Day 4: Fez
Breakfast. Today you have a day dedicated to the spiritual capital of Morocco.
Fez is the medieval Arab city, best preserved in the entire Islamic world. Do not be intimidated by its narrow streets
, but let yourself be carried away by its mysticism and spirituality.
Leave the hotel. View of the medina of Fez from the top of Borj Nord. Arrival to the old medina
of Fez. Visit the Royal Palace and Fortress Borj Sud. The city of Fez is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visit the best monuments of Fez such as Karouiine, the first Islamic university in the world
, and Nejjarine Square. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon we continue to visit Fez, its leather tannery
- the oldest in the world, some museums and the fabulous souks
of the old town. Dinner and overnight Barceló hotel 4* (in a Standard Room)Day 5: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Beni Mellal
Breakfast. This is your last day of the tour to the imperial cities. We head to Ifrane, the "little Switzerland" of Morocco
through the beautiful “Middle Atlas Mountains”
, covered in forests of oak, cork and giant cedar. The dark brown tents of nomadic Berber encampments
immediately establish a cultural shift away from the European north; the plateau are pockmarked by dark volcanic lakes.
Enjoy a refreshment stop near “Lake Hchlaf” out of the hustle and bustle in Fes Medina. On the way to Beni Mellal, past the forest of Azrou to see the small apes in the wild in their natural habitat.
You will have the opportunity to see and interact with the monkeys-of-Gibraltar in the area of Cedar Gouraud. Free time for lunch at Khnifra Town. Arrive to Beni Mellal. Dinner and overnight at Les Belle Terrace hotel 4* (in a Superior Room) or similar hotel.