The Imperial Cities of Morocco

SHORT TRIP TO THE IMPERIAL CITIES OF MOROCCO

The Imperial Cities of Morocco

Duration 1 week (8 days/7 nights)

Discover Morocco’s cultural centers: each of the Imperial cities was the capital of one of the great dynasties of the country at a particular time in the history of Morocco. Immerse yourself in the daily life of the magnificent and vibrant oriental Medinas with its souks and narrow streets … and enjoy a night in a bivouac in the desert of Merzouga – with a magnificient sunset and sunrise in the dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Your short trip to the Imperial Cities of Morocco

MARHABA IN CASABLANCA

Visit the Mosque Hassan II. in Casablanca – overnight stay in Rabat.

RABAT – FES

Discover the highlights of Rabat – later drive to Fes and check in your Ryad in the medina. Next day guided tour through the spiritual capital of Morocco and visit the medina – two overnight stays in Fes.

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IFRANE – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – DUNES OF MERZOUGA

Tour crossing the Middle Atlas and visiting Ifrane with its monkeys – later drive on through Ziz Valley until the desert of the South. Camel Trekking and overnight stay in Desert Camp in the dunes of Merzouga. Enjoy the sunset and sunrise in the dunes Erg Chebbi.

TODHRA GORGES AND DADES GORGE

Direction to the High Atlas with its ancient Kasbahs and the Gorges of Deades and Todra. Overnight stay in a Kasbah hotel in Gorge Dades.

ROSES VALLEY – AIT BENHADDOU

Passing the Rose Valley we arrive at Ait Benhaddou, visit of the fortified town and Kasbah of the ancient Glaoui Family, nowadays a famous location of many Hollywood film productions – Drive back to Marrakech in the afternoon. Two over-night stays in an authentic, charming Riad in the Medina.

MARRAKECH

In the vibrant, oriental city of Marrakech we spend  our last day with an exciting program of sightseeing the highlight of the Medina with its colorful daily life and the market place „Djema el Fnaa”.

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