Arrive any time and check in to your traditional Moroccan hotel. Your welcome meeting will be at 6 followed by dinner with any fellow travellers
Today we leave Casablanca for Fes stopping at Volubilis the oldest Roman ruins in Morocco. Here you will have a tour of the ruins with a local guide. From here we drive on to Fes where after checking in to your traditional Moroccan hotel you will have time to explore and maybe sample some local cuisine at one of the many restaurants nearby. You have the option on either night in a Fes to take in a traditional show including a meal.
After breakfast you will have a tour with a local guide taking in the 9000 streets of the medina, marvel at the Medersa and the oldest university in Morocco as well as taking in the sights and sounds of the local market, the traditional tanneries where the oldest methods are still in use and the amazing variety of goods on sale in the many shops
We leave Fes today for the delights of the Sahara and Merzouga. We will pass through the alpine town of Ifrane in the Middle Atlas and maybe see the Barbary apes of the cedar forests( the apes are wild animals and therefore sightings are not guaranteed). Finally arriving at your Auberge for the next 2 nights. After dinner you will experience traditional Moroccan dancing and drumming around the campfire
We leave the magical desert behind us today and head for the beauty of Tinghir and the Todra Gorge. This natural marvel is an oasis of green wedged between massive cliff walls and is an ideal spot for hiking or simply taking in the scenery. Here you will visit the cooperative where they make traditional Berber carpets. Try your hand at haggling for your favourite carpet.
We then continue on travel to Ait Ben Haddou a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will tour the kasbah with a local guide and After your tour you will have free time to explore the area further with the option for a short hike in the country
Today we leave the the Ait Ben Haddou behind and head for Imlil. When we arrive we will meet our muleteers and hike up to the beautiful village of Armoud where we will check into our rustic guest house and enjoy the tranquility of the mountains. Dinner is included followed by a peaceful evening
After breakfast we will hike back down the mountains to Imlil where we will say goodbye to our muleteers and head for the port town of Essaouira. After checking in to our traditional Moroccan hotel you can head off for a walk along the beach, book in to the local hammam or just relax in one of the many cafes and enjoy a coffee. There are lots of optional extras here just speak to your guide
Today you will have free time in Essaouira to explore the port or the medina and it’s many souks. Here you can buy the perfect souvenir whatever you’re looking for you will find it and don’t forget to haggle to get the best price. Maybe you’d prefer to spend time in the old fort
Today we leave Essaouira for Marrakech. On arrival we will check into our traditional Moroccan hotel. After a quick bite to eat our local guide will join us and show us the highlights of Marrakech including the Bahia Palace, Dar El Bacha and the Koutoubia Minaret. You will have free time to explore after your tour and may want to visit the main square when it comes alive with performers from magicians to musicians and restaurants pop up out of nowhere
Today you will have free time in Marrakech to continue exploring the medina and it’s many souks for that perfect souvenir or some of the other sights that the city has to offer, Les Jardins Majorelle for example. Tonight we will enjoy our last group dinner
Time to leave Morocco and take your flight home