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16 Day Morocco tour From Tangier

Visiting Essaouira Chefchaouen and north of Morocco, atlas mountains to the south and shara desert,visiting all its attractions and monuments such as old cities ( marrakech - fes - meknes ) you can walk on its alleys and souks ?Also you'll see a lot of epic landscapes ( sahara desert - atlas montains - sea side cities )

Day 1 : TANGIER – TETAOUEN – CHEFCHAOUEN. :

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 to get your first contact overnight at a well picked riad

Day 2 : EXPLORING CHEFCHAOUEN. :

Main attractions of the day : Rif Mountains -The blue city-The Kasbah –Museum-

After breakfast your visit in the blue city starts with our local guide. This is one of the loveliest in Morocco. Small and uncrowned, it’s easy to explore, with enough winding paths to keep you diverted first the Kasbah a heavily restored walled fortress that now contains a lovely garden, a small ethnographic Museum, and an even smaller art gallery remember that every part or wall of the city is an attraction. Afterwards we will drive to our Riad for night.

Day 3 : ChEFCHAOUEN - VOLUBILIS - MEKNES – FES :

Main attractions of the day : Volubilis - Moulay Idriss - Meknes - Moulay Ismail Mausoleum

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.

Day 4 : FES SIGTHSEEING :

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.Overnight in a well picked Hotel/Riad.

Day 5 : MERZOUGA AREA EXPLORATION-CAMEL TREK- CAMP FIRE :

Main attractions of the day : Atlas Mountains-Ifran-Cedar Forest -Ziz Gorges -ziz valley -fossils-sand dunes-sunset at merzouga

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 city, that feels more like Switzerland relocated to the Middle Atlas .Our trip continues alongside the trailing edge of the Cedar Forest to - Azrou -located up a steep hill through a variety of woods to the famed cedar forests inhabited by endangered Barbary Apes. Passing through Tizi Ntalghamtt where Ziz Gorges provide a rocky passage to Tafilalt oases. Passing by errachidia (you’ll have lunch and enjoy Berber Hospitality beyond borders), then erfoud and rissani stopping for panoramic views along the way of ziz valley .after arriving at Merzouga. You will be welcomed with a glass of mint) in our riad. It’s time to relax and feel the desert serenading you the riad the view and the people in the end of this exiting day you’ll admire one of the best sunsets in the world .overnight in your riad.

Day 6 : MERZOUGA AREA EXPLORATION-CAMEL TREK- CAMP FIRE :

Main attractions of the day : merzouga sunrise - khamlia-rissani souk - erfoud fossils - camel trek - campfire

We will wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise and return to get breakfast in your riad .today you’ll be our guest in our birth land it’s time to feel and see our lifestyle. We will go all the way round the dunes via the oasis of MERZOUGA, to the nomadic depository, KHAMLIA village (a truly an African village) you’ll visit the Gnawa people, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lace of Merzouga, with its bird populations, then you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Mali. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. At Lunch time you can have a local pizza. We’ll return to merzouga where you’ll have free time to relax swim and revive the sensation of desert before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi and enjoy the beauty of the Sahara desert, See it! Feel it! Love it. At your nomad tents you’ll have time to relaxed and enjoy the sunset over golden dunes. Words can hardly describe the simple, profound and breathtaking magic of watching the sunset over the golden dunes and finally, you will have dinner in front of the camp, where you will spend your first night under canvas - or if you prefer, under the stars. At your request we can bring Berber nomads musicians to play traditional music with drums and dancing around the campfire. For your convenience, our camp is equipped with western bathrooms and showers.

Day 7 : MERZOUGA – TODGHA GORGE – DADES VALLEY :

Main attractions of the day : desert sunrise - the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs - the todgha gorge - dads gorge and road

Your camel man will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise Climbing the sand to experience sunrise at Merzouga is a unique experience that is so often embedded in the minds of our visitors .then you’ll camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga admiring the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with their colors as the day progresses. After breakfast in the Raid, you’ll leave for Dads Valley (Road of a Thousand Kasbahs) through Rissani, Erfoud (a historic region and an archaeologist’s delight that is packed with fossils) and Tinghir showing the traditional rural life of this region, a beautifully constructed houses dotting the landscape of the largest oasis .reaching Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco- undoubtedly one of the most spectacular natural attractions that Morocco has to offer. The walls of the gorge are cut in the walls of the gorge reaches 300 meters. Afterwards we’ll drive through the Dads Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes» and many landscapes of Berber villages. After checking on your raid we’ll get to watch the sunset on tssidrine road.Overnight in our Hotel/Riad.

Day 8 : DADES GORGE – ROSE VALLEY – SKOURA – OUARZAZATE. :

Main attractions of the day : the rose city -Dades Valley-skoura’s valley -Kasbah Ameridil-the Hollywood of Africa-Kasbah Taourirt

After breakfast in the hotel we’ll drive through The Dades Valley a fascinating part of the famous Road of a thousand Kasbahs. We’ll stop at Kalaa-Mgouna, “the rose city” famous with its annual festival of roses, to purchase the rosewater, and a lot of cosmetics local products. Continuing on to Skoura and the bird’s valley where the main features are the mud brick Kasbahs especially the Kasbah Ameridil, a well-preserved Kasbah in this area. After some hiking in the valley lunch is in a restaurant overlooking the whole valley. The tour continues to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”, whose geography and beautiful landscapes has attracted many world class movie producers. Here you may choose to visit the studios, containing props used in movies, you may have already seen, such as The Mummy, Gladiator. You’ll get the chance to see Kasbah Taourirt a Hollywood backdrop (Sheltering Sky, Gladiator, and Prince of Persia) .overnight at our riad.

