Are you looking to discover the best places in Morocco to spend your 11 best day trips from fez? You’re in the right place.
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Upon arrival, you’ll be picked up from Fez Saiss Airport and transferred to your hotel. Your professional private driver will provide you with a brief review of your 11 best day trips from fez via Merzouga and what is to come over the next few days. You’ll have the rest of the day to relax and enjoy the hotel’s facilities or explore the area by yourself
Today, you’ll discover the history, traditions, and everyday way of life in a Fez full-day sightseeing cultural tour with a local guide & driver to discover monuments that have thousands of stories to tell visitors. start outside Fez medina & discover Jewish Quarter, Ibn Danan synagogue, Royal Palace gate, Janan Sabil Garden, Bab Boujloud, Borj Nord, View panoramic of fez & Ceramic school. Following lunch, Continue our guided tour wandering in the narrow alleys until reaching: Jemaa Karaouyine, Mederssa Bounania, Najjarine fountain, Najjarine Museum, Attarine Madrasa, tanneries, local souk, Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. Finally, Drop off Fes Hotel/Riad.
09.00 am Depart from “Fez” to the second imperial city “Meknes” in order to discover the ancient walls with monumental gates dating back to XVII-century like: El Heri es-Souan huge granaries and stables and Mausoleum Moulay Ismail, Bab Khemis, Bab Mansour…. Then, Chefchaouen to enjoy a visit to the vivid lanes, a thriving market, kasbah, and much more. After wandering through the blue, maze-like alleyways of the Chefchauen Medina, you’ll have some time to do some souvenir shopping if you want before heading to your overnight stay hotel/riad.
Following breakfast at 09.00 am. Driver together (around 45min) to Akchour. Passing by gorgeous small waterfalls where we can have relaxed and food and our feet in the water, near each one there are places where we will get food such as Tajines that are served in traditional plates, Moroccan tea, and orange juice. So. You will have free time to discover Akchour the waterfalls, the natural beauty, and the small breathtaking waterfalls. Around 16.00 pm heading back to Fez for an overnight stay at the hotel/riad.
07.30 am, leaving Fez city with its history and head to a different part of Morocco-Merzouga. But, this will not be any ordinary drive. First stop, Ifrane with an attractive European style house, Short break to capture photos at landmark stone lion-sits on a big patch of grass. Then, Move to the cedar forest where you’ll Interact with monkeys so up close and feed them, and the Atlas Mountains. (Lunch in Midelt) After that, stop to discover Ziz valley & continue to Merzouga. Upon, Arrival at “Merzouga”, transfer to hotel/Riad to store your Personal luggage, with Camel guide enjoy camel treks experience to nomad tents dinner under the starry sky with Berber show (Overnight Desert camp ).
Begin the day with a memorable sunrise over the sand dunes of the Merzouga desert. On camel back to the hotel for delicious Breakfast & shower. Leave Merzouga to Ouarzazate. Once again, you’ll enjoy many stops on this journey to capture photos and enjoy the scenery includes Rissani town to see Kasbah and visit Tomb Moulay Ali Sherif (Break -lunch at Todra valley). Continue to Todra Gorges to discover the place and have information about history, culture, traditions. Visit also Kelaat Mgouna, Berber city which celebrates yearly a festival of roses in May, meets locals and discover rosewater products used for a face and body. (overnight Ouarzazate hotel/riad)
Today, make our way to Marrakech. En route from Ouarzazate discovers fascinating sights including the Ait Ben Haddou, a vast complex of kasbahs and one of the finest examples of Moroccan earthen clay architecture that still stands in all its glory today. Passing through the High Atlas Mountains with stops to enjoy the fresh air, capture unforgettable photos,( lunch at Tichka ). Then, reach the gateway to the Sahara Desert, the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass which offers stunning views across the plains. Evening arrival to Marrakech, transfer to your Hotel/Riad
After breakfast, start exploring Marrakech “the red city of Morocco” on a full-day guided tour with a local guide and driver. Be sure that you will see the best spots, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, The Ben Youssef Madrasa, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. ( Break for lunch). After lunch, stroll through the souks to see hundreds of handicrafts. Enjoy some free time to wander by yourself in the other parts of the city as Jemma el-Fna where a surprise on every corner awaits you. At the end of the day tour, around 17.00 pm transfer to Casablanca. (Night Casablanca hotel/riad). let’s discover the next day from our 11 best day trips from fez.
Pick up, take a quick visit to the splendid Hassan II Mosque (a breathtaking landmark of Casablanca with the tallest minaret at 210m). Later on, depart “Rabat” the political capital of Morocco visit together with local guide Mohammed V Mausoleum, Hassan Tower, Oudaya Kasbah built in the 12th century, Rabat’s old medina with its narrow streets and clean blue homes. Then, visit the Chellah where Islamic & the Roman ruins lie side by side whispering eternal stories of many centuries past. (Overnight-Rabat hotel/riad )
Depart from “Rabat” to the sacred city Moulay Idriss built by Moulay Idriss- I, open for Muslims. However, gives an excellent impression just by taking a look at the hallway of the town. last stop, “Volubilis” Roman ruins in North Africa to learn more about the historical and cultural Roman city. In addition, Free time to discover the place you want. ( Drop off Fez hotel/riad)
Depending on the time of your departure flight, you’ll be transferred to the airport by your Driver who will wish you a safe and pleasant onward journey. End of 11 best day trips from fez via Merzouga. Now, it’s time to discover what’s included and not included in our 11 best day trips from fez.