Atlas Trek Adventure
Day 1 : Casablanca Med V airport – Transfer to (Hotel)
After you are at Morocco in Casablanca, you will driven to your hotelto spend the overnight.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Fes
Rabaht is our destination on the second day of the tour. After reaching Rabat city, the capital of Morocco, you will visit Oudaya Kasah. This fortified Kasbah with beautiful gardens is situated over the long Abou Regreg river. It was built in the Amohad’s period in 1150 AD. The next place to visit is the interesting Mausoleum of Mohamed Fiveand the Hassan Tower. After we are done visiting Rabat’s siteseeing, we will mak our way toward Fez. On your way to Fez (where you will stay the overnight), you will enjoy the thousands of olive oil trees alongside the road.
Day 3 : Fes (Sightseeing Tour with your tour guide, Fes Medina)
On the third day of the tour, you will enjoy visiting the interesting sites and monumlents of Fez city. Fez is the prominent imperial city in Morocco. It is the interellectual, spiritual and cultural of o=Morocco as well. Into two sections Fez is divided. The first one is Fez Elbali, which a UNESCO world heritage site, and the second one is the new town of Fez Eljadid (the new town of Fez). It was built in the French occupation in the 20th-century. The tour in Fez includes visiting places such as the Mellah, the jewish quarter, and Alkarouine University (the first established university in the world built since AD 859).
Day 4: Fes – Moulay Driss- Volubilis – Meknes
This your fourth day of the tour, you will head to Meknes city (it used to be the capital of Morocco in the period of Moulay Ismail). On your way, you will stop to explore Volubilis. It is the most important ruins of the Raman Empire in Morocco. Volubilis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. After arriving at our destination “Meknes”, we will visit Bab Elmansour. It is one the main gate into the Medina. It was founded by the era of the King Almansour Adahbi.
Day 5: Meknes – Midelt – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
Today, the journey will be toward Merzouga. On the way, you will travel through many beautiful places in Morocco. You will cross Ifrane city. It nicknamed Switzerland of Morocco its beautiful green spaces and clean environment. Alakhaouine university, which wa founded in 1997, is one the things that Ifrane is famous for. Lunch will be served in the small town Midelt. It is located on the Hight Atlas Mounrains’ foothills. During your travelling, you will see many Berber villages situated in the Atlas Mountains. The lanscapes are amazing in this region and one of the places that you will admitre is Jbel Alayachi (3747).
Before reaching our destination, we will travel through Errachidia and Erfoud (famous for the priduction of fossils ). Erfoud was one of the huge oceans parts over 350 years ago. The appeared brilliant colors of Erg Chebbi’s sand dunes are very impressive.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi (Desert Exploration – Camel Trekking for sunset)
On the day number six of the tour in Morocco, you will explore the largest sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and appreciate the amazing landscapes. In the Erg Chebbi desert, you will see numerous nomad tents that are taken as a home. In this area, you will observe people’s lifestyle. During the jpurney, you will visit the unchanged village of Khamlia for so many years. After taking a short while to rest, you will continue the day to camp in the heart of the desert. On your way, you will enjoy the fascoinating sunset. Dinner will be served in a nomad tent where you spend the night under the endless stars in the clear sky.
Day 7: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra gorges
Visiting Rissani is the first thing we will be doing on the seventh day. It is town that belongs to the Alaouite dynasty. Rissani is well-known for its large Souks. It used to serve as a linking route of caravans. After we finish visiting this interesting town, we will head to visit Todra. It is located behinf the High Atlas Mountains’ center. It is one of the top choice fo hiking thanks to its high canyons and peaks such Jbel Mgoun (4068 meters high). Todra gorges are the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco.
At a hoytel, you will stay in the overnight.
Day 8 : Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Ouarzazate
Leaving the wonderful Todra gorges, we will make our way to Dades Valley. We will travel through the Road of Thousand Kasbahs where there is numerous old fortified Kasbahs alongside the road. We will visit the amazing Airdihil Kasbah before we reach Dades Valley crossing the town of Boulmane. The valley is located over the High Atlas Mountains along with large lands used by Berber people for agriculture. Not far from Dades Valley, there is the valley of roses with lovely colors of its plants (olive trees, Alfalfla, fig trees, and grapes). In this valley, rosewater, skin creams, different cosmetic products and perfumes are produced.
