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Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 457

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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. Overnight at Riad Dar Sohane

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. Overnight at Riad Dar Sohane

Day 3: Marrakech - Fes

This morning we will drive you to Fes. Transfer along the foothills of the High Atlas and taking in the Cascades D Ouzoud waterfalls and beni mellal, before arriving in Fes. Overnight at Riad Al Bartal

Day 4: 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. Overnight at Riad Al Bartal

Day 5: Fes - Merzouga

Today we have a trip over the Middle Atlas to the High Atlas Mountains and the Gorge du Ziz. After the High Atlas, the plain of Errachidia dissolves into the Sahara. Night in Merzouga at the edge of the Sahara (Air conditioned rooms, but it will still be hot at night). Overnight at les Portes du Desert

Day 6: Merzouga - Ouarzazate

A short camel ride into the desert to see the sun rise, before breakfast and departing along the foothills of the High Atlas and through the palmeries of Rissani and Todra Gorges. A chance to see the Dades gorge rock formations before heading to the Kasbah Anerdhil in the Skoura palm grove. Overnight at Riad Rose Noire

Day 7: Ouarzazate - Marrakech

Just North of Ouarzazate is the Kasbah Ait ben haddou. Visit this for the morning and then climb the winding pass (over 3000m) over the High Atlas and descend to the plain of Marrakech. Overnight at Riad Dar Sohane

Day 8: Marrakech - Essaouira

Depart for Essaouira on the coast for some cooler air. Overnight at Ryad Watier

Day 9: Essaouira

Enjoy a lazy couple of days in Essaouira. Perhaps take a camel ride along the beach, try a bit of wind surfing or simply sunbathe! Tonight why not try one of the many tasty restaurants in the medina. Overnight at Ryad Watier

Day 10: Essaouira

After a morning in Essaouira, you'll be transferred to Marrakesh accordingly to your flight details

Morocco Spotlight


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 - 29 Jan 2015 3:13 PM