Arrive Casablanca Airport. Greet and transfer Chefchaouen via Rabat with option to visit the political capital of Morocco if time permits.we will stop on our way for drinks and fresh air . Overnight in Riad at the old médina (walled city)
After breakfast in your Riad ,free Morning to explore the Medina of Chefchaouen; a beautiful unique city with its white washed walls and its blue doors and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, this city was occupied by Spain and the influences of Spanish civilisation and architecture are all around. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet locals and walk in this beautiful Medina (optional) We will drive along the Rif Mountains After we arrived fes local guide from Fes will accompany you for your City tour to explore the oldest imperial city in the Moroccan history, our visit will include if time permitting: .Medersa (Quoranic School) Attarin or Bou-Inania .Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded by Fatima Bint al-Fihria in C9th .Nejjarine fountain and museum .Bab Boujloud, the blue and green gate .Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss II .Chouara tanneries and feel as if you have taken a step back in time .The water clock dating from the C14th .Souks .Traditional potteries and Merenid Tombs You will have a free afternoon to relax or enjoy the streets of the old médina. overnight in a Riad
8 am meet at your Hotel or Riad , transfer to Ifrane (Moroccan Switzerland) our first stop to enjoy the city with its fully European style,Along the route pass through the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas where Barbary Macaques can often be seen, while enjoying the contrasts of the landscapes, we will stop by Midelt famous with its apple groves for lunch in a local restaurant or do some shopping (vegetables & fruits )and have picnic beside a river .our journey will continue toward the Ziz valley gorges with its procession of palm trees while passing by many typical Berber village reaching Erfoud town for a visit of a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing to the fascinating stony desert ,the achingly beautiful expanse of rolling dunes, also known as the Dunes of Merzouga. Arrive at the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes and check into Auberge (local desert inn) where you can safely wander into the immediate desert to watch the sunset.dinner and overnight.
In the morning we will go to visit KHAMLIA village famous for its gnawa music; originally from Grand African Sahara . We will visit some deserted mines, Berber nomads share a mint tea with them ,oasis of palm trees,we will drive on the black desert (Hamada)and DAKAR RALLEY ROAD Towards then to Rissani . Where will walk on the most authentic and traditional Morocco souk, and the largest in the South of Morocco ,traded with all kinds of crafts, food, And animals.market days are (Tuesday – Thursday – Sunday).lunch in a local family house with Madfouna (Berber stuffed pizza). Back to Merzouga sand dunes by the afternoon Where we will ride camels to spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. At this time, we will explore the secrets of the Sahara and its unlimited horizons, we well spend the nigh in nomad berber tents
you can get up early to enjoy the first rays of sunlight over the desert. Enjoy your breakfast in the camp and hop on your camel for the ride back to the Auberge meet your driver . The itinerary will take us to todraa gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons views while hiking on foot. Continue our way through Berber villages and palm groves,stop for lunch in a local restaurant on the way .cross the administrative city of boumalen dades to reach the Dades Gorges where our journey will ends in a charming hotel.dinner and overnight
Today after breakfast we drive along Kelaa Mgouna (Rose Valley) where highly perfumed roses blossom in the hedgerows during April and May when you can stop to buy a rose garland. Then continue toward Ouarzazate known for its film making studios that hosts a lot of international film productions and is also known as «Hollywood of Morocco».Follow the route along Ounila Valley and Just 40 km from Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, we will see the Kasbah of Telouet,a former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. It was the seat of the El Glaoui family’s power , they were given political power of Morocco south of High Atlas Mountains by the King Moulay Hassan. The Glaoui were almost as strong in power as the sultan himself. The palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. In 2010, work was underway to restore the property. If you get a chance on Thursday visit a traditional Atlas village souk..lunch in the Atlas Mountains . across the Tizi-n-Tichka to reach Marrakech in the late afternoon