Tour description

DAY 1 TANGIER

Reception and assistance upon arrival at Tangier. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 2 TANGIER - CHAOUEN

We will start our adventure in one of the most beautiful villages in Morocco. Chaouen is a small paradise on earth, located about 660 metres of altitude in the Rif mountain range, that invites you to take a short break to breathe fresh air or get lost in its narrow streets. The term “chefchaouen” in Berber means “watch the horns” therefore the city owns its name to the location, the foothills of the mountains Tisouka and Megou, which rise above the town like two horns, giving the city such a curious name. In Chaouen you will be amazed by a great variety of colors from different products from the bazaars that contrast with the overwhelming bluish painted houses. Accommodation and dinner.

DAY 3 CHAOUEN - FEZ

Breakfast and departure to Fez. We will start the excursion by visiting the Jewish quarter, also called Mellalh, and the exteriors of the Royal Palace. We will enter the great Medina of Fez and see the old part of the city, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We will walk through its streets, visit the most typical neighborhoods: Tanners, Furriers, Carpenters, as well as their markets, souks and different medersas. At noon, we will return to our hotel, have lunch (optional) and enjoy a free afternoon. Accommodation and dinner.

DAY 4 FEZ - IFRANE - AZROU – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA

After breakfast and a hotel pick up, we will head to Merzouga by crossing the Middle Atlas, a mountain range which extends 350 kilometers from the southwest to the northwest of the country. On our way we will pass through towns like Ifrane, known as the "Moroccan Switzerland" due to the architecture of its houses, and Azrou, one of the most famous Berber cities in Morocco. We will cross the Valley and the Ziz Gorges, later to pass through Midelt or ErfoudOnce in Merzouga we will experience a camel ride towars the jaimas, where we will spend a night. Here, in the silence of the desert, we will enjoy one of the most authentic dinners in Morocco.

DAY 5 MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE -TODRA GORGES - DADES

We will get up early to see the beautiful sunrise at the desert. We will ride on a camel back to the hotel where we will have breakfast and later we will continue to Dades via Rissani where we will visit its traditional Souk, considered the largest in the south of Morocco. We will continue towards the Todgha Gorges to see the typical Berber house. We will walk among the gorges before continuing towards the Dades Valley and the Valley of the Roses. Arrival in Dades. Accommodation and dinner.

DAY 6 DADES - OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH

After breakfast and before continuing to Marrakech, we will arrive to Ouarzazate with the chance to visit Taourirt Kasbah, the residence of Marrakech´s Pacha. We will see its interior, with the Pacha’s favorite rooms and places. We will continue towards the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and the setting for numerous films. We will continue towards Marrakech by passing the High Atlas mountains over the Tizi n´Tichka Pass (2260m). On its hillside we will see many Berber villages and farms. Arrival to Marrakech in the afternoon. Accommodation and dinner.

DAY 7 MARRAKECH

Breakfast and a guided tour of the historic and monumental Marrakech, imperial city founded a thousand years ago years by the Almorávide dynasty at the foot of the Atlas mountains. Among other places of interest we will visit: the exteriors of the Koutubia Mosque,The Menara Gardens and the Bahia Palace. We will finish the visit in the Jemaa el Fna Square, the living heart of the city and the city’s most important place for shows and encounters where we will be conquered by the Moroccan magic of its stalls offering an infinite variety of food and drink. It is here where we can listen to storytellers or musicians and see snake charmers, dancers and acrobats. Jemaa el Fna is a meeting place that really comes alive at night with hundreds of bars and clubs. Transfer back to the selected hotel. Accommodation and dinner.

DAY 8 MARRAKECH

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport. Farewell from the staff and end of our services.

 

INCLUDED

  • Round trip transport in Tangier/Marrakech
  • 6 nights accommodation in Comfort hotels + 1 night accommodation in Jaima (supplement jaima deluxe € 75 p/p highly recommended)
  • Half Board Regime
  • Camel excursion in the desert
  • Transport in Morocco
  • Local guides for visits in Marrakech, Fez and Chaouen
  • Travel insurance

NOT INCLUDED

  • Flights
  • Entrance to monuments
  • Drinks during meals
  • Tips
  • Extras and personal expenses
  • Any other services not specified in the section “Included”

(15% discount for children in a triple room (from 2 to 12 years old)