Discovery of Morocco from Tangier
Departure every Saturday
Saturday : Tangier - arrival
Arrival to Tangier port or airport. Transfer to your chosen hotel & check in,
Dinner & accommodation at the hotel.
Sunday : Tangier - Rabat (290 km)
Short city tour & departure to Rabat passing by Asiliah & Larache.
Lunch (optional) on the way in a local restaurant on the spot & visit of the administrative capital : The Royal Palace (Mechouar), the Ouadayas Garden & Kasbah, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower Mosque.
Dinner and accommodation
Monday : Rabat - Meknes - Fez (260 km)
Departure to Meknes and visit of the Ismailia capital, which has the longer ramparts in Morocco (40 km) : the famous Bab Mansour gate, the Royal Stables and the Jewish quarter, lunch (optional)
Departure to the holy city of Moulay Driss via the ruins of Volubilis, the Roman City. Continuation to Fez. Dinner and accommodation.
Tuesday : Fez
The whole day is devoted to the visit of the spiritual capital : the Medieval Medina, Attarine or Bou Anania Medersa, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the outside Karaouine Mosque. Typical lunch (optional) in a traditional restaurant located in the heart of Medina. Afternoon, continuation of the visit of the souks and Fez Jdid. Dinner and accommodation at your hotel.
Wednesday : Fez - Marrakech (485 km)
Departure to Marrakesh passing by the Berber villages of Imouzer and Ifrane. Lunch (optional) and moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal, one of the agricultural centres of Morocco. Late arrival at Marrakech and Check-in.
Dinner and accommodation.
Thursday : Marrakech
The entire day will be devoted to the visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city called «the pearl of the south". The historical sightseeing includes the Menara Garden, the Saadien Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum. Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters, displaying a variety of items end of the visit by the famous place Djemaa El Fna with its non stop entertainment.
Optional : Typical dinner under Caïdal tents at the famous "Chez Ali” restaurant, enhanced by the performance of several folkloric troops
Representing different Moroccan regions. Return to the hote for accommodation.
Friday : Marrakech-Ouarzazate-Zagora (380 km)
Departure to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi N’tichka pass (2260m of altitud). Visit of the famous kasbah that has served as decor for many great movies. The Kasbah is actually UNESCO World Heritage Lunch (optional) at a local restaurant facing the Kasbah & continuation to Zagora crossing the Draa valley.
Dinner & accomodation at the hotel.
Saturday : Zagora-Nkob-Tazzarine-Erfoud(360km)
Departure to Tamgroute, visit of the pottery center and according to availability the famous coranic library that contains old books and documents dating back to the 12th century. Departure to Erfoud, through Tansikht and Nkob where splendid sceneries of pre-saharian and Berber villages of the Sargho Mountain massive follow each other perpetually. Lunch (optional) at Tazzarine, small Berber village. Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present alaouites dynasty.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel
Optional : excursion by 4x4 cars to experience a dinner and night under Bedouin tent at a camp site “Bivouac” at the foot of the Merzouga sandy dunes.
Sunday : Erfoud-Tinghir-Ouarzazate (375 km)
In case the previous night was spent in the hotel in Erfoud, we propose an optional excursion by 4x4 cars to Merzouga to admire the sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes.
Departure to Tineghir, visit of its magnificent Todra Canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250 meters. Lunch (optional) at a restaurant located at the foot of the canyons. Afternoon, departure to Ouarzazate via the road of the Mille Kasbahs passing by El Kelaa de Mgouna & the village of Skoura.
Dinner & accommodation at the hotel.
Monday : Ouarzazate - Marrakech (210 km)
Departure for an orientation city tour of Ouarzazate, continuation to Marrakech, upon arrival Lunch at a local restaurant (optional). Afternoon at leisure. Diner at the hotel.
Tuesday : Marrakech - Departure
Transfer to Marrakech Menara airport for departure according to your flight details.
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Above rates include :
*Round trip transfers with assistance at arrival & departure
*Half board in the chosen category of hotels according to the program
*Sightseeing & visits according to described program
*Transportation with an adequate deluxe vehicle
*Tour-escort throughout only for 2 languages
*Entrance fees to the monuments indicated in the program
*Porterage of luggage & tips at the hotels
*Taxes & services.
Important Note : The full board supplement includes dinner with Mechoui & Couscous under tent with fantasia show at Chez Ali Restaurant in Marrakech.