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IMPERIAL SAHARA CIRCUIT 8 DAYS

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Day 1: Marrakech - Rose Valley - Dades Gorge: 320 KM

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Departure from Marrakech in the morning by the Tizi n'Tichka pass and its villages melted on the slopes, on the mountainside. Several breaks en route and including the summit of the pass at nearly 2260m. Detour for a visit of the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, dating from the 11th century and classified World Heritage by UNESCO.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: la vallée des roses, Hay Al Inbiaat, Kelâat M'Gouna, Morocco
 Walk on the site then departure towards Ouarzazate before continuing towards the valley of the roses and a thousand kasbahs, Boumalne Dadès and the Dades gorges famous for its curiously shaped mountains. Visit. Diner and night at the place.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodations in Ksar or equivalent.

Day 2: Dades Gorge - Todghra Gorge - Merzouga: 260KM

Stop At: Todgha Gorge, R 703 near the town of Tinerhir, Tinerhir 45520 Morocco
Visit the Todghra Gorge, extraordinary cliffs 300m high and impressive natural canyons of ocher and red earth. A small incursion into the palm grove, one of the largest in Morocco.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Oasispalmares, Boutalamine, 762, Errachidia, Morocco
departure direction Erfoud. Stop a bit before Tinjdad for a visit to the oasis of El Khorbat and its ksar dating from the 19th century, beautifully preserved. Optional visit of the Oasis Museum.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco
Continue to the Tafilalet valley and the pre-Saharan Oases to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi). Departure in camel trek (2 hours), dinner and night in bivouac after watching the sunset in the dunes.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: a night at the bivouac.

Day 3: Merzouga - Tafilalet - Gorges of Ziz - Midelt: 250 KM

Stop At: Maison Tafilalet, Kasba My Abdelkarim, Rissani 52450 Morocco
After attending early sunrise, new camel trek and breakfast with shower at the Atlas Inn sand. Departure direction Erfoud by the palm of Tafilalet, the largest of Morocco. Visit
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: La Source Bleu de Meski, Errachidia 52000 Morocco
departure direction Errachidia. Stop for a visit of the blue springs of Meski, ancient stopover of the blue men who gave it its name before entering the gorges of Ziz and the tunnel of the legionnaire along a series of fortified villages whose architecture announces that of the pre-Saharan oases . Arrival in Midelt. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodations in Ksar or equivalent

Day 4: Midelt - Cedar forest - Azrou - Fès: 250 KM

Stop At: Morocco Unexplored - Private Day Tours, 11 Street Des Abatiers, Azrou 53100 Morocco
Departure towards Boulojoul and Timhadite before stop at the lake of Aguelmame Sidi Ali, at the foot of the mountain of the same name in a pre-alpine landscape of cedars and oaks. Continue to Azrou, a mountain village that owes its name to the large rocky peak on which it is established, also famous for its crafts and jewelers. Continue to Ifrane, little Switzerland before arriving in Fez. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in hotel.

Day 5: Fes: City Tour

Stop At: Medina of Fez, Fes 30000 Morocco
Visit of the city and the old medina, the oldest of Morocco (8th century), characterized by the narrowness of its busy shopping streets, the refinement of its crafts, its sumptuous mosques, libraries and Koranic schools, finally its gigantic doors that separate it from the new city. Provision of an official guide (optional). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in hotel.

Day 6: Fez - Volubilis - Moulay Idriss - Meknes: 90KM

Stop At: Volubilis, Morocco
Departure in the morning after breakfast for Volubilis, the largest and best preserved Roman ruins of Morocco on a hill in the middle of fertile plains.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, The town of Moulay Idriss Zehoune, Meknes 50353 Morocco
departure for Moulay Idriss, a few kilometers, village with white houses, high place of pilgrimage in the kingdom
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Meknes Medina, Meknes Morocco
Continue to Meknes, former Alaouite capital nicknamed the Versailles of Morocco at the foot of the Middle Atlas. Visit of the city and the main monuments. Provision of an official guide (optional). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in hotel.

Day 7: Meknes - Rabat - Casablanca: 190KM

Stop At: Kasbah des Oudaias, off Rue des Consuls, Rabat 10030 Morocco
Departure for the city of Rabat, administrative capital of Morocco. Seaside city, a walk along the ocean is essential, as well as the visit of its classified sites: the Kasbah Oudayas, dating from the 12th century, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and finally the Hassan tower overlooking the bay dirty. Provision of an official guide for a historic visit (optional). Tour of the city and its surroundings, palace, gardens. Departure for Casablanca. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in hotel.

Day 8: Casablanca - Marrakech: 240KM

Stop At: Hassan II Mosque, Blvd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, Casablanca 20450 Morocco
 The morning is devoted to the visit of Casablanca to admire the mosque Hassan 2 and make the visit as well as that of the ledge which dominates the ocean. Continue for a glimpse of the Habous district and if time permits a stop in the small medina, the place Mohamed V. Departure for Marrakech after lunch break. Arrival at the end of the afternoon.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Private vehicle air-conditioned and comfortable.

Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 8x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Private vehicle air-conditioned and comfortable.
  • Transport insurance.
  • Fuel.
  •  driver.
  • Accommodations in Ksar or equivalent.
  • The bivouac and the dromedaries.
  • All in half board excluding drinks.
Exclusions
  • Qualified guide speaking the language.
  • Housing in a higher category.
  • Drinks.
  • Personal expenses.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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