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Ouarzazate originally was a small trader town enroute to Europe and northern cities in Morocco and was a garrison town ...

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Ait Benhaddou Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 298

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Day 1: Fes

Welcome to Morocco. Our representative will greet you upon arrival at the Port in Tangiers and assist with your transfer to Fes. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2: Fes

Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world and a bustling hive of activity. Today take a full day guided tour around the incredible, old medina - a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights from the tanneries, spice tubs, pottery and donkeys! This evening there is the possibility to organise a belly dancing class with an American teacher if she is free. (belly dancing is not widespread in Morocco- it is more Egyptian). Otherwise enjoy the evening in El Fassiya restaurant to see dancers.

Day 3: Fes - Merzouga

Today we travel over the Middle Atlas via Midelt and down to the Sahara Desert after passing the High Atlas. This evening we take a short camel trek to see the sunset over the sahara sand dunes.

Day 4: Merzouga - Ait Benhaddou

Ealry rise to see the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi before heading off along the route of the Valley of the Roses, and a chance to see the Gorge du Todra, before arriving in the evening at the world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou.

Day 5: Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

Drive over the High Atlas with a chance to see the Palace of the Glaoui at Telouet before arriving in Marrakech.

Day 6: Marrakech

Today enjoy a full day guided tour of Marrakech, taking in all of the highlights of the Medina - the Koutoubia Mosque, palaces, souks and the old mellah (Jewish quartier). This evenings meal is at the Palais Dar es Salaam with belly dancing and berber dancing.

Day 7: Marrakech

After your final breakfast, its time to check out, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.