around morocco trips

Around Morocco

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Day 1 : Arrival in Marrakech


Meeting at the airport with the guide, accommodation in riad. Visit the ancient city. Dinner and overnight in riad.
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Day 2 : Marrakech / Ait Benhaddou


It starts early in the morning, by lunchtime you get to Ait Ben Haddou. Since only the ksar, the fortified village, is worth the trip; It is within the UNESCO World Heritage sites. It scavalla the Atlas via the pass of Tichka Tiz’n (2,260 m.), Then go down to the south, toward the wilderness. The scenery is beautiful, the red rocks near Marrakech quickly gives way to yellow pre-desert. They dine and sleep in the riad to Ait Benhaddou.
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Day 3:Ait Benhaddou / Skoura


It starts towards Skoura. It makes a stop in Ouarzazate, visit the kasbah of Taurirt town and a caravanserai time today is a tourist hub and Hollywood Africa.Tutta of the valley is dotted with kasbah, in the mud and straw buildings that look like castles and are very similar to the kasbah Yemeni. In the middle of the winery it is one of these best-preserved castles, the kasbah of Amerhidil. He sleeps in Riad in Skoura.
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Day 4:Skoura / Boumalne Dadès


Departure to Boumalne Dades. It runs through the valley of roses, where you collect the damascene roses that are used for the production of cosmetics, and the valley of the thousand kasbah. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Boumalne Dades.
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Day 5: Dadès / Merzouga


It continues on its way to the desert. They pass through lush palm groves and oases, microsystems intensive farming, while the scenery around you is bleak. They visit the Todra Gorges and Tinehrir, mining center and hub for silver production. Then, via Rissani, Merzouga is reached, one of the gates of the desert. They dine and spend the night at the hotel.
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Day 6:Merzouga


After breakfast, the 4 × 4 you make a tour up to the deposits of fossils, shells and mollusks, sea traces that 10 million years ago covered the desert. We then move on to small villages like Tissrdmin and Kamlia, along the road that was once the route of the Paris – Dakar. From here we head to the lake Dayet Srji with its pink flamingos. Continue in 4 × 4 to the bivouac at the foot of the Erg Chebby.
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Day 7: Merzouga / Agdz


It returns to the asphalt road to reach Agdz. Along the way you pass through small villages from oasis to oasis accompany the traveler. You get to N’Kob and from there, via Tazzarine and Agdz in the Draa Valley. A few kilometers further on there is so to speak the “mother” of all the Kasbah, Tamnougalt, chosen by Bertolucci to turn most of the Te scenes in the desert. From the terraces of the kasbah you can admire the majestic Jebel Saghro. Dinner and night to Agdz.
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Day 8:Agdz


relaxing day at Agdz, in a kasbah Pool.
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Day 9:Agdz / Zagora


From Agdz we proceed along the Draa valley with the immense palm grove, 400 square kilometers of date palms that accompany the journey to Zagora. Visit the blanket medina Tissergat; you dinner and spend the night in Zagora.
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Day 10:Zagora / Tamegroute / Chegaga


Zagora you visit, its souks and the mural that shows in 52 days the missing route to Timbuktu. Zagora is the last outpost before the desert. It makes a stop in Tamegroute, where there is a famous Koranic school which houses more than 4,000 ancient religious texts and scientific treatises. Proceed to M’hamid until the end of the asphalt and then from here to Chegaga where the 4 × 4 is reached bivacco.Si dine and sleep at the bivouac.
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Day 11:Chegaga / Foum-Sguid


On the path that connects Chegaga to Foum Sguid you can find wild animals. To get to Foum Sguid last outpost before the sand, there are 200 km of road ahead. From this point begins the territory disputed between the French and spagnoli.Cena and night in riad.
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Day 12:Foum-Zguid /Tata


From Foum Sguid cross Tiznit, Akka and you get to Tata, where you dine and sleep. You can stop the Tassant waterfall, spectacular for the water games.
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Day 13:Tata / Akka / Guelmin / Sidi Ifni


From Tata proceeds Guilmin and sleep in Sidi Ifni.Il route to Sidi Ifni is particularly poignant, near the ocean, along the coast, with military garrisons and outposts that mark the border. The road is called Aglou, which translates the term coastal road. This area was French, but very close to Sidi Ifni, the enclave spagnola.Cena and overnight.
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Day 14:Sidi Ifni / Mirleft


Visit the oasis Taghgiset and along the way you cross the first plants Argan. A Mirleft, a small fishing village, there is a shrine on the beach that has more or less three centuries and is considered effective for nervous diseases and mentali.Si dine and sleep in Mirleft, in a kasbah hotel.
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Day 15: Mirleft / Taghazout / Taroudant


Mirleft left, after breakfast, we take the coastal road to Agadir. You enter in the middle of the plain of Argan, now a World Heritage Site. It stops in Taroudant, improperly called the small Marrakesh, for the walls that surround the medina.Si dine and sleep here in the riad.
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Day 16:Taroudant


Giornata di relax a Taroudant.

