Highlights Of Morocco
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Arrive at Mohamed V International Airport, meet and greet, and then transfer to your Casablanca hotel. At the hotel, check-in In Casablanca, and spend the night in a hotel. (D)
This morning, take a sightseeing tour of Casablanca, the kingdom's business hub. The Medina, Mohammed V Square, United Nations Square, the Central Market, the Habbous quarter, the Royal Palace, the Anfa residential area, and the outside view of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque and the Ain Diab Corniche lined with swimming pools and gastronomic restaurants will all be visible from your coach. Continue to Rabat for lunch and a tour of the "Imperial Garden City," which includes the Oudayas Garden, Hassan Tower, and Mausoleum. You'll also be able to observe The our’s ramparts and walls encircling the Royal Palace. Then it's off to Fez. Arrive at the hot and check in and spend the night in a motel (B, D)
The entire day will be dedicated to learning about Fez, the oldest of the Imperial Cities and a cultural centre noted for its spiritual and educational contributions to Morocco. The mediaeval Medina, with its medersa Bouanania and Nejjarine fountain, is visited. You'll also visit the famed souks, where artisans continue to practise an age-old eastern custom. Lunch is served at your leisure. In the afternoon, Mellah will accompany you on a tour of the new city "Fes Jdid." At Fes, spend the night in a motel (B, D)
Early morning wake-up and breakfast before departing for Erfoud via Immouzer. Azrou, a Berber hamlet renowned for its handicraft cooperative packed with wood carving and carpet weaving, du Kandar, a Berber village, Ifrane, a beautiful ski resort, and du Kandar, a Berber village known for its handicraft cooperative loaded with wood carving and carpet weaving In Midelt, have a leisurely lunch. Then it's on to the Ziz Canyons, a beautiful path that takes you across the Atlas Mountains. Continue to Erfoud and check- into the hotel upon arrival. In Erfoud, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D) Optional tour to Erg Chebbi in 4X4 jeeps with drivers to see the sunrise over Merzouga's dunes.
Today, go to Tineghir, stopping along the way to photograph the beautiful and unusual scenery. Lunch at leisure in Tineghir, then go to Ouarzazate through Todra Canyon, the Dadès Valley, dubbed "the Garden of Eden." "A thousand Kasbahs and a Valley of Roses." In Ouarzazate, check- into a hotel. In Ouarzazate, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Proceed to Ouarzazate for a city tour that includes the famous Kasbahs: In the city, Kasbah Taourirt: This old Glaoui home, located on the outskirts of town on the way to ErRachidia, is regarded as one of Morocco's most magnificent kasbahs. It is made up of a maze of luxury flats, modest clay cottages, and crenellated towers with geometric motifs beautifully adorned. The public can see a portion of the fortified settlement. Then it's 30 kilometres to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, which is 30 kilometres from Ouarzazate. It is the most magnificent stronghold in the south of Morocco, and it has been used as a backdrop for many films.
Several films, such as "Lawrence of Arabia." AtBenhaddou: UNESCO has designated the fortified settlement of AtBenhaddou as one of the world's cultural treasures. It is studded with crenellated towers and its buildings are ornamented with geometrical themes, and it is regarded as one of Morocco's most attractive settlements of this type. A rehabilitation project is presently underway to stimulate the repopulation of the village, which is currently home to only five families. Then TizinTichka is a road that leads to Marrakesh. Pass via Morocco's highest pass and enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlas and Taddert mountains. Lunch at leisure, either in Marrakech or at Benhaddou. At the hotel, check Marrakech, and spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
This morning, take a city tour of Marrakech, the second-oldest Imperial City in the world and unquestionably the "Pearl of the South." Marrakesh, a verdant oasis lying at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, was founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century. You will explore the Menara Gardens, the Koutoubia mosque from the exterior, as well as the famed Bahia Palace and the Saadian tombs in the morning. Lunch is served at your leisure. Afternoon souk tour and visit to the famed JemaaFna Place. Day and night, the enormous plaza of Jemaa El Fna is the epicentre of medina bustle. It's a market and meeting spot throughout the day, with kiosks offering fresh orange juice, almonds, and dried fruit surrounding half of the enormous plaza. There are a few entertainers and salespeople about from midday onwards, but it truly comes alive towards dark. A clamour of carts heralds the entrance of the food vendors in 1700, which prepare a wide range of vegetables, seafood, and meat. Snake charmers, singers, musicians, tale-tellers, and acrobats are among the entertainers already occupying the area. Healers and fakirs carrying pots of plants ready to provide treatments for any illness imagined join them. The crowds are mostly Moroccans; this isn't merely a tourist attraction. It provides a picture of medina life that hasn't altered much since the Middle Ages. Visitors to the Jemaa El Fna should bring lots of loose coinage.
In addition to applause, the artists desire some tangible evidence of gratitude. At Marrakech, spend the night in a hotel. (B and D)
Check out of the hotel today and head to Menara Airport for your return flight. (B)