Grand Tour from Marrakech to Tangier

GRAND TOUR TO MOROCCO FROM MARRAKECH TO TANGIER.

Discover on this 8-day trip the best of Morrocco.

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Final price per person

609 €

Price per person
(In double room)

GRAND TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO TANGIER

DAY 1 - MARRAKECH

  • Arrival at the airport, assistance and transfer to the hotel.
  • Marrakech, the red pearl of southern Morocco, where every night you experience the greatest show in the world in the famous Djemaa el-Fna square: jugglers, snake charmers, magicians and sorcerers, storytellers, acrobats, boxers, ...
  • Marrakech, founded in 1062 by the Almoravids, acquired world importance during medieval Islam under the rule of Youssef Ibn Tachfin, who made it one of the most important cities of medieval Islam. It is proud to be the origin of the name of Morocco to the country, and has more than one and a half million inhabitants. Transfer to the hotel
  • Free time in Marrakech
  • Dinner at the hotel

DAY 2.- MARRAKECH

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 09:00 hrs. Departure with the local guide from Marrakech to the Majorelle Gardens and also visit the Madrasa of Ben Youssef, Koranic school of benimerin origin from the mid 14th century, and the museum of Marrakech, located in the Palace of a Minister of the Sultan at the end of the 19th century: (entrance fees not included in the morning visit).
  • 13:00 hrs. Lunch at the hotel
  • Later we will make the guided visit of Marrakech. We start with the external visit of the Kutubía, the twin tower sister of the Sevillian Giralda. We will visit the gardens of Menara, have a large pond of 30,000 square meters, which was built in the time of the Almohads, who designed a whole system of underground channels to take advantage of the thawing water of the Atlas and thus be able to use it for irrigation. This system is still used after almost 9 centuries of history... We will also visit the Bahia Palace, dedicated by the vizier to one of his favorites, at the end of the 19th century. We will finish the visit in the famous square of Jmaa el Fna, which at this time of the day becomes the greatest spectacle in the world.
  • For those who want transportation will return to the hotel at 20:00 hrs. Those who do not want to return to the hotel can stay in the square and return each on their own.
  • Free time for dinner in Marrakech. However, it will be offered as an optional dinner of the renowned show of the Fantasy Chez Ali, representing the different tribes of Morocco and their traditions.
  • And for those who don't want to, they can enjoy a dinner in the restaurants that are around the square.

DAY 3.- MARRAKECH – TIZNTICHKA – AIT BEN HADDOU – OUARZAZATE

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • 8:00 am We will continue our trip towards southern Morocco. We will cross through the majestic mountains of the Alto Atlas and the port of Tzi n Tichka, the door entrance to the desert which is 2260 meter high. Here we will pause to contemplate the spectacular views.
  • We will continue to Ait Ben Haddou, one of the geological wonders of the world, which has been kept maintained throughout the millennium. Next we will visit a grand fortress which has served as a movie set several times for movies such as ¨Laurence de Arabia¨, ¨Gladiator¨, and ¨La Joya del Nilo¨. It is made from different elements, the adobe seems to mix with the dry land over what used to be a flourishing stream and has now been converted to cropland.
  • After the visit of this landmark, we will continue to Ouarzazate, former garrison of French troops, located in the meridional zone in the country. Rich with its agriculture and famous for its details in its PALMERAS, roses and henna that grow on its bank. It is also the mainstay of many movie directors. These attributes have caused numerous economic boosts to this zone and has created many businesses related to the audiovisual world and jobs to many of the residents.
  • Arrive at the hotel, I will distribute the rooms and the dinner.

DAY 4.- OUARZAZATE – TINERGHIR - GARGANTAS DEL TODRA - SAHARA

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • Depart from the hotel in order to begin our trip to the well known route of las kasbahs.
  • We'll pass through Boulmane de Dades, where we will find the Valley of the Roses. Continuing to Tinerghir, we will veer off towards las Gargantas del Todra. There we will be able to admire the wonderful palm groves which help withstand the head of these places.
  • Free time for lunch
  • In the afternoon, we will continue our route towards Erfoud where we will leave our autocar for jeeps and land rover to go 4x4 camping in Merzouga. We will spend the night in tents next to the Erg Chebbi dunes which is the entryway to the Sahara desert where we will enjoy a starry sky.
  • Dinner and accommodation in tents.

