12 Days Tour Agadir Imperial Cities Desert Marrakech
Day 1: Agadir – Essaouira
Day 2: Essaouira-Marrakech
Day 3: Marrakech – Casablanca
After your morning breakfast in your hotel, we will depart from Marrakech to travel to Casablanca. This will be a day of travel.
Casablanca: Once we arrive to Casablanca you will have free time to explore the city on your own.
Your accommodation(s) and dinner will be in a riad/hotel in Casablanca.
Day 4: Casablanca – Rabat – Chefchaouen
After breakfast in your raid/hotel, we will tour Casablanca before traveling on to Rabat.
Casablanca: is the largest city in Morocco and one of the largest financial centers on the continent. It is considered the economic and business center of Morocco. It hosts the primary navel base for the Royal Moroccan Navy. We will take a panoramic tour of the city and visit the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in North Africa, and the 13th largest in the world.
Rabat: Once we arrive to Rabat, we will take you to see the Royal Palace located at the end of the mechouar (a large parade ground). This palace dates back to 1864 and is the principal residence of the King of Morocco. You will also visit the fortified Oudayas Kasbah
Meknes: After you will travel on to Meknes where you will visit the famous El Hedim Square, the Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail and the Old Medina. You will also view the Bab Mansour Laleuj, an iconic gateway known for its geometric ornamentation, devotional inscriptions and marble columns. While in Meknes, we will stop for lunch before leaving to travel to Volubilis.
Volubilis: In our route we will stop to visit of the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. The ruins remained substantially intact until an earthquake devastated the area in the mid-18th century.
Your accommodation(s) and dinner will be in a riad/hotel in Chefchaouen.
Day 5: Chefchaouen – Fez
After breakfast in your hotel, you will tour Chefchaouen before traveling towards Fez.
Chefchaouen: “Chefchaouen”, meaning, “watch the horns” or Chaouen, as Moroccans often call it, refers to the shape of the mountaintops that look like the horns (chaoua) of a goat.
Chefchaouen is referred to as the City of Blue Doors, as well as blue walls. There are several theories as to why the walls were painted blue. One popular theory is that the blue keeps mosquitos away; another is that Jews introduced the blue when they took refuge from Hitler in the 1930s. The blue is said to symbolize the sky and heaven, and serve as a reminder to lead a spiritual life.
Chefchaouen is a popular shopping destination as well, as it offers many unique handicrafts that are not available anywhere else in Morocco, such as wool garments and woven blankets. While here you will visit the Caves of Hercules.
On this night your accommodation(s) and dinner will be in a riad/hotel in Fez.
Day 6: Fez City Tour
After breakfast, at your riad/hotel, a local guide will take you to visit the most remarkable places in the oldest Imperial City.
Fez: You will visit of the Mellah, the Medina, and the exterior of the Kairaouine Mosque. The Kairaouine Mosque, the holiest and second largest mosque in Morocco. You will also visit the University of al-Karaouine, the oldest existing and continually operating university in the world as well as the BouInania Medrasa, the most famous quoraniq school in Morocco. Lastly, you will visit the Chouara Tannery.
Lunch will be at a typical restaurant in the medina. Your accommodations and dinner will be back in your hotel in Fez.
Days 7: Fez – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast at your hotel, will starts the journey to pick up you at your hotel and we leave Fez to Ifrane is The Little Switzerland of Morocco we will have a stop to discover this amazing city .
After that Azrou this beautified cedar forest is home to the endangered Barbary Apes, which are actually monkeys.
Once you arrive. This will be good opportunity to take pictures of the timberland in Morocco , the cedre forest and wild monkeys in the Cedar woods of Azrou . Your lunch will be in Midelt the city of apples and minerals in a typical restaurant.
We continue our tour to ziz valley where we will have a stop for taking pictures in ziz valley in a panoramic view. Then Erfoud, you will visit the old market of dates and the fossils workers .
Merzouga: When you arrive to Merzouga you will be checked into your hotel for your accommodation(s) and dinner.
Day 8: Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Erg chebbi
After your breakfast you will tour the area of Erg Chebbi.
Khamila: is a little village in the desert by the biggest dunes in Erg Chebbi where You will visit a Berber residence and listen to the Gnawa music, which had originated in West Africa.
