DAY 1 : Arrival to Tánger – Chefchaouen
Reception at the airport or the port of Tangier at the time of your arrival depart towards the Rif mountains and the beautiful and quiet Chefchaouen or Chaouen; The Blue people founded as a secret place from which to attack the Portuguese installed on the north coast of the country. Europeans were totally forbidden to enter the town until the arrival of Spanish troops in 1920. Arrival in Chaouen and free afternoon to walk the streets of the town. Accommodation with half board.
DAY 2 : Chefchaouen – Fez
Breakfast and time to get to know Chaouen, a holy city hanging on the mountain, located within a biosphere nature reserve. Its streets painted white and blue, a village of friendly and respectful people, offer visitors beautiful urban landscapes in decline, beautiful samples of local crafts and a peace and serenity that is difficult to find today. In the middle of the day we continue the trip to Fez Imperial City whose origin dates back to the eighth century. It is also one of the first holy cities of Muslim worship in Morocco and also has the pride of hosting one of the oldest universities in the world. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer to the Hotel. Bed and breakfast.
DAY 3 : Fez
Breakfast and guided tour of the most important places in Fez. When entering the streets of its medina (old city) we will feel that time goes back: the guild structure is still present at work, the narrowness of its streets does not allow other means of transport than donkeys and a constant tingling of people moves through the labyrinthine streets in the middle of which we will be surprised by neighborhoods such as the Andalusian and magnificent mosques and Koranic schools. We will also visit the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the tanners, the Royal Palace, the Jewish headquarters, the leather and ceramic cooperatives. To end the visit with panoramic views of the entire city of Fez. Bed and breakfast
DAY 4 : Fez – Ifrane- Azrou- Ziz Valley – Erfoud- Merzouga
Breakfast and departure to the desert of Merzouga, passing through Ifrane; one of the modern cities of Morocco and then by Azrou, where we will stop to see the monkeys living in freedom. And through the Ziz Valley until you reach Merzouga (the desert). In front of the high dunes of the Erg Chebbi we will have a welcome tea before riding the dromedaries to spend the night in the nomadic jaimas in the heart of the desert, under a starry sky. After dinner you can enjoy local music (drums). Accommodation with dinner and breakfast in the nomadic jaimas. Upper camp.
DAY 5: Merzouga – ERG CHEBBI DUNES
We will dedicate this day to enjoying the most spectacular part of the Sahara. We will enter the desert in 4X4, visit nomadic villages, see oases and ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Following the route we will visit the famous village of Khamlia where the Gnawa are, descendants of slaves from Africa, and enjoy their amazing folk music lunch at the hotel.
Optional: In the afternoon we can make the most of the desert with an excursion in Buggy. Rest of the afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation.
DAY 6: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – skoura
After breakfast. Departure to the Todra Gorges, a narrow gorge over 300m high. Free time. We continue along the route of the Thousand Kasbahs. We continue to Skoura (visit of the amiable Kasbah), via Kella M´Gouna, famous for its roses and perfumes. Dinner and accommodation.
DAY 7 : Skoura, Ourazazate, Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast we continue to Marrakech passing through Ouarzazate considered as the desert gate and place from which the great expeditions depart. There the Kasbah of Taourirt stands out; the former Main Palace of Glaoui, the great Pacha of the South of Morocco. Visit the Kasbah Taourirt and continue the trip to Ait Ben Haddou; a fortified enclosure within a walled village that they will surely recognize, since this city has been the scene of such famous films as Gladiator, Babel, Sahara, Asterix and Obelix among many others. After lunch we continue through Berber villages, one of them is High Atlas Mountains by the port of Tizi N tichka (2,260m altitude), stopping at panoramic views of the Atlas. Arrival in the afternoon to Marrakech and transfer to the hotel. Bed and breakfast.
DAY 8: Marrakech
Breakfast. Visit to Marrakech. With its many World Heritage Sites, it is the main tourist attraction in the country. In the morning we will make the monumental visit starting with the Minaret of the Koutubia (13th century), sister of the Giralda of Seville, of splendid harmony is currently the lighthouse and spiritual center of Marrakech. We continue towards the Saadian Tombs (16th century), where its central Carrara marble vault stands out. Visit to the Bahia Palace, residence of the former Vizier, an example of the medieval Muslim and where its ambassadors hall stands out. We will go on foot to the Plaza de Jema el Fna neuralgic point of the medina, from where all the alleys and souks that compose it leave. In the morning it is filled with fruit sellers, wicker baskets, sweets among other local products. With the fall of the afternoon everything becomes fascinating when the square illuminates with a thousand lights and everything seems magical. Bed and breakfast .
DAY 9 : Marrakech – Airport
Breakfast. Free day until arriving at the time of the flight. Airport transfer.