continue to Ouarzazate - "the Hollywood of Africa" - which geography and landscapes have attracted many world-class movie producers. Accommodation at night will be in riad.
Ouarzazate – Ait ben Haddou – Taroudant
After breakfast in the riad, we will start the route towards Taroudant Taznakht, visiting Ait Ben Haddou, the largest kasbah in Morocco. Built at the beginning of the 20th century by T-Hami The Glaoui, one of the last Berber bosses - Ben Haddou Kasbah used to be one of his stops during his long journey from the sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech, and has been written on the list of heritage Of the humanity of UNESCO. We will stop at Taliouine, the capital of saffron in Morocco. If your visit coincides with the saffron harvest, you will have the opportunity to meet the Berber population with their families harvesting the saffron in their fields. We should reach Taroudant in the afternoon, here you can see the ramparts and walk inside the small alleys of the Medina. Taroudant is always referred to as "The Little Marrakesh" as it was built by the Saadi dynasty which used it as its capital before it was moved to Marrakech in the 16th century. We will have the night accommodation in riad.
Taroudant – Agadir - Essaouira
After having breakfast in the riad we will head towards Essaouira through Agadir. Our first stop will be in the city of Agadir, a very important tourist resource for a long time. After lunch and after a walk along the promenade we will continue to Esasouira. The coast road offers beautiful scenery. This area is famous for its argan trees. Here you can see the herds of goats that climb argan trees in search of better food than they can find on the ground. After several stops along the coast we will arrive to Essaouira in the afternoon. Accommodation in a Riad in the Medina.
Sightseeing in Essaouira
In the morining we will have a breakfast at the hotel in Essaouira. The beginning of our exploration tour of the city will start from Skala Fortress. You will see the wood carved by artisans Thuya. We will walk through the narrow streets of the medina and admire hundreds of handicrafts. Today you will go to lunch in a Moroccan way - freshly bought fish 'cooked to order'. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to stroll, go to the beach and enjoy time for yourself. Essaouira is also known as the "wind city" and attracts surfers from all over the world. The Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture - however, remains a small town with much history. Due to its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it is also considered as Morocco's "jewel of the Atlantic". There is an annual "Gnawa Music" festival, where many musical groups come from different parts of Africa and the rest of the world. It usually starts in the second week of June. Overnight accommodation in the riad.
Essaouira – Marrakech
After breakfast in the riad, you will have some free time before traveling to Marrakech. On our way - as this is the land of Argan culture - this is an opportunity to visit argan oil women's cooperative where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties. After several stops to take pictures, you will continue your trip to Marrakech and check into your riad. After dinner you will have the option to enjoy a walk in the famous Jemaa El Fna square, entertained by magicians, storytellers, musicians and snake charmers. Night spent in riad.
Sightseeing in Marrakech
After breakfast at the riad, we will start the visit in Marrakech - "the red city". The local guide will take you to all the most important historical and cultural sites including the famous Jemaa el Fna Square, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, the Ben Youssef Koranic School. You will eat in the Plaza in a restaurant, then in the afternoon you visit the beautiful Majorelle Garden of Ives Saint Laurent, on the way you will see The Tower of Koutoubia. You can walk along the streets in the new part of the city. At the end of the day you will return to our riad and have a rest.
After having breakfast in the Riad, depending on your flight schedule we will bring you to the airport. We will say good-bye hoping you made a great memories traveling with us!