After, Rissani: You will visit the small oasis town of Rissani which les near the northwest edge of the Sahara. Also is the capital of Tafilalet .
Rissani is well known for its market, or souk. You will visit the visit the famous Market of Rissani where you can find jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, spices, art and crafts.
While in Rissani your lunch will be a traditional Moroccan pizza called “Medfouna”. After you will comeback to the hotel in Merzouga and prepare for your journey to Erg Chebbi to take a camel ride back to the desert camp where you will enjoy a second night under the stars.
Day 9: Merzouga – Jorf – Todgha Gorges – Dades Gorges
In the morning, after having a sunrise breakfast we will break camp and ride our camels out of the desert and back to our original point of departure.
You will then travel back to the hotel so that you can shower, breakfast. Collect your luggage before starting on your way back towards Ouarzazate.
We will visit the canal of irrigation in Jorf , After that we cantinue our raod to todgha gorges where we will have a stop to visit the higher gorges in all Morocco .
Then we will accross valley of roses ,we will visit the cooperative of women where you can find all kind of rose products and bio .
Dades Valley: Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Dades Valley.
Day 10: Dadès Gorges-Ouarzazete-Kasbah Aït Benhaddou-Marrakech
Dades Gorges: After breakfast in your riad/hotel, we will depart from Dades Gorges to travel towards Marrakech.
Ouarzazate: In Ouarzazate you will visit the cinema studios of Atlas & CLA Studios where many movies were produced thus being called “The Hollywood of Africa.” Atlas Studio & CLA Studios is home to many prestigious movies filmed from Lawrence of Arabia, Tea in Sahara, Black Hawk Down, Moses, Gladiator, Cleopatra, The Mummy 1 & 2, Alexander the Great, Kingdom of Heaven, Sahara, Troy, Hidalgo, Patton, The Hills has Eyes, The Way Back, Babel, Treasure Island, Jewel of the Nile, Gladiator, Ben-Hur, The Passions of Christ and even more.
Also, you will visit the Kasbah Amridil, where you can observe the stunning view of the surrounding Skoura palm groves.
Aït Benhaddou: Along the route you will stop to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aït Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksar). While in Aït Benhaddou we will stop for lunch, which will be in a traditional restaurant, before traveling on to Marrakech by way of traveling the Tizi n’Tichka Pass.
Tizi n’Tichka Pass: The Tizi n’Tichka is a mountain pass in Morocco, at an elevation of 2260 m (6,867 ft.) above sea level, linking the city of Ouarzazate to the southeast of Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains. It lies between the Gateway of the Sahara Desert and the great Marrakech Plains. This long winding road offers many breathtaking views and the scenery promises to be nothing short of spectacular. The natural backdrop of the enormous rocks reflects colors in every shade of orange, red and brown imaginable while still visible in the deep valleys is the contrasting green from different types of cultivation of the local villagers.
Your accommodation(s) and dinner will be in a hotel in Marrakech
Day 11: Visit Marrakech
Marrakech: After your morning breakfast at your hotel, our guide and driver will pick up to explore the city of Marrakech; you will have the opportunity to discover the amazing old Medina. You will see the Majorelle Garden that host more than 15 bird species that are prevalent to North Africa, has many fountains and a remarkable collection of cacti. The garden was once owned by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé, between 1980 and 2008. After Yves Saint Laurent death in 2008 his ashes were scattered about in the Majorelle Garden.
You will visit Marrakech’s most visited monument the Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque, and the New City of Marrakech – Gueliz.
After we finish our tour of the city of Marrakesh, you will return to your hotel for the evening. Your dinner will be in your hotel.
Day 12: Marrakech – Agadir
Marrakech: After your morning breakfast, we will depart from Marrakech to travel towards Agadir.
Agadir: Once you arrive to Agadir you will be dropped off at your hotel or the Agadir-Al Massia Airport at which time this will conclude the 12 Days Tour Agadir Imperial Cities Desert Marrakech and end of our services.
Tour in 4×4 vehicle or Minibus (with A/C), Fuel
An English speaking driver/guide
10 Riad/Hotel overnight stays (dinner & breakfast)
1 Night in Desert Camp (dinner & breakfast)
A camel ride
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Flights, Lunches or Beverages
Any hotel extras or incidentals
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