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MoroccoDesert oasis, medinas and riads

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Day 1: Chefchaouen

Upon your arrival, your driver will be waiting for you outside the airport holding a sign with your name and our logo ready to take you to your accommodation.

The beautiful blue city of Morocco, Chefchaouen, is a small charming city situated in the heart of the Rif Mountains, Northeastern Morocco. Founded in 1471 in order to halt the southward expansion of the Portuguese and the Spanish. Enjoy the blue painted walls all inside the old Medina.

Meals are not included for this day.

Ryad Lina (Chefchaouene)

Day 2: Chefchaouen

This relaxing city was kept locked away from the rest of the world for centuries and is painted entirely in shades of blue. Surrounded by vast marijuana plantations, it sits between the twin peaks of Tisouka and the Megou mountains. It seems like it is 'stuck' between two large horns thus the name of Chefchaouen which translates as 'Watch the horns'. Akshour paradise is also recommended where you can experience some interesting hiking if you have enough time and more energy to achieve it.

Board : Breakfast.

Ryad Lina (Chefchaouene)

Day 3: Fes via Akchour!

This morning your driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Chefchaouen to head towards Fes. But first, you will make a stop at the beautiful Akchour waterfalls to enjoy the wonderful set of two waterfalls divided into two parts separated by a bridge. Enjoy some relaxed time before you head Fes.

Welcome to Fes which is founded shortly after the Arabs exploded across North Africa, Fes is often referred to as the spiritual capital of Morocco. It was once one of the most important places of scholarship in the world. It can be neatly divided into three different parts: Fes el-Bali (the heart of the Medina); Fes el-Jdid (where the Jewish quarter and the Royal Palace are located); and the Ville Nouvelle (the administrative area). To get to know Fes better, you will need an official city guide who can show you the most interesting sights and take you through the glorious history of Fes.

Board : Breakfast.

Riad Karawan (Fes)

Day 4: Fes city tour

This morning, your local guide meets you at your accommodation for 6 hours tour of the old medina of Fes. This tour will be done on foot since most of the medina is closed to traffic. Discover the many artisans such as the metal workers, dyers, woodworkers & silk weavers. You'll visit the tanneries, where leather is processed in the way it has been done for centuries. Discover grand mosques and Madresa (koranic schools). Learn about the ancient traditions of Berber medicine men. Entrance Fees are not included.

The Medina is called Fes el-Bali and behind its high walls is a magical, medieval city just teeming with life in every one of its 9000 narrow streets. Fes is the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco and you'll certainly experience its vibrancy.

Board : Breakfast.

Riad Karawan (Fes)

Day 5: Full day Fes - Volubilis & Moulay Idriss - Meknes then back to Fes

Your driver picks you up in the morning from your accommodation in Fes to start your adventure. This day is full of history visiting the Roman Ruins left ages ago in Morocco and the holly side of Moulay Idriss where local people come to do their praying and worship. Take the chance and have a cup of tea watching life goes around you before you keep on driving toward Meknes where you have lunch (not included) and then meet your local guide for another memorable visit of this little royal city and Medina. Entrance fees are not included.

Board : Breakfast.

Riad Karawan (Fes)

Day 6: Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Dunes)

It's your exclusive opportunity to ride your camel and explore the surrounding dunes near your accommodation and live a wonderful sunset experience; take some memorable photos and enjoy some free time walking or even jumping :) the camel excursion lasts for about 2 hours. The soon you enjoy the sunset, you are getting back to your accommodation for the overnight and your tasty dinner.

You spend the night in a comfortable tent with a private toilet and shower. Enjoy your dinner under the stars.

Board : Breakfast and Dinner.  

​Accommodationi : Deluxe Private Tent.


Day 7: Ait Ben Haddou

The village of Ait Ben Haddou offers a spectacle of impressive rock strata. It is one of the best-preserved Ksar across southern Morocco. The first thing you hear from guides on arrival to Ait Benhaddou is a list of its movie credits. The Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, attached to the side of a hill overlooking the Wadi Maleh, boasts a stunning panorama.

