, Tangier imperial cities and desert tour ---> visiting Fes and Marrakech via Atlas montains also a day visit in Essaouira,also a day visit in Casablanca and Rabat befor finiching in Tangier via Assilah
Main attractions of the day : Tetouan city - Rif Mountains - Kasbah- Chefchaouen - Ras el-Maa – the bleu city sunset
You will be greeted upon your arrival at tangier port. Then, we will be escorted chefchouen. We will pass by Tetouan city where the Artisanal School is the best in Morocco. This is a fascinating opportunity to see masters teaching apprentices traditional arts. After passing by green sight of Rif Mountains, Our journey continues to Chefchaouen we’ll start exploring one of the loveliest in Morocco. Small and uncrowded, it’s easy to explore, with enough winding paths to keep you diverted. We will take you to have lunch in a traditional restaurant before we go on a visit in the blue city with our local guide, first the Kasbah a heavily restored walled fortress that now contains a lovely garden, a small ethnographic Museum, and an even smaller art gallery, then the waterfall of Ras el-Maa to admire the sunset. Afterwards we will drive to your well picked Riad for the night.
Main attractions of the day : Volubilis - Moulay Idriss - Meknes - bab mansour - fes
Breakfast at the riad is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be driven to Volubilis, This is Morocco's most famous Roman remnant dating in AD 24-285. The surviving columns and temple fragments of Volubilis are an impressive, and powerfully atmospheric. Then we’ll go to Moulay Idriss, A city is built upon the rocky spurs of the Khyber and Taiga hills, with the buildings tumbling down the slopes dramatically. For the faithful, this is an important pilgrimage center. Afterwards we’ll drive to Meknes an imperial city that exists since the first rulers of the Alawite dynasty that governed Morocco. There you’ll see the grandiose gateway of Babb el-Mansur, the Sahrij Souani Basin and The sumptuously decorated Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. At the end of this exciting day you will be driven via Rif Mountains to FES for the night in our Hotel/Riad.
Main attractions of the day : Fes city (souks; monuments; alleyways and local craft-work).
After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring the country's spiritual capital and our oldest city (FES) .by browsing its lively souks, tangle of photogenic alleyways, and historic monuments. First the Royal Palace gate that makes a welcoming, peaceful between new Fes and the old one .then the Jewish headquarter and the first Mellah ever built in Morocco. Afterwards we’ll start visiting all the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University – the oldest in the region, the Tanneries and the Attarine museum .after lunch, you’ll see the best area to stay in fes (Fes el Bali) this is the most exotic area in the city and a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its alleyways, and historic monuments such as Medersa BouInaniaand Babb Boujloud (the medina's main gate). For shoppers, Fes el Bali is a paradise of local craft-work with colorful Moroccan slippers, leather-work, metalwork, rainbow-glass lamps, and tiles all displayed at stalls throughout the district. In the afternoon, we’ll visit the new city for a drink. Dinner and Overnight in a well picked Hotel/Riad.
Main attractions of the day : Atlas Mountains - Ifran - Cedar Forest - bnimellal - ainasserdon - kasbah sunset
After breakfast we’ll leave Fes to explore the high Atlas Mountains, the most intriguing and beautiful natural regions of Morocco. A historical and physical barrier between the north and the pre-Sahara .starting by ifran a Tidy, ordered and modern city, that feels more like Switzerland relocated to the Middle Atlas . Our trip continues alongside the trailing edge of the Cedar Forest to - Azrou - which in the local Berber means “rock,-located up a steep hill through a variety of woods to the famed cedar forests inhabited by endangered Barbary Apes. Afterwards we’ll travel through the appealing routes in the region. Passing by high atlas village this is the most exotic region for Berber natives especially Zayn’s tribe. Next stop is Bni-mellal to see EinAsrdon Garden and its famous Kasbah located on top of hills giving a romantic view of the region and a lovely sunset. night at the hotel/riad.
Main attractions of the day : afourar - haigh atlas vilages - ouzoud
In the morning enjoy the beautiful scenery of the middle Atlas Have a breakfast in the hotel. Then, depart via a forested mountain towards the Ouzoud Cascades where you will lunch. And take a hiking through its laces. Afterward, we will drive to Marrakech. overnight in a well picked riad.
