13 Days Featured Upcoming Tour From Casablanca To Fes And Desert :
DAY 1 : April 12, 2019: Casablanca
You will be picked up at the airport in Casablanca. This will be a day of leisure as everyone arrives from their destinations. We will all join in the hotel for a welcome cocktail at the hotel where we will review our itinerary and answer any questions.
DAY 2 : April 13, 2019: Riad Tafililat, Fes
Before we leave Casablanca for Fes, we will see the Hass II Mosque, the largest mosque in Morocco. Enroute to Fes we will stop at the capital city of Rabat to see the mausoleum ofKing Mohammed V, Hassan Tower and the Royal Palace. Upon our arrival into the ancient city of Fes we will have a traditional welcome at the Riad Tafililat with a cup of Moroccan Tea. We will relax at the riad and enjoy the view of the ancient medina from the terrace before we have dinner.
DAY 3 : April 14, 2019: Fes – Riad Tafilalet
After breakfast, you will have a day packed with fantastic sights and smells as you tour the historic medina of Fes. Fes had it’s golden age in the 14th century and today it is bustling with artisans and merchants. We have an official guide arranged for a guided tour of the medina. Lunch will be at your leisure in the medina. Your driver will take you on a tour of the area and then back to the riad for dinner. Breakfast and Dinner at the riad included.
DAY 4 : April 15, 2019: Fes – Riad Tafilalet
After breakfast, you will take a driving tour of Fes and area. Spend the remainder of the afternoon relaxing or exploring the area. Breakfast and Dinner at the riad included.
DAY 5 : April 16, 2019: Erfoud – Xaluca
After breakfast we will leave the Imperial City of Fes. This day of driving will take you through the spectacular snow-capped Middle Atlas Mountains. Pass through Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco) before reaching the great cedar forests of Azrou and travel up through the magnificent Ziz Gorges. We will spend the night in the small village of Erfoud at the edge of the Sahara Desert. Breakfast and dinner included.
DAY 7 : April 17, 2019: Erfoud – Xaluca
Today you will tour an authentic Kasbah where local people live. This Kasbah has remained the same as it was 50 years ago and many people still live as if the time was back then. You will tour the date farms and spend the rest of the day relaxing around the pool or exploring the village of Erfoud. Breakfast and dinner included.
DAY 7 : April 18, 2019: Merzouga – Kasbah Timbouctou
After breakfast we will leave Erfoud and our the fabrique of the fossils and head towards the majestic Sahara Desert. As we drive towards the golden dunes you will experience the wonders of Sahara. We will visit the small town of Rissanni and then on to Tombouctou. Relax around the hotel before beginning your camel ride. You will leave in time to see the breathtaking sunset at the top of the dunes. Enjoy a Moroccan dinner in the middle of the dunes and listen to drumming under the moon and stars of the desert sky. Stay overnight in a comfortable tent/bivouc then rise early, next morning, and view the spectacular sunrise. Ride your camel back to the hotel for a buffet breakfast. For those of you not taking part in the camel ride, you will have leisure time to relax around the Kasbah. Breakfast and dinner included.
DAY 8 : April 19, 2019: Merzouga, Kasbah Timbouctou
Today we will visit the three villages of Merzouga and the Gnowa Village and stop to hear the local Gnowan music. We will tour the local carpet depot that sells local carpets crafted by the berbers of the area. Tonight we can relax around the hotel. Breakfast and dinner included.
DAY 9 : April 20, 2019: Boumaine-du Dades – Hotel Xaluca Dades
We will leave the Sahara towards Dades Gorge and will take a detour to explore the Todra Gorge – the Grand Canyon of the Sahara. At Boumaine-du-Dades, encounter the dry rugged Dades Valley, dotted with oasis of figs, olives, date palms and with castellated mud houses hugging the slopes. Relax at you hotel Xaluca Dades before dinner. Breakfast and dinner included.
DAY 10 : April 21, 2019: Marrakech – Riad de la Belle Epoque
After breakfast we will leave Dades Gorge and drive through the High Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate. Ouarzazate is located at the gateway to the desert, it was founded in 1928 as a military garrison during French protectorate. We will tour one of the main attractions, Tiourirt Kasbah, former palace of Glaoui, Pasha of Marrakech in the 19th century. Continue to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah for lunch and tour of the Kasbah. Then through the Atlas Mountains and on the Marrakech. Relax before dinner at the Riad de la Belle Epoque. Breakfast and dinner included.
DAY 11 : April 22, 2019: Marrakech – Riad de la Belle Epoque
After breakfast we will begin our guided tour of Marrakech and the medina. Your sightseeing includes an exploration of the fascinating medina (old town), the Koutubia Mosque, whose minaret dominates the Marrakech skyline. Also, we will visit the Marjorelle Gardens of Marrakech. Visit the famous Djemaa Fna Square and see the snake charmers, drummers and the many food stalls. Have lunch in the medina then back to the riad to prepare for the Fantasia Evening.
DAY 12 : April 22, 2019: Marrakech – Riad de la Belle Epoque
For our last day in Marrakech we will take a day tour to Ouirika Valley. Those of you that are feeling energetic you can take the opportunity for a small guided trek up the hillside to see the 3 waterfalls of Ourika Valley. When we return to the city of Marrakech you will have leisure time before dinner. Breakfast and dinner in the Riad de la Belle Epoque.
DAY 13 : April 24, 2019
It is time to say goodbye and climb aboard our bus for one last trip to the Casablanca Airport. We will coordinate departure times from Marrakech, leaving Marrakech early to make the connections at the airport in Casablanca.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|DESTINATION||Fes and Desert|
|DURATION||13 Days / 12 Nights|
|DRESS CODE||Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and sun glaces|
This is a private, customized tour.
This tour includes five star hotels and riads
Tour is limited to only 14 people. Call now to reserve your spot on this magical journey!