Day 1: Tanger
Arrival to Tanger, welcome by your guide and a brief city tour including the new city, a quarter of its population consists of foreigners (Spanish, American and Italian). Then you will visit the Atlantic coast with Cape Spartel, which meets the Mediterranean and Atlantic and the caves of Hercules. Back to the old city for a walking tour to visit the palace of Dar el Mekhzen. Dinner and overnight in Tangier.
Day 2: Tanger – Tetouan – Chefchaouen – Fes
After breakfast city tour of Tanger and continuation to Fes with stops in Tetouan and Chefchaouen. After lunchbreak city tour of Chefchaouen and on to Fes. Arrival late in the afternoon. Accommodation in a comfortable riad, dinner and overnight stay in Fes.
Day 3: Fes
After breakfast we will head to explore the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. It is separated into three parts, Fès el Bali (the old town), Fès –Jdid(Jewish district) and the Ville Nouvelle (the French-created, newest section of Fes. The old town is a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights. There are plenty of mosques and palaces to visit and lunch will be served in a traditional Moroccan restaurant. After exploring dye-pits, tanneries and restaurants, we return to the riad for an overnight in Fes.
Day 4: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast departure to the South of Morocco through the Middle Atlas mountains with stops in Ifrane and Midelt. Freshwater trout will be served for lunch in Midelt. This is a beautiful alpine area. Surrounded by huge pine trees and a tranquil mountain setting, this is a great spot to cool down and relax after the hustle and bustle of Fes. Some distance past Midelt, you will begin to descend toward Errachidia, crossing the Ziz gorge. Than continue to Merzouga via Erfoud and Rissani, you’ll arrive to Merzouga afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay in a luxury desert camp.
Day 5: Merzouga – Nkoub – Zagora
Today we enjoy a stunning drive rewarded by a fantastic Moroccan lunch and an afternoon relaxing. We will stop to admire the stunning scenery of Draa valley and head towards the capital of south Zagora, where we will spend the night in a beautiful Kasbah-style hotel. We enjoy local food, music and an amazing night out under the Saharan stars.
Day 6: Zagora – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast back on the road towards the High Atlas mountains. Arrival to Ouarzazate for lunch and city tour and continuation to the UNESCO heritage site of Ait Benhaddou and then we cross the High Atlas to arrive to Marrakech late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in a luxurious riad in the medina.
Day 7: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
After breakfast a brief city tour of Marrakech and departure to Casablanca where we will visit the stunning Hassan II mosque which has the tallest minaret and the third largest mosque in the world – it can hold 25,000 worshippers at any one time. We then head straight to Rabat to enjoy the afternoon atmosphere of Morocco’s capital city. After lunch city tour of Rabat including the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and Chllah. Dinner and overnight stay in a modern comfortable hotel or riad.
Day 8: Rabat – Tanger
After breakfast free time and according to your flight schedule transfer back to Tanger. Assistance with registration and departure. End of services.
• A 4×4 vehicle or minibus with driver
• Accommodation in quality hotels and guesthouses
• Guided tours of sites and local guides
• Accommodation in a luxury desert camp in the desert
• Camel rides in the desert
• Full Board accommodation starting from dinner on Day 01 and finishing with breakfast on Day 08
• Non-alcoholic drinks during meals
• Refreshments in the vehicle throughout the trip