Grand Tour to Morocco from Marrakech to Tangier

Grand Tour to Morocco - from Marrakech to Tangier

Visit    Marrakech - The High Atlas - Aït Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Tinerghir - Rissani - Merzouga (Sahara Desert) - Erfoud - The middle Atlas - Azrou - Ifrane - Fez   for only 475€   lodging in 4* hotels and Bereber tent in Sahara 

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The Grand Tour to Morocco -Sahara, Marrakech, Rabat and Fez- from Tarifa is the most complete travel to Morocco that you can do. In 7 days you'll visit the main locations and cities in Morocco.

We are going to start our Grand Tour to Morocco from Marrakech, the red city, probably the most famours and touristic city in Morocco. We will visit the outers of the Kotubia Mssque, The twin tower of the Giralda (in Seville) and Menara gardens. After that we will visit the Bay Palace, the Saadíes tombs and the outers of the Kasbah mosque.  Free evening to un enjoy a sunset at the Jmaa el Fna square, where there are live shows and shops every night.

Get amazed discovering the oasis and kasbahs from the south of Morocco within your travel to Sahara
We are going to continue our tour to Morocco from Spain living the experience of entering in the Sahara by 4X4 (off road vehicles) and enjoy the night there under a full of stars accompanied by an special silence make this experience something that you will remember forever. Feel like a real bereber riding a Camel through the desert by night to enjoy a magical sunrise in a privileged area in order to not miss a detail.

Go through the majestic Boulomane de Dades canyon and the Todra natural pass to discover the charismatic old city of Aït Ben Haddou. Get impressed when you visit Fez and its famous medina, the biggest one along the islamic culture. With more than 9500 streets, inside the medina, you will feel the daily life and their typical Moroccan lifestyle that didn´t changed a lot since the last 200 years while you are learning about its interesting history.

There is no doubts, the Grand Tour to Morocco -Sahara, Marrakech, and Fez- from Marrakech is the most complete and impressive travel that you can do in Morocco!

Do not miss the chance to discover Morocco with this tour that will turns into a vital experience!!!

Final price per person

495 €

Price per person
(In double room)

GRAND TOUR OF MOROCCO ITINERARY

DAY 1 - MARRAKECH

 

Pick up at the airport of Marrakech.

Transfer to the hotel

Once we arrive at the hotel,

check in and  dinner

DAY 2.- 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.

Lunch at hotel
Free time in the afternoon


Dinner free time

We recommend that you enjoy the Jmaa el Fna Plaza during our break time so you have the real opportunity to experience the calm environment with a view from one of the terraces.
An optional dinner will be offered from the spectacular Fantasia Che Ali, who represents the distinct tributes to Morocco and its traditions.


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 dinners


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 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

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 Amanacer 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, afterwards we will travel in the Rissani 4x4 to find the tens of ksur and kasbas, which are lost between palm groves and dunes.

Continuing by Er Rachidia, situated in one the most beautiful regions of Morocco, also holds an extraordinary past.

The Tafilalet was a time where it was obligated to have salt and gold caravans that would go to Guinea or Sudan which were actually the last step before entering the Sahara. Within Tafilalet the legendary Sijilmassa (Rissani) is located; it was the capital of an empire surrounded by 600 strong plazas. Er Rachidia is an important economic and military center.

Our next step will be to keep traveling until we arrive at Azrou which can be found in the Grand Atas, in the middle of the valley surrounded by cedar forests, some go as high as 40 meter and also have some monkeys in them.

We will continue until 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


DAY 6.- 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 plaza 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 a unique world.

3:00 pm Lunch at the hotel

Free afternoon - free dinner

Whoever wishes to return to the tour guide in the evening, it is offered. After lunch at the hotel at the center you can go visit local artisans, souks, and discover how they function and work.

8:00 pm optional dinner with the spectacular folklore

DAY 7.- FEZ – CHAOUEN – TANGER 

Breakfast at the hotel and check out
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 city with a local guide

Depart towards Tanger. Free lunch on route
Arrive at the Tanger port.
End of services

Although we will try our best to keep this program in motion, the guide has the right to make changes as long as it is justifiable and necessary.

 

 

  • Transportation
  • 2 nights in Fez en the 4* Sofia Hotel
  • 1 night in 4* Ouarzazate Hotel Le Fint
  • 2 nights in Marrakech in 4* Meriem Hotel
  • Vehicle 4x4 in the desert 
  • Camel ride during the Merzouga dunes
  • According to program, entries to monuments paid
  • Tour guide in Morocco
  • Local guides in Chefchaouen, Rabat, Marrakech and Fez
  • Basic insurance for trip assistance
  • Hotel & Port taxes
  • Insurance for costs on cancellation not covered, we are to inform you that there are other options
  • Drinks to accompany dinners and/or lunches
  • Anything that is not specified in the Price Includes
  • Single room supplement 100 € except for in the desert
  • Room in the desert (Subject to availability) 30€/pax/double room. You should mention you want a room in the moment of the reeervation

Upcoming departures

  • No hay salidas programadas.
 

Notes

It is obligatory to bring valid passport to participate in this tour

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