Special welcome with us to Discover Tour in Morocco. A land by changing scenarios to be explored they range from the Mediterranean to the mountains of the Atlas, from landscapes ocean dunes of the Sahara. The pearls are the most prestigious medinas of the four capitals of the former, but the most exclusive and equally exciting are the kasbah of the ancient inland villages, open-air set often used by the cinema.A unique Tour in Morocco that will take you into the striking imperial cities of Morocco.
Casablanca : the White City in All Morocco tour, the second largest city in the Arab world. Rabat : the Garden of Allah, with the famous Tower Hassan, an unfinished minaret. The old Fez : Ocher walls and the medieval souks full of colors and spices.Marrakech, the city of palm trees, with its gardens and its liveliness.Essaouira : the white houses and turquoise. Wonders kept between deep sea, the barren desert and barren Atlas Mountains. Below you will find some interesting proposals for tour in Morocco ,to visit the imperial cities and the Sahara of Morocco ( Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech, Rabat ,Meknes , Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga ) – 8 to 18 days.
You can book this Tour in Morocco, or take a cue from these routes and request a tailor-made for you, depends on how many days you will stay in Morocco.
Airport pickup / or where you indiquéis Riad us and visit the Hassan II Mosque the second largest in the world after Mecca, an exceptional monument both for its volume and the data used for their construction, built wholly in marble polished, granite and mosaics.
Your minerate over 200 meters high and is undoubtedly one of the main attractions for tourists in Morocco We will continue our journey to Rabat, capital of the country and thus administrative, political and financial center of Morocco, where you can stroll through its well-defined neighborhoods and visit several important monuments like the Alcazaba of Oudaias, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Tower Hassan and the quietest of all Moroccan souk, as the Medina is another place to get lost in this city, where every good and mediate their scents and products of all kinds are mixed: crafts, spices, food etc …,
with very different from the medinas of other cities rectilinear layout can go quietly and admire its gates, Bab Rouah the largest and most beautiful open to the public where inside houses exhibitions of photography or painting, door Bab el Had the liveliest of all and that is used as pedestrian, you can explore its medina with its narrow streets filled with shops, gardens, walls and as neighborhoods with a variety of product depending on the neighborhood.
Fez reached mid-afternoon where we spend the night.
Today we are dedicated to visit the city of Fez, known as the cultural center of Morocco and the oldest in Africa, it still retains all its walls and entrance doors intact. The Medina of this city is the largest with more than 9400 winding streets, is the world’s largest pedestrian zone, so visiting Fez is like traveling back in time to soar to very ancient times where the neighborhoods were divided by unions, where there is no possible transport within the medina because you can only walk dodging donkeys carrying goods loaded. The attractions of Fez are: Chouwara tannery, Al Karaouine Mosque, Bab Bou Jeloud Gate, Royal Palace Fez.Mausoleo of Moulay Idriss,
Seffarine Square, Medersas, we stop for lunch and afternoon visit seguiemos cooperative tiles and finally the ruins outside Merenid the Medina where we will enjoy a spectacular view of Fez.
After a hearty Moroccan breakfast will continue our journey to Meknes bordering the forest of Mamora one of the major parks in Morocco and a great place to stroll in the countryside enjoying the fauna and flora, visit the Roman city of Volubilis which houses the most impressive and best preserved ruins in all of Morocco declared (World Heritage Site in 1997), so that the hand of an expert guide will guide us during this visit an hour and a half. We find some areas closed to the public but we can move freely around the grounds. Many of the mosaics are well preserved, one of the most spectacular areas is the capitol, basilica and the forum that are built on top.
Meknes continue to address, city and much like Imperial Fez Medina and his flirtatious collection makes it much easier when walking and aim is very traditional, labyrinthine alleys full of life and grocery market stalls, restaurants, craft cooperatives . But its small size hidden treasures of sublime architectural beauty, its symbol, the Bab Mansour, 1732 is the largest door of Morocco and all Africa, here can relax in this small but great city at a time and taste typical snails, or take tea with donuts.
After breakfast continue towards Merzouga crossing the Middle Atlas mountains where we expect landscapes and inhospitable land full of life and stories allowing us to observe the landscape, take photo and stand in places that are worth visiting, cross the town of Ifrane which everyone knows and European especially “the Moroccan Switzerland” alpine character with sloping roofs of their homes, nothing to do with traditional Moroccan architecture.
Because of its altitude (1630 meters) is surrounded by trees and what is most striking is the nature that surrounds this small town, namely the National Park which is worth a stop to visit one of the most interesting people, monkey Barbary surviving as you can in these vast cedar forest, the landscape begins to change again leaving behind trees and greenery and becomes an arid landscape but getting get you, we will stop in Midelt for lunch, our journey will continue through the Ziz Valley palm language that are lost in the distance and running through the the river, a palm sucedidas 9000 Kasbah is all hidden in Morocco especially for all nature lovers treasure is a pleasure to admire the immensity of the mountain and erosion over the years have produced the waters that once arrived from the High Atlas with great force.
The contrast of the green palm trees with the red earth of the mountains and small Berber typical ocher houses are to throughout this valley and that fit into a spectacular landscape that we can not go noting that perder.Podremos landscape changes and little by little the desert sand welcomes us making an appearance in small dune as we near Merzouga, we will arrive to Riad located at the foot of the Erg Chebbi where we can enjoy peace and tranquility of the desert at the foot of the dunes.
