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Arrive to Casablanca where a representative will meet you at the airport to ensure a smooth arrival. Rest of the day to explore a little of Casablanca and the Hassan II mosque.
After breakfast we drive from Casablanca to Meknes. We enjoy a guided tour of the charming city of Meknes. Meknes is one of the four Imperial cities and its name and fame are closely linked to that of the Moroccan Sultan Moulay Ismail, who made Meknes the centre of his empire and built many of the monuments that remain today. Making our way through the rolling hills to our next stop is the Roman ruins of Volubilis, the best preserved Roman ruins in Morocco. We move on to Fez, where we spend the night.
Today we have a half day medina walking tour, after which you will have some free time to explore on your own if you wish.
It's an early start this morning as we continue our journey, we head over the Middle Atlas mountains with its cedar forests and through the ski area of Ifrane into the desert regions, through the vast palm groves of the Ziz Valley and right up to the majestic Saharan sand dunes. We spend the night in a comfortable kasbah style desert hotel at the edge of the dunes.
Possibility to see the sunrise from the erg chebbi dunes. The rest of the day takes us through a stone desert to the breathtaking Todra Gorge followed by a visit to the palm grove. We head to our final stop of Tineghir for a well deserved night's rest. We overnight in Tineghir.
We start the morning with a visit to the Dades Gorge with its unusual natural rock formations and stunning scenery. Continue along the "Route of a 1000 Kasbahs" with an included visit to Kasbah Amerdhil, to learn more about the history of these impressive and very characteristic buildings. Then after lunch we continue to Ouarzazate, a former Foreign Legion stronghold and our base for tonight.
We continue on to the village of Aït Benhaddou. Aït Ben Haddou is a wonderful example of a kasbah, a type of fortress or palace. Carefully restored over the years and now classified as a UNESCO World Heritage.Travel to Marrakech through the Tizi n’Tichka pass at 2200m in the High Atlas mountains, on winding mountain roads with breathtaking views over the highest peaks of Morocco. We arrive in Marrakech this afternoon
Guided tour of Marrakech then free time for you to explore the fascinating city of Marrakechand dive into the labyrinthine souks. Tourists and locals alike find everything they desire here; whether it’s spices, traditional jelabas and slippers, or famous Moroccan lanterns, the selection here is exhaustive, and don’t forget to bargain - it's definitely part of the fun.
Transfer to Casablanca airport
Ouarzazate originally was a small trader town enroute to Europe and northern cities in Morocco and was a garrison town ...