Day 9 : OUARZAZAT- TAROUDANT SIGTHSEEING :

Main attractions of the day : Taznakht the carpet village-Taliouine-Taroudant Souks and alleys

After breakfast, we’ll head to Taroudant via Taznakht the carpet village, stopping at Taliouine to visit the Saffron co-operative. If your visit coincides with the Saffron harvest, you will have the opportunity to meet the Berber women with their families harvesting the saffron in their fields. We should arrive at Taroudant in the afternoon, where you’ll walk within the small alleys in the Medina Hidden by magnificent red-mud walls, and with the snowcapped peaks of the High Atlas beckoning beyond. Babb Taghount is the easiest way into the Medina and its two major souks: The Arab Souk, east of Place Assarag and the Marché Berber, south of Place Talmoklate. Taroudant is often referred to as “the little Marrakech” because most of its walls were built by the Saadian dynasty in the 16th century before they moved to the great “Red City”. Overnight accommodation will be in a local Riad.

Day 10 : TAROUDANT – ESSAOUIRA VIA AGADIR :

Main attractions of the day : Souss Massa nature-Agadir's shoreline-Argan trees-Atlantic coast road-Essaouira sunset

Waking up in a city in the midel of desert and near erg chebaba has its charm. After breakfast we’ll head for Essaouira, travelling via Agadir, where we’ll stop for lunch. In the road you’ll get to see the beautiful Nature of Souss Massa .once in agadir there we’ll take a small walk to admire the fine white sand that rims Agadir's shoreline. For many visitors, a holiday here really is all about the beach. But if you want to mix up the sunbathing with some sightseeing, Agadir is a great base for excursions and day trips into south Morocco. Continuing to Essaouira, the coastal route offers beautiful scenery, an area famous for the Argan (Moroccans traditionally use un-roasted Argan oil to treat skin diseases, and as a cosmetic oil for skin and hair). Along the way you’ll see herds of goats climbing the Argan trees in the quest for riper food .Your overnight accommodation is at a Riad in the Medina.

Day 11 : ESSAOUIRA DAY EXPLORATION :

Main attractions of the day : essaouira city (Skala Fortress-Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum-handicrafts-seaside

After breakfast in your riad, we’ll starts visiting Essaouira 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 Abdullah Museum a fusty museum has a small collection of jewellery, costumes, woodcarving and weapons from the region. You’ll get to walk 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”. 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 at our Riad in the Medina

Day 12 : ESSAOUIRA-MARRAKECH FIRST CONTACT :

Main attractions of the day : women’s co-operative of Argan -Jemaa El fna-free walk

After breakfast in your Riad, we’ll depart for Marrakech. On our way – since this is the land of Argan culture – there’s an opportunity to visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties. After several stops to take photographs, you will continue your travel to Marrakech before checking in to your Riad. This is your first contact with Marrakech you’ll get to fell and see with your own ayes what attracted many celebrities to this red city. After dinner you will enjoy walking in the famous square of Jemaa El fna, entertained with magicians, story tellers, musicians and snake charmers. Overnight be in a Medina based Riad.

Day 13 : SIGTHSEEING IN MARRAKECH :

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 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, Night riad

Day 14 : MARRAKECH DAY TRIP TO THE ATLAS MAONTAINS AT IMLIL :

Main attractions of the day : heart of the high Atlas Mountains-Hike for Berber villages (asni-imlil)-Toubkal Mountains

After breakfast in your Riad, we’ll drive to the village of Asni and the village of Imlil at the heart of the high Atlas Mountains. Here you’ll enjoy the scenic views through the gorges of Moulay Brahim and the village of Imlil, a small Berber village with a strong culture well preserved for centuries. You’ll have the opportunity to hike in the villages and experience the real Berber culture and life. If you chose to have lunch at the Kasbah Toubkal you’ll get the view of the Toubkal Mountains, the highest in North Africa is quite breathtaking. In the afternoon, you’ll travel back to Marrakech. We’ll enjoy Overnight in our Hotel/Riad.

Day 15 : MARRAKECH FREE DAY GO TO HAMMAM AND CHOPPING :

Explore the Souks for chopping – go to hammam-drink tea on a local restaurant

Day 16 : AIRPORT TRANFERT :

Today, depending on your departure time, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight or any other place you choose.

Tour 16 Day Morocco From Tangier, Essaouira Chefchaouen and north of Morocco, atlas mountains to the south and shara desert, spain and Morocco holidays

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Price Includes :

  • Airport Transfer
  • Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Tour in 4wd or Mini-van with air conditioned
  • Driver Guide (English Speaker)
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation in room with private bathroom

Excluded Services :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tickets for monumental entry

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