Ouarzazate is our next place. This small town is also nicknamed The Hollywood of Africa and considered as the Sahra’s Desert gate. Oaurzazate has served as a location to film many movies such as Lawrance of Arabia, The Mumy, and Gladiator.
You’ll stay the overnight at a hotel.
Day 9: Ouarzazate – Ait Benahddou – Taroudant
On the neneth day of the tour, you will visit KasbahAit Ben Haddou. It is 35 kilometers away from Oaurzazate. The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is the famous Kasbah in Morocco. It was built in the 11th-century. Only seven families still live in the Kasbah, the rest of the population inhabit in the vilage of Ait Ben Haddou. After that, we will head to your hotel, where you’ll spend the night, through Taroudant.
Day 10: Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira
Today, we will be traveling through Agadir which 70 kilometers away from Taroudant. Agadir is one of the Moroccan modarn cities. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean’s shores at Atlas Mountains’ foot. It is well-known for its comercial fisihing port (the first Sardin’s fish port in the world). Leaving the busy Agadir with its wide roads, large buildings and the beautiful sandy beaches, we will make our way toward Essaouira. After driving for over 200 kilometers, we will reach Essaouira. It lies on the Atlatic Ocean. Its white walls and painted houses gives this city special beauty. It was named Magador by the Portugues occupation in the 16th-century. You’ll spend the overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Essaouira (Explore Essaouira at your own pace)
The day eleven of the tour is a free day. You may want to visit Medina and walk through its old alleys and do some shopping in the traditional markets. You will be also able to do windsurfing and kite surfing. Taking a stroll or ride camels alongside the beach is one of the activities that you can do. For lunch, having seafood at a restaurant next to the beach will be a great idea. Essaouira is where the Gnawa Festival is held every year in the first week of June. It is an opportunity for Gnawa musicians to meet and perform this unque kind of music. Other kinds of music is present in this festival such as Rock, Jazz and Raggage. In this square, Othello movies was made by the Orson Welles. The square holds Orson Welles now.
Apart from doing any of this, you can stay at the hotel and relax.
Day 12: Essaouira – Marrakech
Laving Essaouira to Marrakech, you will se the beautiful Argan trees alongside the road. The production of Argan oil happens in women’s cooperatives. Argan oil could be used to make Couscous, salads… . Apart from making food, Argan oil is used to make cosmetic products by European Manufacturers. We will have a stop to explore the area where cooperatives to the process of extracting Argan oil.
You will spend the night at the hotel in Marrakech.
Day 13: Marrakesh
Today’ you will have a guided tour in Marrakech (one of the Moroccaan imerial cities). This full guided tour includes visiting Marakaches’s interesting sites and monuments. Marrakech is divided into two parts. The first one is the Median. It is the old town of Marrakech that is well fortified with red walls for centuries. The second part is the new town of Marrakech which named Guilez. It was built in the during the french Occupation. Marrakech is the most busiest city in Morocco with its large Souk and squares. Jamaa El Fnaa square is a very full of life and famous square in Morocco. While you are exploroing this square, you will see story-tellers, dancers, snake charmers, and musicians. During the night, Jamaa El Fnaa square becoms a large open-air restaurant.
In Marrakech, you will visit Kotoubia Mosque. It is one of the largest mosques in Morocco. In the 12th-century, this mosque was founded by Almoravid Dynasty. You’ll also visit the old Medina and troll through its narrow streets and pass by the Seven Saints. The festival of Seven Saints was celebarated evry year by the order of Sultan Moulay Ismail. To Marrakech, several rnowned figures were moved in order to attract pilgrims.
The overnight is spent at the hotel.
Day 14: Marrakesh – Explore Marrakesh
Today’s a free day. You will have the chance to explore the city by yourself. You may love to shop in the Marrakech’s traditional markets. You will spend the night at the hotel provided with all the possible facilities.
Day 15: Marrakesh – Casablanca Med V Airport
You will be driven to Casblanca to catch your flight. At Med V airport, our services come to an end.