Essential Morocco - 1 week in the Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert

Marrakesh, Morocco

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Duration: 8 days
Group size: 1 - 8
Essential Morocco - 1 week in the Imperial Cities & Sahara Desert
Marrakesh, Morocco


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Duration: 8 days
Group size: 1 - 8

About this trip

Your journey into the heart of Moroccan culture begins in Casablanca, from there you will travel to Meknes and witness the beautiful gate of the Victorius Renegade. Day 2 will see you exploring Fes, the thousand-year-old city featuring stunning architecture, busy streets, and traditional Moroccan crafts… all waiting to be discovered. The next day you will travel through the heart of the Middle Atlas region and take in the unforgettable landscape.


Next, you will cross the breathtaking Talghoumt Pass to the desert and find a hidden oasis. You will get a chance to ride a camel and explore desert villages and spend a night in a Bedouin camp experiencing the deep silence of the desert. Day 5 takes you to a fossil town and on to Dades Valley… cliffs, impressive rock formations, and local nomads. You will visit the Valley of the Roses and the most famous Kasbah in all of Morocco. Then onto a night in a Berber village where you will encounter snake charmers and fortune tellers. Your tour will finish with a full day to discover the wonders of Marrakesh. Perfect.

What’s included

  • All accommodations
    7 nights in luxury riads and boutique hotels. Breakfast is provided with all stays.
  • Private driver
    Your driver-guide will accompany you for the duration of the trip
  • Local city guides
    Local guides will take you on private tours in Fes and Marrakech
  • Sahara desert excursion
    Trip to the Sahara desert with camel ride and other activities and excursions

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Casablanca and travel on to Meknes, then Fes

You will be met at Casablanca’s Mohammed V airport and then head  towards the Imperial city of Meknes. There you will see Bab Mansour  el-Aleuj (Gate of the Victorius Renegade) said to be the finest gate in  Meknes or even Morocco. Your visit along the medina ramparts will  include the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail as well as Heri-es-Souani and the  Bassin de l’Ageudal. We then set off for Fes, where you will stay overnight in a riad.

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