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  • Treasure of Morocco

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    Morocco

    9 Nights - 10 Days



    Day 1: Casablanca, Morocco

    Arrive Casablanca Mohamed V airport, meet, assist and transfer to hotel in Casablanca

    Meal (s) included: Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

    Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes

    After breakfast, departure to Rabat for a brief tour and Meknes, one of the four imperial cities. Meknes was prosperous during the reign of Moulay Ismail. Visit to Bab Mansour, Moulay Ismail’s mausoleum and to the holy city of Moulay Idriss and the Roman Town of Volubilis which was the western capital of heavily Romanized but semi-autonomous Berber kingdom. Continue to Fes, the spiritual and intellectual capital of Morocco.

    Meal (s) included: Breakfast - Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

    Day 3: Fes

    After breakfast, the whole day will be devoted to the sightseeing of Fes, the most ancient of the Imperial cities founded in the 8th century by Moulay Driss II. Visit of the medieval Medina with its Attarine and Bouanania Medersas (religious Islamic universities), the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Driss mausoleum, and the
    Karaouine Mosque. Free Lunch at your own charge at a traditional restaurant in the Medina, afternoon, visit of Fes Jdid, return back to your hotel.

    Meal (s) included: Breakfast - Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

    Day 4: Fes - Erfoud

    After breakfast, drive across the fertile farmland and Saiss up to Immouzzer de Kandar with its gorgeous lake “Dait Aoua” and on to Ifrane a charming sky resort and Azrou, a typical Berber town with its flat roofed earthen houses.

    The road goes through magnificent cedar forest. This itinerary from North to south offers diversity of impressions through the Middle Atlas with its high pastures dotted with shepherds, sheep and black tents. Stop at Midelt for lunch. The road climbs the first slopes of the High Atlas. After Tizi Ntarghemt (6040 ft), the road passes many impressive palm groves in the Ziz Valley. Continue south to Erfoud for Dinner and overnight.

    Meal (s) included: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

    Day 5: Erfoud

    After breakfast, drive to Merzouga, where you can watch the sun rising behind lush sand dunes. Afternoon excursion to Rissani which has a very old and interesting history. Continue to the visible ruins of Sijilmassa which was a flourishing town during the 08th century as the capital of a Kingdom on the Caravan route. Visit the Palmeraie before returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

     Meal (s) included: Breakfast – Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

     Day 6: Erfoud – Tineghir – Ouarzazate

     After breakfast, drive to Tineghir through a desert of stones and lunar landscapes. At Tineghir, enter Todra gorges for lunch in a local restaurant (free of charge). Continue, to Ouarzazate by way of the south slopes of the High Atlas. Stop at Kelaa Mgouna in the heart of Dades Valley. Dades Valley is famous for its roses and perfume essence manufacturing. Continue on to Skoura with its beautiful villages and palm grooves. Arrive in Ouarzazate.

     Meal (s) included: Breakfast – Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

     Day 7: Ouarzazate - Marrakech

     Morning visit to Tifoultoute and Taourirt Kasbahs. On to Ait Benhaddou, one of the most impressive Kasbah in Morocco which is regularly used as a film location. (Jesus of Nazareth, Lawrence of Arabia, Diamond of the Nile. Afternoon drive to Marrakech. The road goes us through stretches of desert and farms, following the river Imini, picturesque Berber villages and many ruined Kasbahs. The road zigzags higher to Tizi Ntichka pass (7500 ft). Shortly before the pass, visit Tilouet Kasbah which was the seat of Glaoua (a powerful Berber family) that controlled trade from the Sahara to the Atlantic. After the pass, the road descends offering beautiful sights of terraced Berber villages below the road. Continue through farmland to Marrakech.

     Meal (s) included: Breakfast – Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

     Day 8: Marrakech

     Morning at leisure. Tour of Marrakech, centuries old, wrapped in mystery and considered by many the most fascinating city in North Africa. Marrakech was founded on the crossroad of ancient caravan routes. We step back in time to visit the Koutoubia mosque (12th century), Dar Si Said museum and Bahia Palace, a beautiful example of domestic architecture. Walk through the labyrinth streets of souks with its quarters of dyers, herbalists, jewelers of every sort. Enjoy mint tea and refreshments on a terrace overlooking the square. In the evening a dinner with fantasia show, folklore and belly dancing.

     Meal (s) included: Breakfast – Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

     Day 9: Marrakech – Casablanca  

     After Breakfast, take a horse drawn carriage to visit the still basin of the Menara Park mostly planted with olives groves. Continue to Majorelle garden, a subtropical botanical garden with verdant groves of bamboo, dwarf palms, multicolored bougainvillea, pink geraniums and various lily-covered pools. Continue to Casablanca where we will have dinner and overnight at the hotel.

     Meal (s) included: Breakfast – Dinner

    Overnight at hotel

     Day 10: Casablanca

     After Breakfast, transfer to Casablanca airport and bid farewell to this fascinating country that combines the modern with the traditional.

     Meal (s) included: Breakfast