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Imperial Cities & Sahara Tour

Imperial Cities & Sahara Tour Packages
Country: Morocco
City: Casablanca
Duration: 9 Day(s) - 8 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

Day 1 Casablanca - Rabat

Welcome to Morocco, after greeting if time allows we travel to visit the Hassan II mosque and then transfer to Rabat that is set about 1 hour away, (B)

Day 2 Rabat - Meknes - Volubis - Fes

Morning we will visit Rabat and its sights. Then we travel to the Imperial City of Meknes, the youngest Imperial City in Morocco. We will spend here some time visiting the old medina. Then we travel to Volubilis, 27 b.c. Roman Ruins before transfer to Fes. (B)

Day 3 Fes

Guided walking tour of the city with official guide. (B)

Day 4 Fes - Merzouga

Change of scene as we depart from the crowded city of Fes to the desert town of Merzoga. We will be passing through Ifrane, Azrou and the Middle Atlas Mountains. In the cedar forests of Azrou we might encounter the Barbary Apes in their natural environment. Late afternoon to Merzouga where we spend the night in the hotel built on the outskirts of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. (B,D)

Day 5 Merzouga (Erg Chebbi sand dunes)

Spend some time in this breathtaking region. We recommend to visit the ancient city of Rissani or one of the typica villages of the region where you can listen to the Gnawa music or just relax at the pool of your hotel. Late afternoon we saddle our camels and trek for about 2 hours in the region of the sand dunes. Enjoy the solitude of the desert during sunset. Night in tents (B,D)

Day 6 Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Ouarzazate

Return from the desert on the camels to Merzouga where we have chance to take shower before our journey. Today we will visit the highest oasis in Morocco, Todra Gorge. Local Berber people can often been seen in the gorge. Then we follow the road through the Rose Valley and Skoura Oasis to Ouarzazate where we spend the night. (B,D)

Day 7 Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech

Today we'll cross the High Atlas Mountains on a dramatic pass of Tizi Tichka. This highest road pass offers amazing views of the mountainous landscape. We will also visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Dated from the 16th century it is the most impressive Ksour in Morocco. Spend some time appreciating it. (B)

Day 8 Marrakech

Guided walking tour of the city with official guide. (B)

Day 9 Marrakech - Casablanca

Transfer to the airport, please allow 3 hours.

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