8D/7N Age of Empires Tour
Day 1: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes :
Airport pick-up: Casablanca Mohamed V airport.
In Casablanca we will visit the Hassan II mosque, the largest mosque in North Africa and the third-largest in the world. It is situated on a headland on the Atlantic Ocean. The minaret is 210 meters. This makes the mosque visible from the outskirts of Casablanca. Another amazing place to visit is the Old Medina where you will enjoy everything traditional. On the other hand, there is the New Medina which is a wonderful mix of French and Moroccan inspired architecture.
We leave then to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco and the modern, spacious and wonderful city. In this imperial city, we will visit the Hassan Tower, Chellah, the Oudaya Kasbah and the art galleries.
We eat lunch in Rabat then later in the afternoon we drive to Meknes. We spend the night in a riad.
Day 2: Meknes – Fez:
Meknes is one of the four imperial cities of Morocco.It is a city with a lot of historical monuments and natural sites. The two sides of Meknes are connected by a bridge over the Boufekrane River. Our visit will, of course ,include the best and main sites of the city. We will go to Volubilis, Morocco’s most famous Roman site. As well as touring the Volubilis ruins outside of Meknes, we will also visit the superbly decorated mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail, the vibrant Old Medina, the Museum of Moroccan Art, BouInania Medersa, Bab al-Mansour at Place el-Hdim and certainly the Ville Nouvelle. After a wonderful journey, we stay in a luxurious riad to rest and spend the night
Day 3: Meknes – Fez:
Fez is the first Moroccan imperial city. It holds a wealth of attractions and is described as the spiritual city of Morocco. Our visit includes the Karaouiyin University which is one of the oldest universities in the world. The other attractive places include the tanneries, Jardin Jnan Sbil and the lively old Medina where you will admire gardens, fountains, walkways and the crowded streets that are full of shops and bazaars,
After an active day, we take you back to your hotel.
Day 4: Fez – Midelt- Merzouga:
We have breakfast then we take the road to Merzouga Sahara desert. On our way, we drive through the towns of Imouzzer, Ifrane andAzrou where we will stop for a few minutes in the Cedar forest to watch monkeysand take some pictures. We arrive to Midelt.We eat our lunch. We keep going through the High Atlas Mountains.We pass across Errachidia then Erfoud. We reach the town of Merzouga.From there, we head to the desert camp in the middle of the great sandy dunes.We spend the nightaround a campfire listeningto melodic Berber music.
Day 5: Merzouga – Dades Gorge:
To make sure you don’t missthe spectacular sunrise, we wake up early to enjoy it. Afterwards, you ride your camels to the hotel.Takea shower and eat your breakfast. We head to Dades Gorge. In Rissani,we make a short visit of the village and its local market. We go through Erfoud to, finally ,arrive to Todgha Gorge.We take our lunch there. Later on, we dedicate some time to trekin the Todgha Gorge canyons .We walk by the Todgha River with the surrounding natural landscapes. You willget rid of the heat of the Sahara desert with the fine weather of the Atlas Mountains. We, then, continue our way to Dades Gorge through Boumalen where we will stay for the night in a local hotel.
Day 6: DadesGorge – Ouarzazate – Marrakech:
After breakfast in Boumalen, we leave to Marrakech. Along the way, we will pass across Kelaa Mgouna, the town in which is hold the Festival of Roses every year.Next is Ouarzazate, Africa’s Hollywood.From there we depart to Ait Benhadou village to visit the famous kasbah of Ait Benhadou which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. We have lunch at the place. After that,we continue our way to Marrakech through the Tizin’Tichka Pass. In the evening, we arriveto Marrakech.We, then, transfer you to your riad.
Day 7: Marrakech sightseeing:
Today is devoted to explore the red city of Marrakech. We will visit the Souks and Markets which can be the best experience you could ever have in the city. Djemaa el Fna is the popular city square in Marrakech, often known as the heart of Marrakech. It attracts tourists from all over the world. The Saadian Tombs are grandly decorated with vibrant tiles, intricate carvings and Arabic scripts. They have been restored and designed lavishly. You’ll be amazed at the beauty of these tombs, the magnificent arched ceilings, marble and mosaics carvings. On our tour, we will also visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace, and the busiest streets of the Medina. In the afternoon, you might go for a walk and enjoy the open spectacles of the Djemaa el Fna where you attend nonstop performances of musicians, acrobats, story tellers, snake charmers and more. We spend the night in a riad.
Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca :
After Breakfast and at the appropriate time we transfer you to the airport. Far well!