Discovery of Morocco from Marrakech
Departure every Friday
Friday : Marrakech
Arrival to Marrakech Menara airport. Welcome, assistance and transfer to your hotel.
Check in, dinner & accommodation.
Saturday : Marrakech-Essaouira-El Jadida-Casablanca (480 km)
Early departure to Essaouira. Visit of this city once known as capital of the hippies and which is full of Portuguese history as a harbour city with the most ancient fortified port in the world still preserved.
Fish lunch (Optional)
Afternoon, departure to Casablanca passing by the Atlantic road, with several stops in Oualidia and El Jadida.
According to arrival time, orientation tour of the latter, former fortress of Mazagan which was built by the portuguese & possibility to visit the Portuguese Cistern. Late arrival to Casablanca.
Dinner & Accommodation.
Sunday : Casablanca-Rabat (95 km)
After breakfast, start with the visit of the Economic Capital: The Central Market, the Habous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the Mosque Hassan II.
Lunch (optional) in a seafood restaurant at the Corniche.
Departure to Rabat, the Administrative Capital Visit of the Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Ouadayas Garden & Kasbah, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower Mosque.
Dinner and accommodation.
Monday : Rabat - Meknes - Fez (260 km)
Departure to Meknes and visit of the Ismailia capital, which has the longer ramparts in Morocco (40 km) : the famous Bab Mansour gate, the Royal Stables and the Jewish quarter, lunch (optional)
Departure to the holy city of Moulay Driss via the ruins of Volubilis, the Roman City. Continuation to Fez. Dinner and accommodation.
Tuesday : Fez
The whole day is devoted to the visit of the spiritual capital : the Medieval Medina, Attarine or Bou Anania Medersa, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the outside Karaouine Mosque. Typical lunch (optional) in a traditional restaurant located in the heart of Medina. Afternoon, continuation of the visit of the souks and Fez Jdid. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel.
Wednesday : Fez - Marrakech (485 km)
Departure to Marrakesh passing by the Berber villages of Imouzer and Ifrane. Lunch (optional) and moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal, one of the agricultural centres of Morocco. Late arrival at Marrakech and Check-in.
Dinner and accommodation.
Thursday : Marrakech
The entire day will be devoted to the visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city called «the pearl of the south". The historical sightseeing includes the Menara Garden, the Saadien Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and
the Dar Si Said Museum. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters, displaying a variety of items end of the visit by the famous place Djemaa El Fna with its non stop entertainment.
Optional : Typical dinner under Caïdal tents at the famous "Chez Ali” restaurant, enhanced by the performance of several folkloric troops
Representing different Moroccan regions. Return to the hote for accommodation.
Friday : Marrakech-Ouarzazate-Zagora (380 km)
Breakfast at the hotel, departure to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi N’tichka pass (2260m of altitud). Visit of the famous kasbah that has served as decor for many great movies. The Kasbah is actually UNESCO World Heritage Lunch (optional) at a local restaurant facing the Kasbah & continuation to Zagora crossing the Draa valley. Dinner & accommodation at the hotel.
Saturday : Zagora-Nkob-Tazzarine-Erfoud (360km)
Departure to Tamgroute, visit of the pottery center and according to availability the famous coranic library that contains old books and documents dating back to the 12th century. Departure to Erfoud, through Tansikht and Nkob where splendid sceneries of pre-saharian and Berber villages of the Sargho Mountain massive follow each other perpetually. Lunch (optional) at Tazzarine, small Berber village. Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel
Optional : excursion by 4x4 cars to experience a dinner and night under Bedouin tent at a camp site “Bivouac” at the foot of the Merzouga sandy dunes.
Sunday : Erfoud-Tinghir-Ouarzazate (375 km)
In case the previous night was spent in the hotel in Erfoud, we propose an optional excursion by 4x4 cars to Merzouga to admire the sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes.
After breakfast departure to Tineghir, visit of its magnificent Todra Canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250 meters. Lunch (optional) at a restaurant located at the foot of the canyons. Afternoon, departure to Ouarzazate via the road of the Mille Kasbahs passing by El Kelaa de Mgouna & the village of Skoura.
Dinner & accommodation at the hotel.
Monday : Ouarzazate - Marrakech (210 km)
Breakfast at the hotel & departure for an orientation city tour of Ouarzazate, continuation to Marrakech, upon arrival Lunch at the Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. (Optional) dinner at a morrocan palace located in the heart of the Medina.
Tuesday : Marrakech - Departure
Breakfast & transfer to Marrakech Menara airport for departure according to your flight details.
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Above rates include:
*Assistance at Casablanca airport and transfer to your hotel
*Half board in the chosen category of hotels
*Services according to described program
*Transportation with an adequate deluxe vehicle
*Tour-escort starting from 7 people (for less it’s with local guides in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes and Marrakech)
*Entrance fees to the monuments indicated in the program
*Porterage of luggage & tips at the hotels
*Taxes & services.
Important Note : The full board supplement includes dinner with Mechoui & Couscous under tent with fantasia show at Chez Ali Restaurant in Marrakech.