Main attractions of the day : Marrakech city (Koutoubia Mosque - the Majorelle Garden - Saadian Tombs - Bahia Palace - local markets - Djemâa El-Fna)
Marrakesh is a city that sums up all of Morocco's exotic North African charm. The city's name provided the root for the name of the country itself. with one of our local guide You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque built in 1162 and is one of the great achievements of our architecture, the Majorelle Garden full of cacti, palms and ferns, are the work of painter Jacques Majorelle, Saadian Tombs This 16th century burial ground is home to the Saadian dynasty full of mosaic tiles; the 19th century Bahia Palace with its beautiful eastern Architecture; after a break for lunch. you will have time to explore the fascinating Souks( local markets ) it’s the town's star attraction you shouldn't miss the Babouche (shoe) Souk, Chouari (carpenter's) Souk, El-Attarine (perfume and spice) Souk and the Cherratine (leather) Souk and the narrow alleys around the Djemâa El-Fna Square where In the evening, you will be enchanted with snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, narrators and story-tellers – moving from one group to another, Nightin a hotel/riad.
Main attractions of the day : seaside town - Fortress fishing port - Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum – the Jewish headquarter - free walk and essaouira sunset
After breakfast in your riad, Essaouira is one of Morocco's loveliest seaside towns and its preserved 18th-century seaport fortifications have been stamped with a UNESCO World Heritage Site listing .Your own guide fully qualified will allow you to experience Essaouira in the best possible way. First you’ll visit the Skala Fortress, this bastion offers picturesque views over the fishing port and the Île de Mogador, the port, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum, this somewhat fusty museum has a small collection of jewellery, costumes, embroidery, woodcarving and weapons from the region, the souks and see Thuya wood carved by artisans, walking through the alleys of the medina and past the hundreds of handicrafts. Essaouira is known for its strong winds most of the year so it is known as the “City of the wind”; it is also regarded as Morocco’s “Jewel of the Atlantics. Our visit includes the Mellah – the Jewish headquarter, and the beach. There is an annual festival of “Gnawa music”, where many musical groups come from different parts of Africa and the world. Usually it starts in the third week of June, so if your trip coincides with this, you have the option to extend your stay for an extra day. Today you will have lunch in a Moroccan way, bought fishes ‘cooked to order’. In late afternoon you are free to walk and explore by yourself and sit to feel romantic magic of the city. Overnight accommodation is in Riad in the Medina
Main attractions of the day : Essaouira - El Jadida - Mazagan - Oualida - Casablanca - Hassan 2 the second largest mosque in the world-Place Mohamed V
Today we are going to leave Essaouira toward Casablanca ‘the commercial center of Morocco’ through the road to the coast, while admiring the views. We will pass by Safi one of the great fishing cities then Oualida where you can enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place. After lunch we will continue to Casablanca via El Jadida (was known as Mazagan), this ancient medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese. Once in Casablanca, visiting Hassan 2 the second largest mosque in the world especially its location, right on the tip of the rocky bay above the ocean ,then to Place Mohamed V. Finally you will be driven back to your riad/hotel for the night.
Main attractions of the day : Hassan 2 - Ordains Kasbah - Hassan tower - Atlantic Ocean – assilah walls – tangier beach and medina
Breakfast at the hotel ,we’ll star tour visit off Casablanca the main commercial capital of the morocco .first we’ll visit Hassan 2 the second largest mosque in the world especially its location, right on the top of the rocky bay above the ocean this is one of the great achievement of morocco architecture, then to Place Mohamed V where the must old government buildings. Before we take you to our capital RABAT there, you’ll see the Hassan Tower built in 12th-century .then the Ordains Kasbah the 11th-century fortress built in Andalusia-style, it gives fine views over the Atlantic Ocean. Afterwards we’ll drive to Asia a small seaside city known wall painting and the old portages fortress Finally you will be driven to Tanager to have an afternoon sightseeing that will take you back to the 20th century architecture .
Today, depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight or any other place you choose.
Julie and Mark, June 2018, Australia
Matthias and Shanthi, April 2017, United Kingdom
Robert and his family, March 2017, USA
Sarah and Jack, September 2015, United States
Robin and his father, May 2018, Holland