Joyas de Marruecos (Sahara Experience)
Joyas de Marruecos
(5 days / 4 nights)
Imagine sitting on top of a sand dune in the desert, looking up at a million stars in the night sky or riding a camel through a vast and empty desert. On this visit, you will take a step back in time as you wander through the exotic streets of Morocco’s imperial city (Fez) and step into the magical bazaars that lie on every corner. We will veer off the beaten track and explore the scenic village of Azrou and the beautiful Cedar Forest, where you can play with wild monkeys and enjoy the serenity of nature. There are so many wonders of Morocco, just at hands reach! Erasmus Club Sevilla can make your dreams come true and make every experience unforgettable. In just five days, you will learn about the rich and vibrant Moroccan culture: its unbelievable landscapes, its charming streets, its imperial cities, its people, its delicious food, its camels, its spectacular sights, its infinite desert... Create wonderful memories that will follow you around for the rest of your life.
We will visit the famous imperial city of Morocco, Fez (cultural capital), Meknes (Imperial), and we will ride camels in the middle of the Sahara Desert.
You can reserve your spot with an initial payment of 100€ at our office. Moreover, if you are from the European Union, you do not need your passport to travel to Morocco.
▸ Transport 1: Bus Seville - Tarifa - Seville
▸ Transport 2: Fast-Ferry Tarifa - Tánger - Tarifa
▸ Accommodation: 1 night at the Fez Hotel 3*** +1 night in Meknes Hotel 3*** + 1 night at the Erfoud Hotel 3*** + 1 night in the desert
▸ Food: 4 breakfasts + 4 dinners
▸ Activities: Fire show and dancers in the desert
▸ Special: Camel ride in the desert
▸ Guided visits: All of the important monuments with local guides
▸ Photos and videos by Erasmus Club Sevilla
▸ Assistance insurance
▸ Management costs 9€
▸ Hotel and port taxes
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
▸ Drinks during dinner and/or lunch.
▸ Cancellation insurance. We hereby inform you that you can purchase this optional insurance for 20€ per person. Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
TICKETS ONLINE: Fill out the form below
TICKETS AT THE OFFICE: C/Pagés del corro, 137 de L-V de 12h a 14h30 hrs o 17h30 a 20h30 hrs. (one can pay with card or cash)
▸ To get on the bus on the day of the event, it will be necessary to show the ticket that had been automatically sent to your mail when you purchased the trip. It is not necessary to print it and you can book the ticket for someone else and send him the E-mail , If he doesn't have the membership card (ERASMUS CARD) he will have to pay the remaining amount of the non-members.
▸ Once the purchase is made, the tickets will not be refundable on day trips, for the rest of the trips you can check the Cancellation policy.
▸ In case of transferring the ticket to another person, you must pay an extra fee of 15€ for the change in ownership. You also have to notify it to us in advance (at least 72 hours before the trip), by sending an email with the data of the new owner to: email@example.com and pay the difference in case you do not have the ERASMUS CARD.
▸ The announced departure times may vary depending on existing traffic or traffic problems. Erasmus Club Sevilla is not responsible for delays due to external factors.
▸ The latest indications will be sent by email to all the travellers in the days prior to departure.
▸ Buses must have a minimum of 35 booked spots for the trip to take place. Travellers will be notified in advance of the status of each bus occupation and if it is not complete, the full amounts will be refunded or new alternative dates will be offered for the trip.
The customer may cancel the requested or contracted services at any time being entitled to the refund of the amounts that he or she would have paid. However, the customer will have to compensate the organizer or retailer of the indicated amounts below:
▸ Management fees: 100€
In addition to:
a) A penalty consisting of 50% of the total amount of the trip, if the cancellation occurs more than 30 days* and less than 40 days* before the date of the trip's commencement.
b) A penalty consisting of 75% of the total amount of the trip, if the cancellation occurs between the 20 and 30 days* before the date of the trip's commencement.
c) A penalty consisting of 100% of the total amount of the trip, if the cancellation occurs within 20 days* prior to departure.
*Working Days (From Monday to Friday excluding holidays)
This trip is organized by Sevilla Student, S.L CIF: B90187253. Title CIAN-416777-2. Commercial name: Sevilla Student, makes your dreams become trips. Calle Pagés del Corro, 137 - 41010 Seville. Spain. Phone contact & WhatsApp : +34 622184377.
ITINERARY: (Can be changed because of logistic reasons)
DAY 1: Seville - Algeciras - Ceuta - Meknes
04h030: Meeting in Phoenix PUB Sevilla. Taking our leave from there to Tarifa
08h00:Departure by fast ferry to Ceuta.
Visit to Meknes, Check in at the hotel and enjoy our Dinner.