This morning and after recharge with a good Moroccan breakfast enjoy the grand tour of the dunes where we enjoy the magic of the dunes, so very early we will hike through the heart of the desert in our 4 × 4, pass through lake or Dayet Srji (lake of the flamingos) depends winter is usually more or less water and where many birds hibernate, mainly flamingos, passing by where we stop Khamlia (black people) with a population of 334 Gnaoua and people of ethnic Berber originating from Black Africa went to the Sahara where they began to settle along with Berber nomads, the people are friendly warm and quiet, and because of its culture, music is an important part in them, Khamlia invited to enjoy their hospitality, have a cup of tea and listen to the music Gnaoua resting in the beautiful landscape of the desert between dunes, our route follows the dunes (through which the Paris-Dakar), to meet some of the semi-nomadic families living in the area at this sea of sand and stone, an adventure that you can enjoy every second !!
back to the hotel mid-afternoon where camels will take us to the foot of the Great Dune, on the way an hour and a half we will be taking photographs, an experience that undoubtedly will like. After dark you can see that the desert takes a very different color and the weather changes as it cools enough depending on the time you go.
A rhythm of singing and playing timbales we serve dinner and bonfire as the company will make us even when we sleep. So without any worry it is best enjoy this magical and authentic night under the starry sky of the desert.
Dinner and accommodation in Haima in the middle of the desert.
Undoubtedly one of the greatest spectacles in the desert is how dawns, so today we get up early to watch the beautiful sunrise, do not miss seeing the changing colors that are taking the dunes as the sun rises in the horizon .
A visual spectacle not going to olvidar.Los camels await us to return to Riyadh and give us a good shower and a traditional Moroccan breakfast, we will continue to Rissani very famous for its market, this city displays with dignity and is proud to be the last stop commercial before the desert, the atmosphere we breathe walking through the souks of Rissani not found anywhere else in Morocco, a penumbra due to the roofs that filter the sunlight, an explosion of colors and smells that stick to the combination the so known spices.
Our route will continue towards the Todra palm grove where we stop to visit, a palm with its kasbahs and typical adobe, where the river runs around the Todra oasis villages and its shores grow palm trees full of dates, olives and various crops. We will continue towards the impressive gorge of Todra Gorges where we will overnight.
Today after breakfast we will have time to visit the Todra Gorge and contemplate the canyon, red rock formed by limestone vertical walls and where his throat last 600 meters are the most spectacular, the canyon narrows and starts to have a width about 10 meters and 160 meters high, a paradise of stone houses where a river of clear water and picturesque setting makes it a must, dotted with palm tree-lined kasbah and make this one of the most beautiful landscapes Morocco, continue along the Dades Valley along the road of the thousand kasbahs, are some curious citadels and built with adobe, these magnificent buildings are fully integrated with the landscape and even some of them show high towers and walls decorated home Berber sometimes appear silhouetted in white.
Continue in the Valley of Roses known for the massive cultivation of roses, where we discover breathtaking scenery, nature in its living state and its harmonious and impressive colors make this valley a landscape worthy of admiration, we will continue our way the Skoura palm grove with more than 700,000 palm trees stands out as an important enclave of greenery and life in this arid plateau, the high concentration of kasbahs spreads throughout the oasis and its surroundings, a stop worth visiting which emanates a special beauty and where it seems that time has stopped in the past, where we arrive at Ouarzazte night.
This morning after breakfast visit Ouarzazate, one of the charms is its medina, the old city with its many streets full of life and the central square turned into a fantastic place to enjoy the daily life of its people instead. Also a strong point is the Kashba of Taourirt, a fortified palace which lost in its labyrinthine rooms connected by hallways and stairways is a joy.
From the top of its towers we have a panoramic and breathtaking view of the medina Continue to visiting Marrakech Aït Ben Haddou where we stop to eat, this is one of the best preserved ksar and enjoying the status of World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO, its very ornate adobe dwellings coalesce within a strong defensive and strengthened by turrets wall, this spectacular kasbah, built with mud and stones were miraculously still standing and in the time it was inhabited, high on a hill and surrounded by the desert landscape of the Anti Atlas is definitely one of the most magical places in Morocco Our route will continue for the Atlas through the Tizi N’Tichka at 2260 meters high, a mountain range full of extraordinary landscapes that cross admiring the Berber territory with typical small villages, forts etc.
We arrive in Marrakech afternoon where you transfer to your Riad.
Today we visit the great city of Marrakech in the hands of a local guide to discover its fascinating history through the famous Koutobuia, the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs and the Menara Gardens.
Lunch in a typical restaurant in the medina to the customer and the afternoon will be free to discover for yourself the charms of this city means walking through the streets of the medina, it lost in its immense souk or enjoy traditional Moroccan food Djemma el-Fna. Visiting this city means to observe the Moroccan essence, always in flux. the ancient beauty of the city to the most savory spices and the sound of snake charmers and bustle of its impressive souk, the largest in Morocco are still preserved, with its smell of fresh mint. All this and much more Marrackech, the southern capital and the epicenter of tourism and handicrafts.
The main point of this city is the medina, the souk and its beautiful Djemaa-el Fna square, wander through the medina is very common, but this, to differences as large as the medinas of Fez, no risk. To wander through its streets, travelers will find shops of the most varied products and food stalls serving traditional snail soup, or, attracted by the strong smell of mint will put up some herbs.
The Djemma el-Fna is the square leading to the alleys of the Medina. It is a busy place that can overwhelm those who visit for the first time. But it certainly is a magical place, where it is difficult to stop quickly. In the morning the square is filled with stalls juice and dried fruit. By jugglers, magicians, snake charmers and storytellers gather at night this square recently declared World Heritage by UNESCO, Accommodation in Riad :
Departure and transfer to Casablanca airport to end the trip.