Half board at the hotel including breakfast and dinner. Day trip to Fes, the city has one of the best conserved historic towns of the Arab-Muslim world. The oldest walled part of the city, Fes El-Bali, is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fes can be traced to the Al Quaraouyine, which was founded here in 859 by a woman, and is the first continuously operating degree-awarding university in the world. Enter through the archways of the stunning Bab Boujloud (Blue Gate) and you’ll get a sense of what lies ahead in the 19th-century medina. We will begin our walking tour starting from Dar el-Makhzen (royal palace) with its impressive gold doors where the artisans work all the copper of the city of Fez. The Andalusian Mosque dating back to 860. Entry is not permitted to non-Muslims. See the fountains including the Nejjarine Fountain, the Medersas (Koranic schools) founded as early as the 13th century. The Batha Palace is now a museum of arts and Moroccan traditions. Next, the Chouwara tanneries, the Souks including Souk Attarine, one of the liveliest in the city. After, see Bab Boujloud with its green and blue ceramics.
We will stop for lunch in a Berber village, most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert, to arrive at the dunes of Merzouga. Camels will be awaiting us to start our journey through the desert. You will enjoy a magnificent sunset behind the dunes of the Merzouga. You will arrive to the center of the dunes to settle in your tent and enjoy a walk afterwards in the sand dunes.A dinner will be awaiting you in the camp site accompanied with Berber music.