Europe & the Middle East 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu moroccan salad jo stewart chefchaouen morocco chefchaouen rabat morocco uncovered casablanca meknes fes mor oc c o 13 days casablanca to marrakech marrakech visit the grand mosque of hassan ii in casablanca which with the world’s tallest minaret is one of the most impressive temples in morocco midelt mt m’goun sahara ait benhaddou m’goun valley encounter the morocco of old in medieval fes – a vibrant medina of carpet sellers metal workers and leather tanneries join the nightly carnival of acrobats fortune-tellers dancers and medicine men that colour marrakech’s djemaa el-fna square comfort xmkc maximum group size 12 days 1-2 casablanca/meknes welcome to casablanca morocco’s most contemporary city pay a visit to the grand hassan ii mosque which has the tallest minaret in the world travel to the imperial cities of rabat and meknes and discover the old ways of morocco’s imperial society day 3 chefchaouen visit the city of chefchaouen named one of the prettiest places in morocco thanks to its striking blue and whitewashed houses days 4-5 fes step back into the middle ages in the labyrinthine fes medina which is alive with craftsmen markets tanneries and mosques enjoy a taste of one of the city’s signature dishes the salty and sweet pastille day 6 midelt visit the berber village of midelt and stretch your legs with a hike around a bremmen village be prepared for some astonishing views of the atlas mountains with snowy peaks almost touching the sky day 7 sahara saddle up for a brief and bumpy camel ride through the sahara camp out in the desert and try some local cuisine while you sit around an open fire enjoying lively music and dancing under the stars days 8-9 m’goun valley arrive in the m’goun valley and hike through the surrounding berber villages enjoy an overnight stay in a traditional berber house day 10 ait benhaddou take a stroll around the fortified city of ait benhaddou the red jewel of morocco now a world heritage site this town is a visual treasure and has been used in the tv series game of thrones and several movies including the mummy gladiator and babel days 11-13 marrakech after spending a few days in the moroccan countryside arrive in marrakech to a mindblowing sensory overload explore the spice market and feast at a food stall in djemaa el-fna perhaps farewell morocco with a final group dinner hotel 6 nts desert camp 1 nt gite 2 nts riad 3 nts 12 breakfasts 7 dinners private vehicle view dates and prices discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at 19