Imperial cities and desert - Sahatours

8 days route. Imperial cities and desert


Circular route that combines southern Morocco and desert along with a tour of the main Imperial Cities


Day 1 – MARRAKECH 

Pick-up at Marrakech airport. Move to the hotel. City visit and its famous DJeema el Fna square. Dinner and accommodation in Riad

 

Day 2 - MARRAKECH - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DADES

In the morning, exit direction of the High Atlas, we cross the port of T'ichka (2.260 m), and we will see the Kasbah of AIT BEN Haddou, where the famous films of Asterix were filmed 


Day 3- DADES - GORGES OF TODRA - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA

In the morning, we will go through the Dades Valley, stopping in to take panoramic photos, then passing by the famous GORGES OF TODRA. We will take a tea quietly and follow the road up to Erfoud. Here, we deviate by track toward the dunes of ERG CHEBBI (Merzouga). Excursion in dromedaries to contemplate the magnificent Erg Chebbi dunes during sunset. We will arrive at the Berber camp and enjoy a dinner to the rhythm of drums. We will live an unforgettable night in the middle of the desert. Dinner and accommodation in Haimas.


Day 4 - MERZOUGA - ER RACHIDIA - MEDALT - FES

After breakfast departure to Fes, via Rissani, ancient economic capital of Morocco. We will continue toward the Ziz Valley, crossing through Tafilalet and enjoying panoramic views of palm groves and gorges. We will arrive to Azrou, contemplating the amazing landscapes of the Middle Atlas and the Cedars Forest, with an obligatory stop to see the monkeys in freedom. Then, we pass by Ifrane, the so-called "The Moroccan Switzerland” and in the afternoon we arrive Fez. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 5- FES

In the morning guided visit of Fes, cultural and religious capital, oldest of the imperial cities of the country, approaching us to the Royal Palace and walking along the Jewish quarter,  the impressive Medina with their typical craftsmen shops and neighborhoods, the outside of the Mosque, the Koranic School, the Bouanania, and The Quaraouiyne University. Lunch in a typical restaurant in the Medina and afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation. 


Day 6 - FES - VOLUBILIS - MEKNES - RABAT

Breakfast. Departure to the Roman ruins of Volubilis, continue towards Meknes, and visit of the city, linked to the name of Moulay Ismail, the great sultan of the dynasty Alouita. Visit the walled Medina of the city, the Bab Mansour door and the Hedim square. Lunch and departure to Rabat, the administrative capital of the country. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 7 - RABAT - CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH

After breakfast a panoramic visit of the Royal Palace exterior and its gardens. Departure to Casablanca. Lunch and panoramic visit of the economic capital of the country. Visit of the outside of the Hassan II Mosque and a short visit to get to know the most emblematic points of the city, such as the Corniche Boulevard, the Park of nations and the Mohammed V square Exit toward Marrakech. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 8- MARRAKECH

Transfer to the airport depending on the time of the flight and end of services.



+