8 Days Marrakech a Fes Merzouga Desert

Day 1 – 3: Marrakech, Pearl of the South

Upon arrival at the airport, your driver leads you directly in the Riad where you will be accommodated for the 3 nights you will spend in Marrakech.

For the end of the day and the next two days, you are absolutely free of your employment of the time! Start in softness, take your marks, acclimatez-you to the atmosphere of the bubbling country. After a good night of sleep, explore the most beautiful sites of Marrakech, imperial city founded in the 11th century and nicknamed the Pearl of the South. Stroll in the aisles of the tranquil gardens of the Menara. Stroll between the tombs of the powerful saâdienne dynasty who reigned on Marrakesh from XVI in the 17th century. Enjoy the harmony of the Bahia Palace and the majesty of the minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque. Lose yourself in the maze of the souk and the district of the artisans. Let yourself be captivated by the montreurs of animals of the Jemaa El Fna Square. Your senses are in boiling: spices of all colors, echoes of the calls of the vendors and hubbub of the crowd, pungent odour of leather bags and sweet pastries, velvety of carpets to the geometric motifs captivating.

You can also book up to two of the three full day excursions, proposed in option: a tour of a day in the Ourika valley, a day excursion to Essaouira, or even a day trip to the cascades of Ouzoud.

Day 4: On the Road to the Sahara

The 4th day, you leave the city for the desert. A beautiful adventure awaits you! Your driver will collect you from the hotel in the morning, then you ride the whole day in the direction of the desert. Come In the evening, you stop in a hotel of the Dades gorges. A dinner you will be served and you will spend the night in a picturesque landscape with breathtaking view on the mountains of the Atlas.

Day 5: has a camel in the desert

The next morning, you continue your road in the direction of the village of Merzouga, in the periphery of the Moroccan desert. It is also today that has place your camel ride in the desert. You are already mounted to horse? You say that the Camel, it is the same thing in more top… and a little more noisy! During 1H, you tanguez slowly to the right and left to the pace of the Not nonchalant of your mount. Perched on its back, you admire the sand dunes which extend to loss of view… you spend the evening and night at the camp, where you will be served a dinner.

Day 6 – 8: Fez, Imperial City

The 6th day, you exit the dunes of the Sahara for the city of Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities of Morocco. Founded in the 8th century by the Sovereign Moulay Idriss II, the city houses a lovely medieval Medina, responsible of the heady perfume sticks of incense that the inhabitants are burning in the streets. The remarkable Fontaine Nejjarine testifies to the architectural renewal and decorative which has upset the Moroccan art in the eighteenth century. The mausoleum erected to the memory of Moulay Idriss and the Mosque Karaouine is added to the list of the remarkable sites of the city.

The 7th day, a guided tour of a half-day in the company of a guide francophone is planned in the program: what enrich your knowledge of the city and its fascinating history!

The 8th day marks the end of your getaway to the discovery of Morocco: A driver will collect you from the hotel to lead you up to the airport of Fez.