10D/9N Indiana Jones 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 – Merzouga:
After breakfast, we depart to Merzouga. On the road we cross several Berber towns such as Imouzzer Kandar (a small town in Sefrou Province), then Ifrane (a summer resort town in the Middle Atlas Mountains). We move on to Azrou cedar forest to watch monkeys and take pictures. Then we head to Midelt where we will have lunch. In the afternoon, we carry on to Merzouga through Errachidia, Erfoud and Rissani. We spend the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Merzouga:
Here, we will explore Merzouga and its suburbs. We tour the sandy dunes of Erg Chebbi which stretches on an area of 50 kilometers from north to south and up to 5–10 kilometers from east to west lining the Algerian border. This natural gift inspires locals and guests with its 150 meters high dunes. You will enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset.
In the same day, we meet nomad families who take care of their sheep and camels. They live in tents and they depend on grazing to win a living. We head, then, to Rissani to visit the local market and to explore the ancient villages. Nearby Merzouga, we listen to Gnawa music. We drive back to the hotel to start the camel trekking. You ride your camel to the bivouac where you will have a chicken Tajine and you sleep under wool tents. Meanwhile, you will enjoy the Berber music with our team and a superb view of the starry sky.
Day 6: Merzouga – Ramlia:
Today, we will visit Ramlia, a remote village in the middle of desert and a place where you will meet the nomad people and experience the real rural Morocco and enjoy a very small oasis. We will also go through some Berber villages and visit places where stones and fossils are dug out. You will enjoy endless silence, except the birds that sing. You will discover the fauna and flora of the Sahara desert. We spend the night in a local guest house.
Day 7: Ramlia- Kelaa Mgouna:
We leave to Kelaa Mgouna. We stop in Tinjdad for lunch. In the afternoon, we continue to Tinghir and in our way we take a look at the amazing Todgha Gorge, a popular destination for rock climbers. They are cliffs that rise up to 300 meters among which a crystal-clear river flows. The palm groves stretch along the river giving a unique view.
Day 8: Kelaa Mgouna – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
We take our breakfastin the town of roses. It is known by this name because it is literally covered in roses during spring. Thus, a festival of roses is organized here every year at the end of April or the first week of May .We, then,head to Ouarzazate by the road of Roses Valley which is better known as the Valley of 1000 Kasbahs. We tour the city of Ouarzazate, Africa’s Hollywood, which is surrounded by palm-filled valleys, snow-capped mountains and amazing kasbahs. Our visit to the city includes the village of Skoura where we will visit the wonderful Amridil Kasbah. We, then ,go to see Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is one of the main and the most famous Kasbah in Morocco and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After lunch, and at the end of our tour in Ouarzazate, we leave to Marrakesh.
Day 9: 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 10: Marrakech-Casablanca
At the right time, we collect you and take you to casablanca airport.