tour 7 days From Tangier
Day 1: Arrival in Tangier – Chefchaouen
Meeting to begin our journey driving to where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic. The cape more northwest of Africa, Cabo Spartel, is a dramatic and fertile point, and was known by the Greeks and Romans as the “Cape of the Vineyards.” A few kilometers along the coast, The Caves of Hercules are something like a symbol of Tangier, with its strange window to the sea, shaped like a map of Africa. The name, like the legendary foundation of Hercules of Tangier, is pure fantasy, but the caves, 16 km from the city and on the Atlantic coast, make this an attractive excursion. Our itinerary continues through the Rif Mountains to Chefchaouen via Tetuán. We will spend the night in a Riad in the Medina of the blue city (walled city).
Day 2: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Fez
After breakfast in your Riad, free morning to explore the Medina of Chefchaouen; a beautiful city, unique with its white walls and blue doors and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, this city was occupied by Spain and the influences of Spanish civilization and architecture are present everywhere. You will also have the opportunity to meet locals and walk through this beautiful Medina. Lunch in Chefchaouen (optional). We will drive along the Rif Mountains with a brief stop at the Roman ruins of Volubilis (free time to walk and explore). Our trip will end in Fez. We will spend the night in a Riad in the Medina of Fez.
Day 3: Fez city tour with local guide
After breakfast, a local Fez guide will accompany you on your tour to explore the oldest imperial city in Moroccan history, our visit will include, if time permits: Medersa (Koranic school), Attarin or Bou-Inania. Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded by Fatima Bint al-Fihria in the ninth century AD. C. Fountain and museum of Nejjarine. Bab Boujloud, the blue and green door. Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss II. Tanneries of Chouwara and have the feeling of having stepped back in time. The water clock dating from the fourteenth century A.D. Souks Traditional ceramics and Merenid Tombs. Afternoon free to relax or enjoy the streets of the old medina. Overnight accommodation in a Riad.
Day 4: Fez – Volubilis – Meknes – Rabat
After breakfast, transfer to the Roman ruins of Volubilis (free time to walk and explore). A few kilometers away the famous imperial city of Meknes appears to discover the highlights of it, starting with the Bab al Mansour Gate, the mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the granaries Sahrej Souani and the prison that was built to house the Christian sailors captured at sea by Moulay Ismail (1672-1727). After a Moroccan meal at the top of one of the terraces of the Medina, we will continue our trip to Rabat on the highway. We will spend the night in a Riad in the Medina of Rabat.
Day 5: Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech
Our trip will begin in the political capital of the kingdom, Rabat, discovering its most important places: Chellah necropolis, Royal Palace, (if we have the opportunity to enter), Kasbah of Oudayas, Hassan Tower and the tombs of the royal family. We will continue along the Atlantic coast towards Casablanca with a detour to visit the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. Join a walking tour followed by a meal in the Corniche. We will leave Casablanca towards the red city of Marrakech on the highway. We will spend the night in a Riad in the Medina of Marrakech.
Day 6: Marrakech city tour with local guide
The city tour includes the following key sites, if time permits, based on a half-day or full-day excursion. Souks Jewish Quarter Bahia Palace. Minaret and gardens of the Koutoubia. Saadian tombs. Koranic school Ben Youssef. Apothecary (Berber pharmacy of spices, herbs and oils). Majorelle Gardens with a beautiful museum of Amazigh (Berber) costumes and jewelry. Half day free to enjoy the night in Jamaa el Fna square. Accommodation in the Riad.
Day 7: Marrakech – Departure from Casablanca
After breakfast, transfer to Casablanca airport by highway and exit. End of our services.