Kasbahs & Sahara – EMDK
Discover the classical tour Kasbahs & Sahara starting from Casablanca visiting the scientific capital of Morocco FES before heading down to the south , don’t miss the experience to ride a camel into the golden dunes.
You will also enjoy the visit to Todra gorges, Ait Ben Haddou village and the picturesque Kasbah on the top before ending your tour at the Imperial Red city of Marrakech.
|Fes Guided city vist|
|Merzouga overnight and camel ride|
|Todra gorges visit|
|Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah visit and sunset moment|
|Marrakech city Visit|
Arrival at Casablanca
Arrive to your hotel will be a good chance to know your tour leader and to get to know the group and maybe enjoy an optional dinner together, Overnight at Your accommodation at Casablanca.
Casablanca / Volubilis Visit / Fes
You will be taking an early breakfast before heading deeper into the mainland passing by the capital Rabat,on the way you will visit the ancient Roman outpost of Volubilis learn about the history and architecture; the stunning bathhouses marble pillars decorating the main lane. Then you head to the oldest city in Morocco "FES" that is also known by it's 9000 labyrinth alleys.
Fes City Visit
Today you will have city visit to FES EL BALI or the Medival Fes where the oldest University in the world "El Karaouine" takes a place, Medrassa Bounania or some Quranic schools, You can also visit some interesting places like Ennejarine Museum and Fundok that was one of the oldest hostels in the city for the caravan traders at the Dark Ages. Evening time might be a great time to relax at your accommodation.
Fes / Merzouga Desert
Leaving that busy city behind today you will take your way through the forested heights of the middle Atlas might have a chance to take pictures with the Barbary Apes on the way you might stop by the FRENCH CITY IFRANE which is considered a masterpiece built at the colonial era. on the way there is much to discover throughout the authentic villages on the way; notice the difference between the Green North and Dry South; it will be a great to stop by to have an optional Lunch at the town of Midelt before carrying on your way to the South; upon your arrival to Merzouga get your self prepared to ride a camel deeper into the golden sand dunes where you you enjoy a charming sunset then back to your camp at the edge of the dunes.; enjoy a nice traditional dinner maybe hear some Tuareg songs by the camp fire at the auberge where you have the overnight.
Merzouga / Todra Gorges
Wake up early enjoy the view of the sunrise then walk back to the Auberge where you can refresh your body and have a nice breakfast before taking your way to the town of Tinghir on the way will be nice to have an optional lunch on the way, your tour leader will take you into the breathtaking Todra Gorges that is 400 meters high you might spot some climbers on the cliff sides, also don't miss to walk through the peaceful palmery before heading down to your accommodation.
Todra Gorges / Ouarzazate
Today you are travelling through the the famous road of the 1000 Kasbahs on the way we might get a chance to see the blooming blossoms at MGouna, you will also see many of the Fortresses "Ksars / Kasbahs" that used to be a tribal outpost against the invaders back in the history. arriving to Ouarzazate which is also known as the hollywood of North Africa with its Studios and artificial statutes along the way, still there is a lot to discover; you might optionally visit Kasbah Taourirt or perhaps the herbal market; accommodation at Ouarzazate.
Ouarzazate / Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah Visit / Marrakech
There is still yet to discover, you will go to Ait Ben Haddou might seem a little village situated by 30 KM away of Ouarzazate but it is more than that, walk to the top of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou where a magic view awaits you, it may also reminds you of The Gladiator scene and several Hollywood movies were shot in the Kasbah.
Continuing your way to the red city MARRAKECH you will be passing by the Atlas Mountains and the famous Tizi'n Tichka Passage at an elevation of 2260 meters above the sea level will allow you to enjoy the unique landscapes throughout the way.
The nice Journey at the Atlas ends up at Marrakech translation of the Berber word THE LAND OF GOD that was once upon a time a capital of the famous dynasties ""Saadiens and Murabitines"" That explains why the city is historically and culturally rich; it will be a great chance to join an afternoon optional city visit to discover some of highlights like the Saadien tombs and Bahia Palace and discover the old walled Medina and its busiest Bazaars
At the evening time there is nothing better than having an optional dinner at Jamaa Lafna square by the snake charmers or watching the acrobat boys performing their magical shows; overnight at your accommodation at Marrakech.
Departure to Marrakech Airport
"Unfortunately your Journey has come to an end; you can still extend your stay at your hotel or book a departure transfer to Marrakech airport.
Your tour leader will be happy to assist when needed."
|Transportation: Private minibus for circuit days 2-7.|
|Accommodation: 7 nts Basic hotels, based on twin-share rooms.|
|Meals: 7 breakfasts; 1 dinner (at desert day 4).|
|Tour Leader Local tour leader to accompany group days 1-8.|
|Local Guides Local English speaking guides at Volubilis; Fes; Marrakech|
|Entrance Fees Volubilis (The Roman Ruins); Fes (Medrassa); Marrakech (Saadien Tombs; Bahia Palace).|
|Other: Camel ride per person on day 4.|
|Fes Guided city vist|
|Meals, other than those listed in the itinerary.|
|Drinks, laundry, souvenirs and other items of a personal nature.|
|Tips and gratuities.|
|Entrance Fees not mentioned at the included services.|
|Airport transfers (see extra services).|
|Extra nights not mentioned on the itinerary.|