Arrival in Casablanca. Flight from Moscow at 14.20. Check-in hotel. In the evening at sunset, we photograph the mosque Hassan II, experience the crisp air of the ocean, saunter through the old part of the city, and enjoy our dinner in an upscale restaurant.
Dawn shooting of the city, departure to Essaouira.
Casablanca - El Jadida (106 km)
On the way - we stop to photograph the famous cisterns of El Jadida.
Moving El Jadida-Essaueira along the way along the ocean (273 km).
Check-in at the hotel in Essaouira. In the evening we are able to admire and photograph the harbor and famous fishing boats.
This beautiful city managed to preserve the amazing Moroccan flavor.
At dawn we will shoot fishermen, with their traditions going back hundreds of years ago to bringing fresh catch to the port. Also, we will shoot an old Portuguese fort, and a medina.
After breakfast, we leave for Marrakech, the cultural capital of Morocco. (185 km).
Here we will visit the famous streets of Medina, visit the Jemaa al-Fna square, which is listed in UNESCO. We will enjoy our lunch in a restaurant with traditional Moroccan cuisine, and relax in the gardens of Menara.
At sunset we will shoot the pearl of the city - the palace of Bahia, the mosque Kutubiya, the palace of El-Badi, and at night it will be possible to shoot the market square for an extended amount of time.
In the morning, after shooting and breakfast, we leave for Ouarzazate through a beautiful pass in the Atlas Mountains. (65 km). We take our lunch and rest in the traditional mountain riad among the green flowering valleys and go further to Ouarzazate (136 km), where at sunset we will shoot the fortress of Eint-Ben-Haddou.
In the morning, we are off to the fortress of Ait-Ben Haddou, then visit the Taurirt kasbah – the well-known fortified clay city of the XVIII century, and at sunset we take in the picturesque gorge of Todra.
If you wish, you can also – on your own time - visit the Atlas film studio, where many famous films were shot.
After breakfast and shooting in the Todra gorge, we are off to the Sahara, to Merzougou (369 km), where a cozy lodge with a relaxing pool awaits us. In the evening/night hours, we head to the desert for shooting.
In the morning at dawn we will shoot the huge magnificent dunes the Sahara is known for. The local dunes have an incredible shape. These are some of the highest sand dunes in the Sahara, and very photogenic.
We will also visit the oases and the Berber village.
In the afternoon, you can relax by the pool before sunset shooting, or ride a camel – a once in a lifetime opportunity!
After the dawn shooting on the dunes; we will go to Ifran, a resort town in the Atlas Mountains (396 km). Here we are awaited by rest, fresh mountain air, and walks to reflect on the trip and the work done so far.
At sunset - we will shoot the majestic mountains that have been a theme throughout the trip.
In the morning we leave for Fez (65 km). Here we are waiting for the famous dyeing, one of the main attractions of northern Morocco. We enjoy the bustling, energetic souvenir markets, as well as the shopping. At sunset - we remove the dye and return to the comforts of our hotel.
In the morning we leave for Casablanca (294 km) - through the ancient city of Meknes with a majestic and beautiful ancient fortress.
In Casablanca, we cap the entire trip off with a delicious traditional farewell dinner, after which we leave for the airport.