Day 1: Casablanca <<Arrival>>
Upon arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, you will be met and transferred to your Casablanca hotel. Depending on arrival time, you will visit the city, of Casablanca “the white city” begins with an orientation tour through its broad avenues, stroll through the narrow streets of the medina, the United Nations Square, the Place Mohammed V, the central market district Endowments, the residential district of Anfa, Boulevard of the Corniche along pools and restaurants and the Hassan II Mosque . as it is the second largest mosque in the world and indeed a beautiful work of art. It is one of the rare mosques opened to non-Muslims in Casablanca.diner and over night in the hotel .
Day 2: Casablanca/ Rabat / Fez
Depart early after breakfast towards fes .we will stop to visit rabat the capital politics of morocco ,and also overlooks the sea ,we will see the crenellated red ocher walls, more than 5 km long in total and built in the period of ruling the sultan yacoub el-mansour ,which give the city a very special character that distinguishes it. you will cross the medina and its souks ,more authentic than others because the products of shops have turned to local customers .than we visit the Kasbah of the udayas ,erected by a terrible tribe of predators in the twelfth centry .then we visit Hassan 2 tower ,where 4 facades are decorated different from each other,three in shades of pink and one in the gray because of the sea breeze ,the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum next to the tower ,a masterpiece of Moroccan traditional architecture ,full of valuable materials from around the world and splendid decorations .from there you will return to the new town to see the royal palace ,residence of king the merinide dynasty.after lunch we continue to fes. overnight in fes.
Day 3: Fez
After breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the 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 will visit Mosques including the Quaraouiyine Mosque founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihri and the Andalusian Mosque dating back to 860. Entry is not permitted to non-Muslims ,Fountains including the Nejjarine fountain,Medersas (Koranic schools) founded as early as the 13th century ,Batha Palace now a museum of arts and traditions,Chouwara Tanneries ,Souks including Souk Attarine, one of the liveliest in the city ,Bab Boujloud with its green and blue ceramics ,Mellah and the 17th century Ibn Danan synagogue,the Kings Palace,in the afternoon visit the borj north or south to see the old medina from the top and sunset. over night .
Day 4: Fez/midelt/ Erfoud
After an early breakfast you will begin your ascent We pass through Ifrane, a winter ski resort in a totally un Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930’s to resemble a Swiss village; drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. On arrival at the Kasbah in Erfoud, a hot shower or dip in the swimming pool (depending on the weather) will be a treat after the drive. Diner Will Be serve in the hôtel.
Day 5: Erfoud/ Rissani/ Merzouga
Departure from erfoud after breakfast to visit the village of rissani ,the place where the alaouite dynasty established (ruling now in morocco) you will see :the monument historic of sijilmassa the big center of desert trade,the Kasbahs (village fortify) in the area of rissani there is more than 350 kasbah,mosulement of moulay ali charif (the founder of alaouite dynasty),musem of lfida,souk;the big public market in the area .Lunch in a morrocan traditional restaurant ,local food .depart to merzouga you will arrive before the sunset;you will have the choice between spend night in traditional kasbah or in berber tent in the middle of the dunes by camel .
Day 6: Merzouga/ Todra Gorge/ Dades Gorge
In the morning get up early to see the sunrise by camel , take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50 km from Merzouga. We take camel back to the Bivouac .you will take shower and breakfast after relax; you will be given the opportunity to take nice pictures before and after breakfast. Then we take road towards gorges .we stop to visit rissani ,the town where the alaouite dynasty established (ruling now in morocco) you will see :the monument historic of sijilmassa the big center of desert trade,the Kasbahs (village fortify) in the area of rissani there is more than 350 kasbah,mosulement of moulay ali charif (the founder of alaouite dynasty) ,the souq ;the big market of the area.lunch in a nice traditional restaurant ,then we continue passing through the ziz valley and gorges ,we will have a walk in gorge todra to enjoy the beauty of rivers and mountains ,diner and over night in a nice hotel .
Day 7: Dates Gorges/ Ouarzazate/ Marrakech
After breakfast you will have a walk in dades gorge then depart towards ouarzazate
, through the road of 1000 Kasbahs and the Dades valley, famous for its roses ,in ouarzazate we will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa, Then we can make a stop on the pass for a cup of refreshing mint tea and lunch and admire the scenery before taking the road to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, where we will arrive in time for lunch. Here we can visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, The Legionary, The Sheltering Sky, and many others .then we cross via Tizi-n-Tichka road 2260 m in the high atlas .reach Marrakech in the afternoon ,overnight and diner in Marrakech .
Day 8: Marrakech
After breakfast, you will have full day tour to visit Marrakech. The visit will include: the Menara gardens, a magnificent pool surrounded by flowers, the Koutoubia Minaret, the Saadian Tombs, the museum of Dar Si Said with the best display of Berber arts and crafts, and the Bahia Palace…lunch will be in local restaurant, after that we walk through the colorful Souks of Marrakech. The day will concluded with a sunset drink overlooking the Jamaa El Fna square. Dinner and overnight will be in a nice restaurant,
Day 9: Marrakech/ Casablanca
After breakfast we will visit the rest of the monument of Marrakech ,after lunch we will take the way back to Casablanca where you began your voyage 9 days before.diner and overnight in the hotel in Casablanca .
Day 10: Casablanca
Breakfast and private transfer to the airport.