DAY 1: AIRPORT CASABLANCA –> RABAT
Upon arrival at Casablanca Mohammad V International Airport, you will meet your private driver at the arrival hall Then we will head off to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. and visit the Royal Gates built in 1864, and enjoy the charming garden of Challa, surrounded by walls and amazing defensive gates, built between 1310 and 1330. after that we will stop at Mohamed V Museum built in 1972, and we will visit the tombs of Moroccan kings Mohammed V, who died in 1962, Hassan II who died in 1999, the tomb of Moulay Abdullah the uncle of Mohammed VI and Hassan Tower which was built in 12th century.
DAY 2: RABAT –> CHEFCHAOUEN
After breakfast before moving to Chefchaouen we will explore Oudaya Kasbah which was built in 12th century and served as a military base for the Almorabits army in their defence against the Spanish army. You will also get to see the 240 km long Abi-Regrag river, located in western Morocco between Rabat and Sala. then we continue our journey to Chafchaouen through the cities of Khnetra and Sidi Kasim, stopping in Ouazzane, passing by spectacular scenery with cedar, then continue to Chefchaouen, the famous blue city of Morocco in the Rif Mountains, where you will check in to your Riad/Hotel and relax in the evening.
DAY 3: CHEFCHAOUEN GUIDED TOUR
After breakfast the tour guide will meet you in the Riad /Hotel and begin your guided tour in Chefchaouen is a spectacular and amazing city located between three mountains, the highest, called Chef, which means ‘the head’, is 2050 metres high, the second, called Cha, is 1800 metres high and the the third, Aouen, is 1600 metres high. In Berber language it is called Chefchaouen which translates as “Horns”. Since 2010 it has been one of the UNESCO’s preserved international monuments. The houses are blue and white, with narrow streets, which you will have the opportunity to walk around.You can have lunch at Place Outa el Hammam and visit the Kasbah. In the evening, you will have a short hike to the Spanish Mosque to enjoy the beautiful sunset and full view of Chefchaouen.
DAY 4: CHEFCHAOUEN –> VOLUBILIS –> MEKNES –> FES
After breakfast we will depart to northeast via Fes. on the waywe stop for visit Volubilis, the largest Roman ruins in Morocco, adorned by beautiful mosaics. This historical place will take you back to the Roman period. then have break for lunch, then we continue to Meknes for visit the mausoleum of Moulay driss Zerhoune, in the centre then We will enter the medina via the largest gates, Bab Mansour, built in 1732, passing the square of Saht Lhdim (a smaller version of Jamaa el Fna square). In the evening we shall head to Fes where you will relax evning at your hotel/Riad.
DAY 5: FES GUIDED TOUR
After breakfast, the tour guide will meet you in the Riad /Hotel and begin your guided tour in the Fes medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. You can have lunch in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina, and the visit the leather tanneries to experience how traditional Morocco leather products are produced. You will also visit University of Al-Karaouine, one of the oldest existing, university in the world. In the evening we will have a short hike to Marinid Tombs where you can enjoy the amazing sunsets and the stunning panoramic view of the Fes medina.
DAY 6: FES –> IFRAN –> AZROU –> MIDELT
After breakfast, we will continue our way across the Atlas Mountains passing by Ifrane the little Switzerland, to visit the stone lion and famous European style ski resort. then we will continue our way to Azrou, where we will see the forest of cedar trees, inhabited by Magot monkeys. We will drive to Midelt, for relaxing evning there will be overnight at midelt which is situated in the middle atlas mountains.
DAY 7: MIDELT –> RISSANI –> MERZOUGA
After breakfast, we will start our journey heading to sahara desert. we will cross Ziz Valley, which is characterized by date and palm trees. then stop at the famous dam (barrage) of Hassan Eddakhil built during the French protectorate. then we continue to majestic Sahara sand dunes at Merzouga. You will set off by camel in the evening for a 1.5-hour trek out to the oasis where you will enjoy the Sahara sunset and spend the night in Luxury Desert Camp. and have dinner in the desert sit around the campfire and listen to traditional Berber music and gaze at the starlit sky.
