10 days grand tour from Tangier
This tour 10 Days tour from Tangier will starts when we pick you up to travel throughout Tangier to explore some of the local sights of the town. You will visit the souk and the Kasbah.After we will travel towards Chefchaouen, stopping at the Caves of Hercules. After we will travel on to Tétouan, the Berber name meaning “the eyes”. Once we have visited the town we will stop to have lunch before departing for Chefchaouen.In Chefchaouen you will visit of the village and its brightly painted medina.Chefchaouen, referred to as the city of blue doors, is one of the prettiest towns in Morocco. Its beauty along with the relaxed atmosphere of the town is what makes Chefchaouen very appealing.Your accommodations and dinner will be in your hotel in Chefchaouen
Day 2: Chefchaouen- Volibilis- Moulay Driss- Fes
After breakfast, we will leave Chefchaouen to travel to Fes. In our route we will stop to visit of the Roman Ruins of Volubilis. The ruins remained substantially intact until an earthquake devastated them in the mid-18th century. After you will travel on to Meknes, one of the four Imperial cities, where you will visit the famous El Hedim Square, the Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail and the Old Medina before arriving to Fes. Your accommodations and dinner will be in your hotel in Fes.
Day 3: Exploring Fes with a local guide
Today you will have a guided tour to discover the medina and the famous Souks of Fes and its narrow cobbled streets are filled with ancient mosques and towering green-glazed minarets as well as the unique Andalusian architecture in every corner of the old city and its monuments, We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University (the oldest university I the world). The tour will includes also a visit to the tanneries and the ceramic cooperative to see traditional Moroccan crafts. Overnight at hotel/riad.
Day 4: Fes- Ifran-middle Atlas- Ziz Valley-Merzouga
In the morning after breakfast depart from you accomodation to Merzouga via Ifran Moroccan Swiss style of town, we will have a stop to have some coffee and a little glimps at the city. Then we will visit cedar forests, where we will pause for a while to enjoy seeing monkeys climbing the trees. Then Lunch is in Midelt, “the apple capital”, at the foot of the Ayachi Mountain. We continue over the Tizi-n-Talremt pass (an altitude of 1907 meters above the sea) through the Ziz Valley, which is particularly well known for its palm trees and the length of the oasis. Along the road, there are innumerable “Ksars”, small villages of individual houses. From there, we reach Er Rachidia and then Erfoud, famous for its date festival and fossils. .Arrive Merzouga where Morocco’s unique dunes, we will spend our night in a hotel with dinner and breakfast.
Day 5: Exploring luxury camp in the desert by 4*4
After breakfast we will start exploring the area, we will begin by visiting the village of black people originally from Mali to enjoy their traditional Gnawa music and the way they live. After that, we will drive to Miffis to meet Berber nomad families living in tents; they will offer a cup of tea. Our guide will be happy to show you around and explain how people live there. Before returning to the hotel, after a cup of tea, our leader will teach you how to mount and dismount and other handy camel-related safety tips then you begin exploring the mysterious sand-sea in Merzouga. Overnight at a Berber camp.
Day 6: Merzouga – Rissani-Erfoud – Todgha Gorges- Dades valley
An early wake up in the morning to enjoy the fascinating sunrise, afterwards you ride back the camels to the hotel in the dune line, for a quick shower and breakfast. We say goodbye to the desert and start our new adventure. Along the way towards Erfoud, you will stop to visit the traditional market of Sijilmassa and possibly the Mausoleum of the founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco. This silent town was the ancient capital of Tafilalet and its location as a crossroads between north and south brought the city to an important status of a former major caravan center. We will arrive to the great canyons of Morocco Todra Gorges, situated beyond the central High Atlas Mountains. Here, the contrasting landscapes remind visitors of Colorado, with its high plateau, its gorges and great canyons and its peaks sometimes splintered by erosion. The area is populated by the Berbers. In addition, you can enjoy a hike among those fabulous canyons; you go along the road of 1000 Thousand Kasbahs, since there are enormous kasbahs on both sides of the road. Then you pass a town called Boumalne Dades, situated on the edge of Dades valley, which raises in the High Atlas Mountains, giving life to a huge Berber community by its rich agriculture. You will spend the night a hotel in the valley with dinner and breakfast.
Day 7: Dades valley–Skoura-Ouarzazate- Marrakech
Today, we start our journey by visiting the biggest cinema studios of ”Hollywood of Africa”, Ouarazazate where so many movies were filmed such as : Games of thrones ,Prison break season 4…Ouarazazate is also home to the biggest solar power station in Africa, and famous by its handicrafts ( wooden gates, silver ,rugs…) as well. Later, we head to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou- the Unisco world heritage site- where many international movies were filmed ( Gladiator, lawrence of arabia, games of thrones…). Your adventure will continue through the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains where you will admire the special Berber villages before arriving to your Hotel in Marrakesh, end of our 5 days Fez Marrakech.
Day 8: Exploring Marrakech with a local guide.
Next day after breakfast, you will have a guided tour through Marrakech where you will be led first to discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, the Souks and numerous other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will proceed with the guided tour to the historical Koutoubia Mosque and the bustling Jemaa el-Fna, one of the central interests of Marrakech, the breathing heart of the Medina. This brings you further to appreciate an enthusiastic night with the local performers, storytellers, and mouth-watering grilled dishes. This wonderful tour also includes a visit to Madrassa Ben-Youssef (Now under constructions). In the afternoon, we will visit Majorelle gardens, in 1919, Jacques Majorelle, an expatriate French painter, settled in Morocco and purchased the land that would eventually become Majorelle Garden. He created a beautiful home, workshop and vast garden where he could dabble in his hobby of growing exotic plants and trees. The gardens opened to the public in 1947, but severely deteriorated after his death in 1962. In the late afternoon, the driver will take to have a look at the new city (Guilez). At night, enjoy a stunning dinner at your accommodation.
Day 9: Marrakech-Casbablanca
After your morning breakfast, we will depart to Casablanca, it is the capital industrial city in Morocco and one of the largest financial centers on the continent. It is considered the economic and business center of Morocco. It hosts the primary navel base for the Royal Moroccan Navy. We will take a panoramic tour of the city and visit the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in North Africa, and the 13th largest in the world. We will have lunch in some restaurants there and in the afternoon, you will be free to walk alone.
Day 10: Casablanca-Rabat- Tangier
In the next mornig, you will have your breakfast and drive to Rabat, where we will have a stop for visiting some of the main spots in the city. Hassan 2 tower will be in our list and of course, some time to have a coffee. Lunch will take place in Asilah. After that we will go directly to Tangier and drop you off in your hotel. This will be the end of our tour with you.