Day 1: Tangier – Asilah:
Meet and Welcome in Arabic Marhaba at Tangier airport/port and then we explore the city, known as “the Gate of Africa ” , one of the most vibrant, mysterious and interesant cities of Morocco. (visit the coffee Hafa) Then we head to Asilah, we visit the Caves of Hercules. According to legend, this is where the mythical figure of Hercules rested after making his 12 tasks. The entrance to the cave is oriented toward the Atlantic and are flooded during high tides. Arrival in Asilah, small coastal town, certainly one of the most beautiful in northern Morocco, with its small medina houses characterized by blue and decorated with colorful drawings (graffits). Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Asilah – Rabat:
After breakfast we depart for Rabat, known as the City of Gardens . It is the administrative capital of Morocco. It is a modern and traditional city, dynamic mix of ancient and modern cultureand it is surrounded by colorful hills and mountains. The city itself is elegant with harmonious gardens, luxury stores, shops and flowers. Free time to explore the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Rabat – Casablanca:
We continue our journey on Atlantic coast to Casablanca, the economic capital of the country. We discover the city ,including the famous Hassan II Mosque, one of the tallest buildings in the world. Overnight at hotel
Day 4: Casablanca – Essaouira:
We continue along the Atlantic, enjoying a beautiful coastal landscape to the city of Essaouira. Accommodation in hotel and free time to explore the city’s World Heritage Site , the charm and authenticity of a land lost in time. This is where the Mediterranean ends : the last walled fortification on the Atlantic shores. The bay of Essaouira, washed by the waves of the islands of Mogador, is a paradise for sports enthusiasts Wind .
Day 5: Essaouira – Marrakech
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time for one last visit of the medina in Essaouira then we drive to Marrakech and we transfer you to your hotel accommodation. Rest of the day to discover city on your own.
Day 6: Exploring Marrakech:
Free time to continue discover many places that make up the city: One of the four imperial cities of Morocco. Famous for having numerous monuments recognized as a World Heritage Site, with its famous square Jemaa el Fna . You can go different and characteristic neighborhoods , modern city Gueliz , Palmeraie, Mellah ( the Jewish quarter ) … or carried away through the winding streets of the Medina , to Jmaa el Fna Square , the scene of countless outdoor activities : jugglers , musicians, snake charmers , jugglers … to wake all your senses with its multiple sounds , flavors and colors that characterize it.
Day 7: Day trip to Waterfalls of Ouzoud from Marrakech:
The famous waterfalls of Ouzoud, 110 meters high, are located in the middle atlas mountains, in the province of Azilal . They are the most beautiful in all of Morocco and North Africa . Are surrounded by painted idyllic landscapes very different colors . In the afternoon , you can watch the monkeys that inhabit the area, playing with each other and trying to steal some food to tourists. Late in the afternoon we travel back to Marrakech where we will spend the second night.
Day 8: Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou -Skoura Oases – Roses Valley – Boumalne du Dades:
We pick you up from the your Riad or Hotel and leave Marrakech to begin our tour in the Dades Valley. We pass through Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains where we pause to appreciate the mountain views. We visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Alexander’. We take lunch here before continuing on our way enjoying the natural beauty of the landscapes and historical monuments such as Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is renowned for the Festival of Roses. We also pass through the little Berber villages of Skoura and ‘El Kelaa des M’Gouna’ and ‘Boumalne du Dades’. The latter is our final stop for the day. We shall stay overnight in a hotel which includes dinner and breakfast.
Day 9: Dades Gorges – Boumlane du Dades – Tinghir – Toudra Gorges – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga:
After breakfast, return via the Dades Valley until Boumalne in order to continue in direction of Tinghir and the Toudra Gorges, walk in the Gorges and afterwards departure to join Erfoud by Tinjdad Palm grove (lunch on the spot) and the one of Touroug. Break in Erfoud to visit the family marble and fossil production workshop and then going by track towards the amazing dunes of Erg Chebbi. Dinner is served in the hotel near Erg Chebbi where we will spend the night and listen to Berber music.
Day 10: Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomad family – Tour of the Erg dunes 4×4 – Camel trekking:
In the morning, we start our tour around the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will visit a berber house and listen to some Gnawa music; originally from Ghana, and Sudan. We will visit some deserted mines, Berber nomads and oasis of palm trees. For lunch we will head back to Merzouga. After relaxing for a time we will go for the camels that are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, which is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. When we arrive to the camp, we climb the high dunes to see the sunset and spend the night in nomad tents.
Day 11: Merzouga –Rissani – Ziz Valley – Midelt:
We wake up early in the morning to watch another great show in the dunes of the Moroccan Sahara : the spectacular sunrise. Again our camels make you another route back to the hotel. Breakfast and shower then we drive to Rissani ,where we walk through “the South of the country”, where trade with all kinds of crafts , food -largest traditional souq in Morocco. We continue to the impressive Ziz Valley , with more than 18,000 palm trees, late in the afternoon we arrive to Midelt where we will spend the night.
Day 12: Midelt – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez:
After breakfast we drive to the city of Meknes, and we also will visit the famous Roman ruins of Volubilis . Then continue our way to Fez and we explore the city during the rest of the day.
Day 13: Exploring Fez:
Full day free for Fez: Another 4 Imperial cities . Fes is considered as the religious and cultural center of the country. Its famous for the study of Arabic and Islam , college is a crossing point of many Moroccan students . You will have time to stroll and meet its various districts , the new area or Fès el- Jdid, where you will find the Mellah ( Jewish Quarter ), the Ville Nouvelle (Villa Nueva) French zone in the northwest of the city and of course, the Fez -Bali , the old town, inside the walls . You may walk around the streets and you feel transported to past worlds in which potters , smiths, artisans and donkeys laden with goods from diverse backgrounds coexist with tourists transiting its labyrinthine streets. Also famous for its souk with tanners , you will be able to partake of the artisan process by which medieval roots to get those colorful leather.
Day 14: Fes – Chefchaouen:
Early morning departure towards Chefchaouen – small charming town located in the foothills of the Megou Tisouka and mountains of the Rif Mountains , which rise above the town like two horns , giving the city its name ( in Berber Chefchaouen means ” look at the horns ” ) Cities with very little car traffic , in which a clean and fresh air invites you to stay to discover the beauty of the place and its surroundings breathe .
Day 15: Chefchaouen–Tangier airport/port:
After breakfast, departure to Tangier and transfer to the airport or ferry terminal where the tour ends.