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THE TRIPS

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THE GUIDES

We pride ourselves on the fact our guides know their destinations better than anyone. From any place in Morocco , with Nomade Experience you really are guided by the best.

Included in your Tour:

  • Transfer in /out  from airport  to your accommodation 
  • 10 days by transport
  • 09 Nights stay accommodation 4*.
  • Meals as mentioned in the program.
  • Private English speaking guide .
  • Transportation  by 4*4 in desert
  • insurance Durant the trip .

 

Not Included in your Tour:

  • Fly tickets
  • Entrance Fees
  • Dinners of Marrakech , Fes
  • Alcoholic or soft drinks.
  • Lunches
  • Personal purchase
  • Tips
  • Everything not mentioned in the program

 

Accommodation 4* 

  • Casablanca hotel kenzi Basma
  • Chafchouean dar chaouean
  • Fes  Riad Tafelalet
  • Merzouga hotel tombouctou
  • Desert sahara luxury camps
  • Kalat Mgona berber famiy
  • Marrakech  riad bahia salam

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Price: $1090 / Person

ITINERARY

FLIGHT
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YOUR ITINERARY

Day 01 Casablanca Arrival – Pick up from the airport to the hotel

After your rest, depending on your flight time, You’ll have a guided visit to Hassan II Mosque: one of the most impressive religious and cultural sites anywhere in the world, constructed on the sea and dominated by the highest minaret of the world at 210m. Half of the mosque lies on reclaimed land over the Atlantic Ocean and part of the mosque’s floor is made of glass so worshippers can kneel and pray directly over the sea. 

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 02 Casablanca – Rabat

After breakfast, we’ll drive to Rabat, today we explore Rabat which is the administrative and political capital. You’ll tour the Hassan Tower; Mohamed V Mausoleum which is decorated with marble, also gold and onyx leaf, the Oudayas Kasbah and the King Palace and old Medina. You’ll have a visit to the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg, this magnificent river marina is paved with famous historical sites like the esplanade of the Hassan Tower and the picturesque Chellah necropolis, which has witnessed many Mediterranean civilisations pass by. Outfitted with the most modern equipment to host up to 240 boats, the Bouregreg Marina aims to become an essential destination for recreational boaters seeking long stays or just an unforgettable stop over on their way to West Africa, the Caribbean or the shores of North America.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 03 Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes

After having your breakfast, you’ll take the road to Meknes and Volubilis. Arrive in Meknes. Have lunch in the Nouvelle Ville of Meknes at a restaurant. Enjoy Moroccan cuisine and a variety of local wines from the Meknes region. After lunch, begin your visit at the 18th Century Palace built by Sultan Mohammed Ben Abdallah. Next, pass through Bab Mansour, the triumphal arch, and enter Place El-Hedime, the Square of Ruins, which links the medina and the Kasbah. The square is lined with modern residential buildings and a covered food souk. Visit the Musée Dar Jamaï. The Dar Jamai museum shows modern Moroccan arts, woodwork, ceramics, carpets, costumes, jewelry, and metalwork. The sophisticated building was once a palace incorporating a mosque, menzah, courtyard, kitchen, and hammam. Visit the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. The breathtaking archaeological site of Volubilis, also referred to as Oualili, was once a thriving town occupied by the Romans. Volubilis has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and gained international acclaim when Martin Scorsese made it a feature location for the film The Last Temptation of Christ. Discover the fascinating Roman ruins adorned with beautiful mosaics and colorful tiles depicting Roman mythology. The ruins are spread out across several acres and what remain visible are several fragments of wall, parts of massive columns, the capitol, the basilica, and a triumphal arch. The ruins reveal how the Roman Empire transformed the original Carthaginian settlement into a typical Roman city complete with mansions, a town center, a triumphal arch, and temples devoted to Roman gods. Enjoy tea at the small coffee shop that sits just below the Volubilis ruins before taking the road to Fes.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 04 Fes Guided Historical Tour: Architecture, Mosques, Gardens, Souks, Jewish Heritage Sites

