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Day 1 Fez

your fez tour 8 days will be  starts from airport , our driver will be waiting for you at the airport , and transfert to your Riad . you have time to walk in old medina . accomodation and dinner in Riad .

Day 2 Fez – chefchaoeun 

After breakfast in your Riad  we will start our day trip to Chefchaouen and drive north to explore an extremely different culture and lifestyle from Fes. Chechaouen is nestled at the feet of the Rif Mountains by which the name Chaouen  It’s known as “blue city” for its traditional buildings.Enjoy a walk to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts.Chefchaouen on the old road to Larache. There is also a ruined mosque built by the Spanish, with stairs still in the tower. During the drive back to Fes . accomodation and dinner in Riad .

Day 3 Fes, Ifran, Cedar Forest, Midelt, Ziz Valley, Merzouga

Fez: The tour starts with an early departure fromFes, when we pick up from your hotel, and start our travels. You will be amazed by the most fascinating landscapes conceivable as we pass along the Middle Atlas Mountains. Your first destination will be to Ifrane.:

Ifrane: Ifrane,The Little Switzerland of Morocco, is unlike any other town in North Africa. It is located at an elevation of 1,665 m (5,463 ft.), above sea level in the Middle Atlas region. It is a small resort town set high up in the mountains with a Swiss like ambiance.

Ifrane serves as the winter playground for the wealthy Berbers from drier cites like Fez, Meknes, and Marrakech, who flock here to experience a European winter or to find relief from the summer heat. Ifrane is also a popular altitude-training destination as well. In 1995 Al Akhawayn University, an English-language, American-curriculum public university opened and this has helped re-launch Ifrane as a desirable destination for domestic tourism. Consequently, Ifrane continues to develop as both a summer and winter resort.

Azrou: CèdreGouraud, is a forest, in the woodland area, in the Middle Atlas Mountain Range in Morocco. The forest is truly remarkable and a complete contrast from the Sahara Desert. This beautified cedar forest is home to the endangered Barbary Apes, which are actually monkeys. Once you arrive you won’t have to look far to see the Barbary Apes, as they are not shy to come out of the forest to greet you. This will be good opportunity to take photos of the timberland in Morocco.

Zaida: The town of Zaida, a small Berber town in the Midelt region, has an incredible street lined with restaurants. You will see many displays of fresh meat hanging in front of the shops as well as traditional wood burners cooking an assortment of tagines. Here is a great place where we will stop to have lunch before we continue on through the Atlas Mountains towards the Merzouga.

Midelt: On your travels you will pass through the town of Midelt, with a population of 55,304 recorded in 2014, it is located in central Morocco, in the high plains between the Middle Atlas and High Atlas Mountains ranges. The cities elevation is 1508 m (4948 ft.), making it one of the highest large towns in Morocco. Midelt is one of Morocco’s principle cities for the mining of several minerals as well as a market for agriculture for an area extending across the region. This region is best known for apples, walnuts, apricots, plums, pomegranates, wheat, corn and a wide variety of garden vegetables.

Erfoud: Erfoud is a town in southern Morocco, in the Tafilalet-region, with an estimated population of 23,637. The towns’ main districts are Hay Salam, Hay Jdid, Hay Ziz, Hay el Bathaa, Hay Annahda, Hay el Hamri. Erfoud has been given the name of “The Gate of Sahara Desert” as it is near the Erg Chebbi Dunes since you can actually take a direct off-road route to the dunes.

While traveling through Erfoud, which is known for its precious and unique fossils, we will stop to visit the workers of fossils and the Erfoud Market of Dates.

Merzouga When you arrive to Merzouga you will be checked into your hotel , you will let your luagages and changed the 4×4 by the camels will be packed with food and blankets, as well as the other necessities needed for this one night stay in the desert. We will trek our way through the sand to a small Oasis in the middle of the dunes. Here is where you will be spending your evening, where the sky is clear and stars sparkle and shine with intensity. Your accommodations this evening will be camping in a Nomad Berber Tent.

Once settled in at camp, a campfire will be lit and our staff will play music with drums in order to share our culture with you. Afterwards you will be severed your dinner under the Saharan skies ‘blanket of stars’ at the campfire or in the restaurant tent at the camp.