In recent years, more controlled restoration has been carried out under UNESCO auspices.

Board : Breakfast and Dinner.

Ksar Ighnda (Ait Benhaddou)

Day 8: Marrakech

This morning before you head back to Marrakech, it is time to go back to the 17th century. Your guide will meet you at your accommodation to take you for an incredible journey in Ksar (palace in Egnlish) of Ait Ben Haddou.

A source of inspiration for producers all around the world. Ait Ben Haddou has a lot more to offer than a film set. Behind it's beaten walls, a long history can be revealed, from a trade center to a wonderful combination between nature and history.

With its bustling souks, flavorful food, and famously welcoming hospitality, it's no wonder that tourists are starting to take note of Marrakesh. known as the ‘Red City’, Marrakech is the exotic imperial city of the south. It is the fourth largest city in Morocco and lies near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Check-in at your accommodation and relax before you decide to visit the  Djemaa-el-Fna square if you still have time which bustles with acrobats, story-tellers, water sellers, dancers, and musicians. In the evening the square transforms into a huge open-air restaurant with smoke rising from the many food stalls.

Board : Breakfast.  

​Accommodation : own arrangement.


Day 9: Marrakech guided tour

This morning, your guide will meet you at your accommodation along with your private driver for a 6 hours tour and you'll drive outside the walls to the Agdal Gardens and Royal Palace, then on to the Menara Gardens, large olive groves with a water basin, with views across to the Atlas Mountains (on a clear day). You pass through Gueliz, the modern European built quarter, to reach the Majorelle Garden, a well planned botanical gardens created in the 1920s by the artist Jacques Majorelle, now owned by the estate of Yves St Laurent. During the day you'll stop for lunch (not included).

In the afternoon, your local guide will focus the rest of your tour on the Old Medina which can also be done only by foot. You'll to discover historical palaces, museums, and Koranic schools. Visit the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque (from outside) and explore the famous souks. This tour in the Medina will be done on foot since most of the medina is closed to traffic. 

The city is divided into three distinct parts: the Medina which is the historical city surrounded by walls; the European modern district called Guéliz or Ville Nouvelle and the new residential area known as Hivernage which gives you the choice of wandering around the city at your own pace, try local restaurants, or walk through the small city allies.


Day 10: Marrakech cooking class

Food is an interesting part of your journey today, you are going to enjoy a tasty cooking class. Bring back home some of the best recipes of traditional Moroccan cuisine!

The activity starts at 09:00 AM and lasts until the afternoon. Let’s do together some shopping for fresh food and vegetables at the local souk, discovering ingredients and spices. Back to the riad, you will cook with your chef a full traditional Moroccan meal: starters, main course, dessert and why not other delicious homemade choices.

Taste and enjoy your meal served to you.


Days 11 to 12: High Atlas Mountains

Day 11 : A private vehicle will meet you at your accommodation in Marrakech to take you to your accommodation (booked separately) in Ourika. and on the same day, a private transfer is scheduled from your accommodation in Marrakech to Marrakech airport for 1 person!

Day 12 : High Atlas, also called the Grand Atlas Mountains is a mountain range in central Morocco, North Africa. The High Atlas rises in the west at the Atlantic Ocean and stretches in an eastern direction to the Moroccan-Algerian border.  If you enjoy seeing the unusual landscapes and don't mind a little bit of hiking, the small village of Imlil high in the Atlas Mountains will intrigue you. So, be ready!


Day 13: Unfortunately it's time to say goodbye

Your stay in Morocco has come to an end.

I hope that you have had a pleasant stay in Morocco and I hope to welcome you again in the future.


ChefchaoueneChefchaouenFesAkchourVolubilisMerzougaAit BenhaddouMarrakeshOurika

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