Visit the Merenids Tombs of Fes. Next, stop at the Museum of the Armes located in an old fortress. On display are 8,000 pieces of artillery from Makina, the arsenal built by Moulay Hassan I. Enter the Fes el-Bali through the symmetrical horseshoe arches at Bab Boujeloud, the Blue Gate. Upon entering Rue Talaa Kebira, the main street in the medina, you will see lines of shops covered by canopies. Make your way to the University of al-Karaouine, the oldest continually operating university in the world. Then, visit Dar el-Magana, a 14th century water clock and Zaouia el Tijaniya, the shrine and tomb of Ahmed el Tijani. Stop to visit the Ech Cherabliyine Mosque, Mosque of the Slipper-Makers, then browse the souks selling henna, slippers, caftans, silks, jewelry, and spices. Tour the Najjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts housed in a beautifully restored foundouk, an ancient style of hotel for merchants. Stop for lunch within the medina at one of the fine Moroccan palace-style restaurants that serves an extravaganza of mezzes for lunch. After lunch, visit the Museum Dar el-Batha to view the impressive collections of pottery, leatherwork, woodwork, books, and Handmade from the nineteenth century. Next, enter Bab el Ftouh, the Gateway of the Aperture, to explore the Andalusian quarter, a residential part of the medina laced with monuments. Stroll through the Fès el Jedid, a Kasbah that functioned as Morocco’s administrative center until 1912. Explore the royal palace and many interesting neighborhoods, including the Moulay Abdalllah Quarter, the Jewish Mellah, and the new Medina. Visit Medrasa Bou Inania, an Islamic school founded by Abu Inan Faris that is beautifully decorated from floor to ceiling. Visit University of al-Karaouine. Founded in 859, this university is one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the Muslim world, and is considered the oldest continuously operating institution of higher learning in the world. Visit the Chourara, or the Tanner’s Quarters, one of the most lively and picturesque souks in Fes. Located near the Wadi Fes and far from residential areas due to the tannery smell. See the wide array of local leatherwork, an authentic tradition of Fes. Visit the Dyers Souk, a dyers market, located along Rue de Centuries, is the best place to see the dying vats which have been used for centuries to dye cloth and sheep, goat, cow, and camel leather. You will see many tanned hides colored with natural pigments of all shades and hues.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 05 Fes Guided Historical Tour: Architecture, Mosques, Gardens, Souks, Jewish Heritage Sites

Visit Majestic Palaces and Andalusian Gardens Visit Batha Museum and Andalusian Garden. Visit Palais Mokri. Palais Mokri, also referred to as “El Mokri Palace”, is a landmark in Fes. Built around 1906 by If Tayeb El Mokri, son of the Grand Vizier (Prime Minister) of the king and himself Pasha of Casablanca, this residence covers about 220 meters of Fasis architecture and a gardens. Visit Jnane S’bil Garden and Les Jardins De Biehn, an Andalusian Garden (if time allows)

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 06 Ifrane – Middle Atlas – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga

Take the road to Merzouga. Throughout the road to Merzouga village, we will passby Ifrane, stopping to see the cedar tree forest and the local Barbary monkeys. We will also pass the American- Moroccan University Al Akhawayen, which was built by the Saudis. We will have lunch during our journey in the Ziz Valley or at another local town on the road to the Sahara Desert. We will continue along the road to Merzouga and arrive before sunset. Take the road to Erfoud. Visit the Royal Palace gate. Enjoy the panoramic view from the top of the Borj-Est that rises 935 m (3067 feet) above the city. Erfoud is a city located in southeast Morocco. Although many ancient fortified villages have existed in the region for several centuries, Erfoud was built up by the French troops after the victory at Tafilalet that ended years of battle in 1932. Erfoud is an active city full of commerce, restaurants, street cafés, hotels, banks, handicrafts, and souvenir shops. While it is a modern Moroccan desert town, it still preserves the authenticity of a true Arab city with an impressively wild market and gorgeous surrounding landscapes filled with oases, dunes, and Rocky Mountains. Erfoud is a cinematic inspiration for movie directors. Many movies have been filmed in Erfoud, including Prince of Persia, March or Die, and The Mummy. Arrive in Merzouga. Explore the beauty of the desert.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 07 Merzouga – Exploration of Sahara , Visit the town of Rissani, Camel Trek in the Erg Chebbi Dunes

