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Arrive and be welcomed at the Mohamed V Airport. You will then be assisted and transfered to Casablanca Hotel for check-in. Dinner at leisure and overnight at the hotel Sofitel Tour blanche Casablanca http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6811-sofitel-casablanca-tour-blanche/index.shtml
After breakfast, departure towards Rabat: the political capital of the country – visit Hassan Tower,Mohammed V Mausoleum and Oudaya Kasbah. Then continue towards Meknes and enter through the large monumental gate “Bab Mansour” to visit Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. The mausoleum is one of the most impressive buildings in the city. Depending on the time of our visit, we may be able to enter and view the beautifully decorative tomb. Our trip reaches the Roman town Volibulis for a worthy visit before Ending the day in the oldest city in Morocco Fez. Dinner at leisure and overnight at the riad Palais Sheherazade http://www.sheheraz.com/
A full Discovery day of ages-old Fez, considered the world’s best example of a living medieval city. Its medina has been classed a World Heritage by the UNESCO. It’s the jewel of the Moorish civilization. Fez does not reveal its secrets easily. Secretive, shadowy, they need to be discovered little by little, with reverence. Our tour in fez el bali ( old city ), includes the Medersa Bouanania, the Nejjarine Fountain and the fascinating maze of alleyways of the medina with its tanneries, countless souks ( bazaars ) and other quarters for various Handicrafts.
Lunch at leisure.Later, visit the Batha Museuem, the hispano-Moorish palace dating from the end of the XIXth century which gathers some admirable collections of traditional art from Fez. Later, either stay in the Riad enjoying the pool and the nice garden or visit Fez Jdid (New Fez), planned by the Merinids in the 13th century to incorporate the Royal Palace and Gardens and administrative center of the city. Diner at leisure &Overnight in Riad Palais Sheherazadehttp://www.sheheraz.com/
Full day transfer over the Middle Atlas Mountains with its cedar forests and through the ski station of Ifrane into the desert regions, through the vast palm groves of the Ziz Valley and right up to the majestic sand dunes – all in one day. Arrive to Erfoud and transfer by 4×4 to the charming luxury camp merzouga. Tonight, we will get together around the bonfire, staring at the skies. The stars are intense and the atmosphere is so peaceful. Music & dance, dinner and overnight in the nomad tents.http://merzougaluxurydesertcamps.com/
A very early wake up and a camel ride till the highest sand dunes in North Africa, up to 150 m, to witness the Holy desert sunrise. Departure and continuation to Tineghir for a short visit in the centre of this small town.Lunch at leisure on the spot.Followed by a short 1 hour trek in the Todgha Gorges.Continuation to Boumalene through DadesValley.Dinner and overnight in Kasbah XalucaDades.http://www.xaluca.com/eng/dades_index.cfm
Drive through the verdant Dades Valley along the Route of a 1000 Kasbahs to Ouarzazate. We will pass by the beautiful KelaaMgouna valley famous for its cultivation of Damascus roses. …..Continue to Ouarzazate, also known as ‘Morocco’s Hollywood’. This beautifully exotic city host one of the largest movie studios in the world, Atlas Studios… Lunch at leisure in Ait Ben haddou, a UNESCO world heritage and a site of many film productions.
Continue on to Marrakech through the Tizin’Tichka pass at 2 200m in the High Atlas mountains, on winding mountain roads with breathtaking views over the highest peaks of Morocco. Arrival at Marrakech .pm at leisure.Diner at leisure and Overnight at Sofitel Palais Imperial http://www.sofitel.com/fr/hotel-7335-sofitel-marrakech-palais-imperial/index.shtml#./room.shtml
Departure morning by 4WD for Full day in the High Atlas in the Valley of Imnan with guided hiking and lunch in a berberfamily .
Back to Marrakech. Diner at leisure and Overnight at Sofitel Palais Imperial http://www.sofitel.com/fr/hotel-7335-sofitel-marrakech-palais-imperial/index.shtml#./room.shtml
Sightseeing tour of exotic Marrakesh. Do the city’s architectural attractions: the delicate Granada-style carving of the Saadian Tombs, the magnificient Bahia Palace, the famous medersa Ben Youssef,majorelle garden and above all, the Koutoubia Minaret, the most typical feature of Islamic architecture…at the end of the day, visit the famous square, Djemaa El Fna (A real stage for a long-established ritual in which shifting circles of onlookers gather round groups of acrobats, drummers, pipe musicians, dancers, storytellers, comedians and fairground acts ). Dinner at leisure &Overnight at Sofitel Palais Imperial http://www.sofitel.com/fr/hotel-7335-sofitel-marrakech-palais-imperial/index.shtml#./room.shtml
Transfer to Casablanca.Free afternoon.Dinner at leisure and overnight at the hotel Sofitel Tour blanche Casablanca http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6811-sofitel-casablanca-tour-blanche/index.shtml
Departure Transfer to Casablanca Airport
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