15 Days tour around Morocco Grand trip from Tangier – Be Morocco

15 Days tour around Morocco Grand trip from Tangier

10 Days tour from Tanger via Imperial Cities
10 Days tour from Tanger via Imperial Cities
May 6, 2018

15 Days tour around Morocco Grand trip from Tangier

15 Days tour around Morocco Grand trip from Tangier

Day 1: Arrival at Tanger – Rabat

Pick up at the port of Tanger and drive towards Rabat along the Atlantic coast. Depending on the arrival time the possibility of visiting the mausoleum of Mohamed V. Dinner and accommodation in Hotel.

Day 2: Rabat – Casablanca

After breakfast in hotel, we will visit some important highlights of Rabat, the administrative and political capital, including the diplomatic quarter, the Royal Palace, the Mausoleum complex of MOHAMED V and the Unfinished Hassan Tower as well as a short visit to Kasbah Des Oudayas on the edge of the ancient Medina. After lunch, we will leave for Casablanca the economic capital. Once in Casablanca, we will visit the exotic Mosque of Hassan II, wander the streets of the old Medina. Later, we will have a free walk by the Cornish.  Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 3: Casablanca – El Jadida – Essaouira

In the morning, we will drive towards El Jadida where we will visit the Portuguese Fortress and have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue along the Atlantic coast to reach the pleasant city of Essaouira, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, and very famous for its delicious seafood. Dinner and overnight in Riad.

Day 4: Essaouira – Marrakech

After breakfast, you will have free time to wander the ancient streets of the Medina, the impressive SKala, a defensive bastion with 19 bronze cannons lined up along the sea wall, and the Ramparts of Essaouira where the Medina meets the Atlantic coast. What makes Essaouira very special is that it offers typical food and fresh fish straight out of the sea at any of its local restaurants. You will enjoy a lunch of fresh seafood in the medina. In the afternoon, we will drive towards Marrakech via the charming orange groves. We will enjoy spectacular views of tree goats climbing ARGAN trees. We arrive in Chichaoua for coffee break photographic shots. We will get to Marrakech in late afternoon and spend the night in Riad.

Day 5: Marrakech - Tour of the Red city

In the morning, we will explore the beauty of Marrakech “the Red City”. We will make sure you visit the important sightseeing in Marrakech, including Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian Tombs and Bahia Palace. After lunch at restaurant near Jamaa El Fna Square in the heart of the Medina, we will wander the souks and enjoy the rest of the day. You will have the chance to experience the Moroccan lifestyle during dinner in local restaurants in the heart of Medina. Overnight at the accommodation.

Day 6: Marrakech – Kasbah of Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate

After breakfast, we will drive to the south through Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m altitude) over the High Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the wonderful views of mountains along with Berber Villages all the way. We will visit the Kasbah of Telouet and have a break for lunch in a local restaurant. Later, we continue our way to the exotic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is recognized by the UNESCO as World Heritage site in 1986, and has been the backdrop for many movies such as Gladiator, The Lawrence of Arabia… then we go to Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa, and visit the Atlas Studio, the largest studio in Africa with many opportunities for pictures. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 7: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa M'gouna – Dades Valley

In the morning, we will drive to Dades Valley passing through the spectacular palm groves of Skoura, along the road of the thousand Kasbahs we get to Kelaa M’gouna known as the Valley of Roses and famous for its annual Festival of Roses. We will have free time for lunch in a local restaurant to enjoy the views of palm groves and roses. In the afternoon, we will continue our way to Dades Valley passing by several Berber villages until we reach Boumales Dades where we will spend the night in a fancy Hotel overlooking breathtaking gorge.

Day 8: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Merzouga

Today, we will drive to the stunning landscape of Todra Gorges (15km from Tinghir), where we will make a short stop to enjoy the fascinating views of the rock walls. On our way to the south, we will have the chance to see many oases and palm groves such as the great oasis of Tinjdad where we will have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue the way to the impressive sand dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga). After having a warm shower, you will enjoy drinking a cup of minty tea as well as tasting a Moroccan dish in dinner followed by some inspiring Berber music. Night in Hotel.

