Saturday: Beirut - Casablanca
Welcome at Mohammed V airport by our local agency staff. Brief review of the tour during your transfer to the hotel. Check-in, dinner and accommodation.
Sunday: Casablanca/Rabat (90 KM)
Breakfast at hotel then visit of the economic capital of Morocco : the central market, the Habous district, the Royal palace, Mohammed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the Hassan II mosque. Fish lunch optional at one of the seafront restaurants. Continuation to Rabat, city tour including the Royal palace (Mechouar), the Kasbah Oudaya, the Mohammed V mausoleum and Hassan Tower. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Monday: Rabat/Meknes/Fez (198 KM)
Breakfast at hotel then departure to Meknes the Ismalian capital famous for its 40Km long walls, visit of Bab El Mansour, the Royal stables and the Jewish quarter. After lunch optional, continuation to the holy city of Moulay Idriss, via the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis, then continuation to Fez. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. The whole day is devoted to the sightseeing of Fez, the religious capital of Morocco. Visit of the medieval Medina and its Attarine, Bou Inania Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain and Karaouine mosque. Moroccan lunch optional at a traditional restaurant in the Medina. Afternoon, visit of Fez Jdid. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Wednesday: Fez/Medelt/Erfoud (409 KM)
Breakfast at hotel then departure to Erfoud via the mountains and the cedar woods of the Middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, a charming ski resort, and Azrou, an important handicraft center. Stop in Midelt for lunch optional. Continuation to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley, dotted with palm trees, source of the yearly festival in Erfoud. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Thursday: Erfoud/Tinghir/Ouarzazate (306 KM)
Early morning, an optional jeep excursion to attend the sunrise over the sand dunes of Merzouga. Back to the hotel for breakfast and continuation to Rissani, the holy city where Moulay Ali Cherif, ancestor of the Alaouite dynasty is buried. Visit of the Kasbah of the 17th century and the Ksar Abbar ruins before continuation to Tinghir via the Tinjdad road. Visit of the magnificent Todgha canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250m. Lunch optional at a restaurant located at the feet of the canyons and departure to the Dades canyons for a visit. Continuation to Ouarzazate via the road of the 1000 Kasbahs and the Dades valley, famous for its roses and the yearly Moussem (rose festival). Arrival in Ouarzazate for dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Friday: Ouarzazate /Marrakesh (205 KM)
Breakfast at hotel then visit of the Kasbahs Taourirt, Tiﬀeltout and finally the Kasbah of AitBenhaddou, the most spectacular fortress in the South of Morocco, which has served as décor for many films like ‘Lawrence of Arabia. Lunch optional at the terrace of the restaurant facing the Kasbah. Departure to Marrakesh via the Tizin’ Tichka pass oﬀering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. The entire day will be devoted to the visit of Marrakesh, the second oldest Imperial city, known as the pearl of the South. The city was founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century. The historical sightseeing includes the Menara garden, the Saadian tombs the Bahia palace & the Koutoubia Menaret. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters displaying a variety of items and the famous place Djemâa El Fna with its nonstop entertainment. Dinner with fantasia optional. Accommodation at the hotel.
Sunday: Marrakesh/Essaouira (177 KM)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure and at 11.00 departure to Essaouira for a fish lunch optional at a local restaurant. Visit of this idyllic fishermen town known as the former Mogador and Portuguese stronghold, famous for its woodcarving handicraft. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Monday: Essaouira /Saf/El Jadida/Casablanca (406KM)
Breakfast at hotel then departure to Saf, also a former Portuguese fortress and famous for its pottery. After the visit, continuation to Oualidia via the picturesque coastal road. Lunch optional at a local restaurant in El Jadida with view on its superb bay. Visit of El Jadida, including the famous citadel, a reminder of the Portuguese occupation during the 16th century. Continuation to Casablanca for dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Tuesday: Casablanca - Beirut
Breakfast at hotel then transfer to Casablanca airport.