Northern, Cultural And Coastal Tour From Tangier In 8 Days

8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
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The best tour of morocco to explore the beautiful cities in the north and imperial cities, travel from Tangier to the blue city of Chaouen, to the spiritual capital of Fes, to the roman ruins in volubilis and the beautiful gates of Meknes then to Rabat to discover the royal tombs, ocean’s Kasbahs and mausoleums, then, to Fes the spiritual capital and the oldest imperial city, and then, Meknes to enjoy its amazing gates. Explore the city of Marrakech the pearl of the south and Essaouira the old Portuguese town and its picturesque blue and white streets.

DESTINATIONNorth, Coast & Imperial Cities
DEPARTURE LOCATION                         Tangier
RETURN LOCATIONTangier
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive by 08:45 AM for a prompt departure at 09:00 AM
RETURN TIMEApproximately 6:00 PM
DRESS CODECasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and sun glaces
INCLUDED
Hotel pickup and drop-off serviceFuel included
Transport by an air-conditioned vehicleProfessional driver/guide during the tour
Bottled water during the tourHalf-board accommodations in selected hotels and Riads
Official guide during the guided city tours of the imperial cities
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance feesPersonal expenses
Tips and gratuitiesLunch and drinks
Anything not mentioned in the program

Highlights

  • Explore the blue city of Chefchaouen the pearl of the north
  • Guided tour of Rabat to explore the Moresque Kasbahs oudayas and the Med V mausoleum
  • Explore the old Portuguese town old Mogador Essaouira
  • Visit the city of Tangier including: cap spartel and the caves of Hercules
  • Guided city tour of Fes Medina: the palaces, the colorful souks and old Mederssas
  • Guided to discover the beautiful gates of Meknes and the royal stables
  • Guided city tour to explore Marrakech the almohad imperial capital
  • Visit the Roman ruins in Volubilis

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Day 1: Arrive At Tangier

Upon your arrival at Tangier airport, you will be picked up by our team and taken to the hotel visit to Tangier, whose beautiful bay faces Gibraltar: the Cap Spartel and the Caves of Hercules, the new city and the great souks. After lunch, departure for Tetouan. Visit the city, its archaeological museums and Moroccan art. Overnight in the hotel and dinner.

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Day 2: Tetouan – Chefchaouen – Fes

Departure to Fez via Chefchaouen and Ouazzane. In the heart of the Rif, the beautiful Chefchaouen awaits you with its shady squares, its cobbled streets climbing on the hillside and its painted houses. Chechaouen and visit of the city: houses with blue lime, lively squares, climbing streets, the best way to know this holy city is to stroll by soaking up the atmosphere. A powerful charm that feels good on the place Outa-el-Hammam in the medina paved with pebbles. Sitting at the terrace of a café, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the great Tarik-Ben-Ziad mosque whose octagonal minaret is inspired by that of the Torre de Oro in Seville. This Andalusian architecture is found in the casbah and its gardens, in the heart of the medina. Its walls and eleven crenellated towers, including a dungeon, house an interesting ethnographic museum In the afternoon, you will discover Ouazzane, a 17C holy city, which never needed ramparts, and an important place of pilgrimage. Arrival in Fez at the end of the day. Installation at the hotel and dinner.

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Day 3: Fes City Tour

Visit of Fez, spiritual capital of Morocco. Fes El Bali (the former) and its historical monuments: Medrassa Attarine, Qarawiyyine Mosque, one of the oldest universities in the world (9C), the Nejjarine Fountain, the district of the dyers and the souqs. Lunch in an old palace of the medina. Afternoon: visit of Fez El Jedid (the new), its enclosure, its Royal Palace.

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Day 4: : Fes – Volubilis – Meknes – Rabat

You continue your journey towards Moulay Idriss first, the holy city of the first Moroccan sultan, and the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. You arrive then at Meknes, the capital of Moulay Ismaïl (18C). After lunch, you visit El Hdim Square, the monumental gates of Bab Lakhmiss and Bab Mansour, among the most beautiful in Morocco, the former royal stables and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. You then take the road to Rabat, the political capital of Morocco, which you discover the Place du Palais Royal, the Kasbah Oudayas, Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V. Check in to the hotel and dinner.

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Day 5: Rabat – Marrakech – Casablanca  

Departure for Casablanca, economic capital and principal port of the country. You discover the residential area of ​​Anfa, the United Nations Square where the main institutions of the kingdom sit, the Boulevard Mohamed V and its jewels of art nouveau, the cornice and the great Mosque Hassan II. You then take the road to Marrakech. Installation at the hotel and dinner.

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Day 6: Marrakech Guided City Tour 

Today is devoted to the discovery of the “pearl of the South”: among its jewels, you can discover the gardens of the Menara and the Koutoubia mosque (12th century), “the mosque of the booksellers”, which draws its name of its location on the ancient souq of manuscripts, where is also the Tombs of Saadiens, dynasty of the 16C. The afternoon is devoted to the medina, the historic heart of the city, where you can stroll on the famous Jemaa El Fna (UNESCO World Heritage Site) to meet, through brightly colored infinite souqs, tanners, dyers, blacksmiths, leatherworkers and other spice merchants. Dinner is planned in a riad in the very heart of the medina.

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Day 7: Marrakech – Essaouira

This day trip offers you a day of relaxation in a location on the Atlantic coast characterized by a maritime atmosphere and local craftsmanship.

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Essaouira, a charming 18th-century port town of Portuguese origin later fortified according to the model devised by the French military engineer Vauban. Today the city is a place of residence for artists. Essaouira’s artisans are renowned for woodworking, which includes a wide range of products, from small souvenirs, to furniture to true works of art.

After the visit of the port, continue towards the Sqala of the Kasbah and then visit the market getting lost in its small streets; Lunch, based on fish, in one of the typical restaurants of the city. In the afternoon you can take a walk along the beautiful beach, before leaving for Marrakech.

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Day 8: Tanger Airport Transfer Departure

After breakfast and following the return flight schedule, transfer to the airport, boarding assistance and end of our services.

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