1st day: Casablanca.
Upon your arrival we pick you up from the Mohammed V International Airport and transfer you to your hotel, where you will be staying. Overnight at your hotel.
2nd day: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez.
After breakfast in your hotel, we will start from Casablanca to Rabat. Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and one of the largest financial centers on the continent. It is considered the economic and business center of Morocco. It hosts the primary naval base for the Royal Moroccan Navy. We will take a panoramic tour of the city and visit the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in North Africa, and the 13th largest in the world. We continue to Meknes, one of the four Imperial cities, where you will visit the famous El Hedim Square, the Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail and the Old Medina before arriving to Volubilis. Volubilis: On our route we will stop to visit the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. The ruins remained substantially intact until an earthquake devastated them in the mid-18th century. Your accommodations and dinner will be in your hotel in Fez.
3rd day: Fez. (Sightseeing of the city).
After breakfast, at your hotel, a local guide will take you to visit the most remarkable places in the oldest Imperial City. You will visit the Mellah, the Medina, and the exterior of the Kairaouine Mosque. The Kairaouine Mosque, the holiest and second largest mosque in Morocco. You will also visit the University of al-Karaouine, the oldest existing and continually operating university in the world as well as the Bouanania Medrasa, the most famous quranic school in Morocco. Lastly, you will visit the Chouara Tannery. Lunch will be at a typical restaurant in the medina. The night would be in a hotel/riad in Fez.
4th day: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga.
After breakfast, at your hotel, your tour continues with an early departure from Fez. We leave to Ifrane, called The Little Switzerland of Morocco, we will have a stop to discover this amazing city. After that Azrou this beautified cedar forest is home to the endangered Barbary Apes, which are actually monkeys. Once you arrive. This will be a good opportunity to take pictures of the timberland in Morocco, you will see wild monkeys in the Cedar woods of Azrou. Your lunch will be in Midelt, the city of apples and minerals in a typical restaurant. We continue our tour to Ziz valley where we will have a stop for taking pictures in a panoramic view. Then Erfoud, you will visit the old market of dates and the fossils workers. When you arrive to Merzouga you will be checked into your hotel for your accommodation(s) and dinner.
5th day: Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Erg Chebbi
After your breakfast you will tour the area of Erg Chebbi. Khamila: is a little village in the desert by the biggest dunes in Erg Chebbi where You will visit a Berber residence and listen to the Gnawa music, which had originated in West Africa. After, Rissani: You will visit the small oasis town of Rissani which lies near the northwest edge of the Sahara. It is also the capital of Tafilalet. Rissani is well known for its market, or souk. You will visit the famous Market of Rissani where you can find jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, spices, art and crafts. While in Rissani your lunch will be a traditional Moroccan pizza called “Medfouna”. After that you will come back to the hotel in Merzouga and prepare for your journey to Erg Chebbi to take a camel ride back to the desert camp where you will enjoy a second night under the stars.