5 days UNESCO site desert tour from Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat:
Today, we begin our “UNESCO site desert tour” towards Casablanca. Upon arrival in Casablanca, You will visit the Hassan 2 mosque (the 3rd largest in the world), the church of the Sacred Heart built-in 1930. The church looks like a Gothic cathedral and was used as a conference and exhibition center, the Mahkama building Pacha in the district of Habous, then the beach of Casablanca. Then you head to Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. After lunch, you will discover the city of Rabat. The city is located on the Atlantic coast. It is the political and administrative capital of Morocco.

It was designed at the time of the French protectorate in the early twentieth century and embodies a distinctive architectural and decorative style characteristic of contemporary Morocco. You will visit the city with a local guide from the royal palace, then from the necropolis of Chellah, visit the Hassan Tower and the mausoleum of Mohamed V. Finally, you head to your hotel where you will spend the night.

Day 2: Rabat – Volubilis – Meknes
First of all, today we are heading towards Volubilis, the Roman ruins and one of the essential archaeological sites of Morocco with its Galem baths. We will also visit the sacred village of Moulay Idriss, the first man to have created Islam in Morocco. After, we will go to Meknes, the city with a hundred minarets.

It is the imperial city that had great importance during the reign of Sultan Moulay Ismail (1672-1727). He put the capital of Morocco in Meknes and gave him his golden age by building his imperial palace, ramparts, and Kasbahs. The guided tour with a local guide includes the most interesting such as the Bab Mansour gate, the Bou Inania madrassah, the museum Dar Jamaï, the imperial palace and the royal granaries and stables, and the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. The night will be in a riad in the old medina.

Day 3: Fez (city tour)
After breakfast, we begin to explore the oldest cultural and spiritual city of Morocco, walking through its streets and small streets. We will visit the Jewish headquarters, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built in the sixteenth century, and the gate of the royal palace. We will also visit the famous
Qaraouine University, the oldest in North Africa, the Tanneries, the Attarine Museum, and the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. Lunch will be in a local restaurant, then, you will experience a magnificent panoramic view of the whole medina of FEZ.

Day 4: Fez – Beni Mellal – Marrakech.
Today we return to Marrakech through the beautiful landscapes of the Middle Atlas. A stop in Beni Mellal is obliged to visit the source of Aïn Essardoun and also the panoramic views along the way. Arriving in Fez you will have free time to enjoy the spectacle of the place Jamaa Lafna. The night will be in a riad in the heart of the medina.

Day 5: Marrakech
Today, visit the city of Marrakech with an English-speaking guide. You will visit the historic Menara: a magnificent swimming pool surrounded by flower beds, which reflects the image of a beautiful Moorish building, the circuit includes several notorious monuments, including the Majorelle Gardens and the Koutoubia Minaret (identical to the Tower la Giralda of Seville), Spain) and the Saadian tombs, which represent Moorish architecture at its best.

The tombs, which include several mausoleums of the sixteenth century, were still unknown behind the walls until 1917. This tour will also include a walk in the alley of different parts of the souk. You can end your day with a drink at sunset, watching the lively Jamaa El Fna square. The night will be at your Riad. The UNESCO site desert tour finishes in the red city of Marrakech

Included/Excluded

  • a professional English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Air conditioning 4×4 with luxury interior
  • Accommodation
  • Fuel
  • The night in a desert camp
  • Camel Trek in the desert
  • Free arrival and departure
  • The flexibility of the stops for the bathroom and photos in panoramic views.
  • – Drinks, meals.

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