Morocco is an extraordinary country that has Mediterranean and wild Atlantic coasts, historic cities including Fez، Meknes, and Marrakech, mountains, waterfalls, and a never-ending magical desert. There is so much beauty to see in this country. When Touring from Marrakech to Fez via Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah you will have a unique and unforgettable experience.
The starting point of our tour is Marrakech, the red city where we will see a lot of historical places such as Koutoubia Mosque one of the oldest and most beautiful mosques in the world, palaces like Elbahia and Elbadi palace, the outstanding Jamaâ El fanna square and the traditional Souks where will find a mixture of everything. Then we will be traveling through the Atlas Mountains via Ouarzazate city to discover many worthseeing places such as the cinema museum and the Atlas film studios considered the largest one in the world.
We Will continue our travel to Ait-Ben-Haddou, an impressive historic kasbah, located in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, a natural gateway to the desert, 30 km north-west of the Moroccan town of Ouarzazate. It is built from traditional materials like adobe and wood. Ait Benhaddou inspired many movie makers such as Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia filmed here. We will spend a night in one of the amazing guest houses and enjoy the great views of the Kasbah. We will start the day early enjoying a magnificent sunrise with breakfast before beginning our journey to Merzouga to enjoy a Camel ride, quad biking, and spend a night under the stars in a desert luxurious camp.
In the morning after a traditional breakfast in the Merzouga desert we will continue to Fez, Morocco’s Imperial city of Fez el Bali, the “city of thousands of alleys” is one of the most complete medieval Islamic cities in the world. During this tour of the city of Fez, we will walk in the alleys of the medina, and discover its Koranic schools and madrasas like Attarine, its fountains, its Andalusian style palaces, its museums such as Moulay Idriss Il and Sidi Ahmed Tijani, the Al Karaouiyine University, the oldest in the world. Visit many traditional souks and the famous Tanners Quarter, the Weavers Quarter. The day includes a lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant in the heart of the medina of Fez.
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