Day 9: Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomad Family – Erg Chebbi Dunes

In the morning, we will begin our trip with a drive to Khamlia village lived by black skinned people originally from Mali to enjoy some Gnawa music. Afterwards, we will drive through an off-road to visit a nomad family and discover their lifestyle. Then, we continue our way until we reach a shade of a typical “Acacia tree” to have lunch which will last for one hour and a half. In the afternoon, we will head back to the Hotel to have a cup of minty tea and relax to get ready for the camel ride to the camp in the heart of the desert, that will take around 1h: 30min enjoying the beauty of the dunes and attending an incredibly memorable sunset in one of the highest sand dunes in the desert for a high satisfaction and doing some sand boarding.  After the dinner is served, you will enjoy some amazing Berber music with different dances under a starry sky. Night in Berber nomad tents.

Day 10: Merzouga –Rissani – Erfoud – Medilt – Azrou – Fez

We will make sure to wake you up early in order to watch the spectacular view of sunrise from the top of the dunes. Once again you will have the chance to enjoy the camel trek back to your Hotel. After taking a shower, you will be served a special Moroccan breakfast. We leave for Rissani where locals gather in a big Souk for trading all kinds of crafts, food and animals, then Erfoud with a stop to visit a fossil craft workshop.  After that we continue the way through the Ziz Valley with its panoramic sceneries of palm groves and gorges with stops for pictures, and passing by Medilt to arrive in Azrou where we will stop for lunch and enjoy playing with monkeys on the Cedar Forests. Afterwards, we continue our way via the beautiful city of Ifrane known as the Switzerland of Morocco, until we get to Fez known as the cultural capital of Morocco. Accommodation in Riad.

Day 11: Fez - Visit of Fez  

Today, you will have free day to explore the pleasant city of Fes one of the imperial cities in Morocco. We start after picking you up from Riad and walk through the ancient Medina with stops for pictures. Wandering narrow streets of the Medina, we get to the Royal Palace Gate to enjoy taking lovely photos, and then the Jewish Headquarter, the first ever to be built in Morocco during the 16th century.  Later, we will enjoy a visit to the oldest university in Morocco Al Quaraouiyine University, the Tanneries, and Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. After lunch in a local restaurant, we will visit the tiles cooperative and enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole Medina of Fes. Accommodation at the Hotel/Riad.

Day 12: Fez – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouen

In the morning after breakfast, we will drive to the nearby city of Meknes, the third imperial city of Morocco, with its famous gates such as Bab El Khamis and Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gates. We will continue your tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Later, you will have time for lunch. Then you can explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis a UNESCO World Heritage site. Free time for lunch, then e will continue our way to Chefchaouen through the Rif Mountains, while admiring the views of the fertile plains of olive trees. In Chefchaouen, you will admire this mountainous city, where you will dine and spend the night in the Hotel.

Day 13: Chefchaouen - Visit of the city

You will spend the day exploring the charming town of Chefchaouen, located in the Rif mountains. It is famous for its bright blue buildings. As you stroll through the narrow cobbled streets and walls of the medina, you will notice that most men are dressed in woolen scarves and women in colorful straw hats. Lunch at a local restaurant. We can admire the panoramic view of the valley and the village. In the main square of the medina, you will have time to explore the shops full of local handicrafts, such as woolen clothes and woven blankets. Later, we will walk up to the Spanish Mosque to enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the city at sunset. Overnight at the hotel in Chefcheouen.

Day 14: Chefchaouen – Tetouan – Tanger

After breakfast, we will leave the Blue city towards Tetouan through the Rif Mountains, we will make several stops to enjoy the charming views of the mountains and take photographic shots. We arrive in Tetouan where will have free time for lunch before we continue our way back to Tanger to spend the last night in hotel.

Day 15: Tanger – Port/airport

Breakfast and free time until the transfer time to the port.

End of your trip.

15 days/14 nights
  • Private transport with A/C
  • Driver/Guide
  • Fuel
  • 13 Nights in Hotels/Riads
  • 1 Night in Desert Camp
  • Camel ride in Desert (1 camel for each person)
  • Flight tickets
  • Lunches
  • Drinks

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