DAY 2: Meknes- Midelt - Middle and High Atlas - Erfoud - Sahara
Breakfast at the hotel 8:30 am: Departure from the hotel, and after crossing the middle Atlas, the population of Ifrane, a small alpine town full of houses with slate roofs, founded in 1929 as a recreation city, in about 1650 meters Of altitude. We will also cross the largest cedar forest in the world, with ancient trees and a colony of Sylvian monkeys, wild monkeys living in these forests. Watch out for them! If you’ve got some food, they will steal it from you before you realize it. Free lunch during the way.Continuing on our way to Erfoud. + Dinner
DAY 3: Sahara Desert
After the Check out, it is recommended to bring for this day only the necessary clothes and leave the rest behind, inside the bus. Breakfast and half-day excursion in Merzouga and the Great Erg Chebi "Desert of Dunes of extremely thin sand in which we will see the virgin desert, we will pass by the small oases visited by the Berber nomads, Hamada (desert of stones) and places where fossils of millions of years are found. During this excursion in 4x4 we will have many stops for pictures and to enjoy the sights. End of excursion in Hostel in the afternoon, we will enjoy a nice camel ride in the dunes and at the same time, watching the sunset. At night in the camp, a show from the nomads awaits us, afterwards you will have the opportunity to listen to the silence of the desert and enjoy a panoramic view of the dunes. We will spend the night in Haimas "Dromedary Hair Shops" such as those used by the Desert Nomads to enjoy a Magic Night under thousands of Stars. Dinner and accommodation in that same Haimas, in the middle of the desert
DAY 4: Merzouga - Fez
In the early morning, "Date with the Dawn": We recommend getting up early to see the Dawn from the dunes, words fall utterly short to describe the beauty of this sunrise. After a Berber breakfast, we will head to the holy city of Rissani, on the way we will find dozens of ksur and kasbash, lost between palm groves and dunes, as well as marabouts and mausoleums dotted between fields surrounded by adobe walls. There is the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif. Then we will continue to Erfoud, where we will head to Fez. Arrival in Fez and a quick panoramic visit. Check in at the hotel.
21h00: Dinner at the hotel.
DAY 5: Fez - Ceuta - Algeciras - Sevilla
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. 08:00 hrs. Meeting in the reception of the hotel with the local guide of Fez, beautiful city where the rich Moroccan artisan tradition is still alive today. Fez represents a lost world for the western civilizations. Founded by Moulay Idriss in 791, it is today the religious and spiritual capital of Morocco. Strolling through the labyrinthine streets of Fez will transport you to past worlds where potters, smiths, and artisans coexist with the foreign visitor, who never ceases to be surprised by observing its people and sniffing the many aromas and smells that flood the atmosphere of this city. We will start with Fez el Jedid, including the Alauitas square, exteriors of the Royal Palace and Dar el Makhzen. We will continue to the foot visit of Fez el Bali. We will visit Attarin's spice souk. We will arrive at the square of Nejjarin where the founduk of the same name is located and we will visit the madrasa of Bounania. Afterwards, we will continue to Es Seffarin square to finish the visit in the neighborhood of the tanners and see the tanneries. Mirrors, perfumes, chickens, pigeons, silver, gold, sandals, sandals, chilabas, drums, vegetables, fruits, pottery, forged, herbs (nothing illegal), spices, portraits of the king, cereals, books, glassware, and Everything imaginable, everything is here. The constant rattling of the donkeys, loaded with merchandise from various origins, transports you to another world only broken by the cry of "Balak" with which the owner of the animal warns the passers-by to free the way for him and his donkey. Departure to Ceuta. Arrival to the port and embark to Algeciras. 22:30 hrs. Departure from the fast ferry to Algeciras. Arrival and Transfer to Seville (We will be in Seville arround 2:00).
Although we will make every effort to follow this program, the guide reserves the right to make changes always due to justified force majeure.
We stayed half board in:
Hotel El Kasbah Merzouga
Jaimas en Merzouga Ksar Merzouga
Hotel Batha Fez
Hotel RIF Meknes
NOTICE: The expected hotels are subject to change due to force majeure needs, maintaining a similar category or higher.
MEANS OF TRANSPORT:
▸Fast Ferry tourist category: Unlisted seats, free seats. The schedules are indicated in this program. Concerning the strait crossing: We will cross from Tarifa to Tangier. The schedules of the FERRYS are approximate, they will be reconfirmed 48 hours before the departure in this telephone number 954224241, since the company reserves the right to be able to modify the schedules without previous warning. The crossing takes approximately 35 minutes. The agency assumes no responsibility for loss of connections caused by delays in ferries, we recommend not to buy bus, plane or train tickets because there may be delays and it is quite common. The services will be made with the company Intershipping Bus. In Spain, the journey will be carried out in Spanish buses. Once in Morocco, the journey will be carried out by a private Moroccan bus of 48 seats. The seats are unnumbered.
▸4x4 for the way to the jaimas. ( The nomad tents )
▸Camels for the journey the camp in the desert from the Hostel back and forth.
▸Bus for land transportation.
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