Grand Tour - LOW COST. Holy week 2019

GRAND TOUR - LOW COST HOLY WEEK 2019

Take advantage of our offer of this travel of 7 days and travel all around Morocco this holy week.

The grand Tour  is a travel around Morocco from Tarifa to Tangier - Chefchaouen- Fes - El Alto Atlas - Merzouga Sahara - Tinerghir -  Ouarzazate - Erfoud - Ait Ben Haddou - Tiz´n´Tichka - Marrakech - Tangier.

LOW COST

 

Visit the most amazing cities of Morocco in this incredible tour.

Live the Sahara experience and spend a night under a sea of stars, in a camp next to the dunes. Feel like a berber traveling  on a camel through the desert in the middle of the night so we will be able to see the down in the dunes. You will remember this experience for  the rest of your life!  

Without a doubt, you can't say no to this travel at this price!

Final price per person

495 €

Price per person
(In double room)

PROGRAM GRAND TOUR LOW COST

13/04/2019: TARIFA - TANGIER - CHEFCHAOUEN - FEZ

  • 08.00 AM. Meeting point will be at the information point at the Tarifa port, boarding passes will be collected.
  • 09:00 AM. Departure on fast ferry to Tangier. From the deck of the ship one can see the hills from the city dominated by the tall towers of Mezquita de Mohamed V and the Spanish Cathedral. Deep, within the murmur of the waves the muezzin the calling of an oration can be heard making it so that when one reaches their destination, you can feel it. Thus, Morocco is referred to as the country with senses.
  • When we arrive at the Tanger port, we will be received by our Moroccan tour guide who will indicate where euros can be exchanged for dirhams at the port banks.
  • Depart to Chefchaouen located in the only intercontinental natural park, declared as a natural reserve biosphere. Chaouen is a town on a mountain, white and blue, with its wise, kind, and respectful people who offer visitors beautiful panoramas of the urban slope. Beautiful local artisan showings can be seen here as well as enjoying a certain calmness that hard to find nowadays. This place really has you wishing for a return once you leave.
  • Tour through the blue city with a local guide
  • Free time for lunch.
  • We will continue to Fez, one of the first empire cities. It originated from the 8th century. It is also one of the first sacred cities of the muslim culture in Morocco. It also has the honor have having one of the most ancient universities in the world.
  • Dinner at the hotel

14/04/2019: FEZ

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • To walk through the labyrinthine streets of Fez can transport one through the past lives where alfareros, forjadores, and artisans living with foreign visitors who does not cease to surprise themselves observing the people and taking in all the aromas and smells from the atmosphere of the city
  • We will go out to begin a visit with a local tour guide from the city of Fez. We will begin with the panoramic of the city, including the Merinides tombs. Later we will visit Fez el Jedid, including the Alhuitas square which are located on the exterior of the Palacio Real and Dar el Makzen. We will continue on foot to Fez el Bali. We will visit the souk spices in Attarin and the souk in Jenna. We will arrive at the Nejjarin plaza where the founduk can be found under the same name where we will also be visiting Bounania. From there we will continue to to the Seffarin plaza to finish up the morning in the tanners neighborhoods and view the tannery.
  • Mirrors, perfumes, chickens, doves, silverware, gold, slippers, sandals, tunicas, jellabah, drums, vegetables, fruits, pottery, ceramics, forges, herbs (nothing illegal), spices, photos of the king, grains, books, crystals, and anything else imaginable, it is all here. The constant rattle of the carriages pulled by donkeys holding diverse products, will transport you to an unique world.
  • Free time for lunch
  • Free time in the afternoon. Dinner at the hotel.

