★Tour3-15days tour through the Imperial cities of Morocco
Destinations: Casablanca, Essaouira, Marrakesh, Kasbah Ait Benhadou, Oarzazate, Todgha Valley, Erfoud, Rissani, Sahara Desert, Meknés, Fez, Rabat, Casablanca.
|1|| Arrival in Casablanca |
Upon arrival at the hotel from the airport, an informative dinner-time meeting will take place, followed by a tour of the city, which will include a visit to the imposing mosque of Hassan II.
After breakfast, take part in a tour of this coastal city, which, with its white houses and blue windows and doors, remains an inspiration to international artists. Countless shops, bazaars and workshops line the streets.
After breakfast, the journey to Marrakesh will ensue, the first destination being the „magic gardens“ (Menerat Gardens) followed by the Bahia, Badia palace, the tombs of Saadier, and the famous plaza Djemna-el-Fna, where gauklers, magicians, snake-charmers and storytellers gather.
|5||Kasbah Ait Benhadou
The journey passes over the Atlas mountain range, and includes several stops along the way for taking in the magnificent view. In the afternoon, you will arrive in Ait Benhadou, the oldest continuously inhabited city in the Atlas mountains. Kasbah Ait Benhadou is a world heritage site and often serves as a film location.
Ouarzazate lies atop a desert-like plateau at a height of 1200 meters, offering a splendid panoramic view. The tour includes an evening visit to the movie studios where such cinematic treasures as “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Star Wars” were filmed.
The journey commences through the famous routes of the Kasbah, and enters the impressive Todgha Valley in the afternoon.
The tour now turns towards the inland, going through cedar groves and other wonderful landscapes, into the desert area to the desert city of Errachidia, and finally to Rissani and Erfoud for an overnight stay.
Includes a sunrise or sunset camel ride in the dunes, a drive around the Erg Chebis in a Landrover, and visits to the Gnaoui Tribe, descendants of the black Africans. Then it is time for a picnic lunch in an oasis with palm trees. Visit the Black Hills of the coal mines, and the nomadic Tuareg tribe, who still carry on their age-old traditions while living in the desert.
The city of Méknos seems like a dream. One enters through a monumental gateway, the Bab-al-Mansour, which is the most magnificent of its kind in Morocco. The tour includes the Mouly Ismail Mausoleum.
Breakfast will be followed by a tour of the oldest and most distinguished cities in Morocco. Each of the city’s three districts represents a different epoch, transporting the visitor to an earlier time in history. The city was founded in 800 A.D. The tour includes a visits to the famous Karouine-Jamee University, the Mosque, the Medersa Attaryne College, the tomb of Mouly Idriss and the kings’s palace, as well as an observation of the Souks and a stop at the craftsman’s quarter.
The journey continues to the white city of Rabat. A sight-seeing tour includes a visit to the king’s palace, the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Kasbah.
|15||Return flight to Casablanca
Transfer to Mohammed V Airport