IMPERIAL SANDS

The imperial cities and the Sahara on camelback

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€ 549 x 12 Nights

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A journey through the imperial cities of Morocco to the sinuous dunes of the Sahara desert. Among the pungent aromas of spices and the colours of the Medinas, relive the glorious imperial past and challenge the desert sands. Keep reading

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1

Casablanca

Economic capital of Morocco

1 Night

View on the Hassan II Mosque
Hassan mosque in Casablanca
Hassan mosque in Casablanca
Hassan mosque by night
Casablanca

Once known as Anfa, this city was a small settlement of fishermen and pirates.
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Recommended activities

  • Tour of Casablanca and Hassan II Mosque
  • Casablanca Jewish Heritage Tour with Kosher Lunch
2

Rabat

An ancient royal residence full of charm and magic

1 Night

Hassan tower
Oudaïa Kasbah
Mohammed V mausoleum
Rabat royal palace

As an ancient residence of kings full of charm and magic, Rabat will conquer you with its atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
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3

Fès

Moroccan architecture and history

2 Nights

Tinctures of Fes
Crafts in Fes
View over Fes
The local market in Fes
Aerial view over Fes
The Madrasa Bou Inania

The city of Fes is considered the country's religious, cultural and artisan centre.
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4

Midelt

Midelt, discovering the High Atlas

1 Night

Between the massif of the Middle and High Atlas rises Midelt, a perfect city as a starting point for discovering the historical and natural wonders of Morocco.
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5

Erfoud

The gate of the Sahara

1 Night

The oasis and the dates of Erfoud
Erfoud's panorama
The minaret of Erfoud
The desert door

At the foot of the High Atlas Mountain, the city of Erfoud is the ideal starting point for those who want to admire the boundless panoramas and enchanting dunes of the Sahara Desert.
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Merzouga

Among sand dunes and desert foxes

2 Nights

Camping tents in the oasis of Merzouga
Camels on the dunes of Merzouga
The oasis of Merzouga
A window on the Merzouga oasis
The Erg Chebbi desert

Nestled in the dunes of the Sahara Desert, Merzouga used to be one of the main oases where caravans stopped to find refreshment before resuming their journey along sub-Saharan Africa.
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Skoura

The Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs

1 Night

The kasbah in Skoura
Dadès Gorges
Skoura
The Amardil kasbah

The oasis of Skoura is located about four hours from Marrakech and is one of the most scenic places in southern Morocco.
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Marrakech

Imperial city for a bewitching and multisensory experience

3 Nights

Majorelle Garden
Sunset over Marrakech
Architecture in Marrakech
The marquet in Marrakech
Jamaa El Fna square
The spices of Marrakech
Kutubiyya Mosque
Jemaa El Fna Sqaure

Marrakech was the most important of Morocco's four imperial cities (with Fez, Meknés and Rabat), and the splendid imperial "Bahia" and "El Badi" Palaces remain to testify to its prestigious past.
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Recommended activities

  • The Three Valleys in 4x4 from Marrakech
  • Agadir day trip including a boat cruise
  • Full day guided tour of Marrakech with lunch
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