15/04/2019  – ATLAS - BOSQUES DE CEDROS  - MERZOUGA SAHARA 

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • Departure to the grand south of Morocco. Our first stage will be Azrou, that is located in the High Atlas, in the middle of a cedar forest. Some of the cedar are higher than 40 meters. Free range monkeys live in those trees.
  • After going across the Atlas, we will get to El Tafilalet, that was an obliged passage for the caravans that transported salt and gold to Guinea and Sudan. Now a days, it is an important economic and military center.
  • Free time for lunch
  • We will continue our trip going to Er Rachidia, located in one of the most beautiful parts of Morocco.
  • In the evening, we will leave our bus and we will continue with 4x4 jeeps. We will go to our lodging in Merzouga. We will sleep in tents, just next to sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, at the port of Sahara desert. We will be able to admire a star-filled sky.
  • Dinner in tents.

16/04/2019 - SAHARA - GARGANTAS DEL TODRA – TINERGHIR - OUARZAZATE   

  • Arise early in the morning in the Sahara. Its dunes extend far into the horizon and are elevated as high as 150 m.
  • The experience of getting to see the first sheds of light in the Sahara is impressive. There is a mandatory wake up call in order to experience the sunrise. We will leave at nightfall to be able to see the sunrise from the dunes. As we go on we can admire the different tones the sand changes as the sun begins to rise.
  • After a good breakfast, we will go and take camel rides throughout the dunes.
  • Depart to the holy city of Rissani. There will we find dozens of ksur and kasbahs lost between the palms and the dunes. There we will find the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif.
  • We will continue our trip with Tinerghir, where we will visit the Todra gorges. There, we will admire really big palm trees that helps to stand the heat in this place.
  • 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 palm trees, 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 dinners

 17/04/2019 -  OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – TIZ´N´TICHKA - MARRAKECH   

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • Depart 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 depart to Marrakech. To get there, we will go across the majestic mountanins of the Alto Atlas and the seaport of Tzi n Tichka, which is the entrance door of the desert, situated at 2260 meters high. There we will stop to see the fantastic views.
  • We will continue our trip going to Marrakech, the read pearl of the south of Morocco. There we can witness the biggest show in the Djemaa el-Fna square: jugglers, snake charmers, wizards… Marrakech was founded in 1062 by the almoravides.
  • Check in and dinner at the hotel

18/04/2019 - MARRAKECH

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • At 9:00am we will begin our visit around Marrakech by starting out at the Kutubia, which is the twin sister tower of the Sevillan Giralda and the Menara gardens. After that we will continue toward the Bahia Palace and the Saadies Tombs, which are the exterior of Mesquita of kasbah. We will finish at the Jmaa el Fna plaza.
  • Free time for lunch
  • Free time in the afternoon
  • Dinner at the hotel

19/04/2019 - MARRAKECH - TÁNGER - TARIFA 

  • Breakfast at the hotell
  • Free time for lunch
  • Depart to Tangier
  • Arrival at the port of Tangier and shipment to Tarifa
  • 20.00 hours - Arrival at Tarifa and end of our services

 

  • Fast Ferry Tarifa Tanger Round trip
  • Transportation
  • 2 nights in Fes, in the 3* Mounia Hotel or one similar in half board
  • 1 night in tents in Merzouga, halfboard.
  • 1 night in Ouarzazate in 4* Le Fint or similar hotel in halfboard
  • 2 nights in Marrakech in 3* Mojaroralle Hotel or similar in halfboard
  • According to program, entries to monuments paid
  • Vehicle 4x4 in the desert 
  • Camel ride during the Merzouga dunes
  • Local guides in each visited city
  • Basic insurance for trip assistance
  • Hotel & Port Rates
  • Management expense 9€
  • Insurance for costs on cancellation not covered, ask us to inform you that there are other options
  • Drinks to accompany dinners and/or lunches
  • Individual supplements for rooms 120€ except for in the desert
  • Rooming in the desert (Subject to availability) 30€/pax/double room. Must discuss this at the time of the reservation

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

Upcoming departures

  • 13 April 2019
 

Notes

It is mandatory to bring to the trip a valid passport with an expiration date superior of 6 months. The managing agency is not liable and will not refund if client does not follow this requirement.

 

You must stamp your passports during the boat ride.

 

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