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October 8, 2015

Best of Morocco

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You will see the best of Morocco in this cultural and adventure tour, making it a very challenging and rewarding experience. As soon as you step out of the airport, you will experience the smells and colors of the Moroccan financial capital, Casablanca.

This private tour will take you through several different areas, from busy cities to peaceful deserts and oasis, with very different civilizational standards from those we are used to in Europe. It’s in these differences that resides much of the fascination of this adventure.

As in all tours, we don’t want you to be a mere tourist, but a fellow traveler who wants new experiences.

Day 1

Casablanca – Rabat – Meknès (250 km)

The first day is reserved for your arrival at Casablanca, the financial city – airport assistance and preparations for our tour to Meknès. In Casablanca we can visit the Hassan II mosque that has the highest tower in the world, reaching 210 meters. This day´s tour ends with our arrival at the old medina in Meknès, which is also part of UNESCO World Heritage.

Accommodation: Riad in Meknès            Free time for lunch and dinner.

Day 2

Meknès

Heading north, after a nice breakfast, we´ll visit the archaeological complex of a Roman city, Volubilis. This was the administrative center of the Roman province of Mauritania and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. After that we travel south towards Ifrane (meaning “caves” in Berber) at 1700m height, known as the “Little Switzerland of Africa”. The rest of the day will be passed visiting Meknès and its old Medina.

Accommodation: Riad in Meknès           Free time for lunch and dinner.

Day 3

Crossing the Atlas Mountain heading south:

Meknès – Azrou – Midelt – Er Rachidia – Rissani – Merzouga (484 km)

After an early breakfast, we head south towards Azrou, through the Atlas cedar forest where we might see wild monkeys. We will make use of one of the two major historic routes that connects to the “Great South”.

Lunch will be on the way. We will descend to Midelt (1520m), Errachidia (1020m) and reaching Rissani known for its beautiful entrance gate, ending this long day trip arriving in the Berber village of Merzouga, where the Sahara desert begins, the Erg Chebbi. Just 20km away from the border with Algeria.

Accommodation: Kasbah in Merzouga            Dinner: in the Kasbah

Day 4

Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Tinghir (200 km)

Having a good breakfast, we will visit and climb the Erg Chebbi, the most beautiful dunes of Morocco. Lunch as always will be on the way. We will depart heading northwest towards Alnif, arriving at the Tinghir oasis that lies south of the “High Atlas” and north of “Little Atlas”.

Visit of the Todra Gorges (cliffs with a maximum elevation of 300m and separated by 20 to 50m) and a walk through its oasis.

Accommodation: Kasbah in Tinghir            Dinner: in the Kasbah

Day 5

Tinghir – Vale do Dades – Kelaa M´Gouna – Ouarzazate (170 km)

Breakfast, taking the road of the 1000 Kasbahs we will depart towards the Dades Valley, continuing to Kelaat M’Gouna in the Valley of the Roses, arriving at Ouarzazate that is the Moroccan Hollywood and considered the entrance gate to the desert.

Lunch on the way.

Accommodation: Riad in Ouarzazate            Dinner: in Riad

Day 6

Crossing the Atlas Mountain heading north:

Ouarzazate – Aït-Ben-Haddou – Marrakech (240 km)

Heading north, after a nice breakfast, we arrive at Aït-Ben-Haddou that is situated on the foothills of the High Atlas, being the best known Ksar worldwide, listed as being part of UNESCO World Heritage. We will ascend the second great historic route connecting the “Great South”, north bound, and crossing the Atlas passing by Tizi N’Tichka (highest point 2260m), stop to visit. Lunch on the way. We will arrive at the tourism capital of Morocco, Marrakech, the 3rd biggest city in Morocco. The Riad is located near the Jemaa el Fna, one of the most animated squares of the world that will challenge your senses.

Accommodation: Riad in Marrakech            Dinner: free time for dinner

Day 7

Marrakech

After breakfast, you will have a free day, entirely dedicated to explore this magnificent city, “lose yourself” in the ancient Medina, put your negotiating skills to test (hopefully you already had some practice the days before) and let yourself get conquered by the smells and colors. Also you can just simply have a rest on the terraces with an overview of the square, sipping a mint tea and watching the bustle below.

Accommodation: Riad in Marrakech           Free time for lunch and dinner.

Day 8

Marrakech

This day will be for resting and returning you to the airport for your flight back home.

Includes:

  • Accommodation in Riad and Kasbah
  • Meals included indicated in the program:
    • o 7 breakfasts
    • o 3 dinners
  • Assistance by tour leader, being one leader responsible each group of 6 people
  • Travel Insurance
  • Water supply when traveling by car
  • SPOT tracking system during the whole tour
  • Ground transportation by van up to 6 people

 

Excludes:

  • All lunches and all the meals that are not described in the program
  • Entry fees to monuments
  • Personal extras such as: drinks, telephone, internet, etc…
  • Extra activities
  • Tips
  • Anything else that is not discriminated as included
  • Flights or any other means of transportation to the meeting point

 

 

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Region: Morocco
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