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Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 566

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Day 1: Marrakech

Arrival in Marrakech airport where you will be met by the On the Go guide and transferred to your hotel or Riad in the centre of town. Meet your guide for a tour briefing and then spend the rest of the day at leisure. Explore the vibrant Djemaa el-Fna square in the evening with the snake charmers, story tellers , food stalls and souks all in full swing.

Day 2: Marrakech

This morning enjoy a guided tour of Marrakech, taking in all of the highlights of the Medina (old city centre) - the Koutoubia Mosque, palaces, souks and the old mellah (Jewish quartier). In the afternoon perhaps a visit to the peaceful Jardins de Majorelle to relax

Day 3: Marrakech - Ouarzazate

It is an early start today. From the flat plain of Haouz, the route climbs southwards and up to the passes of the High Atlas mountains, along twisty roads with marvellous views. Transfer to the mountain village of telouet, where it is possible to go for a trek in the heart of the Atlas mountains, Night in gite in telouet.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - Todra Gorge

Walking back to the transport- it is possible to see the palace of telouet before descending the mountains and seeing the Kasbah Ait bah Haddou. Carry on along the valley of the roses to the Gorge du Todra

Day 5: Todra Gorge - Erg Chebbi

Travel along the foothills of the High Atlas to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes at the edge of the sahara- take a camel ride into the desert camp.

Day 6: Erg Chebbi - Fes

We head north from the desert and into the High Atlas past the Gorge du Ziz. Past Midelt, the route crosses a grassy plain where Nomads of the tribe Ait Atta Tafoukht can be seen pitching their tents. We carry on over the Middle Atlas and through the Cedar forests that cloak the hills. We descend into Ifrane (a swiss style town & ski resort) and carry onto Fes.

Day 7: Fes

Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world and a bustling hive of activity. This morning take a guided tour around the incredible, old medina - a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights from the tanneries, spice tubs, pottery and donkeys! Enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore independently.

Day 8: Fes - Rabat

Today we leave Fes to see the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis, past the fields of lentils and chickpeas, into the hills around this well preserved city where its possible to explore the mosaics and forum. After lunch you pass Moulay Idriss and set off for Rabat. Spend the night in the Capital of Morocco.

Day 9: Rabat - Casablanca

You will have free time in the morning to explore Rabat before heading to Casablanca, where you will have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 10: Casablanca

We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

Morocco Spotlight
Remains of a kasbah

Ouarzazate

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

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last updated - 10 Jul 2014 9:06 PM