Main attractions of the day : fes city (souks – monuments - alleyways and local craft-work).
After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the country's spiritual capital and our oldest city (FES) .by browsing its lively souks, tangle of photogenic alleyways, and historic monuments. First the Royal Palace gate that makes a welcoming, peaceful between new Fes and the old one .then the Jewish headquarter and the first Mellah ever built in Morocco. Afterwards we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University – the oldest in the region, the Tanneries and the Attarine museum .after lunch, you’ll see the best area to stay in fes (Fes el Bali) this is the most exotic area in the city and a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its alleyways, and historic monuments such as Medersa BouInaniaand Babb Boujloud (the medina's main gate). For shoppers, Fes el Bali is a paradise of local craft-work with colorful Moroccan slippers, leather-work, metalwork, rainbow-glass lamps, and tiles all displayed at stalls throughout the district. In the afternoon, we’ll visit the new city for a drink. Overnight in a well picked riad Hotel/Riad.
Main attractions of the day : Atlas Mountains - Ifran - Cedar Forest - Ziz Gorges - ziz valley - fossils - sand dunes - sunset at merzouga
After breakfast we’ll leave Fes to explore the high Atlas Mountains, the most intriguing and beautiful natural regions of Morocco. A historical and physical barrier between the north and the pre-Sahara .starting by ifran a Tidy, ordered city, that feels more like Switzerland relocated to the Middle Atlas .Our trip continues alongside the trailing edge of the Cedar Forest to - Azrou -located up a steep hill through a variety of woods to the famed cedar forests inhabited by endangered Barbary Apes. Passing through Tizi Ntalghamtto where Ziz Gorges provide a rocky passage to Tafilalt oases. Passing by errachidia (you’ll have lunch and enjoy Berber Hospitality beyond borders), then erfoud and rissani stopping for panoramic views along the way of ziz valley .after arriving at Merzouga. You will be welcomed with a glass of mint) in our riad.Its time to relax and feel the desert serenading you the riad the view and the people in the end of this exiting day you’ll admire one of the best sunsets in the world .overnight in your riad.
Main attractions of the day : merzouga sunrise - khamlia - rissani souk - erfoud fossils - camel trek - campfire
We will wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise and return to get breakfast in your riad .today you’ll be our guest in our birth land it’s time to feel and see our lifestyle. We will go all the way round the dunes via the oasis of MERZOUGA, to the nomadic depository, KHAMLIA village (a truly an African village) you’ll visit the Gnawa people, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lace of Merzouga, with its bird populations, then you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Mali. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. At Lunch time you can have a local pizza. We’ll return to merzouga where you’ll have free time to relax swim and revive the sensation of desert before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi and enjoy the beauty of the Sahara desert, See it! Feel it! Love it. At your nomad tents you’ll have time to relaxed and enjoy the sunset over golden dunes. Words can hardly describe the simple, profound and breathtaking magic of watching the sunset over the golden dunes and finally, you will have dinner in front of the camp, where you will spend your first night under canvas - or if you prefer, under the stars. At your request we can bring Berber nomads musicians to play traditional music with drums and dancing around the campfire. For your convenience, our camp is equipped with western bathrooms and showers.
Today, depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight or any other place you choose. YOU CAN SHOOSE TO PASS A SIGTHSEEEING DAY IN FES IF YOUR PLANE IS IN LATE AFTERNOON OR JUST DO SOME CHOPPING AND RELAXING
Julie and Mark, June 2018, Brazil
Matthias and Shanthi, April 2017, United Kingdom
Robert and his family, March 2017, USA
Sarah, September 2018, United States
nick and his father, May 2018, Holland