Morocco Grand Tour 8 Days Desert Tour
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Casablanca - Rabat
Arriving at Casablanca International Airport, we will visit Hassan II Mosque, the second biggest mosque in the Muslim world after Mecca and experience the Cornish coast before departing for Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Visiting Rabat is good opportunity to travel through time. Rabat have two faces a historic and a modern one. Rabat will unveil its both faces for us to see the historic part of the capital, which is the Mausoleum, the Hassan tour and the Oudaya Kasbah. Then walk in the wide and modern streets of the new city to pass by the parliament, the green gardens.
Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez
After breakfast in the hotel and discovering more of the city of Rabat we will make a trip to Fez by means of Meknes and Volubilis. Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco, was built by the current dynasty, the Alaouite as their very first capital in their early days as unifiers of Morocco. Its walls are built to sustain the cannons of the local and regional powers seeking to seize control of Morocco. In Meknes, you will see the renowned door Bab Mansour that was planned by a Portuguese hostage. This hostage filled in as the draftsman of the Sultan Moulay Ismail planning the Sahrij Souani Bassin. At that point you will visit the Mulay Ismail Mausoleum the founder of the city. After lunch, our excursion proceeds to Volubilis, the Roman remnants, dating to 25BC where a portion of the first mosaics is all around safeguarded, just as the Moulay Idriss, the town holding the Mausoleum of the absolute first Muslim Sultan in Morocco just as the Maghreb. When our visit is over, we will travel east to Fez where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Fez is the intellectual Capital holding the biggest medina in Morocco, the oldest University and a big number of students studying and living in the modern campuses and faculties in the new city. Investigating the scientific capital of Morocco, we will stroll in its rear entryways and narrow alleyways detecting its intriguing scents and exceptionally old's homes. Our visit begins by the Royal Palace and the Jewish headquarter, the first Mullah that established in Morocco in the thirteenth century. We will guarantee that we visit all sites with cultural heritage including the well known Al Qaraouine University, and the Tanneries. After lunch, we will visit the ceramic factory and take in a fascinating view of the Medina of Fez in the Merinid tombs up on the hill. When your visit is finished, your guide will return you to your residence so you can prepare to be ready for your next journey.
Fez – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
From Fez, you will begin heading out to Merzouga by means of Ifrane and Midlet. During this excursion, you will encounter looks at the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. During the present excursion, you will get an extraordinary look on the lakes, high cedar woods and the white looks of the Atlas Mountains. We will go through the Tizi n' Talghamt Pass to Midelt and along the radiant Ziz Gorges cut through volcanic shakes then we proceed with the rich Ziz Valley, halting for all-encompassing views en route for a chance to take photos of the greatest oasis in North Africa. All through this excursion, we will pass through inviting Berber towns to Erfoud. We will land at the edge of the Erg Chebbi rise line to meet your desert guide and start your camel trek over the sandhills to rest under the stars in a profound desert camp and going to their day by day equalities around a fire camp where you will have an intriguing supper with local people.
Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Boumalen Dades
Quite a surprise awaits you this morning so for that reason we recommend you to wake up earlier so you can catch the marvelous sunrise from the stunning Saharan dunes before we head to Boumalen Dades positioned at the periphery of a desert plateau, at the outlet of the upper Dades Valley Throughout our way we will be stopping by “El Khetarat” used to be a natural reserve water system for the locals. (For an internal visit of the sites an extra charge may be applied) . When we finish with our visit to The Khetarat we will head Tinghir where you will visit the forests and afterward head into the Todra Gorge. The limestone cliffs appear as though an opening cut through the Todra Assif, which has astounding pinnacles jumping to the bed of the river. The peaks rise up to 300 meters above the Todra which meanders from its source in the High Atlas mountains. Before getting to Boumalen Dades and as an additional surprise, your driver will be stopping for you in some mesmerizing sights of the surrounding desert. Dinner will be served in your Riad or Hotel.
Boumalen Dades – Kalaat Megouna – Sekoura – Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Marrakech
After your breakfast and before getting to Marrakech which is your next destination we will be heading to the Dades Valley to arrive to Morocco’s Valley of Roses, The kalaat Magouna which is the home of roses supplying the majority of Morocco’s perfume needs, and then travel past the Skoura palm oasis and drive towards Ouarzazate city which is also called the Hollywood of Morocco and Africa, where countless films and shows are shot and among these films we find; Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth and Gladiator. A short time later we will make a stop to find increasingly about The Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. When we are finished with this outlandish voyage through the absolute best touring of the Moroccan desert we will head Marrakech where you will go through the night by means of Tichka Pass.
Today’s tour will start by exploring Marrakech or ‘‘the Red City of Morocco”. the local guide will guarantee that you see the most significant spots of the chronicled and social enthusiasm, including the Saadian tombs, the Palaces of El Bahia and El Badi and the Jewish quarter know as The Mellah. You will also have a sight on the famous square of Jamai’ ElFna a folk gathering of locals and natives seeking spicy street food and entertainment. Lunch will be at a café close to the square, at that point toward the evening you will see the Majorelle gardens, The Menara and the Koutoubia tour. Once your tour is finished, back to your hotel/Riad .
Marrakech – departure:
After breakfast, we will pick you up to the airport for your departure flight. ..
• Private Official Tourism Transportation - A/C vehicle -.
• Pick up & drop off.
• Licensed professional Moroccan driver.
• Driver's accommodations.
• Flexible and customized stops.
• Mineral water in the car.
• All tax applicants.
Tour does not include:
• Travel insurance
• Personal items, souvenirs.
• Entrance fees to monuments.