No. 418 Bloc 07 Ain El Ati 1
52000 Errachidia, Morocco
First day in Marrakech you will be picked up in our private 4x4 to take you to your Riad, Depending on your time of arrival, you will explore the Old Medina, its bazaars, little and narrow streets, its magical species shops and the diversity of architecture hidden in this beautiful area of Marrakech. You will discover the famous Jemaa El-Fnaa during the evening to get in the medina atmosphere, listen to some music, take pictures, and drink a fresh, sweet orange juice. After this little adventure we will accompany you to your riad to enjoy dinner and say goodbye until next day.
Today we will meet after your breakfast to explore Marrakech. We will walk to the Jemaa El-Fnaa to see a different perspective during the day. Our next stop is to circle the Koutoubia Mosquee, We will cross the medina to enter in the fascinating Bahia Palace, situated in the Mellah quarter. You will have some free time after this excursion to have lunch, some rest or enjoy the bustling Medina in the late afternoon. Dinner will be served at your riad.
The travel will start after your breakfast at the hotel. We will drive to Ouarzazate crossing the beautiful and stunning sceneries of the High Atlas Mountains, having a few stops to contemplate and take pictures. When we arrive to Ouarzazate you will have some time for lunch before going to your hotel. After having some rest we will visit the Taourirt Kasbah where you will lose yourself in the maze of infinite rooms, slim passageways and sharp steps and Ait Benhaddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dinner will be at your hotel/riad.
The departure from Ourzazate to Dades will be in the morning, after 2 hours road, we will arrive in time to explore the Dades Gorges, with its many old kasbahs that follow the river. After a few hours of exploring, we continue the road to Todgha Gorges, where we will leave our luggage and relax a little bit or a little walk before dinner at the hotel. We will have some time in the afternoon to explore the Todgha Gorges with its kasbahs.
After our breakfast we will do a tour thought the Todgha Gorges. We will departure to Merzouga desert, Erg Chebbi in the middle of the morning. A few hours before sunset our camels will take us to the middle of the Erg Chebbi desert, the climb to the Big Dunes is a "must do" to admire the amazing sunset. After the climb our guides will prepare a typical tajine. Before letting yourself go with the starts you will have the chance to dance and play some berber music and enjoy the sahara ambience.
Waking up early to appreciate the most amazing sunrise, the sahara desert sunrise, will make you start your day as one of the best days of your life. After that you will ride back your camel to the Riad to enjoy a well deserved breakfast. You will have free time to relax or explore the village. After lunch at the Riad, we’ll go in a Tour for 5 hours by 4x4, exploring the fossils rocks and the black stone mines, the berber nomads life while sharing a glass of saharan tea with the berber family, before a spiritual party with the gnawa vibes in Khemlia village. Dinner will be served at your riad.
The departure from Merzouga will be early morning after your breakfasts. On route, we will pass the beautiful Ziz Valley in Errachidia and the stunning Ceder Forest, where you may be lucky to see monkeys, You will have several stops for breaks all the way to Fez. You will be taken to your riad in Meknes. Before dinner you will free time explore the Medina of Fez on your own.
Today after breakfast you will be taken in a tour around the medina of Fez. You will discover Fez el Bali (Old City), the Chaonnara tanneries, where the leather is dyed with colors, the famous Medersa Bou Inania, one of the few religious building where non-muslims can access, the Medersa el-Attarine. We will have lunch and after you will be having time to discover the souk, the beautiful and bustling little streets full of music, shoppers, sellers, rugs, lamps, clothing and colors. Dinner will be served at you riad.
Breakfast will be served at your riad before starting your journey to the beautiful blue city of Morocco: Chefchaouen. You will arrive in time to have lunch at the main square of Chefchaouen Uta-Hammam. You will be taken to your riad and you will have time to relax or go for a walk inside the Medina. Dinner will be serve in a restaurant or in your riad.
Today will be a day to relax and enjoy this charming city. Chefchaouen is situated on the bottom of the Rif Mountains. Your will have a guided visit to Ras El Maa and to the "Spanish Mosque" to enjoy Chefchaouen from above. Your visit will be either in the morning or afternoon, the rest of the time will be free for you to do some shopping or relaxing with a cup of the in a caffe. Dinner will be served in the restaurant or hotel.
You will be leaving early morning from Chefchaouen to Volubilis Roman ruines. Lunch will be on road. Vollubilis is situated near Meknes city and is a UNESCO World Heritage. After walking the roman city you will be taken to your riad in Meknes and have time to enjoy and walk through the Medina of Meknes or just relax in your riad terrace with a typical moroccan tea. Dinner will be served at your riad.
You will be departing to Casablanca after your breakfast at the riad. You will visit the famous and majestic Mosquee Hassan II, situated in a promontory on the Atlantic Ocean, the largest in North Africa, and the third-largest in the world.
Departing from Casablanca we will drive along the cost to Essaouirra, passing the Scenic Oceanside villages and several resort towns such as El Jadida and Walidia, and discovering a new moroccan landscape. Lunch will be in the beautiful village of Oualidia. Arriving to Essaouira you will be driven to your riad/hotel and have some own time before dinner, served at your riad/Hotel.
Essaouira is also kwon by "Magador". A beautiful citadel composed by small and charming streets and beautiful views to the Atlantic Ocean. Essaouira is been occupied by many cultures before that had leaved their art and knowledge. A cradle for artists of all kinds. The port of Essaouira is a bustling of fisherman, sellers, buyers and curious travelers. You will have a fantastic hours discovering Essaouira.
You will the option to enjoy the last morning in Essaouira with a morning walk in Essaouira's Port, inside the medina, or just some relax time at the beach. The departure to Marrakech will be in the middle of the morning to arrive on time for lunch to Marrakech. Your fantastic tour with Ruta al Sahara ends. You will be driven to your accommodation or to the airport.