From Marrakech to Chaouen
DAY 1:MARRAKECH KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU OUARZAZATE DADES VALLEY
The trip starts at 7h:30 AM from Marrakech. Two hours later, we will get to cross the Tizi-n-Tichka road. In there, we will make some pauses to shoot nice pictures for the incredible natural landscapes from panoramic angles. We will be having our breakfast on the road. Then we continue to Ksar Ait Benhaddou, which will be the first stop before Ouarzazate city, It is a Kasbah which is listed as a world heritage by UNESCO, also we will have our lunch in a famous restaurant in there. Then we will start our visit to different sites of it, of course, this fortified village will remind you about different blockbusters movies such as Gladiator Prence of Persia Game of thrones Lawrance of Arabia and the list is long. Thanks to those movies the area become a famous and attractive one. Later on, Heading to the northeast road out of Ouarzazate will drive us to the Skoura oasis where marvelous Kasbahs are decorating the area. After that, we will continue toward Dades Valley. The night will be spent in a hotel in Dades Valley.
DAY 2:DADES VALLEY TODGHA GORGES MERZOUGA AND CAMEL TREK
We will take our direction to Todgha for visiting the Gorge of Todgha and make a short discovery of the small town of Tinjdad. After lunch, we’ll head to Erfoud, the capital of the East Sahara. we will also visit Rissani city, the home-town of Sijilmasa’s civilization and Alaoui Family. We will arrive then to the magical Merzouga and Erg Chebbi which is known as one of the biggest dunes areas of the Moroccan SAHARA, while Erg Chigaga comes in the second rank. It is located in Mhamid El Ghizlane in the south of Morocco.
you ride the camels and cross the sand dunes in your way to a nomadic Berber camp, where.you will enjoy the sand dunes, desert landscapes and its traditions from a timeless perspective. More important, you guys take photos of the dramatic sunset from the top of a high dune. The next step will be even more enjoyable since you go to the camp to spend the night ( enjoying the Saharian music, seeing the stars and having traditional Moroccan food for dinner). Overnight in the tent.
DAY 3:MERZOUGA DESERT - ZIZ VALLEY CEDAR FOREST - FES
Before the Sun rises. We’ll have breakfast and drive then toward Fez. On our way to Fez, we’ll pass by a lot of beautiful places like Erfoud, Errachidia, Ziz Valley, One of the most wonderful and fabulous oasis and valleys in the world hand in hand with some amazing places that gathers the beauty of sand throughout the Saharian roads, the golden palms and the blueness of the water. Heading to the north, we will cross the largest “cedar” forests in Morocco and Africa surrounding beautiful small cities like Azrou and Ifrane where we will have shortstops. We will arrive at Fez in almost one hour, then we’ll drive you to the hotel or Riyad for 2 nights depending on your desires.
DAY 4: EXPLORING FES
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Fes the “the Spiritual City of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina and its alleys; visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the oldest in the world), the Madrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries, and the Najjarine fountain. After lunch, we will drive you outside the Medina to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, and then visit the pottery cooperative. In the afternoon, we will drive you to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation at the same riad.
DAY 5: FES - CHEFCHAOUEN
After breakfast in your Riad or Hotel around 9 AM we will start your day trip toward Chefchaouen which is a Morocco popular tourist attraction and welcoming town situated in the north of morocco exactly at the foothills of Rif Mountains just south of the Mediterranean coastline. This amazing bleu city is famous for its traditional buildings. Enjoy a walk to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that famous for its unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a favorite destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6: CHEFCHAOUEN Rabat Casablanca Marrakech
After breakfast in your hotel around 7 AM, we will drive back to Marrakech, crossing by Rabat where we will stop for a short visit of its famous sights such as OUDAYA kasbah and Hassan Mosque. Then we’ll have lunch and we will continue to casa Blanca later to your Riad or Hotel in Marrakech.