Day 4  Merzouga, Erfoud, Rissani, Todra 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, have breakfast and collect your luggage before starting on your way towards Dades Gorge.

Erfoud: You pass back through Erfoud on our route to Dades Gorges.

Jorf: Stop to see the old Canal of Irrigation. This area dates back to the 14th century and has provided water for towns and villages for several centuries. The underground aqueducts were designed to transport water slopes without active pumping. In the 1970’s diesel pumps were put in to use causing some of the aqueducts in this region to go dry. Recent studies concluded that the depth of the water table has dropped 50% over the past 40 years, which has affected the amount of date palm grown in the region.

Tinejdad: Visit a Berber village famous for its’ palms.

Tinghir: One of the most spectacular Gorges in the world, Todgha Gorges is a series of limestone river canyons in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, nearTinghir. Both the Todgha and Dades Rivers are responsible for cutting out these deep cliff-sided canyons. The heights of the canyon walls vary, but in some places can be up to 400m (1,312 ft.) high.While at Todgha Gorges you will have the opportunity to break for lunch in one of the restaurants with a panoramic view.

Dades Gorges: The Dadès Gorges is a scenically beautiful section of the Dades River Valley in between the Atlas Mountains and the Anti Atlas. The Gorge is best known for mesmerizing scenery and the Kasbahs set precariously along the roadside, overlooking the river below. Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Dades Valley

Day 5 Dades Gorges-Ouarzazete-Aït Benhaddou-Marrakech

After breakfast, we will depart Dadès Gorges and begin our travels towards Marrakech. Rose Valley: The Valley of the Roses is known for the extensive harvest of roses, used in the production of perfume, rose water, oil, and cosmetic products. Among the foliage you will also find groves of palm and almond trees.

Kelaat M’Gouna: You will visit the southernmost gorges is the AsifM’Goun River, which runs alongside of a small town referred to as Valley of the Roses. Kelaat M’Gouna is most known for the “Festival des Roses”; a festival that takes  place in the city every year in May.There is a factory for the distillery of roses, and production of rose water (l’eau de rose) and essential oils, and cosmetic products.

Skoura: You will see the Kasbah Amridil, originally built in the 17th century, one of Morocco’s most iconic living museums. It has withstood the test of time, making it the ideal setting for an insight into the ancient traditions of Kasbah life. Here, you will be able to take a look at some tools that were used in the area generations ago, and some that are still used today in southern Morocco. After you’ve taken in the traditional ways of the Kasbah, make your way up the stairs to the top of the fortification to get a stunning view of the surrounding Skoura palm groves.

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, Cleopatra, The Mummy 1 & 2, Alexander the Great, Kingdom of Heaven, Sahara, Troy, Hidalgo, Patton, The Hills has Eyes, The Way Back, Babel, Ben HerandThe Passions of Christand even more.

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 you will have time for lunch, which will be in a traditional restaurant, before traveling on to Marrakech.While in Aït Benhaddou we will stop for lunch, which will be in a traditional restaurant, before traveling on to Marrakech by way of travelingthe Tizi n’Tichka Pass.

Tizin’TichkaPass: TheTizi n’Tichka is a mountain pass in Morocco, at an elevation of 2260m (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.

Marrakech: Once you arrive to Marrakech, you will be dropped off at your Riad. Accomodation and dinner at Riad .

Day 6 marrakech – imlil

After your morning breakfast at your hotel, our 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.

Afternoon we will take raod to imlil . the accomodation and dinner in a hotel in imlil.

Day 7 imlil hiking

After breakfast you have a free day to explore imlil where you will see the berbers families , and the big mountains which make you explore the style life of berbers and the amazing landscapes . we have the option to give you a local guide .

Day 8 imlil marrakech

After your morning breakfast, we will depart from imlil to Marrakech .

Once you arrive to Agadir you will be dropped off at the airport in Marrakech . End of your fez tour 8 days , end of our services .

Tour includes:

Tour in 4×4 vehicle or Minibus (with A/C), Fuel

An English or spanich  speaking driver/guide

6 Riad/Hotel overnight stays (dinner & breakfast)

1 Night in Desert Camp (dinner & breakfast)

A camel ride

Tour does not include:

Flights, Lunches or Beverages

Any hotel extras or incidentals

All what is not mentioned above