The Arrival Day
First Welcome to Morocco, our driver will be waiting for in the airport of Marrakech Menara to take you to your accommodation to have a rest and prepare yourself to the journey. The journey covers most of the sites in Morocco that are considered an UNESCO World Heritage sites, and we have 10 sites here. And they are the Medina of Marrakech, the Medina of Fes, Ksat Ait Ben Haddou, Medina of Tetouan, City of El Jadida, Medina of Essaouira, Rabat Modern Capital and Historic city, Medina of Meknes, and Volubilis
Marrakech - Essaouira
After your delicious breakfast we are going to travel to the city of Essaouira, and leave the city of Marrakech till the end. Essaouira a fortified city which was built in the 18th Century, a charming city with beautiful narrow streets that gathers different ethnicities and religions in which you can find mosques, churches, and synagogues; the city is the best example to show the harmony and the peace religions can live in. It is the city in which Jews have one of their important pilgrimages. Essaouira is known by one of the famous festivals in the world, Gnawa Festival in which Tourists from all over the world attend it, and in 2019 the Gnawa music has become listed by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Essaouira hosts the festival every June. Essaouira is a booming tourist destination, in addition to exploring the medina, we will check out the fish market that exists inside the port of the city, and just beside we will find a scale the SKalla of the port a place in which you can have the best view of the whole city and the sea. In which they filmed one of the best series in the Planet “Game of Thrones: When Daennerys did meet the unsullied army”
Essaouira - El-Jadida
After historical day in Essaouira, today and after you finish your breakfast we will go to a city most of the tourists miss it, because when we talk about the cities to visit in Morocco most of people only talk about Marrakech, Fez, Agadir, Tangier, but this is always missed. But this time you will be lucky because we got it in our program. The City of El-Jadida that is listed also as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a seaside resort, it is a historical city with different monuments to see and its beaches that worth visit. Beside the main beach of the city EL Jadida beach there are a lot of other beaches in the regions of the city, we have Haouzia Beach, Sidi Abed Beach, Sidi Bouzid Beach, all these beaches attract Moroccans every summer and you can practice surf enjoy the sun. We have also historical monuments, the Portuguese Cisterns like the ones in which Harry Potter fought the basilisk (Harry Potter and the Secret Chamber). A stunning chamber in the underground with a hole that let the sun gets inside; its architecture makes it a beautiful place to visit whenever you get here and right next the cistern we have the museum of the cistern, which takes you back to the past with different vintage items like books, weapons, and old photographs. We have other places that can be visited also it depends on our spare time there.
El Jadida - Rabat - Meknes
Our next destination for today will be the capital of Morocco Rabat, a few kilometers from El-Jadida and along the coast. The beginning will be the mausoleum of Mohamed V which located on the opposite side of Hassan Tower, and it contains the tombs of the Moroccan king (Mohamed V) and his two sons (King Hasssan II and Prince Abdelah). In the same place we have Hassan Tower a mosque that was built under orders of Abu Yusuf Yacub Almansour, the 3rd Caliph of Almohad Caliphate, in 12th century but not completed and it’s considered as the second highest minaret with 44 meters and the first largest one in the world. Then we will get lost in the old medina of Rabat with its narrow and little streets, being here without a local guide would cost a lot of time just to find a way out. Right after we will take the road to the city of Meknes.
Meknes - Fez
Welcome to one of the four Imperial cities in Morocco, the City of Meknes which was once the capital of Morocco in the era of the Ismaili Dynasty. A fortified city with many aspects of finest Moroccan architecture and charming Doors and ramparts; we have also one of the weirdest prisons in the “Kara Prison” under the city of Meknes. Our visit starts with Lahdim Square, the twin of Jemaa EL-Fna in which people gathers to watch snake charmers and comedians there. In front of the Lahdim square we find the most famous door in Morocco, the Mansour El-Aleuj Gate which was the main entrance to the Kasbah of Sultan Moulay Ismail. Later we will visit the prison of Kara; a vast prison in the underground of the city of Meknes was built in the 18th century inside the Kasbah of Moulay Ismail. There are a lot to see, but now we are going to move to another listed monument before we get to the city of Fez. Volubilis (Walili) an ancient city that was believed to be the capital of the ancient Berber empire of Mauretania, before it was captured by the Roman Empire, An archeological site that attracts people scientists and archeology lovers. Finally we finish our long day in the city of Fez.
Welcome to one of the greatest city of Morocco, Fez, the imperial, the historical, the cultural, and the capital of science of Morocco presents a diverse tourism product. In Fez you can see the charming beauty of Moroccan architecture, you can the harmony and love that different ethnicities religions live in peace, you also see the finest artisanal makers. Spending one day in Fez wouldn’t be enough to see all its stunning places. After your breakfast, we will go directly to the first and the oldest university in the world; Al-Quaraouiyin university which was established in 859 and the founder was Fatima El Fihri. In First it was a mosque before it did become a Medarsa in which they study Quoran, and the Arabic language. The second destination to visit is the Leather Tannery (Chouara), most of people actually visit Fez to see this place. It’s a huge and vast place with a lot of small size wells (Dying Vats) that contain colors and products in which they make leather to dye it with natural products ( cedar wood (brown), poppy flower (red), indigo (blue), henna (orange), mint (green), and saffron (yellow). Later, we are going to hang out a little in Fez El-Bali, the old medina of Fez with its narrow streets and an opportunity to see the huge doors (Bab Boujloud) and other Merdersas and buy some souvenirs in the majestic shops there. “#if you want to visit Fez in details you can book one of our programs that made especially for that”.
Fez - Ait Ben Haddou -
Today and right after you breakfast we will travel to our last destination the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which was listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987. It is a fortified group of houses made of adobe in a hill next to the river Ounila. The village gives an idea about the fascinating and beauty of the Moroccan architecture inside a wall as a defensive way to protect the village. The act of walking between the old houses with the view on the river makes you feel good and it refreshes the body. There are shops in every street locals sell rugs, scarves, handmade crafts, and jewelries.
Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech
The last station is Marrakech, the red city is considered as the most famous city in Morocco and the weirdest thing ever is that some tourists know Marrakech and don’t know Morocco. It is considered as the main destination and first one. The city presents various products of tourism and it is one of favorite cities for famous people since 1960s (The Beatles, Cristiano Ronaldo, and others). There are a lot of places to visit and because we are interested in UNESCO sites, the Medina of Marrakech in particular which was the reason why UNESCO listed Marrakech as a World Heritage Site. The medina presents stunning sceneries of the amazing Moroccan architecture, red buildings, narrow streets, and handcrafts like rugs and jewelries are everywhere in the medina you can have too much souvenirs if you want to buy of course. Admiring the Koutoubia mosque is a must if you visit Marrakech, it is a mosque located next to the famous square Jemaa El-Fna with a very long minaret that can be seen from 20kilometers. And of course hanging out in the Jemaa El-Fna square to drink of the most delicious orange juice, eat some traditional foods, and of course to see the sneaks’ charmers.
The Departure Day
After 9 days and 8 nights of travelling around those fascinating sites and meeting those generous people of Morocco, now it’s time to get to your flight.
Your Adventure has reached its end, right after your breakfast you will be taken to the airport to take your Flight back
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