Today will be dedicated to exploring the spiritual city of Morocco with a local guide. After having breakfast, you will meet your local guide and start to sightsee the old medina from the outside. Admiring a beautiful panoramic view of the medina from the tombs of Merenids. Then continue by discovering the surrounding parts, covering the most important sites inside the city, Admiring the city’s pretty fountains, the mosaic Nejjarine Fountain, Tour the Medersas (Koranic schools), dating back to the 13th century. visiting The Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish Quarter” Mellah ” dates back to the 14th Century, blue ceramics of the Bab Boujloud gateway and historic mosques, including the Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded by Fatima el Fihri in 859, and the Andalusian Mosque, dating back to 860. Afterward, you will wander inside the narrow streets lined with intricately woven Berber carpets, and many other arts and craft objects of Morocco, visit the ceramics Cooperative to see traditional Moroccan crafts, the big Chouara Tanneries, Medersa Seffarin where metal and other decorated architectural masterpieces are made traditionally. Overnight in your Riad.
Our driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Fes. Then, we’ll travel through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Our first stop will be in Ifrane “Moroccan Switzerland” to see the Atlas Lion Statue, which was crafted by a German prisoner in exchange for his freedom from the French. After that, we will stop to see the monkeys in Azrou’s Cedar Tree Forest. we'll cross the Middle Atlas Mountains and arrive in Midelt, the world's apple capital, where we have lunch. Then we'll drive to the Sahara Desert and the Tizi N'talghoumte pass (1907m). In the late afternoon we will arrive in the amazing land of sand dunes of Merzouga and stay in the hotel, getting ready for the next day. Dinner and overnight will be in the hotel.
Today we will go on an explorative journey of the Erg Chebbi desert, the biggest dunes within the desert of Morocco. After breakfast will, we will visit khamlia village, where you will be entertained with Gnawa music (traditional African music) and dance performance. Afterward, we’ll head across the hamada (black desert) towards the village, and site with Berber nomad families in their tent homes. and having tea with them. Then, drive to the deep desert where you can see many ocean fossils embedded in desert rock. Then Back to your hotel. After having a rest at the hotel, you will ride your camel and cross the high Erg-Chebbi dunes. You will enjoy a magnificent sunset on top of a high dune. As you will have time to take pictures and watch the sunset before arriving at the desert camp. After having a delicious dinner, you will be entertained by Berber music played by local nomads under a starry sky. overnight will be at camp.
Today you will have to wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise. After breakfast and a shower, you will ride your camel back to Merzouga. You will meet our driver and head to Rissani. We will have walk in the largest market (Souk). You will be fascinated by locally made goods and art crafts. Afterward, we travel to Tinghir. Along the way, we can see the ancient irrigation system. In Tinjdad town you will have a stop for lunch. Then, continue to explore the amazing views of Todra Valley and Todra Gorge (1,000 feet deep) with its orange towering cliffs. it is a popular climbing destination. We'll finish the day in the green valley of Boumalne Dades. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel or riad.
After breakfast in your Hotel, we will travel to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah via the Land of Roses and the Road of Thousand Kasbahs. And after that, we will travel to Ouarzazate, known as "the Hollywood of Africa," where we will capture the Kasbah of Taourirte and visit a world-renowned film studio (Atlas studios). N next stop will be in the ancient Kasbah of Ait-Benhaddou. This fortified walled city, built directly on the caravan route between Marrakech and the Sahara, was a thriving trading post during the 17th century. Ait Benhaddou has appeared in films such as Gladiator and Lawrencrence of Arabia. After we visit the Kasbah, we will take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue our journey to Marrakech via the High Atlas Passes. We will stop along the way to take in the breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains and the Tizi N'tichka pass (2260m). To arrive in Marrakech in the evening, we will drop you off at your hotel.
Odyssey M T will take you on expeditions to discover the different destinations in Morocco, a land with varied landscapes, beautiful colors, exotic odors, art, and without forgetting gentle and welcoming people. Our tour company offers a variety of itineraries by 4X4 vehicle, minibus, or bus to different parts of Morocco, where you will have an exciting and truly memorable adventure.