1001 nights

1001 NIGHTS

 

 

The Sunrise Route

10-days tour

 

Day 1: Fez

 

Arrival in Fez and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, free time to discover the city. Back to your hotel and dinner.

 

Day 2: Fez sightseeing tour

 

A whole day to go sightseeing around the spiritual and cultural capital of the Kingdom. We visit the old Medina, the Cherratine and El-Attarine Medersas (Koranic schools), the Karaouiynes University and the Nejjarine Fountain. After lunch, we visit the different souks and districts, such as the leather tanners’. Then, the Mechouar of the Royal Palace. Back to your hotel.

 

Day 3: Fez –Ifrane- Azrou – Ziz Gorge - Tafilalet Palm Grove - Erfoud- Merzouga

 

After breakfast we leave Fez and head for the Atlas and the town of Ifran, also known as the African Switzerland because of the architecture and the cedar woods. A stop to see the monkeys in Azrou, Midelt. Arrival at the Tafilalet Palm Grove. Then, we continue to the Erg Chebbi dunes (the great dune), in Merzouga. Accommodation in an inn.

 

Day 4: Merzouga – Tissardmine Oasis - Saf-Saf- Erg Chebbi Oasis– Merzouga

 

After breakfast we go to the dunes to visit the two oasis of Merzouga; the lands of the nomads; Khamlia – a little village of black people; the mines of Mifiss, the desert plateau, the Berber nomads and the Tissardmine oasis. We will be back by 3 pm for an exciting camel ride. We go to the dunes to contemplate the sunset and sleep in a natural oasis. A two-hour ride. Overnight under the stars in a real Berber Haima.

 

Day 5: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi- Ouzina Desert

 

Today we visit the town of Rissani, economic capital of South Morocco and the first imperial city of the country. We visit the souk and the ksours. Then, we continue through the tracks of the Paris-Dakar Rally up to Ouzina palm grove, where we stop to have a Berber mint tea. Accommodation in an inn.

 

Day 6: Ouzina Desert – Ramlia Oasis - El Mharech- Todra Gorge

 

We cross a Reg (a rock desert), a unique lunar landscape of dark rocks. We visit different Berber villages, where people still live in their old traditional way. We discover Lake Maider. We visit Mharech, Mcissi via Tizi-N-Tifrkhinn. Arrival at the Todra Gorge. Accommodation in a Riad.

 

Day 7: Todra Gorge - Tamtatouchte- Ait Hani- Imilchil

 

Today we discover the magic and splendor of the Atlas Mountains. We visit Tamtatouche, the Ait Hani plateau and the Amllago Gorge and we continue to Imilchil, a famous Berber village where women of the Ait Hadiddou tribe follow the tradition of choosing their husband-to-be. It is located in the heart of the Atlas. Accommodation in an inn.

 

Day 8: Imilchil – Bin El Ouidan Dam - Azilal – Ouzoud Waterfalls - Marrakech

 

After breakfast we visit the Middle Atlas, with stops to take pictures. Then, we cross some almond and olive groves and arrive in Ouzoud to discover its wonderful waterfalls. Today we can admire the Atlas and all its magical splendor. Arrival in Marrakech. Accommodation in a Riad, half-board included.

 

Day 9: Marrakech

 

In the morning we visit Marrakech, its medina and landmarks such as the Saadian Tombs, the Marrakech Museum, the Madraza, the Bahia and Badia Palaces and the Majorelle Gardens. In the afternoon we visit the Jemaa el Fna Square. It is a good time to see what is going on there – story-tellers, fortune-tellers, dancers, actors, snake-charmers and all sorts of picturesque characters can be found there. In the evening you can find different food stalls where you can taste typical Moroccan food. Accommodation in a Riad.

 

Day 10: Marrakech – Airport

 

Transfer to the airport. End of the trip.