Great Desert - Route of the Oases

The Great Desert - Route of the Oases

Day 1 Costa del Sol - Tangier - Casablanca

Morning departure from the Costa del Sol (Spain). (Transfer service). In Tarifa, embark on the ferry and cross the strait of Gibraltar to Tangier in Morocco. On arrival in Tangier, you will go through customs to then be met by your driver to continue on to Casablanca (375km) with an optional lunch break in Larache on the way. Check-in at the hotel on arrival in Casablanca. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2 Casablanca - Marrakesh

After breakfast, enjoy a panoramic tour of the city. You will have the opportunity to see the Hassan II Mosque, without doubt the most important mosque in the Islamic world after Mecca. Continue on to Marrakesh arriving at the hotel around lunchtime. Afternoon free. Optional Ksar El Hamra Dinner and Show. Overnight.

Day 3 Marrakesh

Breakfast. This is the city that enchants the visitor and Marrakesh requires a full day to completely appreciate all the sights. Your city tour will be relaxed and enjoyable. You will see the Koutoubia minaret, twin sister of the one in Seville, the Saadian tombs, the Palace of the Bahia, the Medersa and naturally, the incomparable Djemaa el Fna square. Here you will find musicians, dancers, snake charmers and everything imaginable. Overnight.

Day 4 Marrakesh - Ouarzazate

After a hearty breakfast and a final check of all baggage and belongings, leave Marrakesh and enter the 'other Morocco'. To start, you will travel through the High Atlas, travelling via the Tizi n Tichka pass and then on to the Kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou. Stop here for an optional lunch. A little later continue on to Ouarzazate. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5 Ouarzazate - Tinerhir - Erfoud

Breakfast. Between Ouarzazate and Tinerhir, you will see the most beautiful of all the valleys: The Dades Valley. The journey to Tinerhir is short but entertaining given its great variety of landscape. It's like this all the way up to the Todra Gorge, with its canyon walls over 300m high. A spectacular sight and well worth the experience! Continue on to Erfoud. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 6 Erfoud - Fes

Breakfast. Today is a special one in the itinerary, when you will have the opportunity to head further into the Dunes of Merzouga. Even so, you will have to rise early in order to witness the 'Sunrise over the Desert'. Commence the journey to Fes, where you will arrive in time for check-in. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 7 Fes

Breakfast. Fes is classified under World Heritage listing by UNESCO. The Medina of Fes with its XIII century origins, is the largest of the Islamic world. On your full day tour, visit the Christian and Jewish quarters. Through the labyrinth of streets, you will encounter the first university of the western world, the Nejarrine fountain and the Tanners quarter plus other important monuments. Discover a truly fascinating world within the walls of the Medina. Overnight.

Day 8 Fes - Tangier - Costa del Sol

Breakfast. Today is the last stage of the journey, drive leisurely up to the Moroccan border (340km). It is here that you will farewell the Moroccan driver. From here take the ferry back to Tarifa (Spain) and after customs, you will have a transfer service up the coast to your originating point on the Costa del Sol. End of our services.