After breakfast Visit of Rissani, a desert town from the ancient Alawi Dynasty and the birthplace of King Mohammed VI, the current King of Morocco. Visit the old Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, the first King of the Alawi Dynasty. Next visit Maison Touareg, a Tuareg house demonstrating Tuareg culture, and then the old Ksar of Rissani. Continue on the road to Merzouga. Venture out on a desert camel trek to watch the sunset in the Erg Chebbi Dunes. Your Tuareg guide will share the secrets of the Sahara Desert. As you glide across the silent desert landscape there will be countless opportunities to photograph the endless rolling dunes.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

 

Day 08 Merzouga -Tinghir–Dades-Kelaa Mgouna-Skoura

Take the road to explore Merzouga’s desert scenery by piste. Go through Rissani. Going to Tinghir, explore and tour the village. Walk in the green fields and see how traditional Berbers live with their gardens of herbs, livestock, and henna plants.Later on we’ll Take the road through the Dades Valley back to Skoura.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 09 Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Kasbah Telouet – Marrakech

Take the road to visit Ouarzazate and its famous Kasbahs. Located just four hours from Marrakesh, Ouarzazate is the main Berber city in the south known for spectacular sunsets and dramatic mountain and desert scenery. Surrounded by breathtaking valleys, Ouarzazate was once crossing point for African traders seeking to reach northern cities in Morocco and Europe. Visit Ait Benhaddou. 32 km from Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou is situated in Souss-Massa-Draâ on a hill along of Ouarzazate River. Lawrence of Arabia, Sodom and Gomorrah, and Jesus of Nazareth were filmed there. In recent years, controlled restoration has been carried out under the auspices of UNESCO. Ait Benhaddou once served as the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. Most of the town’s inhabitants live in a more modern village on the other side of the river, however ten families still live within the old castle. After visiting Ait Benhaddou, continue the road to Marrakesh and you will pass the olive groves of the Oued Zat as you ascend to the Tizi n’Tichka Pass. Built by the French in the 1920’s, the Tizi n’Tichka Pass will take you through stunning mountainous terrain. Along the route you will see panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains as well as fertile valleys, blue and red colored villages, and striking geology. Visit Kasbah Telout, one of Morocco’s hidden jewels and a famous Kasbah that is the ancestral home of the Pacha Glaoui Family. Kasbah Telout is hidden on a tiny road in a small village that is 20 minutes outside of Tichka. The original zellij tile, masterful design, and collection of authentic preserved silks are grand remnants of the Glaoui family. Although Kasbah Telout appears to be in ruins on the exterior, its interior is one of true splendor.

Accommodation:Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 10 Marrakech Guided Historical: Yves Saint Laurent Gardens, Mosques, Monuments, Souks, Gardens

Marrakech Historical Tour: The Moroccan Gardens of Yves Saint Laurent and Koutoubia, Historic Sites, Monuments, the Grand Medina and its Lively Souks Visit the Majorelle Gardens. The Majorelle Gardens, previously the Jardin Bou Saf, bears its name from its original creator, Jacques Majorelle, the French expatriate artist who was born in Nancy, France, in 1886. Jacques Majorelle was the son of the celebrated Art Nouveau furniture designer Louis Majorelle. In 1947, the son opened his gardens to the public and, during this time, also painted a magnificent ceiling at La Mamounia, a five-star hotel with exquisite gardens and the place where Alfred Hitchcock wrote The Birds. See the Koutoubia Mosque and Gardens. TheKoutoubia Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakech. Experience the Jewish Mellah. Founded in 1558 by Moulay Abdallah, the Mellah district was designated as the Jewish quarter in Marrakech. Visit El Bahia Palace. The El Bahia Palace in Marrakech is a beautiful building and an excellent example of Eastern Architecture from the 19th century and represents trends and standards of the wealthy who lived at that time. Visit the Saadian Tombs. The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603). The tombs were only recently discovered (in 1917) and were restored by the Beaux-Arts service.

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 11 Marrakech, Casablanca

Take the road to Casablanca. Then, continue the road to Casablanca. Arrive in Casablanca in the early evening

Accommodation: Breakfast & Dinner at your hotel (drinks not included)

Day 12 Casablanca Departure

Breakfast at your Hotel. Depending on your flight schedules, we’ll transfer you to the Mohammed V Airport.and help you with registration formalities and special flight requirements before your departure.

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