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The ideal amount of time to explore Morocco, all it has to offer, and the wonders of the Merzouga desert are eight days. After a few hours here, any visitor’s senses will be captivated by this place, from its mosques, palaces, and gardens to the ineffable ambiance of its souk. It is a nation with a diverse topography, a long history, and a strong sense of national identity that contribute to its depth.
An itinerary of eight days long in this country takes you on a discovery tour of the desert, Fez, and other unique locations. There are many different holiday destinations available in this African country, but Marrakech is undoubtedly the best choice because of its magnificent medina, vibrant souks, and Djema El-Fna square.
This red city always leaves a lasting impression on the hearts of its visitors, inspiring them to come back sooner or later thanks to the interior’s charms, the ambiance of its vibrant streets, and the wonders of the neighboring desert.
However, a visit may just as well lead you to places like Fez with its fascinating history, Merzouga with its endearing camels and sand dunes, Ait Benhaddou with its legendary UNESCO site, Ouarzazate near the Sahara’s gates, and the Atlas Mountains. The opportunities are endless!
The famous couscous and tagines, as well as many other delicacies and street food, will be another thrilling aspect of a vacation to this country. Moroccan food is often regarded as some of the best in the world, and it is simple to eat well.
Your trip from this red city has just begun. At the airport, you'll be welcomed. You'll be driven to your accommodation after that. You may spend part of your leisure time checking out the city's exciting nightlife. This land offers a wide variety of intriguing sights, sounds, and smells. One of the country's so-called Imperial Cities, Marrakech's Medina, the city's medieval defensive citadel, has roots in the Berber period. Its maze-like streets make it nearly impossible to navigate, but part of its charm is that you can stroll about aimlessly and discover something interesting around every corner.
You will delight in the city's lovely spaces. Famous for its many monuments listed as part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and its well-known Jemaa el Fna square. The contemporary city of Marrakech and the old city are two separate areas. Like some cities in Europe and America, the modern city is opulent. Guéliz is an illustration. The historic medina, which gave this red city its notoriety, contains a variety of locations. Examples include Palmeraie and Mellah (the Jewish Quarter). In fact, this city offers a wide variety of activities. A local guide will be made available to you by our agency. He will give you a tour of Jemaa el Fna Square before taking you through the narrow lanes of the old Medina. You can marvel at the spectacular sight of endless outdoor performances by jugglers, musicians, fakirs, and snake charmers.
After breakfast on the third day of your 8 days tour from Marrakech, you begin your tour toward shooting sites of Games of Thrones. Moving in the direction of Dades Gorges Through the twists and turns of Tizi n'Tichka pass, you pass over the High Atlas Mountains. You will be astounded by the stunning scenery and quaint Berber communities strewn along the route. Your trip to this amazing land will be fantastic thanks to the houses that disappear into the mountains and then reappear, as well as the magnificent scenery. You'll travel to Ait Ben Haddou, a well-known location used for movie shootings all over the world. Many films and television shows, like "Babel" and "Game of Thrones," have used its kasbahs as a backdrop. In fact, you go to the Kasbah and eat lunch there. You next leave Ait Ben Haddou and head south in your car, toward Ouarzazate. You must pass Roses Valley to enter Dades Gorges. As you proceed along the route of the thousand kasbahs, another fantastic journey will start there. Dinner and breakfast are included in your hotel stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, you go to the Todra Gorge, where you may enjoy a leisurely stroll along its spectacular canyon walls that are over 200 meters high. Before leaving for the Erg Chebbi dunes in the Sahara desert, you pause to snap pictures and explore the area. To get to your camels at the base of the dunes, you must travel through the Tafilalet palm. Your eighth days long trip through Morocco will take on a new dimension once you depart from Marrakech. Next, anticipate the start of an exciting camel ride. In the Merzouga Desert, camels will carry you nowhere. On your camel's back, while you travel, you will observe the sunset. Saharan camp in the desert for the night. The party starts when food is presented. You can think about the vast sky of stars while having dinner and Moroccan tea while relaxing in your opulent camp.
On the fifth day of your 8 days tour from Marrakech, you get up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise above the Moroccan Sahara's dunes. You'll eat breakfast following the sunrise. After that, you return to your hotels on camels. After taking a shower, you begin your journey. After that, you take Rissani to get to Fez. As the most genuine and traditional souk in this country, you pause to stroll through the souk of Rissani. There are various crafts, foods, and animals available. Then you proceed on your journey to Erfoud, which is an ancient entryway to the Sahara desert. More than 18,000 palms may be seen as you go through the Ziz Valley. You make a lunch stop once you get to Midelt. You then continue on your way to Azrou. At the cedar forest, you pause to observe barbarian monkeys. Then you travel through Ifrane, dubbed the Switzerland of Morocco. You arrive at Fez, one of the best cities in this country, overnight.
You will be picked up from your hotel to begin this guided tour, after which you will travel to Medina. Here, you'll have the chance to pick out intriguing souvenirs to bring home, such as real Berber rugs, paintings, leather seats, and more. The earliest university ever founded, University Al-Qaraouiyine, which is now a mosque, was established in 859. Fatima Al Fihri is the person who founded this Islamic university. The stunning white structure housing this Islamic University is remarkable. This university has produced a large number of doctorates for the world. In the heart of the medina stands the renowned religious structure known as the Bou Inania Madrasa. The structure, built in the fourteenth century, previously housed a school. But now the general public may see its amazing architecture. Discover the majestic marble courtyard, the dexterous wood carvings, and the infinite mosaic tilework in various greens. The nearby mosque, with its stunning green minaret that can be seen from all throughout the medina, carries on the color trend. This madrasa is without a doubt the most opulent in the entire city! The Nejjarine Fountain and the Chouara Tanneries are the next places you should visit. Here, you can see how leather was formerly created centuries ago and how Moroccans still uphold this heritage. Following the tanneries, you'll make a photo stop at Bab Boujloud, the medina's most recognizable gate.
Your excursion from Fez to Casablanca will begin when our agency driver meets you in your Riad in the historic Medina after breakfast. You head out of the city in the direction of Volubilis, a sprawling structure that has been extraordinarily well-guarded for millennia. It was one of the most isolated regions of the Roman Empire when the city was founded in the third century BC. Before it was abandoned about a thousand years later, it was a city in full bloom during its heyday. You will later tour Meknes' historic sites, one of the Four Imperial Cities. The Agdal ponds, imposing gates, royal mausoleum, former jail, and royal stables will all be visible. After lunch, you go into Rabat and pass by the majestic Kasbah of Oudayas, the Hassan Tower and its incomplete minaret, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, the Hassan II, and the Chellah Necropolis. At the conclusion of the day, you will arrive in Casablanca, where you will complete your tour.
This place marks the end of your 8 days tour from Marrakech. You are free to open up to one another about your experiences, emotions, and secrets. As you make your final trip from Casablanca to the airport, you will also enjoy it. Please double-check your bags before departing; we'll remind you to do so. Depending on the departure time of your flight, the driver will take you to the airport or any other location you choose today. PS: Thanks to the knowledge of our staff, which is recognized for providing customized service, traveling to this African country with your family or friends can be secure and authentic. If you wish to hike in the Atlas Mountains, ride a camel through the Sahara Desert, or scour Fes' Medina for treasures, we can plan the perfect itinerary for you. Contact us right away to reserve one of the best private tours or vacation packages to Morocco!