Day 1: Arrival in Rabat
Welcome to Rabat! Upon arrival at the airport, we'll escort you to your hotel. After settling in, we'll visit the Royal Palace, the impressive Oudayas Kasbah, Chellah Gardens, Hassan Tower, and the Mohamed V Mausoleum. Your evening concludes with a delightful dinner at the hotel in Rabat.
Day 2: Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes
Post-breakfast, our journey leads us to Fes via Meknes, an imperial city steeped in history. Visit the El Hedim Square and the Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail, and then explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. The day ends with your check-in at a hotel in Fes for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Exploring Fes
A full day in Fes starts with a guided tour to the Mellah, the Medina, and the exterior of the Kairaouine Mosque, a spiritual and educational center. Discover the University of al-Karaouine and the Bou Inania Medrasa. Lunch at a traditional restaurant in the medina, followed by a visit to the famous Chouara Tannery.
Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Erfoud – Merzouga
Departing Fes, we journey to Ifrane, known as Morocco's Little Switzerland, and then to the Cedar Forest in Azrou, home to Barbary Apes. Enjoy lunch in Midelt, followed by a scenic drive through Ziz Valley and a stop in Erfoud. We end the day in Merzouga with dinner at your hotel.
Day 5: Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Erg Chebbi
Explore the Erg Chebbi region after breakfast. Visit Khamlia village for Gnawa music, discover abandoned mines, and the Palm Trees Oasis. In Rissani, experience the bustling market and traditional Medfouna for lunch. The day culminates with a camel ride to a desert camp in Erg Chebbi, under the stars.
Day 6: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha Gorges – Dades
A sunrise breakfast in the desert is followed by a camel ride back to Merzouga. After freshening up at the hotel, we visit the Jorf irrigation canal and Todgha Gorges. The journey continues through the Valley of Roses to Dades Valley, where you'll spend the night in a hotel.
Day 7: Dades – Ouarzazate – Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech
We head to Ouarzazate, visiting Kasbah Taourirte and the Atlas & CLA Studios. Next, we explore the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. After lunch in Taddart, we'll drive across the Tizi Ntichka pass to Marrakech for your hotel check-in and dinner.
Day 8: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
Following breakfast, depart for Casablanca, Morocco's economic heart. Enjoy a panoramic city tour and visit the Hassan II Mosque. After lunch, we'll drive to Rabat for a tour of the Oudayas Kasbah, Chellah Gardens, Hassan Tower, and Mohamed V Museum. The tour concludes with a transfer to your hotel in Rabat or the airport.