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CUSTOM PRIVATE TOURS

HIGHLIGHT MOROCCO TOUR Tangier - Chafchaouen
12 days / 11 nights

1st day: Tangier – Chefchaouen

We meet you in Tangier in the morning and we drive you to the nearest city from tangier which's Chefchaouen exploring the charming town of Chefchaouen, situated in the Rif Mountains. It is famous with its bright blue-washed buildings. As you stroll through the narrow cobbled streets and walls of the medina, you will notice most of men wearing Djellabas made of wool and women wearing colourful straw hats. Lunch in a local restaurant. You will admire the panoramic view of the valley and village. In the main square of the medina, you will have time to explore the shops full of local handicrafts, such as wool garments and woven blankets.

2nd day: Chefchaouen - Meknes - Volubilis - Fes

This morning after breakfast, you will travel to the nearby city Meknes; the third Imperial city of Morocco with its famous door. Meknes is known as "The Versailles of Morocco. You will explore Bab El Khamis and Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gateways. Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Later on, you will head to the village of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun which is a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans. You will have time for lunch. Afterward you will explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. We will continue our drive toward Fes .

3rd day: Fes, Tour and visit the city with Local Guide

After breakfast you will start your journey in visiting the most amazing places in Fes.Visiting the medina (the old city) and its ramparts and alleys. View the famous medieval tanneries. Also discovering Karaouine Mosque that was founded in 859 by Fatima Al-Fihri and which is considered the most Magnificent and Historic Religious Attraction in the city. You will have a break for lunch. Later on you will see the The Merenid tomb that is in the rim of the valley. Exploring the superb Architectural Masterpiece of Bou Inania Medersa .then another decorated architecture called Attarin Medersa, and the Neijarin Fountain. Also view The Fondouks the place where the donkeys and their owners meet, And visit the souks where there is merchandise of handcrafts and edible goods ,copperware and pottery.

4th day: Fez – Azrou – Midalet – Errachidia – Ziz valley – Erfoud - Merzouga

After breakfast we will leave Fes toward Merouga passing by Ifran that is known as the Switzerland of Morocco, then Azrou which is known with its green tiled roofs and beautiful cedar forests that are the residence for monkeys. Next we take you to Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Continuing the road through the Middle Atlas Mountains and observe the nomads that live there. Also you will be mesmerised with the views of volcanic rock and near by Errachidia you will notice the high cliffs and Ziz Valley that is surrounded with palm trees. In the next station Erfoud you will have the opportunity to visit a marble industry that is full of a variety of decorations. After that we will head to the final station of the day Merzouga. Overnight with dinner and accommodation in a Kasbah Hotel.

5th day: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi dunes - Tamrdanite - Khamlia Hassi el-bied.

In the morning after breakfast your excursion will start from the hotel taking you through the sand-sea dunes near the Algerian border where you can have the chance to take photos and see the black volcanic rock, also you may meet a nomad families and see their nomadic lifestyle. Next you will pass close to tiny Berber villages like Tamrdanite before you reach Khamlia. In Khamlia (very little village in desert) you will enjoy moments of spiritual Gnawa music that is played with black people whom are the inhabitants of this village. In our way to the hotel you will be enchanted with the view of the lake of Ait Sareji (especially In springtime) which attracts pink flamingos and many others birds. Back to the hotel for rest and getting ready for an adventure (camel trekking) in the heart of the desert .while heading to the bivouac, you will see the spectacular sunset through the dunes. You will enjoy Berber food, listening to the drums in a starry night and sleeping in a traditional tent (camel hair tent) in calmness and tranquility.

6th day: Erg Chebbi - Erfoud - Tinejdad - Tineghir - Todra Gorges - Boumalne Dades

Waking up by the camel man guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will depart to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also investigate the Souk (local market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather. Continuing on our drive toward Tineghir passing by Erfoud “the capital of marble fossil” .You will view the Khatarat (Canal irrigation system) on our route. Our next stop is in Tinejdad or Tineghir where you will have lunch. Later on, we will continue on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will hike/Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters).Afterwards, we head to Boumalne Du Dades then to the gorges where you will have time to explore Dades gorges and see its rock formations “human bodies, fingers of monkeys”.

7th day: Dades valley – Boutghrar - El Kelaa M'gouna – Skoura – Ourzazate

After breakfast, you will begin your journey through the valley of Dades , with exploring the marvelous sights of the valley. After that we drive you over the wonderful Pist “Mil Kasbah” which is accessible only on 4x4 passing by the amazing Berber villages such as “Boutaghrar”. Besides that you will have the opportunity to meet some Berber nomads whom are living in the caves. Then continue to El Kelaa M’gouna (the valley of roses) where you will have a break for lunch,after heading to Ourzazat by crossing the beautiful oasis of the palm grove in Skoura, where you can see many exotic Kasbahsuch as Amerhidil Kasbah till reaching Ourzazat.

8th day: Ourzazate Ait Benhaddo - Pass Tizi-n-Tichka – Marrakech

After breakfast departure toward Marrakech. By seeing the Atlas studios which host the largest movie studios in the world such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile , The Mummy, Gladiator and The Man Who Would Be King. Then continue the road to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site : the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou.after that You will cross the high Atlas mountain through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka. Stopping along the way and enjoying the wonderful surroundings then having lunch in the road after lunch continue the road to Essaouira, Bed & Breakfast in a Moroccan Authentic Riad.

9th day: Marrakech / Tour and visit the city with Local Guide.

On this day, after breakfast you will have full day tour to discover Marrakech.by Immersing yourself in the red city and During your tour you will have Lunch in the Medina , you will visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech such as the 19th century Bahia Palace ,the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque ,the Majorelle Garden . You will also visit the famous Souks where the merchants sell everything from leather, carpets, cloths, spices, kaftans.

10th day: Marrakech - Essaouira

This morning after breakfast, we will leave Marrakech “the red city” toward Essaouira, facing the Atlantic Ocean, is famous for it beautiful fortress, it Gnaoua Music Festival and it Windsurf Championship. With the animation of the port, the colourful stands of the market and all artists who came for it inspiration, Essaouira is full of life, full of light and full of magic.

11th day: Essaouira - Chichaoua - Marrakech

In the morning after breakfast we will drive you out of Essaouira about 20 Km toward one of the beautiful and clean beaches in Morocco called "Sidi Kaouki" to enjoy a half day swimming and relaxing .Have delicious lunch there. Later on we drive you back to Marrakech. Overnight with Bed and Breakfast in your Riad.

12th day: Marrakech

After breakfast, we transfer you to the airport, at your flight time.

Included:

  • 12 Days Transportation in private Toyota Prado Land-Cruiser with A/C Or New Mini-Vans with A/C.
  • 11 Nights Accommodation in a Moroccan Authentic Riads.
  • English, French, Or Italian - speaking driver / guide for the entire trip.
  • English - speaking city guides in Marrakech, Fes.
  • Camel trekking to spend the night in a "Berber Tents" in the middle of Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi Dunes.
  • All Other Taxes.

Not Included:

  • Lunches.
  • Airfare (Flight Ticket).
  • Beverages (Drinks).
  • Tips for guide, drivers.
  • Travel insurance.