GRAND TOUR OF MOROCCO 7 DAYS FROM TARIFA TO TARIFA

GRAND TOUR OF MOROCCO 7 DAYS FROM TARIFA.


Grand Tour of Morocco is a group trip from Tarifa to Rabat - Casablanca - Marrakech - High Atlas - Aït Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Boulmane de Dades - Tinerghir - Merzouga (Sahara) - Erfoud - Middle Atlas - Azrou - Ifrane - Fez and Chefchaouen.
In 4* hotels and night in khaima in the Sahara desert.

Khaimas Kasbah Le Touareg 13

CONSULT TO START THIS TRIP FROM TANGIER, CASABLANCA OR MARRAKECH

Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom, situated on the Atlantic coast, on the south bank at the mouth of the Bu Regreg river, which separates it from the neighbouring city of Salé. We will visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the famous Tour Hassan of 44 meters.

Casablanca, the most populated city of the country, with more than five million inhabitants, is situated on the eastern coast of Morocco, bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Casablanca is a city that lives overlooking the sea.

Marrakech, external visit of the Kutubía, the twin tower sister of the Giralda in Seville and the Menara Gardens. Then we will continue to the Bahia Palace. Enjoy a sunset in the Jmaa el Fna square in Marrakech, where the biggest show in the world takes place every night.

Be amazed by the oases and kasbahs of southern Morocco.

Experience the adventure of the Sahara desert, spend the night under a sea of stars in a camp at the foot of the dunes and discover the immensity of the desert like a real Berber on camelback. It's an experience you will remember for the rest of your life!

Be impressed by the medina of Fez, the largest in the Islamic world. With its more than 9500 streets you will experience the hustle and bustle and the typical Moroccan way of life while listening to the impressive history of this imperial city from one of our qualified guides.

Without a doubt, the Grand Tour is the most impressive tour of Morocco. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy one of our Morocco Tours with this amazing trip that will turn into a lifetime experience.

Don't wait any longer and book your trip to Morocco today to immerse yourself in a world of exotic wonders!

 If you want to know more about this Grand Tour of Morocco, call us on 954 224 241 !

Small groups, maximum 15 people. Except New Year's Eve, Easter, July and August.

Final price per person

695 €

Price per person
(In double room)

GRAND TOUR OF MOROCCO 7 DAYS FROM TARIFA TO TARIFA

DAY 1, SATURDAY: TARIFA - TANGIER - RABAT - CASABLANCA

  • 8:00: Meeting point will be at the information desk at the Tarifa port, boarding passes will be collected.
  • 9:00: Fast ferry departs to Tangiers. Please remember you must stamp your passports during the boat ride. From the boat’s deck the silhouette of the city will begin to appear in all its splendor, dominated by the two tall towers of the mosque of Mohammed V and the Spanish Cathedral. In the distance, between the sound of the waves, you can hear the faint murmur of the muezzin calling people to prayer, and it is then that you will begin to feel that you have truly arrived at your destination: Morocco, country of senses.
  • When we arrive at the Tanger port, we will be received by our driver
  • We will start our route to Rabat, the capital of the kingdom which is located on the Atlantic Coast next to the southern shore of Bu Regreg River which separates the neighboring city of Salé. Archaeological ruins are still conserved here which are known as Chellah.
  • During the Almohade Dynasty in 1195, Yaqub al-Mansur planned and carried out the construction of a grand city which would extend over more than 4 hectares surrounded by walls with five large doors. Within these walls, a large mosque was to be built with four hundred columns in order to support the Giralda de Sevilla and the Koutoubia de Marrakech, but the constructions was interrupted when Yaqub died in 1199. The only thing left standing was the minaret called Torre Hasan which was 44 meters high, which is 20 less meters than it was originally planned to be built.
  • Upon arrival we will visit Mausoleum de Mohammed V and the famous Tour Hassan
  • Free time for lunch.
  • After lunch we will continue our route towards Casablanca. Casablanca is the largest city and economic capital of Morocco. It is located along the Atlantic coast just south of the province's capital Rabat. It is the most populated city with the population of six million.
  • Leave by coach for a panoramic visit to the great mosque of Casablanca. The mosque Hassan II can be admired here, designed by french architecture Michel Pinseau, it was inaugurated in 1993 after 8 years of work. This mesquita is the tallest building in the arab world, its lights can be seen from afar. The second tallest is La Meca which counts on more advanced earthquake resistance technology.
  • Check in at the hotel.
  • Dinner in the hotel.
  • Overnight in Casablanca

DAY 2, SUNDAY: CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH

  • Breakfast in the hotel and check out.
  • Depart Casablanca for Marrakech the red pearl of southern Morocco.
  • On Arrival we will go to the hotel for lunch and check in the hotel
  • Afterwards we will do our guided visit in 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.
  • Dinner on your own
  • We recommend as optional the dinner of the renowned dinner show OPTIONAL 20:00 HRS Dinner in Marrakech. at the Dar Essalam restaurant, which is well worth it for its exquisite Moroccan food, for admiring the ancient palace where it is housed, and for being where Alfred Hitchcock filmed the dinner scene of "The Man Who Knew Too Much" with James Stewart and Doris Day. During dinner, diners are entertained with live performances. Price 35 €.
  • Overnight in Marrakech

