Imperial Cities & Sahar Desert Tour 6 Days

Discover the imperial tour of Morocco and experience the magic of the sahara

Round trip distance

N/A

Time length

6 days 5 nights

Transport includes

Car, Camels

Language spoken

En, De, Sp, Fr

Departure time

8 AM

Pick up place

Your accommodation

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Imperial Cities and Sahara Desert Tour in 6 Days

Discover a millenary culture with a great artistic heritage. Get to know the most important imperial cities in Morocco: explore Marrakech, its gardens and its crazy street markets, discover the fascinating old Medina of Fez with a local guide, and visit Meknes, Rabat and Casablanca. Ride camels across the Sahara alongside Berber cameleers and sleep in starlit tents nestled among golden sand dunes

Trip schedule

Day 1: Marrakech - Casablanca - Rabat

You will be picked up at 08:00am and drive to Casablanca, take a short visit to the splendid Hassan II Mosque: a breathtaking landmark of Casablanca with the tallest minaret at 210m, later on depart Rabat along the coast line to the political capital of Morocco. Visit to the Oudaya Kasbah: Rabat's old medina with its beautiful narrow streets and small blue homes. Then visit the Chella Necropolis where the Roman and Islamic ruins lie side by side whispering endless stories of centuries past. Overnight in Rabat. HB

Day 2: Rabat- Meknes - Volubilis - Fes

After breakfast, . Depart Rabat along vast agricultural fields to the second imperial city of Meknes to take pictures of the massive Bab El Mansour gate. Then continue on to the sacred city of Mouly Idriss. You will have some time to rest at this beautiful small city before visiting the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Volubilis is a truly impressive setting selected by UNESCO as a cultural heritage site for humanity. After your visit depart for the great city of Fes for overnight.

Day 3: Fes Sightseeing Tour with a local guide

Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Fes with a local guide. Fes is Morocco's spiritual and intellectual capital and has the largest old Medina in the world. The city's numerous monuments have thousands of stories to tell visitors, the Jemaa Karaouyine (the first university to be established in the world), The Mederssa Bounania, the El tanneries and artisan quarters and the fascinating souks are just some of the many places to see. Overnight in Fes.

Day 4:Fes - Ifrane - Azrou ( cedar forest) - Ziz valley & Gorge - Midelt - Errachidia - Erfoud - Merzouga

Leaving Fez with its great history, we will head to a totally different part of Morocco. On the way to Erfoud, we will pass through many Berber cities and villages, the first being Ifrane and Azrou. Ifrane, known as Morocco's Switzerland, is a very beautiful city with charming European style houses, and Azrou is a Berber village known for its handicraft cooperative. We will continue via Midelt, the Ziz River and a series of fortified villages before arriving to Merzouga ( camel excursion and overnight in bedouin tents)..

Day 5: Merzouga - Risani - Todra Gorge - Dades valley & Gorge - Valley of Roses - Skoura - Ouarzazate

Return back to the car driving to Tinghir via Rissani and Tinjdad. Tinghir has a very beautiful and large oasis that is more than 40 km in length. The valley is rich with palm trees, olives, almonds and many other crops and a few minutes walk through the green valley is a remarkable experience. North of Tinghir is Todra Gorge, a 300m cut deep wall into the mountains of the High Atlas and one of the rarest landscapes. After Lunch in Todra gorge, continue the tour via Dades valley and El Kella Mgouna. The latter is a large village famous for cultivating roses. Every year the villages celebrate rose with a festival attended by hundreds of people from all over the world. We will continue our tour to Morocco's version of Hollywood, Ouarzazate for overnight..

Day 6: Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - High atlas mountains - Marrakech

Ouarzazate, in Berber literally means without noise, is a very charming city. As Morocco's Hollywood, Ouarzazate with its cinematographic studios offers an great environment for big film shoots such as Gladiators, Astérix ET Obélix, Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth. Ouarzazate is also a city of beautiful Kasbahs and great history. In the city centre we will enjoy a visit to the magnificent Tourirt Kasbah and Kasbah Tifoultout, some of the few remaining Glaoui residences. We will continue to Marrakech through the high atlas mountains, and drop you off at your hotel..

Included in the trip

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
  • Hotels
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Overnight in Dades Gorge in a traditional hotel
  • 2 x overnights in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, Hotel & bedouin tents + Camel Trekking for sunset and sunrise
  • Overnight in Ouarzazate in a traditional hotel
  • Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,..Etc

Not included

  • Lunchs
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees to monuments, studios and Kasbahs

Good to Know

  • Note:
    Please note:if a long Camel trek and overnight stay in the camp is not for you you can still enjoy the sunnset in Erg Chebbi with a schorter camel trek or a walk and pass the night in the Hotel at the dune line. If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you are looking for ,contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.
  • Cancellation / prepayment:
    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to tour type. Please check our booking terms
  • Groups:
    When booking for more than 12 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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