Discovering Morocco 11 days - 10 nights
Tangier, CHEFCHAOUEN, FEZ, Merzouga, RISSANI, the Dades valley, The valley of Roses, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Asilah
Day 1 TANGIER - Chefchaouen
Reception by our guide at the estimated time at the port or airport of Tangier and we begin our route to Chefchaouen or Chaouen as many call it, located in the only intercontinental natural park, declared a natural reserve of the biosphere. It is a hilltop village in the mountains painted in white and blue, populated by people knew, friendly and respectful, and that offers the visitor beautiful urban landscapes, beautiful examples of local crafts, and a peace and serenity that today it is difficult to find. Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
Day 2 CHEFCHAOUEN - Volubilis - Moulay Idriss - FEZ
We leave the rich world of Chefchaouen and head toward Fez; the first of the imperial cities that is proud to host one of the most ancient universities in the world. By the way we will visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, conservDadas very well. We will also be able to see a panoramic view of Moulay Idriss, the holy city where we will have lunch and in the afternoon we arrive to Fez to enjoy the sunrise while we visited the walls and gates of the medina or simplimente taking the welcome tea in the Riad. Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
Day 3 VISIT OF THE MEDINA AND THE MONUMENTS OF FEZ
After a rich breakfast at the Riad, we begin our guided tour of the new part of the city of Fez, where we come closer to the royal palace, in the neighborhood of Jews ( Marrakech ), then we will go to a viewpoint where we can see the whole medina from laTorre and mosques. Then we will walk the medina, declared by UNESCO Patrimony of the Humanity. Its labyrinthine alleys structured by guilds of potters, dyers,…etc, the hustle and bustle of its people will transport you back centuries. You will notice that it is a medieval city and the time has stopped in the clock Bounania Magaña '' ''1200 years after its construction a wonder! Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
Day 4 Fez - IFRANE - forest of cedars - MIDELT - ZIZ valley - ERFOUD - DESERT OF MERZOUGA
We went south to cross the mountains of the Middle Atlas to Ifrane, called '' The Moroccan ''Little Switzerland for its great similarity to that country. One of the animals that formerly lived here was the lion of the Atlas, which has become the symbol of the city and to which we have dedicated a statue of stone in the center of the same. We will seize to stop and take some pictures. We will cross the famous forests of cedars we can admire the Great Cedar Gouraud, the largest ancient cedar of the region and also feed the hundreds of monkeys that inhabit the area. Lunch in Midelt and from here the earth becomes barren and full of spectacular geological formations and deep green valleys, such as the Valley of the Ziz. We will begin to see the typical architecture of adobe, palm trees, some Kasbahs distant… we are in the desert. After an hour of Erfoud we arrived at the impressive dunes of Merzouga and after tea of hospitality, we will leave the luggage in the rooms and climb to the first dunes that are adjacent to the hotel and the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful sunset. Dinner and overnight at the hotel which is located just meters from the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Day 5 Merzouga - nomadic families - riding on camels AND NIGHT IN HAIMAS Nomads
We are already in the desert and today will be a day of desert. After a hearty breakfast, rodearemos The Erg Chebbi, extension of desert sand where you will find the Great Dune of Morocco, of more than 250 meters of altitude, and connect per track with part of the route followed by the old Paris-Dakar and with the mountains bordering Algeria. Stop at the oasis of Tissardmin where we can find career of Fossiles that still are found in this region and we will continue to route to a nomadic settlement where we will learn about some of the secrets of her life and customs. Later stop at a lookout point where we can contemplate the Erg Chebbi in whole. We arrive at the town of Khamlia, originating in Mali, where we will relax with a cup of tea while enjoying a small concert of spiritual music of Gnawa. Return to the Hotel to exit in a caravan of camels to enter the heart of the dunes and enjoy an unforgettable sunset. We will arrive with the camels to the camp where we will stay in haimas '' Shops made with camel hair '' such as used by the nomads of the desert. Dinner and overnight in haimas in the heart of the desert under a spectacular blanket of stars.
6 Day Desert of Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorge - The DADES VALLEY
We will get up early to walk up to the highest dune around and enjoy the sun and the relaxing landscape that nature offers us, we'll be back in camels to the village of Merzouga. After a rich breakfast, we bid farewell to the desert and depart toward Rissani where we visit its market ( if we are lucky and is one of the market days: Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday) we follow the road toward Erfoud where there is also possibility to visit the fossilized marble factory before continuing on to the palm groves of de Touroug and Tinjdad. 1 hour later we arrive at one of the strongest points of the High Atlas: The Gorges of Todra Gorge. The Todra Gorge river has formed a gorge of vertical walls of enormous proportions and great beauty; it is the paradise of the climbers and a unique place. Lunch at the site and a half-hour walk it would be advisable to see and enjoy in detail the gorges. In the afternoon we will continue toward the Valley of the Dades, also known as the Valley of figs, passing by Boumalne Dades we shall stop at the monkey legs '' '' Dinner and overnight at the Throats of the Dades.
Day 7 OF THE DADES VALLEY - VALLEY OF ROSES - BOUTAGRAR - Palmeraie OF MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE
After breakfast, we will be able to enjoy one of the best views of the Dades Valley. We will do it from one of the most strategic places that offer us the mountains. From there we will be able to observe the amount of kasbah that there are and the picturesque of each one of them, then exit onto a road dotted with various Kasbah of great interest to the Kasbah Aït Youl where we will make a detour and we will enter by tracks in the depths of the High Atlas Central, discovering spectacular scenery. We will visit a nomadic family who still lives in caves in the valley of Boutagrar where time seems to have stopped. We will see mountains, canyons and valleys as well as the caves where nomadic still live in the mountains. Upon arrival at the Valley of the Roses to bring El Kelaa M'gouna. Lunch in the village and in the afternoon we will pass through the Palmeraie of Marrakech, to arrive to Ouarzazate, Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Day 8 Ouarzazate - Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou - MOUNTAINS OF THE HIGH ATLAS - Marrakesh
The morning is dedicated to the visit of Ouarzazate: Kasbah of Taourirt, film studios. Then departure to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, where we visit its famous Kasbah ( World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO). In this spectacular framework have been filmed movies so much popularity like Gladiator, Obelix, Western Sahara with Penelope Cruz or Jewel of the Nile,Lunch at the site and travel to Marrakech via the port of Tizi n Tichka Pass, we visited the argan oil cooperative, where we discovered the process of realization and will explain the countless benefits for the human body, Arrival to Marrakech on the 18h Free time to discover the famous square of Jamaa El Fna dinner there. Accommodation in Riyadh.
Day 9 FREE MARRAKECH
Free day to discover the most hidden places of the medina. Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
Day 10 MARRAKECH - CASABLANCA - RABAT - Asilah
We leave the red city of Marrakech, and left for the north, passing by Casablanca where we visit its famous mosque of Hassan II, we will arrive in the afternoon to Asilah, after leaving the luggage at the Riad, we set out to tour the oldest part of the city and its port. Dinner and accommodation in Riyadh.
Day 11 Asilah - airport or port of Tangier
Breakfast and morning free until the appointed time, transfer to the airport/port where they accompany you to check in your bags and teach them the gate, agree that it is advisable to be 2 hours in advance. End of our services.
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