DAY 3, MONDAY: 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.
  • Free time for lunch
  • 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 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
  • Overnight in Ouarzazate

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

  • Breakfast in the Hotel and check out.
  • We recommend taking a small backpack and carrying in it what we are going to need this day because today we are going to sleep in the desert. When we arrive in the desert we will leave most of the luggage in the van and we will take only this small backpack with what we will need to spend the night
  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • 07:30 hrs. Departure from the hotel to continue our journey along the well known route of the Kasbahs.
  • We will pass by Boumalne Dades, where the Valley of the Roses is located. The we will continue towards Tinerghir, where we detour towards the Todra Gorges. There, we will be able to admire marvellous palm groves that help to support the heat of these places.
  • Free time for lunch.
  • In the afternoon we will continue our route towards Merzouga, where we will leave the vehicle to change to camels,. Then, we will cross the field of dunes mounted on camels; this takes approximately 1 hour and a half. If the client is not in physical condition or does not wish to make this journey, he/she will have to pay a supplement of 25 € for the transfer to the camp by 4x4. The return trip will in any case be by 4x4 for all clients.
  • Then we will sleep in khaimas in the middle of the desert.
  • We will spend the night in khaimas, next to the dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara desert from we will be able to contemplate a spectacular starry sky.
  • Dinner and overnight in Jaimas.
  • After dinner there will be a fire with the music of Berber drums.
  • Overnight in Sahara desert

DAY 5. WEDNESDAY - 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.
  • Return in 4x4 to the Kasbah, for it we will border the field of dunes crossing the tracks that previously were used in the rally to Dakar.
  • Breakfast in the kasbah
  • 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.
  • On the way we will cross the middle and high Atlas, with several stops on route
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Fez

DAY 6, THURSDAY .- FEZ - CHEFCHAOUEN

  • Breakfast in the hotel and check out.
  • 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.
  • 9:00 Tour of the old medina and 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.
  • The old Medina is a true labyrinth, with more than 9,400 streets, tall buildings, and winding and narrow pathways that allow little light to reach the floor.
  • 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.
  • Free time for lunch
  • In the afternoon Depart to Chefchaouen
  • Dinner and overnight in Chefchaouen

DAY 7, FRIDAY .- CHEFCHAOUEN – TANGER – TARIFA

  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • 9:00 hrs Tour through the blue city with a local guide and free time in Chefchaouen
  • It is located in a 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.
  • Free time after the guided visit
  • Free time for lunch
  • Check out 12:00
  • 14:30 hrs Depart towards Tanger.
  • Arrive at the Tanger port and board towards Tarifa
  • 18:00h. Aprox Depart to the Fast Ferry to Tarifa
  • 20:30 aprox. Arrive to Tarifa
  • End of our services.

 Price includes:

  • Assistance in the port of Tarifa
  • Fast Ferry Tarifa Tanger round trip.
  • Private transport for the whole circuit with driver.
  • 1 night in Casablanca at Hotel New hotel 4* or similar on half board basis.
  • 1 night in Marrakech at Hotel Ayoub 4* or similar on half board basis
  • 1 night in Ouarzazte at hotel Kenzi Azghor 4* or similar on half-board basis
  • 1 night in Kaimas in Merzouga (Khaimas Kasbah Touareg Camp) on half board basis.
  • 1 night in Fez at Hotel Menzeh Zalagh 4* or similar on half board basis.
  • 1 night in Chaouen at Casa Hassan or similar on half board basis.
  • Camel ride in the dunes of Merzouga ftom the Kasbah to the Camp site
  • Transfer by 4x4 in the desert from the dune camp to Kasbah le Touareg
  • Local guides in the visited cities Fez, Chaouen and Marrakech
  • Basic travel assistance insurance
  • Hotel and port taxes
  • Management fees, 15 €.

Price does NOT include:

  • Cancellation insurance, we inform you that you can contract an optional one, please consult us.
  • Drinks at dinner and/or lunch.
  • Entrance fees to monuments according to the programme.
  • Single room supplement 210 €.
  • Room in the desert, see options
  • Everything that is not specified in the price includes

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Notes

It is compulsory to carry a valid passport with an expiry date of more than 6 months. The organising agency assumes no responsibility and will not refund any amount for the client's failure to comply with this requirement.

On the outbound ferry crossing, as soon as you enter the ferry, you should look for the police desk where passports are stamped for entry into Morocco. It is very important that you stamp your passport during the crossing, as if it is not stamped you will not be allowed to leave the ferry.

Small groups, maximum 15 people. Except at the end of the year and Easter.