Si cena e si dorme qui in riad .

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Day 17:Taroudant / Agadir / Essaouira


From Taroudant you reach the coast in Agadir, commercial port of great importance today. It is a succession of cliffs and fishing villages are the places dear to the hippies in the late ’60s and then became a surfer’s paradise. After Kalangure in India and Kuta in Indonesia, Taghazout, 16 km from Agadir, is the third stop for food lovers to vela.La destination is Essaouira, the white city. To get there, from Agadir along a unique environment, the large expanse of Argan. The thorny argan tree is a native plant that grows only in this part of the planet. A similar example found in Mexico does not bear fruit. Dall’argania produces Argan oil also has cosmetic and food uses. Dinner and overnight in the riad to Esaouira.
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Day 18:Essaouira


Portuguese surrounded by walls, rebuilt by the same architect who designed Saint Malo, Essaouira known since the Phoenicians is one of the most romantic and poignant of Morocco. From this port, where in ancient departed ships loaded with purple, most recently sailed ships laden with slaves. The clanking of the chains feels almost in the square where they fought auction men blacks and where today you great raffling mint tea, in bars and at moda.Cena night in riad.
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Day 19:Essaouira / Safi / Oualidia


The Atlantic coastal road is among the most beautiful: sometimes runs along the beach, sometimes stands up on the cliffs offering spectacular views. On the beaches often isolated it is not unusual to see camels and goats. Proceed up to Oualidia, popular seaside resort for its safe waters, protected as they are by a wide lagoon. Here they breed oysters and other shellfish that feed a thriving export business.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 20: Oualidia


relaxing day. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
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Day 21:Oualidia / Jadida / Casablanca / Rabat


Oualidia to proceed via the coast to El Jadida. Mentioned by Pliny the Elder and the ancient geographer Ptolemy, the ancient Mazighan today the impression that they wanted to give the last colonizers, the Portuguese. Around, the landscape is hilly, full of vineyards. Continue to Casablanca, the economic capital, visit the Hassan II mosque, the largest in the Maghreb and the only allowing entry to non-Muslim visitors. Soon after, he sets off in Rabat, political and administrative capital, with its kasbah of Oudaias, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hassan Tower. Dinner and overnight in Rabat, riad.
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Day 22: Rabat / Meknes


Visited Rabat, it’s off to Meknes, the smallest of the imperial cities. You visit the old town of Meknes, the medina and souks. Dinner and overnight in Meknes, riad.
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Day 23:Volubilis / Moulay-Idriss / Fes


It starts from Meknes after breakfast and take the ordinary route to Fez. Along the road to Fez visiting Volubilis, ancient Roman capital of this part dell’impero.Proprio in front of the Roman ruins is located the mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, the man who “imported” Islam in Morocco. The place is sacred and revered almost as much as Mecca. Then, you reach Fes.Cena and overnight in Riad in Fes.
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Day 24:Fes


Guided tour of the city. Fez was founded in 808 by a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, a “cherif”, ie a man and a holy. The old city, the medina, has remained virtually unchanged from the ninth century to the present. It is an open air museum, where time seems to stand still. Its medina, the largest and most famous in the Arab world, is a labyrinth of colors, where you can move only on foot, and there are so narrow streets that are hard to pass in due.Cena and night in riad in Fez .
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Day 25: Fes / Ifrane / Azrou / Khenifra


It’s off to the south to Marrakech. First stop: Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco, the mountain tourist center built by the French in the ’30s. Along the way they gather Azrou, village of Berber origin, located in the heart of a natural park of 53,000 hectares on a limestone plateau bordered by forests of cedar and oak trees. It will then take the road that climbs up to the Middle Atlas Zahida. It arrives via Khenifra, in Beni Mellal in the middle Atlas, for dinner and overnight.
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Day 26:Beni Mellal / Marrakech


Departure after breakfast for the last leg of the tour that brings us back to Marrakech.
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Day 27:Marrakech


Visit of the new city. Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in riad.
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Day 28:Marrakech


relaxing day in Marrakech

Cena and overnight in riad.

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Day 29:Marrakech


relaxing day in Marrakech

Cena and overnight in riad.

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Day 30:Return


Marrakech airport accompaniment for the return flight. End of our service.

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