The tour begins from the north of Morocco, eg. from Tangier to Fez and with a visit to the imperial cities and the Sahara. On the first day, we will travel through the Rif mountains with its spectacular landscape. Visiting the blue city of Morocco is planned. Next day, we visit the capital of Morocco and discover all of it’s most seeing attractions.
Table of Contents
- 1. Day 1- Journey from Tangier to Chefchaouen
- 2. Day 2 – A trip from Chefchaouen to Rabat
- 3. Day 3 – A trip from Rabat to Casablanca and Marrakech
- 4. Day 4 – Discover the Charm of Marrakech
- 5. Day 5 – Journey from Marrakech to Dades Valley
- 6. Day 6 – Journey from Dades Valley to the desert
- 7. Day 7 – A trip from Merzouga to Fez
On day three, we travel from Rabat to Casablanca. In Casablanca, a freelance certificated city guide will wait for you to show all things that the city has to offer. Afterward, we drive to Marrakech and spend the night in the medina.
Day 4 is the day of a cultural tour of the medina. Here, in Marrakech, a city guide will accompany you and show most of the things to see in the town.
Next day, we travel from Marrakech to Dades valley, on the way we will visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou and visit a cinema studio. Later on, we drive through the valley of roses. Overnight in a Kashbah in the Dades Gorges.
Day 6: today we will have about one hour walk in the green fields or in the spectacular Todga canyons. Afternoon, we travel to Merzouga. Once we arrive at Erg Chebbi, you will ride a camel to the camp where you can enjoy the sunset and campfire, followed with Berber music played by camp staff.
On the seventh day, we will depart early as the journey is pretty long. After breakfast and showering, we will travel to Fez by passing different oasis and towns.
Day 1- Journey from Tangier to Chefchaouen
In the morning, our team will pick you up and start your journey direction of Chefchoune by private and air-conditioned vehicle. We drive through the admirable Rif mountains and pass through different villages. You will arrive at Chefchaouen early and will have time to discover all that the city has to offer.
On arrival to the blue city, enjoy a walking tour through the small streets of Chefchaouen Medina, with Moroccan and Spanish ambiance. Admire the striking blue-and-white washed houses. Visit the 18th-century Kasbah, the former Jewish quarter, the bustling Utta El Hamam main square and all must-see attractions.
Day 2 – A trip from Chefchaouen to Rabat
Departure from Chefchaouen to Rabat by crossing the other part of the Rif Mountains and the Kenitra area. Rabat is located on the Atlantic Ocean and at the mouth of the Bou Regreg.
The city is today the political capital of Morocco and has a number of interesting sites for tourists. One of the best things to visit in this town is the 12th-century kasbah of Oudaya which you may have already seen in some famous movies such as Mission Impossible.
Later, we will visit Al Hassan Tower, an incomplete mosque minaret and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. This site was added to UNESCO World Heritage in July 1995.
We will also visit the ruins of Chellah. This site is situated on the side of the Bou Regreg, it was previously occupied by the Phoenicians in the 3rd century BC and later the Romans took control of it in about 40 AD. In 1154 it was abandoned until the 14th century when the Marinids Sultan Abulhasan built a complex that included the graveyard, mosque, in addition to the defensive wall that stands until today.
After discovering this city, we get to the hotel in the city.
Day 3 – A trip from Rabat to Casablanca and Marrakech
After breakfast in your hotel, you will meet our team again and head to Casablanca.
Once we arrive at Casablanca, a city guide will accompany you and show you popular tourist sites such as the prestigious Hassan II Mosque. A brief description of the mosque: designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau and located on a peninsula overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Its 210-meter minaret can be described as a giant building where classic and modern styles are perfectly integrated.
After discovering the most interesting sights of the city, we drive to Marrakech and spend the night in a traditional riad.
Day 4 – Discover the Charm of Marrakech
With your certified guide, you will start a cultural tour in the morning to learn about this colorful and lively beautiful city. This city offers historical places to visit which will give you an idea of the origin of Morocco and the different tribes that lived there.
The main attraction is Djemaa el Fna square which lies in the heart of the city. This square is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2001. In this astonishing square, you’ll have the ability to see many storytellers, snake charmers, musicians, water sellers, etc..
The largest mosque in the town is located in front of the square. The mosque was built around 1147 and its minaret rises to more than 60 meters. From the outside, you can enjoy its stunning architecture and gardens.
During your cultural tour, you will visit as well other interesting places such as Ben Youssef School, Al Badi Palace, Manara Gardens, Al Bahia Palace, etc..
Later on, we bring you back to your accommodation where you will spend the night.
Day 5 – Journey from Marrakech to Dades Valley
At 08:00 AM our team will pick you up in your riad and head towards the famous Atlas Mountains where you will be able to see different amazing sceneries. The highest point here reaches 2,260 meters above sea level. A very short break to take pictures when we arrive at top of Tizi Ntichka is planned.
On the way, we will take a side road to visit other interesting spots such as the Ounila Valley at Telouet. As well as today’s most interesting spot Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage site. This ancient kasbah has been used as a background for many famous movies and series such as Game of Thrones.
Later on, we visit a movie studio and head to the nearby valley and spend the night there in a traditional Kasbah.
Day 6 – Journey from Dades Valley to the desert
Departure from the Dades Valley to the spectacular Todga canyons, a famous natural gorge in North Africa. Here we will have about one hour walk in the gorge. After lunch, we pass through many Berber villages to reach the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
On arrival at Erg Chebbi, you will ride a camel along the orange dunes to the desert camp where you will spend the night in a Berber tent. We, of course, will witness the magnificent sunset on the sand dunes.
Day 7 – A trip from Merzouga to Fez
Wake up early to enjoy the amazing sunrise on the top of the dunes. This is a wonderful thing one should not miss here. We return by camel and have breakfast and showering in the hotel. Then we drive towards Fez. The trip to Fez is a pretty long journey. We drive through the Ziz Valley. This beautiful Moroccan route offers plenty of opportunities for excellent photos and various landscapes. On the way, we take a lunch break in Midelt before continuing our journey to Azrou. As soon as we arrive at Azrou, we will have the opportunity to take pictures of the monkey troupes in the cedar forest. After Ifran, we arrive in Fez.
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