From 1115 Euro / 7 nghts / pers./ DBL Room / HB
From 1115 Euro / 7 nghts / pers./ DBL Room / HB
24 Nov 2018 – 02 Dec 2018
7 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner buffet, of which 1 night hotel 4 * sup in Casablanca, 2 nights hotel 5 * in Fez, 1 night at 4 * hotel in Tomboctou, 1 night at 4 * hotel in Ouarzazate, 2 nights at 5 * hotel in Marrakesh;
Day 1 Bucharest – via Istanbul – Casablanca
Presentation at Otopeni Airport Henri Coanda for meeting with the agency representative for boarding the Turkish Airlines TK1042 flight to Istanbul. Landing to Istanbul, transit through the transit area of Istanbul airport for boarding the TK617 and taking off to Casablanca. Arriving at Casablanca and departing directly from the airport in the included tour of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, a fascinating city with wide avenues and architectural jewels in Art Deco and Moorish style, a Mediterranean setting on the Atlantic Ocean. It passes through the Central Market, Habous Quarter, Notre Dame Lourdes Cathedral, Mohammed V Market Square, United Nations Market. Optional entry and visit to the Hassan II Mosque (entrance ticket not included). Dinner and 4 * superior hotel accommodation in Casablanca.
Day 2 Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Moulay Idriss – Volubilis – Fez (300 km)
Breakfast. Departure to Rabat – the administrative capital of Morocco with a visit to Mausoleum Mohammed V and Hassan II, outside the Royal Palace, Kasbah of Oudayas. Free time for lunch optional. The day continues to Meknes via the famous Roman Volubilisate through its mosaics and the sacred Mosque Moulay Idriss – dedicated to the founder of Fes. Meknes is considered the Moroccan Versailles. The tour of Meknes includes the monumental gate Bab Mansour, Hari Souani, the defense walls, El Hedim Square, Moulay Ismail’s Tomb and the old medina. In the evening, dinner and 5 * hotel accommodation in Fez.
Day 3 Fes – one of Morocco’s four imperial cities
Breakfast. Day dedicated to visiting Fes / Fez – Morocco’s oldest cultural and spiritual center. It is exploring the city on the way of medina and souk where craftsmen still work with old, traditional techniques. The visit continues with Karaouine Mosque and Medersa Bou Inania – exemplary of the Islamic architectural art, the ancient Quranic school. After the lunch break, for which the representative of the agency will propose the option of his optional service in the city center for approx. 25 € per person – no drinks, visit Fes El Jedid and the exterior of the Royal Palace with its 7 gates. Dinner and 5 * hotel accommodation in Fez.
Day 4 Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga (530 km)
Breakfast. Departure to Erfoud through the beautiful Ifrane resort, called the Little Switzerland of Morocco, known as the winter resort. Continue through Azrou and Midelt, where optional lunch will be arranged. The road continues through Errachidia, stopping at the blue springs from Meski to Erfoud. A short visit to see the processing of limestone fossils from the Devonian – Paleozoic period. We are approaching Merzouga, where we are waiting for the Tomboctou Hotel, located right in front of the Sahara Desert. You can admire a unique sunset in this remote area of Morocco next to the hotel. Dinner and 4 * hotel accommodation in Tomboctou.
Day 5 Merzouga – Erfoud – Tineghir – Ouarzazate (400 km)
Breakfast. Optionally, before breakfast, a fresh walk on the camel, very early, to admire the sunset in the Sahara Desert. Then go to Erfoud, Tineghir and Kelaa Mgouna-the town of roses and the Todra Gorge, cut in red rock, 30m wide and 250m tall. Lunch optional. The periplus continues to Ouarzazate, where if the arrival is early, visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, the over 300-room palace, erected by Glaoui, also called the Pasa of Marrakesh. Dinner and 4 * hotel accommodation in Ouarzazate.
Day 6 – Ouarzazate – Atlas Mountains – Marrakesh South Pearl (200 km)
Breakfast. Departure to Marrakesh through the wonderful Atlas Mountains, at 2260 m Tizi Ntichka with stop for spectacular photos. Arrival to Marrakesh and break for optional lunch service. In Marrakesh visit Koutoubia Minaret, El Mansour Mosque, Menara Garden and Bahia Palace, Bazaar and Ancient Medina with the famous Djemaa El Fna Square – the favorite place of locals. Optionally, in the evening, attending the traditional CHEZ ALI show in Marrakesh, with traditional drinks included and round-trip transfer. Dinner and 5 * hotel accommodation in Marrakesh.
Day 7 Marrakech – Optional excursion to Essaouira on the Atlantic Ocean (total 360 km)
Breakfast. Optional excursion to the famous Moroccan bohemian locality in the Atlantic Ocean – Essaouira, the old Mogador (the name of the Portuguese), a UNESCO heritage site. There is a short stop to a co-operative that produces the famous argan oil, where you can buy natural argan oil based cosmetics and where you can photograph argan trees – the favorite place of goats in the area. Essaouira became well-known in 1949 when Orson Welles chose Othello as screening place, and in the 1960s and 1970s, the Mediterranean-inspired streets inspired musicians such as Jimmy Hendrix and Cat Stevens. The 18th-century fortress of Skala, the harbor, is visited. Dinner and 5 * hotel accommodation in Marrakesh.
Day 8 Marrakesh – Casablanca (240 km) – Istanbul
Breakfast. Release rooms and transfer directly from Marrakesh to Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca. Embark on the TURKISH AIRLINES TK618 to Istanbul. Landing to Istanbul, passing through the transit area of Istanbul airport.
Day 9 Istanbul – Bucharest
Deck with TK1041 from Istanbul to Bucharest. Landing in Bucharest.
Superlatives are small when it is described Morocco, a delightful earth full of mysteries and wonderful things. One of Africa’s top destinations, with more than 10 million visitors each year, Morocco welcomes visitors all over the world with well-known itineraries through traditional souq fairs and traditional markets, medieval medieval centers, dusty deserts and snowflakes Atlas Mountains. Still, visitors who come here for the second time continue to amaze themselves, refusing to compromise their inimitable character in front of mass tourism.