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11-Day Morocco tour from Tangier

Highlights

* Walk in the beautiful blue city chefchaouen

* Explore the stunning Medina in Fes and Marrakech 

* Visit Djemaa El Fna square, magnificent Majorelle Botanical Gardens etc

* Visit ancient Roman site- Volubillis and nature site-Hercules Cave

* Camel trek to the Sahara desert, see the magical Great Sahara Dunes, Enjoy your stay at a luxury Berber desert camp

* Visit the town of Ouarzazate, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou- scene for film “Game of Thrones” ect

* Savour Moroccan mint tea and indulge in Berber cuisine

Included and Excluded

Included:

* Private air-conditioned vehicle 

* Driver / Multilingual tour guide 

* Camels for trekking

* 1 night luxury desert camp with dinner and breakfast

* Nights of hotel stay with breakfast and dinner

 

Excluded:

* Entrance tickets for some of the attractions.

Itinerary

DAY 1 : Tangier

Upon your arrival in Tangier International Airport or Port, we will welcome you, and then transfer you to your accommodation.  

 

DAY 2 : Tangier -Assilah- Rabat

We will visit historical monuments and natural sites such as the Hercules Cave in this pearl of the north. The contrast of the ancient old and modern new is something to observe while walking the streets of this uprising city. We travel to Rabat, Morocco's third oldest Imperial City and modern capital. We will visit the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum and also the old medina. 

 

Overnight at Rabat.

 

DAY 3 : Rabat - Casablanca - Essaouira 

We will stop by Casablanca to visit Hassan II mosque (inside not available Friday and after 2pm), Mohamed V Square, Cathedral-Church of the Sacred Heart Cathedral, and Rich coffee. Then we will depart to the magical, beautiful city of Essaouira.

 

Overnight at Essaouira.

 

DAY 4 : Essaouira To Marrakech

In morning, we will visit beautiful city of Essaouira, the splendid port city built in 1184. We can see the scenes of movies “Game of Thrones” and “Zoro”.  Sit back, relax and let the beauty of the sandy bay stretching to the south of this charming city and the hills that dominate the eastern horizon captivate you. Then we will visit unique Argan oil production. Argan Oil co-operative is very famous in this area. So that you will observe how this rare oil is produced and understand the benefit of Argan oil. On the way, if lucky you will take funny pictures of goats climbing Argan trees.  

 

Then driving to Marrakech and overnight at Marrakech.

 

DAY 5 : Marrakech Day Visit

Marrakech, a city that blends Berber traditions with Arab renaissance and western influences. We will start with a visit to the magnificent Majorelle Botanical Gardens, inspired by French artists and fashion designer Yves St. Laurent. Then we will visit the Menara Garden, the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque, which rises above the city, 6th century Saadian Kings tomb, and the beautiful Bahia Palace. The visit to Marrakech will be completed after a stop at the Djemaa El Fna square, the home of spice vendors, storytellers, snake charmers, fire eaters, acrobats, musicians and more. 

 

Overnight at Marrakech. 

 

DAY 6 : Marrakech - Ouarzazate 

After breakfast, the route goes on to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage site and Hollywood of Africa that filmed “Game of Thrones”, “Kingdom of Heaven” and “ the Gladiator” etc. It is the most famous Kasbah in Morocco and one of the most visited spots in the whole country. 

 

Overnight at Ouarzazate.

 

DAY 7 : Ouarzazate - Todra Gorge - Merzouga (Desert)

This morning we depart for the Todra Gorge, one of Morocco's most spectacular sights. It is a vast fault in the plateau separating the High Atlas from the Jbel Sarhro, two sheer cliffs over 300 metres (958 ft) high separated by a narrow corridor only 20 metres (66 ft) wide. We will arrive Merzouga before sunset. We witness sunset over the sahara desert dunes either by 4x4 vehicle or by camel.  This is a magical landscape, with huge sand dunes. Their color shifts from pink to gold to red to white depending on the time of day. We will have dinner in desert tents, followed by an evening of music.  

 

Overnight in a nomad tent under millions of stars.

 

DAY 8 : Merzouga (Desert) - Fes 

If you wake up early enough, you can watch the spectacle of the sunrise, when the color of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight. After breakfast you can have a camel ride or 4X4 back from desert. Then we will drive to oldest imperial city -Fes.

 

Overnight at Fes.

 

DAY 9 : Fes- Meknes- Volubilis- Chefchaouen

Today we will discover Fes, the extraordinary medieval walled city. We will start with visiting the Royal Palace and Jewish Quarter, then theological schools and several mosques. Our guide will take us to the medina that was designated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980.  We will see the famous traditional tannery factory and shops of tailoring handicraft. Today's walk is an amazing look into the life of the Moroccan city dweller where little has changed over the centuries. After, we will continue explore Meknes, Morocco's youngest Imperial City. We feature the Bab El Mansour gate dating from 1752, complete with its Corinthian columns. Then we drive to visit the impressive site of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the best-preserved Roman site in Morocco. Situated on the ledge of a long plateau, the dramatic site was once one of the Roman Empire's most remote outposts.

 

After, driving to blue city chefchaouen and overnight at blue city.

 

DAY 10 : Chefchaouen - Tetouan - Tangier

Chefchaouen, one of the prettiest towns in Morocco. Morning, we will walk though picturesque blue alleyways of the medina, visiting Outa Hamam Square with 14th-century fortress. Then we will explore the grand mosque of Chefchaouen, the only octagonal minaret in Morocco. As we conclude our trip, this journey will take us back north to Tangier, the bride of the North, passing by the Berber modern city of Tetouan which means Tears in Berber language, also this city has a Moorish influence that can been seen in the architecture of the houses. Drop off at your accommodation ay Tangier.

 

DAY 11 : Departure

We will drop you at airport or port.

1 Day Excursion: Tangier City Day Tour

 

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