YAIZA

12 Days Around Morocco

Day 1: Casablanca

On arrival at Casablanca Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 2: Casablanca-Rabat-Asilah

After breakfast.We will set off in the morning to enjoy a panoramic view of the United Nations Square and the exterior of the Mosque Hassan II which stands by the sea. We will continue our journey towards the municipality of Rabat, visiting the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and we will end our day in the small village in front of the Atlantic Sea “ Asilah”. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 3: Asilah-Tangier-Tetuan-Chefchaouen

After breakfast. We start the day by visiting the grotto of Hercules and the Spartel lighthouse in Tangier. Continuation to the colonial city of Tetuan, to visit in panoramic and finish in the impressive blue town Chefchaouen to enjoy free time. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 4: Chefchaouen-Meknes-Fes

After breakfast. Free time in the morning to explore the village of Chefchaouen, famous for its medina painted in white and indigo blue. In the afternoon, we will set off for Meknes to visit the magnificent mausoleum of Mulay Ismail adorned with beautiful mosaics and its imposing gate Bab el Mansour. Our itinerary then continues towards Fes. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 5: Fes Exploring

After breakfast. This day will be dedicated to discovering the imperial city of Fes; we will begin our visit at the golden gates of the royal palace, and then, from a high point, we will contemplate the great wall which encloses the astonishing ancient medina which we will later explore in order to experience the different sensations that the city has to offer. Along the narrow streets we will discover mosques and madrasas until entering the tanners’ quarter where we will witness the leather treatment processes. Rest of the day off. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 6: Fes-Ifrane-Azroy-Midelt Atlas-Erfoud-Merzouga Desert

After breakfast. We will set off for Midelt via Ifrane – also known as the Moroccan Switzerland; we will stop and rest in the forest of Azrou where we will be able to enjoy watching the monkeys play in their natural habitat, among the millenary cedars, and then we will continue our journey through the Middle Atlas Mountains until reaching Midelt. We will then go through the Ziz Valley to reach Erfoud, from where we will follow a track leading us to the desert and we will travel among the dunes up to the Kasbah. Overnight acocomodation and dinner in Hotel/Riad

Day 7: Desert

After breakfast. A day reserved for enjoying, revelling and experiencing the desert in its purest form; we will start our day in Hasselabied where we will enter in a palm grove created and looked after by the entire community. We will continue our trip among the dunes and desert tracks passing by Merzouga and we will travel through time when visiting the small village of Khamlia, which is inhabited by nomads from sub-Saharan Africa. Here, we will hear some popular African music Gnawa and the locals will accompany us on a tour of their village. in the evening, we will get on a camel and travel deeper into the heart of the desert and lose ourselves in its immensity with the aim of spending one night under the stars at Khaima, just like the authentic Berber people, with whom we will enjoy their drum music and a typical dinner

Day 8: Desert-Rissani-Todra Gorges-Ouarzazate

After breakfast. We will wake up early to watch the sunrise in the middle of the desert and we will continue on a road with spectacular panoramic views which encircles the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will have breakfast and rest for a short while in a hotel before heading towards the city of Rissani to enjoy its colourful Souk, we will visit the palm grove of Tafilalet and we will cross the Todra Gorges ending our route in Ouarzazate. Overnight acocomodation and dinner in Hotel/Riad

DAY 9: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

After breakfast. We will spend our morning visiting the fortified village of Ait ben Haddou, famous for having been the scene of important films like Gladiator, among others; we will continue our journey through the Atlas mountains and the Telouet valley to finally reach Marrakech. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 10: Marrakech Exploring

After breakfast. In the morning, we will go out to enjoy a tour of the city, visiting the minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque and the Saadies tombs in an enchanting walk along the alleys of the medina, merging into the crowd until reaching the Bahia’s palace and its beautiful gardens and ending in the famous Jmaa el Fnaa square. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 11: Marrakech – Casablanca

After Breakfast. Free time at Marrakech, and Departure towards Casablanca. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

Day 12: Airport Casablanca

Depart any time to Casablanca airport from Essaouira

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