Merzouga Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 448

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Day 1: Fes

Welcome to Morocco. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to you hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring this city your way. Overnight Fes.

Day 2: 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 Morocco.

Day 3: Fes

Heading out of the city this morning, visit the ancient Roman city of Volubilis in the foothills of the Middle Atlas mountains. Incredible mosiacs, gates, villas and the forum still remain. Afterwrds return to Fes for your overnight. Overnight Fes.

Day 4: Fes - Merzouga

After an early breakfast you will begin your ascent across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend into the Sahara Desert for your overnight, as its going to be too hot for camping you will spend the night in the Auberge Les Portes du desert . Overnight Merzouga.

Day 5: Merzouga - Ouarzazate

Leaving Merzouga and travelling to Ouarzazate along the foothills of the high Atlas you will visit the gorges of Todhra and possibly Amerdhil Kasbah on the way. Before arriving in Ouarzazate nicknamed The door of the desert. Overnight Ouarzazate.

Day 6: Ouarzazate - Marrakech

After an early start we transfer over the High Atlas and make our way to Marrakech. On the way we will visit the world heritage site of the Kasbah Ait ben Haddou. Tonight relax at your leisure why not head out on your own to watch the city transform into the evening in the square Jamna el Fnaa. Overnight Marrakech.

Day 7: Marrakech

This morning enjoy a guided tour of Marrakech with a town guide. Glowing red, like a welcoming campfire, against the snowcapped High Atlas Mountains, the very name Marrakech conjures up images of an exotic, distant city, of magic carpets and snake charmers and of frankincense and myrrh brought in by camel trains. Overnight Marrakech.

Day 8: Marrakech

Enjoy a nice sleep in a s you explore Marrakech your way as you spend it at your leisure. Overnight Marrakech.

Day 9: Marrakech - Essaouira

This morning you are transferred to Essaouira. With a laid-back feel Essaouira is Morocco’s hippest coastal town. The medina is surrounded by a fortress with 5 main gates you can navigate by, has retained its traditional styles and is laden with quirky shops, coffee houses, antiques, calligraphers, and souvenir curios. There’s a relaxed feel to the place and shopping here is a real delight. Locals and visitors alike enjoy strolling along the ramparts as the sun sets. The beach is also great for a stroll, since it runs for about 10km there’s plenty of it. By nightfall relax at any one of the many al fresco cafes or bars. Free time to explore Essaouira, try. Overnight - Essaouira

Days 10-11: Essaouira

Enjoy a free day relaxing on the beach, topping up your tan, shopping in the quaint village souk or choose from a number of exciting optional activities such as quad biking, horse riding, surfing or wind surfing available about town. Enjoy the next couple of days at your leisure. Overnight - Essaouira.

Day 12: Essaouira

Today you will be transferred back to Marrakech in time for your departure flight.

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 - 25 Jan 2015 3:06 PM