DAY 8: MERZOUGA –> ERFOUD –> TODRA GORGE
Waking up early in the morning, you can enjoy the sunrise in the Sahara sand dunes and have breakfast at your luxury Sahara Desert camp. Then we will leave towards Todra Gorge. On route, we shall stop at Erfoud for visit the Museum of Fossils and Minerals. after the lunch break. we will carry on our journey, by passing across berber villages and towns, we will pass by a traditional system of underground irrigation in the southeast of Morocco known as Elkhatarat. then head of to Todra Gorge
DAY 9: TODRA GORGES
After breakfast. we will explore and admie the fascinating landscapes of Todra Gorge and Mountains you can have short hik nearby your Auberge/Hotel, or you can walk to the bottom of the gorge, after that we visit the fields to see how people still use agrecilture and the way they irrigate their fields. In the evening you can have other activities as optional as rock climbing or another short hike or drive to the berber village of Tamtatouchte. if not just have a relaxing evening at your Auberge/Hotel
DAY 10: TODRA GORGE –> DADES GORGES –> VALLEY ROSES –> OUARZAZATE –> AIT BEN HADDOU.
After breakfast we head to Dades valley and the Valley of 1001 Kasbahs, passing by green fields, fig, walnut, almond and pomegranate trees, and on to the colorful Rose Valley, famous for its rose water which is used in beauty products. The locals celebrate the Rose Festival each year. We will stop at Amridil Kasbah, built in the 17th Century, before crossing the Palmerie of Skoura, arriving in Ouarzazate, exploring the city and its monuments including the film studio and Kasbah Tourirte. In the evening we will drive to Ait Benhaddou where you stay overnight.
DAY 11: AIT BEN HADDOU –> TOURDANTE
After breakfast we will explore the village, which is famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, where many films made including “The Gladiator” were pictured, is considered a fortified Kasbah and UNESCO World heritage. After the visit, we will head to Taroudante passing via the village of Taznakht where we will stop by to explore the town and visit some local cooperation of Zafran. Before arrival to Taroudante we will stop by another Argan cooperation to see how woman render Argan Oil and cosmetic products.
DAY 12: TAROUDANTE –> AGADIR –> SIDI KAOUKI –> ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast, we walk around the town, then we head toward Essouira passing via Agadir, where you will explore the city and beach. Afterwards we drive along the coastline via sidi kaouki until we are arriving Essaouira before sunset; we will enjoy the city walk in the Medina and visit the port.
DAY 13: ESSAOUIRA –> MARRAKECH
After breakfast, you can visit the medina, ramparts and beach. and have lunch in the seafood market and then depart to Marrakech at afternoon on the route between Essaouira and Marrakech, we will stop for taking photos of goats on argan trees and visiting argan oil cooperatives. Upon arrival at Marrakech and check into your Riad /Hotel and have refreshment, after your break you can visit the famous Djemaa-el-Fna, which is the center square of the medina and is one of the center attractions of Marrakech, in the evening and have dinner there.
DAY 14: MARRAKECH –> GUIDED CITY TOUR
After breakfast the tour guide will meet you at the Riad/hotel escort you around this beautiful city, visiting historical monuments. the gorgeous Bahia palace built in 19th century, the 17th century Saadian tombs, the Koranic School of Ben Youssef, and the Koutoubia Mosque built in 12th century. Jardin Majorelle, Jardin Menara You will also visit the famous Souks; a great place for shopping where you can buy presents for your family, friends or yourselves. You will have free time to enjoy a mint tea or coffee in one of the restaurants or cafes where you can get amazing panoramic views of Jamaa El Fna square.
DAY 15: MARRAKECH –> CASABLANCA
After breakfast, you will have more time to explore the souks afterwards we drive towards Casablanca where you will visit, Hassan II Mosque, which is one of the largest Mosques in the world and its hand-crafted beauty is breathtaking.
DAY 16: CASABLANCA AIRPOR
After breakfast you will be transfer to your Airport for Departure.