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Welcome to Morrocco the "Western Kingdom" Upon arrival you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Hotel Bellerive or similar
Today we have a guided tour around the impressive Hassan II Mosque. After lunch we head to Rabat where we visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Kasbah des Oudaias. Overnight Rabat at Hotel Bouregreg or similar.
Heading inland today, first stopping at Volubilis, Morocco’s largest and best preserved Roman ruins. Close by we visit Meknes, the third Imperial city. From here it’s a short drive to Fes, the oldest of the Imperial cities. Overnight Fes at Hotel Fes Inn or similar.
Take in the vibrant atmosphere of Fes on a full day tour with a local guide. We visit the Medersa Bou Inania, the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss and the Andalusian and El Quaraoiyin Mosques. We visit the Nejjarine Square with its 18th century fountain. Fes medina is a maze of more than 9000 small narrow cobbled streets, and is a world away from modern Fes. Overnight Fes.
Heading South East we stop at Ifrane, the “Lion City” before continuing over the Middle Atlas mountains with the Cedar Forests to Midelt where we make a stop. After time for lunch we continue to the deep south stopping at Er-rachida overnight. at Hotel le Riad or similar
arriving at the desert in the late morning and relax on the edge of the sand dunes, as we take in the scenery. It is an amazing experience swimming in the guest house pool, while looking at the vastness of the desert stretching in front of us. Lunch is included at the guest house and then we have free time to set off into the dunes or take an optional desert trek by camel. In the evening we have dinner around the campfire, and sleep in Berber tents; a true desert experience. Overnight Merzouga.
We make the journey back to meet up with our Driver as we leave the desert behind us. We travel through the vast countryside, watching the impressive landscape change again. Local conditions permitting we visit the very impressive Todra Gorge before continuing on to Dades Gorge. (B,D) Hotel Tomboctou or similar
Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. We head to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara and now famous due to the number of movies that have been made there and has been dubbed as Hollywood in the desert. We then climb over the 2260m Tizi n’Tichka Pass and then drop down to the plains as we arrive in Marrakech late afternoon. Time to freshen up and have a last night out together. Overnight Marrackech Riad Des princesses or similar
Today your tour comes to an end with an airport transfer to you next destination.
Ouarzazate originally was a small trader town enroute to Europe and northern cities in Morocco and was a garrison town ...