After meeting you at the place we had agreed, we will begin our journey driving through the Rif Mountains and the city of Tetoun to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains until we reach Chefchaouan. In fact, it is one of the impressive villages at the foot of the Rif Mountains. Chefchaouen Medina had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many rooftop craft shops, restaurants and coffee shops where you will spend the night in a pleasant place to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of nature.
After your breakfast in the riad, we will start driving towards Volubilis crossing through Wazan and other rif villages. Then, in Volubilis, we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history, after the visit of the ruins, we will move to the city of Meknes, the 17th century heritage, where we will stop for lunch and walk through The huge historic center. medina walls, bab el mansour and enjoy a visit to the sanctuary of moulay ismail. After the visit of Meknes, we will drive directly to the city of Fez, where you will spend the night in Riyadh.
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking through its alleys and small streets. Therefore, our visit begins by visiting the door of the Royal Palace, the Jewish headquarters, the first Mellah built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. First, we will make sure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest, including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will continue your Morocco Tangier Tours, visiting the tile cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fez.
On this day we will start our journey to the southeast through the middle Atlas through Ifrane "the Moroccan Switzerland" and then Azrou, where we will make a stop in the famous cedar forest, the largest in Morocco to see and play with the apes of Berbería. From here we drive further south through several cities and you will have the opportunity to see nomads living in tents along the way. Then we will stop at Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Later, we continue our trip to Merzouga through the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while enjoying the panoramic views. You will also have a stop for a panoramic view of the Aoufous palm tree along the Ziz River. At the end of the day we will continue towards the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you will spend the night in Riad or Hotel
After breakfast in your riad, you can explore the local area a bit before starting your camel ride; You will visit the Gnawa people, originally from Mali, Senegal and Sudan, in their village Khamlia, where you will learn about their music and their lifestyle. Later, we will drive in the desert area to meet nomadic families to explore their way of life. Today our lunch will be a traditional Berber meal (Berber pizza). You will also have the option to visit the ancient city of Rissani, the foundation of the Alawite dynasty, the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Rissani is surrounded by about 360 ksar (a fortified town with many towers) and has a large souk (an open market), held three times a week. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for salt caravans, coming from Tombouctou in Mali. Here you will walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and fabrics. Travel back to the town of Merzouga. In the afternoon, you will ride a camel, guided by an experienced camel to explore what is hidden in the middle of the highest sand dunes in Morocco. Dinner will be served in front of the store where you will spend the night.
In the morning after watching the sunrise over the dunes of the Sahara and having breakfast, we will return by camels to our hotel or Riad. Then we will drive through Rissani, Alnif, Todra Gorge. Where we will enjoy the rock canyon and have a traditional Moroccan lunch. We take a short walk through the gorge before reaching the Dades Valley for dinner and lodging.
After breakfast, we will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. Since the route through the Dades Valley is the path of a thousand Kasbahs. It provides numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographs of the trip. Later, we will stop at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah for lunch, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by T-hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chiefs in the early twentieth century, used to be one of its stops. During its long journey from the Sahara to Marrakech, the Kasbah is now one of the UNESCO heritage sites. After that, we will change the path to cross high Atlas mountains full of panoramic views and attractive Berber villages all the way to Marrakech. Then, during the night in an elegant riad in the medina.
In the morning after having breakfast at the riad, we explore Marrakech "the red city of Morocco", we will make sure you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest. First, the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. Then, after lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and see hundreds of crafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to ask about the other parts of the city. Spend the night in Riyadh.
After breakfast in your riad, you will start traveling to the coastal city of Essaouira, exploring the city. We will make sure to visit the fortress of Skala; see Thuya wood carved by artisans. Then walk through the alleys of the medina and see hundreds of crafts. This "City of the Wind" attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilizations, including the Portuguese occupation. Therefore, they affect much of its architecture; However, it is still a small town with a lot of history. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls. It is also considered as the "Jewel of the Atlantic" of Morocco.
So you will also visit the argan oil women's cooperative. Here they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medicinal properties. Lunch will be made in the Moroccan way: fresh fish "cooked in order" at the fish market. Then, in the afternoon, you will travel back to Marrakech. Finally during the night in his riad.
Transfer to the airport of Casablanca or Marrakech, hence the end of our Morocco Tangier Tours.