Marrakech / Casablanca ou Rabat/ Meknès / Fès/ Merzouga / Erfoud/ Rissani / Tineghir / Ouarzazate

Day 1 : Arrival at Marrakech airport

Meet your guide and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Marrakech / Casablanca or Rabat

Morning devoted to the guided tour of Marrakech: the Menara gardens, planted with olive trees and with a large irrigation pond, the Koutoubia or "Mosque of the Booksellers" (exterior), the museum of arts and traditions, Bahia Palace. Lunch. Continuation to Casablanca, city tour of the country's economic capital: the ledge and the famous Grand Mosque Hassan II (external view), the elegant area of Anfa…

Day 3: Casablanca or Rabat / Meknes

Discover Rabat: the Hassan Tower, gigantic unfinished minaret of 44 m, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Mausoleum prestigious decorated with marble, gold leaf and onyx. Continuation to Meknes. Lunch. City tour: the monumental gates, Bab el Khamis and Bab el Mansour, the guardian of the imperial city and most famous door of Morocco lavishly decorated with tiles, green ceramics and stucco. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Meknes / Fez

Visit the ruins of Volubilis, ancient Roman city where you can admire its many remarkably preserved mosaics and photo stop at the holy city of Moulay Idriss. Continuation to Fez, religious metropolis, intellectual and artistic Morocco and the oldest of the Moroccan Imperial Cities, the Madrasa Attarine. Lunch in an ancien Moroccan palace. Then discovery of the Nejjarine square with its magnificent fountain, the Karaouine Mosque (outside view), the wood museum, then visit the souks of Morocco among the most important with the tanneries. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Fez / Merzouga / Erfoud

Departure to Ifrane. Crossing the Middle Atlas. Lunch. Continuation to the gorges of the Ziz, the dam Hassan Addakhil and its lake. Arriving at the gates of the Sahara, Tafilalet and Erfoud. 4x4 excursion to Merzouga to see the sunset over the gigantic dunes of Merzouga. Back to Erfoud. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. As an optional extra (30 € to book and pay on site), opportunity to dine and spend the night in a bivouac in Merzouga (2 people per tent, equipped with beds on legs, pillows, sheets and blankets, showers and toilet in a common area).

Day 6: Erfoud / Rissani / Tineghir / Ouarzazate

Departure to Rissani and continuation to Tineghir through the Jorf palm grove. Arrival in Tineghir and foray into the famous Todra Gorges through a narrow corridor lined with cliffs of 300 m, one of the most impressive sights of southern Morocco. Lunch. Continue by road of the thousand kasbahs and the Valley of Roses. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.

Day 7: Ouarzazate / Marrakech

Departure to Marrakech via the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a magnificent Ksar of UNESCO heritage site. Road through the High Atlas and the pass of Tizi n'Tichka, crossing villages. Arrival in Marrakech. Lunch. Discovering the famous Djemaa El Fna, a huge market with its storytellers, acrobats, snake charmers, not to mention the souks. Opportunity to attend a dinner show Fantasia (about 42 € to book and pay locally). Dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Marrakech / departure

According to the flight schedule, transfer to Marrakech airport.