DAY 5.- SAHARA – IFRANE - FEZ

  • Sunrise in the Sahara. Its dunes extend to the horizon and some rise more than 150 m. The experience of seeing the first rays of sunrise in the Sahara is impressive.
  • Today it is obligatory to get up early for an unforgettable date with the sunrise. We will go out at night to be able to contemplate it from the dunes and to admire the different tonalities that is acquiring the sand as the Sun goes up.
  • After a good Berber breakfast we will go for a camel ride through the dunes.
  • Departure to Fez, the first of the Imperial Cities, its origin dates back to the eighth century. It is also one of the first holy cities of Muslim worship in Morocco and is also proud to host one of the oldest universities in the world.

DAY 6.- FEZ

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walking through the labyrinthine streets of Fez transports us to past worlds in which potters, forgeers and craftsmen coexist with the foreign visitor, who never ceases to be surprised by observing its people and smelling the multiple aromas and smells that flood the atmosphere of this city.
  • We left to visit the city of Fez with a local guide. We will start with a panoramic view of the city, including the Merinides tombs. Afterwards we will visit Fez el Jedid, including the Alhuitas Square, outside the Royal Palace and Dar el Makhzen.
  • We will continue to the walking visit of Fez el Bali. We will visit the spice souk of Attarin and the souk of Jenna. We will arrive at Nejjarin Square where the founduk of the same name is located and we will visit the Bounania Madrasa. We will continue towards the Es Seffarin square to finish the morning in the tanners' quarter and see the tanneries.
  • Mirrors, perfumes, chickens, pigeons, silverware, gold, babouches, sandals, chadors, chilabas, drums, vegetables, fruits, pottery, ceramics, forging, spices, portraits of the king, cereals, books, glassware and everything imaginable, everything... is here.
  • The constant jolting of the donkeys, loaded with goods from various sources, transports you to another world only broken by the scream of "barak" with which the owner of the animal warns passers-by of the passage of the donkey.
  • Lunch at the hotel.
  • Free afternoon
  • Free Dinner
  • 20:00 hrs. Optional, dinner with folkloric show

DAY 7, FRIDAY: FEZ - CHAOUEN - TANGIER

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
  • Departure to Chefchaouen, located in the only intercontinental natural park, declared a natural biosphere reserve.
  • Chaouen is a mountain village, white and blue, of wise, friendly and respectful people, who offer the visitor beautiful urban panoramas in decline, precious samples of local crafts and a peace and serenity that today is difficult to find. From there you leave with a strong desire to return and stay longer, talk to its people and find peace.
  • Visit of Chefchaouen with local guide
  • Departure to Tangier
  • Free lunch on route
  • Arrival in Tangier
  • Check-in at the hotel
  • Free day

DAY 8, SATURDAY: TANGIER

  • 3 hours before the departure of the plane, transfer to Tangier airport
  • End of services.
  • Transfer airport for the entry and output of Morocco
  • Private transport for the whole circuit
  • 2 nights in Marrakech in Hotel Meriem 4* half-board regime
  • 2 nights in Fez at Hotel Menzeh Zalagh 4* half-board regime
  • 1 night in tents in Merzouga (Jaima Ksar Merzouga) on a half-board basis.
  • 1 night in Ouarzazate in Hotel kenzi azghor 4* half-board.
  • 1 night in Tangier in Hotel Dar el kasbah or similar
  • Entrance fees to monuments to be paid according to the program
  • Transfer in 4x4 in the desert
  • Camel ride in the dunes of Merzouga
  • Local guides in the cities visited
  • Basic travel assistance insurance
  • Hotel and port taxes
  • Summer supplement 20 € in July and August
  • Cancellation expenses insurance, we inform you that you can hire an optional one if you wish, consult us for prices.
  • Drinks of the dinners and/or lunches
  • Supplement single room 120 € except in the desert.
  • Desert room (subject to availability) 30 €/pax/double room. To be requested at time of booking.
  • Discount for children up to 12 years old, 15 % of the final price, sharing room with parents. Not combinable with other discounts or promotions.
  • New Year's Eve supplement, + 30 €.
  • Anything not specified in price includes

The expected hotels are subject to change due to majeure force, maintaining a similar or higher category.

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Notes

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU BRING YOUR CURRENT PASSPORT WITH AN EXPIRATION DATE OF AT LEAST 6 MONTHS FROM YOUR TRIP